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Hockey Canada cancels summer camps, going virtual with training camps

CALGARY — Hockey Canada announced on Wednesday that it has cancelled all summer camps for national teams — including the Canadian junior team — and will hold virtual training sessions instead. The cancellation of scheduled events runs until Sept.
Alberta introduces bill to put deadlines on energy project approvals

Alberta introduces bill to put deadlines on energy project approvals

EDMONTON — Alberta is introducing legislation to allow the government to set maximum time limits on approvals for energy projects.

Graffiti on Chinese Consulate office potential hate crime: Calgary police

CALGARY — Police in Calgary have opened a hate-crime investigation into graffiti sprayed on the wall of a Chinese Consulate building.
Alberta premier says targeted approach needed to prevent COVID-19 resurgence

Alberta premier says targeted approach needed to prevent COVID-19 resurgence

EDMONTON — Premier Jason Kenney says Alberta has been among the world leaders in staunching the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, but at a staggering financial cost the province cannot afford to repeat should there be a second wave.

Calgary Flames have a lot of time to think about the Winnipeg Jets

CALGARY — The Calgary Flames' first opponent if and when the NHL resumes is a team they saw once this season outside. The Winnipeg Jets edged the Flames 2-1 in overtime Oct. 26 in the Heritage Classic outdoor game in Regina.
Impact beyond hockey ushers O'Ree, Kennedy into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame

Impact beyond hockey ushers O'Ree, Kennedy into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame

CALGARY — For Sheldon Kennedy and Willie O'Ree, sport was a vehicle for societal change. NHL players have been inducted into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame before, but usually for their body of work on the ice.

Calgary police say hot dog with pin potential case of animal cruelty

CALGARY — Police in Calgary say they're investigating whether a hot dog found with a pin in it was an attempt at animal cruelty.
'Pointing out the obvious:' Alberta govt stands by energy minister's comments

'Pointing out the obvious:' Alberta govt stands by energy minister's comments

EDMONTON — Alberta's energy minister isn't backing away from her comments that COVID-19's public health rules and economic fears favour pipeline construction.
'Don't be like Toronto:' Calgary mayor warns against large gatherings in parks

'Don't be like Toronto:' Calgary mayor warns against large gatherings in parks

Calgary's mayor is warning citizens "don't be like Toronto" and congregate in large numbers in parks.
Higher prices encourage Canadian producers to boost oil production

Higher prices encourage Canadian producers to boost oil production

CALGARY — Western Canadian producers are moving to restore some oil production as crude prices rise with demand thanks to the gradual opening of the world economy and OPEC and Russian output cuts.