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Gustavsson leads AHL Senators in 4-2 win over Heat

CALGARY — Filip Gustavsson stopped 30 shots as the Belleville Senators doubled up the Stockton Heat 4-2 on Wednesday in American Hockey League play.
'Operational pressures:' Calgary schools shift to at-home learning for grades 7 to 12

'Operational pressures:' Calgary schools shift to at-home learning for grades 7 to 12

CALGARY — Schools in Calgary are to move to at-home learning starting Monday for students in grades 7 to 12.
Work on new Calgary Flames arena paused due to budgetary issues

Work on new Calgary Flames arena paused due to budgetary issues

CALGARY — Work on a new arena for the National Hockey League's Calgary Flames has been put on hold due to budgetary issues. The Calgary Municipal Land Corporation says it made a presentation to city council at a closed-door meeting earlier this week.

Shaw Communications reports higher second-quarter revenue and earnings

CALGARY — Shaw Communications Inc. is reporting higher revenue and earnings for its latest fiscal quarter as its $26-billion deal to be sold to Rogers Communications Inc. continues to face federal and regulator scrutiny.
'We are going to proceed': Trial moving ahead for accused in Alberta doctor's death

'We are going to proceed': Trial moving ahead for accused in Alberta doctor's death

RED DEER, Alta. — The trial for a man charged in the slaying of a family doctor at a central Alberta medical clinic is going ahead as scheduled.
'Right path:' Lethbridge police release improvement plan in wake of controversies

'Right path:' Lethbridge police release improvement plan in wake of controversies

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — The police chief in Lethbridge, Alta., has delivered a plan to the province's justice minister aimed at fixing problems that led to a threat the service could be disbanded.

John Furlong pitches a broader B.C. bid for 2030 Winter Games

CALGARY — A 2030 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games that encompasses more of B.C. than the Lower Mainland and a ski resort town will be part of John Furlong's pitch to the Vancouver Board of Trade on Friday.
WestJet extends temporary suspension of international sun flights until June

WestJet extends temporary suspension of international sun flights until June

CALGARY — WestJet says it will extend its temporary suspension of international sun flights to destinations in Mexico and the Caribbean until June 4.
Alberta's top doctor says new restrictions loom as COVID-19 cases continue to spike

Alberta's top doctor says new restrictions loom as COVID-19 cases continue to spike

EDMONTON — Alberta’s chief medical officer of health says new public-health restrictions might be needed if high daily COVID-19 case counts continue. Dr.
Opposition bill against coal mining in Alberta's Rockies can proceed in legislature

Opposition bill against coal mining in Alberta's Rockies can proceed in legislature

EDMONTON — An Opposition bill that would preserve Alberta's Rocky Mountains from open-pit coal mines could be debated in the legislature after a government-dominated committee on Tuesday gave unanimous consent for it to move forward.