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MEG Energy stock rises on plan to lower spending, pay debt, maintain output

MEG Energy stock rises on plan to lower spending, pay debt, maintain output

CALGARY — Shares in oilsands producer MEG Energy Corp. rose by as much as 3.9 per cent Friday after it announced lower capital spending and a continued focus on debt retirement in 2020.

Hamilton receiver Banks leads East domination at CFL awards banquet

CALGARY — Brandon Banks is forever grateful to June Jones. When Banks broke into the CFL in 2013 with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, he was used predominantly as a kick returner by then head coach Kent Austin.
Hamilton Tiger-Cats receiver Banks named CFL's outstanding player

Hamilton Tiger-Cats receiver Banks named CFL's outstanding player

CALGARY — Brandon Banks is the CFL's outstanding player. The Hamilton Tiger-Cats receiver captured the honour for the first time Thursday at the CFL awards banquet in voting conducted by the Football Reporters of Canada and nine league head coaches.
Montreal Alouettes linebacker Muamba named CFL's outstanding Canadian

Montreal Alouettes linebacker Muamba named CFL's outstanding Canadian

CALGARY — Montreal Alouettes linebacker Henoc Muamba captured the CFL's top Canadian award Thursday night. Muamba received the honour at the CFL's awards banquet in voting conducted by the Football Reporters of Canada and nine league head coaches.
Orlondo Steinuaer of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats named CFL's coach of the year

Orlondo Steinuaer of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats named CFL's coach of the year

CALGARY — Orlondo Steinuaer of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats is the CFL's coach of the year. Steinauer received the honour Thursday night at the CFL's awards banquet in voting conducted by the Football Reporters of Canada and nine league head coaches.
Bombers' Willie Jefferson named CFL's outstanding defensive player

Bombers' Willie Jefferson named CFL's outstanding defensive player

CALGARY — Defensive end Willie Jefferson of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers is the CFL's top defensive player.
Hamilton Ticats' Frankie Williams named CFL's top special-teams performer

Hamilton Ticats' Frankie Williams named CFL's top special-teams performer

CALGARY — Frankie Williams of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats was named the CFL's top special-teams performer Thursday night.
Hamilton Ticats veteran tackle Chris Van Zeyl named CFL's top lineman

Hamilton Ticats veteran tackle Chris Van Zeyl named CFL's top lineman

CALGARY — Tackle Chris Van Zeyl of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats was named the CFL's top lineman Thursday night.
Stampeders linebacker Nate Holley captures CFL's top rookie honour

Stampeders linebacker Nate Holley captures CFL's top rookie honour

Calgary Stampeders linebacker Nate Holley was named the CFL's top rookie Thursday night. Holley received the honour at the league's awards banquet in voting conducted by the Football Reporters of Canada and nine CFL head coaches.
Homegrown Winnipeg Blue Bombers keen to end their city's Grey Cup drought

Homegrown Winnipeg Blue Bombers keen to end their city's Grey Cup drought

CALGARY — The local talent on the Winnipeg Blue Bombers roster made decisions to come home during their football careers.