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Man sentenced to 11 years for 2015 killing of Indigenous woman in northern Alberta

Man sentenced to 11 years for 2015 killing of Indigenous woman in northern Alberta

PEACE RIVER, Alta. — A man was sentenced Thursday to 11 years for killing an Indigenous woman in northern Alberta and later moving her body to Manitoba.
Former BoC governor Stephen Poloz warns against entrenching inflation in expectations

Former BoC governor Stephen Poloz warns against entrenching inflation in expectations

BANFF, Alta. — Preventing current high inflation levels from becoming embedded into the public's expectations is key if the country is to avoid falling into recession, former Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz said Thursday.
Calgary police say more than $1.6 million stolen in 2022 through grandparent scam

Calgary police say more than $1.6 million stolen in 2022 through grandparent scam

Calgary police say more than $1.6 million has been stolen this year from approximately 122 seniors in the city by fraudsters using what is known as the grandparent scam.
Jonathan Huberdeau, Nazem Kadri settle in as Calgary Flames

Jonathan Huberdeau, Nazem Kadri settle in as Calgary Flames

CALGARY — Nazem Kadri has fallen in love with Banff, Alta., and Jonathan Huberdeau bought a pickup truck. The two forwards are settling into life as Calgary Flames.
Alberta judge ponders expanding fatality inquiry into death of starved teen

Alberta judge ponders expanding fatality inquiry into death of starved teen

CALGARY — An Alberta judge looking into the death of a Calgary teen who weighed 37 pounds when he died has suggested the inquiry might have to be expanded to include witnesses from British Columbia.
Edmonton Oilers sign forward Ryan McLeod to one-year contract extension

Edmonton Oilers sign forward Ryan McLeod to one-year contract extension

EDMONTON — Forward Ryan McLeod has signed a one-year contract extension with the Edmonton Oilers, the club announced Thursday. The contract carries an average annual value of $798,000. McLeod is entering his second full season with the Oilers.
De Havilland Canada to build airline manufacturing plant east of Calgary

De Havilland Canada to build airline manufacturing plant east of Calgary

CALGARY — De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Ltd. announced plans Wednesday to build a new aircraft manufacturing plant east of Calgary that could eventually employ up to 1,500 people.
Integration of Huberdeau, Kadri the buzz at Calgary Flames training camp

Integration of Huberdeau, Kadri the buzz at Calgary Flames training camp

Calgary general manager Brad Treliving swung for the fences in the summer, and he's as anxious as any Flames fan to see if his efforts replaced what was lost.
AIMCo CEO says execs who force employees back to the office are 'tone-deaf'

AIMCo CEO says execs who force employees back to the office are 'tone-deaf'

CALGARY — The CEO of one of Canada's largest institutional investors didn't mince words Wednesday when speaking about the recent push by some corporate leaders to order employees back to the office full-time.
Kenney declines comment on cabinet minister lauding "freedom convoy" protesters

Kenney declines comment on cabinet minister lauding "freedom convoy" protesters

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is declining to weigh in on one of his cabinet ministers lauding protesters and “freedom convoys” fighting COVID-19 restrictions.