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How to put 'found money' generated from pandemic savings to good use

How to put 'found money' generated from pandemic savings to good use

CALGARY — An elevator salesman in Calgary says two months of working from his house in the northwest part of the city have convinced him there's no place like home to conduct business.

One dead, four hurt in head-on crash on one-way street in Edmonton

EDMONTON — A 75-year-old man is dead and four other people are hurt after police say a pickup truck drove the wrong way down a one-way street in Edmonton.

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.