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Son remembers 'tough lady' who died from COVID-19 in Calgary care home

Son remembers 'tough lady' who died from COVID-19 in Calgary care home

CALGARY — Rita Owen died in a Calgary care home three weeks shy of her 92nd birthday never knowing she'd contracted COVID-19.
'Can we hook him up?' Turkey on the loose in Calgary wandering in search of mate

'Can we hook him up?' Turkey on the loose in Calgary wandering in search of mate

CALGARY — Turk Diggler is looking for love, and one Calgary city councillor is wondering whether to play matchmaker.

Group of Alberta doctors resigning from serving hospital in Lac La Biche

LAC LA BICHE, Alta. — A group of 10 doctors northeast of Edmonton say they will soon no longer cover emergency room and obstetric services at the hospital that serves the Lac La Biche area.
Alberta now over 2,000 COVID cases, outbreaks at care homes, work sites

Alberta now over 2,000 COVID cases, outbreaks at care homes, work sites

EDMONTON — Alberta has 162 new cases of COVID-19, the highest single-day report to date, and two more residents in long-term care homes have died. Dr.
Expect a different NHL when it resumes, says Flames general manager

Expect a different NHL when it resumes, says Flames general manager

CALGARY — The thought of the Calgary Flames playing games without fans in the Saddledome makes Brad Treliving shudder.

Calgary Stampeders sign defensive lineman Nicolas, linebacker Tillery

CALGARY — The Calgary Stampeders have signed defensive lineman Dadi Nicolas and linebacker JoJo Tillery. Nicolas, a native of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, was selected in the sixth round (203rd overall) by the Kansas City Chiefs in the 2016 NFL draft.

Nova Scotia LNG project decision delayed due to market conditions, COVID-19

CALGARY — Pieridae Energy Ltd.
WestJet to lay off 1,700 pilots as airline crisis deepens amid pandemic

WestJet to lay off 1,700 pilots as airline crisis deepens amid pandemic

CALGARY — WestJet Airlines Ltd. has confirmed it will lay off 1,700 pilots as the company continues to struggle with fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Almost 2,000 total Alberta COVID-19 cases, including outbreak at oilsands camp

Almost 2,000 total Alberta COVID-19 cases, including outbreak at oilsands camp

EDMONTON — Alberta has reached almost 2,000 cases of COVID-19 and is now dealing with an outbreak at an oilsands facility. Dr.
Canada's Sports Hall of Fame closes museum for 2020, will still induct athletes

Canada's Sports Hall of Fame closes museum for 2020, will still induct athletes

CALGARY — Canada's Sports Hall of Fame is closing the doors on its Calgary museum until the end of 2020, but will still announce a class of inductees this year. The COVID-19 pandemic forced the cancellation of the Hall's major spring fundraiser.