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First woman mayor expected to take reigns in Calgary from Naheed Nenshi

First woman mayor expected to take reigns in Calgary from Naheed Nenshi

CALGARY — History could be made in Calgary as the city appears ready to elect its first female mayor during today's municipal elections across Alberta.
Alberta's Tanner (The Bulldozer) Boser to fight on December UFC card

Alberta's Tanner (The Bulldozer) Boser to fight on December UFC card

Alberta heavyweight Tanner (The Bulldozer) Boser will face Russian Sergei Pavlovich on a televised UFC Fight card on Dec. 4. Boser (20-8-1) is coming off a second-round knockout in June over Ovince St. Preux. The native of Bonnyville, Alta.
Kananaskis park pass reaps $10 million for improvements, says Alberta minister

Kananaskis park pass reaps $10 million for improvements, says Alberta minister

CANMORE, Alta. — A new fee to enter one of Alberta's most popular mountain parks has raised millions to help upgrade and maintain Kananaskis Country, says the province's environment minister.
TransAlta wind farm in N.B. temporarily taken offline after tower collapse

TransAlta wind farm in N.B. temporarily taken offline after tower collapse

CALGARY — TransAlta Renewables Inc. says it has temporarily taken a wind farm in New Brunswick offline after a tower collapse. The Calgary-based company says one of the towers at the 167 MW Kent Hills wind facility in Kent Hills, N.B. collapsed.
Edmonton Elks trade veteran quarterback Trevor Harris to Montreal Alouettes

Edmonton Elks trade veteran quarterback Trevor Harris to Montreal Alouettes

EDMONTON — Veteran quarterback Trevor Harris is heading back to the East Division. The Edmonton Elks traded Harris to the Montreal Alouettes on Sunday for defensive end Antonio Simmons. Both players are Americans.

Calgary defenceman Rasmus Andersson fined $5,000 for roughing Edmonton's Yamamoto

Calgary Flames defenseman Rasmus Andersson has been fined $5,000 for roughing Edmonton Oilers forward Kailer Yamamoto. Andersson was fined the maximum allowable under the collective bargaining agreement between the NHL and the Players' Association.
Alberta set to vote on rejecting equalization, premier says it's about leverage

Alberta set to vote on rejecting equalization, premier says it's about leverage

EDMONTON — Albertans will cast ballots Monday in a referendum that is technically about rejecting equalization but has morphed into more of a Prairie festivus airing of grievances.
McDavid score three goals as Oilers defeat Flames 5-2 for their second straight win

McDavid score three goals as Oilers defeat Flames 5-2 for their second straight win

EDMONTON — Once again, Connor McDavid proved to be a problem for the Calgary Flames. McDavid scored three goals to lead the Edmonton Oilers past Calgary 5-2 on Saturday night for their second straight win to start the season.
Alberta's referendum should not focus on daylight time, psychologists say

Alberta's referendum should not focus on daylight time, psychologists say

EDMONTON — Ditching the practice of switching the time twice a year may seem like a no-brainer to some, but Alberta psychologists warn that the result of a provincial referendum could have unexpected consequences.
Blue Bombers become first CFL team to earn playoff spot with 26-16 victory over Elks

Blue Bombers become first CFL team to earn playoff spot with 26-16 victory over Elks

EDMONTON — Zach Collaros and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers are the first CFL team to secure a playoff berth. Collaros threw two touchdown passes Winnipeg defeated the Edmonton Elks 26-16 on Friday night.