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Toronto Maple Leafs down Calgary Flames 4-3 on Mitch Marner's game-winner

Toronto Maple Leafs down Calgary Flames 4-3 on Mitch Marner's game-winner

CALGARY — Mitch Marner's been working on his shot and it showed in the Toronto Maple Leafs' 4-3 win Tuesday over the host Calgary Flames. Marner's quick one-timer amid a crowd of Flames produced the game-winner at 12:14 of the third period.

Hockey Alberta sets deadline on decision for 2020-21 minor hockey season

Hockey Alberta has set a deadline to decide whether or not to continue planning league play for the 2020-21 minor hockey season.

Famous hotel in Alberta mountains reserved for nine weeks for private booking

JASPER, Alta. — The Jasper Park Lodge has been booked out from the end of February until the end of April, but hotel management isn't disclosing who will be staying at the well-known Rocky Mountain retreat during the nine-week block.
Maple Leafs backup goalie Jack Campbell out 'weeks' with leg injury

Maple Leafs backup goalie Jack Campbell out 'weeks' with leg injury

CALGARY — Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Sheldon Keefe says backup goaltender Jack Campbell will be out "weeks" with a leg injury.
Members of Kenney's UCP caucus nix NDP bid to seek details of failed Keystone XL deal

Members of Kenney's UCP caucus nix NDP bid to seek details of failed Keystone XL deal

EDMONTON — Members of Alberta Premier Jason Kenney’s caucus have refused an Opposition NDP bid to make public details of Alberta’s $7.5-billion investment in the failed Keystone XL pipeline project.
Calgary's Enerplus announces US$465M takeover as court rules against N.D. pipeline

Calgary's Enerplus announces US$465M takeover as court rules against N.D. pipeline

CALGARY — Enerplus Corp. is increasing its bets on the Bakken light oil region in North Dakota with the purchase of a private rival for US$465 million, despite a legal fight that could shut down a major oil pipeline there.
CREB: COVID-19, decreased demand for oil to hamper housing market in 2021

CREB: COVID-19, decreased demand for oil to hamper housing market in 2021

Calgary home sales, prices and new listings might be headed for a slight increase in 2021, but they’re likely still bound to be hampered by COVID-19 and reduced demand for oil, the city’s most prominent housing organization predicted Tuesday.
Calgary company begins human clinical trials for its COVID-19 vaccine candidate

Calgary company begins human clinical trials for its COVID-19 vaccine candidate

CALGARY — Human clinical trials have begun in Toronto for a proposed COVID-19 vaccine made by a Canadian company. Providence Therapeutics of Calgary says 60 subjects will be monitored for 13 months, with the first results expected next month.

'Stories the numbers tell': Critics ask why Alberta sat on coal contamination data

EDMONTON — Critics are asking why Alberta Environment has been sitting on years worth of data about pollution from coal mines while the government considers a dramatic expansion of the industry.
Player with Kamloops Blazers critically injured in weekend snowboard accident

Player with Kamloops Blazers critically injured in weekend snowboard accident

CALGARY — A player with the Western Hockey League Kamloops Blazers has suffered what the league describes as "life-altering injuries" following a weekend snowboarding accident in Saskatchewan.