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All-star defensive back Tre Roberson returns to Calgary Stampeders

All-star defensive back Tre Roberson returns to Calgary Stampeders

CALGARY — Defensive back Tre Roberson has signed with Calgary Stampeders for a second stint with the team. The American played 32 regular-season games for Calgary in 2018 and 2019.
Historic Alberta elections, Quebec government restart : In The News for Oct. 19

Historic Alberta elections, Quebec government restart : In The News for Oct. 19

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Oct. 19 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Jamie Drysdale scores OT winner for Ducks in 3-2 win over Flames

Jamie Drysdale scores OT winner for Ducks in 3-2 win over Flames

CALGARY — Outshot by a large margin and chasing throughout the game, the Anaheim Ducks rallied for a 3-2 overtime win over the host Calgary Flames on Monday. "We bent a fair amount, but we didn't break," Anaheim head coach Dallas Eakins said.

Canada's women's team drops third straight game with 8-0 loss to Drumheller Dragons

DRUMHELLER, Alta. — The Drumheller Dragons held Canada's women's hockey team off the scoresheet Monday, blanking the national squad 8-0 in a tune-up game.
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.