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'A white man's war': Calgary military museum focuses on Black Canadian soldiers

'A white man's war': Calgary military museum focuses on Black Canadian soldiers

CALGARY — Oral Virtue first met Newfoundland-based Canadian soldiers as a child growing up in Jamaica, never forgetting their friendliness, openness and the way they spoke this “funky foreign language.
Why drought on the prairies is making your steak more expensive

Why drought on the prairies is making your steak more expensive

CALGARY — Ask John Wildenborg if he thinks Canadians will be paying more for steak during future barbecue seasons, and the owner of Calgary specialty butcher shop Master Meats doesn't hesitate.
Hanifin helps surging Flames scorch Oilers 6-3

Hanifin helps surging Flames scorch Oilers 6-3

EDMONTON — The Calgary Flames scored on their first shot and never looked back on Saturday. Noah Hanifin had two goals and an assist as the Flames bulldozed their way to a 6-3 victory over the rival Edmonton Oilers.
Noah Hanifin has 2 goals and an assist in Flames' 6-3 victory over Oilers

Noah Hanifin has 2 goals and an assist in Flames' 6-3 victory over Oilers

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Noah Hanifin had two goals and an assist and the Calgary Flames beat the Edmonton Oilers 6-3 on Saturday for their third straight victory.
Homan into Tournament of Hearts final, Jones and Cameron to clash in semifinal

Homan into Tournament of Hearts final, Jones and Cameron to clash in semifinal

CALGARY — Rachel Homan booked an express ticket to the Canadian women's curling championship final with an extra-end 5-4 win over Jennifer Jones in an intense playoff game Saturday night.
CP reporter Donna Spencer earns Paul McLean Award for contribution to curling

CP reporter Donna Spencer earns Paul McLean Award for contribution to curling

CALGARY — Donna Spencer of The Canadian Press has been awarded the Paul McLean Award as a person who has made a significant contribution to curling behind the scenes.
Alberta to host world junior hockey championship in 2027

Alberta to host world junior hockey championship in 2027

EDMONTON — The world junior hockey championship is returning to Alberta. Hockey Canada says the province will host the world juniors in 2027. No cities or venues for the tournament have been set.
Country star Corb Lund criticizes Alberta minister over coal application support

Country star Corb Lund criticizes Alberta minister over coal application support

TABER, Alta. — An Alberta country music star is criticizing the province's energy minister for advising its energy regulator to accept initial applications for a coal mine project in the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains in southern Alberta.
'It's the water crisis': Newest Alberta NDP leadership candidate to focus on climate

'It's the water crisis': Newest Alberta NDP leadership candidate to focus on climate

A rookie legislature member for Alberta’s NDP is making a bid for the party's top job, promising a campaign focused on climate change and drought.
Two years in, Ukraine-Russia conflict brings hard choices, fractured families

Two years in, Ukraine-Russia conflict brings hard choices, fractured families

CALGARY — For Ukrainians in country and as far away as Canada, Saturday’s grim second anniversary of the Russian invasion means reflection on lives lost, families shattered, hard choices made and even harder choices to come.
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