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MP Jim Carr takes conciliatory tone with Calgary audience

CALGARY — The man appointed by the prime minister to be his special representative for the Prairie provinces took a conciliatory tone at a Calgary business luncheon.
Consultations continue: Alberta extends deadline for changes to doctor fees

Consultations continue: Alberta extends deadline for changes to doctor fees

EDMONTON — Alberta's health minister says the government will delay bringing in changes to the fees doctors collect so that the province can continue to consult with physicians.
'He messed with the wrong guy': Kassian sends warning to Tkachuk ahead of rematch

'He messed with the wrong guy': Kassian sends warning to Tkachuk ahead of rematch

EDMONTON — It doesn't appear Edmonton Oilers forward Zack Kassian is ready to drop his feud with Calgary Flames forward Matthew Tkachuk.
Encana shareholders vote 90 per cent for name change, Denver HQ move

Encana shareholders vote 90 per cent for name change, Denver HQ move

CALGARY — Shareholders in Encana Corp. have voted overwhelmingly in favour of the oil and gas company moving its headquarters to Denver from Calgary and changing its name to Ovintiv Inc.
'Worst-case scenario:' Alberta doctor buried in avalanche dies in hospital

'Worst-case scenario:' Alberta doctor buried in avalanche dies in hospital

Adam Campbell had to keep telling himself he had one job, after watching an avalanche rumble down a slope on Mount Hector in Banff National Park.
Tkachuk on turtling against Kassian: 'It was probably the right thing to do'

Tkachuk on turtling against Kassian: 'It was probably the right thing to do'

Edmonton Oilers winger Zack Kassian was suspended for two games by the NHL on Monday, two days after he rag-dolled and slobberknocked a turtling Matthew Tkachuk on national TV.

Cold case resolved: Man pleads guilty in roommate's death more than 20 years ago

CALGARY — An Edmonton man has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the death of his roommate when the two lived in Calgary more than 20 years ago.
Bearwell: Giant panda pair born in Canada return to Chinese homeland

Bearwell: Giant panda pair born in Canada return to Chinese homeland

CALGARY — The first giant panda twins born in Canada have safely arrived in the land of their roots. The Calgary Zoo says Jia Panpan and Jia Yueyue are exploring their new panda pad at a breeding research facility in Chengdu, China.

N.B. natural gas producer's shares rise on management switch, funding plan

CALGARY — Shares in Halifax-based natural gas producer Corridor Resources Inc. jumped by as much as 50 per cent on Monday after it proposed bringing in a new management team, along with an injection of up to $50 million. The stock hit a high of $1.
Vasek Pospisil to play in Calgary's ATP Challenger tennis tournament

Vasek Pospisil to play in Calgary's ATP Challenger tennis tournament

CALGARY — Canadian tennis pro Vasek Pospisil has entered a Challenger tournament in Calgary. The 29-year-old from Vancouver is in the field Feb. 24 to March 1 for the Calgary National Bank Challenger, organizers announced Monday. The world No.