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Brookfield confident in offer for Inter Pipeline after Pembina terminates rival bid

Brookfield confident in offer for Inter Pipeline after Pembina terminates rival bid

CALGARY — Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LLP said it's confident its hostile bid for Calgary-based Inter Pipeline will be successful now that Pembina Pipeline Corp. has terminated its own rival offer.
Canada to play Finland in first game of women's world hockey championship

Canada to play Finland in first game of women's world hockey championship

CALGARY — Hockey Canada has released the schedule for the International Ice Hockey Federation World Championship Women's World Championship, featuring Canada versus Finland in the opening game.

Yamamoto among four players to receive qualifying offers from the Edmonton Oilers

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers extended qualifying offers to forwards Tyler Benson, Cooper Marody and Kailer Yamamoto as well as goalie Stuart Skinner on Sunday. Benson, 23, has one assist in seven career NHL games.

Veteran Canadian RB McCarty comes out of retirement to sign with Calgary Stampeders

CALGARY — Veteran Canadian running back Calvin McCarty came out of retirement Sunday to sign with the Calgary Stampeders. McCarty, 36, retired in March following 13 seasons with Edmonton.
Hockey player coming out as gay must lead to meaningful change in game: advocates

Hockey player coming out as gay must lead to meaningful change in game: advocates

EDMONTON — Advocates say a young hockey player's decision to come out as gay this past week, just as he is on the cusp of a possible National Hockey League career, needs to be a catalyst for meaningful cultural change in the game beyond Pride nights
Hemp having a moment as farmers try to grow niche crop into $1-billion industry

Hemp having a moment as farmers try to grow niche crop into $1-billion industry

CALGARY — Not that long ago, Rod Lanier could count on an annual spring visit from the police.
Oilers ink goalie Mike Smith to two-year extension

Oilers ink goalie Mike Smith to two-year extension

EDMONTON — There's still one item remaining on Mike Smith's career to-do list — hoist the Stanley Cup. The veteran goalie said there'd be no better way to cap his career than winning hockey's ultimate prize with the Edmonton Oilers.

RCMP investigating suspicious death of Fort MacLeod man

CROWSNEST PASS, Alta. — RCMP they are investigating the suspicious death of a man from Fort MacLeod, Alta. Mounties from the Crowsnest Pass, Alta.
Edmonton Oilers select Xavier Bourgault 22nd overall in NHL entry draft

Edmonton Oilers select Xavier Bourgault 22nd overall in NHL entry draft

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers' newest prospect was nearly at a loss for words Friday night. The club took Xavier Bourgault with the 22nd overall pick in the NHL entry draft and the French-Canadian felt he'd found his perfect home.
Calgary Flames select right-winger Matthew Coronato 13th overall in NHL entry draft

Calgary Flames select right-winger Matthew Coronato 13th overall in NHL entry draft

CALGARY — The Calgary Flames newest prospect is a bit of an animal — a bison, in fact. Matthew Coronato said he earned the nickname "The Bison" from the announcer and hockey operations staff during his time with the USHL's Chicago Steel.