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Kerri Einarson chases curling history in Tournament of Hearts with substitute lead

Kerri Einarson chases curling history in Tournament of Hearts with substitute lead

CALGARY — Krysten Karwacki is in a spotlight not of her own making at the Canadian women's curling championship.
'Too many guys lost': Ukrainian soldier reflects two years into Russian conflict

'Too many guys lost': Ukrainian soldier reflects two years into Russian conflict

CALGARY — Seven months after managing a Kyiv coffee shop, Anton's reality has gone from grinding beans and the hiss of hot espresso to the high-pitched scream of explosive Iranian drones on the front lines in the war between Ukraine and Russia.
Kadri pots the winner in overtime, Flames edge Bruins 3-2

Kadri pots the winner in overtime, Flames edge Bruins 3-2

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Nazem Kadri scored an unsassisted goal 3:56 into overtime to lead the Calgary Flames to a 3-2 win over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night.
Kadri's OT winner lifts Flames past Bruins 3-2 for second straight win

Kadri's OT winner lifts Flames past Bruins 3-2 for second straight win

CALGARY — Centring two rookies has been a new role for Nazem Kadri, but he's thriving in it. Kadri scored 3:56 into overtime and had an assist on Thursday night to lead the Calgary Flames to a 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins.
Rookie Alberta skip Sturmay, six-time champ Jones to meet in Hearts playoff game

Rookie Alberta skip Sturmay, six-time champ Jones to meet in Hearts playoff game

CALGARY — A host-province rookie versus a decorated curler in her national women's curling championship swan song gives Friday's playoff game between them a sense of occasion.
Lynx Air shutting down Monday, tells passengers to seek refunds through credit cards

Lynx Air shutting down Monday, tells passengers to seek refunds through credit cards

CALGARY — Low-cost airline Lynx Air announced a sudden halt to its operations as of Monday and told customers with bookings after that to seek refunds from their credit card companies.
Suncor reverses workplace injury trend, reports 2023 was company's safest year ever

Suncor reverses workplace injury trend, reports 2023 was company's safest year ever

CALGARY — Oilsands giant Suncor Energy Inc., which has been heavily criticized in recent years for an abnormally high number of workplace deaths at its sites, reported that 2023 was its best year ever in terms of worker safety.
Youth worker in Alberta, Saskatchewan charged with child porn offences

Youth worker in Alberta, Saskatchewan charged with child porn offences

EDMONTON — A man who worked with youths at group homes, camps and lodges has been arrested by police in Alberta and charged with sexual exploitation.
Chord Energy signs stock-and-cash deal worth about US$3.8B to buy Enerplus

Chord Energy signs stock-and-cash deal worth about US$3.8B to buy Enerplus

CALGARY — Enerplus Corp. has signed a deal to be acquired by U.S. company Chord Energy Corp. in a stock-and-cash deal worth about US$3.8 billion.
Charlie McAvoy scores in overtime, Bruins edge Oilers 6-5

Charlie McAvoy scores in overtime, Bruins edge Oilers 6-5

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Charlie McAvoy scored in overtime to lift Boston to a 6-5 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday night after the Bruins blew a three-goal lead.
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