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'Bigger than just music:' Canadians remember Punjabi rapper two years after killing

'Bigger than just music:' Canadians remember Punjabi rapper two years after killing

Shub Karman was out for a recent walk in Calgary, when he passed a car full of kids singing along to the music of his favourite Punjabi rapper.
Stampeders pounce on Lions for 30-6 pre-season win

Stampeders pounce on Lions for 30-6 pre-season win

CALGARY — An early heads-up play by Marken Michel was all the Calgary Stampeders needed to propel them to a 30-6 pre-season win over the B.C. Lions at McMahon Stadium on Saturday.
Lauther’s late field goal lifts Roughriders over Elks 28-27 in pre-season action

Lauther’s late field goal lifts Roughriders over Elks 28-27 in pre-season action

EDMONTON — Brett Lauther’s 23-yard field goal with 23 seconds left lifted the Saskatchewan Roughriders to a 28-27 victory over the Edmonton Elks on Saturday in CFL pre-season action.
Governments must disaster-proof Canada's hospitals against climate change: experts

Governments must disaster-proof Canada's hospitals against climate change: experts

OTTAWA — A wall of flames met David Matear when he finally stepped outside of the downtown Fort McMurray hospital, after the final patient was hurried out of the building and into a waiting bus. "You couldn't see the trees.
Edmonton police fined after Black men who called for help pepper-sprayed, arrested

Edmonton police fined after Black men who called for help pepper-sprayed, arrested

EDMONTON — The Alberta Human Rights Commission has fined the Edmonton Police Service after ruling two Black men who had called police for help were instead racially discriminated against by officers during a wrongful arrest.
Frustrated rural municipalities say Alberta bill still gives province unchecked power

Frustrated rural municipalities say Alberta bill still gives province unchecked power

EDMONTON — The organization that speaks for Alberta’s rural municipalities says amendments proposed this week by Premier Danielle Smith’s government won’t fix a flawed bill that grants the province unchecked power.
University of Calgary to relaunch oil engineering program after hiatus

University of Calgary to relaunch oil engineering program after hiatus

CALGARY — After a three-year hiatus, the University of Calgary is bringing back its suspended oil and gas engineering program to help address the hiring challenges being faced by Canadian energy companies.
$900M B.C.-based hydrogen fuel network will create jobs while cutting emissions: Eby

$900M B.C.-based hydrogen fuel network will create jobs while cutting emissions: Eby

The Canada Infrastructure Bank is providing a $337 million loan toward a Vancouver company's plans to create a network of hydrogen factories and fuelling stations that could create nearly 300 jobs while cutting greenhouse gas emissions.
Board orders deportation for trucker who caused horrific Humboldt Broncos crash

Board orders deportation for trucker who caused horrific Humboldt Broncos crash

CALGARY — The truck driver who caused the horrific bus crash involving the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team was ordered Friday to be deported to India.
Enerplus-Chord Energy deal receives shareholder and Investment Canada Act approval

Enerplus-Chord Energy deal receives shareholder and Investment Canada Act approval

CALGARY — Enerplus Corp. says its shareholders have voted to approve a takeover of the company by U.S. company Chord Energy Corp. The Calgary-based oil and gas company says shareholders voted 99.6 per cent in favour of the stock-and-cash deal.