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Keystone XL pipeline nixed after Biden stands firm on permit

Jun. 09, 2021 19:37 PM EDT

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The sponsor of the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline pulled the plug on the contentious project Wednesday after Canadian officials failed to persuade President Joe Biden to reverse his cancellation of its permit on the day he took office. ...

Greyhound Canada to cut all routes, end operations

May. 13, 2021 17:40 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Greyhound Canada is permanently cutting all bus routes across the country, shutting down the intercity bus carrier’s operations in Canada after nearly a century of service. The motor coach company said its remaining routes in Ontario and Quebec will...

PWHPA to hold week-long, 3-team tournament in Calgary

May. 06, 2021 12:56 PM EDT

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — With the women’s world championships on hold, Canada’s top players will face off in a three-team tournament to determine what could be considered an unofficial national champion later this month. The Professional Women’s Hockey Players’...

'BJ' Seaman, 97, founding co-owner of Calgary Flames, dies

Apr. 29, 2021 18:56 PM EDT

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Byron “B.J.” Seaman, one of the founding owners of the Calgary Flames, has died. He was 97. He died Saturday in Calgary, according to McInnis and Holloway Funeral Home in Calgary. James and late brother Daryl “Doc”...

The Latest: Virus slams 6 Challenger tennis events in Canada

Apr. 16, 2021 16:45 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Six Challenger tennis tournaments scheduled for Canada this year have been canceled because of the pandemic. Tennis Canada said Friday the...

Teams from 3 US oil states in worldwide petroleum quiz bowl

Apr. 12, 2021 15:04 PM EDT

Universities from Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma will compete against teams from around the world in a petroleum engineering quiz bowl, and a second Texas school and universities from Canada and Mexico have a chance. The University of Texas at Austin and the University of...

The Latest: Curling worlds back on, now with masked players

Apr. 11, 2021 18:25 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The curling world championship playoffs resumed Sunday with players wearing masks after taking a day off due to a positive COVID-19 test inside the Calgary bubble. ...

The Latest: NHL's Canucks get OK to reopen team facilities

Apr. 10, 2021 18:17 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The NHL says the Vancouver Canucks will reopen team facilities Sunday and resume play Friday after a COVID-19 outbreak in which 21 players and four staff members...

Former Montana Gov. Stan Stephens dies at 91

Apr. 05, 2021 17:18 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Former Montana Gov. Stan Stephens, a radio journalist who became a leading Republican lawmaker, has died. He was 91. Stephens died Saturday in Kalispell after several months of ill health, according to former state Sen. John Brendan. ...

Copp scores 4, Jets defeat Canucks 5-1

Mar. 25, 2021 02:58 AM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Andrew Copp not only scored his first NHL hat trick, he added a little extra. Copp scored four goals to lead the Winnipeg Jets to a 5-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Wednesday night. Copp had a pair of...