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AIMCo CEO rejects fossil fuel divestment as investment strategy

AIMCo CEO rejects fossil fuel divestment as investment strategy

CALGARY — The CEO of Alberta Investment Management Corp. (AIMCo) says divesting from fossil fuels is the opposite of what pension funds should be doing if they want to help solve the climate crisis.
Flames re-sign Adam Ruzicka to two-year deal on eve of training camp

Flames re-sign Adam Ruzicka to two-year deal on eve of training camp

CALGARY — The Calgary Flames have re-signed Slovak forward Adam Ruzicka to a two-year contract worth US$1.525 million The contract, which counts $752,500 against the salary cap, is a two-way contract in the first year and one-way in the second.

Fossil fuel sector needs investment to reduce emissions: RBC exec

CALGARY — Even as a growing number of activists urge financial institutions to take action against climate change by reducing funding to the fossil fuel sector, executives with Canada’s largest bank say this country won’t reach its net-zero goals wit
Aurora records $618.8 million net loss in Q4 as it records impairment charges

Aurora records $618.8 million net loss in Q4 as it records impairment charges

EDMONTON — Aurora Cannabis Inc. says its net loss widened to $618.8 million in its most recent quarter as it recorded $505.1 million in impairment charges.
CFL suspends Stampeders linebacker Judge for one game following incident with Lions

CFL suspends Stampeders linebacker Judge for one game following incident with Lions

CALGARY — The Calgary Stampeders won't have stalwart Canadian linebacker Cameron Judge on Saturday night when they complete their home-and-home series with the B.C. Lions.
Amber Alert cancelled for missing Vancouver child, found in Alberta

Amber Alert cancelled for missing Vancouver child, found in Alberta

VANCOUVER — An Amber Alert has been cancelled for the child who authorities say was taken from BC Children's Hospital in Vancouver on Monday.
Alberta man found guilty in death of Métis hunters appealing conviction, sentence

Alberta man found guilty in death of Métis hunters appealing conviction, sentence

EDMONTON — An Alberta man found guilty of manslaughter in the deaths of two Métis hunters is appealing his conviction and sentence.

Stampeders mourn death of 'Ironman' Harry Langford

CALGARY — It was an ironman streak that impressed football fans, players and reporters in the 1950s.
Fatality inquiry begins into death of Calgary teen who weighed 37 pounds

Fatality inquiry begins into death of Calgary teen who weighed 37 pounds

CALGARY — An Alberta judge is looking for answers in the case of a 15-year-old boy who died in his Calgary home weighing less than 37 pounds.
Oilers sign Virtanen to tryout agreement two months after not guilty verdict

Oilers sign Virtanen to tryout agreement two months after not guilty verdict

EDMONTON — Jake Virtanen repeated himself throughout Monday’s media availability at Rogers Place. That he did things the right way. That he let the legal process play out.