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August 17, 2018 1:50 AM Alberta ready to join B.C. and Ontario as junior A lacrosse powerhouse

“It’s growing and we’re getting better and everybody’s contributing,” said Vetere, who pointed to the 2016 Minto Cup as an example of Alberta’s growth as a lacrosse power. That year the Mountaineers beat a team from both Ontario and British Columbia in the same event for the first time in history. “We have a lot of coaches and ex-players that are coming 7

August 11, 2018 5:14 PM Theatre Review: Cowboy Versus Samurai is a sharp, funny debut for Calgary's newest theatre company

Travis (Mike Tan), a Korean-American English teacher, arrives in Breakneck, Wyoming carrying a few burdens. One, his heart has been broken, by a woman named Grace whose family didn’t want her to marry — a schoolteacher. Two, he’s attracted to Asian women and there’s none in Breakneck, although that’s about to change. And three, he has the same name as the looney 43

August 8, 2018 3:51 PM Man dies after altercation with Canada Border Services Agency officers in Calgary

CALGARY—A foreign national is dead after going into medical distress during an altercation with Canada Border Services Agency officers Tuesday in Calgary. In a press release Wednesday morning, CBSA Prairie Acting Regional Director General Nina Patel said “an altercation took place between the individual and the two CBSA officers on board a flight from Calgary 13

August 2, 2018 5:08 PM TransCanada beats expectations in Q2 despite falling profits

CALGARY—TransCanada Corp. reports second-quarter profits fell by 11 per cent as the pipeline operator also announced it would sell wind power assets in Quebec for some $630 million. Net income attributable to common shareholders amounted to $785 million, or 88 cents per share, down from $881 million, or $1.01 per share during the same period in 2017. The most recent 10

July 31, 2018 2:15 PM Detroit Lions bring two unique Canadians to NFL training camp

But Luke’s move to Motown finally converted his father to the Honolulu blue and silver cause. “He just left,” Willson said after a recent workout. “He had on a Lions hat and a Lions T-shirt.” One fact of life Willson’s been forced to repeatedly explain to the American media covering the Lions is that he’s not the Canadian on the team they should be asking 10

July 25, 2018 3:16 PM Jarome Iginla to announce retirement in Calgary

CALGARY—Former Calgary Flames star Jarome Iginla will announce his retirement from the NHL on Monday. The news conference will be held in Calgary, where the native of St. Albert, Alta., played almost 16 seasons. The 41-year-old Iginla did not play in the NHL last season. He suited up for the Los Angeles Kings for his final 19 NHL games in 2017. The six-foot-one 10

July 23, 2018 5:25 PM Flashdance writer recalls hit’s Canadian inspiration

Tom Hedley was a young Toronto magazine writer on the rise with an artist friend named Robert Markle, who taught at an art and design university. Markle was an experimental painter who wanted to experience kinetic movement, which was why he wanted Hedley to go with him to watch some strippers. One of the strippers reminded Hedley of a woman he knew from a stint 53

July 23, 2018 12:05 AM Tiger-Cats trade Johnny Manziel to Alouettes

Als starting QB Drew Willy suffered his second injury of the season in Saturday’s 25-8 loss against the Calgary Stampeders, leaving head coach Mike Sherman to run with third-stringer Matt Shiltz for three quarters of the game. Backup Jeff Mathews, who replaced Willy in a Week 4 start, is also out four to six weeks with an injured foot. Six weeks into the season 8

July 20, 2018 9:59 PM CFL’s receptions leader Lewis retires — as a Stampeder

The CFL’s career leader in receptions played the last three seasons with the Montreal Alouettes but suited up for the Stampeders for 11 years. And before announcing his retirement Friday, he signed a one-day contract with Calgary — allowing him to retire as a Stampeder. “It means a lot,” told reporters. “I felt like this has been all about me for the last 14 years 11

July 13, 2018 10:26 PM Bo Levi Mitchell holds no grudge over low hit

The Calgary Stampeders quarterback attended the team’s rundown Friday, one day after its dominant 27-3 road win over the Ottawa Redblacks. But Mitchell only watched as he wore a sleeve on his injured right knee. Mitchell was injured with a little more than five minutes remaining in the second quarter when he was hit low by Ottawa defensive lineman Danny 13