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New home for Calgary Flames estimated to cost up to $600 million

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 18:54
CALGARY - An event centre in Calgary that would also be the new home of the NHL’s Flames is estimated to cost between $550 million and $600 million. A city council event centre committee was presented that number Friday by the&nb

Canada’s prospective world junior team members await final roster decisions

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 18:23
COLWOOD, B.C. - The prospective members of Canada’s world junior team are awaiting the final roster decisions after completing a three-game pre-tournament series against a team of Canadian university hockey players. The older and larg

Apple strikes deal to produce new ‘Peanuts’ content

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 18:00
LOS ANGELES - Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the “Peanuts” crew will have a new home on Apple’s streaming service. Apple has struck a deal with DHX Media to produce new “Peanuts” content. The global children’s

GM says it has 2,700 jobs for workers slated to be laid off

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 17:59
DETROIT - General Motors’ plans to lay off 14,000 salaried and blue-collar workers might not be as bad as originally projected. The company said Friday that 2,700 out of the 3,300 U.S. factory jobs slated for elimination will now be s

CN Rail reaches tentative agreement with 2,100 Canadian mechanics, electricians

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 17:42
MONTREAL - Canadian National Railway and the union that represents its 2,100 mechanics, electricians and apprentices in Canada say they have reached a tentative collective agreement. No details of the deal are being released until it is pre

Salt Lake City gets go-ahead to bid for Winter Olympics

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 17:32
Salt Lake City got the green light to bid for an upcoming Winter Olympics - most likely for 2030 - in an attempt to bring the Games back to the city that hosted in 2002 and provided the backdrop for the U.S. winter team’s ascendance into an

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