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Kaillie Humphries denied release from Bobsleigh Canada by Calgary judge

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
Pyeongchang Olympics Bobsled

Three-time Olympic medallist Kaillie Humphries has been denied release from Bobsleigh Canada by a Calgary judge who found the governing body has the discretion to decide whether to allow an athlete to compete for another country.

‘No evidence’ Kaillie Humphries suffered harassment from coach, Calgary judge hears

Monday, September 16th, 2019
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The investigation into Kaillie Humphries' harassment complaint against her former coach and Bobsleigh Canada has been completed, a Calgary judge has been told, with a finding that her allegations have not been substantiated. 

‘No evidence’ Kaillie Humphries suffered harassment from coach, Calgary judge hears

Monday, September 16th, 2019
humphries-kaillie

The investigation into Kaillie Humphries' harassment complaint against her former coach and Bobsleigh Canada has been completed, a Calgary judge has been told, with a finding that her allegations have not been substantiated. 

Support, advice for Kaillie Humphries rolls in after bombshell announcement

Friday, September 13th, 2019
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"It’s disappointing.” That’s Diane Jones-Konihowski's reaction to the news Kaillie Humphries is suing Bobsleigh Canada and looking south for future opportunities.

Charges laid after on-ice violence at Alberta youth hockey tournament

Monday, September 9th, 2019
Lethbridge hockey fight

An assault charge has been laid against one man and is pending against a second person after an attack on a referee and a coach at a youth hockey tournament in Lethbridge, Alta.

16-year-old enjoys ‘much faster and more physical’ level of play with Calgary’s Cavalry FC

Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
Aribim Pepple

Sixteen-year-old Aribim Pepple, who grew up playing soccer in Calgary, has been called up to play with the pros on Calgary's Cavalry FC, in a deal that runs through the upcoming 2020 season. 

Calgary mayor says citizens angry over arena deal can have say in 2021

Wednesday, July 31st, 2019
Nenshi arena

The proposal was revealed last week and Calgarians were given seven days to provide feedback, although the deal was already approved by the Stampede and CSEC boards and was essentially a take it or leave it affair. 

Calgary approves deal to fund half of new arena for Flames

Tuesday, July 30th, 2019
Calgary Events Centre

Calgary city council has approved a deal with the owners of the Calgary Flames to help finance what it calls a new event centre in East Victoria Park. 

Calgary asks Flames for more time to consult on arena deal as poll shows majority feel week is too short

Monday, July 29th, 2019
Naheed Nenshi arena

On the same day that a poll was released showing a majority of Calgarians feel the arena deal is being rushed, the city revealed it has asked the Calgary Flames' ownership group for more time to do public consultation.

Baywatch star Pamela Anderson calls on Alberta premier to end chuckwagon races — again

Thursday, July 25th, 2019
Pamela Anderson chuckwagon races

Canadian-born actress and animal rights activist Pamela Anderson has renewed her call for an end to chuckwagon races.