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CFL, XFL face plenty of hurdles if they want to join forces and form a partnership

The CFL and XFL are continuing their talks on a potential partnership and ways to grow the game. However, Dwayne (The Rock) Johnson, a co-owner of the American-based XFL, gave the impression the two sides are much further along with a recent tweet. “We’ll figure out a smart season…
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Calgary facing competition from neighbours for industrial land tenants: report – Calgary

The City of Calgary is facing a problem: it is no longer as attractive a place to do business for companies looking to do business in industrial lands. “Based on data from Colliers International, over the past 15 years, we have seen an erosion of this industrial market share…
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MNP to buy part of Deloitte’s Canada business, gaining 900 workers – Calgary

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted February 12, 2021 9:35 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Canadian accounting and consulting firm MNP LLP says it will buy part of Deloitte’s Canadian…
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COVID-19: Calgary hair salon considers opening despite public health orders – Calgary

True You Salon & Spa in Calgary is considering opening its doors Monday despite public health orders that forbid it from doing so. “It’s nerve-racking — we would 100 per cent get supporters and we would 100 per cent get backlash,” said True You Salon & Spa’s Adam Spence.…
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Ranchman’s relics — including mechanical bull — for sale in online auction – Calgary

Barstools, picnic benches, beer tubs and even the mechanical bull from Ranchman’s Cookhouse and Dancehall are up for grabs in an online auction. Edmonton-based auctioneer Stewart Belland Sales launched the liquidation on Monday. Interested buyers can view the items up for grabs online on the website, or in-person on…
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First-of-its-kind African-Canadian film production in Calgary showcases Black talent – Calgary

It isn’t something anybody had ever thought was possible: a predominantly Black cast and crew filming a drama series in Calgary. Sylvester Ndumbi runs Simba Creative. He is the producer of a unique TV series called The African Family that follows a “young African-Canadian woman, who recently sponsored her…
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Global Calgary partners with Calgary Pride to sponsor #OurPride business initiative

Parker Chapple from Calgary Pride joins Global News Morning Calgary live via Skype to discuss an initiative that calls on the business community to find ways to support Calgary Pride during Pride Week.
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University of Calgary leads research into the effects of social distancing on teenagers

Approximately 50% of mental illness begins in emerging adulthood. The COVID-19 pandemic has increased risk for this vulnerable age group. Dr. Gina Dimitropoulos is helping to lead a project in expanding access to mental health services for youth through online evidence-based psychotherapy.
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Green Line LRT: Calgary councillors approve alternative Stage 1 route – Calgary

Calgary city council has approved a revised route for Stage 1 of the Green Line LRT expansion. The first approved stage of the project goes from 16 Avenue N. to Shepard and also comes with changes to construction staging. READ MORE: Green Line LRT: Calgary councillors discuss revised alignment of…
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80- and 75-year-old business partners still reporting to work in Calgary

Community reporter Deb Matejicka talks to a couple of Calgary grandfathers who still find joy in running the business they bought together over 30 years ago.