CALGARY – Calgary councillors voted Tuesday to keep the city’s bid for the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games alive, after a draft plan presented to council revealed the total cost of hosting the games would be approximately $5.23 billion.
After listening to the Calgary 2026 presentation, councillors voted in favour of a motion to proceed with a plebiscite on Nov. 13, when Calgarians will be asked to vote on whether they want the games.
CALGARY – A University of Calgary researcher says new concussion guidelines in the United States could change care for all children with mild traumatic brain injuries.
The guidelines, initiated by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and released Tuesday, include recommendations on the diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of mild concussions in children.
BANFF, Alta. – A warning is in effect in Banff National Park after a wolf approached campers in a busy campground.
Parks Canada ecologist Jesse Whittington said the warning on the Bow Valley Parkway, which runs between Banff and Lake Louise, was issued this week because a collared wolf entered the Castle Mountain campground at night on Aug. 27.
CALGARY – The Calgary Stampeders and Winnipeg Blue Bombers find themselves in similar situations heading into Saturday afternoon’s game between the West Division foes at McMahon Stadium.
Both teams are looking for bounce-back efforts from tough Week 10 losses. The Bombers (5-4) dropped a 44-21 decision to the Ottawa Redblacks at home on Friday, while the Stampeders (7-1) lost 40-27 to the Saskatchewan Roughriders two nights later in Regina.