Canadian business titan and Calgary Flames co-owner Clay Riddell dies

Clay Riddell, the billionaire oil baron and co-owner of the Calgary Flames, has died at age 81. Riddell founded multiple oil and gas companies during his career, including Paramount Resources in 1974. He was the president and CEO until his son Jim took over the business in 2015. His daughter is also an oil titan in her own […]

Calgary Olympics would cost $5.23B, group says

Hosting the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Calgary will cost about $ 5.23 billion, according to the organization tasked with exploring a possible bid.  The new estimate, part of a draft plan prepared by Calgary 2026, is nearly $ 1 billion more than that of the Calgary Bid Exploration Committee, which pegged the price at $ 4.6 […]

Ex-Flames great Jarome Iginla to announce NHL retirement in Calgary

Former Flames star forward Jarome Iginla will announce his retirement from the NHL on Monday at 12:30 p.m. ET at the Saddledome in Calgary. The 41-year-old native of St. Albert, Alta., played 16 of his 20 seasons with the Flames, scoring 525 goals and 1,095 points in 1,219 regular-season games. Overall, Iginla posted 625 goals and […]

IOC and Calgary 2026 officials talk Olympic bid process with local business leaders

Local business leaders posed some tough questions to the IOC and Calgary's bid committee Tuesday morning at a Q&A event hosted by the Calgary Chamber. The panel was moderated by Calgary Chamber CEO Sandip Lalli. Lalli said the IOC is hoping to communicate that they want these Games to be more modern and sustainable than previous […]

Rodeo finals add intrigue to closing days of Calgary Stampede

The Calgary Stampede is heading into its final few days, and hopeful rodeo contestants have been battling for spots in the Sunday Showdown all week. Both saddle bronc riding and bull riding are deep into their runs, with hopefuls looking to reach the final. Pool A has wrapped up in both disciplines, while Pool B […]

Winnipeg once wrangled the Stampede out of Calgary

There was a time "The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth" saddled up in Winnipeg after Calgary turned its back on the western festival now known as the Stampede. The annual event that is now synonymous with Calgary — it kicked off its 95th consecutive year in that city this weekend — had its brief flirtation with Winnipeg in 1913. […]