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The tasks facing the newest members of city council

By Jason Herring. Illustrations by Samantha Lucy Throughout Calgary’s 2017 municipal election, the pervading narrative was one of change. Early polls suggested that Bill Smith, not incumbent Naheed Nenshi, led the pack in the mayoral race, while many candidates vying to unseat an established councillor focused more on their opponent’s weaknesses and the city’s desire for…

Despite slow start, Flames’ off-season progress worthwhile

By Jason Herring, October 18 2016 — After an offseason full of improvements behind the bench and on the ice, the Calgary Flames sputtered out a 0–3 start to the 2016–17 NHL season. In the midst of the disappointing start, it’s easy to overreact. But the Flames have a roster that’s better than what they’ve…

Flames should look to draft an infusion of offensive skill

By David Song, June 7 2016 — It was a disappointing year for fans expecting the Calgary Flames to continue the success of their breakout 2014–15 season. After missing the NHL playoffs by a wide margin this year, the Flames desperately need to rebuild. The Flames will pick sixth overall in the upcoming 2016 NHL…

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