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As floodwaters rose, Calgary mayor made his mark

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - By last Friday morning in Canada's oil capital, the scope of the disaster facing Calgary was becoming clear, and the reputation of the city's first-term mayor was rising along with the floodwaters.Full story

Calgary races to save Stampede as flood costs mount

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - Calgary will push ahead with its annual Stampede festival on July 5, a marquee event that draws a million people, despite massive flooding that swamped the venue and left the downtown of Canada's oil capital without power, officials said on Monday. Full story

Flooding to close core of Canada's oil capital for days

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - Some residents began returning to damaged homes on Saturday after record-breaking floods in southern Alberta that killed at least three people, displaced more than 100,000 and will leave the core of Canada's oil capital, Calgary, without power for days. Full story

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