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The mother of a teenaged girl who was victimized by a University of Calgary student has joined the growing chorus for Connor Neurauter to be expelled from the university. "I feel for the ... Neurauter played junior hockey in several small towns across Canada and did a stint with a team in Sweden. His father ...
A naked swimming event planned for the Southland Leisure Centre in Calgary will not be allowed on Sunday due to security concerns. James McLaughlin, acting director of recreation services, made the announcement Thursday morning, saying public commentary on the planned event became too volatile ...

An extreme cold warning has been issued for much of Alberta, including the city of Calgary. Environment Canada warns temperatures are expected to remain in the -20s C for the next couple of days and the windchill will make it feel as cold as -40 C on Thursday. An Arctic air mass sitting over the province ...
Alberta spends more than other provinces in Canada on business subsidies, despite evidence that the subsidies actually provide questionable value, according to a report from the University of Calgary. The federal government and the country's four largest provinces (Alberta, Quebec, Ontario and B.C.) ...
Just over half of the flu deaths in Alberta this season have been in Calgary, with 16 confirmed dead in the city, according to Alberta Health Services. That's the highest level in the province and coincides with a higher infection rate in the city -- 1,588 cases of influenza A -- compared with the rest of the ...
In a report released late last year, PetroLMI said it was "highly unlikely that Canada's oil and gas industry will rehire all of the workers downsized since ... Calgary: The Road Ahead is CBC Calgary's special focus on our city as it passes through the crucible of the downturn -- the challenges we face and the ...

Calgary - A Los Angeles man accused in a hoax that led to Kansas police shooting a man last month has also been charged by Calgary police. The Calgary police Service says it has charged Tyler Raj Barriss with public mischief, mischief and fraud. Police say a man called 911 on Dec. 22 claiming he ...
RCMP and rescuers have recovered the body of a 36-year-old Calgary, Alberta, man who died in an avalanche near Fernie, B.C., on Monday. ... It comes as forecasters with Avalanche Canada warn recreational users of B.C.'s backcountry to use extra caution this week as the threat of avalanche increases ...
Some lawyers in Alberta are questioning the impact on future clients if they go before a judge accused of making racially insensitive comments. Court of Queen's Bench Justice Kristine Eidsvik came under fire last week for comments to a law class at the University of Calgary that were understood as her ...
Calgary doctor who founded country's first stroke, ALS research programs, named to Order of Canada ... Feasby says he helped create Quality Improvement & Clinical Research - Alberta Stroke Program (QuICR) out of desperation in the early '90s due to a lack of available treatments for people suffering ...
A 16-year-old girl is dead after a head-on collision near Hussar, Alta., about 100 kilometres east of Calgary. RCMP say a ... MORE Alberta NEWS | This flu season most severe city has seen, says Calgary E.R. head; MORE ALBERTA NEWS | Fire department adds another medical unit to Calgary streets.
Calgary's winter population of geese and other birds getting bigger -- much bigger ... In 1987, the annual count, done on a single day between mid-December and early January, recorded 1,406 Canada geese. Thirty years ... "That is one of the factors," Birds of Alberta author Chris Fisher told CBC News.
Business news seems to be good for Calgary and most of Alberta; the price of oil has climbed back to more than $60 US per barrel and Calgary has ... Stats Canada says Alberta recorded 26,000 new jobs in December, and a report from BMO capital markets says Alberta had its single best quarter for job ...
The Calgary Nude Recreation club has sold out tickets for a swim night on Sunday at the Southland Leisure Centre. The club describes the private, after-hours event on its facebook page as a way of snubbing winter -- in the nude and on a waterslide. Naturist groups across Canada say they have been ...
Calgary-South East MLA Rick Fraser is expected to announce his bid to lead the Alberta Party Tuesday, although his announcement was pre-empted by the elections Alberta website. Fraser was elected a Progressive Conservative in the 2012 and 2015 elections. According to Elections Alberta, ...
WATCH: Alberta's unemployment rate fell again last month to 6.9 % according to Statistics Canada numbers released on Friday. The numbers were led by growth in natural resources and the hospitality industry. Carolyn Kury de Castillo reports on how some restaurants in Calgary are now expanding their ...
Calgary--A dean at the University of Calgary says a judge has apologized to a class of second-year law students for offensive comments she reportedly made. Law school Dean Ian Holloway says the school received complaints that Court of Queen's Bench Justice Kristine Eidsvik made comments that ...

Privacy breaches hit record high in Alberta ... The professor of environmental design and computer science at the University of Calgary said people should also try to minimize their digital footprint. He advocates ... Alberta was the first jurisdiction in Canada to have mandatory breach reporting," he said.
The bidding war between North American cities vying for Amazon's second headquarters continues -- and while one Alberta city is a long shot, another is quickly ... Calgary is Canada's second-most popular destination, sitting just behind Toronto, which is at 16 to 1, according to the betting company.
A man has been sentenced to an extra 4 1/2 years in prison for his part in a daring jewelry store heist in which a shotgun was fired into the ceiling. Darren James Bauer, 36, pleaded guilty Friday to committing robbery with a firearm at Imperial Jewelers in Calgary in November 2014. A trial was scheduled to ...
A declining jobless rate in Calgary has helped the city in particular surge back into the top 10 on BMO's city performance rankings, according to the report by ... Statistics Canada noted on Friday in its latest Labour Force Survey that Alberta posted 26,000 new jobs last month, most of them full-time, as the ...
Drunk driving to be largely decriminalized in Alberta in 2018 · Environment Canada issues extreme cold warning for all of Alberta · Sign flipping helps Calgary mental health sufferer dance through the pain · How birds stay warm through Canada's cold winters · Ya Ha Tinda ranch turns 100, remains Parks ...
Dozens of Syrian refugees in Calgary rang in the New Year by donating their blood. Yo Rasso, who arrived in Canada about 18 months ago, said he decided to roll up his sleeves "to say thank you Canada for help(ing) me and my children." Blood drive organizer Sam Nammoura, from the Syrian refugee ...
Temperatures were hovering around the -13 C mark for the Icebreaker Polar Dip and a former Calgary Flame joined about 100 participants for the ... tax rebates coming this week, government says; MORE Alberta NEWS | Man sent to hospital in serious condition after carjacking in northwest Calgary.
Drunk driving to be largely decriminalized in Alberta in 2018 · Environment Canada issues extreme cold warning for all of Alberta · Sign flipping helps Calgary mental health sufferer dance through the pain · How birds stay warm through Canada's cold winters · Ya Ha Tinda ranch turns 100, remains Parks ...
Calgary-area runner, author, fundraiser, world-record holder runs in 'secret' Afghanistan marathon .... MORE Alberta NEWS | Environment Canada issues extreme cold warning for all of Alberta; MORE ALBERTA NEWS | Ya Ha Tinda ranch turns 100, remains Parks Canada's only working horse ranch.
A multi-car pileup has shut down the southbound lanes of Deerfoot Trail just south of Memorial Drive, according to Calgary police. ... MORE Calgary NEWS | A boy's death, triple murder, gang killing: Here are the top southern Alberta court cases to watch in 2018; MORE Calgary NEWS | This Calgary ...
She competes against boys, and she beats them. She competes against girls, and she beats them, too. But if you ask jiu-jitsu world champion Isla Sobrejana Diesmos why she decided to take up martial arts, the 10-year-old fighter will tell you it wasn't her idea. She recalls that painfully awkward first day ...
The provincial government is expecting Alberta to once again lead the country in economic growth in 2018, but businesses and agencies in Calgary a bit more cautious in their outlook. In a post-Christmas press release, the government said the year is ending with increases in nearly every sector of the ...
Calgary too cold for penguins, zoo brings birds indoors ... Calgary -- Their black and white coats are built to withstand the cold, but many of the Calgary Zoo's penguins have been moved inside because of the bone-chilling weather. ... Freezing temperatures nix New Year's Eve plans across Canada ...
The entire province of Alberta was placed under an extreme cold warning Saturday as an Arctic air mass blankets much of Canada. In Calgary, Environment Canada forecasts temperatures to dip to -31 C overnight, which will feel like -44 C with the wind chill. Temperatures in Edmonton will drop to -33 C ...
He points to an incident earlier this month at a Calgary Superstore in which a man allegedly hurled racial epithets and shoved a man at the checkout. ... According to police data supplied to Statistics Canada, there was a four per cent increase in the number of hate crimes motivated by race or ethnicity in ...
If Alberta and Calgary really want to diversify, lower energy prices are probably the best way to get there because it will force our hand to recognize that ... I think places like Waterloo and Vancouver are deemed to be more innovative within Canada, so we've got some work to do to change that perception.
Changes are coming to the way drunk drivers are policed and prosecuted in Alberta with the provincial government set to issue a directive to police that will largely decriminalize impaired driving, CBC News has learned. Officers will be given wide discretion whether to criminally charge those who blow over ...
With Environment Canada forecasting a low of -26 C on Sunday -- not including the wind chill -- the City of Calgary's outdoor New Year's Eve celebrations slated for Olympic Plaza have been cancelled. The Family Dance Party in the municipal building atrium will go ahead as planned, however, starting at ...
Not only did the Calgary Zoo have to cancel its Zoo Lights holiday event on Dec. 30 and Dec. 31 due to frigid temperatures, but the staff also decided to bring its penguin flock inside rather than subject the Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic birds to the -28 C (feels like -40 C with the wind chill!) weather. The zoo ...
Demand for housing in Calgary is expected to fall in response to new mortgage rules designed to ensure homeowners aren't drowning in debt during a ... They'd have to prove they could keep up with payments at either the Bank of Canada's five-year average rate, or two percentage points higher than what ...
Calgary fire crews had to contend with extremely cold weather Tuesday night as they knocked down a house fire in the southeast community of Lake Bonavista. When firefighters arrived at the 500 block of Lake Moraine Green S.E. at about 7:15 p.m., flames were rising six metres above the rear of the house ...
On January 9, the Calgary Chapter of CSC will hold a dinner meeting on "Wood Construction and the ABC" at The Winston from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Rory Koska from the Canadian Wood Council is slated to provide a brief update on mid-rise construction in Alberta and British Columbia, as well as touch upon ...
Calgary to have Canada's fastest growing economy this year, Conference Board says ... Big multinationals aside, Nenshi hopes local businesses will expand their operations in Calgary in the new year. ... Alberta's economy to grow at blistering 6.7% pace this year, says Conference Board of Canada.
He was sentenced to 60 years in prison but was returned to Canada and released in 1998. "The Canadian government is also deeply concerned about the 33 years that Mr. Smith has spent on death row, living in solitary confinement and under the constant threat of execution." The Liberal position is a far ...
Calgarians woke up to temperatures Tuesday that, with the wind chill, approached -40 C. It prompted Environment Canada to issue an extreme cold weather ... Between 6 a.m. and noon, Calgary police Sgt. Duane Lepchuk said there were six hit and runs, two injury collisions and 18 non-injury collisions.
Taking dangerous drugs off Calgary's streets dominated the year that was for Alberta's border agents. Three significant events stand out for Calgary Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) agents at the Calgary airport, beginning in April with the announcement of a record-setting seizure of phenacetin -- a ...
Dan Kulak, a meteorologist with Environment Canada, said icy conditions tend to be more persistent throughout the winter in Alberta, compared with southern Ontario. ... Edmonton, like Calgary, relies on homeowners and businesses to keep the sidewalks adjacent to their properties clear of snow and ice.
"Their connection to Calgary and to rural Alberta are going to be two challenges for them, and I think they need to do more in both areas if they're going to generate support," she said. Williams said the NDP must continue to be seen as standing up for the vulnerable in 2019 while also showing progress in ...
People in Calgary woke up to temperatures hovering around -30 C this morning. According to Environment Canada's forecast for the region, a high of -19 C is expected for Calgary, with a wind chill of -40 this morning, which will lessen slightly to -30 later this afternoon. While those kind of temperatures ...
A newborn's body has been found in a northwest Calgary parking lot, and police are asking for the public's help in finding the baby's mother as they're ... MORE Alberta NEWS | homeless man moves in with strangers, and now he's part of the family; MORE ALBERTA NEWS | Racist tirade in Calgary ...
The Calgary Housing Company (CHC) has been given a financial shot in the arm by the province, which will help it reopen a number of social housing units it has had to close. Since April, it has closed 245 units of social housing to meet health and safety standards because of a lack of funds. "We were ...
The Calgary Chamber of Commerce says its research suggests the combined effect of new financial burdens from the three levels of government are hurting ... "The Alberta government should consider targeted approaches to poverty alleviation including an expansion of the Alberta Family employment tax ...
Morale within the Calgary police Service continues to decline, according to an annual survey, which found officers feel less proud of their work and a growing number are looking at leaving the service. "Employee pride in working for CPS is at its lowest level," reads a report released Thursday by the ...


 

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