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Hundreds of mourners, some travelling from as far away as Los Angeles and Dubai, gathered on Sunday to remember 22-year-old Nadia El-Dib, who was killed in northeast Calgary last week. "This is a celebration of life and how happy and beautiful she was on the inside and out," said Racha ... woman
A cold start to Easter Sunday in Calgary, with snow in the forecast for southern Alberta. WSI ... Environment Canada issued a snowfall warning for areas in southwestern parts of our province early Sunday morning. ... Another snowfall model shows Calgary could receive 8 cm of snow by late Monday night.

(Mario De Ciccio/Radio-Canada). Three men have been taken to hospital after overdosing at the Calgary Remand Centre. Alberta ... In December, it was reported that there were 122 suspected overdoses in Alberta correctional facilities between January 2016 and the end of November 2017. Of those, ...
There were gags galore as companies across the country came up with their best April Fool's Day attempts. The Alberta Motor Association said they would be supporting the new mandatory courtesy wave legislation, which was to take effect Sunday. The AMA claimed that 57 per cent of their ...
The company said more than 1.8 million acres of Canadian farms from Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Ontario have joined the network since it ... High River is a coup for the town south of Calgary, which has rebounded from devastating floodwaters that swept through southern Alberta five years ago. Canada

Calgary Remand Centre pictured during the winter months in Calgary, Alta., on February 10, 2017. Ryan McLeod/Postmedia Network. Share Adjust Comment Print. Three people overdosed Sunday night at the Calgary Remand Centre, Alberta Health Services confirmed to Postmedia. AHS confirmed ...
Alberta gun enthusiasts are not happy with proposed legislation that would impact how they buy and sell firearms. Nearly 1,000 vendors and hundreds of visitors attended the Calgary Gun Show -- the largest of its kind in Canada -- on Saturday. The biggest topic of conversation at the show wasn't the ...
Albertans have been dealing with winter-like conditions this Easter long weekend, but some locations have had it worse than others. According to Environment Canada, three locations - Red Deer, Grande Prairie and Pincher Creek will remember Saturday as the coldest March 31 on record. A cold ...
Parks Canada is going to restrict overnight traffic again this spring along a stretch of the old highway in Banff National Park in order to protect wildlife. ... as sports sector expands, StatsCan says; MORE ALBERTA NEWS | Nenshi says evidence should override emotion in Calgary Olympic bid discussion ... governments
... who recently co-authored a paper outlining Canada's lack of tax competitiveness. Tuesday's budget did nothing to close that gap. That's bad news for Alberta, which needs to attract investment to an industry known to be capital intensive. As the Calgary Chamber of Commerce noted Tuesday, capital goes ... governments
Dog poop, noisy parties and dirty outhouses are among some of the worst things about camping in Kananaskis and southern Alberta, according to .... MORE ALBERTA NEWS | Evidence should override emotion in Calgary Olympic bid discussion: Nenshi; MORE ALBERTA NEWS | Calgary council votes to ... governments
A Calgary real estate brokerage is offering what it says will be be the first office rental in Alberta to accept lease payments in cryptocurrencies. ... The announcement comes just days after a Calgary renovation company announced it would soon be the first general contractor in Canada to allow customers to ... governments
The Alberta Children's Hospital was locked down and a perimeter of roads closed after a report of a firearm complaint drew a huge response from first ... diesel, closes southern Alberta highway; MORE ALBERTA NEWS | Suspect hospitalized, rural property owner in custody after shots fired south of Calgary. governments
A common thread among many of Canada's wins were the shared training grounds of WinSport's Canada Olympic Park and the Olympic Oval. WinSport tweeted Saturday that 81 per cent of Canada's medals were won by athletes who trained or competed at its facilities in Calgary and Canmore. governments
A semi-truck rolled over and leaked diesel fuel Sunday, shutting down a southern Alberta highway for several hours, RCMP said in a news release. RCMP were called to Highway 9 near Range Road 43, north of the town of Oyen, at about 4 p.m. Sunday. Oyen is about 300 kilometres east of Calgary. governments

A Calgary renovation company could be the first general contractor in Canada to allow customers to pay with cryptocurrency. ... MORE ALBERTA NEWS | Missing Alberta plane found crashed in Utah with no survivors; MORE ALBERTA NEWS | Surf simulator coming to Calgary rec centre expected to steal ... governments
B.C. is in a dispute with Alberta and the federal government over the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline from Edmonton to Burnaby. In retaliation for plans by B.C. to restrict the flow of more diluted bitumen through the pipeline, Notley banned wine from the province. Alberta suspended the ban on ... governments
Alberta Transportation issued an advisory early Friday afternoon, advising against travel on roads south of Calgary. The weather also triggered dozens of crashes on Alberta roads, including a serious collision on Hwy. 3 just west of Coleman in the Crowsnest Pass, a multi-vehicle crash on Hwy. 1 near Old ... governments
For the past five years, Leftovers Calgary has co-ordinated 72 delivery routes a week, using 200 volunteer drivers and one small transport truck bought with help from a corporate sponsor. That's a lot of help, but this winter has proven to be one of the hardest they have ever had to manage. governments
Found unconscious at Sunshine Village resort, a woman in her mid-20s was flown to hospital in Calgary on Friday suffering life-threatening injuries. ... MORE ALBERTA NEWS | Alberta plane reported missing on flight out of Colorado; MORE ALBERTA NEWS | Eritrean athlete from Alberta 'really happy' to ... governments
"It feels like a changed city," he said. "I think the work that Calgary has done to densify the urban core is great, and continues to do that with all these upcoming projects like the library and others." Studio Bell, for instance, is now an attraction for music lovers as it houses the National Music Centre of Canada. governments
More than 500,000 people have received flu shots in the Calgary area, and 1.2 million people across Alberta were immunized, AHS says. Lang said that it's still worth it to get a flu shot this season. "We can always see a surge in flu activity in March," he said. "Sometimes when the weather is bad, and people ... governments
Search crews have found a small plane from Alberta which crashed with four people on board while en route to New Mexico. There were no survivors. U.S. Civil Air Patrol spokesman Dan Bailey confirmed the Piper Lance was discovered just before 5 p.m. MT on Friday in a mountainous area of Utah close ... governments
Read the full study, Schools, Air Pollution, and Active Transportation: An Exploratory Spatial Analysis of Calgary, Canada, here ... In the meantime, they've shared their findings with Alberta Health Services and the Calgary Region Airshed Zone, which monitors, analyzes and provides information on air ... governments
The average temperature in Calgary so far this month is –13.5 C, says Environment Canada meteorologist Dan Kulak. ... MORE CALGARY NEWS | Alberta anglers group calls province's trout recovery plan a 'Band-Aid on a bullet wound'; MORE CALGARY NEWS | Intersections and irate drivers: How ... governments
After eluding authorities for nearly 20 years, a man believed to be America's most wanted deadbeat dad is behind bars, thanks to a cherry pit and the investigative efforts of a Bearspaw, Alta. restaurateur. Joseph Stroup — who had been living under the name Joop Cousteau — was detained by the ... governments
A southern Alberta First Nation says Canada continues to inflict historical wrongs on Indigenous communities by placing Indigenous children in white homes, pointing to a child custody battle now before the courts in Calgary. The Siksika Nation is seeking to intervene in the custody case over whether two ... governments
Alberta emergency room wait times now available via Amazon's Alexa ... Currently, the app provides wait time estimates for ERs in Calgary and Edmonton, urgent-care centres across the AHS Calgary zone, as well as ... AHS is Canada's first public health agency to provide wait times through Alexa. governments
The festival director for Winefest Calgary says the show will go on with wines from B.C., despite a ban on importing the vintages into Alberta. ... On Wednesday, the B.C. government said it is formally challenging the boycott under provisions of the Canada Free Trade Agreement dispute settlement process. governments
University of Calgary geography professor and canid expert Shelley Alexander says many of those sightings are likely due to breeding season. "They become more ... Coyotes breed in February and March and their young are born in April or May in litters of five to seven pups, Alberta Environment says. governments
Councillors on Calgary city council's planning and urban development committee have made a number of adjustments to where cannabis retail stores can be set up when recreational marijuana is legalized in Canada. READ MORE: Doobie dos and dont's: Alberta outlines rules for retail marijuana sales. governments
Police have hired a U.S. DNA technology firm to create a sketch of the possible likeness of the mother of a baby found dead in a Calgary dumpster on Christmas Eve, as investigators continue in their efforts to find her. The newborn girl was found in a parking lot near the intersection of Bowness Road and ... governments
The series, which explores the future of Calgary, has partnered with long-time Calgary pollster Janet Brown to explore what matters most to Alberta voters — and what factors might shape the coming election. That's right. A poll. But more than that. "What we are hoping to do is get a really thorough ... governments
Police are crediting an eagle-eyed rural resident in central Alberta for alerting them to a suspicious vehicle, which led to the arrest of two people and the ... 15, a rural resident saw a vehicle stuck in the ditch near the Whispering Pines Golf Course at Pine Lake — about 150 kilometres northeast of Calgary ... governments
Highland dancers also danced on the sidelines as skaters whizzed past. Aftergood said that Calgary has strong Scottish roots, as the city's name means "clear running water" in Gaelic. Six other communities across Canada participated in the event this year: Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Winnipeg, Saskatoon, ... governments
Police say one person was taken to hospital by air ambulance following an avalanche near Golden, B.C.. RCMP were alerted Friday afternoon that a slide had occurred in the backcountry near Hospital Creek. The force says one person was seriously injured and airlifted to a hospital in Calgary. governments
What's the price of oil these days? Calgary is one of the few places where you can ask someone that question and reasonably expect them to know the answer. .... If there's a lesson in being overly optimistic about oil prices, the Alberta government has learned it over the past year. "They haven't been as ... governments
Calgary police have arrested a man they have been pursuing for nearly two years to face trial in the brutal 2013 murder of a local teen. Nathan Paul Gervais, 22, was apprehended in southeast Asia under undisclosed circumstances and returned to Canada Friday. Calgary Police Service members were ... governments
Yvonne Clark holds a photo of he son Conner who died from fentanyl overdose in 2013. Since his death Clark has has been sharing her story with students and parents across the region. She is appealing to other Albertans who have lost a loved one to an opioid overdose to send her a photo of the victim ... governments
A Calgary man is being transported back to Canada to face a first-degree murder charge, after fleeing overseas to Vietnam. Nathan Paul Gervais fled Calgary ... Alberta prosecutors and police had been liaising with foreign officials to locate and repatriate Gervais. He was supposed to be under 24-hour ... governments
As Brad stated, the exact convective bands couldn't be forecast with precision, but undoubtedly ended up directly over the City of Calgary on Thursday. The current snowpack just surpassed 30 cm at YYC (not reflected in the Environment Canada graph yet), but we'll need a few more centimetres before the ... governments
Cole, from Medicine Hat, Alta., is in Calgary this weekend for the West Coast Lumberjack Show, a part of the Calgary Boat & Sportsmen's Show at the BMO ... takes effect after record snowfall; MORE ALBERTA NEWS | Nathan Gervais arrested overseas, returned to Canada to face 1st-degree murder charge ... governments
While Calgary was not included in the extreme cold warning, Environment Canada's forecast says the city can expect a wind chill of –28. Environment Canada issues extreme cold warnings are issued when very cold temperatures or wind chills create an elevated risk to health, such as frost bite and ... governments
The construction cranes that pierce the downtown Calgary skyline and nearby neighborhoods suggest a boom on the Alberta prairie. In fact, in the past two years, sagging oil and gas prices have crimped Calgary's economy, which is now showing signs of recovery. Projects underway before the slowdown, ... governments
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 ... governments
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 ... governments
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 ... governments
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.) ... governments


 

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