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"22.02.2017 15:51:55" calgarysun.com Drew Tate leaves Calgary Stampeders feeling excited for future Drew Tate's tenure with the Calgary Stampeders had many more ups than it did downs and there's little question he'll look back on his time in... When the quarterback considers what next season holds, he does so with excitement in his voice.
"22.02.2017 15:45:09" driving.ca How it works: Fighting road congestion How do you make traffic better? Curiously, not by simply building more roads driving.ca: Logically, you'd think building more roads will handle all the extra cars. Turns out, that's the worst thing we can do. #autos
"22.02.2017 15:34:19" The Calgary Sun's cover photo It's Pink Shirt day tomorrow and the Calgary Hitmen will play an Anti-Bullying game at the Saddledome. Photo courtesy of Calgary Hitmen
"22.02.2017 15:04:02" calgarysun.com Calgary seniors shocked at being fingerprinted, mug-shotted by U.S.... Calgary seniors Carl and Sandra Hannigan were looking forward to a stress-free flight home after a 10-day visit to Mexico.But the two said they... "During this time of immigration upheaval it will be important for Canadians to, wherever possible, not connect through the U.S. when travelling to Mexico," MP, Ron Liepert wrote the couple.
"22.02.2017 14:00:56" calgarysun.com Calgary seniors shocked at being fingerprinted, mug-shotted by U.S.... Calgary seniors Carl and Sandra Hannigan were looking forward to a stress-free flight home after a 10-day visit to Mexico.But the two said they... "It was a little bit unsettling and unnerving . . . I felt our privacy was invaded."
"22.02.2017 13:00:38" calgarysun.com Flames surrender three-goal lead, but hang on to upend Nashville 6-5 in... NASHVILLE — The Calgary Flames frittered away a three-goal lead. With the victory, the Flames (30-26-4) are now just one point back of the Predators for the first wild-card berth in the Western Conference.
"22.02.2017 12:00:30" calgarysun.com 'Hellboy 3 is not happening' says filmmaker Filmmaker Guillermo Del Toro has officially scrapped plans to develop a third Hellboy movie. “Hellboy 3 Sorry to report: Spoke w all parties. Must report that 100% the sequel will not happen,” del Toro wrote on Twitter on Tuesday.
"22.02.2017 05:47:21" calgarysun.com Temple Grandin, renowned autism expert, to speak in Calgary A Calgary autism organization is celebrating its 25th anniversary by bringing in one of the world's foremost speakers on the disorder.Temple... Temple Grandin was diagnosed with autism in 1950 when she was three. She went on to earn a Ph.D in animal science and become a professor at Colorado State University and a consultant to the livestock industry on animal behaviour.
"22.02.2017 04:47:44" calgarysun.com Wildrose leader Brian Jean says Albertans tell him they're for uniting... Brian Jean, the Wildrose numero uno, tours Alberta's heartland.Jean says at town halls, where the majority are Wildrosers but Progressive... Bell: "You have to wonder. How often is Kenney mentioned by the assembled with Jean present?"
"22.02.2017 04:45:14" calgarysun.com 'Han Solo' movie releases first cast photo, plot description Strap yourself in Star Wars fans – Disney and Lucasfilm have released the first cast photo from the untitled Han Solo Star Wars standalone film. "Kid, I've flown from one side of this galaxy to the other, and I've seen a lot of strange stuff, but I've never seen *anything* to make me believe that there's one all-powerful Force controlling everything."
"22.02.2017 04:30:06" calgarysun.com Red Deer mosque targeted with hate message Snow was the canvas for a hateful message
scrawled outside a Red Deer mosque, and now
Mounties are on the hunt for the man who left it
there. The incident has some of the estimated 1,000 members of Red Deer's only Islamic centre concerned, said spokesman Jawed Iqbal, particularly in the wake of last month's deadly shooting at a Quebec City mosque, killing six.
"22.02.2017 03:45:16" calgarysun.com 'I was in denial'; 'Partridge Family' star David Cassidy fighting dementia Veteran singer/actor David Cassidy has been diagnosed with dementia. A tough turn in the road for the former teen idol.
"22.02.2017 02:35:43" calgarysun.com Teen boys allegedly shot 14-year-old girl in head over greed Two teenage boys charged with shooting a 14-year-old girl in the back of the head and leaving her wounded in a ditch lured her to the spot in a... They took $55 from her purse, tossed her backpack in a trash bin and destroyed her cellphone and iPod.
"22.02.2017 02:20:07" calgarysun.com Alright, alright, alright, folks Right on.While the province's conservative parties jockey for position, fight amongst themselves and try get their house in order for the next... EDITORIAL: "Despite the in-party shenanigans over Jason Kenney's leadership bid, support is highest amongst PC supporters, with 72% in favour of a merger."
"22.02.2017 02:00:09" calgarysun.com Auction of High River homes fetches $3M for province High River homes that were once worth millions before being ravaged by the 2013 flood have drummed up just under $3 million for the province... Bidders in the auction, scooped up most of the properties for a fraction of their former values, with final costs ranging from as low as $29,000 to $262,500. In all, 11 of the homes were acquired for under $100,000.
"22.02.2017 01:35:34" calgarysun.com Albertans in favour of Wildrose and PCs merging: poll Most Albertans are in favour of the Wildrose and
Progressive Conservative parties joining together,
according to a new poll that also shows... The slightly lesser amount of support for unity among Wildrose supporters compared to Tories may spring from Wildrose's anti-establishment roots.
"I think the PC supporters are more establishment, they've been in government a long time and they're looking
"22.02.2017 00:45:05" calgarysun.com Calgary Transit honours slain Winnipeg bus driver In a show of solidarity, Calgary Transit drivers stopped for a moment of silence Tuesday afternoon to honour a Winnipeg bus driver killed on the... A 22-year-old man has been charged with second-degree murder in the Winnipeg driver's death.
"22.02.2017 00:20:05" calgarysun.com Explosive growth in south Calgary is main challenge for Electoral... The group charged with redrawing Alberta's riding boundaries kicked off two days of hearings in Calgary Tuesday facing one of its major challenges... No decisions have been made yet, including whether Calgary needs another legislature seat.
"22.02.2017 00:05:05" calgarysun.com Trudeau spending $28M to give 1,200 refugees asylum this year The Trudeau government is poised to announce today that Canada has given safe haven to almost 400 Yazidi refugees and other survivors of Islamist... Rempel commended the Liberals for taking in the Yazidis after her own previous Conservative government failed to act, said she's been shocked by the stories she's heard and amazed by the resilience of the survivors of rape, torture and other unspeakable
"21.02.2017 23:55:37" calgarysun.com Nenshi v. Chabot? Campaign website suggest councillor will challenge mayor It's no great secret that Andre Chabot has long coveted the big chair on city council. For now, though, he's choosing to remain on the fence until his official campaign kickoff.
"21.02.2017 23:55:05" calgarysun.com Man credits family pet for saving him, boys after snow fort collapse A Nova Scotia man is praising the efforts of the family dog for helping save him and two young boys who were buried under a heavy mountain of snow... Bayers said it seemed impossible to get out until his five-year-old golden retriever, Zoose, began digging him out of the snow.
"21.02.2017 23:30:15" calgarysun.com Into the heart of Mexico When most tourists think of Mexico, they envision white sand beaches, breathtaking sunsets, endless margaritas -- and a possible wall being built... Some of the many reasons why San Miguel de Allende is worth a visit.
"21.02.2017 22:30:17" calgarysun.com Game Day: Calgary Flames at Nashville Predators Calgary Flames (29-26-4) at Nashville Predators (28-22-8) Here's what the Flames are up against tonight and some of their strategy for coming out on top.
"21.02.2017 22:25:04" calgarysun.com Mulroney: Canada facing 'rough negotiation' over NAFTA Former prime minister Brian Mulroney says Ottawa may face a “rough negotiation” when it comes to NAFTA, but he believes Canada will emerge with... Mulroney, who has been friends and neighbours with Trump in Palm Beach, Fla., for years, said he felt Canada's case “was advanced enormously” by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's meeting with the president.
“I got the American verdict on Mr. Trudeau's visit
"21.02.2017 22:10:05" calgarysun.com Calgary cop caught in sting operation, drug trial told Calgary police used an undercover sting operation
to target one of their own for allegedly stealing
seized drugs, court heard Tuesday. His defence lawyer will argue his client was entrapped and therefore the evidence is inadmissible.
"21.02.2017 21:45:06" calgarysun.com Avengers superhero Jeremy Renner coming to Calgary Expo Jeremy Renner, who stars as arrow-slinging
superhero Hawkeye in The Avengers, is set to
appear at the Calgary Comic and Entertainment
Expo. Renner appears in the films Arrival, Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, The Bourne Legacy, The Hurt Locker and The Town.
"21.02.2017 21:30:17" calgarysun.com President of Iceland wants to ban pineapple on pizza It's one of the biggest debates in the culinary world: does pineapple belong on pizza? The majority vote here sides with Iceland's President. How about in your house?
"21.02.2017 20:08:47" TFSA vs RRSP The first segment in a five-part series titled 'RRSP DIY,' we discuss the advantages of investing in a TFSA or an RRSP and what to do if you can't decide.
"21.02.2017 20:07:11" What Canadians need to know when crossing the border Can border agents search your phone?
"21.02.2017 19:30:13" calgarysun.com Road advantage? Flames looking to simplify on four-game trip Like most boys trips to Nashville, this one was preceded by plenty of hootin' and hollerin' before the lads got on the plane. This is fine, as long as simplicity translates into winning.
"21.02.2017 19:15:08" calgarysun.com Fundraiser started to help return Calgary man killed in Stoney Trail... A day after a Calgary man who emigrated from Ireland was killed in a deadly crash, supporters have raised thousands of dollars to help his young... Within 48 hours, supporters have almost reached their goal.
"21.02.2017 19:00:18" calgarysun.com Calgary-based company looking to grow the market on ammolite Calgary-based Korite is a 35-year-old company, but the foundation for its business was laid 70 million years ago. An Alberta gem that looks to soon have a worldwide presence.
"21.02.2017 18:45:07" calgarysun.com Thieves steal precious memories from grieving Calgary family They gave everything they could, so a too-short life might have a lasting legacy — but now thieves have taken away the few precious mementos Evan... "If they knew that they had stolen from a dead child, they might do the right thing.”
"21.02.2017 18:30:14" calgarysun.com Stone unturned in return to Calgary As excited as Michael Stone was to hear he was heading back to his old junior stomping grounds, his wife was even happier. Eric Francis on an a former Hitmen player returning to Calgary to play for the big club.
"21.02.2017 18:30:13" calgarysun.com Climate change report calls for Calgary to be proactive before more... As a city committee gets set to view a proposed climate change strategy, a veteran councillor believes the plan needs to be more aggressive. "The cost of doing nothing is extraordinary," says Coun. Druh Farrell
"21.02.2017 18:15:06" calgarysun.com Tim Hortons parent company to buy Popeyes for US$1.8 billion Is there a chicken-flavoured donut in our future? It now seems likely that Calgary will soon have more than one Popeyes fried chicken outlet.
"21.02.2017 18:01:25" calgarysun.com 13 Calgary Police Service employees file bullying, harassment complaints More than a dozen employees of the Calgary Police Service, including a veteran female police officer who publicly resigned from her job on the... The chief is calling an outside investigator in to handle these complaints.
"21.02.2017 18:00:18" calgarysun.com Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and Joe Walsh hit the studio Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr have reunited in the studio to collaborate on new music together. The two surviving members of The Beatles met up at Ringo's home studio in L.A. on Sunday.
"21.02.2017 17:40:09" calgarysun.com Florida couple killed landlord, lived with her body for 2 weeks: Cops CLEARWATER, Fla. — Police in Florida say a man and a woman killed their landlord on Super Bowl Sunday and lived with the body for two weeks while... Residents contacted police after noticing Ring's pet cat roaming outside and the two suspects driving around town in the victim's car.
"21.02.2017 17:20:09" calgarysun.com Familiar defenceman a Stone cold acquisition for Flames There was only one bigger name amongst defencemen available at the trade deadline than Michael Stone. Eric Francis writes: Such familiarity made him a perfect acquisition to fill the biggest void on the Flames roster – a fourth defenceman.
"21.02.2017 17:00:22" calgarysun.com Thieves steal precious memories from grieving Calgary family They gave everything they could, so a too-short life might have a lasting
legacy — but now thieves have taken away the few precious mementos Evan... Michael Platt writes: It's a petty property crime that happens countless times each day in this province, but this Sunday morning car prowling in Red Deer took priceless memories from a family that's already paid too much.
"21.02.2017 16:40:09" calgarysun.com Tim Hortons parent company to buy Popeyes for US$1.8 billion The parent company of Tim Hortons and Burger King is making a move to add fried chicken with an offer to buy Popeyes in a friendly deal. Is there a chicken-flavoured donut in our future?
"21.02.2017 16:27:23" calgarysun.com 13 Calgary Police Service employees file bullying, harassment complaints More than a dozen employees of the Calgary Police Service, including a veteran female police officer who publicly resigned from her job on the... The group says the service "failed to provide a safe environment for certain employees, which has resulted in years of workplace bullying and harassment."
"21.02.2017 16:20:14" calgarysun.com Mainstreet poll numbers give ammo to uniting Alberta conservatives in... The guy sounds pretty sure. After all, the math tells the tale and it is nowhere near hard. Rick Bell writes: Mainstreet has done polls on this question in the past and this is the first time a majority say 'Yes' to unity. That's 54% of the general population.
"21.02.2017 15:45:08" driving.ca Your Corner Wrench: Is it plastic or metal? Don't make assumptions There's more plastic than ever in our vehicles – and it takes some care and knowledge to avoid damage driving.ca: Do you know how much non-metal material is under the hood of your car? #autos
"21.02.2017 15:40:07" calgarysun.com Nenshi approval rating at 60%: poll Mayor Naheed Nenshi remains popular in Calgary but could be heading into the The pollster noted the mayor's approval has slipped from 65% in the last poll done by the company in January.
"21.02.2017 15:17:10" calgarysun.com Albertans in favour of Wildrose and PCs merging: poll Most Albertans are in favour of the Wildrose and Progressive Conservative parties joining together, according to a new poll that also shows both of... The Mainstreet Research survey conducted for Postmedia shows 54% support among respondents for merging the two parties.
"21.02.2017 15:16:41" National Post Music Watch The Elwins in the National Post music studio.
#npmusic #npsessions #cdnmusic
"21.02.2017 06:00:09" calgarysun.com 'I was in denial'; 'Partridge Family' star David Cassidy fighting dementia Veteran singer/actor David Cassidy has been diagnosed with dementia. “I want to focus on what I am, who I am and how I've been without any distractions,” he explains. “I want to love. I want to enjoy life.”
"21.02.2017 05:40:03" calgarysun.com Donald Trump nominates Army Lt.-Gen. H.R. McMaster as national security... President Donald Trump has tapped Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, a prominent military strategist known as a creative thinker, as his new national... Outside of the Army, McMaster may be best known for his 1997 book, “Dereliction of Duty,” a searing indictment of the U.S. government's mishandling of the Vietnam War and an analysis of what he called the “lies that led to Vietnam.” The book earned him a
"21.02.2017 05:20:04" calgarysun.com Justin Trudeau conveys 'sincere regrets' for language gaffe In Valentine's Day messages to Quebec anglophones, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau expressed "sincere regrets" for refusing to answer questions in... "Canada is a bilingual country, and as such, I recognize that I should have answered questions in the language they were asked, be it in Quebec or anywhere else in Canada," Trudeau wrote in a Feb. 14 letter to the Quebec Community Groups Network, which
"21.02.2017 05:00:10" calgarysun.com 5 believed dead after plane hits Australian mall Five people were believed killed when a light plane crashed in flames into a shopping mall on Tuesday in the Australian city of Melbourne,... Leane said it appeared that no one aboard the plane had survived. No one on the ground was injured.
"21.02.2017 04:30:05" calgarysun.com Salvation Army hosts annual Family Day dinner Hundreds of hungry Calgarians enjoyed a free Family Day meal thanks to the Salvation Army. Karen Livick, executive director for the Salvation Army Community Services Calgary, said the Family Day dinner was started several years ago to help Calgarians feeling the post-holiday blues.
"21.02.2017 04:00:11" calgarysun.com Climate change report calls for Calgary to be proactive before more... As a city committee gets set to view a proposed climate change strategy, a veteran councillor believes the plan needs to be more aggressive. "I know that I'm going forward and making sure I have low-flow faucets and LED lights in almost every room that I have," said Demong. "A lot of little things can be done, and when you're talking 4,000 to 5,000 homes, that can have a big impact."
"21.02.2017 03:30:06" calgarysun.com Fundraiser started to help return Calgary man killed in Stoney Trail... A day after a Calgary man who emigrated from Ireland was killed in a deadly crash, supporters have raised thousands of dollars to help his young... Maher's death is deeply mourned in his hometown Wicklow in Eastern Ireland. Irish Media described Maher as a gentle giant and many remember him for playing on Annacurragh GAA, the local football team.
"21.02.2017 03:23:53" Mom pleads for safe return of late son's stolen mementos She's willing to forgive and forget if the keepsakes are simply returned anonymously.
"21.02.2017 03:00:08" calgarysun.com Familiar defenceman a Stone cold acquisition for Flames There was only one bigger name amongst defencemen available at the trade deadline than Michael Stone. “One of the things we wanted to do is add depth at the blue-line, so we looked at what makes sense without selling the farm,” said Treliving of his latest savvy move.
"21.02.2017 02:30:06" calgarysun.com Thieves steal precious memories from grieving Calgary family They gave everything they could, so a too-short life might have a lasting legacy — but now thieves have taken away the few precious mementos Evan... “Once they started to rip open that suitcase to see what they had in there, if they knew that they had stolen from a dead child, they might do the right thing,” said Elissa.
"21.02.2017 02:00:11" calgarysun.com One boy dead, one in hospital after falling through Airdrie ice Police have confirmed a six-year-old boy is dead
and his brother is in hospital after falling through
ice into a canal in Airdrie. "This is a terrible tragedy," Inspector Gord Sage, officer in charge of Airdrie RCMP, said in a statement. "This is a sad day and we offer our deepest condolences to the family."
"21.02.2017 01:30:06" calgarysun.com 'It's going to be hard': Investigators look into cause of MRU plane crash Moments before their deaths, pilots Jeffrey Bird and Reynold Johnson were tracked by radar at around 3,000 feet above the ground, expertly... For TSB investigators, three things are making their job particularly difficult in this case: no survivors, no eyewitnesses and no flight recorder, also known as a black box, to help tell the story.
"21.02.2017 01:00:11" calgarysun.com Calgary-based company looking to grow the market on ammolite Calgary-based Korite is a 35-year-old company, but the foundation for its business was laid 70 million years ago. The company has signed a three-year deal to sponsor the Calgary Stampede Royalty, and was recently selected as the official jewelry licensee for Canada's 150th birthday.
"21.02.2017 00:30:07" calgarysun.com Legalization cock-up the new reefer madness As Sir Walter Scott wrote centuries ago: “Oh, what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive.” While entrepreneurs invest millions and put out public offerings on companies established to legally manufacture marijuana products once legislation is passed, and go beyond their current medicinal marijuana mandate, innocent lives are being put at risk
"21.02.2017 00:07:01" calgarysun.com Quebec cranking up maple syrup output Quebec, the world's largest producer of maple syrup, is ramping up output as it fends off rising competition from the U.S. and neighbouring... More than 90 per cent of the record 73 million kilograms of maple syrup made in Canada last year was tapped in Quebec, according to Statistics Canada. Yet the province's near-monopoly over the maple syrup market is loosening.
"20.02.2017 23:32:15" calgarysun.com Ever-confident Blue Jays pitcher Stroman thinking big DUNEDIN — Blue Jays manager John Gibbons was asked if right-handed pitcher Marcus Stroman is as angry inside the clubhouse as he seems to be when... The 25-year-old said he is stronger than he's ever been and his left knee, which went under the knife in early 2014 to repair the ACL, is feeling better than it has in years. With that in mind, he's got some big numbers in mind for 2017.
"20.02.2017 23:00:43" calgarysun.com Welcoming legitimate refugees to Canada should not come at cost of... What a beautiful snapshot of Canadiana. Ricky Leong writes: I'd be wiling to bet a great deal of them are desperate people legitimately afraid for their lives who are being fleeced by heartless hucksters, deliberately sending them on a roundabout route to Canada through the U.S.
"20.02.2017 22:22:51" calgarysun.com Flames trade picks for Coyotes defenceman Michael Stone A former standout for the Western Hockey League's Calgary Hitmen, Michael Stone will once again bring his booming slapshot to the Saddledome. The Flames have acquired the 26-year-old defenceman from the Arizona Coyotes for a package of draft picks — a third-round holler in the 2017 NHL Draft and a conditional fifth-rounder in 2018.
"20.02.2017 22:00:30" calgarysun.com Trump's 'streamlined' travel ban targets same countries A draft of U.S. President Donald Trump's revised immigration ban targets the same seven countries listed in his original executive order and... A draft of U.S. President Donald Trump's revised immigration ban targets the same seven countries listed in his original executive order.
"20.02.2017 21:30:11" calgarysun.com Dustin Johnson goes to No. 1 with big win at Riviera The only question about Dustin Johnson going to No. 1 in the world is: What took so long? Jordan Spieth once referred to Johnson as “a freak athlete,” a term rarely heard in golf.
"20.02.2017 21:00:23" calgarysun.com Angelina Jolie opens up on split from Brad Pitt: 'We will always be a... Angelina Jolie has broken her silence about her split from Brad Pitt, revealing her focus on the couple's six kids is helping her cope with the... Jolie fought back tears as she calmly talked about her 2016 marriage break-up, her divorce and custody battle with her estranged husband.
"20.02.2017 20:18:41" calgarysun.com TSB warns air travellers of importance of seatbelts after severe... The Transportation Safety Board warned air travellers of the importance of wearing seatbelts as it released a report Monday that found a failure to... The Transportation Safety Board has released a report about the “flight from hell"
"20.02.2017 20:00:42" calgarysun.com Federal victims' fund administrative costs outstrip benefits Internal government documents obtained by The Canadian Press show that the fund has doled out $170,000 in grants as of March 2015, while at the... A federal fund designed to give financial help to parents whose children have been murdered or gone missing has spent more than 14 times as much on administration costs as it has on actual grants.
"20.02.2017 19:00:36" calgarysun.com Donald Trump hammers 'FAKE NEWS media' in follow-up Sweden tweet U.S. President Donald Trump has taken aim at the "FAKE NEWS media" in a new tweet Monday slamming Sweden's immigration policies. The president tweeted Monday that: “The FAKE NEWS media is trying to say that large scale immigration in Sweden is working out just beautifully. NOT!”
"20.02.2017 18:30:15" calgarysun.com Search for Alberta sledder missing in popular snowmobiling area in B.C. Boulder Mountain near Revelstoke in southeastern B.C., has been closed as RCMP and rescue teams search for a missing snowmobiler. A search for the Hinton man, described as an experienced sledder, began almost immediately.
"20.02.2017 18:00:30" calgarysun.com Hard-working centre Mark Kastelic scores winner for Calgary Hitmen to... Before Sunday, Mark Kastelic wasn't sure if he had ever scored a game-winning goal in the Western Hockey League. “I don't really look at it that... After recording five goals and five assists in his rookie campaign, Kastelic has more than doubled his output this season by scoring 10 times and setting up 12 others in 53 games.
"20.02.2017 17:50:36" calgarysun.com Police investigating suspicious death in Bowness Calgary police say they responded to a medical call at a home in the 7000 block of 41 Avenue at about 12:30 p.m. Sunday. The medical examiner deemed the death to be suspicious, but a cause of death has not been determined.
"20.02.2017 17:00:29" calgarysun.com Surveillance video appears to show assassination of Kim Jong Nam North Korea's top envoy in Kuala Lumpur on Monday denounced Malaysia's investigation into the apparent killing of the exiled half brother of North... Security camera footage obtained by Japanese television appeared to show a careful and deliberate attack in which a woman comes up from behind him and holds something over his mouth.
"20.02.2017 16:00:17" calgarysun.com Family Day events in Calgary: A roundup of things to do! Glow: Downtown Winter Light Festival Looking for something to do with your family today? Here is a roundup of events taking place across the city.
"20.02.2017 15:30:12" calgarysun.com Lawyer rips Douglas Garland prison attack A criminal defence lawyer who has raised concerns in the past about safety at a Calgary jail says people shouldn't be happy that a convicted... Police are still investigating the assault.
"20.02.2017 15:00:58" calgarysun.com Garth Brooks 'answers prayers' for flood of Edmonton and area fans Legend. Fans came from Alberta and beyond to hear hits like The Thunder Rolls and Friends in Low Places.
"20.02.2017 14:00:51" calgarysun.com Sam Edney takes bronze for luge in Olympic test run Sam Edney served notice Sunday of his intention to contend at the 2018 Winter Games by claiming bronze at an Olympic test event in PyeongChang... The Calgarian made history as the first Canadian man to ever win a World Cup luge medal on a foreign track.
"20.02.2017 13:00:43" calgarysun.com Joey, the indoor pet squirrel, guards home against burglary A pet squirrel named Joey prevented a burglary attempt in Idaho last week by scratching the teen suspect when he tried to break into a gun safe,... The unidentified teenager told officers that the squirrel's attack “scared him, obviously, because he wasn't expecting to have, you know, a squirrel come flying out of nowhere at him,” said Officer Ashley Turner of the police department in Meridian, a
"20.02.2017 06:00:18" calgarysun.com Man dies after breaching security at Honolulu airport HONOLULU — The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports that a man is dead after he breached security at Honolulu International Airport and stopped breathing. The man, who was not a traveller, pushed aside a security officer and ran through doors where airplanes were parked. He was stopped by an airport employee, who was backed up by other law enforcement and security officers. The man then became unresponsive.
"20.02.2017 05:30:06" calgarysun.com Rosie O'Donnell will not play Steve Bannon on SNL Rosie O'Donnell has confirmed she will not appear as Steve Bannon on Saturday Night Live. O'Donnell even changed her Twitter avatar to a Photoshopped portrait of her as Bannon, which was created by actor and writer Jonathan Smith.
"20.02.2017 05:00:11" calgarysun.com Joggers in bras and undies raise money for sick kids PHILADELPHIA — Some joggers weren't joking when they said they were going out for a “brief run.” In Philadelphia, Saturday's annual Cupid's Undie Run featured 1,000 people in their underwear and little else, except for maybe some body-painted hearts, angels and Cupid's arrows on their chests.
"20.02.2017 04:30:05" calgarysun.com Tom Holland burnt 'Avengers: Infinity War' script to prevent leaks Tom Holland has set fire to his Avengers: Infinity War script in an effort to stop movie spoilers from leaking. “Marvel like to keep everything a secret,” he said in the video, as he threw the papers into a fireplace. “So, to all the producers who are probably freaking out because I forgot to hand in my script, here is evidence that I am destroying it.”
"20.02.2017 04:00:07" calgarysun.com 'I wouldn't have let him go': Minneapolis woman shocked friend walked to... Saciido Shaie says something seemed to be weighing on her friend Mohamed Badal in the days before he vanished. The Trump administration's hardline views on immigration have rattled many in the Midwestern city's large Somali community, regardless of their immigration status, says Shaie, a community activist.
"20.02.2017 03:30:08" calgarysun.com NBA All-Star landscape changing dramatically NEW ORLEANS —All at once the NBA All-Star landscape is changing. What it all means is a changing of the guard in the league. LeBron will likely keep showing up until he actually retires, but after him and the two feuding one-time Oklahoma City teammates there is a real gap in terms of all-star continuity.
"20.02.2017 03:00:08" calgarysun.com 'His legacy lives on': Mount Royal University flight instructor Jeff... "An officer and a gentleman." Few in the packed auditorium were left unmoved when little Celeste toddled onto the stage and presented her father's urn with a blue plush stuffed dog — the Valentine's gift she never got the opportunity to give him.
"20.02.2017 02:30:03" calgarysun.com The force is with Everett; Social media helps brings in Star Wars Kraft... Hundreds of boxes of a limited-edition pasta have filled the home of a family in Nanaimo, B.C., following a plea to help their autistic son. Already the noodles have exposed the family to a whole community full of caring people who want to make their little boy happy and comfortable. The experience has been “incredible,” Botwright said.
"20.02.2017 02:00:09" calgarysun.com Iraqi forces launch push to retake western Mosul from ISIS BAGHDAD — Iraqi forces have launched an operation to retake the western half of Mosul from the Islamic State group. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the start of the operation early Sunday morning on state television, saying government forces were moving to “liberate the people of Mosul from Daesh oppression forever”, using the Arabic acronym for IS.
"20.02.2017 01:30:06" calgarysun.com Donald Trump tweets 'Sweden' reference had to do with Fox News story on... After appearing to make reference to a non-existent attack in Sweden during a rally on Saturday, U.S. President Trump has taken to Twitter to say... The crime rate in Sweden has actually dropped since 2005, despite the influx of hundreds of thousands of people from countries, such Iraq and Syria, data in the Reuters story indicates.
"20.02.2017 01:00:10" calgarysun.com Strathmore man dead after single-vehicle crash One man was killed in a rollover near the village of Standard, about 90 kilometres east of Calgary. Around 1:30 p.m. on Sunday RCMP from Strathmore were called to an area near the intersection of Highway 561 and Highway 840 for reports of a crash.
"20.02.2017 00:30:08" calgarysun.com Adolf Hitler's phone sold for US$243,000 A telephone owned by Adolf Hitler has sold at auction for US$243,000. The red telephone includes a Nazi party symbol and Hitler's name engraved on the back. Occupying Russian officers gave the phone to a British officer, Sir Ralph Rayner, during a visit to Hitler's bunker in Berlin.
"20.02.2017 00:00:10" calgarysun.com More flood fears for California as another storm approaches Residents returning to homes damaged by flooding should be prepared to evacuate again as yet another powerful Pacific storm takes aim at Northern... The amount of water flowing down the spillway has been reduced to 55,000 cubic feet a second. Earlier this week, outflows were at nearly 100,000 cubic feet per second.
"19.02.2017 23:30:06" calgarysun.com Brian Mulroney sings 'When Irish Eyes Are Smiling' for Donald Trump Former prime minister Brian Mulroney apparently sang to U.S. President Donald Trump at the Mar-a-Lago in Florida Saturday night. “Mr. President, I hope this doesn't fracture U.S.-Canada relations for decades,” Mulroney quipped in Saturday's video shortly before he started singing.
"19.02.2017 23:00:10" calgarysun.com McCain cautions Trump on muzzling press: 'That's how dictators get started' Sen. John McCain says a free press is vital “to preserve democracy as we know it.” And he cautions about efforts to muzzle a free press, saying... "When you look at history, the first thing dictators do is shut down the press.” McCain says he isn't saying Trump is trying to be a dictator but “we need to learn the lessons of history.”
"19.02.2017 22:30:07" calgarysun.com Blue Jays' Josh Donaldson says calf injury 'frustrating' It's all about the optics. The 2015 AL MVP suffered the right calf strain doing sprint drills on Friday. But Donaldson insisted that he'll be ready to resume training in two-to-three weeks and is only using the crutches to take some of the weight off his calf.
"19.02.2017 22:00:19" calgarysun.com SpaceX rocket launches from NASA's moon pad A SpaceX Falcon rocket blasted off Sunday morning from Kennedy Space Center's Launch Complex 39A. It was visible for just seconds before ducking... NASA's historic moonshot pad is back in business.
"19.02.2017 21:00:19" calgarysun.com 'Big Little Lies', 'The Good Fight' and the final season of 'Bates... Bill Harris' TV must-sees for the week of Feb. 19 What should you watch this week? Check out this list of must-sees.
"19.02.2017 20:00:19" calgarysun.com 200,000L Oil condensate leak investigated in Strathcona County Enbridge is cleaning up a pipeline leak of 200,000 litres of oil condensate in Strathcona County. Darin Barter, spokesman for the National Energy Board, said three inspectors are on site – one environmental expert and two operations inspectors.
"19.02.2017 19:42:31" calgarysun.com You're fired! Trump administration official axed after criticizing The... A senior Trump administration official was fired following criticism in a private speech of U.S. President Donald Trump's policies and his inner... Current and former administration officials say Deare's termination was linked to remarks he made Thursday at a private talk at the Wilson Center, a Washington think-tank .
"19.02.2017 19:30:09" calgarysun.com Calgary Flames pleased with resilience following blooper goal by... From press-row, it sure looked like a knuckleball. From behind the plate … er … between the pipes, Calgary Flames netminder Brian Elliott described... “Probably a five-foot sinker curveball."
"19.02.2017 19:00:17" calgarysun.com Alberta appeal court bumps up sentences for Fort McMurray Hells Angels... Two men affiliated with the Hells Angels had five years tacked onto their prison sentences for conspiring to traffic cocaine and benefiting a... Although the trial judge found no evidence the two men inflicted violence on anyone or dealt or trafficked any drugs, they deserved a sentence that reflected their "hardened, wanton and greedy criminality," appeal court panel Chief Justice Catherine
"19.02.2017 18:00:14" calgarysun.com 'Sweden? Terror attack? What has he been smoking': Swedes confused by... Swedes have been scratching their heads and ridiculing President Donald Trump's remarks that suggested a major incident had happened in the... Former Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt tweeted , “Sweden? Terror attack? What has he been smoking? Questions abound.”
"19.02.2017 17:27:25" calgarysun.com Man killed in crash on Stoney Trail One man is dead after a single-vehicle crash in northwest Calgary. A man in his late 30s was killed in a crash on Stoney Trail this morning.
"19.02.2017 17:00:12" calgarysun.com Kenney seeks to consolidate lead as Alberta PC leader race enters home... The Alberta Progressive Conservative leadership race is the home stretch and frontrunner Jason Kenney says he's still running like he's 10 votes... Delegates will convene in Calgary on March 18th to select their first permanent leader since Jim Prentice announced he was quitting the night the Tories' four-decade dynasty ended in a crushing election loss to Premier Rachel Notley's NDP on May 5, 2015.
"19.02.2017 16:26:57" The Calgary Sun's cover photo Mike Drew writes: There were eagles around. I'd already seen a couple up on the ridge and there were four more along a little creek on the south edge of Glenwood.
Read the rest of this week's On the Road column and take a look at his stunning photographs
"19.02.2017 15:30:08" calgarysun.com Slow start leads to four loss for Roughnecks Curt Malawsky is always quick to heap praise on his players and just as quick to accept the responsibility for the setbacks. The coach said, "the guys are giving me everything they've got. They're battling, they're competing. The guys care. It's on me to make adjustments. You want to point a finger? Everyone point a finger at me because it's my team, it's my job to get them
"19.02.2017 15:00:26" calgarysun.com Jays' skipper sees big things ahead for Devon Travis Blue Jays manager John Gibbons can often leave writers scratching their heads when he delivers his Texas good ol' boy jargon and home-spun witicisms. Gibbons let it be known that he believes the Jays' young second baseman, Devon Travis, has a chance to be one of the best hitters in all of Major League Baseball.
"19.02.2017 14:25:54" calgarysun.com Flames earn point in overtime loss to Canucks VANCOUVER — The Calgary Flames scratched out a single point. The Flames were on the brink of being blanked but notched the tying tally with just 5.6 seconds left in regulation, only to surrender the game-winner in the opening minute of the bonus session.
"19.02.2017 14:00:29" calgarysun.com Norma McCorvey, aka 'Jane Roe' in Roe v. Wade, dead at 69 Norma McCorvey, whose legal challenge under the pseudonym “Jane Roe” led to the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark decision that legalized abortion but... After the court's ruling, McCorvey lived quietly for several years before revealing herself as Jane Roe in the 1980s.
"19.02.2017 13:50:46" spark.adobe.com south, west A story told with Adobe Spark For this week's On The Road, I headed south and west down toward Waterton. Lots of wind, snow and the year's first gophers! https://spark.adobe.com/page/r2GVpAMXADIWm/
"19.02.2017 13:00:29" calgarysun.com James Earl Jones, Donald Glover to star in live-action 'Lion King' remake James Earl Jones life has circled round again as he is set to lend his voice, along with Donald Glover, to Disney's upcoming remake of The Lion King. Director Jon Favreau announced the casting of the two men as voice actors. Glover, star and creator of television's Atlanta, will portray the adult Simba. Jones reprises the role of Simba's father, Mufasa, which he voiced in the 1994 animated film.
"19.02.2017 06:00:09" calgarysun.com World-famous fat cat dies after making history FREDERICTON — A former fat cat whose weight-loss journey made headlines around the world has died. Tiny's obesity made news around the world and he educated the public on proper pet nutrition during his year-long weight-loss journey, which was the foundation for Tiny's Medical Fund.
"19.02.2017 05:30:09" calgarysun.com Trump motorcade hit by 2x4, 5 middle schoolers face charges Authorities say a vehicle in President Donald Trump's motorcade was struck by a “2x4” and five middle school students are now facing charges. A child from a local middle school confessed to throwing the wood at the motorcade and also implicated four additional students.
"19.02.2017 05:00:12" calgarysun.com Baby sloth unveiled at Mississippi zoo Zookeepers are waiting for a DNA test to learn whether Hattiesburg Zoo's baby sloth is a boy or a girl. That's because sloths' sex organs are... The baby's even slower than adults — and clumsy, Taylor said. “It just sits on mom's tummy right now,” he said.
"19.02.2017 04:30:06" calgarysun.com Feds to compensate 3 Canadians tortured in Syria The federal government will give apologies and compensation to three Canadians who were tortured in Syria. In October 2008, an inquiry led by former Supreme Court justice Frank Iacobucci found Canadian officials contributed to the torture of Abdullah Almalki, Ahmad El Maati and Muayyed Nureddin by sharing information with foreign agencies.
"19.02.2017 04:00:07" calgarysun.com He said he would, and he did When Jeff Fielding rode into Calgary as city manager in 2014 to marshal the administrative troops at city hall, the relationship with Calgary's... There were other issues, but when Fielding dismounted and got behind his desk, tensions were at a breaking point, which he acknowledged in a speech to industry executives in September 2014.
"19.02.2017 03:30:05" calgarysun.com Trump tears into 'dishonest media' at campaign rally MELBOURNE, Fla. — Just four weeks into his administration, President Donald Trump appeared at a campaign rally that mirrored the months leading up... The event had the familiar trappings of a Trump campaign rally, including red Trump caps, “Make America Great Again” and “Trump/Pence” signs and at least one sign reading “Hillary for Prison.”
"19.02.2017 03:00:09" calgarysun.com Shinkaruk waiting for next opportunity to showcase skills for Flames He tallied twice for his hometown team, memories that Calgary Flames farmhand Hunter Shinkaruk will cherish for the rest of his life. “Obviously, scoring for Calgary was cool but, at the end of the day, I don't really want to have just two goals for Calgary. I want a lot more,” said Shinkaruk.
"19.02.2017 02:30:06" calgarysun.com Cavs' Kyrie Irving thinks earth 'could be' flat Kyrie Irving is the point guard for the world champions. Irving got some support from Golden State's Draymond Green, who defended those who might call Irving's stance something less than solid. “It's just his opinion,” Green said. “It's hard to call someone's opinions crazy. That's what he thinks.”
"19.02.2017 02:00:08" calgarysun.com High River Mounties seek elderly duo accused of stealing meat Mounties in High River are hoping to take a bite out of a couple of alleged meat thieves believed responsible for a brazen mid-day grocery heist... After spending 10 minutes shopping, the suspect loitered near the entrance doors waiting for shoppers to enter the store, allegedly darting past them with his ill-gotten loot and to a waiting pickup truck in the parking lot.
"19.02.2017 01:30:06" calgarysun.com 'Sharkwater' director funeral in T.O. TORONTO — A Toronto filmmaker who died while diving off the Florida coast was mourned by hundreds at his funeral today. Others who spoke at the funeral focused on the work Stewart did. “When he saw an injustice, he felt compelled to try and fix it. That's how he lived his life,” said Michael Kennedy, a director and friend of Stewart's.
"19.02.2017 01:00:09" calgarysun.com Flames and Canucks renew rivalry on Hockey Day in Canada VANCOUVER — Matt Bartkowski has been behind enemy lines. “[Bartkowski is] a great skater. He's a fantastic skater,” Gulutzan praised. “We want to play fast, we want to defend fast, and he has the ability to do that with his feet. That's something that we're going to continue to work on here with him, but he has
"19.02.2017 00:30:05" calgarysun.com Rob Cote returns to Stampeders for another season Rob Cote's tenure as the longest-serving player on the Calgary Stampeders roster will continue. “Rob is one of the true leaders of our team,” Stampeders head coach Dave Dickenson said in a statement. “He had another strong season in 2016 and we're counting on him to continue being an important contributor to our success.”
"19.02.2017 00:00:08" calgarysun.com Punk Rock Axe Throwing event aims to bring together music lovers of all... What's more fun than rocking out to live music and throwing axes? Odds are, nothing. "The scene is so fragmented, there hasn't been a venue or anything consistent for almost five years," Mackenzie said. "People who throw axes might not engage in the local music scene, so we're bringing those two worlds together to experience something
"18.02.2017 23:30:06" calgarysun.com Alberta filmmakers inspired by Secret Marathon Two Alberta filmmakers are pushing ahead with hopes to deliver the world's most secret marathon to the big screen. "The biggest challenge for me leading up to the filming was talking with my partner and my family knowing this could be the last story I ever did. I constantly wondered if I'd planned enough and done enough to keep me and my crew safe," said McKenzie.
"18.02.2017 23:00:09" calgarysun.com Temporary farmers market to open at Symons Valley Ranch site before... The Symons Valley Ranch farmers market may be down, but it's not out after being devastated by fire last month. "We're absolutely ecstatic, (development) will take place as quickly as possible," Aylesworth said, adding the temporary market should be open by early June in what he hopes will be a "monumental rise from the ashes."
"18.02.2017 22:30:07" calgarysun.com Complaining about granddad's care on Facebook could cost nurse $30Gs REGINA, Sask. - Registered nurse Carolyn Strom said if she had known the outcome two years ago, she would not have taken to social media to... Her disciplinary hearing began Feb. 10, 2016. In October, the SRNA discipline committee found Strom guilty of professional misconduct, as her Facebook post was found to “harm the standing of the profession of nursing,” under the Registered Nurses Act.
"18.02.2017 22:00:14" calgarysun.com Calgary's Variety Spray Park gets Barrier Bucks It will be makeover No. 2 for Variety Spray Park, one of Calgary's only outdoor recreation areas specifically catered to users with disabilities. Calgary was one of 15 places in Canada picked for a Barrier Buster project, a new initiative by the Rick Hansen Foundation that aims to remove physical barriers and improve accessibility in communities across the country.
"18.02.2017 21:30:07" calgarysun.com 'They're all concerned': Calgary transit drivers on edge following fatal... The fatal stabbing of a Winnipeg bus driver while on duty has Calgary Transit drivers on edge, says the local union boss, but there are no easy... "Too many of our drivers are still getting punched, (some passengers) are literally throwing their beverages at drivers, and, of course, the assault of choice, the ever disgusting practice of spitting," Ratcliff said, adding fare disputes are
"18.02.2017 21:24:34" National Post Music Can't stop tapping our feet to the Whitehorse singing a cover of Tom Waits' "Gun Street Girl".
"18.02.2017 21:00:13" calgarysun.com Family Day events in Calgary Glow: Downtown Winter Light Festival Check out our roundup of things to do
"18.02.2017 20:00:22" calgarysun.com Some Edmonton neighbourhoods are stinkier than others More than 7,000 complaints about sewer odours have been filed since 2009, says a new city report that identifies certain hot spots known to wrinkle... Something is still rotten in the city of Edmonton.
"18.02.2017 19:00:16" calgarysun.com Three charged after brutal death of woman Three people have been charged after brutally beating a woman to death and then putting her body in a barrel with chemicals to quickly decompose it. “It's like something out of a bad TV show,” said police spokesperson Const. Rob Carver.
"18.02.2017 18:14:24" calgarysun.com Convicted triple murderer Douglas Garland attacked by multiple inmates... Sources say convicted triple murderer Douglas Garland was allegedly assaulted by fellow inmates hours after being sentenced to 75 years without... Sources tell Postmedia that Douglas Garland was assaulted hours after he was sentenced to life in prison, with no chance for parole for 75 years.
"18.02.2017 18:00:16" calgarysun.com High River house auction wraps up Twenty-six upscale homes south of the city have new owners after they were auctioned off by the province. Buying the structures at a discounted price comes with a few not-so-hidden costs and catches
"18.02.2017 17:29:19" calgarysun.com Garth Brooks 'answers prayers' for flood of Edmonton and area fans Legend.It's how fans of Garth Brooks described the superstar on Friday night ahead of the first of nine sold-out shows at Rogers Place in... Fans came from Alberta and beyond to hear hits like The Thunder Rolls and Friends in Low Places.
"18.02.2017 17:05:19" calgarysun.com Winning $26 million Lotto Max jackpot ticket sold in Ontario There is one winning ticket for the $26 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw, and it was sold somewhere in Ontario. Sorry Calgarians, the winning ticket was sold in Ontario
"18.02.2017 16:30:11" calgarysun.com Georges St. Pierre officially back with UFC Georges St. Pierre is back. While the date of St. Pierre's return isn't set, the former welterweight champion won't be short on options when he steps back into the octagon.
"18.02.2017 16:00:15" calgarysun.com Hitmen get past Oil Kings in overtime An early morning video session paid off for Jakob Stukel and the Calgary Hitmen on Friday. Stukel scored at 1:52 of overtime to give the Hitmen a 2-1 win over the Edmonton Oil Kings at the Scotiabank Saddledome.
"18.02.2017 15:30:14" calgarysun.com Elliott looks to continue roll against Canucks The last time the Calgary Flames were at Rogers Arena, one end of the rink was busier than the other. “You guys always ask these questions about past or future games,” Elliott said with a chuckle. “And, it's true, we have short memories. You just look to the next game and don't really pay attention to what happens the last game — good or bad. It's just,
"18.02.2017 15:00:34" calgarysun.com RCMP looking for black truck after girl injured in hit-and-run A 13-year-old girl is in stable condition after she was hit by a vehicle.Just before 6 p.m. on Friday, police were called to the hamlet of Langdon... Just before 6 p.m. on Friday, police were called to the hamlet of Langdon after receiving calls of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle.
"18.02.2017 14:00:39" calgarysun.com No investigation into Chestermere city council The province has decided not to pursue an investigation into Chestermere City Council after reviewing a petition signed by almost 5,500... The investigation was to be into an alleged lack of transparency after residents were becoming concerned with what they said are soaring utility bills, overinflated taxes and the perceived unwillingness of city council to answer questions.
"18.02.2017 06:00:07" calgarysun.com Wrestling legend George 'The Animal' Steele dies at 79 The passing of George What is surprising to a lot of people is to learn the true story of Jim Myers, the man who became "The Animal."
"18.02.2017 04:45:04" calgarysun.com Family Day events in Calgary: A roundup of things to do! Glow: Downtown Winter Light Festival Learn about fallen stars, walk through a kaleidoscope of pivoting prisms and listen to trees talk in Morse code. Held at various locations in downtown Calgary, this family-friendly festival is free and runs nightly from 6:30 – 11 p.m. Feb. 17 - 20.
"18.02.2017 03:45:05" calgarysun.com High River house auction wraps up Twenty-six upscale homes south of the city have new owners after they were auctioned off by the province. After they were damaged in the 2013 flood, the homes were bought by the province to make room for a new spillway in the community so the properties — some valued at $1 million — were auctioned off with no reserve.
"18.02.2017 03:19:55" calgarysun.com Brecht's great anti-war play comes to the stage University professor and acting coach Val Campbell admits she is tapping all her reserves of courage.Until Feb. 25, Campbell is playing the title... Written in 1939, Mother Courage is considered one of the greatest achievements of the 20th century and the greatest anti-war play of all time.
"18.02.2017 02:35:04" calgarysun.com Excerpts from victim impact statements from family of Alvin and Kathy... Convicted murderer Douglas Garland was sentenced to consecutive life terms in prison, without the possibility of parole for 75 years. Quotes from the victims' impact statements read out in the Garland trial.
"18.02.2017 02:00:09" calgarysun.com Carbon levy-boosted natural gas prices to be joined by big hikes in cost... Calgarians will soon be hit by a one-two punch of electricity and natural gas price increases, say utility companies and analysts.While the average... Higher electricity prices on the way are due to an expected growth in demand as the economy strengthens ...
"18.02.2017 01:30:08" calgarysun.com Postmedia photographer nominated for Photojournalist of the Year She spent months at the bedside of a homeless Calgary woman, watching as she slowly died of cancer. Now up for Photojournalist of the Year, it's clear by looking at Hennel's extensive portfolio that she's had a busy year. A fascination with the simplicities of rural, ranch life, Hennel's photos have snared rodeo dangers and cowboy life in black and
"18.02.2017 01:00:09" calgarysun.com Platt: True life sentence a blessing for families of Garland victims To never, ever see his face again. The killer becomes a non-entity clad in a prison jumpsuit, his crimes a burden that he can never escape — and that he'll never get to hear discussed in public again.
"18.02.2017 00:30:06" calgarysun.com Ex Harper aide Bruce Carson convicted of influence-peddling A one-time top aide to former prime minister Stephen Harper was convicted of criminal influence-peddling by Ontario's highest court on Friday. In overturning the acquittal, the Court of Appeal found Carson had indeed attempted to ensure his girlfriend could earn commissions on the sales of water-treatment systems to First Nations.
"18.02.2017 00:17:52" calgarysun.com Twin tragedies give survivor Andy Sandness a new face He'd been waiting for this day, and when his doctor handed him the mirror, Andy Sandness stared at his image and absorbed the enormity of the... “Far exceeded my expectations,” he wrote, handing it to Dr. Samir Mardini, who read the message to the group.
"18.02.2017 00:00:10" calgarysun.com Georges St. Pierre officially back with UFC Georges St. Pierre is back. While the date of St. Pierre's return isn't set, the former welterweight champion won't be short on options when he steps back into the octagon.
"17.02.2017 23:40:04" calgarysun.com WinSport introduces spring ski pass for Canada Olympic Park for first time Winter sports enthusiasts can enjoy a whole extra season with WinSport's first-ever spring ski pass. Winter pass perks follow through to spring pass holders, who will receive discounts on WinSport's Snow School, retail story, partner resorts and special offers on food and drink.
"17.02.2017 23:20:04" calgarysun.com Alberta getting closer to federal health deal: Notley With the united front among provinces on health care funding long since crumbled, Premier Rachel Notley said Friday Alberta is moving closer to a... "We are getting closer. We are having productive discussions," the premier said when asked if a bilateral deal was imminent. "But we're not at a point yet where we're able to specifically talk about that yet."
"17.02.2017 23:00:11" calgarysun.com Calgary's Variety Spray Park gets Barrier Bucks It will be makeover No. 2 for Variety Spray Park, one of Calgary's only outdoor recreation areas specifically catered to users with disabilities. “Variety Park was built with barrier-free principles and was one of the first splash parks in Canada built with thinking about all kids,” Hansen said. “They felt they needed to add more opportunities for kids with disabilities, so they've decided to
"17.02.2017 22:40:04" calgarysun.com Tkachuk's rookie season rivaling that of his father's Matthew Tkachuk only broke into the National Hockey League in October. In his dad's first full NHL season (an 83-game campaign in 1992-93) he scored 28 goals, 23 assists and 51 points. The fact that Tkachuk has the potential to equal or surpass his dad's numbers in his rookie year is impressive but not surprising and shows
"17.02.2017 22:20:06" calgarysun.com Twin tragedies give survivor Andy Sandness a new face He'd been waiting for this day, and when his doctor handed him the mirror, Andy Sandness stared at his image and absorbed the enormity of the... Their paths wouldn't converge for years, but when they did — in side-by-side operating rooms — one man's tragedy offered hope that the other would have a second chance at a normal life.
"17.02.2017 22:00:16" calgarysun.com Family Day events in Calgary: A roundup of things to do! Ramping up for Canada's 150th birthday, Glow: Downtown Winter Light Festival is the first interactive light show of its kind in Calgary. There will be plenty to do this Family Day in Calgary!
"17.02.2017 21:40:05" calgarysun.com Brewing beer battle bubbles toward top court The battle over provincial beer prices continues to brew in Canada. “The combined effect of these two decisions calls into question several judgments of this court beginning in 1921 as well as 150 years of constitutional compromise,” the New Brunswick government says in its memorandum of argument to the Supreme Court of
"17.02.2017 21:10:23" calgarysun.com BREAKING: Calgary Murderer Garland Can't Apply For Parole Until 2089 Postmedia reporter Kevin Martin will provide
live updates from court where Douglas Garland
will be sentenced today. Mobile users can
follow... He will be 129 years old.
"17.02.2017 20:20:06" calgarysun.com Nathan O'Brien's father tells court of family's 'everlasting loss' and pain Postmedia reporter Kevin Martin will provide
live updates from court where Douglas Garland
will be sentenced today. Mobile users can
follow... The judge will deliver his verdict on parole ineligibility at 1:30 p.m. Tune in to our live blog:
"17.02.2017 20:20:06" calgarysun.com Emotion played a role in Chiasson's spearing penalty against Flyers'... Whatever viewers, fans, media, players and coaches thought of Alex Chiasson's spear to the gut of Philadelphia Flyers forward Nick Cousins doesn't... “It was a needless penalty, and a penalty either way,” said Flames head coach Glen Gulutzan. “We got the kill and we got the saves. But that's a position we shouldn't put ourselves in.
"17.02.2017 20:17:42" calgarysun.com RCMP need help to identify man found alongside Hwy. 3 Mounties in Redcliff are turning to the public for help with identifying a man found walking along the highway south of Medicine Hat on Tuesday. Mounties in Redcliff are turning to the public for help with identifying a man found walking along the highway south of Medicine Hat on Tuesday.
"17.02.2017 20:04:00" calgarysun.com Douglas Garland sentence: Nathan O'Brien's father tells court of... Postmedia reporter Kevin Martin will provide
live updates from court where Douglas Garland
will be sentenced today. Mobile users can
follow... We had some technical difficulties with our blog, but we are back now. Court has taken a break until 1:30. Until then, review this morning's victim impact statements through our live blog here:
"17.02.2017 20:00:16" calgarysun.com Pastor irate after Mattel's American Girl introduces boy doll A North Carolina pastor is angry that the maker of the American Girl doll collection is selling a boy version of its pricey dolls. The Asheville Citizen-Times reports the Rev. Keith Ogden sent a message Wednesday to more than 100 parishioners titled, “KILLING THE MINDS OF MALE BABIES,” upon watching a segment about American Girl on ABC's “Good Morning America.”
"17.02.2017 19:35:04" calgarysun.com U.S. cop told to 'tone down your gayness' if he wanted promotion In 2014, St. Louis County Police Sgt. Keith Wildhaber stopped by a local restaurant for a routine check, according to a lawsuit. "'The command staff has a problem with your sexuality.'"
"17.02.2017 19:11:01" calgarysun.com Live blog: Crown wants Garland's parole ineligibility set at 75 years Postmedia reporter Kevin Martin will provide
live updates from court where Douglas Garland
will be sentenced today. Mobile users can
follow... Ten of 12 jurors recommended this sentence, which will be the stiffest sentence imposed since the death penalty was abolished in Canada. We will be learning soon what the judge decides. Tune it to our live blog here:
"17.02.2017 19:01:09" calgarysun.com Alleged 'assassin' of Kim Jong's half-brother thought it was a comedy show It reportedly was just a prank – with deadly consequences. The Indonesian woman arrested for suspected involvement in the killing of the North Korean leader's half brother in Malaysia was duped into thinking she was part of a comedy show prank, Indonesia's national police chief said Friday, citing information
"17.02.2017 18:50:43" calgarysun.com Who should play Justin Trudeau on SNL? So just who is this It just so happens we have a few wishful casting suggestions!
"17.02.2017 18:19:58" National Post Music Watch Vancouver indie band Bear Mountain perform 'On My Own' in the National Post music studio.
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"17.02.2017 17:42:32" calgarysun.com Douglas Garland to hear from families before sentencing Postmedia reporter Kevin Martin will provide
live updates from court where Douglas Garland
will be sentenced today. Mobile users can
follow... From our live bog: "Defence has concerns about the contents of statements of Rod and Jennifer O'Brien, whose son Nathan was murdered by #Garland."
"17.02.2017 17:30:17" calgarysun.com U.S. teacher busted for duct taping 'embarrassed' student to his chair A high school teacher in Michigan has resigned after admitting to duct-taping a student to his chair. According to police, the student received the draconian discipline because he tends to flail his arms while speaking.
"17.02.2017 17:25:08" calgarysun.com Wrestling legend George 'The Animal' Steele dies at 79 The passing today of George "The Animal" Steele at age 79 did not come as a surprise. Word circulated quickly earlier this week that he had been... The passing today of George "The Animal" Steele at age 79 did not come as a surprise. What is surprising to a lot of people is to learn the true story of Jim Myers, the man who became "The Animal."
"17.02.2017 17:23:40" calgarysun.com LIVE: Garland now in the courtroom'; families to read impact statements Postmedia reporter Kevin Martin will provide
live updates from court where Douglas Garland
will be sentenced today. Mobile users can
follow... Court proceedings are now underway.
"17.02.2017 17:10:10" calgarysun.com Foothills WFC to compete in United Women's Soccer league Young women soccer players looking to train and play at the highest level will now have the opportunity as a local team has joined an elite... The Calgary group is currently the only Canadian team to be accepted.
"17.02.2017 16:50:06" calgarysun.com LIVE BLOG: Sentencing for Douglas Garland in triple murder Postmedia reporter Kevin Martin will provide
live updates from court where Douglas Garland
will be sentenced today. Mobile users can
follow... UPDATE: Douglas Garland is now in the courtroom. The hearing begins now.
"17.02.2017 16:34:35" calgarysun.com Former minister urges Liberals to drop 'Islamophobia' from motion A Liberal-backed motion aimed at combating racism would have broader support if it didn't contain the word “Islamophobia,” former justice minister... The motion, known as M-103, was debated Wednesday in the House of Commons amid controversy about fears expressed by a number of Conservative MPs, who say it could stifle legitimate debate about issues like sharia law and the niqab.
"17.02.2017 16:22:28" calgarysun.com Alberta's bear necessity: Our grizzlies are featured in Planet Earth II TORONTO — Bears busting a move in the
Canadian Rockies and a rascally raccoon family
in Toronto are among the animals profiled in
“Planet... Alberta's grizzlies make an appearance in Planet Earth II.
"17.02.2017 15:50:08" calgarysun.com Editorial: Disturbing doesn't describe this horror Disturbing doesn't begin to describe the horror that has played out in a Calgary courtroom over the past month. He faces the potential of no parole for 75 years this morning. God willing, this will be the last we hear of this deranged monster. Our editorial:
"17.02.2017 15:30:14" calgarysun.com Titi Pierce's boob joke lawsuit against Ellen Degeneres thrown out A judge threw out a lawsuit against The Ellen Degeneres Show on Thursday after the host's boob joke caused offence. Titi stated Ellen mangled her name on air back in February, calling her “Titty” instead of “Teetee." Tomayto, Tomahto.
"17.02.2017 15:25:06" calgarysun.com Long delayed Balzac beef plant to finally open A long-shuttered beef processing plant in Rocky View County is set to open its doors under new ownership by the end of the month, two years later... It will open with 175 employees.
"17.02.2017 15:15:08" calgarysun.com Alberta bears, Toronto raccoons featured in Planet Eartn II TORONTO — Bears busting a move in the Canadian Rockies and a rascally raccoon family in Toronto are among the animals profiled in “Planet Earth... The second episode visits the Alberta Rockies and shows grizzly bears coming out of hibernation and doing a dance against trees to scratch themselves.
"17.02.2017 15:10:08" calgarysun.com Lisa Marie Presley's twins removed from home after 'indecent' photos... Lisa Marie Presley's twin daughters have been placed in the care of California's Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). The 49-year-old daughter of Elvis Presley said of the discovery in the court papers: “I was shocked and horrified and sick to my stomach”.
"17.02.2017 15:00:51" calgarysun.com Crosby notches 1,0000th point in Penguins win over Jets PITTSBURGH — Sidney Crosby just wants it
with so he can stop talking about it and
winning another Stanley Cup. Crosby out-worked Jets captain Blake Wheeler for a loose puck and slid it into the slot to Kunitz. That set off a prolonged standing ovation among the Penguins faithful.
"17.02.2017 14:45:06" calgarysun.com Former WWE star Nicole Bass dies in hospital, age 52 Nicole Bass, the bodybuilder who performed in ECW and WWE, and later found fame as a regular on Howard Stern broadcasts, has died, according to her... Her friend, Kristen Marrone, posted a detailed description of Bass' last days on Bass' Facebook page: "A few days ago Nicole got very sick..."
"17.02.2017 14:32:20" calgarysun.com Nobody's bothered to claim the body of Kim Jong Un's assassinated half... Nobody has stepped forward to claim Kim Jon Nam's body following his apparent assassination at Kuala Lumpur's airport. South Korea was quick to accuse its enemies in North Korea of dispatching a hit squad to kill Kim Jong Nam at the airport in Kuala Lumpur, saying two female assassins poisoned him and then fled in a taxi.
"17.02.2017 14:00:44" calgarysun.com Foothills WFC to compete in United Women's Soccer league Young women soccer players looking to train and play at the highest level will now have the opportunity as a local team has joined an elite... With players aged 19 to 30, Flannery said the UWS attracts a variety of athletes ranging from university standouts to players looking to resume a professional career.
"17.02.2017 14:00:19" calgarysun.com Laura Coward pleads guilty to killing, setting 9-year-old daughter on fire Admitted murderer Laura Coward inadvertently killed her daughter by drugging her and torching the vehicle she was in, court heard Thursday. According to medical reports the girl died from a combination of hyperthermia, smoke inhalation and carbon monoxide toxicity.
"17.02.2017 13:41:23" calgarysun.com Garland faces one of stiffest sentences ever in Canada Postmedia reporter Kevin Martin will provide
live updates from court where Douglas Garland
will be sentenced today. Mobile users can
follow... The judge will decide today at 10 a.m. if Douglas Garland will spend the rest of his life in prison. Ten of 12 jurors recommended consecutive sentencing for each count of first-degree murder, which means he would not be eligible for parole for 75 years.
"17.02.2017 13:35:24" calgarysun.com Trump lectures CNN, media at historic news conference: 'It's story... President Donald Trump's anti-media rant – specifically targeting CNN at times – will undoubtedly go down as one of the most memorable moments of... This will undoubtedly go down as one of the most memorable moments of his presidency.
"17.02.2017 13:17:08" calgarysun.com Neidhart: Growing up in Calgary's Hart House 'Dungeon' Ask and thou shalt receive .I asked you what you'd like me to write about and I was flooded with ideas. One question came from @johnreport, who... Life inside Calgary's famous Hart 'dungeon' from the Sun's newest columnist, Natalya!
"17.02.2017 05:30:13" calgarysun.com The UAE is looking to expand - with a city on Mars The United Arab Emirates is looking to expand - and wants to do so on Mars. Other recently announced space exploration plans, particularly those focused on Mars, have been criticized for setting too ambitious a time frame given the huge costs of such a mission. By setting such a distant goal, the UAE's ambitious city becomes a
"17.02.2017 05:06:38" calgarysun.com Long delayed Balzac beef plant to finally open A long-shuttered beef processing plant in Rocky View County is set to open its doors under new ownership by the end of the month, two years later... It will open with 175 employees, and is expected to ramp up to full production of 750 to 800 head a day within a year. Ultimately, the plant could employ between 350 and 375 people, Vesta said.
"17.02.2017 04:26:51" calgarysun.com Former WWE star Nicole Bass dead at 52 Nicole Bass, the bodybuilder who performed in ECW and WWE, and later found fame as a regular on Howard Stern broadcasts, has died, according to her... In the late 1980s and into the 1990s, she competed as a bodybuilder, the highlight being a win in the 1997 NPC National Bodybuilding Championship.
"17.02.2017 03:39:55" Prismatica paves way for GLOW Downtown Winter Light Festival Towers of spinning rainbows set the stage for Family Day weekend showcase.
"17.02.2017 02:12:20" calgarysun.com Pedestrians get head start with unique walk signal in Kensington Observant drivers waiting for a green light at 2nd Ave. and 10th St. N.W. may notice something unusual when the light turns from red to green. Known as a Leading Pedestrian Interval, the simple signal timing change has been used in cities across North America to help increase pedestrian visibility and reduce the risk of crashes between turning automobiles and crossing pedestrians.
"17.02.2017 01:50:04" calgarysun.com Laura Coward pleads guilty in fiery death of her 9-year-old daughter Admitted murderer Laura Coward inadvertently killed her daughter by drugging her and torching the vehicle she was in, court heard Thursday. At the time Coward was involved in custody battle over the child with her ex-husband, Duane Lucius.
"17.02.2017 01:30:12" youtube.com Jimmy Eat World 'Get Right' Jimmy Eat World are in the National Post Studio singing "Get Right" Jim Adkins, Tom Linton, Rick Burch, Zach Lind. Visit the official Jimmy Eat... Enjoy the Jimmy Eat World performance of 'Get Right' in National Post music studio.
"17.02.2017 01:15:07" calgarysun.com Plea for man who bought rifles in San Bernardino attack a 'slap on the... A California man who bought high-powered rifles used in the San Bernardino terror attack pleaded guilty on Thursday as the father of one of the... Marquez was the only person criminally charged in the December 2015 attack that killed 14 people and wounded 22 others at a meeting of San Bernardino County employees. Husband-and-wife assailants Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik were killed in a
"17.02.2017 00:50:05" calgarysun.com Score on Jason Kenney staying in Alberta PC leadership race: Kenney 1.... One politician said the surreal saga had gone from a Hail Mary to a Bloody Mary. Bell: "Many of us figured we would not live to see the Toryland dynasty defeated.
They'd survived their scandals, their incompetence, their lack of principles. They even ran once and won easily on a platform of no ideas."
"17.02.2017 00:21:15" calgarysun.com Rot in jail, Mr. Garland Disturbing doesn't begin to describe the horror that has played out in a Calgary courtroom over the past month. EDITORIAL - Disturbing doesn't begin to describe the horror that has played out in a Calgary courtroom over the past month.
"17.02.2017 00:15:05" calgarysun.com Alberta parks set record for comfort camping Cushy camping in Alberta is attracting an increasingly bigger tent of devotees.The province said a record 847 bookings were made for the plusher... If you have power, heat and a duvet cover, is it still roughing it?
"16.02.2017 23:45:06" calgarysun.com Ontario man gets back $100,000 he forgot he stashed in a TV About 30 years ago an Ontario man stuffed a wad of cash and banking documents inside a box, opened up the back of his television and hid the... Turns out the 68-year-old forgot all about his secret stash — amounting to $100,000 —and had given his television to a friend who dropped it off to be recycled.
"16.02.2017 23:15:12" calgarysun.com Canada, you have the WORST ER wait times of 11 developed countries A new report suggests Canadians have the longest wait times for medical attention in emergency departments and for referrals to specialists among... We knew it was bad, but this bad?
"16.02.2017 23:11:10" Live video from the Calgary Courts Centre where Douglas Garland has been found guilty in the murders of Nathan O'Brien and Alvin & Kathy Liknes.
"16.02.2017 22:40:05" calgarysun.com Killed Winnipeg bus driver was facing charges of molesting girl A Winnipeg bus driver who was stabbed to death
on the job this week was facing charges of
sexual assault and sexual interference. At a preliminary hearing, the complainant alleged Fraser molested her on many occasions starting when she was five years old.
"16.02.2017 22:26:41" calgarysun.com Platt: Heroic jury sends Garland to the fate he deserves May he rot inside, and only ever leave again nailed tight in a casket. May he rot inside, and only ever leave again nailed tight in a casket.
Prison is where Douglas Garland belongs, and if there's justice, it's where the sadistic, brooding monster will remain for the rest of his wretched life, whether that's another decade
"16.02.2017 22:00:46" calgarysun.com Timeline: Douglas Garland's disturbing trial in review The Douglas Garland verdict caps four weeks of riveting testimony from forensic experts, police and relatives from both the victims' and Garland families. Here are the 19 days of testimony, beginning back in January, which went into the verdict: The Douglas Garland verdict caps four weeks of riveting testimony from forensic experts, police and relatives from both the victims' and Garland families. Here are the 19 days of testimony, beginning back in January, leading to today's guilty verdict.
"16.02.2017 21:49:06" calgarysun.com Douglas Garland guilty in murders of Nathan O'Brien, Kathy and Alvin Liknes It took jurors eight and a half hours over two days to find Douglas Garland guilty on Thursday of the revenge motivated killings of a Calgary couple and their little grandson. Ten of 12 jurors recommend consecutive parole ineligibilities. Two had no opinion.
"16.02.2017 21:45:07" calgarysun.com Lethbridge police revise training policy for transgender sensitivity A complaint from a provincial organization representing transgender Albertans has led to the creation of a new training policy for Lethbridge... "We did have a policy in place but it needed to be updated — it was a little stale."
"16.02.2017 21:18:00" calgarysun.com BREAKING: Douglas Garland GUILTY, 3 counts of murder The fate of triple-murder suspect Douglas
Garland is back in the hands of a 12-member
Calgary jury this morning. Live from the courthouse:
"16.02.2017 21:15:09" calgarysun.com South Carolina woman describes torment by alleged serial killer A South Carolina woman has described
conditions inside a makeshift sex
dungeon where she was allegedly chained
for two months and raped daily... He “let me know that if I tried to run, he'd kill me. If I tried to hurt him, he'd kill me. If I fought back, he would kill me. And then he raped me. He would rape me twice a day, every day.”
"16.02.2017 20:48:52" calgarysun.com BREAKING: Jurors have reached a verdict in Douglas Garland murder trial The fate of triple-murder suspect Douglas
Garland is back in the hands of a 12-member
Calgary jury this morning. We are going live with our blog at the Calgary Courts Centre where we have been told jurors have reached a vedict.
"16.02.2017 20:45:06" calgarysun.com Canada has worst ER/referral wait times in 11 developed countries: Report A new report suggests Canadians have the longest wait times for medical attention in emergency departments and for referrals to specialists among... The report found 29% of Canadians said they had to wait four hours or longer to be seen by a practitioner during their most recent emergency department visit — almost three times the international average of 11%.
"16.02.2017 20:30:10" calgarysun.com Meet Edward, Calgary Zoo's youngest king penguin In a zoo tradition that sees all king penguins given a royal name, the chick was named after King Edward VII, who reigned from 1901 to 1910. He is six months old, fluffy and brown and almost 5 kg heavier than his mom.
"16.02.2017 20:28:26" calgarysun.com Death of Calgary MLA's sister ruled a homicide: RCMP The death of 25-year-old Victoria Levesque has been determined a homicide. RCMP in Strathmore say the medical examiner made the determination after completing an autopsy Wednesday.
"16.02.2017 20:15:10" calgarysun.com Alberta's own Brett Kissel is pretty pumped to open for Garth Brooks When tickets for the Garth Brooks World Tour went on sale back in December of last year, Brett Kissel was on Ticketmaster like everyone else,... Our Q and A with Brett Kissel.
"16.02.2017 20:10:06" calgarysun.com Donald Trump to CNN: 'Nobody believes you.' President blames... President Donald Trump says his administration is running like a “fine-tuned machine” despite media reports to the contrary. Trump criticized most – "but not all" – of the mainstream media for failing to report a spike in his approval rating.
"16.02.2017 20:03:31" calgarysun.com Latest bid to turf Kenney from PC leadership race quashed Progressive Conservative president Katherine O'Neill has quashed a special meeting of the party's board that could have potentially disqualified... That didn't take long.
"16.02.2017 20:00:33" calgarysun.com Genie Bouchard says 'for sure' to second date with fan Who knew Tom Brady would turn out to be such a matchmaker? The random date Eugenie Bouchard went on after a Twitter bet on the Super Bowl looks like it turned out surprisingly well for the pair.
"16.02.2017 19:45:11" calgarysun.com Backswing: Arizona's golf hotspot is getting even hotter If you're a repeat visitor to Arizona's Valley
Sun and feel like you have tried almost
option on what is a super-sized menu of... Golfers, here's your guide to what's new — new holes, new experiences and more — in the Valley of the Sun.
"16.02.2017 19:41:04" youtube.com The Sounds stripped down version of 'Something To Die For' Swedish indie rockers Maja Ivarsson and Jesper Anderberg from THE SOUNDS perform a stripped-down version of their song "Something To Die For". Official websi...
"16.02.2017 19:33:24" King Penguin named He is six months old, fluffy and brown and almost 5 kg heavier than his mom. Now, the Calgary Zoo's youngest king penguin also has a name.
"16.02.2017 19:15:12" calgarysun.com Mother of Italian woman destroyed by sex videos demands justice: 'Her... The mother of an Italian woman who became a nationwide punchline after her sex videos were shared online is demanding justice. "People made fun of her, parodies ended up on pornographic websites. She was called shameful names."
"16.02.2017 18:45:09" calgarysun.com United Arab Emirates wants to expand ... with a city on Mars The United Arab Emirates is looking to expand - and wants to do so on Mars. This is pretty ambitious. UAE engineers have presented a concept city about the size of Chicago.
"16.02.2017 18:10:06" calgarysun.com Strathcona County won't be acknowledging Treaty 6 land at meetings While many municipal organizational meetings begin with an acknowledgment of being held on Treaty 6 land, Strathcona County will not be a part of... “What are we trying to accomplish? And what are we trying to do with this? And to me this feels like lip service quite literally."
"16.02.2017 18:05:09" calgarysun.com B.C. conservation officer attacked, injured by cougar British Columbia's Conservation Officer Service says an emaciated cougar that attempted to enter a West Kootney home through a window attacked and... Deputy chief Chris Doyle says it's the first time in his two-decade career that a conservation officer has been injured by a cougar.
"16.02.2017 18:00:38" calgarysun.com Athabasca RCMP want to remind motorists: Marijuana is still illegal After a spike in roadside drug seizures, Athabasca RCMP are reminding people marijuana is still illegal. Until the laws actually change, they will arrest you.
"16.02.2017 17:55:09" calgarysun.com Snow Scene: Plenty of powder in B.C. backcountry Search the country far and wide, and there aren't many places that get more powder than the area south of Revelstoke, B.C. Nestled in this B.C. sweet spot is one of the country's hidden gems for thrill-seeking backcountry enthusiasts.
"16.02.2017 17:40:09" business.financialpost.com Life is about choice, and money decisions can be intimidating To figure out the right money moves for you, we turned to some financial experts to sort through some of the confusion. RRSPs or TFSAs? Save or pay down debt? What the #!%*? #MillennialsAndMoney
"16.02.2017 17:35:08" calgarysun.com Professor's anti-Trump rant caught on cam: 'We're back to being in a... Representatives for a Southern California student who was suspended after filming his professor's anti-Donald Trump rant say Orange Coast College... Representatives for a Southern California student who was suspended after filming his professor's anti-Donald Trump rant say Orange Coast College is taking an "unconstitutional viewpoint" that targets conservatives.
"16.02.2017 17:00:35" calgarysun.com Mel Gibson in talks to direct Suicide Squad 2 After receiving an Oscar nod for directing the war pic Hacksaw Ridge, rumours are swirling that Gibson is being courted to helm Suicide Squad 2. Is the resurrection of Mel Gibson complete?
"16.02.2017 16:50:06" calgarysun.com Trump hammers 'low-life leakers' in Thursday morning Twitter firestorm President Donald Trump fired up his Twitter account Thursday morning and fired back at anyone leaking information in Washington. So this happened today.
"16.02.2017 16:40:07" calgarysun.com After 40 years wanted for sex crimes, Roman Polanski wants back in the U.S. Roman Polanski's lawyer is reportedly making a legal bid to allow the director to return to the U.S. a free man. Polanski, 83, pleaded guilty in 1977 to one count of unlawful sexual intercourse with a 13-year-old girl, serving 42 days in prison before fleeing the country after being placed on probation.
"16.02.2017 16:25:05" calgarysun.com Russian model stuns Internet with daring dangle from Dubai tower Viktoria Odintcova's breathtaking photo shoot will fill you with anxiety. Look away if you're acrophobic.
"16.02.2017 16:00:24" calgarysun.com Genie Bouchard makes good on Super Bowl bet, takes stranger on date Eugenie Bouchard is not one to welch on a bet. This is what happens when you bet against Tom Brady.
"16.02.2017 15:45:10" calgarysun.com Kim Jong Un's half-brother poisoned by female assassins at airport The circumstances surrounding Kim Jong Nam's reported assassination were few and far between Thursday, as Malaysian authorities confirmed they now... Investigators are trying to piece together the details of a death that set off a torrent of speculation over whether Kim Jong Un dispatched a hit squad to kill his estranged older sibling.
"16.02.2017 15:30:18" calgarysun.com Gunter: Red Tories are trying to dump Kenney ... at their own peril Now that the Super Bowl is over and the Brier is still nearly two weeks away, it appears as though the Arrogance cost the Tories the 2015 provincial election. And it's the very same mentality behind the back-to-back attempts to halt Kenney against the obvious will of party members.
"16.02.2017 15:15:13" calgarysun.com B.C. gangster pleads guilty in Montreal role in massive cocaine conspiracy A B.C. gangster linked to one of the biggest arms seizures in Canadian history has pleaded guilty in Montreal to a series of drug, explosives and... Maloney is tied to the infamous Irish West End Gang in Montreal.
"16.02.2017 15:00:49" calgarysun.com B.C. conservation officer attacked, injured by cougar British Columbia's Conservation Officer Service says an emaciated cougar that attempted to enter a West Kootney home through a window attacked and... Deputy chief Chris Doyle says it's the first time in his two-decade career that a conservation officer has been injured by a cougar.
"16.02.2017 14:40:06" calgarysun.com Bombardier annual revenue falls by US$1.8 billion MONTREAL — Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B) says it had a US$981 million net loss last year. This is actually an improvement over 2015.
"16.02.2017 14:20:10" calgarysun.com Garland trial: What the jury didn't see WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT As disturbing as some of the images shown jurors in the Douglas Garland triple-murder trial were, they could have been worse.
"16.02.2017 14:00:48" calgarysun.com Calgary teacher reprimanded for texts with student A Calgary teacher has been fined $1,000 and received a letter of severe reprimand after engaging in an inappropriate relationship with a Grade 12... An official with the Calgary Board of Education said that "it is highly unlikely" a teacher with a record of professional misconduct would be hired as a teacher again.
"16.02.2017 05:00:09" calgarysun.com Plane hits deer during takeoff in Charlotte, N.C. Authorities say an American Eagle flight struck a deer while taking off from the Charlotte, North Carolina, international airport, forcing it to... American Airlines spokeswoman Katie Cody said the aircraft was leaking fuel as a result of the deer strike.
"16.02.2017 04:24:48" calgarysun.com California officials rush to drain lake before new storms arrive Officials raced to drain more water from a lake behind battered Oroville Dam as new storms began rolling into Northern California on Wednesday and... About 100,000 cubic feet of water was flowing from the reservoir each second, enough to fill an Olympic-size swimming pool.
"16.02.2017 03:55:05" calgarysun.com Mel Gibson in talks to direct Suicide Squad 2 Is the resurrection of Mel Gibson complete? After receiving an Oscar nod for directing the war pic Hacksaw Ridge, rumours are swirling that Gibson is being courted to helm Suicide Squad 2.
"16.02.2017 03:10:07" calgarysun.com Scarlett Johansson: 'I don't think it's natural to be a monogamous person' Scarlett Johansson is not convinced monogamy is natural. "It's a lot of work. And the fact that it is such work for so many people - for everyone - the fact of that proves that it is not a natural thing. It's something I have a lot of respect for and have participated in, but I think it definitely goes against
"16.02.2017 02:19:11" calgarysun.com PC leadership frontrunner Jason Kenney faces yet another asinine attempt... What the . . .You can't make this stuff up. It is so mind-numbingly moronic. Then again, it is politics.Step right up. One more spin on the... Bell: "What the ..."
"16.02.2017 01:45:15" calgarysun.com Platt: Jury's brutal task in deciding Garland's fate one of cold logic The worst is over, the hardest part just beginning. Platt: "Not only did this jury have to sit through four weeks of gut-churning testimony and evidence pointing to hideous deeds, they went through it knowing a five-year-old boy was one of the victims."
"16.02.2017 01:45:06" youtube.com Bobby Bazini 'C'est La Vie' acoustic performance in NP Music studio Multiplatinum, soul-infused, singer-songwriter Bobby Bazini performs a stripped down 'Cest La Vie' for #NPSessions in the NP Music studio.... Bobby Bazini joined us in the National Post music studio to perform an acoustic version of "C'est La Vie"
#npmusic #npsessions Universal Music Canada
"16.02.2017 00:46:04" calgarysun.com Garland trial: What the jury didn't see As disturbing as some of the images shown jurors in the Douglas Garland triple-murder trial were, they could have been worse. As disturbing as some of the images shown jurors in the Douglas Garland triple-murder trial were, they could have been worse.
"16.02.2017 00:35:04" calgarysun.com Lougheed House hosts first outdoor curling bonspiel in 100 years Early Alberta curlers were a hardy bunch. Taking to frozen creeks and ponds in the 1880s, they braved the elements to heave stones down the ice in... The Lougheed House event runs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. with free admission all day ... The restaurant will function as a pseudo-Brier Patch with support from Village Brewery and there will be other family-friendly activities.
"16.02.2017 00:03:25" calgarysun.com Calgary kids give up their birthday money for cancer cause It's a birthday gift that truly keeps on giving. Individual fundraisers account for about 20 per cent of the charity's annual revenues, making it a vital part of its portfolio.
"15.02.2017 23:19:29" Make the Demogorgon Cocktail Cannibale bartender Evan Cooper demonstrates how to make the Demogorgon cocktail.
"15.02.2017 23:10:05" calgarysun.com HOBSON'S CHOICE: The week in Calgary theatre For his solo show The Fever, Calgary actor Caleb Gordon wants perspective audience members to know he's not sharpening daggers. Wallace Shawn's acclaimed and controversial 1990 play The Fever in which an affluent American man recalls finding himself on the squalid bathroom floor of a hotel in a war torn third world country.
"15.02.2017 23:00:29" calgarysun.com Donald Trump criticizes leaks following Michael Flynn's resignation Just six days into his presidency, Donald Trump was informed his national security adviser had misled his vice-president about contacts with Russia. Trump asserted in a tweet: “Information is being illegally given to the failing @nytimes & @washingtonpost by the intelligence community (NSA and FBI?). Just like Russia.”
"15.02.2017 22:50:09" calgarysun.com Brock Lesnar tells UFC he is done with MMA Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar has informed the mixed martial arts promotion that he is retired from competition. Lesnar returned from a 4 1/2-year MMA absence last July to beat Mark Hunt at UFC 200, but the result was overturned after Lesnar failed two doping tests. He was subsequently suspended from competition for a year.
"15.02.2017 22:38:13" calgarysun.com Stuart McLean, host of CBC Radio's 'Vinyl Cafe,' has died Stuart McLean, a bestselling author, journalist and humorist who entertained millions as host of the popular CBC Radio program Stuart McLean, a bestselling author, journalist and humorist who entertained millions as host of the popular CBC Radio program “The Vinyl Cafe,” has died. He was 68.
"15.02.2017 22:27:01" calgarysun.com Wine bar set to cater to Calgary canine customers Vin Room is going to the dogs. Vin Room is going to the dogs.
With approval from Alberta Health Services in hand, the wine-focused restaurants are now able to welcome man's – and woman's – best friend onto the patios at their two locations in Mission and West Springs.
"15.02.2017 22:15:06" calgarysun.com Trudeau must act now to protect Canada from Trump's agenda, business... An influential organization representing Canada's biggest corporations is urging Justin Trudeau to take ambitious steps to shield the country from... The organization warns of Trump's domestic policy possibly crippling Canada's competitiveness.
"15.02.2017 21:56:34" The haunting of Heritage Park Have you heard about the 'woman in white' that haunts the Prince House? Ghost Tours are back on select evenings at Heritage Park—tickets for tonight are already sold out, but there is still availability for upcoming tour times.
"15.02.2017 21:50:05" calgarysun.com Karlie Kloss apologizes after outrage over Vogue's geisha shoot in... Supermodel Karlie Kloss has apologized for any offence caused by posing as a geisha for a new Vogue photoshoot aimed at celebrating diversity. Karlie's portrayal of a Japanese geisha was not received well by social media users, who accused the model and Vogue editors of cultural appropriation.
"15.02.2017 21:30:13" calgarysun.com Man charged with killing bus driver Winnipeg police have released the name of a man charged in connection with the fatal stabbing of a bus driver early Tuesday morning. Brian Kyle Thomas, 22, is facing a charge of second-degree murder, accused of stabbing Irvine Fraser outside a Winnipeg Transit bus shortly before 2 a.m. on the campus of the University of Manitoba.
"15.02.2017 21:10:09" calgarysun.com 'LOL': alleged Kim Jong Nam assassin nabbed after reportedly being... Authorities in Malaysia have arrested a woman they believe is connected to the assassination of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean... Did Malaysian authorities get the last laugh?
"15.02.2017 20:41:45" calgarysun.com 'Want some pizza?' WestJet pilot comes to rescue for rerouted Air Canada... Air Canada is apologizing to passengers who found themselves rerouted late at night to Fredericton with nothing to eat — that is, until the rival... Leave it to a WestJet pilot to feed hungry Air Canada passengers.
"15.02.2017 20:30:12" calgarysun.com Eugenie Bouchard featured in Sports Illustrated's Swimsuit Issue Eugenie Bouchard is among three tennis stars featured in the most recent Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. Bouchard tweeted out the news
"15.02.2017 20:10:09" calgarysun.com Carlos Santana apologizes for saying Beyonce is 'not a singer' Carlos Santana has angered the Beyhive. The legendary guitarist seemingly dissed Beyonce in an interview with Australian media following the Grammys Sunday night when he said Beyonce was "very beautiful to look at" but "not a singer, singer."
"15.02.2017 19:46:43" calgarysun.com Lethbridge drug bust largest in city's history Investigators with Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams in Lethbridge seized drugs with an estimated street value of $1.2 million over the... Four homes were searched and three people were arrested
"15.02.2017 19:44:01" calgarysun.com Lethbridge drug bust largest in city's history Investigators with Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams in Lethbridge seized drugs with an estimated street value of $1.2 million over the... Investigators with Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams in Lethbridge seized drugs with an estimated street value of $1.2 million over the weekend, as part of what is being described as the largest seizure of its kind in the city.
"15.02.2017 19:40:05" calgarysun.com Tory VP calls emergency meeting on complaints against Kenney Jason Kenney could once again face disqualification from the Progressive Conservative leadership race as a party vice-president has called an... Jason Kenney could once again face disqualification from the Progressive Conservative leadership race.
"15.02.2017 19:21:06" calgarysun.com 'Knees together' judge seeks review of judicial council decision Justice Robin Camp wants to address the Canadian Judicial Council after the accused in the original trial was acquitted again in a retrial. A Calgary judge who could lose his job after asking a sexual assault complainant why she couldn't keep her knees together is asking for a judicial review in his case.
"15.02.2017 19:10:07" calgarysun.com Shania Twain wants to 'forget' music she made with ex-husband Shania Twain is moving on from the sound created by her ex-husband and former producer Robert John 'Mutt' Lange. The country star, 51, has not released a studio record since 2002, a delay that in part is down to the turmoil in her professional and personal life caused by her break-up from her husband Robert John 'Mutt' Lange, who doubled as the producer of all her
"15.02.2017 18:50:08" calgarysun.com Investigation launched after New York cops allegedly Taser pregnant... A pregnant teen fears for the well-being of her unborn baby following an incident that ended with her tumbling to the ground after being tased. The New York Police Department has launched an internal investigation following last week's incident – all of which was caught on tape.
"15.02.2017 18:30:15" calgarysun.com Lindsay Lohan says it would be 'a positive thing' for America to support... NEW YORK — Lindsay Lohan says Americans need to come together in support of President Donald Trump. “You have to join him. If you can't beat him, join him," Lohan said.
"15.02.2017 18:09:44" calgarysun.com 'Whumpf' and then an avalanche near Canmore that injures two Two climbers had to be rescued from Mount Charles Stewart near Harvie Heights Tuesday after triggering a sizeable avalanche.One climber suffered... One of the climbers walked along a slope on a sub-summit of the mountain and reported hearing a large "whumpf" indicating that a weaker layer in the snowpack had just collapsed, which often precedes an avalanche.
"15.02.2017 17:34:58" National Post Music Watch Bobby Bazini perform in the National Post music studio.
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"15.02.2017 17:30:40" calgarysun.com Garland trial goes to the jury today The fate of triple-murder suspect Douglas Garland will be placed in the hands of a 12-member Calgary jury Wednesday. We are reporting live from court this morning as the jury is expected to hear final legal instructions before deliberations begin.
"15.02.2017 17:15:16" calgarysun.com Concerns as day care moves next to pub The owner of a northwest pub and some of its customers are voicing concerns about a day care moving in next door.While denizens of Stavros Pizza... Stavros co-owner Woz Haymour said news of their new neighbour raised eyebrows among him and his customers.
"Some of our customers are saying 'wow, a day care next to a bar — that's not right.' "
"15.02.2017 17:00:35" calgarysun.com Treliving waiting for cues leading up trade deadline C'mon guys, enough of the mixed messages. With only two weeks of tick-tock until the NHL's annual trade deadline, Calgary Flames general manager Brad Treliving is hoping for a not-so-subtle hint from his skating staff on whether he should be buying, selling or simply hiding his cell-phone.
"15.02.2017 16:45:10" driving.ca Pickup Comparison: 2017 Nissan Titan XD vs. Titan half-ton Trying to decide which big Nissan pickup to buy is a true Clash of the Titans What's the better engine for the Nissan Titan pickup? driving.ca puts them both to the test. #autos
"15.02.2017 16:40:07" calgarysun.com Calgary cul-de-sac parking woes closer to being resolved A solution for residents eager to legally angle park in one of Calgary's 2,500 cul-de-sacs is one step closer to reality following recent city... "If we can figure out a way to get the waste and recycling trucks through, if we can figure out a way to make sure emergency vehicles can get through and it accommodates people in the cul-de-sac a little bit better, that's not a bad thing."
"15.02.2017 16:20:11" calgarysun.com Francis: No rift between them say Gulutzan and Gaudreau Try as they might, Johnny Gaudreau and Glen Gulutzan weren't convincing in their insistence they're now on the same page. Eric Francis writes: One day after Gulutzan very publicly demoted Gaudreau to the fourth line in the midst of a 5-0 humiliation, the two sat for an early morning meeting they say cleared the air.
"15.02.2017 16:00:22" calgarysun.com Alberta politicians notice uptick in threats Anger at the government is nothing new, but politicians past and present say the level of vitriol directed at elected officials these days is worse... After a Sun investigation showed Premier Rachel Notley has been the subject of more threats than any of her predecessors, six past and current politicians spoke about the issue.
"15.02.2017 15:36:39" calgarysun.com Pilots' families wait for answers in Mount Royal University plane crash Families of two pilots killed in a plane crash northwest of Cochrane are grieving as they await answers about what caused the small twin-engine... "These were individuals who, flying was their life and they wanted to teach others to fly and fulfill their dreams so it's been very difficult."
"15.02.2017 15:00:54" calgarysun.com Garland trial goes to the jury on Wednesday The fate of triple-murder suspect Douglas Garland will be placed in the hands of a 12-member Calgary jury Wednesday. Court of Queen's Bench Justice David Gates will give final legal instructions to the 13 remaining jury members (the case started a month ago with 14) before one juror's number will be drawn and that individual will be dismissed.
"15.02.2017 14:00:43" calgarysun.com Alberta politicians notice uptick in threats Anger at the government is nothing new, but politicians past and present say the level of vitriol directed at elected officials these days is worse... Phillips said the litany of abuse makes it hard to ask women to go into politics when they see comments online.
“It's real. In large part it's because we are women. But at the same time what we need to also say is, 'None of this will stop me,' ” she
"15.02.2017 06:01:09" calgarysun.com Coun. Diane Colley-Urquhart quits Calgary Police Commission and they... One thing is clear. They aren't prepared to be the fall guy.On Tuesday, Coun. Diane Colley-Urquhart quits the Calgary Police Commission.The... BELL: "The commission number one talks about how one individual wrote the commission last May frustrated there had been no progress since they'd been to meetings with Colley-Urquhart.
They wondered why the commission had taken no action.
"15.02.2017 04:00:28" calgarysun.com Blue Jays spring training the perfect time to visit Dunedin, Fla. DUNEDIN, Fla., -- You might know that the Blue Jays play their spring training games in this town north of St. Petersburg, and that the team's... If you're a baseball fan, there's nothing quite like catching spring training in Florida.
"15.02.2017 03:50:04" calgarysun.com Repeat Calgary sex offender gets nearly two years for bus stop attack The brutal sexual attack of a city woman at a Calgary bus shelter has landed a previously convicted sex offender a nearly two-year jail term. "He began groping her very aggressively," the prosecutor said.
"She pushed him away but he persisted."
Collier told the woman he was going to make her perform oral sex.
When she tried to resist, he punched her in the face and groped her under her
"15.02.2017 03:04:33" calgarysun.com Platt: From busting wasteheads to waste of time, police no longer see... A blind eye to your beet-red ones.It's an admission Calgary police are loathe to make, even weeks before federal legislation is expected to be... PLATT: "Not a priority means that unless it's right in their faces or found as part of another investigation, police no longer have marijuana on the radar."
"15.02.2017 02:15:06" youtube.com Agnes Obel performs 'It's Happening Again' in NP Music studio 'Citizen Of Glass' is the new album from Danish singer/songwriter Agnes Obel. Obel dropped by National Post Music studio to perform the atmospheric... Agnes Obel gives a moving performance in the National Post Music Studio of "It's Happening Again".
"15.02.2017 01:20:05" calgarysun.com Man who said Trudeau should be REGINA — A Saskatchewan man has been found guilty of uttering threats against Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Christopher Hayes has been fined $500, given nine months probation, which includes not attending Trudeau events, and is prohibited from owning firearms for three years.
"15.02.2017 00:45:04" calgarysun.com Alternative names; Trump's spokesman calls Prime Minister 'Joe Trudeau... Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's visit was not a big story in Washington on Tuesday as the cheer of a drama-free day was swiftly overshadowed by an... Although, there were some guffaws when Trump's spokesman Sean Spicer tripped on the prime minister's name. He saluted the "incredibly productive," meeting with, "Prime Minister Joe Trudeau of Canada."
"14.02.2017 23:37:59" calgarysun.com Communities to face off for $50,000 from Hitmen Communities looking to upgrade parks, arenas or playgrounds are being invited to apply for a $50,000 grant from the Calgary Hitmen Foundation... Communities looking to upgrade parks, arenas or playgrounds are being invited to apply for a $50,000 grant from the Calgary Hitmen Foundation announced today as part of a new community restoration program.
"14.02.2017 23:23:22" calgarysun.com Group wants trophy hunting banned in Alberta A new conservation group launched Tuesday calling for the NDP to stop trophy hunting in the province. A new conservation group launched Tuesday calling for the NDP to stop trophy hunting in the province.
"14.02.2017 23:00:26" calgarysun.com 'He doesn't want to be Batman anymore': Ben Affleck reportedly wants out... DC just can't seem to catch a break in the good news department. This is emerging following Affleck's pulling out as director of a stand-alone Batman movie
"14.02.2017 22:37:48" calgarysun.com Strasser-Hird killer files appeal Convicted killer Franz Cabrera has appealed the jury verdict against him for his involvement in the swarming death of Calgary man Lukas Strasser-Hird. Convicted killer Franz Cabrera has appealed the jury verdict against him for his involvement in the swarming death of Calgary man Lukas Strasser-Hird.
"14.02.2017 22:20:49" calgarysun.com Coun. Diane Colley-Urquhart resigns from police commission Coun. Diane Colley-Urquhart has abruptly quit the Calgary Police Commission after being reprimanded for violating rules in her effort to help... Coun. Diane Colley-Urquhart has abruptly quit the Calgary Police Commission after being reprimanded for violating rules in her effort to help female police officers who feel harassed.
"14.02.2017 22:00:24" Timeline Photos Remember the sky palace?
"14.02.2017 22:00:18" calgarysun.com 'The Bachelor's' Corinne Olympios is channeling Donald Trump There are lots of theories about Corinne Olympios, the villain on this season of There are lots of theories about Corinne Olympios, the villain on this season of "The Bachelor." Maybe she's a preteen girl trapped in an adult body, a la "Big" or "13 Going on 30." Maybe she's an actor who's in on the joke.
"14.02.2017 21:40:06" calgarysun.com Edmonton troops prepare to leave for Ukraine Canada, Britain and the United States have had military trainers in Ukraine since the summer of 2015, after Russia annexed Crimea and began... Some 200 soldiers from Edmonton are preparing to deploy to Ukraine — though with everyone waiting to see whether the mission there will be extended, exactly how long they will be staying is anyone's guess.
"14.02.2017 21:20:13" calgarysun.com Man convicted of killing boy in haunting missing-child case NEW YORK — A former store clerk was convicted Tuesday of murder in one of the nation's most haunting missing-child cases, the disappearance of... The jury deliberated over nine days before finding Hernandez, 56, guilty of murder during a kidnapping in a case that shaped both parenting and law enforcement practices in the United States.
"14.02.2017 21:00:26" calgarysun.com 10 potential bargains in CFL free agency Paying players the going rate will only get you so far. There are a couple of Stampeders on this list.
"14.02.2017 20:43:28" National Post Music Watch Brad Roberts of Crash Test Dummies perform the popular song, "Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm"
"14.02.2017 20:35:05" calgarysun.com Travis Vader due back in court on break and enter charges Travis Vader, 45, faces charges of break and enter, possession of property obtained by crime, as well as multiple breach of conditions and failure... The Alberta man sentenced to life in prison for the manslaughter deaths of St. Albert couple Lyle and Marie McCann will go to trial on charges racked up while out on bail during the double murder trial last year.
"14.02.2017 20:14:24" calgarysun.com Insults and threats should worry Albertans Insults are the tell of a weak argument. From today's editorial: Last year, there were 412 reported incidents involving Notley – 26 which were escalated to police for potential criminal investigation.
These numbers should be alarming to any Albertan regardless of political bent.
"14.02.2017 20:00:22" calgarysun.com Raptors land Serge Ibaka from Magic for Terrence Ross The problematic power forward position in
Toronto was finally addressed on Tuesday
with the acquisition of long-time
favoured Masai Ujiri... Big trade for the stumbling Toronto Rapters
"14.02.2017 19:27:38" calgarysun.com Criminal charges dropped after Victoria Levesque's death "With the greatest respect to her family, the Crown withdraws all charges," prosecutor Janice Walsh told provincial court Judge George Gaschler. Criminal charges against the sister of Calgary-Bow MLA Deborah Drever, whose body was found on the weekend east of the city, were withdrawn Tuesday, once the Crown learned she was dead.
"14.02.2017 19:00:32" calgarysun.com Ivanka Trump comes under fire for Twitter photo featuring Donald Trump... First they attack her business ventures. Now, Ivanka Trump is under fire for posting a seemingly harmless Twitter photo. Ivanka Trump is getting a strong reaction online after posting a photo of herself seated at the Oval Office desk while her father, President Donald Trump, and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, stood on either side of her.
"14.02.2017 18:40:11" calgarysun.com Rachel Lindsay named first black 'Bachelorette' LOS ANGELES — ABC has named a black woman as its “Bachelorette” for the first time in the show's history. Rachel Lindsay will lead the 13th season of “The Bachelor” spinoff. The announcement came Monday night on ABC's “Jimmy Kimmel Live.”
"14.02.2017 18:20:11" calgarysun.com Kim Jong Un's half-brother, Kim Jong-Nam, reportedly murdered by female... Kim Jong-Nam, the half-brother of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, was murdered Monday morning by two female assassins believed to be North... The female agents – believed to be North Korean operatives – reportedly attacked Kim Jong Nam with a chemical spray before disappearing in a taxi.
"14.02.2017 18:15:07" driving.ca Your Corner Wrench: Don't be fuel-ish with fuel additives Fuel additives make a lot of promises, but for most vehicles on the road, they're hardly worth it driving.ca: Depending on what you drive, fuel additives probably aren't worth the effort. #autos
"14.02.2017 18:00:28" calgarysun.com Blue Jays spring training the perfect time to visit Dunedin, Fla. DUNEDIN, Fla., -- You might know that the Blue Jays play their spring training games in this town north of St. Petersburg, and that the team's... Here's a look at some fun things to do in and near Dunedin.
"14.02.2017 17:47:20" calgarysun.com Mount Royal University mourns aviation instructors killed in plane crash Students and faculty at Mount Royal University are mourning the loss of two aviation instructors in a plane crash northwest of Cochrane Monday. "Today as a community, Mount Royal grieves the tragic loss of two aviation instructors," MRU president David Docherty said Tuesday morning as students from the aviation program looked on.
"14.02.2017 17:20:10" calgarysun.com Stampeders won't be busy on opening day of CFL free agency A busy Monday means Tuesday promises to be quiet around McMahon Stadium. With the Calgary Stampeders locking up receiver Marquay McDaniel and defensive lineman Micah Johnson on Monday, the team heads into the CFL's free agency window with most of their key-pieces locked up for next season.
"14.02.2017 16:40:08" calgarysun.com $60-million Lotto Max win 'surreal': Quebec school janitor A school janitor who recently won $60 million in the lottery with his wife said
Monday he has already called his boss to say he's quitting. “It's going to be bye bye boss,” he said.
"14.02.2017 16:20:07" calgarysun.com Body found east of Calgary sister of MLA Deborah Drever Calgary Bow MLA Deborah Drever is mourning the death of her sister Victoria Levesque, whose body was found in a rural area near Strathmore on... "The news of Victoria's death has come with shock and deep sadness to her family and friends," MLA Deborah Drever said in a statement to Postmedia.
"14.02.2017 16:00:21" calgarysun.com Francis: Gaudreau gets demoted when all Flames were bad On a night when most Calgary Flames could have been demoted to the fourth line it was the oddest of choices who ended up there. Eric Francis writes: In the midst of a second period in which the Flames fell behind 4-0 to the second-worst team in hockey, Johnny Gaudreau found himself on Matt Stajan's checking line with Grindin' Garnet Hathaway.
"14.02.2017 15:37:03" calgarysun.com Two flight instructors killed in MRU plane crash west of Calgary Emergency crews are searching for an aircraft believed to have crashed in a remote area west of Calgary. "A serious aviation incident occurred northwest of Cochrane, Alberta, involving an aircraft from Mount Royal University's fleet. Two instructors were the sole occupants onboard, and there were no survivors," said MRU president David Docherty in a
"14.02.2017 15:00:56" calgarysun.com Stampeders won't be busy on opening day of CFL free agency A busy Monday means Tuesday promises to be quiet around McMahon Stadium. Yes, there are still a few big names who will be testing the waters, but after locking up 13 of the team's potential free-agents before the window even opened, Stamps president/GM John Hufnagel has ensured a much-needed level of stability and continuity
"14.02.2017 14:40:12" calgarysun.com Pint-sized bodybuilder beats the best of them They say size doesn't matter. The 19-year-old stands 3-foot-7, but can hang with the best of them – in most cases beating them – at local weightlifting competitions. The 78-pounder hopes to get noticed in the world of bodybuilding, which is a true passion for the pint-sized jock.
"14.02.2017 14:20:14" calgarysun.com Flames fall flat in first game out of league-mandated break They were supposed to be rested, they said. “We're either really good or really bad, there's no middle right now,” said Flames netminder Chad Johnson, relieved after allowing four goals on 23 shots. “There's no middle (ground) right now.”
"14.02.2017 14:00:48" calgarysun.com Colley-Urquhart reprimanded by police commission after publicly... Coun. Diane Colley-Urquhart is getting a slap on the wrist from the police commission over complaints that she breached the oversight body's code... Last October, Colley-Urquhart — who has sat on the commission since 2008 — spoke out after meeting secretly with female police officers who told her they feared recrimination if they reported discrimination and sexual harassment within the force.
"14.02.2017 13:30:25" calgarysun.com 'Naked is normal'; Playboy brings back nude women Playboy magazine has decided to free the nipple once again. “Nudity was never the problem because nudity isn't a problem,” Cooper Hefner wrote. “Today we're taking our identity back and reclaiming who we are.”
"14.02.2017 13:00:52" calgarysun.com Ont. lottery winner wanted by cops It turns out a St. Catharines, Ont., lottery winner is wanted by the police. “There are also other pending charges, but we can't release the details right now,” Moir said. “We had an interaction with him (Feb. 5), and we believe we have grounds for additional charges. Those charges are separate and aren't related to the domestic
"14.02.2017 06:30:08" calgarysun.com Francis: Gaudreau gets demoted when all Flames were bad On a night when most Calgary Flames could have been demoted to the fourth line it was the oddest of choices who ended up there. “He turned the puck over in the neutral zone there,” said Gulutzan, clearly unhappy with no. 13's play in the Flames' 5-0 loss to the Arizona Coyotes.
"14.02.2017 06:09:39" calgarysun.com Two dead in MRU plane crash west of Calgary Two people were killed when a plane belonging to Mount Royal University crashed in a remote provincial recreation area west of Calgary Monday. "Our foremost concern lies with the individuals who were onboard the aircraft and their families. Officials with Mount Royal University are currently working with Transport Canada, as well as other authorities including search-and-rescue crews in the
"14.02.2017 06:00:12" calgarysun.com 'Hitler's double' arrested in Austria Oy vey! A man described as “Hitler's double” by local media has been detained in Austria for possible violations of laws against glorifying the... Furtner says the man “appears to glorify ... Hitler.”
"14.02.2017 05:30:07" calgarysun.com Trudeau's Hallmark card visit to Trump's Washington On the eve of Valentine's Day, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's first date with U.S. President Donald Trump ended with a harmonious agreement about... Gender parity, of course, was the much-touted cornerstone of Trudeau's decision as to who would get cabinet posts, a position that was obviously not lost on a savvy Ivanka Trump.
"14.02.2017 05:00:07" calgarysun.com Trump's national security adviser Michael Flynn resigns President Donald Trump's embattled national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned late Monday night, following reports that he had misled... Flynn's discussions with the Russian raised questions about whether Flynn offered assurances about the incoming administration's new approach. Such conversations would breach diplomatic protocol and possibly violate the Logan Act, a law aimed at keeping
"14.02.2017 04:30:08" calgarysun.com Convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky's son faces child sex abuse charges One of Jerry Sandusky's sons was charged Monday with sex crimes involving two girls, more than five years after the former Penn State assistant... Sandusky was a stalwart supporter of his father and accompanied his mother, Dottie, to many of his court proceedings. On Monday, Dottie accompanied Jeffrey Sandusky to his.
"14.02.2017 04:00:09" calgarysun.com Justin Trudeau's trip to Aga Khan's island under investigation by ethics... Ethics Commissioner Mary Dawson has opened a second investigation related to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's vacation on the Aga Khan's private... Both the Conflict of Interest Act and Trudeau's own ethics guidelines bar the use of sponsored travel in private aircraft, allowing only for exceptional circumstances related to the job of prime minister and only with the prior approval of the ethics
"14.02.2017 03:30:06" calgarysun.com Final arguments made in Garland triple murder trial There is no evidence to link triple-murder suspect Douglas Garland to the crime, his lawyer said Monday, in urging a Calgary jury to find he didn't... Jurors will return to court Wednesday when Justice David Gates gives them final instructions on the law before they begin deliberations.
"14.02.2017 03:00:11" calgarysun.com Killer Rasberry back behind bars after allegedly breaching bail conditions Convicted killer Nicholas Rasberry, who is free on bail pending an appeal decision, has been arrested for allegedly breaching the conditions of his... Rasberry, 34, faces three charges of breaching his release conditions relating to an allegation he was found to have been drinking early Monday.
"14.02.2017 02:40:04" calgarysun.com Body found east of Calgary sister of MLA Deborah Drever Calgary Bow MLA Deborah Drever is mourning the death of her sister Victoria Levesque, whose body was found in a rural area near Strathmore on... "The news of Victoria's death has come with shock and deep sadness to her family and friends," Drever said in a statement to Postmedia.
"14.02.2017 02:20:09" calgarysun.com Platt: Doubt vs. DNA as Garland case concludes Doubt is his only chance. And doubt is now the master of Garland's fate, after four weeks of gruesome testimony and chilling evidence allegedly linking the clever, brooding loner to the three victims.
"14.02.2017 02:00:11" calgarysun.com Stampeders won't be busy on opening day of CFL free agency A busy Monday means Tuesday promises to be quiet around McMahon Stadium. “I would think we'll probably be more active on Day 2 than Day 1,” Hufnagel said. “We're still trying to improve our roster, but I don't have a lot of money to spend, so that has something to do with it, also.”
"14.02.2017 01:40:08" calgarysun.com Slow train a coming We've been trained to love instant gratification. Ricky Leong writes: I wouldn't be the first person to point out Calgary's CTrain system, after initial construction, slowly evolved into its current state, apart from the growth spurt that was the West LRT.
"14.02.2017 01:20:06" calgarysun.com Whistleblower program coming to Alberta When RCMP began investigating a massive Ponzi scheme that bilked Albertans of their lifesavings, the Mounties struggled to find investors willing... "Whistleblower legislation might have helped," Fuller said Monday after the Alberta Securities Commission revealed plans for a new program to protect tipsters with knowledge of serious violations of securities law.
"14.02.2017 01:00:11" calgarysun.com Kenney confident of victory with finish line in sight With the Progressive Conservative party's weekend rejection of a bid to oust him from the race, Jason Kenney is feeling good about his chances to... Starke and Calgary lawyer Byron Nelson, both running for the leadership on a pledge to renew the party under the PC brand, say Kenney does not have an insurmountable lead in the race.
"14.02.2017 00:40:06" calgarysun.com Nenshi doesn't want Green line phased in Phasing in the construction of the Green Line LRT wouldn't be the best route to forge, Mayor Naheed Nenshi said Monday. Nenshi said delaying completion of the 46-km north-south line would defeat its purpose of conveniently serving largest number of commuters.
"14.02.2017 00:20:07" calgarysun.com Marquay McDaniel, Micah Johnson re-sign with Calgary Stampeders ahead of... With the clock creeping down and the Canadian Football League free agency window about to open, John Hufnagel worked his magic. On Monday morning, news broke that the Calgary Stampeders president/general manager had re-signed two of the team's most high-profile, soon-to-be free agents, as receiver Marquay McDaniel and defensive lineman Micah Johnsonput pens to paper and committed
"14.02.2017 00:00:11" calgarysun.com CHL lawsuit: Unsealing of financial documents provides more questions... The fight over whether major-junior hockey players in this country should be paid some sort of wage has been argued in court for a couple of years... There's another question that the forensic report doesn't ask: if the major-junior system is as financially strained as the teams seem to indicate, why aren't the leagues desperately trying to fix it?
"13.02.2017 23:40:07" calgarysun.com KKK kingpin's wife, stepson charged with his murder Ku Klux Klan commander Frank Ancona lived by hate. The body of the 51-year-old self-proclaimed imperial wizard was on Saturday found next to a Missouri river.
"13.02.2017 23:20:11" calgarysun.com Michael Bolton gets sexy for Netflix Valentine's Day special NEW YORK — How do you separate sexy fact from sexy fiction on Valentine's Day? The so-called “story” is that Santa's elves have made too many toys. The world needs 75,000 more babies to be conceived around Valentine's Day, to “save Christmas.” So Santa pays a visit to the self-proclaimed “undisputed king of Valentine's Day,” Michael
"13.02.2017 23:04:00" National Post Music A powerful cover of Metallica's "Nothing Else Matters" by Apocalyptica in the National Post Music Studio.
"13.02.2017 23:00:20" calgarysun.com Guy Weadick and Flores LaDue, Calgary's first power couple When two strong personalities come together, sometimes it works and sometimes it implodes. On very rare occasions it leads to the creation of... A love story that led to the creation of Calgary's most famous tradition — the Stampede.
"13.02.2017 23:00:17" calgarysun.com Bystanders save Ajax boy being drowned by mom: Cops Two Good Samaritans are being credited for saving the life of a three-year-old Ajax boy who police say was being drowned by his mother. “We really have to tip our hats to the citizens being engaged,” police spokesman Dave Selby said Monday. “They may have saved the child's life.”
"13.02.2017 22:40:04" calgarysun.com Joy Villa wears 'Make America Great Again' dress at Grammys LOS ANGELES — The attention-grabbing “Make America Great Again” dress Joy Villa wore at the Grammys appears to have
led to a bump in sales for... Villa explained her decision to wear the dress in an Instagram post, writing “You can either stand for what you believe in or fall for what you don't.” She added, “agree to disagree.”
"13.02.2017 22:20:09" calgarysun.com The 10 worst romance movies in honour of Valentine's Day Valentine's Day is the worst of the fake greeting card holidays, inciting discontent, heartache, romantic neediness and ridiculous expectations. Here are but 10 of the umpteen lousy love movies
"13.02.2017 22:05:10" calgarysun.com Killer Rasberry back behind bars after allegedly breaching bail conditions Convicted killer Nicholas Rasberry, who is free on bail pending an appeal decision, has been arrested for allegedly breaching the conditions of his... Convicted killer Nicholas Rasberry, who is free on bail pending an appeal decision, has been arrested for allegedly breaching the conditions of his release.
"13.02.2017 22:01:27" calgarysun.com Killer Rasberry back behind bars after allegedly breaching bail conditions Convicted killer Nicholas Rasberry, who is free on bail pending an appeal decision, has been arrested for allegedly breaching the conditions of his... Rasberry is convicted of fatally stabbing a teacher who he claims had sexually assaulted him.
"13.02.2017 22:00:26" calgarysun.com Don't blow date night: 7 tips to safeguard you from a Valentine's Day flop Valentine's Day is once again upon us. Romance is in the air and the pressure to plan the perfect Valentine's date night is intense. However,... Timely advice for that special event.
"13.02.2017 21:30:13" calgarysun.com So much for rest, Flames return to the playoff quest They had their rest. Now, back to their quest. The Calgary Flames will return from their five-day bye for today's meeting with the Arizona Coyotes at the Saddledome, and they certainly can't afford any letdowns as they scrap for a post-season invite in the NHL's Western Conference.
"13.02.2017 21:26:45" National Post Music Kirty performs an unplugged version of 'That's Not Me' in the National Post Music studio.
"13.02.2017 20:55:08" calgarysun.com Off The Post podcast: State of the Flames with Eric Francis (Episode 23) On the latest episode of Off The Post, Postmedia's
national hockey podcast focuses on the current
state of the Calgary Flames. Don't miss this edition of Off the Post as the Flames try to muster their playoff push.
"13.02.2017 20:42:08" calgarysun.com Donald Trump: 'America is deeply fortunate to have a neighbour like Canada' Justin Trudeau and Donald Trump struck an amiable, conciliatory note after face-to-face meetings Monday, acknowledging the unique nature of the... “America is deeply fortunate to have a neighbour like Canada,” Trump said.
"13.02.2017 20:34:55" calgarysun.com So much for rest, Flames return to the playoff quest The Calgary Flames will return from their five-day bye for tonight's meeting with the Arizona Coyotes at the Saddledome, and they certainly can't... There's bound to be a bit of rust as the Flames return from brief getaways to Cabo, California or other warm climes.
"13.02.2017 20:30:18" calgarysun.com WestJet announces 105 new flights a week from Montreal, Quebec City Calgary-based WestJet announced on Monday
that it will be taking its service in Quebec to new
heights with the addition of 105 weekly flights... WestJet is betting big on getting more passengers from Quebec.
"13.02.2017 19:54:48" Valentine's Day flowers: The colour matters Video: The flower colour you choose for Valentine's Day has special meaning.
"13.02.2017 19:40:53" calgarysun.com LIVE: Final arguments in Douglas Garland murder trial Crown lawyer Shane Parker, in his final submissions before a Court of Queen's Bench jury, outlined the evidence he says shows Garland is guilty of three counts of first-degree murder.
The defence is expected to address the jury at 2 p.m. today.
"13.02.2017 19:12:54" calgarysun.com Super Bowl ran interference on snow clearing, says city manager The Super Bowl broadcast appeared to have made tackling Calgary's last major snowfall tougher, the city's transportation manager said Monday. "We did not have as many people responding to our request to do extra shifts as we otherwise would," said Logan, who couldn't give a comparative number.
"13.02.2017 19:00:20" calgarysun.com Flames back to chasing wild-card spot after break “With social media and the Internet and phones and all that, you can follow from anywhere,” Mark Giordano said Sunday following the team's late... The Calgary Flames embraced the National Hockey League Players' Association-mandated bye week, taking the opportunity to fully unplug.
"13.02.2017 18:30:12" calgarysun.com Nick Cannon quits 'America's Got Talent' after criticizing NBC in... Nick Cannon has quit as host of America's Got Talent for allegedly being reprimanded by NBC executives after making negative remarks about the... “I find myself in a dark place having to make a decision that I wish I didn't have to, but as a man, an artist, and a voice for my community I will not be silenced, controlled or treated like a piece of property,” he wrote in a lengthy Facebook post.
"13.02.2017 18:05:38" calgarysun.com Atlantic Canada blasted by blizzard as it slowly moves across region Atlantic Canada was being blasted by a powerful winter storm Monday that cancelled flights and shuttered everything from schools and municipal... In Nova Scotia, Environment Canada meteorologist Tracey Talbot said winds were gusting to 110 kilometres per hour just outside of Halifax, and up to 20 centimetres of snow had fallen in the morning.
"13.02.2017 17:30:12" calgarysun.com Donald Trump, Justin Trudeau meet at White House Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has arrived at the White House for his first face-to-face meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump. Trump and Trudeau were both smiling and appeared to greet each other warmly as they shook hands at the door to the West Wing before the president ushered the prime minister inside.
"13.02.2017 17:00:31" calgarysun.com Calgary police led the way in investigations by ASIRT in 2016 There were twice as many complaints against Calgary police investigated by the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team in 2016 than the year before,... Leading the way in Alberta was Calgary, prompting 30 investigations by ASIRT in 2016, up from 14 the year before, making it the most investigated force in the province.
"13.02.2017 16:55:04" calgarysun.com LIVE: Final arguments in Douglas Garland murder trial Jurors in the triple-murder trial of Douglas Garland are scheduled to hear final arguments Monday from Crown and defence lawyers. The largest crowd since the Douglas Garland triple murder trial began on Jan. 16 has gathered in court to hear final arguments from the Crown and defence. We will be providing updates from court:
"13.02.2017 16:40:09" calgarysun.com Flames centre Sean Monahan nears milestone with 'muffin' shot This is, evidently, a tough crowd. With his next strike, the 22-year-old Monahan will become the youngest triggerman in franchise history to hit the 100-goal plateau.
"13.02.2017 16:00:20" calgarysun.com Garish maybe, but selling parkade space for ads a beautiful solution to... Outside the box, rather than inside your wallet. Michael Platt writes: But when it's a choice between visual pollution and making up a recurring shortfall of nearly $4 million a year, bring on the advertising.
"13.02.2017 15:31:40" calgarysun.com Statistics show Rachel Notley has been the most threatened Alberta premier Premier Rachel Notley has been subjected to more
frequent threats of harm than her recent predecessors,
show newly released provincial... The statistics show that from 2003 to 2015, Alberta sheriffs recorded 55 security incidents involving six premiers.
"13.02.2017 15:00:54" calgarysun.com Alec Baldwin pic accidentally used instead of Donald Trump photo in... Alec Baldwin does a pretty convincing Donald Trump impersonation - just ask a newspaper in the Dominican Republic. El Nacional published an apology on Saturday after mistakenly running a photo of the actor doing his impression of the U.S. president on Saturday Night Live instead of Trump himself.
"13.02.2017 14:30:28" calgarysun.com 'Avengers: Infinity War' behind-the-scenes video released Chris Pratt shared his excitement on the first day of filming the epic Avengers: Infinity War movies in a new behind-the-scenes video. “This is our first day, here we are at Pinewood in Atlanta, and it's actually pretty unbelievable,” Pratt gushes as he stands alongside Robert Downey Jr., who plays Tony Stark's Iron Man, and new Spider-Man Tom Holland.
"13.02.2017 14:00:49" calgarysun.com Ottawa dad accused of breaking infant's bones has case tossed due to... A father accused of breaking his two-week-old baby's ankles has had his criminal charge stayed by a judge, making it the second known case of... “We honestly have hatred. So much hatred, it's unbelievable,” the grandmother said. “We thought justice would prevail. We honestly thought the justice system would take care of right from wrong, especially whenever it's involving a child.”
"13.02.2017 13:30:25" calgarysun.com 'Westworld' star Thandie Newton in talks for Star Wars' Han Solo spinoff... Thandie Newton is reportedly in talks to join the cast of the Han Solo spinoff movie. Alden Ehrenreich heads the cast as smuggler Solo, alongside Donald Glover, who will play a young version of Billy Dee Williams' smuggler character Lando Calrissian, and Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke.
"13.02.2017 13:00:44" calgarysun.com Convicted church shooter Dylann Roof wants a new trial Convicted Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof has asked for a new federal trial, saying prosecutors didn't have jurisdiction to bring their case... Roof, 22, was sentenced to die earlier this year for killing nine black members of Charleston's Emanuel AME Church in June 2015.
"13.02.2017 06:00:13" calgarysun.com WWII bomb defused in Greece An unexploded Second World War bomb found under a gas station in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki was defused Sunday and safely taken to an... “We heard on TV that, if the bomb explodes, it will be like a strong earthquake,” Michalis Papanos, 71, told The Associated Press as he and his wife, Yiannoula, headed out of their home.
"13.02.2017 05:30:07" calgarysun.com BAFTA Awards gets political Politics made their way into the British Academy of Film and Television (BAFTAS) on Sunday night as the British version of the Oscars honoured the... Another outspoken supporter of the blue collar man was Best Supporting Actress winner Viola Davis of Fences as she explained her late father groomed horses at the racetrack, had a fifth-grade education and was a janitor before he died of cancer at
"13.02.2017 05:00:09" calgarysun.com Cupid spreading the love to PawsAbility Janice Olynich is changing Cupid's life. She's created prosthetic legs for Cupid, the pup born without forelegs and left to die in the trash last month. With Olynich's help, Cupid should one day be fully mobile.
"13.02.2017 04:30:09" calgarysun.com WATCH: Red Wings' Nyquist could face hefty suspension after spearing... How many games for pitchforking an opponent precariously close to his eye? Less than three hours after the conclusion of the Detroit-Minnesota game, @NHLplayersafety tweeted that “Detroit's Gustav Nyquist has been offered an in-person hearing for high-sticking Minnesota's Jared Spurgeon. Date and time TBD.”
"13.02.2017 04:00:08" calgarysun.com Tories offer to help Trudeau with Trump The past, present and potential future of the federal Conservative party offered their Liberal rivals an unprecedented show of solidarity Sunday on... “I am sure that we can agree that as leaders of our respective parties, our No. 1 priority is to create Canadian jobs,” Ambrose wrote. “As we move forward, the official Opposition is committed to playing a constructive role because our constituents are
"13.02.2017 03:30:07" calgarysun.com 'Lego Batman' flogs 'Fifty Shades' at box office Moviegoers could choose violence, sex or family-friendly fare this weekend with three diverse new offerings that all drew healthy numbers at the... The spinoff of 2014's Lego Movie benefited from good reviews and a lack of competition in the family space, which is expected to help it maintain its pace going into the holiday weekend, when kids are out of school.
"13.02.2017 03:00:07" calgarysun.com Birthday boy Rose a thorn in Roughnecks' side This Rose was a definite thorn in the side of the Calgary Roughnecks. The Toronto Rock goalie stopped 40 of the Calgary Roughnecks' 47 shots while his teammates popped 10 by Frank Scigliano, plus an empty-netter, to down the home side 11-7 in front of 8,635 relatively subdued fans.
"13.02.2017 02:30:09" calgarysun.com Calgary police led the way in investigations by ASIRT in 2016 There were twice as many complaints against Calgary police investigated by the Alberta Serious incident Response Team in 2016 than the year before,... City Coun. Ward Sutherland suggested the number of police shootings in particular in 2016 was "unusual" and fuelled by a rash of vehicle thefts and drugs.
"13.02.2017 02:00:14" calgarysun.com Final arguments to take place in Douglas Garland murder trial Jurors in the triple-murder trial of Douglas Garland are scheduled to hear final arguments Monday from Crown and defence lawyers. If Parker sticks to the theory his co-prosecutor, Vicki Faulkner, outlined in her opening address four weeks ago, he'll argue Garland held a years-long grudge against the grandfather which culminated in a murderous plot.
"13.02.2017 01:30:07" calgarysun.com Garish maybe, but selling parkade space for ads a beautiful solution to... Outside the box, rather than inside your wallet. The Calgary Parking Authority's money-making idea is to cash in on space wherever possible, selling surface area of every sort to the highest bidder for advertising use.
"13.02.2017 01:00:16" youtube.com Arkells "Come to Light" in-studio NP Music Arkells perform an acoustic version of "Come to Ligh't" in the NP Music studio. Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/nationalpostmusic Follow us on... Arkells perform as acoustic version of "Come to Light" in the #National post Music studio
"13.02.2017 00:35:03" calgarysun.com Richard Starke calls for withdrawal of complaints against Jason Kenney PC leadership hopeful Richard Starke has asked a member of his campaign to step down after filing complaints against opponent Jason Kenney. Rath said he was not motivated by Starke to file the complaints but said he felt obligated as a member of the PCAA, calling Kenney's drive to unite the right by creating a new party with the Wildrose "misleading and disingenuous."
"13.02.2017 00:15:05" youtube.com The Pack A.D. 'Yes I know' Becky Black of The Pack A.D. performs 'Yes I know' for National Post Music. Subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/nationalpostmusic... Becky Black of The Pack AD rocks 'Yes I know' for #NPMusic. https://youtu.be/0kQUu2G3jIw #cdnmusic
"12.02.2017 23:55:04" calgarysun.com Baffling WWII mystery: Pentagon investigating whether missing sailors... The Pentagon is launching efforts to solve a baffling Second World War mystery. More than 130 victims of the USS Turner's 1944 explosion and sinking near New York Harbor are still officially missing. But Second World War researcher Ted Darcy found papers last year indicating at least four of them were buried as unknowns in a Long
"12.02.2017 23:30:06" calgarysun.com Green Line LRT to be phased in amidst high projected costs It'll cost billions of dollars, include an ambitious tunnel or two, radically impact dozens of communities and (eventually) ease commutes for... "Just because we're doing the plan for the whole thing doesn't mean that we actually have enough money to do that in our first phase," he said. "Even though $4.59 billion is an enormous amount of money, it's not enough to build the entire line, we don't
"12.02.2017 23:00:11" calgarysun.com Structure fires break out in Taber and Rocky View County One person has suffered minor burns after a sudden fire sent three people fleeing from an industrial building in Taber. "There is extensive damage to the building," Brennan said. "As the event started unfolding, we had multiple fire departments from surrounding areas come help, to which we're incredibly grateful."
"12.02.2017 22:30:09" calgarysun.com Calgary man taking on role as dancing dinosaur to help sick wife If you happen to cross paths with an orange, inflatable dancing dinosaur, it's worth stopping to say hi. Unable to work full-time to take care of his wife and son, Petke picks up odd jobs landscaping and doing snow removal. But between the costs of raising their five-year-old son and scrambling to come up with more than $1,000 a month for medical cannabis
"12.02.2017 22:00:15" calgarysun.com 'This is a judicial usurpation of the power'; Donald Trump's... A top White House aide renewed support for U.S. President Donald Trump's embattled immigration order and praised a surge in deportations Sunday, as... “This is a judicial usurpation of the power. It is a violation of judges' proper roles in litigating disputes. We will fight it,” Miller said in an interview on Fox News Sunday.
"12.02.2017 21:00:15" calgarysun.com Grammys, 'Humans', 'Girls' and 'The Missing' top this week's TV must-sees Bill Harris' TV must-sees for the week of Feb. 12 Bill Harris' TV must-sees for the week of Feb. 12
"12.02.2017 20:00:15" calgarysun.com Erik Guay wins silver at 2017 World Alpine Skiing Championships The Lou Marsh Trophy is awarded every December – usually amid much controversy – to Canada's top athlete, amateur or professional. In what is the most competitive winter sport, Erik Guay just did the biggest achievement ever — period,” says Dominick Gauthier, who co-founded the B2ten group.
"12.02.2017 19:22:43" calgarysun.com Missing Calgary man Fletcher Kimmel found dead A funeral will be held next weekend for a Calgary man who went missing since last September in circumstances police considered suspicious. Reached on Sunday, family confirmed that Fletcher Kimmel had been found dead.
"12.02.2017 19:00:30" calgarysun.com Fifty years to month after Calgary Tower began, may be time to reach higher Just how tall it can go isn't absolutely certain — at least, the man who designed the Calgary Tower didn't remember. Michael Platt writes: Back in 2005, when Bill Milne was still alive, the architect expressed little doubt the increasingly stubby-looking monument to Canada's 100th birthday could again be the tallest spire in downtown Calgary.
"12.02.2017 18:50:08" youtube.com Alan Doyle performs 'So Let's Go' Alan Doyle of Great Big Sea fame is in the National Post Music studio performing the hit, "So Let's Go". Official Anal Doyle website:... Does this song bring back memories?
Alan Doyle sings 'So Let's Go' in our National Post music studio.
"12.02.2017 18:20:08" calgarysun.com Flames defence prospect Brandon Hickey proud of offensive gains The ribbing and razzing was not too severe. A third-round selection of the Flames in the 2014 NHL draft, Hickey doesn't want to just be a shutdown guy.
"12.02.2017 17:45:10" calgarysun.com 'Happier than heck': Hitmen beat Broncos 3-2 in shootout Kyle Dumba breathed a huge sigh of relief when Tristen Nielsen scored in the eighth round of a shootout on Saturday night. After stopping seven of eight shots directed his way in the shootout by the Swift Current Broncos, Dumba raced to celebrate with his teammates when Nielsen backhanded a shot past goalie Jordan Papirny to lead the Calgary Hitmen to an exciting 3-2 win at
"12.02.2017 16:46:34" National Post Music Watch #Juno2017 nominee Coleman Hell in our #NPMusic studio performing an unplugged version of his hit single Fireproof.
"12.02.2017 16:44:17" calgarysun.com Melissa McCarthy's 'Spicey' battles the press again as Alec Baldwin's... In the cold open, McCarthy's Spicer battled the media in a press conference again over the week's developments. While Alec Baldwin was hosting and brought back his U.S. President Donald Trump impression, it was Melissa McCarthy, once again, who took centre stage on Saturday Night Live with her blowout performance as frustrated White House Press Secretary Sean
"12.02.2017 16:12:54" spark.adobe.com snow in the hills A story told with Adobe Spark Driving through the heavy snow and wondering why a snipe decided to stay here for the winter, this week's On The Road.https://spark.adobe.com/page/NG3nUFfQNkr8a/
"12.02.2017 15:45:33" calgarysun.com Premier Rachel Notley goes on offence and says NDP ready to fight no... There is no hint of doubt in her voice as she addresses the full house of NDP faithful gathered in Calgary. Rick Bell writes: It is time for the premier to throw down the gauntlet. Notley isn't blinking. Nobody thought she would. In fact, the premier always seems to gain an extra step when battle lines are being drawn.
"12.02.2017 15:00:26" calgarysun.com 'It's not true that I've been abducted'; Canadian billionaire's... Mystery surrounds the whereabouts of a Chinese-born Canadian billionaire reportedly seized in Hong Kong by mainland Chinese police, in a case that... It's unclear why Xiao was targeted, but his case has parallels with that of five Hong Kong booksellers, who disappeared in 2015 only to turn up under control of the mainland authorities, sparking fears that Beijing was eroding Hong Kong's wide autonomy
"12.02.2017 14:00:24" calgarysun.com Q&A with Tory leadership candidate Rick Peterson Marijuana, Canadian values and Kevin O'Leary? The bilingual Vancouver businessman is one of 14 people seeking to become the Leader of the Official Opposition and challenge Justin Trudeau's Liberals in the 2019 general election.
"12.02.2017 13:00:21" calgarysun.com Brazilian woman dragged by hair in walk of shame The walk of shame took on a whole new meaning for a humiliated Brazilian woman. According to reports, the bitter better half caught the younger woman naked in bed with her husband.
"12.02.2017 06:00:08" calgarysun.com Woman falls 30 feet to death, inside World Trade Center Oculus, reaching... A 29-year-old New Jersey woman plunged about 30 feet to her death off an escalator inside the famed World Trade Center transit hub known as the... Jenny Santos, of Kearny, was trying to retrieve a hat dropped by her twin sister while the two were on an escalator at about 5:30 a.m. when she reached too far over the railing and tumbled over the edge, a law enforcement official said.
"12.02.2017 05:30:07" calgarysun.com Possible shooting sends one man to hospital Police said a man in the northeast may have been shot early Saturday morning. Police are investigating what led to the incident and officers were on scene collecting evidence until early Saturday afternoon.
"12.02.2017 05:00:07" calgarysun.com Report Russia may send Edward Snowden back to U.S. proves he's not a... Edward Snowden says a report, suggesting Russia would send him back to U.S. as a "gift," proves he is not cahoots with the country. "Finally: irrefutable evidence that I never cooperated with Russian intel," Snowden wrote. "No country trades away spies, as the rest would fear they're next."
"12.02.2017 04:30:05" calgarysun.com North Korea launches missile: S. Korea South Korea's military said Sunday that North Korea fired a projectile into its eastern sea, a likely effort to advance its weapons program while... The military in Seoul said that the missile flew about 500 kilometres (310 miles). But Yonhap reported that while determinations are still being made, it was not believed to be an ICBM.
"12.02.2017 04:00:07" calgarysun.com Calgary Transit bus goes up in flames Firefighters worked to douse a Calgary Transit bus while smoke and flame came from the engine. A video of the incident posted on Facebook showed smoke and flame coming from the rear of the bus.
"12.02.2017 03:30:06" calgarysun.com Police cannot represent Crown at bail hearings: Alberta chief justice Alberta's top judge has ruled police officers are no longer permitted to act as Crown prosecutors at bail hearings. The review of the bail system — which will not come into effect until Aug. 8 — was prompted by the 2015 shooting death of RCMP Const. David Wynn outside of a St. Albert casino.
"12.02.2017 03:00:09" calgarysun.com Flames defence prospect Brandon Hickey proud of offensive gains The ribbing and razzing was not too severe. A third-round selection of the Flames in the 2014 NHL draft, Hickey doesn't want to just be a shutdown guy.
"12.02.2017 02:30:08" calgarysun.com Over $1.78 million raised for Alberta Children's Hospital Generous listeners have opened their hearts and wallets to help sick kids. As kids got on air and gave thanks to the doctors, nurses and therapists that forever changed their lives, local country music star Paul Brandt co-hosted the event, making a special appearance at the Alberta Children's Hospital to sing.
"12.02.2017 02:00:08" calgarysun.com Notley takes aim at opposition at NDP Provincial Council meeting Alberta Premier Rachel Notley took aim at small-c conservative leaders she says "will do anything to score cheap, political points," as she rallied... "We're making life more affordable, they're focused on their internal politics. We're creating jobs, they're talking Alberta down. We're protecting health care and education, they're promising reckless cuts that will hurt hospitals, schools, parents and
"12.02.2017 01:59:57" National Post Music Watch Canadian band Metric in our National Post Music Studio performing their hit song "Lie Lie Lie".
"12.02.2017 01:30:08" calgarysun.com Syrian refugees thank Calgarians with red roses at Chinook Centre Mall goers were greeted with bouquets of red roses as a group of Syrian refugees handed out flowers and spread messages of peace and love Saturday... “We have lots of newcomers from Syria, and we just wanted to say thank you to the Canadian people,” Yassin said. “They've given us so much and we're so thankful.”
"12.02.2017 01:00:08" calgarysun.com Premier Rachel Notley goes on offence and says NDP ready to fight no... There is no hint of doubt in her voice as she addresses the full house of NDP faithful gathered in Calgary. “Whatever new name they're trying to hide behind they still don't get it and they won't get it,” says Notley, adding conservatives are “focused on their own internal conflicts.”
"12.02.2017 00:30:06" calgarysun.com Increased public transit options in Banff National Park announced Parks Canada and Roam Transit have announced increased public transit service to Lake Minnewanka, Upper Lake Louise and Moraine Lake in order to... “It will give the opportunity for campers to leave their vehicles and come into town, as well as visitors and residents in Banff to be able to go out and enjoy the Lake Minnewanka and other stops along the way,” said Martin Bean, chief administrative
"12.02.2017 00:00:16" youtube.com Metric 'Lie Lie Lie' Canadian rock band Metric is in-studio singing Lie Lie Lie in the National Post Music studio. Emily Haines, James Shaw, Joshua Winstead, and Joules... Watch Canadian band Metric in our National Post Music Studio performing their hit song "Lie Lie Lie".
"11.02.2017 23:30:06" calgarysun.com WWE star Chavo Guerrero Sr., aka 'Chavo Classic', dead at 68 Chavo Guerrero Jr. announced today that his father, Chavo Guerrero Sr. -- or Chavo Classic as he was known as in WWE while accompanying his son to... "We never wanted to be Superman or Batman or the Lone Ranger in my era, we wanted to be wrestlers," Chavo Sr. said once.
"11.02.2017 23:00:11" calgarysun.com Woolley again leads council in office expenditures For the second year in a row, Evan Woolley racked up city council's highest office tab in 2016. Of the 2016 total, Woolley spent nearly $700 on mattresses and household supplies for the poor.
"11.02.2017 22:30:06" calgarysun.com Fifty years to month after Calgary Tower began, may be time to reach higher Just how tall it can go isn't absolutely certain — at least, the man who designed the Calgary Tower didn't remember. Clearly, Milne's vision has been lost to progress — and while it can be argued the tower should remain as is, as a quaint testament to its time, that attitude is a snub to those who planned for it to grow with the city.
"11.02.2017 22:13:54" National Post Music LIGHTS rocks an acoustic version of her hit song "Up We Go"
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"11.02.2017 22:00:12" calgarysun.com Winning $60M Lotto Max jackpot ticket sold in Quebec The lottery jackpot streak continues in Quebec. The winning ticket for the $60 million jackpot in the Jan. 6 Lotto Max draw was also sold in Quebec.
"11.02.2017 21:49:00" Dad builds front yard ice slide Ice carver Kelly Davies took leftover ice and created a 40-foot slide for his children and neighbours in Sherwood Park. Every year he has a new creation, but this is his biggest feat yet.
"11.02.2017 21:30:10" calgarysun.com Drake calls claim he insulted Muslim woman at concert a 'fake media story' Hip-hop superstar Drake wants to set the record straight on remarks he made to a woman wearing a scarf, prompting a furor on social media. The uproar was sparked after a clip of the arena concert was posted online by a fan in which both Drake and the woman in the audience are obscured from the camera's view.
"11.02.2017 21:00:11" calgarysun.com Missing Toronto man returns home after four-year trek to Brazil A mentally-ill Toronto man, who found his way to Brazil over five years, is back in Toronto this week with a burgeoning crowd-sourcing campaign to... When he came to the attention of local police, a Canadian-born Brazilian police officer took it upon herself to hunt down the missing man with only his first name and “Canadian” as clues from the uncommunicative Pilipa.
"11.02.2017 20:30:07" calgarysun.com De Haitre, Blondin win speed-skating silver, bronze Both Vincent De Haitre and Ivanie Blondin have taken a step toward qualifying for the Canadian speed-skating team which will be compete in the 2018... De Haitre earned the silver medal in the men's 1,000 metres and Blondin collected bronze in the women's 5,000 Saturday at the ISU World Single Distance Championships in Gangneung, South Korea.
"11.02.2017 19:15:39" National Post Music Watch the The Katherines perform 'Ultra Violet' in the National Post music studio.
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"11.02.2017 18:48:36" Timeline Photos The World of Wheels is coming to Calgary in two weeks - but you can enter to win to meet one of its celebrities right now!
"11.02.2017 18:30:10" calgarysun.com Flames committing to keeping Bennett at centre It's the only debate that you hear more often around the Saddledome than popcorn versus nachos. The Flames clearly believe Sam Bennett will play a significant role, beyond this season.
"11.02.2017 18:27:45" The Calgary Sun's cover photo Bull elk graze on a snowy hillside just south of Calgary. Mike Drew/Postmedia
"11.02.2017 17:28:03" Timeline Photos The latest from the Alberta Curling Championship.
"11.02.2017 17:21:06" calgarysun.com Look beyond oilpatch, ex-Dragon Arlene Dickinson tells investors One of Calgary's best-known entrepreneurs is calling on Alberta investors to take more risks with non-traditional industries and promote the... To help diversify Alberta's economy, local investors need to diversify their investments. Arlene Dickinson says it's that simple.
"11.02.2017 17:09:35" Lamborghini Aventador S unveil Last night, Lamborghini Calgary gave customers a sneak-peek at the new Aventador S—a $463,775 car that can go from 0-100 kph in 2.9 seconds.
"11.02.2017 16:30:09" calgarysun.com Syrian newcomers face crunch as supports end With federal funding for Syrian newcomers ending after 12 months, families are struggling to navigate the bureaucracy of local and provincial... Life in Canada gets more challenging for refugees from the carnage in Syria trying to get back on their feet in Calgary.
"11.02.2017 16:10:25" calgarysun.com Tigers too much for Hitmen to handle They had the quick start they wanted against the Medicine Hat Tigers on Friday night but ... Another tough one for our WHL team.
"11.02.2017 15:00:31" calgarysun.com 'Fingers crossed'; 100 beached pilot whales refloated after 416 stranded... Volunteers in New Zealand managed to refloat about 100 surviving pilot whales on Saturday and are hoping they will swim back out to sea after more... The 416 stranded whales, most of them already dead, were discovered early Friday on Farewell Spit at the tip of the South Island.
"11.02.2017 14:00:28" calgarysun.com NDP ministers scale back from international travel spending of Tories As Premier Rachel Notley makes plans to visit Washington, D.C., figures released on the NDP government's international travel spending are well... The NDP government's international travel spending are well below those of previous Progressive Conservative governments.
"11.02.2017 05:00:07" calgarysun.com Man charged after allegedly pulling a knife and assaulting police Police have laid several charges against a man after he allegedly pulled a knife and assaulted two officers, leaving one with a broken nose and... The man is known to police and they believe drugs were a contributing factor to the incident.
"11.02.2017 04:30:04" calgarysun.com Jason Kenney, Progressive Conservative leadership frontrunner, thinks... The race to be PC leader is now on the road to the Land of Stupid.The bygone words of gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson capture this latest... Bell: "The bygone words of gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson capture this latest moment in Alberta's Progressive Conservative party history.
"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro."
"11.02.2017 04:00:07" calgarysun.com Quebec student athlete with Moroccan roots claims he was denied U.S. entry A Quebec student athlete says he's not sure why he was denied entry to the United States after a five-hour interrogation in which he was asked... Aber, who was born and raised in Sherbrooke, Que., says his Canadian passport is valid and does not expire until 2026. His parents moved to Canada from Morocco and have been here 25 years.
"11.02.2017 03:20:05" calgarysun.com Police officers carrying naloxone kits can save lives: RCMP While EMS and emergency medical personnel respond to the bulk of drug overdose calls, RCMP and municipal police are increasingly drawn into the... Across Canada, RCMP have administered the antidote 79 times since October. On just six of those occasions the victim of the overdose didn't make it.
"11.02.2017 02:57:44" calgarysun.com $81 million worth of cocaine washes up on English beach LONDON — British police say 794 pounds of cocaine with a street value of more than $81 million has washed up on beaches in eastern England. The National Crime Agency said the drugs were found in duffel bags on two beaches near Great Yarmouth, 140 miles northeast of London.
"11.02.2017 01:44:45" Timeline Photos Head down to the Boat and Sportsmen's Show at the BMO Centre this weekend and enter for your chance to win a $3,000 Spring cleaning package!
"11.02.2017 01:33:14" National Post Music The Dandy Warhols performed 'STYGGO' in our National Post Music Studio.
"11.02.2017 01:22:19" calgarysun.com Carbon tax sticker shock should come as no surprise, says utility, province The carbon tax portion of their heating bills has some Calgarians feeling burned. Wilhelm Heilman said he found the $10.92 carbon tax made up 17.4% of his $62.82 gas usage billing.
"11.02.2017 00:15:04" calgarysun.com Trudeau agrees with Trump in some areas, but disagreements will be... YELLOWKNIFE — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau concedes there are areas where he will disagree with U.S. President Donald Trump when the pair sit down... Speaking in Yellowknife during a town hall, Trudeau said there are many areas where he sees eye-to-eye with Trump, including jobs for the middle class and economic growth.
"11.02.2017 00:10:05" calgarysun.com Quadders step up fight against impending Castle Wilderness trail ban Off-highway vehicle users are ramping up opposition to the government's decision to phase out off-road use in southern Alberta, but the premier is... To off-road or not off-road? What do you think?
"10.02.2017 23:45:06" calgarysun.com It's time to rethink corporate welfare The time is ripe to talk about corporate welfare and how we need less of it in Canada. EDITORIAL: "Taxpayers from across the political spectrum questioned news that the federal government plans to loan $372.5 million to Bombardier to support two of their aircraft programs."
"10.02.2017 23:15:05" calgarysun.com 'Hardcore' attack on officers at Calgary Correctional Centre being reviewed As an internal review gets underway into a violent assault at the Calgary Correctional Centre, the union representing jail guards says it hopes... Two staff members at the jail were taken to hospital Thursday afternoon after they were attacked by two inmates with an improvised shank-type weapon.
"10.02.2017 22:40:55" calgarysun.com Bus beheader Vince Li gets absolute discharge A man who was found not criminally responsible for beheading and cannibalizing a fellow passenger on a Greyhound bus has been granted his freedom. Eight years later.
"10.02.2017 22:00:12" calgarysun.com 'Wayne's World' turns 25: Five things you didn't know “Doing my best to disregard the many inflammatory President O statements and roadblocks. Thought it was going to be a smooth transition – NOT!”... Such is the staying power of Wayne's World, which was released 25 years ago as of Tuesday – a bit born in Scarborough, which remains the highest-grossing film ever based on a Saturday Night Live sketch.
"10.02.2017 21:15:09" calgarysun.com This ridiculous, 19-day world foodie tour will cost you $135K TORONTO — Most travellers have a limited budget for food, hotels and souvenirs, and do their best to stick to it. And then there are those with the... It should be noted a) this is based on double occupancy, which means if you're going solo, you need to fork out an additional $12,000, and b) this is in U.S. currency. Now then, let's take a tour, shall we?
"10.02.2017 20:45:07" calgarysun.com Coffin homes a way of life for budget-conscious Hong Kong residents If you're not claustrophobic and on a budget in Hong Kong, living in coffin-sized homes may be the way to go. Think your apartment is small? Try a 1.9-square-metre 'coffin' on for size.
"10.02.2017 20:10:11" calgarysun.com Trudeau cites Leitch when asked why he's completely flip-flopped on... Prime Minister Justin Trudeau cited
fringe voices as one of the reasons for
abandoning a 2015 campaign pledge, noting
Kellie Leitch's push to... During question period Friday, New Democrat MP Murray Rankin accused the prime minister of “spreading alternative facts.”
“Do the Liberals not understand that blaming everyone else for their broken promises is exactly what breeds cynicism in politics?”
"10.02.2017 19:30:09" calgarysun.com Siksika man shot in the neck; another man charged Mounties say a shooting on Siksika First Nation that left one man in hospital in serious condition was likely targeted. The victim remains in hospital listed in serious but stable condition.
"10.02.2017 19:19:07" calgarysun.com PC Plus collectors warned after some member points stolen Loblaw is warning PC Plus rewards
collectors to beef up their passwords
after points were stolen from some
members' accounts. Loblaw is warning PC Plus rewards collectors to beef up their passwords after points were stolen from some members' accounts.
"10.02.2017 19:10:05" calgarysun.com Lawsuit alleges Fort McMurray Walmart sold bad food after the fire FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — A proposed,
multimillion-dollar class-action lawsuit has
been filed against Walmart Canada
stemming from allegations... Alberta Health Services charged Walmart last month with 174 violations of the province's Public Health Act; none of the accusations has been proven in court.
"10.02.2017 18:59:05" torontosun.com 'Utterly heartbreaking'; More than 400 whales beached in New Zealand Cheree Morrison heard the sound of soft sighs and cries in the half-light, then as dawn broke she began to see the extent of the carnage — more... The photos are heartbreaking.
"10.02.2017 18:41:41" National Post Music Watch the Juno nominated Tanika Charles in the #NPMusic studio.
"10.02.2017 17:45:11" calgarysun.com How Matt Damon aims to end the global water crisis Let's get one thing straight: Matt Damon is never going to run for office. Matt Damon talks politics, Ocean's Eight, passing up the lead in Manchester By The Sea and the future of Jason Bourne.
"10.02.2017 17:25:05" calgarysun.com DINE OUT: Ramen Ichinen is winning Calgary's noodle war It wasn''t that long ago when ramen joints -— Japanese noodle houses that sold no sushi — were a rarity in Calgary. "Full-throttled flavour." Sounds pretty good to us.
"10.02.2017 17:05:08" calgarysun.com Schneider's Gourmet World recalls seasonings with undeclared milk Schneider's Gourmet World is recalling its salt and vinegar seasonings and dill pickle seasonings because they contain milk that is not declared on... The Neuanlage, Sask.-based company's recall of the products, sold nationally and through Internet sales, was triggered by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.
"10.02.2017 16:52:26" calgarysun.com Kevin Smith working on another 'Jay and Silent Bob' movie Filmmaker Kevin Smith has confirmed he's working on a sequel to his 2001 film Jay And Silent Bob Strike Back. “This is not a drill! This is an actual image from my laptop! Yes, Kids - @jayandsilentbob are coming back!”
"10.02.2017 16:15:09" driving.ca Motor Mouth: EPA's demise could be Trump's stupidest mistake for the... Lack of oversight could open up multiple emissions standards for states and cities, causing mayhem for manufacturers "And, boy, is the GOP putting forward one that has the potential to rip the guts out of the automobile industry." – driving.ca's David Booth. #autos
"10.02.2017 16:05:06" calgarysun.com WATCH: Tour the grand prize in the Foothills Hospital Home Lottery This $2.4 million, 5,800-square-foot home top prize in the lottery that will benefit the Foothills Medical Centre's NICU. Yeah, we could probably make do with this house. Take a look inside:
"10.02.2017 15:40:07" calgarysun.com Snowplows: Coming to your Calgary community soon, they say Road crews will go into residential areas over the next few days as a city-wide campaign to control snow and ice is expected to continue until late... Just in time for the chinook!
"10.02.2017 15:40:07" calgarysun.com New 'Halloween' movie to be written by ... Danny McBride? Director David Gordon Green is to team up with his Pineapple Express star Danny Mcbride to give the Halloween horror franchise a new spin. An unlikely choice.John Carpenter, the brains behind the first Halloween films, made the announcement via Facebook on Thursday.
"10.02.2017 15:28:33" calgarysun.com School children in India taught 'living' lesson by suffocating kittens NEW DELHI — A textbook has sparked outrage in India for instructing fourth-graders to suffocate a kitten to learn that living beings need air. A textbook has sparked outrage in India for instructing fourth-graders to suffocate a kitten to learn that living beings need air.
"10.02.2017 15:20:06" calgarysun.com Danish police believe a 16-year-old girl was planning to bomb schools COPENHAGEN — A Danish prosecutor says a 16-year-old girl has been formally charged with planning bomb attacks against two schools in Denmark. Defence lawyer Michael Juul Eriksen told The Associated Press his client, who twice had been in Syria, would be released later Friday.
"10.02.2017 15:05:50" calgarysun.com Trudeau to highlight 'Canadian values and principles' in Trump meeting U.S. President Donald Trump will
receive Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
at the White House on Monday — their
first official meeting after... During a visit to the Arctic, Trudeau was asked Thursday about whether he planned to broach some of Trump's more controversial policies, such as the now-infamous travel ban.
"10.02.2017 15:00:47" calgarysun.com U of C vet program a purrfect fit for CUPS clients Amid the wagging tails and chorus of barks and meows, some rather serious work was getting done at CUPS on Thursday.As part of an-ongoing... Where everyone wins for a change.
"10.02.2017 14:57:53" calgarysun.com Miss Universe Denmark stripped of crown over 'links to criminal... Something was rotten in Denmark. Christina Mikkelsen was deposed after her beau's $100-million yacht was seized in a money laundering investigation.
"10.02.2017 14:45:08" calgarysun.com Francis: Little debate whether Flames should extend GM's contract There really shouldn't be much debate over whether Brad Treliving has his contract extended past this year. Because it recently came to light he's the only GM in the league who doesn't have a contract in place for next season, a natural assumption is he's playing out one of those dead man walking deals.
"10.02.2017 14:37:46" calgarysun.com Judge in Garland case urges jurors to avoid booze and drugs Don't drink to excess and don't do drugs. Before sending a three-woman, 10-man jury home for a long weekend, Justice David Gates implored them not to bottle up emotions which might strike them after sitting through the trial of triple-murder suspect Douglas Garland.
"10.02.2017 14:28:30" calgarysun.com Introducing the Calgary Sun's newest columnist: Natalya Neidhart! My friends and family call me Nattie. Sometimes I get Natalie. Wrestling fans, however, know me by my alter ego (I've had more than one!), Natalya. This column is my opportunity to reconnect with my hometown. I'd love to hear from you, whether you're a Calgarian, a former Dungeon disciple, an old neighbour or friend, or just someone with a question. #asknattie
"10.02.2017 14:15:10" calgarysun.com Notley: Predictions of carbon tax pain just a 'Chicken Little routine' The premier is in Calgary and she's
looking happy.Notley is even happier
than usual talking about the
province's carbon tax.Maybe it's... Notley is taking aim at her political opponents as the tax is well into its second month.
"10.02.2017 14:06:14" calgarysun.com Cat saves sleeping Alberta family from fire with a bite on the arm CLAIRMONT, Alta. — An Alberta family has their cat to thank for helping get out of their burning home. The family was sleeping when flames broke out in their trailer in Clairmont, north of Grande Prairie.
"10.02.2017 14:00:44" calgarysun.com Ambrose backs united provincial right; PC member files complaint against... Rona Ambrose says the future of Alberta depends on provincial conservatives uniting into a single party.In a speech Thursday night to the Alberta... In a speech Thursday night to the Alberta Can't Wait pro-unity group, the interim federal Conservative leader reiterated that she wants members of the Progressive Conservatives and Wildrose to bridge the current divide and join together.
"10.02.2017 13:45:07" calgarysun.com WATCH: Infrared footage of the moment they caught Douglas Garland Infrared video captured triple-murder suspect
Douglas Garland crawling through a stand of
trees as a rookie Calgary cop moved in to
arrest him. A rookie officer recounted the moment she, alone in a field, moved in to arrest triple murder suspect Douglas Garland. Watch the video:
"10.02.2017 13:30:14" calgarysun.com Trump on travel ban ruling: 'The security of our country is at stake' President Donald Trump said Thursday's
federal appellate court ruling against
reinstating his refugee and immigration
order was a “political... “We have a situation where the security of our country is at stake and it's a very, very serious situation so we look forward ... to seeing them in court."
"10.02.2017 12:59:51" calgarysun.com Inmates attack staff at Calgary Correctional Centre Two staff members at the Calgary Correctional Centre were taken to hospital Thursday afternoon after one of them was assaulted by two inmates, a... Police have been called in after two guards were injured in the melee.
"10.02.2017 05:25:08" calgarysun.com Trudeau, Trump to meet Monday in Washington: PMO U.S. President Donald Trump will receive Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the White House on Monday — their first official meeting after weeks of... “The president looks forward to a constructive conversation in strengthening the deep relationship that exists between the United States and Canada,” said spokesman Sean Spicer.
"10.02.2017 04:25:10" calgarysun.com Dave Kelly pitches an anti-Valentine's experience If you're feeling a bit adventurous and
unconventional this year, you could spend
Valentine's Day with Dave Kelly and his friends
or as... There's just one catch if you decide to take the plunge for either event.
"10.02.2017 03:20:06" calgarysun.com Lawyers say junior hockey teams can afford minimum wage Financial numbers divulged by WHL teams fail to stick handle the clubs' arguments they can't afford to pay players a minimum wage, lawyers behind a... Charney Lawyers is waging a $180 million suit naming the WHL, Ontario Hockey League and the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, its clubs and parent Canadian Hockey League.
"10.02.2017 03:09:59" National Post Music Way to go Wintersleep
Nominated for #Juno2017 Adult Alternative Album of the year! Watch them in the #NPMusic studio.
"10.02.2017 02:25:03" calgarysun.com Premier Notley says opposition's grim predictions of carbon tax pain are a The premier is in Calgary and she's
looking happy.Notley is even happier
than usual talking about the
province's carbon tax.Maybe it's... Bell: "Repeal the carbon tax, says the premier, and Ottawa imposes its carbon pricing scheme."
"10.02.2017 01:55:08" calgarysun.com Snowplows: Coming to your community soon Road crews will go into residential areas over the next few days as a city-wide campaign to control snow and ice is expected to continue until late... They are on their way.
"10.02.2017 01:20:04" calgarysun.com SEE THE VIDEO - Douglas Garland's arrest: Rookie Calgary cop testifies... Infrared video captured triple-murder suspect
Douglas Garland crawling through a stand of
trees as a rookie Calgary cop moved in to
arrest him. "He was very calm and collected," she said.
"Almost like a thousand-yard stare, very expressionless."
"10.02.2017 00:51:30" calgarysun.com Donald Trump's travel ban remains suspended: Appeals court A U.S. federal appeals court refused Thursday to reinstate President Donald Trump's ban on travellers from seven predominantly Muslim nations,... Moments after the ruling was released, Trump tweeted, “SEE YOU IN COURT,”
"10.02.2017 00:07:27" calgarysun.com Gunfire causes 'extensive' damage to TransAlta RCMP are investigating damage to a wind turbine site near Fort Macleod that they say was caused by gunshots fired from a distance. Damage to the transformer is "extensive."
"09.02.2017 23:37:53" calgarysun.com Judge in Garland case urges jurors to avoid booze and drugs Don't drink to excess and don't do drugs. Don't drink to excess and don't do drugs.
Words of advice you might expect to hear a parent tell a teenager, but on Thursday it was a judge warning jurors.
"09.02.2017 23:25:08" calgarysun.com When it comes to snow control, surely City of Calgary can do better It's as predictable as, well, snow in winter. EDITORIAL: "Councillors Andre Chabot and Ray Jones are right to ask some tough questions about how our city handles sudden dumps of snow and how it deploys resources."