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"26.03.2017 19:00:09" calgarysun.com Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny arrested on way to protest... Thousands of people crowded into Moscow's Pushkin Square on Sunday for an unsanctioned protest against the Russian government, the biggest... The protests were the largest co-ordinated outpourings of dissatisfaction in Russia since the massive 2011-12 demonstrations that followed a fraud-tainted parliamentary election.
"26.03.2017 18:30:09" calgarysun.com Republicans struggling to govern The Republican Party of “no” for Democrat Barack Obama's eight years is having a hard time getting to “yes” in the early Donald Trump era. “There are some folks in the Republican House caucus who have yet to make the pivot from complaining to governing,” said Republican pollster Whit Ayres. “And this is a White House controlled by a politician who is not really trying to lead a party.”
"26.03.2017 18:00:11" calgarysun.com 'We're all hurting': Calgary arts cut to the bone as corporate funds dry up Calgary's performing arts scene has become a casualty of corporate cost-cutting as the city's economic doldrums drag into a third year, prompting... The company's month-long High Performance Rodeo festival in January was well attended, but still missed box office targets because of lower ticket prices.
"That's a pretty strong message. It says people want to come out and people want to see it, but
"26.03.2017 17:30:07" calgarysun.com Donald Trump faces obstacles building 'big, beautiful' border wall U.S. President Donald Trump has now laid out exactly what he wants in the “big, beautiful wall” that he's promised to build on the U.S.-Mexico... It's unclear how much money Congress will approve. Lawmakers have been balking at his plans to sharply cut other federal spending to pay for the wall and other boosts to border security, while increasing military spending.
"26.03.2017 17:00:10" calgarysun.com Police searching for man in wheelchair missing for a week The Calgary Police Service are asking the public to help find an elderly man who went missing a week ago. McGarry is described as 5'7" tall, 130 pounds, with greyish brown hair and a moustache. He was last seen wearing a Calgary Flames hat, Calgary Flames sweater and black pants. McGarry's wheelchair has a Foothills Hospital label that reads "FHMC."
"26.03.2017 16:30:09" calgarysun.com Al-Qaida leader Qari Yasin killed in U.S. airstrike, Pentagon confirms A U.S. counterterrorism airstrike earlier this month in Afghanistan killed an al-Qaida leader responsible for a deadly hotel attack in Islamabad in... Yasin plotted the Sept. 20, 2008, bombing on the Marriott Hotel in Islamabad that killed dozens, officials said. The victims included two American service members.
"26.03.2017 16:00:22" calgarysun.com University of Alberta cell biologists find protein in brains of MS patients Multiple sclerosis researchers at the University of Alberta have dug down to the cellular level to discover an unusual mechanism in the brain that... “Two aspects of the MS phenotype get boosted by having too much of this protein. One is that you have … brain cells undergoing unwanted cell death. And secondly, it will also boost inflammation.”
"26.03.2017 15:52:34" spark.adobe.com just might miss the ice See the story I went looking for wild horses but I found some kinda nice ice. Ya know, I think I might miss it when it's gone. This week's Mike Drew On The Road.
"26.03.2017 15:40:03" calgarysun.com Canada's Homan wins gold at women's world curling championship Canada's Rachel Homan has won gold at the world women's curling championship. Canada swept the 11-game round-robin at the Capital Gymnasium to earn the first seed. Homan's rink won all 13 games in the tournament.
"26.03.2017 15:15:03" The Calgary Sun's cover photo The transition from winter to spring makes for some beautiful photos. See more in Mike Drew's latest On the Road: http://www.calgarysun.com/2017/03/24/the-ice-is-melting-and-its-making-for-beautiful-alberta-landscape
"26.03.2017 14:40:19" calgarysun.com 'A lot of chaos' after shots fired at Cincinnati's Cameo club; No... Gunfire erupted inside a crowded nightclub early Sunday, killing one person and wounding more than a dozen others. Several officers were working security at the club; some performed first aid and tried to revive the person who died, police said.
"26.03.2017 14:00:20" calgarysun.com Every day an NHL learning experience for Flames' call-up Andersson ST.LOUIS — Rasmus Andersson emerged from the visitors dressing room at Scottrade Center and declined the invite to sit down on a nearby chair. “Obviously, it's an experience,” he said. “You just learn. You just have to be ready. Anything can happen. Someone could be sick and you might have to play on short notice.
“You have to be ready all the time.”
"26.03.2017 13:00:11" calgarysun.com Naheed Nenshi's approval rating may be slipping, but he leads all... Once boasting approval ratings in the mid-80s, Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi's popularity has hit a new low just months away from his bid for a third... "If someone of stature came in to the race, I think [Nenshi] would have a competitive election," said Maggi.
"26.03.2017 11:59:59" calgarysun.com Roughnecks end three-game losing streak with 18-13 win over Black Wolves When Tracey Kelusky played for the Calgary Roughnecks, he made it his job to inspire the players around him. On a night when the former captain was honoured as Forever a Roughneck, Calgary dominated from start to finish and mercifully snapped a three-game losing streak in defeating the New England Black Wolves 18-13 in front of 10,775 fans.
"26.03.2017 04:00:06" calgarysun.com Enraged Halifax man allegedly assaults distracted texter A Halifax man has been charged with assault after he became enraged by a fellow pedestrian distracted by her cellphone, police say. Halifax Regional Police said the man punched the woman to the ground Friday afternoon after she almost bumped into him while she was texting.
"26.03.2017 03:18:58" calgarysun.com Calgary teen heads to France for the spirit of Vimy Ridge The Battle of Vimy Ridge has been called the birth of our nation and two young Albertans have won the trip of a lifetime to visit the site where... Lloyd Templeton of Calgary took home the top prize in the 14-17 age category and Rebbeca Lappa of Edmonton won in the 18-24 age category.
"26.03.2017 03:01:26" calgarysun.com Calgary is tops in the second-hand economy The goal was to merely clear out some household clutter and help a few friends do the same.But soon after she launched the Facebook neighbourhood... The second-hand economy in Canada was worth $29 billion last year, up $1 billion from the previous year ... "That's slightly larger than earnings from agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting combined and almost as large as the GDP of Newfoundland and
"26.03.2017 02:44:49" calgarysun.com Flames come back to beat Blues 3-2 in overtime ST. LOUIS — Much like the first time they were in St. Louis early in the season, Saturday's game at Scottrade Center was a homecoming affair for a... Unlike Calgary's 4-1 win over the Blues back on Oct. 25, this one, a 3-2 overtime Flames victory, had NHL playoffs written all over it.
"26.03.2017 02:40:02" calgarysun.com 'Justice League' trailer suggests film will be lighter in tone than... The Justice League is coming together — literally — in the new trailer for the superhero film, which finds Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg... This 'just' in...
"26.03.2017 01:59:20" calgarysun.com 1 dead in Vegas Strip shooting, gunman surrenders LAS VEGAS — A lone gunman opened fire on a double decker bus travelling the Las Vegas Strip, killing one person and wounding another before... The standoff began about 11 a.m. Saturday with a shooting that killed one person and injured another.
"26.03.2017 01:50:01" calgarysun.com Petition opposing changes to House of Commons rules gains traction Thousands of Canadians have put their names on a petition launched by a Calgary woman calling for the Liberal government to scrap proposed changes... "Obviously, this one is a no-brainer given the fact that I think this is a non-partisan issue," Rempel said.
"26.03.2017 01:34:40" calgarysun.com Gerry Forbes: Test yourself, be the Stranded Champion of 2017 I have been a supporter of Kids Up Front since its inception here in Calgary back in 2000 when the not-for-profit agency, started as a grassroots... Forbes: "Sixteen strangers compete, very much like on Survivor, in challenges against each other to determine the Stranded Champion for 2017.
They are looking for energetic folks with a huge heart who would like to help the kids."
"26.03.2017 01:30:07" calgarysun.com Florida man charged over pancake breakfast in street Breakfast may be the most important meal of the day but it's best to have it away from traffic. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.
"26.03.2017 00:50:03" calgarysun.com Watching big brother succeed with Stamps gives Matt Singleton hope When Alex Singleton and his younger brother Matt found out two years ago they could qualify as Canadians and go through the CFL draft, a whole new... It was great news. Everybody calls us fake Canadians, but what's on paper is what matters.
"26.03.2017 00:20:03" calgarysun.com O'Leary will start first, but maybe not finish first Many pundits and commentators are ready to anoint Conservative frontrunner Kevin O'Leary as the next leader of the party and Leader of the Opposition. WARREN: "O'Leary will start first, but maybe not finish first"
"26.03.2017 00:05:04" calgarysun.com M-103 process lacked transparency A dash to the finish is not always a win. Guest Column: "The question most are asking is what is Islamophobia? The lack of a clear definition not only jeopardizes the reliability and clarity of law, but also creates uncertainty for larger charter right concerns of free speech. Are constructive
"25.03.2017 23:45:05" calgarysun.com Q&A on the Zika virus with University of Alberta professor Tom Hobman Tom Hobman is a professor of cell biology at the University of Alberta, as well as a Canada Research Chair. His team was recently awarded a... Since the outbreak, the race is on to try to stem the spread of the destructive virus.
"25.03.2017 23:21:16" calgarysun.com Simmons Says: Crosby should have paid for slash on Methot Imagine if the opposite had occurred? SIMMONS SAYS: "The NHL shrugs and looks the other way. The game goes on.
That's their view, not mine."
"25.03.2017 22:19:35" calgarysun.com PC and Wildrose discussion teams set to take first steps toward unity The team tasked with taking the first step toward uniting conservatives in Alberta is expected to report back by the first week of May.The The "discussion groups" were asked to create a framework for unity, which will then go to the members of both the Wildrose and Progressive Conservative parties to be ratified and approved.
"25.03.2017 21:34:34" calgarysun.com Firefighters credit two men saved lives from huge fire Mackie Martineau was walking down the hall of the Calgary Dream Centre Saturday afternoon when he looked out the window and saw flames across the... "They're heroes,".... "I think a lot of people had no idea there was a fire going on over their heads. If it wasn't for them knocking door to door, it could have been a lot worse. They saved some lives for sure."
"25.03.2017 21:26:00" calgarysun.com Woman says she crashed into deer because she saw Bigfoot A northern Idaho woman told police she crashed into a deer because she was distracted by a sasquatch in her rear-view mirror. Think this will stand up in court?
"25.03.2017 21:15:07" calgarysun.com Sword-carrying 'Joker' arrested in Virginia for wearing a mask Why so serious? “What doesn't kill you, simply makes you stranger!”
"25.03.2017 21:00:16" calgarysun.com Tracey Kelusky to be honoured by Calgary Roughnecks The true personification of talent and hard work, Tracey Kelusky exhorted those around him to be their best and was rewarded through his National... "I know back in my playing time in the NLL, I don't even think of anywhere else," said the 41-year-old from Peterborough, an NLL Hall of Famer. "No disrespect to Buffalo, Philadelphia, even Montreal, Columbus. When I look at my career, I look at myself as
"25.03.2017 20:48:41" calgarysun.com Looking for something different? NSFCon might be for you Think you'd enjoy watching a burlesque show while cosplaying as your favourite comic book character? How about taking in the sights and sounds of a... On Saturday, Not Safe for Con — NSFCon —makes its local debut at the Grey Eagle Casino, featuring all the usual exhibits and artists seen at comic expos but with an adult twist.
"25.03.2017 20:30:15" calgarysun.com 'Justice League' trailer suggests film will be lighter in tone than... The Justice League is coming together — literally — in the new trailer for the superhero film, which finds Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg... Directed by Zack Synder, who also helmed 2013's Man of Steel and last year's BvS, Justice League will be the fifth entry in the DCEU — and it is perhaps the most important film in the ever-growing film series.
"25.03.2017 20:00:16" calgarysun.com Four things to think about heading into the NFL meetings Four thoughts on the NFL, as owners, executives, GMs, head coaches and reporters alike start packing for the league's annual meeting in Phoenix,... The NFL has had the requisite fibre-optic technology in place since 2014 to emulate the NHL and CFL in punting decision-making on video-replay reviews to league headquarters. Only now might the NFL do so.
"25.03.2017 19:30:14" calgarysun.com Adam Sandler continues as Netflix's biggest star Netflix is doubling down on Adam Sandler. The streaming giant has extended its deal with the comedian for four more feature films. Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos said Sandler's films have proven “extremely successful” with Netflix subscribers.
"25.03.2017 19:00:12" calgarysun.com 'I'm the schmuck who landed on the taxiway': Harrison Ford says he was... Actor Harrison Ford said he was distracted and concerned about turbulence from another aircraft last month when he mistakenly landed on a taxiway... A video released last month showed Ford's Aviat Husky plane from behind as it descends toward the airfield where the American Airlines Boeing 737 is slowly taxiing.
"25.03.2017 18:30:06" calgarysun.com Ivanka Trump's neighbours complain about her family: 'It has been a... Residents of a posh Washington neighbourhood say Ivanka Trump and her family don't make for very good neighbours, taking up much of the parking on... Neighbours of Trump, her husband Jared Kushner and their three children have groused that sidewalks have been closed, public parking overrun and that the family and their staff haven't learned the trash pickup schedule outside their US$5.5-million home.
"25.03.2017 18:00:15" calgarysun.com So-called 'Rob Ford movie' not a documentary As I've been told by many a filmmaker, usually defensively, “it's not meant to be a documentary.” Jim Slotek writes: I side with Renata Ford, who said her late husband would probably get a laugh out of this acid-trip of a film in which the Ford-inspired York Mayor Tom Hogg (Pat Thornton) handles automatic weapons and presides over a drug-lord's cache
"25.03.2017 17:30:13" calgarysun.com Animal-masked people allegedly rob watch store in Bellagio People wearing animal masks allegedly robbed a high-end retail store inside the Bellagio Hotel and Casino, according to reports. A video posted to YouTube purported to be of the suspected robbery, shows one person dressed in black in a pig's mask outside the watch store, leading two other masked people, carrying tote bags, out of the lobby.
"25.03.2017 17:00:14" calgarysun.com Trudeau's popularity takes hit The Justin Trudeau Liberals are now trailing the Conservatives slightly after delivering a widely unpopular budget this week, a Forum Research poll... Four in 10 Canadians polled did not like Trudeau's second budget and roughly the same number of people said they would be less likely to vote Liberal in the next federal election because of it.
"25.03.2017 16:30:11" calgarysun.com Irish player Seamus Coleman breaks leg in half following dangerous tackle Ireland captain Seamus Coleman has broken his right leg after a dangerous tackle by a Wales defender in a qualifying match for the 2018 World Cup... Taylor went into the tackle with Coleman feet first, hitting the middle of the Irish player's lower leg.
The bottom part of Coleman's leg was left dangling, visibly broken.
"25.03.2017 16:00:13" calgarysun.com Man faces three attempted murder charges after late night crash A man is facing three attempted murder charges after the driver of a car rammed into another vehicle in north Edmonton Wednesday
night. LaFleur had seen the man before and thought the first hit was an accident.
"Next thing I know, 'boom', he runs into me," LaFleur said. "I looked back at my son and he was OK. In my mind, it was an accident until I made eye contact with (the neighbour). He
"25.03.2017 15:30:14" calgarysun.com Katherine Heigl, Ben Affleck and more big Hollywood stars flopping hard... Generally speaking, 2016 was regarded as a Category 4 crap-storm of a year. But for some, 2017 isn't exactly off to a flying start either. Some celebrities aren't exactly off to the best of starts in 2017.
"25.03.2017 15:00:14" calgarysun.com Tkachuk returns to Flames lineup after serving suspension ST. LOUIS - When the Calgary Flames drafted Matthew Tkachuk sixth overall in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft, they knew he played with an edge. “I wasn't trying to go out and hurt anybody,” explained Tkachuk of the incident which occurred in the first period against Drew Doughty. “It's a play I've done millions of times. I'll continue to play hard and I want to play my game now more than ever."
"25.03.2017 14:30:07" The Calgary Sun's cover photo Country music artist Chris Stapleton and his band had the crowd stomping their feet and singing along at the Scotiabank Saddledome Calgary, Alta., on March 24, 2017. Photo from Ryan McLeod/Postmedia Network.
"25.03.2017 14:00:14" calgarysun.com Shooting in northern France injures three Police say three people have been injured in a shooting in the northern French city of Lille. The officials said one of those shot is a minor, and none of the injuries is life-threatening.
"25.03.2017 13:00:16" calgarysun.com After health care bill's withdrawal, elation and anger Some Americans breathed a sigh of relief, others bubbled with frustration, and nearly all resigned themselves to the prospect that the latest... “Hopefully they'll get it right next time,” said Anthony Canamucio, the 50-year-old owner of a barbershop in Middletown Township, Pennsylvania. He gave his vote to Trump in November and wanted to see Obama's health law repealed, but found himself rooting
"25.03.2017 12:30:06" calgarysun.com One dead after single vehicle crash at Stoney First Nation One man is dead injured after a single vehicle collision on the Stoney First Nation. The driver, a 34-year-old man from Stoney First Nation, had been ejected from his seat but remained in the van. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
"25.03.2017 12:00:21" calgarysun.com Hitmen put up good fight in Game 1 loss to Pats REGINA - The Calgary Hitmen put up a good fight against the Regina Pats in the opening game of their first-round WHL playoff series on Friday. Calgary stuck with Regina deep into the third period until the Pats pulled away en route to a 5-2 win and 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven series.
"25.03.2017 04:49:29" calgarysun.com Chris Stapleton makes intimate connection with Calgary fans in 'Dome show Tall, burly and bearded, Chris Stapleton cuts a rather imposing figure. The crowd of about 12,000 was in good spirits. Clearly ready to have a great Friday night, they were boisterous yet chill, in a way that reflected Stapleton's own performance style.
"25.03.2017 04:12:56" calgarysun.com The Cat House will not reopen but will share donations The owner of The Cat House, Joanne Wegiel, announced Sunday her beloved cat product shop will not reopen, but will donate all money raised from... Wegiel said the decision to not reopen was based on multiple factors that kept accumulating.
"25.03.2017 04:10:20" calgarysun.com Competition looks to create jobs and develop renewable energy resources The province's power grid operator wants companies to think green to supply Albertans with renewable energy.The first stage in a series of... "We're excited to kick off our program to create jobs, diversify our economy and increase private-sector investment in Alberta's electricity system," Margaret McCuaig-Boyd, minister of energy.
"25.03.2017 03:55:02" calgarysun.com 'Pizzagate' gunman pleads guilty to shooting A man who police said was inspired by false internet rumours dubbed “pizzagate” to fire an assault weapon inside a Washington pizzeria pleaded... Welch fired multiple shots inside the Comet Ping Pong restaurant based on a conspiracy theory about Democrats harbouring child sex slaves there.
"25.03.2017 03:35:42" calgarysun.com Scarlett Johansson's evolution: From indie starlet to a-- kicking hero... Brains and beauty have always been a given with Scarlett Johansson. Johansson has found a whole second chapter in her career playing the action-oriented femme fatale: a superheroine, an avenging angel, even a fantastic alien flesh eater.
"25.03.2017 02:14:03" calgarysun.com Notley says Keystone XL approval means jobs Premier Rachel Notley says the approval of the Keystone XL pipeline will have an immediate impact on Alberta's economy, and eventually allow access... "We know that, in the pretty immediate term, we're probably looking at about 5,000 jobs just in Alberta, and probably over $1 billion, at least, in direct investment," said Notley. "Given the state of the economy, this is very good news."
"25.03.2017 01:42:42" calgarysun.com Are 'gay moments' in 'Beauty and the Beast' and 'Power Rangers' progress? LOS ANGELES — A hug. A wink. A dance. A non-answer. These are the so-called gay moments in a handful of recent high-profile studio movies that have... What are we to make of these “blink and you'll miss them” moments in a year when “Moonlight,” with its explicit exploration of gay themes, can rise to become the best picture winner at the Academy Awards? Is this progress? For some, it is. For others,
"25.03.2017 01:25:05" calgarysun.com Shooting in northern France injures three Police say three people have been injured in a shooting in the northern French city of Lille. The reason for the shooting is unclear. It comes as France is under a state of emergency after deadly extremist attacks.
"25.03.2017 00:57:23" calgarysun.com Looking for something different? NSFCon might be for you Think you'd enjoy watching a burlesque show while cosplaying as your favourite comic book character? How about taking in the sights and sounds of a... On Saturday, Not Safe for Con — NSFCon —makes its local debut at the Grey Eagle Casino, featuring all the usual exhibits and artists seen at comic expos but with an adult twist.
"25.03.2017 00:37:15" calgarysun.com The politically correct mob is trampling free speech Freedom of speech is a core principle of our free society. But everywhere we look, there are signs this freedom is being suppressed. Malcolm: "Our Parliament just passed a controversial Liberal motion to condemn the loosely defined “Islamophobia,” despite a lack of consensus amongst Canadians about what the term even means."
"24.03.2017 23:45:03" calgarysun.com Tenaris reopens Calgary manufacturing plant recalls employees About 100 Calgary employees who were laid off two years ago will be offered their jobs back, as energy supply giant Tenaris moves to re-open a... The company — which is headquartered in Luxembourg but has its Canadian head office in Calgary — is already in the process of recalling approximately 100 unionized employees.
"24.03.2017 23:20:04" calgarysun.com Senators' Eugene Melnyk hammers 'whiner' Sidney Crosby after slash on... Eugene Melnyk has seen enough of Sidney Crosby's act. The Ottawa Senators owner says the NHL should throw the book at its best player with a suspension for his vicious slash on defenceman Marc Methot in the club's 2-1 shootout victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night.
"24.03.2017 22:48:51" calgarysun.com Willie deWit, former heavyweight boxing champ, among new judicial... Former Olympian and world amateur heavyweight boxing champ Willie deWit is among four new federally appointed judges announced Friday. DeWit was already famous in Canada before he became a lawyer in 1995, having won the world heavyweight boxing championship in 1983.
"24.03.2017 22:39:34" calgarysun.com One of Garland's four attackers pleads guilty One of four men charged in the jailhouse beating of notorious killer Douglas Garland was sentenced Friday to four months for his role in the... The attack ended before correctional officials arrived to intervene.
"24.03.2017 22:26:33" calgarysun.com Huge Chinook Centre expansion is on the way Calgary's biggest mall is about to get larger.And a major expansion of Chinook Centre will also bring part of a long-sought facelift to Macleod... It's a mall world after all.
"24.03.2017 22:00:21" calgarysun.com The Liberal's anti-Islamophobic bill has united Canadians ... in opposition There were two social media posts made in
the aftermath of Canada's M-103 anti-
Islamophobia vote that perfectly
illustrate where the issue is... As Anthony Furey writes, the Liberals thought they'd play a little game with M-103 to divide people along demographic lines. They've failed horribly.
"24.03.2017 21:50:08" calgarysun.com WWE star Kane to enter political ring with mayoral bid This seven-foot-tall, 300-pound giant is looking to chokeslam his way into the political ring. Glenn Jacobs, known to wrestling fans as WWE superstar Kane, hopes to walk down the aisle and step into the squared circle of politics in a bid to become mayor of Knox County.
"24.03.2017 21:30:13" calgarysun.com Nova Scotia man's 'Grabher' licence plate suddenly deemed offensive The Nova Scotia government has withdrawn a man's eponymous personalized licence plate, saying Lorne Grabher's surname is offensive to women. Thing is, that's his last name. He's had the personalized plate since 1991. Suddenly, it's offensive.
"24.03.2017 21:14:01" Inside the Stampede tarp auction Kelly Sutherland, the 65-year-old Grande Prairie reinsman, was purchased by Friends of the King for the top bid of $110,000 at the 2017 GMC Rangeland Derby Canvas Auction last night. This will be Sutherland's last year in the chucks.
"24.03.2017 21:08:51" calgarysun.com Man faces three attempted murder charges after late night crash A man is facing three attempted murder charges
after the driver of a car rammed into another
vehicle in north Edmonton Wednesday
night.Police... Attempted murder charges have been laid after an Edmonton driver repeatedly tried to run over a mother, her child and the mother's boyfriend.
"24.03.2017 21:00:18" calgarysun.com Calgary father follows wife's lead and appeals conviction in son's death Following his wife's lead from earlier in the week, Emil Radita filed his conviction appeal Friday in the first-degree murder conviction of their... Emil Radita has now appealed the first-degree murder conviction a Calgary judge handed him and his wife in the death of their teenage son, Alexandru.
"24.03.2017 20:45:07" calgarysun.com Dave Chappelle's unapologetic return to the spotlight - and to a very different world Dave Chappelle hasn't been gone from comedy - but he's been elusive. What to expect from Dave Chappelle's Netflix specials, if you haven't seen them already.
"24.03.2017 20:25:04" calgarysun.com WWE boss Vince McMahon's Bentley collides with another vehicle Billionaire WWE boss Vince McMahon was in a serious car crash near the grappling empire's Connecticut headquarters, according to published reports. It happened not far from WE headquarters.
"24.03.2017 20:05:31" calgarysun.com Just in: House GOP abruptly pulls Trump's troubled health care bill Republicans muscled their capstone health care overhaul past an initial barrier and toward a climactic roll call Friday, plunging ahead despite... House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., withdrew the legislation after Trump called him and asked him to halt debate without a vote, according to Ryan spokeswoman AshLee Strong.
"24.03.2017 20:00:22" calgarysun.com London attacker was 'laughing and joking' on eve of rampage Police are combing through “massive amounts of computer data” and have contacted thousands of witnesses as they look for clues about why a... The hotel manager said he was struck by his guest's friendly and outgoing manner. Within hours he would be driving his rented SUV across a crowded Westminster Bridge, leaving a trail of dead and wounded.
"24.03.2017 19:40:15" calgarysun.com Canadian jailed in U.S. for viewing child porn can practise law in Ontario A Canadian-born man who was jailed in Florida for viewing child pornography has been granted permission to practise law in Ontario. The tribunal of the Law Society of Upper Canada has ruled this man has demonstrated he is now “of good character.”
"24.03.2017 19:37:39" calgarysun.com 'Transracial' black activist opens up about racial identity struggles A woman who was once a black civil rights leader in Washington state, then lost her job after her parents exposed her as white struggles to make a... Rachel Dolezal said she has been unable to find steady work in the nearly two years since her background became public in media reports, and she is uncertain about her future. She still identifies as black, despite being “Caucasian biologically,” as she
"24.03.2017 19:33:07" calgarysun.com Video shows Tulsa cops running down gun-toting woman Newly released video of Madison Dickson being run down by a Tulsa police cruiser shows the crazed 21-year-old waving a handgun before falling under... Cops in Oklahoma have released dashcam video showing the final moments of a gun-toting woman's life.
"24.03.2017 19:25:11" calgarysun.com Federal government needs to dial back TV spending: Conservative MP Conservative MP Chris Warkentin says federal government spending on television sets is out of control after he discovered departments spent tens of... A Conservative MP says after he discovered departments have spent tens of thousands of dollars on TVs — including almost $14,000 for a single TV for Indigenous Affairs.
"24.03.2017 19:10:13" calgarysun.com Natalya Neidhart: Fam made my 'WrestleMania moment' all the more memorable It was Jan. 7, 2007. At 8 a.m. to be precise. That
was the day I answered the phone call that
would change my life, one that would fulfil my... Today's column from Natalya: It was Jan. 7, 2007. At 8 a.m. to be precise. That was the day that would change my life, fulfill my destiny.
"24.03.2017 19:00:22" calgarysun.com So Trump's approved Keystone XL ... what happens now? CALGARY — U.S. President Donald Trump has
given TransCanada Corp.their long awaited
presidential permit for the Keystone XL pipeline,
but... It's not a done deal by any stretch. The company still faces a long list of permits and approvals before it can start construction.
"24.03.2017 18:40:05" calgarysun.com Halifax mom gives birth, contracts flesh-eating disease A Nova Scotia woman who gave birth just three weeks ago has been diagnosed with so-called flesh-eating disease and placed in an induced coma. It was a routine pregnancy, but then something happened.
"24.03.2017 18:25:05" calgarysun.com Man faces three attempted murder charges after Edmonton incident A man is facing three attempted murder charges after the driver of a car rammed into another vehicle in north Edmonton Wednesday night.Police... According to police, he rammed his vehicle several times into a car containing a mother and child before trying run over the mother's boyfriend. More on this:
"24.03.2017 17:57:51" Hey Calgary, will you be turning out the lights for Earth Hour on Saturday? Let us know! While you're here, we spoke with the City of Calgary to find out what they're doing for Earth Hour. Have a read: bit.ly/2nQrzQW
"24.03.2017 17:45:05" calgarysun.com Mikael Backlund named Flames' Masterton nominee by Calgary PHWA chapter Mikael Backlund is the Calgary Flames' nominee for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy. The annual award goes to the National Hockey League player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey. The 28-year-old pivot has been selected by the Calgary chapter of the Professional Hockey Writers' Association (PHWA) for his outstanding 2016-17 season and commitment to leadership in the community.
"24.03.2017 17:16:49" calgarysun.com Remains of Calgary soldier identified 100 years after his WWI death Remains found in May 2013 on the outskirts of
Arleux-en-Gohelle, France, have been identified
as those of a First World War soldier who lived... Some amazing news out of the Department of National Defence this morning.
"24.03.2017 16:55:04" calgarysun.com Bad Santa sentenced for Christmas Eve jewelry heist in Stettler STETTLER, Alta. — An Alberta man has been
sentenced to more than three years in custody
for a Christmas Eve jewelry store robbery where... Remember the guy who dressed up like Santa and robbed a Stettler jewelry store on Christmas Eve? He's been sentenced.
"24.03.2017 16:43:08" calgarysun.com Red Deer man charged with embezzling $100K from Christian bikers Red Deer RCMP say a local man has been charged with fraud in relation to the theft of more than $100,000 from a non-profit organization. A fraud investigation was launched last year after the suspect's former employer, the Christian Motorcycle Association, reported irregularities in their banking activity.
"24.03.2017 16:35:05" calgarysun.com Flights of frantic: Calling up Flames farmhands is a crazy game unto itself The Calgary Flames will handle almost every little detail. Think it's easy to just call up an emergency goalie? It's not. In fact calling up any farmhand takes a lot of work — and a lot of decision-making — behind the scenes, which is where Wes Gilbertson takes us today:
"24.03.2017 16:20:05" calgarysun.com M-103 passes and now the Islamophobia study begins As expected, Liberal MP Iqra Khalid's
anti-Islamophobia motion passed the House
of Commons with a hearty majority. If anything, the questions surrounding Islamophobia has only just begun.
"24.03.2017 16:03:58" calgarysun.com Assisted living staffer posted video of elderly residents having sex:... An older couples' coitus reportedly amused an assisted living facility staffer so much she decided to record it and post it to social media. ops allege Alexis Williams said she secretly filmed an 81-year-old woman and a 59-year-old man having sex in a room at Florida's Bristol Court Assisted Living Facility for a laugh.
"24.03.2017 15:55:05" calgarysun.com Calgary day home owner ordered to trial in death of toddler The operator of an unlicenced southwest Calgary day home has been ordered to stand trial in connection with the death of a toddler under her care. Elmarie Simons was charged last August, in connection with the November, 2015, death of 18-month-old Ceira Lynn McGrath.
"24.03.2017 15:37:25" calgarysun.com Senators' owner Eugene Melnyk is absolutely furious with Sidney Crosby Eugene Melnyk says the NHL needs to throw the book at Sidney Crosby. "We all know who he is. The guy is just beyond belief."
"24.03.2017 15:22:51" calgarysun.com Winnipeg woman loses three limbs due to rare strep throat diagnosis A Winnipeg woman is recovering in hospital after developing a rare type of strep throat that forced doctors to amputate both her legs and one of... “They told us we had 15 minutes to decide if we wanted to amputate her other leg or let her go."
"24.03.2017 15:20:05" calgarysun.com London attacker's birth name revealed; police make more arrests Police are combing through “massive amounts of computer data” and have contacted thousands of witnesses as they look for clues about why a... Detectives have searched 21 properties in London, the central English city of Birmingham and Wales.
"24.03.2017 15:15:05" driving.ca Motor Mouth: Uber's self-driving program going off the rails Internal report says its autonomous cars can't even go a single mile before a person has to take control driving.ca: Of the 32,000 kilometres which #Uber's autonomous cars drove last year, the human in the driver's seat almost always had to take over. #autos
"24.03.2017 15:02:02" calgarysun.com Professor Lupin is in Calgary filming Fargo 3 ... and he hates the weather Ewan McGregor has gotten used to Calgarians
apologizing Ewan McGregor and his Fargo Season 3 castmates are split on Calgary's weather: It's either "the real deal" or it's "rubbish": As David Thewlis of Harry Potter fame tells us, he's feeling a little trapped by it all.
"24.03.2017 14:10:05" calgarysun.com New research suggests cancer is caused by 'unavoidable typos' in DNA WASHINGTON — Cancer patients often wonder “why me?” Does their tumour run in the family? Did they try hard enough to avoid risks like smoking, too... Chance may actually play a bigger role in cancer than we've always thought.
"24.03.2017 13:58:48" calgarysun.com Senators' Marc Methot out for weeks after this gruesome finger injury Senators defenceman Marc Methot suffered a gruesome injury to a finger on his left hand in a game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Ottawa on... An ugly slash and an even uglier injury.
"24.03.2017 13:50:48" calgarysun.com Green light for Keystone XL pipeline from U.S. State department TransCanada says it has received a presidential permit from the U.S. State Department that allows it to build the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline. At long last, the Keystone XL pipeline has a presidential permit.
"24.03.2017 13:41:07" calgarysun.com Flames prospect Ryan Lomberg signs himself a two-way contract Many professional hockey players don't want to even think about their contract status during the season. Ryan Lomberg didn't want to forget it. “It... His new contract doesn't kick in until the 2017-18 campaign, so Lomberg isn't eligible for a big-league call-up quite yet, but this is an important step for the 22-year-old forward from Richmond Hill, Ont.
"24.03.2017 13:09:17" calgarysun.com Green light for Keystone XL pipeline from U.S. State department TransCanada says it has received a presidential permit from the U.S. State Department that allows it to build the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline. More than eight years in the making and for a long while, presumed dead, the Keystone XL pipeline gets approval from the Trump administration.
"24.03.2017 04:22:17" calgarysun.com Jury finds Littlechild guilty of manslaughter Calgarian William Allen Littlechild was too drunk to form the intent to commit murder when he slashed the throat of a complete stranger, a jury... The jury deliberated about 14 hours over two days before finding Littlechild not guilty of second-degree murder.
"24.03.2017 04:18:29" calgarysun.com Calgary Stampede chuckwagon tarp auction drives to a wire-beater win It came right down to the wire but the annual Calgary Stampede chuckwagon canvas auction on Thursday night just edged out the total raised a year... The top bid of $110,000 on Thursday bought rights on the wagon driven by 12-time champion Kelly Sutherland, 65, the sentimental favourite because he is retiring after this year's event.
"24.03.2017 03:33:44" calgarysun.com Kelly Sutherland tops bids at Rangeland Derby Canvas Auction Chalk up another win for the King. The 65-year-old Grande Prairie reinsman was purchased by Friends of the King for the top bid of $110,000 at the GMC Rangeland Derby Canvas Auction.
"24.03.2017 03:19:08" torontosun.com “Meet me at the Park” mural unveiled | VIDEO | Home | Toronto Sun “Meet me at the Park”, the tenth International Avenue mural has officially been unveiled. The 4' x 16' mural was painted by Lyse DeSelliers and is... VIDEO: “Meet me at the Park” mural unveiled “Meet me at the Park”, the tenth International Avenue mural has officially been unveiled. The 4' x 16' mural was painted by Lyse DeSelliers and is dedicated to the Greater Forest Lawn community.
"24.03.2017 03:03:20" calgarysun.com Flames singing a sad tune in Nashville NASHVILLE - The Calgary Flames are entrenched in a battle to the end of the 2016-17 National Hockey League season, currently amid a three-game road... At the moment, it looks like they'll barely make it to the finish line.
"24.03.2017 02:55:52" calgarysun.com Single mom recovering from triple amputation brought on by rare strep... WINNIPEG — A Winnipeg woman is recovering in hospital after developing a rare type of strep throat that forced doctors to amputate both her legs... Within 24 hours, Kirkness was told they needed to amputate one of her arms and a leg due to complications from the infection.
"24.03.2017 02:20:54" calgarysun.com Hawaii judge who blocked travel ban target of threats The FBI says authorities are aware that the federal judge in Hawaii who ruled against President Donald Trump's travel ban has received threatening... Watson blocked the federal government from enforcing its ban on new visas for people from six mostly Muslim countries and its suspension of the nation's refugee program.
"24.03.2017 02:03:34" calgarysun.com Crewman mauled, badly injured by grizzly attack in B.C. DRAINEY INLET, B.C. — A man working in the forest on British Columbia's central coast was mauled by a grizzly Wednesday. Sgt. Scott Norris with the B.C. Conservation Officer Service says other crew members quickly came to the man's defence, but his injuries are significant.
"24.03.2017 01:55:50" calgarysun.com Police: MS-13 gang member deported four times abused child A member of the MS-13 street gang who had been deported from the U.S. four times stabbed two women and sexually assaulted a 2-year-old girl in a... The suspect, a member of the MS-13 gang ,is accused of stabbing two women and sexually assaulted a 2-year-old girl.
"24.03.2017 01:00:12" calgarysun.com $485,000 raised in Operation Eyesight for water projects On World Water Day, Operation Eyesight announced it raised $485,000 during its Washing Away Blindness campaign, which will assist in funding water... For each well developed, approximately 400 people will gain access to clean water, meaning almost 10,000 people across Zambia will reap the benefits of these water projects.
"24.03.2017 00:32:51" calgarysun.com Calgary murder jury perilously close to running out of enough members And then there were 10. A jury deliberating a Calgary murder case was reduced to 10 members late Thursday, making it perilously close to being too small to reach a verdict.
"24.03.2017 00:02:02" National Post Music A Throwback to when, Vancouver native Dan Mangan + Blacksmith performed a stripped-down version of "Vessel" in the National Post Music Studio.
#npsessions #npmusic #cdnmusic #yvr #TBT
"23.03.2017 23:45:08" calgarysun.com Hoffman promises to keeps tabs on AHS pay Health Minister Sarah Hoffman says the NDP government intends to keep a closer eye on compensation for senior executives at Alberta Health... Health Minister Sarah Hoffman says the NDP government intends to keep a closer eye on compensation for senior executives at Alberta Health Services, though it doesn't see their salaries as out of line.
"23.03.2017 23:45:04" calgarysun.com Calgary day home owner ordered to trial in death of toddler The operator of an unlicenced southwest Calgary day home has been ordered to stand trial in connection with the death of a toddler under her care. The operator of an unlicenced southwest Calgary day home has been ordered to stand trial in connection with the death of a toddler under her care.
"23.03.2017 23:35:04" calgarysun.com Just zip it, Ms. Coulter It's not worthy of response, it's not worthy of response, it's not worthy ... ah, what the hell! It's not worthy of response, it's not worthy of response, it's not worthy ... ah, what the hell!
American political commentator Ann Coulter took a shot at Calgary this week.
"23.03.2017 23:22:28" calgarysun.com Looking back on five years of the Calgary Peace Bridge Calgary's Peace Bridge turns five this week. Here's a look back at its short (and controversial) life. The timeline on Calgary's controversial bridge
"23.03.2017 23:21:12" calgarysun.com Happy 5th birthday Peace Bridge Like many Calgarians, George Brookman loathed the $24.5-million red footbridge construction crews were building across the Bow River. Like many Calgarians, George Brookman loathed the $24.5-million red footbridge construction crews were building across the Bow River.
"23.03.2017 23:14:50" calgarysun.com Happy 5th birthday Peace Bridge Like many Calgarians, George Brookman loathed the $24.5-million red footbridge construction crews were building across the Bow River. For five years now, the distinct webbed, tubular structure has shone on the pages of magazines, tourism materials, City of Calgary reports, international architecture publications, best of lists, colouring books, calendars, postcards and in hundreds of
"23.03.2017 22:42:08" calgarysun.com 'Life' review: Jake Gyllenhaal and Ryan Reynolds' space horror a real... The film The excellent cast includes Jake Gyllenhaal as something of a shellshocked ex-military doctor, whose wartime service has left him slightly misanthropic; Rebecca Ferguson as a quarantine-obsessed CDC scientist; Ryan Reynolds as a wisecracking
"23.03.2017 21:55:04" calgarysun.com Canadian with alleged terror ties detained in Turkey A Canadian man with alleged connections to a Daesh terrorist group has reportedly been arrested in Turkey. According to Turkish news site Daily Sabah, counter-terrorism police arrested Wassim Bouhadou at Adana Airport on Thursday.
"23.03.2017 21:45:05" calgarysun.com The Three Musketeers bring swashbuckling shenanigans to Vertigo Studio... There are Power Rangers at the
Iron Fist on Netflix and a quartet of
at Vertigo Studio Theatre. The Three Musketeers is the story of a young wannabe musketeer named D'Artagnan, who stumbles into the intrigue and chicanery of 17th century Paris.
"23.03.2017 21:29:26" calgarysun.com City exploring potential for network of charging stations for e-cars Flicking the switch on a widespread electric vehicle-charging network throughout southern Alberta could be sparked by city efforts gauging its feasibility. Flicking the switch on a widespread electric vehicle-charging network throughout southern Alberta could be sparked by city efforts gauging its feasibility.
"23.03.2017 21:18:20" calgarysun.com Eight arrested in major raids after London terror attack British police conducted major raids and arrested seven people in connection with the attack outside Parliament that left four dead, including the... The attacker has been identified and was known to British security ... he declined to name the man and to give any other details about his identity, nationality or hometown.
"23.03.2017 21:14:41" calgarysun.com Jeremy Renner wants a lunchdate with a Calgary fan Jeremy Renner, star of many Marvel movies (Hawkeye), Arrival, The Bourne Legacy and more, is holding a contest to win tickets to to the Calgary... Want to enter? First you need to download Renner's new app, then post a comment in the app telling him why you're his No. 1 fan. The comment judged to be best wins.
"23.03.2017 20:30:17" calgarysun.com U.S. to approve Keystone XL pipeline Senior U.S. officials say the State Department will recommend approval of the Keystone XL pipeline, clearing the way for the White House to... WASHINGTON — Senior U.S. officials say the State Department will recommend approval of the Keystone XL pipeline, clearing the way for the White House to formally approve it.
"23.03.2017 20:15:05" calgarysun.com What is Canada's greatest animal? Calgary Zoo wants to hear from you It was your usual campaign rally. It was your usual campaign rally.
Little kids, hooting and hollering, proudly holding placards with witty animal slogans, and full-grown adults, many doing their best impressions of animal noises, all packed the Cequel Energy Lodge at the Calgary Zoo on
"23.03.2017 20:04:09" calgarysun.com BREAKING: U.S. to approve Keystone XL pipeline, sources say Senior U.S. officials say the State Department will recommend approval of the Keystone XL pipeline, clearing the way for the White House to... Big news is officially coming down the pipe tomorrow.
"23.03.2017 19:57:36" calgarysun.com U of C says provincial cash will mean expanded classroom and study spaces The University of Calgary says new provincial money will mean expanded classroom and study spaces on campus. The University of Calgary says new provincial money will mean expanded classroom and study spaces on campus.
"23.03.2017 18:55:30" calgarysun.com 'Horrendous' sex assault of teen rocks Maryland town The brutal sex assault of a teen inside a high school bathroom stall has shaken a suburban Maryland town to its core. The two boys allegedly forced a 14-year-old girl into a stall inside the boys' bathroom and repeatedly raped her as she shrieked for help.
"23.03.2017 18:50:07" calgarysun.com Letters to the Editor for March 24 HIGHER, FASTER! Our readers speak.
"23.03.2017 18:37:55" calgarysun.com Marco's legacy lives on at La Brezza La Brezza I can't believe I hadn't been to La Brezza before.
The little Bridgeland bungalow converted to an Italian eatery has been dishing the goods for 30 years this summer, though for the past two without its beloved founder, Marco Abdi.
"23.03.2017 18:17:29" calgarysun.com Calgary mom appeals murder ruling, argues judge's tears demonstrated bias Tears apparently shed by a judge while
convicting a Calgary mom of first-degree
murder in the starvation-related death of her
son, could come... Tears apparently shed by a judge while convicting a Calgary mom of first-degree murder in the starvation-related death of her son, could come back to haunt her.
"23.03.2017 17:48:29" National Post Music Toronto natives USS [UBIQUITOUS SYNERGY SEEKER] were in the National Post music studio performing a cover of The Tragically Hip's 'Something On'
#npmusic #npsessions #thehip
"23.03.2017 17:36:10" calgarysun.com A look at victims of the London attack: The dead and injured The three people killed and at least 30 injured in the attack in Westminster were a cosmopolitan snapshot of one of the world's most cosmopolitan... Here's what's known about the victims:
"23.03.2017 17:15:10" calgarysun.com Vaccinations during pregnancy? U of A research suggests babies would... Women who receive vaccinations while pregnant
can pass on beneficial proteins to their babies
that help develop their fledgling immune... A central focus of the work is to better understand how the immune system develops in newborns, who are vulnerable to numerous kinds of pathogens.
"23.03.2017 17:00:32" calgarysun.com Someone is torching byelection signs in the Calgary-Midnapore riding Calgary police are investigating after two byelection signs were destroyed by fire in the federal riding of Calgary-Midnapore early Thursday... The seat was left vacant when former cabinet minister Jason Kenney stepped down to run for the provincial PC leadership.
"23.03.2017 16:40:06" calgarysun.com Discovering ancient Japan: This remote pilgrim trail is littered with... OSAKA, Japan — The 1,000-year-old
pilgrimage to the Kumano Sanzen — the
three great Shinto shrines on Japan's
Kii Peninsula south of Osaka —... The network of Kumano routes is one of only two pilgrimages ever to be awarded UNESCO World Heritage status, along with the Camino de Santiago de Compostela in Spain. Check it out:
"23.03.2017 16:30:09" calgarysun.com This entire village in Pennsylvania could be yours for $1.5 million “The Town That Garbage Built” is up for sale. Nineteen homes for you and the people you can stand. Also, there's a schoolhouse!
"23.03.2017 16:20:08" calgarysun.com Car drives into a crowd in Belgium, knives and shotgun found inside Belgian authorities have raised security in the port of Antwerp after a car with French license plates drove at high speed through a busy shopping... Less than 24 hours after what happened in London.
"23.03.2017 16:10:31" media.giphy.com giphy.com Kristi Yamaguchi tweeted Nancy Kerrigan to "break a leg" on Dancing With The Stars. The Internet's been on a roll ever since: bit.ly/2mYFosa
"23.03.2017 16:05:07" calgarysun.com Putin critic shot dead in Ukraine: 'An act of state terrorism' A former Russian lawmaker Denis Voronenkov was shot and killed in Kyiv Thursday in what the Ukrainian president described as an “act of state... The man, a former Russian parliamentarian himself, had become a vociferous critic of Putin since moving to Ukraine last fall. What happened:
"23.03.2017 15:50:06" calgarysun.com British MP calls Trump Jr. a 'disgrace' for tweet after attack Donald Trump Jr. is facing criticism for tweeting in the hours after Wednesday's London attack a months-old comment from London Mayor Sadiq Khan... What is it about Trumps and Twitter?
"23.03.2017 15:35:05" calgarysun.com Texas teen with tale of gang rape made the whole thing up: Police A bloody, half-dressed teen who ran into a church and alleged she'd been raped by a trio of black men made the whole thing up. It's still unknown why she decided to send cops on the wild goose chase.
"23.03.2017 15:20:06" calgarysun.com 25,000 litres of oil leaked from a pipeline just west of Bragg Creek Husky Energy says about 25,000 litres of crude oil leaked from one of its pipelines near Bragg Creek last week.Spokesman Mel Duvall said in an... The area where the Husky pipeline leaked is popular for hiking, camping and other outdoor recreation.
"23.03.2017 15:05:06" calgarysun.com 'Fan club' Alberta Fund formed to promote Wildrose leader Brian Jean The political war chests are being prepared for the expected leadership battle of a new united conservative party. Brian Jean has a new war chest backing him.
"23.03.2017 14:50:05" calgarysun.com Snow Scene: You'll find fresh powder and patio vibes at Lake Louise There's a short list of elements that are needed for a truly great day of spring skiing. In the past week alone, Lake Louise has been hit with 58 cm — awesome news for a resort that scheduled to remain open until May 7.
"23.03.2017 14:35:05" calgarysun.com Hidden Gems returns with some jewels of Indian cinema When Niru Bhatia created Calgary's Hidden Gems Film Festival a decade ago she promised she'd do more than scour the top festivals in India to find... Calgary cinephiles take note: The Hidden Gems Film Festival is back.
"23.03.2017 14:25:05" driving.ca Check engine light? Here are the top reasons, and what to do next Once a vehicle is out of warranty, having a check engine light diagnosed and repaired is very much akin to leaving a blank cheque on the service... driving.ca Your check engine light comes on in your car; now what? #autos
"23.03.2017 14:23:27" calgarysun.com 'Sober friend' handed 12 years for killing Calgary woman Killing a woman he was supposed to be a "sober friend" to while highly intoxicated has landed a Calgary man a 12-year prison sentence. He was supposed to be her sober friend.
"23.03.2017 14:10:05" calgarysun.com Germany just flipped the switch on the 'world's largest artificial sun' Scientists in Germany flipped the switch Thursday on what's being described as “the world's largest artificial sun” and which they hope will help... The name of the game is hydrogen, what many consider to be the fuel of the future.
"23.03.2017 13:53:53" calgarysun.com Islamic State refers to London madman as one of it's 'soldiers' British police conducted major raids and arrested seven people in connection with the attack outside Parliament that left four dead, including the... Eight people have been arrested in a series of British raids.
"23.03.2017 13:30:08" calgarysun.com Brian Elliott's in the zone ... and that's a good thing as NHL playoffs... On Tuesday night against the Washington Capitals, T.J. Oshie observed what the Calgary Flames have known for the past month. Brian Elliott is in... “You can just feel the confidence coming off of him, and our team feeds off it.”
"23.03.2017 13:13:50" calgarysun.com Video shows woman plunge into River Thames during London attack It wasn't clear if she jumped or was thrown into the water by the SUV during the terror attack. Romanian officials say a woman who plunged into the River Thames when a man plowed into pedestrians with an SUV on London's Westminster Bridge was a Romanian tourist in London to celebrate her boyfriend's birthday.
"23.03.2017 12:58:01" calgarysun.com London attacker was British and known to intelligence services The man who mowed down pedestrians on a London bridge and fatally stabbed a police officer on Parliament's grounds was born in Britain and was... He was once investigated for extremist links but was considered a peripheral figure, the Prime Minister said today.
"23.03.2017 04:46:56" calgarysun.com Restaurants to help feed families of sick kids Families with hospitalized children are being served meals by a Calgary restaurant chain.Joey Restaurants will be supplying chicken pot pies to... Joey Restaurants will be supplying chicken pot pies to families staying at Ronald McDonald House while their children recover from injuries or illnesses.
"23.03.2017 04:20:03" calgarysun.com Kurt Russell walked away from Star Wars because Lucas was dithering Movie star Kurt Russell had to walk away from the chance to lead the cast of Star Wars because filmmaker George Lucas couldn't make up his mind if... Instead, he went off to star in the TV western series 'The Quest.' The rest is history.
"23.03.2017 04:05:03" calgarysun.com Mayor praises funding for Calgary Green Line and housing Mayor Naheed Nenshi is describing funding for housing detailed in Wednesday's federal budget as The mayor said there are currently 4,000 people on the Calgary Housing Company wait list, and about 19,000 households in the city living in substandard housing.
"This is really an opportunity for us to address this once and for all," he said.
"23.03.2017 03:40:20" calgarysun.com Deerfoot interchange accelerated with $13M assist from developers A southeast interchange that was slated to begin construction several years down the road has been accelerated after area developers stepped... Construction of a new interchange at Deerfoot Trail and 212 Avenue could begin this summer with a much needed boost to jobs in Calgary.
"23.03.2017 03:05:02" calgarysun.com Major companies dropping YouTube after ads run alongside terrorism videos AT&T, Verizon and several other major advertisers are suspending their marketing campaigns on Google's YouTube site after discovering their brands... The spreading boycott confronts Google with a challenge that threatens to cost it hundreds of millions of dollars.
"23.03.2017 02:45:29" calgarysun.com Trudeau's budget hurts middle class Life just got tougher for the middle
class Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
claims to care so much about. EDITORIAL: Trudeau's budget hurts middle class
"23.03.2017 02:35:05" calgarysun.com Interactive: Take 3D tour of these Foothills Lottery homes The annual Foothills Hospital Home Lottery, boasting 4,600 prizes valued at over $5 million, is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, having... Pretty swanky!
"23.03.2017 02:32:04" calgarysun.com Notley points to Brad Wall budget in Saskatchewan as 'what it looks like... Notley laughs. It is a not a teehee or a snicker or a giggle. It is a laugh.The premier, no doubt feeling under siege these days and needing a good... Bell: "For today, however, Notley looks to be savouring the moment.
'Well, it's certainly possible all those people everyone alleged were fleeing to Saskatchewan might rethink about coming back to Alberta.'"
"23.03.2017 02:15:03" calgarysun.com Hassan: Liberals need to learn Islamophobia is a loaded term Would Liberal MP Iqra Khalid condescend to explain in detail what exactly is it she would like us to condemn? No sane Canadian supports discrimination against a religious minority. However, the word “Islamophobia” justifiably raises eyebrows.
"23.03.2017 02:05:03" calgarysun.com Federal Budget 2017 proves Liberal plan is failing In listening to Finance Minister Bill Morneau deliver his government's 2017 Budget, it's clearly evident the minister and his government believe... The Fraser Institute weighs in with their take on the federal budget 2017.
"23.03.2017 01:40:04" calgarysun.com Teenage plot to shoot Utah girl all started because of Snapchat Two teenage boys accused of wounding a girl with a gunshot to the head concocted the plan in small-town Utah while playing video games and... “I just didn't want anything to do with Snapchatting her anymore."
"23.03.2017 01:20:06" calgarysun.com Oregon day care provider left children alone ... to go tanning! An Oregon day care provider has been indicted on more than 100 criminal counts after being accused of leaving children as young as six months old... Police found seven children ranging in age from 6 months to 4 years alone in her home.
"23.03.2017 01:17:27" calgarysun.com London terror attack 'sick and depraved' A “sick and depraved” terrorist killer unleashed carnage in London Wednesday leaving five dead and at least 20 injured – some barely clinging to life. UPDATE: The assault -- on the steps of democracy's birthplace in Westminster – shut down Parliament and left hundreds of lawmakers and workers in lockdown for several hours.
"23.03.2017 00:55:04" Timeline Photos The man sentenced today was meant to help the deceased, instead, he killed her.
"23.03.2017 00:45:06" driving.ca Luxury tastes growing for Canadians, especially for SUVs Baby Boomer money, low interest rates spurring rise in luxury car sales – but upscale sedans take a big hit driving.ca Luxury car sales are skyrocketing in Canada. Who's buying them? #autos
"23.03.2017 00:27:13" calgarysun.com 5 ways the federal budget impacts Alberta From higher taxes on Calgary Transit passes, to support for the city's public housing stock, Wednesday's federal budget means some gains and loses... Top 5 changes found in federal budget.
"23.03.2017 00:25:02" calgarysun.com Liberals are raising the prices of cigarettes and alcohol, again The federal government is increasing
employment insurance premiums and
going after drinkers, smokers and tax
cheats to help finance a 2017... Your EI premiums are also going up.
"23.03.2017 00:10:07" calgarysun.com Peanut the former shelter dog helped save a girl, 3, from freezing to death A former shelter dog in Michigan is being credited with saving the life of a 3-year-old girl who was found naked and alone in freezing weather. A former shelter dog in Michigan is being credited with saving the life of a 3-year-old girl who was found naked and alone in freezing weather.
"22.03.2017 23:45:04" calgarysun.com Three--year-old boy pulls off the Great Toy Machine Caper Damien Murphy's 3-year-old son, Jamie, is one of these curious, mischievous kids who gets into everything. "How he got in there ... nobody knows."
"22.03.2017 23:34:55" calgarysun.com Blood Tribe trespass bylaw aims to halt flow of deadly fentanyl and... The Blood Tribe is hoping a new bylaw prohibiting trespass by non-band members will help stem the flow of fentanyl and other illicit drugs onto the... "The Blood Tribe council has taken active steps to minimize the impacts of fentanyl and other drug related activities on the Blood reserve...
"22.03.2017 23:25:03" calgarysun.com Letters to the Editor for March 23 AWAY FROM MY FEET! Our readers speak.
"22.03.2017 23:20:06" calgarysun.com Albertans asked to mark Canada's 150th birthday by telling stories Albertans are being asked to help celebrate Canada's 150th birthday by telling stories of their experiences, achievements and ideas. If you enter by April 12, you're eligible to win two WestJet tickets for anywhere in Canada.
"22.03.2017 23:10:04" calgarysun.com Council committee labels flood mitigation a top priority as citizens... It's been nearly four years since raging river water tore through communities across southern Alberta and left thousands displaced, five people... It's been nearly four years since raging river water tore through communities across southern Alberta and left thousands displaced, five people dead and more than $5 billion in damages in its wake.
"22.03.2017 23:00:14" calgarysun.com Hong Kong people who sheltered Snowden want to come to Canada as refugees Canadian lawyers representing three families who helped whistleblower Edward Snowden in Hong Kong are urging Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen to... The families in question have been publicly quoted as saying they hid Snowden in their apartments for a few weeks in 2013 before he went to Russia.
"22.03.2017 22:58:06" calgarysun.com Blood Tribe trespass bylaw aims to halt flow of deadly fentanyl and... The Blood Tribe is hoping a new bylaw prohibiting trespass by non-band members will help stem the flow of fentanyl and other illicit drugs onto the... The Blood Tribe is hoping a new bylaw prohibiting trespass by non-band members will help stem the flow of fentanyl and other illicit drugs onto the reserve.
"22.03.2017 22:45:07" calgarysun.com Right-wing commentator attack on Calgary Syrian refugees earns local rebuff Comments from a notorious American political commentator that Syrian refugees are ballooning Calgary's poverty rate were deflated by local social... ICYMI.... Comments from a notorious American political commentator that Syrian refugees are ballooning Calgary's poverty rate were deflated by local social workers.
"22.03.2017 22:30:07" calgarysun.com Transit union ads targeting job outsourcing sparks war of words with... Radio and Internet ads attacking proposals to
contract out 80 transit jobs has driven a city
councilor to push back against the union running... Radio and Internet ads attacking proposals to contract out 80 transit jobs has driven a city councilor to push back against the union running them.
"22.03.2017 22:20:04" calgarysun.com Blotto pilot deserves jail Slovak national Miroslav Gronych is going to jail — and rightfully so. Slovak national Miroslav Gronych is going to jail — and rightfully so.
Gronych is the Sunwing Airlines pilot who last Dec. 31, showed up for a Regina-bound flight highly intoxicated.
"22.03.2017 22:15:05" calgarysun.com Mobster made famous by 'Goodfellas' heist rearrested An aging mobster who two years ago beat charges in a legendary heist retold in the film “Goodfellas” has been rearrested. Also arrested was John J. Gotti, the namesake grandson of The Dapper Don.
"22.03.2017 22:07:02" calgarysun.com Defence argues homicide suspect was too drunk to form the intent to... Admitted killer William Allen Littlechild drank enough booze to render most people catatonic, his lawyer argued Wednesday in saying he could not... Admitted killer William Allen Littlechild drank enough booze to render most people catatonic, his lawyer argued Wednesday in saying he could not have formed the intent to murder.
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"22.03.2017 21:44:59" calgarysun.com Small-time Alberta drug dealer subjected to 'humiliating' strip search EDMONTON — A small-time drug trafficker has been handed a lighter sentence after the judge ruled the man was forced to undergo a humiliating and... The officer testified the process took less than a minute but he could not account for the 16 minutes that Brown was in the search area before being placed in another room.
"22.03.2017 21:31:49" calgarysun.com Bell and Rogers could seriously hurt Canadian bars with 'TSN Tax' One problem with trying to charge establishments that show televised sports more money for those broadcasts is that it leads to a weird... "For the average family restaurant? It's crazy what they are doing.” Our story on the new TSN and Sportsnet tax for bars isn't going away anytime soon.
"22.03.2017 21:02:15" calgarysun.com BREAKING: Liberals aim to deter new oil wells in Budget 2017 OTTAWA — The federal government aims to
deter new oil and gas wells, by ending
favourable tax schedules for carbon-intense
drilling, while... In another twist, the federal Liberals will provide the Notley NDP government with $30 million, no strings attached. Everything you want to know about Budget 2017 and what it means for Alberta:
"22.03.2017 20:45:05" calgarysun.com Agents in Puerto Rico seize 40,000 counterfeit condoms Federal authorities in Puerto Rico say they have seized more than 40,000 counterfeit condoms that allegedly came from China. Officials say the counterfeit condoms that were seized do not protect against pregnancy or sexually transmitted diseases.
"22.03.2017 20:15:05" calgarysun.com Girl allegedly gang raped on Facebook Live is scared to come home Investigators are making good progress in identifying those who sexually assaulted a 15-year-old Chicago girl in an attack that was streamed on... Neighbourhood kids are joking about the allegations, and they've been harassing the family. “This is just disturbing and to think the kids think it is funny,” the victim's mother told Associated Press.
"22.03.2017 19:45:12" calgarysun.com Alberta's education minister isn't happy with school's 'women's studies' EDMONTON — Alberta's education minister
wants a central school division to immediately
re-evaluate a course entitled “Women Studies.” The course — offered to girls in Grades 6 to 9 — focuses on hairstyling, recipes and interior decor.
"22.03.2017 19:19:34" calgarysun.com Gasps and groans as 'Wheel of Fortune' contestant gets this wrong A S T R E E T C A R N A _ E D D E S I R E In the pantheon of "Wheel of Fortune" fails, one contestant's missed answer Tuesday night was pretty epic.
"22.03.2017 19:10:10" calgarysun.com Deerfoot interchange accelerated with $13M assist from developers A southeast interchange that was slated to begin construction several years down the road has been accelerated after area developers stepped... The city had initially planned a 2023-2024 timeline, but now construction could begin this summer.
"22.03.2017 19:04:57" calgarysun.com Ontario man wanted in stepson's death arrested in Walmart parking lot, police say Police say an Ontario man accused of killing his seven-year-old stepson before allegedly injuring a bank employee made it nearly 2,000 kilometres from the scene of the attacks before being arrested. He was arrested in a Kenora Walmart parking lot, 2,000 km from where the manhunt began.
"22.03.2017 18:30:18" calgarysun.com This anti-Shariah petition has emerged alongside Canada's M-103 debate An anti-Shariah law petition is gaining
votes on the Canadian government's e-
petition website at the same time as an
anti-Islamophobia motion... The petition was sitting at 14,000 signatures when this was written on Tuesday. It's now at almost 19,000.
"22.03.2017 18:21:11" Timeline Photos This is the man identified by several British media outlets as the suspect in the London attack. More: bit.ly/2mV6vnY
"22.03.2017 18:15:08" calgarysun.com Ann Coulter takes issue with Calgary Sun story on Syrian refugees Comments from a notorious American political commentator that Syrian refugees are ballooning Calgary's poverty rate were deflated by local social... "Keep it up Calgary and we may not be able to make you our 51st state."
"22.03.2017 18:00:31" calgarysun.com Smiling Texas teacher accused of fondling 17-year-old male student A Texas high school teacher found herself behind bars Monday on charges she allegedly had an improper relationship with a 17-year-old male student. A Texas high school teacher found herself behind bars Monday on charges she allegedly had an improper relationship with a 17-year-old male student.
"22.03.2017 17:56:18" calgarysun.com UPDATE: At least two people have died in the attack on London A session of Britain's House of Commons
has been suspended as witnesses reported
hearing sounds like gunfire nearby. Among the dead is a police officer. More on this:
"22.03.2017 17:45:09" driving.ca How It Works: Tires The most important feature on your vehicle is also the foundation of safe driving driving.ca Tires are the most important part of your car for control. Do you know how they work? #autos
"22.03.2017 17:30:13" calgarysun.com Gunter: Politicians still brush aside concerns about extremists If a man gets drunk at a bar in the
middle of the night, tokes a little
bud, snorts a bit of blow, then goes
home and slaps his wife around,... Lorne Gunter asks why so much of the world's press and politicians refuse to call this Parisian attacker a Muslim extremist.
"22.03.2017 17:20:11" The Calgary Sun London police say they are treating a gun and knife incident at Britain's Parliament "as a terrorist incident until we know otherwise." The latest: bit.ly/2mV6vnY
"22.03.2017 17:19:20" London police say they are treating a gun and knife incident at Britain's Parliament "as a terrorist incident until we know otherwise." The latest: bit.ly/2mV6vnY London officer stabbed, several people mowed down London police say they are treating a gun and knife incident at Britain's Parliament "as a terrorist incident until we know otherwise." The latest: bit.ly/2mV6vnY
"22.03.2017 17:15:11" calgarysun.com Mom arrested after three-year-old shoots gun in school parking lot A woman who left her child unattended in a vehicle in the parking lot of a Florida church's school has been charged with felony child neglect after... The toddler wasn't injured . . .
"22.03.2017 17:09:04" calgarysun.com Breaking: Enbridge cuts 1,000 jobs in wake of massive, $37-BILLION takeover Enbridge Inc. is shedding another 1,000 jobs after its $37-billion takeover of Spectra Energy Corp. The cuts represent six percent of its workforce.
"22.03.2017 17:00:39" calgarysun.com Participation in Olympics looks bleak, but chance still remains for NHL... The window of hope regarding the participation of NHLers at the 2018 Winter Olympics has now closed a little more, due in part to the most... Brace yourself for an Olympics without Canada's best hockey players.
"22.03.2017 16:52:08" calgarysun.com McDonald's saucy news for Canada might just make your Filet-O-Day Attention all McDonald's lovers, you'll soon be able to get your hands on the Big Mac, McChicken and Filet-O-Fish sauces at your local grocery store. And McDonald's did tweet: "Get ready Canada! Launching on grocery shelves this spring." And there was much rejoicing.
"22.03.2017 16:40:04" calgarysun.com Charlie Sheen claims other stars are keeping their HIV a secret Charlie Sheen has claimed there are other stars in Hollywood attempting to keep their HIV-positive diagnosis a secret. His headline-grabbing statement was just one of the shocking revelations Charlie made during an interview on the Kyle & Jackie O Show, in which he also recalled once being offered a naked lap dance from Lady Gaga.
"22.03.2017 16:27:08" Timeline Photos It's WINNING WEDNESDAY! To celebrate the upcoming golf season we are giving away passes to this weekend's Golf Show. To enter simply share this post and leave us a comment telling us your favourite course. Winners will be contacted March 23rd @ noon!
"22.03.2017 16:22:51" calgarysun.com Chuck Barris of 'Gong Show,' 'The Dating Game' dies at 87 NEW YORK — Chuck Barris, whose game show empire included “The Dating Game,” ”The Newlywed Game“ and that infamous factory of cheese, ”The Gong... At one point Chuck Barris was supplying television networks with 27 hours of entertainment a week.
"22.03.2017 16:15:07" calgarysun.com Woman says she accidentally shot suicidal fiance while unloading gun A woman arrested in her fiance's death says in a recorded 911 call that she accidentally shot him while trying to unload a gun to make sure he... An Ohio woman claims she accidentally shot her fiance while trying to unload a gun to make sure he couldn't use it to kill himself.
"22.03.2017 16:00:29" calgarysun.com Extra court staff, other programs should help fight rural crime, Alberta... The province has taken a good step to deal with increased rural crime by hiring more Crown prosecutors and judges, the head of the association for... Crime in the countryside has been on the rise.
"22.03.2017 16:00:22" calgarysun.com Chuck Barris of 'Gong Show' dies at 87 NEW YORK — Chuck Barris, whose game show empire included “The Dating Game,” ”The Newlywed Game“ and that infamous factory of cheese, ”The Gong... Barris made game show history right off the bat, in 1966, with 'The Dating Game.'
"22.03.2017 15:45:08" calgarysun.com Calgary-based Lexin Resources forced into receivership by Alberta Energy... Alberta's energy watchdog says it has taken the unprecedented step of forcing a Calgary oil and gas company into receivership for allegedly failing... The company is claiming the Alberta Energy Regulator improperly demanded tens of millions of dollars in security deposits along with "grossly overstated" fees and other charges.
"22.03.2017 15:45:06" calgarysun.com As Saskatchewan ponders sales tax hikes, Alberta charts a different course In a video designed to prime people for a rough budget Wednesday, Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall couldn't resist a shot across the border. Brad Wall warned that resource revenues have fallen dramatically and that, to fill the hole in the province's balance sheet, there will be cuts and changes to the tax system.
"22.03.2017 15:30:26" calgarysun.com Police reportedly shoot man near House of Commons in London A session of Britain's House of Commons has been suspended as witnesses reported hearing sounds like gunfire nearby. Breaking news: Lockdown in London
"22.03.2017 15:30:12" calgarysun.com As Saskatchewan ponders sales tax hikes, Alberta charts a different course In a video designed to prime people for a rough budget Wednesday, Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall couldn't resist a shot across the border. The response to tough times in Saskatchewan: higher taxes and budget cuts.
"22.03.2017 15:15:09" driving.ca The 10 greatest engines of all time Vote for your pick at the bottom of the article! driving.ca In the entire history of the automobile, which engine do you think had the greatest impact? Vote here! #autos
"22.03.2017 15:15:07" calgarysun.com Tkachuk's 'going to have to learn' from suspension Matthew Tkachuk served the first game of a two-game suspension on Tuesday against the Washington Capitals. Some words of wisdom for Matthew Tkachuk from his coach.
"22.03.2017 15:00:17" calgarysun.com Uncertainty heading into Stampede tarp auction Kurt Bensmiller uses an old expression when asked what he expects Thursday night during the annual chuckwagon canvas auction for the Calgary Stampede. It's not too late to drop a few hundred thousand to get your name on a Stampede chuckwagon tarp...
"22.03.2017 14:48:59" calgarysun.com Masked passenger causes emergency bus stop near Chestermere A Greyhound bus packed with passengers was forced to make an emergency stop on the side of the Trans-Canada Highway just east of Chestermere after... This must have been frightening...
"22.03.2017 14:00:21" driving.ca Luxury tastes growing for Canadians, especially for SUVs Baby Boomer money, low interest rates spurring rise in luxury car sales – but upscale sedans take a big hit driving.ca Canadians just can't get enough of luxury cars. Here's why. #autos
"22.03.2017 04:55:03" calgarysun.com Manhunt ends for Ont. man accused of killing stepson As police scour the country for an
Ontario man accused of killing his
year-old stepson, the child's family is
preparing to lay him to... Kuijer was arrested without incident. He was alone at the time of his arrest.
"22.03.2017 04:20:04" calgarysun.com Lily Allen's new album to deal with marital crash, substance abuse Lily Allen has said her new album will focus on her marriage breakdown and struggles with substance abuse. Lilley Allen is set to open up about what went wrong.
"22.03.2017 04:00:07" calgarysun.com Forensic psychiatrist: Child-size sex doll meets the definition of child... The sex doll at the heart of a trial in Newfoundland that has made global headlines meets the definition of child pornography, says a forensic... The case has made headlines and stoked legal debate across the country and overseas.
"22.03.2017 03:45:05" calgarysun.com Snake slithers out of car's air vent while woman's driving Somebody better call Samuel L. Jackson... NOPE
"22.03.2017 03:20:03" calgarysun.com Asylum seekers intercepted entering Canada illegally increase RCMP intercepted a total of 1,134 people
entering Canada outside an official entry
point over January and February. Saskatchewan saw five arrivals in January and none in February.
"22.03.2017 03:00:08" calgarysun.com Anti-sharia petition emerges alongside M-103 debate An anti-sharia law petition is gaining
votes on the Canadian government's e-
petition website at the same time as an
anti-Islamophobia motion... Is there a need when the constitution already outlaws any foreign jurisprudence to overrule Canadian law?
"22.03.2017 02:25:02" calgarysun.com Eastern leading Capitals defeat playoff-pushing Flames 4-2 The Washington Capitals were the first NHL team to clinch a playoff spot and it didn't take long for the Calgary Flames to realize why. The Capitals scored two goals in the second period to take a 3-1 lead, while Alex Ovechkin punctuated the 4-2 victory by ripping a rocket of a shot with 2:51 remaining in the final frame.
"22.03.2017 02:20:47" calgarysun.com Notley NDP once again won't commit to a wage freeze while Manitoba... In Notley's Alberta, it looks like the only time we'll see this kind of freeze is when there are icicles in Hell.However, in Manitoba they did it... Bell: "Does the NDP government even want a zero wage hike?
"What I'd like is respectful negotiations to go on between the unions and myself," says Ceci, doing a little predictable stickhandling of his own.
At least there's one zero. Zero meaning in the
"22.03.2017 02:10:05" calgarysun.com Internet baffled by Alberta school's 'women's studies' program A "women studies" option for middle school students in the small Alberta village of Clyde has baffled critics who say the class turns back the... Girls can learn how to choose hairstyles, flattering clothes, how to shop, do their nails and engage in polite dinner conversation: "It's a sort of neo-1950s etiquette class, really."
"22.03.2017 02:00:13" calgarysun.com George Clooney surprises elderly fan on her 87th birthday LONDON — Actor George Clooney has startled an 87-year-old fan in Britain by showing up at her assisted living facility with flowers and a card to... A letter was sent to Clooney asking if he could make a “dream to come true.” It appears he did just that.
"22.03.2017 01:46:59" calgarysun.com Surprise, caution greet poll results supporting Calgary Olympic bid Polling that shows 61% of Calgarians support another Olympic Winter Games bid boosts what seems an underdog position, says one city councilor. The results of a Mainstreet poll commissioned by Postmedia shows backing for a city bid for the 2016 Winter Games.
"22.03.2017 01:30:09" calgarysun.com Edmonton playwright charged with possession of child pornography A substitute teacher and well-known member of Edmonton's theatre community has been charged with possession of child pornography, says the Alberta... Belke is a well-known playwright and a familiar face in Edmonton's Fringe crowd.
"22.03.2017 01:15:11" youtube.com Tea party 'Black Sea' in-studio NP Music Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/nationalpostmusic Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NationalPostMusic/ National Post Music... Calgary, before you see The Tea Party this Saturday, watch their past performance in our National Post music studio.
"22.03.2017 01:00:12" calgarysun.com Calgary police welcome new equine member, Ortona Calgary cops are welcoming a new addition to
the Mounted Unit family, as 12-year-old Ortona
joins the team as a police service horse. Trainers say Ortona is a friendly, Percheron cross gelding with a background in show jumping and eventing.
"22.03.2017 00:45:04" driving.ca Top 10 small SUVs with the best fuel economy One of the biggest bonuses of choosing a compact utility vehicle is the lack of pain at the gas pump driving.ca Have you figured out the most fuel efficient small SUV in Canada yet? Hint: It's Murican but not made in Murica. #autos
"22.03.2017 00:39:32" calgarysun.com NDP announces four new schools for Calgary Stressing there is only enough money for urgent
priorities, not wish lists, the provincial government
announced funding for four new elementary... "Investing in new schools is one of the most important things we can do. Some are bursting at the seams, others are in dire need of retrofitting," said Finance Minister Joe Ceci Tuesday at Forest Lawn High School, which will receive upgrades and
"22.03.2017 00:35:03" calgarysun.com Edmonton teacher charged with possession of child pornography A substitute teacher and well-known member of Edmonton's theatre community has been charged with possession of child pornography, says the Alberta... ALERT says it has “no information to suggest he offended on any children but are encouraging anyone with information about this case to come forward and contact police.”
"22.03.2017 00:15:03" calgarysun.com Calgary 2026? Calgarians in favour of Winter Olympics bid: poll Calgarians are game for an Olympic repeat, according to a new poll. "These numbers don't surprise me at all, especially for Calgary. The (1988) Calgary Olympics were a really special thing for Canada, and certainly for Calgarians," Pollster Quito Maggi said.
"22.03.2017 00:14:40" calgarysun.com Right-wing commentators attack on Calgary Syrian refugees earns local... Comments from a notorious American political commentator that Syrian refugees are ballooning Calgary's poverty rate were deflated by local social... In response to a Postmedia story published Monday ... Ann Coulter on Tuesday tweeted "Keep it up Calgary and we may not be able to make you our 51st state ...".
"22.03.2017 00:00:13" calgarysun.com YouTube apologizes to LGBTQ community, promises to fix filtering glitch TORONTO — YouTube is apologizing to its LGBTQ users for an ongoing technical issue that filters out some gay and trans-themed videos for some users. At issue is YouTube's “restricted” designation, which lets parents, schools and libraries filter content that may be considered inappropriate for users under 18.
"21.03.2017 23:40:03" calgarysun.com Officials investigating oil spill near Strathcona County Enbridge facility Enbridge continues clean-up operations of a synthetic crude oil spill from a tank valve at its Edmonton terminal in Strathcona County on Monday... There is currently no estimate of the volume of oil released.
"21.03.2017 23:30:07" driving.ca Your Corner Wrench: Don't let your auto's interior get you all cracked up Time takes its toll on all things, but that isn't a reason to think your vehicle's interior is damaged beyond hope Just like the human body, keeping your car young at heart means keeping the insides in good shape. driving.ca
"21.03.2017 23:15:04" calgarysun.com Guns, drugs seized in raids across Lethbridge, Coaldale, Fort Macleod A series of raids by cops across southern
Alberta has seized a major haul of drugs and
guns, while disrupting a pair of narcotics rings. The Lethbridge and Coaldale raids netted more than $55,000 in drugs, as estimated by ALERT. The Fort Macleod raid brought in $25,000 worth of drugs — cocaine, heroin, meth and marijuana.
"21.03.2017 23:00:19" Signing the last steel beam Calgarians gathered in East Village on Tuesday afternoon to pen messages of hope on the final steel beam of the new Central Library.
"21.03.2017 23:00:15" calgarysun.com Cancer Society: Alberta, enact the tanning bed legislation already EDMONTON — The Canadian Cancer
is urging the Alberta government to finally
legislation to ban young people from using... The Skin Cancer Prevention (Artificial Tanning) Act was passed by the legislature in March 2015, but has not been put into force.
"21.03.2017 22:25:03" calgarysun.com Calgary adds modern twist to centuries-old rite of passage for New... Celebrating a building's highest beam is an ancient construction tradition that underwent a modern makeover in Calgary's East Village on Tuesday. The steel beam will be a time capsule for future generations.
"21.03.2017 22:15:04" calgarysun.com William Littlechild says he can't remember Olympic Plaza attack that... Murder suspect William Allen Littlechild has no
recollection of a deadly attack in which a man's
throat was slashed in Olympic Plaza, he told a... He said he had vague recollections of events leading up to the death of Robyn Gladue, but has no memory of the incident that took the man's life.
"21.03.2017 22:00:28" calgarysun.com Top 10 March Madness storylines heading into Sweet 16 Postmedia's Mike Koreen breaks down Week 2 of March Madness ... Including the Oregon Ducks, with three Canadians on the roster.
"21.03.2017 21:45:05" calgarysun.com Surprise, caution greet poll results supporting Calgary Olympic bid Polling that shows 61% of Calgarians support another Olympic winter games bid boosts what seems an underdog position, says one city councilor. "It's interesting to see or hear that kind of response — we've seen comments to the contrary."
"21.03.2017 21:31:57" National Post Music Calgary, before you see Canadian rockers @theteapartyband this Saturday, watch their past performance in our National Post music studio.
"21.03.2017 21:26:46" calgarysun.com Police seek public's help for a missing man Calgary police say they are concerned for the welfare of a man who has not been seen by his family since February.The Calgary Police Service issued... Dhadwal's family has not seen him or heard from him since Thursday, Feb. 23.
"21.03.2017 21:22:13" calgarysun.com Rogers and Bell want bars to pay more to broadcast Sportsnet, TSN If I know anything about the kids these days, what with their beards and their ball caps and their hoppy beers, it's that they do not pay for... Be warned, kids: Your local watering hole might soon have second thoughts about showing that game.
"21.03.2017 21:00:36" calgarysun.com Joan Collins slams Gwyneth Paltrow's clean eating 'fads': 'There is too... Joan Collins has slammed the lifestyle choices promoted by Gwyneth Paltrow as “fads”. Collins mocks Paltrow: 'She does not eat anything for a week and just drinks goat's milk? I mean what is that?'
"21.03.2017 20:45:43" calgarysun.com Calgary-based oil company forced into receivership by Alberta Energy... Alberta's energy watchdog says it has taken the unprecedented step of forcing a Calgary oil and gas company into receivership for allegedly failing... It's an unprecedented step by Alberta's energy watchdog.
"21.03.2017 20:35:40" calgarysun.com Calgary police seek suspect in bank, casino fraud spree Police are on the hunt for two men accused of
fraudulently draw cash from several banks and
a casino in a less than 24-hour spree. Know this man, Calgary?
"21.03.2017 20:00:41" calgarysun.com 'Sesame Street' introduces new Muppet with autism NEW YORK — Folks on Sesame Street have a way of making everyone feel accepted. Her name is Julia and she's just one of the gang.
"21.03.2017 19:45:07" calgarysun.com Notley says she wouldn't touch PST without mandate from Albertans STONY PLAIN, Alta. — Alberta Premier Rachel
Notley says she wouldn't bring in a provincial
sales tax without seeking a mandate from
voters. Alberta is the only province without a sales tax.
"21.03.2017 19:27:09" calgarysun.com Trudeau's family vacation cost taxpayers more than $122,000 Taxpayers got a $127,000 kick in the teeth ahead of Wednesday's budget after documents emerged showing just how much Justin Trudeau's lavish trip... Along with his family, Trudeau had along for the ride a "tour technician," which billed for $6,305, including expenses. More:
"21.03.2017 19:00:26" calgarysun.com Czech zoo saws off rhino horns as precaution after France attack A Czech zoo is taking no chances after the killing of a rhinoceros at a wildlife park near Paris by assailants who stole the animal's horn. In this picture publicly provided by the zoo Dvur Kralove and taken on Monday, March 20, 2017, in Dvur Kralove, a zoo keeper removes a horn of Pamir as one of the safety measures to reduce the risk of any potential poaching attack.
"21.03.2017 18:45:07" calgarysun.com Inconceivable! 'Vizzini', The Flash and Kenny and Spenny coming to Expo Actor, voice actor, playwright, comedian, and essayist Wallace Shawn will be returning to Alberta for The Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo this... Some familiar faces will be joining us for the Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo.
"21.03.2017 18:30:25" calgarysun.com Top 10 Blue Jays prospects who could contribute in 2017 It wouldn't be new to suggest the baseball season is a grind. Minor leaguers with varying levels of impact who could be contributing at Rogers Centre at some point in 2017.
"21.03.2017 18:15:09" calgarysun.com 'Our Man In Havana' at Vertigo Theatre all about production In the case of Vertigo Theatre's production of Clive Francis' stage adaptation of Graham Greene's cold war novel Our Man In Havana, the play is not... Louis Hobson says director Mark Bellamy's 'inventive touch is evident at every turn in his brilliant staging.'
"21.03.2017 18:00:26" calgarysun.com From Larry Wilcox to Gene Wilder: Stars who have dissed remakes of their... As reported here a few weeks back, Larry Wilcox – Officer Jon Baker in TV's CHiPs – is unhappy with the trailers for the R-rated movie reboot of... Larry Wilcox – Officer Jon Baker in TV's CHiPs – is unhappy with the trailers for the R-rated movie reboot of the series in which he co-starred with Erik Estrada.
"21.03.2017 17:55:06" calgarysun.com Letters to the Editor for March 21 Close our borders. There's too much Jason Kenney. Sun readers sound off on issues of the day. Close our borders. There's too much Jason Kenney. Sun readers sound off on issues of the day.
"21.03.2017 17:50:08" driving.ca Top 10 small SUVs with the best fuel economy One of the biggest bonuses of choosing a compact utility vehicle is the lack of pain at the gas pump driving.ca Can you guess what small SUV in Canada has the best fuel economy? You might be surprised.
"21.03.2017 17:45:10" calgarysun.com Kim Kardashian 'mentally prepped' herself to be raped and killed during... Kim Kardashian had mentally prepared herself to be raped and shot during her armed robbery ordeal in Paris in October. The reality TV star was bound, gagged and held at gunpoint in her private hotel suite as robbers stole millions of dollars' worth of jewellery and electronics.
"21.03.2017 17:39:15" What to expect in the 2017 Federal Budget The federal budget is due to be released tomorrow afternoon.
"21.03.2017 17:30:17" calgarysun.com Czech zoo saws off rhino horns as precaution after France attack A Czech zoo is taking no chances after the killing of a rhinoceros at a wildlife park near Paris by assailants who stole the animal's horn. Zookeepers are trying to stay one step ahead of poachers.
"21.03.2017 17:24:27" calgarysun.com 'Heartland' returns for 11th season of filming in southern Alberta The Alberta-shot CBC series has been renewed
for an 11th season. The Bartlett-Fleming family isn't going anywhere.
"21.03.2017 17:15:12" calgarysun.com Report Says Norway is Happiest Country on Earth Report Says Norway is Happiest Country on Earth It's cold and winters are dark. But Norway is happy. What gives?
"21.03.2017 17:00:24" calgarysun.com Jobs a key part of this week's federal budget: Bill Morneau Jobs a key part of this week's federal budget: Bill Morneau Jobs a key part of this week's federal budget: Finance Minister Bill Morneau.
"21.03.2017 16:50:04" calgarysun.com Canada on verge of playoff spot at world women's curling A sixth straight victory maintained Canada's position on top of the standings
at the world women's curling championship. A win over South Korea, then Scotland.
"21.03.2017 16:45:08" calgarysun.com NDP budget boss Joe Ceci meets Calgary business types and he gets the... This I had to see. And I did. Rick Bell: It was like a scene out of a movie where the washed-up comedian tries to warm up the unenthused crowd and all you hear throughout the ordeal is a nervous laugh or two, a few coughs, throat clearing and ... silence.
"21.03.2017 16:41:55" calgarysun.com Calgary's Sunwing pilot was so drunk he passed out in the cockpit: Court Sunwing Airlines captain Miroslav Gronych
so drunk when he showed up for work last
31, his pilot The infamous pilot who was arrested on suspicions of impairment while inside the cockpit has pleaded guilty, and court has revealed this agreed statement of facts that show just how inebriated he actually was.
"21.03.2017 16:30:12" calgarysun.com Stop avoiding carbs, whole grains are good for you It hasn't been a great decade for fans of grain consumption - not even whole grains. Popular diet books like The fat vs. carb debate will never go away.
"21.03.2017 15:40:06" driving.ca First Drive: 2018 Audi RS3 Even by the exotic standards of the Middle East, Oman is a unique place. Unlike its neighbours to the west (Saudi Arabia) or north (the United Arab... .driving.ca Audi finds a very simple but effective way to make the RS3 the new drifting king of the road.
"21.03.2017 15:25:09" driving.ca First Drive: 2018 Audi RS3 Even by the exotic standards of the Middle East, Oman is a unique place. Unlike its neighbours to the west (Saudi Arabia) or north (the United Arab... Audi has found a very simple way to make its RS3 the new drifting king of the road.
"21.03.2017 15:00:25" calgarysun.com Freshii seeks partnership with Subway, wants to convert some shops Freshii's founder and CEO, Matthew Corrin, is calling for the conversion of “select” Subway sandwich shops to Freshii stores. The man behind Freshii restaurants is publicly appealing for a “partnership” with the much bigger Subway organization.
"21.03.2017 14:40:13" calgarysun.com Calgary Flames Game Day: Big game, all-Caps — as in Washington Capitals Calgary Flames (41-27-4) at Washington Capitals (46-17-8), 5 p.m. MT at the Verizon Center, TV: Sportsnet West, radio: Sportsnet 960 The Fan It's GAME DAY! Here is what you need to know before the puck drops
"21.03.2017 14:20:08" calgarysun.com Flames' Elliott poised to break Vernon's winning streak They're currently sharing a line in the Calgary Flames' franchise history books. Local legend Mike Vernon insists Brian Elliott's stretch of 11 straight wins in Calgary's crease is even more impressive than the tear that he must have been on when he initially set that club record for the longest streak of successful assignments in
"21.03.2017 14:00:20" calgarysun.com Sounding off: Two people filed 2,801 complaints about airplane noise... In an annual update to city council, Bob Sartor, CEO of the Calgary Airport Authority, said even with frequent complaints from eight people,... Last year, a single Calgarian complained to the Calgary Airport Authority 1,707 times about aircraft noise. That's, on average, almost five phone calls or online submissions to the airport authority every single day.
"21.03.2017 13:40:05" calgarysun.com Flames' Tkachuk suspended for two games for elbow to Doughty's head Matthew Tkachuk is getting a timeout. The Calgary Flames rookie has been slapped with a two-game suspension for Sunday's elbow to the face of Los Angeles Kings defenceman Drew Doughty.
"21.03.2017 13:24:38" The Calgary Sun's cover photo Lyle Aspinall took this photograph of the Rocky Mountains behind the skyline in Calgary on Monday.
"21.03.2017 12:21:34" calgarysun.com Calgary 2026? Calgarians in favour of Winter Olympics bid: poll Calgarians are game for an Olympic repeat, according to a new poll. Interesting demographics in these findings: the older you are, the more likely you oppose an Olympics bid.
"21.03.2017 05:30:07" calgarysun.com David Rockefeller dead at 101 David Rockefeller was the last of his generation in a famous American family that taught its children that wealth brings great responsibility. “No individual has contributed more to the commercial and civic life of New York City over a longer period of time than David Rockefeller,” said Michael Bloomberg, a former mayor and fellow billionaire.
"21.03.2017 05:15:04" calgarysun.com White House tries to distance Trump from campaign aides The White House is distancing itself from two former senior members of Donald Trump's team, amid an FBI investigation into possible connections... Spicer wrongly claimed that Manafort was brought onto Trump's campaign “sometime in June and by the middle of August he was no longer with the campaign.” In fact, Manafort was hired in late March as Trump's convention manager, and was promoted to campaign
"21.03.2017 05:00:16" calgarysun.com Former cop who watched child porn jailed for a year A veteran Peel Regional Police detective who watched 241 child pornography videos stored as evidence while sometimes bilking his employer for bogus... “The fact Wattier would voluntarily watch these images and in fact, seek out more, as did Wattier, is deeply disturbing and frankly horrifying,” said McLeod.
"21.03.2017 04:45:05" calgarysun.com Ivanka Trump gets West Wing office Cementing her role as a powerful White House influence, Ivanka Trump is working out of a West Wing office and will get access to classified... Jamie Gorelick, an attorney and ethics adviser for Ivanka Trump, said Monday that the first daughter will not have an official title, but will get a West Wing office, government-issued communications devices and security clearance to access classified
"21.03.2017 04:30:11" calgarysun.com YouTubers question LGBTQ video filtering TORONTO — A chorus of Canadian LGBTQ YouTubers, including pop duo Tegan and Sara, is calling for the video service to stop filtering out gay and... “Young gay kids need to see themselves represented and they need to know it's normal, it's OK and it's not X-rated,” Mae said in a video on her Instagram account.
"21.03.2017 04:15:05" calgarysun.com U.S. banning electronic devices on flights from 8 countries The U.S. government is temporarily barring passengers on nonstop U.S.-bound flights from eight Middle Eastern and North African countries from... The ban would begin just before Wednesday's meeting of the U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State group in Washington. A number of top Arab officials were expected to attend the State Department gathering. It was unclear whether their travel plans
"21.03.2017 04:00:07" calgarysun.com Cheaters should be kicked out: Lisa Raitt Arguments and allegations of improper membership sales are roiling the crowded Conservative leadership race as tensions escalate between rivals... Once next week's deadline passes, each campaign receives a full membership list, and the work begins in earnest not just to lock in their own support, but snatch it from other campaigns. And with a ranked ballot voting process, the race is as much for the
"21.03.2017 03:45:04" calgarysun.com Global Affairs bans cardboard cut-outs of Justin Trudeau Justin Trudeau may still be a big draw on the international circuit, but his cardboard stand-ins have fallen flat. The order follows the revelation last week that prime ministerial replicas turned up at an event last June organized by the Canadian consulate in Atlanta and earlier this month at a Canadian music festival in Austin, Tex.
"21.03.2017 03:30:05" calgarysun.com Dylan and Tool book Calgary gigs Bob Dylan and his band will perform at Calgary's Jubilee
Auditorium on July 16. Dylan is touring ahead of his 38th album, titled Triplicate, a three-disc set of Dylan interpreting songs by other American songwriters. It's slated for release at the end of March.
Tool have not had a new album out since 2006's 10,000 Days, although one
"21.03.2017 03:15:08" calgarysun.com Alberta health minister hopes to transform system with big investment in... Health Minister Sarah Hoffman says her government will be pushing hard this year on a major health system transformation that will see more people... “Instead of living their lives in a hospital bed, people can stay in their homes and neighbourhoods, with dignity and independence and the security of familiar surroundings,” Hoffman said at a news conference Monday.
"21.03.2017 03:00:54" National Post Music Limblifter was in the National Post music studio and performed a stripped down version of 'Tinfoil'
"21.03.2017 03:00:09" calgarysun.com Kim Phuc, the 'Napalm Girl' from the Pulitzer Prize-winning photo, comes... She was known as the “Napalm Girl,” a nine-year-old victim of a deadly chemical attack whose image shocked the world — and has served as an... “Every time I look at that picture I can see how hopeless I was … I can smell the fire, the smoke around me,” Phuc told Calgary media on Monday.
"21.03.2017 02:45:05" calgarysun.com Flames searching for an X on tough three-game road trip The Calgary Flames have one of their biggest road trips of the year this week. “We have a pretty packed schedule in the next couple of weeks,” said Flames winger Johnny Gaudreau. “It's an important road trip for us. We don't take opponents lightly but most of the teams we're going to play are fighting for playoff spots."
"21.03.2017 02:30:07" calgarysun.com Sun photographer Leah Hennel receives two national nominations Calgary Herald and Sun photographer/videographer Leah Hennel received two nominations Monday for National Newspaper Awards. Hennel was named one of three finalists in the Feature Photo category for her shot of a lone rider on the range near the Lazy U Ranch near Pincher Creek. She was also named as one of three finalists in the Sports Photo category for a shot from the 2016
"21.03.2017 02:15:07" calgarysun.com Comey confirms FBI probing links between Russia, Trump associates The FBI is investigating whether Donald Trump's associates co-ordinated with Russian officials in an effort to sway the 2016 presidential election,... Comey said the collusion inquiry began last July as part of a broader probe into Russian meddling in American politics, meaning Trump was elected president as associates remained under investigation for possible connections to Russia.
"21.03.2017 02:00:07" calgarysun.com Flames Tkachuk suspended for two games for elbow to Doughty's head Matthew Tkachuk is getting a timeout. He'll sit out the first two stops on Calgary's three-game road-trip: Tuesday's meeting with the Washington Capitals and Thursday's clash against the Nashville Predators.
"21.03.2017 01:45:04" calgarysun.com For decades 'Sesame Street' brutally parodied Trump, who wants to defund... You should know a couple of things before we embark on a recap of "Sesame Street's" surprisingly vicious takedowns of Donald Trump, which span... "Real estate tycoon Ronald Grump has announced plans to demolish Sesame Street and create a lavish new Grump Tower," a dire Barbara Walters announced in 1994, at the beginning of the show's 25th anniversary special.
"21.03.2017 01:30:06" calgarysun.com Charlie Russell: The Alberta man who lived with grizzlies Soaring over the Kamchatka Peninsula, an armadillo-shaped chunk of subarctic land hanging off the eastern tip of Russia, you can fly for hours over... By the end of his time in Kamchatka, Russell was not only raising cubs of his own that he rescued from zoos, but was even granted the honour of watching over a female grizzly's cubs while she took some much-needed alone time.
"21.03.2017 01:15:04" calgarysun.com Progressive Conservative-Wildrose merger proposal expected by April:... Alberta conservatives will know by Friday who will draft a unity agreement between the province's Progressive Conservative and Wildrose parties.... Jean is pro-unity, but in January released a video saying the best path forward was consolidation under the Wildrose.
He argued it's quicker, less disruptive and avoids his party having to get rid of all of its assets and cash which, according to Alberta
"21.03.2017 01:00:30" driving.ca The little things can mean a lot when it comes to fine print Warranties and insurance are unforgiving if you make one small (or large) mistake without knowing the consequences driving.ca A little knowledge can keep you out of big trouble.
"21.03.2017 00:35:04" calgarysun.com Community blasts Highland Park golf course redevelopment decision A contenious plan to build up to 2,070 residential units on an inner-city golf course was given the green light at council Monday, dissapointing... Monday's decision comes after council approved most of the plan, in principle, during a lengthy meeting in January that was labelled both "a hot mess" and "the most confusing council meeting we've ever had" by elected officials.
"21.03.2017 00:07:09" calgarysun.com Calgary coaches Dickenson, Gulutzan share common goals from different... They come from two different worlds and two very different realms of professional sports but Dave Dickenson and Glen Gulutzan have a lot of... In all seriousness, Gulutzan enjoyed the conversation with Dickenson.
“It was good for him and I to talk shop a little bit,” he said. “There are some similarities in the things we deal with as coaches. It's nice to have a guy to talk shop with a bit and
"20.03.2017 23:35:03" calgarysun.com Calgary's winter really wasn't that bad Whether you were busy shovelling out your driveway or making a slow, white-knuckle commute, there were many times winter just seemed to drag on... Whether you were busy shovelling out your driveway or making a slow, white-knuckle commute, there were many times winter just seemed to drag on forever.
"20.03.2017 23:21:33" calgarysun.com NDP budget boss Joe Ceci meets Calgary business types and he gets the... This I had to see. And I did. RICK BELL
This I had to see. And I did.
It was like a scene out of a movie where the washed-up comedian tries to warm up the unenthused crowd and all you hear throughout the ordeal is a nervous laugh or two, a few coughs, throat clearing and ... silence.
"20.03.2017 23:20:09" calgarysun.com Hockey Calgary officials 'dismayed' at coin toss end to playoff game Hockey Calgary officials say they're deeply troubled over a coin toss that ended one of their team's seasons, and are determined to avoid a repeat. Hockey Calgary officials say they're deeply troubled over a coin toss that ended one of their team's seasons, and are determined to avoid a repeat.
"20.03.2017 22:36:21" calgarysun.com Accused Red Deer killer loses police dog lawsuit as Calgary judge throws... Weeks after he was charged with manslaughter in a fatal shooting, a Red Deer man had his lawsuit against Mounties thrown out of court. Weeks after he was charged with manslaughter in a fatal shooting, a Red Deer man had his lawsuit against Mounties thrown out of court.
"20.03.2017 22:16:40" calgarysun.com Victim had throat slashed in Olympic Plaza, says medical examiner Calgary homicide victim Robyn Gladue had his throat slashed, a jury heard Monday. Calgary homicide victim Robyn Gladue had his throat slashed, a jury heard Monday.
"20.03.2017 21:20:05" calgarysun.com Sounding off: Two people filed 2,801 complaints about airplane noise... Last year, a single Calgarian complained to the Calgary Airport Authority 1,707 times about aircraft noise. Last year, a single Calgarian complained to the Calgary Airport Authority 1,707 times about aircraft noise.
That's, on average, almost five phone calls or online submissions to the airport authority every single day, to vent about the sound of planes.
"20.03.2017 21:05:04" calgarysun.com Alberta cube satellite to launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station... An Alberta-designed and built satellite about the size of a loaf of bread is one step closer to entering low Earth orbit to monitor space weather. The project began seven years ago and will become the first satellite mission from the University of Alberta's AlbertaSat team, which has seen contributions from more than 50 team undergraduate and graduate students as well as faculty members.
"20.03.2017 20:45:06" calgarysun.com 'You mean to tell me that China is under us?'; Shaq convinced the Earth... Count Shaquille O'Neal among the roster of NBA personalities who doesn't believe the Earth is round. "I drive from Florida to California all the time, and it's flat to me ... I do not go up and down at a 360-degree angle, and all that stuff about gravity, have you looked outside Atlanta lately and seen all these buildings? You mean to tell me that China
"20.03.2017 20:15:05" calgarysun.com Letters to the Editor for March 21 CLOSE OUR BORDERS Our readers vent!!!
"20.03.2017 20:05:05" calgarysun.com Flames' Elliott poised to break Vernon's winning streak They're currently sharing a line in the Calgary Flames' franchise history books. They're currently sharing a line in the Calgary Flames' franchise history books.
"20.03.2017 19:52:08" calgarysun.com Lawyers say united-the-right move is legal A merger of the Progressive Conservative and Wildrose parties would be difficult but legally allowable, says a group of lawyers dubbing themselves... A merger of the Progressive Conservative and Wildrose parties would be difficult but legally allowable, says a group of lawyers dubbing themselves the Alberta Conservative Consolidation Committee.
"20.03.2017 19:04:56" Explained: What's the deal with 'budget shoes'? The finance minister has always made a big show of getting new shoes on budget day. But where did this tradition come from?
"20.03.2017 18:40:08" calgarysun.com Calgarian's planned trip to Mexico grows with $1 million lotto win Charles Stevenson said he'll be booking a few extra seats on the plane for a trip to Mexico after winning a lottery windfall. Charles Stevenson said he'll be booking a few extra seats on the plane for a trip to Mexico after winning a lottery windfall.
"20.03.2017 18:26:08" calgarysun.com Kananaskis incident the latest spill for Husky While Husky Energy Inc. says cleanup is underway at a pipeline spill in Kananaskis Country, the incident is but the latest in a series of leaks and... While Husky Energy Inc. says cleanup is underway at a pipeline spill in Kananaskis Country, the incident is but the latest in a series of leaks and ruptures the Calgary company has reported in recent years.
"20.03.2017 17:15:12" calgarysun.com Kidnapping victim describes escape from trunk of moving car A woman who escaped a carjacker by jumping from the trunk of her moving car says she used the light on her insulin pump to find the latch that... A woman who escaped a carjacker by jumping from the trunk of her moving car says she used the light on her insulin pump to find the latch that allowed her to flee.
"20.03.2017 17:00:25" calgarysun.com 'CHiPs' stars Dax Shepard and Michael Pena say R-rated remake a sign of... No, this isn't your father's CHiPs. Is nothing sacred?
"20.03.2017 16:30:13" calgarysun.com Oilsands production outlook actually bright despite gloomy headlines The sell-off of Alberta oilsands assets by another big international player — along with big reserve writedowns, the introduction of a carbon tax... Output is still expected to set new records in 2017 and climb even further in the coming years.
"20.03.2017 16:17:09" calgarysun.com Flames Tkachuk faces hearing over elbow to Doughty's head Calgary Flames rookie Matthew Tkachuk has a hearing Monday with the NHL's Player Safety Department. “He's a pretty dirty player, that kid. To be a rookie and play like that is a little surprising,” a peeved Doughty said after the game.
"20.03.2017 15:30:19" calgarysun.com 6 must-see European destinations this summer With its great cities, rich museums and small, hilltop towns, Europe will
always hold an allure for Canadians. But it can be expensive given our... Here are some ideas for visiting both well-known and less-visited destinations in Europe this year.
"20.03.2017 15:00:25" calgarysun.com 'Sesame Street' introduces new Muppet with autism Folks on Sesame Street have a way of making everyone feel accepted. That certainly goes for Julia. Developing Julia and all the other components of this campaign has required years of consultation with organizations, experts and families within the autism community.
"20.03.2017 14:50:16" calgarysun.com Tom Brady's missing Super Bowl jersey found: report Tom Brady's missing Super Bowl jersey has reportedly been found by the FBI. According to Fox Sports' Jay Glazer, the jersey was located on "foreign soil" and "was stolen by someone posing as international media member."
"20.03.2017 14:49:34" 'We were dedicated for 60,' says Flames boss after win over Kings Flames head coach Glen Gulutzan talks about last night's win. Read more here: http://www.calgarysun.com/2017/03/20/calgary-flames-upend-la-kings-5-2
"20.03.2017 14:35:08" calgarysun.com Britain sets date to trigger Brexit process Britain's ambassador to the 28-nation EU, Tim Barrow, informed the European Council President Donald Tusk of the timing on Monday morning, the... Britain's government will begin the process of leaving the European Union on March 29, starting the clock on the two years in which to complete the most important negotiation for a generation.
"20.03.2017 14:20:35" calgarysun.com Flames' Ferland tested for mumps The Calgary Flames are awaiting test results to determine if first-line forward Micheal Ferland has mumps. It's a wait and see situation.
"20.03.2017 13:52:30" calgarysun.com Calgary Flames upend L.A. Kings 5-2 There is work to be done before the math adds up. With just three weeks remaining in the regular-season slate, nobody has been piling up points at a more impressive clip.
"20.03.2017 13:37:03" Jason Kenney aiming to 'bury the hatchet' with Wildrose party Jason Kenney meets with Wildrose leader Brian Jean today on the possibility of creating a single right-of-cemntre party, that is not the Wildrose.
"20.03.2017 05:00:09" calgarysun.com SpaceX capsule returns to Earth A SpaceX capsule is back on Earth with a full load of space station science samples. The Dragon flew to the space station a month ago from the same Florida launch pad used for NASA's Apollo moon shots. It took up more than 5,000 pounds of supplies and brought back just as much in completed experiments and used equipment.
"20.03.2017 04:30:05" calgarysun.com 'Beauty and the Beast' tops box office with $170M debut Disney's live-action “Beauty” was a beast at the box office, opening with an estimated $170 million in North American ticket sale. “Nostalgia is a very powerful driver for these films,” said Dave Hollis, head of distribution for Disney. “What's exciting here is there is an opportunity to see these beloved stories in a way that's never been seen before, but you get to build that on
"20.03.2017 04:00:09" calgarysun.com NAFTA showdown pits cars against cows It's cars versus cows. The NAFTA showdown between Canada and the United States will pit the interests of the automotive industry and other exporters against protected sectors like dairy, telecommunications, airlines and banks, Carleton University Associate Professor Ian Lee
"20.03.2017 03:30:06" calgarysun.com CFL Week will be a culture shock to fans, media REGINA — It may be the only time in the history of sport when the 'B' sample doesn't match the 'A.' The CFL is flying in 50 of its top players for two days of unprecedented media access. There will be press conferences with all the coaches and all the general managers later in the week.
"20.03.2017 03:00:07" calgarysun.com O'Leary calls for audit of all votes for new Conservative party leader Conservative leadership front-runner Kevin O'Leary says he wants the party to audit every vote cast in the upcoming leadership election. He said his opponents had already agreed to the audit, because “whoever wins the mandate doesn't want to start with the cloud of fraud over them.”
"20.03.2017 02:30:05" calgarysun.com Hockey Calgary playoff game that was decided by a coin toss leaves... There is less than a month left in the NHL playoff run, but dozens of Calgary minor hockey teams are already competing for city championships. "This will be my fourth year coaching minor hockey and I played since I was three years old … I've been around the game for 23 years and I've never seen anything like it."
"20.03.2017 02:00:07" calgarysun.com Flames ink top goalie prospect Parsons to entry-level contract The Calgary Flames solidified the future of their goaltending by inking Tyler Parsons to a three-year entry level contract. “I just really want to keep working hard and doing what I do and keep consistent with my team,” said the six-foot-one, 185-pounder. “It means a lot to me that Calgary has shown interest and are giving me the opportunity.”
"20.03.2017 01:30:05" calgarysun.com Calgarians embark on seven-day cycling trip across Oman for Rainbow... After being left for dead after a hit and run in 2014, a Calgary cyclist has recently finished a two-wheeled trek across the scorching trails of Oman. “The people there were so friendly. I was so surprised — the drivers there treated us with so much respect. When they'd drive by, they'd wave and give us a thumbs-up. If we did that anywhere else, they'd probably throw coffee out the window at us,” he
"20.03.2017 01:21:26" Timeline Photos Jim Gillespie (third from left), Executive Manager of the Calgary Motor Dealers Association, a few moments before drawing the winning ballot at the Calgary International Auto & Truck Show for a 2017 Ford Escape from the Postmedia booth.
"20.03.2017 01:00:08" calgarysun.com Council candidate irks attendees at closed-door southwest transitway... Critics say an attempt by a city council candidate to make public a closed-door transit consultation was a trip down the wrong track. "He may have asked the people sitting there during the introduction, but not once we started moving around the room for the breakout sessions — I can't speak for his intentions, but he didn't tell the people at the breakout session that he was doing it."
"20.03.2017 00:25:51" calgarysun.com New PC leader Jason Kenney takes aim at those already trying to cast him... It's clear this guy is not going to take any crap. Rick Bell writes: A reporter asks the new PC leader if wants to take the party further to the right, closer to the political edge. He says No, fully realizing the question will not go away until the very last ballot is cast in the 2019 provincial
"20.03.2017 00:00:10" calgarysun.com Rotary Club and Calgary police encouraging literacy, raising funds for... Members of the Rotary Club are promoting literacy by raising funds for the It's a Crime Not to Read program. Goldberg said donations to the program are down so the Rotary Club is hosting the event "Overcoming the Odds" to raise funds and send a positive message to children about developing individual strengths.
"19.03.2017 23:25:13" calgarysun.com Older and wiser, former Flames Iginla and Sutter reunite with Los... Jarome Iginla was holding court on Sunday morning at the Scotiabank Saddledome. “Time flies,” said Iginla, an NHL trade deadline acquisition by the Kings. “It doesn't seem like that long ago that I had (Sutter) as a head coach. And I didn't actually have him that long, over three and half seasons and then he was the GM. It flies."
"19.03.2017 23:00:11" calgarysun.com Muslim Families Network Society bi-annual halal food and clothing drive... Hundreds of volunteers and families packed into the Marlborough Park Community Centre for the Muslim Families Network Society's (MFNS) bi-annual... Launched in 2007 serving just 167 families, the event has grown into a bi-annual affair (last year a third drive was held after the first influx of Syrian refugees arrived in Calgary), with one drive held around Easter and another on Ramadan, which
"19.03.2017 22:30:05" calgarysun.com Calgary Remand Centre addressing prisoner safety with renovations, says... Inmate advocates hope renovations to the Calgary Remand Centre meant to more safely segregate prisoners will address long-standing concerns over... The announcement follows a series of assaults, beatings and other incidents at the facility, the most recent and prominent being an attack last month by inmates on triple-murderer Douglas Garland who was sent briefly to hospital.
"19.03.2017 22:28:00" National Post Music Jane Bunnett soprano saxophonist, brings her soulful sextet to the NP Sessions Studio.
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"19.03.2017 22:00:10" calgarysun.com Jason Kenney to kick off unite-the-right plan after winning PC leadership Jason Kenney pledged on his first full day as Progressive Conservative leader to get cracking immediately on his plan to unite the Tories with the... He will not seek a seat in the legislature and will leave former interim leader Ric McIver in place to lead the party in the house. In the meantime though, Kenney will encourage the PCs and Wildrose to begin cooperating in the legislative assembly.
"19.03.2017 21:30:07" calgarysun.com Curtis Lazar could make his Flames debut against the Kings Curtis Lazar has been with the Calgary Flames since the National Hockey League trade deadline and hasn't drawn into the lineup once. With Micheal Ferland under observation for the mumps, Curtis Lazar is expected to make his Flames debut tonight.
"19.03.2017 21:00:15" calgarysun.com 5 questions raised by Drake's 'More Life' Drake has finally delivered More Life, but he hasn't necessarily handed us all the answers. It's been a long time coming, at least for those who thought the album would arrive in December.
"19.03.2017 20:30:10" calgarysun.com Alberta oilsands production outlook bright despite gloomy headlines The sell-off of Alberta oilsands assets by another big international player — along with big reserve writedowns, the introduction of a carbon tax... “It's hard to imagine a scenario where oilsands production would go down,” says oilsands analyst Michael Dunn of GMP FirstEnergy.
"19.03.2017 19:51:12" calgarysun.com LIVE: New Alberta PC leader Jason Kenney speaks Newly minted Progressive Conservative leader Jason Kenney met with the party board on Sunday to start the ball rolling on unification. Jason Kenney is currently speaking following being elected leader of the PCs. Follow along with our live blog here:
"19.03.2017 19:00:11" calgarysun.com PC party executive meets with new leader to chart path forward Newly minted Progressive Conservative leader Jason Kenney will meet with the party board on Sunday to start the ball rolling on unification. Getting more than 1,400 delegates to Calgary for the leadership vote was the relatively easy part, now the party must figure out its next steps.
"19.03.2017 17:41:54" Calgary kid one of 12 in the world heading to Juilliard's Summ... Wow, listen to this nine-year-old perform.
Read about her path to Julliard here: http://www.calgarysun.com/2017/03/18/local-nine-year-old-piano-prodigy-accepted-to-juilliard-school-summer-program
"19.03.2017 17:00:24" calgarysun.com 'Anne,' 'Grace and Frankie' top this week's TV must-sees Bill Harris' TV must-sees for the week of March 19 What to watch this week on TV.
"19.03.2017 16:30:08" calgarysun.com Islamic extremist hit up bar hours before he wrestled female soldier at... French officials were conducting an autopsy Sunday to determine whether a suspected Islamic extremist was drunk or high on drugs when he took a... “My son was never a terrorist. He never attended prayer. He drank. But under the effects of alcohol and cannabis, this is where one ends up,” the suspect's father said.
"19.03.2017 15:43:17" calgarysun.com North Korea tests new high-thrust rocket engine North Korea has conducted a ground test of a new type of high-thrust rocket engine that leader Kim Jong Un is calling a revolutionary breakthrough... North Korea is banned by the United Nations from conducting long-range missile tests, but it claims its satellite program is for peaceful use, a claim many in the U.S. and elsewhere believe is questionable.
"19.03.2017 14:59:17" spark.adobe.com missed the meltdown A story told with Adobe Spark I really didn't expect the big melt to happens so fast. I almost missed it!
This week's Mike Drew On The Road.
"19.03.2017 14:18:47" Rick Bell on Jason Kenney winning the PC Leadership SUN columnist Rick Bell speaks from the PC Leadership convention where delegates have voted Jason Kenney as the new PC party leader. Read his column here:
"19.03.2017 13:55:00" "This party has decided to work with all Albertans to take our province back," Jason Kenney said in his victory speech. Read the story here: http://www.calgarysun.com/2017/03/18/pc-leadership-candidates-deliver-closing-arguments-at-convention
"19.03.2017 13:16:12" calgarysun.com Hitmen end regular season with win over Kootenay Ice There was nothing for the Calgary Hitmen to play for Saturday night other than pride. A win's always nice, right?
"19.03.2017 05:00:06" calgarysun.com Trump's 'big, beautiful wall' would be 30-foot-high The Trump administration wants to build a 30-foot-high border wall that looks good from the north side and is difficult to climb or cut through,... An internal report prepared for Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly estimated the cost of building a wall along the entire U.S.-Mexico border at about $21 billion, according to a U.S. government official who is involved in border issues.
"19.03.2017 04:30:04" calgarysun.com Report: Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway's husband picked for Justice post President Donald Trump has chosen the husband of White House counsellor Kellyanne Conway to head the civil division of the Justice Department, The... George Conway was chosen to head the office that has responsibility for defending the administration's proposed travel ban and defending lawsuits filed against the administration, The Wall Street Journal reported.
"19.03.2017 04:00:06" calgarysun.com Countless failed refugees remain in Canada There are 44,773 outstanding warrants for individuals who are to be deported from the country, the Canada Border Services Agency reports. “Most of these persons are failed refugee claimants. They do not pose a risk to Canadians,” CBSA spokesman Nicholas Dorion said in an email. “Often these persons leave Canada without reporting their departure to Canada Border Services Agency.”
"19.03.2017 03:30:05" calgarysun.com Jason Kenney wins PC leadership, not exactly what the Notley NDP wanted... Premier Notley cannot be thrilled this day. Rick Bell writes: The crowd is high on political adrenaline where two years ago, there were sad sack stragglers stunned by the depth of their defeat and the who-would-have-thunk-it victory of their NDP opponent.
"19.03.2017 03:00:06" calgarysun.com Jason Kenney's journey to leader of the Progressive Conservatives Jason Kenney likes to quote an old saying to describe himself, that he tends “As I've gotten older, I think I've tempered my tendency to be scrappy,” Kenney said in an interview held a week before the leadership vote. "I've become more flexible and pragmatic as time goes by … I think you have to have first principles but be
"19.03.2017 02:30:05" calgarysun.com 'I am here to die for Allah'; Paris airport attacker wanted to kill French soldiers shot and killed a man who wrestled a colleague to the ground Saturday and tried to steal her rifle at Paris' Orly Airport. “Her two comrades thought it was necessary — and they were right — to open fire to protect her and especially to protect all the people who were around,” said French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian.
"19.03.2017 02:00:08" calgarysun.com Stepfather of slain Ont. boy wanted in bank stabbing ST. CATHARINES, ONT. - It was a discovery no parent should ever have to make. “I don't have anything right now,” said Dumas. “I don't have clothes for my kids. I don't have clothes for me. My whole world has been ripped apart. I just want justice for my son and for that lady at the bank. I want him found.”
"19.03.2017 01:30:05" calgarysun.com Highland Park residents hold 'Rally in the Valley' to save community... Over 150 marchers opposed to developing the old Highland golf course gathered at the site Saturday afternoon to urge council to reconsider the... "It's a City of Calgary mandate to continue to have green space," said 'Rally in the Valley' organizer Grant Symon. "This is the inner-city — this green space, it's 52 acres, it shouldn't be touched. It's vitally important."
"19.03.2017 01:00:08" calgarysun.com Curtis Lazar continues to wait his turn with Flames Discipline has been a point of emphasis — and a point of pride — for the Calgary Flames during their recent roll. “I can see now that he's an astute player, because he's trying to implement some of the things we do, some of the little subtleties that are in our game and he's picked up on and in practice, he's trying to institute,” said Flames head coach Glen
"19.03.2017 00:30:05" calgarysun.com Into the journey of golden eagles, thousands of whom migrate over... When Peter Sherrington and a friend trekked up Mount Lorette in March 1992, they had no idea it would mark the start of a major biological... “Nobody had any idea,” he said. “In fall 2007, we saw almost 5,500 golden eagles in one spot. Not only did we watch the eagles, but we also recorded every butterfly, every songbird. We were discovering all sorts of amazing things nobody ever looked for.”
"19.03.2017 00:00:08" calgarysun.com Iginla returns to Saddledome sporting unfamiliar number Even four years after the Calgary Flames traded away their longtime captain, fan favourite and face-of-the-franchise, you still spot hundreds of... “It's weird,” admitted Iginla's former linemate and close pal Craig Conroy, an assistant general manager for the Flames. “On TV, I'm actually watching (Marian) Gaborik. I watch their games and I'm like, 'Oh, there's Jarome. No, wait, that's not Jarome.
"18.03.2017 23:37:22" calgarysun.com Rock 'n' roll legend Chuck Berry dies at 90 Chuck Berry, the rock 'n' roll founder who defined its joy and rebellion in “Johnny B. Goode” and other classics, has died in St. Charles County,... Berry's core repertoire was some three dozen songs, his influence incalculable, from the Beatles and the Rolling Stones to virtually any group from garage band to arena act that called itself rock 'n roll.
"18.03.2017 23:16:27" calgarysun.com Jason Kenney wins leadership race at PC leadership convention Jason Kenney is the new leader of the Progressive Conservative party after a sweeping victory Saturday that is likely to transform Alberta politics. Jason Kenney is the new leader of the Progressive Conservatives.
"18.03.2017 22:20:04" calgarysun.com Cyber crime on the rise, according to Calgary police: 'It's the new way... Long gone are the days of stick-'em-up bank robberies and wild police car chases. "Every year we're seeing a rise," MacLeod said. "People are getting hit online because it's a lot easier for criminals. It's not as dangerous as your regular street crime, and there's lots of anonymity."
"18.03.2017 21:42:45" calgarysun.com Local nine-year-old piano prodigy accepted to Juilliard School summer program How do you get to Carnegie Hall? For one nine-year-old Calgary pianist the answer is practice, talent and an offer to study at the renowned Juilliard School. Juilliard wants her for the summer and she's only nine years old. Click the story to see this Calgary kid play the piano. http://www.calgarysun.com/2017/03/18/local-nine-year-old-piano-prodigy-accepted-to-juilliard-school-summer-program
"18.03.2017 21:30:08" calgarysun.com Flames prospect scores 50 goals in Western Hockey League This was a golden opportunity, and Matthew Phillips knew it. “Fifty goals in the Western Hockey League, that's impressive,” said Flames assistant general manager Craig Conroy. “It's amazing what he's done. The one thing I know is he might be small, but he doesn't think he's small."
"18.03.2017 21:00:10" calgarysun.com Are feds not prepared for job losses through automation? Federal officials were warned over the summer that machines are going to replace more jobs in the workforce in the coming years and that will... Depending on the methodology used, the Canadian economy could lose between 1.5 million and 7.5 million jobs in the coming years due to automation.
"18.03.2017 20:30:09" calgarysun.com Person arrested after jumping bike rack near White House: Spicer A Trump administration spokesman says an individual was apprehended near the White House, a week after an intruder was caught on White House grounds. The incident comes about a week after a man breached a five-foot outer perimeter fence and scaled an eight-foot vehicle gate to gain entry to the White House grounds.
"18.03.2017 20:01:51" James Wood at PC Convention Postmedia political reporter James Wood speaks before voting begins to elect a new leader at the 2017 PC Leadership convention
"18.03.2017 19:49:19" calgarysun.com PC leadership candidates deliver closing arguments at convention With provincial Progressive Conservatives poised to select a new leader Saturday after a campaign dominated by the issue of uniting-the-right,... Starke also noted that provincial law does not allow for the merger of political parties, meaning the formation of a new party could lead to three conservative parties on the scene.
"18.03.2017 18:22:13" calgarysun.com Former Kenney campaign organizer Alan Hallman charged with assault Assault charges are being laid against Alan Hallman, former campaign organizer for PC candidate Jason Kenney, after he was arrested Friday night at... Calgary police confirmed they were called to a disturbance around 11 p.m. Friday at the Telus Convention Centre, where the PC leadership convention was being held. Hallman was subsequently charged with common assault, and released on the condition to
"18.03.2017 18:05:05" calgarysun.com Donald Trump: Germany must pay U.S. more for its 'powerful, and very... U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday that Germany owes “vast sums of money” to NATO and the U.S. “must be paid more” for providing defence,... “Despite what you have heard from the FAKE NEWS, I had a GREAT meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel,” the president wrote. “Nevertheless, Germany owes ... vast sums of money to NATO & the United States must be paid more for the powerful, and very
"18.03.2017 18:00:17" calgarysun.com Victoria Beckham, Melanie Chisholm kill hopes of Spice Girls reunion Victoria Beckham is adamant there will never be another reunion with the full band, insisting it's time they all moved on, while Melanie Chisholm... Sorry kids — or, rather, 30-somethings — it looks like a Spice Girls reunion is a no-go as both Posh and Sporty have said they're not interested in returning to the band.
"18.03.2017 17:37:11" Timeline Photos We are covering the Alberta PC convention live today. Follow our coverage here: #pcldr http://ow.ly/MNCp30a29g6
"18.03.2017 17:30:12" calgarysun.com Lights go out on Argyriou-Ash fight at Hard Knocks 54 In one of the weirdest scenes the fight game has seen in years, a lighting issue at Winsport interrupted Friday night's Hard Knocks 54 card. Ash showed that he's a lot more than simply a stepping stone for Argyriou.
"18.03.2017 17:25:51" calgarysun.com Live: Alberta PC Leadership Vote 2017 Alberta's Progressive Conservatives have gathered in Calgary to select their next leader and by that choice, chart the party's future.Delegates to... A former Jason Kenney campaign organizer has been charged with assault after an incident at the Progressive Conservative leadership convention.
Follow our live coverage of the PC Leadership convention here:
"18.03.2017 17:00:15" calgarysun.com Provincial budget leads to greater concern among paramedics union about... The union representing paramedics employed by Alberta Health Services says reduced funding for ambulance services in the provincial budget could... A code red, or lack of ambulances, in Calgary Thursday led to 45 additional units being drawn into the city to respond to 911 calls as slippery conditions led to a spike in injuries from falls.
"18.03.2017 16:30:11" calgarysun.com Hitmen book a spot in the WHL playoffs The Calgary Hitmen have booked their spot into the Western Hockey League playoffs. The Hitmen defeated the Kootenay Ice 6-1, on the road, to clinch the second wild card spot in the Eastern Conference with one game left in their regular season.
"18.03.2017 16:00:14" calgarysun.com Crude oil pipeline leak reported west of Calgary BRAGG CREEK, Alta. — Alberta's Energy Regulator says a pipeline has leaked crude oil in southwestern Alberta. Husky said it has a response team at the site and cleanup efforts are underway.
"18.03.2017 15:40:10" calgarysun.com Man shot dead after trying to grab soldier's gun at Paris airport Soldiers at Paris' busy Orly Aiport shot and killed a man who wrestled one of their colleagues to the ground and tried to steal her rifle Saturday,... Police did not immediately provide a motive or identify the attacker, though the Paris prosecutor's office said he was 39 and had a record of robbery and drug offences.
"18.03.2017 15:15:09" calgarysun.com Crude oil pipeline leak reported west of Calgary BRAGG CREEK, Alta. — Alberta's Energy Regulator says a pipeline has leaked crude oil in southwestern Alberta. Husky said it has a response team at the site and cleanup efforts are underway.
"18.03.2017 14:45:07" calgarysun.com Flames prospect scores 50 goals in Western Hockey League This was a golden opportunity, and Matthew Phillips knew it. This is worth getting excited about.
"18.03.2017 14:39:01" The Calgary Sun's cover photo Al Charest took this photograph at last night's Flames game.
"18.03.2017 14:15:06" calgarysun.com Notley tries to sell NDP budgeting, PCs figure out best way to boot her out It is a tale in two cities, two political solitudes each hoping they can rip the other to shreds.In the capital city, on her home turf, Premier... Rick Bell writes: You've got to think Notley's big-bucks budget is a gift to those who want to unite conservatives. Kenney sure sounds like he thinks so.
"18.03.2017 13:44:02" calgarysun.com Francis: Giordano leads Flames to important victory He opened the night with a rather abrupt introduction to Dallas Stars goalie Kari Lehtonen. Eric Francis writes: What is heavy of late is Giordano's game, which has been one of the major contributors to the team's second-half surge.
"18.03.2017 13:10:51" calgarysun.com Flames bounce back from loss with victory over Stars he Calgary Flames' win spree ended with Brian Elliott watching from home Wednesday after being floored by the flu, but another streak is still alive. Elliott was superb during the Flames' record-setting 10-game win streak and he played a starring role again as the Saddledome-dwellers rebounded from their first loss in nearly a month with a solid showing against the underachieving Stars.
"18.03.2017 04:14:34" National Post Music Watch The JUNO Awards nominated artist Coleman Hell in the National Post music studio performing an unplugged version of "Fireproof".
"18.03.2017 04:14:03" calgarysun.com Flames bounce back from loss with victory over Stars Over the past couple of days, the buzzword around the Saddledome was 'reboot.' The Calgary Flames rebounded from their first loss in nearly a month with another solid showing in Friday's 3-1 triumph over the underachieving Dallas Stars, giving fans in the C of Red good reason — another one — to tip back a few green beers for St.
"18.03.2017 03:59:58" calgarysun.com Notley tries to sell NDP budgeting, PCs figure out best way to boot her out It is a tale in two cities, two political solitudes each hoping they can rip the other to shreds.In the capital city, on her home turf, Premier... Bell: "'What Thursday's budget did was to remove any doubt in anyone's mind of the urgency of this.' says Kenney.
Back in Edmonton, Notley says the NDP has a plan to kill the deficit and to balance the books but they don't show us any numbers."
"18.03.2017 03:35:06" calgarysun.com Suncor's cleanup plan rejected by energy watchdog Alberta's energy watchdog has rejected Suncor Energy's plans to clean up tailings at its Base Plant oilsands mine, finding the company's proposal... Suncor's cleanup plan rejected by energy watchdog.
"18.03.2017 03:13:51" calgarysun.com 'It was an accident. I love her to death'; Ex-trooper charged with... A former state trooper has been charged in the 2014 shooting death of his pregnant wife — three years after an initial investigation cleared him of... Miller, 36, was arraigned Friday on two counts of involuntary manslaughter in the deaths of JoAnna Miller and their newborn baby.
"18.03.2017 02:30:05" calgarysun.com Provincial budget leads to greater concern among paramedics union about... The union representing paramedics employed by Alberta Health Services says reduced funding for ambulance services in the provincial budget could... A code red, or lack of ambulances, in Calgary Thursday led to 45 additional units being drawn into the city to respond to 911 calls as slippery conditions led to a spike in injuries from falls.
"18.03.2017 02:10:04" calgarysun.com Henry Cavill hired for 'Mission: Impossible 6' over Instagram Director Christopher McQuarrie has confirmed Henry Cavill's casting in the next Mission: Impossible blockbuster by sharing a bit of banter with the... After Henry declared he's “in”, McQuarrie lifted a famous line from the spy franchise, quipping, “Outstanding. Welcome aboard. Your social media account will self destruct in 5 seconds”.
"18.03.2017 01:50:04" calgarysun.com Enmax lands a federal contract for renewable energy in Alberta The federal government has handed out one of its first major contracts as part of a promise to run all of its operations on renewable energy within... The energy company is to provide electricity to 11 government departments, four military bases and Corrections Canada facilities.
"18.03.2017 01:30:07" calgarysun.com Accused Yahoo hacker will fight extradiction from Canada to U.S. HAMILTON — A Canadian man of Kazakh origins arrested in a massive hack of Yahoo emails has appeared briefly via video link in a Hamilton court... “Our essential goal is to get Mr. Baratov out,” Dicarlo said. “This is an attack by the U.S. government, it's a challenge by the U.S. government. We are fighting that challenge.”
"18.03.2017 01:10:03" calgarysun.com 'It all went up his nose': DND employee who stole nearly $1M in... A former DND employee and Canadian Forces soldier whose $400-a-day cocaine addiction led to the theft of nearly $1 million in computer parts from... Heggaton told a probation officer who prepared a pre-sentence report for the court that drug addiction fuelled the thefts. Heggaton, who had been a soldier in the Canadian Forces for eight years between 2001 and 2009, had begun using illicit drugs during
"18.03.2017 00:53:51" calgarysun.com Introducing Jack Hughes, the supremely talented, stoic 'Next One' TORONTO — The next Connor McDavid — or is it the next Patrick Kane or Johnny Gaudreau or Mitch Marner? — has the puck once again. And, once again,... “He's a special player,” said Barrie Colts head coach Dale Hawerchuk, whose team plans on taking Hughes with the No. 1 pick in this year's OHL draft. “He's so fast and a such a great skater. But he's also got great instincts. He thinks the game on another
"17.03.2017 23:50:56" calgarysun.com Calgarian pleads guilty to manslaughter in stabbing death of Red Deer man Red Deer man Levi Marance was repeatedly stabbed in a Calgary apartment with a chisel, a court heard Friday. Red Deer man Levi Marance was repeatedly stabbed in a Calgary apartment with a chisel, a court heard Friday.
"17.03.2017 23:45:04" calgarysun.com Dangerous driver given 30 months in death of Okotoks cyclist Convicted dangerous driver Joely Lambourn dabbed away a tear on Friday as a judge ordered her to serve 30 months behind bars for the death of an... Convicted dangerous driver Joely Lambourn dabbed away a tear on Friday as a judge ordered her to serve 30 months behind bars for the death of an Okotoks cyclist.
"17.03.2017 23:24:35" calgarysun.com Kenney starts convention with unity message Jason Kenney entered the Progressive Conservative leadership convention Friday serenely confident of a victory that will fundamentally shake... Jason Kenney entered the Progressive Conservative leadership convention Friday serenely confident of a victory that will fundamentally shake Alberta politics.
"17.03.2017 23:23:16" calgarysun.com Drunk driver suicidal over death of young girl Deadly drunk driver Karl Schwarz was so distraught over killing a young Calgary girl he attempted to take his own life, his lawyer said Friday. Deadly drunk driver Karl Schwarz was so distraught over killing a young Calgary girl he attempted to take his own life, his lawyer said Friday.
"17.03.2017 22:50:58" calgarysun.com City man handed 13 years for attempted murder in bar shooting Would-be killer Kinnon Sutherland bowed and shook his head slightly on Friday as a Calgary judge sentenced him to 13 years in prison for leaving... Would-be killer Kinnon Sutherland bowed and shook his head slightly on Friday as a Calgary judge sentenced him to 13 years in prison for leaving another man a paraplegic.
"17.03.2017 22:45:04" calgarysun.com 'Apparently she did a lot of bragging'; Pregnant 19-year-old accused of... Broke and pregnant after a childhood her grandmother describes as a nightmare, police say 19-year-old Mekenzie Leigh Guffey sought help from the... Hurt on the job and unable to work, Mekenzie was eager for companionship and may have fallen for a boy who looked a lot older than 14 ...
"17.03.2017 22:41:14" calgarysun.com Triple killer Douglas Garland appeals conviction Triple murderer Douglas Garland has appealed his convictions in the brutal torture deaths of a Calgary couple and their little grandson. Triple murderer Douglas Garland has appealed his convictions in the brutal torture deaths of a Calgary couple and their little grandson.
"17.03.2017 22:30:08" calgarysun.com Kevin O'Leary a 'loser' and 'poor candidate': Bernier The presumed front-runners in the federal Conservative leadership race are going for each other's jugular, with Maxime Bernier dismissing Kevin... O'Leary issued a statement late Thursday accusing an unidentified campaign of trying to buy its way to the top by using untraceable prepaid credit cards to sign up “fake” party members without their knowledge, contrary to party rules.
"17.03.2017 22:15:07" calgarysun.com University of Calgary Internation Cup features Canada's best gymnasts Elite athletes from across Canada, the United States and China will be tumbling, flipping and balancing their way to a hopeful title this weekend... The University of Calgary International Cup (UCIC) is Canada's largest gymnastics competition with close to 1,100 athletes ranging in age from seven up to adult national team members.
"17.03.2017 22:00:12" calgarysun.com Bodies of American snowshoers recovered after avalanche near Lake Louise The bodies of two snowshoers caught in an avalanche near Lake Louise have been recovered. Avalanche conditions were too high in the area Tuesday through Thursday for rescuers to enter the site. After avalanche control work was conducted on Thursday, crews entered the site early Friday morning.
"17.03.2017 21:40:04" calgarysun.com Donald Trump doubles down on wiretapping claims, says Angela Merkel's... U.S. President Donald Trump says his White House shouldn't be blamed for quoting a Fox News analyst who accused British intelligence of helping... Trump says during a joint press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel that “we said nothing. All we did was quote a certain very talented legal mind who was the one responsible for saying that on television.”
"17.03.2017 21:06:06" torontosun.com PHOTOS: St. Patrick's Day celebrations around the world | International... St. Patrick's Day celebrations around the world PHOTO GALLERY: St. Patrick's Day celebrations around the world
"17.03.2017 21:05:16" calgarysun.com Cops investigating hateful N.W. grafitti Calgary police say they are investigating graffiti found in a green space near Ranchlands Estates Place N.W. The graffiti in the off-leash park includes anti-Islamic and anti-Jewish messages.
"17.03.2017 20:40:08" calgarysun.com Nenshi vs. Bettman: All their face-offs over a new Calgary arena The topic of a new arena is one Calgary's mayor and the commissioner of the National Hockey League just can't seem to agree on.Gary Bettman, who... Sometimes it's hard to keep track of who said what. In that spirit, here is a selection of what Nenshi and Bettman told reporters throughout the week whenever the topic of a new arena came up.
"17.03.2017 20:30:33" Jason Kenney arrives at the 2017 PC leadership convention
"17.03.2017 20:25:06" calgarysun.com Ferguson protester sentenced 25 years for shooting two cops A man convicted of shooting two police officers during a 2015 protest in Ferguson, Missouri, has been sentenced to 25 years in prison. St. Louis County officer Scott Brown was shot in the shoulder. Officer Cameron McKay, of Webster Groves, Missouri, was struck in the cheek.
"17.03.2017 20:02:24" Balloonatic fined Daniel Boria has been fined $6,500 for his Up-inspired balloon stunt.
"17.03.2017 20:02:06" Do you tip for bad service? Poll: Two-thirds of British Columbians leave a tip despite bad service. Do you do that?
"17.03.2017 19:57:47" calgarysun.com 'We saw pieces of plane fall out of the sky'; 1 dead in Montreal plane... Two small planes have collided over a
major shopping mall south of Montreal. One person is now confirmed dead in the mid-air collision of two small planes over a Quebec shopping mall.
"17.03.2017 19:43:59" calgarysun.com Letters to the Editor for March 18 GUSHUE NAILS IT! What our readers are saying.
"17.03.2017 19:40:08" calgarysun.com Oilers, Flames are no fans of switching from Daylight Saving Time To the two NHL teams in the Province of Alberta and, they believe, the majority of their fans, Thomas Dang's private member bill to establish... Make no mistake. The Oilers and Flames, speaking for themselves and they believe their fans throughout the province, are dead set against this proposed legislation.
"17.03.2017 19:20:06" calgarysun.com Amazon under fire for selling 'Drunk Lives Matter' apparel Amazon doesn't have the luck of the Irish after getting heat for selling clothing featuring the slogan “Drunk Lives Matter.” “This shirt is racist and bigoted...Shame on you, Amazon."
"17.03.2017 19:09:21" calgarysun.com New video shows bogus Calgary rideshare driver prior to sex attack Calgary police say new CCTV footage
a man who allegedly inappropriately
woman after claiming to be a ride share... Anyone with information about the incidents is being asked to call police or Crime Stoppers.
"17.03.2017 19:02:57" calgarysun.com Flames hoping for the luck of the Irish in battle against Dallas Stars He's not Irish, but maybe Michael Stone is the Calgary Flames' lucky charm. He's not Irish, but maybe Michael Stone is the Calgary Flames' lucky charm.
We'll find out Friday.
"17.03.2017 18:31:27" calgarysun.com New video shows bogus Calgary rideshare driver prior to sex attack Calgary police say new CCTV footage
a man who allegedly inappropriately
woman after claiming to be a ride share... Calgary police say new CCTV footage shows that a man who allegedly inappropriately touched a woman after claiming to be a ride share driver also approached another woman just prior to the incident.
"17.03.2017 18:25:00" Calgary's Balloon Guy just compared himself to the Wright Brothers at his sentencing hearing. Here's what he had to say at court Friday morning: bit.ly/2mb7Nz3
"17.03.2017 18:07:47" calgarysun.com Two planes collide over mall near Montreal Longueuil, Que., police say two small planes appeared to have collided in the air near Promenades St-Bruno south of Montreal just before 1 p.m.... The shopping complex is very close to the St-Hubert airport, a hub for private planes and flying schools.
"17.03.2017 18:00:25" calgarysun.com Underwater trip to Titanic wreck to start next spring — for a price People will soon be able to take a trip deep into the ocean to visit the wreckage of the Titanic -- but only if you're willing to write a fat cheque. An amazing experience — if you have the dough.
"17.03.2017 17:45:10" calgarysun.com Giordano anxious for another taste of playoff atmosphere “That,” reminisces Calgary Flames captain Mark Giordano, allowing a rare moment of reflection during an all-eyes-on-the-road-ahead stretch of the... It's been 10 years, after all.
"17.03.2017 17:37:12" The Calgary Sun He compares himself to historical pioneers, and at one point even borrows from JFK: "I chose to fly a chair not because it is easy, but because it is hard." Now that these 15 minutes of fame are up, one wonders how far he'll go next time.
"17.03.2017 17:34:18" calgarysun.com Subway just launched a $210M lawsuit against CBC over that chicken story Subway is looking for a whole lotta bread from CBC for a report that suggested roughly half of the fast-food chain's chicken wasn't, in fact, chicken. “Despite our efforts to share the facts with the CBC about the high quality of our chicken and to express our strong objections to their inaccurate claims, they have not issued a retraction, as we requested."
"17.03.2017 17:27:31" calgarysun.com Calgary's Balloon Guy vows to continue publicity stunts like this one Comparing himself to historical pioneers, a
somewhat unrepentant Daniel Boria on Friday
vowed to continue publicity stunts in the future
like... He compares himself to historical pioneers, and at one point even borrows from JFK: "I chose to fly a chair not because it is easy, but because it is hard."
"17.03.2017 17:00:23" calgarysun.com Man shot by Edmonton police now charged with weapons offences Alberta's police watchdog says the man shot by an Edmonton city police officer responding to a gun call at a busy northside intersection was armed... Court documents show the man has a lifetime firearm prohibition.
"17.03.2017 16:48:40" calgarysun.com NDP are banking heavily on recovery of Alberta's energy sector While Alberta's oil and gas industry limps away
from a blistering two-year rout, the NDP
government will rely heavily on energy to
bolster... While Alberta's oil and gas industry limps away from a blistering two-year rout, the NDP government will rely heavily on energy to bolster economic growth and tax revenues in the coming years.
"17.03.2017 16:40:08" calgarysun.com Five Irish Calgarians worth celebrating on St. Paddy's Day They say everyone is a little bit Irish on March 17. But as we prepare to lift a pint of green beer to St. Paddy on Friday, first consider a toast... Sláinte!
"17.03.2017 16:05:11" calgarysun.com Natalya Neidhart: WrestleMania memorable in so many ways For WWE Superstars and fans alike, this time of the year is known as WrestleMania season. It's difficult to put into words what WrestleMania means... Today's Calgary Sun column from Natalya as we head into Wrestlemania season
"17.03.2017 15:45:13" driving.ca Motor Mouth: Trump's fuel economy changes could be disaster for Canada The more regulations an automaker has to comply with, the higher its costs will be driving.ca: Tinkering with fuel economy regulations could mean different standards for different countries – and higher prices for new cars and trucks. #autos
"17.03.2017 15:40:07" calgarysun.com Harper: Populism and elite division will widen as the middle class falters Stephen Harper was the guest of honour
at the B'nai Brith fundraising dinner
in Calgary Thursday evening,
delivering a speech that addressed... Canada is not immune to what happened in the U.S. and with Brexit, Harper warns.
"17.03.2017 15:26:13" calgarysun.com 'Power Rangers' actor pleads guilty to killing roommate A former "Power Rangers" actor has pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter for the killing of his roommate. In his plea he admits he used a sword in the fight over his girlfriend.
"17.03.2017 15:12:32" calgarysun.com Iowa teen starved, found wearing adult diaper before death: Court docs An Iowa teen was found lying on the floor in her own waste before she died, according to recently unsealed court documents. A look into West Des Moines teen Natalie Finn's life before her demise revealed the abhorrent conditions she lived in.
"17.03.2017 14:54:40" calgarysun.com Good Samaritan shoots, kills man beating Florida cop as dozens watch Warning: Graphic video Video of an armed Good Samaritan rescuing a Florida deputy has been released four months after the stunning incident was caught on camera. Warning: Graphic.
"17.03.2017 14:44:48" calgarysun.com Calgary man walks 80 km while lost in Kananaskis Country What should have been a 50 km run through the Kananaskis turned into a test of survival skills when a Calgary man got lost for more than 10 hours. "As soon as the sun set I kind of had a mini panic attack and tried to figure out where exactly am I."
"17.03.2017 13:29:12" calgarysun.com Alberta Budget 2017: Millions pumped into child care, benefits The province is adding tens of millions of
dollars more to child benefits and other
family programs. Alberta Finance Minister
Joe Ceci said... The province is adding tens of millions of dollars more to child benefits and other family programs. Let's take a look at the highlights:
"17.03.2017 13:10:07" calgarysun.com Craft distillers get a boost in Alberta budget with new grant program A new government grant program aimed
giving Alberta's craft distillers a
be modelled on an existing program for
craft beer... The Notley government announced in Thursday's budget a plan to create a new program to grow the province's craft distillery business.
"17.03.2017 05:00:08" calgarysun.com Ottawa man on a 'Jeopardy!' winning streak An Ottawa software developer is making a name for himself on Jeopardy, with two wins in a row. He pulled off his third win in a row on Thursday, bringing his total winnings to $69,201.
"17.03.2017 03:53:49" calgarysun.com Budget Day 2017: NDP sinks record $9.2 billion into capital projects as... Alberta continues to drown in red ink as it embarks on a record capital spending spree. The NDP is sinking $9.2 billion into health facilities, roads, maintenance, environmental initiatives and other projects under its massive construction, repair and upgrading plan.
"17.03.2017 03:49:41" calgarysun.com Massive 706-carat diamond discovered in Sierra Leone A pastor in Sierra Leone has discovered the largest uncut diamond found in more than four decades in this West African country and has turned it... The gem, a bit smaller than a hockey puck, is the second largest diamond found in Sierra Leone. It was given to the president of the nation by a pastor who found it.
"17.03.2017 03:16:42" calgarysun.com Ex-Mountie who tortured son apologizes for being 'monster' Facing a possible 23 years behind bars, a former Mountie who tortured and starved his young son in the basement of the family's suburban Ottawa... “I have caused much evil, and only God knows how I regret my horrible crimes.”
"17.03.2017 02:21:33" calgarysun.com Rick Bell on Budget 2017 SUN columnist Rick Bell speaks out on Rachel Notley and the 2017 NDP budget. Rick Bell on Budget 2017
SUN columnist Rick Bell speaks out on Rachel Notley and the 2017 NDP budget.
"17.03.2017 01:11:52" calgarysun.com Sen. Don Meredith admits to 'moral failing,' but won't resign TORONTO — Embattled Sen. Don Meredith begged forgiveness for his “moral failing” over his sexual relationship with a teenager but said Thursday he... Meredith, 52, repeatedly apologized to his wife, children, his fellow senators and “all Canadians” for the relationship that took place with the woman known only as Ms. M.
"17.03.2017 00:58:51" calgarysun.com Energy sector recovery key to NDP budget While Alberta's oil and gas industry limps away from a blistering two-year rout, the NDP government will rely heavily on energy to bolster economic... There are a lot of crossed fingers in the legislature that oil and gas will recover to help pay for the 2017 provincial budget.
"17.03.2017 00:52:31" calgarysun.com Woman steals $13M from workplace, goes on spending frenzy The former cashier at a Pittsburgh monuments and engraving firm has acknowledged stealing nearly $13 million over 16 years. Under a plea agreement Wednesday, 56-year-old Cynthia Mills will serve seven-and-a-half years in prison and three years' probation for the thefts from Matthews International Corp. from 1999 to 2015.
"16.03.2017 23:15:06" calgarysun.com EMS declare 'Code Red' after responding to more than 200 incidents Icy conditions had ambulance crews stretched thin after receiving twice their normal call volume on Thursday morning. Icy conditions had ambulance crews stretched thin after receiving twice their normal call volume on Thursday morning.
"16.03.2017 23:07:13" calgarysun.com Piling on our burden If you haven't seen any numbers from Thursday's budget yet, put down your coffee, or beer or whatever else you're taking a sip of at the moment. If you haven't seen any numbers from Thursday's budget yet, put down your coffee, or beer or whatever else you're taking a sip of at the moment.
"16.03.2017 23:00:26" calgarysun.com The Smith in south Calgary packs creative twists in pub atmosphere In keeping with the overall vibe since The Smith opened last September, the menu tends towards pub grub. But we found a few creative twists, one... A bonus for this restaurant: It's across the lot from a popular discount movie theatre.
"16.03.2017 23:00:05" calgarysun.com Calgary family sues over vicious police dog attack on boy The family of a Calgary boy attacked by an off-duty police dog in the child's home have filed a $600,000 lawsuit against the city and the canine's... The family of a Calgary boy attacked by an off-duty police dog in the child's home have filed a $600,000 lawsuit against the city and the canine's handler.
"16.03.2017 22:58:24" calgarysun.com Alberta Budget 2017: 200 bed long-term care facility for Calgary A new 200-bed long-term-care facility to be
built in Calgary is among the larger of several
capital projects announced in Thursday's... A new 200-bed long-term-care facility to be built in Calgary is among the larger of several capital projects announced in Thursday's provincial budget.
"16.03.2017 22:53:49" calgarysun.com Alberta Budget 2017: Clogged court system gets $14.5M Busting trial delays that are handcuffing
criminal prosecutions is the goal of funding
hikes to the justice department. Busting trial delays that are handcuffing criminal prosecutions is the goal of funding hikes to the justice department.
"16.03.2017 22:37:17" calgarysun.com Alberta Budget 2017: Millions pumped into child care, benefits The province is adding tens of millions of
dollars more to child benefits and other
family programs. Alberta Finance Minister
Joe Ceci said... The province is adding tens of millions of dollars more to child benefits and other family programs. Alberta Finance Minister Joe Ceci said Thursday those dollars are needed to help Albertan families ride out the economic downturn that's only beginning to
"16.03.2017 22:30:15" calgarysun.com 'Goon: Last of the Enforcers' review: Violent, crude and funny Ever think that the blood spatter in that hockey classic, Goon, is a bit much? Doug the Thug is back in action in the sequel to Goon.
"16.03.2017 22:23:39" calgarysun.com Nine-year-old Calgary boy a miracle one year after accident When Ethan Nielson was airlifted to hospital on March 17, 2016, he was put in a palliative suite. Great update! When Ethan Nielson was airlifted to hospital on March 17, 2016, he was put in a palliative suite.
"16.03.2017 22:15:19" calgarysun.com Alberta Budget 2017: Craft distillers get a boost with new grant program A new government grant program aimed at
giving Alberta's craft distillers a boost will
be modelled on an existing program for
craft beer... A new government grant program aimed at giving Alberta's craft distillers a boost will be modelled on an existing program for craft beer makers, even though that program is being challenged in the courts by out-of-province brewers.
"16.03.2017 22:13:14" calgarysun.com Alberta budget 2017: NDP slash school fees 25% this fall Calgary families with kids in school are
expected to benefit from a reduction in school
fees and funding for up to five new schools
over the... Calgary families with kids in school are expected to benefit from a reduction in school fees and funding for up to five new schools over the next year.
"16.03.2017 22:00:25" calgarysun.com 'T2 Trainspotting' review: Intense sequel offers just the right amount... The passage of time is a cruel thing. That's the unavoidable truth in T2 Trainspotting, the intense, welcome sequel to filmmaker Danny Boyle's... Choose Life ... but it gets a bit more complicated in the sequel to the 90's hit, Trainspotting.
"16.03.2017 21:45:44" calgarysun.com Alberta budget 2017: No dough for Calgary's Green Line While Finance Minister Joe Ceci committed
to “improve public transit across” Alberta in
Thursday's budget address, Calgary's
massive... While Finance Minister Joe Ceci committed to “improve public transit across” Alberta in Thursday's budget address, Calgary's massive multi-billion dollar Green Line LRT project remains without any funding commitment from the province.
"16.03.2017 21:43:06" calgarysun.com Rick Bell on Budget 2017 SUN columnist Rick Bell speaks out on Rachel Notley and the 2017 NDP budget. A singing Rick Bell on the budget
"16.03.2017 21:38:29" calgarysun.com Alberta Budget 2017: Province continues to swim in red ink despite... Alberta will continue to swim in red ink despite
“green shoots” in the economy as the NDP
government's provincial budget released
Thursday... EDMONTON - Alberta will continue to swim in red ink despite “green shoots” in the economy as the NDP government's provincial budget released Thursday forecasts a $10.3-billion deficit for 2017-18.
"16.03.2017 21:32:37" calgarysun.com No-surprise Notley NDP budget keeps digging Alberta into a hole Come on. Did you really think it would be
different? Come on. Did you really think it would be different?
Where have you been living?
"16.03.2017 21:30:14" calgarysun.com Finn Jones, Jessica Henwick spank more evil and corruption in Marvel's... As devotees of the genre know, Marvel's Iron Fist is the fourth installment in a wider project, following Marvel's Daredevil, Jessica Jones and... This latest Marvel superhero series is not without controversy.
"16.03.2017 21:27:32" calgarysun.com Lost in the Kananaskis wilderness for 10 hours What should have been a 50 km run through the Kananaskis turned into a test of survival skills when a Calgary man got lost for more than 10 hours. What should have been a 50 km run through the Kananaskis turned into a test of survival skills when a Calgary man got lost for more than 10 hours.
"16.03.2017 21:04:27" calgarysun.com Erin Go Bragh: Five Irish Calgarians worth celebrating on St. Paddy's Day They say everyone is a little bit Irish on March 17. But as we prepare to lift a pint of green beer to St. Paddy on Friday, first consider a toast... They say everyone is a little bit Irish on March 17. But as we prepare to lift a pint of green beer to St. Paddy on Friday, first consider a toast to these five authentic Irish Calgarians who helped enrich our city with their courage, wit and resilience.
"16.03.2017 21:00:24" calgarysun.com Snow Scene: Fernie Wilderness Adventures sets the bar higher For more than 30 years, Fernie Wilderness Adventures has sat just off Southern B.C.'s powder highway, providing adventurous skiers with the chance... Where to go for the deep powder experience.
"16.03.2017 20:45:06" calgarysun.com Calgary student handpicked for Vimy Ridge trip on 100th anniversary A young Calgary student will be embarking on a
once-in-a-lifetime trip next month to attend the
100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge... The youths were selected based on their outstanding service, notable deeds, bravery or leadership in their school, community or country.
That pretty much sums up Calgary's Rachel Barlow.
"16.03.2017 20:38:41" calgarysun.com Homelessness official Wortman granted bail on Calgary sex charges Former Calgary Homeless Foundation board of directors member Robin Wortman, who faces sex-related charges, has been granted bail. Former Calgary Homeless Foundation board of directors member Robin Wortman, who faces sex-related charges, has been granted bail.
"16.03.2017 20:30:13" calgarysun.com 'Our Man in Havana' at Vertigo Theatre lets actors play to extremes Theatre is Mark Bellamy's sandbox and there are certain plays that allow him a licence to play his heart out. Take a trip to 60's Havana with this Vertigo Theatre thriller.
"16.03.2017 20:26:57" National Post Music Throwback to 2014 , when The Last Internationale visited us in the National Post music studio.
#NPMusic #npsessions #tbt
"16.03.2017 20:17:30" calgarysun.com 3 young boys kick, stone flamingo to death at Czech zoo The flamingo fathered eight children, lived 16 years, and survived a plight that made international headlines: the massive 2002 flooding in the... The boys, ages 5, 6 and 8, broke into the zoo and scaled a fence to reach the indoor flamingo exhibit.
"16.03.2017 19:37:00" calgarysun.com Patrick Stewart explains why he uses cannabis every day Patrick Stewart uses marijuana spray,
ointment and edible cannabis products to
help relieve his arthritis pain. Captain Picard is no stranger to herbal remedies.
"16.03.2017 19:19:06" calgarysun.com Report: Jose Fernandez was likely driving boat in killer crash Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez was the “probable” operator of a speeding boat that crashed into a Miami Beach jetty on Sept. 25, killing the... The 46-page report lists drugs and alcohol as factors in the crash.
"16.03.2017 19:00:26" calgarysun.com Uber driver crashes through Seattle gas station, causes massive fireball Nothing like a bad Uber driver to get a passenger all fired up. The Uber driver, who police believe was impaired, was also taken to hospital and had blood samples taken.
"16.03.2017 18:40:08" calgarysun.com Today's budget will include funding for 10 new Alberta schools: Sources The provincial budget Thursday will include funding for 10 new schools.Sources have told The Canadian Press that the budget will also have money... The projects are expected to create 6,800 brand new spaces and 6,000 replacement spaces in 15 municipalities.
"16.03.2017 18:20:17" calgarysun.com NDP leadership candidate bows to Black Lives Matter over Beyonce tweet NDP leadership candidate Niki Ashton wilted to pressure from Black Lives Matter (YVR) this week after the organization blasted her for... "Appropriating Black culture is not intersectional feminism. Please delete your 'to the left' FB post & address the issue #ndp.”
"16.03.2017 18:20:09" calgarysun.com Best teacher in the world? Meet the Canadian who's in the running Canadian Arctic teacher Maggie MacDonnell
finds out on Sunday if she is the top
teacher in the world – and the winner of
a $1 million prize. Win or lose, Maggie MacDonnell is a shining star in the teaching profession.
"16.03.2017 18:15:07" driving.ca Navigating the costs of navigation updates Often the love affair between factory nav systems and their owners hits a major detour when it comes time to update them driving.ca: In case you needed another reason to use your phone's navigation instead. #autos
"16.03.2017 18:00:17" calgarysun.com 'Batman' script being rewritten from scratch: Report If you were hoping to see Ben Affleck donning the cape and cowl for his solo Batman film next year, you're going to have to put those wishes on hold. The screenplay for The Batman is being reportedly rewritten “from the ground up.”
"16.03.2017 17:37:50" calgarysun.com Deadline to claim mysterious coin hoard in piano looming in Britain British officials are trying to trace the owner of a trove of gold coins worth a “life-changing” amount of money found stashed inside a piano. You didn't stash a "life-changing" amount of gold coins inside a London piano by chance ... did you?