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"23.01.2017 06:00:19" calgarysun.com Ontario woman in her 70s nabbed for speeding at nearly twice the posted... Ontario Provincial Police say a 74-year-old woman was pulled over in Kingston for speeding at nearly twice the posted limit. Police say the woman, who is a local resident, was doing 151 km/h in an 80 km/h zone on Highway 15 Friday afternoon.
"23.01.2017 05:30:13" calgarysun.com Hudson Swafford edges Adam Hadwin to win CareerBuilder Challenge Hudson Swafford won the fittingly named CareerBuilder Challenge on Sunday for his first PGA Tour title, following three straight birdies with a... Hadwin, of Abbotsford, B.C., came back with a 70 after his third-round 59 to finish second.
"23.01.2017 05:00:18" calgarysun.com 'Hero professor' saved lives despite son, daughter dying in fiery bus crash It could take days to officially identify the 16 people killed when a bus carrying Hungarian students returning from a ski trip crashed in Italy... Judit Timaffy, the Hungarian consul in Milan, said that a “hero professor” identified as physical education teacher Gyorgy Vigh dashed repeatedly into the bus pulling students to safety. Vigh lost two of his own children in the crash.
"23.01.2017 04:30:14" calgarysun.com Tom Brady guides Patriots to another Super Bowl appearance Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are headed to the Super Bowl. Again. We're all so used to watching Brady quarterback at football's highest level in big games, it seemed almost normal for him to have completed 19-of-24 passes by halftime, for 222 yards, two scores and no interceptions (a sparkling 133.0 passer rating).
"23.01.2017 04:00:16" calgarysun.com 1 dead, multiple injured in Texas mall shooting A robbery inside a San Antonio shopping mall ended with shots fired on Sunday, leaving one person who tried to intervene dead, three others shot... After the suspects fled the store, a man, described by McManus as a “good Samaritan” tried to stop the two men. One of the robbers then fatally shot the man, McManus said.
"23.01.2017 03:30:10" calgarysun.com Samsung: Note 7 battery design, manufacturing caused fires Samsung Electronics Co. said Monday that problems with the design and manufacturing of batteries in its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones caused them to... Though it faulted batteries from its suppliers, the company said it was “taking responsibility for our failure to ultimately identify and verify the issues arising out of the battery design and manufacturing process.”
"23.01.2017 03:00:12" calgarysun.com Calgary man arrested in 2013 killing A 27-year-old Calgary man has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder in connection to the death of a man in Fort McMurray in 2013. Laing is facing one count of second-degree murder and is scheduled to appear in Fort McMurray provincial court through closed-circuit television on Monday.
"23.01.2017 02:30:10" calgarysun.com Falcons' Matt Ryan slices and dices Packers defence to win NFC Championship In his effort to simplify the final and biggest step on the road to the Super Bowl, Falcons coach Dan Quinn lectured his players about the football. Overshadowed somewhat by their opponent's hot run -- an eight-game winning streak that crashed hard here -- and by the Cowboys brilliant regular season, the Falcons should have your attention now.
"23.01.2017 02:00:14" calgarysun.com Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura killed in car crash in Dominican Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura, a rising star in the baseball world, died in a car accident in his native Dominican Republic Sunday... “We loved Yordano,” Moore said. “We loved his heart, we loved who he was as a teammate, a friend. He was somebody that challenged us all and made us better and I'm going to miss him.”
"23.01.2017 01:30:10" calgarysun.com Calgary sees 78% increase in complaints as city turns to home-based... A growing number of laid-off Calgarians are turning to entrepreneurship and many are angering their neighbours in the process. "You have someone living next to you and they're either making noise, they're having customers come to the house, there's trucks or trailers — something that didn't happen before that's causing the neighbours to complain now.”
"23.01.2017 01:00:16" calgarysun.com Doc-assisted dying advocates seek advance death contracts The anguish of watching her mother's slow death from dementia has an Alberta woman demanding the ability to request doctor-assisted death years in... Jo Rocchio said witnessing the sad demise by dementia of her mother, Esther Lynn, who died at age 89 in an Edmonton care facility last November persuaded her of the need to add advance requests to the law. "It gives me a picture of what I don't want for
"23.01.2017 00:30:12" calgarysun.com With focus on getting more women around board tables, some say more... Rules requiring publicly traded companies to disclose what they are doing to increase the representation of women on corporate boards are now in... "We have been studying over recent years the correlation between diversity on boards and corporate performance, and there is quite a strong correlation," de Cordova said. "From that perspective, we think it would be quite remiss of investors to not take
"23.01.2017 00:00:14" calgarysun.com Calgarians gather for Skate the Lake fundraiser in memory of young boy... The sound of skates cutting through ice and the smell of hot chocolate filled the air on McKenzie Lake Sunday afternoon as hundreds of Calgarians... “It was really well received last year. It was very much a community event,” Feradi said of the inaugural event last year. “Today these kids are going to have a blast, and if we make a few bucks, everyone wins.”
"22.01.2017 23:30:10" calgarysun.com Unmaintained Calgary walkway leads to concern for kids after parent... The short path leading to the back doors of St. Joan of Arc School has become a treacherous walk for Cheryl Gunja and her seven-year-old daughter... “The city was notified about it multiple times,” Gunja said. “I called to let them know of the area, and they said it's low priority. What if I had broken my neck? What if it was my daughter instead of me?”
"22.01.2017 23:00:16" calgarysun.com From helping small businesses to an Olympic bid: Five things to watch at... Calgary's elected officials are scheduled to tackle several long-awaited items on Monday, including a decision on a controversial golf course... Civic affairs reporter Annalise Klingbeil has a roundup of five things to watch:
"22.01.2017 22:30:11" calgarysun.com Fate of Tamara Lovett, charged with failing to provide necessaries of... The trial of Tamara Lovett wraps Monday and a judge will decide if the mother failed to prevent her son's death by not taking him to a doctor. Lovett's son Ryan died on March 2, 2013 after falling ill weeks before. Tamara allegedly chose to treat her son with homeopathic and herbal remedies rather than visit a physician, and the court heard Ryan was bedridden for 10 days before his death.
"22.01.2017 22:00:20" calgarysun.com Trump advisers providing 'alternative facts' to media President Donald Trump on Sunday offered a scattershot response to the sweeping post-inauguration protests against his new administration,... Suggestions of weak enthusiasm for his inauguration clearly irked the new president.
"22.01.2017 21:00:20" calgarysun.com Shooting deaths in Edmonton a 'blood reality' of gang life Two B.C. men with ties to South Asian gangs based in the Lower Mainland
slain in the city's southeast earlier this month is further evidence... While criminals scrambled for territory in the 1970s and 1980s, today's gangs are more focussed on spreading their commodities than their physical footprint.
"22.01.2017 20:00:24" calgarysun.com Trudeau cabinet retreat in Calgary to confront the reality of Trump's... So much for the bromance — it's all about America now. The Liberals are girding for a major reset with Washington, which is expected to be the preoccupying pastime for Liberal ministers during their upcoming meetings in Calgary.
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"22.01.2017 18:25:05" calgarysun.com Patrick Chan looks as good as ever, wins ninth Canadian title Once again, for another year, Chan is The Man. There's little doubt about it, he's still the king of Canadian figure skating.
"22.01.2017 16:30:16" calgarysun.com Platt: Council's plan to erase Langevin a disservice to Calgary's history If the bridge named for Sir Hector-Louis Langevin vanishes from Calgary maps after Monday's city council meeting, it's because Mayor Naheed Nenshi... Michael Platt writes: To erase, or to remember — that's the question.
"22.01.2017 16:00:25" calgarysun.com 'She didn't deserve that': Family of woman shot and killed by police... Family of a 27-year-old woman shot by police on a quiet residential street in Sunalta last November say they're struggling to understand what... "I just want everybody to know, she was not a bad person," said Jessica's mom, Trena Patterson. "I'm just devastated. I want to know the truth. I won't rest until I do know the truth. That's what I want — justice for Jessica. I don't want anything else
"22.01.2017 16:00:24" calgarysun.com Trump praises CIA, rips media coverage of inauguration U.S. President Donald Trump moved to repair his tumultuous relationship with America's spy agencies on his first full day in office. “There is nobody that feels stronger about the intelligence community and CIA than Donald Trump,” he said, blaming any suggestion of a “feud” on the media.
"22.01.2017 15:30:13" calgarysun.com Oilers too much for Flames, sweep season series With both squads currently in the playoff equation in the NHL's Western Conference, fans on either side of the Battle of Alberta have been... “It definitely hurts,” Monahan said after Saturday's blowout loss. “As a team, you can see it hurts everybody. We have to regroup.”
"22.01.2017 15:00:35" calgarysun.com Vertigo Theatre's All's Well That Ends Well a stunner of a production Things couldn't be much better with Peter Hinton's production of Shakespeare's problem play All's Well That Ends Well, though it has much too short... Our Louis Hobson gives Peter Hinton's production of All's Well That Ends Well five stars.
"22.01.2017 14:00:49" calgarysun.com Canadian caught with nearly 60 kilos of cocaine sentenced to 10 years in... A 37-year-old Canadian who was caught with 59 kilos of cocaine has been sentenced to 10 years in jail in U.S. District Court in Seattle. Briand was on the run for six years before being arrested in December 2015 upon arriving at Vancouver International Airport from France.
"22.01.2017 13:00:31" calgarysun.com Canmore a beautiful, growing town with international appeal I have been choosing to write about great things in Alberta, after having to listen about doom and gloom for the last two and a half years. Canmore has appeal to Americans cashing in with the exchange rate and new interest from the Chinese market, which is facing penalties for foreign ownership in British Columbia.
"22.01.2017 06:00:12" calgarysun.com Patrick Chan looks as good as ever, wins ninth Canadian title Once again, for another year, Chan is The Man. It's been an incredible run for the 26-year-old, who's been dazzling audiences for what seems like forever.
"22.01.2017 05:30:09" calgarysun.com Celebs join anti-Trump women's marches If you wondered where many of Hollywood's A-list celebrities had gone during President Donald Trump's inauguration, you didn't have to wonder any... Actress America Ferrera told the thousands assembled that they were marching “for the moral core of this nation, against which our new president is waging a war. Our dignity, our character, our rights have all been under attack, and a platform of hate and
"22.01.2017 05:00:12" calgarysun.com Trump, Trudeau talk economy and exports in first conversation since... Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has congratulated U.S. President Trump on his inauguration. Among other things Trump has vowed to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement and Spicer recently suggested Canada's automotive sector might not be spared from a border tax. Trump has also threatened to impose tariffs on foreign vehicles built
"22.01.2017 04:30:09" calgarysun.com Lots of work left to be done for Stamps GM John Hufnagel has had a busy couple of months, but the work isn't even close to being over. While it's unclear which players exactly have been testing the NFL waters – although Derek Dennis was rumoured to be checking out his options – there's one thing that's not up for debate: The Stampeders need to get some of their receivers signed.
"22.01.2017 04:00:11" calgarysun.com Calgary PC MLA Richard Gotfried says many in party brass open to booting... Forget the Notley NDP government for just 10 minutes, if you can. “There appears to be a really vocal ABK, Anybody But Kenney movement, albeit small, which appears to be emanating from within the leadership of the party, aka the insiders.”
"22.01.2017 03:30:08" calgarysun.com Calgary Chinese community unveils Chinatown Art Project mural for... Two hundred hand-painted tiles make up the Chinatown mural, a new piece of community art that paints a unique picture of one of Calgary's most... Project co-ordinator Alice Lam said with all the stress surrounding the potential development to build a high-rise tower on an existing Chinatown parking lot, she thought an art project would be a creative way to engage and encourage community members.
"22.01.2017 03:00:12" calgarysun.com Bautista juiced to be back with Blue Jays Near the end of Jose Bautista's media availability on Saturday, his teammate Marcus Stroman — playing the part of a journalist but with much hipper... “I wanted to be here because I've enjoyed success here, I've been here for a long time and this market, this city, this country, wherever you play or live for 10 years, it almost ends up becoming a part of you,” Bautista said.
"22.01.2017 02:30:11" calgarysun.com Trump praises CIA, rips media coverage of inauguration U.S. President Donald Trump moved to repair his tumultuous relationship with America's spy agencies on his first full day in office. Trump is a voracious consumer of news and highly sensitive to criticism. As a candidate, he repeatedly disparaged the media and individual journalists to the delight of his supporters, and his appearance at the CIA underscored that he would continue to do
"22.01.2017 02:00:19" calgarysun.com 'She didn't deserve that': Family of woman shot and killed by police... Family of a 27-year-old woman shot by police on a quiet residential street in Sunalta last November say they're struggling to understand what... "I'm just devastated. I want to know the truth. I won't rest until I do know the truth. That's what I want — justice for Jessica. I don't want anything else from anybody. If she was shot for no good reason, I want somebody punished for it."
"22.01.2017 01:30:09" calgarysun.com Man falls over 100 metres while climbing in Kananaskis Country One climber was taken to hospital after suffering a fall off Mt. Lorette while climbing in Kananaskis Country on Friday. The climber was transported to the Foothills Medical Centre in non-life threatening condition.
"22.01.2017 01:00:15" calgarysun.com Adam Hadwin becomes first Canadian to shoot a 59 on PGA Tour When Adam Hadwin's tee shot towards history was yanked on his final hole of the day Saturday, television microphones picked up a voice groaning "Oh... Born in Moose Jaw, Sask. and raised in Abbotsford, B.C., Hadwin, 29, summed up his memorable day like this: “I don't know, perfect, I guess ..." he told NBC/Golf Channel when asked about his round.
"22.01.2017 00:30:10" calgarysun.com Thousands gather for Calgary Women's March Roaring chants and cheers echoed through Calgary's core Saturday as up to 4,000 people gathered to walk in support of the Women's March on Washington. “Harassment against women and trafficking is a big problem we have,” Barney, an immigrant from Mexico, said. “Years back we had thousands of women just disappear and the government didn't do anything about it.”
"22.01.2017 00:00:16" calgarysun.com Platt: Council's plan to erase Langevin a disservice to Calgary's history To erase, or to remember — that's the question. For indigenous Canadians who suffered in industrial and residential schools, and for future Calgarians who deserve to know the whole truth, it's a massive disservice, all hinging on city council's need to appear progressive and politically correct.
"21.01.2017 23:30:09" calgarysun.com Raonic battles through illness to reach fourth round of Aussie Open Rafael Nadal held back time, for one tournament at least, when he rallied for a 4-6, 6-3, 6-7 (5), 6-3, 6-2 win over German teenager Alexander... Canadian Milos Raonic is here pursuing his first major title, aiming to improve on his runs to the semifinals in Australia and the final at Wimbledon last year.
"21.01.2017 23:04:53" About 4,000 join Calgary Women's March It was one of numerous rallies across Canada a day after Donald Trump was sworn in as President of the United States.
"21.01.2017 23:00:16" calgarysun.com Haley Brown to run for Liberal Party in Calgary Midnapore byelection The Liberal Party of Canada announced today that Haley Brown will run in the upcoming byelection for Calgary Midnapore. The seat in Calgary Midnapore has been empty since Jason Kenney announced his bid for the Conservative Party of Canada leadership last year.
"21.01.2017 22:30:10" calgarysun.com Students get new sets of wheels from donation initiative It doesn't get much better than a shiny, new bike. A lucky group of students from Sacred Heart School in Sunalta will be pedalling home with a new set of wheels Saturday after 35 bikes were donated to the school through Pinkbike's Share the Ride Program.
"21.01.2017 22:00:16" calgarysun.com Ex-Dragons' Den star Arlene Dickinson addresses political aspirations “They're wrong, I'm not running.” “Nothing could be further from the truth. I'm on the record as being non-partisan. I've been supportive of certain policies from both former PM (Stephen) Harper as well as Prime Minister (Justin) Trudeau,” Dickinson wrote late Friday in a post on
"21.01.2017 21:00:18" calgarysun.com Protests around world draw hundreds of thousands of women Wearing pink, pointy-eared “pussyhats” to mock the new president, hundreds of thousands of women took to the streets in the nation's capital and... Officials said the crowd in Washington could be more than half a million people, more than double expectations. The event appeared to have attracted more people than Trump's inauguration on Friday, based on figures from transportation officials.
"21.01.2017 20:12:51" Calgary's Womens March is in full swing.
"21.01.2017 18:05:07" calgarysun.com Trump opens first full day on job at church President Donald Trump opened his first full day as president Saturday at a national prayer service, the final piece of transition business for the... After church, Trump planned to visit the CIA for a meeting with members of the nation's intelligence community that could be fraught with tension.
"21.01.2017 18:00:30" calgarysun.com Rescuers listen for signs of life in avalanche-struck hotel Rescuers listened for signs Saturday of any more survivors, three days after an avalanche slammed into a resort hotel in Italy's central Apennines... By Saturday morning, nine survivors have been pulled out of the snow-crusted debris of the Hotel Rigopiano and were recovering in the hospital.
"21.01.2017 17:30:14" calgarysun.com 'Sisters of the north' join Women's March on Washington Hundreds of Canadian women, many of them wearing pink knit hats or carrying signs emblazoned with the maple leaf and the slogan “sisters of the... “We're from Canada!” one woman shouted to a man who greeted the marchers from the front door of his home. “Really?” he replied incredulously. “See you there!”
"21.01.2017 17:00:32" calgarysun.com Gulutzan chooses rest over bag-skates in wake of 4-3 loss to Nashville Glen Gulutzan fully understands how demanding the National Hockey League schedule can be. Edmonton has won three previous meetings heading into Saturday's final Battle of Alberta clash of the season and both teams are trying to maintain ground in the Western Conference playoff race.
"21.01.2017 16:30:25" calgarysun.com Sam Bennett found being a Calgary Flames' healthy scratch 'hard to do' To his credit, Sam Bennett faced the music head-on and answered every question thrown at him by the media. Thursday's healthy scratch was the first... “It was really tough,” Bennett said. “I obviously want to be out there and do whatever I can to help my team win. It's hard to do from the stands."
"21.01.2017 16:00:26" calgarysun.com Calgary Roughnecks get past host Colorado Mammoth to score NLL win in... Historically, or at least since 2012, the Calgary Roughnecks and the Colorado Mammoth have needed an extra period to decide eight of their last 14... “You just try to exploit defence, use my size, and tonight, I was able to get to the dirty areas,'' said Digby.
"21.01.2017 15:00:49" calgarysun.com Cathy Jones: Stranger to Hard Work is a force to behold If Newfoundland comic Cathy Jones doesn't
actually suffer from attention deficit hyperactivity
disorder, she's not just one of the funniest... In her newest solo show Cathy Jones: Stranger to Hard Work, Jones bounces around the stage at the Martha Cohen Theatre like a super animated ping pong ball and her mind seems to be doing the same thing.
"21.01.2017 15:00:27" calgarysun.com Eric Francis: Better watch that mouth, young Matthew Tkachuk! Shrugged Keith, “he's going to learn the hard way — that's all I'll say. It'll be money down the toilet, although hopefully it won't happen. He's a... Eric Francis writes: As talented and driven as their 19-year-old son is, both Chantal and Keith Tkachuk admit they're surprised how quickly he has been able to make his mark as an NHLer.
But they're even more shocked that of all the things Matthew Tkachuk
"21.01.2017 14:00:39" calgarysun.com Trudeau may face some tough questions at upcoming town hall visit A month ago, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau received a warm welcome as he visited Calgary fresh from approving two new pipeline projects.As he comes... The town hall with Trudeau and Hehr will be held Tuesday evening at the University of Calgary, with hundreds expected to attend.
"21.01.2017 05:00:11" calgarysun.com Philanthropic donation to dialysis unit improves patient comfort Dialysis patients at the Sheldon Chumir Health Centre are enjoying better quality of life thanks to a gift made in memory of a Calgary... Gray said the inspiration for the gift came from Josie herself, who underwent dialysis treatment when she was ill.
"21.01.2017 04:15:06" calgarysun.com What Notley could learn from President Trump's win Donald Trump could be a disaster as president.Or not. It could work out. No one knows.But one thing is certain.With Trump, many Americans believed... Bell: "The reality was folks didn't want to be told by the government how to live their lives. Imagine that.:"
"21.01.2017 03:45:06" calgarysun.com Police Association in no rush deciding union boss Les Kaminski's future The Calgary Police Association is weighing input from members after assault and perjury charges were laid against union boss Sgt. Les Kaminski... "We're not going to rush through this process," Lomore said. "We're going to weigh our membership very carefully and make sure we follow what they want."
"21.01.2017 03:05:04" calgarysun.com Another Dragon entering political ring? We've already had one Dragon breathing political fire this week. Dickinson has yet to comment on word she's being wooed into politics or considering it, but she has been in the news with recent media comments on O'Leary declaring his intention to run to be prime minister in the 2019 election.
"21.01.2017 02:45:09" calgarysun.com Larger-than-life Harrison a polarizing figure who leaves mixed legacy at... A railroading genius who — in a stunningly short time frame — turned around the flagging fortunes of a struggling company. When he moved into the corner office, CP Rail was the worst-performing major railroad in North America. Harrison pledged that he could reverse its fortunes. He set lofty profitability targets for the company that many analysts doubted he could achieve
"21.01.2017 02:25:11" calgarysun.com The forgotten men and women matter While the elites were busy scoffing at President Donald Trump's inauguration speech, many regular people liked what they heard. EDITORIAL: There is a major disconnect here between what our political leaders think are priorities, and the realities families across this country face every day. There are forgotten men and women in Canada too. And they matter.
"21.01.2017 02:00:17" calgarysun.com Caldwell family remembers twins as one-year anniversary of fatal COP... The Caldwells have spent nearly a year marking a series of heart-wrenching firsts. The family is approaching the grim anniversary in as positive a way as they can, by raising funds for two organizations the twins had spent time volunteering for in the last couple years of their lives. "It would be lovely to as a result bless refugees
"21.01.2017 01:30:11" calgarysun.com Trump's protectionist inaugural address sparks concerns in Canada's... Donald Trump's fiercely protectionist inaugural address is a clarion call for Canada to nurture its relationships with other countries and do... “For our industry, where we have an integrated system — we have energy going both north and south — I think we will be very conscious to ensuring that how our interests are aligned is clear with the new administration," Tim McMillan said.
"21.01.2017 01:02:08" calgarysun.com Police were hoping to rescue Likneses and Nathan O'Brien at Garland... Police conducted a frantic search of Douglas Garland's family farm in hopes of rescuing a Calgary couple and their grandson who had disappeared... Shute told Crown prosecutor Shane Parker the search was considered a potential rescue mission and occurred after he placed Garland under investigative detention for kidnapping after he was grabbed in a traffic stop near his property.
"21.01.2017 00:45:07" calgarysun.com Tim Hortons, Burger King launch pay-in-advance app The parent company of Tim Hortons and
Burger King plans to launch an app
Canada-wide this spring that would
allow customers to order and pay... You will be able to pay with your smartphone without having to line up at the cashier.
"21.01.2017 00:20:07" calgarysun.com Ahmed Hussen has shown courage and conviction Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is a man of many flaws. Regular readers of this column will be familiar with his many shortfalls and the many ways he... Hussen became a voice for the disenfranchised members of the Somali community. He worked hard to complete a law degree and get his foot in the door in politics.
"20.01.2017 23:45:06" calgarysun.com Pepper spray and stun grenades: Confrontation near Trump parade route... WASHINGTON — Protesters registered their rage against the new president Friday in a chaotic confrontation with police who used pepper spray and... Outside the International Spy Museum, protesters in Russian hats ridiculed Trump's praise of President Vladimir Putin, marching with signs calling Trump “Putin's Puppet” and “Kremlin employee of the month.”
"20.01.2017 23:43:55" Timeline Photos Eric Francis: Better watch that mouth, young Matthew Tkachuk! http://ow.ly/aDQS308cZXu
"20.01.2017 23:30:13" calgarysun.com Mounties seek art thief after northern Alberta heist Police are searching for an art thief after more than $730,000 of artwork was stolen while in transit to an auction house. The artwork ranges from landscapes, such as the painting dubbed Embers at Dawn, to celebrity portraits showing the likeness of Tiger Woods and Muhammad Ali.
"20.01.2017 23:05:07" calgarysun.com Ottawa's pedophile priest back in jail after visiting kids pool 96 times A disgraced Ottawa priest convicted of
molesting altar boys in the 1960s and 1970s
has been re-arrested after he allegedly visited
a... Police allege he attended the kids section of the Ottawa Lowertown Community Centre and Pool 96 times between Nov. 24, 2015 and Dec. 22, 2016, according to court documents.
"20.01.2017 22:45:11" calgarysun.com 'Best mommy' accused of taping toddler to wall A young woman accused of taping her 2-year-old son to a wall so she could get some housework done and streaming it live on social media was... A young woman accused of taping her 2-year-old son to a wall so she could get some housework done and streaming it live on social media was arrested on Thursday.
"20.01.2017 22:25:07" calgarysun.com Men in fake security jackets fail attempt on Calgary ATM machine Calgary police say male suspects dressed in security jackets set up a tent around a bank machine overnight and were using power tools to try to get...
"20.01.2017 22:15:11" calgarysun.com Man arrested in Ecuador in brazen NYC theft of gold flakes A man has been arrested in Ecuador in the brazen theft of an 86-pound bucket of gold flakes worth nearly $1.6 million off an armoured truck in... The gold is still missing.
"20.01.2017 21:57:31" Langevin Design Project A group of grade six students will be pouring their imagination into a redesign of the park underneath the 4 Avenue Flyover.
"20.01.2017 21:50:07" calgarysun.com Off-roaders boo Notley for ATV phase-out in Castle PINCHER CREEK, Alta. — Alberta is announcing
final boundaries for a pair of protected areas in
southwestern Alberta and is moving to phase out... Gary Clark of the Quad Squad, a group of off-highway vehicle users, said the original plan announced in September 2015 was for quads to be allowed in the provincial park: “They've taken a complete flip."
"20.01.2017 21:40:08" calgarysun.com Alberta rate of physician-assisted suicide climbs to four or five a week The rate of those choosing physician-assisted
death in Alberta continues to increase and more
are opting out of dying at home, say Alberta... Since becoming legal, the pace of Albertans seeking doctor-assisted death has surprised medical practitioners.
"20.01.2017 21:05:10" calgarysun.com Donald Trump's inauguration sparks Russian celebrations MOSCOW — Russian officials and lawmakers lauded Donald Trump's inauguration Friday, hoping it will herald a period of better ties with the United... Leonid Slutsky, the head of the foreign affairs committee in the lower house of parliament, expressed hope that Trump will move to establish constructive ties with Moscow, but cautioned that there is no “magic button” to instantly achieve that.
"20.01.2017 20:50:09" calgarysun.com Donald Trump is now the President and the sky did not in fact fall Take a deep breath. It's a done deal.
Donald J. Trump is now President of the
United States of America. He's the
leader of the free world. Take a deep breath. It's a done deal.
"20.01.2017 20:45:12" calgarysun.com Tim Hortons, Burger King launching pay-in-advance app The parent company of Tim Hortons and Burger King plans to launch an app Canada-wide this spring that would allow customers to order and pay in... Automated customer service is part of a general trend as people become increasingly accustomed to going online to access services, such as making reservations or pre-selecting movie theatre seats.
"20.01.2017 20:35:07" calgarysun.com Greener in Galapagos: New measures aid responsible tourism GALAPAGOS ISLANDS, Ecuador -- If you add up the landmass of the 16 islands, islets and rocky outcrops that make up the Galapagos Islands you get... As the number of visitors to this uniquely biodiverse group of islands grows, so does the environmental impact of tourism and the need for regulation. Some hotels and passenger ship operators aren't waiting.
"20.01.2017 20:25:09" calgarysun.com On Inauguration Day, 'House of Cards' announces May return BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — “House of Cards” will return in May for a fifth season. The show's Twitter account posted a video on Inauguration Day featuring an upside-down U.S. flag in front of the U.S. Capitol. The video ends with the date May 30. An upside-down flag is a signal of distress.
"20.01.2017 20:09:39" calgarysun.com U.S. prosecutors want El Chapo to cough up $14 billion Saying they were bringing the world's most notorious drug lord to justice, U.S. prosecutors on Friday described Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman as the... “He's a man known for a life of crime, violence, death and destruction, and now he'll have to answer for that.”
"20.01.2017 20:02:08" calgarysun.com Taxation powers for Edmonton, Calgary will be discussed 'at the table':... Finance Minister Joe Ceci says he won't prejudge discussions on new taxing powers for Calgary and Edmonton as he takes over the responsibility for... Joe Ceci will be getting together with the mayors of Calgary and Edmonton to talk tax powers. It's a conversation he says will happen "soon."
"20.01.2017 20:00:41" calgarysun.com Canadians plead guilty to violations at parks across US West Three Canadians will be banned from federal lands for five years after pleading guilty to walking on a sensitive hot spring in Yellowstone National... The defendants also used drones in closed areas, rode bikes in a wilderness area and took commercial photographs without a permit, according to authorities.
"20.01.2017 19:29:42" calgarysun.com 'Stop crying snowflakes, Trump won'; Protesters and supporters collide WASHINGTON — Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to fill the nation's capital for the inauguration of Donald Trump, and while the majority... Most Trump supporters walking to the inauguration past Union Station ignored protesters outside the train station, but not Doug Rahm — a member of Bikers For Trump — who engaged in a lengthy and sometimes profane yelling match with them.
"20.01.2017 19:25:54" calgarysun.com 'Stop crying snowflakes, Trump won'; Protesters and supporters collide WASHINGTON — Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to fill the nation's capital for the inauguration of Donald Trump, and while the majority... Most Trump supporters walking to the inauguration past Union Station ignored protesters outside the train station, but not Doug Rahm, who engaged in a lengthy and sometimes profane yelling match with them.
"20.01.2017 18:55:07" calgarysun.com Raw oyster sicknesses prompt Alberta health warning Medical authorities are urging careful preparation of shellfish in response to an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness. Ten cases of the condition have been linked to the consumption of raw oysters in its Edmonton Zone, Alberta Health Services officials said Friday.
"20.01.2017 18:15:09" calgarysun.com Nenshi: We need to talk about safe drug consumption sites OTTAWA — Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi is
pushing the federal government to help
increase Alberta's housing stock, to deal with
two crises... Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi is pushing the federal government to help increase Alberta's housing stock, to deal with two crises ravaging the province: a deadly opioid crisis and the lack of affordable dwellings that persists amid the city's rising vacancy
"20.01.2017 17:50:09" calgarysun.com PC leader candidate denies Tory board wants Kenney out Tory leadership candidate Richard Starke said Thursday many Progressive Conservative party members have told him they want Jason Kenney bounced... Starke, one of four candidates in the run for leader, said he hadn't heard a single board member raise the idea of ousting Kenney.
"20.01.2017 17:30:16" calgarysun.com Garland Murder trial blog: No evidence the Likneses went to the U.S. The Douglas Garland murder trial continues for a
fifth day of testimony from the Calgary Courts
Centre. We are back for Day 5 of the Douglas Garland murder trial. You can follow our live blog here:
"20.01.2017 17:17:56" calgarysun.com It's official: Donald Trump is the 45th President of the United States Capping a morning of inaugural pomp
and pageantry, Donald Trump stepped
before a sprawling crowd at the U.S.
Capitol Friday, poised to be... Follow our live blog from Capitol Hill.
"20.01.2017 17:15:15" calgarysun.com ISIS has destroyed part of a 2nd-century World UNESCO heritage site Islamic State militants destroyed
parts of the second-century Roman
theatre in Syria's historic town of
Palmyra and the site's landmark... It was the extremist group's latest attack on world heritage, an act that the UN cultural agency called a “war crime.”
"20.01.2017 17:00:39" calgarysun.com Dave Dickenson inks 3-year contract with Stampeders Dave Dickenson isn't going anywhere. “This is the right move for our organization."
"20.01.2017 16:45:14" calgarysun.com Francis: Flames need to help Sam Bennett find his game The best thing the Calgary Flames can do to help Sam Bennett find his groove is to move him from centre to the wing. Only five players in the NHL have racked up more minor penalties than the 22 Bennett has to date. It's a big problem.
"20.01.2017 16:30:28" calgarysun.com Calgary school board considers name-change for Langevin school With city council pushing to change the name of
Langevin Bridge to Reconciliation Bridge, the
Calgary Board of Education says With city council pushing to change the name of Langevin Bridge to Reconciliation Bridge, the Calgary Board of Education says "dialogue is ongoing" when it comes to renaming Langevin School.
"20.01.2017 16:15:11" calgarysun.com LAFLECHE: Friday the 13th may have finished Trudeau Because Friday, Jan. 13, 2017, might be the day the Liberals lost the next federal election. His handling of a question from a grandmother worried about rising energy costs on Friday the 13th reveals an attitude that may undo the Liberals.
"20.01.2017 16:00:35" calgarysun.com U.S. liberals boycott Trump's inauguration, declaring his presidency... From reading the Washington Post (as in, the
paper of record in the nation's capitol) you
wouldn't think America was inaugurating its 45th... Liberal lawmakers and protesters should hold a fake inauguration so they can revere their 'legitimate' candidate Hillary Clinton. In their make-believe ceremony, they could act out the peaceful transition of power they demanded of Trump.
"20.01.2017 15:56:52" calgarysun.com Donald Trump protesters plan to disrupt his big day WASHINGTON — Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to fill the nation's capital for the inauguration of Donald Trump, and while the majority... While the majority of those expected in Washington on Friday will be there to celebrate, some protesters say their plan is to do their best to disrupt the day.
"20.01.2017 15:40:12" calgarysun.com Calgary teen in hospital with multiple stab wounds after S.W. melee A teen was repeatedly stabbed during a disturbance at a house in southwest Calgary's Southwood community late Thursday night. The victim was taken to hospital in life-threatening condition but police say his condition has since been upgraded to stable.
"20.01.2017 15:35:07" calgarysun.com Inglewood resident takes on the Confederate flag at military store Heather Campbell isn't sure what she's going to
do yet with the shopping bag full of
Confederate flags sitting in her basement. "My immediate thought was, OK, why is that up? Why is somebody displaying that symbol in my neighbourhood?"
"20.01.2017 15:25:08" calgarysun.com Inauguration Day: Trump to become America's 45th president Donald Trump, the real estate mogul
and reality television star who
upended American politics and
energized voters angry with
Washington,... “It all begins today!” Trump tweeted at daybreak. “THE MOVEMENT CONTINUES - THE WORK BEGINS!” You can follow our live blog HERE:
"20.01.2017 15:10:14" calgarysun.com Too little too late in Flames' 4-3 loss to the Preds Glen Gulutzan is constantly preaching consistency, repeatedly reminding that the NHL is “an everyday league.” Glen Gulutzan is constantly preaching consistency, repeatedly reminding that the NHL is “an everyday league.”
"20.01.2017 15:01:03" calgarysun.com 'Logan' trailer: Hugh Jackman flashes Wolverine's claws one last time Judging from the second – and final – trailer for Logan, we're all going to be hoping that Hugh Jackman rethinks his pledge to retire his Wolverine... 'Logan' will be the last time Hugh Jackman plays everyone's favourite mutant from Cold Lake, Alberta.
"20.01.2017 14:45:12" calgarysun.com Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' Guzman now on U.S. soil Infamous Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin
“El Chapo” Guzman, who twice escaped
from maximum-security prisons in his
country, was extradited at... A plane carrying Guzman landed at a suburban airport, where a caravan of SUVs waited to take him away.
"20.01.2017 14:28:31" calgarysun.com Paramedics union says Calgary ambulance shortage now at 'crisis' point The head of a union that represents paramedics
employed by Alberta Health Services says
Calgary is experiencing ambulance shortages
on a... The impact from this shortage extends beyond Calgary. Our report on what paramedics and their union representatives are calling a crisis situation.
"20.01.2017 14:00:59" calgarysun.com Paramedics union says Calgary is seeing frequent 'code reds' The head of a union that represents paramedics employed by Alberta Health Services says Calgary is experiencing ambulance shortages on a regular... "At one point last week in Calgary, there were "40 working ambulances and 46 calls on the board."
"20.01.2017 05:30:13" calgarysun.com Obama releases final batch of bin Laden documents In its final hours, the Obama administration on Thursday released the last of three installments of documents belonging to Osama bin Laden that... Secluded in his hideaway in Pakistan, Osama bin Laden suspected Iranian officials might implant tracking devices in his sons, according to a document released Thursday in a batch of materials seized in a 2011 raid that killed the al-Qaida leader.
"20.01.2017 03:49:38" calgarysun.com Kevin O'Leary vows he'll do everything he can to topple the Kevin O'Leary is on fire.He is in a battle to become federal Conservative leader and he is pumped.The man also has a lot to say about the idea of... Bell: "'I will work any way I can to make sure she never gets a chance to do any more damage to Canada. Ever.'"
"20.01.2017 03:45:15" calgarysun.com Canadian government knew of suicide pact, didn't respond: FN community Last summer's emergency funding proposal from Wapekeka First Nation, a tiny fly-in community 600 kilometres north of Thunder Bay, described a... A remote northern Ontario First Nation where two young girls ended their lives last week warned the federal government in July about a developing “suicide pact,” but their pleas for help went unheeded, indigenous leaders said Thursday.
"20.01.2017 03:30:22" calgarysun.com 1/3 of adults treated for asthma don't actually have the disorder: study TORONTO — About a third of Canadian adults being treated for asthma don't actually have the respiratory disorder, either because they have been... A study that may be of interest to anyone with asthma.
"20.01.2017 03:25:07" calgarysun.com Alanis Morissette's ex manager admits to stealing US$4.8M from singer LOS ANGELES — The former business manager for Alanis Morissette admitted embezzling more than $7 million from the singer and other celebrities and... Well that's a bitter little pill.
"20.01.2017 03:20:07" calgarysun.com Calgary cop guilty in forcing way into his estranged wife's home Using a locksmith to get into his matrimonial home has landed a Calgary police officer a criminal record. They caught the officer red-handed.
"20.01.2017 02:55:07" calgarysun.com Ending homelessness in Calgary: First, define the goal, says U of C study Homelessness can be eliminated in the city but only with more resources and a better definition of the problem, says a study done by the University... "Medicine Hat as one place in Canada that's approaching functional homelessness, adding Red Deer is making good progress."
"20.01.2017 02:20:12" calgarysun.com "How much is that Confederate flag in the window?" | News | Calgary | News | Cal Heather Campbell isn't sure what she's going to do yet with the shopping bag full of Confederate flags sitting in her basement. "Everybody knows what the current meaning of that flag is. It is actively used as a symbol of bigotry and hate," Campbell said.
"20.01.2017 01:45:08" calgarysun.com Calgary police uncover cache of fentanyl during auto theft probe A joint police operation investigating the
connection between a spate of stolen vehicles and
the drug trade in Calgary has concluded with a... A joint police operation investigating the connection between a spate of stolen vehicles and the drug trade in Calgary has concluded with a major seizure of fentanyl pills.
"20.01.2017 01:00:25" calgarysun.com Hassan: Now Trump needs to drop the Twitter act Will Donald Trump keep relying on Twitter to brandish his policy initiatives even after he becomes President? Shots fired from the hip can cause untold damage.
"20.01.2017 00:52:05" calgarysun.com Dozens of vehicles stolen in Calgary last weekend Calgary police say they responded to 47 reports of stolen vehicles during one weekend this month. Calgary police say they responded to 47 reports of stolen vehicles during one weekend this month.
"20.01.2017 00:44:48" calgarysun.com Starke denies Tory board wants Kenney out Tory leadership candidate Richard Starke said Thursday many Progressive Conservative party members have told him they want Jason Kenney bounced... Tory leadership candidate Richard Starke said Thursday many Progressive Conservative party members have told him they want Jason Kenney bounced from the party's leadership contest — though he's never heard such talk from the party's board.
"20.01.2017 00:35:10" calgarysun.com Los Angeles will be home to George Lucas museum LOS ANGELES — The force, it seems, was with Los Angeles. And San Francisco was left on the dark side. Lucas has been trying to build the museum for nearly a decade and is financing the project by himself with plans to spend over $1 billion.
"20.01.2017 00:29:52" calgarysun.com Name of Calgary's Langevin school may be changed With city council pushing to change the name of Langevin Bridge to Reconciliation Bridge, the Calgary Board of Education says With city council pushing to change the name of Langevin Bridge to Reconciliation Bridge, the Calgary Board of Education says "dialogue is ongoing" when it comes to renaming Langevin School.
"20.01.2017 00:00:20" calgarysun.com Jared Leto teases return of The Joker Is Jared Leto getting ready to reprise
his role as the Clown Prince of Crime? On Wednesday, the Oscar-winner Snapchatted two Joker-related photos – one of the cover for the Killing Joke
"19.01.2017 23:58:53" calgarysun.com Ex-cop accused of gun trafficking tells court he was an innocent victim Accused of trafficking handguns and a semi-automatic machine pistol, an ex-police officer testified Thursday he's merely the victim of firearms theft. Accused of trafficking handguns and a semi-automatic machine pistol, an ex-police officer testified Thursday he's merely the victim of firearms theft.
"19.01.2017 23:45:13" calgarysun.com Stampede Roundup has found a new home: Shawn Millennium Park Stampede Roundup is on the move. Organizers say Shaw Millennium Park was selected for its infrastructure, central location, C-Train access, and greater audience engagement opportunities.
"19.01.2017 23:43:41" calgarysun.com Hehr hands out Liberal Confederation cash in Calgary Celebrating culture, recreation and Canadian innovation, federal Liberals doled out more cash for community projects this week to mark the... Celebrating culture, recreation and Canadian innovation, federal Liberals doled out more cash for community projects this week to mark the country's sesquicentennial — 150 years since Confederation.
"19.01.2017 23:33:42" calgarysun.com Calgary cop guilty in home forced entry Using a locksmith to get into his matrimonial home has landed a Calgary police officer a criminal record. Using a locksmith to get into his matrimonial home has landed a Calgary police officer a criminal record.
"19.01.2017 23:25:08" calgarysun.com Obama just gave this terrorist a Get Out Of Jail Free card President Barack Obama used his last
week in office to grant clemency to
hundreds of federal prisoners, reducing
the sentences of some and... "What was Obama thinking, however, when he ordered the release of Oscar Lopez Rivera?"
"19.01.2017 23:10:08" calgarysun.com 'NCIS: Los Angeles' star Miguel Ferrer dies at 61 Miguel Ferrer, who brought stern authority to his featured role on CBS' hit drama “NCIS: Los Angeles” and, before that, to “Crossing Jordan,” has... CBS said Ferrer died Thursday of cancer at his Los Angeles home. He was 61.
"19.01.2017 22:50:10" calgarysun.com Ohio attorney sentenced 12 years for hypnotizing clients A twisted Ohio attorney is behind bars after pleading guilty to charges claiming he hypnotized female clients to fulfill his own sick, sexual... This attorney has pleaded guilty to charges that he hypnotized female clients to fulfill his own sexual fantasies.
"19.01.2017 22:15:08" calgarysun.com 'Logan' trailer: Hugh Jackman flashes Wolverine's claws one last time Judging from the second – and final – trailer for Logan, we're all going to be hoping that Hugh Jackman rethinks his pledge to retire his Wolverine... WHOA!!!!
"19.01.2017 22:13:19" calgarysun.com Alberta now officially has a Ministry of Childrens Services Premier Rachel Notley will create a new
government department for child services
when she announces a cabinet shuffle at
3 p.m. Jan. 19. Just in:
"19.01.2017 21:45:16" calgarysun.com Editorial: It's a messy time for the PC Party To make an omelette, you have to break a few eggs. It's best the PC Party gets all the infighting and power struggles out of its system now. Our editorial:
"19.01.2017 21:22:17" calgarysun.com LIVE: Notley to shuffle provincial cabinet at 3 p.m. Premier Rachel Notley will create a new
government department for child services
when she announces a cabinet shuffle at
3 p.m. Jan. 19. Who's in, who's out? Find out here at 3 p.m.
"19.01.2017 21:00:27" calgarysun.com Scientists want to bring this tiger back from extinction The Caspian tiger exists today only in memories, museums and myth. Researchers say they have discovered two locations in Kazakhstan where the extinct cat could be reintroduced.
"19.01.2017 20:58:13" calgarysun.com Trump arrives in Washington with a wave and a salute Ready for his big moment, Donald Trump
traded in his beloved private plane
for a military jet Thursday and
swooped into Washington for three... As the president-elect left New York behind, the capital braced for an onslaught of inaugural crowds and demonstrators numbering in the hundreds of thousands.
"19.01.2017 20:50:12" calgarysun.com 'Angie' is back home in Beiseker, three weeks after crash separated her... BEISEKER, Alta. — A dog has been reunited with its owners three weeks after being separated in a car crash in central Alberta. Angie has been spotted several times since the crash that separated her from her humans. Finally, she's back home.
"19.01.2017 20:45:09" calgarysun.com Flames pull lacklustre Sam Bennett for Predators game As the rest of the Calgary Flames departed the ice on Thursday morning, Sam Bennett lingered. "Sometimes guys just need a break to sit and watch a game and they come back a lot better," said Flames head coach Glen Gulutzan.
"19.01.2017 20:40:09" calgarysun.com 'The Founder' review: Michael Keaton puts in a tasty performance as Ray... It's a glibly-told, almost Shakespearean betrayal tale. It's about the obsessive dedication (and moral relativism) that accompanies the lucky... Does anything sound more conventional than a biopic about McDonald's founder Ray Kroc?
"19.01.2017 20:33:54" calgarysun.com Live: Day 4 of Douglas Garland murder trial The first police officer to arrive on
family farm after the disappearances
of a young
Calgary boy and his grandparents is... The Douglas Garland murder trial is back from break. The Crown has called its next witness, Monte Salway, a master locksmith and expert in how a Schlage lock — the type on the Liknes home — can be opened or defeated.
"19.01.2017 20:30:16" calgarysun.com Calgary Police Association considers fate of criminally charged president The Calgary Police Association says its board will meet Friday to discuss the future of current union boss Les Kaminski. "This is important. It's important to the public, it's important to the service," said police union VP Mike Lomore.
"19.01.2017 20:30:16" calgarysun.com WARNING: Avalanche Canada issues alert along Alberta-B.C. border Avalanche Canada has issued a blanket warning for a large swath of mountain terrain from west of Jasper National Park to the North Rockies of B.C. Avalanche Canada has issued a blanket warning for a large swath of mountain terrain from west of Jasper National Park to the North Rockies of B.C.
"19.01.2017 20:19:10" calgarysun.com Flames pull lacklustre Sam Bennett for Predators game As the rest of the Calgary Flames departed the ice
on Thursday morning, Sam Bennett lingered. Says Gulutzan, "“We're at the time of the year where we need guys to get going."
"19.01.2017 20:15:10" calgarysun.com It's a messy time for the PC Party To make an omelette, you have to break a few eggs. So, it's little surprise to learn there is infighting within the Progressive Conservative party... Kenney's logical, yet hurdle-ridden plan to unite small-c conservatives under one banner could very well spell the end for the storied Alberta PCs.
"19.01.2017 20:10:09" calgarysun.com 'Logan' trailer: Hugh Jackman flashes Wolverine's claws one last time Judging from the second – and final – trailer for Logan, we're all going to be hoping that Hugh Jackman rethinks his pledge to retire his Wolverine... If you like action, then this is going to be the X-Men movie you've been waiting for.
"19.01.2017 20:04:36" calgarysun.com Calgary police uncover cache of fentanyl during auto theft investigation A joint police operation investigating the connection between a spate of stolen vehicles and the drug trade in Calgary has concluded with a major... Searches carried out at homes in Riverbend and Mountview uncovered upwards of $75,000 worth of drugs, including 1,831 fentanyl pills, cocaine, heroin and a stolen 2016 BMW.
"19.01.2017 19:40:10" calgarysun.com 'F--- you': Suspected cop killer spews expletives at judge A suspect in a police officer's slaying
directed expletive-laced outbursts at a
judge during his initial hearing
Thursday on charges that he... “They done took my eye, broke my nose, broke my jaw,” Loyd complained, swearing as he described crawling out to the road to be arrested. “I didn't resist.”
"19.01.2017 19:30:15" calgarysun.com A sassy reimagining of All's Well that Ends Well The two bad boys of Canadian theatre team up to give The Shakespeare Company a snappy, sassy reimagining of Shakespeare's problem play All's Well... "It has a different, edgy reality to it."
"19.01.2017 19:22:49" calgarysun.com Raw: Avalanche buries hotel in central Italy Rescue workers were met with an eerie
silence Thursday when they reached a
four-star spa hotel struck by an
avalanche in a mountainous... Rescue workers who reached the site by skis are searching for around 30 people believed to be trapped inside.
"19.01.2017 19:20:08" calgarysun.com Calgary Police Association considers fate of criminally charged president The Calgary Police Association says its board will meet Friday to discuss the future of current union boss Les Kaminski. "This is important. It's important to the public, it's important to the service. "
"19.01.2017 19:04:41" calgarysun.com Office of Official Languages to investigate Trudeau complaints The Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages has received nine complaints related to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's French-only answers to... The Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages has received nine complaints related to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's French-only answers to English questions at a public meeting in Quebec.
"19.01.2017 18:58:22" calgarysun.com What caused Calgary's penguins to drown? It's still a mystery Despite an “exhaustive” probe, the Calgary Zoo is
no closer to knowing what what might have
triggered a mass death of Humboldt penguins last... Some time during the night of Dec. 7, something spooked the group of 22 birds, causing them to jump into one of the pools in the Penguin Plunge exhibit. Seven of the penguins drowned.
"19.01.2017 18:33:24" calgarysun.com Platt: Cops were human and experts dealing with Garland case Holding out hope, even as they were the
ones taking it away. Nathan O'Brien had spent the night at the Liknes house — a sleepover with grandma and grandpa — it was hoped he'd escaped.
"19.01.2017 18:14:55" calgarysun.com Video: Burning high-rise collapses, killing at least 30 firefighters in... A high-rise building in Tehran engulfed
by fire collapsed on Thursday, killing
at least 30 firefighters and injuring
some 75 people, state... The disaster struck the Plasco building, an iconic structure in central Tehran just north of the Iranian capital's sprawling bazaar.
"19.01.2017 18:02:49" calgarysun.com Live: Day 4 of Douglas Garland murder trial The first police officer to arrive on
family farm after the disappearances
of a young
Calgary boy and his grandparents is... We are back in court for day four of the Douglas Garland trial. Click here for real-time updates.
"19.01.2017 17:35:07" calgarysun.com 'Split' review: M. Night Shyamalan delivers a nail-biting thriller, with... It may be time to stop expecting genius from M. Night Shyamalan and accept that, in another era, he might have been an in-demand director of... It may be time to stop expecting genius from M. Night Shyamalan and accept that, in another era, he might have been an in-demand director of watchably-campy B-movie suspense.
"19.01.2017 17:30:24" calgarysun.com O'Leary must work on conservative chops Canadian Conservatives are passionate about ideas. Policies matter. They aren't just going to elect a flashy, rich social media celeb as leader,... Kevin O'Leary's got to knuckle down and work on his Conservative chops.
"19.01.2017 17:21:17" calgarysun.com Suds and spirits: Beer yoga is the latest health craze One hand on the stein, the other extended to the heavens. A month after the world discovered goat yoga — yes, yoga with goats — another spin-off of the stress-relieving exercise has gone mainstream.
"19.01.2017 17:01:39" calgarysun.com Councillor wants city hall to tell Calgarians about its $183 million in... Coun. Richard Pootmans wants a one-page or two-page handout with facts and figures, maybe even pie graphs, telling Calgarians where the city saved... Nenshi is right. Math is challenging, especially when it's city hall math, writes columnist Rick Bell.
"19.01.2017 16:30:36" calgarysun.com 'Most days, I hate life'; Memory of La Loche school shooting still... The assistant principal at the La Loche high school in northern Saskatchewan remembers that the lunch bell had rung on Jan. 22, 2016, and she was... Phyllis Longobardi remembers hearing two blasts before she saw the gun.
"19.01.2017 16:15:15" calgarysun.com Truss troubles for new downtown Calgary library Construction of the $245-million new central library in downtown is running six weeks behind schedule after crews discovered a defective steel truss. “Micro cracks” were detected on the steel prior to delivery, according to a 15-page report from the City Auditor's Office, scheduled to go before the audit committee on Thursday.
"19.01.2017 16:00:37" calgarysun.com US$2,500 reward offered after dog found with ears, nose cut off in Detroit Animal welfare authorities in Detroit are trying to find whoever is
responsible for maiming a dog found with its ears and nose cut off. Investigator Mark Ramos says the maiming has caused the dog “a great deal of suffering.”
"19.01.2017 15:45:13" calgarysun.com Boosted Elections Alberta budget approved, with opposition objections The Elections Alberta budget was boosted on Tuesday to keep up with the demands of the recent changes to the province's election laws. Opposition members supported it with deep ambivalence, saying some measures of the Fair Elections Act were targeted more at them than getting big money out of politics.
"19.01.2017 15:30:23" calgarysun.com Thirteen people named to Alberta child intervention review panel A panel tasked with overhauling Alberta's broken child welfare system will begin work on Feb. 1, with some changes potentially implemented as soon... The panel was set in motion by the case of Serenity — a four-year-old girl who died of a traumatic head injury in 2014 after being in government care.
"19.01.2017 15:10:13" calgarysun.com 'Help, we're dying of cold'; 30 missing after avalanche in Italy buries... Rescue workers were met with an eerie silence Thursday when they reached a
four-star spa hotel struck by an avalanche in a mountainous... “Help, we're dying of cold,” one couple wrote rescuers.
"19.01.2017 15:01:16" calgarysun.com Parking revenue would be used to upgrade streetscapes under city proposal Putting revenue earned from parking back into the community where it was collected is a concept that's gained traction across North America, and... The parking revenue allocation policy will go to council as a whole for approval and, if it's passed, money could be doled out this spring.
"19.01.2017 15:00:34" calgarysun.com Steve Carell trolls fans of 'The Office' with revival tweet Steve Carell upset fans on Wednesday night when he joked The Office was being revived. The funny man caused mass hysteria when he tweeted: “Breaking News: 'The Office' returning to NBC.”
"19.01.2017 14:40:10" calgarysun.com Even before taking office, Trump has changed the presidency In the 10 weeks since his surprise election as the nation's 45th president, Trump has violated decades of established diplomatic protocol, sent... Donald Trump enters the White House on Friday just as he entered the race for president: defiant, unfiltered, unbound by tradition and utterly confident in his chosen course.
"19.01.2017 14:01:12" calgarysun.com 'A Dog's Purpose' video triggers calls for boycott A Toronto-based animal law organization has filed animal cruelty complaints over the treatment of a German shepherd on the set of the film “A Dog's... Animal Justice says footage apparently shot near Winnipeg in November 2015 shows the filmmakers forcing the dog into turbulent water.
"19.01.2017 06:06:21" calgarysun.com Calgary police investigating reports of shots fired in Kensington Police are investigating after a restaurant in Kensington was hit with a stray bullet Wednesday evening.According to Det. Andy Nguyen, police... Police continue to investigate.
"19.01.2017 05:30:10" calgarysun.com Illicit drug deaths reaches record high 914 in B.C. last year British Columbia reached a new peak of 914 illicit drug overdose deaths last year with the arrival of the deadly opioid fentanyl. Chief coroner Lisa Lapointe said December was the worst month at 142 deaths, the highest monthly death total ever.
"19.01.2017 04:40:06" calgarysun.com Councillor wants city hall to tell Calgarians about its $183 million in... Nenshi is right. Math is challenging, especially when it's city hall math.Coun. Richard Pootmans wants a one-page or two-page handout with facts... Rick Bell: ""City council says they have a plain English policy. Perhaps they now need a plain math policy."
"19.01.2017 04:15:07" calgarysun.com U.S. border tax that hurts oilpatch unlikely, analysts say Amid heightened angst that protectionist measures proposed in the United States could punish Alberta's oilpatch, two analysts said Wednesday the... Investor fears over the border tax will likely cast a pall over Canadian energy stocks during the early period of Trump's presidency.
"19.01.2017 03:30:09" calgarysun.com O'Leary must work on conservative chops Leaders lead. Followers follow. The problem is whether or not he's actually a Conservative. Donald Trump won the Republican nomination while holding views that weren't necessarily typical Republican perspectives on issues.
"19.01.2017 02:55:21" calgarysun.com Tom Hardy, Aidan Turner front-runners as next James Bond Tom Hardy, Aidan Turner, and James Norton have emerged as the latest front-runners to succeed Daniel Craig as James Bond. The search for 00Next.
"19.01.2017 00:49:13" calgarysun.com Move to rename Langevin Bridge the Reconciliation Bridge All but one member of city council have signed a notice of motion asking that the Langevin Bridge be renamed the Reconciliation Bridge. All but one member of city council have signed a notice of motion asking that the Langevin Bridge be renamed the Reconciliation Bridge, "as a sincere act of reconciliation on behalf of all the citizens of Calgary."
"19.01.2017 00:34:43" calgarysun.com Alberta Tory party in-fighting heating up The battle within Progressive Conservative ranks has escalated with accusations of bias levelled by supporters of Jason Kenney against the party's... The battle within Progressive Conservative ranks has escalated with accusations of bias levelled by supporters of Jason Kenney against the party's board of directors.
"19.01.2017 00:15:12" calgarysun.com Former business partner turns on ex-cop charged with gun trafficking The former business associate of a one-time Lethbridge cop charged with gun-running told court Wednesday he lied to cover the ex-officer's tracks. The former business associate of a one-time Lethbridge cop charged with gun-running told court Wednesday he lied to cover the ex-officer's tracks.
"19.01.2017 00:07:19" calgarysun.com Calgary's Maple Festival moving to Heritage Park Gearing up for its 15th consecutive year, The Calgary Maple Festival des Sucres is planning an expanded list of events this coming spring. Gearing up for its 15th consecutive year, The Calgary Maple Festival des Sucres is planning an expanded list of events this coming spring.
"19.01.2017 00:04:38" calgarysun.com 'I'll make you famous': Cochrane man turns the table on laptop thief Cochrane's Stu Gale couldn't believe his eyes when a notification popped up on his computer telling him someone had logged on to his recently... Cochrane's Stu Gale couldn't believe his eyes when a notification popped up on his computer telling him someone had logged on to his recently stolen laptop.
"18.01.2017 23:30:15" calgarysun.com Calgary's Syrian refugee group finally lands warehouse space They went looking for a warehouse to help Calgary's Syrian newcomers, now they have a community hub as well. They went looking for a warehouse to help Calgary's Syrian newcomers, now they have a community hub as well.
"18.01.2017 23:20:08" calgarysun.com Truss troubles for new downtown Calgary library Construction of the $245-million new central library in downtown is running six weeks behind schedule after crews discovered a defective steel truss. Construction of the $245-million new central library in downtown is running six weeks behind schedule after crews discovered a defective steel truss.
"18.01.2017 23:00:22" calgarysun.com Hamilton woman who faked cancer sentenced to jail A 33-year-old Hamilton woman who faked
having cancer has been sentenced to two
years in prison after pleading guilty to
defrauding a... “She's the kind of person, if you were to meet her, you would say she's more to be pitied than reviled,” ... “I feel awful for her."
"18.01.2017 22:55:08" calgarysun.com CP Rail's Hunter Harrison to retire early; seeks 'opportunities' with... Canadian Pacific Railway CEO Hunter Harrison will
retire five months earlier than expected, after
informing the board of the Calgary-based... Canadian Pacific Railway CEO Hunter Harrison will retire five months earlier than expected, after informing the board of the Calgary-based company that he wishes to pursue “other opportunities” with other Class 1 Railroads.
"18.01.2017 22:42:57" calgarysun.com Cops were human and experts dealing with Garland case Holding out hope, even as they were the
ones taking it away. Holding out hope, even as they were the ones taking it away.
If anything defines the dual role of Calgary police officers in the hours following the disappearance of three people from a Parkhill home, it's that – the former because they are human, and the
"18.01.2017 22:30:47" calgarysun.com Calgary women set to march against Trump Expecting close to 2,500 participants, The Calgary Women's March will hit downtown streets Saturday to coincide with the Women's March on... Marching in the spirit of "equality, diversity and inclusivity," organizers say the Trump presidency has tapped into people's sensibilities across the continent with Calgary's march also coinciding with several across Canada.
"18.01.2017 21:40:09" calgarysun.com Parole board imposes a raft of conditions on Calgary killer's release Assaulting a fellow inmate, brewing up homemade jailhouse booze and threatening a guard have earned a Calgary killer a slate of conditions when he... Assaulting a fellow inmate, brewing up homemade jailhouse booze and threatening a guard have earned a Calgary killer a slate of conditions when he begins his parole in April.
"18.01.2017 21:27:36" calgarysun.com Douglasdale shooting ruled a homicide — victim is Dion James Bear Police have now ruled a suspcious death in Douglasdale earlier this week a homicide. Police have now ruled a suspcious death in Douglasdale earlier this week a homicide.
"18.01.2017 21:15:09" calgarysun.com Group extends runway for WestJet union drive The WestJet Professional Flight Attendants Association said on its website this week it will extend its campaign until February 28, and may then... More than 1,000 WestJet flight attendants have signed or requested union cards but it's not enough to trigger a unionization vote, according to the internal group behind the ongoing drive.
"18.01.2017 20:55:39" calgarysun.com LIVE: Police hoped Nathan O'Brien was hiding Despite the blood-stained scene at the home of Alvin and Kathy Liknes, police had hoped to find a hiding Nathan O'Brien, the trial of their alleged... The triple-murder trial is continuing throughout the afternoon. Follow our live updates from court:
"18.01.2017 20:52:46" calgarysun.com Police union says it will stand by officers accused of assault in 2008... The police union confirmed Wednesday that it will pay for the legal defence of the two members charged by the Alberta Serious Incident Response... The Calgary Police Association says it will stand by its president and another member accused of physically assaulting a suspect in a 2008 traffic stop and then later lying about it in court.
"18.01.2017 20:30:19" calgarysun.com Both George H.W. Bush and wife Barbara hospitalized Barbara Bush, also has been hospitalized as a precaution after experiencing fatigue and coughing. Former president George H.W. Bush was taken to the hospital over the weekend for shortness of breath and the 92-year-old is responding well to treatments, his spokesman said Wednesday.
"18.01.2017 20:00:35" calgarysun.com Groups call for increased transparency, information sharing at child... Various service providers will often have pieces of information that, when taken as a whole, can give a picture of a child in a desperate... Organizations working with vulnerable children asked for better information sharing and transparency at a review of child advocacy legislation on Tuesday.
"18.01.2017 19:45:11" calgarysun.com Government names child welfare panel experts More details of the panel are expected Wednesday, including the date of the first meeting. A professor, a social worker and a director of the Native Counselling Services of Alberta will provide the provincial government with expert advice to try and fix the province's broken child welfare system.
"18.01.2017 19:30:18" calgarysun.com University of Alberta programs again on the chopping block Dwindling enrolment numbers may force the University of Alberta to suspend
admissions to 14 arts major and honours programs in 2018. Faculty of Arts dean Lesley Cormack warned in an internal memo that another eight programs could face the same fate if student numbers don't increase.
"18.01.2017 19:15:12" calgarysun.com Margot Robbie transforms into Tonya Harding for new film The Suicide Squad star is currently filming the Tonya Harding biopic, I, Tonya, and the first pics from the set have emerged showing Robbie... Ever wonder what Margot Robbie would look like in a pair of dad jeans and a bodysuit? Well, wonder no more.
"18.01.2017 19:00:36" calgarysun.com Justin Trudeau refuses to answer questions in English OTTAWA - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau refused Tuesday to respond in English to several questions put to him in English in Sherbrooke, Que.,... Ironically, one of the English questions put to Trudeau was about the availability of English-language mental health services.
"18.01.2017 18:45:09" calgarysun.com Were opportunities for clues from MH370 debris missed? The only tangible — and arguably most important — clues into what happened to the aircraft have come courtesy of ordinary citizens, who bore the... Three nations shelled out around $160 million and years' worth of work on the underwater search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. The result: No plane.
"18.01.2017 18:30:18" calgarysun.com Massive sinkhole swallows tractor-trailer News outlets report the truck owned by a company based out of Canada fell into the sinkhole Tuesday morning and shut down a side road that runs... The 55,000-pound excavation truck wasn't in the area for a wash, but it may need one after being partially swallowed by a sinkhole in north Georgia.
"18.01.2017 18:15:11" calgarysun.com Taliban bomb genius accidentally blows himself up KABUL — The government says an expert bomb maker for the insurgent Taliban inadvertently killed himself and his four sons in northern Afghanistan,... A government spokesman said Kamal Khan was believed to be the Taliban's best maker of roadside bombs in Sar-i-Pul province.
"18.01.2017 18:00:27" calgarysun.com Bank of Canada warns of 'consequences' if Trump protectionist policies... The Bank of Canada is warning there will be “material consequences” for trade if protectionist policies under U.S. president-elect Donald Trump... The quarterly document was released amid bleak warnings from experts about the potential fallout for Canada from Trump's promised policies.
"18.01.2017 17:50:09" driving.ca First Look: 2018 Ford Mustang Significant changes include new look, performance upgrades filtered down from the GT350 – and louder exhaust! First Look at driving.ca: The 2018 Ford Mustang says goodbye, V6 – hello, 10-speed automatic. But it's a Mustang, so for the sake of driving thrills, go with the stick shift. http://ow.ly/9c8k3087XeB
"18.01.2017 17:05:35" calgarysun.com LIVE: Police to take stand on third day of Garland trial The first police officer to arrive on the Garland family farm after the disappearances of a young Calgary boy and his grandparents is expected to... The first police officer to arrive at the Liknes home after the couple and their grandson were reported missing is testifying this morning. Follow our live updates as Kevin Martin and Michael Platt report from court.
"18.01.2017 17:01:07" calgarysun.com Back-to-backs from Backlund break dam against Florida As surprising as it was for Mikael Backlund to cap off a stellar first half as the Flames' leading scorer, no one in Calgary expects he'll end the... Eric Francis writes: The ever-humble veteran's goals were anything but crappy. On the first, he deftly banged in a goal-mouth rebound on the power play before converting a brilliant between-the-legs pass from Matthew Tkachuk from behind the net mere
"18.01.2017 16:30:25" calgarysun.com Calgary cop union boss charged with perjury Alberta's police watchdog is recommending charges be laid against
Calgary Police Association president Les Kaminski in connection with an... Postmedia sources say Kaminski is refusing to step aside as union boss while the charges are dealt with.
"18.01.2017 16:00:40" calgarysun.com Calgary Flames bounce back with 5-2 win over Florida Panthers After dropping four of their past six games, including Saturday's 2-1 shootout loss to the Edmonton Oilers and Friday's “terrible” (Glen Gulutzan's... Tuesday's game was exactly what the Calgary Flames needed.
"18.01.2017 15:30:23" calgarysun.com POLL: Calgarians split on safe injection sites Even as the city struggles with a deadly opioid crisis, Calgarians remain split on the merits of safe injection sites, a new poll suggests. Compared to 10 Canadian cities also polled, the percentage of Calgary residents who disapprove of the notion ranks the highest, tied with Saskatoon and Regina.
"18.01.2017 15:01:18" calgarysun.com New endorsement for Kenney as conflict flares among PC party rank and file Tory leadership candidate Jason Kenney gained another MLA endorsement Tuesday, even as conflict continued to flare within Progressive Conservative... Kenney's rivals in the race, Starke, Calgary lawyer Byron Nelson and former St. Albert MLA Stephen Khan, are opposed to the former MP's merger plan and want to rebuild the party under the PC brand.
"18.01.2017 14:51:26" calgarysun.com 'I am the only one that can defeat Trudeau'; Kevin O'Leary to run for... Businessman Kevin O'Leary has announced he is running for the Conservative
leadership. “Now, with the election of Donald Trump to our south, Canada's largest trading partner is headed by a businessman with an aggressive strategy that could hurt the Canadian economy. Trudeau doesn't stand a chance, and we deserve better,” O'Leary said.
"18.01.2017 14:01:14" calgarysun.com Cheers for Canadian women's hockey legend This past weekend, Canada's Hayley Wickenheiser was feted for her long and storied career as the greatest female hockey player our country has ever... For all you have done for Canada's game: Thank you, Hayley.
"18.01.2017 04:45:05" calgarysun.com Pot companies pitch their products to investors in Calgary Amid the hype surrounding Canada's budding legal marijuana industry, a top executive at an investment fund focused on early-stage cannabis... No longer the sole domain of pot-smoking activists, the marijuana industry has gone corporate, though it continues to deal with critics.
"18.01.2017 04:00:11" calgarysun.com Kent Hehr and Wildrose leader Brian Jean faceoff on Trudeau's recent... Even before a question gets out of a newshound's mouth Kent Hehr smiles and says: Bell: "As for Hehr, does he at least think Trudeau's choice of words was wrong?
"You answer on the fly and you do the best you can," he says, not losing his smile."
"18.01.2017 03:30:11" calgarysun.com Kids snatched three decades ago found, mom arrested Two sisters who disappeared from Rhode Island with their mother in 1985 have been located in the Houston area, and their mother was charged with... It's the second time in less than a week that police in the U.S. announced they had solved an old child disappearance.
"18.01.2017 03:09:34" calgarysun.com Australia defends end of MH370 hunt; investigation continues Australia's Transport Minister Darren Chester said on Wednesday that experts will continue analyzing data and scrutinizing debris washing ashore... The sonar seabed search ended on Tuesday, possibly forever — not because investigators have run out of leads, but because the countries involved in the expensive and vast deep-sea hunt have shown no appetite for opening another big phase.
"18.01.2017 01:45:07" calgarysun.com Gunrunner tells Calgary court of dramatic arrest Attempting to illicitly sell firearms — including an Uzi-like semi-automatic — for a retired Lethbridge police officer ended in a dramatic arrest,... Attempting to illicitly sell firearms — including an Uzi-like semi-automatic — for a retired Lethbridge police officer ended in a dramatic arrest, an Alberta man told court yesterday
"18.01.2017 01:30:12" calgarysun.com Council delays Highland Park decision After sitting through a two-day public hearing, Highland Park residents will have to wait another week to learn the fate of a residential and... After sitting through a two-day public hearing, Highland Park residents will have to wait another week to learn the fate of a residential and commercial development proposed for a former golf course in their community.
"18.01.2017 01:15:07" calgarysun.com Phone containing pictures of late boy returned Rachel Thomson is Rachel Thomson is "over the moon" to have been reunited with her lost cell phone containing hundreds of images of her son who died last year of cancer.
"18.01.2017 01:00:18" calgarysun.com Family members describe Garland as a loner To find out something terrible has befallen your worst enemy – but then to not want to hear a word about it. Douglas Garland's sister told police he drove a distinctive older model green pickup, similar to one spotted near the home from where a Calgary couple and their grandson disappeared, she testified Tuesday.
"18.01.2017 00:48:15" calgarysun.com Garland's sister tipped off police Relatives of Douglas Garland, charged
three counts of first-degree murder in
disappearances of a five-year-old boy
and his... UPDATED: Douglas Garland's sister told police he drove a distinctive older model green pickup, similar to one spotted near the home from where a Calgary couple and their grandson disappeared, she testified Tuesday.
"17.01.2017 23:59:55" calgarysun.com Obama cuts short Chelsea Manning's prison sentence President Barack Obama is commuting the prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the former Army intelligence analyst who leaked classified documents. A former Army intelligence analyst, Manning has been serving a 35-year sentence for leaking more than 700,000 classified government and military documents to WikiLeaks, along with some battlefield video.
"17.01.2017 22:50:07" calgarysun.com Calgary cashes in on Confederation money In celebration of Canada's 150th anniversary of Confederation, the federal government announced $2.7 million in funding Tuesday to help renovate... In celebration of Canada's 150th anniversary of Confederation, the federal government announced $2.7 million in funding Tuesday to help renovate and expand 13 community facilities in Calgary.
"17.01.2017 22:39:38" calgarysun.com ASIRT recommends charges against cop union boss Les Kaminski Alberta's police watchdog is
recommending charges be laid against
Calgary Police Association president
Les Kaminski in connection with an... UPDATED: Two Calgary police officers, including Calgary Police Association president Les Kaminki, have been charged with assault in connection with an incident that occurred during a traffic stop in 2008.
"17.01.2017 22:34:36" calgarysun.com Crossings cutting down on Banff animal deaths Wildlife crossings in Banff National Park can be called a success with animal deaths on highways declining over the past 10 years. Wildlife crossings in Banff National Park can be called a success with animal deaths on highways declining over the past 10 years.
"17.01.2017 22:20:10" calgarysun.com McDonald's Canada warns all menu items may now come in contact with... TORONTO — McDonald's Canada has started serving its first product containing peanuts or tree nuts that do not come in an individual package,... People took to Twitter to criticize the company for the move, saying people with severe allergies to such nuts would no longer be able to eat at the restaurants.
"17.01.2017 21:50:12" calgarysun.com Ahmed Hussen, my kind of Muslim On Jan. 10, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made a decision that made ripples throughout the world. For spotting talent and lifting a backbencher into the Privy Council, I tip my hat to Trudeau.
"17.01.2017 21:30:22" calgarysun.com Man sentenced for driving murder victim around Calgary Driving the body of a murder victim to the spot where it was eventually burnt has landed a city man nearly two years of house arrest. Driving the body of a murder victim to the spot where it was eventually burnt has landed a city man nearly two years of house arrest.
"17.01.2017 21:20:10" calgarysun.com IS, 'mind control' given as reasons for airport massacre FBI Agent Michael Ferlazzo testified at a bond hearing that Santiago mentioned after the shooting that his mind was under some kind of government... The man suspected of fatally shooting five people and wounding six others at a Florida airport told investigators initially he was under government mind control and then claimed to be inspired by Islamic State websites and chatrooms, authorities said at a
"17.01.2017 21:20:08" calgarysun.com Calgary transit union calls on city to use rainy day fund to save... Calgary's transit union is going on the offensive in an effort to convince city council to save 80 jobs from being outsourced to help trim the... Calgary's transit union is going on the offensive in an effort to convince city council to save 80 jobs from being outsourced to help trim the department's budget.
"17.01.2017 21:05:50" calgarysun.com ASIRT recommends charges against cop union boss Les Kaminski Alberta's police watchdog is recommending charges be laid against Calgary Police Association president Les Kaminski in connection with an incident... Alberta's police watchdog is recommending charges be laid against Calgary Police Association president Les Kaminski in connection with an incident that occurred during a traffic stop in 2008.
"17.01.2017 20:50:09" calgarysun.com Istanbul gunman confesses to attack: Turkish officials Turkish police captured the gunman who carried out the deadly New Year's
nightclub attack in Istanbul, with officials saying Tuesday that he's an... The accused perpetrator of a New Year's nightclub attack in Istanbul has confessed and his fingerprints are a match, Turkish authorities said Tuesday.
"17.01.2017 20:48:46" calgarysun.com Calgarian escapes deadly Mexico nightclub shooting A Calgary man said he's relieved to be home safe after making a harrowing escape from the scene of a shooting attack at a club in Mexico. "People were just running in every direction. People didn't know what to do. It was just chaos.”
"17.01.2017 20:20:08" calgarysun.com 'People who order such fakes... are worse than prostitutes'; Putin... The statement reflected the Kremlin's boiling anger at President Barack Obama's administration, which declined to comment on Putin's accusation. In a biting attack, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday accused the outgoing U.S. administration of trying to undermine president-elect Donald Trump by spreading fake allegations and said those who are doing it are “worse than prostitutes.”
"17.01.2017 19:37:30" The Calgary Sun's cover photo Ducks pick through cattle feed in a pasture in the Porcupine Hills near Brocket. Photo by Mike Drew
"17.01.2017 19:30:18" calgarysun.com Trump tries to calm tensions after Lewis squabble “He said that he is going to represent all Americans. He said that over and over again,” Martin Luther King III told reporters in the lobby of... Donald Trump spoke of national unity to a son of Martin Luther King Jr., seeking to ease friction over the president-elect's squabble with Rep. John Lewis, a protege of the slain civil rights leader.
"17.01.2017 19:15:10" calgarysun.com O.J. Simpson mystery: Doc claims there was a second killer For two decades crime buffs have attempted to answer the vexing question: “Was O.J. Simpson innocent?” Investigators are now raising the possibility that Nicole Brown Simpson and her pal Ronald Goldman were savagely butchered by two killers – not one.
"17.01.2017 19:11:04" calgarysun.com LIVE: Garland's mother takes the stand Relatives of Douglas Garland, charged with three counts of first-degree murder in the disappearances of a five-year-old boy and his grandparents,... Douglas Garland's father took the stand this morning and his mother is testifying now on the second day of the triple-murder trial. Follow our live updates from court:
"17.01.2017 19:01:19" calgarysun.com Calgary Lotto Max $1M winner surprised by zeros when checking ticket There were so many zeros on Mary D'Clute's Lotto Max ticket, she wasn't sure how much she'd actually won.The Calgary woman took her winning ticket... "I was shocked to see so many zeros on the little screen. I took my ticket to the clerk and said, 'Does that say what I think it says?'
"17.01.2017 18:50:08" calgarysun.com Woman confronts Trudeau about 'Phoenix nightmare' A woman put the question to Trudeau at a town hall in Fredericton, saying she was there to represent herself and other workers who have been... Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was pressed again today on whether he would scrap the troubled Phoenix pay system that has left thousands of government employees with either too much or no pay at all.
"17.01.2017 18:15:22" calgarysun.com School-worker canned for correcting student's spelling A snarky school-worker who was sacked for correcting a student's spelling says she no longer wants to be a distraction. Earlier this month, a student tweeted @FCPSMaryland – the official Twitter account of the district – to ask if schools were closed “tammarow.”
Nash used the @FCPSMaryland handle to issue a corrective response: “But then how would you learn how to spell
"17.01.2017 18:00:29" calgarysun.com Tax deadline looms for Prince's estate; U.S. government to get half MINNEAPOLIS — “Money Don't Matter 2 Night,” Prince once sang. But his money matters a lot to the IRS, and the case provides a cautionary tale not... Prince left no known will when he died in April of an accidental painkiller overdose, and apparently did nothing to shelter his assets from the taxman.
"17.01.2017 17:45:10" calgarysun.com Mega-alligator captured on film in Lakeland, Florida A group of wide-eyed naturists were gobsmacked Sunday when they came across a mega-alligator in Lakeland, Fla. The gator, nicknamed Humpback, is estimated to be 12-feet-long – two feet short of the Florida state record.
"17.01.2017 17:05:36" calgarysun.com LIVE: Family of Douglas Garland expected to take stand in Day 2 of... Relatives of Douglas Garland, charged with three counts of first-degree murder in the disappearances of a five-year-old boy and his grandparents,... Kevin Martin and Michael Platt will be providing live updates from Day 2 of the Douglas Garland trial. Follow the trial here:
"17.01.2017 16:00:34" calgarysun.com Tremendous story of survival: Teen escapes deadly wreck, clings to tree... A California teen is lucky to be alive after surviving a deadly car wreck last Wednesday night before clinging to a tree in a near-frozen,... With temperatures dipping well below freezing, Griffin hung on to a tree in a stream for 12 hours while reportedly using her jacket as shelter and stretching to stay warm.
"17.01.2017 15:40:08" calgarysun.com Wildrose criticizes Calgary Board of Education report card system: 'So... Members of the Wildrose Party are calling for changes to report card grading at Calgary's public school board, asking the province to consider... "I think the biggest issue we are looking at is (the number system) doesn't give teachers the ability to tell the parents how their children are actually doing," Aheer said. "I just don't understand what's confusing about percentages."
"17.01.2017 15:20:08" calgarysun.com Flames coach on legendary marksman Jaromir Jagr: 'He's just a specimen' Jaromir Jagr's career stats are astounding. Now employed by the Florida Panthers, Jagr arrives at the Saddledome for Tuesday's clash against the Flames (7 p.m., Sportsnet West/Sportsnet 960 The Fan) with 757 goals and 1,138 assists on his eye-popping resume.
"17.01.2017 15:01:10" calgarysun.com Canuck cliche? Are Canadians really as nice as the rest of the world... TORONTO — When Michigan-born author Kerry Colburn started dating a Canadian, her girlfriends had an immediate great impression of him — without... Like it or not, Canadians should embrace this persistent perception, mostly because it's true, U.S. author and avid traveller Eric Weiner says from his home in Silver Spring, Md., just outside Washington, D.C.
"17.01.2017 14:30:36" calgarysun.com 81 false killer whales dead in stranding off Everglades Officials say dozens of false killer whales have died after stranding themselves in the Gulf of Mexico west of the Florida Everglades. Mase says efforts to herd the marine mammals into deeper waters failed. By Monday afternoon, 81 of the animals had died or been euthanized. Mase said over a dozen more were believed to have also stranded but had not been found.
"17.01.2017 14:01:03" calgarysun.com University of Lethbridge complaining to human rights commission over prof The University of Lethbridge says it is lodging a complaint with the Alberta Human Rights Commission about a longtime professor accused of... Anthony Hall was suspended without pay in October following comments he made in online articles and videos suggesting there was a Zionist connection to the 9/11 attacks and that the events of the Holocaust should be up for debate.
"17.01.2017 13:30:36" calgarysun.com Morgan Freeman kicked out of holy area in Israel Morgan Freeman was kicked out of a holy part of Israel after using a word which has been banned in the area. “There are certain words you can't use in certain places in the world,” he told U.S. chat show The Talk on Monday. “One of them is myth. You're in somebody's religious place, don't say myth. I said myth. (They said), 'You, out'.”
"17.01.2017 13:00:54" calgarysun.com 'The Bachelor' recap: Puke and all While the experience of puking in zero gravity may not sound like the most romantic way to spend a first date, it somehow worked out for Nick Viall. The two bonded in the air, by kissing and holding hands while they floated through the atmosphere. But the date took an abrupt turn when Vanessa began to get nauseous from all that flying.
"17.01.2017 06:25:35" calgarysun.com Douglasdale shooting: Three injured in possible home invasion One person has been shot during a
invasion. We have more details about tonight's shooting in Douglasdale.
"17.01.2017 06:19:55" calgarysun.com Toronto bouncer among those killed in Mexico club shooting Kirk Wilson did not lose many battles. Kirk Wilson had dodged so many bullets in the past that it was shocking to those who loved and respected him that he would ever be felled by one.
"17.01.2017 06:03:34" Travelling Jagrs ready to see their hero… again Superfans who've seen the NHL legend about 15 times gather at the Tuscany outdoor rink to get ready to see him again.
"17.01.2017 06:00:16" calgarysun.com One injured in southeast shooting One person has been shot during a possible home invasion. Fakas said officers are searching for two suspects in connection to the incident who fled the area after the shooting. It is unknown if the offenders left the scene on foot or in a vehicle.
"17.01.2017 05:30:47" calgarysun.com Community members speak out at lengthy Highland Park redevelopment hearing Community members blasted a revised pitch to transform the former Highland Park Golf Course into a large residential development late into the... The two dozen people who signed up to speak against the development, including leaders from both Highland Park and nearby Thorncliffe, disagreed and said the revised plan was "well below par."
"17.01.2017 05:02:32" calgarysun.com NATO without U.S. means Canada will have to do more: Committee chair Canada will have to contribute more to NATO if the U.S. follows through on president-elect Donald Trump's musings on withdrawing from the alliance,... In Ottawa, the government held firm to its current policy line, affirming Canada's commitment to NATO and its solidarity with Ukraine in the face of the “illegal annexation” of Crimea.
"17.01.2017 04:30:09" calgarysun.com Flames centre Sam Bennett anxious to end latest scoring drought It's mid-January, Sam Bennett's been snakebitten and the Florida Panthers are next on the dance-card at the Saddledome. “It was pretty special. It was a really surreal moment,” Bennett recalled of his four-goal night against the Panthers. “But that was last year. I'm just focused on our team and winning games at this point right now.”
"17.01.2017 04:00:12" calgarysun.com Wildrose credits grassroots strength as it, NDP led Alberta's 2016... The NDP and Wildrose ended up neck-and-neck in the Alberta political fundraising race in 2016. “It's one of our best years yet as far as individual donations are concerned," Nixon said, noting the party had to adjust how it raises funds after limits on donations came into effect last November.
"17.01.2017 03:30:10" calgarysun.com Jennifer O'Brien is a mother on a mission She has every reason to fall apart, her young son and the mother she considered her “best friend” abducted and murdered,
along with the... This is a mother with a mission – a mission to still be the best mom she can be for that five-year-old boy, who died simply because he wanted a sleepover at grandma and grandpa's.
"17.01.2017 03:00:15" calgarysun.com Wildrose criticizes Calgary Board of Education report card system: 'So... Members of the Wildrose Party are calling for changes to report card grading at Calgary's public school board, asking the province to consider... "I think the biggest issue we are looking at is (the number system) doesn't give teachers the ability to tell the parents how their children are actually doing," Aheer said. "I just don't understand what's confusing about percentages."
"17.01.2017 02:30:11" calgarysun.com Jaromir Jagr, meet the Travelling Jagrs Under the lights of an outdoor hockey rink in Tuscany, they gathered Monday evening for a game of shinny and a tryout of sorts. Jagr first stared into the Saddledome crowd to see a half-dozen imitators a handful of years ago after a few of the lads wore Jagr costumes to a Vegas Halloween party and got a huge response. What happened in Vegas didn't stay there, as they joked about
"17.01.2017 01:55:14" canada.com Rolling Stones Contest | Canada.com Enter for your chance to win a trip for two to New York City!
"17.01.2017 01:30:11" calgarysun.com Champions crowned in Esso Minor Hockey Week There were 65 champions crowned this week in Calgary. In a tournament as big as Esso Minor Hockey Week, there are other, smaller moments that stand out.
"17.01.2017 01:00:18" calgarysun.com Blue Jays' Josh Donaldson says 'Vikings' role a 'great opportunity' With his warrior-like hairdo and passion for history and Vikings, Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson was a natural fit to appear on the... The episode, airing Wednesday, sees the 2015 American League MVP playing Hoskuld, “a Viking warrior of great skill.”
"17.01.2017 00:28:57" calgarysun.com McIver supports Hallman in Tory fight Interim Progressive Conservative Leader Ric McIver is at odds with the party's board as he raises concerns about the suspension of a veteran Tory... Interim Progressive Conservative Leader Ric McIver is at odds with the party's board as he raises concerns about the suspension of a veteran Tory political operative.
"17.01.2017 00:20:07" calgarysun.com Bautista would give Jays needed boost Discussions between the Blue Jays and slugger Jose Bautista are heating up, according to reports on Monday morning. It's a coup to get Bautista back for two years. Heading into the off-season the talk was that the outspoken slugger would be looking for a long-term deal.
"17.01.2017 00:00:18" calgarysun.com Reports: Istanbul nightclub attacker who killed 39 caught A gunman suspected of killing 39 people during a New Year's attack on an Istanbul nightclub has been caught in a police operation, Turkish media... NTV reported that the gunman's Kyrgyz friend and three other people also were detained. His 4-year-old child, who was with him at the home, was taken into protective custody.
"16.01.2017 23:37:54" calgarysun.com Calgary millionaire's mansion up for sale for $9.9 million For nearly four decades a sprawling
property southwest of Calgary was home
to one of the city's richest oil
tycoons. For nearly four decades a sprawling property southwest of Calgary was home to one of the city's richest oil tycoons.
"16.01.2017 23:37:50" calgarysun.com Vice chief of defence staff Mark Norman temporarily relieved of duty One of the military's highest ranking officers has been temporarily removed from his post. A spokesman for Vance wouldn't elaborate, saying only that “for the time being,” Norman would not be carrying out the functions of the job.
"16.01.2017 23:15:09" calgarysun.com Mom loses phone with pics of dead two-year-old son A Calgary mother has issued an emotional plea for the return of a lost cell phone containing the last photos she has of her two-year-old son who... A Calgary mother has issued an emotional plea for the return of a lost cell phone containing the last photos she has of her two-year-old son who died of cancer last year.
"16.01.2017 23:05:07" calgarysun.com Alberta pipeline vandals cause $500,000 in damage Mounties are investigating after a pipeline in northwestern Alberta was vandalized, causing more than $500,000 damage. Mounties are investigating after a pipeline in northwestern Alberta was vandalized, causing more than $500,000 damage.
"16.01.2017 23:00:24" calgarysun.com New candidates for Heritage Minutes proposed by filmmakers Organizers behind Canada's Heritage Minutes are asking filmmakers to draft up their best proposals for new additions to the series on key moments... Who do you think should have a Heritage Minute made about them?
"16.01.2017 22:40:28" calgarysun.com N.E. Calgary drug house shuttered Stolen firearms, fentanyl and a sudden-death drug overdose are just a few factors leading to the full closure of a property in northeast Calgary. Stolen firearms, fentanyl and a sudden-death drug overdose are just a few factors leading to the full closure of a property in northeast Calgary.
"16.01.2017 22:40:11" calgarysun.com Gene Cernan, last man to walk on moon, dead at 82 Former astronaut Gene Cernan, the last of only a dozen men to walk on the moon who returned to Earth with a message of “peace and hope for all... “Even at the age of 82, Gene was passionate about sharing his desire to see the continued human exploration of space and encouraged our nation's leaders and young people to not let him remain the last man to walk on the Moon,” the family said.
"16.01.2017 22:39:04" calgarysun.com Strasser-Hird's father blasts prison senrtences More than three years after they helped beat and stab to death Lukas Strasser-Hird outside a downtown nightclub, three men were sentenced Monday,... More than three years after they helped beat and stab to death Lukas Strasser-Hird outside a downtown nightclub, three men were sentenced Monday, one of them to 15 years in prison.
"16.01.2017 22:17:27" calgarysun.com Jennifer O'Brien is a mother on a mission She has every reason to fall apart, her young son and the mother she considered her “best friend” abducted and murdered, along with the step-father... She has every reason to fall apart, her young son and the mother she considered her “best friend” abducted and murdered, along with the step-father who helped raise her.
"16.01.2017 22:03:26" calgarysun.com Orlando shooter Omar Mateen's widow arrested in California The wife of the Orlando nightclub shooter was arrested Monday by the FBI, a U.S. law enforcement official told The Associated Press. Noor Salman was taken into custody Monday morning in the San Francisco Bay area and is facing charges in Florida including obstruction of justice.
"16.01.2017 21:05:30" calgarysun.com LIVE: Crown tells jury Douglas Garland held a longtime grudge before... Starting this morning, prosecutors will begin
calling nearly 60 witnesses in the hopes of
convincing a Calgary jury that Douglas Garland is... Updated story
"16.01.2017 21:00:30" calgarysun.com 'Was this the leaker of Fake News?'; Donald Trump lashes out at CIA... His inauguration days away, president-elect Donald Trump is continuing to
lash out at critics in the intelligence community and Democrats in... Trump questioned whether the CIA director himself was “the leaker of fake news”
"16.01.2017 20:30:19" calgarysun.com Academics explore hexes and hoaxes The Faculty of Lesser-Known Arts & Sciences is here to unearth all the secrets behind hexes, hoaxes and magic spells at a special gathering... Have you ever wondered if you've been hexed?
"16.01.2017 20:25:15" calgarysun.com Inn from the Cold benefits from Sunterra cookie campaign It seems like cookies are the secret to success. It seems like cookies are the secret to success.
"16.01.2017 20:00:53" calgarysun.com World's 8 richest men own as much as 3.6 billion poorest The gap between the super-rich and the poorest half of the global population
is starker than previously thought, with just eight men, from Bill... Anti-poverty organization Oxfam says the gap between the very rich and poor is far greater than just a year ago.
"16.01.2017 19:41:04" calgarysun.com Inn from the Cold benefits from Sunterra cookie campaign It seems like cookies are the secret to success. More than $46,000 was raised in Sunterra Market's first-ever #LuckyStarsCookie Campaign, with 100% of donations going to Calgary non-profit Inn from the Cold.
"16.01.2017 18:30:19" calgarysun.com Unethical behaviour? Following Bahamas trip, Trudeau investigated over... The federal Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner has launched an investigation into the circumstances of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's... This is the first time a sitting prime minister has come under scrutiny by the independent parliamentary watchdog.
"16.01.2017 17:47:43" calgarysun.com 2 Canadians among dead in Mexico nightclub shooting A shooting attack at an electronic music festival in Mexico's Caribbean coast resort of Playa del Carmen on Monday left five people dead, including... This story will be updated as more information becomes available:
"16.01.2017 17:30:25" calgarysun.com Prince Harry introduced Meghan Markle to sister-in-law Kate: Report Prince Harry has reportedly introduced girlfriend Meghan Markle to his sister-in-law, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and niece Princess Charlotte. “Kate was really looking forward to meeting Meghan and she knew how important it was to Harry. They are very close and he really values her opinion on girlfriends,” a source said.
"16.01.2017 17:21:59" calgarysun.com LIVE: Douglas Garland stands trial in first-degree murders of Nathan... Starting this morning, prosecutors will begin calling nearly 60 witnesses in the hopes of convincing a Calgary jury that Douglas Garland is guilty... The Crown told a jury this morning Garland's plan culminated in him taking Liknes, his wife and grandson from their Calgary home and killing them at his Airdrie acreage before burning their bodies in burn barrels.
"16.01.2017 17:00:46" calgarysun.com Mariah Carey a 'diva' who 'can do no wrong': Nick Cannon on disastrous... Mariah Carey's ex-husband Nick Cannon could see the singer was getting “flustered” during her disastrous performance on New Year's Eve. During an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show airing on Monday, Nick addressed the situation.
"16.01.2017 16:10:21" Douglas Garland Timeline A year and a half after 5-year-old Nathan O'Brien and his grandparents Alvin and Kathy Liknes went missing, Douglas Garland is set to face three counts of first degree murder. Here's a look back at the events... READ MORE: http://bit.ly/2iyFq7l
"16.01.2017 16:00:36" calgarysun.com Today is the most depressing day of the year Wasn't that a party! Now it's payback time. Don't be dictated by the date. Beat back the blues and have a Happy Monday with tips from Dr. Frank Farley, a psychologist at Temple University, Philadelphia.
"16.01.2017 15:45:13" calgarysun.com Mike Commodore looking to open door on new career ... Of some sort Mike Commodore is just a few putts away from embarking on his next career. "This city has been very good to me. It didn't have to, but it has."
"16.01.2017 15:30:18" calgarysun.com Jason Kenney campaign member suspended from party ahead of Edmonton PC... All four contenders for leadership of Alberta's Progressive Conservative
party will go head to head in a debate in Edmonton Sunday afternoon. The pre-written questions developed by the debate committee danced around unity.
"16.01.2017 15:01:06" calgarysun.com Flames need to continue Battle of Alberta intensity The latest instalment of the Battle of Alberta received mixed reviews. It was the kind of game they wanted to play and a much improved performance from Friday's 2-1 loss to the New Jersey Devils. It's also the kind of game they'll have to play moving forward.
"16.01.2017 14:50:12" calgarysun.com Despite no bodies, Douglas Garland trial for the first-degree murders of... There will be no bodies for the Crown to prove its case. Starting this morning, prosecutors will begin calling nearly 60 witnesses in the hopes of convincing a Calgary jury that Douglas Garland is guilty of a triple-slaying.
"16.01.2017 14:30:30" calgarysun.com Woman who blasted Trudeau gets online threats The woman who told Prime Minister Justin Trudeau she could barely afford to eat after paying her carbon tax and hydro bills now says she's been... There were so many, she called 911 Sunday morning, fearing strangers would show up to her Buckhorn, Ont., home.
"16.01.2017 14:27:37" calgarysun.com Naheed Nenshi sees bump in approval ratings Mayor Naheed Nenshi's approval rating with Calgarians has recovered somewhat since taking a dive in November to its lowest level since he took office. The pollster says this is a "good sign" for Nenshi as he faces re-election.
"16.01.2017 14:01:00" calgarysun.com Death toll at 26 from latest Brazil prison violence Twenty-six inmates were killed in eruptions of violence inside two prisons in northern Brazil, officials said Sunday. Like many prisons across the country, Alcacuz is overcrowded, with more than 1,000 inmates crammed into a facility meant for 620.
"16.01.2017 13:00:54" calgarysun.com Miley Cyrus hands out marijuana party bags at birthday bash Miley Cyrus had a high old time at boyfriend Liam Hemsworth's birthday bash on Friday, handing out Snoop Dogg's brand of marijuana in party bags. Miley shared snaps from the bash on Instagram, and revealed a 'weed bar' was set up for guests at the party.
"16.01.2017 06:00:16" calgarysun.com Finding Nemo: Poodle back home after 10 days missing in Ottawa This real-life, canine version of Finding Nemo has an ending that's every bit as heartwarming. Finally, after 10 long days, a Rockcliffe doctor, who lives more than a kilometre away from where Nemo went missing but who'd heard about the missing pooch called to say he'd heard whimpering from his backyard.
"16.01.2017 05:30:09" calgarysun.com 'Hidden Figures' keeps orbit at top; Affleck, Scorsese flop Labours of love, one from Martin Scorsese, the other from Ben Affleck, proved costly at a casualty strewn weekend box office where the uplifting... The weekend was more remarkable for what didn't work than what did.
"16.01.2017 05:00:13" calgarysun.com Hitmen drop Hurricanes in overtime As the clock ticked down on Sunday's third period, there was a sense of deja-vu for the Calgary Hitmen. “I think it's huge,” Gennaro said. “I think it's a confidence booster and they're a good team over there and a division team, so again, it was a really big game and it just shows we have a group that can win games."
"16.01.2017 04:30:10" calgarysun.com Calgary's Chinese community celebrating Spring Festival Gala with opera... Calgary's Chinese community is ringing in the Chinese New Year by bringing the opera Legend to the Jack Singer Concert Hall. Over 50 performers from the Central Ensemble of National Minorities will take part in the opera, showcasing the beautiful scenery and different cultures in China with larger than life stage designs and stunning costumes.
"16.01.2017 04:00:12" calgarysun.com Khalis Ahmed named NDP candidate in Calgary Heritage byelection The only NDP member to throw a hat into the ring, Khalis Ahmed will run for the seat in the Calgary Heritage byelection. Ahmed said he is excited for the opportunity to represent Calgary Heritage. The seat was left empty after the resignation of former prime minister Stephen Harper.
"16.01.2017 03:30:11" calgarysun.com Nelson Mandela High School aiming to stop bullying through Peer... Two new conflict resolution programs are taking aim at bullying at Calgary's Nelson Mandela High School. “These relationship skills assist our students in their personal and occupational lives and help them to make healthy choices, build healthy relationships and prevent their involvement with legal implications,” Teresa Martin, principal of Nelson Mandela
"16.01.2017 03:00:12" calgarysun.com Calgary family with young son affected by rare blood disease asking for... Blood transfusions, heart surgeries, feeding tubes — this is just a regular day for five-year-old Journey Dickson. “We don't really like to ask for too much help, but the vehicle is a big battle,” Dickson said. “This last little while has been really hard — we're still going to have a hard time next month with rent. It's just one thing after another.”
"16.01.2017 02:30:10" calgarysun.com Jane Fonda's full of hot air Leonardo DiCaprio, Neil Young and now, Jane Fonda. Does Fonda know North America's dirtiest oil doesn't come from Alberta, but from a place she might be familiar with — California?
"16.01.2017 02:12:29" The Calgary Sun's cover photo A beaver enjoys the chinook weather along the Elbow River near Fort Calgary on a sunny Sunday. Beavers do not hibernate but generally stay in their lodges during the winter months.
"16.01.2017 02:00:15" calgarysun.com Alan Hallman suspended from PC Party for one year Alan Hallman, a senior member of Alberta's Progressive Conservative Party and an advisor to Jason Kenney's leadership campaign, has been suspended... O'Neill said the Tories are sticking by a zero tolerance policy on "behaviour that the party deemed unacceptable" after allegations of harassment against leadership candidates surfaced at a party convention last November.
"16.01.2017 01:30:10" calgarysun.com Parents unhappy with K-9 report card system, lack of teacher conferences Parents are becoming increasingly frustrated at the lack of information and the reduced access to teachers outside of class time. Parents say the lack of clarity is particularly concerning for kids in middle and junior high schools as they prepare for the critical high school years. The vague scores, they say, don't provide enough information as to what stream a student needs to
"16.01.2017 01:00:16" calgarysun.com Settlement reached in Red Deer courthouse assault on William Berry Embroiled in a five-year-long lawsuit, an Alberta man has some peace of mind after finally reaching a settlement. A cancer survivor, Berry is mute, partially deaf and breathes through a tracheostomy tube. At the time of the incident, Berry said he was visiting the courthouse to pay a speeding ticket.
"16.01.2017 00:30:10" calgarysun.com Alex Dental Health Bus hosts special dental clinic in Calgary for... Even for Albertans lucky enough to have health benefits, high fees often push dental care to the backburner. “We're seeing seven-year-olds in Calgary with full mouth decay, and other children that require thousands of dollars worth of treatment. No child should be left in that condition.”
"16.01.2017 00:00:14" calgarysun.com Mike Commodore looking to open door on new career ... Of some sort Mike Commodore is just a few putts away from embarking on his next career. While most observers can't understand why he'd want to even contemplate leaving that lifestyle, the reality is pro athletes are driven folks who need challenges.
"15.01.2017 23:30:10" calgarysun.com Sea lion caught in fishing gear hops on Coast Guard boat Officials say a juvenile sea lion was so happy to be rescued after getting hooked by fishing gear off Southern California, it jumped into a Coast... The animal was handed off to a crew from the Pacific Marine Mammal Center, which brought the sea lion to its rescue facility. It will be rehabilitated and released.
"15.01.2017 23:00:15" calgarysun.com Increased food theft hitting Calgary: police Purloined porterhouse and looted lobster are helping feed Calgary's ravenous drug trade. "Because it is a low-penalty crime, it will always be there until there are changes in our actual sentencing and penalties on theft under ($5,000)," Sampson said.
"15.01.2017 22:30:10" calgarysun.com Alberta wildlife out in full force I knew it was going to be a good day when I saw the ducks. Mike Drew found a lot of wildlife when he went out exploring Alberta this past week.
"15.01.2017 22:00:21" calgarysun.com Outgoing CIA chief rips into Trump over tweets, Russia “I think he has to be mindful that he does not have a full appreciation and understanding of what the implications are of going down that road,”... Outgoing CIA Director John Brennan ripped into Donald Trump on Sunday for “talking and tweeting” about possibly easing sanctions against Russia, saying the president-elect lacks a full understanding of the threat Moscow poses to the United States.
"15.01.2017 21:00:20" calgarysun.com Paramedic injured in altercation at Parkhill home needs surgery One of three paramedics injured last week in an altercation with a patient at a Parkhill home will undergo surgery tomorrow to repair significant... EMS spokesman Adam Loria said it's not uncommon for people who have been resuscitated or who are regaining conscious to be confused or even aggressive.
"15.01.2017 20:30:13" calgarysun.com Companies increasing energy storage developments as renewables grow The rise of renewable power has created a need for energy storage that companies are fulfilling with underwater balloons, multi-tonne flywheels and... "Where renewables go, storage will follow."
"15.01.2017 19:30:12" calgarysun.com 'Boots on the ground:' More indigenous involvement urged in pipeline... A new program in the works at Alberta's research and development agency aims to improve pipeline monitoring and spill response by enlisting more... Thee first phase of a feasibility study is expected to include reviews of existing industry practices and training programs, the design of a “pipeline monitoring 101” program and a market survey to determine job potential for trainees.
"15.01.2017 19:23:02" calgarysun.com Past inventions filed with patent office walk the line between being... It's a wonder of the modern age that we can look back on the past so easily and see what our forefathers considered necessary for improving life in... Michael Platt writes: Necessity is the mother of invention, and this nation was apparently built on horseflies and hockey.
"15.01.2017 18:44:29" calgarysun.com Alberta government drags heels on child intervention panel One month after the government promised an all-party child intervention review panel, it has yet to hold its first meeting. The panel has its work cut out — its first review and recommendations to improve the death review process are due in the next few weeks.
"15.01.2017 17:43:14" calgarysun.com End of an era: Final days of circus have arrived Goodbye to death-defying feats — daring young men (and women) on the flying trapeze, whip-wielding lion tamers, human cannonballs. Goodbye to the... Send out the clowns. The Big Top is coming down — for good.
"15.01.2017 17:00:37" calgarysun.com Dickson scores six in win over Stealth From the get-go, the Calgary Roughnecks looked like a team on a mission on Saturday night at the Langley Events Centre. Curtis Dickson, who described last weekend's loss as perhaps his worst game as a Roughneck, quickly put that effort behind him and was virtually unstoppable as he pitched in with six goals.
"15.01.2017 16:30:17" calgarysun.com Wickenheiser was a game changer There was no stage too big or load too heavy to shoulder for Hayley Wickenheiser. Many consider the 38-year-old the best women's hockey player in the world; the “Wayne Gretzky” of women's hockey. But even the Great One, who helped pay tribute to Wickenheiser on Saturday's Hockey Night in Canada, felt she was bigger than that.
"15.01.2017 16:00:26" calgarysun.com Hitmen fall short to Cougars Wherever the Calgary Hitmen end up at season's end, their position in the standings will likely come down to one-goal games. On Saturday, the Hitmen had every reason to feel frustrated.
"15.01.2017 15:30:15" calgarysun.com Flames fall short in a shootout The potential for an old fashioned, rock-em-sock-em Battle of Alberta was in the air. It definitely wasn't like the first two games of the season.
"15.01.2017 15:00:38" calgarysun.com Ringling Bros. circus to close after 146 years After 146 years, the curtain is coming down on “The Greatest Show on Earth.” The Felds say their existing animals — lions, tigers, camels, donkeys, alpacas, kangaroos and llamas — will go to suitable homes. Juliette Feld says the company will continue operating the Center for Elephant Conservation.
"15.01.2017 14:00:36" calgarysun.com Another suspected mastermind of Bangladesh cafe attack arrested Counterterrorism police have arrested a suspected mastermind of a July attack on a restaurant in Bangladesh's capital as an anti-terror crackdown... The July 1 attack on the Holey Artisan Bakery, a popular restaurant frequented by foreigners and wealthy Bangladeshis, left 20 hostages, including 17 foreigners, dead.
"15.01.2017 13:00:26" calgarysun.com Former NBC producer found dead in drug-filled New York apartment A former NBC producer was found dead last week in a drug-filled New York apartment that had nearly $27,000 in cash, according to police. The stash of drugs found by police include three gallon-sized and six half-gallon-sized bags containing methamphetamine, two bags of cocaine, 100 orange ecstasy pills, 34 Molly pills, 16 "cat shaped" ecstasy pills and 56 unidentified pills, the New York
"15.01.2017 06:00:14" calgarysun.com Copper plates stolen from moving train: Cops Toronto Police say 26 copper plates valued at more than $13,000 were thrown off a moving train and stolen. The men were arrested nearby in a rented truck, in possession of the copper plates, according to police. Each plate is valued at about $500 to $600.
"15.01.2017 05:30:09" calgarysun.com Jeff Goldblum and wife expecting second child Actor Jeff Goldblum and his wife Emilie Livingston are expecting their second child together. Jeff was 62 years old when he became a father for the first time and being a new dad in his 60s was something he never foresaw for himself.
"15.01.2017 05:00:19" calgarysun.com A look back at Obama's record The president who promised hope and change leaves a legacy that on the surface might seem surprisingly slim. If Barack Obama is judged both by the advancements he achieved and by the mistakes he didn't make, he leaves a rich record after eight years at the helm of the superpower country.
"15.01.2017 04:30:13" calgarysun.com Donald Trump slams Congressman John Lewis who said his presidency wasn't... Donald Trump tore into civil rights legend John Lewis for questioning the legitimacy of the Republican billionaire's White House victory,... Lewis, among the most revered leaders of the civil rights movement, suffered a skull fracture during the march in Selma, Alabama, more than a half-century ago and has devoted his life to promoting equal rights for African-Americans.
"15.01.2017 04:00:12" calgarysun.com Look, PM Trudeau - 'This is a real Canadian' She's disabled and works 15 hours a day as a personal support worker. A couple weeks ago, after Ontario kicked in carbon tax on New Year's Day, Katula found an extra $45 on her monthly propane bill to fuel her baseboard heating. It was the last straw.
"15.01.2017 03:30:09" calgarysun.com 'This is my vehicle, sir'; Video shows police beating black man accused... Pinned to the ground by officers who kneed and struck him, Lawrence Crosby screamed whatever he could think of to convince them that he was a... Police released the dash-cam video earlier this week, detailing the half-hour encounter that sparked a civil suit from Crosby and a discussion about race and policing in this city of 75,000, just north of Chicago.
"15.01.2017 03:00:12" calgarysun.com Stephanie Kusie voted Calgary Midnapore CPC candidate in byelection The Conservative Party of Canada has selected Stephanie Kusie as their candidate for the upcoming byelection in the riding of Calgary Midnapore. "I look forward to working very hard in the byelection to be the next conservative member of parliament for Calgary Midnapore and carrying on the legacy of the values and principles that Kenney stood for," Kusie said.
"15.01.2017 02:30:10" calgarysun.com Seeking 'sugar daddies': Hundreds of Alberta university students turn to... Facing staggering debt loads, hundreds of Alberta post-secondary students are logging on to a website connecting them to "sugar daddies" who can... "With the downturn in the economy, we know students were finding less degree-relevant jobs over the summer. It comes back to the difficult choices many post-secondary students have to make."
"15.01.2017 02:00:14" calgarysun.com Video of man allegedly assaulted while in police custody released by family The family of Calgary's Daniel Haworth said he was never the same after suffering a traumatic brain injury during a violent arrest. Haworth's father was a member of the Calgary police and Robert said they have no ill will towards the police force, even saying they are "forever grateful" to a different officer who tried to save his brother's life when he overdosed last year.
"15.01.2017 01:30:08" calgarysun.com Calgary police Chief Roger Chaffin says the colours for future cop... Calgary's top cop has a lot on his plate but he tries to explain. Carra thought the new colours were “cool” but pointed out how the city police went from “big, white sort of non-threatening boats” to “those, like, sort of paramilitary-looking, tricked-out black things.”
"15.01.2017 01:00:14" calgarysun.com Past inventions filed with patent office walk the line between being... Necessity is the mother of invention, and this nation was apparently built on horseflies and hockey. Imagine the great day that was Feb. 2, 1909: the date a would-be Canadian hero named Edward Burgess Salyerds walked proudly into an Ontario patent office, seeking recognition of his curved blade hockey stick.
"15.01.2017 00:30:11" calgarysun.com Spike in fraud cases prompts Calgary police to change tactics Fraud crimes in Calgary during the first three quarters of 2016 were up nearly 28% over the previous year, a spike that's seen city police alter... Scammers steal data from legitimate job recruitment websites to set up their own, then charge unsuspected applicants upfront fees for things like training, Brownridge of the Better Business Bureau of Southern Alberta and East Kootenays said.
"15.01.2017 00:00:14" calgarysun.com Royal Tyrrell Museum to receive $9.3 million in government funding, expand The dinosaurs may be long gone, but funding for fossils is being given new life. Through the Canada Cultural Spaces Fund and the Government of Alberta's Capital Plan, the funds will work towards developing more hands-on exploratory activities, advancing exhibits and could open up the door to more jobs for Albertans.
"14.01.2017 23:31:16" calgarysun.com Police investigating home invasion in northeast Calgary A home invasion in Calgary's northeast has police investigating after residents were attacked Friday night. Police said it is still unknown was taken from the home at the time of the invasion.
"14.01.2017 23:02:30" calgarysun.com Calgary toddler recovering after ingesting unknown poisonous substance... The medical conditions of two toddlers have improved after they were taken to hospital Friday evening following the ingestion of a noxious, unknown... The father of the children told paramedics his sons had ingested a household chemical kept in an unlabelled 500 mL water bottle.
"14.01.2017 22:30:01" calgarysun.com Finally: a meaningful Battle of Alberta The Calgary Flames consider themselves a different team than the last time they were in Edmonton. Heading into the second half of a back-to-back, Gulutzan's club also can't play like they did on Friday in a 2-1 loss to New Jersey.
"14.01.2017 21:59:08" calgarysun.com Rogue One's Grand Moff Tarkin trick will open up a new world for dead... As I've been trained to do, let me start this column about Star Wars, dead actors and CGI avatars with those two little words – SPOILER ALERT! To be fair, this does not count as a performance by Cushing, but by Henry (whose actual face we never see). Henry is, in effect, an actor playing an actor playing a role.
"14.01.2017 18:30:17" Timeline Photos No sense in delaying, fellas. The right surge at this right time will gain a playoff slot.
"14.01.2017 18:30:16" calgarysun.com Dobbie looking to join 300-goal club There is no hesitation in Dane Dobbie's voice. It may have been 298 goals ago, but the first is always the sweetest. This could happen tonight, we hope.
"14.01.2017 18:00:25" calgarysun.com Public to weigh in on proposed bike trail from Jasper to Columbia Icefield Having heard loud and clear from environmental groups in June, Parks Canada is now asking the public for its thoughts on a proposed pathway along... This would be a quite a ride. Parks Canada wants to know what you think.
"14.01.2017 17:30:18" calgarysun.com Trudeau faces firestorm in Alberta while Notley plays nice Shucks.He tells us he is our friend. He comes here a lot to visit us. He's arriving the week after next with his whole inner-circle in tow. The federal cabinet's retreat in Calgary week after next should prove quite interesting.
"14.01.2017 17:00:27" calgarysun.com Ty Pozzobon's death a wake-up call for rodeo riders about effects of... Dr. Charles Tator issued a warning this week to people with post-concussion syndrome after the sudden death of Canadian bull riding champion Ty... "It's important for people to realize that if after a concussion they get depressed, it's not because of sadness. It's because of a brain injury, and that message hasn't sunk in with the general public."
"14.01.2017 16:30:15" calgarysun.com Flames Central changing name back to Palace Theatre After nine years as Flames Central the sports bar and grill is going back to its roots as The Palace Theatre.Located on Stephen Avenue, the 1,200... What's old is new again. The Palace is back.
"14.01.2017 16:03:47" The Calgary Sun's cover photo A snowboarder flies through the air after finishing some grooming at the top of the hill at COP.
"14.01.2017 16:00:21" calgarysun.com Lotto Max jackpot grows to $50M as no one picks a winner No winning ticket was sold for the $34.8 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. Lotto Max is back in the very large jackpot category.
"14.01.2017 15:49:44" calgarysun.com Flames come up short against Devils The flight didn't depart until post-game. You couldn't help but wonder, though, especially during the early stages of Friday's 2-1 loss to the New... The Flames first period cost them the game.
"14.01.2017 15:00:38" calgarysun.com AltaGas appears to be gunning for growth As AltaGas Ltd. remains at the centre of swirling speculation about a proposed merger with a U.S. natural gas supplier, the Calgary-based utility... While AltaGas seeks power contracts in California, the company this week confirmed it's also in talks with a third party over a proposed transaction south of the border.
"14.01.2017 14:00:57" calgarysun.com Calgary's Vietnamese community celebrate Year of the Rooster during Tét Calgary's Vietnamese community is coming together to celebrate the Lunar New Year with an afternoon festival on Saturday.Tét is the most important... The Year of the Rooster event at the Genesis Centre, 7555 Falconridge Blvd. N.E., runs from noon until 5 p.m Saturday. Tickets are $5 and are available at the door. It's free for seniors and children under six.
"14.01.2017 05:02:57" Timeline Photos Police are investigating after a man sexually assaulted two women in northwest Calgary. More on this: http://ow.ly/Shiw307ZJuO
"14.01.2017 05:01:46" Timeline Photos Flames come up short against the Devils. From the Saddledome: http://ow.ly/P86I307ZJtG
"14.01.2017 04:50:06" calgarysun.com Calgarians help Salvation Army raise over $1 million through Kettle... The Salvation Army is giving thanks to Calgarians who helped fill their red kettles over the holiday season.With a goal of raising $1 million... "We are truly humbled by and grateful for the incredible support we received from the community this holiday season."
"14.01.2017 04:00:20" calgarysun.com Ben Affleck says 'Live by Night' a 'love letter' to the films of his youth Ben Affleck's latest multiple-threat film as an actor, writer, producer and director is a gangster epic called Live by Night. Prepare to be thrown... Live by Night is set in the 1920s and '30s, during American Prohibition and the Great Depression.
"14.01.2017 03:23:17" calgarysun.com Trudeau faces firestorm in Alberta while Notley plays nice Shucks.He tells us he is our friend. He comes here a lot to visit us. He's arriving the week after next with his whole inner-circle in tow. Bell: "Surely Trudeau knew what his words would set off."
"14.01.2017 03:05:06" calgarysun.com Kids ski free on World Snow Day The world is celebrating snow day and Calgary-area skill hills are getting on board.Both WinSport and Lake Louise are throwing open its slopes to... Both WinSport and Lake Louise are throwing open its slopes to kids this Sunday, when children under 12 can ski or snowboard for free.
"14.01.2017 02:20:05" calgarysun.com Public to weigh in on proposed bike trail from Jasper to Columbia Icefield Having heard loud and clear from environmental groups in June, Parks Canada is now asking the public for its thoughts on a proposed pathway along... Environmental groups, including Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS), are criticizing the plan.
"14.01.2017 01:30:10" calgarysun.com Calgary 2026: Public will soon have its say Calgarians will be able to have their say on a potential 2026 Olympic bid in the coming weeks after city council is provided its first update on... Ripley said the city has been receiving monthly updates from CBEC and city staff are on track to deliver a final report and recommendations to council this summer based on the committee's work.
"14.01.2017 01:10:00" Make The Shaft Cocktail Here's how to make The Shaft cocktail—the ever popular caffeinated drink served at The Living Room restaurant on 17th Ave. SW.
"14.01.2017 01:00:22" driving.ca Takata to pay $1 billion, plead guilty in U.S. airbag probe Three former executives also facing indictment in the U.S. driving.ca: The hot water is only getting hotter for #Takata. #autos
"14.01.2017 01:00:17" calgarysun.com Retiring star Hayley Wickenheiser paved the way for female hockey players When Hayley Wickenheiser sees girls dragging hockey bags into arenas, she feels a sense of accomplishment. Not only was Wickenheiser a star in women's hockey when the game desperately needed one, she changed perceptions of what women are capable of in sport.
"14.01.2017 00:40:00" Science fact: Beet juice makes road salt more effective.
"14.01.2017 00:30:01" calgarysun.com CP Rail union asking workers to report coming into work tired The union that represents conductors and engineers at Canadian Pacific Railway is asking employees to come forward if they feel they have been... "They want to treat us like batteries — where if you're not working, you're charging," Finnson said. "Well, humans aren't batteries, and it doesn't work like that."
"14.01.2017 00:20:06" calgarysun.com Trump's inaugural lineup includes Toby Keith, 3 Doors Down Donald Trump's inaugural welcome concert next week will feature country star Toby Keith, singer Jennifer Holliday and actor Jon Voight, organizers... The names add some celebrity flavour to an inaugural lineup that so far has been noticeably short on star power, with organizers insisting that Trump himself is the celebrity in chief for this inaugural.
"13.01.2017 23:55:09" calgarysun.com Residents unhappy with revised golf course plan Six months after council voted to delay a public hearing on a controversial pitch to build condos tower on a former northwest golf course,... Since July, the city says four engagement sessions, with the community association, applicant and city staff, took place along with a multi-day workshop on the proposed 40th Avenue Green Line LRT station, and one public information session.
"13.01.2017 23:30:14" calgarysun.com Naked woman steals police truck, leads cops on hour-long chase A cheeky Arizona woman ripped off a police pickup truck and led cops on a wild 110-kilometre chase before finally being apprehended. Buck naked and disoriented, Lisa Luna, 31, allegedly stole the truck from right under Maricopa County Sheriff's Deputy Francisco Campillo's nose.
"13.01.2017 23:20:00" Did you know the main Parliament building is about to be closed for 10 to 15 years for renovations?
"13.01.2017 23:00:26" calgarysun.com Former beauty queen may lose her sight after acid attack A former Miss Italy beauty contestant was left permanently scarred and could lose her sight after her ex-boyfriend allegedly threw acid in her face. Acid was thrown into her face and eyes, leaving her with deep burns and blindness, and other injuries to her hips and legs.
"13.01.2017 22:40:09" calgarysun.com Father's brutal slaying has been a 'horrible nightmare,' says family Denise Lush, whose husband, Nick, was murdered March 29, 2015, said his killing has devastated her and their three children. Life has become a living hell for the family of a slain Calgary man, court was told Friday.
"13.01.2017 22:10:15" calgarysun.com 6 more charged in Kardashian West Paris robbery PARIS — Hailing the “remarkable work” of French police, Paris prosecutors on Friday announced preliminary charges against six more suspects in the... That brings the total number of people charged so far in the probe to 10.
"13.01.2017 22:00:26" calgarysun.com Some oilsands-bashing celebs actually shocked by Fort Mac's beauty, says... When Jane Fonda, the latest celebrity
activist to tour the oilsands, told
reporters how awful it was to see the
oilsands, the social media... “Sometimes I'll be asked when we're going to fly over the destruction they've been told about, and I'll tell them we just did,” said Spring. “That's when they respond with 'there's actually a lot of trees here.' They had prepared themselves to see the
"13.01.2017 21:45:11" calgarysun.com Auschwitz torturer Josef Mengele's skeleton used in medical course The bones of a former Nazi sicko dubbed the The bones of a former Nazi sicko dubbed the "Angel of Death" for his horrific experiments on Jews at Auschwitz are being used as a teaching tool in Brazil.
"13.01.2017 21:15:11" calgarysun.com Flames welcome Brouwer back in home-ice tilt against Devils The Calgary Flames will have the services of Troy Brouwer Friday night against the visiting New Jersey Devils. It's good news for the home squad who is looking to extend a four-game win streak at the Scotiabank Saddledome.
"13.01.2017 21:00:27" calgarysun.com Trudeau: We can't shut down oilsands, we 'need to phase them out' Alberta politicians are blasting Prime Minister
Justin Trudeau after he talked of phasing out the
oilsands on Friday. Trudeau is taking a lot of heat today for this comment.
"13.01.2017 20:44:54" calgarysun.com A newborn girl kidnapped 18 years ago has been found alive Stolen as a newborn from a Florida
hospital 18 years ago, a young woman
who suspected she didn't belong in the
family that raised her has... She suspected she didn't belong to the family that raised her — now DNA analysis proves it.
"13.01.2017 20:26:23" calgarysun.com Trudeau just got grilled at a town hall over hydro, carbon and his vacation Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's grassroots town-hall tour is offering no respite from questions about his family vacation on a secluded private... Ordinary Canadians are giving Trudeau a piece of their mind today.
"13.01.2017 18:29:13" calgarysun.com Alberta helicopter pilot takes flak over Jane Fonda tour When Jane Fonda, the latest celebrity
activist to tour the oilsands, told
reporters how awful it was to see the
oilsands, the social media... He's flown some of the biggest stars in Hollywood over the oilsands — and for that he's been a bullseye for outrage.
"13.01.2017 18:29:11" Inside the STARS Lottery Showhome As an infant, Matea Smid was rushed to hospital by a STARS air ambulance. Her parents credit the crew for helping to save her life. Now 3-years-old, Matea was welcomed as the Very Important Patient at the launch of the 2017 STARS lottery.
Take a look
"13.01.2017 17:27:16" calgarysun.com Trump does have some support in Hollywood: Nicole Kidman Nicole Kidman offered a message not often heard from the Hollywood elite: Americans need to support President-elect Donald Trump. Social media isn't happy with Nicole Kidman.
"13.01.2017 16:58:49" calgarysun.com Death of Trevor Lomond now a homicide: Calgary police The death of a Calgary father who succumbed to injuries last September from a vicious assault has officially been declared a homicide. At the time, family members told Postmedia that when Lomond was first taken to hospital, it was reported that he had fallen down some stairs.
"13.01.2017 16:48:54" calgarysun.com Former child star of 'The Omen' facing jail ... for punching cyclists The former child star of horror film The Omen is facing jail on Friday after he admitted punching two cyclists in a road rage incident. Harvey Spencer Stephens was plucked from obscurity when he was four years old to play antichrist Damien Thorn in the 1976 horror movie.
"13.01.2017 16:35:09" calgarysun.com Bonokoski: In other 'news,' Donald Trump denies beating his wife Once upon a time, before social media said to hell with facts, an excruciating long and meticulously-sourced Pulitzer Prize-winning investigation... As Mark Bonokoski writes, Buzzfeed "didn't give a damn."
"13.01.2017 16:10:22" calgarysun.com Woman can't sue Alberta regulator in fracking case: Supreme Court OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada says an Alberta woman cannot sue the province's energy regulator as part of her claim that hydraulic... An Alberta woman who claims fracking contaminated her well has lost her bid to sue the province's energy regulator.
"13.01.2017 16:00:31" driving.ca Snow bound in the ditch – is there an easy way out? You might feel stuck but these pointers will help you gain traction when all seems lost driving.ca: Stuck in the snow? Grab that shovel out of your trunk. #autos
"13.01.2017 15:55:08" calgarysun.com 'Knees together' Justice Robin Camp heads into uncharted territory CALGARY — A judge who asked a sex assault complainant why she couldn't keep her “knees together” could be headed into uncharted territory if he... Justice Camp is the first judge to fight for his office and his reputation since the council amended its bylaws in 2010, which means there are a lot of unknowns as to what happens next.
"13.01.2017 15:40:10" calgarysun.com Jaden Smith failes driving test, goes on bizarre social media rant Rapper/actor Jaden Smith stated he plans to leave Los Angeles in a bizarre rant on social media after he failed to pass a driving test. In the bizarre rant, he declared that he was still at the Department of Motor Vehicles office where he had received news of his failure and said, “It just shows you how sad society and life is sometimes, you know what I'm saying?”
"13.01.2017 15:25:08" calgarysun.com Michael Jackson TV show cancelled after family criticism LONDON — A British broadcaster said Friday it was cancelling a TV comedy starring Joseph Fiennes as Michael Jackson after the program was condemned... The broadcaster had been criticized for casting the white star as the King of Pop in “Elizabeth, Michael and Marlon.” The half-hour program also features Stockard Channing as Elizabeth Taylor and British actor Brian Cox as Marlon Brando.
"13.01.2017 15:08:37" calgarysun.com Six new charges laid against ex-Ontario nurse accused of killing seniors Elizabeth Wettlaufer, the Woodstock nurse accused of killing residents in several southwestern Ontario nursing homes, is facing a fresh batch of... Breaking news from Woodstock, Ontario this morning.
"13.01.2017 15:08:10" calgarysun.com Lady Dinos persevering through injuries, defeat Cascades 69-59 There's never a good or bad time for injuries. The teams will meet again tonight, tip-off at 6 p.m.
"13.01.2017 15:01:03" calgarysun.com Alberta's caribou maternity ward plan attacked in science journal EDMONTON — Alberta's plan to restore a dwindling caribou herd by penning off a large tract of forest for pregnant cows would only produce The attack is the latest on a plan that has already been criticized by environmental groups and biologists.
"13.01.2017 14:50:08" calgarysun.com 'We've hit the halfway point': More winter behind than ahead of us It's the dead of winter and — despite
how ominous that might sound — the
country's top climatologist says that's
actually a good thing. We're officially past the dead of winter!
"13.01.2017 14:45:11" calgarysun.com Calgary is awash with new homes that don't have owners Calgary is awash in newly built homes that
remain unoccupied — hitting levels not seen in
15 years — as an influx of condo projects
comes at... An influx of condo projects comes at a time of muted demand, according to housing data.
"13.01.2017 14:30:15" calgarysun.com Saving downtown: Councillors pitch summit to rescue Calgary's core Amid a glut of empty skyscrapers in Calgary's core, two inner-city councillors want to Amid a glut of empty skyscrapers in Calgary's core, two inner-city councillors want to "look at every possible option to strengthen downtown."
"13.01.2017 14:16:46" calgarysun.com Troy Brouwer cleared for return after fracturing finger Johnny Gaudreau could only squirm and spectate for nearly three weeks as he recovered from surgery on a broken pinkie finger. "I just want to get back into it."
"13.01.2017 14:00:58" calgarysun.com Empty downtown spurs idea for economic summit to discuss solutions Amid a glut of empty skyscrapers in Calgary's core, two inner-city councillors want to Farrell and Woolley will present their idea for a downtown economic summit to council next week, and the mayor said Thursday he's in favour of the pitch.
"13.01.2017 06:35:14" calgarysun.com U.S. dairy groups urge Trump to set sights on Canadian policies U.S. dairy groups are calling on Donald Trump to set his sights on Canada's “protectionist” dairy practices as he seeks to safeguard American jobs. Dairy groups say Ontario's milk pricing policies are hurting U.S. exports to the point it's costing thousands of American jobs.
"13.01.2017 06:00:20" calgarysun.com Lethbridge actor enjoys villainous gig in Timeless Chad Rook goes through the same routine every time he receives a new script for the television series Timeless. Chad Rook takes the good with the bad. As a baddie henchman on TV, you never really know when you're going to get killed off in the script — but you do get to play with some pretty cool toys.
"13.01.2017 05:30:09" calgarysun.com STARS launches annual lottery for critical air rescue service Boasting more than 3,000 prizes worth nearly $5 million and a 50/50 draw for $1.5 million, STARS Lottery launched its annual fundraiser Thursday... In a plea unprecedented in the history of the lottery, STARS asked Albertans for their help and the response was overwhelming.
"13.01.2017 05:00:14" calgarysun.com Calgary MP Michelle Rempel still taking no guff from Mayor Nenshi over... He just keeps on talking.Yes, it is Michelle Rempel, a Calgary member of parliament who once served in the federal cabinet, who stands up to Mayor... Bell: "She says people wonder aloud why the city can't live within its means.
Answer: Because the city has an easy flow of cash. From you."
"13.01.2017 04:40:05" calgarysun.com Auto thefts in 2016 up 51 per cent pose a growing safety menace, say police Calgary police say a huge spike in auto thefts by increasingly reckless offenders has driven up fears for public safety.On Thursday, police... The number of reported stolen vehicles reached 4,879.
"13.01.2017 04:15:09" calgarysun.com Alberta energy sector should expect fewer handshakes and deals in 2017:... After oil and gas producers mired in debt sold off prized assets last year to survive a painful rout, deal-making in the energy sector will likely... It's still cold in the boardrooms as far as business is concerned.
"13.01.2017 03:50:06" calgarysun.com Calgary awash in new homes without owners Calgary is awash in newly built homes that remain unoccupied — hitting levels not seen in 15 years — as an influx of condo projects comes at a time... The city had about 1,500 newly constructed housing units that were vacant in December, a stunning glut not seen since June 2001.
"13.01.2017 03:30:13" calgarysun.com City choir helps boys find their voice over four decades From soprano to the beginnings of tenor, the Calgary Boys Choir has been helping boys find their voice for 43 years.Youngsters aged five and up are... "I want to be a great singer," said eight-year-old, Rhoen Berko, who loves singing songs from other languages.
"13.01.2017 03:00:17" calgarysun.com These Toronto tenants are dodging the system to live rent free Maybe it's time to make it more difficult
to game the system and live rent free in
this expensive city. They haven't paid one penny of rent in 18 months.
"13.01.2017 02:45:07" calgarysun.com Gunter: Zipper merging isn't rude, unfair or selfish — It just makes sense We think we're being courteous, expressing our collective willingness to endure a traffic burden together. We pull over and form a single file... This one's causing a bit of controversy today.
"13.01.2017 02:20:07" calgarysun.com Trudeau's Christmas vacation, and a potential violation of federal law Justin Trudeau admitted on Thursday that he used the Aga Khan's private helicopter to get around the Bahamas when he vacationed with the... He vacationed with a billionaire and even used his private helicopter. It appears to be a violation of federal law ... and his own rules around ethical conduct.
"13.01.2017 02:15:06" calgarysun.com Netflix's 'A Series of Unfortunate Events' a most enjoyable experience I have not read the Lemony Snicket books. Nor did I see the 2004 movie, which starred Jim Carrey as Count Olaf. All eight first-season episodes debut Friday. Here's what's in store:
"13.01.2017 01:45:08" calgarysun.com El Salvador sees first murder-free day in almost two years El Salvador, one of the world's deadliest countries, has recorded a rare day without a single homicide. How bad is El Salvador's gang problem? Well this gives you an idea.
"13.01.2017 01:20:07" calgarysun.com Wildlife experts question Alberta's wolf cull: Is it effective? Wildlife experts are criticizing the province's plan to cull wolves and create a predator- and competitor-free caribou area. The province believes the future of Alberta's caribou population is at stake. Some wildlife experts, however, argue their plan is an "ineffective conservation option."
"13.01.2017 01:00:21" driving.ca V8 or turbo V6? Which Ford F-150 engine to choose Having an abundance of engine choices can be confusing, even if that's a good thing driving.ca: Turns out, not every tough pickup truck needs a thirsty eight-cylinder engine. #autos
"13.01.2017 00:45:09" calgarysun.com Shaw looks to the future of wireless after 'transformative' acquisition Shaw Communications Inc. will push ahead with its wireless ambitions in 2017, building on what the company calls its Shaw is looking at a few different things for 2017, including the option to bundle mobile service with other products.
"13.01.2017 00:33:50" A Boeing in the Basement A Boeing 747 in the Basement - see what Calgarian Marco Governali has built in his basement!
"13.01.2017 00:30:24" calgarysun.com Lions decapitated, found with paws removed [warning; graphic photo] Editor's note: The following story contains a graphic image below. South African police say poachers have decapitated and chopped the paws off three male lions, apparently for use in traditional medicine.
"13.01.2017 00:22:45" calgarysun.com Game Day preview: New Jersey Devils at Calgary Flames New Jersey Devils (16-18-8)** at Calgary Flames (23-19-2) Mikael Backlund has been sizzling, but the Flames need more production from their other pivots.
"13.01.2017 00:20:12" calgarysun.com Trudeau begins whirlwind, taxpayer-funded outreach tour Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has spent
the morning taking selfies and making
small talk on a whirlwind, taxpayer-
funded outreach tour. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has spent the morning taking selfies and making small talk on a whirlwind, taxpayer-funded outreach tour.
"13.01.2017 00:10:07" calgarysun.com Nenshi, Rempel war of words continues in Calgary Calgary's mayor says he was horrified upon realizing how his "math is challenging" retort to MP Michelle Rempel sounded, but called her behaviour... Nenshi: "I've never seen a politician in Canada do anything like that before."
"13.01.2017 00:00:37" calgarysun.com French toast: Favourite comfort dish steeped in mystery Warm, not too sweet and delicious, the irony is - French toast has nothing to do with France. We all need some post-holiday comfort, and nothing fits the bill better than bread dipped in eggs and milk, then fried in oil. Yum!
"12.01.2017 23:45:09" calgarysun.com Alberta kid gets his first NHL start in the 'Dome ... for the Sharks When players talk about the road they took to get to the NHL, rarely does the story include being dropped off on the side of it. Making just his sixth start in the NHL, it was an emotional homecoming for the 27-year-old Airdrie native who chuckled afterward about the unique commuting practices he used as part of the Calgary Canucks for two seasons.
"12.01.2017 23:30:14" calgarysun.com 'Werewolf' of Siberia now ranked among history's worst serial killers Former Siberian policeman Mikhail Popkov, who is already serving a life sentence for the murders of 22 women, has confessed to killing 59 more,... When he was first detained in 2012, he told police his goal was to "cleanse" the streets of prostitutes.
"12.01.2017 23:15:15" calgarysun.com The good, bad and unknown about marijuana's health effects NEW YORK — It can almost certainly ease chronic pain and might help some people sleep, but it's also likely to raise the risk of getting... There's a lot we still don't know about marijuana, but there's a lot we do know.
"12.01.2017 23:00:32" calgarysun.com Richards: How Liberals are leaving campsite owners out in the cold Canada is known globally for its natural wonders. Blake Richards, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Banff-Airdrie, has submitted this guest column that explains how campsite owners are being punished by the Liberal government for the crime of being too small.
"12.01.2017 22:44:47" calgarysun.com Def Leppard is making a pit stop in Calgary this summer Fresh off winning their fan voted Classic Rock
Magazine Album of the Year award, Def
Leppard announced Thursday they will return to
the road... Tickets for the Canadian dates will go on sale on Jan. 20.
"12.01.2017 22:15:10" calgarysun.com Canadian man, wife on trial for sending cash to jihadist son A Canadian farmer and his British wife are going on trial next week accused of funnelling cash to their ISIS worshipping son. John Letts — originally from southern Ontario — and Sally Lane are accused of funding terrorism by sending thousands of dollars to Syria. They have pleaded not guilty.
"12.01.2017 22:00:33" calgarysun.com What may lie ahead for all 30 NHL teams And down the stretch they come... The standings are tight, setting the stage for a wild finish in the playoff race.
"12.01.2017 21:45:16" calgarysun.com Paris officials charge first suspect in Kardashian robbery PARIS — French authorities have filed the
first charges against a suspect in the
armed jewelry heist of Kim Kardashian
West, the Paris... A 63-year-old suspect was handed preliminary charges of armed robbery in an organized gang, kidnapping and criminal association.
"12.01.2017 21:43:17" calgarysun.com Parkhill standoffs ends in arrest; paramedics taken to hospital A standoff ended safely at a Parkhill home where a
man was holed up following an altercation with
paramedics Thursday morning. EMS spokesman Adam Loria said three paramedics were injured in today's altercation, which turned into a standoff with police: "The members are currently in hospital, but in good spirits. Our thoughts are with them and their families."
"12.01.2017 21:15:14" calgarysun.com American celebrities should get informed about the oilsands It would be one hell of a cast if they visited Alberta to do something they actually understand. Memo to Jane Fonda, Leonardo DiCaprio and all other uninformed Hollywood activists: Stick to acting.
"12.01.2017 21:00:35" calgarysun.com Francis: Flames first half notables, how they got here The NHL season has officially hit the halfway point with the Calgary Flames entering play Wednesday nestled in a precarious wild card spot that had... Eric Francis on the bright spots (Backlund) and disappointments (Elliott).
"12.01.2017 20:45:19" calgarysun.com 'A Series of Unfortunate Events' a most enjoyable experience I have not read the Lemony Snicket books. Nor did I see the 2004 movie, which starred Jim Carrey as Count Olaf. 'Playful with an edge.' Netflix scores another winner with series airing this Friday.
"12.01.2017 20:30:18" calgarysun.com Editorial: Get informed about the oilsands, or stick to acting It would be one hell of a cast if they visited Alberta to do something they actually understand. It's nails-on-a-chalkboard annoying and insulting to regular Albertans. Our editorial:
"12.01.2017 20:28:22" calgarysun.com WATCH: Tense collection of stolen car incidents in Calgary Calgary police have released this video of a collection of stolen car incidents to illustrate how dangerous they really are. Calgary police have released this video of some tense stolen car incidents to illustrate how dangerous they really are. Take a look:
"12.01.2017 20:20:14" calgarysun.com Scientists hear voice of ancient humans in baboon calls Baboon grunts and mating calls may hold secrets about human speech, according to a new study suggesting that the origins of human language could... The barks, yacks and wa-hoos of the Guinea baboons reveal distinct human-like vowel sounds, according to the study.
"12.01.2017 20:00:41" calgarysun.com 'Patriots Day' review: A community disarms terrorism Bombs detonated in the centre of Boston are disarmed by bonds of family and community in Peter Berg's “Patriots Day,” a stirring ode to civic life... Film looks deep into the events around the Boston Marathon bombing.
"12.01.2017 19:37:10" calgarysun.com O'brien-Liknes family statement: We want justice for Alvin, Kathy and... The family of a slain Calgary couple and their little grandson who died with them expect the trial of their alleged killer to be extremely painful. In a prepared statement released through the Calgary Police Service, the survivors of Alvin and Kathy Liknes and their five-year-old grandson, Nathan O'Brien, said they hope to find justice in their relatives' deaths.
"12.01.2017 19:00:28" calgarysun.com City councillor hopes to put brakes on angle parking crackdown Anger over yet another city crackdown on cul-de-sac angle parking has a local lawmaker vowing to try to throw the bylaw into reverse.Nearly three... Another fight is brewing over angled parking on cul-de-sacs, this time in Prestwick.
"12.01.2017 18:55:15" calgarysun.com Cop cleared in downtown shooting incident Alberta's police watchdog agency has cleared an officer who shot and injured a hit-and-run suspect who took a run at police near the Drop-In Centre. ASIRT ruled that an officer was justified when he shot at the vehicle as it barrelled down the sidewalk.
"12.01.2017 18:50:09" calgarysun.com Deadly year for Calgary cops leads to sock-gun investigation It weighs about the same as a golf ball, and will knock a full-grown man onto his backside at 20 yards, in the blink of an eye.Whether sock guns... Platt: Police are looking for less lethal alternatives to bullets, and that's a good thing.
"12.01.2017 18:46:55" calgarysun.com Notley unconcerned with B.C.'s fair share demand Premier Rachel Notley says she's not concerned about the potential fallout from British Columbia receiving payments from Kinder Morgan to allow the... How will it affect other pipeline projects awaiting approval, such as Energy East?
"12.01.2017 18:40:11" calgarysun.com Youth charged with attempted murder in Maskwacis machete attack An Alberta youth has been charged with attempted murder following a machete attack that injured three people on the Ermineskin Reserve in Maskwacis. Three people were injured in the attack on the reserve north of Red Deer.
"12.01.2017 18:30:19" calgarysun.com Supreme Court of Canada to hear Richard Suter's appeal The Supreme Court of Canada announced Thursday it will hear Richard Suter's leave to appeal after he was found guilty for crashing his SUV into an... Suter refused to provide a breath sample after the fatal accident.
"12.01.2017 18:25:10" calgarysun.com Reduce your carbon footprint by washing your jeans less often: U of A... A University of Alberta textile scientist is asking people to launder their jeans less to reduce the average carbon footprint. Not only that, your Levis will last longer.
"12.01.2017 18:15:14" calgarysun.com Demise of Shomi takes bite out of Shaw CALGARY — Shaw Communications Inc. (TSX:SJR.B) saw its first-quarter profit cut to less than half what it was a year ago, hurt by the demise of... Video-on-demand failure continues to haunt Shaw.
"12.01.2017 18:15:13" driving.ca U.S. EPA accuses FCA for emissions test cheating with Jeep, Ram... If the EPA's accusations hold true, Fiat Chrysler could be looking at a US$3.9 billion fine driving.ca: If Fiat Chrysler did cheat on emissions tests, it could be facing a US$3.9 billion fine. Ouch. #autos
"12.01.2017 18:02:54" calgarysun.com Paramedics taken to hospital after altercation Calgary police are surrounding a Parkhill home where three paramedics were injured this morning in an altercation after responding to a medical... Developing story: Police are negotiating with a male resident inside the home.
"12.01.2017 18:00:30" calgarysun.com Jane Fonda on Trudeau: Don't be 'fooled by good-looking Liberals' Jane Fonda on Trudeau: Don't be 'fooled by good-looking Liberals' Video: Finally, something many Albertans and Jane Fonda would agree on.
"12.01.2017 17:45:09" calgarysun.com Nenshi apologizes for 'math is challenging' retort The feud between Calgary's mayor and a city MP continues to rage, even after Naheed Nenshi apologized for a Apology not accepted. Michelle Rempel still seething over mayor's 'math is challenging' remark.
"12.01.2017 17:00:30" calgarysun.com U.S. accuses Fiat Chrysler of emissions cheating The Environmental Protection Agency said in a statement Thursday that it issued a “notice of violation” to the company that covers about 104,000... The U.S. government is accusing Fiat Chrysler of failing to disclose software in some of its pickups and SUVs with diesel engines that allows them to emit more pollution than allowed under the Clean Air Act.
"12.01.2017 17:00:29" calgarysun.com Vin Diesel teases plans for another 'xXx' movie The 49-year-old actor made his debut as adrenaline junkie turned spy Xander Cage in the first film back in 2002 and, although he was absent for the... Vin Diesel has confirmed a fourth xXx film is in the pipeline.
"12.01.2017 16:50:09" calgarysun.com WATCH: ECHL goalie gets one-punched at centre ice As part of a line brawl in the ECHL on Wednesday, Houser gets one-punched by Vay at centre ice. Michael Houser, meet Adam Vay's fist.
"12.01.2017 16:15:12" driving.ca Prepare yourself for surprise whiteout road conditions When visibility is lost, it's lights on, slow down and focus on your surroundings driving.ca: Caught in a sudden whiteout? Lights on and don't drive like a maniac. #autos
"12.01.2017 16:05:08" calgarysun.com Coal towns look to the future in uncertain times HANNA, Alta. — The hand-painted sign on a bumpy road on the east side of Hanna speaks volumes. Some families are already looking at moving out of Hanna if they can find work elsewhere, says the town's mayor.
"12.01.2017 16:00:36" calgarysun.com 'Underworld' and other film franchises that must die It's a reasonable question after watching the meagre $21 mil performance of Underworld: Blood Wars on the weekend. A vampires vs. werewolves... Is there a science to figuring out when enough is enough in a movie franchise?
"12.01.2017 15:50:08" calgarysun.com Senate takes first step to repeal 'Obamacare' The Senate early Thursday passed a measure to take the first step forward
on dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law, responding to... “We must act quickly to bring relief to the American people,” said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.
"12.01.2017 15:40:09" calgarysun.com Demise of Shomi takes bite out of Shaw CALGARY — Shaw Communications Inc. (TSX:SJR.B) saw its first-quarter profit cut to less than half what it was a year ago, hurt by the demise of... The company says the wind-down of the Canadian cable companies' alternative to Netflix resulted in a $107-million provision in the quarter.
"12.01.2017 14:50:11" calgarysun.com Woman accused of animal neglect still missing after skipping her last... The search continues for a woman accused of animal neglect in Alberta who hasn't been seen since she skipped out on her last court date. The dogs were emaciated and filthy, and rescuers called it one of the worst cases of neglect they had ever seen.
"12.01.2017 14:35:06" calgarysun.com City councillor hopes to put brakes on angle parking crackdown Nearly three months after city officials said they'd take a different approach to enforcing an angle-parking ban, residents of a southeast... Anger over yet another city crackdown on cul-de-sac angle parking has a local lawmaker vowing to try to throw the bylaw into reverse.
"12.01.2017 14:25:09" calgarysun.com Reddit's UpliftingNews helps raise nearly $160,000 for victim of... When Razor Sheldon saw the sickening news last week that a Chicago teen
with a mental-health condition was violently attacked on Facebook Live,... What started on a whim now has millions of visitors daily and a community of users eager to share, comment on and absorb good news.
"12.01.2017 14:00:54" calgarysun.com City councillor hopes to put brakes on angle parking crackdown Anger over yet another city crackdown on cul-de-sac angle parking has a local lawmaker vowing to try to throw the bylaw into reverse.Nearly three... "It should be legal across the city to angle park in cul-de-sacs, it should be up to the residents."
"12.01.2017 05:48:36" calgarysun.com Nenshi apologizes for 'math is challenging' retort The feud between Calgary's mayor and a city MP continues to rage, even after Naheed Nenshi apologized for a This will not be pretty.
"12.01.2017 05:05:06" calgarysun.com Deadly year for Calgary cops leads to sock-gun investigation It weighs about the same as a golf ball, and will knock a full-grown man onto his backside at 20 yards, in the blink of an eye.Whether sock guns... In a troubled year, Calgary police are looking at non-lethal options.
"12.01.2017 05:00:14" calgarysun.com Kenney holds Calgary open house, receives another MLA endorsement Progressive Conservative leadership candidate Jason Kenney rolled out another MLA endorsement in front of a big crowd in Calgary on Tuesday... Calgary-Fish Creek MLA Richard Gotfried gave his support to Kenney — the former Conservative MP running for Tory leader on a platform of merging the PCs with the Wildrose to take on the NDP government.
"12.01.2017 04:45:08" calgarysun.com Conciliatory new police union head urges more action on stolen autos Calgary's police service needs to tackle the root causes of a crime wave to reduce police shootings of suspects, the new president of the Calgary... On the question of shootings, Kaminsky seemed critical of the force's strategy, saying more resources devoted to addressing auto thefts would dramatically curb the number of suspects shot by police.
"12.01.2017 04:15:06" calgarysun.com Five historic sites in Calgary move closer to protection Two parks, two schools and a century-old home are one step closer to being officially designated municipal historic resources after sailing through... "2017 definitely could be one of our highest, if not the record-setter, for designations ..."
"12.01.2017 03:15:06" calgarysun.com Jury selection for Garland's murder trial adds another twist Douglas Garland's hands will be in the fate of three women and 11 men chosen Wednesday to preside over his five-week jury trial.The expanded jury... During the lengthy process, Garland, sat quietly in the prisoner's box listening intently as prospective jurors were questioned.
"12.01.2017 02:15:08" calgarysun.com Banff Mounties raid illegal pot dispensary Banff police conducted a raid on Canna
Clinic, a shop on Bear Street that was illegally
selling marijuana over the counter. The shop's nine employees were arrested Tuesday and charged with trafficking and possession for the purposes of trafficking.
"12.01.2017 01:44:25" calgarysun.com Horse saved after falling through ice in Alberta RIMBEY, Alta. — It took three hours of intense
effort before rescuers were able to save a
horse that had broken through ice in central... A big horse in big trouble.
"12.01.2017 00:40:11" calgarysun.com 7 best U.S. destinations to visit on a budget The loonie remains in the doldrums. But winter's getting you down and you're dying to hit your favourite U.S. getaway spot. Lucky for us, there are... There are ways to save on visits to cities and places you might think of as outside your budget. Here are some suggestions.
"12.01.2017 00:10:11" calgarysun.com Feds need help tackling cyberthreats, internal report warns The Canadian government is “simply not up to the overall challenge” of fending off cyberthreats on its own and must partner with the private sector... “Current efforts by government, industry and communities need to be better co-ordinated and more strategic.”
"11.01.2017 23:50:15" calgarysun.com North Korea is a bad trip if you're looking to get high North Korea has been getting some pretty high praise lately from the stoner
world. The claim that marijuana is legal in North Korea is not true: The penal code lists it as a controlled substance in the same category as cocaine and heroin. And the person who would likely help any American charged with a crime in North Korea emphatically
"11.01.2017 23:30:14" calgarysun.com SCTV, SNL actor Tony Rosato dead at 62 Canadian actor Tony Rosato, a veteran of
sketch-comedy shows Saturday Night Live
and SCTV, has died at the age of 62. Tony Rosato along with Martin Short and Robin Duke are the only performers featured on both SCTV and Saturday Night Live.
"11.01.2017 23:21:40" calgarysun.com B.C. grants environmental approval for pipeline B.C. Environment Minister Mary Polak announced the environmental assessment certificate Wednesday, saying B.C. has placed 37 additional conditions... The B.C. government has granted provincial environmental approval for Kinder Morgan to triple the capacity of its Trans Mountain pipeline from Alberta to Burnaby.
"11.01.2017 23:10:12" calgarysun.com Monkeys mourn robot 'spy monkey' in BBC documentary A BBC documentary set to air later this week shows moving footage of monkeys mourning one of their own babies. “All the noise they were making at the beginning just went completely silent and then they hugged each other.”
"11.01.2017 22:40:09" calgarysun.com Are Selena Gomez and The Weeknd dating? Selena Gomez and The Weeknd have sparked rumours they are dating after they were snapped kissing during a dinner date in California. The Come and Get It hitmaker and her reported new man were spotted smooching outside Giorgio Baldi in Santa Monica on Tuesday night.
"11.01.2017 22:10:10" calgarysun.com Trump denounces 'disgrace' of reports of Russian ties to him A defiant president-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday adamantly denied reports that Russia had obtained compromising personal and financial... “I think it's a disgrace that information would be let out. I saw the information, I read the information outside of that meeting,” he said, a reference to a classified briefing he received from intelligence leaders. “It's all fake news, it's phoney
"11.01.2017 21:40:08" calgarysun.com New Burgess Shale fossil discovery helps solve extinct creatures'... Researchers have finally solved the mystery of bizarre skeletal remains found in a world-famous Rocky Mountain fossil bed. A team of scientists led by 20-year-old University of Toronto student Joseph Moysiuk found the key fossils in Marble Canyon in Kootenay National Park. Using the new specimens and existing data, Moysiuk was able to determine the hyolith Haplophrentis are
"11.01.2017 21:10:09" calgarysun.com Flames face Sharks in 'really, really important game' Their out-of-town guests are perched atop the Pacific Division standings. The San Jose Sharks (25-14-2) arrive for Wednesday's showdown at the Saddledome as the top seed in the Pacific, even-steven with the Anaheim Ducks with 52 points so far but with a couple of games in hand.
"11.01.2017 20:40:12" calgarysun.com Actress Jane Fonda slams Justin Trudeau at oilsands conference in Edmonton After touring the oilsands around Fort McMurray with local First Nations
Tuesday morning, Oscar-winning actress and activist Jane Fonda is set to... Jane Fonda said repeatedly that she has the interests of the workers in mind when she protests the oilsands and said the long shifts and difficult labour of the oilsands are harming the people who work there.
"11.01.2017 20:08:38" calgarysun.com Family say champion bull rider was suffering from concussions,... Family of champion bull rider Ty Pozzobon said the 25-year-old was suffering the effects of a number of concussions and was grappling with... "He had a number of concussions over the past couple of years. And that was contributing to his depression that he had," said family friend Gail Joe, who was present when Pozzobon was discovered Monday.
"11.01.2017 19:48:30" Gaudreau excited for All-Star shot The Flames' winger is less nervous this year than in his previous two All-Star weekend appearances.
"11.01.2017 19:23:39" calgarysun.com Live: Jurors are being selected for Douglas Garland's triple murder trial Jury selection for the trial of a man accused of killing a five-year-old Calgary boy and his grandparents began Wednesday morning.Douglas Garland... Follow live as Kevin Martin reports from court.
"11.01.2017 19:00:34" calgarysun.com Ex-NBA player accused of breaking into homes, fondling woman FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A former NBA player has been arrested after being accused of breaking into two Florida homes and fondling a woman. Police say Greene entered the first Pembroke Pines home through an unlocked door and went into a bedroom where a woman was sleeping.
"11.01.2017 18:45:09" driving.ca Gas prices bring plenty of complaints but little change from consumers Drivers still opting for larger trucks and SUVs despite climbing fuel prices driving.ca: Can't stop complaining about rising gas prices? Then think twice about pulling the trigger on that thirsty truck or SUV. #autos
"11.01.2017 18:30:18" calgarysun.com Daniel Sedin unknowingly took helicopter ride with convicted drug smuggler “What's better than watching Daniel Sedin live on the ice?? Flying him and his wife to a remote snowball fight, that's what LOL,” Russell captioned... Vancouver Canucks winger Daniel Sedin unwittingly took a scenic helicopter trip last week with a longtime gangster who has served time in the U.S. for drug smuggling.
"11.01.2017 17:27:21" calgarysun.com Calgary airport passengers can now be picked up by Uber Airport passengers can now use their phones to request an Uber ride from the YYC Calgary International Airport. The Calgary Airport Authority and the rideshare giant have reached an agreement that will see dedicated Uber pick-up areas on the departures level.
"11.01.2017 17:10:18" calgarysun.com Calgary housing sales to remain 'well below normal' in 2017, predicts... Calgary home sales are expected to remain
significantly below normal in 2017, according to
the Calgary Real Estate Board, but the gap
between... The CREB report said even though Alberta's economy is expected to begin to improve in 2017, it will take some time before a turnaround is felt in the housing market.
"11.01.2017 17:00:52" calgarysun.com Canada's worst traffic bottlenecks cost drivers 11.5-million hours in... A new report suggests some of Canada's worst traffic bottlenecks are serious
enough to compare with those in major American cities like New York... The study estimated the country's worst bottlenecks result in 11.5 million hours worth of delays and drain about 22 million litres of fuel per year.
"11.01.2017 16:30:23" calgarysun.com 'Are we living in Nazi Germany?'; Trump blasts intel agencies over... Hours before his first news conference as president-elect, Donald Trump on
Wednesday blasted U.S. intelligence agencies, blaming them for leaking... “I win an election easily, a great 'movement' is verified, and crooked opponents try to belittle our victory with FAKE NEWS. A sorry state!” Trump tweeted early this morning.
"11.01.2017 16:30:18" driving.ca Our hits and misses from the 2017 Detroit Auto Show Of all the debuts, Kia stole the 2017 North American International Auto Show For driving.ca, there was one clear winner at the Detroit Auto Show this year. #autos #NAIAS
"11.01.2017 16:00:37" calgarysun.com No Backlund? No problem for NHL all-star game The Calgary Flames' best player all season long is not going to the NHL all-star game. Eric Francis writes: With all due respect to the affable, pleasant, respectful and talented Backlund, the all-star game isn't his type of gig.
"11.01.2017 15:58:44" The Calgary Sun's cover photo Anthony Marano huddles his small dog Vandal as he takes him on a quick walk near downtown Calgary, Alta on Tuesday January 10, 2017. Calgarians endured another day of bitter temperatures but it's expected to warm up at the end of the week. Jim Wells/
"11.01.2017 15:30:19" calgarysun.com Who just gave me money? Carbon rebate causes confusion More than a million carbon tax rebates from the provincial government have landed in the hands of eligible Albertans since last week, but there's a... On bank statements, direct deposits are described along the lines of "provincial payment, CANADA," with the nation in all-caps, leading to some confusion about who's gifting the sudden cash.
"11.01.2017 15:01:01" calgarysun.com Donald Trump briefed on unsubstantiated report Russia had compromising... The president-elect has been briefed on allegations that Russian operatives may be holding onto compromising personal and financial information... Is there something we should know Mr. Trump?
"11.01.2017 14:00:58" calgarysun.com University of Lethbridge creates 50-year anniversary scholarship fund At a time when post-secondary tuition and fees continue to rise, the University of Lethbridge has created a unique 50th anniversary scholarship... The university is celebrating by helping their students.