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"08.12.2016 18:00:29" calgaryherald.com Our Town: Signs of winter point to the Welton house in Renfrew They're back. Shirley and John Welton are the Renfrew couple whose home was featured in these pages a month ago, decked out in sombre, DIY... These Christmas decorations are getting a lot of drive-by attention.
"08.12.2016 17:25:34" calgaryherald.com Man charged with manslaughter in connection with Monterey Park homicide Calgary police have announced new charges in connection with the homicide of 17-year-old Ezzulddin Al-Ogaidi. Police say 21-year-old Matin Hamid... This is the fourth arrest in the slaying. the others are being charged as accessories to the crime.
"08.12.2016 17:15:22" driving.ca Panicked for gearhead gift ideas? We've made a list, so check it twice Christmas cheer for all the driving aficionados in your life – though you might want a few of these for yourself From a kid-friendly Mustang to a speaker that looks like a Porsche 911's exhaust, driving.ca has a bunch of cool gift ideas for the car nut on your list. #autos
"08.12.2016 16:59:19" calgaryherald.com Extreme cold warnings issued for southern Alberta With the wind chill factor at -40, Environment Canada issued an extreme cold warning for much of southern Alberta Thursday morning. The agency... This is serious cold, folks. So cold that there's a definite health risk.
"08.12.2016 15:42:02" calgaryherald.com Fort McKay chief tells Assembly of First Nations oilsands keeps his... A First Nations leader from northern Alberta is urging his fellow chiefs to resist buying into the arguments of environmentalists opposed to... An Alberta First Nations leader speaks out at the Assembly of First Nations,
"08.12.2016 15:15:18" driving.ca Three repairs you should avoid doing yourself In the world of DIY repairs, here's when you should give up and call a pro driving.ca: When it comes to fixing your car yourself, the risk of biting off more than you can chew is very real. Consider yourself warned! #autos
"08.12.2016 14:53:35" calgaryherald.com Cenovus to resume Christina Lake oilsands expansion, boost capital... Cenovus Energy says it is planning to boost its 2017 capital spending by 24 per cent and resume work on the expansion of its Christina Lake... Good news from one of our biggest energy producers.
"08.12.2016 14:30:16" calgaryherald.com The Completist: Expressing themselves through their Wi-Fi name A home is a private redoubt but, like the address on the front door, the name given to the Wi-Fi network is public. In the right hands, it can also... From JoyBoy to DropItLikeItsHotSpot, wifi network names get creative in Calgary.
"08.12.2016 14:15:11" calgaryherald.com 11th annual "CopShop" spreads holiday cheer at Marlborough Mall More than 25 deserving students got an extra dose of holiday cheer, as they paired up with members of the Calgary Police Service for the 11th... Such a great event. The video will warm your heart.
"08.12.2016 14:00:58" calgaryherald.com NDP introduces new regulations for payday loan industry New regulations brought in by the NDP government amount to a seismic shift for the payday loan industry in Alberta, both critics and proponents of... Under the new regulations, lenders must allow borrowers to repay the loan in between 42 and 62 days, with instalments spread out over at least three pay periods.
"08.12.2016 14:00:30" Timeline Photos This will bring the government's total bill for advertising its climate change plan to almost $9 million.
"08.12.2016 13:40:08" Timeline Photos Further developments on possible Canadian victims of the notorious Green River Killer.
"08.12.2016 13:00:49" calgaryherald.com Calgary masseur accused of sexually assaulting clients to stand trial There is enough evidence to warrant a trial for Calgary masseur Brad McLellan, a judge ruled Wednesday in ordering him to face a hearing on eight... McLellan was originally charged last Dec. 14.
"08.12.2016 06:00:31" calgaryherald.com In Tokyo you can enjoy a Michelin-starred meal for under $10 If the new 4K restoration of Jûzô Itami's "ramen western" Tampopo has got you thinking noodles, a Michelin-starred bowl may be just the ticket In Tokyo you can enjoy a Michelin-starred meal for under $10.
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"08.12.2016 05:30:25" calgaryherald.com Self-driving adventures: A camper truck becomes part of the family on a... Philip Josephs found camping in isolated campsites led to hearing the nighttime roars of lions, cries of hyenas and elephant tracks by the camper... A camper truck becomes part of the family on a fascinatingly rich African safari. #travel
"08.12.2016 05:30:18" calgaryherald.com Let your jewelry shine This season, if you're not feeling the age-old party standard sequins and metallics, why not opt for some new jewelry instead? It can be tempting to overdo the sparkle during the holiday season, but if you can remind yourself that a little really does go a long way, there's nothing better to get you into the festive spirit. #life
"08.12.2016 05:00:29" calgaryherald.com A grand European river cruise: Savour the good life while experiencing... On Viking's Grand European Tour from Budapest to Amsterdam, the competing desires for ease and experiences are balanced — it's as if Europe's... Unpack, relax and savour the good life while experiencing Europe's countless cultural, culinary and natural wonders. #travel
"08.12.2016 04:46:35" calgaryherald.com Police looking for missing Calgary man The Calgary Police Service asking for the public's help in tracking down a missing man. Authorities say, they are worried about the welfare of... Authorities say, they are worried about the welfare of Daryl James McConnell who went missing from southwest Calgary. http://ow.ly/XdqU306Vjvz
"08.12.2016 04:00:13" calgaryherald.com Calgary airport CEO: Privatization no cure for high cost of air travel... The CEO of the Calgary Airport Authority says privatization of Canada's airports is a “ridiculous” idea that would accomplish nothing, while... “The only way costs would go, if you changed the model to one where airports are operated on a for-profit basis, is up,” Atkinson said in an interview.
"08.12.2016 03:25:05" calgaryherald.com Gallery: Midfield Park Fire Calgary firefighters work in frigid conditions to put out a fire in a mobile home in the Midfield Mobile Home Park on Wednesday evening Gallery: Firefighters work in the hot and the cold.
"08.12.2016 02:45:09" calgaryherald.com Accused arsonist denies setting fire that endangered his dogs A blaze that forced firefighters to give two dogs oxygen as treatment for smoke inhalation wasn't intentionally set, arson suspect Kevin Joseph... Nault's version sharply contradicted McMillan's.
"08.12.2016 02:15:10" calgaryherald.com Varcoe: Uncertainty awaits Alberta heading into 2017 despite recent wins An agreement by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries to cut production briefly jolted oil prices above US$50 a barrel, while federal... The Alberta government received two economic gifts last week, but shouldn't be celebrating their arrival just yet, writes columnist Chris Varcoe.
"08.12.2016 02:00:18" calgaryherald.com Stolen ashes on their way back home, thanks to tips from public Tips from the public have turned Christmas around for a devastated Medicine Hat family, with the stolen purse containing a baby's ashes now safe in... “I was speechless when they told me — ecstatic, shocked. I just didn't think this would ever happen,” said Laura Hudson.
"08.12.2016 02:00:00" canada.com Metallica Contest | Canada.com Enter for your chance to win to see Metallica live at a future North American 2017 tour concert date! Enter for your chance to see Metallica live at a future North American 2017 tour concert date!
"08.12.2016 01:45:09" calgaryherald.com Gangsters plotted to kill rival outside Calgary courthouse: witness The Calgary Courts Centre was considered as the locations for the murder of a city gang member in a long-standing street war, court was told... “We knew where he was going to be on the 14th (of December) — at the courthouse,” A.B. told Crown prosecutor Janice Rea.
"08.12.2016 01:30:21" calgaryherald.com Swedish Christmas to light up city church Candlelit brightness is coming to a head this weekend as the Swedish Christmas season kicks off at a Calgary church. The Scandinavian tradition of... A Scandinavian Christmas is something to see.
"08.12.2016 01:15:08" calgaryherald.com Ten people arrested, 111 charges laid in dismantling of Calgary-based... Officers with Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams (ALERT) have arrested 10 people and laid 111 charges after a year-long investigation into an... ALERT began its investigation in November 2015 and wrapped up Nov. 21 this year with the arrest of 40-year-old Calgary man Timothy Varga.
"08.12.2016 01:00:19" calgaryherald.com Green light for controversial high-rise disappoints Chinatown residents Terry Wong speaks for many in the Chinatown community when he says he feels disappointed and dejected. Many Chinatown residents "feel like they got sold out," says Coun. Sean Chu, a day after council approved a controversial highrise in the community.
"08.12.2016 00:45:07" calgaryherald.com Clark says Notley's trip to B.C. to promote pipeline took courage VICTORIA — Premier Christy Clark says it took courage for her Alberta counterpart to come to British Columbia to promote Kinder Morgan's Trans... Clark says Rachel Notley bravely came to B.C. this week to defend her province's views.
"08.12.2016 00:30:12" calgaryherald.com 11th annual "CopShop" spreads holiday cheer at Marlborough Mall More than 25 deserving students got an extra dose of holiday cheer on Wednesday, as they paired up with members of the Calgary Police Service for... “Today was incredible. Well, I've never really spent time with a cop and he has incredible stories, he's really funny . . . we were dancing over there at A&W. It was the funniest thing ever”...
"08.12.2016 00:05:09" calgaryherald.com GoldMind Project aims to get unemployed Calgarians back to work Like thousands of other victims of Calgary's two-year-long recession, Cynthia Baryla is trying to keep her chin up. “I can't be pessimistic about it. I hope that the economic climate will improve, but if not, I will take courses — I will do what I need to do to progress in my career,” said Cynthia Baryla, who was laid off 18 months ago after 11 years in supply chain
"07.12.2016 23:45:13" calgaryherald.com Calgary seeks changes to provincial rule barring redevelopment under... For 37 years, a little-known provincial regulation has prevented Calgary homeowners under flight paths from adding a secondary suite to their... “It's going to be a bit of a challenge between us and the Airport Authority,” said Ward 10 Coun. Andre Chabot.
"07.12.2016 23:30:22" calgaryherald.com ATCO Blue Flame Kitchen: Homemade holiday gift ideas You don't need to worry about trying to find parking at the mall with these delicious gift ideas that can be made right in your kitchen. Our Trio... Homemade gifts can really impress, especially if they're tasty.
"07.12.2016 23:00:37" calgaryherald.com The poseur's guide to Elvis Costello Stand out from the pack with our poseur's guide to this pillar of pop culture. Coming to town for a special concert at the Jube on Saturday.
"07.12.2016 22:59:45" calgaryherald.com Debate over pipeline projects takes centre stage for Assembly of First... GATINEAU, Que. - A First Nations leader from northern Alberta is urging his fellow chiefs to resist buying into the arguments of environmentalists... "We are pro-oilsands. If it wasn't for the oilsands, my people would be in poverty right now," Fort McKay Chief Jim Boucher told the assembly.
"07.12.2016 22:35:25" calgaryherald.com More cattle put into quarantine, but officials 'optimistic' worst is over OTTAWA - The quarantine of cattle in a western Canada bovine tuberculosis outbreak continues to grow, even as no new confirmed cases of the disease... "There is this cautious optimism which exists that we can actually look at the investigation not spreading too far," said Canadian Food Inspection Agency's chief veterinary officer.
"07.12.2016 22:30:21" calgaryherald.com Suing an employer for wrongful dismissal can often trigger the law of... Employees who are tempted to sue their former employers for wrongful dismissal should be wary of making inflammatory claims - often the end result... Think hard before pursuing this legal avenue, and consult a lawyer or two.
"07.12.2016 22:00:49" news.nationalpost.com Head case Sergio Canavero, the 52-year-old Italian surgeon, relishes being described “crazy as a bat.” He hasn't watched television since 1993. He doesn't... Meet Sergio Canavero, the brain behind the world's first head transplant, and, perhaps, the key to everlasting life. #health
"07.12.2016 21:30:21" calgaryherald.com Calgary-based organized crime group dismantled, 111 charges laid Officers with Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams (ALERT) have arrested 10 people and laid 111 charges after a year-long investigation into an... Consider this group no longer organized.
"07.12.2016 21:00:33" Timeline Photos It's a green light for this pipeline project, in Alberta.
"07.12.2016 20:30:32" The Calgary Sun Calgary police will update their latest homicide investigation — a 17-year-old boy whose body was found dumped near Morley. More on this: bit.ly/2h6O6m5
"07.12.2016 20:30:24" calgaryherald.com Carr dials back threat of military response to pipeline protestors The Liberal government is going out of its way to downplay the prospect of violent confrontations at oil pipeline protests. Natural Resources... The Natural Resources Minister says he didn't mean that bit about sending in troops to quell protestors.
"07.12.2016 20:00:30" calgaryherald.com Calgary's Nadine Chyz rides curling hot streak right to provincials For the past couple of years, Nadine Chyz had been knocking on the door. The Calgarian's rink had been right in the mix at bonspiel after bonspiel,... Nadine Chyz is quickly emerging as a force in curling
"07.12.2016 20:00:01" The Calgary Sun Calgary authorities have arrested 10 people and laid more than 100 charges in a sweeping investigation of what they allege is a Calgary based criminal network that stretched into B.C. More on this: bit.ly/2hk8L5f
"07.12.2016 19:50:13" calgaryherald.com TransCanada to proceed with $655M northern Alberta natural gas pipeline TransCanada Corp. says it's moving ahead with a $655-million expansion of its Nova Gas Transmission Ltd. system in northwestern Alberta. The... The company says the Saddle West Expansion Project will add 29 kilometres of pipeline capacity to existing routes, as well as five compressor units, that together will increase the capacity of the system by about 355 million cubic feet per day.
"07.12.2016 19:30:20" calgaryherald.com Calgary Stampeders lead all clubs with nine players named to CFL... TORONTO - The Western Division champion Calgary Stampeders led all CFL teams with nine players named to the league's all-star team on Wednesday. Quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell was the lone unanimous selection in voting by the Football Reporters of Canada and head coaches around the league.
"07.12.2016 19:10:08" calgaryherald.com Calgary-based organized crime group dismantled, 111 charges laid Officers with Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams (ALERT) have arrested 10 people and laid 111 charges after a year-long investigation into an... Police allege 40-year-old Calgary man Timothy Varga was the central figure in a criminal network that extended from Alberta to B.C. and had ties to Manitoba.
"07.12.2016 18:50:13" calgaryherald.com 'I was thinking my life was over': Man sues lab techs after spending 61... On July 4, 2014, Shawnnon Hale sat in a Denver area bar, drinking with a group of friends. Little did he know that day would lead him to file a... A 24-year-old Denver man was charged with felony rape, and spent 61 days in jail because the laboratory technicians had apparently mixed up DNA samples
"07.12.2016 18:45:12" driving.ca First Drive: 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Ford's otherworldly, twin-turbocharged F-150 Raptor is pretty much unstoppable driving.ca: In the same way a Porsche can make you a hero on the track, the #Ford F-150 Raptor makes anyone an instant off-road pro. #autos
"07.12.2016 18:30:23" calgaryherald.com Pot use on rise, as is driving under drug's influence, Ontario survey finds TORONTO - With Ottawa poised to legalize recreational marijuana next year, researchers are keeping a close eye on use of the so-called demon weed,... Last year, 23 per cent of those using marijuana were aged 50 and older — an eight-fold jump since 1977, when just three per cent of users were in that age bracket.
"07.12.2016 18:15:14" calgaryherald.com The race is on to save an Antarctic base before it is swallowed into a... The team has just nine weeks to relocate its operations across the Brunt Ice Shelf before the harsh winter begins, which will make it difficult to... The team has just nine weeks to relocate before the harsh winter begins, which will make it difficult to move the structure amid complete darkness and gale-force winds
"07.12.2016 18:00:58" calgaryherald.com Luke Doucet, Calgary's Corinthian among the artist to participate in... Singer-songwriter Luke Doucet, Calgary electronic act Corinthian and Quebec folk-pop songstress Safia Nolin are among the artists who will be... There is some serious talent in town this winter, thanks to our new National Music Centre,
"07.12.2016 18:00:46" calgaryherald.com Bank of Canada holds key rate at 0.5% as 'significant economic slack'... The Bank of Canada is holding its benchmark interest rate at 0.5 per cent as economic conditions move along largely in line with its expectations. Canada's economy has strengthened, but business investment and exports continue to disappoint, while uncertainty abroad dampens outlook
"07.12.2016 17:58:29" Timeline Photos Would you like to see Theatre Calgary's "A Christmas Carol" this Friday evening (December 9th, 7:30 pm)? Just like this post AND tell us your favorite Christmas character to enter to win; the winner will be contacted tomorrow at noon!
"07.12.2016 17:45:29" calgaryherald.com From Karaoke Trump to Care Bear economics: 7 things we learned from... During the second Conservative Party leadership debate, candidates found themselves agreeing on most issues but straining to rise above the pack In this first test of their bilingual abilities, some of the 14 Conservative leadership candidates did manage to stand out. Others weren't so lucky.
"07.12.2016 17:30:22" calgaryherald.com Thousands of snow geese die after landing in toxic Montana mine pit,... Snow geese migrate in huge, honking flocks, each bird winter-white except for a beak and wingtips smudged black. A single flock may comprise tens... A great flock of snow geese traveling south came upon a small body of water in Butte, Mont. They swirled and landed on the water. However, this was no ordinary pond.
"07.12.2016 17:30:20" How one neurosurgeon will perform the world's first head trans... How one neurosurgeon will perform the world's first head transplant:
"07.12.2016 17:20:56" Calgary Herald's cover photo Gavin Young took this photograph as Ice crystals in the air form sun dogs in the sky over Calgary on a frigid Tuesday December 6, 2016.
"07.12.2016 17:15:15" calgaryherald.com Canada has one of the best education systems in the world, so why can't... The Canadian education system is ranked among the best in the world, with our nation's students coming seventh overall in a new international study... Canada comes seventh in a major ranking of education performance, but math scores continue to stagnate — but is it really time to ditch discovery math or is the problem more one of perception?
"07.12.2016 17:00:54" Timeline Photos Hoorah for Paul Finkleman who's clearly doing all he can to make Calgary a better place.
"07.12.2016 16:50:11" calgaryherald.com Indigenous leaders disappointed with Trudeau's record The PM won applause for new legal protections for indigenous languages but many are frustrated with slow progress on Trudeau's other promises “What do we have to celebrate? The oppression? The poor housing? The high suicides?”
"07.12.2016 16:35:09" calgaryherald.com 'We won't lose Chinatown on our watch': Calgary council stalls highrise... Debate about the future of Chinatown, focusing on a controversial proposal for a highrise tower, continued at City Hall on Tuesday with architects,... “I think that it is a very legitimate thing to say that Chinatown will be altered,” Mayor Naheed Nenshi said Tuesday afternoon. “The question that council has to figure out is, for the better? Or for the worse?”
"07.12.2016 16:15:13" calgaryherald.com Calgary Herald Christmas Fund: Single father grateful to Calgary Food Bank A single father is grateful to the Calgary Food Bank for helping him feed his two growing boys. “And I looked around, my eyes just welled up, and I thought, 'What the hell am I doing here?'”
"07.12.2016 16:00:28" calgaryherald.com The streak continues: Flames come back to down Stars 2-1 Returning to the place he started his National Hockey League coaching career, Glen Gulutzan had no interest in taking a trip down memory lane. As... What started out as a chess match ended in a well-earned victory for Gulutzan's Flames as they improved to 14-13-2 and — wait for it — improved to above .500 for the first time this season. #sports
"07.12.2016 15:37:14" calgaryherald.com After years of turmoil, Alberta hopes new chief medical examiner has the... Law enforcement officials are fretting over delays in Alberta's undermanned medical examiner's office, though the province's justice minister hopes... Dr. Elizabeth Brooks-Lim has been chosen to fill the role at a time when the need for speedy and accurate death investigations has never been greater.
"07.12.2016 15:30:22" calgaryherald.com Yedlin: Energy illiteracy alive and well in Canada The response to last week's approval of two pipeline projects — Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain expansion and Enbridge's Line 3 replacement — has... Deborah Yedlin writes: More Canadians need to understand that sometimes it's about what's good for the country, not a specific province.
"07.12.2016 15:15:10" calgaryherald.com The reviews of Conservative leadership candidates trying to speak French... The debate held in Moncton, N.B., was the first one so far to be explicitly bilingual, with candidates asked questions in both English and French. The 14 (14!) candidates in the Conservative leadership race faced one of their most daunting tasks yet on Tuesday night: speaking French.
"07.12.2016 15:00:28" calgaryherald.com Unidentified victim of Green River Killer may have links to Alberta It's hoped that information and a composite sketch of the teen girl murdered by the U.S's worst serial killer, Gary Ridgway, will finally identify... New forensic technology reveals a possible Alberta connection to this woman, one of the Green River Killer's 49 known victims.
"07.12.2016 14:01:29" calgaryherald.com Africa's west coast has culture, charm: Bustling cities to sleepy... From dizzying Dakar to vibrant Saint-Louis, Senegal pulsates with rich culture, history and charm From dizzying Dakar to vibrant Saint-Louis, Senegal pulsates with rich culture, history and charm. #travel
"07.12.2016 13:01:15" calgaryherald.com How to lose excess weight – diet, exercise or both? Dropping even a few pounds is a good way to ward off chronic disease There are more reasons to lose weight than trying to fit into those skinny jeans relegated to the back of your closet. #health
"07.12.2016 06:00:14" calgaryherald.com Swedish Christmas to light up city church Candlelit brightness is coming to a head this weekend as the Swedish Christmas season kicks off at a Calgary church. The Scandinavian tradition of... A celebration of the return of the light after Winter Solstice and the shortest day of the year, December 21, is now a part of Christmas celebrations.
"07.12.2016 05:40:06" calgaryherald.com Alberta's auto watchdog dismisses CEO amid oversight concerns The beleaguered watchdog for Alberta's auto industry has removed its top executive after an independent review raised concerns about his management... The report also found nearly every appeal filed against the auto council could be traced back to the decisions of one person — the group's top executive. #business
"07.12.2016 05:30:09" calgaryherald.com Chinatown fight continues at city hall Debate about the future of Chinatown, focusing on a controversial proposal for a highrise tower, continued at City Hall on Tuesday with architects,... The majority of speakers urged council not to alter the fabric of one of the oldest communities in Calgary. #news
"07.12.2016 05:05:11" calgaryherald.com Canada needs single protocol for handling concussions, former pro... OTTAWA - Hockey legend Ken Dryden laid down a challenge Tuesday to sports executives in charge of leagues and federations to do more to protect... "It is time for the decision-makers to catch up with the life impact of their sport on their players," hockey legend Ken Dryden challenged sports execs during a keynote speech.
"07.12.2016 04:40:06" calgaryherald.com Unstoppable Calgary volunteer honoured for a lifetime of helping That dedication spanning service to Calgary's wild spaces and destitute made it difficult for the province to resist awarding him for his varied... On Monday, Finkleman was the only Calgarian among six recipients of the 2016 Volunteer Awards handed out at Government House in Edmonton. #news
"07.12.2016 04:15:08" calgaryherald.com Murder in high school love triangle earns life sentence for B.C. woman KAMLOOPS — A British Columbia woman has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for seven years after admitting she directed her... Sikorski pleaded guilty last month to second-degree murder on what was to be the first day of her month-long trial. #news
"07.12.2016 03:50:08" calgaryherald.com Carr dials back military response, says Liberals 'embrace' pipeline dissent The Liberal government is going out of its way to downplay the prospect of violent confrontations at oil pipeline protests. Natural Resources... "Civil disobedience and peaceful protest is very much a part of our history and I should have left it at that," said federal Resources Minister Jim Carr, who set off days of consternation by suggesting “defence forces” might respond to non-peaceful
"07.12.2016 03:05:05" calgaryherald.com Dogs saved by firefighters from burning house started by suspected arsonist During an arson trial Tuesday, it was revealed two dogs were rescued by firefighters from a smoke-filled home during the process of putting out the... The details were released during an ongoing trial. #news
"07.12.2016 02:30:24" calgaryherald.com Flames Notebook: What to do, what to do? Gulutzan makes key lineup... When Glen Gulutzan devised Sunday's lineups, he knew he needed to be strategic about it. Johnny Gaudreau was ready to go and the Calgary Flames... Will the line-up changes made for Anaheim work against the Stars? We'll find out in a few hours.
"07.12.2016 02:00:17" calgaryherald.com Calgary homeless agencies seek help as temperatures plunge Calgary's homeless are in need of a helping hand after an arctic cold front hit the city this weekend. Temperatures will stay in the -20 C range... “Once temperatures get below -10, we actually don't turn anyone away,” said Jordan Hamilton, spokesman for the Calgary Drop-In and Rehab Centre. “The last thing we want is someone dying on the streets.” #news
"07.12.2016 01:59:14" calgaryherald.com Teen murdered over weekend, three in custody, charges pending: police Five people have been taken into custody in connection to a weekend slaying of a teenager, Calgary police revealed Tuesday. Officers responded... Charges are pending against three of the individuals already in custody. #news
"07.12.2016 01:45:09" calgaryherald.com Addictions treatment paramount in wake of carfentanil deaths, says... Alberta has never been in more urgent need of providing improved access to treatment for opioid users, says addictions medicine specialist Dr.... “To me, it points out that we still have carfentanil in the province and I want Albertans to be aware of that, as well as how toxic this particular drug is. Just a small amount can be lethal.” #news
"07.12.2016 01:30:15" calgaryherald.com Murder in high school love triangle earns life sentence for B.C. woman KAMLOOPS — A British Columbia woman has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for seven years after admitting she directed her... Monica Sikorski was 17 when she arranged for a 16-year-old classmate to hide in a stand of trees with a rifle and shoot 22-year-old Tyler Myers once she had lured him into a schoolyard in the fall of 2008.
"07.12.2016 01:00:55" calgaryherald.com Saudi Arabia switches OPEC tack with eye on world's top IPO, but it's... 'Even $60 oil isn't enough to solve all the country's fiscal issues,' Apostolos Bantis, a credit analyst at Commerzbank AG in Dubai, said in an... Why did Saudi Arabia push OPEC to abandon its pump at will policy and try instead to raise oil prices? Look within.
"07.12.2016 00:20:11" calgaryherald.com Alberta growing less attractive for oil and gas investment: Fraser... Alberta is losing ground to Saskatchewan as an attractive place to invest for oil and gas companies, says the latest annual global survey of... The Fraser Institute says energy executives prefer Saskatchewan to Alberta.
"06.12.2016 23:50:07" calgaryherald.com Carfentanil linked to 15 deaths across Alberta, say health officials The deadly opioid carfentanil has killed 15 people across Alberta, 14 of which have occurred in the last two months. Alberta's chief medical... Alberta's chief medical officer, Dr. Karen Grimsrud said they must come up with a plan to battle the lethal concoction, which is roughly 100 times more potent than fentanyl. #news
"06.12.2016 23:43:19" calgaryherald.com Calgary police confirm two scenes connected to homicide investigation Calgary police cordoned off two scenes in Dover and Monterey Park as part of an ongoing homicide investigation. Calgary Police Service was unable... BREAKING NEWS —
"06.12.2016 23:20:06" calgaryherald.com Louisiana sheriff slams reaction to shooting death of Saskatchewan... The man who says he fatally shot CFL player Joe McKnight has been arrested and jailed on a charge of manslaughter. Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand said his officers had deliberately delayed arresting Gasser in order to “let the case mature” to a point where authorities were confident about the charge being brought. #news
"06.12.2016 23:00:30" calgaryherald.com 5 things to do this week in Calgary Naughty… but Nice! Third Time's the Charm; Tuesday, Dec. 6 to Sunday, Dec. 18. At Lunchbox Theatre Forte Musical Theatre Guild's fresh-faced... Lots to do during the weekdays as we move towards the holidays. Here are Swerve's suggestions.
"06.12.2016 23:00:20" calgaryherald.com Alberta NDP says federal pot legalization shouldn't be hurried Alberta's NDP government is warning Ottawa not to rush on marijuana legalization but isn't calling for pending federal legislation to be halted.... Puff, puff ... pass? #news
"06.12.2016 22:50:08" calgaryherald.com 'He's been freed, thank God,' says mother of former Canadian soldier... Michael Kennedy was on his way home to Newfoundland for Christmas was he called his mother last week to say he had been detained in Iraq. A Canadian military veteran who had been detained by Iraqi authorities after spending six months fighting against ISIL has been released, his mother said Tuesday.
"06.12.2016 22:34:47" calgaryherald.com Alberta NDP says federal pot legalization shouldn't be hurried Alberta's NDP government is warning Ottawa not to rush on marijuana legalization but isn't calling for pending federal legislation to be halted. “We need time to consider these things but we need to consider them once we've seen what the feds are doing,” Alberta Justice Minister Kathleen Ganley told reporters hours after Manitoba's premier called on the Trudeau government to postpone marijuana
"06.12.2016 22:30:17" calgaryherald.com Parker: PBA Land Development secures approvals for two new downtown... Real estate developers require confidence, support, solid relationships, deep pockets, and above all — patience. PBA Land has all of them, and... Two rather large hotels in the works for downtown Calgary.
"06.12.2016 22:00:27" calgaryherald.com Vancouver food startup selling cricket bars with cricket shakes to come Three young entrepreneurs are convinced that insect-based protein is shifting in the public's perception from feed to food. Cricket food, as in feeding on crickets, may now be a thing in BC.
"06.12.2016 21:30:21" calgaryherald.com 'Absolutely besotted' Prince Harry diverts flight home 2,700 km to see... Markle was spotted last weekend at a Toronto grocery store, presumably stocking up on supplies before Harry's arrival Sunday night The latest on the lifestyles of the royal and famous.
"06.12.2016 21:15:55" calgaryherald.com Grandfather testifies Ryan Lovett was a well cared for, healthy child... A parade of witnesses testified Tuesday that Tamara Lovett was a caring mother who doted over her son Ryan. “She had an alternative lifestyle, we didn't always agree on matters,” said Donn Lovett, father of Tamara Lovett, but he said his daughter's beliefs, in things like holistic medicine, didn't create conflict between her and his grandson.
"06.12.2016 21:05:08" calgaryherald.com Unidentified victim of Green River Killer may have links to Alberta It's hoped that information and a composite sketch of the teen girl murdered by the U.S's worst serial killer, Gary Ridgway, will finally identify... “There's a family out there wondering what happened to their daughter and sister – it's time for her to have a name and go home."
"06.12.2016 21:00:57" calgaryherald.com Holiday party dressing tips from Suits star Meghan Markle Holiday party dressing doesn't have to mean stepping out in red and green. Take a cue from style star Meghan Markle and opt for sleek separates... Holiday party dressing doesn't have to mean stepping out in red and green. Take a cue from style star Meghan Markle and opt for sleek separates that look chic and modern. #life #fashion
"06.12.2016 20:45:11" calgaryherald.com Hudson's Bay Co looks to cut costs after tough quarter; shares hit... Analysts question whether there is more value to leverage from HBC's valuable real estate portfolio “We do not want to, in the short-term pursuit of (expense) reduction, destroy our competitive advantage over the Internet, which is the service we provide in the stores. Some retailers are in great jeopardy of doing that so they can have a great quarterly
"06.12.2016 20:30:19" calgaryherald.com C-sections evolving bigger babies that can't squeeze through narrower... Philipp Mitteroecker, an anthropologist at the University of Vienna, said women with a particularly narrow pelvis wouldn't have survived childbirth... Cesareans may be keeping women's pelvises from evolving to be wider.
"06.12.2016 20:30:17" calgaryherald.com Families to spend up to $420 more on groceries, restaurants in 2017,... The typical Canadian family will spend up to $420 more on groceries and dining out next year, getting little relief from a recent drop in the cost... Get ready for steep hikes in your grocery bill, though Alberta is forecast to do better than other provinces.
"06.12.2016 20:15:10" driving.ca Driving takes a new road with website redesign Notice anything different here? Of course you do; welcome to the new Driving! New car smell has nothing on driving.ca's new website smell. #autos
"06.12.2016 20:10:10" calgaryherald.com Automotive industry regulator needs an overhaul: report The Alberta Motor Vehicle Industry Council requires a complete overhaul to untangle its purpose and streamline its effectiveness, suggests an... This is a big step forward in restoring faith in the industry and ensuring Albertans get what they pay for,” said McLean in a statement.
"06.12.2016 20:00:56" news.nationalpost.com Olive oil biscotti, with flavours of the season Subtly seasoned with the spices of gingerbread and loaded with dark chocolate, these biscotti also have a distinctly new flavour twist that makes... A holiday cookie with less sugar? Sweet. #life
"06.12.2016 19:40:10" calgaryherald.com Stranger Things' Millie Bobby Brown coming to Calgary Comic and... Child actress Millie Bobby Brown, best known for her touching and effectively creepy turn as Eleven in the Netflix hit Stranger Things, is coming... The 12-year-old actress was announced as a guest of the Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo.
"06.12.2016 19:07:06" calgaryherald.com Written component of Math 30 diploma exam to return in move to boost grades Education Minister David Eggen announced changes to Alberta's math curriculum including a new bursary program for teachers in an effort to improve... “We know that we do need to take steps to strengthen mathematics for our students, and we know parents share our concerns,” Eggen said.
"06.12.2016 18:44:31" calgaryherald.com Uber's official relaunch in Calgary remarkably drama-free The company's second Calgary launch saw Coun. Evan Woolley, a longtime proponent of the rideshare service, step out of a car downtown as Uber... This time around, there were no bylaw officers threatening thousands of dollars in fines, no multimillionaire first passenger, and no accusations from city councillors of bullying.
"06.12.2016 17:48:04" calgaryherald.com Defence witnesses testify Tamara Lovett was an attentive mother The defence is continuing to argue its case today and is expected to call a number of witnesses at the trial of a woman who treated her son with... The defence is calling character witnesses this morning. We are providing updates from the trial:
"06.12.2016 17:20:10" calgaryherald.com Man charged with manslaughter over shooting death of Roughriders running... The man who says he fatally shot CFL player Joe McKnight has been arrested and jailed on a charge of manslaughter. When deputies arrived, the sheriff said Gasser handed them his gun and confessed to killing McKnight, who played running back for the Saskatchewan Roughriders last season.
"06.12.2016 17:00:31" calgaryherald.com Saudi Arabia switches OPEC tack with eye on world's top IPO, but it's... 'Even $60 oil isn't enough to solve all the country's fiscal issues,' Apostolos Bantis, a credit analyst at Commerzbank AG in Dubai, said in an... “For the Saudis, success would look like oil prices where they are now or a bit higher,” said Robin Mills, chief executive of Dubai-based consultant Qamar Energy.
"06.12.2016 16:45:12" calgaryherald.com Calgary Herald Christmas Fund 2016: Outdoor network enriches us all Like the Calgary Herald's Christmas Fund and the agencies it supports, our outdoor spaces are proof that the generosity of Calgarians can and does... Myrna Dube writes: Calgarians generosity is tied to something bigger than the economy and the season. It's tied to a confident belief that by giving they can make our city better and healthier. And they do.
"06.12.2016 16:30:23" calgaryherald.com Al Gore meets with Ivanka Trump to discuss climate change — and Donald... Said Gore, 'The bulk of the time was with the president-elect, Donald Trump. I found it an extremely interesting conversation, and to be continued... “I had a lengthy and very productive session with the president-elect. It was a sincere search for areas of common ground,” said Gore.
"06.12.2016 16:30:22" driving.ca Your Corner Wrench: What to do when your car burns oil Oil consumption can be a very expensive symptom to correct driving.ca: If any engine burns enough oil to require a top-up between service intervals, it's likely a problem. #autos
"06.12.2016 16:15:13" calgaryherald.com Jimmy Kimmel to host Academy Awards NEW YORK — The Oscars finally have a host: Jimmy Kimmel will emcee the 89th Academy Awards. “This is not a prank. And if it is, my revenge on the academy will be terrible and sweet.”
"06.12.2016 16:03:45" Wildrose Leader denounces "Trump-style hate politics" in Alberta Wildrose Leader Brian Jean has denounced what the NDP branded "Trump-style hate politics" in Alberta.
"06.12.2016 16:00:35" calgaryherald.com Families to spend up to $420 more on groceries, restaurants in 2017,... TORONTO - The typical Canadian family will spend up to $420 more on groceries and dining out next year, getting little relief from a recent drop in... A study by researchers at Dalhousie University estimates food inflation will increase in 2017, driven by a falling loonie and Trump's first year in the White House.
"06.12.2016 15:48:58" Calgary Herald's cover photo Gavin Young took this photograph of volunteer Tim Edwards flooding the outdoor rink behind the North Hill Curling Club in Crescent Heights on Monday December 5, 2016.
"06.12.2016 15:45:12" calgaryherald.com Ban Donald Trump and save breakfast cartoon characters: Notable... Among the fringier suggestions, a ban on dog fur coats and a mandatory 'morning of silence' on Remembrance Day While Canada slept, our Senate was drawing up a bill to ban the Kool-Aid Man.
"06.12.2016 15:33:57" calgaryherald.com 'Astonishing' hope for infertile women after cancer drug found to make... Although the eggs are in an immature state, the scientists are trying to discover how they were created, then work out a way to bring them to maturity This looks promising for treating infertility but it's a very small study.
"06.12.2016 15:30:23" calgaryherald.com Sarah McLachlan on family, love and the new Christmas album she made on... TORONTO - It wasn't until the pressure for new material started to loom that Sarah McLachlan thought about recording a second Christmas album. McLachlan has a soft spot for the aura of Christmastime.
"06.12.2016 15:16:15" Timeline Photos Check out our cold weather map, and read about how some community groups are seeing a silver lining in this week's deep freeze: http://calgaryherald.com/news/local-news/blast-of-cold-weather-finally-provides-good-news-for-outdoor-rinks
"06.12.2016 15:00:37" calgaryherald.com Alberta growing less attractive for oil and gas investment: report Alberta is losing ground to Saskatchewan as an attractive place to invest for oil and gas companies, says the latest annual global survey of... Alberta earned low marks for regulatory duplication and inconsistencies, high taxation and uncertain environmental regulations, the report said.
"06.12.2016 14:41:43" calgaryherald.com Calgary homeless agencies seek help as temperatures plunge Calgary's homeless are in need of a helping hand after an arctic cold front hit the city this weekend. Temperatures will stay in the -20 C range... Temperatures will stay in the -20 C range for the next week, and local homeless support groups are asking Calgarians to dig deep to help get homeless people off the street and out of the cold.
"06.12.2016 14:30:35" calgaryherald.com Eric Francis: Wrestling adventures call to Canada's Erica Wiebe She doesn't have a fancy wrestling name yet, nor has she thought much about the type of animated shtick required for the gig. But Erica Wiebe is... “I'd be interested to see how I can shift the conversation around what it is to be feminine, what it is to be an athlete and that negotiation I have as an elite athlete and taking it to a broader audience. So there are many reasons why I'd be interested
"06.12.2016 14:01:17" calgaryherald.com Foreign investors continue to gobble up Canadian commercial real estate:... For the year, there has been $27.4 billion worth of investment activity, a pace that would take the country to $35 billion and a new annual record CBRE Canada said foreign capital continues to be a driver of the market with $3 billion coming in from abroad to buy commercial property in the third quarter — 90 per cent of the amount directed at hotels.
"06.12.2016 13:30:32" calgaryherald.com Christie Blatchford: Justice of the Peace ignored law in banning... It pales to what allegedly happened to the young doctor, but it matters still: Justices of the peace as all lawyers are, are supposed to guard the... Quamina apparently chuckled, and Schabas said, “I see laughter and chuckles. This is a serious matter when a lawyer asks a court for a publication ban … I'm troubled that the defence and the Crown and the courts did not turn your minds” to any of this,
"06.12.2016 13:00:52" calgaryherald.com A by-the-numbers look at Statistics Canada's latest study on youth... OTTAWA - A new study from Statistics Canada says young people have seen their job quality decline over the last four decades, even as the... Some highlights from the report:
"06.12.2016 06:00:32" calgaryherald.com Legendary streetwear designer Nigo talks UNIQLO, UT What do Kanye West, Cara Delevigne and Japanese retailer UNIQLO have in common? One word (or person, really): Nigo What do Kanye West, Cara Delevigne and Japanese retailer UNIQLO have in common? Nigo. #life
"06.12.2016 05:30:20" calgaryherald.com Fighting for the 'right to try': Terminally ill Canadians want legal... More than 30 U.S. states have right-to-try laws. Now, the movement appears to be picking up steam in Canada. 'I'm going to die anyway,' said one... "We have the law that allows us to kill ourselves. We just don't have the law to do something else." #health
"06.12.2016 05:00:32" calgaryherald.com 'Gravy as the main dish? Yes, please': From a vegan cook, gravy for the... Using beans and mushrooms, gravy can go from condiment to centrepiece at the holiday table From a vegan cook, gravy for the holidays and beyond. #life
"06.12.2016 04:40:07" calgaryherald.com Drive to these rustic lodges: Four of the best 'front country' lodges Fortunately, if your time, energy, budget or backcountry knowhow is at minimal level, driving to many of the best lodges on both sides of the... Four of the best 'front country' lodges in the Rockies. #travel
"06.12.2016 04:20:10" calgaryherald.com Families of Flight MH370 victims offer reward for debris Anyone who finds a piece of debris from a Malaysia Airlines plane that is believed to have crashed in the southern Indian Ocean in 2014 could... "The more debris we find, the easier it will be to find where the crash happened," said Ghislain Wattrelos, a Frenchman who lost his wife and two of his three children when the plane deviated from its flight path from Malaysia to Beijing and vanished on
"06.12.2016 04:00:30" calgaryherald.com California police chief defends creating fake news to protect witnesses... 'We had a moral and legal obligation to go in and save those people before they got shot and killed' “It was a moral and ethical decision, and I stand by it,” Martin told the Associated Press. “I am keenly aware and sensitive to the community and the media. I also had 21 bodies lying in the city in the last 15 months.”
"06.12.2016 03:40:10" calgaryherald.com Rachel Notley promotes economic benefits of Kinder Morgan pipeline Notley is in B.C. for two days of meetings to try and bolster support for the Trans Mountain project, which will twin an existing pipeline to allow... Notley argued that Alberta's oil accounts for 20 per cent of Canada's annual exports, and yet the economy “is put in a straitjacket” because the main buyer is the United States, which will only pay two-thirds of market value. Expanding the Trans Mountain
"06.12.2016 03:20:09" calgaryherald.com Following 'unprecedented engagement', council debates Chinatown plan At nearly half-a-million dollars, it may go down in city hall history as one of the most expensive, and extensive, public engagements for a single... Woo-Paw said the city's consultation was deeply flawed and the results don't represent the views of Chinatown residents. “The rigour and integrity of the engagement process is questionable,” she said.
"06.12.2016 03:00:14" calgaryherald.com Varcoe: Alberta gives $500M carrot to kick-start petrochemical projects How much is a good job worth? To an average Albertan who needs a paycheque, it may be priceless. To the province of Alberta, though, it's a much... There's little dispute both plants would provide a much-needed shot in the arm for construction in Alberta as oilsands spending slows. Combined, the two developments would create an estimated 3,700 to 4,200 positions during the building phase.
"06.12.2016 02:40:05" calgaryherald.com Former Calgary police officer wants name taken off sex offender registry Seven years after being put on the sex offender registry after his conviction for possessing child pornography, former Calgary police officer Steve... He was put on the registry, which is available to police services nation-wide, for 10 years after pleading guilty in 2009 to possession of child pornography.
"06.12.2016 02:20:10" calgaryherald.com Blast of cold weather finally provides good news for outdoor rinks With the arrival of temperatures dipping into the minus twenties, Calgarians are finding a firmer footing as the hoses come out to flood outdoor... “Last year was pretty much a wash-out – we had two months of ice,” said Bonnie Treavor of the Canyon Meadows Community Association, which boasts two hockey rinks, plus one for pleasure.
"06.12.2016 02:00:18" calgaryherald.com Braid: 'Lock-her-up' chant shows post-fact mood of Alberta politics Chanting aside, Premier Rachel Notley faces constant allegations that she's against jobs and pipelines. The trouble is that there's no nuance, no middle ground. We seem to be heading into the dark American world where truth is defined by the intensity of anger and emotion, not by fact.
"06.12.2016 01:45:00" canada.com Metallica Contest | Canada.com Enter for your chance to win to see Metallica live at a future North American 2017 tour concert date! Enter for your chance to see Metallica live at a future North American 2017 tour concert date!
"06.12.2016 01:40:08" calgaryherald.com Scary winter scooter ride fuels outpouring of generosity Desperate times call for desperate measures — and riding a scooter down the QEII highway in the middle of a blizzard certainly qualifies. “We knew right away we had to help,” said Automaxx general manager Chris Thin, who donated the 2010 Dodge Charger SXT AWD.
"06.12.2016 01:20:13" calgaryherald.com Alberta member of Creep Catchers charged with criminal harassment, mischief A member of a vigilante group has been charged with criminal harassment and mischief in an incident in central Alberta. Chief Lorn Blumhagen of... The alleged victim was approached by a man wearing a hoodie who put a cellphone in his face and said he was being recorded and was busted by Creep Catchers.
"06.12.2016 01:00:17" calgaryherald.com Defence opens its case at the trial of Calgary mom Tamara Lovett Often wiping away tears, Calgary mom Tamara Lovett conceded Monday she failed in caring for her dead son. “I never thought he would have anything I couldn't treat, I never thought he would do anything but get better.”
"06.12.2016 00:40:07" calgaryherald.com Suncor cleared in $1.3-billion tax dispute Suncor Energy Inc. says it resolved a $1.3-billion tax dispute with the Canada Revenue Agency with no new charges or penalties against the company. The dispute traces back to early 2013, when the federal agency challenged Suncor's accounting of certain losses it incurred six years earlier.
"06.12.2016 00:20:05" calgaryherald.com Man rescued by helicopter after rollover in B.C. One man is in serious condition after rolling his vehicle between Golden and Field. The single-vehicle incident happened near the Ottertail River bridge and the Trans-Canada Highway. The 24-year-old male was the only occupant of the vehicle.
"06.12.2016 00:00:21" calgaryherald.com Precision Drilling hikes spending in another signal of growth in the... Calgary-based Precision Drilling Corp. said Monday it would spend $90 million in Canada and the United States in 2017, up dramatically from this... Canada's largest driller will increase spending in North America next year by more than 60 per cent in another sign of recovery in the oilpatch after two years of cuts and layoffs across the industry.
"05.12.2016 23:30:21" calgaryherald.com 5 things to do this week in Calgary Naughty… but Nice! Third Time's the Charm; Tuesday, Dec. 6 to Sunday, Dec. 18. At Lunchbox Theatre Forte Musical Theatre Guild's fresh-faced... Looking for something to do this week? Swerve has five suggestions:
"05.12.2016 23:10:21" calgaryherald.com Carfentanil linked to 15 deaths across Alberta, say health officials The deadly opioid carfentanil has killed 15 people across Alberta, 14 of which have occurred in the last two months. Alberta's chief medical... "Even the smallest trace can be lethal,” Alberta's chief medical officer, Dr. Karen Grimsrud, warned Monday.
"05.12.2016 23:00:20" calgaryherald.com Aussie think tank delivers carbon tax warning from Down Under Chris Berg discusses Australia's carbon tax experience just weeks before Alberta's so-called Climate Action Plan comes into force. Ultimately, Berg said, it was individual taxpayers and smaller businesses facing the trickle down effect of the carbon tax who shouldered the brunt of the financial burden, with little to no impact on global climate change.
"05.12.2016 22:30:12" calgaryherald.com Four children found their parents dead in southwest Calgary home Two people dead from what police believe were drug overdoses were found by their four children. Hatchette said the children who found their parents Saturday are safe and that the appropriate agencies have been notified. The victims were both in their 30s.
"05.12.2016 22:00:20" calgaryherald.com Jason Kenney skips PC leadership meeting, party president 'very... The Progressive Conservative party and leadership candidate Jason Kenney are at odds again — this time over a skipped meeting. "One candidate drove through a blizzard to be at the meeting," said O'Neill, who noted that she and party returning officer Rob Dunseith had rearranged their schedules.
"05.12.2016 21:30:20" calgaryherald.com Edmonton dog breeding operation shut down after complaints of "inhumane"... A man and woman are charged after dogs at a local breeding operation were found suffering in horrific conditions, says the Edmonton... “In my six years as an animal protection officer with EHS, this was the highest density of dogs I have witnessed being kept in kennels, living in their own urine and feces,” said peace officer B. Grey.
"05.12.2016 21:30:18" calgaryherald.com Food in North often expired — even at high prices and with subsidy, good... Tracey Galloway of the University of Toronto, whose findings are to be published later this month, says the Nutrition North program should include... The idea was to reduce food prices in the north via federal subsidies. It isn't working says this researcher.
"05.12.2016 21:00:35" calgaryherald.com Alec Baldwin will stop his Donald Trump impression for Saturday Night... The show aired a sketch hammering Trump for spending his time tweeting instead of preparing to govern. Trump lashed out at SNL on Twitter before... Can you recall any other time when a parody received such immediate attention from a top political leader?
"05.12.2016 20:30:20" calgaryherald.com Review: Lunchbox Theatre's A Wonderful Life a great surprise Wonderful surprises can come in small packages. This is certainly the case with Lunchbox Theatre's holiday production of Joe Landry's adaptation of... The director edits the story from the Capra film to 55 minutes and sets it as a live 1940s radio show ... but Louis Hobson says it works well.
"05.12.2016 20:25:12" business.financialpost.com Midas Letter: Trumpenomics to avoid Canada, to remain competitive, has only one choice: cut taxes and emulate U.S. policy to offset as much as possible the financial hit to exported... Time to get out of any Canadian company that needs U.S. markets to succeed #business
"05.12.2016 19:47:31" calgaryherald.com Alberta announces $500 million in royalty credits for two petrochemical... The province's Energy Minister Marg McCuaig-Boyd announced subsidies for two petrochemical plants on Monday aimed at diversifying the province's... Alberta's government will hand out $500 million worth of royalty credits to two pipeline companies planning to build propane-processing plants in Alberta. #business
"05.12.2016 19:35:06" calgaryherald.com Second Cup signs deal for $8-million loan following review of strategic... The Second Cup Ltd. has signed a deal for a four-year, $8-million secured term loan from an affiliate of Serruya Private Equity following a review... This coffee store chain is facing challenges.
"05.12.2016 19:00:30" calgaryherald.com Federal government overpaid more than 20,000 public servants The malfunctioning Phoenix pay system that left thousands of Canada's public servants unpaid has also doled out millions of dollars in overpayments... A letter sent to MPs on the government operations committee says a total of 20,600 public servants had received overpayments of more than $56 million by mid-October.
"05.12.2016 18:45:46" calgaryherald.com Video of breadwinner cruising down QEII on scooter in blizzard goes viral Caught on camera Sunday by Calgary realtor Kim Star in a 26-second video that's since gone viral, the scooter pilot can be seen putting both feet... Desperate times call for desperate measures — and riding a scooter down the QEII highway in the middle of a blizzard certainly qualifies.
"05.12.2016 18:40:17" calgaryherald.com Amazon testing retail store that eliminates checkout line, charges... Amazon.com Inc. unveiled technology that will let shoppers grab groceries without having to scan and pay for them — in one stroke eliminating the... The technology will track what items shoppers pick up or even return to the shelves and add them to a virtual shopping cart in real time
"05.12.2016 18:30:34" calgaryherald.com Police say man who fired assault rifle at pizzeria wanted to... 'This was our worst fear,' the owner said, 'that someone would read all this and come to the block with a gun. And today it happened' The man told police he had come to the restaurant to “self-investigate” a false election-related conspiracy theory involving Hillary Clinton that spread online during her presidential campaign.
"05.12.2016 18:10:16" calgaryherald.com 5 places to catch Christmas lights displays this year Here are five places to take in the colourful events this month in Calgary. With the belated arrival of winter snow and fewer than three weeks left until Christmas, it might be time to take an excursion to a local holiday lights display.
"05.12.2016 17:50:14" calgaryherald.com Tory leadership hopeful Chris Alexander mentions Rachel Notley at speech... As they chanted the refrain that became popular during president-elect Donald Trump's campaign, Alexander smiled. He later said he thinks the chant... Federal Conservative leadership hopeful Chris Alexander says he didn't stop a crowd calling for Alberta Premier Rachel Notley to be locked up because politicians need to listen to constituents.
"05.12.2016 17:43:02" calgaryherald.com Calgary mom who treated her son with holistic remedies takes stand in... The defence is arguing its case today at the trial of a woman who treated her son with dandelion tea and oil of oregano before he died of a strep... Postmedia reporter Kevin Martin is reporting live from the trial as Tamara Lovett testifies in her own defence.
"05.12.2016 17:30:27" calgaryherald.com Public servant steals nearly $1 million in computer parts, sells them on... A former federal public servant who stole nearly $1 million in computer parts from the Department of National Defence and sold some of them on the... “When questioned by his supervisors about this, Mr. Heggaton provided some nonsensical explanations."
"05.12.2016 17:10:19" calgaryherald.com 5 things about Calgary's Chinatown As Calgary's city council is poised to debate the future of development in Chinatown on Monday, Postmedia's Anna Brooks looks back at the history of Calgary's community.
"05.12.2016 16:50:17" calgaryherald.com Fine increases pushed Victims of Crime Fund to $55-million surplus,... Cash flowing into the fund has surged in recent years, ever since the province increased fines for traffic offences, which are funnelled into the a... A $55-million surplus burning a hole in the pocket of Alberta's Victims of Crime Fund has triggered a complete program overhaul.
"05.12.2016 16:45:11" driving.ca Mastering the not-so-festive dance of Christmas mall parking No one likes to be there, but these tips can make finding a spot a bit more tolerable for everyone driving.ca: Still need to hit the mall to knock off the rest of your Christmas shopping? Good luck. We mean it. #autos
"05.12.2016 16:31:48" Calgary Herald's cover photo Mike Drew took this photograph of skaters on the ice at Olympic Plaza despite the cold and snow in Calgary on Sunday.
"05.12.2016 16:30:23" calgaryherald.com Energy East still needed despite approval for western pipelines: N.B.... FREDERICTON - New Brunswick's premier says there's still a strong need for the proposed Energy East pipeline despite the federal government's... "One way to potentially interpret this is that the Trudeau government has shown that they're willing to approve projects that will get our resources to market," Brian Gallant said.
"05.12.2016 16:10:13" calgaryherald.com Francis: Flames star Johnny Gaudreau didn't miss a beat on his return Johnny Oven Mitts is back. And his first order of business was serving up a healthy dish of humble pie to an Anaheim Ducks squad finally on the... Sporting a beefed up pair of Warrior gloves doctored up by Flames equipment manager Mark DePasquale, Johnny Gaudreau returned to the lineup with his best game of the season.
"05.12.2016 15:50:11" calgaryherald.com Defence begins in trial for Calgary mom who treated son with holistic... CALGARY - The defence is to begin arguing its case today at the trial of a woman who treated her son with dandelion tea and oil of oregano before... Tamara Lovett's trial is entering its second week in a Calgary courtroom.
"05.12.2016 15:35:07" calgaryherald.com Temperatures plunge after snowy weekend in Calgary and southern Alberta A cold front took up residence in Alberta overnight, and is expected to stay awhile, along with gusty winds and “dive-bombing temperatures.” “We're... Temperatures are expected to dip to about -20 C throughout the week.
"05.12.2016 15:25:07" calgaryherald.com Francis: Flames star Johnny Gaudreau didn't miss a beat on his return Johnny Oven Mitts is back. And his first order of business was serving up a healthy dish of humble pie to an Anaheim Ducks squad finally on the... The Flames, and Gaudreau, definitely rose to the occasion agains the Ducks.
"05.12.2016 15:19:04" calgaryherald.com Match Game: Match the musician to their memoir Robbie Robertson was likely way overdue for his. See if you can match some other recent memoirs to their famous writers. Try this Swerve Calgary game: Match the musician to their memoir: http://ow.ly/DEVu306P6Oe #yyc
"05.12.2016 15:16:23" calgaryherald.com Calgary Herald Christmas Fund 2016: Peers help peers with mental health The peer navigators at Calgary Mental Health Association — Calgary Region helps people figure out the mental-health system and advocate for their... Today's Herald Christmas Fund profile looks at an approach to mental health problems that makes so much sense.
"05.12.2016 14:30:45" calgaryherald.com Optimism is still the order of the day, but the Trump trade is getting... The Trump trade is beginning to look pretty crowded. And that should get any self-respecting contrarian taking a hard look at the assumptions... First, there is the minor issue that Trump has not enacted any policies yet, nor has he been clear which policies he will enact or what they will look like.
"05.12.2016 14:01:10" calgaryherald.com New Zealand stunned as popular prime minister resigns after eight years:... Speaking in a shaking voice, John Key said he had made personal sacrifices for the job and the role had taken a toll on his family Key said that steering the country of 4.7 million through the economic crisis of 2008 and on to relative economic success was a proud accomplishment. He also talked about the importance of standing beside the people of Christchurch after an earthquake in
"05.12.2016 13:30:35" calgaryherald.com Gary Bettman, NHL maintain baffling opposition to OIympics — a global... Scott Stinson: Having the best players play in the best version of the game is a clear advertisement for the merits of the world's best hockey league Bettman can roll his eyes at the prospect of Olympic hockey being broadcast at odd times in North America because of the time difference with Pyeongchang, but the interest in Olympic hockey swelled in Sochi 2014, which was hardly time-zone friendly.
"05.12.2016 13:01:03" calgaryherald.com Italian Premier Matteo Renzi resigns after acknowledging defeat in... Renzi conceded defeat after exit polls showed his proposal losing by a margin of about 60 per cent to 40 per cent in Sunday's referendum “Good luck to us all,” Renzi told reporters after saying he would tell a Cabinet meeting Monday afternoon he is resigning.
"05.12.2016 06:00:43" calgaryherald.com Edible balloons, frozen treats: Ice Cream Museum is coolest Move over, Willy Wonka. A temporary museum dedicated to all things ice cream is treating visitors to edible balloons, a Chocolate Chamber, a "swim"... The biggest attraction is a large pool filled with 11,000 pounds of confetti-colored sprinkles.
"05.12.2016 05:30:12" calgaryherald.com Camera hidden in shower films seven men at U of A hospital gym The notice posted on the men's and women's change rooms in the Pulse Generator gym said someone discovered the unlawfully placed camera in the... One person was arrested after a surreptitiously placed camera recorded seven men individually showering in a stall of an employee gym at the University of Alberta Hospital, according to signs posted in the gym.
"05.12.2016 05:00:22" calgaryherald.com Canadian veteran fighting ISIL has been arrested in Iraq, his mother... Michael Kennedy, 32, was on his to Sulaymaniyah, trying to make it home to Newfoundland for Christmas, when he was taken into custody by Iraqi... “He decided to go over there in June. He decided to go fight ISIS after reading about what those Kurdish people were going through,” his mother said. “Michael decided to do this as sort of a humanitarian thing.”
"05.12.2016 04:30:17" calgaryherald.com 'Russia isn't a threat': As Canada prepares to send troops to Latvia,... Canada will deploy 450 soldiers to Latvia early next year, a show of force that's part of a NATO effort to deter a repeat of Russia's 2014 invasion... Two years after pro-Russia militias sparked a civil war in eastern Ukraine, NATO worries Russia will provoke another “hybrid war” by revving up the region's angry, disenfranchised ethnic Russians — people like Krasnopercev.
"05.12.2016 04:00:22" calgaryherald.com Solving the legacy of indigenous sexual abuse: think globally, act... Fred Kejick Thomas remembers the exact day — April 14, 2005 — when he confronted the uncle who had sexually molested him out on a trap line when he... Part of the solution might lie in restorative justice, an approach based on the traditional practices of indigenous cultures, he said. Prison offers only temporary relief; offenders get released and come home, and victims are traumatized all over again.
"05.12.2016 03:30:16" calgaryherald.com Dumbbells, steroids and military plans: Inside an ISIL training centre... The learning aids highlight the mix of guerrilla and conventional warfare tactics - combined with religious indoctrination - that make the group... “This was an initial step for new recruits,” said Brig. Gen. Haider al-Obaidi, a commander with the Iraqi counterterrorism troops that retook the camp and interviewed residents in the area. “We think they were mostly Iraqi, with some foreigners. They were
"05.12.2016 03:00:19" calgaryherald.com 5 places to catch Christmas lights displays this year With the belated arrival of winter snow and less than three weeks left until Christmas, it might be time to take an excursion to a local holiday... If you were looking to catch light displays now that it's beginning to feel like Christmas, Calgary has some great options for you.
"05.12.2016 02:30:12" calgaryherald.com Council set to debate the future of cycle track network The future of Calgary's cycle track network faces heated debate in the coming weeks, with some councillors calling for its expansion, while others... Coun. Shane Keating, who is also on the Standing Policy Committee on Transportation, said the bike lanes should stay, but he doesn't see the need to spend “hundreds of thousands of dollars” on additional, permanent safety features.
"05.12.2016 02:00:14" calgaryherald.com Standing Rock protesters celebrate as federal government blocks current... 'Although we have had continuing discussion and exchanges of new information with the Standing Rock Sioux and Dakota Access, it's clear that... Miles Allard, a member of the Standing Rock Sioux, said he was pleased but remained cautious, saying, “We don't know what Trump is going to do.”
"05.12.2016 01:30:09" calgaryherald.com Calgary Jewish Federation say Green Party resolution places blame on Israel The Calgary Jewish Federation is calling a resolution passed by the federal Green Party at a Calgary gathering “biased and discriminatory." In a statement on the resolution, the Green Party said they are against the boycott of Israel and oppose “military or insurgency strategies” to end the conflict, but would like to see restrictions put on goods made in Israel coming into Canada.
"05.12.2016 01:00:14" calgaryherald.com Heartbroken family set to leave Calgary without baby son's stolen ashes It's been a traumatic weekend for a Medicine Hat family, who will be going back home heartbroken after their baby's ashes stolen over the weekend... “It was emotional for sure,” she said. “But it was nice to connect with other parents — they can fully understand what we're going through. I think we're going to come up for this every Christmas and do this in memory of Hunter.”
"05.12.2016 00:30:21" calgaryherald.com Vancouver mayor's national profile on the rise in pipeline debate While a litany of local politicians, First Nations and environmental groups have come out in opposition to Trans Mountain, some observers predict... Coun. Geoff Meggs, a political ally, described the mayor as uniquely placed to have an impact on the Trans Mountain dispute. He has a good relationship with Ottawa, Meggs said, and his background as a New Democrat may be an advantage when interacting with
"05.12.2016 00:00:14" calgaryherald.com Tory leadership hopeful Chris Alexander mentions Rachel Notley at speech... As they chanted the refrain that became popular during president-elect Donald Trump's campaign, Alexander smiled. He later said he thinks the chant... At no point in the video does Alexander stop the protesters or say anything about their chant.
"04.12.2016 23:30:11" calgaryherald.com Six things to know about the bovine TB outbreak: CFIA's chief veterinary... OTTAWA - More than 22,000 cattle at farms in Alberta and Saskatchewan are quarantined due to bovine tuberculosis, causing hardship for ranchers and... What is the source of bovine TB, what are the trade implications in the beef industry, and more questions (and answers).
"04.12.2016 23:00:16" calgaryherald.com 5 things about Calgary's Chinatown As Calgary's city council is poised to debate the future of development in Chinatown Monday, Postmedia's Anna Brooks looks back at the history of... From discrimination to George Ho Lem to the location itself, there's been a lot of history and change in Calgary's Chinatown.
"04.12.2016 22:30:12" calgaryherald.com Calgary athlete smashes world record for fastest treadmill run Calgary ultra-runner Jacob Puzey sprinted his way to victory last week, breaking the world record for the fastest 50-mile run on a treadmill. “I got to have the best of any race experience all concentrated in one place,” he said. “A huge part was the positive energy that came from the crowd. People I hadn't seen in decades came — everyone was cheering and high-fiving.”
"04.12.2016 22:00:23" calgaryherald.com Federal subsidy failing to keep northern food healthy, affordable: study A researcher has found that a federal subsidy intended to reduce astronomical food prices for northern families has resulted in stale-dated,... Grapes were recently selling in Nunavut for more than $28 a kilogram.
"04.12.2016 21:30:16" calgaryherald.com Lethbridge first responders save 19-year-old after fentanyl overdose Police officers and paramedics in Lethbridge resuscitated a 19-year-old Saturday night who was unconscious after a fentanyl overdose. Lethbridge... “There is no safe amount and in fact a dosage equivalent to just two grains of salt can be fatal.”
"04.12.2016 21:00:24" calgaryherald.com How a $34M dinosaur museum in northern Alberta went from big awards to... Alberta's $34-million Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum opened with lineups, a motorcycle ride led by Dan Aykroyd and a gala featuring blues singer... Opened in September 2015, the Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum garnered world accolades. It's now on a shoestring budget with an accounting student at the helm
"04.12.2016 20:30:34" calgaryherald.com Office design, economic setbacks spur jump in corporate art collection... CALGARY - When Xerox Canada moved its Toronto headquarters into a 33,500-square-foot building in North York in August, it just couldn't find a... The slow economy, especially in Western Canada, is a factor for some corporate art sellers, but a bigger influence is the trend toward open concept office design.
"04.12.2016 20:00:30" calgaryherald.com A man punched a crying baby boy so hard he died, California police say,... Kenneth Johnson had confessed that he punched a 14-month-old in the stomach after becoming frustrated over the child's crying, police said A person's confession is not enough, according to the statement.
"04.12.2016 19:38:30" calgaryherald.com He's baaaack: Flames star winger Gaudreau returns vs. Ducks The Calgary Flames received an early holiday gift on Sunday morning. Like, really early. Nineteen days after breaking his pinky finger after... Nineteen days after breaking his pinky finger after absorbing a slash from Eric Staal in a 1-0 win at Minnesota, Johnny Gaudreau is returning to the lineup.
"04.12.2016 19:00:26" calgaryherald.com 'Long live Fidel!' Castro's ashes buried in private after broadcast... Raul Castro announced Cuba would prohibit the naming of streets and monuments after Fidel in keeping with the former leader's desire to avoid a... The decision to hold a private ceremony came the morning after Castro's brother, President Raul Castro, announced that Cuba would prohibit the naming of streets and monuments after the former leader, and bar the construction of statues of the former
"04.12.2016 18:00:23" calgaryherald.com Gallery: Flames show off SuperSkills Fans of the Calgary Flames cheered on their favourite players as they competed in tests of speed, accuracy and skill during the Flames SuperSkills... Check out these photos of your favourite players:
"04.12.2016 17:00:33" calgaryherald.com Trump threatens payback for US companies that move abroad WASHINGTON - President-elect Donald Trump is threatening heavy taxes as retribution for U.S. companies that move their business operations overseas... Trump tweets "there will be a tax on our soon to be strong border of 35 per cent for these companies wanting to sell their product, cars, A.C. units, etc., back across the border."
"04.12.2016 16:00:29" calgaryherald.com Boisterous rally at the legislature calls on Rachel Notley to scrap the... Those who showed up for the chilly protest put on a lively display of signs and made plenty noise for the dozen or so speakers who took the podium. Several who took the microphone called for a referendum to be held on the carbon tax.
"04.12.2016 15:28:41" calgaryherald.com Snowfall warning issued for Calgary A snowfall warning has been issued for Calgary and surrounding areas Sunday morning. Environment Canada says a heavy band of snow developed from... “Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow. If visibility is reduced while driving, slow down, watch for tail lights ahead and be prepared to stop.”
"04.12.2016 15:00:39" calgaryherald.com Be the office hero: six fresh ideas to turn Christmas party on its head Do you feign illness with the impending arrival of the company Christmas party? Or maybe your firm is the sort that doles out $20 gift cards during... Say goodbye to rubber chicken dinners and photocopier pranks with these six alternatives.
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"04.12.2016 14:00:44" calgaryherald.com NHL players will not agree to league's terms for participation in 2018... The NHL said it would agree to release players for the next Olympics if the players would add three years to the current CBA Fehr said there was no appetite among players to extend the agreement for nine more seasons (including this one) in what would effectively be the career lifespan of most current players.
"04.12.2016 13:00:32" calgaryherald.com Alberta author David A. Poulsen explores dark historical terrain with... Given the author and book in question — Calgary native David A. Poulsen's young adult novel And Then the Sky Exploded — the locale for the late... It was Japanese appreciation of Numbers, his 2011 book about a teenager who realizes his favourite teacher is a Holocaust denier, that directly set the new novel into motion.
"04.12.2016 06:00:22" calgaryherald.com Expert who called Beethoven score in $330K auction fake tried to buy it... The sheet music is thought to have been completed in 1817 and bears an inscription stating that it was 'composed and written by Beethoven himself' Now it has emerged that one of the two experts who refused to authenticate the score later tried to persuade the owner to part with it for just $1,275, less than 1 per cent of the value put on it by Sotheby's.
"04.12.2016 05:30:21" calgaryherald.com Canadian-American architect Frank Gehry 'very worried' about Donald Trump 'I remember in 1937 and being in Canada and listening to Hitler's speeches on radio — and this resounded similar to me. It's just frightening' "I remember going to restaurants that said 'No Jews Allowed,'" in the 1930s here," he recalled of his childhood years in Toronto.
"04.12.2016 05:00:12" calgaryherald.com Scalded Ontario toddler's skin was destroyed and left in leathery state... Michael Shkrum, the pathologist who performed the autopsy, told the jury that Ryker's skin was destroyed all the way down to the fatty layer. He... Singh was shown a photo of Ryker's injuries. “I've seen burn injuries, not to that extent,” he said.
"04.12.2016 04:30:08" calgaryherald.com Flames surprise No. 1 netminder Chad Johnson blocking out the noise It should come as no surprise that Chad Johnson's recent performances for the Calgary Flames have made him the talk of the National Hockey League. Truth be told, this opportunity — the opportunity to be a No. 1 — has been a long time coming for the 30-year-old Calgarian. His journey to becoming the first Calgary-born goalie since Mike Vernon has been filled with too many address changes to remember.
"04.12.2016 04:00:13" calgaryherald.com Hillary Clinton can blame her loss on electoral college, media — and... If you accept the exit polls, it's clear Clinton did significantly worse among young people, and it was more than enough to make the difference in... Among those between 18 and 29, though, she took five points less — 55 per cent versus Obama's 60 per cent.
"04.12.2016 03:30:09" calgaryherald.com University of Alberta open to more international students following... Once it became clear Donald Trump would become the next president of the United States, enquiries about studying at the University of Alberta began... Baron says the last time this level of concern was raised about studying in the U.S. was immediately following the September 11 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center. Back then some students no longer felt welcome in the U.S., Baron says, “and I
"04.12.2016 03:00:12" calgaryherald.com Gary Lamphier: Latest dismal job report highlights need for new pipelines The federal government's long-awaited decision to green light two major pipeline projects is great news for Alberta's battered economy, which... After all, until oil prices tanked in 2014, Alberta was Canada's preeminent job-creation machine. Since then, no other sector has managed to provide the same kind of spark.
"04.12.2016 02:30:12" calgaryherald.com Best friends survive freezing night in Alberta wilderness Jeanette Stewart and best friend Will Debolt feel lucky to be alive after they were forced to spend a freezing night alone in the wilderness. “I don't think I registered what was going on until after it was done,” she said. “It was so disorienting — we couldn't see anything.”
"04.12.2016 02:00:16" calgaryherald.com Salvation Army's Santa Shuffle draws hundreds jingling all the way It's not Christmas yet, but there was plenty of holiday cheer amongst runners in the Salvation Army Santa Shuffle Fun Run and Elf Walk Saturday. While the run was a success, Martin said the Salvation Army's Christmas Toys program is facing a serious struggle. Providing toys for some 7,500-odd Calgary children, Martin said hardly any toys have been donated this year.
"04.12.2016 01:30:10" calgaryherald.com Photo exhibit reveals dark history of Japanese internment camps President Roosevelt called it a day which will live in infamy, and not just for citizens of the United States. When the Empire of Japan launched a... Hossack said combing through archives and records from the '40s was an emotional experience, especially while viewing the registration cards and newspaper clippings that used derogatory language aimed at Japanese-Canadians.
"04.12.2016 01:00:14" calgaryherald.com Medicine Hat family pleads for return of baby's stolen ashes Months after the tragic loss of their baby, they still carry him wherever they go. But now the Medicine Hat family is pleading for the return of... Hudson said his wife, who always kept their son close to their heart, takes Hunter's ashes with her every time they go out of town. The family was devastated after their young son drowned in May, passing just one week before his first birthday.
"04.12.2016 00:30:09" calgaryherald.com Nenshi and NDP want deal over Enmax PPA dispute At a press conference in Calgary, officials from the City of Calgary and the Province of Alberta said they remain hopeful a deal can be reached... Three of the four providers involved in the suit — TransCanada, Capital Power, and ASTC Power Partnership — have all settled their cases with the province, leaving city-owned Enmax as the lone holdout in the PPA dispute.
"04.12.2016 00:00:20" calgaryherald.com Make Russia great again: If Trump lifts sanctions, Putin could establish... Despite Russia's denials that it tampered in the U.S. election or even took sides, Trump's victory has been greeted as a win of sorts for Moscow, too Putin “was seriously impacted by the sanctions because it targeted his closest friends and now they think Trump is going to change that,” said Robert Amsterdam, an international attorney with Russian clients.
"03.12.2016 23:30:09" calgaryherald.com Province commits $146 million to Green Line LRT The Green Line is one step closer to getting the green light. The federal and provincial governments announced Saturday a contribution of more than... “This funding brings us one step closer to beginning construction on the Green Line project,” Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi said. “It's also a show of commitment by all three orders of government to getting that Green Line project done.”
"03.12.2016 23:00:17" calgaryherald.com Nova Scotia to close all schools because student safety can't be ensured... The province says students could end up stranded in schoolyards, or unsupervised in classrooms, after arriving on buses more than 20 minutes before... Casey said teachers are presented with a “conflicting decision” between the directives of their union and their responsibilities under Nova Scotia's education act.
"03.12.2016 22:30:17" calgaryherald.com Up to 40 feared dead after fire breaks out at Oakland warehouse party,... At least nine people died and authorities said they feared the toll could rise as high as 40 in a fire that broke out during a rave at a converted... “It was too hot, too much smoke, I had to get out of there,” Bob Mule, a photographer and artist who lives at the building and suffered minor burns, told the East Bay Times. “I literally felt my skin peeling and my lungs being suffocated by smoke. I
"03.12.2016 22:00:20" calgaryherald.com South Calgary vs. North Calgary: Johnson and Dubnyk recall minor hockey... Let Friday's game between the Calgary Flames and the Minnesota Wild serve as the ultimate motivation for you kids chasing the dream. Heck, anyone... Their paths to becoming a No. 1 goalie in the NHL are much different.
The end goal was the same.
"03.12.2016 21:30:11" calgaryherald.com Two dead in southwest housing complex Police are investigating after two bodies were found in the southwest. Around 11:30 a.m., EMS responded to a residence at the 30 block of Glengrove... Det. Jody Cross with the Calgary Police Service said the cause of death is unknown at this time but there were drugs found in the residence.
"03.12.2016 21:00:24" calgaryherald.com Woman charged with Toronto-born professor's Florida death in suspected... A woman arrested in the death of a Canadian legal scholar in Florida has been charged with first-degree murder for her alleged role in what... A grand jury indicted Katherine Magbanua this week in the 2014 killing of Dan Markel, a Florida State University law professor. It is the third arrest in the case:
"03.12.2016 20:30:20" calgaryherald.com 5 family-friendly things to do this weekend in Calgary The Polar Express; Until Saturday, Dec. 24. At Aspen Crossing A train trip to the North Pole is hard to beat as a seasonal read. But it's even... Looking for something to do in Calgary with your family this weekend? Swerve has five suggestions:
"03.12.2016 20:00:32" calgarysun.com Johnson and Dubnyk recall minor hockey days in Calgary Let Friday's game between the Calgary Flames and the Minnesota Wild serve as the ultimate motivation for you kids chasing the dream. Anyone chasing any dream should be motivated by this tale.
"03.12.2016 19:35:08" calgaryherald.com Federal Liberals eye tax on private health and dental plans, a move that... The Liberal government is considering taxing private health and dental plans, in a measure that would raise about $2.9 billion, sources say. The employee-sponsored health care tax exemption is being scrutinized as part of a sweeping review of 150 tax credits worth about $100B a year in foregone federal revenue.
"03.12.2016 18:45:56" calgaryherald.com Governments announce $500M for Alberta transit projects The provincial and federal governments will be providing more than $500 million in funding for 89 public transit projects in Alberta. On Saturday... We are at this transit announcement this morning and will be updating this story:
"03.12.2016 18:00:30" calgaryherald.com Amber Alert issued for missing nine-year-old Ontario girl who police... Niagara Regional Police say Layla Sabry and her mother Allana Haist were last seen Thursday at 6 p.m. in Welland, Ont. Police in Ontario are continuing their search for a nine-year-old girl believed to be abducted by her mother.
"03.12.2016 17:30:18" calgaryherald.com Administration wants council to make downtown cycle track permanent City administration is recommending Calgary's elected officials vote to keep the controversial 6.5 km-network of separated bike lanes downtown and... Though the report notes “not every target for the pilot project has been met,” extensive data collected shows the lanes have resulted in a 40 per cent increase in trips in and out of downtown, a change in the demographics of who's pedalling, and the route
"03.12.2016 17:00:32" calgaryherald.com Donald Trump speaks directly with Taiwan's president in diplomatic move... It is probably unprecedented for a U.S. president or president-elect to speak directly with a leader of Taiwan, which the U.S. broke diplomatic... It is highly unusual, probably unprecedented, for a U.S. president or president-elect to speak directly with a leader of Taiwan, a self-governing island the U.S. broke diplomatic ties with in 1979.
"03.12.2016 16:30:16" calgaryherald.com Legal weed could spark new craft, small business opportunities, says Nenshi Mayor Naheed Nenshi says the Liberal government's plan to legalize marijuana could spark a new craft industry and create opportunities for small... “I wouldn't want to see marijuana-infused jelly beans sold at every 7-Eleven counter,” Nenshi told reporters Friday.
"03.12.2016 16:00:28" calgaryherald.com Braid: Notley says she'll convince B.C. – but slowly, without a fight Premier Rachel Notley won't be setting herself up as a magnet for demonstrations in B.C. next week. She'll be talking to several media outlets (as... Don Braid writes: Notley figures that over the course of months or even years, the majority of people in B.C. will come to accept the pipeline and it will be built.
"03.12.2016 15:30:17" calgaryherald.com Flames stay hot, beat Wild in shootout The Calgary Flames had a few things on Friday's agenda against the Minnesota Wild. Revenge was not on their list. Many (read: storyline-starved... Retribution came the old fashioned way.
"03.12.2016 15:00:44" calgaryherald.com Varcoe: Alberta's power plan adds up to several billion bucks, or more Question: How much is the province's power plan going to cost Albertans? Answer: A shocking amount. Sorry I can't give you a precise answer,... The provincial agency has been burning through cash — about $70 million a month — this year, mainly because of the NDP government's decision to hike its carbon levy on heavy greenhouse gas emitters.
"03.12.2016 14:01:06" news.nationalpost.com A pantry staple brightens this earthy winter lentil soup Dried apricots give a wonderfully bright flavour to this simple, surprising soup, which has roots in Armenia Dried fruit is a pretty great ingredient in lots of dishes, from smoothies, salads and rice pilafs to dips, sauces and stews. #life #food
"03.12.2016 13:00:54" news.nationalpost.com Mary Berry's shrimp with spicy cashew sauce Shrimp with Spicy Cashew Sauce builds on a seafood stock. But who keeps that in their pantry? The simple fix: Make your own, in the time it takes... This shrimp dish is so easy to make, you'll turn to it again and again. #life #food
"03.12.2016 05:00:28" news.nationalpost.com Ride out the wicked, winter weather in Tofino's warm and cosy spaces For city dwellers, there's nothing like it: A storm among traffic and a busy schedule is nothing more than a hindrance; a storm in the wild is a... It's not often that you hope for more bad weather on your vacation. But heading to Tofino in winter has long been about not just braving, but positively embracing, the storms. #travel
"03.12.2016 04:15:06" calgaryherald.com Enbridge's indigenous partners in failed pipeline were not a united front More than a decade ago, the Sturgeon Lake Cree Nation in northern Alberta signed on as an equity partner in Enbridge Inc.'s Northern Gateway... Days after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau rejected Northern Gateway — while accepting two other pipelines, including Enbridge's Line 3 — the project remains divisive among First Nations.
"03.12.2016 03:40:06" calgaryherald.com Administration wants council to make downtown cycle track permanent City administration is recommending Calgary's elected officials vote to keep the controversial 6.5 km-network of separated bike lanes downtown and... Looks like the bike lanes are here to stay.
"03.12.2016 03:10:06" calgaryherald.com Crowchild Trail trouble spots look to get $90 million overhaul in next... Commuters frustrated by the daily weaving and waiting along Crowchild Trail may soon get some relief as planners bring forward a series of... After two years of public engagement and open houses with affected communities, transportation planners have identified three priorities to complete within the next five years.
"03.12.2016 02:40:08" calgaryherald.com Calgary Herald Christmas Fund 2016: Helping others to heal Three 2016 Calgary Herald Christmas Fund agencies that help individuals to heal, whether from a traumatic life event, mental illness or addiction. Stories of the Calgary Christmas Fund, Calgarians helping each other this holiday season. The current total of the 2016 Calgary Herald Christmas Fund is: $87,045.88 from 276 donors.
"03.12.2016 02:40:00" Colin James 'Last Fair Deal' // NP Sessions Colin James covers Robert Johnson's 'Last Fair Deal' for #NPSessions
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"03.12.2016 02:20:10" calgaryherald.com Notley's pipeline victory interrupts NDP solidarity If the big NDP family all got together this Christmas, the party would likely be a bit tense. The federal government's approval of the expansion of... The Alberta NDP believes the province needs a west coast pipeline to help open new markets and get a better price for the province's oilsands crude — an issue especially important as the economy suffers from two years of recession caused by low oil
"03.12.2016 01:50:05" calgaryherald.com Braid: Notley says she'll convince B.C. – but slowly, without a fight Premier Rachel Notley won't be setting herself up as a magnet for demonstrations in B.C. next week. She'll be talking to several media outlets (as... Braid: "'[Berman and Mahon] are people who represent other parts of the debate ... you don't get progress by kicking them out of the room and sitting around in an echo chamber. The previous government took that position and it didn't get them very
"03.12.2016 01:30:14" calgaryherald.com Police looking into fentanyl safety measures for drug dogs and handlers Just one grain of the stuff is enough to kill a human, and the same goes for our furry friends. White said CPS are working with veterinarians and health and safety workers to determine whether the anti-opioid antidote naloxone can be safely used on police dogs.
"03.12.2016 01:00:16" calgaryherald.com Before boy died, mom searched internet for home cures to childhood ailments For more than a week before her son died, Tamara Lovett scoured the internet looking for cures for childhood ailments, a computer expert testified... Lovett's web searches became more frequent beginning Feb. 21, nine days before her son succumbed to “overwhelming sepsis” related to streptococcus and parainfluenza virus.
"03.12.2016 00:30:12" calgaryherald.com Youth job seekers hardest hit in Alberta's rising unemployment numbers Those having the toughest time finding work in Alberta are in the 15-24 age group, of whom 13.5% were unemployed, compared to 7.9% of those 25 to... “We see a decrease of opportunity in degree-relevant work experience … if they get that employment, they're more likely to stay in those jobs and contribute to the Alberta economy,” said Guscott, who graduates next spring with hopes of securing a job in
"03.12.2016 00:00:26" calgaryherald.com Famously cold N. Dakota winter menaces pipeline protest camp CANNON BALL, N.D. - So far, the hundreds of protesters fighting the Dakota Access pipeline have shrugged off the heavy snow, icy winds and frigid... Demonstrators insist they will stay for as long as it takes to divert the $3.8 billion pipeline, which the Standing Rock Sioux tribe believes threatens sacred sites and a river that provides drinking water for millions of people.
"02.12.2016 23:30:19" calgaryherald.com ISIL shifting strategy as number of foreign fighters declines: Europol Instead of recruiting extremists to come for training, ISIL was moving towards helping those with little or no training carry out attacks in their... As “training possibilities” for extremists have decreased, ISIL's “involvement with potential violent jihadists in the West seems to be shifting from training to coaching primarily self-taught operatives,” Europol said.
"02.12.2016 22:30:17" calgaryherald.com 'Magic pipe' used to spew oily waste into water: Princess Cruises to pay... 'The pollution in this case was the result of more than just bad actors on one ship' Investigators eventually determined that the ship had been making illegal discharges since 2005, the year after the ship was put into service.
"02.12.2016 22:20:08" calgaryherald.com Suspect in shooting death of Roughriders' Joe McKnight released from... A day earlier, the sheriff's spokesman said authorities anticipated charging Ronald Gasser, but with what had not yet been determined The 28-year-old McKnight was standing outside his car when he was shot by Gasser, 54.
"02.12.2016 22:00:27" calgaryherald.com Non-peaceful pipeline protests will be met by police and military,... Two days after the federal government approved two major pipeline projects, two feelings are surfacing in Alberta's business sector — elation that... “We have a history of peaceful dialogue and dissent in Canada. I'm certainly hopeful that that tradition will continue. If people determine for their own reasons that that's not the path they want to follow, then we live under the rule of law.”
"02.12.2016 21:30:16" calgaryherald.com One dead after crash near Brooks One person is dead and another is in hospital after a two-vehicle collision east of Calgary. One person was pronounced dead on the scene and one adult male was transported to Brooks Hospital in non-life threatening condition by ground EMS.
"02.12.2016 21:13:56" calgaryherald.com Public consultations on Chinatown development 'unbelieveably extensive,'... Ahead of a council vote on a controversial development in Chinatown, Mayor Naheed Nenshi says the city's consultation process with area residents... “I have trouble seeing what more we could have done,” Nenshi told reporters shortly after dozens rallied outside city hall to oppose a proposed development in Chinatown.
"02.12.2016 21:00:26" calgaryherald.com Alberta parents need more infant daycare spots, survey says Alberta families need easier access to daycare for babies and special-needs children, a new survey of child-care centres found. Nearly half of... Public Interest Alberta says the provincial government's announcement last month that it will cap child-care fees at $25 a day and fund 18 early learning and child-care centres is a step in the right direction.
"02.12.2016 20:30:15" calgaryherald.com Unemployment in Alberta hits highest level since 1994 Calgary's unemployment rate inched higher into the double digits last month with 10.3 per cent of the workforce out of a job, according to... Compared to 2015, overall employment in Alberta is down 30,000.
"02.12.2016 20:05:08" calgaryherald.com Former RBC investment adviser to pay $500,000 fine for defrauding clients A former Red Deer financial adviser will pay a $500,000 fine after admitting to defrauding clients whose investment funds he deposited into his... In one case, a 60-year-old woman was encouraged to withdraw from her RRSP and a personal line of credit to provide him with funds totalling $50,000, according to the settlement.
"02.12.2016 19:30:17" calgaryherald.com 'I'm going to die anyway': Should terminally ill patients in Canada get... About a month ago, a group of people with terminal illnesses sent letters to every member of Parliament, asking for legislation that would give... “We have the law that allows us to kill ourselves. We just don't have the law to do something else,” said right-to-try campaign co-founder Jeff Perreault, who has ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.
"02.12.2016 18:30:20" driving.ca First Drive: 2017 Honda CR-V All-new, fifth-generation compact SUV has its fuel-sipping sights set on segment-leading status Does the Honda CR-V have the chops to become Canada's best-selling compact CUV? driving.ca finds out. #autos
"02.12.2016 18:15:28" calgaryherald.com Canada's national wealth has been stagnant for decades, too reliant on... It's an uncomfortable thesis for a federal government that;s trying to sell a pipeline expansion on the premise that increased oil exports will... "If you're looking at what are the long-term trajectories to build Canada's wealth, we're saying we need to move on this (low-carbon) transition now," says Scott Vaughan, president of the International Institute for Sustainable Development.
"02.12.2016 18:10:10" business.financialpost.com Couple dreams of retiring to tropical paradise, but breaking ties with... Ontario couple finds out that their idea of breaking all ties with Canada for somewhere south with a lower cost of living is superficially easy,... Family Finance: Couple finds out that their idea of breaking all ties with Canada for somewhere south with a lower cost of living looks easy, but in practice quite problematic #business
"02.12.2016 18:00:44" Timeline Photos John Gilchrist reveals the great family story behind this new Scottish bar and restaurant.
"02.12.2016 17:00:35" calgaryherald.com Energy East is the odd pipeline out after federal approval of two others The Canadian government's approval of two major oil export pipelines may mean the death knell for a third. For more than two years, TransCanada... Here's why this pipeline megaproject may never get off of the ground.
"02.12.2016 16:40:24" Colin James 'Riding In The Moonlight' // NP Sessions Colin James covers Chester Burnett's 'Riding In The Moonlight' for #NPSessions
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"02.12.2016 16:22:36" calgaryherald.com Calgary author Fred van Zuiden mentally unfit for trial in wife's murder Psychiatric tests on Calgary murder suspect Fred Van Zuiden, who is charged in the death of his wife, have found he is mentally unfit to stand... Most familiar with the case expected this decision.
"02.12.2016 16:00:43" calgaryherald.com Meet the Maker: Former firefighters lighting a fire under their coffee... You could say Mike Wenzlawe and Jamie Parker are fanning the flames of culinary success. Former firefighters, they're now the owners of Calgary... Coffee roasted to perfection and tested on real firefighters.
"02.12.2016 16:00:43" news.nationalpost.com An electric shock therapy stops self-harm among the autistic, but at... To outsiders, it sounds brutal and inhumane. It's aversive therapy of the most extreme kind, which the United Nations' special rapporteur on... A U.S. school for children and adults with special needs has been fitting some autistic students with a wearable device that sends them a shock whenever they engage in aggressive or self-injurious behaviour. The FDA is looking to ban the practice. #health
"02.12.2016 15:30:20" Timeline Photos Calgary's jobless rate was up one notch, making it the highest in the province.
"02.12.2016 14:30:16" calgaryherald.com Roughriders running back Joe McKnight killed in road-rage incident The Saskatchewan Roughriders are mourning the death of running back Joe McKnight, who was killed Thursday in Louisiana, after a suspected road-rage... Such a tragedy. Friends, family and team are reeling.
"02.12.2016 14:14:35" calgaryherald.com Run, Rabbit, Run: Man's battle with hare might end up in a stewing pot Don't call me Ishmael. Please. Yes, I am about to recount the tale of a man driven half-mad by a remorseless white monster. But it would be unfair... Man meets rabbit and at first, it doesn't go well. Tell us if you've had similar experiences with the local hares.
"02.12.2016 14:10:59" calgaryherald.com Calgary Herald Christmas Fund 2016: Refugees find safety, thanks to... The 2016 Calgary Herald Christmas Fund donations for the Calgary Catholic Immigration Society will go toward rent, groceries, English classes and... This has been a very challenging, and rewarding year for the Calgary Catholic Immigration Society, one of the agencies doing good work which you can help with a donation to the Christmas Fund.
"02.12.2016 13:01:13" calgaryherald.com Transport tastebuds to lively Provence with quick kale and sausage pasta... Kale combines with sausage meat and cheese in this comfortable pasta dish from a new book of French cooking "Browse through the new cookbook French Country Cooking and you will feel as if you are spending a happy time living and eating well in your own house in France." #life #food
"02.12.2016 06:00:32" calgaryherald.com Human embryo experiment shows progress toward 'three-parent' babies The researchers swapped nuclear material in human eggs to create healthy embryos lacking disease-carrying mitochondrial DNA The era of “three-parent babies” is getting incrementally closer. #health
"02.12.2016 05:30:20" calgaryherald.com Michelle Obama's legacy of style During her tenure, Obama brought widespread attention to Seventh Avenue. She energized designers, editors and stylists with her fashion-forward... The pictures are captivating. But are they the totality of Michelle Obama's fashion legacy? #life #fashion
"02.12.2016 05:00:12" calgaryherald.com Calgary Herald Christmas Fund 2016: Refugees find safety, thanks to... The 2016 Calgary Herald Christmas Fund donations for the Calgary Catholic Immigration Society will go toward rent, groceries, English classes and... Targeted by the radical group because he is Christian, Darmo knew he and his family needed to find a safer place to live. Someplace far from Syria.
"02.12.2016 04:35:05" calgaryherald.com Battle over changes to Calgary's Chinatown heads back to city council Controversial bylaw tweaks opponents fear would forever erode the fabric of Calgary's beloved Chinatown will be back at city hall on Monday after... Some fear such a development would threaten Chinatown's culture vibrancy and distinct heritage.
"02.12.2016 04:00:12" calgaryherald.com Yedlin: Lessons to be learned from government's rejection of Northern... Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday that the decision to approve two pipelines and reject a third was grounded in facts and science. But... Yedlin: "When the political calculus was done, it was easier for the federal government to approve pipeline expansions — in the case of Trans Mountain and Line 3 — and reject the greenfield project, Northern Gateway."
"02.12.2016 03:20:12" calgaryherald.com Liberal government reviewing ban on Chinese oilsands ownership As the federal Liberal government moves to open Asian markets for Canadian energy through pipeline approvals, it is also reviewing restrictions... Wenran Jiang, director of the Canada-China Energy and Environment Forum, said he didn't think lifting the restrictions would result in a rush of new dollars from China ...
"02.12.2016 03:05:06" calgaryherald.com Five things about the cycle track pilot project ahead of council... The future of Calgary's downtown bike network will be decided by city council later this month. As Calgary's elected officials prepare to make a... Calgary's downtown bike network's surprising initial facts are in.
"02.12.2016 02:35:05" calgaryherald.com Doctor's Dares4Syria campaign helps supply winter clothes to thousands... As the conflict in Syria continues for a fifth year, a Saskatoon-based doctor has used entertaining dares, moustaches and social media to raise... This year alone, the Dares4Syria campaign — which wrapped up this week on Giving Tuesday — raised $75,000, which will be used to purchase winter clothes for 3,750 Syrian children.
"02.12.2016 02:10:06" calgaryherald.com Pretrial hearing begins for Douglas Garland in the murders of a couple... Pretrial motions began Thursday in the case of Douglas Garland, the Calgary man charged in the slayings of a city couple and their grandson. The 10... Garland's day in court is nearing at last.
"02.12.2016 01:45:10" calgaryherald.com Canada's stagnant, slipping national wealth overly reliant on oil and... OTTAWA - A comprehensive measure of Canada's national wealth shows it has been stagnant for decades and is too heavily dependent on housing and oil... With the global community committed to a low-carbon future, the comprehensive wealth report highlights the vulnerability of the country's dependence on fossil fuels driving GDP.
"02.12.2016 01:05:06" calgaryherald.com Calgary retailers looking for signs of economic life as another holiday... It's the first day of December at UTB Specialty and Fashion Shop in Bridgeland, and owner Ursula Wegen is feeling anxious. Calgary small businesses are entering the holiday season with fingers crossed.
"02.12.2016 00:40:17" calgaryherald.com 5 things to do this weekend in Calgary Miracle on 34th Street screens in Kensington and more fun things to do this weekend. It's beginning to seem a lot like Christmas on Swerve's 5 things to do list for this weekend in Calgary.
"01.12.2016 23:31:30" business.financialpost.com Canopy Growth's $430M takeover of Mettrum would be biggest-ever deal in... The all-stock friendly deal announced Thursday would see Canopy add two brands to its portfolio, plus increase production capacity to 665,000... The all-stock friendly deal announced Thursday would see Canopy add two brands to its portfolio, plus increase production capacity to 665,000 square feet. #business
"01.12.2016 23:25:05" calgaryherald.com U of C researchers cite pre-natal smoking, crib heat for SIDS deaths But she's hoping studies conducted by University of Calgary researchers that zeroes in on simple factors such as too much swaddling, bed-sharing... Unravelling the tragedy of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.
"01.12.2016 22:50:11" calgaryherald.com P.E.I. native arrives to Naughty but Nice! Calgary welcome It's no wonder Devin MacKinnon follows the bidding of his heart. His ticker has proven to be an excellent guide. The Prince Edward Island native... Tickets for Naughty but Nice! Three Time's the Charm are on sale now.
"01.12.2016 22:42:34" business.financialpost.com How one Winnipeg company scratches more than just the surface of the... Pollard Banknote is a publicly traded company in Winnipeg that has figured out how to make money of the lottery: print the tickets. Pollard Banknote is a publicly traded company in Winnipeg that has figured out how to make money off the lottery: print the tickets. #business
"01.12.2016 22:25:06" calgaryherald.com Alberta's top court upholds life sentence given to violent offender The life sentence handed to a dangerous offender for manslaughter in the death of a Calgary man was justified, the province's top court has ruled.... The decision was unanimous.
"01.12.2016 22:17:14" business.financialpost.com Surprise! Air Miles says it's cancelling controversial expiry policy... The company also said there will no longer be any deadline in place for collectors to use their miles for reward The company also said there will no longer be any deadline in place for collectors to use their miles for reward. #business
"01.12.2016 22:00:21" calgaryherald.com Brace yourselves Calgary, -20C temperatures are expected next week Calgarians skidded through the first snow of the month Thursday, as a layer of ice on some roads made conditions hazardous. Police said from 9... “Some cold weather's on its way,” said Environment Canada meteorologist Kirk Torneby.
"01.12.2016 21:16:20" calgaryherald.com Provincial ad blitz warns Albertans to steer clear of driving stoned The Alberta government has rolled out a $167,000 online ad campaign warning drivers that getting behind the wheel high on marijuana “face the same... “There's a lot of misunderstanding and myths about drug-impaired driving,” said Wendy Doyle, Alberta Transportation's executive director for the office of traffic safety.
"01.12.2016 21:15:08" driving.ca What's the best type of spark plug for your car? There are actually a few good reasons to upgrade your car's spark plugs driving.ca: Time for new spark plugs? Those fancy iridium-tipped ones aren't much of a gimmick after all. #autos
"01.12.2016 21:10:10" business.financialpost.com Top marijuana producers all vying for 'biggest' title Supreme Pharmaceuticals, Aurora Cannabis, International Cannabis and Aphria are all engaged in expanding marijuana production capacity in an effort... With plans for fields 'larger than 16 football fields, pot companies are striving to become the biggest producer in the world. But is it too much marijuana?
"01.12.2016 21:00:28" calgaryherald.com Little town of Hardisty celebrates Enbridge pipeline approval A Hardisty restaurant owner expects boom times will return again after the federal government approved Enbridge's massive Line 3 replacement... Word of the federal government's pipeline decisions was perhaps more welcome in Hardisty than other places in Alberta.
"01.12.2016 21:00:23" ow.ly Provincial ad blitz warns Albertans to steer clear of driving stoned The Alberta government has rolled out a $167,000 online ad campaign warning drivers that getting behind the wheel high on marijuana “face the same consequences” as drunk drivers. … “There's a lot of misunderstanding and myths about drug-impaired driving,” said Wendy Doyle, Alberta Transportation's executive director for the office of traffic safety.
"01.12.2016 20:30:21" calgaryherald.com Top Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway to tour oilsands before inauguration Transition team advisor expected to visit Fort McMurray and attend private fundraising dinner for conservative super PAC the Alberta Prosperity Fund This is in addition to her speech in Calgary.
"01.12.2016 20:26:38" business.financialpost.com Thank Ottawa for rising rates on longer amortization mortgages as banks... TD Bank is raising rates above the traditional 25 years, a move industry analysts suggest comes in response to tougher government regulations TD Bank is raising rates above the traditional 25 years, a move industry analysts suggest comes in response to tougher government regulations. #business
"01.12.2016 20:00:51" calgaryherald.com Yoga: Look within for energy this holiday season Looking for ways to find more time and energy this season? Look within my friends, because that's where you'll find what you seek. If energy could... Yoga for better holiday shopping, carolling and more.
"01.12.2016 19:40:09" calgaryherald.com Wanna-be Ontario PC candidate denies making video of man eating hamster The Ontario Progressive Conservatives have another unhappy would-be candidate on their hands, claiming he was squashed by the party in favour of a... Who wouldn't deny this?
"01.12.2016 19:37:06" calgaryherald.com Alberta records first flu death of season in Calgary One person has died in a Calgary-area hospital from influenza — the first such death in the province this season. Alberta Health Services has confirmed a person died sometime before Nov. 26 after being hospitalized with the flu.
"01.12.2016 19:30:16" calgaryherald.com All-party committee recommends proportional voting system, referendum A special all-party committee is recommending that the Trudeau government design a new proportional voting system and hold a national referendum to... Here is something that it looks like you be asked to vote on. It's not exciting but it would dramatically change our election system.
"01.12.2016 19:00:44" calgaryherald.com Francis: Flames' Brian Burke blasts Dougie Hamilton trade rumours Dougie Hamilton isn't going anywhere. It was a message delivered by Calgary Flames GM Brad Treliving Wednesday morning and repeated later in the... “We expended three very high draft picks (a first and two seconds) to beat out about 12 other teams for this player and – we clearly covet him,” said Burke.
"01.12.2016 18:30:26" calgaryherald.com Keenan: Look out guys, genetic testing may reveal a lot about you For me, 2016 will go down as the year the human genome started to go mainstream. 23andMe, the best-known direct to consumer DNA testing service,... You can learn an awful lot from your DNA, and it only costs $249 in Canada. The question is, do you really want to?
"01.12.2016 18:23:40" calgaryherald.com Alberta Health Services warns of infection risk for 11,500 open-heart... Alberta's health agency is notifying about 11,500 people who had open-heart surgery that they could have contracted a bacterial infection due to... AHS says they're being "proactive" with this warning to the people who have had open heart surgery.
"01.12.2016 18:01:01" calgaryherald.com This week in the Year of Music: Dec. 2 to Dec. 8 All Hands on Jane release Sorry I Set You on Fire, the first show of JazzYYC's Illumin8 series and more live music to hear this week. From grunge blues to a musical James Joyce tribute and of course, lots of Christmas music on tap during this week in Calgary's Year of Music: Dec. 2 to Dec. 8
"01.12.2016 17:30:25" calgaryherald.com Uzbek cuisine in Calgary begins and ends at Begim Okay, I'll admit it. Prior to eating at Begim—the first Uzbekistan restaurant in Alberta, and one of only a handful in Canada—I consulted a map.... As they say in Uzbekistan: Bir ishtaha bilan kel. (Come with an appetite, says Google)
"01.12.2016 17:15:13" driving.ca How I brought a dilapidated Corvette Stingray back to life I saw a battered and dusty 1970 Corvette on eBay and I knew it deserved a better future The things our friends at driving.ca do for love... #autos
"01.12.2016 17:00:55" calgaryherald.com 5 family-friendly things to do this weekend in Calgary The Polar Express; Until Saturday, Dec. 24. At Aspen Crossing A train trip to the North Pole is hard to beat as a seasonal read. But it's even... Make your plans and grab the kids. Here are the top family things to do picks for this weekend from Swerve.
"01.12.2016 16:56:45" business.financialpost.com Air Canada wants Toronto's Pearson Airport to be a mega-hub, but high... The airport is well on its way to meeting that goal as it attracts more international passengers than any other airport in North America except JFK... The airport is well on its way to meeting that goal as it attracts more international passengers than any other airport in North America except JFK in New York City. #business
"01.12.2016 16:00:52" calgaryherald.com Our Town: East Village riverwalk art on the move Sadly, an art exhibit, like the river that hosts it, must eventually move on. Whether you were deeply attached to or entirely unaware of the... This striking art is moving out on Friday. It's worth a look if you haven't seen it already.
"01.12.2016 15:01:06" calgaryherald.com Calgary Herald Christmas Fund 2016: It's time to build community, says... “Let's use this holiday season in particular to help those who need it most,” writes Robert Thirsk, U of C Chancellor, former astronaut and Calgary... "Chief Crowfoot, the late great Blackfoot warrior, once said, “What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the winter time.” Life is indeed brief. Let's use this holiday season in particular to help those who
"01.12.2016 14:01:27" calgaryherald.com Blue Flame Kitchen: Zesty holiday appetizers to wow your family and friends It's that time of year again! Skip the rum balls and fruitcake, and prepare these delectable appetizers this holiday season. Our Chicken... This recipe is sure to impress.
"01.12.2016 14:00:37" calgaryherald.com It's time to build community, says Robert Thirsk “Let's use this holiday season in particular to help those who need it most,” writes Robert Thirsk, U of C Chancellor, former astronaut and Calgary... Wise words from the former astronaut on helping our neighbours during this economic downturn.
"01.12.2016 13:01:16" calgaryherald.com Spicy, cheap and easy, 'huevos rotos' is what you want in mid-week fare Diana Henry's new cookbook, Simple, is subtitled "Effortless Food, Big Flavors." This dish is a perfect example of Henry's easy approach: just... “Huevos rotos” is Spanish for “broken eggs” — hence the cracking them from a height, and piercing the yolks. #life #food
"01.12.2016 06:30:19" calgaryherald.com Art and nature intertwined at massive Brazilian park Smack in the middle of lush eucalyptus forests in Brazil's heartland, Inhotim Park offers visitors a mix of sensations rarely combined into one... 'The beauty here is more or less the ideal of happiness.' #travel
"01.12.2016 05:50:05" calgaryherald.com Bovine TB relief a 'bright spot' for quarantined ranchers: AB Beef... Nearly $17 million in disaster relief funding is on its way for ranchers under quarantine as a result of a bovine tuberculosis outbreak in... The money is expected to help for the short term.
"01.12.2016 05:10:06" calgaryherald.com Carr says Liberal government supports Keystone XL The Trudeau government fully backs the contentious Keystone XL pipeline to the United States, Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr said Wednesday.... “We supported the first version,” Carr said, noting all the Canadian permits for Keystone remain in place.
“We were disappointed and said so when President Obama quashed it. We now take the lead from the proponent.”
"01.12.2016 05:00:11" calgaryherald.com Victim pleaded with ex-boyfriend to be shot to end her pain Fatal shooting victim Cindy Enger pleaded with her ex-boyfriend, recorded on a cellphone video, to end her pain shortly before he shot her in the... The plea was recorded on the accused's phone.
"01.12.2016 04:58:03" Rockets soar for students Model rockets fill the sky as Renert School preps for spring festival.
"01.12.2016 04:30:09" calgaryherald.com Calgary ice climber in hospital after 50-metre plunge Friends and family of a Calgary man who plunged 50 metres from a sheer ice wall in Kananaskis are praying for his recovery. Tyler Davidson was... Tyler Davidson was reportedly scaling an ice pillar dubbed Kemosabe.
"01.12.2016 04:00:28" calgaryherald.com Drug epidemic stalls HIV decline in white people who shoot up The long decline in HIV infections among white people who inject drugs has stalled, another grim side effect of the nation's drug abuse epidemic The U.S. is facing an epidemic of opioid and heroin use that has led to an increase in overdose deaths. #health
"01.12.2016 02:45:06" calgaryherald.com Varcoe: Amid outrage and applause, building pipelines brings jobs to... Captains of industry and Alberta politicians are applauding Ottawa's decisive decision to approve two oil pipelines. Environmentalists, some... Varcoe: "Lost in this endless ping-pong match is the view of someone who sees the decision through a different lens: an unemployed oilpatch worker who considers himself an environmental steward but also needs a paycheque."
"01.12.2016 02:12:42" calgaryherald.com Braid: Notley will find stormy waters when she pitches pipeline to B.C. Rachel Notley persuaded Albertans to vote NDP last year, a task everybody thought was impossible. Her next selling job will be harder. She's going... Braid: "[Notley] points out, correctly, that British Columbians are only dimly aware of Alberta's climate change plan."
"01.12.2016 01:15:08" calgaryherald.com Calgary wants Uber to cover legal, enforcement bill as relaunch nears Rideshare giant Uber's eagerly awaited Calgary re-launch is scheduled for Dec. 6, after the city agreed Wednesday afternoon to rescind a court... Uber is on the way.
"01.12.2016 00:35:05" calgaryherald.com Notley to sell pipeline plan in British Columbia as Christy Clark warms... The political push for a West Coast pipeline is now underway as the B.C. government moves toward support of Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain project.... Notley's NDP plans for Kinder Morgan face stiff resistance from a B.C. populace that is entering election season.
"01.12.2016 00:29:53" calgaryherald.com Fake news live: Calgary comedians Peter Oldring and Pat Kelly take This is That on the road, write travel guide It was in late August when the powers-that-be at CBC decided a little more clarity was needed for its radio comedy series This is That. Over the years, the satirical current affairs progr… Calgary comedians and stars of CBC's This is That on the road with new Canadian Travel guide...and that's the truth. #arts
"01.12.2016 00:09:49" calgaryherald.com Celebrate with music in Calgary this holiday season The Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra is embracing the holiday spirit with the Cirque Musica Holiday Spectacular. The family orchestral circus spectacular returns with three Christmas performance… 'Tis the season for Christmas concerts from Calgary's orchestras and choirs. Here are a few options for December. #arts
"01.12.2016 00:00:21" calgaryherald.com OPEC agrees to first output cut in eight years as Saudis soften on Iran,... OPEC clinched a deal to curtail oil supply, confounding skeptics as the need to clear a record global crude glut — and prove the group's... Will this help boost prices for Alberta oil in the long run?
"30.11.2016 23:25:05" calgaryherald.com Superbugonomics: Why it's so hard to stop a looming health crisis 'When I trained, I never imagined I wouldn't be able to treat an infection. I went in to cure and here I am with a patient I can't cure' “Somebody has to pay,” ... “The question is which price is worse: The lives and years of productivity that will be lost from not doing something like this, or the capital investment you have to put down now to prevent this from happening?”
"30.11.2016 23:23:07" business.financialpost.com Only watch HBO or Sportsnet? Canada's TV providers must offer solo... Consumers can celebrate their new right to tailor their own TV packages, with the caveat they won't necessarily save money under the new system Consumers can celebrate their new right to tailor their own TV packages, with the caveat they won't necessarily save money under the new system. #business
"30.11.2016 22:57:25" business.financialpost.com 'Long path to legalization': Marijuana companies not convinced of legal... Some marijuana producers believe pot-watchers need to chill expectations for legal recreational sales any time soon Some marijuana producers believe pot-watchers need to chill expectations for legal recreational sales any time soon. #business
"30.11.2016 22:50:08" calgaryherald.com Calgary police unimpressed with continued drop in distracted driving... From August to the end of October this year, city police handed out 1,678 summonses for the offences compared to 2,050 in the same time frame in... It would probably be for the best you did not read this while driving. #news
"30.11.2016 22:25:07" calgaryherald.com Drug testers forced Rob Maver to sit next to RedBlacks' post-game party By any measure, it was a cruel and unusual kind of torture. Minutes after the Calgary Stampeders lost the Grey Cup to the Ottawa RedBlacks on... Wow. This must have been painful. Waiting to take a drug test right next to the winning team's locker room.
"30.11.2016 22:19:07" business.financialpost.com Rogers Media announces layoffs and restructuring at English-language... The layoffs come after Rogers announced that it would slash its print publication output and follows 60 jobs cuts in Quebec yesterday The layoffs come after Rogers announced that it would slash its print publication output and follows 60 jobs cuts in Quebec yesterday. #business
"30.11.2016 22:15:27" business.financialpost.com 'This makes a vast difference': Canadian producers eye growth plans as... OPEC ministers agreed to collectively cut back 1.2 million barrels per day of production in order to ease a tw0-year oil market glut OPEC ministers agreed to collectively cut back 1.2 million barrels per day of production in order to ease a tw0-year oil market glut. #business
"30.11.2016 21:55:07" calgaryherald.com 'He was in a state of supreme suffering': Family friend testifies she... A close friend of Tamara Lovett found her son, Ryan, in such grave condition hours before his death she feared he would die, court heard Wednesday.... “My observations were that these people were living in utter and extreme poverty, my impression of Tamara was that she was utterly and completely unsupported as a woman, as a mother, as a human being.” #news
"30.11.2016 21:10:10" calgaryherald.com There's a (minute) amount of rendered animal fat in Canada's banknotes,... Beef tallow has been in the bills for years, but only became widely publicized by British vegans The banknotes contain tiny quantities of tallow, a hard, fatty beef by-product typically used in the manufacture of soap, candles and industrial lubricants.
"30.11.2016 20:38:54" calgaryherald.com Aurora Cannabis begins work on world's largest marijuana greenhouse in... Aurora Cannabis says it has started construction on a production facility in Leduc County that will be the size of 16 football fields when completed. The 800,000-square-foot greenhouse, known as Aurora Sky, will be the largest of its kind, capable of producing 100,000 kilograms of cannabis annually.
"30.11.2016 20:30:20" calgaryherald.com Calgary Stampeders still wrestling with Grey Cup loss It's going to take a while before the Calgary Stampeders start feeling better. That's OK, these things take time. You lose the Grey Cup in overtime... They get another month or so of "wrestling" and then the Stamps can start figuring out how to produce a better result next November.
"30.11.2016 20:30:19" calgaryherald.com Police mounted unit mourns equine member Ranger Calgary police are mourning Ranger's last ride. Ranger the police service horse, one of six with the police mounted unit, died last Friday after a... Farewell, Ranger.
"30.11.2016 20:15:17" calgaryherald.com Researchers may have 'found' many of China's 30 million missing girls Academics often talk about between 30 and 60 million “missing girls” in China, apparently killed in the womb or just after birth, thanks to a... 'If we go over a course of 25 years, it's possible there are about 25 million women in the statistics that weren't there at birth'
"30.11.2016 19:45:14" calgaryherald.com Bernie Sanders slams Donald Trump's tweets as 'delusional and totally... In Trump's social media rhetoric, Sanders sees plenty of 'hidden messages, and that is be careful if you are prepared to dissent' As for Trump's suggestion that citizenship be taken away from Americans who dare to burn the flag? Sanders sees yet another “hidden message, and that is be careful if you are prepared to dissent.”
"30.11.2016 19:10:10" calgaryherald.com Outspoken billionaire Saudi prince says it's 'high time' for Saudi women... Nicknamed the 'Arabian Warren Buffett,' Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal says it's a matter of women's rights and economic necessity to overturn Saudi ban... “Preventing a woman from driving a car is today an issue of rights similar to the one that forbade her from receiving an education or having an independent identity," the prince said.
"30.11.2016 18:48:08" Calgary Herald's cover photo You guessed it. Zoolights at the Calgary Zoo. Photo by Gavin Young/Postmedia
"30.11.2016 18:48:08" Calgary Herald's cover photo You guessed it. Zoolights at the Calgary Zoo. Photo by Gavin Young/Postmedia
"30.11.2016 18:45:11" calgaryherald.com Canadian railways positive about Trump despite concerns about lumber quotas MONTREAL - Canada's two largest railways are positive about the impact of a Donald Trump presidency despite some concern about the possibility of... "I think it's going to be a good thing if he does what he said he's going to do," said CP Rail president Keith Creel.
"30.11.2016 18:30:23" calgaryherald.com Sudbury bears are scratching themselves until their fur falls off. It... Sarcoptic mange spreads when microscopic insects burrow under the skin of animals, leaving a trail of eggs behind, causing an inflammatory response... She wants the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry to trap the ailing bear, give it the medication it needs and then let it go. That is probably not going to happen.
"30.11.2016 18:07:23" calgaryherald.com Clark says Ottawa close to meeting B.C. pipeline conditions VANCOUVER - Premier Christy Clark says the federal government is close to meeting the B.C. government's five conditions for its approval of the... Clark says her government is still working with Ottawa on spill response and it still wants assurances on jobs and the economic benefits for B.C.
"30.11.2016 18:00:31" calgaryherald.com Notley to sell pipeline plan in British Columbia Premier Rachel Notley says she will soon head to British Columbia to sell the merits of a new oil pipeline and spread the message Alberta is... “It's really important for me to go out there and say, 'to those people who link the pipeline to the issue of climate change and an increase in greenhouse gas emissions, than in fact our climate change leadership plan has very effectively delinked those
"30.11.2016 17:45:12" driving.ca Going to the mall? You might buy your next car there, too Manufacturers are changing how they sell vehicles, and you may never have to set foot in a dealership again driving.ca: As our buying preferences evolve, automakers will have to revise their sales strategies to stay relevant. And one day, that might mean buying cars from malls. #autos
"30.11.2016 17:30:23" calgaryherald.com Netflix is now offering the ability to download movies and shows for... Which should come in handy for all those times you're on a flight or in transit or away on vacation somewhere there isn't any WiFi to speak of If you've ever wished you had a movie or show on the go – say while you're on a flight or in transit or away on vacation in a place that doesn't offer WiFi, wouldn't it be super handy to have, oh, I don't know, Netflix offline?
"30.11.2016 17:15:20" calgaryherald.com Fiat heir fakes own kidnapping, collects $10,000 ransom from family —... Lapo Elkann, an heir to Italy's Fiat empire, is suspected of faking the kidnap to squeeze money out of his family after he ran out of cash to buy... One of Italy's most celebrated playboys has been arrested in New York after a two-day drugs and alcohol bender with an escort
"30.11.2016 17:12:24" calgaryherald.com Judicial Council inquiry recommends removal of Justice Robin Camp over... A committee of the Canadian Judicial Council has recommended the removal of a judge over controversial comments he made in a Calgary sex assault... The committee says his conduct was destructive and his comments caused irreparable damage to public confidence.
"30.11.2016 16:45:19" calgaryherald.com Nova Scotia vegan buys 23-pound lobster named 'King Louie' and returns... Crustacean believed to have escaped every predator over a century until a fisherman pulled it from the sea off southern New Brunswick MacDonald said the crustacean was sold for $230 to a Nova Scotia vegan who requested it be released back into the ocean. And so King Louie returned home on Tuesday, she said.
"30.11.2016 16:30:32" calgaryherald.com Calgary Herald Christmas Fund 2016: A mentor becomes a lifetime friend... There is big demand for all of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Calgary and Area's programs, with 163 youth on the wait list for community mentoring. Go inside one family and understand the difference Big Brothers Big Sisters can make and how you can help them do that through the Christmas Fund.
"30.11.2016 16:25:11" calgaryherald.com Longtime Tsuut'ina First Nation chief loses re-election bid The Tsuut'ina First Nation appears to have a new chief, according to early results from Tuesday night's vote. Mount Royal University instructor... Early results show Mount Royal University instructor Lee Crowchild, a former Tsuut'ina teacher, has defeated longtime chief Roy Whitney.
"30.11.2016 16:12:47" calgaryherald.com OPEC agrees to first output cut in eight years as Saudis Soften on Iran,... OPEC clinched a deal to curtail oil supply, confounding skeptics as the need to clear a record global crude glut — and prove the group's... OPEC will reduce production by 1.2 million barrels a day to 32.5 million a day, two delegates said Wednesday during a ministerial meeting in Vienna, asking not to be identified as the decision isn't yet public.
"30.11.2016 16:00:49" Timeline Photos Spectacular seems an appropriate adjective for this holiday production.
"30.11.2016 15:50:08" calgaryherald.com Calgary police commission urging service to act quickly following... A new survey released by the Calgary police commission finds 47 per cent of Calgary police members said workplace morale has declined over the past... A new survey released by the Calgary police commission finds 47 per cent of Calgary police members said workplace morale has declined over the past year.
"30.11.2016 15:35:07" calgaryherald.com Yedlin: Pipeline approvals put Canada's energy future in much clearer focus Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, to the astonishment of many Albertans, did something Tuesday that arguably put the legacy of his father's National... Deborah Yedlin writes: Trudeau's approvals of Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain expansion and Enbridge's Line 3 project — to triple volumes shipped on both pipelines — is a clear sign Canada has found a way to balance the importance of resource-driven
"30.11.2016 15:25:09" calgaryherald.com Energy exports help economy bounce back with 3.5% growth in third quarter OTTAWA - The Canadian economy slightly exceeded expectations in the third quarter as it grew at an annual pace of 3.5 per cent, Statistics Canada... Economists will scrutinize the numbers for signs that economic momentum will carry into the final three months of the year.
"30.11.2016 15:07:08" calgaryherald.com Power consumers will see changes to bills starting Jan. 1 It all comes down to Bill 34, introduced to the legislature Tuesday. By way of history, Alberta's balancing pool was forced to take over power... Your power bill will see an extra monthly charge starting Jan. 1 to help cover the costs of Alberta's balancing pool as it runs out of cash.
"30.11.2016 15:01:03" calgaryherald.com Trans Mountain pipeline approval prompts anger, promises to protest in B.C. The federal cabinet's decision to approve Kinder Morgan Canada's Trans Mountain pipeline expansion has prompted a flood of outrage and promises of... Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson said he was “profoundly disappointed,” calling the decision a “big step backwards” for Canada's environment and economy. #news
"30.11.2016 14:01:08" calgaryherald.com Yedlin: Pipeline approvals put Canada's energy future in much clearer focus Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, to the astonishment of many Albertans, did something Tuesday that arguably put the legacy of his father's National... For Alberta, Tuesday's two pipeline approvals were exactly what the province and the oilpatch, now in the process of deciding capital spending plans for 2017 and beyond, needed to hear.
"30.11.2016 14:00:36" calgaryherald.com Calgary homeless numbers drop 11 per cent in latest head count but... Calgary's homeless population is at the lowest mark in a decade, according to the latest provincewide head count. But the president and CEO of the... This is encouraging, especially when you consider the state of the economy.
"30.11.2016 13:17:09" calgaryherald.com New Alberta poll shows tight popularity race between NDP and Wildrose Party The Wildrose and NDP are neck-and-neck more than two years ahead of the next provincial election in 2019, according to a new poll. The ThinkHQ... We have quite a bit of time until the next election, and the landscape could certainly change but this poll reveals some interesting trends and the core strengths of each party ... at the moment.
"30.11.2016 13:00:59" calgaryherald.com A mentor becomes a lifetime friend for girl and her mom There is big demand for all of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Calgary and Area's programs, with 163 youth on the wait list for community mentoring. Proceeds from this year's fund will support Big Brothers Big Sisters mentoring as well as In-School Mentoring and Between Generations, which pairs elementary school-aged children with adults over 50. #news
"30.11.2016 06:00:33" calgaryherald.com Six ways to score deals and discounts on U.S. ski trips this winter Want to bust your winter vacation budget? Buy a one-day lift ticket at a ski resort on a holiday weekend Don't get fleeced wearing your fleece. There are cheaper ways to hit the slopes than the typical one-day lift ticket. #travel
"30.11.2016 05:30:16" calgaryherald.com Feast Polish-style this Christmas with party food, classic dumplings,... "This is the Christmas dumpling." Zuza Zak's version of uszka — the small, twisted dumpling — is filled with wild mushrooms and sauerkraut, and... Polish food is not all about the pierogi. But author Zuza Zak does admit there's seemingly a dumpling for every occasion in the culinary canon of her native Poland. #life #food
"30.11.2016 05:00:12" calgaryherald.com Calgarians donate thousands of pairs of socks to help the homeless Offering some cosy warmth just before the cold winter arrives, volunteers and uniformed police officers distributed 12,000 pairs of socks Tuesday... “Seeing the smiles on the faces of the homeless folks and their deep appreciation for a clean, warm pair of socks puts everything in perspective.” #news
"30.11.2016 04:15:05" calgaryherald.com First Nation voices early disappointment in TransAlta's hydro power... TransAlta Corp. says it will begin consulting with First Nations and environmental groups on a new central Alberta hydro power project estimated to... The project is expected to add 600 to 900 megawatts of power, becoming TransAlta's largest producer of hydroelectricity. #news
"30.11.2016 03:10:04" calgaryherald.com Braid: Notley wins pipeline approval but opposition keeps carping Alberta's opposition parties have railed, harped and scolded the NDP over its failure to get approval for a pipeline to tidewater. Now, Premier... Braid: "The opposition should take a lesson from Sunday's shocking Grey Cup game. The Stampeders, in bitter defeat, still congratulated the Ottawa Redblacks."
"30.11.2016 02:50:06" calgaryherald.com Man trapped and dragged beneath CTrain clung to mirror before he fell:... A man who was trapped and dragged beneath a downtown CTrain was seen clinging to the train's mirror moments before he fell, police say. Emergency... Emergency crews were called to the intersection at Centre Street and 7 Avenue S.W. #news
"30.11.2016 01:45:06" calgaryherald.com Councillor says it's time to 'admit we have a problem' following city's... Police-involved shootings in Calgary have become “a problem” and might indicate a need for better training, a city councillor said Tuesday. And... Pincott also noted firearms were seldom possessed by those shot by police this year. #news
"30.11.2016 01:15:06" calgaryherald.com Fortney: In "real world," says medical expert, mom should have run to... “I was essentially expecting him to be dead.” On the early morning of March 2, 2013, Dr. Jennifer D'Mello awaited the arrival of a new patient at... Fortney: "The severity of Ryan's symptoms, his loss of weight, should have prompted his mother to race to a doctor's office." #news
"30.11.2016 00:35:04" calgaryherald.com Tennessee wildfires engulf Ripley's Aquarium — and no one knows if... Ryan DeSears, general manager of Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, said the building is still standing but everyone is concerned for the safety of... Now for some more good news ... #news
"30.11.2016 00:01:55" business.financialpost.com Apple begins offering discounted Apple Music plan for Canadian college... The tech giant said eligible students can now get the paid-for music streaming service for $4.99 a month, or half its usual subscription price, for... The tech giant said eligible students can now get the paid-for music streaming service for $4.99 a month, or half its usual subscription price, for up to 48 months. #business #tech
"29.11.2016 22:49:56" calgaryherald.com Trudeau greenlights Trans Mountain expansion, Enbridge Line 3, but... Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has given the federal green light to the proposed expansion of Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline, crediting the... UPDATE: The decision is a key step forward in Alberta's quest to open new markets for oilsands crude, though the Trans Mountain project is still likely to face major opposition and significant hurdles.
"29.11.2016 22:12:23" business.financialpost.com Ottawa approves two pipelines, rejects one while imposing tanker ban on... Alberta Premier Rachel Notley, who has made the case for new pipelines, flew to Ottawa to meet Trudeau immediately following the announcement Alberta Premier Rachel Notley, who has made the case for new pipelines, flew to Ottawa to meet Trudeau immediately following the announcement. #business
"29.11.2016 22:02:14" calgaryherald.com Liberals approve Trans Mountain, Line 3 pipeline projects, Northern... Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is approving Kinder Morgan's proposal to triple the capacity of its Trans Mountain pipeline from Alberta to Burnaby,... Prime Minister Justin Trudeau effectively killed the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline across northern British Columbia, but gave a green light to Enbridge's lesser-known $7.5-billion Line 3 pipeline expansion from Alberta to Wisconsin.
"29.11.2016 21:36:28" calgaryherald.com LIVE: Pathologist testifies Ryan Lovett, 7, died of 'overwhelming sepsis' Symptoms of the illness which eventually led to Tamara Lovett's son's death could have developed nearly two weeks before he died, court heard... LIVE: Pathologist testifies Ryan Lovett, 7, died of 'overwhelming sepsis'
"29.11.2016 20:38:55" The Calgary Sun Calgary police will answer questions surrounding this morning's shooting that left a 27-year-old woman dead in Sunalta. For more on today's shooting and photos: http://bit.ly/2gFaWRM
"29.11.2016 20:05:56" calgaryherald.com More indigenous leaders sign pledge to fight oilsands and pipelines WINNIPEG — Some indigenous leaders say they will fight any pipeline projects or other work connected to expanding the oilsands in Alberta. Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, of the Union of British Columbia Chiefs, says there are no conditions under which he can accept the expanded Northern Gateway oil pipeline from Alberta, currently being considered by the federal government.
"29.11.2016 19:46:17" calgaryherald.com LIVE: Pathologist testifies Ryan Lovett, 7, died of 'overwhelming sepsis' Symptoms of the illness which eventually led to Tamara Lovett's son's death could have developed nearly two weeks before he died, court heard Tuesday. “The body of this child had mounted an immune response, but it got to the stage that his immune process was exhausted,” pathologist Dr. Elizabeth Brooks-Lim testified Tuesday in the trial of Tamara Lovett.
"29.11.2016 19:45:15" calgaryherald.com Roughnecks goalie hopes for easy transition into NLL Having turned 19 just a few months ago, Christian Del Bianco can't help but be just a bit circumspect with his current job status. “Sometimes it's... Riggers look like they have a succession plan in goal.
"29.11.2016 19:22:10" calgaryherald.com Calgary boardroom battle ends without appeal to Supreme Court A boardroom battle in Calgary that drew the attention of legal experts from across Canada has ended with a truce, avoiding another expensive round... Smoothwater Capital Corp., which owns a 17 per cent stake in Alberta Oilsands, said Tuesday it wanted to avoid hundreds of thousands of dollars in new legal fees over its $4.2-million investment.
"29.11.2016 19:13:48" calgaryherald.com Woman shot and killed by Calgary police was armed with knife A woman was shot and killed by a Calgary police officer in the city's Sunalta neighbourhood early Tuesday morning. Sources told Postmedia a junior... Sources told Postmedia a junior female officer opened fire on a woman who was acting aggressively and erratically with one or more knives on her. This story will be updated as new information becomes available:
"29.11.2016 19:10:09" calgaryherald.com Edmonton Crown to handle case of ex-Calgary policeman charged with... A Crown prosecutor from Edmonton will handle the case of a former Calgary police officer who faces 11 criminal code charges that include kidnapping... Police say a man and a woman came forward in January alleging two cases of harassment.
"29.11.2016 18:50:09" calgaryherald.com Tennessee wildfires engulf Ripley's Aquarium — and no one knows if... Ryan DeSears, general manager of Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, said the building is still standing but everyone is concerned for the safety of... These wildfires have been burning for weeks. Rain has fallen in some areas but it's not enough.
"29.11.2016 18:45:10" driving.ca Motor Mouth: Tolls can create more problems than they solve Proposed road tolls will end up costing Toronto money and alienating neighbours driving.ca: Could Toronto-style road tolls fly in other provinces? #autos
"29.11.2016 18:45:09" calgaryherald.com Less hiring planned after 65% of oil and gas companies trim staff,... CALGARY - Recruitment firm Hays Canada says about one third of oil and gas industry employers are expecting another tough year in 2017 after 65 per... The annual survey finds that 28 per cent of energy sector employers expect to hire fewer people in 2017 than in 2016, while 15 per cent expect some growth and about half predict stability.
"29.11.2016 18:40:09" calgaryherald.com Nudists call for fewer clothed visitors at clothing optional beaches Canada's clothing-optional beaches are at the centre of a turf battle between nude bathers and their clothed counterparts. Clothing optional doesn't go far enough for some sunbathers. They want mandatory nudity on nude beaches.
"29.11.2016 18:15:14" calgaryherald.com Convicted killers seeking stay of charges due to 'undue delay' The fact a trio of convicted killers could have their charges stayed has angered the victim's father. Dale Hird said Monday he's concerned over an... “It's just basically a get away with murder application,” says the still-grieving dad of Lukas Strasser-Hird.
"29.11.2016 18:10:09" calgaryherald.com Live: Trial continues for Calgary mother charged with criminal... The trial of a woman who turned to holistic medicine before the death of her seven-year-old son continues Tuesday. Tamara Lovett, 47, is charged... Our live coverage of this controversial trial is up and running for the first full day of testimony.
"29.11.2016 18:10:08" calgaryherald.com Donald Trump adviser Conway coming to Calgary Donald Trump's most visible adviser is coming to Alberta. Kellyanne Conway, who served as campaign manager in Trump's successful Republican... “Her visit to Alberta at this time should send a strong signal to Canadians on the importance of this province to the United States," said prosperity fund chair Heather Forsyth.
"29.11.2016 18:00:31" calgaryherald.com Lethbridge home invaders gun down pet dog Two men raided a Lethbridge home and shot and killed a pet dog before fleeing, police say. Lethbridge police are looking for public help on this one.
"29.11.2016 17:50:09" calgaryherald.com Lethbridge home invaders gun down pet dog Two men raided a Lethbridge home and shot and killed a pet dog before fleeing, police say. Police said just after 12:30 p.m. Monday, two masked... Investigators say an armed invader opened fire on a charging dog.
"29.11.2016 17:50:08" calgaryherald.com Man who drove into gas station used his truck like 'a bomb' An Edmonton man, who angrily drove into a gas station convenience store and badly hurt several workers, used his vehicle like “a bomb,” said a... The defendant was “extremely angry” with staff after having issues getting gas from a pre-pay pump and believing he had been mistreated and his driver's licence stolen.
"29.11.2016 17:40:07" calgaryherald.com As many as four pipeline decisions coming as Kinder Morgan, Enbridge... Justin Trudeau is seeking to boost economic growth, cut emissions and raise environmental standards all while his country's crude production is... A big day on the energy front. Look for multiple announcements on pipeline projects from the federal government this afternoon after markets close.
"29.11.2016 17:35:20" calgaryherald.com Trial continues for Calgary mother charged with criminal negligence... Tamara Lovett, 47, is charged with failing to provide the necessaries of life and with criminal negligence causing the death of Ryan Alexander Lovett. Day 2 of the trial of a Calgary woman who turned to holistic medicine before the death of her seven-year-old son continues Tuesday. Court reporter Kevin Martin is providing live updates.
"29.11.2016 17:20:16" calgaryherald.com Prince Edward Island police force threatens to play Nickelback to drunk... KENSINGTON, P.E.I. - A police department in western Prince Edward Island is threatening to impose the Nickelback treatment on anyone who drinks and... Const. Robb Hartlen says on Facebook that if you're foolish enough to get behind the wheel after drinking then a tune performed by lead singer Chad Kroeger and the band "is the perfect gift for you."
"29.11.2016 17:15:17" driving.ca Your Corner Wrench: How to read worn-out tire treads You can diagnose several problems just by taking a closer look at those worn-out tires driving.ca: Can't figure out why your tires are wearing out prematurely? Here's what those balding treads are trying to tell you. #autos
"29.11.2016 17:00:57" calgaryherald.com Provincial legislation to require helmets when using off-road vehicles... New provincial legislation introduced Monday will require off-road vehicle riders to wear helmets on public land in an effort to curb the number of... Denise Pelletier, who survived a traumatic brain injury, said her recovery prompted her to become an advocate for legislation that would ensure helmets are worn when people use off-road vehicles: “Today marks a very important day in Alberta.”
"29.11.2016 16:53:53" Last year, Steven Cloutier drove his truck through a convenience store's front door after a dispute over getting gas from a pre-pay pump. At his sentencing hearing Monday, the judge said he used the truck like a "bomb." Here is the security footage.
"29.11.2016 16:53:00" calgaryherald.com Pilot killed in CF-18 crash at Cold Lake Air Weapons Range identified as... McQueen died just after 11 a.m. Monday when the single-person CF-18 Hornet jet he was piloting crashed during a training mission at the Cold Lake... The pilot killed in a CF-18 jet crash has been identified by military sources as Capt. Thomas McQueen.
"29.11.2016 16:45:17" calgaryherald.com Stampeders head coach regrets fateful call in Grey Cup The blueprint should have been thrown out two years ago. Dickenson admitted after the game he would have chosen a different page in the playbook if he had a do-over.
"29.11.2016 16:25:12" calgaryherald.com Flames drop 2-1 OT decision to Islanders You rarely hear such a positive spin in the losing locker-room. “We talked about it this morning — this league is so close, the line between winning and losing,” said Flames captain Mark Giordano.
"29.11.2016 16:20:09" Calgary Herald's cover photo Mike Drew took this photograph of a new baby king penguin at the Calgary Zoo.
"29.11.2016 16:20:09" Calgary Herald's cover photo Mike Drew took this photograph of a new baby king penguin at the Calgary Zoo.
"29.11.2016 16:12:37" calgaryherald.com As many as four pipeline decisions coming as Kinder Morgan, Enbridge... Justin Trudeau is seeking to boost economic growth, cut emissions and raise environmental standards all while his country's crude production is... The pipeline decisions will be a key test of Trudeau's objectives one year into his tenure.
"29.11.2016 16:00:39" news.nationalpost.com Caring for a son with microcephaly As a woman who has mothered such a child for the past 53 years, let me share some of the difficulties as well as the joys of parenting a child with... When Andy was diagnosed with microcephaly in the 1960s, expectations for children with intellectual and developmental disabilities were very different from today. #health
"29.11.2016 15:12:43" calgaryherald.com Heritage Park CEO: 'Calgarians rally when times are tough' As you look forward to your own celebrations this holiday season, set aside some time and thought for those who need some help this year, writes... "Remember, hardship can strike anyone at any time, so think about how you might feel if it happened to you."
And please think about helping the Herald Christmas Fund this season.
"29.11.2016 15:11:59" calgaryherald.com Calgary Herald Christmas Fund: “Calgarians rally when times are tough” |... For the past 11 years, I've been proud to call Calgary home. Alida Visbach writes: Remember, hardship can strike anyone at any time, so think about how you might feel if it happened to you. Be generous and kind to your neighbours and to strangers in need this year; it will be the best gift you can give to yourself
"29.11.2016 15:05:11" calgaryherald.com Braid: Was Wildrose office burglary a political crime or 'a paranoid... It's getting harder to tell if the effort to merge Alberta's conservative parties is a soap opera, a crime drama, or a bad sitcom. Or, more... Don Braid writes: The anti-merger elements in Wildrose appear to be using the break-in to pin Kenney, while not quite saying it, with a post-modern Watergate.
"29.11.2016 14:45:14" calgaryherald.com City manager defends $70,000 one-day Disney training course for city staff The city's top manager says spending nearly $70,000 for 58 city directors and managers to attend a one-day seminar from Disney last year was money... “If we're going to look at every single training program, every single thing that we do, every consultant that we hire just because it happens to say Disney and it's fun to make Mickey Mouse puns, I don't think that's a particularly useful exercise for
"29.11.2016 14:30:38" calgaryherald.com The Russians are coming: Potential KHLers start to snub home league... More and more Russian free agents are jumping to the NHL, from Canadiens forward Alexander Radulov to reigning Calder Trophy winner Artemi Panarin “It's a really good league, but it's the second league in the world,” Zaitsev said of the KHL. “The NHL is the NHL. It's a really different league. I've got a dream to play here — that's why I'm here.”
"29.11.2016 14:25:07" calgaryherald.com Varcoe: Pivotal time for Alberta as OPEC meets and pipeline decisions loom This is a pivotal time for Alberta's beleaguered economy in more ways than one. Ottawa is expected to announce decisions in the coming days on two... Chris Varcoe writes: Nothing is certain in the days ahead.
And the stakes are enormous for Alberta's economy, thousands of workers and businesses.
"29.11.2016 14:01:03" calgaryherald.com Services, not manufacturing or resources, driving economic recovery:... 'I strongly believe that the continued expansion of our service sector is pointing the way toward full economic recovery,' Bank of Canada's... In the first half of 2016, Canada was on track to export $100 billion in services, up $25 billion from five years ago.
"29.11.2016 13:30:36" calgaryherald.com Bombardier hands over its largest CSeries jet to Latvian carrier, the... Sold at US$85.7-million, it is the largest plane built in Canada and seats between 130 and 150 people — Bombardier values the order at about US$506... “A year ago we were standing here and a lot of people were thinking that this program would be shut down, that Bombardier would actually go down,” said Bellemare at the company plant 50 kilometres north of Montreal. “What a turnaround.”
"29.11.2016 13:08:03" calgaryherald.com Woman dies after being shot by police in southwest Calgary A woman was shot and killed by a Calgary police officer in the city's Sunalta neighbourhood early Tuesday morning. Police were called to a home in... Police fatally shot a woman in Sunalta early Tuesday morning. This is a developing story.
"29.11.2016 13:00:55" calgaryherald.com 5 things to do this week in Calgary The Amy Schumer show takes up a brief residence in the Saddledome while Calgary Cinematheque continues its Tilda Swinton spotlight. Amy Schumer, a sort of Tribe Called Red encore, and even more music and arts are happening in Calgary this week:
"29.11.2016 06:00:14" calgaryherald.com 'Nightly Show' vet Larry Wilmore signs deal with ABC Studios NEW YORK, N.Y. - Three months after Comedy Central axed "The Nightly Show," its host, Larry Wilmore, has signed a multi-year deal with ABC Studios,... Under the deal, Wilmore will develop his own projects as well as supervise others while helping target talent for the studio.
"29.11.2016 05:30:16" calgaryherald.com Piquant pork: An easy apple-glazed tenderloin dinner dish to celebrate... Apple-Glazed Pork Tenderloin is a table delight, thanks to the meat's overnight bath in a spiced apple marinade "Serve the pork with our Mashed Sweet Potatoes and Apples, which takes advantage of the natural sweetness of fruit to add flavour to a classic side dish." #life #food
"29.11.2016 05:00:26" calgaryherald.com In volcanic Iceland, eruptions bring risk, and tourism boom Iceland is home to 32 active volcanic sites and its history is punctuated with eruptions, some of them catastrophic "Few outside this island nation had heard of Eyjafjallajokull — and even fewer could pronounce it — when the volcano erupted in April 2010 after two centuries of silence." #travel
"29.11.2016 04:40:08" calgaryherald.com Stir up this hot cider cocktail Hot cocktails are inspired by the classic hot toddy, a curative mixture that includes whiskey, rum, or brandy with hot water, a sweetener, and... "Hot cocktails are inspired by the classic hot toddy, a curative mixture dating back centuries that includes whiskey, rum, or brandy with hot water, a sweetener, and sometimes some spicing." #life #food
"29.11.2016 04:20:07" calgaryherald.com Apartment vacancy rate in Calgary hits 25-year high Rapid construction of new apartments at a time of high unemployment in Calgary has left a raft of rental housing empty, spiking the apartment... More than 2,500 apartment units were empty in October, up by more than a third over last year's volumes, pushing the vacancy rate to seven per cent, according to the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corp.
"29.11.2016 04:00:16" calgaryherald.com Flames drop 2-1 OT decision to Islanders BROOKLYN — Brian Elliott has waited a full month between wins. The Calgary Flames netminder is still waiting. Elliott was fooled by Thomas Hickey's... The Flames wrap their six-game getaway, their longest trek of the season, with a 3-2-1 record.
"29.11.2016 03:30:13" calgaryherald.com Varcoe: Pivotal time for Alberta as OPEC meets and pipeline decisions loom This is a pivotal time for Alberta's beleaguered economy in more ways than one. Ottawa is expected to announce decisions in the coming days on two... Nothing is certain in the days ahead. And the stakes are enormous for Alberta's economy, thousands of workers and businesses.
"29.11.2016 03:15:05" calgaryherald.com Uber coming to Calgary in early December after council approves bylaw... Ride-hailing giant Uber will return to Calgary streets within a matter of days after council voted in favour of tweaks to the city's rideshare... Following nearly three hours of questions and discussion, Calgary's elected officials endorsed amending the livery transport bylaw in an 11-4 vote today.
"29.11.2016 02:50:05" calgaryherald.com King penguin chick at Calgary Zoo starting to strut its stuff They're not sure if it's a boy or a girl, but there is no debate that it's very cute. The newest king penguin at the Calgary Zoo met the world this... The newest king penguin at the Calgary Zoo met the world this past August, and since then the little chick has been growing fast.
"29.11.2016 02:35:08" calgaryherald.com Braid: Was Wildrose office burglary a political crime or 'a paranoid... It's getting harder to tell if the effort to merge Alberta's conservative parties is a soap opera, a crime drama, or a bad sitcom. Or, more... The anti-merger elements in Wildrose appear to be using the break-in to pin Kenney, while not quite saying it.
"29.11.2016 02:15:08" calgaryherald.com Convicted killers seeking stay of charges due to 'undue delay' The fact a trio of convicted killers could have their charges stayed has angered the victim's father. Dale Hird said Monday he's concerned over an... Dale Hird said Monday he's concerned over an application made on behalf of Franz Cabrera, Joch Pouk and Assmar Shlah which could see them walk.
"29.11.2016 01:45:05" calgaryherald.com Tristin Hopper: Nellie McClung got snubbed for a banknote. They wanted a... Men can have questionable views and get a place on the money, but not a woman McClung was the favourite going into this; in an Angus Reid poll she was the number one choice to appear on Canadian money, garnering the support of 27 per cent of respondents.
"29.11.2016 00:45:10" calgaryherald.com City manager defends $70,000 one-day Disney training course for city staff The city's top manager says spending nearly $70,000 for 58 city directors and managers to attend a one-day seminar from Disney last year was money... City manager Jeff Fielding said the course price was “negotiated hard,” and before committing to a Calgary seminar, two city staff were sent to Ontario to examine the Disney training. "I think it was money well-spent," Fielding said.
"29.11.2016 00:15:06" calgaryherald.com Boy lived in 'squalor' with mother who is accused of negligently causing... The conditions in which little Ryan Lovett lived with his mom, who is charged with negligently causing his death, were deplorable, a prosecutor... Today court heard a 911 call Tamara Lovett made shortly after 5 a.m. on the day her son died.
"28.11.2016 23:45:07" calgaryherald.com Fortney: Her child fighting deadly infection, mom chose oregano oil over... On the morning she attended to a lifeless little boy, Teresa Coulter had no idea she knew the child. “Eight hours earlier I was at that call,” she... Court heard today that Tamara Lovett chose to treat her son's strep infection with such herbal remedies as dandelion tea and oil of oregano. The child, so sick he had been bedridden for 10 days, was never taken to a doctor.
"28.11.2016 23:36:08" business.financialpost.com 'We have no other tools': CBC asks Ottawa for more than $300 million in... In an interview with the Post, the public broadcaster said the decision to ask for the increase came after the Heritage Minister indicated that... In an interview with the Post, the public broadcaster said the decision to ask for the increase came after the Heritage Minister indicated that 'everything is on the table.' #business
"28.11.2016 23:15:07" calgaryherald.com Enmax facing $77 million in potential losses over power dispute Calgary's public utility says it is facing up to $77 million in potential losses from its dispute with the Alberta government over the timing of... Enmax says it's in a dispute with the Balancing Pool over cancellation dates, which could result in big losses for the utility.
"28.11.2016 22:44:14" calgaryherald.com Lawsuit alleges Calgary police officers conspired to lay false charge... Calgary police officers conspired to wrongly arrest and confine a Calgary man embroiled in a bitter custody dispute with his ex-wife and her... The statement of claim alleges a Calgary dad was detained at the police Arrest Processing Unit for more than eight hours on a false charge of perjury in January, the result of a “corrupt and biased police investigation”.
"28.11.2016 22:41:25" business.financialpost.com Rogers asks Ottawa to fold Canadian content funding into new agency, use... The telecom giant, which says it invested $580 million in Canadian content last year, makes no secret that it and other large companies stand to... The telecom giant, which says it invested $580 million in Canadian content last year, makes no secret that it and other large companies stand to benefit from its proposals. #business
"28.11.2016 21:30:14" calgaryherald.com Alberta oilpatch failures restore stability for rest of sector Mergers and acquisitions experts are predicting fewer Canadian oil and gas companies will go bust over the next year as most of the “troubled... “People have kind of settled into the cash flow they're getting... They've gotten their costs as low as they can and the market has clearly stabilized … There's not as much frantic-ness to it.”
"28.11.2016 20:28:54" calgaryherald.com Pilot dead after CF-188 Hornet from 4 Wing Cold Lake crashes inside air... A Canadian Forces pilot is dead after a fighter jet from 4 Wing Cold Lake crashed inside the air weapons range on the Saskatchewan side of the... Breaking: Emergency services, along with 417 Combat Squadron, were sent to the area of the crash. The air force confirmed the pilot died but the cause of the crash is not yet known.
"28.11.2016 20:05:11" calgaryherald.com Calgary public school board honours late MLA Manmeet Bhullar Before becoming one of Alberta's most influential politicians, late Calgary MLA Manmeet Bhullar grew up in the city's public school system. And... “His public service, especially in the interest of youth, has truly left a legacy for Albertans."
"28.11.2016 20:04:39" calgaryherald.com Watch: Alberta NDP government mid-year fiscal report projects $10.8B deficit Finance Minister Joe Ceci says the Alberta government's bottom line and the province's economy are holding steady and poised for a turnaround after nearly two y… LIVE: Finance Minister Joe Ceci says the Alberta government's bottom line and the province's economy are holding steady and poised for a turnaround after nearly two years of turmoil spurred by low oil prices.
"28.11.2016 19:25:11" calgaryherald.com A real Jurassic park lies underground at the Wyoming Dinosaur Center Be a paleontologist for a day at one of North America's most fertile sources of prehistoric fossils It was about an hour into our dig under the blazing Wyoming sun that my 6-year-old, Henry, cried out, “I found one!”
"28.11.2016 19:05:10" calgaryherald.com Apartment vacancy rate in Calgary hits 25-year high More than 2,500 apartment units were empty in October, up by more than a third over last year's volumes, pushing the vacancy rate to seven per... Rapid construction of new apartments at a time of high unemployment in Calgary has left a raft of rental housing empty, spiking the apartment vacancy rate to levels not seen in a generation, a new report says.
"28.11.2016 18:55:10" calgaryherald.com B.C.'s high rental market leaves some seniors on the street or in fear... The high cost of housing in Metro Vancouver and Victoria is rendering some seniors homeless for first time in their lives, while others are being... “I kept thinking here I was sitting on the street trying to keep warm and I used to work helping people start their own businesses.”
"28.11.2016 18:50:51" calgaryherald.com Calgary council approves so-called Uber-friendly bylaws Calgary's elected officials voted Monday 11-4 in favour of rideshare bylaw changes being pitched by city administration. The brash U.S.-ba… Uber drivers will soon be back on city streets
"28.11.2016 18:25:11" calgaryherald.com The holidays are just around the corner, which mean it's the season for... But even for those who would rather not break out the measuring cups, it's still nice to have a selection of homemade treats for guests But even for those who would rather not break out the measuring cups, it's still nice to have a selection of homemade treats for guests. Thankfully, all you need are a few easy recipes to meet any hosting obligations.
"28.11.2016 18:22:55" calgaryherald.com Calgary teen facing charges in accidental shooting of his sister Calgary police say a teenager has been charged in connection with an accidental shooting over the weekend that left his sister in serious... Police say a male was under the influence of drugs and alcohol when he picked up a handgun, which he didn't know was loaded, and accidentally fired the weapon, hitting his sister.
"28.11.2016 18:11:19" calgaryherald.com Some of the victims in Ohio State University attack were stabbed, struck... The spokesman said Monday that there were also other injuries that were being evaluated. Eight people were sent to hospitals Monday morning after... At least eight people were stabbed, hit by a vehicle or otherwise injured in an attack Monday morning on the Ohio State University campus, and a suspect was shot, school and hospital officials said.
"28.11.2016 17:55:15" calgaryherald.com Japanese amusement park under fire for freezing 5,000 fish in ice to... About 25 different kinds of fish could be seen under the 250-metre-long ice circuit. The park in the city of Kitakyushu opened the 'Ice Aquarium'... Space World said that the fish were intended “to give the feel of the ocean to the ice skating rink,” and that the amusement park is “extremely remorseful to have invoked such unpleasant feelings.”
"28.11.2016 17:44:35" Calgary Herald's cover photo Photographers on Crescent Road catch the brief burst of colour from the sunset over the Bow River on Sunday.
"28.11.2016 17:44:35" Calgary Herald's cover photo Photographers on Crescent Road catch the brief burst of colour from the sunset over the Bow River on Sunday.
"28.11.2016 17:31:11" calgaryherald.com LIVE: Trial begins for woman who used holistic medicine to treat fatally... Experts say the trial of a woman who turned to holistic medicine before the death of her seven-year-old son is likely to reignite a debate over the... Court reporter Kevin Martin is tweeting from the trial of Tamara Lovett, who is charged in the death of her seven-year-old son. The Crown just said Lovett lived off-grid and never registered her son's birth. Ryan Lovett, 7, died of treatable sepsis.
"28.11.2016 17:30:35" calgaryherald.com Survey finds 960 Canadian Forces personnel sexually assaulted in the... Almost 1,000 Canadian Forces personnel said they were victims of sexual assault in the workplace in the last year, according to a new survey that... The results of the survey are sobering, said Chief of the Defence Staff Gen. Jon Vance. “Harmful sexual behaviour is a real problem in our institution,” he said at a news conference Monday. “I'm very disappointed.
"28.11.2016 17:28:02" calgaryherald.com Uber in Calgary could be days away if city council accepts ride-share bylaw tweaks Uber could be operating in Calgary as early as Wednesday, one councillor believes, if city hall gives the green light to proposed changes to the ride-share bylaw on Monday. Coun. Evan Woolley … Stay informed as our city hall reporter, Annalise Klingbeil, provides live updates on the council debate to change the rideshare bylaw to allow Uber to (re)enter the Calgary market.
"28.11.2016 17:00:58" calgaryherald.com The poseur's guide to Amy Schumer All you need to know before she takes over the Scotiabank Saddledome on Tuesday. One quick read and you'll be able to talk about Amy Schumer with authority, even if you actually have none.
"28.11.2016 16:48:33" news.nationalpost.com A fifth of Ontario organ donors have wishes vetoed by family Provincial policies contravene law, lead to "wasted organs" as transplant waitlists grow Families often feud over whether to respect previously declared wishes around organ donation. Physicians never go against family wishes. #health
"28.11.2016 16:15:09" driving.ca Planning for your retirement – from driving With our skills diminishing as we get older, being proactive will put the decision in your hands, not those of someone else driving.ca: When it comes to getting behind the wheel, it's best to plan your driving future so you – and only you – can control it. #autos
"28.11.2016 16:06:37" calgaryherald.com Fire department says seven injured after active shooter reported at Ohio... The alert links the active shooter to Watts Hall, a materials science and engineering building at 19th and College Ohio State University is telling students there's an active shooter on campus and they should “Run Hide Fight.”
"28.11.2016 16:00:37" calgaryherald.com Alberta oilpatch failures restore stability for rest of sector Mergers and acquisitions experts are predicting fewer Canadian oil and gas companies will go bust over the next year as most of the “troubled... The troubles some companies ran into during this downturn serves to bolster those who are surviving, according to M&A experts.
"28.11.2016 15:40:08" calgaryherald.com Wildrose leader raises alarm after computers stolen from party's... Wildrose Leader Brian Jean says laptops were stolen during a recent break-in of the party's Edmonton office, and an attempt was made at the same... Jean also says Wildrose members have reported receiving unsolicited bogus calls claiming that he is urging his supporters to vote in the Progressive Conservative leadership race.
"28.11.2016 14:50:09" Timeline Photos Stampeders QB Bo Levi Mitchell wants to take the rap for the Grey Cup loss but it was a team effort.
"28.11.2016 14:45:08" calgaryherald.com Calgary Herald Christmas Fund 2016: Alpha House clients between a rock... Alpha House, an addictions shelter in Calgary and one of the 2016 Calgary Herald Christmas Fund recipients, has a growing commitment to include... Alpha House is making a huge difference in the lives of those most in need of help. You can help them by helping the Herald Christmas Fund.
"28.11.2016 14:30:40" calgaryherald.com Tessa Virtue, Scott Moir set record to win ice dance at NHK, qualify for... In their return to competition this season, Virtue and Moir won the Autumn Classic in September and Skate Canada in October “Tessa and I always have been a team that doesn't really pay attention to the points,” Moir said. “It is kind of great to hear that you got a world record score, but it doesn't really mean very much. For us, the focus is just on our skating and just being
"28.11.2016 14:01:05" calgaryherald.com Sexual trauma in Canadian Forces similar to childhood sex abuse,... Victims of sexual misconduct in the ranks are typically young, and within the military hierarchy, they are often dependant upon the perpetrator One of the roadblocks the Canadian Forces faces in relation to sexual misconduct is “denial,” the briefing added. Members of the military don't believe the problem is as widespread as they are being told.
"28.11.2016 13:30:38" calgaryherald.com How humanity's earliest cousins learned to let go and embrace winter:... Living in rudimentary families built, they pushed northwards across France, past 50 degrees latitude into Germany, even to the coast of Britain Why would a creature that arose in the lush warmth of Africa, foraging plentiful plants and hunting abundant small game, decide to strike out for such a miserable place, with a climate like modern Scandinavia, where snow covers the land half the year, the
"28.11.2016 13:00:55" calgaryherald.com Princess Beatrice slashes singer Ed Sheeran's face with sword while... At a dinner party, Blunt got down on one knee, Beatrice held a sword above him and said 'arise Sir James.' Then she swung it back and nearly poked... The incident caused such embarrassment that Buckingham Palace refused to comment or engage in any discussions about it Sunday.
"28.11.2016 06:00:21" calgaryherald.com Ontario police stop 11-year-old boy who took car out for 120 km/h joy... The boy wanted to find out what it was like to drive a car, police said. He was pulled over on Highway 400 and returned to his parents. No charges... Police “got the driver out of the vehicle and, shockingly, (it was) an 11-year-old kid who had just (finished) playing Grand Theft Auto at home and wanted to find out what it was like to drive a car,” Schmidt said. “An absolute tragedy waiting to happen.”
"28.11.2016 05:30:17" calgaryherald.com Donald Trump's new explanation for losing the popular vote? A... Analysis: This claim that millions of illegal immigrants voted is the result of a random tweet by a man named Gregg Phillips. It was later picked... The irony of Trump's claim about illegal immigrants, of course, is that one way to determine whether thousands of noncitizens voted in this election – for which, again, there's no evidence — is through a recount and audit of ballots, the very thing he was
"28.11.2016 05:05:10" calgaryherald.com Toronto man who has been de-radicalizing Canadian terrorists being... The case touches on an issue likely to become more widespread as ISIL continues to suffer losses: what to do with ex-foreign fighters Experience has shown that some returnees become mentors, recruiters and facilitators for terrorist groups, and some plan attacks. Those who come back disillusioned, however, can be valuable allies in the fight against radicalization.
"28.11.2016 04:45:06" calgaryherald.com Calgary's mayor will have to make good on a couple of wagers following... Close. So very close. But Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi is going to have to pay up after the Stampeders failed to capture the Grey Cup. Nenshi praised the efforts of both the Stamps and the Dinos over social media, posting to Twitter on Sunday, “I finish this weekend a little heartbroken but incredibly proud of both of my teams. Calgary's teams.”
"28.11.2016 04:22:09" calgaryherald.com Calgary fans react to Stamps loss at 104th Grey Cup It was an upset ending to a near-perfect season for fans of the Calgary Stampeders. At the Home and Away sports bar on the Red Mile, fans sporting... “It breaks my heart, Henry Burris was my man for years,” Freedman said. “To see him win would be bittersweet . . . but it is what it is, as they say.”
"28.11.2016 03:46:27" calgaryherald.com Calgary Stampeders lose Grey Cup 39-33 to Henry Burris-led RedBlacks in OT TORONTO – Henry Burris wasn't even supposed to play. The Calgary Stampeders wish he hadn't. Smilin' Hank did a number on his old team, slicing the... The Calgary Stampeders fought back to force overtime, but couldn't pull out the win as they lost the Grey Cup.
"28.11.2016 03:00:19" calgaryherald.com Africville residents carry on fight for compensation 47 years after... The destruction of the Africville is widely regarded as a shameful symbol of the treatment of black Nova Scotians, many of whom had fled slavery in... “I'm hoping for a settlement,” said Flemming Vemb, a plaintiff and former resident who recalls being forced out of the four-bedroom house on the waterfront where his father had tried to build a dry dock, but was refused permission by the city. “It was an
"28.11.2016 02:30:11" calgaryherald.com Uber in Calgary could be days away if city council accepts rideshare... If city hall gives the go-ahead to proposed rideshare bylaw tweaks Monday, one Calgary councillor figures folks might just be able to hop into an... Mayor Naheed Nenshi said, “I am happy to make these minor bylaw changes that preserve public safety, which must be the heart of our system. I am not in favour of releasing more taxi licences now however. I see no reason to do so in this economy.”
"28.11.2016 02:00:12" calgaryherald.com Syrians among first to arrive recount their first year in Calgary When George Khazaka and his family arrived at the Calgary airport a year ago, tired from a 20-hour journey, one of the first things the Syrian... Above all, the family feels safe here. They no longer have to worry about incidents like the one at Joulie and George's school when an explosion killed a teacher. Or the time that Farah left work at a garment factory at 4:20 p.m. one day, only to find out
"28.11.2016 01:30:14" calgaryherald.com Supreme Court set to rule in two potentially landmark cases over duty to... 'The animals that we live off are in danger and, because of that, we feel our lives are at stake,' said a member of one of the aboriginal groups... “Neither the Crown nor the board at any time engaged in meaningful consultation with the Chippewas First Nation regarding the nature of their asserted aboriginal rights and interests,” says the band's written argument.
"28.11.2016 01:00:23" calgaryherald.com Michael Den Tandt: Earth to Trudeau — Fidel Castro was a brutal... The PM's unfortunate and sadly hilarious Castro moment may not do him lasting harm. That's not to say it has been anything but a colossal cock-up Tremendous dedication and love? Yes. Dictators are often partial to their absolute dominions. Some might even call this love. And such adoration can be returned. It's called Stockholm Syndrome.
"28.11.2016 00:30:11" calgaryherald.com Local boy celebrates birthday by giving gifts to sick kids Not every kid would give away their birthday presents, but all George Boyce wants for his big day is to lend a hand to kids in need. Since his... “His only wish has been an awe-inspiring act of reaching out to people to help him raise a certain number of gifts to be donated to the Alberta Children's Hospital,” George's mother Gillian Boyce said in a statement.
"28.11.2016 00:00:21" calgaryherald.com Teenage girl struck and killed by city bus in northeast Edmonton A 13-year-old girl has died after being hit and dragged by an Edmonton Transit bus Saturday night. Investigators believe the girl was unknowingly hit by an ETS bus turning left onto 137 Avenue and 40 Street and dragged a short distance.
"27.11.2016 23:30:11" calgaryherald.com Commissioner argues CFL is in a good place, but aging fan base a cause... Scott Stinson: The audience of a few hundred people in a ballroom at a Toronto hotel on Friday morning is not one Jeffrey Orridge needs to win over It is telling that in this room full of CFL diehards, the people who travel across the country every year to attend its signature event, there are concerns raised about the league's future.
"27.11.2016 23:00:17" calgaryherald.com Cousins putting family ties behind them for one day TORONTO – Minutes after the Western Final's conclusion, through the magic of FaceTime, it began. The back and forth. Ja'Gared Davis says they were... Having played their entire college careers side by side, literally – on the defensive unit for South Methodist University in Dallas – Davis and Reed had reunited this season with the Calgary Stampeders. Lovely stuff … till rookie Alex Singleton's rise
"27.11.2016 22:30:10" calgaryherald.com Zoolights puts the spotlight on Calgary Zoo conservation programs Even without the white stuff falling down, it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the Calgary Zoo. New this year, the zoo is promoting their “Pedal Power” display that lets guests take a virtual-reality tour of the city's local bike path system while encouraging Calgarians to leave the car at home and take public transit to visit the zoo.
"27.11.2016 22:00:28" calgaryherald.com Flames 'finding a way to get wins' during marathon six-game sojourn A Calgary-based club has an opportunity to do something special Sunday. “Yeah, I know which way that one is going to,” Gulutzan grinned, offering up his prediction for a clash between the Calgary Stampeders and Ottawa RedBlacks in the 104th Grey Cup.
"27.11.2016 21:30:11" calgaryherald.com 'Tis the season for advanced Check Stops to hit Calgary roads It's a holiday tradition Calgary cops would be more than happy to pack away for good. As of the end of October, 1,359 impaired charges have been laid as compared to a whopping 2,080 in all of 2015. A big part of that sharp decline was the addition of legislation in 2012, which allows for immediate roadside suspension for blood alcohol
"27.11.2016 21:05:09" calgaryherald.com Jerome Messam says he's got lots of football left in him TORONTO – The list of running backs who have managed to extend their primes into their 30s is a short one. There's so much wear-and-tear that comes... Calgary Stampeders' Jerome Messam is coming off the best year of his career at 31-years-old and has no plans of walking off into the sunset anytime soon.
"27.11.2016 21:00:00" news.nationalpost.com Whose call? Distracted driving has overtaken impairment as a cause of deadly crashes on Canadian roads, according to police and other agencies. “It's grossly under-reported,” Toronto police spokesman Clinton Stibbe told Postmedia. Even if a driver admits to using a How do we put an end to texting and driving?
"27.11.2016 20:35:07" calgaryherald.com Teammates say key to Mitchell's greatness lies in his preparation TORONTO – To a man, Bo Levi Mitchell's teammates point to the same thing when they're asked about what makes him special. He's got one of the best... He's got one of the best arms in the CFL, no doubt, but that's not what they talk about.
"27.11.2016 20:05:08" calgaryherald.com Stampeders Grey Cup history TORONTO – The Calgary Stampeders are looking to climb above the .500 mark. The Stamps split their two previous Grey Cup meetings against Ottawa,... Here's a look at how the Stamps have fared in their 14 Grey Cup appearances: