Sayfa ile ilgili istek ve şikayetleriniz için aşağıdaki formu kullanabilirsiniz.
"25.10.2016 04:35:05" calgaryherald.com Mediation fails between UBC and former student over university's... A former University of British Columbia student who filed a human rights complaint over the school's handling of sexual assault reports says... “It's been a year since they promised to do better and I don't see them incorporating that promise in a way that makes me think that it's safe to drop the complaint,” says former UBC student Glynnis Kirchmeier.
"25.10.2016 04:05:06" calgaryherald.com Edmonton soldier sentenced to seven years in prison for sex crimes A tearful Edmonton soldier who admitted getting sexual favours from his underage stepdaughter in exchange for extended curfews was sentenced Monday... The 39-year-old pleaded guilty to two counts of sexual exploitation, two counts of luring a child and one count of possessing child porn.
"25.10.2016 03:35:05" calgaryherald.com Legal weed generates green but don't expect a 'cash cow,' says Alberta... The Canadian government's push to legalize marijuana must be handled very carefully and should be heavily regulated to avoid potential pitfalls,... Imposing a higher age limit on cannabis than booze could be "challenging to a certain degree ... because we're saying, 'You're permitted to consume one substance but not the other,'" says Alberta's justice minister.
"25.10.2016 03:05:06" calgaryherald.com Varcoe: Two Alberta drillers adding workers, but are more oilpatch jobs... News that Precision Drilling Corp. hired 1,000 people recently put a positive buzz through the province as Canada's largest driller signalled it... Is the glass half full, a quarter full, or almost empty? For Canada's hard-hit oilfield services industry, perspective is everything, writes business columnist Chris Varcoe.
"25.10.2016 02:50:06" calgaryherald.com Fossil poaching threatens scientific study, says University of Alberta... A University of Alberta researcher who has been excavating a site in Mongolia says fossil poaching threatens to destroy evidence central to... “It gets to the point to where you're walking around … from poached site to poached site,” says the U of A's Gregory Funston.
"25.10.2016 02:35:05" calgaryherald.com 'I don't think these people want to work': Alberta Opposition slams NDP... Wildrose MLA Don MacIntyre says it's “deplorable” that a committee overseeing resource stewardship in Alberta essentially voted against oral... “I can understand their hesitancy if they were ministers and they had full-time jobs doing that, but these are backbenchers,” said Wildrose MLA Don MacIntyre.
"25.10.2016 02:30:46" calgaryherald.com Braid: Minister "not proud as woman or Albertan" after CPS report Deputy Premier Sarah Hoffman is displeased, to put it gently, about harassment and intimidation allegations in the Calgary Police Service,... “What I read from the story certainly doesn't make me proud as a woman or as an Albertan,” Deputy Premier Sarah Hoffman said of the confidential report made public by the Postmedia Monday.
"25.10.2016 02:09:11" calgaryherald.com Allegations of sexual assault, intimidation in Calgary police ranks... Calgary's mayor and Alberta's deputy premier say they are deeply concerned with allegations of sex assault, bullying and intimidation revealed in... A recently retired senior police officer told Postmedia the problems within the Calgary Police Service are huge.
“The report is absolutely spot on,” said the officer, referring to a recently leaked internal review that details claims of sexual assault,
"25.10.2016 02:05:11" calgaryherald.com 'Intentional, malicious, sustained' cyberattack kills online literacy... The network hosting the "voluntary" online test was targeted by an "extremely large volume of traffic from a vast set of IP addresses around the... “We're totally shocked that this sort of attack would happen, it's certainly nothing that we expected at all,” he said.
"25.10.2016 02:02:00" This is sky-diving for the TRULY adventurous: wing-suiting.
"25.10.2016 01:45:13" calgaryherald.com Wall puts forward motion to officially oppose carbon tax — and looks for... Premier Brad Wall will put forward a motion Monday that would see the government officially oppose the federal government's plan impose a national... Saskatchewan's NDP has come out against Ottawa's carbon tax but were less than eager to give Premier Brad Wall's alternative plan a ringing endorsement.
"25.10.2016 01:35:17" calgaryherald.com With the Trump name 'hated and reviled', the U.S. presidential hopeful's... Amid a torrent of controversy regarding Donald Trump's comments about women and minority groups, his company is launching a new brand that won't... Scion, a line of hotels that will target younger clients, was unveiled last month in a press release that quoted three different Trump Organization executives, but not the candidate.
"25.10.2016 01:30:01" canada.com Canada.com CFL Grey Cup Contest | canada.com Enter for your chance to win a trip for 2 to the 104th Grey Cup Game in Toronto! Enter for your chance to win a trip for 2 to the 104th Grey Cup Game in Toronto!
Contest ends November 1st.
"25.10.2016 01:05:22" calgaryherald.com N.Y. pastor pleads guilty to manslaughter and assault after church's... In the eyes of the World of Life Christian Church, 19-year-old Lucas Leonard and his 17-year-old brother Christopher had sinned. One of Lucas' sins... To force repentance, worshipers punched, kicked and beat teen brothers for most of 14 hours, telling them to 'confess.' At one point the older boy stopped breathing
"25.10.2016 00:39:25" calgaryherald.com North America's first urban earthship lands in Calgary A radically sustainable structure made of recycled tires and cans is set to help Canada's largest urban agriculture farm produce even more food for... “It's going to have a massive positive net impact on our operations," says local food activist and Grow Calgary founder Paul Hughes. "We've been looking forward to this for a long time … This is really outside the box for Calgary.”
"25.10.2016 00:35:14" calgaryherald.com Actress Woodley faces January trial in pipeline protest MANDAN, N.D. - Actress Shailene Woodley is to stand trial in North Dakota early next year on charges related to her protest against the Dakota... Woodley was among 27 activists arrested Oct. 10. The "Divergent" star, who livestreamed her arrest on Facebook, pleaded not guilty last week to criminal trespass and engaging in a riot.
"25.10.2016 00:16:00" Flu clinics open in Calgary Free flu shot clinics opened in Calgary today.
"25.10.2016 00:05:14" calgaryherald.com Terrifying spider drags a mouse up a refrigerator An Australia man posted a video to Facebook over the weekend of a gigantic huntsman spider dragging a mouse up a refrigerator, presumably for dinner. Alright, fair warning: Do not click this link if spiders creep you out.
"24.10.2016 23:35:10" calgaryherald.com 'He clearly saw the tail': Surfer is third Australian shark attack... A surfer who administered first aid at the scene, Geoffrey Knapp, said the victim had been lying on his board when the shark attacked A surfer who administered first aid at the scene, Geoffrey Knapp, said the victim had been lying on his board when the shark attacked. The fiberglass board took the brunt of the bite, Knapp said.
"24.10.2016 23:15:24" news.nationalpost.com East meets West Here are some of our favourite ways to add a bit of Eastern flair to our everyday meals Give familiar flavours a fresh twist with simple ingredients. #life #food
"24.10.2016 23:05:15" calgaryherald.com 'Like something out of a horror movie': Flesh-eating bacteria infection... About 80,000 people get some form of vibriosis every year, usually from eating raw or undercooked shellfish, according to the Centers for Disease... Michael Funk was cleaning his crab pots in Maryland. Somewhere in the water lurked a strand of the bacteria. Within hours he began to feel ill. #health
"24.10.2016 22:35:13" calgaryherald.com What's Bernie Sanders been up to? Preparing to be a liberal thorn in... Sen. Bernie Sanders, a loyal soldier for Hillary Clinton since he conceded the Democratic presidential nomination in July, plans to push liberal... Sanders and other senators have started plotting legislation that would achieve many of the proposals that fueled his insurgent run for president
"24.10.2016 22:05:16" calgaryherald.com Police baffled by couple found dead next to untouched bags of Taco Bell,... There were no signs of a break-in or physical trauma. The leading theory is that drugs may have been involved, though there's no evidence that the... The deaths have baffled investigators in the town, about 60 miles from Detroit. There were no signs of a break-in or physical trauma.
"24.10.2016 21:59:00" What happened to the Dionne quintuplets? An interesting video from our friends at the Montreal Gazette: In 1935, the Dionne quintuplets — the first five sisters to survive more than a few days — were housed in a special complex staffed by nurses and a doctor. Nearly three million visitors came
"24.10.2016 21:35:11" calgaryherald.com Mom wants changes after school bus drops kindergartner 24 blocks from... "It was hard to drive. I couldn't breathe. My stomach was upset." An Edmonton mother wants an apology and more supervision on school buses after a driver let her kindergartner off nearly four kilometres from his daycare.
"24.10.2016 21:05:17" calgaryherald.com Dispute over Visa fees heats up as Walmart stops accepting credit card... TORONTO - The dispute between Walmart Canada and Visa over merchant fees escalated Monday as the retail giant stopped accepting the credit card at... Walmart announced in June that it would expand its phase-out of Visa at all of its Canadian stores — more than 400 — though Roberton said it hasn't determined which stores will be next. #business
"24.10.2016 20:35:25" calgaryherald.com One-fourth of US cancer deaths linked with 1 thing: smoking Cigarettes contribute to more than 1 in 4 cancer deaths in the U.S. The rate is highest among men in southern states where smoking is more common... The study found that at least 167,000 cancer deaths in 2014 — about 29 per cent of all U.S. cancer deaths — were attributable to smoking.
"24.10.2016 20:20:11" calgaryherald.com Canada's record household debt is threatening its financial stability,... Canada's debt, swelled by a decade-long housing boom to almost triple the size of its economy, is drawing increasing concern from the international... While Canada boasts the lowest government debt load among Group-of-Seven countries, household debt is the highest of its peers. #business
"24.10.2016 20:05:18" calgaryherald.com Abandoned shopping carts drive Edmonton man buggy If there's one thing that drives Rick Belsher buggy, it's abandoned shopping carts that make his neighbourhood resemble a store parking lot.
As... Belsher complains it's left to him to deal with the problem instead of retailers taking the initiative. “These companies make absolutely no attempt to keep their carts on their property, but rely on citizens, mainly me it seems, to phone them about their
"24.10.2016 19:45:11" calgaryherald.com Fire destroys north entry gate into Banff National Park An overnight fire has destroyed the north entry gate to Banff National Park on Highway 11, also known as the David Thompson Highway, in Alberta.... “We have no idea what happened, but the RCMP are investigating.”
"24.10.2016 19:35:14" calgaryherald.com 'He took his hand and put it up my dress': Judge releases details of... A judge has denied Swift's request to withhold all evidence in the legal battle between the singer and former radio DJ David Mueller “I remember being frantic, distressed, feeling violated in a way I had never experienced before,” Swift said in the deposition.
"24.10.2016 19:15:09" calgaryherald.com Calgary Safeway store closing amid cost-cutting at parent company A month after Sobeys owner Empire Co. vowed to cut costs amid dismal earnings, the national grocer said Monday it would close a northeast Calgary... The Safeway location on 52nd Street in the community of Marlborough will close Dec 10. #business
"24.10.2016 19:05:11" calgaryherald.com Flames look to snap out of power-play funk Something has gotta give, right?
On one side, the NHL's worst power play — the Calgary Flames have managed one measly man-advantage marker in 25... A putrid power-play percentage isn't the only worrisome stat for the Flames (1-4-1). #sports
"24.10.2016 18:39:29" The Province B.C.'s own Dean Brody is in the house! The country singer is chatting with reporter Aleesha Harris and performing live on our Facebook page.
Post your questions for Brody in the Comments below. B.C.'s Dean Brody is in the house! The country singer is chatting with reporter Aleesha Harris and performing live on our Facebook page.
Post your questions for Brody in the Comments below.
"24.10.2016 18:35:08" calgaryherald.com Ailing ex-wrestler 'Dynamite Kid' desperate to return home The wife of former Stampede Wrestling and WWE legend Dynamite Kid is asking his fans to help him return to his England home after suffering a... This isn't the first time a wrestler has reached out to fans to try to get their life back on track, but rarely has it been this drastic.
"24.10.2016 18:15:15" calgaryherald.com Killer of 8-year-old Victoria Stafford loses appeal, life sentence... Family members of eight-year-old Victoria Stafford packed a Toronto courtroom to hear her killer appeal his convictions The appeal court judges dismissed Rafferty's appeal before hearing the Crown's arguments.
"24.10.2016 18:01:06" news.nationalpost.com Mini shepherd's pies from latest Canadian Living cookbook This recipe can be prepared ahead of time, with the results covered and refrigerated for up to two days before baking There are three ways to ensure that you can turn out dinner in a hurry. #life #food
"24.10.2016 17:42:26" calgaryherald.com Province spends $10M to help farmers reduce impact of carbon tax The provincial government is committing $10 million to help farmers become more energy efficient, a move it says will reduce emissions and help... Agriculture Minister Oneil Carlier said approximately 700 producers annually already take advantage of these programs, and the additional funding should result in an even greater uptake. #business
"24.10.2016 17:35:14" calgaryherald.com 'Almost instant' male birth-control pill — or even nasal spray — is in... The research raises the prospect of a fast-acting pill or a nasal spray that a man could take hours or even minutes before sex. The discovery uses a peptide that changes the way human cells work, “switching off” sperm's ability to swim, to render men temporarily infertile. #health
"24.10.2016 17:20:11" calgaryherald.com Quarterly earnings season could show 'resemblance of stability' in... The embattled Canadian oil and gas sector could show a rare sign of optimism this week as companies begin releasing their quarterly earnings reports Oil prices have risen gradually in the past months as markets show signs of moving closer to balance, leaving analysts to expect perhaps the first signs of healing for hard-hit producers.
"24.10.2016 17:00:55" calgaryherald.com Health minister announces new Food Guide overhaul, new labelling rules MONTREAL - Health Minister Jane Philpott says the government intends to change the country's Food Guide and overhaul food labelling rules as part... The guide was last updated in 2007 and Philpott says she's heard from Canadians they find it difficult to navigate or apply its recommendations.
"24.10.2016 16:42:48" calgaryherald.com Review unearths claims of sex assault, bullying and intimidation at... An internal workplace review of the Calgary Police Service has revealed claims of sexual assault, sexual harassment, bullying and intimidation, and... Read the entire review, completed in 2013 and obtained by Postmedia, here:
"24.10.2016 16:38:23" Calgary Herald's cover photo Yote enjoys a romp in the fall leaves in northwest Calgary, Alta on Sunday October 23, 2016. Jim Wells/Postmedia
"24.10.2016 16:30:33" calgaryherald.com John Oliver says Donald Trump is 'medically incapable of accepting that... 'So we need to find a way for him to give a concession speech while he's still able to claim that he won something' “What do you mean, 'You'll keep us in suspense?' This is a presidential election not an American Idol results show!” Oliver said. “'I'll tell you whether or not my followers will plunge the country into anarchy after the break.'”
"24.10.2016 16:24:03" Why Donald should lose the election From the Financial Post: Why Donald J. Trump will win if he loses
"24.10.2016 16:15:14" driving.ca Insurance changes make fine print more important than ever After a near-death accident, Adam Bari discovered his insurance coverage had shrunk, just 12 hours previously, from $2 million to $86,000 driving.ca: Yes, fine-print is ridiculously tedious. But ignore it at your peril. #autos
"24.10.2016 16:10:19" news.nationalpost.com The stethoscope may be on its last lub-dub The humble, iconic symbol of medicine risks becoming obsolete, squeezed out by upstart, miniaturized, palm-sized ultrasound devices The stethoscope is now 200 years old; and it's likely new, portable ultrasound devices could soon replace it. #health
"24.10.2016 16:00:55" calgaryherald.com Dennis Oland to be tried a second time for murder in 2011 death of... Lawyers for the Crown and defence had focused on Oland's incorrect statement to police that he was wearing a navy blazer on the evening his father... The appeal court rejected Oland's claim that the verdict was unreasonable, but found the trial judge did not properly instruct the jury on evidence around the jacket Oland was wearing the day of the murder.
"24.10.2016 15:25:45" calgaryherald.com Negan's victim revealed in 'Walking Dead' premiere 'The Walking Dead' has returned with a bloody bang as the victim of bat-wielding bad guy Negan was revealed in the seventh season's premiere. Warning: Walking Dead spoilers within...
"24.10.2016 15:01:00" news.nationalpost.com New York immigration museum recalls when Italian, Irish were the... In millions of places across the country this election year, Americans are having heated debates about foreigners — the potential terrorists,... "Step into the time portal of New York's Tenement Museum, walk on its faded carpets and wander across the ages into the recreated homes of immigrant families named Moore, Gumpertz and Baldizzi." #travel
"24.10.2016 14:23:35" calgaryherald.com Justin Bieber walks off stage at concert after asking fans to stop... TORONTO - Justin Bieber's contentious relationship with his fans hit a new peak at a concert on Sunday night when he stormed off stage after asking... The Biebs appears to have had about enough of his fans.
"24.10.2016 14:02:35" calgaryherald.com Here's why doctors shouldn't be the only ones administering assisted death Physicians have long argued that helping people die is contrary to their ethics and the ancient oaths of their profession. Two decades after... In some other countries where assisted death is legal, the responsibility doesn't rest entirely with doctors. In the Netherlands, for example, every case is assessed, after the death, by a committee that includes a judicial expert or lawyer, an ethicist
"24.10.2016 13:52:40" calgaryherald.com Flames aim to snap out of funk on the road In his short career as a National Hockey League head coach, Glen Gulutzan has never steered a ship quite like this to start a regular season. When... "I know no matter how the bullets are whizzing by your head, you have to stay the course. It's a long year," said coach Glen Gulutzan.
"24.10.2016 13:44:15" calgaryherald.com Notorious B.C. killer gets pregnant while serving life sentence for murder She is one of B.C.'s best-known killers – found guilty of brutally beating and drowning a teenage girl under a Victoria bridge in 1997. Kelly Ellard is serving a life sentence for killing Reena Virk in 1997. The father is a man with gang links who was out on day parole when he was allowed intimate visits with Ellard.
"24.10.2016 13:12:34" calgaryherald.com 'Hunting is becoming a bit of a lost art': Pheasant festival about more... Canada's largest hunting festival has grown into a weeklong celebration of hunting, conservation and food, and the event demonstrates pheasant... “Hunting is becoming a bit of a lost art. Handing it down to the next generation is important,” said Kelly deCaux, as a volunteer taught his nephew how to field dress his harvest and what parts he could take home and cook.
"24.10.2016 13:01:32" calgaryherald.com Fentanyl front lines: First responders going from 'call to call to call' The reality of the fentanyl epidemic is brutal, says Victoria paramedic Tamara McNay, describing the scene of a drug overdose King said anti-drug police units across the country are grappling with how to stem the supply of fentanyl, which, because of its high concentration, can be shipped in small packages and easily smuggled into Canada.
"24.10.2016 12:19:17" calgaryherald.com Review unearths claims of sex assault, bullying and intimidation at... An internal workplace review of the Calgary Police Service has revealed claims of sexual assault, sexual harassment, bullying and intimidation, and... “Both males and females shared instances of workplace bullying and harassment,” according to the human resources report, written by an independent auditor. “Both men and women reported they did not bring these concerns forward in any formal way because
"24.10.2016 12:01:14" calgaryherald.com Michael Den Tandt: After one year of Trudeau Liberals, plenty of... The regime responsible for some perfidies, flip-flops and stumbles enjoys 49.8-per-cent support, a whisker shy of an absolute majority A lot has changed in Canada over the course of the past year, just after a 78-day campaign during which refugee policy, ethnicity and culture — specifically the niqab — had been central to the action.
"24.10.2016 05:00:28" calgaryherald.com Tour bus returning from California casino trip crashes into truck,... 'The speed of bus was so significant that the trailer itself entered about 15 feet into the bus,' California Highway Patrol says Doctors treated several spinal fractures but few other bone injuries. The wounds indicate the bus was slowing down when it struck, Townsend said.
"24.10.2016 04:00:24" calgaryherald.com The stolen head of a statue of baby Jesus in Sudbury was lost, but now... A woman came upon the head through her work, but didn't realize it belonged to the church until she saw the media reports about the orange replacement Lajeunesse says for now, the statue will remain headless. Before replacing it, the church needs to figure out how to secure it safely to the statue and prevent it from being stolen again.
"24.10.2016 03:00:25" calgaryherald.com Canada extradites dozens of people to China every year, despite fears... The Conservatives sent back more than 330, according to data provided by Global Affairs Canada. So far this year, Canada has returned 24 people to... The deputy minister of foreign affairs at the time, Daniel Jean, said in a 2015 memorandum: “It is in Canada's interest to have such persons removed.”
"24.10.2016 02:00:18" calgaryherald.com Allegedly booze-fueled crash leaves a young man dead, his parents... In the aftermath of a deadly, allegedly booze-fueled crash, a young man is dead, his mother and father are barely clinging to life in hospital... “We're very confident that alcohol was involved,” Staff Sgt. Paul Stacey said. And he said the call for Calgarians to use their heads and not get behind the wheel drunk is one he will continue to make — and loudly.
"24.10.2016 01:00:29" calgaryherald.com Stadium worker dies at Qatar World Cup site — the first 'work-related'... Qatar has previously reported three deaths at construction sites for the 2022 World Cup, but said they were not 'work-related' The tiny, gas-rich country is relying on its large workforce of Asian labourers to build stadiums and related infrastructure to cope with staging soccer's biggest tournament in the Middle East for the first time.
"24.10.2016 00:00:14" calgaryherald.com Syrian refugee turned Calgary entrepreneur receives Peace and Human... Her journey started in war-torn Syria, and now she is a shining example of the refugee community in Calgary. Saima Jamal said Rita Kallas is an “exceptional” person, working at the grassroots level with no funding to help organize assistance for those affected by the Fort McMurray wildfires, and did it all “without the help of any big organizations.”
"23.10.2016 23:00:25" calgaryherald.com Afghan vet deep in debt after two-year fight against charges that were... The veteran wants answers on how the justice system could be allowed to consume his life, only to acknowledge in the end that the cases did not... He received treatment for his PTSD and says he was trying to turn his life around when the more recent charges were levelled. They were the result, he is convinced, of the OPP wanting to run him out of town because they considered him dangerous.
"23.10.2016 22:30:14" calgaryherald.com 'We couldn't stand behind anything': The moment Rolling Stone's campus... The tale of a gang rape on the University of Virginia campus sparked international headlines, but it wasn't true. Now, a jury in a defamation suit... “I was a little surprised,” Erdely told the court. “A couple of other things struck me as odd… I was getting a little hinky feeling.”
"23.10.2016 22:00:15" calgaryherald.com Conservatives in Calgary-Heritage choose candidate to replace Stephen... Businessman Bob Benzen beat out two other candidates to win the nomination for Calgary-Heritage on Saturday. Bob Benzen paid tribute to Harper in a speech after his second-ballot win was announced, and credited the former prime minister for creating the Conservative party as it exists today.
"23.10.2016 21:30:12" calgaryherald.com Blowfish lips and puffy faces: New study warns of the complications and... As lunchtime liquid facelifts grow in popularity, doctors are seeing host of problems, including 'facial collapse', infections, permanent nerve... The most serious complications occur when fillers are inadvertently injected into blood vessels, blocking the vessels and cutting off blood supply to tissues. The product can migrate or move to other parts of the body, causing, in rare cases, blindness,
"23.10.2016 21:00:18" calgaryherald.com Airdrie Legion set to unveil Light Armoured Vehicle monument Once a part of Canada's military might, a light armoured vehicle is patiently waiting for its debut as a monument. Drummond said the project to bring the LAV to Airdrie was estimated to cost around $70,000, but local businesses took the brunt of the financial load by donating money, transporting the LAV from Ontario, and even pouring the concrete pad for the monument.
"23.10.2016 20:30:17" calgaryherald.com Meet the 'unknown Mormon' who could take Utah from Trump and Clinton 'If Mormons are not the exact opposite of Trump, they would at least aspire to be,' said one expert said of independent Evan McMullin's surge in... Virtually anonymous elsewhere, Evan McMullin, 40, did not declare for president until August but has recently passed Clinton in the polls and drawn even with Trump in Utah.
"23.10.2016 20:00:27" calgaryherald.com Brian Elliott's former teammate: 'I wouldn't be too concerned if I was a... Brian Elliott's introduction to the Calgary Flames' faithful hasn't exactly followed a storybook script.
Not at all, actually. Take it from the guys who know the 31-year-old goaltender best …
"23.10.2016 19:30:19" calgaryherald.com Muskrat Falls: Protests, soaring costs and the making of a 'boondoggle' ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Then-premier Kathy Dunderdale had a dismissive air when she rose in the legislature on Dec. 18, 2012, to answer another... A week before Christmas 2012, then-premier Kathy Dunderdale had little patience for skepticism.
"Mr. Speaker, this is a well-planned project," she said.
"23.10.2016 19:00:28" calgaryherald.com Man convicted of killing eight-year-old Tori Stafford pins blame on... Michael Rafferty was sentenced to life in prison in 2012 with no chance of parole for 25 years for kidnapping, sexual assault causing bodily harm... Rafferty's lawyer, Paul Calarco, argues in documents filed with the Court of Appeal for Ontario that the judge made several errors, including failing to warn the jury against relying on the testimony of McClintic, “a person of unsavoury character, with a
"23.10.2016 18:30:18" calgaryherald.com Tory leadership hopeful Andrew Scheer top spender among candidates to... Scheer spent most among the nine MPs who are declared and potential candidates for the Conservative leadership, while Ontario MP Michael Chong... Andrew Scheer, a Saskatchewan MP and former Speaker of the House of Commons, spent nearly $263,000 on travel for himself and his family, salaries for employees, accommodation and per diems while in Ottawa, office leases in his riding, and other expenses.
"23.10.2016 18:00:21" calgaryherald.com Abortion pill advocates intent on making Canada the most permissive... Mifegymiso has been available elsewhere for nearly 30 years and is approved for use in more than 60 countries with varying restrictions. It's set... Sexual health advocates are intent on making Canada the most permissive country in the world for a heavily regulated abortion pill expected to hit shelves next month.
"23.10.2016 17:22:44" calgaryherald.com Police say speed, alcohol may have been factors in fatal crash on... Calgary Police are investigating an early-morning crash that left one person dead and sent four others to hospital. Just after 12:30 a.m., Stuart... This story will be updated when new information is available:
"23.10.2016 16:30:13" calgaryherald.com SNL's final debate parody skewers Trump's 'bad hombres' and creepy... Alec Baldwin again adopts his brutish and offensive portrayal of the Republican nominee in the latest Saturday Night Live skit to mock the... The sketch had some fun with the audience laughter that was clearly heard when Trump said that nobody respects women more than he does. It zooms out to outer space to show the whole planet laughing at the comment.
"23.10.2016 16:00:27" calgaryherald.com Edmonton police renew $40,000 rewards for unsolved homicides from 2004 The first involved Mir Hussain, a 44-year-old parking attendant stabbed during an argument while on duty at 121 Street and 104 Avenue. On Jan. 2, 2004, Mir Hussain was stopped at a traffic light when a witness saw him arguing outside his car with another person. At some point, he was stabbed in the torso. He managed to stop another car and was eventually taken to hospital but later died.
"23.10.2016 15:15:14" calgaryherald.com Get used to the 'job churn' of short-term employment and career changes,... The finance minister told delegates that high employee turnover and short-term contract work will continue in young people's lives “We also need to think about, 'How do we train and retrain people as they move from job to job to job?' Because it's going to happen. We have to accept that,” Morneau said during a question-and-answer session.
"23.10.2016 14:45:10" calgaryherald.com Petitioning Parliament for free hospital parking and a gender-equal... It's new for the current Parliament: Digital petitions. And thousands of Canadians are adding their signatures The most popular petition online and active at this writing is petition e-492, sponsored by Robert-Falcon Ouellette, a rookie Liberal MP from Winnipeg. So far more than 11,000 people are petitioning Parliament for free parking at hospitals and medical
"23.10.2016 14:15:10" calgaryherald.com Pilot injured as small plane crash lands in Medicine Hat cemetery A small plane crash landed in a cemetery in Medicine Hat, Alta. Saturday night. Sgt. Wieschorster said the Medicine Hat control tower received a Mayday call from the plane around 8 p.m., just before it went down in the Hillside Cemetery, about one kilometre short of the airport.
"23.10.2016 13:37:09" calgaryherald.com David Perron scores hat-trick for Blues in win over Flames There were many reasons why the Calgary Flames suffered a 6-4 loss to the visiting St. Louis Blues on Saturday night. … Mark Giordano accepted the blame for that one.
"23.10.2016 13:00:48" calgaryherald.com Empire Provisions turns edible memories into new charcuterie shop Along a metal table in the subterranean kitchen below Una, Dave Sturies butchers, grinds meat and turns it all into unexpected cuts, flavourful... The ideas have come from their backgrounds — the Phillipines for her, Italy for him — along with their trips together. It's about the taste of a specific country, an adaptation of their experiences, those spices and flavours that go into their creations.
"23.10.2016 12:00:39" calgaryherald.com Counter-terrorism officers arrest teen after uncovering terror plot... A terror plot targeting the London Underground has been uncovered after police found what they believe to be a bomb on a train. The incident and subsequent arrest came 11 years after the 7/7 bombings when the London Underground was targeted in a terror attack that killed 52 passengers.
"23.10.2016 04:00:12" calgaryherald.com Mother sickened to hear her young daughter's killer has been granted... Evelyn Thompson feels helpless and sick knowing the man who killed her daughter in 1980 — Harold Smeltzer — is enjoying his first weekend pass away... Thompson said she believes Smeltzer will one day offend again and that he should be in prison for the rest of his life.
"23.10.2016 03:00:18" calgaryherald.com 'I begged them not to': Iraqi army accused of stealing tents belonging... 'Some of the families were thrown out of their tents while they were still in them': The troops took around 175 of the 200 tents in the town of Tinah “They were coming from Baghdad, they said they were the rapid response unit,” said one officer, who asked not to be named. “They said they needed them as they didn't have enough at their base. I begged them not to take them as the refugees here have
"23.10.2016 02:00:20" calgaryherald.com Historical prostitution convictions set aside in appeal of assault case 'We find it very sad that these three charges were conceded on a narrow point in history that was reversed a year later.' The offences took place over nine years, beginning in 1990 when the victim was 19 years old. She came forward in 2010. Greckol found that the woman had been both physically and sexually abused, and forced to work as a prostitute.
"23.10.2016 01:00:16" calgaryherald.com Alberta rescue dogs and handlers join Haiti's post-hurricane search efforts Weeks after hurricane Matthew made landfall in Haiti, Edmonton-based search and rescuers are on the ground scouring the rubble for survivors. Fulton and Montier are travelling to these isolated areas to recover bodies still trapped in the rubble and collect information such as the number of dead and injured, while assessing the needs of survivors who have thus far been cut off from aid.
"23.10.2016 00:30:12" calgaryherald.com RCMP showed 'racist' attitude toward Colten Boushie's family, lawyer says The public needs to know how Saskatchewan RCMP treated Colten Boushie's family on the night the 22-year-old was fatally shot, a friend of the... RCMP spokesman Cpl. Dan Climenhaga said the reports are “concerning” and that RCMP can't provide further comment as the matter is before the courts.
"23.10.2016 00:00:15" calgaryherald.com Habitat for Humanity homecoming for eight local families Eight families will have a new home come Halloween. Fourteen parents and 24 children will move into their new digs in Pineridge, built through the... “I don't think I've ever been more excited about anything in my life,” said 16-year-old Victoria, who will get a new home with her dad and two sisters. “For my family, this means stability; it means not having to move again … It means we will belong to a
"22.10.2016 23:30:09" calgaryherald.com City council to debate moving meetings to Tuesday over 'quality of life'... In a response to quality of life concerns, Calgary's elected officials will debate moving next year's council meetings to Tuesdays from Mondays. Councillors reached Friday said long hours every single day of the week are a part of public service but were divided about the switch to Tuesdays.
"22.10.2016 23:00:22" calgaryherald.com Off-leash ambassadors teach the do's and don'ts for dog park users Trying to take the emphasis off ticketing and focus more on preventative behaviour training, off-leash ambassadors from the City of Calgary held... “We make people aware that we are quite privileged as citizens to have 150 off-leash parks, the most in North America. We want to keep them healthy, safe and welcome. We want to keep the positive pet interactions in the park."
"22.10.2016 22:30:11" calgaryherald.com U of C students petition to rename Baron's Court in memory of beloved... Students at the University of Calgary are petitioning to change the name of Baron's Court to “Annette's Corner”, in memoriam to the late manager of... “She just made everyone feel welcome, she was like a mom for kids in res,” Duff said.
"22.10.2016 22:00:20" calgaryherald.com Volunteers share stories, tears as they erect the Field of Crosses Three thousand crosses, all representing a man or woman who was a part of Canada's military, are being set up in rows on the north side of Memorial... “We have volunteers here who are in their 80's, and kids who are as young as eight or nine years old. Families are getting the younger generation involved, as are teachers and principals across the province."
"22.10.2016 21:40:11" calgaryherald.com 5 things to do this weekend in Calgary The Fifth Reel presents Batman, while it's a chocolate opening for Alberta Theatre Projects. Looking for something to do this weekend? Jon Roe has five suggestions:
"22.10.2016 21:10:13" calgaryherald.com Calgary Stampeders' Jerome Messam on verge of CFL rushing title If the Calgary Stampeders played the Toronto Argonauts every week, Jerome Messam might have broken a bunch of CFL rushing records already. Make no... With the 111-yard performance on Friday, Messam brought his season total to 1,162. #sports
"22.10.2016 20:40:13" calgaryherald.com Trump vowing to sue 'every one' of his female accusers Donald Trump on Saturday pledged postelection lawsuits against every woman who has accused him of sexual assault or other inappropriate behaviour,... “Every one of these liars will be sued once the election is over,” Trump said, adding, “I look so forward to doing that.”
"22.10.2016 20:10:11" calgaryherald.com The collector: Steve Martin to discuss art, and maybe some other things,... These days, discovering yet another facet to the multi-faceted Steve Martin seems almost old hat. It's no longer a novelty to point out that... Art appreciation may not be the first thing that springs to mind when thinking about Martin, whose half-century career has taken him from the standup stage to starring roles in iconic films such as The Jerk, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, All of Me and Planes,
"22.10.2016 19:40:13" calgaryherald.com Mike Myers: An expatriate patriot writes a book about Canada There is an anecdote in Mike Myers' new book, Canada, about the perils of fame. It was 2002 and Myers was easily one of the biggest movie stars... “As I say in the book, when people complain it really does sound like someone saying 'Why do they pay me in gold bars? Gold bars are heavy,'” says Myers. “It's just that it's not nothing. It's happening. And when you grow up in Scarborough, where your dad
"22.10.2016 19:10:10" calgaryherald.com Could Zehaf-Bibeau have made it past today's 'armed to the teeth' Hill... Michael Zehaf-Bibeau should not have been able to get into his car after gunning down Cpl. Nathan Cirillo at the National War Memorial. He should... Parliament Hill doesn't look much different today. Tourists pose for photos by the Centennial Flame, anti-abortion crusaders, gay marriage protesters, school kids, yogis and Falun Gong pamphleteers are out in force.
But there, in the midst of the
"22.10.2016 18:40:11" calgaryherald.com 'No Clowns Allowed' sign in London prompts heated exchange with clowns... You know things are going downhill when even clowns can't take a joke. A small sign put up as a joke in the City Lights Bookshop in London, Ont. sparked a three-ring circus of two angry clowns, two frustrated bookstore employees, and two bicycle-riding police officers.
"22.10.2016 18:10:10" calgaryherald.com Dionne Quintuplets: Sister penniless, 18 years after settlement The Ontario government agreed to pay $4 million to the sisters, who became tourist attractions rivalling Niagara Falls when they were born near... When three surviving Dionne quintuplets won a $4-million settlement from the Ontario government in 1998, Cécile Dionne never dreamed she would end up penniless, in a shabby seniors' home in Montreal North, living as a ward of the state.
"22.10.2016 17:40:16" calgaryherald.com Bob Dylan is 'arrogant' for taking shelter from the storm after award... Bob Dylan has responded to his Nobel Prize in literature award with silence. It's still unknown whether he will accept the award Per Wastberg said Dylan's lack of reaction was predictable but disrespectful nonetheless. He was quoted telling the Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter in Saturday's edition: “One can say that it is impolite and arrogant. He is who he is.”
"22.10.2016 17:10:13" calgaryherald.com Cruickshank: Teen pitcher home after stellar year of pro Pity his scrapbook, bursting at the seams, buried by benchmarks. On opening day, he is the starting pitcher for the Rome (Ga.) Braves. Always an... “It really was a special year,” says the Calgarian, who, after a Florida Instructional League assignment in Orlando, arrived home this week. “All in all, I'm happy with my year, but I'm never really satisfied.
“I'll try to have a better one next year.”
"22.10.2016 16:45:12" calgaryherald.com Andrew Coyne: Keep tax dollars and public pension plans away from... Someone got the idea of calling roads and bridges infrastructure, and suddenly they were endowed with all sorts of miraculous economic powers Andrew Coyne writes: If the infrastructure bank wants foreign pension plans to invest, godspeed. But keep the Canadian funds a thousand miles away from it.
"22.10.2016 16:05:08" calgaryherald.com 'We can't stop at last mile': Still hope for Canada-EU trade deal as... Hours after a teary Chrystia Freeland said she was leaving over the collapsed talks, the European Parliament president announced a meeting with her... Just hours after Freeland said she was “very, very sad” and leaving the country due to the trade talks collapsing, the president of the European Parliament announced a last-minute meeting with her for Saturday morning.
"22.10.2016 15:45:12" calgaryherald.com Precision Drilling rehires 1,000 people as oilfield activity improves Precision Drilling Corp., one of Canada's largest drilling companies, has brought back 1,000 employees and begun increasing the price it charges... President and CEO Kevin Neveu said during an earnings call Friday the company was in “the early stages of this rebound” and had reactivated 53 rigs in North America and re-hired 1,000 employees.
"22.10.2016 15:10:11" calgaryherald.com Nice guy Canadian speedskater Gilmore Junio looking to finish first in... Gilmore Junio, the nice guy of the Sochi Olympics, ; finished first in his signature distance of 500 metres Friday, with a scorching time of 34.51... “It's awesome everyone got to see my personality as an athlete. But I want everyone to notice my athletic accolades moreso."
"22.10.2016 14:40:10" calgaryherald.com Mountie suffering PTSD following Mayerthorpe massacre battles discharge... A Mayerthorpe RCMP officer with PTSD claims his dismissal from the force violates his constitutional rights. Former constable Trevor Josok was dismissed June 13, 2016, more than a decade after the tragic shooting that triggered a “disabling condition” that forced him to take a medical leave.
"22.10.2016 14:10:09" calgaryherald.com Stampeders roll over Argonauts The Calgary Stampeders will go after history. Friday night's 31-13 victory over the Toronto Argonauts meant nothing to the first-place Stamps. It... The Red & White extended their winning streak to 14 games and are now one win away from becoming the best regular-season club in CFL history.
"22.10.2016 13:40:08" calgaryherald.com University of Alberta pushes back on tuition freeze, calling it... The NDP government's continuation of a tuition freeze in Alberta is not sitting well with the province's largest university — its president... “The public policy to freeze tuition, that's fine, but there's cost and … someone has to pay for it,” said University of Alberta president David Turpin.
"22.10.2016 13:00:44" calgaryherald.com Staples: Failure of schools leads to two-tier public education By David Staples We now have two-tiered public education in Alberta. One tier has high academic standards. It's being embraced by the haves and the... The creation of a top tier is being driven by parents. They are increasingly clamouring to get their children into special public school programs with higher academic standards, or signing up their children for private after-school tutoring.
"22.10.2016 12:00:43" calgaryherald.com Tourmaline on aggressive growth path after $1.4B deal with Shell Tourmaline Oil Corp. said it has taken a “major step” in its ambitions to become Canada's largest and most profitable natural gas producer after... “The trick is to be the most profitable, and that's where we want to be ...” #business
"22.10.2016 04:17:54" calgaryherald.com Pair convicted of kicking a man to death will be granted new trials Chantelle Tiffany Campbell and Jarod Henry will be tried a second time after being convicted last year of second-degree murder in the death of John... The new trial is set for next month. #news
"22.10.2016 03:30:12" calgaryherald.com Convicted killer files lawsuit over treatment during Calgary Remand riot A lawsuit has been filed by one of nine Calgary Remand Centre prisoners charged in connection with a riot over his treatment during the... Convicted killer Kyle Ledesma claims he was an innocent bystander. #news
"22.10.2016 03:00:41" news.nationalpost.com Fiery Filipino slaw is just delicious This slaw recipe from Filipino restaurant Bad Saint features an addictive combination of colour and crunch, subtle heat and sweet relief It takes some work to make this salad. But it's worth it. #life #food
"22.10.2016 02:30:11" calgaryherald.com Province targets methane pollution, commits $33M for technology fund The Alberta government announced an additional $33 million Friday to reduce methane emissions in the province, bringing the total earmarked to help... Methane has a global warming potential more than 25 times that of carbon dioxide. The Alberta government has set a target of reducing methane emissions by 45 per cent by 2025.
"22.10.2016 02:00:16" calgaryherald.com Braid: How an Alberta premier gets popular, except in Alberta Your typical Canadian appears to have considerable regard for Premier Rachel Notley. The species of Canadian called Albertan, however, generally... Braid: " ...At this moment, less than two months from Ottawa's decision on the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline, her popularity in the country at large could be helpful." #politics
"22.10.2016 01:40:11" calgaryherald.com Flu clinics set to open across province Flu season has begun and health officials hope to head it off before it takes a toll on the province. “Last season, influenza immunization cut Albertans' risk for influenza in half. That's great, but last year's immunization won't protect you this season.”
"22.10.2016 01:10:06" calgaryherald.com Varcoe: What's the city's big rush to change its ride-sharing rules? Remember when city council told Uber to like it or lump it when it came to our fancy new ride-sharing rules? And remember when the city got an... Varcoe: "... Remember when our mayor called its CEO a “dick?”
Uhh, sorry about all that, Uber.
Come on back to Cowtown, please."
"22.10.2016 00:50:06" calgaryherald.com Police warn of trick or treated cannabis candies The seizure by Tsuut'ina Police of pot candies has led to warnings such treats could be tricking kids at Halloween. Police confiscated 204 candies infused with THC, the active ingredient in marijuana.
The candy are pressed into LEGO people forms and may find their way into Halloween trick or treaters pumpkin pails this year. #news
"22.10.2016 00:20:08" calgaryherald.com Province targets methane pollution, commits $33M for technology fund The total earmarked to help advance technologies aimed at reducing the harmful greenhouse gas is now $40 million. “We are especially encouraging technology developers — people with new technologies and innovative ideas – to come forward with ideas,” Steve MacDonald, CEO of ERA, said.
"22.10.2016 00:00:24" calgaryherald.com BlackBerry poised to make new smartphone announcement as online leaks... The device called the DTEK60 is expected to be an incrementally better version of the Android DTEK50 the company released in July A new Blackberry phone? All signs indicate the company will give it a go in short order.
"21.10.2016 23:40:08" calgaryherald.com Mother going to prison for assaulting her two-year-old son An Airdrie woman will serve two years in prison for assaulting her son on different occasions, causing him a fractured jaw and broken rib, among... As well as a fracture to his elbow, which was less than seven to 10 days old, the child had recent trauma to his pancreas, fractures to one rib that was up to several months old, and a healing fracture to his jaw which couldn't be dated.
"21.10.2016 23:20:06" calgaryherald.com Fortney: Building a theft-proof poppy box, helping local veterans Back in the 1980s, he was known around the world as Cowboy Dan, a formidable competitor who'd also make his mark for coming up with the idea for... “I thought, 'how hard can it be to make a box that is theft-proof?'' Kroffat says. Kroffat was inspired to make theft-proof poppy boxes after learning of thieves stealing more than $3,000 last year.
"21.10.2016 23:00:31" calgaryherald.com Canada's top doctor shines light on family violence, calls statistics... TORONTO - Canada's top doctor has released a report on family violence across the country — and he says the statistics are staggering. Taylor says almost 58,000 girls and women were victims of family violence in 2014, and every four days a woman was killed by a family member.
"21.10.2016 22:40:08" calgaryherald.com Foreign reporters can't translate him: Why Trump's hyperbolic speech... Trump spouts words, expressions and intonations used by no other would-be president in modern U.S. history. One Chinese news site, for instance, translated Trump's “I was on her like a bitch, and I could not get there” to “I pursued her like a harlot/strumpet, but I could not succeed.”
"21.10.2016 22:20:09" calgaryherald.com Husky Energy report does not identify cause of July 20 pipeline spill,... The provincial government has given Husky Energy Inc. an additional 30 days to explain what caused one of its pipelines to fail east of Maidstone... In the report, which was filed Friday, Husky says that 225,000 litres of oil, plus or minus 10 per cent, escaped, and that the spill covered 0.04 square kilometres.
"21.10.2016 22:15:07" calgaryherald.com Is frazzled Saudi Arabia unwittingly handing out a lifeline to rivals? Yadullah Hussain: The deal will allow Saudi Arabia's rivals to raise production even as it handcuffs itself to quotas Despite the challenges, CIBC believes oil prices could push past US$60 per barrel in 2017. #business
"21.10.2016 22:00:33" calgaryherald.com Feds seek input on shifting some mortgage default risk from taxpayers to... OTTAWA - The federal government formally launched consultations Friday to explore potential changes that would shift some of the financial risk... The trade-off from such a shift in risk away from taxpayers would likely raise costs for lenders, and therefore, homebuyers — but the government expects any impact to be "limited."
"21.10.2016 21:52:00" Canada's loneliest hero You've probably never heard of Curtis Barrett, the RCMP officer who shot the Parliament Hill gunman. He's never shared his story, until now.
"21.10.2016 21:40:10" calgaryherald.com Dogs and their owners get city help to be on their best behaviour Responsible pet ownership is the focus of a city training session in Calgary's southeast on Saturday. Free dog nail trims and first aid tips will be available at the event, which takes place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
"21.10.2016 21:20:11" calgaryherald.com Dozens of fentanyl pills seized in northwestern Alberta drug bust GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. - RCMP say they have charged two men from British Columbia and seized upwards of 150 pills of potentially lethal fentanyl... Police say other drugs were also found in the homes, along with two body armour vests and thousands of dollars in cash.
"21.10.2016 21:00:30" calgaryherald.com How one researcher is fighting cow farts — and climate change — by... Cows' methane-filled burps and farts make them the largest animal contributors to climate change. But feeding them seaweed could cut the methane by... It doesn't matter if cows like seaweed or not – they won't even know they're eating it.
"21.10.2016 20:40:09" calgaryherald.com Gravel pit operator, Syncrude in $137M lawsuit over access to dirt The lengthy court battle centres around a publicly owned sand and gravel pit Athabasca manages north of Fort McMurray. The legal dispute, which has dragged on for years, hinges on which company has rights to materials in the pit.
"21.10.2016 20:24:41" calgaryherald.com Notley more popular nationally than in Alberta, new poll finds Results from a new Mainstreet/Postmedia poll show Alberta Premier Rachel Notley as the nation's second most popular premier. Nationally, Premier Notley enjoys a 44 per cent approval rating, second only to Quebec's premier. However, at home, Notley's popularity tops out at 34 per cent among those surveyed.
"21.10.2016 20:20:14" calgaryherald.com Alberta justice minister resorts to 'triage' system to give violent... The Alberta government says it's being forced to implement a “triage” system for Crown prosecutors and bump up funding for legal aid due to... Charges in an Edmonton murder trial were stayed last month because it had taken more than five years to come to trial. The Supreme Court said an unreasonable delay should be found in cases that take 18 months in provincial court.
"21.10.2016 20:00:32" calgaryherald.com Planet nine from outer space: Mysterious massive hypothetical object... 'Because Planet Nine is so massive and has an orbit tilted compared to the other planets, the solar system has no choice but to slowly twist out of... Enter Planet Nine. Based on Batygin and Brown's previous calculations, the hypothesized planet weighs five to 10 times as much as Earth and is, on average, 20 times farther from the sun than Neptune.
"21.10.2016 19:51:00" Flu season is here Flu season is here and Alberta Health Services is making its annual push to encourage people to get the flu shot.
"21.10.2016 19:40:10" calgaryherald.com 'Keep your promises!' Woman throws pumpkin seeds at Justin Trudeau to... She reportedly wanted to know why Trudeau has not yet reformed the National Energy Board. She is being questioned by the RCMP It is not clear yet if the woman is being charged.
"21.10.2016 19:20:12" calgaryherald.com US internet repeatedly disrupted by cyberattacks on key firm LONDON - Cyberattacks on a key internet firm repeatedly disrupted the availability of popular websites across the East Coast of the United States... Dyn provides internet traffic management and optimization services to some of the biggest names on the web, including Twitter, Netflix and Visa.
"21.10.2016 19:01:01" calgaryherald.com Driven around the bend: Tourists overwhelm famous, curving San Francisco... 'The Crookedest Street in the World' has become so thronged with gawkers that residents say it feels more like an overcrowded amusement park than a... It's kind of hard to experience the sharp zig-zagging of San Francisco's Lombard Street with all those tourists jamming it up.
"21.10.2016 18:00:49" calgaryherald.com Belfast punk legends Stiff Little Fingers will go back but embrace change Nobody is the same person they were when that first wave of U.K. punk made it to the grainy shores of this prairie town four decades ago: not the... Mike Bell calls Stiff Little Fingers' first three studio albums required listening for any punk fan anywhere.
"21.10.2016 17:30:34" calgaryherald.com The Hunt: Tiffins stack up well against brown bagging it In our world there's not much romance associated with the humble lunchbox. But it's an entirely different story on the teeming streets of Mumbai.... A thumbs-up for tiffin boxes.
"21.10.2016 17:30:00" Canada's loneliest hero You've probably never heard of Curtis Barrett, the RCMP officer who shot the Parliament Hill gunman. He's never shared his story, until now.
"21.10.2016 17:23:45" calgaryherald.com Gravel pit operator, Syncrude in $137M lawsuit over access to dirt Oilsands behemoth Syncrude Canada Ltd. is locked in a $137-million lawsuit with a gravel pit operator in Edmonton over access to dirt. In the... Syncrude and a gravel pit operator are locked in a legal battle.
"21.10.2016 17:00:46" calgaryherald.com Meet the Maker: The Guild's chef keeping a razor focus in the kitchen Want to succeed as a chef at one of the world's greatest restaurants? Here's advice from someone who's been there (and lived to tell the tale): get... It's not easy growing up to be a chef, even when you're the son of a chef.
"21.10.2016 16:55:00" Starbucks new cold coffee made with nitrogen Is there too much ice in your iced drinks?
Starbucks Canada has come up with a solution: adding nitrogen to your java.
"21.10.2016 16:42:42" Calgary Herald's cover photo The setting sun sets the sky afire above a pedestrian overpass along the Bow River on Thursday.
"21.10.2016 16:34:10" calgaryherald.com John Gilchrist: New owner honouring the legacy of beloved Buon Giorno owner It seems that Buon Giorno has been firmly planted at 823 17th Ave. S.W. (403-244-5522) forever. It opened in 1987 but many remember this spot even... John Gilchrist traces the lineage and staff of 17th Ave. Italian restaurants.
"21.10.2016 16:30:34" calgaryherald.com Daniel the emotional support duck takes his first plane ride, soars in... Mark Essig was settling into his flight when he noticed an unusual passenger boarding the plane. It was a duck. Making his way down the aisle. "It was a duck. Making his way down the aisle. Wearing red shoes. And a Captain America diaper." #health
"21.10.2016 16:23:55" calgaryherald.com Cruickshank: Calgary's football teams 16-0 at McMahon Stadium this year The remarkable streak is on the line. This weekend. Three times. Calgary's football powerhouses this year have combined for a perfect 16-0 record... Now that's a home-field advantage...
"21.10.2016 16:01:03" calgaryherald.com Stampeders resting key players Relax, Stamps fans. Marquay McDaniel is just fine. A little banged up, perhaps, but in no serious jeopardy of missing time in a game of significance. The team is giving McDaniel a break so that he's game-ready for the playoffs.
"21.10.2016 15:53:13" news.nationalpost.com Canada's loneliest hero: Why you've never heard of this RCMP officer who... While the House of Commons' former sergeant-at-arms Kevin Vickers was hailed as a hero, Curtis Barrett's contribution was buried, redacted and... The National Post has this look at the unheralded Mountie who shot the Parliament Hill gunman.
"21.10.2016 15:28:40" calgaryherald.com Minister walks out on talks meant to salvage trade deal with EU OTTAWA - International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland walked out Friday on talks aimed at convincing the holdout Belgian region of Wallonia to... "I personally have worked very hard, but it is now evident to me — evident to Canada — that the European Union is incapable of reaching an agreement, even with a country with European values such as Canada, even with a country as nice and as patient as
"21.10.2016 15:10:00" calgaryherald.com Knocking on Holy Doors: Mother and daughter wrestle with Catholicism and... Here I am: sitting in the sun, looking out over the cumulus-crowned prairie, a white cat rubbing up against my leg. The weather is warm, but not so... This week's Swerve offers a personal tale from writer Heather Setka.
"21.10.2016 14:50:12" business.financialpost.com Alberta needs to cut mutual fund fees and hold off on CPP to retire at 70 Self-employed Helen has a modest plan in mind for her golden years, but expensive investment products and no company pension are weighing on her... At 65, self-employed Helen has a modest plan in mind for her golden years, but expensive investment products and no company pension are weighing on her budget #business
"21.10.2016 14:41:40" calgaryherald.com Naked man breaks into Vancouver home, starts cooking eggs (again) Hey, at least he wasn't frying bacon. Vancouver police hope the story of a man who broke into a home, stripped naked in the kitchen and started... Naked intruders cooking eggs: Not quite a trend in B.C. yet, but also not the first time...
"21.10.2016 14:30:21" driving.ca Motor Mouth: The upsides of car-sharing are questionable Read between the lines of a recent study and you'll notice those who car-share tend to drive more, not less driving.ca: Theoretically, car-sharing cuts down on driving. Turns out, the exact opposite might be happening – it's encouraging more people to drive. #autos
"21.10.2016 14:18:58" calgaryherald.com Slow economy could add billions to federal deficit, Bill Morneau warns The finance minister, when asked, wouldn't say if he'll introduce new spending in the fall economic statement to boost the stubbornly sluggish... The near-term outlook for the country's bottom line isn't great...
"21.10.2016 14:01:21" calgaryherald.com Man gets $800 in fines after his dog bit another dog in Lake Louise CANMORE — A man who works at a well-known hotel in Lake Louise has been fined $800 after he pleaded guilty to charges related to his dog biting... Court heard that a woman was walking her friend's dog on Aug. 9 when it was attacked by a dark-coloured Husky-type dog. #news
"21.10.2016 13:55:16" calgaryherald.com B.C. exempts WHL teams from paying players minimum wage The B.C. government has exempted the province's six major junior hockey teams from having to pay their players minimum wage In letters to B.C. Premier Christy Clark and cabinet, as well as in emails to top-level bureaucrats, the league claimed the teams might have to close without government help, because of a class-action lawsuit by former players who have been demanding at
"21.10.2016 13:13:24" calgaryherald.com Donald Trump booed as good humoured speech at New York charity event... The annual Alfred E. Smith foundation dinner is traditionally a time when campaign hostilities between the two presidential nominees are set aside.... New York's Cardinal Timothy Dolan, who sat between Clinton and Trump, called his seat "the iciest place on the planet."
"21.10.2016 13:01:34" calgaryherald.com Veterans Food Drive seeking food and cash donations during harsh times Faced with fewer jobs in an economic downturn along with the mental toll of returning from a war zone — veterans in the Calgary area need more... Last year, Calgarians helped generate over $60,000 in cash donations and filled two warehouses full of food for the Calgary Veterans Food Bank. #news
"21.10.2016 12:48:11" calgaryherald.com Taxi drivers blast Uber during five-hour meeting Taxi drivers descended on a northeast hotel Thursday to passionately speak against proposed bylaw changes that if passed by city council would see... An Uber representative attended Thursday's meeting and said if the bylaw amendments pitched by city administration are approved by city council, Uber will return to Calgary “as soon as possible.”
"21.10.2016 12:25:09" calgaryherald.com Parents worried about changing schools as CBE looks to fill... Thousands of young families are facing the stressful prospect of seeing their child moved out of their existing community schools because of... Some parents are worried their kids, many of whom can now walk to school, will be forced to attend schools that are more than a 30-minute bus ride away just to fill classrooms that are sitting empty.
"21.10.2016 12:01:35" calgaryherald.com Drool: Cherry doughnut at Little Henry a bit of refined sugar Step aside, muffin. The cherry-stuffed doughnut at Little Henry, the takeout offshoot of Ten Foot Henry, is the size of a small pillow, and arrives... A heavenly mixture of doughnut, cherries and crème anglaise.
"21.10.2016 05:00:14" calgaryherald.com Iconic Rogers Pass lodge is declared beyond repair The well-known Glacier Park Lodge in Rogers Pass will likely be torn down in coming months. Parks Canada says the 53-year-old hotel and service... Parks Canada says the 53-year-old hotel and service station has badly deteriorated since it closed four years ago. #news
"21.10.2016 04:30:24" calgaryherald.com Hobson's Choice: True Crime, Rocky Horror return to stage An unrepentant con man, a transvestite from Transexual Transylvania and a quartet of women awaiting news of a political coup are heating up the... A must-see for fans of this campy classic.
"21.10.2016 03:55:10" calgaryherald.com Calgary-area Naval veterans to gather for first museum reunion Wilson, who served as a seaman gunner on HMCS Ottawa during the momentous Second World War invasion, is at the helm of the two-day Navy Days at The... Navy Days begins at 10 a.m. on both Saturday and Sunday.
"21.10.2016 02:25:05" calgaryherald.com Albertans give NDP carbon tax thumbs down in new poll A new poll shows two-thirds of Albertans oppose the NDP government's new broad-based carbon tax but narrowly support its plan to quickly phase out... The tax, which is aimed at lowering Alberta's Canada-leading greenhouse gas emissions and helping to win support nationally for new pipeline projects, has 32.8 per cent support. #politics
"21.10.2016 01:45:08" calgaryherald.com Border agents make record cocaine seizures worth $10 million at Coutts... Authorities intercepted $10 million worth of cocaine at Alberta's Coutts border crossing in the biggest such seizures of the drug in Prairie history. It's a new record ... $10 million worth of cocaine bound for Alberta. #news
"21.10.2016 01:30:14" calgaryherald.com Fortney: Women experts weigh in on U.S. election, gender issues in... She couldn't look away, although at times she wished she would. “I yelled at the television a few times,” admits Shari Graydon of watching the... “Donald Trump has been the most effective recruitment tool the women's movement has ever had ... He shows us that the fight for women to be respected and heard is far from over.” #politics
"21.10.2016 00:55:06" calgaryherald.com New breeding facility aims to boost sage grouse numbers Endangered greater sage-grouse are getting help to boost their numbers with a new breeding facility. The Calgary Zoo just opened the centre, the... Greater sage-grouse were once commonly found across the Canadian prairies and the northwestern United States but are now limited to about half of their historic range. #news
"21.10.2016 00:00:42" calgaryherald.com 5 things to do this weekend in Calgary The Fifth Reel presents Batman, while it's a chocolate opening for Alberta Theatre Projects. Some very intriguing offerings on Swerve's weekly list of weekend options.
"20.10.2016 23:00:28" calgaryherald.com Irving Oil chairman confident Energy East pipeline 'will happen' The chairman of Irving Oil confidently predicted Thursday the proposed Energy East Pipeline still being examined by federal regulators “will... Irving Oil is pressing for the Energy East pipeline, for which it hopes to build a terminal.
"20.10.2016 22:14:48" calgaryherald.com Albertans give NDP carbon tax thumbs down in new poll A new poll shows two-thirds of Albertans opposed to the NDP government's new broad-based carbon tax but narrow support for its plan to quickly... This poll shows around two-thirds of Albertans opposed to the NDP government's new broad-based carbon tax. What do you think?
"20.10.2016 21:30:21" calgaryherald.com Feds appoint five new Court of Queen's Bench judges Alberta is getting five new Court of Queen's Bench judge — but losing two others to the Alberta Court of Appeal. Sources confirmed Calgary is... This is a small step towards easing the backlog in our courts. A small step.
"20.10.2016 21:00:30" calgaryherald.com Game Day Preview: Flames look to keep a good thing rolling against... The Calgary Flames had a good thing going in the third period of Tuesday's 4-3 overtime win when they mixed up their lines and sparked some... The Flames are looking to find a winning rhythm tonight.
"20.10.2016 20:01:55" calgaryherald.com Chez Dracula, where guests are told: I'll show you to your coffin Today, the Transylvanian castle that inspired Dracula's hideaway is being dusted down in readiness for overnight visitors for the first time in... The castle that once inspired Dracula's hideaway is being dusted down in readiness for overnight Halloween guests.
"20.10.2016 19:01:16" news.nationalpost.com Cataloging the world's most awe-inspiring places In honour of Halloween, a look at some of the more macabre entries in Atlas Obscura: crypts and cemeteries, severed body parts, and mummies and bones From the Door to Hell, a flaming crater in the Turkmenistan desert, to some of the most fascinating crypts and cemeteries, some pretty fascinating places exist in the world. #travel
"20.10.2016 18:15:22" Lululemon threats to roll up its mats in Vancouver Could lululemon athletica roll up its mats and leave Canada?
The multi-billion-dollar company says the strict rules around temporary foreign workers is stretching its ability to head hunt top talent.
"20.10.2016 17:37:51" calgaryherald.com Putting Alberta's idle wells to work could heat up the energy patch With 84,100 inactive oil and gas wells scattered across Alberta, one solution that is being tested is to turn at least some of those well into... A solution for the province's thousands of abandoned wells? Mitchell Pomphrey, an Edmonton-based entrepreneur, says his group can retrofit old, unproductive wells into geothermal heat sources.
"20.10.2016 17:33:04" calgaryherald.com Argonauts didn't give Toronto a reason to show up, and now the Grey Cup... Cam Cole: It sounded like a good idea at the time, awarding the 104th Grey Cup to Toronto Cam Cole looks at the CFL's struggles to sell Grey Cup tickets.
"20.10.2016 17:01:45" calgaryherald.com This week in the Year of Music: Oct. 21 to Oct. 27 The return of a Honens laureate and the resurgence of a sleeping genre are the highlights of live music in Calgary this week. Some exceptional musical moments lie ahead in this week of the Year of Music in Calgary.
"20.10.2016 16:45:14" driving.ca Supercar Review: 2017 Nissan GT-R Nissan takes its point-and-squirt GT-R supercar and turns up the boost to absurdity driving.ca: If someone ever offers you a ride in a Nissan GT-R, you take it. It's the closest you'll ever get to riding in a Millennium Falcon. #autos
"20.10.2016 16:30:40" calgaryherald.com Cheap Date: Records & Eggs at the Palomino The downtown smokehouse combines its “cowboy brunch” and a record sale. Brunch and vinyl together - a definite recipe for fun.
"20.10.2016 16:02:32" calgaryherald.com A Diamond Mind proves a beautiful thing on Heavy Metal Sunshine An unfocussed mind usually makes a mess. A Diamond Mind? Bliss. Well, the Edmonton trio certainly does on Heavy Metal Sunshine — a gloriously... Mike Bell is impressed with this new release from Calgary-based Wyatt Records.
"20.10.2016 15:30:33" calgaryherald.com Recipe: Delicious Fannie Farmer Apple Cake Maybe it's the cooler days and longer nights, but something about apple season makes me want to bake. For those not inclined to be pie makers,... From Swerve, a delightful (and simple) apple cake recipe.
"20.10.2016 15:06:37" calgaryherald.com Bungled body camera rollout angers brother of man slain by Calgary police Calgary Police Service says technical failures of the body video/radio combination system it had purchased means they are back to Square 1 in their... The failure of a plan to equip police officers with body cameras means continued unaccountability for Calgary police, said Grant Heffernan, an older brother of Anthony Heffernan, 27, who was fatally shot by an officer in a northeast hotel room in March
"20.10.2016 15:01:48" calgaryherald.com Canadians not yet buying into idea of online grocery shopping as... Skeptics may believe online grocery shopping will never catch on, but that was said about many categories that eventually developed a steady and... Are you ready for online grocery shopping? Or, perhaps you're doing it already.
"20.10.2016 14:45:10" driving.ca Winter Tires: Here's how to save money and stay on the road Let's face it, snow tires aren't cheap. But with a little due diligence, you can save a lot on your next set of winter rubbers driving.ca: Need winter tires this year? Better get 'em before it's too late! #autos
"20.10.2016 14:30:21" calgaryherald.com New airport terminal brings state-of-the-art technology to travellers The new terminal at the Calgary International Airport, set to open Oct. 31, features a number of new technologies and procedures designed to make... Forget what you thought you knew about airport technology. The new YYC terminal will show you what $2 billion can buy when it opens at the end of the month.
"20.10.2016 14:15:28" calgaryherald.com Divorce remorse: Splitting up is hitting baby boomers hard in the pocket... When women with children divorce, they often trade away retirement assets to hold onto the family home. But financial planners warn this can be a... "As a result of this dynamic, divorced people are much more likely to be poor in their 60s, 70s, and beyond."
"20.10.2016 13:56:32" calgaryherald.com New airport terminal brings state-of-the-art technology to travellers The new terminal at the Calgary International Airport, set to open Oct. 31, features a number of new technologies and procedures designed to make... Take a look at some of the technology meant to improve the travelling experience at the new international terminal at the airport.
"20.10.2016 13:44:47" calgaryherald.com CFL slashes ticket prices for Grey Cup in Toronto with nearly half the... Originally, the cheapest ticket for Nov. 27 was $169. As of Wednesday, that will drop to $89, with a 'big selection' now tabbed for under $150 The price of the cheapest Grey Cup ticket has been slashed from $169 to $89.
"20.10.2016 13:43:04" calgaryherald.com ATCO completes construction on $470M camp for workers at B.C.'s Site C... FORT ST. JOHN — Life in construction camps isn't what it used to be — and that's a good thing, especially for workers on B.C. Hydro's Site C... “There's no comparison (to other construction accommodations), I don't think. Not from what I've experienced,” said Ron Casavant, a heavy equipment operator.
"20.10.2016 13:35:51" calgaryherald.com Gibsons RCMP find cat at other end of 911 call This cat wasn't a burglar. Sunshine Coast RCMP knocked on the door of a Gibsons home early one recent evening after getting a wordless 911 call.... “They opened a bedroom door in the basement and there is a phone that had been knocked off a table, and a cat standing there with one of those looks.”
...if you've ever had a cat, you no doubt know exactly what look he's talking about.
"20.10.2016 13:26:29" calgaryherald.com Unhappy with TFW program, Lululemon calls on Ottawa for help, warns it... One of Vancouver's most successful companies is warning it may be forced to move its head office outside the country because of problems with... The company said it already invests considerable time and money trying to train and recruit employees, but that there isn't a deep enough talent pool in Canada to meet the company's needs.
"20.10.2016 13:15:00" Notley delivers state of the province Premier Rachel Notley delivered her state of the province address yesterday afternoon.
"20.10.2016 13:09:29" calgaryherald.com Andrew Coyne: Is Trudeau trying to pull a fast one on electoral reform? He should clarify whether reform being 'less compelling' now that his blessed self is in power, he is describing the public's opinion or his own Trudeau mused that now that Canadians "have a government with which they are more satisfied... the motivation to want to change the system is less compelling."
"20.10.2016 13:01:48" calgaryherald.com 'I was retired, content, and then I fell': Phil Collins on alcoholism, a... A study of more than 9,000 people says drinking among the over-50s had become a hidden phenomenon, with the higher somebody's income the more at... “As bad luck would have it, as soon as I retired, my family split up. I didn't have anyone to go home to. That's why I started drinking.”
"20.10.2016 12:47:01" calgaryherald.com Third presidential debate fact check: Once again, Donald Trump shows a... The debate again demonstrated Donald Trump's thin grasp of the facts and his willingness to make poorly sourced or inaccurate claims Wondering about some of the claims made in Wednesday night's debate? A fact check from the Washington Post.
"20.10.2016 12:24:56" calgaryherald.com Debate stunner: Trump tells millions of Americans they'll have to wait... 'I, for one, am appalled that somebody who is the nominee of one of our two major parties would take that kind of position,' Hillary Clinton responded "I'll keep you in suspense," Trump said during Wednesday night's debate...
"20.10.2016 12:18:42" calgaryherald.com Flames coach takes colourful opportunity to teach following team's first... Like many National Hockey League coaches, Glen Gulutzan has a degree in education. So, the new Calgary Flames boss comes by lesson-planning and... Flames coach Glen Gulutzan showed some of his fiery side in practice Wednesday, after getting frustrated about turnovers.
"20.10.2016 12:01:33" calgaryherald.com George Takei illuminates Jasper Dark Sky Festival Of the many souls aboard the original-series USS Enterprise, it's gratifying that Mr. Sulu has such a gleaming presence on contemporary Earth via... This is very appropriate for this event which grows bigger every year.
"20.10.2016 11:30:42" calgaryherald.com School fact sheet warns parents about dangers of fentanyl A grim fact sheet about the dangers of fentanyl is being provided to school parents in Calgary. The four-page Alberta Health Services information... The information is stark and to the point: “If you take fentanyl, it can stop your breathing.”
"20.10.2016 04:50:10" calgaryherald.com Mountain Equipment Co-op takes its sales strategy to the great outdoors Mountain Equipment Co-op is opening five of its cavernous outfitting stores this year, the most in a year since a group of outdoor enthusiasts... Unlike some retailers who are shrinking in physical size as their online businesses grow, MEC is moving three of its locations into larger stores in 2016 and opening two new stores, for a total of 21 locations across Canada. #business
"20.10.2016 04:15:11" calgaryherald.com U of C partners with Canadian Space Agency to study how gravity impacts... Hoping to help ordinary people with neurological disorders, University of Calgary researchers will study astronauts in space and how changes in... Known as “Wayfinding,” the study will investigate how reduced gravitational forces affect the astronauts' ability to navigate themselves through vision, balance and messaging to the brain. #science
"20.10.2016 04:10:07" calgaryherald.com Varcoe: Notley preaches stability, but job losses keep coming Moments before Premier Rachel Notley hit the stage Wednesday in downtown Calgary to deliver her “state of the province” address came news about the... Varcoe: "Despite bold talk of diversification, improving pipeline access, protecting public service and strengthening the economy, it's still tough out there.
And it might not be over." #news
"20.10.2016 03:40:13" calgaryherald.com Edmonton Catholic school trustees want cable companies to stop offering... Trustee Larry Kowalczyk, who called pornography a moral issue, brought forward a motion Tuesday that led trustees to denounce the industry and the... “This domain, pornography, has such a terrible, terrible effect on students,” Trustee Larry Kowalczyk told a school board meeting.
"20.10.2016 03:30:24" calgaryherald.com Calgary artist FOONYAP finally ready for her defining moment Ever feel as if you're living your life for one moment? You feel it coming, you certainly know when it's arrived, and it's ultimately what defines... Ready for the debut disc from FOONYAP? Mike Bell explains why you should be.
"20.10.2016 03:00:27" calgaryherald.com Calgary Stampeders to cover pistol patch on alternate jersey in honour... The Calgary Stampeders will cover the pistol patch that's on the shoulder of their alternate jersey for the rest of the season to honour former... A nice gesture but you have to wonder what pistols had to do with horses in the first place.
"20.10.2016 02:29:21" calgaryherald.com Braid: Invited crowd means no cold shoulder for Notley Premier Rachel Notley still insists she wasn't insulted last October, when Calgary business people were as silent as a morgue at midnight during... Braid: "All the guests were invited.
They included people from charities, non-governmental organizations, labour, First Nations, health care, education, environmental groups and many other fields.
Business people were there, too, as one of many
"20.10.2016 02:00:14" calgaryherald.com Police say 17-year-old girl was killed in McKnight Boulevard crash Police say a Calgary teen was killed in a fatal rollover on McKnight Boulevard N.E. Tuesday that left two others in life-threatening condition.... Police say speed and alcohol appear to be factors in the crash. #news
"20.10.2016 01:35:13" calgaryherald.com Your early Oscars tip sheet: Never count out Meryl, obviously, but will... Modest but meaningful seems to be the thing for the Best Movie hopefuls. An no, it's not too soon to start speculating on who will be nominated Here is an early tip sheet on the 2017 pick-me hopefuls:
"20.10.2016 01:00:20" calgaryherald.com Kids fly away for a day to the Magical Kingdom Let kids be kids. At least once. That's the message behind Dreams Take Flight, an Air Canada charity that took 150 deserving children from Alberta... “(Some of) these are kids that lost their homes in Fort McMurray; we have one child that's already moved foster homes three times since October. These kids are the ones that are falling through the cracks.” #news
"20.10.2016 00:30:13" calgaryherald.com Convicted killer, now facing four new charges, released on $1,000 bail Bail was granted Wednesday for convicted killer Natalie Pasqua, who was ordered to attend for substance abuse treatment as a condition of her... Pasqua has a long history with the court system. #news
"20.10.2016 00:05:22" calgaryherald.com Engineers laying power cables find 'largely intact' First World War... Marine engineers working on a $1.6-billion subsea power cable off the west coast of Scotland have found the wreck of a German submarine from the... Official reports from the time show that the 45-metre-long UB-85 was caught on the sea surface on April 30, 1918, and sunk by a British patrol boat
"19.10.2016 23:35:10" calgaryherald.com Woman accused of faking cancer receiving threatening messages, lawyer says A death threat has been levelled against Jennifer Halford, a Calgary woman accused of defrauding people by claiming she had cancer, her lawyer said... Defence counsel Michelle Parhar said Halford received a note at her Calgary home, making the threat even more menacing.
"19.10.2016 23:05:12" calgaryherald.com Divorce remorse: Splitting up is hitting baby boomers hard in the pocket... When women with children divorce, they often trade away retirement assets to hold onto the family home. But financial planners warn this can be a... The financial price of divorce is bigger than legal fees and court costs.
"19.10.2016 22:40:00" Inside an illegal grow op In the shadows of these snow-capped B.C. mountains, small growers are running a billion-dollar industry
"19.10.2016 22:35:10" calgaryherald.com Canadians not yet buying into idea of online grocery shopping as... Skeptics may believe online grocery shopping will never catch on, but that was said about many categories that eventually developed a steady and... Would you buy your groceries online?
"19.10.2016 22:05:14" calgaryherald.com CFL slashes ticket prices for Grey Cup in Toronto with nearly half the... It appears the CFL has re-thought its price strategy for the Grey Cup, announcing reductions for this year's game in Toronto. Originally, the cheapest ticket for Nov. 27 was $169. As of Wednesday, that will drop to $89, with a 'big selection' now tabbed for under $150
"19.10.2016 21:35:11" calgaryherald.com 'I was retired, content, and then I fell': Phil Collins on alcoholism, a... A study of more than 9,000 people says drinking among the over-50s had become a hidden phenomenon, with the higher somebody's income the more... “It took me until the age of 55 to become an alcoholic. I got through the heady 1960s, the trippy 1970s, the imperial 1980s, the busy 1990s. I was retired, content, and then I fell. Because I suddenly had too much time on my hands.”
"19.10.2016 21:21:00" calgaryherald.com Mountain Equipment Co-op takes its sales strategy to the great outdoors Mountain Equipment Co-op is opening five of its cavernous outfitting stores this year, the most in a year since a group of outdoor enthusiasts... “If we want to get people off the couch and out the door, we have to be relevant to a new generation of people," says MEC chief executive David Labistour.
"19.10.2016 21:05:13" calgaryherald.com Anna Kendrick acts, sings, writes and earns millions — and she's only... If she's a nobody, then what hope is there for the rest of us? At what point does self-deprecation have exactly the opposite effect? Ask her to name the single best thing about being famous and she says, without hesitation: “Kelly Clarkson tweeted at me once.”
"19.10.2016 20:55:31" calgaryherald.com Calgary Stampeders to cover pistol patch on alternate jersey “The Stampeders' black jersey has been very popular with many of our fans and players since we became the first CFL team to wear an alternate... The Calgary Stampeders will cover the pistol patch that's on the shoulder of their alternate jersey for the rest of the season to honour former player Mylan Hicks.
"19.10.2016 20:35:11" calgaryherald.com Warm temperatures eroding Rocky Mountain glaciers Glaciers in the Canadian Rockies are losing the all-important firn pack — the accumulation of older snow — at an accelerating rate, say scientists.... John Pomeroy, a University of Saskatchewan hydrologist, said the Athabasca Glacier has "been melting so fast that we've had trouble with our (monitoring) stations."
"19.10.2016 20:15:16" calgaryherald.com Unsung Toronto Blue Jays bullpen comes through against Cleveland Through the first three games of the ALCS, wells of ink were spilled — and rightfully so — about Cleveland's bullpen dominance Overdue recognition...but can they do it again?
"19.10.2016 20:00:52" calgaryherald.com Setting a marathon record at age 85, training in a cemetery and... Ed Whitlock is hardly hibernating after setting a new world record in the 85- to 89-year-old age category on Sunday This guy is amazing, and inspiring.
"19.10.2016 19:50:18" Here's why we haven't been more active live-streaming the Dreams Take Flight trip to Disneyland.
"19.10.2016 19:35:14" calgaryherald.com North Korean zoo features chimp with a pack-a-day habit — but officials... Though such a sight would draw outrage in many other locales, visitors instead roared with laughter on as the chimpanzee sat puffing away as her... According to officials at the newly renovated zoo, the 19-year-old female chimpanzee, whose name in Korean is “Dallae,” smokes about a pack a day.
They insist, however, she doesn't inhale.
"19.10.2016 19:30:30" calgaryherald.com When in doubt, choose comfort food: Recipe for chicken with spinach in... You can fuss all you want with fancier dishes, but isn't it true that when you make something super-homey, super-comforting, that's when everyone... This recipe is inspired, at least partly, by Julia Child.
"19.10.2016 19:05:25" calgaryherald.com 'Resting Hillary Face': Clinton's obvious look of disdain for Trump in... The old adage may have it that we shouldn't judge a book by its cover, but ever since Aristotle first wrote about the art of physiognomy, people... A Princeton University study showed it takes us a tenth of a second to size up the cut of a stranger's jib and, rightly or wrongly, we react to them accordingly.
"19.10.2016 19:04:00" What makes some fentanyl pills more dangerous? This demonstration from Calgary police shows how — even from the same supplier — one fentanyl pill can be far deadlier than the next. Read more here:
"19.10.2016 18:45:19" calgaryherald.com Hundreds out of work as Enbridge cuts 5% of staff across operations Calgary-based Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB) has cut hundreds of jobs across its operations following a company-wide organizational review. Canada's largest pipeline operator said Wednesday it has eliminated about 370 positions in Canada and about 160 in the U.S.
"19.10.2016 18:45:18" calgaryherald.com Harley-Davidson expects to lay off 5 per cent of workforce Harley-Davidson Inc. says it expects to lay off about 225 salaried employees by the end of the year to cut costs amid a sluggish U.S. motorcycle... Hard times for Harley-Davidson.
"19.10.2016 18:35:14" calgaryherald.com Earth's 16-month record heat streak ends with slightly cooler September... The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said last month's 15.9 degrees Celsius was merely the second hottest September on record The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said last month's 15.9 degrees Celsius was merely the second hottest September on record for the globe. That's ever so slightly cooler — a few hundredths of a degree — than the record set in 2015. But it
"19.10.2016 18:31:32" calgaryherald.com Livestream: Premier Notley delivers 'State of the Province' address in... Premier Rachel Notley is in Calgary today where she will give a “State of the Province” address as the province that continues to struggle with a... You can watch this live feed of the premier's "State of the Province" speech right now.
"19.10.2016 18:15:16" driving.ca First Drive: 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback Honda's playful Civic hatch make it one of the most fun entries in the compact segment driving.ca: There's a reason why the Honda Civic has been Canada's best-selling car for the past 18 years. #autos
"19.10.2016 18:05:15" calgaryherald.com Daring diamond thieves swap jewels for fakes in coast-to-coast spree A pair of bold diamond thieves has hit jewelry stores across Canada, switching fakes for the real thing in the blink of an eye. “They started in... The thieves present themselves as a middle-aged couple arguing over how many carats to buy, and then switch real diamonds with fakes while salespeople are distracted.
"19.10.2016 17:45:12" calgaryherald.com NDP extends Alberta tuition freeze until fall 2018 Alberta post-secondary students' tuition will remain on ice for the 2017-18 academic year. The government announced Wednesday it's extending a... No tuition hikes at Alberta's colleges and universities next year.
"19.10.2016 17:35:11" calgaryherald.com Replacing veteran Stampeders linebacker easier said than done Next man up. That's been the Calgary Stampeders mantra every time the injury bug bites. Buy the bug bit a little harder this time. Stamps... Replacing the 28-year-old's non-stop motor will be difficult. But replacing the veteran's leadership qualities might prove to be impossible.
"19.10.2016 17:30:26" calgaryherald.com Our Lady Peace's Raine Maida heads out on the road not afraid to look back It's almost like they're playing into it. The current cross-country tour that pairs Canrock stalwarts Our Lady Peace with I Mother Earth seems to... Our Mike Bell calls these musicians "Canrock stalwarts".
"19.10.2016 17:10:21" Calgary Herald's cover photo Members of the Junior Aquabelles Synchronized Swimming club during their practice at Talisman Centre on Tuesday. The aquarelles are celebrating their 50th anniversary this year. Photo by Leah Hennel/Postmedia
"19.10.2016 17:10:19" calgaryherald.com Oilsands companies hoping for better measure of emissions with satellite... A satellite sent into space is measuring emissions from Alberta's oilsands in a pilot project that industry officials believe will show aerospace... The satellite, named Claire, launched in June and will remain in orbit for at least a year, travelling above Alberta's oilsands once every couple of weeks.
"19.10.2016 16:57:20" calgaryherald.com First stage of investigation into fatal B.C. plane crash concludes at scene Transportation Safety Board investigators are wrapping up their work at the scene of a fatal plane crash in British Columbia that killed former... Wreckage of the four-seat Cessna Citation will now be removed from the wooded area by helicopter and taken to a warehouse for further analysis.
"19.10.2016 16:50:25" calgaryherald.com Canadian Pacific profit rises to $347 million but falls short of... CALGARY - Canadian Pacific Railway reported a third-quarter profit of $347 million on Wednesday, topping its result a year ago, but falling short... Shares in the company slipped $4.07 or about two per cent to $197.24 in early trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
"19.10.2016 16:45:14" news.nationalpost.com Anxiety disorder associated with a two times higher risk for cancer... The mind and body are intricately connected and research shows that anxiety could represent an early warning of a more serious health issue "Previous studies have linked anxiety to inflammatory processes in the body and suppression of the immune system, which can increase the risk for diseases such as cancer." #health
"19.10.2016 16:38:52" calgaryherald.com Case against Calgary cops accused of beating up traffic stop suspect to... Three Calgary police officers charged with beating up a traffic stop suspect will face lesser maximum punishments since the Crown has elected to... The maximum penalties for the assault charges is 10 years by indictment and 18 months for a summary conviction, while public mischief carries maximums of five years and six months.
"19.10.2016 16:30:28" calgaryherald.com Varcoe: LNG projects stuck in limbo, but B.C. still confident of success British Columbia deputy premier Rich Coleman is busy travelling in Asia this week, meeting with LNG proponents about projects proposed for Canada's... Industry analyst Martin King of GMP FirstEnergy said the next window of opportunity for LNG development in Canada is six or seven years down the road.
"19.10.2016 16:21:27" calgaryherald.com NDP extends Alberta tuition freeze until fall 2018 Alberta post-secondary students' tuition will remain on ice for the 2017-18 academic year. The government announced Wednesday it's extending a... “The continuation of the tuition freeze will maintain affordability and accessibility for Alberta students and it will also give us time to properly consult with all of our stakeholders to make sure our tuition policy is right for the students of
"19.10.2016 16:16:08" Flames coach speaks after OT win Glen Gulutzan says the Flames' first win of the season will help take the pressure of his team.
"19.10.2016 16:15:17" calgaryherald.com Your letters for Wednesday, Oct. 19 Three carts and a goat Re: “Goats eyed as weed control solution,” Oct. 15. Just to clarify the situation, is city council planning to use goats, or... Thoughts on goats and herbicides in your letters to the Editor today.
"19.10.2016 16:10:17" calgaryherald.com H&R Block moves into downtown from suburbs, taking advantage of high... H&R Block has moved its Canadian corporate headquarters from the suburbs to downtown Calgary, taking advantage of the core's record high vacancy... Scotia Centre, which is 41 storeys high, has seen a handful of tenants — including a law office — exit over the past two years and currently has several floors available for lease.
"19.10.2016 16:05:13" driving.ca Top 10 obscure, ticket-triggering driving rules in Canada When you cross provincial borders you're dealing with a new set of rules, so it's good to review some of the lesser-known laws driving.ca: If you're hogging the left lane in B.C., that could cost you $167 and three points. That should be enforced everywhere else in Canada, too. #autos
"19.10.2016 16:00:40" calgaryherald.com Sheldon Kennedy among Calgarians to be awarded Alberta's highest honour Calgarians involved in health, advocacy and the arts will be honoured with Alberta's highest award Wednesday. The three locals will join five... Here are the people who will be honoured for making a difference in Alberta.
"19.10.2016 15:50:22" calgaryherald.com Bank of Canada keeps low rate unchanged, admits growth slower than expected Household spending also remains a worry for policymakers, despite recent moves by Ottawa to tighten lending rules and cool housing prices The Canadian economy is still trying to catch up to its potential, with low commodity prices and weak global demand keeping growth subdued and providing few incentives for the Bank of Canada to adjust interest rates.
"19.10.2016 15:47:06" This is how Dreams Take Flight kids are greeted at LAX as they walk from their Air Canada flight to the buses that will take them to Disneyland.
"19.10.2016 15:45:12" calgaryherald.com Saskatchewan brewer launches legal challenge against Alberta beer markup A Saskatchewan brewer is taking Alberta to court over its new beer markup policy. Saskatoon-based Great Western Brewing Co. announced Tuesday it is... Beer makers in other provinces don't believe they're getting a fair deal when it comes to selling beer in Alberta. Beer makers in Alberta think the same of doing business in other provinces.
"19.10.2016 15:27:15" calgaryherald.com Public memorial service scheduled for former Alberta premier Jim Prentice The province has scheduled a state memorial for former Alberta premier and federal cabinet minister Jim Prentice who was one of four people killed... Here are early details on the public memorial service for Jim Prentice.
"19.10.2016 15:22:20" Dreams Take Flight has landed at LAX, ready for a whirlwind day at Disneyland. But first, a group photo.
"19.10.2016 15:12:09" calgaryherald.com Police say 17-year-old girl was killed in McKnight Boulevard crash The person killed in a fatal collision on McKnight Boulevard N.E. Tuesday was a 17-year-old girl, Calgary police say. The other two passengers, a male driver believed to be in his 50s and a young female passenger, are in hospital in life-threatening condition.
"19.10.2016 15:10:50" calgaryherald.com Flames notch first win of season, downing Sabres 4-3 They tried a few options; some similar to Saturday's game in Vancouver, some different. Chad Johnson started in net (again). Brett Kulak started... Finally, a W for the Flames.
"19.10.2016 14:03:36" calgaryherald.com Mother of brain injured Canmore boy blames hospital staff Negligence on the part of hospital staff is to blame for severe brain injuries suffered by a young Canmore boy, a $12.9-million lawsuit alleges.... Negligence on the part of hospital staff is to blame for severe brain injuries suffered by a young Canmore boy, a $12.9-million lawsuit alleges.
"19.10.2016 13:46:50" calgaryherald.com University of Calgary assumes management of Mac Hall after court ruling University of Calgary administrators assumed management of the MacEwan Student Centre this week, ending a bitter two-year dispute in which the... According to the university, the current lease agreement related to the use of the building refers to the university as the owner and was signed by both parties in 1999. The SU, however, had claimed it had documents dating back to the 1960s that proved
"19.10.2016 13:22:59" calgaryherald.com Alberta justice minister to get cannabis crash course in Colorado With legalization imminent in Canada, Alberta's Justice Minister and Solicitor General is headed to Colorado to see how the U.S. state has handled... “It's important to learn any lessons that we can to ensure that we're doing this in the best way possible.”
"19.10.2016 13:09:20" calgaryherald.com Saskatchewan brewer launches legal challenge against Alberta beer markup A Saskatchewan brewer is taking Alberta to court over its new beer markup policy. Saskatoon-based Great Western Brewing Co. announced Tuesday it is... “A significant portion of our total company sales are actually in Alberta, so it's something we felt we had no choice but to pursue.”
"19.10.2016 12:42:04" calgaryherald.com Sheldon Kennedy among Calgarians to be awarded Alberta's highest honour Calgarians involved in health, advocacy and the arts will be honoured with Alberta's highest award Wednesday. The three locals will join five... Three Calgarians will receive the province's highest honour today.
"19.10.2016 12:29:27" calgaryherald.com Initially set to roll out early next year, glitches force police to... Technical glitches have forced the Calgary Police Service to scrap its current body-worn camera program and start over from scratch. Deputy police... Looks like body-worn cameras for Calgary police will take longer than expected. Police have scrapped their chosen camera technology due to glitches and are now looking for a new supplier.
"19.10.2016 12:15:22" calgaryherald.com New poll shows Alberta PCs leading Wildrose by almost 13 points, NDP in... A surprising new poll shows the Progressive Conservatives with a significant lead among Alberta voters, while the governing NDP has plunged to... The survey also shows two-thirds of Albertans support a merger of PC and Wildrose parties in time to fight the next election in 2019.
"19.10.2016 12:15:06" Here's how the volunteer Air Canada crew started their pre-flight safety spiel for the Dreams Take Flight trip. Just consider it your earworm for the day. You're welcome.
"19.10.2016 11:41:12" Dreams Take Flight kids are now boarding. We will see you in California.
"19.10.2016 11:12:05" Dreams Take Flight ready to leave Calgary for Disneyland.
"19.10.2016 03:05:05" calgaryherald.com Braid: Shocking poll shows huge backing for PCs and unity drive Suddenly, there's a knockout political poll that turns conventional belief on its head. This one has to make a certain Jason Kenney very happy. He... This poll has to make a certain Jason Kenney very happy. He should be.
"19.10.2016 02:30:13" calgaryherald.com Federal funding gives Calgary's New Year's Eve party a $110-thousand boost Calgarians ringing in 2017 at Olympic Plaza this year are in store for an extra big party thanks to a $110,000 boost from the federal government.... The city will use the funds to add more activities to its annual New Year's Eve celebrations, which this year will feature a glow-in-the-dark dance party, live ice carvings, fire spinning, Calgary DJs and a Canada 150 sculpture.
"19.10.2016 02:00:34" calgaryherald.com H&R Block moves into downtown from suburbs, taking advantage of high... H&R Block has moved its Canadian corporate headquarters from the suburbs to downtown Calgary, taking advantage of the core's record high vacancy... Plunging rental rates downtown lure Block back.
"19.10.2016 01:52:03" calgaryherald.com Rollover crash along McKnight Blvd. kills one, critically injures two more One person is dead and two more are in hospital in critical condition after a vehicle rolled in northeast Calgary during the after-work rush... Serious crash this evening during the after-work rush:
"19.10.2016 01:05:17" calgaryherald.com 'Twenty-six years. That's true love': U.S. couple digs up pendant buried... The pendant was still intact and their marriage is stronger than ever. 'We love each other like crazy, so it's just nice that we found it' In 1990, Bill McGrath, who comes from an Irish family, gave his then-girlfriend Laurie McGrath two interlocking pendants inscribed with the words “best friends” before she set off on a trip with two girlfriends.
“I said you wear one half, and bury the
"19.10.2016 00:35:12" calgaryherald.com Calgary chefs take it all off for a good cause A naked guy sipping a cup of tea, pinky raised just so, in his inner-city coffee shop. A naked guy frolicking in a tub of red wine. A naked guy…... “Nobody wants to see firemen calendars anymore, with their big muscles and good looks,” says Kevin Kent, owner of Knifewear and the brainchild behind the project. “What people really want is to see people rockin' the dad bod. Or the chef bod. It's just
"19.10.2016 00:04:07" calgaryherald.com New poll shows Alberta PCs leading Wildrose by almost 13 points, NDP in... A surprising new poll shows the Progressive Conservatives with a significant lead among Alberta voters, while the governing NDP has plunged to... Interesting: The survey also shows two-thirds of Albertans support a merger of PC and Wildrose parties in time to fight the next election in 2019.
"18.10.2016 23:35:10" calgaryherald.com Alberta private school to appeal human rights prayer decision A Calgary private school found to have discriminated against two Muslim students by not allowing them to pray is seeking to challenge the ruling at... Webber Academy in Calgary is arguing in its appeal filed in mid-September that it has a right to remain secular.
"18.10.2016 23:05:12" calgaryherald.com Province launches online survey to gather input for curriculum review The province is launching a series of “Future Ready” initiatives — starting with an online survey — to improve education and skills training for... Have your say on education:
"18.10.2016 22:35:10" calgaryherald.com Here's why you can expect oil prices to stay in in the $50 to $60 range... The world should get used to oil prices between $50 and $60 a barrel as falling costs in America's shale fields counteract OPEC's renewed... The price outlook was reinforced in an unusually open speech by a board member of state monopoly Saudi Aramco, where he suggested the world's biggest oil exporter doesn't expect prices to rally much further before the end of the decade.
"18.10.2016 22:30:15" calgaryherald.com Calgary-based Canbriam Energy said to be considering IPO next year Warburg Pincus-backed Canbriam Energy Inc. is weighing an initial public offering as early as next year, people with knowledge of the matter said,... An IPO in the oilpatch? It's been awhile...
"18.10.2016 22:05:14" calgaryherald.com 'It's going to be fun tonight': Flames goalie Chad Johnson to face off... A goalie, holding court for a gaggle of scribes and TV types on a game day? As Calgary Flames captain Mark Giordano quipped after Tuesday's morning... After his chat with reporters, Flames backup netminder Chad Johnson was spotted hugging opponents in the hallway. #sports
"18.10.2016 22:00:19" calgaryherald.com Airdrie RCMP respond to complaints related to clown costumes Mounties in Airdrie say they have responded to numerous reports and 911 calls related to suspicious people wearing clown costumes or masks. What not to wear for Halloween. “Depending on the severity and particulars of the situation, RCMP will be considering Criminal Code charges including Mischief, Causing a Disturbance or Uttering Threats,” RCMP said.
"18.10.2016 21:35:11" calgaryherald.com Clinton was urged before Canadian vote not to oppose Keystone pipeline... Hacked emails released by Wikileaks show former U.S. Ambassador Gordon Giffin expressing concerns to Clinton campaign chair John Podesta about her... “It would be prudent, I believe wearing my former ambassador hat, to avoid being seen to take a position on a high profile issue that could be argued to be intervention in that election. Clearly that would not be her intent but it could be the result.
"18.10.2016 21:05:12" calgaryherald.com NBC News fires Billy Bush from Today show after lewd Donald Trump tape airs Bush was fired two days after the 2005 tape was reported on Oct. 7. It contained Bush and Trump having an conversation about grabbing women by the... Bush, a 44-year-old father of three and nephew of former President George H.W. Bush, said that he was “deeply grateful for the conversations I've had with my daughters, and for all of the support from family, friends and colleagues. I look forward to what
"18.10.2016 20:35:11" calgaryherald.com Mobile phone payments slow to catch on in Canada, partly because of... Cash and plastic continue to be the most commonly used payment methods by Canadians who balk at putting their financial details on their phones According to Accenture, nearly one in five North American consumers who have never used their mobile phone as a payment vehicle at a merchant said they prefer not to enter payment credentials into their mobile phone, while 19 per cent said they were
"18.10.2016 20:10:41" calgaryherald.com Wonton soup from Calgary restaurant led to coma, $2.4 million lawsuit... A Calgary woman lapsed into a coma and was hospitalized for months after eating tainted wonton soup, a nearly $2.4-million lawsuit says. A... For the record, statements of defence to these unproven allegations have yet to be filed.
"18.10.2016 20:05:12" calgaryherald.com Head of U.S. police organization apologizes for 'historical... Leaders of Black Lives Matter said words needed to be backed by actions, while the head of one police officers' union said there was no need to... “While we obviously cannot change the past, it is clear that we must change the future,” said Terrence Cunningham, president of the International Association of Chiefs of Police.
"18.10.2016 19:35:11" calgaryherald.com Alberta hail damage payouts jump to $64 million Hail damage payouts to western Canadian farmers are expected to top $250 million this summer, more than double what was paid out in 2015. Inspectors are still finalizing claims but since the first storm hit Alberta on May 18, there has been plenty of pain for farmers who saw a 28 per cent jump in payouts over 2015 to $64 million this year.
"18.10.2016 19:05:30" calgaryherald.com Transport Canada warns some Ram pickups at risk of fire from alternator... OTTAWA - Transport Canada has issued a recall notice for about 10,000 Ram pickup trucks and other Fiat Chrysler vehicles that are at increased risk... The recall affects Ram 2500 pickup trucks from the 2013 model year, Ram 3500s from as early as the 2007 model year and Ram 4500 and 5500s from the 2008 through 2013 model years.
"18.10.2016 18:35:13" calgaryherald.com Canada's factory output beat expectations as food sales hit record Statistics Canada says sales were up in 15 of 21 industries, representing 69 per cent of the total manufacturing sector Food industry sales rose 1.7 per cent to a record high of $8.6 billion, while the primary metal industry gained 3.6 per cent to $3.9 billion.
"18.10.2016 18:15:09" driving.ca Volkswagen still doesn't have a fix for its cheating diesels VW seeks final approval of emissions deal from U.S. lawmakers without a fix in hand driving.ca: More than one year and Volkswagen still doesn't have a plan to fix its diesels. What gives? #autos
"18.10.2016 18:10:18" calgaryherald.com 'It'd be a betrayal': Why Howard Stern says he won't replay raunchy old... 'I had a guy who loved to talk about sex....had a guy who loved to evaluate women on a scale from one to 10....I knew it would entertain the audience' “I feel Donald Trump did the show in an effort to be entertaining and have fun with us, and I feel like it'd be a betrayal to any of our guests if I sat there and played them now, where people are attacking him.”
"18.10.2016 18:00:41" news.nationalpost.com Herb and scallion Dutch baby It's called a Dutch baby, and it's magic. Dorie Greenspan's version is savoury, meant as a nibble with drinks, a brunch dish or a first course at... This versatile baked pancake is just as sweet when it's savoury. #life #food
"18.10.2016 17:40:25" calgaryherald.com Suicide of woman who worked 105 extra hours in a month prompts Japanese... The suicide of a woman who worked excessive hours at Japan's biggest advertising agency has prompted the company to lower the amount of overtime... Nearly a quarter of Japan's companies reported some workers logging more than 80 hours of overtime a month, according to a labor ministry survey of more than 1,700 firms last fiscal year.
"18.10.2016 17:30:42" calgaryherald.com NDP wins third-quarter fundraising battle The NDP raked in the most cash among political parties in the third quarter of 2016, outpacing their nearest rival by nearly $100,000. According to third party financial statements posted on the Elections Alberta site this week, the NDP raised $425,437 in the period from July 1 to Sept. 30, compared to $330,666 for the Wildrose.
"18.10.2016 17:15:25" calgaryherald.com Police arrest seven people from two organized crime rings in ATM thefts Alberta police services have arrested seven people from two organized crime rings involved in ATM thefts, which have affected more than 60... A total of 101 charges have been laid against the seven suspects.
"18.10.2016 17:15:19" calgaryherald.com Radicalized or ashamed: 100-plus girls taken by Boko Haram unwilling to... The unwilling girls may have been radicalized by Boko Haram or are ashamed to return because they have married extremists and have babies Pogu Bitrus, chairman of the Chibok Development Association, told The Associated Press that the unwilling girls may have been radicalized by Boko Haram or are ashamed to return because they have married extremists and have babies.
"18.10.2016 17:06:58" Calgary Herald's cover photo Mike Drew took this photograph Monday of the Calgary tower as the fog rolled over downtown Calgary.
"18.10.2016 17:05:52" calgaryherald.com OPEC production cut could spell end to two years of 'hell' for oil majors When the bosses of the world's biggest oil companies gather in London on Tuesday, they might have the urge to track down the Saudi energy minister... “The industry has been damaged in the past two years and things need to start improving,” said Danilo Onorino, a portfolio manager at Dogma Capital SA
"18.10.2016 17:01:11" calgaryherald.com Stampeders defensive captain out for rest of season The worst fears of Calgary Stampeders fans were confirmed on Monday evening. Speaking with Calgary radio's AM Sports Talk 770, Stamps head coach... This is definitely unfortunate news heading into the post-season.
"18.10.2016 17:00:42" news.nationalpost.com Halloween attractions: Virtual reality, spooky Airbnb rentals part of... Here's a sample of what's happening around the United States. Check with individual venues for dates, times, prices and ages Virtual reality, spooky Airbnb rentals and the start of a final season for Disneyland's Twilight Zone of Terror are all part of this Halloween's freaky fun. #travel
"18.10.2016 16:51:03" calgaryherald.com Man says assailants broke into his Mayland Heights home and held a knife... One person is in hospital with stab wounds after a pair of home invasions in Calgary overnight. Police say they're working to determine whether the... “I heard all this banging from downstairs. Next thing I know, the door came down and two guys came flying up the stairs. They held a 12-inch knife to my throat and started demanding money and weed."
"18.10.2016 16:30:43" calgaryherald.com Albertans deliver Christmas to Fort McMurray A family that received help after the High River flood is paying forward the kindness they received from strangers. Helga and Terry Lempriere lost... What goes around, does come around.
"18.10.2016 16:30:27" news.nationalpost.com Tortilla-crusted tilapia with pickled red onions Given how quickly it cooks, fish stands out as the perfect candidate for a weeknight meal, especially in the fall A bit of acid and fat do wonders to amp the flavour of fish in this tilapia recipe. #life #food
"18.10.2016 16:15:20" calgaryherald.com New agreement would change how Alberta doctors are paid Alberta's doctors have signed an agreement meant to improve patient care and keep the health-care system sustainable. In tandem with the Alberta... One of the biggest changes is a new compensation model for physicians, in which doctors are rewarded for time and quality of care given to patients, rather than just the number of services provided, and receive benefits for some health services, such as
"18.10.2016 16:01:01" calgaryherald.com Ready to get scared? A guide to Halloween events around Calgary Skip the bobbing apples and pumpkin carving. To experience the dark heart of Halloween, you'll have to head back into the city's past. Calgary was... Our comprehensive guide to Halloween fun this month. Verrry scary.
"18.10.2016 15:45:13" calgaryherald.com Marijuana-related violations down in Alberta but weed still on police radar When you are dealing with the emergence of the province's deadliest killer drug fentanyl, limited policing resources have to be focused on saving... The number of clandestine grow-op busts by Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams (ALERT) north of Red Deer have plummeted to just four so far this year from 20 in each of 2014 and 2015.
Data compiled by Alberta RCMP also shows the number of cannabis
"18.10.2016 15:30:28" calgaryherald.com Your letters for Tuesday, Oct. 18 Airport workers would embrace CTrain expansion Re: “Friends, taxis get us to the airport,” Letter, Oct 11. While the discussion of whether the LRT... The merits of a CTrain to the plane among the issues raised in today's Letters to the Editor.
"18.10.2016 15:09:20" calgaryherald.com Blatchford: Why is it OK to call a team 'Indians'? A good question, but... What a tawdry little hearing it was: an Ontario court having to hear that commercial free speech is precious and dear, like real free speech by... If the judge were to make the order, defence lawyer Jonathan Lisus said, he'd effectively be saying to the Cleveland players, you have to wear a uniform with no name and no logo. “And there is no such uniform, and you have to put it on in a couple of
"18.10.2016 15:07:26" driving.ca Meet the ultimate father-and-son team who built themselves 1,200-horsepower worth of badass #Chevy Camaros: http://bit.ly/2eN6nXq #vintage Homegrown muscle!
"18.10.2016 15:04:09" calgaryherald.com One agency pulls out, others rally as high demand expected for Christmas... One Calgary social agency is cancelling its annual adopt-a-family Christmas program, but others expect to fill the gap this season. Calgary Urban... It's likely to be a tough Christmas for many Calgarians as the downturn continues, but agencies will try to help as many struggling families as they can. You can help, too.
"18.10.2016 15:02:17" calgaryherald.com Alligator Pie will open Vertigo Theatre's Y Stage season For the past nine years, Nathan Pronyshyn has helmed Vertigo Theatre's Y Stage or theatre for young people, and each year he has seen his slice of... This is promised to be “a big, splashy, fun show".
"18.10.2016 14:40:18" calgaryherald.com Stampeders defensive captain out for rest of season The worst fears of Calgary Stampeders fans were confirmed on Monday evening. Speaking with Calgary radio's AM Sports Talk 770, Stamps head coach... It wasn't unexpected, but the Stamps confirmed Monday the bad news that Deron Mayo will miss the rest of the year.
"18.10.2016 14:28:04" calgaryherald.com Albertans deliver Christmas to Fort McMurray A family that received help after the High River flood is paying forward the kindness they received from strangers. Helga and Terry Lempriere lost... Acts of kindness tend to have a ripple effect...
"18.10.2016 14:05:17" calgaryherald.com Yedlin: Alberta pursues Holy Grail of economic diversification It's a goal that has eluded Alberta governments for decades — how to reduce the provincial economy's dependence on oil and gas revenues. Last week,... Deborah Yedlin: "A new economic direction still means making the most of the resources Alberta has, and not being ashamed of doing that.
It should absolutely not be about finding — perhaps justifying is a better word — a way to build another refinery in
"18.10.2016 13:58:49" calgaryherald.com Sources say high-level B.C. Hells Angel Bob Green shot to death at... 'This will cause quite a stir. It's not that often that a Hells Angel in this province gets murdered,' one former law enforcement source said Green, 56, had been a member of the notorious biker gang for more than 20 years — first as part of the Hells Angels East End chapter, then later moving to the elite Nomads chapter.
"18.10.2016 13:43:26" news.nationalpost.com Black market to grey: The illicit marijuana market is no longer dominated by gangs O Cannabis database Catch and release Inside the green rush Pot's retail therapy The fame game Growing opportunities Black market to grey VANCOUVER — Meet the boss of Canada's illegal marijuana trade, Don Briere. To police and the criminal courts, he's a Small- and large-scale cultivation has increased, street-front dispensaries are becoming commonplace, law enforcement has relaxed and marijuana prices are lower than ever before. All of these factors have pushed organized crime to the fringes. The black
"18.10.2016 13:01:40" calgaryherald.com Red Deer man admits luring 15-year-old girl on Internet and having sex... A Red Deer man admitted in court Monday to luring a 15-year-old Edmonton girl with fetal alcohol syndrome that he met on the Internet and... He was 23 and represented himself as being 20 and she was 15, but initially indicated she was 17.
"18.10.2016 12:42:40" calgaryherald.com Ready to get scared? A guide to Halloween events around Calgary Skip the bobbing apples and pumpkin carving. To experience the dark heart of Halloween, you'll have to head back into the city's past. Calgary was... Looking for heart-stopping scares? Or something a little more family-friendly? Check out some of the best Halloween events on around the city.
"18.10.2016 12:32:08" calgaryherald.com U.S. astronomer visiting Alberta predicts aliens will be found by 2025 In the next decade, one of two things will happen — either humans will discover extraterrestrial life or Seth Shostak will be buying a lot of coffee. “I'll bet everybody a cup of Tim Horton's coffee that we find ET by 2025,” said Seth Shostak.
"18.10.2016 12:30:48" calgaryherald.com Flames star Johnny Gaudreau encouraged by offensive chances When is he going to sign? Just over a week ago, that's all anybody was asking about Johnny Gaudreau. And now? When is he going to score? “I think as each game has been going on, I've been getting better and better and learning the systems a little bit better,” Gaudreau said.
"18.10.2016 12:30:45" calgaryherald.com Operation Northern Spotlight: Escorts met by police instead of dates in... Holed up in a hotel room close to the international airport, a handful of Calgary police officers and Mounties dig through piles of online escort... One sex worker met by police in "Operation Spotlight" says she and her husband both lost jobs in the downturn.
"18.10.2016 12:14:38" calgaryherald.com Trilogy says pipeline may have leaked 'for a while' before spill was... More than a week after Trilogy Energy Corp. learned a pipeline was leaking oil northwest of Edmonton, the junior company has not determined the... John Williams, the company's president and chief operating officer, said Trilogy's leak-detection system at its Kaybob project failed to identify the spill, which covers an area equivalent to five football fields. That means the company doesn't know how
"18.10.2016 12:01:06" calgaryherald.com Braid: One election loss shouldn't define Jim Prentice Jim Prentice was busy and happy last week. The copy edit of a book he'd written — on energy, First Nations and the environment — had just come back... A lot of people didn't understand why he'd want to enter the race to become PC leader and premier. “Why would you?” they asked. When his wife Karen got that question, she would say, “Because he loves Alberta.”
"18.10.2016 04:00:30" calgaryherald.com Theatre: Hedwig and The Angry Inch slice of punk rock heaven Even after 20 years, Hedwig is still angry. The John Cameron Mitchell/Stephen Task collaboration Hedwig and the Angry Inch started life as a kind... Look for this Calgary-ified version of the punk-rockish classic play.
"18.10.2016 03:30:21" calgaryherald.com The universe is crowded: Study suggests there are 10 time more galaxies... There may be 2 trillion galaxies in the observable universe. 'It boggles the mind that over 90 per cent of the galaxies in the cosmos have yet to... We may have a lot more neighbours than we thought, in a galactic sense.
"18.10.2016 03:00:28" calgaryherald.com Brian Wilson, Arkells announce Calgary concerts for 2017 Brian Wilson is bringing Pet Sounds to the city. The legendary musician has announced he'll be expanding the 50th anniversary tour of the seminal... A return visit by Brian Wilson, this time with plans to perform the full Pet Sounds album.
"18.10.2016 02:30:18" calgaryherald.com Why Google's turn to wireless last mile connections could disrupt... Ultra-fast Internet speeds may soon be possible without pricey fibre or cable wires directly into a home if Google Inc. has its way A little disruption could be a good thing in this case.
"18.10.2016 02:00:31" calgaryherald.com Changes to rideshare bylaw could see Uber back in Calgary by holiday season Eight months after council paved the way for rideshare companies to operate in Calgary with a new bylaw touted by the mayor as a 21st century model... A change in the city's tune when it come to Uber and similar services.
"18.10.2016 01:30:24" calgaryherald.com Prentice was a 'true leader' for Canada's national parks as environment... As the federal environment minister in the Conservative government from 2008 to 2010, Jim Prentice is being remembered as a leader who took... A look at what Jim Prentice accomplished when national parks were in his cabinet portfolio.
"18.10.2016 01:00:34" calgaryherald.com Ready, pull, fire! Trap shooting offers up challenge with a kick With my sights lined up and my trigger finger ready, I give my instructor Peter the word. “Pull!” He pushes the button on the hand-held controller... Trap shooting isn't just for hunting enthusiasts: “The sport attracts young people, women, business professionals, you name it,” says Peter Bushe, the Calgary Firearms Centre Manager.
"18.10.2016 00:30:18" calgaryherald.com Oil speculators most bullish since 2014 after wild two months Oil investors must be getting dizzy. In the two months since OPEC began talking about capping production, speculators' sentiment has swung wildly,... It's generally good news for Alberta when these guys are betting on an oil resurgence.
"18.10.2016 00:00:27" calgaryherald.com 5 things to do this week in Calgary Charles Ross is one man doing Star Wars and Lord of the Rings and more fun things to see this week. Some one-of-a-kind entries among Swerve's picks of the top things to do in the week ahead.
"17.10.2016 23:45:12" calgaryherald.com Lawyers for four men charged in violent robberies seek stay over... Unreasonable delay in bringing four men to trial on violent robbery charges — one in which a store manager was abducted — should result in judicial... Date of arrest: Feb. 24, 2014. Date of trial: sometime in early 2018. Unreasonable?
"17.10.2016 23:40:08" calgaryherald.com Fentanyl crisis: Justice, health leaders huddle in Calgary in search for... It's not enough for police to crack down on drug dealers to combat Alberta's fentanyl scourge, but it will take the efforts of health and other... “Two milligrams is the generally accepted lethal dose amount of pure fentanyl,” RCMP Cpl. Eric Boechler said.
"17.10.2016 23:20:09" calgaryherald.com U of C team hopes to make Calgary 'world class site in aging research' A housing model designed to help seniors remain in their communities and keep in close contact with family members is set to go ahead as part of a... “This is world-leading research that will put Calgary on the map and potentially a significant business opportunity for the city, because seniors housing and seniors care is a significant issue across North America and across the world,” Carra said.
"17.10.2016 23:16:14" Calgary Herald's cover photo With the snowy front ranges of the Rockies as a backdrop Calgarians enjoy a fine fall day on Nose Hill on Sunday October 16, 2016. Gavin Young/Postmedia
"17.10.2016 23:00:22" calgaryherald.com Seniors laneway pilot project first step in making Calgary 'world-class... The university professor behind a pilot project that will see frail seniors test specially designed laneway homes wants Calgary to become a global... A telling quote from this story: “Everyone talks about home health but no one is doing the research in the home. They're doing it in a test bed, they're doing it in a lab, they're doing it in a hospital room and they're pretending it's a home."
"17.10.2016 22:50:07" calgaryherald.com Cleveland Indians can use name and 'Chief Wahoo' logo during ALCS games... Judge Thomas McEwen's decision, three hours before Game Three between Cleveland and the Blue Jays, averts a last-minute costume change for the... Had the name and logo been banned, Cleveland may have had to take to the field wearing spring training jerseys – and Rogers may not have been able to broadcast the game.
"17.10.2016 22:30:18" calgaryherald.com Pet therapy: Romantic relationships can benefit from puppy love A study published recently in the human-animal interaction journal Anthrozoos suggests that owning a pet could do wonders for your love life.... Aww: An overwhelming 86.5% of respondents reported that the romantic effects of pet ownership were mostly positive. But there was one drawback identified: bedroom intimacy was one area where researchers didn't see a lot of positive benefits.
"17.10.2016 22:28:53" calgaryherald.com Clayton Prince, the Calgary man seriously injured in a violent arrest... Clayton Prince doesn't deny he ran and he doesn't deny he had marijuana on him. But several months after he fled Calgary police officers one night... Three officers face charges in this incident. Here's what the alleged victim has to say.
"17.10.2016 22:15:35" calgaryherald.com Operation Northern Spotlight: Escorts met by police instead of dates in... Holed up in a hotel room close to the international airport, a handful of Calgary police officers and Mounties dig through piles of online escort... An inside look at a police operation that took a different approach to an age-old problem.
"17.10.2016 22:10:11" calgaryherald.com The Day of the Dead: Don't even think about calling it Mexican Halloween Dia de los Muertos has come into the collective conscience for its zombie bride costumes and kitschy skeletal face paint, but the holiday is a... Each year, from Oct. 31 to Nov. 2, villagers throughout Mexico empty out of their homes and head to local cemeteries to welcome the souls of their dearly departed.
"17.10.2016 21:50:09" calgaryherald.com Why Canadian Club is cheaper in America: A product-by-product look at... Mordecai Richler, gas, booze and, uh, riding boots are more expensive north of the 49th. But handguns are cheaper. Here is the cross-border 'price... The United States' northern border is filled with towns whose primary industry is servicing the whims of Canadian shoppers. One of the top sellers in these towns? Tires.
"17.10.2016 21:30:15" calgaryherald.com B.C. education minister Bernier fires Vancouver School Board Former Vancouver School Board chair Mike Lombardi calls removal of elected board an 'outrageous political decision' “The board has failed to follow the law,” Bernier said.
"17.10.2016 21:10:06" calgaryherald.com 5 things to do this week in Calgary Charles Ross is one man doing Star Wars and Lord of the Rings and more fun things to see this week. We have some suggestions if you've got some evenings free this week...
"17.10.2016 20:55:06" calgaryherald.com Tears, tributes in Parliament for former premier, cabinet minister Jim... Former federal cabinet minister and Alberta premier Jim Prentice was remembered in Ottawa on Monday, days after he and three others died in a plane... “We will all miss his intelligence, honesty, thoughtfulness and the kindness he brought to his work. Jim was a man of deep convictions, who dedicated his life to public service, to the people of Alberta and to all Canadians,” Trudeau said.
"17.10.2016 20:35:09" calgaryherald.com 'I think the pants were the focus of the robbery:' Two men attacked in... One of the two assailants demanded that one of the victims hand over his jeans; however, the two fled the scene without the trousers. “In my almost 10 years, it's nothing I've heard of. It doesn't mean it hasn't happened, but it definitely piqued my interest this morning,” said Const. Dianne Woodworth of Halifax police.
"17.10.2016 20:05:15" calgaryherald.com Amy Schumer's Trump comments prompt boos, walkouts TAMPA, Fla. - Amy Schumer's rant against Donald Trump apparently turned off some fans at her show in Tampa, Florida. She responded to people booing in the audience by telling them to leave if they didn't like her opinions.
"17.10.2016 20:01:14" calgaryherald.com In tiny Sylva, North Carolina, an Asheville alternative for the crowd-weary In Sylva, a city of just 2,600 people, there are plenty of brewpubs, book shops, hiking and fishing A smaller, less crowded Asheville? Let's go! #travel
"17.10.2016 19:35:11" calgaryherald.com Take a look at the American navy's new stealth warship, the sleek,... Admiral Harry Harris, commander of the U.S. Pacific Command, bragged that if Batman had a warship, it would be the USS Zumwalt Capt. James Kirk, commanding officer of the Zumwalt, says it generates 78 megawatts of power, “enough power to power a medium- to small-sized city."
"17.10.2016 19:11:00" Jays need a find a way to hit tonight Can the Toronto Blue Jays lumber get out of the slumber tonight? It's Must Win Monday!
"17.10.2016 19:05:13" calgaryherald.com Flames sign goaltender Tom McCollum to two-year, two-way contract CALGARY - The Calgary Flames have signed goaltender Tom McCollum to a two-year, two-way contract. McCollum, a former first-round pick of the Detroit Red Wings, played 30 games for the AHL's Grand Rapids Griffins last season and went 15-13-0 with a 2.42 goals-against average and a .923 save percentage.
"17.10.2016 18:35:10" calgaryherald.com Brian Wilson, Arkells announce Calgary concerts for 2017 Brian Wilson is bringing Pet Sounds to the city. The legendary musician has announced he'll be expanding the 50th anniversary tour of the seminal 1966 Beach Boys album, which will now include an April 13 Jubilee Auditorium show.
"17.10.2016 18:29:33" calgaryherald.com Oct. 17: Your letters to the editor remembering Jim Prentice Jim Prentice deserves our respect Re: “He loved Alberta,” Editorial, Oct. 15. I never voted for Jim Prentice when he ran in my Calgary riding. I... Herald readers honour former premier Jim Prentice in letters to the editor.
"17.10.2016 18:05:14" calgaryherald.com Why Google's turn to wireless last mile connections could disrupt... Ultra-fast Internet speeds may soon be possible without pricey fibre or cable wires directly into a home if Google Inc. has its way Internet giants including Google and Facebook Inc. are getting into the infrastructure game and testing ways to use wireless connections for the so-called last mile between the network and the end user, technology that, if successful, could disrupt
"17.10.2016 18:01:12" calgaryherald.com Cooking on deadline: Spinach, mushroom, and chicken quesadillas for... If you have kids, then you know that thinking about dinner on Halloween is not easy "Quesadillas fit the bill nicely for Halloween: Kids can pick up the cheesy wedges by hand and eat while they look around for the missing pieces of their costumes." #life #food
"17.10.2016 17:59:00" calgaryherald.com Oil speculators most bullish since 2014 after wild two months Oil investors must be getting dizzy. In the two months since OPEC began talking about capping production, speculators' sentiment has swung wildly,... Societe Generale's Mike Wittner says a bet against rising oil prices is "betting against the Saudis, which isn't a good thing historically.”
"17.10.2016 17:45:14" calgaryherald.com United Nations bars Ezra Levant's The Rebel from climate conference The Rebel had made arrangements for its Alberta bureau chief Sheila Gunn Reid and producer Meaghan MacSween to be in Marrakesh Earlier this month, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change secretariat informed The Rebel, the right wing news and opinion platform published by political commentator Ezra Levant, it was rejecting the outlet's application to send a
"17.10.2016 17:35:13" calgaryherald.com Ten and counting: The growing list of women who have accused Trump of... Accusations of inappropriate touching or kissing have skyrocketed since Trump said in the second debate that he has never touched a woman without... Here is a round-up of all the accusations from the women, as well as the Trump campaign's responses.
"17.10.2016 17:33:23" calgaryherald.com Oil Wives Clubs carrying on despite industry downturn and changing times Every year for six decades, hundreds of Canadians travel to a different resource town to celebrate friendships they owe to the oil patch.
These... About 300 members of the Association of Oil Wives Clubs are meeting in Leduc this weekend for its annual convention. The association represents 28 clubs, with about 700 members, but has seen numbers decline with industry (and technological) trends.
"17.10.2016 17:20:15" calgaryherald.com Trudeau nominates Newfoundland judge Malcolm Rowe to the Supreme Court... Rowe was first named a trial judge in 1999 and has been a judge of the provincial court of appeal since 2001 The fact he is from Atlantic Canada is significant: the federal Liberals have been under opposition fire for indicating their selection process would not necessarily follow the custom of regional representation.
"17.10.2016 17:05:12" calgaryherald.com Dangerous dog lost on Yamnuska trail prompts warning A dangerous dog has been lost around the Yamnuska trail and day use area in Kananaskis Country, prompting a warning from Alberta Parks. The dog,... The dog, which officials said has been declared vicious by the City of Calgary, was lost Saturday on the east end of the Yamnuska traverse.
"17.10.2016 17:01:12" calgaryherald.com It's a smart substitution for beef: Walnuts, coarsely ground with spices... Joe Yonan: Is there an equivalent vegetarian taco filling, something just as easy and satisfying? I think I've found it Substitute beef with walnuts. #life
"17.10.2016 17:00:31" driving.ca Apple scales back its autonomous car project Apple will now reportedly focus on developing autonomous software for automakers driving.ca: Apple might not want to build a self-driving car after all. #autos
"17.10.2016 16:55:44" Wondering what's next for electoral reform? Here's your answer.
"17.10.2016 16:45:19" calgaryherald.com Security tightened after two Calgary Islamic facilities targeted by vandals Police are looking into possible hate crimes after vandalism at two Calgary Islamic facilities. The Muslim Council of Calgary says members of the... “The end game is that we all need to talk and we all need to live together,” said Mansour Shouman, a council director. “There's no place for hate amongst anyone here.”
"17.10.2016 16:10:58" calgaryherald.com Discount air travel firm NewLeaf comes to Calgary for the holidays Winnipeg-based NewLeaf Travel Company will offer service out of Calgary during the holiday season, the company announced Monday. The discount... One more option for your holiday travel if you're headed to the Lower Mainland, Hamilton or the Maritimes.
"17.10.2016 16:10:23" calgaryherald.com Why Canadian Club is cheaper in America: A product-by-product look at... Mordecai Richler, gas, booze and, uh, riding boots are more expensive north of the 49th. But handguns are cheaper. Here is the cross-border 'price... Canadian Club Whiskey (1.75 ml)
U.S. (BevMo!): $25.25 ($18.99 USD)
Canada (LCBO): $59.00
233% more expensive
"17.10.2016 16:01:07" Timeline Photos Watch out. These guys are in town this week. http://ow.ly/WYtc305fHRw
"17.10.2016 15:30:31" Timeline Photos You're not panicking yet, are you?
"17.10.2016 15:00:37" calgaryherald.com Fentanyl conference brings experts together in bid to fight growing... A meeting of city, provincial and national experts kicking off in Calgary on Monday aims to curb the public health crisis fentanyl has become. This... Closed door sessions in Calgary and Edmonton this week as the province searches for a way to stem overdose deaths.
"17.10.2016 14:33:44" news.nationalpost.com Growing opportunities: In B.C., small growers are running a billion-dollar industry O Cannabis Catch and release Inside the green rush Pot's retail therapy The fame game Growing opportunities Black market to grey NELSON, B.C. — Down a short driveway nestled in the woods and pocked with potholes, a hulking cannabis-production facility The latest in a National Post series on marijuana looks at how small farm operations are operating an industry worth up to $7 billion in B.C. alone.
"17.10.2016 14:30:20" driving.ca Are safer cars making drivers more dangerous? As cars take over more duties, drivers are getting lazy and assume they'll be protected driving.ca: How are people, in this day and age, still not using their seatbelts? #autos
"17.10.2016 14:08:44" calgaryherald.com Winless Flames encourage fans to stay patient In the quiet visitor's dressing room at Rogers Arena, Troy Brouwer had a message for the Calgary Flames faithful. “Stick with us,” the newcomer... “I think that people that know hockey know there is an adjustment period with a new coach and with new systems,” netminder Chad Johnson said.
"17.10.2016 14:01:49" calgaryherald.com Alberta video game developers hope for tax break to compete with... Gamers in Edmonton celebrated the 20th birthday of a marquee game developed in the city, amid fears that the industry itself might be draining out... “Our talent is getting poached,” said Logan Foster, a local game developer who has been lobbying the province to create a friendlier environment for small video game studios.
"17.10.2016 13:48:03" calgaryherald.com Broken Lizard's Steve Lemme and Kevin Heffernan talk hecklers, the Super... This should not be taken as a dare. But, when asked, Steve Lemme and Kevin Heffernan say they now know how to deal with hecklers. Not long ago,... Expect some shenanigans from these two members of Broken Lizard (the comedy troupe behind Super Troopers) as they visit Calgary this week.
"17.10.2016 13:43:22" calgaryherald.com 'They were living at full volume': Father shares memories of twins... Jason Caldwell has spent the past 27 years in the business of protecting people against loss. His career in the IT industry has been focused on... “They were superstars and it just brought great joy to be their father, and it's hard to look ahead without them."
"17.10.2016 13:36:44" Calgary Herald's cover photo Mike Drew took this photograph as fireworks blasted from the parking lot at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) to close off the 100th anniversary celebration of the institute's founding on Sunday.
"17.10.2016 13:08:11" calgaryherald.com Lack of black box makes probe into crash that killed Prentice difficult:... KELOWNA, B.C. — An aviation expert says determining what caused a fatal plane crash near Kelowna will be especially difficult because the aircraft... Transport Canada said in a statement that on small aircraft, the decision to install flight recorder equipment is at the pilot's discretion because there generally aren't any cockpit conversations to record and the plane's air traffic transmissions are
"17.10.2016 13:01:37" calgaryherald.com Supporters rally to save treasured animal shelter Kim Hessel is feeling a relief that she “can't even put into words” after an online fundraising campaign generated enough for the Heaven Can... The Go Fund Me page, set up by a former volunteer at the High River animal shelter, has raised more than $92,000 in three days.
"17.10.2016 12:33:12" calgaryherald.com With a year to go, some candidates for 2017 civic vote already in... For months, Greg Miller has been knocking on doors and asking Calgarians what's on their mind when it comes to city hall. “Well, you're early,” is... They say it never hurts to get a head start...
"17.10.2016 12:01:23" calgaryherald.com Service dog Zakk first graduate of program to help first responders with... Zakk is no ordinary dog. At a crowded hockey game, mall or street intersection, he stays calm, looking to his owner for guidance. His temperament... People with PTSD are hypervigilant to sounds and small movements — “if you're just trying to have coffee it makes your life a nightmare … you're constantly assessing, 'Is this a threat.'”
"17.10.2016 04:00:15" calgaryherald.com Laneway housing pilot project for seniors set to go ahead A housing model designed to help seniors remain in their communities and keep in close contact with family members is set to go ahead as part of a... “Research indicates that a majority of Canadians aged 55 and over would prefer to remain in their current residence for as long as possible, even if they experience changes to their health,” the report reads. The project looks to be able to accomplish
"17.10.2016 03:00:34" calgaryherald.com 'These are members of our family': Prentice mourned by church he attended The plane crash that took the lives of former Alberta premier Jim Prentice and three other men has left a Calgary church in mourning. “In my conversations with him, we talked about public service and how deeply committed he was to that and that's what really brought him back into politics again … the people of Alberta, and certainly of Canada, was who he wanted to serve,” Rev. Jean
"17.10.2016 02:00:14" calgaryherald.com SAIT celebrates 100th anniversary with big campus bash A birthday party featuring time capsules, fireworks, a car show and a 700-pound cake drew thousands to the SAIT campus Sunday as the school... With over 227,000 graduates over the past 100 years, “It's pretty hard to go somewhere in Calgary and not meet somebody that either graduated from SAIT or somebody in their family graduated from SAIT," said president David Ross.
"17.10.2016 01:00:20" calgaryherald.com Border a no-go zone for Canada's medical pot patients There's an opiate medication addiction epidemic in North America, but patients switching to medical marijuana as an alternative are banned from... “As long as you have a legal prescription, I don't see how anyone should not be able to travel,” said Rieveley.
"17.10.2016 00:00:20" calgaryherald.com Water 'alarmingly' tainted even on reserves with good treatment plants,... A year after the Liberals were elected, First Nations leaders are still pushing for action on the expensive problem The study's unsettling conclusion? Even when treatment is effective, many reserve residents drink water heavily laced with bugs like E. coli.
"16.10.2016 23:00:17" calgaryherald.com Matthew Fisher: ISIL's defeat in Mosul is now inevitable, Canadian... Two Canadian generals who are privy to Iraqi plans for the expulsion of Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant from the city of Mosul are convinced... “One way to look at it is that there is a hard outer crust. It depends how soft and squishy the middle is. Getting through the crust will be hard. Once inside the crust we will see whether they stand and fight to the last man or run away as they did in
"16.10.2016 22:00:17" calgaryherald.com Religious accommodations debate roars back to life as Bill 62 public... The religious neutrality debate that has split Quebecers since 2007, and that the Liberals have been desperate to avoid, has come to a head. “We're in these types of debates for the longer term, I think. Unfortunately, they're a microcosm of things happening globally, they tap into people's anxieties about terrorism,” said Jedwab.
"16.10.2016 21:30:13" calgaryherald.com Donald Trump lashes out at Saturday Night Live, says Alec Baldwin's... 'Watched Saturday Night Live hit job on me. Time to retire the boring and unfunny show. Alec Baldwin portrayal stinks. Media rigging election!' After this weekend's show, SNL is now part of the media conspiracy trying to rig this election, according to Trump.
"16.10.2016 21:00:17" calgaryherald.com Michael Den Tandt: Prentice was cool and competent, but those traits... Where is the election a leader such as Prentice was, could win, today? Is there one anywhere? Prentice and Stephen Harper actually had much in common. Both were low-key. Neither was flashy. Both were fastidious about personal courtesy, though of the two, Prentice was the more gregarious, by a good stretch.
"16.10.2016 20:30:14" calgaryherald.com Agent: Daughter of Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay fatally shot LEXINGTON, Ky. - The 15-year-old daughter of Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay has been fatally shot in Kentucky, the athlete's agent and authorities said... Trinity Gay was a sprinter at Lafayette High in Lexington and finished fourth in the 100 metres and fifth in the 200 metres at the state Class 3A high school track meet in May.
"16.10.2016 20:00:18" calgaryherald.com Paula Simons: Unlikely group of revolutionaries fought for Alberta... On a crisp October day in 1907, Henrietta Muir Edwards, a 58-year-old Baptist writer and mother, who lived with her family on the Blood reserve in... It was a prairie populist uprising, fuelled in part by the Christian social gospel, with its emphasis on social justice and temperance.
"16.10.2016 19:30:13" calgaryherald.com U.S. lawmakers take Canadian idea, propose leasing commercial ship for... Earlier this year, officials associated with Davie Shipyard in Quebec and its sister company, Federal Fleet Services, were promoting the idea of... The plan would be aimed at giving Canada more icebreaker capability, something it desperately needs because of the age of the current fleet.
"16.10.2016 19:05:07" calgaryherald.com Loss of Mayo a huge blow for Stamps It was an unlucky 13th win in a row. The payout: Two largely meaningless points. The cost: One of the best linebackers in the game. The Calgary... “I don't know the extent, but it didn't look good out there,” Stamps head coach Dave Dickenson said immediately after the game.
“I know Deron is a super-tough guy. I went out there and saw the look on his face.
“I'm hoping Deron is healthy but it
"16.10.2016 18:45:14" calgaryherald.com China's billionaires club of entrepreneurs embarks on cross-Canada tour OTTAWA - A group of powerful Chinese business leaders set off on an eight-day Canadian tour Sunday that will connect them with Canada's corporate... This will be the first visit to Canada by the exclusive China Entrepreneur Club — often referred to as the billionaires club. It's made up of 50 top Chinese firms that earn a combined $585 billion of annual gross income.
"16.10.2016 18:05:12" calgaryherald.com In a medical first, brain implant allows paralyzed man to feel again... For the first time, scientists have helped a paralyzed man experience the sense of touch through the use of a mind-controlled robotic arm The groundbreaking experiment, a collaboration between the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, involves electrodes smaller than a grain of sand implanted in the sensory cortex of the young man's brain.
"16.10.2016 17:15:09" calgaryherald.com Ontario court to consider application to stop Cleveland from wearing... The injuction that would prevent the Cleveland Indians from wearing their regular jerseys, using their team name or their logo when they play in... A prominent indigenous activist and architect is seeking a court ruling that would prevent the Cleveland Indians from wearing their regular jerseys, using their team name and displaying their logo when they play against the Blue Jays in Toronto this week.
"16.10.2016 16:35:05" calgaryherald.com New Flames head coach Gulutzan remembers Ferland well Every story needs a villain. And, during the 2015 National Hockey League post-season, Micheal Ferland became enemy No. 1 for the Vancouver Canucks.... “Oh, he was so effective,” said the new Flames boss. “He was such an energy guy in that series. I think he had a huge impact on the series. He was physical. Our 'D' were aware when he was out there and he forced us to make plays. He was one of the two or
"16.10.2016 16:15:16" calgaryherald.com Oil Wives Clubs carrying on despite industry downturn and changing times Every year for six decades, hundreds of Canadians travel to a different resource town to celebrate friendships they owe to the oil patch.
These... New member Heather Bushell, 41, said since joining the Medicine Hat chapter two years ago, she's gained a support network.
“I decided to join because I thought it would be a great experience to know what other women go through,” Bushell said. “Facebook
"16.10.2016 15:52:10" Calgary Herald's cover photo The undead trudge through the Zombie Walk in downtown Calgary, Alta., on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016. Photo by Lyle Aspinall/Postmedia Network
"16.10.2016 15:35:05" calgaryherald.com 'I'm ready to come home,' Red Deer man on death row hangs hopes on... DEER LODGE, Mont. — A Canadian on death row in Montana has been living on borrowed time since admitting he murdered two young men more than three... “If the government of Canada does not ask for clemency for every Canadian facing the death penalty, how can we be credible when we ask for clemency in selective cases or countries?” Dion asked. “We must end this incoherent double standard. Canada opposes
"16.10.2016 15:05:08" calgaryherald.com New Flames head coach Gulutzan remembers Ferland well That playoff run for the Calgary Flames seems like a million years ago now — at least, in the hockey world — but for Glen Gulutzan, then an... Every story needs a villain.
And, during the 2015 National Hockey League post-season, Micheal Ferland became enemy No. 1 for the Vancouver Canucks.
"16.10.2016 14:30:22" calgaryherald.com Stampeders get job done against Alouettes It wasn't pretty. It was downright ugly at times. But they don't ask how you win. Stamps quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell wasn't going to decline the win – his club's 13th in a row – but he wasn't bragging about it either..
"16.10.2016 14:05:10" calgaryherald.com Lake Louise leads per-capita marijuana possession incidents across Canada The resort hamlet of Lake Louise has consistently ascended to the peak of per capita cannabis possession incidents in the country as reported by RCMP. Skewing the figures are offenders packing a sizeable stash and passing through on the TransCanada Highway where they're smoked out by RCMP lying in ambush.
"16.10.2016 13:35:06" calgaryherald.com Flames lose to Canucks in a shootout Consider it Karma, albeit a few years late. During Saturday's 2-1 shootout loss to the Vancouver Canucks, the Calgary Flames were gifted the first... At the 9:14 mark of the first period with netminder Ryan Miller sprinting to the bench, Loui Eriksson tried to backhand a pass and it slid, embarrassingly, into an open net. It was the Canucks' first game of the season, their home opener, and Eriksson's
"16.10.2016 13:00:46" calgaryherald.com Beware of assisted dying as 'shame relief,' former human rights... Vulnerable people need to be protected from being induced to seek assisted death as “shame relief,” a former Ontario Human Rights Commission chief... The ideal is based on the expectation that everyone will have the same kind of body for all of their lives — and preys on the fear of losing ability.
"16.10.2016 12:00:38" calgaryherald.com Demystifying natural wine (sort of) Not long after humans crawled from the primordial ooze, they discovered that drinking the fermented juice of various berries would induce a mild... Not long after humans crawled from the primordial ooze, they discovered that drinking the fermented juice of various berries would induce a mild euphoric state, followed shortly thereafter by dry-mouth and a throbbing head. #food
"16.10.2016 04:00:13" calgaryherald.com Calgary comes out of the 'cannabis closet' with first-ever HempFest Expo The federal government may be moving the country towards legalizing marijuana within the next couple years, but supporters of the move fear the... Where there's smoke ...
"16.10.2016 02:50:06" calgaryherald.com Search for evidence in plane crash that killed Prentice, three others... Investigators continued to scour a timbered area Saturday for clues to why a corporate jet crashed near Kelowna, B.C., killing former Alberta... It could take some time — possibly a year — before Transportation Safety Board can say what exactly went wrong. #news
"16.10.2016 01:45:07" calgaryherald.com Soccer star and Olympic medalist Christine Sinclair teaches Calgary's... It was the opportunity of a lifetime for young soccer players. Kids, cleats and many a soccer ball filled the Calgary West Soccer Centre for a rare... More than 1,400 kids between the ages of 11 and 16 signed up for the clinic, but only 200 were picked from a random draw. #news
"16.10.2016 00:45:08" calgaryherald.com Walk For Freedom held to support victims of human trafficking and slavery It was quite the sight in downtown Calgary Saturday. A long, single-file line of people donned in black, some with their mouths taped shut,... The somber group remained speechless, but handed out pamphlets to bystanders detailing the harsh realities of human slavery today. #news
"15.10.2016 23:30:11" calgaryherald.com Families mourn trio of friends who died with Prentice Loved ones of an ex-Mountie, optometrist and prominent businessman who died former Alberta premier Jim Prentice were grieving their loss Saturday. All were friends and had flown to Kelowna for two rounds of golf the day they were killed.
"15.10.2016 22:50:51" calgaryherald.com Gallery: Zombies wander downtown The undead wandered Calgary's downtown core during the annual Zombie Walk on Saturday. A few hundred people took part in the walk from Olympic Plaza to Tompkins Park, mostly in the name of fu… The undead walked downtown Calgary today for the annual Zombie Walk. We were there for photos. http://calgaryherald.com/news/local-news/gallery-zombies-wander-downtown
"15.10.2016 22:50:05" calgaryherald.com Woman mauled by tiger after exiting car sues Beijing safari park for... The woman reportedly left her car because she felt carsick. Her mother was killed in the incident after also leaving the vehicle to come to her... Spokesman Cao Zhijie said Friday that even though a district government investigation found the park was not to blame, they were willing to pay some compensation “out of our humanity.”
"15.10.2016 22:30:11" calgaryherald.com Death of Jim Prentice hits premier Rachel Notley, legislature hard The flags of Alberta's legislative building were at half-mast Friday. Notley's own father died in a plane crash in 1984, and, as she told media, “there are no words adequate for moments like this.”
Prentice deeply loved Alberta, she said, and “worked tirelessly for all of us, in the true spirit of one who is committed to
"15.10.2016 22:05:12" calgaryherald.com Federal government reduces size of proposed emergency fund for pipeline... CALGARY - The federal government is reducing the size of a proposed emergency fund pipeline operators would be required to have on hand to deal... If adopted, regulations would require a large company with capacity to transport at least 250,000 barrels of oil per day to demonstrate it can cover cleanup bills of $1 billion.
"15.10.2016 21:50:07" calgaryherald.com Black female doctor rebuffed from helping ill passenger on flight: 'We... Tamika Cross, an obstetrician and gynecologist, flagged down one of the crew members, offering to treat the man. 'Oh no, sweetie, put (your) hand... Dr. Cross works as a resident physician-obstetrician and gynecologist at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. The medical school's website lists her as a fourth-year resident M.D. #news
"15.10.2016 21:35:15" calgaryherald.com Trump with his finger on the nuclear button – don't let it happen say... Imagine Donald Trump with his finger on the button to launch America's nuclear missiles? “Only the president can order a nuclear launch,” the retired officers stated in the letter.
Once that order is given there is no turning back. The order can't be vetoed, the officers point out.
"15.10.2016 21:05:09" calgaryherald.com Yedlin: Alberta has lost its eternal optimist In more than two decades of working in Calgary, rarely have I seen the business community do a hard stop as it did Friday. Suddenly, nothing... Deborah Yedlin writes: Whether in public service or in his private life, he was never half-in.
It was all or nothing.
"15.10.2016 20:35:08" calgaryherald.com Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones banned from Canadian, U.S. airlines... Passengers and flight crews will be banned from bringing Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones on airline flights under emergency orders issued Friday... The orders, which are effective immediately in Canada, say the phones may not be carried on board or packed in checked bags on flights to and from Canada and the United States or within either country. The phones also can't be shipped as air cargo.
"15.10.2016 20:05:11" calgaryherald.com 5 family-friendly things to do this weekend in Calgary Bags, Babies and Beyond 2016; Friday, Oct. 14, 2 – 8 p.m., and Saturday, Oct. 15, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. At Marda Loop Communities Association, 3130... Take a look at the family-friendly activities going on around the city this weekend:
"15.10.2016 18:35:08" calgaryherald.com Countries reach 'ambitious and far-reaching' deal to limit greenhouse... One group called the deal — which, unlike the broader Paris one, is legally binding — the 'largest temperature reduction ever achieved by a single... The talks on hydrofluorocarbons, or HFCs, were called the first test of global will since the historic Paris Agreement to cut carbon emissions was reached last year. HFCs are described as the world's fastest-growing climate pollutant and are used in air
"15.10.2016 18:05:07" calgaryherald.com 5 things to do this weekend in Calgary Theatre Calgary's Boom provides a feast for the eyes and the ears while roots festival Wide Cut Weekend reaches far across the city. Looking for something to do this weekend? Jon Roe has five suggestions:
"15.10.2016 18:00:57" calgaryherald.com The only Stampede Queen from a First Nation wore crown 'for the good it... She just wanted to represent her people but in doing so, Evelyn Eagle Speaker shifted an entire city's thinking on a cultural institution.... Remembering Evelyn Eagle Speaker. She made a difference.
"15.10.2016 17:35:07" calgaryherald.com Cruickshank: Flames struggle in first two games On the bright side, the pre-game show was much shorter, much snappier, than the other night's. So there's that. Also, it was scarves that had been... Scott Cruickshank writes: The Flames, who'd been desperate to forget about last season's hope-shattering 2-8-1 opening bid, have lost twice – and they face the home-ice Vancouver Canucks on Saturday night.
“To get down 0-2, now there's definitely that
"15.10.2016 17:30:38" calgaryherald.com Gilchrist: Raw brings worldly flair to vegan and vegetarian fare The road to Raw Eatery & Market has been a long and winding one for Ali Magee and Megan Pope. The Cochrane-born Magee and the Kelowna-raised Pope... John Gilchrist provides the lowdown on this newly-opened restaurant focused on vegetarian, vegan and raw cuisines.
"15.10.2016 17:05:07" calgaryherald.com Andrew Coyne: How does Donald Trump still have supporters? Trump is not just the worst candidate for president ever nominated by a major party, he is very nearly the worst candidate it is possible to imagine Andrew Coyne writes: The actual man has long since been displaced by the fantasy. One might as well argue with the rain.
"15.10.2016 16:30:14" calgaryherald.com Former premier Jim Prentice, three others killed in Kelowna-area plane... Former Alberta Premier Jim Prentice and his daughter's father-in-law, a Calgary optometrist, were killed along with two other people Thursday night... Transportation Safety Board investigators were headed to the crash site last night but said they might have to wait until daylight to begin their work, according to spokeswoman Genevieve Corbin.
They hope to recover a flight data recorder and a cockpit
"15.10.2016 16:09:40" calgaryherald.com Braid: The tragic trajectory of Jim Prentice's life There was always a touch of churning fate about the later life of former premier Jim Prentice, who died Thursday in the terrible plane crash near... Don Braid writes: On Friday I was startled to see a veteran Herald reporter begin to cry in the newsroom. “He was such a nice man, it's so awful,” she said.
“His was an unfinished life,” one wise person observed. Perhaps that explains much of the sadness.
"15.10.2016 16:01:01" calgaryherald.com Psychiatric risk assessments ordered for pair accused in beating death Psychiatric testing has been ordered for two men who admitted beating to death a Calgary resident. Court of Queen's Bench Justice Bryan Mahoney on... Both had been scheduled to stand trial later this month for second-degree murder.
"15.10.2016 15:01:04" calgaryherald.com Calgary Stampeders prepare for PinkPower game If it wasn't for the pesky two hour time difference between Calgary and Toronto, Junior Turner would have woken up on Thursday morning and called... This Calgary Stampeders initiative has spread around the league.
"15.10.2016 14:32:40" calgaryherald.com Jim Prentice: A career that changed Conservative politics Former Alberta premier Jim Prentice was remembered Friday as a pivotal figure in both provincial and federal politics, a leader who stuck to his... “I think people will look back and realize he was honest and what he was doing was the right thing for the province,” said Robin Campbell, who served as Prentice's finance minister.
"15.10.2016 14:01:10" calgaryherald.com First participants announced for National Music Centre's Artist in... The newly opened Studio Bell in the city's East Village is a venue, a museum and a place, ultimately, to tell this country's stories in song. But,... This is a great new program on the Calgary arts scene.
"15.10.2016 13:01:08" calgaryherald.com Actor Matt Cage rockin' all the time as Elvis As anyone who has seen Stage West's current musical Million Dollar Quartet can attest, Matt Cage has mojo to spare and he credits the late... This Stage West production doesn't just feature Elvis. It also has Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash and Jerry Lee Lewis.
"15.10.2016 12:56:02" calgaryherald.com Flames drop 5-3 decision to Connor McDavid's Oilers The good news, Calgary Flames fans, is your local hockey heroes only have to face the wunderkid two more times. This season, that is. Beyond that?... It was a no-brainer that Edmonton Oilers phenom Connor McDavid would emerge as the Battle of Alberta big-shot, becoming a recurring nightmare for the provincial rival Calgary Flames.
Well, that time has come. Already.
"15.10.2016 12:00:50" calgaryherald.com Goats could be used after nearly $1 million fails to fix Calgary's... Spending nearly $1 million on extra mowing didn't solve the city's dandelion problem but, in the future, goats could take a bite out of the issue.... Councillors heard the city is looking at new ways to fight dandelions after additional mowing failed to control the weeds or cut down on citizen complaints. #news
"15.10.2016 05:00:22" calgaryherald.com With optimism growing over OPEC deal, pressure mounts on member states... As oil prices rise in anticipation of a future cut, a failure to meet its production threshold would likely roil markets and send prices tumbling It seems OPEC is finally coming at least partially to grips with the oil glut.
"15.10.2016 03:45:09" calgaryherald.com Stephen Harper pays tribute to Jim Prentice: 'An inspirational story of... As the political community mourns the death of Jim Prentice, who died in a plane crash on Friday, the prime minister whose cabinet he served... Jim Prentice wore a lot of hats in different Harper cabinets.
"15.10.2016 03:27:30" calgaryherald.com Varcoe: Friends remember Prentice preaching teamwork in political arena On an afternoon in August 2014, Jim Prentice slowly laced up his skates and pulled on a Team Canada jersey. In the midst of the Alberta PC... Varcoe: "The suddenness of Prentice's death hit his friends and colleagues like a thunderbolt Friday morning."
"15.10.2016 02:55:05" calgaryherald.com Braid: The tragic trajectory of Jim Prentice's life There was always a touch of churning fate about the later life of former premier Jim Prentice, who died Thursday in the terrible plane crash near... Braid: "His was an unfinished life,” one wise person observed. Perhaps that explains much of the sadness."
"15.10.2016 02:30:16" calgaryherald.com Ailing energy companies driving default tally higher: Standard and Poor's The number of defaults by global companies reached 133 this week, adding to a count that has already surpassed last year's total of 113 The last time things were as bad on this front was during the global financial crisis in 2009.
"15.10.2016 02:15:15" calgaryherald.com Students get heartfelt history lesson with Field of Crosses What began with a few hundred white crosses in 2009 has grown to more than 3,200, all paying tribute to those who died serving their country.... “They get to appreciate how many people went and fought and died. To see the crosses is something concrete.” #news
"15.10.2016 01:45:10" calgaryherald.com Calgary Stampeders receiver Joe West waiting eagerly next chance Everybody knows what Joe West can do. His quarterback knows, the Calgary Stampeders coaching staff knows, and you can be sure that West knows. Keep an eye on Joe West as the team moves into the playoffs.
"15.10.2016 01:15:07" calgaryherald.com The only Stampede Queen from a First Nation wore crown 'for the good it... She just wanted to represent her people but, in doing so, Evelyn Eagle Speaker shifted an entire city's thinking on a cultural institution. In... In 1954, the southern Alberta teenage Evelyn Eagle Speaker became the first and only Stampede Queen from a First Nation. She died Oct. 5 in New Westminster, B.C., after battling cancer. She was 81.
"15.10.2016 01:00:28" calgaryherald.com Van Helsing renewed for a second season Vanessa Van Helsing will live on to battle more vampires. American network Syfy announced Friday that her post-apocalyptic adventures will... A big pick-up for Calgary-based Nomadic Pictures!
"15.10.2016 00:30:16" calgaryherald.com 'It's crazy today' as mortgage brokers see flurry of business ahead of... Canadian mortgage brokers say they're seeing a flurry of borrowers trying to pre-empt new federal rules that take effect Friday that will reduce... Realtors are not too happy with these changes.
"15.10.2016 00:00:24" calgaryherald.com Calgary Stampeders making a habit of going deep on first plays It would be imprudent to show up late to a Calgary Stampeders game these days. The surprising thing is how often this works for them.
"14.10.2016 23:30:16" Timeline Photos The prime minister was greeted by protestors holding signs that said “CO2 is our friend.”
"14.10.2016 23:30:15" calgaryherald.com Business community mourns loss of 'man of vision,' Jim Prentice Jim Prentice was a man of vision who worked hard to build bridges between the energy industry and interest groups across the country, business... Jim Prentice seemed to be a politician who could move seamlessly between political and business worlds
"14.10.2016 23:04:21" calgaryherald.com Three militia members arrested in plot targeting Somalis in Kansas WICHITA, Kan. — Three members of a Kansas militia group were charged Friday with plotting to bomb an apartment building filled with Somali... The arrests were the culmination of an eight-month FBI investigation that took agents “deep into a hidden culture of hatred and violence.”
"14.10.2016 23:00:23" calgaryherald.com Three Calgary-area men charged in record-breaking Utah meth bust Two Calgary men and a former WHL player from Airdrie are embroiled in what is being billed as the largest meth bust in Utah history. Kyle Carson... These guys are in deep trouble in Utah.
"14.10.2016 22:52:03" calgaryherald.com Yedlin: Alberta has lost its eternal optimist In more than two decades of working in Calgary, rarely have I seen the business community do a hard stop as it did Friday. Suddenly, nothing... Deborah Yedlin provides a sense of what Jim Prentice meant in Calgary's business community.
"14.10.2016 21:46:19" calgaryherald.com Trudeau says naysayers on Canada's carbon-tax plan using 'scare tactics' MEDICINE HAT, Alta. — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he is aiming to counter the “political torque and misinformation” on the federal... During a stop in Medicine Hat, Trudeau said lack of leadership on the environment by the previous Conservative government added to Alberta's economic woes, and that adding a carbon tax will ensure clean-energy jobs for future generations.
"14.10.2016 21:27:38" calgaryherald.com Business community mourns loss of 'man of vision,' Jim Prentice Jim Prentice was remembered by Calgary's business community Friday as a man of vision who worked hard to build bridges between the energy sector... One of Prentice's greatest legacies, business leaders said Friday, was the work he did on the energy file, such as his tireless advocacy for pipelines to move Canadian oil to new markets.
"14.10.2016 19:00:55" Timeline Photos Is it too early to say this is a "key game"?
"14.10.2016 18:32:58" Calgary Herald's cover photo Postmedia's Lyle Aspinall captured this photo at Lake Louise on Thursday.
"14.10.2016 17:48:00" calgaryherald.com Live: Reaction to plane crash that killed Jim Prentice, three others Former Alberta Premier Jim Prentice was killed with three other people Thursday night near Kelowna in the crash of a plane bound for Calgary, multiple sources have told Postmedia. As the news sprea…
"14.10.2016 17:07:01" calgaryherald.com Jim Prentice killed in plane crash near Kelowna The Transportation Safety Board says four people have died in the crash of a small plane in southern British Columbia. Board spokesman Bill Yearwood says the Cessna Citation aircraft with fou… Sources have confirmed to Postmedia that former Alberta premier Jim Prentice has been killed in a plane crash near Kelowna.
"14.10.2016 16:30:29" calgaryherald.com Guardian of the Galaxy: Lifelong fascination with science fiction leads... Growing up in Calgary, Todd Sloane followed the classic Saturday ritual, loading up with candy and junk food and settling in to watch TV with his... Need a raygun-wielding robot? Here's where to start looking.
"14.10.2016 16:02:17" calgaryherald.com Getting a little kid to behave (and eat) at the dinner table? Make it a... Here are some of my favorite table games that teach elementary-age kids about healthy eating and make dinner fun Which cunning techniques do you recommend for this parenting challenge?
"14.10.2016 15:45:13" calgaryherald.com Your letters for Friday, Oct. 14 Sad to see piece of history leave city Re: “City sells Eamon's Camp for $10 after spending thousands to move and store it,” Oct. 7. I would like to... The discount deal for Eamons Camp and more in your letters for Friday, Oct. 14
"14.10.2016 15:31:42" calgaryherald.com 'Grand Tour' takes in best of Switzerland: Modern traveller owes a tip... Long ago, entire families would escape the polluted skies of Old Blighty and rent villas in Ascona for the summer ... booking entire floors of hotels The modern traveller owes a tip of the hat to pioneering Thomas Cook. #travel
"14.10.2016 15:30:34" calgaryherald.com Four dead in BC crash of a small plane heading for Springbank The Transportation Safety Board says four people have died in the crash of a small plane in southern British Columbia. Board spokesman Bill Yearwood says the Cessna Citation aircraft with fou… More to come on this story...
"14.10.2016 15:30:24" Timeline Photos You and the kids can have a lot of fun this weekend. Here are five ways to make that happen.
"14.10.2016 15:17:06" calgaryherald.com Calgary downtown office rents down 60 per cent since 2012: report Net rental rates for downtown offices are down 60 per cent from their pre-downturn peak as the vacancy rate in the core marches toward 25 per cent,... The vacancy rate isn't rising as quickly as it once was, but rents are down sharply, and Colliers predicts vacancies will hit 25%.
"14.10.2016 15:02:42" calgaryherald.com The craft cocktail movement has helped some women rise as bartenders,... The cocktail world is full of talented female bartenders. And yet both men and women will tell you that, especially in some markets, gender biases... The cocktail world is full of talented female bartenders. And yet both men and women will tell you that, especially in some markets, gender biases are still a problem. #life #food
"14.10.2016 14:50:23" calgaryherald.com Three Calgary-area men charged in record-breaking Utah meth bust Two Calgary men and a former WHL player from Airdrie are embroiled in what is being billed as the largest meth bust in Utah history. Kyle Carson... This was a staggering amount of methamphetamine.
"14.10.2016 14:31:13" Timeline Photos An insightful breakdown of the local housing market of late.
"14.10.2016 14:18:36" calgaryherald.com Three Calgary-area men charged in record-breaking Utah meth bust Two Calgary men and a former WHL player from Airdrie are embroiled in what is being billed as the largest meth bust in Utah history. Kyle Carson Taylor, 19, and Caicedo Ramirez Santiago, 20, b… There were 236 pounds of methamphetamine found in the truck.
"14.10.2016 14:01:51" calgaryherald.com Calgary student green thumbs donate garden vegetables to hungry Students at Altadore School are bringing in the harvest from a series of vegetable patches planted on school property that principal Dr. Alex Mckay... Hoorah for these Altadore School students and their teachers!
"14.10.2016 13:11:18" calgaryherald.com Provincial employees' union says it will use right to strike 'prudently' EDMONTON — Alberta's largest union is in no hurry to use its newly won right to strike to squeeze a big raise from the cash-strapped NDP government. The Alberta Union of Provincial Emplo… "With that newly established right comes responsibility to use it prudently and make sure that all it does is allow us, if necessary — if negotiations break down — to have resources and rights that we didn't have before."
"14.10.2016 13:05:49" news.nationalpost.com Pot's retail therapy: Marijuana market could be bigger than the market for beer in Canada O Cannabis Catch and release Inside the green rush Pot's retail therapy The fame game Growing opportunities Black market to grey TORONTO — It's a hot, sunny Thursday afternoon on the hard edge of Queen Street West, and the foot traffic at Eden, a pot In a world of legalized marijuana, pot sellers may have a bigger market than beer stores.
"14.10.2016 13:01:57" calgaryherald.com Conference Board of Canada buoys LNG optimism in new report A day after proponents of liquified natural gas projects in British Columbia attempted to draw optimism to their sector, a new report echoed there... Conference Board of Canada sees a bright future for LNG, regardless of the downturn in the energy economy.
"14.10.2016 12:32:31" calgaryherald.com Government says province can't afford to cover hospital parking cost The NDP government says it can't afford to put additional health-care dollars toward defraying the cost of parking at hospitals. The high price of parking at health-care facilities … In 2014-15, AHS took in $75 million in parking revenues, using $28 million to cover operating costs, $29 million to pay down debt and moving $18 million into a reserve fund that now sits at more than $60 million.
"14.10.2016 12:25:39" calgaryherald.com 'New math' gets failing grade from parents worried over test scores Math scores in Calgary and across Alberta continue to decline, according to the most recent standardized test results, as parents make a desperate plea to eliminate the new inquiry-based curriculum… "There's a lot of frustration with Discovery Math. There is clearly a problem, a huge problem with scores, and parents are deeply concerned," says Althea Adams, spokeswoman for the Calgary Association of Parent and School Councils.
"14.10.2016 04:30:11" calgaryherald.com Man paralyzed by a bullet in a bar fight identifies the man accused of... With one bullet in his stomach and another through his arm, a man left paralyzed in a 2013 shooting believed the next shot would be to his head,... Three years later, a man faces the one who is accused of paralyzing him. #news
"14.10.2016 04:00:31" calgaryherald.com Gallery: Summer is over. But here are warm and fuzzies to help out If you've been in denial, surely the fallen leaves and morning frosts have forced you to face facts: summer is over. Those who are finding it hard... Some great seasonal items picked by Swerve.
"14.10.2016 03:30:23" calgaryherald.com Dr. Peter Nieman: Research lends support to baby-led approach to eating... It is always interesting to read about parenting trends where parents are influenced by popular books or non-traditional ideas. The level of... A look at "baby-led weaning" finds some substance to its backers' claims.
"14.10.2016 03:00:29" calgaryherald.com Why the one redeeming quality of any given food court is the bad Chinese... David Berry: I'm sure I do not need to explain that, as far as cuisines go, North Americanized Chinese food is far and away humanity's greatest... A paean to food courts and a particular genre of Chinese food.
"14.10.2016 02:30:34" calgaryherald.com This week in the Year of Music: Oct. 14 to Oct. 20 Dan Mangan helps celebrate SAIT's 100th birthday and more live music to see in Calgary this week. A diverse mix in this week in Calgary's Year of Music: Oct. 14 to Oct. 20
"14.10.2016 02:00:31" calgaryherald.com Theatre: Actor's dream feeds into role in Fortune Falls Daniel Fong says working with Jonathan Christenson on the award-winning Edmonton director's latest creation is a true balancing act. Fong is one of... Louis Hobson with insights on this play about a fearless dreamer.
"14.10.2016 02:00:17" calgaryherald.com High River's animal shelter Heaven Can Wait, a hero of pet rescue during... A High River animal shelter hailed for its heroic efforts during the 2013 flood is now fighting for its survival in the face of a $600,000 debt and... Heaven Can Wait took in a slew of dogs and cats during the devastating floods in 2013 — now they're barely keeping themselves afloat.
"14.10.2016 01:45:13" calgaryherald.com Our Town: The "most-popular" road-construction projects are still underway Not that anybody's counting, but if you're wondering how many road- construction projects are still underway around town, there are at least 19.... Forget about the idea that roadwork delays are just a rite of summer.
"14.10.2016 01:45:09" calgaryherald.com 'Feminist' Justin Trudeau refuses to condemn Donald Trump for bad... French PM Manuel Valls, speaking in Ottawa, was happy to declare his preference in the U.S. election, 'I obviously hope Hillary Clinton will be... "I have been very, very clear in my approach as a feminist ... that I don't need to make any further comment at this time,” Trudeau said during a press conference Thursday.
"14.10.2016 01:34:49" calgaryherald.com Braid: The NDP's new growth industry — advisory panels Alberta is crawling with government-appointed advisory panels. Be careful stepping into bike lanes. You could get run over by Tzeporah Berman. The... The panels have been shaping policy for climate change, royalties, mental health, coal phase-out, coal communities, energy efficiency, oilsands, climate technology, energy diversification, workers' compensation, and farms and ranches. It's an incredibly
"14.10.2016 01:30:15" calgaryherald.com Man accused of killing Calgary Stampeder wants a new lawyer The man charged with murder in the fatal shooting of Calgary Stampeder Mylan Hicks will have to find someone new to represent him. Nelson Tony... Crown prosecutor Jonathan Hak said the lack of legal representation may throw a wrench into a Nov. 3 bail hearing for Lugela in Court of Queen's Bench on Nov. 3.
“Mr. Lugela may want to let his (new) lawyer know that is scheduled,” the prosecutor said.
"14.10.2016 01:22:03" calgaryherald.com Bob Dylan deserving of Nobel Prize for literature, says U of C English prof Two months ago, English professor Bart Beaty was asked by his department head what course he would like to teach next year at the University of... Awarding Bob Dylan the Nobel Prize for literature was a surprise to many, but well deserved, says an English prof from the University of Calgary.
"14.10.2016 01:05:36" calgaryherald.com Calgary rated one of worst Canadian cities for women workers in pay... Calgary ranks near the very bottom of the best cities in which to be a woman in Canada, a new study finds. Calgary placed 23rd out of 25 of the... The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives' study found women in Calgary earn 65 per cent of what men earn. The national average is 70 per cent. "You have work to do," says senior researcher Kate McInturff.
"14.10.2016 01:00:35" calgaryherald.com 2016 Zombie Walk looking for brainsssss, err, participants Do you have a lust for brains? Trouble sleeping after death? Well, good news! The 2016 Zombie Walk invades Olympic Plaza on this weekend. The... Take a downtown stroll with the undead this weekend.
"14.10.2016 01:00:20" calgaryherald.com City councillor troubled by NDP government's 'attempt to control messaging' A city councillor is raising concerns about how the NDP government is dealing with the provincewide organization that represents Alberta's... Coun. Stevenson says the relationship between the NDP government and the AUMA, which represents more than 270 Alberta municipalities, is brittle and controlling.
“I haven't seen this before where they actually are wanting to know what we're going to say
"14.10.2016 00:41:16" calgaryherald.com Chances are 'pretty slim' Coun. Jim Stevenson will run again in 2017 It may not be the election that's currently on most people's minds. But this Sunday marks one year before Calgarians will cast their ballots for... Calgary City Council seems to be in store for some significant changes come mid-October next year.
"14.10.2016 00:30:24" calgaryherald.com Parker: Blush Lane Organic Market a fresh face in Bridgeland Sellers of produce talk about the importance of freshness. At Blush Lane Organic Market, you can smell it when walking into the new store on the... An organic market has opened right off of downtown. David Parker takes a look.