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"18.01.2017 15:01:21" calgaryherald.com No decision on Highland Park golf course redevelopment, matter to return... After sitting through a two-day public hearing, Highland Park residents will have to wait another week to learn the fate of a residential and... In a 8-6 vote, council decided around 5 p.m. Tuesday to move a decision on the redevelopment to Monday's council meeting.
"18.01.2017 14:01:15" calgaryherald.com Calgary Flames bounce back with 5-2 win over Florida Panthers Tuesday's game was exactly what the Calgary Flames needed. After dropping four of their past six games, including Saturday's 2-1 shootout loss to... Tuesday's game was exactly what the Calgary Flames needed.
"18.01.2017 13:00:58" calgaryherald.com Pot companies pitch their products to investors in Calgary Amid the hype surrounding Canada's budding legal marijuana industry, a top executive at an investment fund focused on early-stage cannabis... No longer the sole domain of pot-smoking activists, the marijuana industry has gone corporate, though it continues to deal with critics.
"18.01.2017 07:00:59" news.nationalpost.com Tradition takes the (king) cake in New Orleans New Orleans is a city strong on traditions, and few inspire as much passion as the king cakes of Mardi Gras season During Mardi Gras season, tradition takes the (king) cake in New Orleans. #travel
"18.01.2017 06:02:06" calgaryherald.com Alberta well-represented in Canadian Screen Award nominations The Calgary-shot sci-fi series Wynonna Earp picked up six Canadian Screen Award nominations, including one for best writing in a dramatic series for showrunner and former Calgarian Emily Andra… Alberta film industry shines as Canadian Screen Awards nominations announced. #arts
"18.01.2017 06:00:48" news.nationalpost.com Italian menswear is in for a creative burst If turmoil brings innovation and renovation, Italian menswear is in for a creative burst If turmoil brings innovation and renovation, Italian menswear is in for a creative burst. #life
"18.01.2017 06:00:48" news.nationalpost.com Sustenance stew Almond butter lends a little body to Tess Masters' Sustenance Stew, without much weight. A winter warmer that's creamy, without the cream. #life
"18.01.2017 05:00:47" news.nationalpost.com 7 best U.S. destinations to visit on a budget Lucky for us, there are still some great U.S. destinations that aren't too expensive. There also are ways to save on visits to cities and places... Seven best U.S. destinations to visit on a budget. #travel
"18.01.2017 05:00:47" news.nationalpost.com Fake fish A new study from UCLA and Loyola Marymount University has found that nearly 50 per cent of sushi in Los Angeles is mislabelled, TIME reports Fake fish: Study finds nearly half of sushi served at restaurants is mislabelled. #life
"18.01.2017 04:25:06" calgaryherald.com New endorsement for Kenney as conflict flares among PC party rank and file Tory leadership candidate Jason Kenney gained another MLA endorsement Tuesday, even as conflict continued to flare within Progressive Conservative... Calgary-Lougheed MLA Dave Rodney, said he believes the Tories and Wildrose can come together and that conservative unity — as was seen in the PC party under premiers such as Ralph Klein and Peter Lougheed — is what his constituents want.
"18.01.2017 03:55:06" calgaryherald.com Man testifies he sold guns illegally for ex-cop, defence claims he's out... Anthony Stefan said he agreed with ex-cop Daniel Bennett to sell eight Glock handguns and a Polish version of the Israeli submachine-gun for the... He was ultimately charged with 61 offences stemming from the firearms trafficking scheme, but was granted immunity in return for his co-operation in the case, he testified.
"18.01.2017 03:35:05" calgaryherald.com Garland's sister told police about suspicious pickup truck Douglas Garland's sister told police he drove a distinctive older model green pickup truck, similar to one spotted near the home of a Calgary... Patti Garland said she recognized the truck in a photo police released to the news media.
“It's the green Ford F-150 that my father owned,” Garland told her older brother's triple-murder trial.
"18.01.2017 03:20:07" calgaryherald.com Yedlin: Oilpatch transformation requires forward thinking Whether it's about environmental performance, growing productivity or reducing costs, Canada's energy sector is poised for change in 2017 as... More than two years after the oil price collapse began, too many people are still looking in the rear-view mirror — whether it's wishing for prices to improve or complaining about government — rather than looking forward.
"18.01.2017 02:45:07" calgaryherald.com Varcoe: Time to tackle core of downtown Calgary's office vacancy problem If the latest kerfuffle over businesses facing rising property tax bills has taught us anything, it's that Calgary's downtown core has suffered a... “I'm a native Calgarian and have seen the boom-bust cycles. Historically we've approached it by just waiting it out. That's not going to work this time.”
"18.01.2017 02:20:06" calgaryherald.com Fortney: Garland's relatives testify for the prosecution in... It was a subject Patti Garland simply didn't want to hear about again. Over the 2013 Christmas holidays, her brother Doug was at it again. He told... “Well, he's my son, I love him and I've always loved him,” ... “I think he's an unhappy man.”
"18.01.2017 01:56:18" calgaryherald.com Lost cellphone returned to mom of toddler who died of cancer Rachel Thomson is “over the moon” to have been reunited with her lost cellphone containing hundreds of images of her toddler son who died last year... The cell-phone contained the last photos she had taken of her son, Zachary.
"18.01.2017 01:30:11" calgaryherald.com Financial impact of Fort McMurray wildfire reaches almost $10 billion An assessment of the total financial effect of last spring's Fort McMurray wildfire is pegging the direct and indirect costs of the blaze at almost... It can take up to 10 years to get a complete picture of everything that happened and what it cost.
"18.01.2017 00:49:55" calgaryherald.com Quebec retailer Simons putting final touches on 95,000-square-foot store... Quebec-based fashion retailer Simons is putting the finishing touches on its soon-to-be-opened Calgary store, betting that its commitment to... The 95,000-square-foot store will take up five floors in the historic Lancaster building and portions of the first, second, and third floors of TD Square. The main floor of Simons will run an entire city block on 2nd Street between Stephen Avenue and 7th
"18.01.2017 00:00:18" calgaryherald.com Driver sentenced to house arrest for role in disposing of murdered teen... Driving the body of a teen murder victim to the spot where it was eventually burnt has landed a city man nearly two years of house arrest.... Provincial Court Judge Karim Jivraj called Chad William Gosselin's actions “deplorable” but opted to spare him jail time because of the man's remorse, his young age, guilty plea to offering an indignity to a body and otherwise good character.
"17.01.2017 23:50:08" calgaryherald.com Brian Mason dismisses 'silly' complaints over pushing start of spring... Legislative standing orders say it should begin on the second Tuesday in February, but the NDP has delayed the first day of sitting. Alberta Party leader Greg Clark is unimpressed, saying the move harks back to the way the Progressive Conservatives ran the province.
"17.01.2017 23:30:13" calgaryherald.com Representative John Lewis's books sell out following Donald Trump's attacks The Georgia Democrat's memoir, Walking with the Wind: A Memoir of the Movement, was sold out on Amazon.com and was the site's No. 2 bestseller The growing feud widened a rift that's existed between Trump and the Congressional Black Caucus since Trump questioned whether Barack Obama was born in the United States and could legitimately be elected president. Obama produced a birth certificate in
"17.01.2017 23:10:11" calgaryherald.com Michael Den Tandt: Nice-guy-in-chief needs to toughen up to stare down... Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has snapped selfies and proved he's empathetic on his cross-country tour, but the prime minister needs to find his... Trudeau, if signals from down south can be believed, will soon face his own tests — against which a helicopter ride, even against the rules, won't rate much mention.
"17.01.2017 22:40:07" calgaryherald.com Calgary transit union calls on city to use rainy day fund to save... Calgary's transit union is going on the offensive in an effort to convince city council to save 80 jobs from being outsourced to help trim the... “We have seen outsourcing in the past and I don't think it's been very effective,” ... transit drivers often have to clean the shelters themselves after discovering overflowing garbage cans.
"17.01.2017 22:13:28" calgaryherald.com Obama commutes 35-year prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, who leaked... Manning is more than six years into a 35-year sentence for leaking classified government and military documents to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks Manning is more than six years into a 35-year sentence for leaking classified government and military documents to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks. Her sentence is now set to expire May 17.
"17.01.2017 21:28:48" calgaryherald.com Father of Calgary triple-murder suspect says son was angry over unpaid... Archie Garland told court in Calgary that his son, Douglas Garland, and Alvin Liknes seemed to get along well at first when they worked on... “Alvin didn't pay Dougie some money and that didn't sit well,” Archie Garland testified Tuesday.
"17.01.2017 20:59:11" calgaryherald.com ASIRT recommending charges against police union boss Les Kaminski Alberta's police watchdog is recommending charges be laid against Calgary Police Association president Les Kaminski in connection with an incident... Breaking: ASIRT has recommended criminal charges be laid against Les Kaminski, stemming from the arrest of Hells Angels member Jason Arkinstall during a downtown traffic stop on Aug. 31, 2008.
"17.01.2017 20:24:15" calgaryherald.com Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo enjoys feasting on Flames The Florida Panthers don't come calling too often, but Tuesday's visiting masked man needs no introduction around the Saddledome. Uh, oh. Luongo has racked up 26 wins against the Flames.
"17.01.2017 20:00:59" news.nationalpost.com Armani as furry wrapper-in-chief There have been lots of warm fuzzies on the Milan runway this season: shaggy fur, furry footwear, thick knits, big gloves, droopy caps,... There have been lots of warm fuzzies on the Milan runway this season: shaggy fur, furry footwear, thick knits, big gloves, droopy caps, face-framing neck-warmers. All useful for hunkering down in turbulent times. #life
"17.01.2017 20:00:58" news.nationalpost.com Armani as furry wrapper-in-chief There have been lots of warm fuzzies on the Milan runway this season: shaggy fur, furry footwear, thick knits, big gloves, droopy caps,... There have been lots of warm fuzzies on the Milan runway this season: shaggy fur, furry footwear, thick knits, big gloves, droopy caps, face-framing neck-warmers. All useful for hunkering down in turbulent times. #life
"17.01.2017 19:12:50" calgaryherald.com Calgarian recounts harrowing escape during shooting spree in Mexico... A Calgary man said he's relieved to be home safe after making a harrowing escape from the scene of a shooting attack at a club in Mexico. Aleks... 'We had to jump over a dead body to get out,' said Aleks Samardzija.
"17.01.2017 19:08:46" calgaryherald.com LIVE: Douglas Garland's mother takes stand in son's triple-murder trial Relatives of Douglas Garland, charged with three counts of first-degree murder in the disappearances of a five-year-old boy and his grandparents,... Douglas Garland's parents are testifying this morning on the second day of the triple-murder trial. We are providing live updates from the trial:
"17.01.2017 18:00:37" calgaryherald.com Flames coach on legendary marksman Jaromir Jagr: 'He's just a specimen' Jaromir Jagr's career stats are astounding. Astonishing. Honestly, hard to wrap your head around. And that's been the case for several years... Now second on the NHL's all-time scoring charts...
"17.01.2017 17:11:05" calgaryherald.com LIVE: Family of Douglas Garland expected to take stand in triple murder... Relatives of Douglas Garland, charged with three counts of first-degree murder in the disappearances of a five-year-old boy and his grandparents,... Court reporter Kevin Martin and columnist Valerie Fortney are in court for the second day of the Douglas Garland trial. Follow the trial live:
"17.01.2017 16:58:27" calgaryherald.com Flames centre Sam Bennett anxious to end latest scoring drought It's mid-January, Sam Bennett's been snakebitten and the Florida Panthers are next on the dance-card at the Saddledome. Sound familiar? The Calgary... Hopefully this occurs tonight.
"17.01.2017 15:01:11" calgaryherald.com Christie Blatchford: 'Petty grudge' led to murder of Calgary couple and... The bodies of Alvin, Kathy and Nathan were never found. But, as the judge and jurors heard, a great deal of evidence was found where Douglas... As she said off the top, “This trial is about a petty grudge” Garland, now 56, harboured against Alvin Liknes, a grudge that morphed over years into an obsession and ultimately into a meticulous killing plan that grew to include Kathy.
"17.01.2017 14:30:37" calgaryherald.com Eric Francis: Have mullet – Will travel Under the lights of an outdoor hockey rink in Tuscany, they gathered Monday evening for a game of shinny and a tryout of sorts. “I think we have 20 tickets in the nosebleeds Tuesday, so you might see a theme of Too Many Jagrs,” chuckled Richter, who says there will also be a Jagr wearing his hometown Kladno jersey as well as a 1993 Western All-Star team Jagr.
"17.01.2017 14:01:05" calgaryherald.com Why Russia — a country with less money than Canada and fewer people than... Arround the globe over the past few years Russia has persistently outmaneuvered countries with more people, more guns and more money The National Post contacted historians, political scientists and diplomats with a single question: Why a Eurasian economic basketcase is running the world now.
"17.01.2017 13:30:40" calgaryherald.com Former astronaut Gene Cernan, the last person to walk on the moon, dead... Decades after his 1972 Apollo 17 mission, Cernan tried to ensure he wasn't the last person to walk on the moon, but grew to realize he wouldn't... Cernan died less than six weeks after another American space hero, John Glenn, the first American to orbit the Earth in 1962. Their flights weren't the first or last of the Mercury and Apollo eras. Yet to the public they were the bookends of America's
"17.01.2017 13:00:56" calgaryherald.com Fortney: Nathan O'Brien's mother a portrait of courage on witness stand Courage. It is the all-too-rare human quality that sends soldiers off to fight for their country, activists to stand in peaceful defiance before a... While anyone would forgive her if she broke into uncontrollable sobs, O'Brien's voice cracks only once or twice as she talks about things like her blond boy's love of his Superman cape, his excitement to take his grandpa to a nearby playground so he could
"17.01.2017 06:10:06" calgaryherald.com Vandals rip oilfield pipeline from ground near Hythe Beaverlodge RCMP believe vandals used a piece of heavy equipment to rip a section of oilfield pipeline from the ground north of Hythe, Alta. The vandals caused anywhere between $500,000 and $700,000 in damage to the pipeline, Mosher said.
"17.01.2017 06:04:22" The Calgary Sun Superfans who've seen the NHL legend about 15 times gather at the Tuscany outdoor rink to get ready to see him again. There's just something about that mullet.
"17.01.2017 05:50:05" calgaryherald.com Three injured, one in life-threatening condition after shooting in possible Douglasdale home invasion One person is in life-threatening condition after suffering a gunshot wound during a possible home invasion. Police were called to a residence in the 100 block of Douglasbank Way S.E. just aft… Fakas said officers on scene were informed that the incident might have been a home invasion. Police are unsure if the gunshot victim is a resident of the home or a possible offender.
"17.01.2017 05:30:10" calgaryherald.com Child advocate should look out for people up to 24 years old, committee... There was broad consensus on Monday at a review of the law that the age of a youth covered by child advocacy legislation should be raised to 24... Dr. Judi Malone, the executive director of the Psychologists Association of Alberta, said the brain's frontal lobe is associated with planning and motivation and doesn't fully develop until some time between the age of 21 and 24.
"17.01.2017 05:00:37" news.nationalpost.com Barefoot Contessa likes it easy, but tasty Lemons and garlic flavour a simple roast chicken dinner in this easy-going dish by Ina Garten, the Barefoot Contessa Lemons and garlic flavour a simple roast chicken dinner in this easy-going dish by Ina Garten, the Barefoot Contessa. #life
"17.01.2017 04:30:25" calgaryherald.com Neighbours speak against revised Highland Park redevelopment at lengthy... Community members blasted a revised pitch to transform the former Highland Park Golf Course into a large residential development late into the... The modified plan doubles the size of a central park to 6.7 acres, adds additional publicly accessible open space, reduces two 18-storey towers to eight storeys, and adds a diversity of housing types including options specifically for seniors.
"17.01.2017 04:00:40" news.nationalpost.com China hosts snow and ice sculpture festival The city of Harbin in China's frigid northeast is hosting one of the world's largest festivals featuring ice sculptures of animals, cartoon... Frigid northern China hosts one of the world's largest snow and ice sculpture festivals. #travel
"17.01.2017 03:30:13" calgaryherald.com NDP, Wildrose led Alberta's political fundraising in 2016 The NDP and Wildrose ended up neck-and-neck in the Alberta political fundraising race in 2016. “I do think the dollars you raise are an important metric for any political party because by 2019 you have to be financially ready to take the other guys on," said NDP provincial secretary Roari Richardson.
"17.01.2017 03:00:52" news.nationalpost.com Tipping's racist origins "Tipping is actually one of the biggest hoaxes ever pulled on an entire culture," restaurateur Danny Meyer told Dan Pashman on WNYC's The Sporkful... Tipping's racist origins still impact restaurant workers today. #life
"17.01.2017 02:30:11" calgaryherald.com Report card number system lacks 'clarity and accountability': Aheer Members of the Wildrose Party are calling for changes to report card grading at Calgary's public school board, asking the province to consider... “Our government believes that teachers and school boards are in the best position to assess students on a day-to-day basis," Eggen said in a statement.
"17.01.2017 02:00:15" calgaryherald.com As fledgling pot industry seeks legitimacy, product recalls raise questions After an unauthorized pesticide was discovered in medical marijuana products, triggering recalls, a licensed grower that runs a massive greenhouse... “It's unfortunate that some people were affected by this recall,” said Cam Battley, executive vice-president at the Vancouver company. “But it's the exception to the rule… This is a system that is working day in, day out, and it's handling 10 per cent,
"17.01.2017 01:30:14" calgaryherald.com Home of Calgary billionaire Clay Riddell selling for $9.9 million For nearly four decades a sprawling property southwest of Calgary was home to one of the city's richest oil tycoons. Tucked in about midway between Millarville and Priddis, the 65-hectare property boasts an 11,500 sq.-ft. house featuring six bedrooms, five bathrooms, an indoor pool, private squash court, as well as offering breathtaking views of the Rocky Mountains and
"17.01.2017 01:00:16" calgaryherald.com Fortney: Nathan O'Brien's mother a portrait of courage on witness stand On the opening day of a five-week jury trial in which Douglas Garland is charged with the first-degree murder of three people, O'Brien is the first... O'Brien, the last person to see her happy family alive, recalls a day that included Mexican food for lunch, her little boy charming people at his grandma's estate sale, capped with an evening of cuddling with her two kids and mother on a couch as they
"17.01.2017 00:30:12" calgaryherald.com McIver backs suspended PC party member Hallman Interim Progressive Conservative Leader Ric McIver is at odds with the party's board as he raises concerns about the suspension of a veteran Tory... “All he's been accused of is having bad manners on social media once or twice, for which he's apologized,” said the Calgary-Hays MLA.
"17.01.2017 00:15:10" calgaryherald.com 'Los Tabernacos' shaken by shootings in Mexican club It was business as usual for a sports bar run and frequented by Quebecers in a part of Mexico that has largely been spared the violence that has... The shooting at the Blue Parrot nightclub in Playa del Carmen – formerly owned by a Quebecer – may signal an end to the relative sense of calm for tourists and locals alike.
"16.01.2017 23:45:08" calgaryherald.com Suspect accused of killing 39 in Istanbul nightclub massacre reportedly... The suspect was captured in a special operations police raid on a house in Istanbul's Esenyurt district, private NTV television reported. The... The first image of the alleged attacker shows a bruised, black-haired man in a grey, bloodied shirt being held by his neck.
"16.01.2017 23:45:07" calgaryherald.com Springsteen cover band booked for inaugural gig in Washington cancels... With Springsteen having called the president-elect a 'flagrant, toxic narcissist,' the B Street Band's performance hosted by a New Jersey group... “The last thing we want is for it to seem like we are being disingenuous to (Springsteen) and E Street," keyboardist Will Forte Forte told NJ.com Monday.
"16.01.2017 23:30:11" calgaryherald.com Calgary mom loses cellphone containing photos of toddler son who died of... A Calgary mother has issued an emotional plea for the return of a lost cellphone containing the last photos she has of her two-year-old son who... "I just want my memories of my baby. It's all I have left of him."
"16.01.2017 23:15:08" calgaryherald.com Calgary property boarded up, more than 100 criminal charges laid Stolen firearms, fentanyl and even a sudden-death drug overdose are just a few factors leading to the full closure of a property in northeast Calgary. The house had been visited 30 times by Calgary police over the course of last year, and during the execution of two search warrants, officers seized five stolen firearms, large quantities of fentanyl and other drugs, as well as more than $150,000 in
"16.01.2017 22:55:05" calgaryherald.com Culprits in Strasser-Hird swarming murder sentenced to up to 15 years The crime occurred Nov. 23, 2103 in an alley behind the Vinyl nightclub on 10 Ave. S.W. and began during a brief scrap in front of the bar after... More than three years after they helped beat and stab to death Lukas Strasser-Hird outside a downtown nightclub, three men were sentenced Monday, one of them to 15 years in prison.
"16.01.2017 22:15:11" calgaryherald.com Sex-harassment suit against RCMP certified as class action, bringing... In certifying the class action, Judge Ann Marie McDonald said she was satisfied the women have shown they have reasonable grounds to press their... 'Based upon the information provided by the RCMP, there may be as many as 20,000 females who qualify as primary class members,' the judge said in her written decision.
"16.01.2017 22:00:20" calgaryherald.com Chief science officer must describe knowledge and the gaps in it,... As Canada looks for a chief science officer, a veteran science adviser to government has advice for the newcomer: Be careful of excess pride in... The days when scientists could operate “as an authoritarian elite” are gone, swept away by social media, and by the public's gradual loss of trust, says Sir Peter Gluckman is chief science advisor to the prime minister of New Zealand.
"16.01.2017 20:01:41" news.nationalpost.com Blood pressure may predict sex of baby In the study, the mean systolic blood pressure for women who had boys was 106mm Hg, compared to 103mm Hg for those who had girls Toronto scientists discover a mother's blood pressure can predict sex of baby. But there's skepticism. #health
"16.01.2017 19:54:40" calgaryherald.com University of Lethbridge complaining to human rights commission over prof LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — A University of Lethbridge professor says the university is taking him to the Alberta Human Rights Commission over comments... Anthony Hall was suspended without pay in October following comments he made in online articles and videos suggesting there was a Zionist connection to the 9/11 attacks and that the events of the Holocaust should be up for debate.
"16.01.2017 19:33:56" calgaryherald.com Grudge held for years resulted in triple slaying, Crown claims in... Crown lawyer Vicki Faulkner said Garland's plan culminated in him taking Liknes, his wife and grandson from their Calgary home and kill them at his... It was a years' long grudge against Alvin Liknes over a pump design which led Douglas Garland to plot what ended in a triple-homicide, a prosecutor said Monday.
"16.01.2017 17:39:39" calgaryherald.com Saudis see no need to extend OPEC production cuts beyond six months OPEC probably won't need to extend a deal it reached with other crude producers to cut output, given compliance with the reductions and the… We'll see where oil prices are in six months.
"16.01.2017 16:30:21" calgaryherald.com This time, inaugural fashion is intertwined with politics . Dressing the first lady has long been considered a great honour for a designer — and a huge business boon. But in an industry that leaned heavily... What'll she be wearing? It's a question that fascinates fashion-watchers — and lots of others — every four years.
"16.01.2017 16:30:20" calgaryherald.com Parliament's conflict-of-interest watchdog opens first-ever... The commissioner said she believes there are 'reasonable grounds' to look into Trudeau's trip to the Bahamas to vacation with the Aga Khan, the... The commissioner, Mary Dawson, is considering two potential violations of the Conflict of Interest Act, according to a letter she sent to one of the two Conservative MPs who filed separate formal complaints, about Trudeau's holiday at the Bahamas Island
"16.01.2017 16:05:04" calgaryherald.com NewsAlert:2 Canadians among 5 killed in Mexico nightclub shooting CANCUN, Mexico - Two Canadians are among five people killed today in a shooting attack at an electronic music festival in Mexico's Caribbean coast... Miguel Angel Pech said the shooting occurred about 2:30 a.m. at the Blue Parrot nightclub, one of the BPM Festival's venues in Playa del Carmen, just south of Cancun.
"16.01.2017 15:15:15" calgaryherald.com Blue Rodeo heads into Calgary concert with more energetic, old-school album Blue Rodeo fans are a little conflicted over 1000 Arms, the latest album from the Canadian icons. Some feel the album, released on Oct. 28,... Blue Rodeo rolls into Calgary on an "energetic" note.
"16.01.2017 15:01:08" calgaryherald.com The failure of hoopla: Ringling Bros. circus to end 'The Greatest Show... The circus survived gorilla bites, carney strikes, fatal fires and decades of family intrigue — but finally fell prey to changing tastes and rising... The company's arc traces the history of that country through the birth of the gilded age, into the Great Depression and through the Second World War before it began to wane as a cultural institution in the latter half of the 20th century.
"16.01.2017 14:30:31" calgaryherald.com Milos Raonic's steady ascension means 2017 could finally be the year... Scott Stinson: We have heard this before — Raonic has been on the brink for years now. But his path to winning a major seems more clear than ever Now that it's more of a Big Two plus Two Who Are Still Pretty Damn Good When Healthy, it seems Raonic's path to a first-ever Canadian win in a Grand Slam is more clear than ever, beginning this week at the Australian Open in Melbourne.
"16.01.2017 14:00:34" calgaryherald.com Hitmen drop Hurricanes in overtime As the clock ticked down on Sunday's third period, there was a sense of deja-vu for the Calgary Hitmen. A day earlier, on they had given up a... The Hitmen needed this win.
"16.01.2017 13:45:19" calgaryherald.com Donald Trump calls NATO 'obsolete' as outgoing CIA chief lectures... John Brennan said Trump should not lift sanctions against Russia and said the president-elect's undisciplined style could pose a risk to national... “I don't think he has a full appreciation of Russian capabilities, Russia's intentions, and actions that they are undertaking in many parts of the world,” Brennan told Fox News.
"16.01.2017 13:40:07" calgaryherald.com Douglas Garland trial for the first-degree murders of Nathan O'Brien and... There will be no bodies for the Crown to prove its case. But starting Monday morning, prosecutors Shane Parker and Vicki Faulkner will begin... Jury in place, trial starts today in this case.
"16.01.2017 13:15:12" calgaryherald.com Nenshi sees approval ratings rise from November low Mayor Naheed Nenshi's approval rating with Calgarians has recovered somewhat since taking a dive in November to its lowest level since he took... A rebound in the polls for Naheed Nenshi with the civic election ten months away
"16.01.2017 13:00:53" calgaryherald.com Underground industry serves moms who follow Chinese custom of 'sitting... 'Buyer beware': Health experts and community groups are calling for regulation of businesses that cater to moms who adhere to the practices of zuo... Though practices vary depending on whether you're from southern China, northern China or Taiwan, the basic rationale is the same: after giving birth, a mother needs a month to allow her body to recover and to prevent long-term illness.
"16.01.2017 06:00:20" calgaryherald.com 'Hidden Figures' keeps orbit at top; Affleck, Scorsese flop NEW YORK, N.Y. - Labours of love, one from Martin Scorsese, the other from Ben Affleck, proved costly at a casualty strewn weekend box office where... "Hidden Figures," about African-American mathematicians in the 1960s space race, sold a leading $20.5 million in tickets in North American theatres over the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday weekend, according to estimates Sunday.
"16.01.2017 05:30:14" calgaryherald.com Alberta Liberal Party launches leadership race As Alberta's political right engaged in debate Sunday, a small but hopeful group of Alberta Liberals got together across town in Edmonton to launch... Sevcik said the party was “caught flat-footed” in 2015 when then-premier Jim Prentice called an election a year ahead of schedule. The Liberals had yet to choose a replacement for outgoing Raj Sherman and chose to have Calgary-Mountain View MLA David
"16.01.2017 05:00:15" calgaryherald.com Opera showcases China's diverse cultural history for Spring Festival Gala Calgary's Chinese community is ringing in the Chinese New Year by bringing the opera Legend to the Jack Singer Concert Hall. Coun. Sean Chu said events like the Spring Festival Gala offer local businesses a chance to invest in cultural activities in Calgary and help drive the struggling economy.
"16.01.2017 04:30:15" calgaryherald.com PC leadership candidate Jason Kenney challenged on all sides over plan... 'Folks, this is a hostile takeover of our Progressive Conservative party,' candidate Stephen Khan told the 650 people who came to a debate in Edmonton While Kenney said he believes all conservatives share core values of limited government and free enterprise, the other candidates say the social conservatism of the Wildrose makes it a poor fit for their big-tent party.
"16.01.2017 04:00:14" calgaryherald.com Calgary family pleas for donations to help young son with rare blood... Blood transfusions, heart surgeries, feeding tubes — this is just a regular day for five-year-old Journey Dickson. With both parents on disability, Dickson said expenses are becoming unmanageable. Dickson said for the first time the family wasn't able to pay rent last month. Hopes continued to sink when Dickson noticed that their truck — the family's only form of
"16.01.2017 03:30:11" calgaryherald.com Khalis Ahmed named NDP candidate in Calgary Heritage byelection The only NDP member to throw a hat into the ring, Khalis Ahmed will run for the seat in the Calgary Heritage byelection. “I want to lead the country for energy, Alberta should be the energy leader of the world,” Ahmed said. “I think Calgary Heritage people like leadership, and they will like me.”
"16.01.2017 03:00:11" calgaryherald.com Nelson Mandela High School gets funding for anti-bullying programs Two new conflict resolution programs are taking aim at bullying at Calgary's Nelson Mandela High School. Targeting youth in grades 8 to 12, the two programs are aimed at boys and girls separately to help youth deal with issues related to bullying while creating healthier relationships through empathy, integrity, and accountability.
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"16.01.2017 02:08:57" Calgary Herald's cover photo A competitor hits the rail as he competes in the Alberta Snowboard Slopestyle competition at Winsport on Sunday during the sixth annual World Snow Day.
"16.01.2017 02:00:14" calgaryherald.com Eric Francis: Mike Commodore looking to open door on new career … Of... Mike Commodore is just a few putts away from embarking on his next career. No, not as a pro golfer. And definitely not as a full-time Uber driver,... This week, he's back in Calgary on his own dime, simply to take part in a sold out charity hot stove event for KidSport Calgary, reminiscing about the '04 Cup craziness.
"16.01.2017 01:30:10" calgaryherald.com Longtime member Alan Hallman handed one year ban from PC Party In documents provided to Postmedia, the decision was made due to “comments made on social media directed towards two PCAA members last month.” Kenney, speaking at a leadership debate in Edmonton Sunday, confirmed Hallman will no longer be associated with his leadership campaign, adding he has also been the target of harassment from within party ranks.
"16.01.2017 01:00:14" calgaryherald.com Parents want more information from report cards, teacher-conferences As public K-9 students bring home the year's first report cards this month, parents are becoming increasingly frustrated at the lack of information... “The report cards are awful. They don't give me enough information as to how my kids are actually doing, what they're achieving or what their levels of proficiency are,” said Carolyn Chin, mother of three in Grades 5, 6 and 8.
"16.01.2017 00:30:10" calgaryherald.com Alberta man reaches settlement on five year long battle against government Embroiled in a five-year-long lawsuit, an Alberta man has some peace of mind after finally reaching a settlement. Video footage shows several other sheriffs physically restraining Berry, who ended up convulsing after he claimed his breathing tube was dislodged.
"16.01.2017 00:00:15" calgaryherald.com Alex Dental Health Bus sees growing demand for dental care in Calgary,... Even for Albertans lucky enough to have health benefits, high fees often push dental care to the backburner. “We lived in a province that was really prosperous and suddenly the tide has changed,” Young said. “There's been concern about dental fees in Alberta because the overhead is so high. We saw the same thing in 2008. The biggest thing is focusing on
"15.01.2017 23:30:11" calgaryherald.com Nick Lees: Jasper should market itself as the Romance Capital of Canada “Engagements are reasonably common,” says the Marmot's Erin Reade. “We have had requests for staff to hold up 'Will you marry me?' signs for skiers... Tourism Jasper's Lauren Graham said Jasper National Park, the largest national park in the Canadian Rockies, is supercharged with adventure opportunities. “But perhaps it's being amid the mountains, rivers and forests that create a sense of timelessness
"15.01.2017 23:00:15" calgaryherald.com Order to use anonymous tip in open court could end Crime Stoppers,... 'Without a guarantee of anonymity, it is likely Crime Stoppers programs would not be able to continue,' Crime Stoppers' legal pleadings say After hearing arguments, the trial judge agreed with the police theory that the accused was the tipster. In another hearing, the judge found the tip's probative value outweighs its prejudicial value. So the tip was admitted as evidence. That is the
"15.01.2017 22:30:14" calgaryherald.com Michael Den Tandt: Here are five ways Canada could benefit from a Trump... The imminent accession of Donald J. Trump to the presidency of the United States and de facto leadership of the free world, judging from online... Michael Den Tandt writes: Since this is happening regardless, and we Canucks didn't get a vote in any case, it behooves us to pragmatically keep an eye out for potential opportunities.
"15.01.2017 22:00:16" calgaryherald.com Calgary police dealing with increase in food theft As Calgary police are confronted with a rise in drug-fuelled crime across the city, one unit of the service is addressing a trend targeting local... “With our big opiate crisis that we're seeing, a lot of these people that are addicted to these drugs are looking to make fast money and by stealing meat, seafood, baby formula, grocery products, they can turn it around really fast for drugs and cash,”
"15.01.2017 21:00:19" calgaryherald.com Hundreds expected at Edmonton PC leadership debate All four contenders for leadership of Alberta's Progressive Conservative party will go head to head in a debate in Edmonton Sunday afternoon.... This will be the third time Stephen Khan, Jason Kenney, Byron Nelson and Richard Starke have all hit the stage together to talk about their plans for PC leadership, but the first time it has been in a debate format.
"15.01.2017 20:00:21" calgaryherald.com Outgoing CIA chief gives extraordinary televised lecture to Trump over... Outgoing CIA Director John Brennan ripped into Donald Trump on Sunday for “talking and tweeting” about possibly easing sanctions against Russia,... “I think he has to be mindful that he does not have a full appreciation and understanding of what the implications are of going down that road."
"15.01.2017 19:30:11" calgaryherald.com Paramedic injured responding to overdose call in Parkhill will require... One of three paramedics injured last week in an altercation with a patient at a Parkhill home will undergo surgery tomorrow to repair significant... EMS spokesman Adam Loria said injuries to one of the paramedics turned out to be worse than they initially had thought.
"15.01.2017 19:00:29" calgaryherald.com 'Boots on the ground:' More indigenous involvement urged in pipeline... CALGARY - A new program in the works at Alberta's research and development agency aims to improve pipeline monitoring and spill response by... "If we could reduce the response time in people finding these leaks and affecting some sort of first response, I think that would go a far way."
"15.01.2017 18:10:39" calgaryherald.com Companies increasing energy storage developments as renewables grow CALGARY - The rise of renewable power has created a need for energy storage that companies are fulfilling with underwater balloons, multi-tonne... The wind doesn't always blow and the sun doesn't always shine.
"15.01.2017 17:33:26" calgaryherald.com Alberta government drags heels on child intervention panel One month after the government promised an all-party child intervention review panel, it has yet to hold its first meeting. Membership hasn't been... Membership hasn't been nailed down either.
"15.01.2017 17:00:40" calgaryherald.com Bands, beer and more as Big Winter Classic returns Who in their right minds would watch a band outdoors in the middle of January? In Calgary? “If bands, beer and art are not a great reason to toss on some winter clothes and take in 65 acts, I don't know what is,”
"15.01.2017 16:30:17" calgaryherald.com Calgary Hitmen fall in tight game to Cougars One-goal games are becoming the Calgary Hitmen's calling card this season. However the rest of the year shakes out for the Hitmen, their position... “Obviously, we're frustrated,” said Hitmen forward Jakob Stukel. “We've had a lot of games this year where we've lost by a goal and I thought for the most part that game we battled pretty hard. We outshot them and we did a lot of positive things out
"15.01.2017 16:00:25" calgaryherald.com Wickenheiser was a game changer There was no stage too big or load too heavy to shoulder for Hayley Wickenheiser. “I think that's probably the thing I think about her as a... “You are the Gordie Howe of women's hockey,” said Gretzky to a full house at Rogers Place, prior to the Calgary Flames/Edmonton Oilers clash.
"15.01.2017 15:30:15" calgaryherald.com Flames fall short in shootout The potential for an old fashioned, rock-em-sock-em Battle of Alberta was in the air. And, for once, Saturday's clash between the Calgary Flames... It was a mid-season chess match between two evenly matched teams.
"15.01.2017 15:00:39" calgaryherald.com Gadget mountain rising in Asia threatens health, environment JAKARTA, Indonesia - The waste from discarded electronic gadgets and electrical appliances has reached severe levels in East Asia, posing a growing... "Consumers in Asia now replace their gadgets more frequently. In addition, many products are designed for low cost production, but not necessarily repair, refurbishment or easy recycling," said the study.
"15.01.2017 14:00:37" calgaryherald.com Lord Snowdon, ex-husband of Princess Margaret and famed photographer,... The society photographer and filmmaker married Queen Elizabeth II's sister, Princess Margaret, and continued to mix in royal circles even after... Snowdon was admired for his discretion, never speaking with the media about the breakup of the marriage in 1978, and rejecting offers to write a book about it. But over time a number of details about his complicated love life emerged.
"15.01.2017 13:00:27" calgaryherald.com Flight 666 (a 13-year-old plane) takes off at 13 o'clock on Friday the... The aircraft was also 13 years old, and probably flew over some black cats. By day's end, in fact, the A320-214 had also completed an uneventful... In a bold move against the forces of bad luck, Finnair flight 666 is safe after taking off just after 13 o'clock on Friday the 13th on a course for HEL, the code for Finland's Helsinki Airport.
"15.01.2017 06:00:15" calgaryherald.com Brie Larson and Jennifer Hudson to announce Oscar nominees LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Oscar winners Brie Larson and Jennifer Hudson will help announce this year's Academy Award nominees. In a departure from previous years, the academy is ditching a live audience for the nomination announcements and will livestream them on its website, Oscars.org . Some of the presentation will also air on "Good Morning America."
"15.01.2017 05:30:09" calgaryherald.com Court files reveal 'extravagant lifestyle' of Prince and his Canadian... During the 2007 divorce proceedings, Toronto-born Manuela Testolini argued that she needed roughly $42,500-per-month to maintain her lifestyle “We had accounts at boutiques including Gucci, Versace and Valentino. We had accounts at Saks. There was never any restriction on (Prince's) or my spending,” she said.
"15.01.2017 05:00:19" calgaryherald.com NHL's wheelers and dealers beginning to set the stage for March 1 trade... As we enter the second-half of the National Hockey League schedule, the date on every general manager's mind right now is March 1 “I would suspect over the next 10 to 15 to 20 games, as you get closer towards that deadline, you'll see chatter and intrigue pick up from that standpoint.”
"15.01.2017 04:30:11" calgaryherald.com Who is the Aga Khan? A religious leader and jet-setter whose friends... What we know about the global figure at the centre of the holiday controversy involving Prime Minister Trudeau In the years since, the Aga Khan — whose stated mission is to eliminate global poverty, and whose affection for Canada is partly rooted in it being a well-functioning pluralistic society without any obvious rifts among its myriad cultures — has partnered
"15.01.2017 04:00:12" calgaryherald.com Video shows police tackling and beating a black PhD student suspected of... Lawrence Crosby was confronted by police for stealing a car. He didn't. When he tried to explain, he was tackled and beaten anyway. Other cities are also grappling with issues of race and policing. The release of the video comes amid an ongoing national debate about whether officers are too quick to use force, especially against minorities. In 2015, the year of Crosby's encounter, 991
"15.01.2017 03:30:09" calgaryherald.com 'I feel like you've failed me': Single mom from rural Ontario blasts... 'How is it justified for you to ask me to pay a carbon tax when I only have $65 left of my paycheque every two weeks to feed my family?' Kathy... “I'm asking you to fix our hydro system. I am asking you to fix Canada. I'm putting my faith in God in you that you're going to make our country a place that we can prosper again, that I don't have to wake up tomorrow and worrying whether I'm thriving or
"15.01.2017 03:00:20" calgaryherald.com Meet the Alberta Business Hall of Fame's newest inductees Herb Belcourt, Paul Douglas and Prem Singhmar will be inducted into the Alberta Business Hall of Fame at a ceremony and gala dinner at the Shaw... “In listening to the conversations and reading the stories, it was really the entrepreneurial spirit that stood out for each of the three of them, in their own unique way,” said Jen Panteluk, the president and CEO of Junior Achievement of Northern Alberta
"15.01.2017 02:30:15" calgaryherald.com Cuba sees explosion in internet access as ties with US grow HAVANA - Two days before Christmas, Luis Gonzalez received a little Chinese modem from Cuba's state-owned telecommunications company. In a country with an average monthly salary of around $25, the price of an hour online has dropped to $1.50, still steep but now well within the range of many Cubans with private income or financial help from relatives abroad.
"15.01.2017 02:00:13" calgaryherald.com Stephanie Kusie voted CPC candidate in Calgary Midnapore byelection The Conservative Party of Canada has selected Stephanie Kusie as their candidate for the upcoming byelection in the riding of Calgary Midnapore. Kusie will run in a bid succeedi… Voters in Calgary Midnapore have historically cast their ballots for the Conservatives in recent years, with Kenney receiving three-quarters of the vote in the 2015 federal election.
"15.01.2017 01:30:08" calgaryherald.com Family release video of alleged assault of man in police custody The family of Calgary's Daniel Haworth said he was never the same after suffering a traumatic brain injury during a violent arrest. Robert said Daniel struggled with addiction but was trying to get clean, entering himself into a live-in treatment centre. But Robert said Daniel's memory loss caused him to forget meetings so Daniel was asked to leave the facility.
"15.01.2017 01:00:13" calgaryherald.com Calgary fraud cases jumps dramatically during grim economic year Fraud crimes in Calgary during the first three quarters of 2016 were up nearly 28 per cent over the previous year, a spike that's seen city police... Police have also spent more resources publicizing the problem, partly through more charges profiled by the media, he added. “We're trying to really get out there, get people to be aware, to be their own best line of defence,” said Dayley.
"15.01.2017 00:30:13" calgaryherald.com Finally: a meaningful Battle of Alberta The Calgary Flames consider themselves a different team than the last time they were in Edmonton. And, to their credit, they've done a lot of work... “Whenever you get this Battle of Alberta, being in the city you can feel it heating up even more with teams being in playoff spots for a long period of time,” said Flames head coach Glen Gulutzan.
"15.01.2017 00:00:14" calgaryherald.com Hundreds of Alberta university students seeking 'sugar daddies' online Facing staggering debt loads, hundreds of Alberta post-secondary students are logging on to a website connecting them to “sugar daddies”... “When you're a student, you're definitely more vulnerable and you're getting involved with someone who might be a bit more established in their life and career and (the student) might be negatively impacted.”
"14.01.2017 23:30:05" calgaryherald.com Lucasfilm has 'no plans' to digitally recreate Carrie Fisher for future... Fisher had been slated to appear in Episode IX, scheduled for release in 2019. That film is still being scripted, and the writers are deciding how... “There is a rumour circulating that we would like to address,” a company statement said. “We want to assure our fans that Lucasfilm has no plans to digitally recreate Carrie Fisher's performance as Princess or General Leia Organa.”
"14.01.2017 23:00:18" calgaryherald.com Royal Tyrrell Museum announces expansion after receiving funding gifts... The dinosaurs may be long gone, but funding for fossils is being given new life. With $5.7 million coming from the Government of Alberta and $3.59 million from the Government of Canada, construction work on the project is expected to be complete by 2019.
"14.01.2017 22:33:41" calgaryherald.com Donald Trump will consider lifting sanctions against Russia if Putin... Trump has signaled he's looking to shake up relationships with the two superpowers. He wants closer ties with Russia Trump has signaled he's looking to shake up relationships with the two superpowers. He wants closer ties with Russia and says the U.S. can work with the Kremlin to combat Islamic terrorists. He's vowed to get tough with China.
"14.01.2017 22:10:48" calgaryherald.com Thieves attack northeast Calgary residents in home invasion A home invasion in Calgary's northeast has police investigating after residents were attacked Friday night. Police confirmed one suspect was carrying a handgun and the other a crowbar du… The investigation is still ongoing.
"14.01.2017 19:30:15" calgaryherald.com Varcoe: As the oilsands turn 50, Trudeau shouldn't blow out the candles Canada's oilsands turn 50 years old this year. Justin Trudeau says it's time to start thinking about blowing out the candles. Speaking Friday at a... Says Chris Varcoe: "I can't decide if such talk is heroically honest or incredibly stupid, but I'm pretty sure I know which way most Albertans are leaning."
"14.01.2017 19:30:15" calgaryherald.com Fortney: Bill Brooks on raising $8 million and how to stage a great... He used to be an accountant. “Can you imagine,” says Bill Brooks with a laugh, “Me at a desk all day?” With all due respect to the profession, it's... Consider Bill a master at raising money for good causes.
"14.01.2017 19:00:23" calgaryherald.com Father's brutal slaying by friend has been 'horrible nightmare,' says... Life has become a living hell for the family of a slain Calgary man, court was told Friday. Denise Lush, whose husband, Nick, was murdered March... “You may have taken Nick, but you can't take all our precious memories,” she told the admitted killer.
"14.01.2017 18:30:14" calgaryherald.com Conditions improve for two toddlers rushed to hospital after swallowing... Two toddlers were taken to hospital in serious, but stable condition Friday evening after they ingested an unknown substance. Emergency Medical... Their conditions are improving today. EMS says there's a lesson here for all parents.
"14.01.2017 18:00:24" calgaryherald.com Chilly Calgarians love their coffee cocktails. Here's how to make three... The expansion of coffee culture has local bartenders bringing back the espresso martini, or adding espresso or coffee into cocktails in inventive... There is some creative caffeination in these recipes.
"14.01.2017 17:30:16" calgaryherald.com Five bands to see at Big Winter Classic TUNS The term 'supergroup' gets thrown around a bit too often perhaps, but for those whose musical tastes were shaped by '90s college radio, TUNS... You don't want to miss any of these artists.
"14.01.2017 16:30:15" calgaryherald.com Calgary's Vietnamese community celebrates Year of the Rooster Calgary's Vietnamese community is coming together to celebrate the Lunar New Year with an afternoon festival on Saturday. Join the Tet celebrations around Calgary.
"14.01.2017 16:14:31" Make The Shaft Cocktail Here's how to make The Shaft cocktail—the ever popular caffeinated drink served at The Living Room restaurant on 17th Ave. SW.
"14.01.2017 16:00:22" calgaryherald.com Eric Francis: Battle of Alberta takes on new meaning Those unfamiliar with how intense the Battle of Alberta can be for its residents clearly never took part in a family dinner at Kris Versteeg's home... With both teams in playoff contention, their clashes promise to be epic.
"14.01.2017 15:38:49" calgaryherald.com Sloppy start leaves Flames a goal short against Devils The flight didn't depart until post-game. You couldn't help but wonder, though, especially during the early stages of Friday's 2-1 loss to the New... 90's deja vu: Flames were trapped by the Devils
"14.01.2017 15:25:08" calgaryherald.com Ty Pozzobon's death a wake-up call for rodeo riders about effects of... At age 25, the affable Pozzobon suffered multiple concussions in the ring and, according to his mom, battled depression But there's als this: "If we're not getting on the bull, riding and winning, we're not getting paid. We're not paying the bills."
"14.01.2017 15:00:39" calgaryherald.com Flames Central changing name back to Palace Theatre After nine years as Flames Central the sports bar and grill is going back to its roots as The Palace Theatre. Located on Stephen Avenue, the 1,200... “The cat's out of the bag – We're excited to announce the return of The Palace Theatre,” Flames Central said online.
"14.01.2017 14:01:04" calgaryherald.com IMAX Corp., Cirque du Soleil Inc. to advise Ottawa on exporting Canadian... Mélanie Joly says Ottawa has invested $1.4 billion in arts and culture, but expects to see a return as companies produce content for foreign markets In August, IMAX completed the biggest deal in its history through its Chinese subsidiary, in which it has a 68 per cent stake, to open 150 new theatres with Wanda Cinema Line, the country's largest cinema operator.
"14.01.2017 13:00:33" calgaryherald.com Five things that will help you avoid or survive an avalanche Back-country users should err on side of caution, says guide Eric Dumerac, after a snowboarder videoed himself being caught in an avalanche. Canadians have taken avalanche safety courses per capita than citizens of any other country.
"14.01.2017 05:42:59" calgaryherald.com GALLERY: Flames fall short against Devils Friday's 2-1 loss to the New Jersey Devils at the Scotiabank Saddledome http://wp.me/p4Uliw-3dnL
"14.01.2017 05:30:08" calgaryherald.com Police looking for suspect in random sexual assaults Police are investigating after a man sexually assaulted two women in the northwest. In a statement, police said the assaults happened three hours... The attacks appear to be random.
"14.01.2017 05:00:34" news.nationalpost.com Fresh salads to fight the winter blues Was one of your New Year's Resolutions to eat healthier this year? Eating well doesn't have to be boring or bland Who says healthy eating has to be bland or boring? #life
"14.01.2017 04:48:15" calgaryherald.com Retiring star Hayley Wickenheiser paved the way for female hockey players CALGARY — When Hayley Wickenheiser sees girls dragging hockey bags into arenas, she feels a sense of accomplishment. The normalcy of girls playing... The country's all-time leading scorer announced her retirement Friday after 23 years on the Canadian women's team and almost a dozen Olympic and world championship gold medals.
"14.01.2017 03:50:05" calgaryherald.com Varcoe: As the oilsands turn 50, Trudeau shouldn't blow out the candles Canada's oilsands turn 50 years old this year. Justin Trudeau says it's time to start thinking about blowing out the candles. Speaking Friday at a... Varcoe: "At some point, oilsands production will slow down; the projects are long-life, but won't last forever. Inevitably, the global transition away from fossil fuels will gain speed.
But the end of the oilsands is a long time into the
"14.01.2017 03:25:05" calgaryherald.com Kids ski free on World Snow Day The world is celebrating snow day and Calgary-area skill hills are getting on board. Both WinSport and Lake Louise are throwing open its slopes to... oth WinSport and Lake Louise are throwing open its slopes to kids this Sunday, when children under 12 can ski or snowboard for free when accompanied by a paying adult.
"14.01.2017 02:45:49" calgaryherald.com Calgarians help Salvation Army raise over $1 million through Kettle... The Salvation Army is giving thanks to Calgarians who helped fill their red kettles over the holiday season. With a goal of raising $1 million... All of the money raised through the Kettle Campaign stays in Calgary.
"14.01.2017 02:00:17" calgaryherald.com 'We need to phase them out': Trudeau draws fire over oilsands remark Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's musings about phasing out the oilsands Friday were met with a barrage of criticism from Alberta's conservative... “Alberta's oil and gas industry and the people who work in it are the best in the world and we're not going anywhere, any time soon,” said Notley, who has been closely allied to Trudeau on the issues of climate change and pipelines needed to connect
"14.01.2017 01:30:11" calgaryherald.com AltaGas appears to be gunning for growth As AltaGas Ltd. remains at the centre of swirling speculation about a proposed merger with a U.S. natural gas supplier, the Calgary-based utility... Among other work in B.C., the company is preparing for a $400-million to $500-million export terminal that would ship up to 1.2 million tonnes of propane a year to Asian markets, opening up premium prices for Western Canada's abundant supplies of propane.
"14.01.2017 01:00:22" driving.ca Takata to pay $1 billion, plead guilty in U.S. airbag probe Three former executives also facing indictment in the U.S. driving.ca: The hot water is only getting hotter for #Takata. #autos
"14.01.2017 01:00:18" calgaryherald.com Fortney: Bill Brooks on raising $8 million and how to stage a great... He used to be an accountant. “Can you imagine,” says Bill Brooks with a laugh, “Me at a desk all day?” “I've seen what works, I know what doesn't work,” he says of his experiences attending and reporting on hundreds of fundraisers over the years. “Prostate cancer isn't a happy topic. People want to help, but to get them coming back year after year, you
"14.01.2017 00:30:11" calgaryherald.com Calgary 2026 Olympic bid: Public will soon have its say Calgarians will be able to have their say on a potential 2026 Olympic bid in the coming weeks after city council is provided its first update on... The first update on the group's work is set for council's Jan. 23 meeting and Beardow said elected officials will then learn about the work plan, budget breakdown, and see a detailed timeline.
"14.01.2017 00:00:18" calgaryherald.com Highland Park residents disappointed with revised golf course... Many community members have concerns about a development slated to be the city's next transit-oriented urban village. Countless community members who've penned letters to council say despite revisions to the proposal, including more green space, reducing two 18-storey towers to eight storeys and adding housing diversity via a townhouse site, problems remain.
"13.01.2017 23:30:12" calgaryherald.com Union asking fatigued CP Rail employees to come forward The union that represents conductors and engineers at Canadian Pacific Railway is asking employees to come forward if they feel they have been... Finnson said the railway's proposal to reduce the maximum hours of work is not a solution. He said workers still wouldn't know when they are going to be called in for a trip, and would still find themselves forced to work when they're tired and rest when
"13.01.2017 23:14:03" calgaryherald.com Documentary chronicles ongoing Thalidomide tragedy Back in the 1980s, Alvin Law questioned whether he would make the best subject for filmmaker John Zaritsky to showcase in a documentary about Canadian victims of Thalidomide. Officially, he fit the… Calgary's Alvin Law featured in new documentary on the ongoing Thalidomide tragedy.
"13.01.2017 23:00:21" calgaryherald.com Superbug immune to virtually every known antibiotic kills U.S. woman A superbug that was resistant to all 26 available antibiotics is a "harbinger of future badness," a doctor predicts “Unless solutions are found, run-of-the-mill surgeries, such as knee or hip replacements, as well as organ transplants, will become too risky to undertake,” they said. Cancer treatments will become “too dangerous to administer” while burn units “might as
"13.01.2017 22:30:18" calgaryherald.com She was stolen 8 hours after birth. Now 18, she's learned her mother is... The teen's real name is Kamiya Mobley. The woman who raised her, Gloria Williams, 51, has been arrested for kidnapping and interference with custody “She's taking it as well as you can imagine. She has a lot to process,” the sheriff said. “I can't even begin to comprehend it.”
"13.01.2017 22:00:25" calgaryherald.com Some oilsands-bashing celebs shocked at beauty of Fort McMurray from... For Spring, talking with critics is still a chance to remind them people live and work in Fort McMurray. “Sometimes I'll be asked when we're going to fly over the destruction they've been told about, and I'll tell them we just did,” said Spring. “That's when they respond with 'there's actually a lot of trees here.' They had prepared themselves to see the
"13.01.2017 21:30:42" calgaryherald.com A recent discovery suggests peppers and potatoes may have existed when... A group of scientists from Pennsylvania State University discovered two 52-million-year-old fossilized tomatillos in Patagonia, Argentina, the... A recent discovery suggests peppers and potatoes may have existed when dinosaurs roamed the earth. #life
"13.01.2017 21:00:22" calgaryherald.com 'We need to phase them out:' Trudeau draws fire over oilsands remark Alberta politicians are blasting Prime Minister Justin Trudeau after he talked of phasing out the oilsands on Friday. Trudeau also said again that it is the responsibility of the national government to get Canadian resources to market.
"13.01.2017 20:30:20" calgaryherald.com Elizabeth Wettlaufer, Woodstock nurse accused of killing patients,... Wettlaufer, 49, is charged with an additional four counts of attempted murder and two counts of aggravated assault against seniors The charges, if proven in court, would vault the woman into a small – and sinister – club reserved for Canada's most deadly serial killers.
"13.01.2017 20:00:34" calgaryherald.com Scientists map genome of iconic beaver as gift for Canada's 150th birthday TORONTO - Scientists have a gift for Canada's 150th birthday — and as presents go, it's certainly unique. Scherer says the technology will also be used to better map genomes of families affected by autism, to determine if any mutated genes are behind the neurological condition.
"13.01.2017 19:40:12" calgaryherald.com Whistler snowboarder captures video of terrifying ride on avalanche —... A Whistler snowboarder has become an instant Internet star after posting a video of his 25-second avalanche ride down a steep back-country slope. A fellow boarder then appears and asks if Oye is alright. “Yeah, I'm fine. That was, uh, that was a little scary,” Oye replies.
"13.01.2017 19:20:09" calgaryherald.com Police say last year's fatal assault is now a homicide The death of a Calgary father who was viciously assaulted last September has officially been declared a homicide. At the time, family members told Postmedia that when Lomond was first taken to hospital, it was reported that he had fallen down some stairs.
"13.01.2017 19:17:14" calgaryherald.com Father's brutal slaying by friend has been 'horrible nightmare,' says... Life has become a living hell for the family of a slain Calgary man, court was told Friday. Denise Lush, whose husband, Nick, was murdered March... Nick Lush was beaten to death after a Springbank house party on March 29, 2015.
"13.01.2017 19:00:26" calgaryherald.com Supreme Court rules Jessica Ernst can't sue Alberta regulator in... In a 5-4 ruling Friday, the high court rejected Jessica Ernst's argument that a provincial provision shielding the regulator from legal action was... She alleges that fracking on her land northeast of Calgary released hazardous amounts of methane and other chemicals into her well and that her concerns were not properly investigated.
"13.01.2017 18:27:49" Inside the STARS Lottery Showhome As an infant, Matea Smid was rushed to hospital by a STARS air ambulance. Her parents credit the crew for helping to save her life. Now 3-years-old, Matea was welcomed as the Very Important Patient at the launch of the 2017 STARS lottery.
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"13.01.2017 15:45:09" driving.ca Snow bound in the ditch – is there an easy way out? You might feel stuck but these pointers will help you gain traction when all seems lost driving.ca: Stuck in the snow? Grab that shovel out of your trunk. #autos
"13.01.2017 15:01:03" calgaryherald.com AltaGas confirms talks after report of potential merger with WGL Holdings AltaGas Ltd. has confirmed it's in talks on a potential transaction after the Wall Street Journal reported it was negotiating to combine with WGL... Calgary-based AltaGas did not name the third party.
"13.01.2017 14:45:13" calgaryherald.com Drool: Leave the bun, take the cannoli at Sauce Italian Kitchen The secret weapon at Sauce Italian Kitchen & Market is the cafe, which customers walk through to get to the restaurant. Sauce blends and roasts its... Looking for great cannoli? Your search has just ended.
"13.01.2017 14:35:09" business.financialpost.com Couple must cut debt — and cut off their adult kids — to hit their... B.C. couple in their late 50s spend 17 per cent of their take-home monthly income on debt — that's a lot for folks headed into retirement Family Finance: B.C. couple in their late 50s spend 17% of their take-home monthly income on debt — that's a lot for folks headed into retirement #business
"13.01.2017 14:30:16" calgaryherald.com The Game of Life: Six Calgarians who chose to reinvent themselves after... I'm not a doctor, nor do I play one on television so I'm not an actor either. I'm not a kick-boxer or a medical-device sales rep. I'm not a fibre... Meet six people who took very challenging paths when confronted with job loss.
"13.01.2017 14:00:57" calgaryherald.com Charm Diamond Centres acquires Ben Moss Jewellers; set to reopen 16 stores HALIFAX — Charm Diamond Centres has acquired the rights to the Ben Moss Jewellers banner and will reopen 16 stores that were closed when Ben Moss... Charm says it will also retain more than 100 Ben Moss Jewellers employees and hire additional staff for a total of 175 jobs.
"13.01.2017 13:00:48" calgaryherald.com Fatty the Great Pyrenees dog found after car he was in was stolen in Red... RED DEER, Alta. — Fatty the fluffy, white Great Pyrenees has been found. On Wednesday, the dog was in his owner's 2013 dark grey Toyota Matrix when... Fatty declined to speak to the press about his ordeal.
"13.01.2017 06:30:13" driving.ca V8 or turbo V6? Which Ford F-150 engine to choose Having an abundance of engine choices can be confusing, even if that's a good thing driving.ca: Turns out, not every tough pickup truck needs a thirsty eight-cylinder engine. #autos
"13.01.2017 06:00:38" calgaryherald.com The best ways to celebrate Montreal's 375th anniversary Montreal knows how to party in any year. Give them an anniversary such as their 375th birthday this year and the volume gets cranked up even higher Montreal knows how to party in any year. Give them an anniversary such as their 375th birthday this year and the volume gets cranked up even higher. #travel
"13.01.2017 06:00:38" calgaryherald.com Check in with Airbnb: Here are some helpful hints for travellers... Here are some tips for when you start fantasizing about that next trip to Boca Raton or Barcelona Check in with Airbnb: Here are some helpful hints for travellers thinking about using private rentals. #travel
"13.01.2017 05:30:23" calgaryherald.com Celebrate Chinese New Year by pulling out the stir fryer: Recipe for... At the same time many of us are packing away our noisemakers and Champagne glasses, people all over the world are just beginning to prepare for the... In this recipe for Chinese Take-Out Chicken and Broccoli, we offer an easy and familiar dish to teach an essential technique: stir frying. #life
"13.01.2017 05:00:38" calgaryherald.com Spice up your mornings with sweet and savoury breakfast treats inspired... In Golden, Srulovich and Packer share a day in the life of their restaurant, Honey & Co., told through Middle Eastern-inspired recipes for savoury... Spice up your mornings with sweet and savoury breakfast treats inspired by the Middle East. #life
"13.01.2017 04:25:04" calgaryherald.com Manitoba highways, city of Winnipeg hit hard by high winds and blowing snow WINNIPEG — Manitoba is being hit with high winds and blowing snow that are crippling everything from mail delivery to highway travel and airline... Warmer temperatures are in the forecast for the Prairies with Winnipeg set to warm up to -4 C next week.
"13.01.2017 04:15:06" calgaryherald.com Empty downtown spurs idea for economic summit to discuss solutions Amid a glut of empty skyscrapers in Calgary's core, two inner-city councillors want to “look at every possible option to strengthen downtown.”... Nearly one-third of downtown office space is vacant, a major issue impacting everything from parking to transit to taxes, with the busy city centre previously generating 40 per cent of non-residential tax revenue and 25 per cent of city-wide employment.
"13.01.2017 03:48:27" calgaryherald.com Calgary awash in new homes without owners Calgary is awash in newly built homes that remain unoccupied — hitting levels not seen in 15 years — as an influx of condo projects comes at a time... The city had about 1,500 newly constructed housing units that were vacant in December.
"13.01.2017 03:30:20" calgaryherald.com Taste the wonderful food and wine at Bar Von Der Fels However rhetorical, “Where are we?” is a perfectly logical question to ask the first time you visit Bar Von Der Fels. For starters, the outdoor... Far from a bargain eatery but this restaurant gets a great review from Swerve.
"13.01.2017 03:05:06" calgaryherald.com Varcoe: B.C. approves Trans Mountain, after getting its "fair share" While the battle over pipelines continues to rage in Canada, Alberta received some positive vibes from the west coast on Wednesday. In Victoria,... Varcoe: "In Victoria, Christy Clark's Liberal government approved the $6.8-billion Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.
"13.01.2017 02:30:16" calgaryherald.com Good News: STARS launches annual lottery for critical air rescue service Boasting more than 3,000 prizes worth nearly $5 million and a 50/50 draw for $1.5 million, STARS Lottery launched its annual fundraiser Thursday... In a plea unprecedented in the history of the lottery, STARS asked Albertans for their help and the response was overwhelming.
"13.01.2017 02:01:02" calgaryherald.com Yedlin: Whole Foods decision leaves opportunity for other grocers An official announcement this week from Whole Foods abandoning its plans to open a Calgary location didn't come as a big surprise. The first hint... Yedlin: "There is a very real syndrome in Calgary known as "'grocery store envy.'"
"13.01.2017 01:30:11" calgaryherald.com Deal-making in oilpatch down by half over pre-recession levels After oil and gas producers mired in debt sold off prized assets last year to survive a painful rout, deal-making in the energy sector will likely... According to IHS Markit, Canadian oil and gas producers were involved in 51 deals worth $15.6 billion last year, less than half the activity recorded in 2014, before the rout took hold.
"13.01.2017 01:05:15" calgaryherald.com Canuck cliche? Are Canadians really as nice as Meryl Streep and the... TORONTO - When Michigan-born author Kerry Colburn started dating a Canadian, her girlfriends had an immediate great impression of him — without... Is it possible we are too nice? Oh ... uh... sorry about that.
"13.01.2017 00:45:07" calgaryherald.com Shaw Communications pushing ahead with wireless; new services to launch... Shaw Communications Inc. will push ahead with its wireless ambitions in 2017, building on what the company calls its “transformative” acquisition... At the company's annual general meeting in Calgary on Thursday, CEO Brad Shaw said he believes the importance of the wireless acquisition cannot be overestimated.
"13.01.2017 00:10:09" calgaryherald.com 'I've never seen a politician in Canada do anything like that before:'... Calgary's mayor says he was horrified upon realizing how his “math is challenging” retort to MP Michelle Rempel sounded, but he deemed... Day three of the Twitter tussle betwixt Nenshi and Rempel.
"12.01.2017 23:40:09" calgaryherald.com Wildlife experts denounce Alberta's wolf cull and protected caribou zone Wildlife experts are criticizing the province's plan to cull wolves and create a predator- and competitor-free caribou area, calling it an... Wildlife scientists are criticizing the cull as a cheap, politically motivated "solution" that will fail.
"12.01.2017 22:55:31" calgaryherald.com Auto thefts in 2016 up 51 per cent pose a growing safety menace, say police On Thursday, police released several videos shot from their HAWCS helicopters of suspects fleeing in stolen vehicles, a type of crime whose numbers... Calgary's auto theft crime wave is real.
"12.01.2017 22:00:36" calgaryherald.com Recipe: Power Cookies that will help you keep your New Year's resolutions Conjure a mental image of the modern-day cookie, and chances are you will be picturing crisp edges, buttery innards and loads of chocolate chips. Inspired by the “nutri-cookies" served at the Heartland Cafe in Sunnyside during the 90's.
"12.01.2017 21:00:49" calgaryherald.com Should parents be punished for not vaccinating? Doctors told to call... The body that defends doctors accused of medical negligence says it may be necessary to call child protection authorities to 'preserve the life or... Should parents be punished for not vaccinating? #health
"12.01.2017 21:00:39" calgaryherald.com Dr. Peter Nieman: Colour blind children often misdiagnosed due to lack... Colour blindness, also known as Colour Vision Deficiency, affects one in 12 boys and one in 200 girls. It is genetically transmitted via the... Something to check in your child.
"12.01.2017 20:00:58" calgaryherald.com Convicted for using natural remedies to treat dying son, father back... Less than a year after being convicted of endangering his severely ill son by relying on natural remedies, David Stephan is back promoting the... Less than a year after being convicted of endangering his severely ill son by relying on natural remedies, David Stephan is back promoting the merits of alternative medicine. #health
"12.01.2017 20:00:43" calgaryherald.com Five live sounds: Calgary music you won't want to miss this week The CPO borrows from the Tower of Power, while Vipers and Wolves descend upon the Owl. Friday and Saturday: Gretchen Peters She started as a... Our top picks for the live music opportunities in town this coming week.
"12.01.2017 19:00:28" calgarysun.com City councillor hopes to put brakes on angle parking crackdown Anger over yet another city crackdown on cul-de-sac angle parking has a local lawmaker vowing to try to throw the bylaw into reverse.Nearly three... Another fight is brewing over angled parking on cul-de-sacs, this time in Prestwick.
"12.01.2017 18:55:43" calgaryherald.com Family statement: We hope to find justice 'for Nathan, Alvin and Kathy' The family of a slain Calgary couple and their little grandson who died with them expect the trial of their alleged killer to be extremely painful.... The family of a slain Calgary couple and their little grandson who died with them expect the trial of their alleged killer to be extremely painful.
"12.01.2017 18:50:09" calgarysun.com Deadly year for Calgary cops leads to sock-gun investigation It weighs about the same as a golf ball, and will knock a full-grown man onto his backside at 20 yards, in the blink of an eye.Whether sock guns... Platt: Police are looking for less lethal alternatives to bullets, and that's a good thing.
"12.01.2017 18:30:25" calgaryherald.com In Hanna and Sparwood, coal is king and the future is uncertain The hand-painted sign on a bumpy road on the east side of Hanna speaks volumes. “Hanna supports coal, cows, gas and oil,” it says bluntly. The sign... A look at two coal towns in markedly different situations.
"12.01.2017 18:08:59" calgaryherald.com Notley shrugs off B.C.'s economic deal with Kinder Morgan Premier Rachel Notley says she's not concerned about the potential fallout from British Columbia receiving payments from Kinder Morgan to allow expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline. … On Wednesday, B.C. Premier Christy Clark announced that her government's five conditions for approval of a heavy oil pipeline — including that the province receive an economic “fair share” — had been reached for Trans Mountain.
"12.01.2017 18:00:37" calgaryherald.com Good at bad: Lethbridge native Chad Rook enjoying Timeless role as... Chad Rook goes through the same routine every time he receives a new script for the television series Timeless. He races to the end to make sure... Here's what it's like to be a "violent henchman" on TV.
"12.01.2017 17:50:10" calgaryherald.com Skiers set to celebrate National Ski Day For most skiers, any day in the mountains feels like a celebration of the sport they love. On Saturday, though, ski resorts across the country will... Strap on the boards and don't miss the day.
"12.01.2017 17:45:09" driving.ca U.S. EPA accuses FCA for emissions test cheating with Jeep, Ram... If the EPA's accusations hold true, Fiat Chrysler could be looking at a US$3.9 billion fine driving.ca: If Fiat Chrysler did cheat on emissions tests, it could be facing a US$3.9 billion fine. Ouch. #autos
"12.01.2017 17:39:29" Calgary Herald's cover photo The sun sets over Calgary as most of western Canada endures a cold spell.
"12.01.2017 17:32:40" calgaryherald.com Standoff ends at Parkhill home where paramedics were injured A standoff ended safely at a Parkhill home where a man was holed up following an altercation with paramedics Thursday morning. Paramedics had been called to a home in the 3900 block of Stanley… Police officers are currently negotiating with a male resident inside the home.
"12.01.2017 17:30:29" calgaryherald.com Top surgeons from around world blast Canada's biggest children's... Letter says SickKids surgeon has 'impeccable' reputation and should be exonerated of workplace-harassment complaints A group of 20 top pediatric surgeons from around the world has accused Canada's biggest children's hospital of subjecting a star physician to an “incessant personal attack” over alleged workplace harassment. #health
"12.01.2017 16:38:50" calgaryherald.com Newbies get a taste of Canada's game at Canmore 's Pinnacle Hockey There are skaters – really good skaters carving up the ice. They float up and down, instantly flipping backwards and spraying ice in the air, as... A national tradition continues, one tentative stride at a time.
"12.01.2017 16:15:12" driving.ca Prepare yourself for surprise whiteout road conditions When visibility is lost, it's lights on, slow down and focus on your surroundings driving.ca: Caught in a sudden whiteout? Lights on and don't drive like a maniac. #autos
"12.01.2017 15:00:55" calgaryherald.com MEG Energy announces $400 million project to boost oilsands production Oilsands producer MEG Energy Corp. says it will spend $400 million over the next two years on a brownfield expansion plan to add 20,000 barrels per... MEG says its spending this year will climb to $590 million, up from about $125 million in 2016.
"12.01.2017 14:00:52" calgaryherald.com Five historic sites in Calgary move closer to protection Two parks, two schools and a century-old home are one step closer to being officially designated municipal historic resources after sailing through... "2017 definitely could be one of our highest, if not the record-setter, for designations ...”
"12.01.2017 13:00:46" calgaryherald.com Woman accused of animal neglect still missing after skipping her last... SASKATOON — The search continues for a woman accused of animal neglect in Alberta who hasn't been seen since she skipped out on her last court... The dogs were emaciated and filthy, and rescuers called it one of the worst cases of neglect they had ever seen.
"12.01.2017 06:30:36" calgaryherald.com Japan's magic metropolis: Navigating Tokyo is an exercise in organized... Japan's busy capital is magical for a photographer — it has so much energy and offers so many visual opportunities There's so much to discover in Japan's magic metropolis. #travel
"12.01.2017 06:00:41" calgaryherald.com Tips for first-timers in NYC: Advice from a native New Yorker and Big... Here are some tips on enjoying the city while staying safe, having fun and sticking to a budget Your first bite of the Big Apple: Advice from a native New Yorker and greeter. #travel
"12.01.2017 06:00:40" calgaryherald.com Fancy-pants eggs that go over easy: Dorie Greenspan's earthy coddled eggs Coddled means gently cooked or soft-boiled; here, coddled eggs are paired with earthy mushrooms and herbs Dorie Greenspan's fancy-pants eggs go over easy.
"12.01.2017 05:30:28" calgaryherald.com Why now is the time for you to develop a taste for dogfish In step with one of 2017's projected food trends – sustainable seafood – NPR correspondent Allison Aubrey asks: "Would you eat this fish?" Why now is the time for you to develop a taste for dogfish.
"12.01.2017 05:00:12" calgaryherald.com Nenshi apologizes for 'math is challenging' retort The feud between Calgary's mayor and a city MP continues to rage, even after Naheed Nenshi apologized for a “math is challenging” remark that... “This isn't about me. This isn't about him. This is about trying to address a concern of a lot of people in Calgary.”
"12.01.2017 04:50:06" calgaryherald.com More than men in tutus: Les Ballets de Trockadero returns to Calgary stage Alberta Ballet welcomes back Les Ballets de Trockadero de Monte Carlo, an all-male drag comedic ballet troupe that dons pointe shoes and tutus to... "Of course there were people who judged me and told me “boys don't dance on pointe.” But I've got the personality where I don't care what anyone else thinks. That's part of why I love Trockadero. It's a company where you are actually applauded for being
"12.01.2017 04:45:06" calgaryherald.com Kenney holds Calgary open house Progressive Conservative leadership candidate Jason Kenney rolled out another MLA endorsement in front of a big crowd in Calgary on Monday night.... Wednesday's town hall meeting attracted at least 300 people in the room where Kenney was speaking, with an overflow room holding hundreds more.
"12.01.2017 04:30:18" calgaryherald.com Sean McCann to play National Music Centre for Bell Let's Talk A performance by former Great Big Sea member Sean McCann will top off the National Music Centre's Bell Let's Talk Day on Jan. 25. Events at the National Music Centre that day also include a tour of the centre to highlight “the healing and restorative power of music”
"12.01.2017 03:45:06" calgaryherald.com Jury selection for Garland's murder trial adds another twist Douglas Garland's hands will be in the fate of three women and 11 men chosen Wednesday to preside over his five-week jury trial. The expanded jury... Garland, 56, faces three charges of first-degree murder.
"12.01.2017 03:00:15" calgaryherald.com Three-hour rescue mission: Horse saved after falling through ice in Alberta RIMBEY, Alta. — It took three hours of intense effort before rescuers were able to save a horse that had broken through ice in central Alberta... A really big horse in really big trouble.
"12.01.2017 02:35:06" calgaryherald.com Family hopes for best after Alberta teen's neck injured in trampoline... SHERWOOD PARK — A teenager is recovering from surgery after suffering a severe neck injury while attending a friend's birthday party at an... The Smith family are warning others about possible risks associated with trampoline parks.
"12.01.2017 02:05:06" calgaryherald.com Varcoe: It doesn't take a math whiz to know business costs are piling up Math is challenging, as Alberta politicians helpfully keep reminding each other. But here are some figures even a math-challenged columnist can... “Costs are just going through the roof.”
"12.01.2017 01:30:20" calgaryherald.com Environmental charges laid against Calgary company A pest control company is facing seven environmental charges for what the Alberta government says was a failure to comply with environmental and... The seven charges fall under provincial environmental legislation, and provincial and federal pesticide legislation.
"12.01.2017 01:00:30" calgaryherald.com How waiting to have kids later in life could wipe out the very notion of... Yes, poor grandma and grandpa may soon be rendered extinct by what some call the most selfish, self-centred generation yet Millennials are waiting longer and longer to hit so-called “adult” milestones like getting married, buying a home and having children. Prospective grandparents are not happy.
"12.01.2017 00:30:19" calgaryherald.com Patchwork of Dakota Access protests across US encouraged BISMARCK, N.D. - The front lines of the battle against the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline are shifting away from the dwindling encampment in... The message also has evolved from a struggle against a single four-state pipeline to an effort to advance the rights of Native Americans, the leader of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe says.
"12.01.2017 00:30:14" calgaryherald.com Convicted for using natural remedies to treat dying son, father back... Less than a year after being convicted of endangering his severely ill son by relying on natural remedies, David Stephan is back promoting the... Even after a friend who was a nurse raised the possibility of meningitis ... they only called 911 when Ezekiel stopped breathing.
"11.01.2017 23:59:24" calgaryherald.com RCMP shut down illegal marijuana dispensary in Banff Banff police conducted a raid on Canna Clinic, a shop on Bear Street that was illegally selling marijuana over the counter. "I'm not sure why they thought they could do it here,” said Banff RCMP acting superintendent Stan Andronyk. “The bottom line is it's illegal.”
"11.01.2017 23:55:05" calgaryherald.com Canadian 'SNL' and 'SCTV' alum Tony Rosato dead at the age of 62 TORONTO - Canadian actor Tony Rosato, a veteran of sketch-comedy shows "Saturday Night Live" and "SCTV," has died at the age of 62. The actor, comedian was one of only three performers who starred in both SCTV and Saturday Night Live.
"11.01.2017 23:30:23" calgaryherald.com 'It's a really, really important game:' Flames face Sharks at the... Their out-of-town guests are perched atop the Pacific Division standings. That is, of course, where the Calgary Flames want to be. The San Jose... In every season, there are games that become turning points. This could be one of them.
"11.01.2017 23:00:34" calgaryherald.com 5 family-friendly things to do this weekend in Calgary CIBC National Ski Day; Saturday, Jan. 14. Various locations The annual celebration of schussing goes this weekend with deals at local hills, with... The bitter cold weather is due to recede and by this weekend, it will by time to get the clan out and about. Here are five great ideas from Swerve.
"11.01.2017 22:35:11" calgaryherald.com Pentland: Kensington is poorer after death of this caring homeless man The streets of Kensington lost a bit of colour and grace this past weekend. We were saddened by news of the death of a familiar face and genuine... "He allowed us to see homeless people as people, not nameless, faceless problems."
"11.01.2017 22:06:20" calgaryherald.com B.C. government grants environmental approval for Kinder Morgan pipeline The B.C. government has granted provincial environmental approval for Kinder Morgan to triple the capacity of its Trans Mountain pipeline from... “Clearly, the project will have economic benefits for British Columbia workers, families and communities,” said B.C. Environment Minister Mary Polak.
"11.01.2017 22:00:30" calgaryherald.com ATCO Blue Flame Kitchen: Fresh salads to fight the winter blues Was one of your New Year's Resolutions to eat healthier this year? Eating well doesn't have to be boring or bland. Our fresh salad recipes will... A little greenery can help make up for all the white outside.
"11.01.2017 21:30:21" calgaryherald.com Yedlin: New international terminal at YYC falls short of its peers Reaction from travellers using the new international terminal at Calgary's airport has ranged from “disappointed” and “not impressed” to “I can't... Our Deborah Yedlin is not at all impressed with the new international terminal at Calgary's airport.
"11.01.2017 21:03:58" calgaryherald.com Actress Jane Fonda slams Trudeau at oilsands press conference At a press conference demanding an end to oilsands expansion on Wednesday, featuring indigenous leaders and Fonda, the prime minister came under... Academy Award-winning actress Jane Fonda said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's recent pipeline approvals shows people “shouldn't be fooled by good-looking liberals.”
"11.01.2017 21:00:40" calgaryherald.com Five facts about Portraits in Motion before it opens next week German wanderer Volker Gerling found you can learn a lot about a person in 12 seconds and 36 pictures If you think you know flipbooks, you will definitely want to catch this when it opens next week.
"11.01.2017 20:48:39" calgaryherald.com Graphic: A look at traffic bottlenecks across Canada Canada's top 20 most congested traffic bottlenecks may cover just 65 kilometres, but they collectively cost drivers over 11.5 million hours and... Take heart; Calgary's traffic congestion doesn't even compare to the horrors in Toronto and Montreal.
"11.01.2017 20:30:18" calgaryherald.com Life on the ice: The many things — besides fish — you gain from ice fishing Trust me on this: Ice fishing is very enjoyable. Bringing a big drill to cut a hole in the ice is exhilarating. Watching the rod bend as a bell... A call to just chill out and enjoy the thrills of ice fishing.
"11.01.2017 20:00:38" calgaryherald.com Calgary housing sales to remain 'well below normal' in 2017, predicts... Calgary home sales are expected to remain significantly below normal in 2017, according to the Calgary Real Estate Board, but the gap between... There won't be a speedy recovery in the local real estate market, according to the Calgary real estate board.
"11.01.2017 19:57:43" Gaudreau excited for All-Star shot The Flames' winger is less nervous this year than in his previous two All-Star weekend appearances.
"11.01.2017 19:45:11" calgaryherald.com Family say Pozzobon was suffering from concussions, depression when he died Family of champion bull rider Ty Pozzobon said the 25-year-old was suffering the effects of a number of concussions and was grappling with... Hi family says bull rider Ty Pozzobon was making plans, signing contract but “(Then) it all came tumbling down.”
"11.01.2017 19:30:15" calgaryherald.com Calgary airport passengers can now be picked up by Uber Airport passengers can now use their phones to request an Uber ride from the YYC Calgary International Airport. The Calgary Airport Authority and... Ever since it was approved last year, Uber drivers could drop off passengers at the airport but they weren't allowed to pick them up. Now, that has changed.
"11.01.2017 19:19:23" calgaryherald.com Live: Hundreds of people called for jury selection in triple-murder trial Jury selection for the trial of a man accused of killing a five-year-old Calgary boy and his grandparents began Wednesday. Douglas Garland is... We'll have continuing live coverage for the duration of this triple murder trial
"11.01.2017 18:30:17" driving.ca Gas prices bring plenty of complaints but little change from consumers Drivers still opting for larger trucks and SUVs despite climbing fuel prices driving.ca: Can't stop complaining about rising gas prices? Then think twice about pulling the trigger on that thirsty truck or SUV. #autos
"11.01.2017 17:30:21" news.nationalpost.com Satisfy your comfort-food craving "My kind of French cooking is family-style dishes that are old-fashioned – classics that I revisit and give my little touch," Mimi Thorisson says Bon appetit — with 'country chic': Satisfy comfort-food cravings with old-fashioned French classics. #life
"11.01.2017 17:29:36" A Boeing in the Basement A Boeing 747 in the Basement - see what Calgarian Marco Governali has built in his basement!
"11.01.2017 16:30:18" driving.ca Our hits and misses from the 2017 Detroit Auto Show Of all the debuts, Kia stole the 2017 North American International Auto Show For driving.ca, there was one clear winner at the Detroit Auto Show this year. #autos #NAIAS
"11.01.2017 15:01:02" calgaryherald.com Climate change expertise lacking in Canadian boardrooms, says report Canada's biggest oil and gas producers and utilities appear to lack expertise in climate change at the board level despite their dependence on... SHARE said in a report that none of the 39 producers or 13 utility companies t reviewed lists climate change as an area of knowledge for any board member.
"11.01.2017 14:01:00" calgaryherald.com Five historic sites the city wants to protect From inner-city parks and schools to century-old homes, the city's planning committee will consider the designation of five iconic properties as... Are there some places in Calgary that you could suggest deserve preservation?
"11.01.2017 13:01:00" calgaryherald.com Drone company to begin testing at Foremost, Canada's first approved UAV... An Ontario-based company aiming to become Canada's first provider of drone delivery services is about to begin commercial testing in the wide-open... Drone delivery service landing near you.
"11.01.2017 06:30:26" calgaryherald.com Chai spiced fruit compote: Dried fruits come to life when simmered with tea This is warm, fragrant comfort food for just about any time of day Warm, fragrant and sweet, this medley of dried fruit simmered in vanilla and honey-infused chai is the kind of comfort food to go for when you want that cosy, feel-good essence in a healthful way. #life
"11.01.2017 06:00:41" calgaryherald.com The five reservations you need in Vegas (plus, a few backups)... Five restaurants to use your connections for, plus seven other spots off the Strip (some recommended by chefs like Mario Batali) that make for an... The five reservations you need in Vegas (plus, a few backups). #travel
"11.01.2017 05:10:05" calgaryherald.com Calgary Police Association to hold news conference Wednesday The new head of the Calgary Police Association is planning to hold a news conference Wednesday to “provide a voice” on behalf of the city's police... Les Kaminski, the recently elected president of the union that represents 2,200 sworn officers, is scheduled to hold the event outside Calgary Police Association offices at 1 p.m.
"11.01.2017 04:47:08" calgaryherald.com Man schedules regular Boeing 747 flights in basement Now, $25,000 and thousands of hours later, the skies the limit for the computer whiz who's constructed a Boeing 747 flight simulator faithful to... Do you have a Boeing 747 in your basement?
"11.01.2017 04:30:31" calgaryherald.com A winter visit to Athens offers a pleasant alternative if you've got... If you've got more than beaches on your mind, there's plenty of upside to a brief cool visit that avoids the crowds and heat of summer A winter visit to #Athens offers a pleasant alternative. #travel
"11.01.2017 03:55:05" calgaryherald.com Nenshi expects to see fentanyl crisis on agenda of mayors meeting Mayor Naheed Nenshi says he expects the opioid crisis will be front and centre at a meeting of big-city mayors later this month, amid growing... “Clearly we're in a crisis . . . we've got to be able to figure out how to do this,” he said. “That has to do with ensuring there are addiction treatment services available. It has to be a systemic view and every city is going to have to have a
"11.01.2017 03:17:58" calgaryherald.com 'Apparently math is challenging:' Mayor, MP spar over looming tax hikes... A furious Calgary MP says Mayor Naheed Nenshi's retort that “math is challenging” after she criticized city council's business property tax... Rempel, who has a degree in economics, said she's fully aware of how math works and called Nenshi's remarks condescending.
"11.01.2017 02:00:34" calgaryherald.com B.C. ups homeowner grant by a third as property assessment values skyrocket Some relief is on the way for homeowners in British Columbia facing a jump in property taxes thanks to soaring home values. The other shoe that drops when real estate prices soar.
"11.01.2017 01:10:06" calgaryherald.com 'You can't arrest me, I am white!' Dressed as KKK, protesters storm... The Alabama Republican will face a confirmation hearing where he plans to bring up the 'dangerous trend' of violent crime and low morale among police A group of more than 1,100 law school professors from across the country sent a letter to Congress urging legislators to block Sessions, and six protesters from the NAACP were arrested last week during a sit-in at his Mobile, Ala., office.
"11.01.2017 00:45:07" calgaryherald.com Fortney: Strength, gratitude helped Smed matriarch overcome early struggles A few years ago, Lydia Smed's children helped her write and publish a book about her life, simply titled Lydia. At her life celebration on Sunday,... While the Smed family name is a familiar one among long-time Calgarians, though, Lydia Smed isn't exactly a household one.
"10.01.2017 23:30:13" calgaryherald.com Calgary Zoo to get its waddle on celebrating fifth anniversary of... Tuxes aren't optional for this special anniversary. Beginning Saturday, the Calgary Zoo will celebrate the fifth edition of its popular penguin... King penguins, which average about 3-feet in height and weigh 33 lbs., regularly travel up to 30 km per day in the search for open water in Antarctica.
"10.01.2017 23:05:11" calgaryherald.com Loonie's break with oil could mean more downside ahead for investors It may not be important to those Canadians who don't travel abroad, but currency fluctuations do matter when it comes to balance of trade, interest... The price of oil has been seen as a floor that prevents the loonie from falling too far when the U.S. dollar soars. Martin Pelletier says that floor may no longer be there.
"10.01.2017 23:00:21" calgaryherald.com Listen to First Nations concerns about resource development: Jane Fonda FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - Actor and longtime environmental activist Jane Fonda says Canada should listen to aboriginal people when they express... Fonda is in the oilsands hub of Fort McMurray in northern Alberta today to meet with local First Nations.
"10.01.2017 22:30:19" calgaryherald.com In a major shuffle, Justin Trudeau re-tools cabinet in preparation for... John McCallum and Stephane Dion will both leave Trudeau's cabinet, while Chrystia Freeland will move up and become the foreign affairs minister The moves set up his cabinet for what will almost certainly be a radically new era for relations between Canada and its most important international partner, the United States.
"10.01.2017 21:30:22" calgaryherald.com Alberta's top Mountie Marianne Ryan announces her retirement Alberta RCMP commanding officer and deputy commissioner Marianne Ryan is retiring after 35 years with the force. Alberta's top Mountie is calling it a career.
"10.01.2017 21:07:14" Johnny Gaudreau returning to NHL all-star game Johnny Gaudreau will be taking part in the NHL's all-star festivities later this month.
"10.01.2017 20:30:15" calgaryherald.com Sunwing's near miss highlights the need for a New Year workplace alcohol... If the start of a new year presents a time for resolutions, a recent headline out of Alberta suggests a pressing one: getting serious about... We're interested in your thoughts on alcohol/drug/impairment testing in the workplace. This labour lawyer believes it is needed.
"10.01.2017 20:00:52" calgaryherald.com No more fillings: Drug given to treat Alzheimer's patients also helps... Researchers at King's College London found that the drug Tideglusib stimulates the stem cells contained in teeth so that they generate new dentine No more fillings: Drug given to treat Alzheimer's patients also helps repair cavities, regrow teeth. #health
"10.01.2017 19:00:35" calgaryherald.com Johnny Gaudreau returning to NHL all-star game Johnny Gaudreau is off to the NHL's all-star festivities. Again. Gaudreau was named Tuesday to the Pacific Division squad for the Jan. 28-29 skills... All-star trip #3 for Johnny Hockey©
"10.01.2017 18:55:11" Timeline Photos driving.ca: You can read about all of the exciting new vehicles at Detroit's #NAIAS in one place – right here: http://ow.ly/mW6H307S81I
"10.01.2017 18:30:18" calgaryherald.com Oil discoveries seen recovering after crashing to a 65-year low The amount of oil discovered last year was the lowest since the 1950s. The good news: It can probably only get better from here. Another glint of light for the energy industry.
"10.01.2017 18:04:36" calgaryrenovationshow.com Exhibitors at the Calgary Renovation Show See the landscaping companies, remodeling, home improvement, renovation contractors, interior design companies, and other exhibitors at the Calgary Renovation Show. The Calgary Herald will be at the Calgary Renovation Show this weekend (booth 450), and we have some tickets to give away - IF you like this post AND leave us a comment telling us what booth you'd want to visit down there, you'll be entered to win a pair
"10.01.2017 17:29:21" calgaryherald.com Rodeo community mourns death of Ty Pozzobon, bull riding champ from B.C. A high-ranking bull rider from Merritt, B.C., who made headlines when his gear was stolen at the Calgary Stampede last year, has died at the age of... "Ty was a talent that comes along very seldom in any sport," says the Canadian Professional Rodeo Association.
"10.01.2017 16:00:32" calgaryherald.com Concern in rural Alberta as electoral boundary commission starts hearings As Alberta prepares to redraw its electoral boundaries ahead of the next provincial vote in 2019, some politicians are worried rural areas could... This redrawing of riding boundaries doesn't bode well for maintaining the status quo of rural political power in Alberta.
"10.01.2017 15:45:11" calgaryherald.com Ramsay making return to Alberta Scotties, this time as skip There was always one thing Geri-Lynn Ramsay could count on throughout her curling career. Every year, she'd compete at the provincial curling... This should prove to be an interesting twist on the slip.
"10.01.2017 15:30:17" calgaryherald.com After controversy, National Energy Board creates new Energy East review... The National Energy Board has officially appointed three new members to a panel that will restart the stalled review of the proposed Energy East... The review starts anew for the massive, proposed Energy East pipeline.
"10.01.2017 15:15:50" calgaryherald.com Flames blanked by Hellebuyck and the Laine-less Jets As the 2016-17 National Hockey League season rolls past the halfway mark, things are not meant to get easier. That is, if the Calgary Flames want... That will need to be the last game of its sort, if the Flames want a post-season berth.
"10.01.2017 15:01:06" calgaryherald.com Despite anti-nepotism laws, Donald Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner to... Kushner's own eligibility for the White House could be challenged, given a 1967 law meant to bar government officials from hiring relatives Kushner is also weighing in on domestic policy. He championed the pick of his friend Gary Cohn, the president of Goldman Sachs, for a top White House economic post, and Cohn's influence within Trump's team is said to be growing.
"10.01.2017 14:51:02" calgaryherald.com Fire destroys one home, damages three others in southeast Calgary Two residents were able to flee with their dog before fire destroyed their home in the 100 block of Douglasglen Crescent SE late Monday night. The... Very scary fire in the southeast last night.
"10.01.2017 14:30:35" calgaryherald.com Police warn fake gold bars are showing up on Kijiji in Alberta Counterfeit gold bars being sold by fraudsters are fooling merchants and Kijiji buyers alike, warn city police. “There have been approximately 20 sales transactions involving the counterfeit gold here in Edmonton alone,” says Wellon. “Store merchants are usually the primary target of this type of crime, but we are now starting to see this product being sold online
"10.01.2017 14:01:02" calgaryherald.com Dairy Queen owner loses business after calling customers racial slurs —... A woman, who was with her three-year-old daughter, was the subject of a racist tirade after she returned a wrong order. Others came forward with... “He took out his flip phone and he said he would take a picture and put it on Facebook because he wants to show the world what kind of n—- he has to deal with. Then he shut the window and walked away.”
"10.01.2017 13:00:56" calgaryherald.com Flames blanked by Hellebuyck and the Laine-less Jets Glen Gulutzan called the last game between the Calgary Flames and Winnipeg Jets “misleading.” The Flames might not have got the Jets' best game last month. But they certainly saw what Winnipeg is capable of in a 2-0 loss, which seemed to be powered by subtle miscues by Calgary (22-19-2).
"10.01.2017 06:00:38" calgaryherald.com At Utah's luxurious Deer Valley mountain resort, it pays to see the... Skiers who've ducked into the trees at Deer Valley know that this mountain resort, for all its luxury accommodations and film-star guests, isn't... At Utah's luxurious Deer Valley mountain resort, it pays to see the powder through the trees. #travel
"10.01.2017 05:30:25" calgaryherald.com A winter-time salad of oranges and onions from southern Spain is bright... Whether you offer this on a buffet table or serve it at a relaxed winter dinner, this citrus salad should brighten your meal as well as benefit... A winter-time salad of oranges and onions from Southern Spain is bright and healthy. #life
"10.01.2017 05:00:39" calgaryherald.com Speyside distilled: Brush up on the three Ws — whisky, wool and walking... Dreaming of drams and doing a little whisky wandering of your own? Here are a few pointers to the Speyside region's must-sees Brush up on the three Ws — whisky, wool and walking — in Scotland. #travel
"10.01.2017 04:40:11" calgaryherald.com Marineland charged with six new counts of animal cruelty at Niagara... The charges relate to elk, red deer and fallow deer kept at the tourist attraction in Niagara Falls, Ont. Marineland is expected to appear in court on Jan. 26 to face 11 counts of animal cruelty charges.
"10.01.2017 04:20:12" calgaryherald.com This easy sheet-pan salmon supper will start 2017 just right Sheet-pan salmon suppers are terrific — they take minutes to make, and yet the healthy fats in salmon are filling This easy sheet-pan salmon supper will start 2017 just right. #life
"10.01.2017 04:00:14" calgaryherald.com New MRU Conservatory boss hopes to strike a chord with community After a controversial fall, Mount Royal University says it's starting 2017 on a high note with a new conservatory director. “My goal is for it to be a recognized beacon in the community … I wholeheartedly believe our conservatory is world class, with world class instruction, and what I'm looking for is to partner or align ourselves with other tremendous organizations in the
"10.01.2017 03:40:05" calgaryherald.com Changes coming to University of Calgary's sexual violence policy Following the lead of other post-secondary institutions, the University of Calgary has released an updated draft of its sexual violence policy. “If it fits the definition of sexual violence, it must be reported,” Marshall said. “We work very closely with the Calgary Police Service … so they have also been consulted on this policy, as have our legal team, to make sure that we're all on the same
"10.01.2017 03:20:06" calgaryherald.com Victim told naked brother to 'quit creeping around' before stabbing attack Hours after repeatedly stabbing his half-sister while naked, a Calgary man called his foster mom saying he didn't know where he was or how he got... The woman managed to escape, but her half-brother chased after her, stabbing her some more, including in the left eye, leaving her partially blind.
"10.01.2017 03:00:15" calgaryherald.com Varcoe: Small businesses face hefty tax bills in reassessment shuffle When Bernard Drouin opened his city tax assessment last week, he quickly spotted a $1-million jump in the valuation of the Beltline property that's... “That's an 85 per cent increase … It doesn't make any sense,” Drouin said in an interview. “Over $1,500 a month — just bang, gone.”
"10.01.2017 02:30:12" calgaryherald.com Concern in rural Alberta as electoral boundary commission starts hearings As Alberta prepares to redraw its electoral boundaries ahead of the next provincial vote in 2019, some politicians are worried rural areas could... “I know there's going to have to be some changes but hopefully they will keep it in mind that people need to have good representation,” said the Grande Prairie-Wapiti MLA, who is concerned there is no one from northern Alberta on the panel.
"10.01.2017 02:00:20" calgaryherald.com Broadway Across Canada announces new season In the announcement of Broadway Across Canada's 2017-18 season of touring musicals, everything old is new again. From Aug. 8 through 20, the Jubilee Auditorium will play host to Cameron Macki… Jersey Boys returning to Calgary as Broadway Across Canada announces new season. #arts
"10.01.2017 02:00:17" calgaryherald.com Calgary chef hosts fundraising dinner helping feed hungry kids Five top chefs from around the world are coming to take on each other's signature dishes and help feed hungry Calgarians. Leboe said Plate Swap has helped feed 50,000 children since the launch of the fundraiser. Every dollar raised helps provide a good meal for Calgary students and Leboe said he is hopeful this year's Plate Swap will help feed more kids than the previous
"10.01.2017 01:30:11" calgaryherald.com CBE ready to roll out three more new schools, bringing total to 18 More school bells are ringing in an unprecedented year of facility openings, with more still on the way this year, says Calgary's public school board. “We saw our numbers grow by 2,500 new students this year, and even in these difficult economic times we're still growing at a significant rate,” Hurdman said. “We're plowing ahead and we'll need those schools.”
"10.01.2017 01:00:15" calgaryherald.com Sneckdown enthusiast on quest to use snow to design safer streets Powder lovers, people paid to shovel snow, and Matthew Worona are some of the only people celebrating Calgary's recent snowfall. Worona has forwarded many of his suggestions for improvement to the appropriate city councillor's office and said he's heard changes are being discussed for 8th Street and Royal Avenue S.W. in Mount Royal.
"10.01.2017 00:30:14" calgaryherald.com Dog and cat left in storage container on the mend, says Calgary Humane... The Calgary Humane Society and Calgary police continue to investigate after two animals were discovered locked away in a Calgary storage facility. Johnson said Access Storage has reached out to the Calgary Humane Society to help with the care of the animals.
"10.01.2017 00:19:49" calgaryherald.com ASIRT says suspect was armed with shotgun during confrontation with RCMP A man shot and killed by Mounties on the Stoney Nakoda First Nation Saturday was armed with a shotgun, according to the Alberta Serious Incident... ASIRT said officers were shot at when they entered the basement of the home.
"09.01.2017 23:43:52" calgaryherald.com Man cried, cradled dying boyfriend after running him over with truck That fact was revealed in a statement of agreed facts made an exhibit Monday at what supposed to be the beginning of Jody Shane Wright's murder trial. Moments after crushing his boyfriend's head under a pickup truck wheel, a Siksika man held his victim in his arms and cried for 20 minutes.
"09.01.2017 23:00:22" calgaryherald.com Province seeks input on Budget 2017 Ceci said Monday he will host meetings with community leaders and the public while visiting towns and cities around the province. “We saw some promising signs of economic stability leading into the new year, but there is still a lot of work to do as we prepare for the next budget,” Minister of Finance Joe Ceci said Monday.
"09.01.2017 22:30:14" calgaryherald.com 'Was moviegoing ever really sacrosanct?': The historical case for why... Calum Marsh: If you think of a movie as nothing more than a diversion, why should you mind if your attention is diverted for a moment somewhere else? In fact, so common was the custom of waltzing in and out of movies at whatever point one pleased that advertisements for Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho explicitly recommended seeing it from the beginning in order not to spoil the mystery.
"09.01.2017 22:00:03" calgaryherald.com 'Calm and steady' Johnson back in goal against Laine-less Jets The Calgary Flames are going back to Chad Johnson tonight against the Winnipeg Jets, which should be no surprise after he back-stopped his team to... “Big saves at the right times, especially late in the game on the power-play — that save he made against Sutter, it was a huge save. I thought his timing was impeccable for his saves. I liked how calm and clean he was in his crease," said Glen Gulutzan.
"09.01.2017 21:00:32" news.nationalpost.com Health Canada probes weight-loss company Slimwell claims you will lose weight partly by injecting a hormone derived from the urine of pregnant women that curbs hunger, preserves muscle and... "I'm quite disappointed and amazed that even in my neighbourhood they actually have billboards on the street advertising weight-loss injections." #health
"09.01.2017 20:09:43" calgaryherald.com 'I hope prison is very rough for you:' Dad lashes out at Strasser-Hird's... Dale Hird called them cowards for their roles in his son's brutal swarming death. Reading from his victim impact statement in court: 'Lukas had every right to a wonderful life and you violently took it from him.'
"09.01.2017 20:00:33" news.nationalpost.com A long-lasting flu shot could be on its way The hope is that such a broad-spectrum vaccine also could protect against rare but potentially deadly pandemics A long-lasting flu shot that you'd only have to get once every 5-10 years could be on its way. #health
"09.01.2017 18:44:14" calgaryherald.com 'Agent of mercy' or doctor of death? First physician jailed over... Dr. Maurice Généreux says he was motivated by a desire to help ease his HIV patients' anguish. He discusses the debate raging today. Généreux's story exposes the clear need for rigor around who gets to make the final choice for patients.
"09.01.2017 17:30:28" calgaryherald.com Hotels Association argues for regulation of Airbnb and other vacation... With home-sharing platforms like Airbnb growing in popularity in Alberta, the organization representing the province's hotel and motel owners is... Does Alberta need to regulate sites like Airbnb?
"09.01.2017 16:45:14" Timeline Photos “His dream was to get better and make sure his family was secure. He knew he was only here because of the cancer.”
"09.01.2017 16:30:25" calgaryherald.com Cassie Campbell-Pascall shares the ice with 300 young female hockey... Three hundred female minor hockey players had a chance to skate on Calgary Flames ice Sunday as part of an all-day training event led by Cassie... What a great event.
"09.01.2017 15:15:12" calgaryherald.com Fortney: Midfield Mobile Park 40-year resident vows to stay put “They treat us like trailer trash.” Rudy Prediger may be 82 years old, but he's got more vim and vigour than those decades younger. When he makes... At least one Midfield resident does not plan to go quietly.
"09.01.2017 15:01:08" calgaryherald.com A collision of two suns that took place 1,800 years ago will create a... For around six months the Boom Star will be one of the brightest in the sky before gradually dimming. Before their collision the two stars were too dim to be seen by the naked eye, but in 2022, the bright burning light from the red nova that was created will be visible to the naked eye in the constellation Cygnus.
"09.01.2017 15:00:25" calgaryherald.com Parents fear special needs students being left behind by Alberta... As Alberta Education continues its multi-year, $64-million curriculum overhaul, parents want the province to ensure special needs students aren't... At issue: fewer teacher aides and the need for better training.
"09.01.2017 14:30:40" calgaryherald.com Injury absence is uncharted territory for Calgary Flames winger Troy... Troy Brouwer has played the role of pick-me-upper before. In this case, his Calgary Flames teammate and close pal, Kris Versteeg, was the one... Physically, the Flames alternate captain says he's a bit ahead of schedule in his recovery from surgery on the busted digit. He's been skating solo at the Saddledome, stickhandling and shooting too, and will be hoping for good news after a check-up later
"09.01.2017 14:13:13" calgaryherald.com Overnight snow slows morning commute Thanks to a weather system moving in from the south Sunday night, it's likely to take you longer to get to work, school or anywhere else you're... Take your time this morning (as if you'll have a choice).
"09.01.2017 14:01:10" calgaryherald.com Uber to help cities get a better grasp on traffic patterns SAN FRANCISCO - Uber is offering a helping hand to some of the same city leaders it sometimes antagonizes with the aggressive way it runs its... The site won't be comprehensive because Uber acknowledges its service hasn't provided enough rides on some routes to give reliable estimates on typical travel times. But it remains confident the service will be a popular tool for city planners who
"09.01.2017 13:01:04" calgaryherald.com Students demand Plato, Descartes and other white philosophers be dropped... Students at a prestigious London university say it is part of a wider campaign to 'decolonize' the university It says that “white philosophers” should be studied only “if required,” adding that their work should be taught solely from a “critical standpoint.” “For example, acknowledging the colonial context in which so-called 'Enlightenment' philosophers wrote
"09.01.2017 06:00:17" calgaryherald.com 'Rogue One' tops box office for 4th straight week LOS ANGELES, Calif. - "Star Wars" is still dominating the movie universe, with "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" leading the box office for a fourth... "It's a great weekend for space movies," said Paul Dergarabedian, senior media analyst for box office tracker comScore.
"09.01.2017 05:30:16" calgaryherald.com Familial DNA searches could help crack Canadian cold cases Familial searching, as Harmon describes it, is a two-phase process to develop investigative leads to potentially identify close biological... Though there have been numerous success stories – a list of dozens of U.S. cases solved in part by FS was compiled recently by the Los Angeles Times – the first, and perhaps most significant breakthrough came with the 2010 arrest of Lonnie David Franklin
"09.01.2017 05:00:20" calgaryherald.com How worried should we be about drunk pilots? Case of Sunwing pilot... The case of a Sunwing pilot, charged with having care and control of an aircraft while impaired, freaked travellers out but it's hard to quantify... Since 1990, substance use in an aviation incident has been listed as a possible factor in only six concluded investigations — of about 920 conducted, according to TSB records. None involved large passenger airliners.
"09.01.2017 04:30:12" calgaryherald.com Health Canada probes weight-loss company selling pregnancy hormone amid... Slimwell claims you will lose weight partly by injecting a hormone derived from the urine of pregnant women that curbs hunger, preserves muscle and... Now Health Canada is investigating Slimwell — which has clinics in Calgary and Markham, Ont., and promises mail-order service far beyond — for false and misleading advertising of a prescription drug.
"09.01.2017 04:00:12" calgaryherald.com Canadian war-zone doctors saving ISIL jihadists at hospital near the... 'We treat anybody who comes through the front door,' said Lt.-Col Richard Morin. 'That means all coalition forces, Iraqi security forces,... The Canadian Armed Forces “respects and abides by the Geneva Conventions, the Hippocratic Oath and basic human decency of morals and ethics to treat another human who is in medical distress. This means that the CAF would not deny medical support to any
"09.01.2017 03:30:08" calgaryherald.com Leading Arctic scientist calls continued lack of national polar policy... What the world-renowned University of Alberta Arctic scientist saw close to a decade ago on one of his more than 40 excursions to the farthest... “I saw the Arctic when it was still largely like what the late 19th Century explorers saw in temperatures and sea ice severity. I saw the ice shelves and now I'm standing in their stead, in the very same places and recognizing something they never would
"09.01.2017 03:00:13" calgaryherald.com University of Alberta researchers solve puzzle that baffled scientists... A team of University of Alberta physicists has deciphered a scientific mystery that evaded computer whizzes for decades, resulting in a discovery... The discovery could lead to building smaller, cheaper and faster computers, prompting Wolkow to apply for a provisional patent in order to protect the findings.
"09.01.2017 02:30:10" calgaryherald.com Calgary area employment income down over $800 million in 2016 Despite a staggering rise in unemployment, a report from the city says Calgary is still one of the richest cities in Canada. The report shows that the transportation and warehousing, health care and social assistance, and manufacturing industries lost the most full-time positions for a total of 23,400 jobs. But there were also job gains in some areas, including educational
"09.01.2017 02:00:14" calgaryherald.com Special needs kids deserve more creative solutions to meet learning demands As Alberta Education continues its multi-year, $64-million curriculum overhaul, parents want the province to ensure special needs students aren't... Staffeldt says as the province looks to reshape curriculum, they need to consider more methods of presentation to all students, providing not just texts but also visual, digital or audio options for learning. Charts, graphs, photos and music are just a
"09.01.2017 01:30:11" calgaryherald.com Family evacuated from northeast basement fire Just after 3:15 on Sunday, firefighters were called to a home on Tarington Close N.E. for reports of smoke and flames coming out of the basement. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
"09.01.2017 01:00:16" calgaryherald.com Cassie Campbell-Pascall shares the ice with 300 young female hockey... Three hundred female minor hockey players had a chance to skate on Calgary Flames ice Sunday as part of an all-day training event led by Cassie... “I grew up going to the Eddie Shack Hockey School and my friend Steph Slade and I were the only two girls and now you host a camp and there's 300 kids, so I'm pretty inspired by this and I just hope that they fall in love with the game,” Campbell-Pascall
"09.01.2017 00:30:10" calgaryherald.com Fortney: Midfield Mobile Park 40-year resident vows to stay put “They treat us like trailer trash.” Rudy Prediger may be 82 years old, but he's got more vim and vigour than those decades younger. “They made promises then broke them, they treated us with disrespect,” he says of the park's landlord, the city of Calgary. “I have a legal right to protect my property and that's what I'm going to do.”
"09.01.2017 00:07:57" calgaryherald.com Syrian refugee dad's cancer claims his life, but ensures new start for... One of the first Syrian refugee families to reach Calgary is grieving the loss of a young father, due to the very cancer that paved the way for... From the moment he arrived in Calgary with his wife Yasmin and their two young children in March 2015, Tahhouf had renewed hope for more effective treatment for the disease — and perhaps most importantly, he knew this was a better life for the people he
"08.01.2017 23:30:09" calgaryherald.com Hotels Association urging regulation of Airbnb and other vacation... The Alberta Hotel & Lodging Association — which represents approximately 800 hoteliers and campground operators — is asking the provincial... Pootmans said it's too early for the city to be thinking in terms of regulation, but if it did end up going there, the discussions could be even stickier than the debate around Uber's car-sharing platform — which mired council in controversy for months.
"08.01.2017 22:50:08" calgaryherald.com One man dead after police shooting on Stoney Nakoda First Nations Mounties have confirmed a man shot while being served a warrant for first-degree murder has died. In a statement, RCMP said the Major Crimes Unit was investigating the homicide of 27-year-old Lorenzo “Billy” Bearspaw who was first reported missing by his sister last Tuesday.
"08.01.2017 22:30:12" calgaryherald.com City officials prepare for large snow dump overnight in Calgary Let it snow, let it snow. Sorry folks, it looks like another influx of flurries is headed Calgary's way this week. “We're going to get a decent amount of snow, possible five to eight centimetres,” Vallee said. “It should move through rather quickly, but it's likely to cause a mess Monday morning.”
"08.01.2017 22:00:25" calgaryherald.com 'Worried about this one': Canadian anti-ISIL fighter documented his time... 'Fractured my toe and the guy in front of me is dead,' Nazzareno Tassone wrote on Dec. 6. in one of the many missives he penned before his death... “More than a bit scared that's for sure,” he wrote as he prepared to leave Edmonton.
"08.01.2017 21:57:41" RCMP Chief Superintendant Tony Hamori update: EMS confirms one individual was rushed to hospital in serious condition after shots were fired during an RCMP arrest near Morley, AB last night.
"08.01.2017 21:00:28" calgaryherald.com Trump 'accepts the fact that Russia… engaged in cyberattacks' during... Reince Priebus said Sunday Trump has accepted the intelligence findings as a senior Republican attacks the president-elect's refusal to do so himself Donald Trump's incoming chief of staff says the president-elect accepts the intelligence community's conclusion that Russia tried to meddle in the U.S. election.
"08.01.2017 20:00:24" calgaryherald.com Liberal MP Fry says feds would speed up action on fentanyl if Ontario... OTTAWA - A Liberal MP is speaking out about what she considers a frustratingly slow response by her own federal government to the crisis of... "It's now starting in Ontario, and I would suggest to you that once it gets bad in Ontario, we will notice action being taken," said Hedy Fry, the longtime Liberal MP for Vancouver Centre.
"08.01.2017 19:08:54" Village of Carbon Across the Village of Carbon, which has roots in the coal industry older than the province itself, the Notley government faces a tough haul to convince people that Alberta's climate levy makes sense.
As the province struggles through a prolonged economic
"08.01.2017 19:00:37" calgaryherald.com Flames goaltending coach cherishes memories of only NHL crease call He has the scoresheet, his game-used stick and, of course, all sorts of memories. Calgary Flames goaltending coach Jordan Sigalet just doesn't own... It was 11 years ago Saturday that Sigalet — then a 24-year-old in his first professional season, stationed mostly at AHL Providence that winter — realized his lifelong dream of tending twine at hockey's highest level.
"08.01.2017 18:00:36" calgaryherald.com Will Hollywood be in the mood to party at Golden Globes? Is Hollywood in the mood to party? Champagne will flow. Punchlines will fly.
"08.01.2017 17:56:16" Calgary Herald's cover photo Lyle Aspinall took this photograph of Billy Kohut of Didsbury soaring through the Ground n' Gravity performance inside the Corral at the Calgary Motorcycle Show in Calgary, Alta., on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017.
"08.01.2017 17:00:27" calgaryherald.com Queen Elizabeth II attends church after missing 2 weeks LONDON - Queen Elizabeth II has attended church near her rural Sandringham estate, after missing the previous two Sundays due to ill health. The 90-year-old British monarch was applauded by well-wishers as she arrived by car at St. Mary Magdalene Church in eastern England.
"08.01.2017 16:00:20" calgaryherald.com Johnson backstops Flames to win over Canucks On Friday, they ran into a hot goalie. On Saturday, they rode one. Netminder and emerging fan favourite Chad Johnson was the difference-maker for... “The biggest factor for us was our goalie,” said Flames head coach Glen Gulutzan. “I thought he was real polished, real calm, really steady and made some huge saves.”
"08.01.2017 15:30:12" calgaryherald.com Adult seriously injured after shots fired by RCMP on Stoney Nakoda First... Investigators are converging on Stoney Nakoda First Nation after RCMP said shots were fired during a police operation Saturday. Cochrane RCMP said... ASIRT is investigating.
"08.01.2017 15:00:45" calgaryherald.com A long-lasting flu shot that you'd only have to get once every 5-10... The hope is that such a broad-spectrum vaccine also could protect against rare but potentially deadly pandemics Currently, seasonal vaccines are designed to respond to the hemagglutinin head, which changes every year. Researchers are using different strategies that target the common areas.
"08.01.2017 14:00:35" calgaryherald.com Donald Trump is a lot like JFK — and that should have investors worried,... Both men were outsider candidates disliked by party establishments, promised to shake things up without a popular vote mandate and entered office... Lewis said he hopes Trump pays attention to what happened next under Kennedy. In what was known as the “Kennedy slide,” the stock market peaked in December 1961 and plummeted throughout 1962, with investors spooked by the aggressive economic interventions
"08.01.2017 13:00:36" calgaryherald.com Kansas family kept deer as a pet. When state officials found out, they... To the Mcgaugheys, Faline was tame but free, and she did not deserve to die. To wildlife authorities, the deer was a socialized wild animal that... Taryn Mcgaughey can be heard saying, “Run, Faline, Jesus.” Soon, when the deer and the wardens are far from sight, a gunshot rings out and Mcgaughey is heard breaking down into sobs. Four additional shots were fired after that, she said.
"08.01.2017 06:00:17" calgaryherald.com Carrie Fisher was laid to rest beside Debbie Reynolds. Her ashes were... "Carrie's favourite possession was a giant Prozac pill that she bought many years ago,' Fisher's brother, Todd, said. 'Billie (Lourd) and I felt it... Todd Fisher said Friday he'll remember his mother and sister most for their resilience, and said both reminded him of Reynold's role in 1964's “The Unsinkable Molly Brown.”
"08.01.2017 05:30:11" calgaryherald.com Magic shows and loud music? Saudi Arabia is suddenly allowing more fun... 'I felt like I was part of a real society': The changes are part of a plan to have more than 450 clubs providing a variety of cultural activities... The changes are part of Vision 2030, the blueprint for a post-oil economy dropped on Saudis in April by Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the king's powerful 31-year-old son. It tackles everything from government spending on subsidies to the role
"08.01.2017 05:00:14" calgaryherald.com 'I (phoned) my husband and told him I loved him': Ottawa woman describes... The pair had crouched together, along with other fellow travellers, behind an SUV outside Terminal 1 of Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International... “Then all of a sudden, everybody started running and saying, 'Take cover, get down, hide, hide, hide, hide, hide.' That's when there were reports of a second set of shots, closer to us.”
"08.01.2017 04:30:13" calgaryherald.com Chris Selley: Justin Trudeau's vacation with the Aga Khan proves the... Why did we need to know where the PM vacationed? Because he might have been the guest of a billionaire whose foundation receives millions from... It seems the Aga Khan just gave the Prime Minister of Canada and some of his friends and family a free vacation in paradise — one even the Trudeaus might struggle to afford on their own. Many will quite understandably perceive that as a conflict of
"08.01.2017 04:00:17" calgaryherald.com How will the Trump factor affect Alberta? Economists say they're optimistic Two of Alberta's top economists say they're more optimistic than most people about Donald Trump's effect on the province's economy. “Even going back through history, we've seen these waves of protectionism… I'm not quite sure Trump's policies will really reflect quite a big change from what we've seen already,” Rothrock said.
"08.01.2017 03:30:09" calgaryherald.com Conservative dinner in Calgary with Trump advisor Kellyanne Conway... CALGARY – A visit to Alberta by a senior advisor to President-elect Donald Trump has been cancelled. Tours of the oilsands were expected to take place Jan. 11, followed by a private dinner the next day at the Fairmont Palliser in Calgary with Conway as the keynote speaker.
"08.01.2017 03:00:12" calgaryherald.com Caribou vs. wolf: Alberta's delicate balancing act It's not that one species is being given preference over another, said Environment and Parks regional resource manager Dave Hervieux, but... The petition tabled in the legislature urges the government to prohibit wolf bounties, set humane standards for snares, reduce both the hunting and trapping seasons, establish a wolf population inventory, educate ranchers about non-lethal wolf control
"08.01.2017 02:30:09" calgaryherald.com GM Treliving impressed with Parsons and Flames prospects As Treliving — and the Canadian world junior team — soon found out, U.S. netminder Tyler Parsons has ice in his veins. “I know, I know, everyone says that … 'They all played great,'” he said. “But there was no one where you walked away, saying, 'I was disappointed with the way they played.' You walked out of there going, 'Good job by the scouts.' I think it shows we've
"08.01.2017 02:00:15" calgaryherald.com Genesis Centre celebrates fives years in northeast Calgary It was a day celebrating culture and diversity in northeast Calgary as hundreds gathered Saturday to commemorate the Genesis Centre's fifth birthday. Also a host location for Canada 150 this year, Anderson said the centre will be launching a themed, monthly campaign featuring educational events and celebrations like Black History Month, Asian Heritage Month, indigenous truth and reconciliation and
"08.01.2017 01:30:16" calgaryherald.com At least 43 killed when car bomb explosion rips through centre of... The explosion went off early Saturday afternoon outside a local court house and security headquarters operated by the opposition fighters who... Azaz, only a couple of miles away from the Turkish border, is a hub for anti-government activists and opposition fighters, as well as many displaced from the recent fighting in Aleppo city.
"08.01.2017 01:00:04" calgaryherald.com Family crowdfunding for medical expenses after young boy attacked by dogs The four-year-old victim of a serious dog attack in Calgary remains in a medically induced coma and his family is reaching out on social media for... “He underwent emergency surgery to repair over 100 bites and tears to most of his small body,” the boy's uncle Troy Yeaman said on the GoFundMe page. “He requires reconstructive surgery to his right arm and left leg still.”
"08.01.2017 00:30:11" calgaryherald.com Alberta struggling to gain ground against sexually transmitted infections Alberta achieved little progress in its battle against outbreaks of infectious syphilis and gonorrhea in 2016, prompting public health officials to... Public health leaders have linked the current outbreak to the emergence of social media sites used for anonymous sexual hook-ups. Tracking how diseases might spread is particularly difficult when people don't know the identities of their sexual partners,
"08.01.2017 00:00:14" calgaryherald.com Police called after pets discovered in storage locker An investigation is underway after two animals were found locked in a storage facility, including a cat who was found with tape wrapped around its... Nguyen said the person associated with the locker has outstanding animal bylaw warrants and animal cruelty investigators with the humane society have been called in to determine if charges will be laid.
"07.01.2017 23:30:11" calgaryherald.com RCMP charge High River woman with aggravated assault Charges have been laid against a High River woman after the alleged stabbing of a family member Friday. RCMP said the victim was rushed to the hospital, and is now recovering from serious, but non-life threatening injuries.
"07.01.2017 23:00:15" calgaryherald.com Police could delay some arrests to adapt to new time frames for court cases Calgary police officers may have to start delaying some arrests until more information is collected in certain cases, according to Chief Roger... The police service will adapt to the new timelines brought on by the Jordan decision, Chaffin said, but he expects the deadlines to present challenges over the next few years.
"07.01.2017 22:30:10" calgaryherald.com Naming charged officers a 'black eye' for police: Calgary Police... Critics and supporters are speaking out after a member of the Calgary Police Service was charged with aggravated assault. The charges are in... “This is not a regular Calgarian — this is a public servant who should be accountable to the public,” Holman said. “That goes with the territory of the position of trust and power and authority that this individual is in.”
"07.01.2017 22:00:27" calgaryherald.com Downtown office vacancy rates expected to keep climbing As the value of downtown office towers dropped $4 billion last year, a new report shows the vacancy rate in these buildings is expected to keep... “There's no sugar-coating, it's a very difficult environment.”
"07.01.2017 21:30:12" calgaryherald.com Conservative dinner in Calgary with Trump advisor Kellyanne Conway... CALGARY - A visit to Alberta by a senior advisor to President-elect Donald Trump has been cancelled. The Alberta Prosperity Fund's president, Barry McNamar, says in a news release that "a visit is just not possible at this time" despite efforts by both sides.
"07.01.2017 21:00:23" calgaryherald.com Alberta's economy sheds 19,000 jobs for second straight year In a crowded jobs market, 58-year-old John Duhault says he has often been sidelined by employers who prefer younger recruits willing to work for... “The market doesn't want an old fart,” said John Duhault, who has dipped into his retirement savings to stay afloat. “They'd rather have a cheaper, young punk.”
"07.01.2017 20:00:24" calgaryherald.com Extended family east of Montreal wins $60-million Lotto-Max jackpot Some people in Quebec are about to learn they've won a big load of money — $60 million. The $60 million jackpot will be the largest ever paid out in Quebec
"07.01.2017 19:00:19" calgaryherald.com The case for Calgary as host of the 2026 Olympic Games Come late summer, Calgary's elected officials are expected to vote on whether the city should bid for the 2026 Olympics in hopes of recreating the... One of Canada's biggest sports stories of 2017 is set to unfold not on ice or grass but in council chambers at Calgary City Hall.
"07.01.2017 18:09:56" calgaryherald.com Carbon tax will cost Alberta schools millions, push up school fees,... The carbon tax will cost Alberta school boards an extra $8 million to $12 million this year, and as much as $18 million next year, according to a... “The numbers are just huge,” Wildrose education critic Leela Aher said Friday.
"07.01.2017 17:09:43" calgaryherald.com Airport shooting suspect was an Iraq War veteran who claimed the... Without a word, the gunman moved through the baggage claim picking off travellers until his handgun ran out of ammunition, leaving five dead and... The gunman was identified as 26-year-old Esteban Santiago of Anchorage, Alaska, who served in Iraq with the National Guard but was demoted and discharged last year for unsatisfactory performance.
"07.01.2017 16:20:46" calgaryherald.com Varcoe: In Carbon, no love for the tax that shares village's name CARBON, Alta. – As the thermometer barely budges above -30 C, Heather Boyd gears up for the lunch rush at her small diner. On the first business... Across the community, which has roots in the coal industry older than the province itself, the Notley government faces a tough haul to convince people that Alberta's climate levy makes sense.
"07.01.2017 15:00:40" calgaryherald.com Concrete connection to Calgary's past preserved in sidewalk stamps When a new sidewalk was poured in Alan Zakrison's inner-city neighbourhood nearly a decade ago, an obsession was born. Distraught that a vintage... Walking on history.
"07.01.2017 14:00:38" calgaryherald.com Alberta to be lobbied this summer to make CO detectors mandatory The head of a national foundation who lobbies for carbon monoxide safety vows to push for a new law in Alberta to make CO detectors mandatory in... After losing his niece and her family to a carbon monoxide leak in their home years ago, John Gignac of the Hawkins-Gignac Foundation was instrumental in making CO alarms mandatory across Ontario.
"07.01.2017 13:00:32" calgaryherald.com Animal rescue group hopes to expand to new southeast facility One of Calgary's most active animal rescue groups is planning a move to an expanded facility in the southeast that will include an in-house animal... AARCS took in around 2300 animals to its adoption program in 2016.
"07.01.2017 05:00:39" calgaryherald.com Get roasting: Food52 writers conjure up great use for cherry tomatoes in... Cherry tomatoes and their grape tomato cousins are plentiful year-round. Why not roast a batch to have on hand to use in main courses and salads? Roasted cherry tomatoes and corn kernels brighten up a dish of pasta flavoured with Parmesan cheese and basil. #life
"07.01.2017 04:15:05" calgaryherald.com Concrete connection to Calgary's past preserved in sidewalk stamps When a new sidewalk was poured in Alan Zakrison's inner-city neighbourhood nearly a decade ago, an obsession was born. Distraught that a vintage... Do you have a favourite Calgary sidewalk stamp? Share a photo in the comments below or tweet it to our civic affairs reporter
"07.01.2017 03:55:05" calgaryherald.com Alberta confronts issue of indigenous incarceration Alberta's correctional system has become a vortex that has trapped too many of the province's indigenous people, say the government and justice... A report card on the Canadian justice system released in September of last year by the independent MacDonald-Laurier Institute showed Alberta had the most disproportionate level of incarceration for First Nations and Metis people of any jurisdiction in
"07.01.2017 03:30:09" calgaryherald.com Fortney: Tragic homicide case puts spotlight on dementia “They are the strongest married couple you will ever see — as close to being one person as you can ever get.” Vince Walker can be forgiven for... Fortney: "Fred van Zuiden, says his lawyer Alain Hepner, will likely be housed in a secure care facility for the rest of his life."
"07.01.2017 02:33:38" calgaryherald.com No link to Canada: 5 dead, 8 wounded in Fort Lauderdale airport shooting On its official Twitter account, airport officials said there was an “ongoing incident” Canadian Embassy spokesperson Christine Constantin said in an email to The Associated Press the suspect did not travel from Canada and was not on an Air Canada flight. She said the suspect has no connection to Canada.
"07.01.2017 02:30:14" calgaryherald.com Court hears Alberta woman dealt fatal kick after spat over liquor LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — A Lethbridge, Alta., man who admitted to fatally kicking a woman in the abdomen after she refused to give him alcohol has been... Cranechief was given credit for time spent in pre-trial custody, leaving him with just over a year to serve behind bars.
"07.01.2017 02:00:19" calgaryherald.com Flames approaching back-to-back, home-and-home against Vancouver with... VANCOUVER – Wrap your head around this: the Calgary Flames will play the next six periods of National Hockey League action against the Vancouver... A possible four points are up for grabs and for each team and that could mean a jump ahead in the standings for the Flames, potentially leaving them second behind the San Jose Sharks in the Pacific Division.
"07.01.2017 01:00:17" calgaryherald.com NDP announces grant program to help charities deal with carbon tax Hoping to help the already-struggling non-profit sector reduce costs, the NDP announced a $1 million grant program to pay for audits that suggest... Non-profits already struggling with fewer donations in an economic downturn, worry they won't be able to pay the rising energy costs as a result of the carbon tax.
"07.01.2017 00:30:13" calgaryherald.com Court Justice 'frustrated' with sentencing delays for convicted voyeur Delays in completing a psychiatric report on a man convicted of covertly filming a teen neighbour drew the sustained ire of a Court of Queen's... “You don't need to be a butcher to identify a side of beef … these things have become almost fashionable,” he said, while wondering if Alberta Health Services officials preparing the reports are understaffed.
"07.01.2017 00:00:23" calgaryherald.com Trudeau cancels Davos plans, won't go to Trump's inauguration, chooses... Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will dispatch members of his cabinet to the World Economic Forum and to Washington as he hits the road in Canada "to... “This tour will provide many great opportunities to engage directly with Canadians and will now be taking place over a longer period than previously planned,” Ahmad said in an e-mailed statement.
"06.01.2017 23:30:19" calgaryherald.com Chase Padgett returns on high note to High Performance Rodeo with 6 Guitars There was a time not too long ago that people kept telling Florida native Chase Padgett he should stop fooling around with his fringe festival gigs... 6 Guitars, 6 artists in 1 performer. Don't miss it.
"06.01.2017 23:00:20" calgaryherald.com Red Deer Police seek public help after series of home invasions RCMP in Red Deer are investigating after three home invasions in 10 days sent two people to hospital. While the investigation is ongoing, police said the invasions appear unrelated but all three homes may have been targeted.
"06.01.2017 22:40:11" calgaryherald.com Chiasson takes a stiff-upper-lip approach to power play Alex Chiasson didn't know how bad it was, what his face looked like or how it happened. The power play numbers for the Flames, of late, speak for themselves.
"06.01.2017 22:22:42" calgaryherald.com String theory: Guitarist Luke Doucet to explore and experiment at National Music Centre residency Luke Doucet and wife Melissa McClelland made a deal after forming Whitehorse back in 2010. As long as the duo was active, their respective solo careers would be put on hold. “We dec… Guitarist Luke Doucet talks to the Herald's Eric Volmers ahead of his residency at Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre. #arts
"06.01.2017 22:20:08" calgaryherald.com Calgary police member charged with aggravated assault A six-year veteran of the Calgary Police Service has been charged with aggravated assault in connection with an arrest from 2015. Police said in a release Friday that the incident involved an altercation between the member and a suspect who had been placed under arrest in connection with a downtown robbery.
"06.01.2017 22:00:26" calgaryherald.com How organic farming will save us all – if we can throw away our... Claudia McNeilly: To make it reality, we have to throw away our false stereotypes about organic farming, and consider it a legitimate means of... An impassioned plea for a more organic approach to growing food.
"06.01.2017 21:30:21" calgaryherald.com U.S. ambassador asked to leave, announces departure effective... Bruce Heyman is stepping down as the top representative of the United States government in Canada. The U.S. ambassador says he will leave the post... Not a surprise ... but a bit abrupt compared to how these transitions are typically handled.
"06.01.2017 21:00:25" calgaryherald.com This year in food will be notable for Persian, Middle Eastern, Eastern... Restaurant trends will include street food, chef-driven fast-casual, restaurants with family style service, cocktails that look like dinner and... Here's how to get ahead of this year's expected hot trends in food.
"06.01.2017 20:40:08" calgaryherald.com Canada rules out Arctic oil drilling extensions for Exxon and BP The Canadian government says it won't grant extensions to exploration licenses for Exxon Mobil Corp., BP and other oil firms as it prepares for... This is being hailed by environmental groups and questioned by the companies involved.
"06.01.2017 20:20:07" calgaryherald.com U.S. ambassador asked to leave, announces departure effective... OTTAWA — Bruce Heyman is stepping down as the top representative of the United States government in Canada The New York Times reported this week that Trump's transition team has issued a blanket request that ambassadors appointed by President Barack Obama surrender their posts by inauguration day.
"06.01.2017 20:01:17" calgaryherald.com October trial date for Ontario man charged in death of daughter in Calgary CALGARY — A trial date has been set for this fall for a man arrested in Ontario and charged in the 2014 death of his four-year-old daughter in... Oluwatosin Oluwafemi was arrested in December 2015 and flown back to Calgary to face a charge of second-degree murder. Oluwafemi appeared in court Friday and a two-week trial date was set for Oct. 2.
"06.01.2017 20:00:46" calgaryherald.com Hired gun in a lab coat: How medical experts help car insurers fight... The car accident victims, the doctors who testified against her and the judges who aren't accepting their expertise-for-hire — how insurance... Hired gun in a lab coat: How medical experts help car insurers fight accident claims. #health
"06.01.2017 18:55:15" calgaryherald.com Multiple people shot at Fort Lauderdale airport: reports Miami area television stations are reporting that at least nine people were shot and that the shooter is in custody Former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer posted on Twitter that he was at the airport and saw people running after gunshots were fired.
"06.01.2017 18:33:31" calgaryherald.com Dementia sufferer charged with wife's death unfit for trial: judge Fred Van Zeiden, the Calgary senior accused of killing his wife, has been found unfit to stand trial due to his worsening condition. Court heard Friday the Calgary author's condition has deteriorated to the point where he is unable to brush his own teeth.
"06.01.2017 18:30:25" calgaryherald.com 65 championships up for grabs in world class Esso Minor Hockey Week The numbers are staggering. When Esso Minor Hockey Week opens Friday, it will unleash a week of non-stop minor hockey in which 11,000 kids, 650... Esso Minor Hockey Week is an event of epic proportions starting this weekend.
"06.01.2017 18:17:16" calgaryherald.com Wisconsin tribe wants Enbridge pipeline removed from its reservation A Chippewa tribe in Wisconsin is calling for the removal of a pipeline from its reservation after 64 years of operation. The Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa's tribal council voted Wednesday to refuse to renew easements for the portion of Enbridge's Line 5 pipeline.
"06.01.2017 18:00:41" calgaryherald.com String theory: Guitarist Luke Doucet to explore and experiment at... Luke Doucet and wife Melissa McClelland made a deal after forming Whitehorse back in 2010. As long as the duo was active, their respective solo... The National Music Centre describes Doucet's residency as “exploring and celebrating the outer edges of artistic possibility the guitar offers.”
"06.01.2017 17:54:37" calgaryherald.com Trudeau and family were New Year's guests of the Aga Khan on his private... The spiritual leader of the world's 25 million Ismaili Muslims has been a friend of the Trudeau family for years and is one the wealthiest royals... Trudeau's director of communication, said the prime minister will be reimbursing the federal treasury for the costs of his and and his family's airfare to and from Nassau, the Bahamian capital.
"06.01.2017 17:45:11" calgaryherald.com B.C. couple entrapped by police in terror plot don't need peace bond:... Marilyn Sandford, who represents John Nuttall, told a provincial court judge on Thursday that a push by the Crown to submit evidence that was... Crown lawyers in British Columbia are trying to use a peace bond hearing as a second chance to prosecute a man freed after a judge ruled police had manipulated him into carrying out a terrorist act, his lawyer says.
"06.01.2017 17:30:28" calgaryherald.com Calgary Dinos basketball team prepares for biggest challenge of season Whenever the Calgary Dinos and Alberta Golden Bears face off, it feels like there's a little more on the line than usual. Whatever the sport, this... This is a different, but no less serious, Battle of Alberta.
"06.01.2017 17:15:10" calgaryherald.com Ethics watchdog won't clarify timing around $200,000 Trudeau Foundation... Mary Dawson said Justin Trudeau wasn't involved in the foundation in Sept. 2014 when it started negotiating the donation from Chinese businessmen. The office of Ethics Commissioner Mary Dawson says it cannot answer questions about the timing of Justin Trudeau's involvement with the Trudeau Foundation because of “confidentiality” reasons.
"06.01.2017 17:00:40" calgaryherald.com John Gilchrist: Bridgette Bar exudes mid-century charm Channelling the sultry charisma of its namesake patron, Brigitte Bardot, the new Bridgette Bar exudes a tousled-hair, mid-century charm. It flows... John Gilchrist is as impressed with the architecture as with the menu at this new eatery.
"06.01.2017 16:30:20" calgaryherald.com Cattoni set to debut with hometown Roughnecks In past years, when Holden Cattoni frequented the Scotiabank Saddledome with regularity, he was part of the cheering section. On Friday night,... The Roughnecks season is getting underway!
"06.01.2017 16:23:29" calgaryherald.com The awesome price we pay for road de-icing: Melting cars, collapsing... Salting allows us to drive 110 km/h on the highway in the depths of winter, but it may well be the most destructive peacetime government program in... The big question: Is road de-icing worth it?
"06.01.2017 16:05:35" calgaryherald.com Alberta fires push Canada's insurable damage to record $4.9 billion in... TORONTO — The Insurance Bureau of Canada says last year set a record for insurable damage — estimated at more than $4.9 billion. The Insurance Bureau says the wildfires resulted in about $3.7 billion in insured damage, making it twice as expensive as the previous most expensive natural disaster on record.
"06.01.2017 16:00:27" calgaryherald.com Parker: Storm Kiosks help businesses connect with clients While travelling through London's Heathrow airport, Simon House observed passengers in the security screening area pushing one of two buttons that... This is an interesting and easy way to let a business know what you think of their services and offerings.
"06.01.2017 15:45:09" driving.ca Is this the solution to distracted driving? Incredibly simple sonar-based system cancels a driver's phone features using a car's existing speakers driving.ca: Using sonar to block the driver's cell phone. Who would've thought the solution to distracted driving would've been this simple? #autos
"06.01.2017 15:37:58" calgaryherald.com Pedestrian struck by city transit bus downtown this morning Police and EMS were called to the scene at 1 Street and 7 Ave. S.W. at 7:52 a.m. for reports that a pedestrian had been hit. Police are warning drivers and pedestrians to take care on the roads this morning after a pedestrian was struck by a city transit bus downtown.
"06.01.2017 15:27:50" calgaryherald.com National unemployment rate rises slightly in December but holds steady... Statistics Canada says the national economy added 53,700 jobs in December but the unemployment rate rose to 6.9 per cent from 6.8 per cent. In... Calgary continues to have the highest jobless rate among Canada's major cities.
"06.01.2017 15:00:58" calgaryherald.com Q and A with new Calgary Bishop William McGrattan Bishop William McGrattan will soon become the new head of Calgary's Catholic Diocese after Bishop Fred Henry announced his retirement. The Calgary... The Calgary Herald's Eva Ferguson spoke with McGrattan from his diocese in Peterborough, Ontario, about his thoughts on issues Henry had been vocal about, as well as his own vision for Calgary.
"06.01.2017 14:10:10" business.financialpost.com With net worth tied up in their house, couple's dreams of early... B.C. pair bought their home before the real estate stampede but a lack of private savings adds an element of risk to any plans to stop working Family Finance: This B.C. pair bought their home before the real estate stampede but a lack of private savings adds an element of risk to any plans to stop working #business
"06.01.2017 14:00:56" calgaryherald.com Calgary motorcycle show a 'celebration for the riding industry' Hundreds to thousands of bikes will be set up at the BMO Centre in Stampede Park over the weekend for the 18th year of The Motorcycle Show. The... The event, which takes place Jan. 6 to 8, will feature two wheels, three wheels and four wheels on display.
"06.01.2017 13:00:49" calgaryherald.com Loonie surges against U.S. dollar, as TSX pushes higher for third day TORONTO - The Canadian dollar continued its ascent Thursday, adding more than a U.S. penny so far this year against a diminishing greenback. Although the loonie may be riding high into 2017, money manager John Stephenson warned that investors shouldn't expect the currency to climb much more than its current level.
"06.01.2017 05:15:10" calgaryherald.com 'Beyond adventure': Cruise the Galapagos Islands and experience the... Michael Benedict: During our November visit, we saw iguanas fighting, albatrosses courting, sea lions nursing, and even giant tortoises mating Cruise the Galapagos Islands and experience the archipelago's unique wildlife. #travel
"06.01.2017 04:03:08" calgaryherald.com Lunar New Year: Ring in the Year of the Rooster with Chinese recipes fit... "Chinese New Year is all about family time, and the whole process is pretty much non-stop eating," chef Jeremy Pang of London's School of Wok laughs Ring in the Year of the Rooster with Chinese recipes fit for family feasting. #life
"06.01.2017 03:15:07" calgaryherald.com Varcoe: Shiny downtown office tower taxes dim under falling values Look up at all of Calgary's shiny downtown office towers the next time the sun peeks out. For years, the skyscrapers congregated south of the Bow... Varcoe: "About three-quarters of non-residential property owners will face an increase as a result of the shifting tax burden."
"06.01.2017 02:35:05" calgaryherald.com A year after Bill 6, farm workers WCB claims more than double In the first year that controversial farm safety legislation was in effect, workers' compensation claims for farm workers more than doubled in... The change has ultimately been positive because most of the producers ... have found that WCB coverage is “far better than any insurance package that they've had.”
"06.01.2017 01:55:06" calgaryherald.com Suburban businesses brace for business tax 'shock and awe' A staggering $4 billion drop in the assessed value of downtown offices has caused a redistribution of non-residential property taxes, Calgary's... Small businesses are bracing for a cold wind from city hall.
"06.01.2017 00:45:07" calgaryherald.com Veterans Affairs slow to approve assistance for ill, injured ex-soldiers OTTAWA - Canada's Veterans Affairs Department has been struggling to process requests for assistance from ill and injured ex-soldiers in a timely... The number of Veterans Affairs employees shrank 21 per cent between 2008 and 2014 as the Tories cut spending to balance the federal budget, resulting in the department's smallest workforce since 1998.
"06.01.2017 00:12:45" Calgary taxes to rise in 2017 Three-quarters of Calgary businesses will be hit with a property tax increase in 2017, according to the city.
"05.01.2017 23:30:12" calgaryherald.com U.S. prosecutors seek nine-year prison term for man who flew to Calgary... American prosecutors are pushing for a nine-year prison term and indefinite probation for a man who flew to Canada to have sex with a 13-year-old... “Defendant took advantage of a minor that he knew was troubled,” Mittal says. “He was aware of her problems at home and her substance-abuse issues. ..."
"05.01.2017 23:10:07" calgaryherald.com City's luxury home values continue to feel economic squeeze And it's a part of a trend driven by a persistent energy sector recession that saw a 17% drop over the past year in the number of properties... “What we're seeing is less demand — it's a stagnant market.”
"05.01.2017 22:18:05" calgaryherald.com Thieves hold up Blackfalds gas bar with long barrel guns RCMP are looking for two men who held up a Co-op Gas Bar in Blackfalds at gunpoint early this morning, threatening employees with long barrel... The two suspects managed to get away with an undisclosed amount of money and cigarettes, according to a release from RCMP.
"05.01.2017 22:00:39" calgaryherald.com No, the authorities can't actually track your iPhone's GPS without your... A Canadian judge signed off on a warrant authorizing police to track an iPhone's GPS without realizing it's not technically possible by design In case you were wondering...
"05.01.2017 21:30:24" calgaryherald.com Fraser Institute report that declares Alberta tax advantage dead comes... A right-leaning think-tank says recent tax increases in Alberta have “wiped away crucial tax advantages” that powered Alberta's economic growth. This report is taking heat from some economists.
"05.01.2017 21:30:15" calgaryherald.com Cineplex's 'Rec Room' opening slated for summer 2017 With a Calgary location under construction and set to open this summer, Cineplex Entertainment announced two new Canadian locations Thursday for... Construction on The Rec Room is under way at the northeast Deerfoot City shopping centre, with Cineplex Entertainment now targeting a summer opening.
"05.01.2017 21:00:45" calgaryherald.com Antidepressants may be doubling risk of Alzheimer's and other dementias,... Canadians are among the top users of antidepressants in the world. More than 50 million prescriptions were dispensed in 2015 alone Antidepressants, among the top prescribed drugs on the planet, may be contributing to Alzheimer's and other brain-destroying dementias, new Canadian research suggests. #health
"05.01.2017 20:39:16" calgaryherald.com Calgary paramedics deliver baby in EMS parking lot Calgary paramedics helped a mother to deliver her baby Thursday in a vehicle parked at an EMS station. At about 8 a.m., the woman and her family were driving when she went into labour, prompting the family member who was at the wheel to pull into the EMS parking lot.
"05.01.2017 20:33:32" calgaryherald.com Woman accused of killing toddler son remanded in custody The Calgary-area mom accused of murdering her two-year-old son was kept in custody Thursday. On Thursday, the woman appeared in provincial court and heard she'll remain in the Calgary Remand Centre awaiting her second-degree murder trial scheduled to begin Feb. 6.
"05.01.2017 20:30:32" calgaryherald.com Mysterious radio burst came from a galaxy 2.5 billion light years away,... For the first time, scientists have nailed down a source of fast radio bursts, one of astronomy's most enigmatic phenomena “This detection has really broken open the gates of a new realm of science and discovery”
"05.01.2017 20:00:49" calgaryherald.com Living near busy roads could increase risk of dementia, new Canadian... 'Our study suggests that busy roads could be a source of environmental stressors that could give rise to the onset of dementia,' said Dr. Hong... Living near a main road increases the risk of dementia, the first major research into air pollution and disease has shown. #health
"05.01.2017 19:00:28" calgaryherald.com Everything you thought you knew about peanut allergies is wrong: Babies... Parents should begin feeding infants peanut products between four and six months of age, not waiting until 12 months, a practice that appears to be... This is a big change in child-rearing.
"05.01.2017 18:30:18" calgaryherald.com What happens to Canada should Queen Elizabeth II die: The... The black ties and black armbands are ready, but there's no secret vault of 'King Charles III' quarters Many, many plans are in place.
"05.01.2017 18:00:39" calgaryherald.com Family of four taken to hospital after carbon monoxide exposure A family of four was taken to hospital this morning after a noxious gas believed to be carbon monoxide was detected in their home. The family... Do you have a carbon monoxide detector in your home?
"05.01.2017 17:30:28" calgaryherald.com Parker: Virtuoso Electric brings green options to Albertans Two young men who grew up together and each trained to become journeymen electricians are cutting big swaths in the field of green energy. Kai... These two are finding a growth path for their business in providing green energy solutions.
"05.01.2017 17:28:05" business.financialpost.com No, the authorities can't actually track your iPhone's GPS without your... A Canadian judge signed off on a warrant authorizing police to track an iPhone's GPS without realizing it's not technically possible by design A Canadian judge signed off on a warrant authorizing police to track an iPhone's GPS without realizing it's not technically possible by design. #business
"05.01.2017 17:00:37" calgaryherald.com Yoga: Bring inner peace with a meditation practice for 2017 This is a powerful time of year. It is a time of darkness and a time when the light of day begins to slowly increase. This cycle happens naturally... Are you considering meditation more (or at all) in 2017. Here are some things to consider.
"05.01.2017 16:37:12" Calgary Herald's cover photo A moose nibbles on willows in the aptly-named Moose Meadows area in Banff National Park on Tuesday January 3, 2017.
"05.01.2017 16:30:17" calgaryherald.com Tom Keenan: Should (male) surgeons listen to music in the OR? “Australian rock music impairs men's performance when pretending to be a surgeon” is probably the strangest headline I've ever seen in the usually... Should iPods and operations go together?
"05.01.2017 16:15:12" driving.ca Chrysler tries – and fails – to define a generation with Portal concept Targeting Millennials not only limits minivan's appeal, but also condescends a diverse pool of people driving.ca: Nice try, #Chrysler. But you can't tell every Millennial this is what they'll want. #autos
"05.01.2017 15:56:48" calgaryherald.com Ask Rita: Get ready for Hygge, getting cosy Scandinavian style Q: Is there a new trend I should be incorporating into my wardrobe for 2017? — I.M. A: Given the year we've just had, we supposedly are all... Hygge is quite hot at the moment, it seems.
"05.01.2017 15:15:12" calgaryherald.com The Chainsmokers to play Cowboys Tent for Stampede U.S. DJ sensations The Chainsmokers will play Calgary the first Sunday of Stampede, July 9 at the Cowboys Music Festival Tent. Pre-sale begins... Keen an eye out for this one come Stampede-time.
"05.01.2017 15:01:00" calgaryherald.com Canadian Natural Resources fined $10,000 following 2007 accident that... Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. has been fined $10,000 by Alberta's professional engineering society — the maximum allowed — following an... The amount is the maximum fine even for two deaths.
"05.01.2017 15:00:31" calgaryherald.com Eric Francis: Bring ol' Iggy back? Just hear me out It wasn't long after Jarome Iginla hinted he'd waive his no-trade clause to chase another Cup that locals started pondering the improbable. Would... A look at the arguments for Jarome Iginla's return to the Flames, and the contradicting realities...
"05.01.2017 14:33:35" calgaryherald.com Calgary Flames roll over Colorado Avalanche as Backlund scores in fifth... The third period said it all. In an effort to spark his team — as Calgarians and Flames fans have seen countless times before — former captain... A good start this new year but tougher opponents loom...
"05.01.2017 14:01:03" calgaryherald.com Alberta drivers no longer enjoy cheapest prices at pumps For decades, drivers in Alberta filled up their cars and pickups with the cheapest gasoline in the country. Not any more. The provincial carbon tax... “Alberta is no longer king when it comes to gas prices ...”
"05.01.2017 13:37:47" business.financialpost.com Apple gives rare glimpse into App Store sales data, says it paid... The company also said December brought in a 'record' US$3 billion worth of sales, and New Year's Day was the App Store's highest single sales day The company also said December brought in a 'record' US$3 billion worth of sales, and New Year's Day was the App Store's highest single sales day. #business
"05.01.2017 13:00:48" calgaryherald.com Fortney: Bishop Henry's adversaries reflect on battles through the years For his faithful flock and other supporters, he's been a steady spiritual leader for nearly two decades, a champion of the poor and oppressed, of... “I hope people will be kind to him,” she says. “I hope people will show him the love, mercy and compassion in his retirement that Pope Francis stresses.”
"05.01.2017 06:30:22" news.nationalpost.com In Paris, an unsung arrondissement France's first floating hotel and the largest urban regeneration project since Baron Haussmann revolutionized Paris await visitors there In Paris, an unsung arrondissement. #travel
"05.01.2017 06:00:36" news.nationalpost.com Chefs and kids agree Make dinner in 30 minutes: In this rendition, chicken fingers are baked, which makes them even easier, too Here's one thing a lot of restaurant chefs have in common with a lot of kids: They love good, crispy, crunchy chicken tenderloins, a.k.a. chicken fingers. #life
"05.01.2017 05:45:09" news.nationalpost.com Broccoli cheddar soup It takes the right kind, and right amount, of cheddar to make this broccoli classic come true Take comfort in a warm bowl that tastes rich, but isn't. #life
"05.01.2017 05:30:21" news.nationalpost.com Orange you glad we have citrus? Chocolate-dipped blood oranges are 'the perfect thing to serve with coffee or tea at the end of a meal, which gives that little bit of sharpness' Orange you glad we have citrus? From sweet desserts to lemon infusions, fresh fruit brightens winter days. #life
"05.01.2017 05:00:35" news.nationalpost.com Why 'exercise snacking' may be best The idea that joining a gym is a best way to get fit is being challenged by scientists who have studied the benefits of a range of non-traditional... Why 'exercise snacking' may be better than your resolution to hit the gym for an hour once a week. #health
"05.01.2017 05:00:25" calgaryherald.com Rev. Ray Matheson: Pastor, First Alliance Church “We didn't know what to do, so we called Ray.” It is an oft-heard Calgary refrain about 73-year-old Rev. Ray Matheson, pastor of congregational... Meet Compelling Calgarian Rev. Ray Matheson: “The best thing about my job is giving hope to people who have lost it. To tell them, 'God loves you.' ”
"05.01.2017 04:45:06" calgaryherald.com Dogs involved in serious attack on child likely to be euthanized Two German shepherd dogs that mauled a four-year-old boy while his parents were visiting at a home in the northeast will likely be euthanized.... The owner's decision to hand the dogs over means their fate will be determined by staff with animal services and not by the courts.
"05.01.2017 04:30:13" calgaryherald.com Hobson's Choice: Reefer Madness; High Performance Rodeo gets So Blue;... Front Row Centre Players is promising its new show Reefer Madness will be a smoking hot musical comedy. Reefer Madness will run in the Beddington... Based on the 1936 anti-marijuana propaganda film of the same name, Reefer Madness makes all that was deadly serious in the film darkly comic and bitingly satirical.
"05.01.2017 04:15:09" calgaryherald.com Greg McMeekin: Lawyer, advocate for people with disabilities Greg McMeekin's dreams are a lot like other people's: to live independently, travel, have a family and a job he loves. But for the 43-year-old... Meet Compelling Calgarian Greg McMeekin: “I don't want to be known as a role model just because of my disability. I work hard, believe in being accountable, truthful and in helping others.”
"05.01.2017 04:00:13" calgaryherald.com Calgarian prepares to compete in 150k race to mark Canada's 150th... Stan Wiens was a self-described “couch potato” 20 years ago when he decided to make some major changes in his life. That decision has culminated... The 52-year-old is one of 66 people registered in the solo, 150-km event, which is taking place this year to mark Canada's 150th anniversary.
"05.01.2017 03:30:21" news.nationalpost.com A walk on Chile's wild side The highway leading to Torres del Paine national park in Chile's Patagonia region is called Ruta del Fin del Mondo for a good reason — it leads... Take a walk on Chile's wild side. #travel
"05.01.2017 03:30:10" calgaryherald.com Canadian heptathlete Brianne Theisen-Eaton, husband Ashton Eaton... 'The past 8 years have been truly awesome,' the two said via their Instagram account Theisen-Eaton, the pride of Humboldt, SK., 28, retires as the Canadian record holder in the heptathlon (outdoor) and the pentathlon (indoor).
"05.01.2017 02:45:06" calgaryherald.com Trip to explore smart card transit options cut short because of economy When the director of Calgary Transit told council in November his staff would soon fly to Vancouver, Salt Lake City and Philadelphia to explore... In afterthought, may be not a good idea.
"05.01.2017 01:21:16" Cop dogs meet the Calgary Flames The 2017 Calgary Police Canine Unit calendar may have only recently hit shelves around the city, but the furry models aren't slowing down. Take a look at yesterday's photo shoot with the Calgary Flames in preparation for the 2018 calendar. The 2017
"05.01.2017 01:20:07" calgaryherald.com Chilling times as Calgary rec centre eyes turning off arena heaters due... Hockey fans at a southeast recreation centre are being advised to bundle up and bring blankets to games as the non-profit facility looks at ways to... To save money in a carbon tax future an ice hockey arena is turning back the clock to the time before heaters.
"05.01.2017 01:10:16" canada.com Rolling Stones Contest | Canada.com Enter for your chance to win a trip for two to New York City!
"05.01.2017 01:00:39" calgaryherald.com Colton Lewis: Philanthropist Brett Wiese's young life was tragically cut short when he was stabbed at a house party three years ago. Colton Lewis, also injured in the attack,... Meet Compelling Calgarian Colton Lewis: He has but one objective - to ensure Brett Wiese's name lives on.
"04.01.2017 23:35:29" calgaryherald.com Devonian Garden closure drags on, reopening delayed months Calgarians keen to seek refuge from the cold in an urban tropical oasis on the fourth floor of a downtown mall will have to keep waiting. “Obviously we're not happy about the fact that it's taking so long," said Doug Marter, manager of capital development for Calgary Parks.
"04.01.2017 23:11:45" calgaryherald.com Ethics watchdog slaps McIver with $500 fine over electricity conflict of... Interim Tory Leader Ric McIver has been fined $500 and directed to apologize to the legislature and recuse himself from debate on the electrical... “If he succeeded, it would protect his wife's company and if he failed there could be detrimental effect on her business,” Ethics Commissioner Marguerite Trussler wrote in the report.
"04.01.2017 23:00:39" calgaryherald.com Jinhee Lee: Chef As a child, Jinhee Lee was the official taste tester for her mom's homemade kimchi. Little did she realize, food was her destiny. In fact,... Meet Compelling Calgarian Jinhee Lee: The executive chef at Foreign Concept is planning to compete at the Canadian Culinary Championships in February.
"04.01.2017 23:00:37" calgaryherald.com Flames forward Matthew Tkachuk looking to keep point streak rolling... Bragging rights are on the line, and Matthew Tkachuk is currently playing catch-up with his good buddy. The recently created Tkachuk-Backlund-Frolik is on a bit of a roll.
"04.01.2017 21:30:24" Timeline Photos The evergreens supply natural foliage for animals that have been abandoned or found hurt and are now at the refuge in Madden.
"04.01.2017 21:00:37" calgaryherald.com ATCO Blue Flame Kitchen: Explore international cuisines with chickpeas Chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans, are used in many different cuisines, from hummus and falafel in the Middle East, to chana masala in India. Never underestimate all the things you can do with chickpeas.
"04.01.2017 21:00:27" calgaryherald.com Rita Khanchet Kallas: Syrian refugee, entrepreneur After escaping wartorn Syria, Rita Khanchet Kallas' immediate reaction was fear when government officials knocked on her Calgary door. “And then,... Meet Compelling Calgarian Rita Khanchet Kallas: As the first Syrian refugee to receive a business licence in the city, her small operation represents financial independence — and a valentine to her new country.
"04.01.2017 20:45:09" driving.ca Faraday Future promises to build the world's fastest electric car Faraday Future has a long way to go, but the 1,050-horsepower FF91 is a crucial first step driving.ca: It took a while to get here, but EV startup #FaradayFuture is already making some lofty promises. #autos
"04.01.2017 20:30:25" Timeline Photos Eight is eight too many.
"04.01.2017 19:25:49" calgaryherald.com CNRL still working to improve standards after deadly 2007 Horizon... A Calgary-based oil and gas company is being forced to pay a $10,000 fine and up to $150,000 to update best practices on outsourcing engineering... The review, released Wednesday, said CNRL “freely and voluntarily admitted to unprofessional conduct in the engagement and supervision of project contractors performing engineering work.”
"04.01.2017 19:00:36" calgaryherald.com Ross Glen: Businessman and philanthropist Ross Glen knows about doing business like, well, nobody's business. For half a century, RGO Office Products has been providing equipment for... Meet Compelling Calgarian Ross Glen: Thanks to his longevity and attention to detail, Glen was in 2016 inducted into the Calgary Business Hall of Fame, along with three other titans.
"04.01.2017 18:53:03" calgaryherald.com Vader's lawyer seeks time served for killing elderly St. Albert couple Travis Vader's defence lawyer is proposing the convicted killer receive enough credit for time served in pre-trial custody that he would walk free... Vader's lawyer is proposing the convicted killer walk free at the conclusion of the court case.
"04.01.2017 18:30:25" calgaryherald.com Four days since the New Year's fiasco and Mariah Carey and the producers... 'She did whatever you would call like a dance move rehearsal holding her gold microphone ... while she had a stand-in do a sound check' The pop star's people and the production company's people have been faulting each other since for the disastrous live performance.
"04.01.2017 18:30:16" calgaryherald.com Calgary firefighters battling blaze next to First Baptist Church Calgary fire crews are on the scene of a fire in a building next to the First Baptist Church in the Beltline. Calgary police are asking motorists to avoid the area as fire crews battle the blaze.
"04.01.2017 18:09:55" calgaryherald.com Calgary record pressing plant likely to close Canada Boy Vinyl, one of only two record pressing plants in the country, appears destined to lift the needle for the last time on its local... “This New Year brings bad news. It is with great sadness that I must report that we do not expect CBV to be able to continue operations,” owner Dean Reid wrote in an automated email reply.
"04.01.2017 18:00:39" calgaryherald.com Golden arches vs. pearly gates: McDonald's opens controversial outlet... A McDonald's franchise has opened within steps of St. Peter's Square in Vatican City, Reuters reports. To the world's Roman Catholics, St. Peter's... A McDonald's franchise has opened within steps of St. Peter's Square in Vatican City.
"04.01.2017 17:42:36" calgaryherald.com Canadian heptathlete Brianne Theisen-Eaton, husband Ashton Eaton... 'The past 8 years have been truly awesome,' the two said via their Instagram account “I can't advance any further in the sport,” she wrote. “I've given it all I can."
"04.01.2017 17:42:06" Calgary Herald's cover photo Jarome Iginla of the Colorado Avalanche chats with media after a team practice at the Saddledome. The Calgary Flames would host the Avalanche the next night, with speculation that it could be Iginla's final game at the Saddledome.
"04.01.2017 17:30:21" calgaryherald.com Scientists discover a new organ inside the human body (although its... 'We are now saying we have an organ in the body which hasn't been acknowledged as such to date': Meet the mesentery. More evidence that we have very much to learn about the human body.
"04.01.2017 17:00:33" calgaryherald.com Iginla paved the way for the Red Mile in 2004 Cup run Over the course of his 17 years in Calgary, it was typical of Jarome Iginla to spend intermissions with a towel over his head, focusing on the next... Reflections on the Flames former captain prior to what could be his last appearance at the Saddledome.
"04.01.2017 16:50:11" calgaryherald.com Victim of Christmas Day stabbing identified The victim in a fatal stabbing on Dec. 25 has been identified as 45-year-old Mark Maurice Mitchell. Calgary police released his name Wednesday... The victim's next of kin have now been located and notified of his death.
"04.01.2017 16:32:21" calgaryherald.com Dog owner ticketed after child attacked, seriously injured in northeast... A four-year-old boy was with his parents visiting family when he was attacked by two german shepherd dogs, according to the City of Calgary. The... Two tickets have been issued to the owner under the Responsible Pet Ownership Bylaw for a vicious attack causing severe physical injury. The maximum fine is $10,000.
"04.01.2017 16:01:09" calgaryherald.com Five winter biking tips to keep you safe and warm on the road The future of Calgary's bike lane system is still up for debate, but dedicated riders can take advantage of the cycle track during the winter... Five tips to avoid frost bike when winter shows its teeth.
"04.01.2017 15:13:50" calgaryherald.com Calgary Roman Catholic Bishop Fred Henry resigns, new bishop appointed Bishop Fred Henry has resigned from the Calgary Catholic Diocese. Pope Francis accepted his resignation and has appointed William Terrence... This story is developing this morning: Fred Henry resigns after 19 years as Roman Catholic of Calgary
"04.01.2017 15:10:17" Calgary Herald's cover photo Alex Polanco is bundled up for the cold weather as he walks near downtown Calgary, Alta on Tuesday January 3, 2017. Photos by Jim Wells/Postmedia
"04.01.2017 15:01:04" calgaryherald.com Former leader of Alberta's largest union seeks to rebuild the Liberal party EDMONTON — As the Alberta Liberals prepare to launch their leadership race later this month, one of the party's most high-profile members says he... The Liberals only won 4.2 per cent of the vote and failed to run candidates in 31 of the province's 87 ridings.
"04.01.2017 14:36:24" calgaryherald.com NDP demands removal of Wildrose critic over climate change row The NDP is calling for the removal of the Wildrose renewables and electricity critic, who insists the science of man-made climate change isn't... Wildrose says it won't heed this call from the NDP.
"04.01.2017 14:01:23" news.nationalpost.com 'Embarrassment' no more Pale, flavourless and mealy, the grocery-store tomato can leave much to be desired. As The Globe and Mail reports, Canadian scientists are seeking... Pale, flavourless and mealy, the grocery-store tomato can leave much to be desired. As The Globe and Mail reports, Canadian scientists are seeking a solution. #life
"04.01.2017 13:01:16" news.nationalpost.com How women reclaimed fashion's spotlight What women designed and what they wore — and how it drove the conversation How women reclaimed their place in fashion's spotlight in 2016. #life
"04.01.2017 06:00:32" news.nationalpost.com The key to healthier eating in 2017 Grain salads, like this recipe for Farro with Roasted Winter Vegetables, might be the key to healthier eating in the new year Grain salads, like this recipe for farro with roasted winter vegetables, might be the key to healthier eating in the new year. #life