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"25.02.2017 15:10:02" calgaryherald.com Calgarian muscles her way onto international stage Pressed into action, the muscles bulge under the strain of the weights. The trapeziuses and deltoids ripple with the effort but even at a standstill, they're spectacularly impressive.
"25.02.2017 05:47:15" calgaryherald.com Aircraft ice tears through roof of Calgary home, alarming residents Falling ice tore through the roof of a Calgary home Friday night after falling from an aircraft, police reported. “Obviously the noise from the ice going through the roof was loud enough they thought it was an explosion,”
"25.02.2017 04:10:05" calgaryherald.com Health-care centres get $10 million to hire more nurse practitioners Calgary community health centres are getting a boost from the province, with more nurse practitioners to care for low-income patients. The three-year, $10-million demonstration project will see some 16 nurse practitioners hired at four Alberta health centres to aid the province's most vulnerable people.
"25.02.2017 03:43:29" calgaryherald.com Fortney: Mount Royal University flight instructor Reynold Johnson... He spent decades of his life soaring high above the clouds, more than 20,000 of those joyful hours spent as the man piloting large commercial... For those lucky enough to have known Reynold (Reyn) Johnson, though, he'll be best remembered as a man with both feet planted on the ground, a down-to-earth soul who cherished his family, was loved and respected by his aviation colleagues and admired by
"25.02.2017 03:21:33" calgaryherald.com NASCAR driver's career hits bump in the road A young Calgary man's NASCAR dream has taken a slight detour after an up and down season resulted in a lack of funding. “Since I was two or three and going to Race City, I've devoted my life to being a professional race car driver. I'm not going to throw away 17 years because of a setback.”
"25.02.2017 02:42:06" calgaryherald.com Photographer races against time to document grandfather's architectural... Calgarians who skied in the late 1960s will fondly recall the pointed peaks of what was then called Snowridge Lodge in Kananaskis Country. Some of English's better-known designs include the Scandinavian Centre in Calgary, the Snowridge turned Fortress lodge and St. Pius X Church in Edmonton, all built in the 1950s and '60s.
"25.02.2017 02:15:05" calgaryherald.com Diabetic teen 'lived and died alone,' starved by his parents, court told Alexandru Radita "lived and died very much alone," a prosecutor noted Friday, moments after his parents were sentenced to life in prison for his... “Your actions in starving your son Alex to death are beyond comprehension,” Horner said, in ordering the couple to each serve a minimum 25 years without parole.
"25.02.2017 01:55:03" youtube.com Dan Mangan + Blacksmith 'Kitsch' // NP Music Dan Mangan and Blacksmith int he National Post music studio. Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/nationalpostmusic Follow us on Facebook:... Sing along to, two-time #JUNOs Award winning Canadian musician Dan Mangan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xZZ0ulFCtbw
"25.02.2017 01:15:04" calgaryherald.com U of C architecture students design multiple habitats for Mars Imagine living on Mars — a planet with no breathable air or available drinking water.
It's not as far off as you might think. Former astronaut and U of C Chancellor Robert Thirsk: “Humanity is destined to move further into the solar system and into the galaxy and populate other places.”
"25.02.2017 00:55:04" calgaryherald.com Yedlin: ExxonMobil's massive reserve writedown not reason for oilpatch... Oilpatch observers were buzzing after a recent ExxonMobil filing with the U.S Securities and Exchange Commission showed the company wrote down the... Yedlin: "The exercise essentially demonstrates the reserves, on a historical basis, are considered uneconomic because the cost to produce them exceeds the price."
"25.02.2017 00:36:29" calgaryherald.com Propaganda or remarkable balance? Experts weigh in on 2026 Olympic bid citizen survey The committee spending $5 million to explore a potential bid for the 2026 Winter Games launched an online questionnaire earlier this week, asking Calgarians to weigh in. Some results of the poll asking Calgarians' opinion on Calgary 2026 Winter Games bid.
"25.02.2017 00:30:35" calgaryherald.com From room service by robots to a loaner Porsche, U.S. hotels are upping... It may sound like the life of the one per cent, but all of these could be yours for the night if you splurge on the right hotel room We searched hotels across the country for over-the-top, extravagant and just plain eyebrow-raising amenities. Goldfish on demand, anyone? Here's what we found:
"24.02.2017 23:40:53" calgaryherald.com Mumps outbreak hits Canucks, players being quarantined At least five players are suspected of having the virus, which comes as the team was returning to action hoping to make a late run at the playoffs Bloodwork for several of these players is expected back later today, and if it's negative those players would be available to play Tuesday.
"24.02.2017 22:31:39" calgaryherald.com 'We're preparing to fight:' Residents oppose potential Green Line... The team behind a 46-kilometre, multi-billion dollar light rail transit line is reconsidering an alignment from the Beltline to the... Share your opinion below.
Would you say this is a case of community protection, NIMBY (Not In My Back Yard) or BANANA (Build Absolutely Nothing Anywhere Near Anyone)?
"24.02.2017 22:30:16" calgaryherald.com Ambidextrous elk linked to bolder personalities, less migration: U of A... Ambidextrous elk may not know how to put the best hoof forward — but they are linked to bolder personalities, flexible behaviours and a changing... The research may have implications for other ungulates such as at-risk caribou herds.
"24.02.2017 21:55:17" calgaryherald.com Rodica and Emil Radita guilty of first-degree murder in death of son... Rodica and Emil Radita intentionally killed their teenage son by withholding critical life-saving medical attention, a judge ruled Friday. “What little life he was allowed in the end was marked by pain, by sickness and by a profound loneliness that must come from knowing the world is not for you,” Pepper said during final submissions on Sept. 16.
"24.02.2017 21:12:10" calgaryherald.com Supreme court denies jury trial for man facing securities fraud charges He may be facing up to a $5-million fine and nearly five years behind bars, but Calgarian Ronald James Aitkens isn't entitled to a jury trial, the... Ronald Aitkens faces charges in connection with the sale of Legacy Communities Inc. securities. His trial is scheduled for April, 2018.
"24.02.2017 21:00:33" news.nationalpost.com 'So beautiful and so pure' Battles between development and preservation have long played out worldwide. But the stakes are especially high because Puerto Rico has lost so... Surfer 'paradise' in Puerto Rico at stake in hotel fight. #travel
"24.02.2017 20:58:09" calgaryherald.com Calgary police release name of victim in Crescent Heights homicide Police say the man who was found dead in a vehicle on Centre Street N. and 12 Avenue early Thursday morning was the victim of a homicide. The victim has been identified as Hussam Ahmad Ismal, 31, of Calgary.
"24.02.2017 20:39:49" calgaryherald.com Alberta cutting pay, perks for highest-earning board and agency executives EDMONTON — The Alberta government is cutting the pay of the highest-earning executives at 23 agencies, boards and commissions. Long overdue.
"24.02.2017 20:30:13" calgaryherald.com Before 1995 subway attack, Japanese cult experimented with VX nerve... A Japanese religious cult that carried out a deadly nerve gas attack on Tokyo's subways in 1995 also experimented with the VX nerve agent suspected... In their trial, cult members said they practiced using syringes to spray the deadly chemical on people's necks as they pretended to be out jogging.
"24.02.2017 20:27:10" calgaryherald.com Two Calgary men seeking online dates are assaulted, robbed Calgary police say two suspects wanted in connection with violent robberies in December and January have been arrested in Edmonton. The potential dangers of online hookups.
"24.02.2017 20:00:31" news.nationalpost.com Botox could be 'game changer' for ED Botox might offer a near permanent solution for erectile dysfunction, a new study suggests. But some worry impotence drugs are already perpetuating... Botox could be 'game changer' for erectile dysfunction, Canadian urologists say. #health
"24.02.2017 19:47:58" calgaryherald.com After the White House blocks big-name media outlets, journalists boycott... At a White House press briefing today, some of the largest media outlets were barred from entering, including The New York Times, CNN, the Los... Donald Trump's war with the media has escalated again.
"24.02.2017 19:45:07" calgaryherald.com 'We don't have any quit': Flames confident in sunny Florida SUNRISE, Fla. — The Calgary Flames have cooked up a lot of confidence.
The recipe? Pretty simple. “Wins,” grinned Flames alternate captain Troy... Nothing like a few wins to boost confidence. Wes Gilbertson sets up tonight's matchup in Florida.
"24.02.2017 19:29:56" calgaryherald.com Wildrose urges NDP to resist call to defund private schools The Wildrose Party is demanding the NDP government disavow a call to defund private schools.
On Thursday, a coalition of 14 groups that includes... Should private schools in Alberta receive public money?
"24.02.2017 19:24:15" National Post Music Catch videos of some The JUNO Awards 2017 nominees in the National Post Music studio.!
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"24.02.2017 19:15:09" calgaryherald.com Australian man arrested in Edmonton accused of trying to meet... A 22-year-old Australian man is now facing charges after being accused of travelling to Edmonton to have sex with a 13-year-old girl he met online. The girl's mother discovered the plot just as the man arrived in Canada.
"24.02.2017 19:00:27" news.nationalpost.com Whose armrest is it, anyway? Travel etiquette isn't as easy as it looks but veteran travellers and etiquette experts have some tips to help you make the most out of your next... Whose armrest is it, anyway? #travel
"24.02.2017 18:30:15" news.nationalpost.com Milan Fashion Week watch Gigi Hadid drew a crowd to Milan's Rinascente Department store where she was showing off Tommy Hilfiger's latest fall-winter collection Gigi Hadid draws crowds to Tommy Hilfiger space in Milan. #life
"24.02.2017 18:29:02" calgaryherald.com With a flying leap, this activist tried to take down a Confederate flag... You can see it in the clip of a local television station's live shot, which shows a man rocketing through yellow police tape as he hurls himself... One witness described the incident as "a heroic event.”
"24.02.2017 18:11:03" calgaryherald.com With a flying leap, this activist tried to take down a Confederate flag... You can see it in the clip of a local television station's live shot, which shows a man rocketing through yellow police tape as he hurls himself...
"24.02.2017 18:00:23" news.nationalpost.com Ottawa wants to ban smoking in apartments A Health Canada paper says the government is committed to reducing tobacco use to less than 5 per cent of the population by 2035 Ottawa suggests banning smoking in apartments or condos and cigarette sales to anyone under 21. #health
"24.02.2017 17:48:24" calgaryherald.com Man shot several times after party in Castleridge earlier this month Calgary police say they are looking for people of interest in relation to a shooting on Feb. 11.
Around 4:30 a. Two groups leave a party. Argument ensues and a man is shot from behind.
"24.02.2017 17:45:10" calgaryherald.com Sharp vision: New glasses help the legally blind see SAN FRANCISCO - Jeff Regan was born with underdeveloped optic nerves and had spent most of his life in a blur. Then four years ago, he donned an... "These glasses have made my life so much better," said Jeff Regan, 48, a Canadian engineer who lives in London, Ontario.
"24.02.2017 17:21:22" calgaryherald.com The disturbing reality behind a viral video where Chinese tigers take... At first glance, the video showing chubby tigers munching on a captured drone seems cute, but there is a darker reality behind the scenes The video was filmed at China's Harbin Siberian Tiger Park, home to hundreds of tigers as well as lynx, lions and other types of big cats. It's also been implicated in the tiger bone and wine trade.
"24.02.2017 17:15:10" calgaryherald.com Other nations shaking heads at US transgender toilet battle DUBLIN - Coming out as a transgender boy brought untold relief to Irish student Lucas Cross. After years of holding it in, he could finally start... From Tipperary to Tierra del Fuego, schools let children go to the bathroom that suits their identity, a trend that could be reversed if the bitter U.S. debate travels overseas.
"24.02.2017 17:01:13" news.nationalpost.com All dressed up with nothing to say Sabrina Maddeaux: Fashion is about inspiration, and the Oscars red carpet is wholly uninspired All dressed up with nothing to say: The missed opportunity of the Oscars red carpet. #life
"24.02.2017 16:50:07" business.financialpost.com Family Finance With his life still partially in ashes, Herb, 58, needs a sense of direction for his financial assets and retirement in 2017 — possibly to the far... After losing everything in Fort McMurray fires, engineer in late 50s wonders when he can retire #business
"24.02.2017 16:45:09" calgaryherald.com Nearly 30 quakes that hit southern B.C. in February not related to the... A spate of nearly 30 earthquakes off the northwest coast of Vancouver Island Wednesday and Thursday isn't related to an event that would spark the... “It's important to take these events as reminders to all of us to make sure we are well-prepared for seismic risk,” Natural Resources Canada seismologist Honn Kao said Thursday.
"24.02.2017 16:30:13" calgaryherald.com Prosecutors can only call one other accuser — not 12 —in Bill Cosby sex... The defence objected to their testimony, saying the string of old 'casting couch' claims are not unique to Cosby and therefore not part of... A judge will let only one other accuser testify at Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial to bolster charges that the actor drugged and molested a woman at his estate near Philadelphia.
"24.02.2017 16:23:26" calgaryherald.com 'Now you finally have a president, finally': Trump declares love for... President Donald Trump declared himself among friends as he began speaking Friday at an annual gathering of conservative activists and told the... With his appearance at the conference in Maryland, Trump became the first sitting president since Ronald Reagan to address the group during his first year in office.
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"24.02.2017 16:15:07" calgaryherald.com Caitlyn Jenner slams Donald Trump's transgender decision: 'From one... The Trump White House has ended a directive issued during Barack Obama's presidency that told public schools to let transgender students use... Caitlyn Jenner is taking President Donald Trump to task for his administration's reversal of a directive on transgender access to school bathrooms.
"24.02.2017 15:40:09" calgaryherald.com Varcoe: Fresh hope in Alberta for recovery as recession fades While this year's budget deficit is pegged at a record $10.8 billion and revenue is up, the real story for Albertans is told on the broader... New economic forecasts suggest Alberta's economy will rebound in 2017. Sounds promising, but will this be a temporary recovery or permanent uptick.
"24.02.2017 14:13:59" calgaryherald.com 'He looked ready for war': Warehouse employee testifies accused mass... Former colleagues of the lone suspect in a deadly 2014 mass stabbing in a west Edmonton warehouse painted a picture of a man who kept to himself... Witnesses testified the man often dressed in military style, and had tied 'Rambo-style' ribbons around his elbows.
"24.02.2017 14:10:07" calgaryherald.com Verdict expected for Calgary parents on trial for diabetic son's death A judge is expected to rule today whether the parents of a diabetic boy who died of starvation and lack of treatment are guilty of first-degree... Emil and Rodica Radita have pleaded not guilty in the death of their 15-year-old son.
"24.02.2017 13:46:35" calgaryherald.com Life expectancy will jump over the next two decades in much of the world... Australia, Canada and New Zealand have high projected life expectancy. Researchers credit high-quality health care, along with low smoking and... One country is stuck treading water: the United States.
"24.02.2017 06:00:30" calgaryherald.com An hour from packed Kyoto, Nara is an enlightening overnight, including... Elizabeth Zach: In Japan, my serendipitous discovery of Nara and the amazing shrines of Ise An hour from packed Kyoto, Nara is an enlightening overnight, including cordial deer. #travel
"24.02.2017 05:45:15" Calgary Herald Ranked Canada's most trusted food retailer, Costco's staggering success stems from tapping into our deepest psychological impulses about security, scarcity, clarity and fear. #business The psychology of shopping.
"24.02.2017 05:30:19" calgaryherald.com How Brent Burns, once an inelegant skater who would 'never be a pro,'... Burns has a chance to win the Art Ross Trophy, becoming the only defenceman since Bobby Orr to do so While he may seem a tad unorthodox, Brent Burns shows that he knows how to succeed.
"24.02.2017 05:00:23" calgaryherald.com Bulk up the pilaf, and it's a meal: This cheesy pilaf can satisfy your... There are probably as many ways to approach rice as there are, well, cooks who love to make and eat it This cheesy pilaf can satisfy your winter cravings with little effort. #life
"24.02.2017 04:55:33" calgaryherald.com Monahan hits century mark as Flames down Lightning 3-2 TAMPA — Sean Monahan had just etched his name in the Calgary Flames history books, and he had no idea. With his second-period strike in Thursday's hard-fought triumph over the Lightning, Monahan made his mark as the youngest sharpshooter in Calgary's franchise lore to hit triple digits in total tallies.
"24.02.2017 04:50:08" calgaryherald.com With a helicopter as your ski lift, not even the sky's the limit in B.C.... The freshest powder — on the highest peaks — awaits in 11 backcountry areas which, combined, encompass more than 3 million acres of British Columbia With a helicopter as your ski lift, not even the sky's the limit in B.C. backcountry. #travel
"24.02.2017 04:30:17" calgaryherald.com Is there such a thing as Canadian cuisine? One woman went on a five-year... 'I really hope people stop saying there's no Canadian cuisine,' Lenore Newman says. The urban geographer ate her way across the country, travelling... Is there such a thing as Canadian cuisine? #life
"24.02.2017 03:51:32" calgaryherald.com Varcoe: Fresh hope in Alberta for recovery as recession fades Two years of Alberta sinking in economic quicksand is coming to an end.
New economic forecasts, including one from the Notley government, show... The province's gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to grow by 2.4 per cent this year, according to the Finance Department.
"24.02.2017 03:45:40" calgaryherald.com Canada's rural physicians offer proposals for equal access to high... OTTAWA - The Society of Rural Physicians of Canada has launched a strategy aimed at improving rural health in Canada. The strategy offers proposals to strengthen the network of specialists and other care providers, helping rural doctors offer the best care for patients and communities, despite geographical challenges.
"24.02.2017 02:30:17" calgaryherald.com Gordon Ramsay savagely eviscerates home cooks on Twitter Home cooks all around the world, either masochistic or cocky, have been tweeting the master chef images of their meals, only to be savaged. Sending your meal photos to Gordon Ramsay for a critique. What would you expect?
"24.02.2017 02:00:09" calgaryherald.com Braid: Budget still ugly, but economy looks better Finance Minister Joe Ceci usually looks like an undertaker when he unveils quarterly financial results. Ceci forecast economic growth of 2.4 per cent in 2017. This was reinforced by the Conference Board of Canada, which puts Alberta's growth prospects even higher, at 2.8 per cent.
"24.02.2017 02:00:02" contests.canada.com Maple Leaf Self Storage: Grand Opening Customize Your Summer Store and Score Contest Enter to win today! Enter to win an amazing outdoor living package from Maple Leaf Self Storage - but don't delay, this contest ends on March 12th!
"24.02.2017 01:45:05" calgaryherald.com Lethbridge teacher charged with child exploitation offences A Lethbridge teacher has been charged with child exploitation offences.
Wednesday morning, the Internet Child Exploitation team arrested Dwayne... He is charged with possessing, accessing and distributing child pornography.
"24.02.2017 01:28:25" calgaryherald.com 'We will not accept it:' Mexico on U.S. plan to deport non-Mexicans... A Trump administration official has implied that a 20-per-cent tax on goods from Mexico would be one way to force the country to pay for the wall... White House press secretary Sean Spicer played down the apparently deepening rift, characterizing the relationship between the two nations as “phenomenal.”
"24.02.2017 01:00:17" youtube.com Vanessa Carlton 'Operator' // NP Music in-studio American singer-songwriter, Vanessa Carlton is in the NP Music studio singing Operator. Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/nationalpostmusic Follow... Video of Vanessa Carlton in our music studio performing 'Operator'
"24.02.2017 00:45:06" calgaryherald.com Fortney: Ducks Unlimited boss credits southern Alberta outdoors for love... Karla Guyn considers herself one of the lucky ones. “From the age of eight, I knew I wanted to be a biologist,” she says. “I hope I can do that now for others, show them that if you love what you do, you can go pretty far," says Karla Guyn, the first woman to head Ducks Unlimited Canada.
"24.02.2017 00:40:49" calgaryherald.com Silicon Valley North? Calgary wants to lure tech workers from the U.S. Just weeks into Donald Trump's new presidency, many foreign-born workers in America are weighing their options in the wake of a controversial... America's loss could be Calgary's gain.
"24.02.2017 00:18:39" calgaryherald.com Road warriors Jane's Party to play Stampede City Sessions in Calgary If there were any lingering doubts that touring Canada is a less-than-glamorous enterprise for up-and-coming bands, consider the recent experiences of Jane's Party. Jane's Party ready to stir things up at Stampede City Sessions this weekend. #arts
"24.02.2017 00:15:07" calgaryherald.com Number of Canadians with prescriptions for medical pot soaring, now... TORONTO - The number of Canadians registered to purchase medical marijuana from licensed producers has exploded since the federal commercial-access... The surge in demand has many wondering: do all these patients have a legitimate medical need or are some using the system to get recreational pot before it's legalized?
"24.02.2017 00:13:47" calgaryherald.com Hospital stays much longer in southern Alberta than in north The duration of patient stays in many southern Alberta hospitals are consistently longer than those in the province's north, according to Alberta... It's not entirely clear why those disparities exist, but determining why could be valuable, said Dr. Ward Flemons, a medical director with the Health Quality Council of Alberta.
"23.02.2017 23:40:04" calgaryherald.com Hundreds protest after video shows off-duty LAPD officer firing gun... No one was hurt during the shooting, but the episode was recorded and widely shared across social media, sparking anger in the area and leading to... The episode was recorded and widely shared across social media, sparking anger in the area and leading to a standoff on Anaheim's streets between demonstrators and police.
"23.02.2017 23:31:09" business.financialpost.com How Costco Canada breaks retail rules to win Ranked Canada's most trusted food retailer, Costco's staggering success stems from tapping into our deepest psychological impulses about security, scarcity, clarity and fear. #business
"23.02.2017 23:30:29" calgaryherald.com Mumps outbreak decks Medicine Hat Tigers, could massively spread, says AHS Albertans are massively vulnerable to a mumps outbreak that's hooked members of the Medicine Hat Tigers hockey team, an AHS official said Thursday. “We have a number of communities that are not immunized and potentially we could have thousands of individuals vulnerable and have a large outbreak,” said Dr. Vivien Suttorp, medical officer of health for the south zone.
"23.02.2017 23:15:06" calgaryherald.com Mustard Seed offering tax clinics for low-income Calgarians Some vulnerable Calgarians could be left without needed government benefits if they're unable to file their taxes. If low-income residents don't file tax returns, they won't be able to receive GST cheques, child tax benefits if they have children, or apply for Employment Insurance.
"23.02.2017 23:10:05" calgaryherald.com Calgary Transit not 'seriously considering' headphone ban Calgary Transit won't ban headphones near train stations anytime soon, but officials are keeping an eye on other jurisdictions attempting to... “At the end of the day, we're always better off with our education campaigns,” said Brian Whitelaw, head of safety at Calgary Transit.
"23.02.2017 22:50:07" calgaryherald.com US factory CEOs to Trump: Jobs exist; skills don't WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump brought two dozen manufacturing CEOs to the White House on Thursday and declared their collective commitment to... CEOS urged the White House on Thursday to support vocational training for the high-tech skills that today's manufacturers increasingly require — a topic Trump has seldom addressed.
"23.02.2017 22:44:49" calgaryherald.com Husband killed his wife, put body in trunk, then went drinking with a... Duane Redelback suffocated his common-law wife and took her remains to the mountains, where he burned her beyond recognition, court heard Thursday. Justice Karen Horner will decide at 3:45 whether she will accept joint Crown and defence submission for a 15-year sentence for Redelback.
"23.02.2017 22:40:17" calgaryherald.com Excessive computer use has adverse effects on patient care: U of C study CALGARY - A University of Calgary study suggests that patient care is suffering from an overuse of computers in hospitals and doctor offices. There was a time when conversations would revolve around a patient's chart sitting at the foot of the bed ...
"23.02.2017 22:04:01" National Post Music A new video is up!
Canadian Folk artist Andrea Ramolo and Matt Epp were in the National Post music studio.
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"23.02.2017 21:30:16" calgaryherald.com 'Sometimes people change': Maryland shop owner offering to cover racist... Owner Dave Cutlip has been tattooing for 25 years and now he is using his skills to help people move on from a hate-filled past The challenge wasn't confronting hateful ideology but figuring out ways to erase it.
"23.02.2017 21:12:58" calgaryherald.com Sluggish capital spending dampens NDP's plan to stimulate economy The NDP government's plan to boost the economy through capital spending is hitting a snag — money isn't getting out the door. The main problem seems to be school construction, which is plagued by delays.
"23.02.2017 21:00:25" calgaryherald.com Experts say pollution of modern life is depriving us of a sense of... Pollution, uncollected trash and even messy homes are corroding our ability to detect the nuanced hues of nature and are making people sick,... “Today we're not interacting with the environment and we're in very polluted places.”
"23.02.2017 20:20:22" calgaryherald.com WATCH: Joe Ceci to unveil third-quarter budget update Albertans will learn today if there's any good news to report on the province's multibillion-dollar deficit. It can either be one of two things: Good, or bad. Tune in here at 1:30 p.m. to find out.
"23.02.2017 20:00:36" calgaryherald.com Oil demand uncertainty at peak as pundits caught between denial and... For over 100 years, the oil industry has believed that the market for their products will continue to grow ad infinitum. Those days are gone Peter Tertzakian on the slippery science of predicting how much oil the world will use in the years ahead.
"23.02.2017 19:26:21" calgaryherald.com Flames defenceman Dennis Wideman open to waiving no-move clause for trade If the Calgary Flames can find a trade taker for Dennis Wideman, the 33-year-old defenceman isn't going to stand in the way. But no takers yet . . .
"23.02.2017 19:00:22" calgaryherald.com Why the Canadian oilsands caused a bigger hit to exporters than other... Oilsands investments in Western Canada that gobbled tens of billions of dollars over the past decade are proving an Achilles heel for some of the... Alberta's oilsands don't have the investment appeal they once did. Here's why.
"23.02.2017 18:56:54" Calgary Herald's cover photo A great horned owl in a stand of aspens just south of the Red Deer River near Millicent.
"23.02.2017 18:53:36" calgaryherald.com Update: Gun found, vehicle peppered with bullets, Calgary police say The Calgary police homicide squad is investigating after a man was found dead in a bullet-ridden car on Centre St. The latest on this morning's death investigation on Centre Street.
"23.02.2017 18:15:10" calgaryherald.com Alberta's opposition to climate strategy is tale of two cities It's no surprise that Albertans in general are not fans of the NDP's climate strategy. But this graphic shows some interesting differences of... If you live in Edmonton, you're more likely to approve of the NDP's climate initiatives.
"23.02.2017 17:45:09" calgaryherald.com Plucky N.Y. bull that led police chase escapes slaughterhouse only to... A plucky bull escaped from a slaughterhouse and led police on a wild chase through the streets of Queens on Tuesday only to die on its way to a... A plucky bull escaped from a slaughterhouse and led police on a wild chase through the streets on Tuesday only to die on its way to a shelter.
"23.02.2017 17:26:20" The benefits of dog massage Animal masseuse Marta Banat of All Paws Massage discusses the benefits of dog massage — for pets young and old — and showcases a few easy moves pet parents can try at home.
"23.02.2017 17:20:10" calgaryherald.com How to buy a home when you haven't sold yours yet You've found the perfect new home for your family, but your current house hasn't sold yet. You can't afford to carry two mortgages, or maybe you... Handy information if you're this position.
"23.02.2017 16:45:10" calgaryherald.com Think your commute's bad? Global scorecard says Calgary drivers have it... Calgary commuters who think their daily drive compares to gridlock in snarled cities such as Los Angeles and New York may have to hit the brakes on... Calgary commuters who think their daily drive compares to gridlock in snarled cities such as Los Angeles and New York may have to hit the brakes on their gloomy outlook.
"23.02.2017 16:13:37" National Post Music Check out our new video: Canadian Folk Music nominee Andrea Ramolo in the National Post music studio.
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"23.02.2017 15:55:06" calgaryherald.com Game of Thrones returns to Calgary to shoot scenes for Season 7 Maisie Williams, a.k.a. Arya Stark, has been spotted in Calgary and Banff over the last couple of days, apparently taking a break from shooting... The 19-year-old actress reportedly sang karaoke at Ducky's in Calgary and has visited various areas in Banff.
"23.02.2017 15:40:06" business.financialpost.com Buckle down and 'stop being so impulsive' Whether you're saving to travel the world or hoping to wipe out student debt, sometimes you need a coach to put you on the right track Three Millennials get the money makeover treatment in part five of #MillennialsAndMoney
"23.02.2017 15:15:09" calgaryherald.com Varcoe: Oilsands renaissance seen as sector hits middle age At the ripe old age of 50, have the Canadian oilsands finally peaked, progressing into middle age and the slow toboggan ride down the hill?
Don't... At the ripe old age of 50, have the Canadian oilsands finally peaked?
"23.02.2017 14:25:56" calgaryherald.com Calgary police investigate suspicious death, close Centre Street Calgary police are investigating what they term a suspicious death on Centre Street near 12th Ave and have closed the road. A man's body was found inside the vehicle at Centre Street and 12 Avenue N. Our reporter will update this space with more details as they come.
"23.02.2017 14:15:07" calgaryherald.com Calgary council told to get ready for a hotter, wetter, windier climate In just over three decades, the temperature in Calgary could rise above 30 degrees Celsius for 28 days a year, compared to the current average of... “As Calgarians, we know that our climate is changing and we can already see it around us."
"23.02.2017 05:30:05" calgaryherald.com Court told Calgary officer accused of stealing marijuana didn't follow... Const. Robert Cumming didn't follow police protocol when he took home a seized backpack containing two baggies of marijuana, a senior officer... Cumming, 44, faces charges of breach of trust, theft and possession of a controlled substance in connection with an incident last June 3.
"23.02.2017 04:50:45" calgaryherald.com Health Canada approves sale of irradiated ground beef The federal government has approved the sale of ground beef that has been treated with radiant energy similar to X-rays. Irradiation of fresh and frozen raw ground beef can prevent premature spoilage.
"23.02.2017 04:45:13" calgaryherald.com A pub crawl in charming Dingle on Ireland's southwest coast DINGLE, Ireland - On a trip to Europe, we went looking for some real Irish charm. We found it, in Dingle, a town of 1,200 people on Ireland's... Considering a trip to Ireland? Dingle on the southwest coast seems to be a very worthy addition to your itinerary.
"23.02.2017 04:18:27" calgaryherald.com Calgary firefighters kept busy with two separate emergencies Five people safely evacuated a southwest Calgary home when a fire broke out in the basement of the structure Wednesday evening. No reports of injuries at either fire were reported.
"23.02.2017 03:45:05" calgaryherald.com Varcoe: Oilsands renaissance seen as sector hits middle age At the ripe old age of 50, have the Canadian oilsands finally peaked, progressing into middle age and the slow toboggan ride down the hill?
Don't... “It's my belief that (from) 2016 to 2020 that the oilsands have that same opportunity for a renaissance.”
"23.02.2017 03:13:42" calgaryherald.com Fortney: Oprah Winfrey's shoes the star of Lethbridge fundraiser Oprah Winfrey is one of the most famous women on the planet. So it's no surprise that, when Linda Kinnell received a gift in the mail from the talk... The project is by the non-profit organization Bridges of Hope (thebridgesofhope.com), founded by Burkina Faso native and Lethbridge resident Daniel Zopoula.
"23.02.2017 02:30:16" calgaryherald.com Canadian 'Arrival' team headed to Oscars with 'positive' vibes It's an Oscars love-in as the Canadian team behind the alien-invasion drama "Arrival" descends on Hollywood for Sunday's glitzy gala. Arrival has eight Oscar nominations, tied for second behind La La Land.
"23.02.2017 02:15:06" calgaryherald.com Federal byelections in Heritage, Midnapore ridings set for April 3 Voters in south Calgary will go to the polls in April to replace two Conservative heavy hitters. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday announced five federal byelections for April 3, including votes in Calgary Heritage and Calgary Midnapore.
"23.02.2017 02:00:16" calgaryherald.com Zika? It hasn't gone away, but some travellers are shrugging Zika hasn't gone away, but as the mosquito-borne virus has faded from the headlines, travellers seem less concerned about it than they were last year. Just because Zika "has fallen off the radar" doesn't mean travellers shouldn't be vigilant, said Dr. Kristy Murray, director of Texas Children's Hospital's Laboratory for Viral and Zoonotic Diseases.
"23.02.2017 01:15:08" calgaryherald.com Think your commute is bad? Global scorecard says Calgary drivers have it... Calgary commuters who think their daily drive compares to gridlock in snarled cities like Los Angeles and New York may have to hit the brakes on... Apparently, even Cleveland, Ohio, has worse traffic than Calgary. Of cities surveyed around the world, Calgary ranks 159th.
"23.02.2017 01:03:52" calgaryherald.com Number of hospital-admitted patients waiting in Calgary ERs triples The average number of people waiting in the emergency department to be admitted at Foothills has grown from six in January-March 2013 to 18 in the... The reason for the gridlock is one that's bedevilled Alberta's medical system for years — patients who should be in long-term care are taking up space in hospitals, said Dr. Eddy Lang, Calgary zone clinical department head.
"23.02.2017 01:00:26" calgaryherald.com The Great British Bake Off comes to Canada, with a Canadian spin-off set... The culinary competition will see 10 amateur bakers from across the country competing in themed challenges, testing their creativity and cooking... This show is almost an obsession in the UK.
"23.02.2017 00:45:06" calgaryherald.com No, baseball, you don't need to be constantly tinkering: Why the... Scott Stinson: For the second time in as many weeks, there's a report that quirky old baseball is on the verge of a rule change "The proposed rule change is designed to improve baseball by giving fans less of it."
"23.02.2017 00:30:06" calgaryherald.com Firefighters' union and city reach one-year collective bargaining... The one-year contract between the City of Calgary and the International Association of Firefighters, Local 255, includes a 2.5 per cent wage... The city has reached a collective bargaining agreement with the firefighters' union, marking the first time in two decades a deal has been reached between the two parties without arbitration.
"23.02.2017 00:10:30" calgaryherald.com Students mark Pink Shirt Day, standing up to bullies and sharing kindness Thousands of Calgary students, teachers and celebrities donned rose-coloured T-shirts as part of Pink Shirt Day, part of the growing effort to put... "Kids need to know that if they're being bullied, it's OK to remove themselves from that situation. it doesn't mean you're being weak."
"23.02.2017 00:10:07" calgaryherald.com Fiddling as Rome burned: Inside the 96 hours that brought down Milo... Before Milo Yiannopoulos gained (and lost) a Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) invitation, a book deal and a job, the now-former... The rise and ignominious fall of 'alt-right' mascot, Milo Yiannopoulos.
"22.02.2017 23:57:46" calgaryherald.com Alberta child intervention review panellist frustrated with lack of answers Opposition members of the government's child intervention review panel are concerned that the veil of secrecy around child protection has yet to be... “If they can't give the answer, then why are we here?” said an exasperated Ric McIver who sits on the panel.
"22.02.2017 23:55:04" calgaryherald.com Calgary 2026: Citizens asked to weigh in on potential Olympic bid Residents of Calgary and the Bow Valley Corridor are being asked to share their feelings on a potential bid for the 2026 Olympic Winter Games. The Calgary Bid Exploration Committee (CBEC) launched an online questionnaire Wednesday seeking citizen feedback.
"22.02.2017 23:30:14" calgaryherald.com Is there such a thing as Canadian cuisine? One woman went on a five-year... 'I really hope people stop saying there's no Canadian cuisine,' Lenore Newman says. The urban geographer ate her way across the country, travelling... With that question answered, we have to ask if there is such a thing as a Calgary cuisine?
"22.02.2017 23:00:27" calgaryherald.com Iceland's president says he would not, after all, ban pineapple as a... Gudni Th. Johannesson disclosed his opposition to pineapple on pizza to high school students last week, after which local media reported he would... Keeping you updated on this developing, international, pineapple on pizza story.
"22.02.2017 22:30:14" calgaryherald.com Facing orders to leave camp, the few remaining Dakota Access stalwarts... A mandatory evacuation order from the North Dakota governor and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is set to take effect. Anyone who stays behind... “We'll make it difficult for them to handcuff us, but there will be no forceful opposition.”
"22.02.2017 22:00:23" calgaryherald.com NASA discovers solar system with seven Earth-like planets, three of them... 'This discovery could be a significant piece in the puzzle of finding habitable environments, places that are conducive to life' And these are only 40 light years away.
"22.02.2017 21:45:07" calgaryherald.com Eric Francis: Where's the good ol' Johnny Gaudreau? When you are the face of a franchise, making $6.75 million a year, there are always going to be plenty of rumours and speculation surrounding you. Eric Francis writes: All season long, there has been no shortage of theorizing on why Calgary Flames star Johnny Gaudreau has struggled to generate the type of offence he's been capable of his first two seasons.
"22.02.2017 21:30:15" calgaryherald.com Fort McMurray's fire chief retires with the welfare of his... If everything goes according to plan, Fire Chief Darby Allen will be enjoying retirement life Vancouver with his wife, Maria, by this time next... It's been quite an eventful year, and career, for Darby Allen.
"22.02.2017 21:22:54" contests.canada.com Calgary Herald - 2017 Readers' Choice You must verify your email address before signing in. Check your email for your verification email, or enter your email address in the form below to resend the email. We want your opinion on the best of the best in Calgary! Voting ends March 13th.
"22.02.2017 21:15:10" calgaryherald.com Companies concerned new AER reporting on pipeline safety could be... “There's information that can't just be looked at from a snapshot,” said Walter Vrataric, CEO of Chinook Energy. Some oil and gas companies are raising concerns that information in a new reporting program launched by the Alberta Energy Regulator could be misleading. #business
"22.02.2017 21:09:37" calgaryherald.com Council told to get ready for a hotter, wetter, windier climate In just over three decades, the temperature in Calgary could hover above 30 degrees Celsius 28 days a year, compared to a current average of four... Some citizens worry that city hall is lagging in its approach to climate change.
"22.02.2017 21:00:29" calgaryherald.com Apple says it will open its new Steve Jobs-inspired 'spaceship'... A new 1,000-seat auditorium at the facility will be named the Steve Jobs Theater in honour of its co-founder, who died four months after his city... This is unlikely to be you average suburban office park.
"22.02.2017 20:55:09" calgaryherald.com 'He was trying to kill me': Survivors of west Edmonton double-fatal... Survivors of a mass stabbing attack at a west-end Edmonton warehouse testified at a Wednesday jury trial about the chaos of the day in 2014 when... “People were scared of him and he was enjoying it.”
"22.02.2017 20:30:13" calgaryherald.com McNeilly: How the food industry promotes false nutritional information Disclosure is important, but it's not a complete solution to a nutritional community that has failed us. Bottom line: Take what food manufacturers (and people paid by them) say about the nutritional value of their products with the proverbial grain of salt.
"22.02.2017 20:03:36" calgaryherald.com Woman charged after dog and cat found stuffed in storage locker Animal cruelty charges have been laid against a Calgary woman after a dog and cat were found in boxes in a storage locker. The maximum fine for the offences is $20,000 with the possibility of five years' imprisonment.
"22.02.2017 20:00:17" calgaryherald.com Woman charged after dog and cat found stuffed in storage locker Animal cruelty charges have been laid against a Calgary woman after a dog and cat were found in boxes in a storage locker. Thankfully, both animals have recovered and adopted into new homes.
"22.02.2017 19:56:37" calgaryherald.com Game of Thrones returns to Calgary to shoot scenes for Season 7; actress... Maisie Williams, a.k.a. Arya Stark, has been spotted in Calgary and Banff over the last couple of days, apparently taking a break from shooting... Maisie Williams, a.k.a. Arya Stark, reportedly sang karaoke at Ducky's in Calgary and has visited various areas in Banff.
"22.02.2017 19:05:08" calgaryherald.com NASA discovers solar system with seven Earth-like planets, three of them... 'This discovery could be a significant piece in the puzzle of finding habitable environments, places that are conducive to life' Are we alone?
"22.02.2017 19:00:19" calgaryherald.com Federal byelections in Heritage, Midnapore ridings set for April 3 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday announced five federal byelections for April 3, including votes in Calgary Heritage and Calgary Midnapore. Voters in south Calgary will go to the polls in April to replace two Conservative heavy hitters.
"22.02.2017 18:40:11" calgaryherald.com A crisis is coming: If this many cross the U.S. border in February, how... Andrew Coyne: We may soon find unmanageable numbers arriving on our doorstep after Donald Trump vowed to deport much of the U.S. undocumented... Andrew Coyne writes: I feel for Clement. Like him, I have no easy answers to this dilemma. Unlike him, however, I'm willing to admit it.
"22.02.2017 18:35:00" calgaryherald.com Four inmates charged in jailhouse attack on triple murderer Douglas Garland City police have charged four inmates in the jailhouse attack last weekend on convicted triple murderer Douglas Garland. Charges have been laid after Garland was beaten in jail.
"22.02.2017 18:20:19" calgaryherald.com Plucky N.Y. bull that led police chase escapes slaughterhouse only to... A plucky bull escaped from a slaughterhouse and led police on a wild chase through the streets of Queens on Tuesday only to die on its way to a... The break for freedom was covered live on local TV.
"22.02.2017 18:00:20" calgaryherald.com Request made to rename Calgary riding for late politician Manmeet Bhullar The Alberta Electoral Boundaries Commission is considering a request to rename the provincial riding of Calgary-Greenway after the late Manmeet... The request comes as the commission considers how to change ridings before the next election.
"22.02.2017 17:40:17" calgaryherald.com Foster mom was never supposed to have young children, fatality inquiry... The fatality inquiry into the 2007 death of three-year-old Kawliga Potts, whose foster mother was convicted of manslaughter, began in Edmonton... The three-year old's paternal grandfather was a licensed foster carer, but despite him reaching out to the toddler's case worker, his grandson was never placed in his care.
"22.02.2017 17:20:13" calgaryherald.com For $55, a phone and an iPod, two teens shot 14-year-old girl in the... Deserae Turnern disappeared on Friday night; she was found hours later, shot in the head and clinging to life in a canal “She is in the fight of her life.”
"22.02.2017 17:00:22" calgaryherald.com Yedlin: Alberta government goes where it shouldn't — meddling with AIMCo The Alberta government might be winning points on the pipeline file, but when it comes to understanding the world of governance, finance and... Deborah Yedlin writes: Intended or not, it appears the government doesn't believe an understanding of increasingly complex financial markets or being able to read a balance sheet or income statement are important qualifications for anyone wanting to aid
"22.02.2017 16:40:19" calgaryherald.com Millions targeted for possible deportation as Trump rewrites immigration... Under the Obama administration guidance, immigrants whose only violation was being in the country illegally were generally left alone Any immigrant who is in the country illegally and is charged or convicted of any offence, or even suspected of a crime, will now be an enforcement priority, according to Homeland Security Department memos signed by Secretary John Kelly.
"22.02.2017 16:20:07" calgaryherald.com Explosive growth in south Calgary is main challenge for Electoral... The group charged with redrawing Alberta's riding boundaries kicked off two days of hearings in Calgary on Tuesday facing one of its major... Under the most recent census numbers released by Statistics Canada, the riding of Calgary-South East, with a population of 92,248, is nearly double the size of the average of Alberta's population divided by the province's 87 legislative assembly seats.
"22.02.2017 15:50:35" Don Braid talks about B.C. election Calgary Herald columnist Don Braid Politics talks about the B.C. election that's coming fast and its implications on Alberta and the NDP. Read his column here: http://calgaryherald.com/news/politics/braid-ndp-keeps-a-nervous-eye-on-looming-b-c-election
"22.02.2017 15:45:08" driving.ca How it works: Fighting road congestion How do you make traffic better? Curiously, not by simply building more roads driving.ca: Logically, you'd think building more roads will handle all the extra cars. Turns out, that's the worst thing we can do. #autos
"22.02.2017 15:32:31" Calgary Herald's cover photo Teammates rush the ice as Mark Giordano #5 of the Calgary Flames is congratulated by teammate Johnny Gaudreau #13 after scoring a game winning overtime goal in a 6-5 victory over the Nashville Predators
"22.02.2017 15:05:10" calgaryherald.com Calgary seniors shocked at being fingerprinted, mug-shotted by U.S.... Calgary seniors Carl and Sandra Hannigan were looking forward to a stress-free flight home after a 10-day visit to Mexico. “It was a little bit unsettling and unnerving."
"22.02.2017 14:36:57" calgaryherald.com Oops. 'Andre Chabot For Mayor 2017' website sheds light on mayoral race The Ward 10 councillor has contemplated a mayoral bid since Calgary's 2013 municipal election, began testing the waters more seriously in 2015, and... It's no great secret that Andre Chabot has long coveted the big chair on city council.
"22.02.2017 14:00:58" calgaryherald.com Energy watchdog tracking company performance to reduce pipeline spills Alberta's energy watchdog has set a target to cut the number of pipeline spills that affect wildlife and water systems through added enforcement... “All pipeline incidents are preventable,” said Veronique Giry, a vice-president at the energy regulator.
"22.02.2017 13:00:44" calgaryherald.com Metalcore band Pierce the Veil happy with slow rise to success It's been a slow, steady rise for San Diego metalcore band, Pierce the Veil. And that's A-OK by Jaime Preciado. The band's latest album, Misadventures, debuted at No. 4 on the Billboard Top 500 and hit the top of the alternative and rock charts.
"22.02.2017 12:00:32" calgaryherald.com Flames hang on to upend Nashville 6-5 in overtime NASHVILLE — Typically, when the captain is holding court at his locker-stall talking about what could have been, it's not a good thing. The Flames frittered away a three-goal lead in the second period of Tuesday's crucial contest ...
"22.02.2017 04:30:08" calgaryherald.com Canada to spend $28 million to give asylum to 1,200 more Yazidi refugees... ISIL is committing genocide against the Yazidi people and holding many of the religious group's women and girls as sex slaves The choice recognizes that ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant) is committing genocide against the Yazidi people and holding hundreds of the religious group's women and girls as sex slaves subject to rape and assault.
"22.02.2017 04:00:09" calgaryherald.com Islamic centre in Red Deer targeted with hateful message scrawled in snow Snow was the canvas for a hateful message scrawled outside a Red Deer mosque, and now Mounties are on the hunt for the man who left it there. Mounties didn't describe the message, but said it was signed E.K.
"22.02.2017 03:30:08" calgaryherald.com Calgary seniors shocked at being fingerprinted, mug-shotted by U.S.... Calgary seniors Carl and Sandra Hannigan were looking forward to a stress-free flight home after a 10-day visit to Mexico. “It was a little bit unsettling and unnerving . . . I felt our privacy was invaded.”
"22.02.2017 03:25:34" National Post Music Watch this soulful performance from Matt Andersen of "I'm Giving In" in National Post music studio
"22.02.2017 03:00:09" calgaryherald.com Polls show majority support for merging Alberta's conservative parties Most Albertans are in favour of the Wildrose and Progressive Conservative parties joining together, according to a new poll that also shows both of... The support is highest among PC voters, at 72 per cent, while 65 per cent of Wildrose supporters were in favour of bringing the two parties together.
"22.02.2017 02:45:04" calgaryherald.com Nenshi at 60 per cent approval but could be heading into 'danger zone' Mayor Naheed Nenshi remains popular in Calgary but could be heading into the "danger zone" ahead of this year's municipal election, says a pollster... While the numbers are still strong, Nenshi faces potential bumps in the midst of Calgary's continuing economic struggles and unhappiness over issues such as property taxes ...
"22.02.2017 02:18:27" calgaryherald.com Braid: NDP keeps a nervous eye on looming B.C. election That's one scary poll for Alberta's economic future.
Not the latest one on Alberta politics, which shows a big lead for both conservative... Braid: "For Premier Rachel Notley's NDP, the question is what Alberta should do if their sister party actively tries to block a project that already has federal cabinet approval."
"22.02.2017 02:00:11" calgaryherald.com Legislative committee recommends abolishing 'archaic' squatters' rights law The motion gained all-party backing with enthusiastic support from opposition MLAs and cautious agreement from members on the government side. “It's an old law that's crazy and should be abolished,” said Progressive Conservative MLA Wayne Drysdale.
"22.02.2017 01:45:04" calgaryherald.com Million-dollar homes on High River flood plain auctioned for pittance High River homes that were worth millions before being ravaged by the 2013 flood have recouped just under $3 million for the province following a... Successful bidders in the auction scooped up most of the properties for a fraction of their former values, with final costs ranging from $29,000 to $262,500. In all, 11 of the homes were acquired for under $100,000.
"22.02.2017 01:30:12" calgaryherald.com Simpsons' classic softball episode celebrates 25th anniversary with... After most of the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant's ringers were ruled out of the final, Homer drove in the winning run in inimitably hapless fashion The Baseball Hall of Fame announced Tuesday that it will “induct” the portly 39-year-old into its hallowed museum in recognition of the 25th anniversary of the “Homer at the Bat” episode.
"22.02.2017 01:15:05" calgaryherald.com Calgary Transit drivers observe a moment of silence for slain Winnipeg... In a show of solidarity, Calgary Transit drivers stopped for a moment of silence Tuesday afternoon to honour a Winnipeg bus driver killed on the... On average, Calgary's transit drivers experience about seven assaults per month, many of them violent.
"22.02.2017 01:00:11" calgaryherald.com Liberals win key Commons vote while Tories are accused of creating... All 165 Liberal MPs in the House of Commons Tuesday, led by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, voted against a motion calling on MPs to condemn “all... The Canadian Muslim Forum believes federal Conservatives are insincere when they say they wish to fight rising anti-Muslim sentiment in Canada.
"22.02.2017 00:45:05" calgaryherald.com Former Lethbridge police officer cleared of gun trafficking charges Despite not believing his claims of innocence, a Calgary judge on Tuesday found a former Lethbridge police officer not guilty of firearms... Former Lethbridge police officer cleared of gun trafficking charges
"22.02.2017 00:30:11" calgaryherald.com Airdrie mourning after six-year-old dies after plunging through ice The mother of a six-year-old Airdrie boy who died after falling through the ice on a canal is struggling to come to terms with his death, says the... "It was already so tragic, and to find out it was someone we know. It really touched home — I just held my kids tight.”
"22.02.2017 00:15:05" calgaryherald.com Explosive growth in south Calgary is main challenge for Electoral... Under the most recent census numbers released by Statistics Canada, the riding of Calgary-South East, with a population of 92,248, is nearly double... The group charged with redrawing Alberta's riding boundaries kicked off two days of hearings in Calgary Tuesday facing one of its major challenges — the rapidly expanding population at the southern edfe of the city.
"21.02.2017 23:45:06" calgaryherald.com Maple syrup producers face challenges in warming world DURHAM, N.H. - New Hampshire's maple syrup producers say they are feeling the impact of climate change, as winters become warmer and frigid nights... Some producers talk of seeing a steep drop in the amounts of sap they are getting, while others are dealing with another trend attributed to warmer temperatures in which the sap goes up to the top of the trees rather than down to taps.
"21.02.2017 23:00:00" What Canadians need to know when crossing the border Can border agents search your phone?
"21.02.2017 22:39:43" calgaryherald.com Police officer charged with stealing drugs was target of undercover sting Calgary police used an undercover sting operation to target one of their own for allegedly stealing seized drugs, court heard Tuesday. As he was being read his Charter rights MacQueen could hear Cumming talking, saying “his life is over,” “he's f—–,” and “if you want the drugs I'll take you there right now
"21.02.2017 22:17:11" calgaryherald.com Oops. 'Andre Chabot For Mayor 2017' website sheds light on mayoral race It's no great secret that Andre Chabot has long coveted the big chair on city council.
The Ward 10 councillor has mulled a mayoral bid since... The evidence keeps piling up that veteran Ward 10 councillor Andre Chabot is going to challenge Naheed Nenshi in the October election. He just won't admit it.
"21.02.2017 22:00:12" calgaryherald.com Pedestrian struck and killed by CTrain was distracted by phone: police A 30-year-old man who stepped in front of a CTrain at the Whitehorn LRT Station Monday night was distracted by his cellphone, according to police. The man, who was struck and killed by a northbound CTrain around 8:30 p.m., was also wearing earphones at the time.
"21.02.2017 22:00:00" Is OPEC still a thing? Today, OPEC produces 33 million barrels but the world consumes 97 million barrels every day.
"21.02.2017 21:47:29" National Post Music Harrow Fair cover of Chris Isaak 's 'Wicked Game'
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"21.02.2017 21:45:07" calgaryherald.com Seven skiers, snowboarders, found safe at Sun Peaks ski resort near... All seven people reported missing Monday at a ski resort near Kamloops have been found safe. Alan Hobler with Kamloops Search and Rescue says three... It was quite the night last night at the Sun Peaks Resort.
"21.02.2017 21:30:14" calgaryherald.com Facebook Messenger now lets Canadians send money internationally with... The bot, which is free to use and doesn't affect prices or rates offered, will talk users through the process of arranging an international money... Facebook - for all of your international banking needs.
"21.02.2017 21:15:14" calgaryherald.com If 1 lens on a phone camera is good, are 2 better? Apple isn't saying much about its next iPhones, but there's been plenty of speculation that the giant Plus model will have two camera lenses side... A look at the phones which already have two cameras and how well they work.
"21.02.2017 21:00:27" calgaryherald.com From restaurants to reefs: recycling discarded oyster shells If you slurp oysters from the half-shell in New Orleans, you may be doing more than satisfying a culinary craving: You could be helping to... Eat oysters, help build a reef.
"21.02.2017 20:45:10" calgaryherald.com No 'sweet spot': Buffett takes his own advice in walking away from... 'The trick in investing is just to sit there and watch pitch after pitch go by and wait for the one right in your sweet spot' A Warren Buffet deal that went sideways, in short order.
"21.02.2017 20:30:19" calgaryherald.com Defenceman Michael Stone to debut for Flames in Nashville New guy, meet the other new guy. One day after arriving in a trade from the Arizona Coyotes, defenceman Michael Stone will log his debut for the... Also ... Dennis Wideman is scratched for tonight's game.
"21.02.2017 20:30:17" calgaryherald.com Veresen selling power generation business for $1.18B Veresen Inc. is selling its power generation business to several buyers for a total of $1.18 billion. This is a major move by this Calgary-based company.
"21.02.2017 20:15:07" calgaryherald.com Spoiling for a fight with Canada, U.S. dairies push for Trump deal Blame Canada. That's what U.S. farmers say about some of the bubbling gluts weighing on the milk market, and they are eager for President Donald... Some of Canada's market protections for dairy farmers face a strong challenge from south of the border.
"21.02.2017 20:14:39" National Post Music Join #NPMusic as we host weekly performances of original songs and covers from some of the most critically acclaimed names in music. Subscribe to our YouTube channel and don't miss out on new videos and
"21.02.2017 20:00:19" calgaryherald.com Jeremy Renner, The Walking Dead's Steven Yeun scheduled for Calgary... Jeremy Renner, who stars as arrow-slinging superhero Hawkeye in The Avengers, is set to appear at the Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo. Coming to the Calgary Expo this spring.
"21.02.2017 19:45:08" calgaryherald.com Loblaw resets passwords for all PC Plus accounts after points stolen in... Loblaw said it's reimbursing members whose points were stolen in a breach the company said stemmed from people using favourite or weak passwords... Heads up if you shop at Sobeys, Superstore, Safeway or No Frills
"21.02.2017 19:30:23" calgaryherald.com Ottawa Redblacks acquire quarterback Tate from Calgary Stampeders OTTAWA - The Ottawa Redblacks have acquired veteran quarterback Drew Tate from the Calgary Stampeders a 2018 fifth-round draft pick. With the Stamps signing veteran QB Mitchell Gale last week, there's no room on the roster for Tate.
"21.02.2017 17:24:26" National Post Music Watch The Elwins in the National Post music studio.
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"21.02.2017 17:20:10" calgaryherald.com It's pencils down at 4:51 sharp: Workers in Australian tax office balk... 'Nine minutes per person per day can generate significant productivity,' the government argued in trying to get its tax workers to agree to a... The proposal was dropped after it prompted an angry backlash among staff.
"21.02.2017 17:00:22" calgaryherald.com Father and son killed in head-on collision with each other in Alabama Jeffrey and Austin Brasher both died in as their trucks collided on Saturday morning, as one drove home from a party and the other to work. Police... “You really just cannot imagine it.”
"21.02.2017 16:45:07" calgaryherald.com Eric Francis: Familiar defenceman a Stone cold acquisition for Flames There was only one bigger name amongst defencemen available at the trade deadline than Michael Stone. Eric Francis writes: No one on the rental market is a better fit for the Calgary Flames than the 26-year-old with strong Calgary ties.
"21.02.2017 16:20:14" calgaryherald.com Parent company of Tim Hortons to buy Popeyes restaurant chain for $1.8... TORONTO - The parent company of Tim Hortons and Burger King is making a move to add fried chicken with an offer to buy Popeyes in a friendly deal. The friendly deal is worth US$1.8 billion
"21.02.2017 15:53:47" calgaryherald.com 13 Calgary police employees file bullying, harassment complaints More than a dozen employees of the Calgary Police Service, including a veteran female police officer who publicly resigned from her job on the... The employees allege that the culture of the Calgary Police Service protects those who engage in abusive and harassing conduct in the workplace.
"21.02.2017 15:45:08" driving.ca Your Corner Wrench: Is it plastic or metal? Don't make assumptions There's more plastic than ever in our vehicles – and it takes some care and knowledge to avoid damage driving.ca: Do you know how much non-metal material is under the hood of your car? #autos
"21.02.2017 15:40:07" calgaryherald.com Polls show majority support for merging Alberta's conservative parties Most Albertans are in favour of the Wildrose and Progressive Conservative parties joining together, according to a new poll that also shows both of... The poll shows that 54 per cent of Albertans support merging the two parties.
"21.02.2017 15:13:59" Timeline Photos Could Nenshi be heading into the danger zone as he seeks his third term as mayor? Here are the results of the latest poll that show he still has strong support with 60 per cent approval.
"21.02.2017 06:00:11" calgaryherald.com Paramedic Jennie: Black eyes, split lips, drunken monks and a profession... This paramedic in rural Ontario has been punched and had her private parts grabbed, more than once, including by a man she was administering oxygen to Cubitt stresses that violence against paramedics is grossly under-reported and merely accepted as part of the job. “It needs to be addressed."
"21.02.2017 05:40:03" calgaryherald.com Milo Yiannopoulos uninvited from American conservatives' conference over... The organizers of this week's Conservative Political Action Conference rescinded their controversial booking of the controversial Breitbart editor “We continue to believe that CPAC is a constructive forum for controversies and disagreements among conservatives, however there is no disagreement among our attendees on the evils of sexual abuse of children," Schlapp said in the statement.
"21.02.2017 05:20:04" calgaryherald.com Young kids at risk of opioid overdose from adult prescriptions in... Health records identified 103 children who were treated in Ontario for an overdose and whose mothers had received publicly funded opioids The researchers found that kids whose moms were given an opioid had more than twice the risk of suffering an overdose compared to children whose mothers were put on anti-inflammatory pills. Codeine, oxycodone and methadone were the most common cause of
"21.02.2017 05:00:08" calgaryherald.com Liberal government 'testing the limits' of Canadians' attitudes to... A new Angus Reid Institute survey shows Canadians generally approve of the government's approach to refugees. But 41 per cent said the intake is... Broken down by region, those living in B.C. and the Atlantic provinces were most likely to favour allowing more refugees into the country, while half of Albertans and 55 per cent of those in Saskatchewan said the numbers were too high.
"21.02.2017 04:30:05" calgaryherald.com Plane carrying five people crashes into Melbourne mall: 'When it hit the... Police said it appeared that no one aboard the plane had survived. No one on the ground was injured A pilot reported a “catastrophic engine failure” moments before the plane crashed into a storage area at the rear of the mall, police said.
"21.02.2017 04:00:08" calgaryherald.com Eric Francis: Familiar defenceman a Stone cold acquisition for Flames There was only one bigger name amongst defencemen available at the trade deadline than Michael Stone. “Our focus is the next 23 games and I think he can help us there. You never like to give up picks but the prices seemed right to give us a push. I don't want any misnomers here, he's a solid payer but he's not coming in to be the saviour. That said, we
"21.02.2017 03:30:07" calgaryherald.com Proposed city climate change strategy doesn't go far enough: councillor As a city committee gets set to view a proposed climate change strategy, a veteran councillor believes the plan needs to be more aggressive. Alberta has witnessed seven out of the 10 costliest disasters in Canada, including the 2013 southern Alberta flood and the Fort McMurray wildfire. Insured losses in the province have soared to almost $8 billion since 2010, and the long-term effects of
"21.02.2017 03:24:45" Mom pleads for safe return of late son's stolen mementos She's willing to forgive and forget if the keepsakes are simply returned anonymously.
"21.02.2017 03:00:08" calgaryherald.com Online support grows to help Calgary man killed in crash return to... A day after a Calgary man who emigrated from Ireland was killed in a deadly crash, supporters have raised thousands of dollars to help his young... Maher leaves behind his wife and twin boys, who turned four less than a week ago, according to his Facebook.
"21.02.2017 02:30:05" calgaryherald.com Salvation Army feed the hungry at annual Family Day dinner Hundreds of hungry Calgarians enjoyed a free Family Day meal thanks to the Salvation Army. Celotto said a good portion of Calgary's homeless community are in their old age and events like the Family Day dinner give people who are separated from their families a place to go and feel like they are part of the community.
"21.02.2017 02:00:09" calgaryherald.com Thieves steal funeral books and mementos from grieving mom Her son was taken without warning, and now a car-prowler has left a devastated mom making a desperate plea for the return of keepsakes from his... “He died very suddenly, he wasn't terminally ill, so these are the things that we could gather up when he died, realizing that we'd want to hold all of our memories tight,” said Carpenter.
"21.02.2017 01:30:06" calgaryherald.com One boy dead after falling through ice in Airdrie AIRDRIE — Police have confirmed a six-year-old boy is dead and his brother is in hospital after falling through ice into a canal in Airdrie. Stuart Brideaux, spokesman with Alberta Health Services, said the incident happened near a bridge along a walking path and both boys were rescued by members of the Airdrie Fire Department. Brideaux said it is unknown how long the boys were in the water
"21.02.2017 01:00:10" calgaryherald.com New details emerge as 'tough' investigation continues in MRU plane crash For TSB investigators, three things are making their job particularly difficult in this case: no survivors, no eyewitnesses and no flight recorder,... "It's going to be hard. It's going to be tough to say whether we're going to come to absolute conclusions as to definitely what happened," Lee said. "And that's just the reality of the work we do. We don't have the luxury to speculate. If we don't know
"21.02.2017 00:30:08" calgaryherald.com Gemstone company pursuing market growth for ammolite, 'Alberta's... Calgary-based Korite is a 35-year-old company, but the foundation for its business was laid 70 million years ago. Maull says Korite is an Alberta success story — a 100 per cent Canadian owned company that creates local employment and markets a one-of-a-kind Alberta product around the globe.
"20.02.2017 23:50:52" calgaryherald.com Canadian bobsleighers Jesse Lumsden, Justin Kripps redeem rough season... Lumsden works in business development in the slumping oil and gas industry, so the brakeman knows something about persevering through dark times While the 2016-17 campaign has featured way more downs than ups, Lumsden figures the lessons from such a roller-coaster ride could make the difference when it counts.
"20.02.2017 23:07:45" calgaryherald.com Former Canadian labour leader Bob White dies at 81 Bob White, one of the giants of the Canadian labour movement, has died at age 81. “Whenever he walked into the room or whenever he talked he just took all the time in the world to talk to anybody. He never took his position out of context, never thought he was bigger than anybody else. It's just a sad day for the labour movement.”
"20.02.2017 22:38:09" calgaryherald.com Flames trade picks for Coyotes defenceman Michael Stone A former standout for the Western Hockey League's Calgary Hitmen, Michael Stone will once again bring his booming slapshot to the Saddledome. The Coyotes will reportedly pay half of his salary — Stone is earning US$4-million on a one-year deal — for the remainder of this season.
"20.02.2017 22:00:38" calgaryherald.com How the cookie fortune crumbles: Dare family embroiled in lawsuit over... Dare Foods started off as a cookie and candy manufacturer in Kitchener, Ontario. Now Carolyn Dare is suing her brothers over her piece of the... A trial that begins next week in Toronto threatens to either break up this confectionery dynasty or cripple it with debt.
"20.02.2017 21:30:15" calgaryherald.com Big banks said to be more open to making loans to oil and gas industry “The bank lending industry is a little more comfortable with some stability in oil prices, and that gives them the courage to lend a little more,”... Credit has started to flow more freely to Canada's battered oil and gas sector, though some executives say lenders are favouring larger and more financially secure producers.
"20.02.2017 21:00:32" calgaryherald.com Problem gamblers enter a trancelike 'zone' when they play slots, UBC... The results of their experiment support the idea of a “slot machine zone” in which players escape from negative emotions and stress and block... Gambling addicts enter a trancelike state while playing slot machines that appears to make the surrounding world and its cares melt away, according to new research from the University of British Columbia.
"20.02.2017 20:30:11" calgaryherald.com People injured on turbulent Air Canada flight that landed in Calgary not... The Transportation Safety Board warned air travellers of the importance of wearing seatbelts as it released a report Monday that found a failure to... “Most of the passengers who were physically injured were aware that they were required to wear their seatbelts, but chose not to,” the TSB said.
"20.02.2017 20:00:48" calgaryherald.com Young kids at risk of opioid overdose from adult prescriptions in... Young children whose mothers have been prescribed an opioid are at an increased risk of being hospitalized for an overdose from the potent pain... "It's important to understand that a single tablet could kill a small child." #Health
"20.02.2017 19:00:41" calgaryherald.com Atlanta, other cities eye test tracks for self-driving cars ATLANTA - Self-driving vehicles could begin tooling down a bustling Atlanta street full of cars, buses, bicyclists and college students, as the... Atlanta would become one of the largest urban areas for testing self-driving vehicles. #Technology
"20.02.2017 18:00:20" calgaryherald.com Police investigating suspicious death in Bowness Police are investigating the suspicious death of a man in Bowness on Sunday afternoon.
Calgary police say they responded to a medical call at a... The medical examiner deemed the death to be suspicious, but a cause of death has not been determined.
"20.02.2017 17:30:12" calgaryherald.com Search for Alberta sledder missing in popular B.C. snowmobiling area... Boulder Mountain near Revelstoke in southeastern B.C., has been closed as RCMP and rescue teams search for a missing snowmobiler. Staff Sgt. Kurt... Police say the 48-year-old Hinton man became separated from his group at around 4:30 p.m. Sunday.
"20.02.2017 17:00:38" calgaryherald.com Eurozone tries to avoid another Greek crisis BRUSSELS - The eurozone's 19 finance ministers will be looking to defuse the risk of another Greek crisis as they try to agree Monday on what... Greece remains dependent on bailout loans from its partners in the eurozone to pay its debts. It has a debt repayment hump in July, and without new loans, it faces bankruptcy and a potential exit from the euro.
"20.02.2017 16:00:18" calgaryherald.com How to Family Day in Calgary: Nine things you can do with your clan Glow: Downtown Winter Light Festival
Ramping up for Canada's 150th birthday, Glow: Downtown Winter Light Festival is the first interactive light... Heading out with your family today? Here are nine events happening around the city:
"20.02.2017 15:30:15" calgaryherald.com Defence lawyer blasts those who cheered the beating of convicted... A criminal defence lawyer who has raised concerns in the past about safety at a Calgary jail says people shouldn't be happy that a convicted... “Convicted or not, he's entitled to protection and basic human rights. Even if he didn't show that to his victims,” said criminal defence lawyer Balfour Der.
"20.02.2017 15:00:57" calgaryherald.com John Gilchrist: Long a go-to choice, Jack Astors adapts with the... No one will ever mistake Jack Astor's Bar & Grill for one of the hot, trendy, hard-to-get-into restaurants around town. New menu launches happen twice yearly (the next one comes in April) with some old dishes falling off and new ones added. On the last menu change nine dishes, including the Mac & Cheese burger, the shrimp taco and the tuna slaw were dropped, while tuna
"20.02.2017 14:00:52" calgaryherald.com Daphne Bramham: Rick Peterson believes policy matters in Tory leadership... In normal times, Rick Peterson would seem to have all the right credentials for a potential Conservative Party leader. Peterson is not well known outside Vancouver, let alone the rest of Canada, and he's not getting a lot of media coverage. He admits it.
"20.02.2017 13:00:41" calgaryherald.com Focus on heart health in the gym this month February is heart month. With hearts at the centre of your attention, let's discuss how you can keep your heart healthy. When the cardiovascular system is untrained, the amount of work the body can handle at any heart rate is less. When the cardiovascular system is functioning optimally the level of intensity of work goes up with less effort needed to perform the work. In
"20.02.2017 06:00:16" calgaryherald.com 6 Things: Calgary's multi-family real estate market More apartments, duplexes, and townhomes were sold through Calgary's resale home market inJanuary than the same month in 2016. “Conditions have improved over last year, but people need to remember that last year's market was one of the weakest on record,” says CREB's chief economist Ann-Marie Lurie. “Despite the appearance of a major shift in activity, the transition in the
"20.02.2017 05:30:11" calgaryherald.com Toronto Blue Jays' Josh Donaldson downplays calf strain, says he'll be... The Bringer of Rain was the bringer of interesting observations on Sunday, telling reporters he felt the Jays underperformed offensively in 2016 “We have a really nice lineup and I'm looking forward to seeing Kendrys (Morales). I've heard really good things about him and getting to see him hit every day and having (Jose) Bautista back is always great for us,” Donaldson said.
"20.02.2017 05:00:14" calgaryherald.com 'My wife thinks I look like a fool': Hockey writer watches NHL game in... Under the working theory that nothing bad has ever come out of a case of beer, Postmedia's Michael Traikos decided to give the new technology a try The VR experience is another keyhole into previously uncharted territory. Using three cameras — one at centre ice and one behind each net — the technology gives viewers a 360-degree look from a unique vantage point.
"20.02.2017 04:30:06" calgaryherald.com Car bomb kills 34 in Somalia marketplace: 'It was a horrific and... Somalia's new president visited victims wounded by the Mogadishu car bomb on Sunday and offered a $100,000 reward for information about the plot “It was a horrific and barbaric attack only aimed at killings civilians,” police Capt. Mohamed Hussein said from the scene of the blast.
"20.02.2017 04:00:09" calgaryherald.com Garth Brooks 'answers prayers' for flood of Edmonton and area fans Legend. It's how fans of Garth Brooks described the superstar on Friday night ahead of the first of nine sold-out shows at Rogers Place in Edmonton. Fans came from Alberta and beyond to hear hits like The Thunder Rolls and Friends in Low Places.
"20.02.2017 03:30:07" calgaryherald.com Watch Brian Mulroney serenade Donald Trump with When Irish Eyes are... A video posted on social media shows the former PM singing at a fundraising event. He had been sitting with his longtime Florida neighbours, Donald... Saturday wasn't the first time Mulroney sang When Irish Eyes are Smiling in the presence of an American president.
"20.02.2017 03:00:08" calgaryherald.com Veteran Olympian Sam Edney makes Canadian luge history with World Cup... The Calgarian made history as the first Canadian man to ever win a World Cup luge medal on a foreign track. At 32, Edney is a three-time Olympian who thought he might never have another chance at reversing the heartbreak of a crushing fourth-place finish in the team event at the 2014 Sochi Games.
"20.02.2017 02:30:05" calgaryherald.com Family, friends, colleagues gather to remember MRU flight instructor... "An officer and a gentleman." "Jeff will be missed be all who knew him, and whose lives he touched," Morrison said. "His legacy lives on through his children, those he served with in Afghanistan, and the next generation of young pilots he trained in the Air Force."
"20.02.2017 02:00:10" calgaryherald.com 'Look what's happening in Sweden': Donald Trump says he was talking... Swedes have been ridiculing President Donald Trump's remarks that suggested a major incident had happened in the Scandinavian country Sweden, which has a long reputation for welcoming refugees and migrants, had a record 163,000 asylum applications in 2015 and it has since cut back on the number it annually accepts. Its most recent attack was in the capital, Stockholm, in December 2010,
"20.02.2017 01:30:05" calgaryherald.com 'He was anxious, he was scared': U.S. woman shocked friend walked to... Trump's hardline views on immigration have rattled many in Minneapolis's large Somali community. Mohamed Badal almost died on the cold, snowy trek... Shaie says her friend, who had been authorized to work night shifts in a warehouse, feared he could be arrested and deported at any moment.
“You don't want to go back to Somalia right now. There's no opportunity. There's nothing there,” she says. “You
"20.02.2017 01:00:13" calgaryherald.com Edmonton woman to ride thousands of kilometres to conquer cancer Lisa MacKenzie plans to ride from Whitehorse to Edmonton before joining the Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer in honour of her mother. The avid cyclist is amplifying her challenge tenfold this year by adding a 2,000-kilometre journey from Whitehorse to Edmonton. She hopes to raise $15,000 for the Alberta Cancer Foundation while she and her 11-year-old dog Sage spend about three weeks on
"20.02.2017 00:30:07" calgaryherald.com Strathmore man dead after single-vehicle crash A 35-year-old man from Strathmore is dead after rolling his vehicle near Standard, Alta. The 35-year-old man from Strathmore was pronounced dead on the scene. The driver was the lone occupant of the SUV.
"20.02.2017 00:00:10" calgaryherald.com Islamic group concerned about anti-Muslim protest outside Toronto mosque The protest came as Parliament debated a motion condemning Islamophobia and racism The executive director of the National Council says it's “deeply” disturbing that such a protest would happen, let alone after last month's slaying of six men at a Quebec City mosque.
"19.02.2017 23:30:06" calgaryherald.com 'Oh! F— off': Milo Yiannopoulos found a bromance with Bill Maher. Then... However, Bill Maher expressed confusion over how so many ultraconservative Americans had made a flamboyant British man their ideological leader “The worst people on the very far left and the very far right hate me,” Yiannopoulos said.
Wilmore had the perfect rejoinder to that: “I think you're leaving out a lot of people.”
"19.02.2017 23:00:12" calgaryherald.com U.S.-backed Iraqi forces launch major air-and-ground offensive to drive... Ground units pushed into a belt of villages outside Iraq's second-largest city, and plumes of smoke rose into the sky as coalition jets struck... “The situation is distressing. People, right now, are in trouble,” Lise Grande, the UN humanitarian co-ordinator for Iraq, said in a statement. “We are hearing reports of parents struggling to feed their children and to heat their homes.”
"19.02.2017 22:30:08" calgaryherald.com SpaceX launches rocket carrying space station supplies from NASA's... It will reach the space station Wednesday, delivering 5,500 pounds of food, clothes and experiments. As an extra special treat, SpaceX landed its leftover booster back at Cape Canaveral several minutes after liftoff, a feat accomplished only twice before.
"19.02.2017 22:00:17" calgaryherald.com Appeal court hands two Hells Angels more prison time for drug... Two men affiliated with the Hells Angels had five years tacked onto their prison sentences for conspiring to traffic cocaine and benefiting a... “We respectfully take a different view from the trial judge as to the magnitude of this form of parasitic profit-making by mature criminals willing to intimidate both competitors and employees and batten on the suffering of others,” the panel of judges
"19.02.2017 21:00:20" calgaryherald.com Martin Sheen on relating to 'Anne of Green Gables' story for YTV films TORONTO - Martin Sheen has a great affinity for the classic Canadian story of "Anne of Green Gables" and his introverted character, Matthew Cuthbert. Sheen called Anne "probably the most famous and successful character in modern Canadian literary history."
"19.02.2017 20:00:22" calgaryherald.com Ceramic artists ride design's trend toward the handcrafted Lisa Jones founded her ceramics company, Pigeon Toe, eight years ago with an emphasis on petite pottery pieces like her three-legged "tripot" bowls... "People are tapping into the notion of owning something beautiful and imperfect, but that you can use in your everyday life. You can tell there's a hand that made it. It feels very soulful, authentic."
"19.02.2017 19:15:54" calgaryherald.com Brian Elliott, Calgary Flames pleased with resilience after allowing... From behind the plate … er … between the pipes, Calgary Flames netminder Brian Elliott described it a bit differently. From press-row, it sure looked like a knuckleball.
"19.02.2017 19:00:24" calgaryherald.com Stampeders re-sign fullback Rob Cote Rob Cote's tenure as the longest-serving player on the Calgary Stampeders roster will continue.
On Saturday, the Stampeders announced they... “Rob is one of the true leaders of our team,” Stampeders head coach Dave Dickenson said in a statement. “He had another strong season in 2016 and we're counting on him to continue being an important contributor to our success.”
"19.02.2017 18:00:19" calgaryherald.com Kenney seeks to consolidate lead as leadership race enters home stretch The Alberta Progressive Conservative leadership race is the home stretch and frontrunner Jason Kenney says he's still running like he's 10 votes... “I'm trying to make a deliberate effort to reach out to people who aren't supporting my candidacy to begin the important work of uniting the party post March 18,' Kenney said.
"19.02.2017 17:16:18" calgaryherald.com Traffic diverted after fatal crash on Stoney Trail The southbound lanes of Stoney Trail at Nose Hill Drive N.W. have been shut down after a fatal car crash. A man was pronounced dead on the scene.
"19.02.2017 17:00:13" calgaryherald.com 'Sweden? Terror attack? What has he been smoking?' Swedes confused by... During a rally in Florida on Saturday, Trump said “look what's happening last night in Sweden” as he alluded to past terror attacks in Europe. The... Swedes have been scratching their heads and ridiculing President Donald Trump's remarks.
"19.02.2017 16:00:20" calgaryherald.com Canada's Kaillie Humphries, Melissa Lotholz finish just a hair short of... Sitting in second place after Day 1 at the world championships, Kaille Humphries vowed to channel the spirit of the New England Patriots The margin of error? Just three hundredths of a second over four runs.
"19.02.2017 15:30:08" calgaryherald.com Flames earn point in overtime loss to Canucks The Flames were on the brink of being blanked but notched the tying tally with just 5.6 seconds left in regulation, only to surrender the... It was just a single point in the standings.
But when you're oh-so-close to leaving empty-handed, the Calgary Flames will take it.
"19.02.2017 15:00:26" calgaryherald.com 'I can't believe people want to come': Garth Brooks kicks off nine-show... Introducing his first run of shows in Edmonton in more than 20 years, American country superstar Garth Brooks gave a big and humble hello to... Yearwood, 52, said she understands the Brooks phenomenon. “I really think this show should be called the Garth experience. I get to see the joy, the tears. It's not just going to a show to hear music. You get to forget the troubles of the world for a
"19.02.2017 14:00:28" calgaryherald.com Glenbow puts spotlight on Geraldine and Douglas Moodie's Arctic... The non-Inuit apparently called him Pete, but his real name was Toodoolicks. The collection presents a number of intriguing images, including the portrait of a pregnant, deaf Inuit woman named Kootucktuc, which would be featured on a Canadian postage stamp in 2013; to a wide-shot of Canadian and Americans playing soccer on the
"19.02.2017 13:00:28" calgaryherald.com Florida man wanted to make Target's stock drop, so he hatched a bomb... Mark Barnett's alleged plan, authorities say, was ultimately a plot to force Target's stock prices to drop so that Barnett could buy cheaper stock On Feb. 1, Barnett stopped by the source's Florida home, and said he had a way to make Target's stock drop. He told the source that it could happen if the source delivered the packages for him.
"19.02.2017 06:00:07" calgaryherald.com Ontario PCs close in on majority territory as Wynne's support continues... If an election were held today, the Progressive Conservatives would be the choice of 39 per cent of decided and leaning voters compared to 29 per... In office since 2003, the Ontario Liberals have been hard-hit by issues such as soaring electricity prices and their decision to sell a majority stake in the provincially-owned power distributor Hydro One.
"19.02.2017 05:30:08" calgaryherald.com Cheap Date: All of the lights at Glow, the inaugural downtown... Glow will feature evening programs of light-based installations, projections, performances and interactive experiences It makes sense that a new visual-arts festival should take up in Calgary's downtown during the downturn, particularly one that's free to attend.
"19.02.2017 05:00:07" calgaryherald.com Market taking 'a step in the right direction' Following a slower year for resale activity in Calgary, 2017 is off to a much-improved start. In January, sales on homes of all kinds through the city's resale market jumped 24 per cent year over year, says the Calgary Real Estate Board.
"19.02.2017 04:30:06" calgaryherald.com Shinkaruk waiting for next opportunity to showcase skills for Flames He tallied twice for his hometown team, memories that Calgary Flames farmhand Hunter Shinkaruk will cherish for the rest of his life. A graduate of the Elbow Park minor-hockey association, the likeable left-winger potted a pair and also collected an assist during a seven-game pinch-me as the Flames played out the string at the end of the 2015-16 campaign.
"19.02.2017 04:00:07" calgaryherald.com Trump rallies supporters by renewing old promises, insults MELBOURNE, Fla. - Just four weeks into his administration, President Donald Trump appeared at a campaign rally that mirrored the months leading up... Insisting he was the victim of false reporting, Trump said his White House was running "so smoothly" and that he "inherited one big mess." The president has been trying refocus after reports of disarray and dysfunction within his administration.
"19.02.2017 03:30:11" calgaryherald.com Hassan Diab supporters fear changing political climate could hurt... Diab, 63, a Lebanese-born Canadian citizen, was arrested eight years ago in Ottawa on murder charges from a 1980 bombing outside a Paris synagogue. He was extradited to France despite Ontario Superior Court Justice Robert Maranger expressing grave concerns the evidence presented against Diab was “convoluted and confusing (with) suspect conclusions.”
"19.02.2017 03:00:09" calgaryherald.com 2018 Memorial Cup awarded to Regina The Regina Pats can have their cake and eat it too. The 100th Memorial Cup — featuring the Pats, along with the champions of the WHL, OHL and QMJHL — is to be played next spring from May 17-27 at the Brandt Centre.
"19.02.2017 02:30:06" calgaryherald.com Edmonton pediatric surgeon suspended for alleged affair with infant's... An Edmonton pediatric surgeon has been suspended for a minimum of three months and forced to pay nearly $130,000 in costs for allegedly engaging in... “While there may be a spectrum of sexual boundary violations, it is quite clear that a sexual relationship between a pediatric surgeon and the parent of an infant patient is completely unacceptable," the tribunal said in its written decision.
"19.02.2017 02:00:09" calgaryherald.com Vladimir Putin signs order for Russia to recognize documents issued by... The order effectively means that Russia is recognizing the rebel authorities and is abandoning a two-year-old stalemated plan to end the war... Ukraine's national security council head, Oleksander Turchynov, said the order effectively means that Russia is recognizing the rebel authorities and is abandoning the Minsk Agreement, a two-year-old stalemated plan to end the war between the government
"19.02.2017 01:30:06" calgaryherald.com Mounties looking for elderly duo accused of meat heist in High River Mounties in High River are hoping to take a bite out of a couple of alleged meat thieves believed responsible for a brazen mid-day grocery heist... In addition to High River, communities such as Okotoks and Cochrane have also seen similar increases in food thefts, with meat a popular target for thieves, the Mountie said.
"19.02.2017 01:00:09" calgaryherald.com Elliott and Flames look to stay sharp vs. Canucks The last time the Calgary Flames were at Rogers Arena, one end of the rink was busier than the other. “When a team is winning and you have confidence, you create that momentum in the locker room and it's about keeping that and keeping that same mentality and just staying calm back there.”
"19.02.2017 00:30:06" calgaryherald.com From the bloody cauldron of Somalia's civil war to inner cabinet: The... Hussen's dazzling climb to the political heights represented a remarkable counterpoint to what was happening south of the border because of Trump's... There's more to Hussen's story than just feel-good immigration success and repudiation of Trump-style nativism. He's also confronted multiculturalism's murkier side, and made surprising allies along the way.
"19.02.2017 00:00:10" calgaryherald.com Enbridge cleaning up pipeline leak of 200, 000 litres of oil condensate... Enbridge is cleaning up a pipeline leak of 200,000 litres of oil condensate in Strathcona County. Enbridge is cleaning up a pipeline leak of 200,000 litres of oil condensate in Strathcona County.
"18.02.2017 23:30:07" calgaryherald.com Music lovers ramp up for all ages Punk Rock Axe Throwing event What's more fun than rocking out to live music and throwing axes? Odds are, nothing. By throwing wild, music-forward events like Punk Rock Axe Throwing, Mackenzie said he's hoping to foster a community based on inclusiveness and without barriers surrounding age, professionalism or ethnicity.
"18.02.2017 23:10:23" National Post Music Can't stop tapping our feet to the Whitehorse singing a cover of Tom Waits' "Gun Street Girl".
"18.02.2017 23:00:09" calgaryherald.com Alberta filmmakers create documentary on Afghanistan's Secret Marathon Two Alberta filmmakers are pushing ahead with hopes to deliver the world's most secret marathon to the big screen. There were 100 runners in the marathon, including 13 women, six of them from Afghanistan. McKenzie said the documentary would focus on two of those local women, another female runner who traveled from Iran to take part and a former US soldier who returned
"18.02.2017 22:30:07" calgaryherald.com Temporary market to open before Symons Valley Ranch redevelopment The Symons Valley Ranch farmers market may be down, but it's not out after being devastated by fire last month. Aylesworth said the redevelopment will turn the wreckage of the farmers market into a new community gathering spot for nearby communities in the northwest, including Evanston, Sage Hill and the yet-to-be-built Glacier Ridge. Aylesworth hopes the
"18.02.2017 22:00:26" calgaryherald.com Malaysia arrests North Korean man in murder of Kim Jong Nam as... Malaysian authorities said they would perform a second post-mortem to try to ascertain what killed Kim Jong Nam, whose was sprayed with liquid in a... Police are still looking for three other “foreign” men suspected of masterminding the attack.
"18.02.2017 21:30:11" calgaryherald.com No investigation into Chestermere city council The province has decided not to pursue an investigation into Chestermere City Council after reviewing a petition signed by almost 5,500 people. Laurie Bold, who has lived in the community for 14 years and started the petition, said she is disappointed and disheartened by the minister's decision and she is considering moving from Chestermere.
"18.02.2017 21:00:10" calgaryherald.com Calgary transit drivers on edge after fatal bus driver attack in Winnipeg The fatal stabbing of a Winnipeg bus driver while on duty has Calgary Transit drivers on edge, says the local union boss, but there are no easy... On average, Calgary's transit drivers experience about seven assaults per month, with far too many of them violent. In October 2015, the union launched an awareness campaign dubbed “Be an Easy Rider” in hopes of curbing the abuse, but Ratcliff said the
"18.02.2017 20:00:17" calgaryherald.com Liberal MPs targets of personal attacks for supporting M-103:... 'No offence but I'm so sick of all you white Liberals selling your (expletive) for Islam,' one post on Heritage Minister Melanie Joly's Facebook... Joly's Facebook account was peppered with derogatory, sexually demeaning and threatening messages.
"18.02.2017 19:47:21" calgaryherald.com Turkish Airlines flight evacuated after 'BOMB TO TORONTO' note found in... The airline said the plane and its passengers underwent security procedures, but the official said nothing suspicious was found The Turkish Airlines cabin crew found the words “BOMB TO TORONTO” on the bathroom's wall on Flight TK-17 during its pushback from the gate.
"18.02.2017 19:44:40" Calgary Herald's cover photo A couple checks their camera inside the Prismatica art installation at Olympic Plaza in Calgary, Alta., on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017. Photo by Lyle Aspinall/Postmedia Network
"18.02.2017 19:00:14" calgaryherald.com How to Family Day in Calgary Glow: Downtown Winter Light Festival
Ramping up for Canada's 150th birthday, Glow: Downtown Winter Light Festival is the first interactive light... Here are nine things you can do with your clan
"18.02.2017 18:17:17" calgaryherald.com Several inmates assault triple murderer Douglas Garland in jail Around 10:30 p.m. on Friday, members of the Calgary Police Service and EMS were called to the Calgary Remand Centre in the city's northwest for... Sources say convicted triple murderer Douglas Garland was assaulted by fellow inmates hours after being sentenced to life in prison, with no chance for parole for 75 years.
"18.02.2017 17:32:58" calgaryherald.com Garth Brooks' must-see return to '90s country had fans two-stepping in... The first of his nine shows here Friday night was the best date night in town. So yeah, incredible show.
"18.02.2017 17:00:23" calgaryherald.com Paula Simons: New fatality report blasts doctors who keep unsafe drivers... I applaud Wilberg's righteous fury. I give it a standing ovation. But his bold recommendations create moral quandaries. Paula Simons writes: Should Alberta's Registrar of Motor Vehicles be notified by Netcare, Alberta's online medical record system, every time a physician writes a licensed driver a prescription for an anti-seizure medication such as Dilantin, or an
"18.02.2017 16:30:12" calgaryherald.com Alberta Premier Rachel Notley will look for trade allies in trip to D.C. Premier Rachel Notley will head to Washington, D.C., at the end of the month in a bid to strengthen relationships with trade allies in the United... Notley said it's important for Alberta's story to be told at a number of different levels to reinforce the province's position as a viable training partner.
"18.02.2017 16:00:18" calgaryherald.com Success of Milos Raonic and Eugenie Bouchard stimulating tennis boom for... According to Tennis Canada, 161,000 boys and girls under 12 played tennis on a frequent basis in 2016 — meaning at least once a week over an... Call it the Milos Raonic/Eugenie Bouchard effect
"18.02.2017 16:00:02" Timeline Photos You can enter to win a great outdoor living package from Maple Leaf Self Storage - valued at $7,000, it's a great deal!
"18.02.2017 15:30:17" calgaryherald.com Fortney: 'A life sentence on earth is nothing, compared to what waits... “It's impossible to describe the pain and loss — no words, no language.” Turning in the convicted killer's direction, Rod O'Brien says: “A life sentence on earth is nothing, compared to what waits for you.”
"18.02.2017 15:00:35" calgaryherald.com Yedlin: Calgary's support for women in workforce heard in Washington A certain cynicism surrounded Monday's hastily convened meeting of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U. Yedlin: "If either country is to achieve its economic growth targets, half of the population can't be on the outside, their collective noses pressed up against the glass. That means examining the barriers that limit participation or cause women to drop
"18.02.2017 14:00:37" calgaryherald.com How to Family Day in Calgary: Nine things you can do with your clan Glow: Downtown Winter Light Festival
Ramping up for Canada's 150th birthday, Glow: Downtown Winter Light Festival is the first interactive light... Learn about fallen stars, walk through a kaleidoscope of pivoting prisms and listen to trees talk in Morse code. Held at various locations in downtown Calgary, this family-friendly festival is free and runs nightly from 6:30 – 11 p.m. Feb. 17 – 20.
"18.02.2017 13:00:21" calgaryherald.com Alberta law enforcement to take part in anti-bullying day with pins Alberta law enforcement officers and first responders will show their support for anti-bullying efforts next week through Pink Shirt Day pins. “I strongly believe that Pink Shirt Day is a very powerful movement and that we as officers need to take advantage of this opportunity to take a stand against bullying,” Sgt. Major Adrian Marr ...
"18.02.2017 04:47:34" calgaryherald.com RCMP looking for black truck after girl injured in hit-and-run A 13-year-old girl is in stable condition after she was hit by a vehicle.
Just before 6 p.m. on Friday, police were called to the hamlet of... Just before 6 p.m. on Friday, police were called to the hamlet of Langdon after receiving calls of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle.
"18.02.2017 04:41:17" calgaryherald.com Alberta returning to U.K. bond market Alberta plans to return to the U.K. bond market after placing debt denominated in the British pound for the first time on Thursday. “With oil prices gaining traction, prospects for pipeline development brighter and the provincial economy returning to growth, conditions for a gradual fiscal recovery are falling into place.”
"18.02.2017 03:40:03" calgaryherald.com U of C presents lavish staging of Mother Courage and Her Children University professor and acting coach Val Campbell admits she is tapping all her reserves of courage. Written in 1939, Mother Courage is considered one of the greatest achievements of the 20th century and the greatest antiwar play of all time.
"18.02.2017 03:12:41" calgaryherald.com High River auction consisting of 26 homes ends Twenty-six upscale homes south of the city have new owners after they were auctioned off by the province. But buying the structures at discount price comes with a few not-so-hidden costs and catches — the structures have to be moved, a process that could cost as much as $25,000 to $40,000.
"18.02.2017 02:25:03" calgaryherald.com Infographic: A guide to your utility bill The appearance of the province's $20 per tonne carbon tax on utility bills has unleashed a flurry of questions and concerns over the cost of energy... Enmax says only 22% of the total utility bill is comprised of the cost of energy itself, dwarfed by other fees and charges.
"18.02.2017 02:00:09" calgaryherald.com Excerpts from victim impact statements from family of Alvin and Kathy... Convicted murderer Douglas Garland was sentenced to consecutive life terms in prison, without the possibility of parole for 75 years. Prior to the sentencing, family of Alvin and Kathy Liknes and their five-year-old grandson, Nathan O'Brien, read their victim impact statements. Here's some of what they said.
"18.02.2017 01:40:05" calgaryherald.com Carbon levy-boosted natural gas prices to be joined by big hikes in cost... While the average home will be paying $136 more for natural gas due to the carbon tax this year, the price of electricity is expected to double by... Already starting Jan. 1, households are paying an extra $2.61 a month on distribution charges to help stabilize an electricity industry grappling with slumping prices — essentially an increased fee to enjoy low power costs.
"18.02.2017 01:20:05" calgaryherald.com Retro resurgence: The unlikely return of cassette tapes in Canadian music TORONTO - Tyson Wiebe firmly believes the audio cassette hasn't been played out. One of the biggest hurdles in embracing the cassette trend is finding a way to play them. Decades of decluttering have left many households without a good player.
"18.02.2017 01:00:12" calgaryherald.com B.C. spends $150M to plant millions of trees, create 3,000 rural jobs PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - British Columbia is spending $150 million to plant tens of millions of trees, which it says will help fight climate change... She says the new trees are one plank in the province's plan to fight climate change and over the next 10 years her government will invest $800 million in B.C.'s forests and create 20,000 jobs.
"18.02.2017 00:30:08" calgaryherald.com Kinky Boots hits Calgary stage in step with the times The rise and rise of Kinky Boots has been almost as vertiginous as those towering, titular items of footwear. What with all the film's redsequined fabulousness and I-amwhat-I-am brassiness, it didn't take too much of a leap to imagine it transitioning into a Broadway musical. Enter Harvey Fierstein on book and Cyndi Lauper on songwriting duties, and the end
"18.02.2017 00:30:06" calgaryherald.com Postmedia photographer receives Photojournalist of the Year nomination She spent months at the bedside of a homeless Calgary woman, watching as she slowly died of cancer. She captured the life-changing wins and... “I love meeting people and listening to their life stories,” Hennel said. “I'm privileged to be able to photograph a wide variety of subjects in a wide variety of locations and situations — it's the best part of the job.”
"18.02.2017 00:05:05" calgaryherald.com Trump weighs mobilizing national guard for immigration roundups The 11-page document calls for the unprecedented militarization of immigration enforcement as far north as Portland, Oregon, and as far east as New... White House spokesman Sean Spicer said the AP report was “100 per cent not true” and “irresponsible.” ”There is no effort at all to utilize the National Guard to round up unauthorized immigrants,“ he said.
"18.02.2017 00:00:17" calgaryherald.com Fort McMurray to welcome new fire chief as 'Beast' slayer Darby Allen... Fort McMurray and the region of Wood Buffalo will have a new fire chief after the retirement of Darby Allen, who was integral in the safe... Butz will replace Allen, who announced his retirement in December. Allen's last day on the job is next Friday.
"17.02.2017 23:40:05" calgaryherald.com Calgary's Variety Spray Park picked as official Rick Hansen 'Barrier... It will be makeover No. 2 for Variety Spray Park, one of Calgary's only outdoor recreation areas specifically catered to users with disabilities. Officially accepted as a Barrier Buster project, Variety Spray Park in South Glenmore Park will have to the end of this year (Hansen said a stipulation for receiving a grant was having each project completed within Canada's 150th birthday year) to finish
"17.02.2017 23:30:08" calgaryherald.com Facebook nurse could see $30K fine Registered nurse Carolyn Strom said if she had known the outcome two years ago, she would not have taken to social media to criticize her... Strom took to Facebook on Feb. 25, 2015, to comment on the care of her recently deceased grandfather at a long-term care facility in Macklin. She suggested a lack of compassion and education among staff.
"17.02.2017 23:20:04" calgaryherald.com WinSport offers first-time spring ski pass at Canada Olympic Park Winter sports enthusiasts can enjoy a whole extra season with WinSport's first-ever spring ski pass. With predictions of several weeks' worth of snow coming Calgary's way, skiers and skaters can take advantage of a few more months of winter activity at Canada Olympic Park with the new pass.
"17.02.2017 23:00:10" calgaryherald.com Notley says Alberta getting closer to health deal with Ottawa With the united front among provinces on health care funding long since crumbled, Premier Rachel Notley said Friday Alberta is moving closer to a... Alberta, Ontario, Quebec and Manitoba are the only provinces left without such an agreement, despite all provincial and territorial governments initially calling for a collective agreement on better terms after health care negotiations broke down in
"17.02.2017 22:40:07" calgaryherald.com State Department trims its upper ranks as Tillerson retools personnel The State Department under Rex Tillerson, who has been among President Trump's least visible Cabinet officials, is still lacking much of his senior... Five of the eight senior staff members who accompanied him on the trip – his first as America's top diplomat – are serving in temporary capacities. Tillerson has not appointed a press secretary, and the State Department – which traditionally holds daily
"17.02.2017 22:20:07" calgaryherald.com Enbridge CEO downplays need for competing pipelines till at least 2025 Only one of competitor TransCanada Corp.'s Keystone XL or Energy East or Kinder Morgan Canada's Trans Mountain expansion is required, Enbridge says Al Monaco, Enbridge president and CEO, said his company would complete its recently approved Line 3 replacement in 2019, which would add 300,000 barrels per day of crude oil export capacity, but added oil production forecasts don't currently support
"17.02.2017 22:00:17" calgaryherald.com When it comes to NATO, who will pick up the cheque? Trudeau shrugs off... Standing alongside German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Trudeau suggested that when it comes to demonstrating Canada's commitment, money isn't everything That will build on Germany's current 1.2 per cent of GDP, but there is no firm commitment that Canada's defence budget — which stands at 0.99 per cent of GDP — will receive a cash infusion any time soon.
"17.02.2017 21:40:07" calgaryherald.com With cyberthreats mounting, Pentagon spies seek new technology to avoid... Pentagon spies 'don't want to see a hundred pages of reports in the morning... they want to see one or two and say 'Oh, this is why they're coming... With an exponential increase in data flows, there's been a significant shift in the type of intelligence top Pentagon officials demand, said Ron Carback, defense intelligence officer for cyber at the Defense Intelligence Agency.
"17.02.2017 21:19:25" calgaryherald.com Douglas Garland sentenced to life in prison, no chance of parole for 75 years Remorseless to the end, triple murderer Douglas Garland was sentenced to life in prison Friday, with no chance for parole for 75 years. Douglas Garland sentenced to life in prison, no chance of parole for 75 years.
"17.02.2017 20:39:54" calgaryherald.com Canadian troops ready for Edmonton departure as part of NATO Poland mission About 100 soldiers from 1 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group will depart Edmonton on Wednesday for Poland as part of Operation Reassurance. The troops will be posted in Poland for six months and will “participate in exercises which focus on developing better interoperability with NATO allies.”
"17.02.2017 20:29:34" calgaryherald.com Garland Trial Live: Horrific murders 'display a character of evil' says... "It's evil."
With those two words, Crown prosecutor Shane Parker summed up the horrific acts triple murderer Douglas Garland committed on his... “This was … a brutal crime of stark horror,” the Crown prosecutor said Friday during Douglas Garland's sentencing hearing.
"17.02.2017 20:20:05" calgaryherald.com Updated: RCMP identify man found walking along Highway 3 after seeking public tips Mounties in Redcliff say a man found walking along the highway south of Medicine Hat on Tuesday has been identified. UPDATE: RCMP have identified the man and thank the public for their tips that lead to helping reunite him with his family.
"17.02.2017 20:00:15" calgaryherald.com Video: Prismatica sets stage for weekend light festival About two-dozen free-spining two-metre-high towers are sitting in Olympic Plaza right now, and they're happily showing off the colours of the rainbow. The GLOW Downtown Winter Light Festival runs each evening of Feb. 17 to 20, primarily centred around hubs at Harley Hotchkiss Gardens and Olympic Plaza.
"17.02.2017 18:03:35" National Post Music Watch Vancouver indie band Bear Mountain perform 'On My Own' in the National Post music studio.
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"17.02.2017 17:02:14" calgaryherald.com LIVE: Calgary judge delivers sentence in Garland trial Triple murderer Douglas Garland will learn today if he will spend the rest of his life in prison when he is sentenced in a Calgary courtroom. Triple murderer Douglas Garland will learn today if he will spend the rest of his life in prison when he is sentenced in a Calgary courtroom. Follow our live blog.
"17.02.2017 17:00:25" calgaryherald.com Horse meat and genitals hidden in juice boxes seized by U.S. customs... The incident happened in late January, officials, said when two women arrived at the airport from Mongolia. One of them said she had food in her... 'We open their bags and it is sitting there staring right at us,' said Stephen Sapp, a spokesman for the department
"17.02.2017 17:00:23" calgaryherald.com Grammar Nazis: We have bigger problems than the Oxford comma Stannis Baratheon is a hard man. The luckless Game of Thrones warrior wants to take the Iron Throne, and in his quest is guilty of all manner of... When a Grammar Nazi selects a hill to die on, the chosen hill is generally Mount Slippery Slope.
"17.02.2017 16:48:00" calgaryherald.com Trump weighs mobilizing national guard for immigration roundups The Trump administration is considering a proposal to mobilize as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants,... The 11-page document obtained by the Associated Press calls for the unprecedented militarization of immigration enforcement as far north as Portland, Oregon, and as far east as New Orleans, Louisiana
"17.02.2017 16:45:08" calgaryherald.com California braces for heavy rains and winds in what may be the strongest... A powerful storm hit California with the first in a new series of rainstorms moving across the northern half of the state while the south awaited a... With soil saturated from heavy rains this winter, forecasters warned of potential for flash floods and debris flows, especially near areas left barren by wildfires.
"17.02.2017 16:30:14" calgaryherald.com How to make a woolly mammoth, 4,500 years after extinction, with an... The project also involves a world-renowned geneticist at Harvard University and carcases of the great beast that were preserved in the Arctic... To quote Dr. Ian Malcolm, "Oooh, ahhh, that's how it always starts. Then later there's running and um, screaming."
"17.02.2017 16:30:13" calgaryherald.com Coming home: Remains of Lonesome George, the last of his kind, heading... George died at age 90 from natural causes in 2012. His remains were sent to the American Museum of Natural History in New York, where he was... He was the last of his species, and he left no descendants despite efforts by Galapagos National Park workers to mate him with similar tortoise species.
"17.02.2017 16:00:21" calgaryherald.com Ways to gauge Canada's commitment to NATO beyond just spending: Trudeau Canada is demonstrating its commitment to NATO in ways that go beyond simple military spending, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says. Trudeau and Merkel sang the praises of Canada's free trade deal with the European Union, just one way in which the two leaders are hoping to promote a progressive, pro-trade philosophy in the face of protectionist headwinds emanating from the United
"17.02.2017 15:45:07" business.financialpost.com Betting on volatile B.C. property market would make for a skinny... Gen Xers want replace their Vancouver home with rental units to fund their goal of retiring in their 50s but their plan has lots of problems Thirty-somethings want to replace their Vancouver home with rental units to fund their goal of retiring in their 50s, but their plan has lots of problems #business
"17.02.2017 15:30:13" calgaryherald.com New study seeks answers on how Canadians use cannabis A new study looking at how Canadians use cannabis is being launched by the B.C. Centre on Substance Use. Researchers are recruiting participants for the Vancouver Cannabis Dispensary Users Study, noting that it's the first Canadian study aimed at gathering data from people representing the full range of cannabis usage including medical and non-medical use.
"17.02.2017 15:20:06" calgaryherald.com TransCanada refiles application in Nebraska for Keystone XL pipeline route CALGARY - TransCanada is once again seeking approval of its Keystone XL pipeline route in Nebraska in the latest move to push the polarizing... Opponents are also looking to the commissions' public hearing process to halt or reroute Enbridge's Keystone XLs over concerns a spill could contaminate the Ogallala Aquifer and damage property.
"17.02.2017 15:00:51" calgaryherald.com Soliciting Temptation puts harsh spotlight on sex tourism Patricia Cerra expects bells to go off in people's heads when her character walks on stage in Sage Theatre's production of Erin Shields'... Shields' play is an uncompromising look at sexual tourism, which Cerra defines as “those holidays some people take specifically to have sex in a country where their dollar is worth so much more than at home.”
"17.02.2017 15:00:18" calgaryherald.com Yedlin: Oilpatch earnings give reason for optimism It might sound cliché, but when it comes to the 2016 oilpatch earnings parade, what a difference a year makes, writes business columnist Deborah Yedlin.
"17.02.2017 14:15:13" calgaryherald.com Chiasson owns up to "uncalled for" spear Whatever viewers, fans, media, players and coaches thought of Alex Chiasson's spear to the gut of Philadelphia Flyers forward Nick Cousins doesn't... It was an obvious penalty, directly in front of an official.
"17.02.2017 14:00:46" calgaryherald.com Music of history and hope: Freedom Singer charts path from slavery Khari Wendell McClelland sought to trace the path travelled by his ancestors and other African-American slaves who fled to Canada in search of... With Freedom Singer, McClelland blends documentary with live theatre. The production has launched at the Streetcar Crowsnest in Toronto and will embark on a cross-Canada tour throughout February, which is Black History Month.
"17.02.2017 13:08:43" calgaryherald.com Touchdown! Henry Burris just launched a broadcasting career in Ottawa Bell Media is banking on Ottawans wanting to have coffee every morning with the quarterback who led the Redblacks to their first championship in... Bell Media has just announced Henry Burris will begin his new career in broadcasting as a co-host on CTV Morning Live.
"17.02.2017 13:00:38" calgaryherald.com Calgary women's team to join elite league Young women soccer players looking to train and play at the highest level will now have the opportunity as a local team has joined an elite league. With players aged 19 to 30, Flannery said the UWS attracts a variety of athletes ranging from university standouts to players looking to resume a professional career.
"17.02.2017 04:40:02" calgaryherald.com Denying abortion akin to violence, Monsef says of Planned Parenthood... OTTAWA - Status of Women Minister Maryam Monsef says denying access to the full range of reproductive services — including abortion — is a form of... Monsef did not mention U.S. President Donald Trump by name, but the spectre of his administration was front and centre as she stressed the importance of protecting reproductive rights both in Canada and in other countries. #news
"17.02.2017 04:20:04" calgaryherald.com Long delayed Balzac beef plant to finally open A long-shuttered beef processing plant in Rocky View County is set to open its doors under new ownership by the end of the month, two years later... It will open with 175 employees, and is expected to ramp up to full production of 750 to 800 head a day within a year. Ultimately, the plant could employ between 350 and 375 people ....
"17.02.2017 03:55:03" calgaryherald.com Lethbridge police update training policies for transgender sensitivity A complaint from a provincial organization representing transgender Albertans has led to the creation of a new training policy for Lethbridge... “We did have a policy in place but it needed to be updated — it was a little stale” ...
"17.02.2017 03:41:06" Prismatica paves way for GLOW Downtown Winter Light Festival Towers of spinning rainbows set the stage for Family Day weekend showcase.
"17.02.2017 03:35:03" calgaryherald.com Comfort camping peaking in Alberta The province said a record 847 bookings were made for the plusher form of wilderness outings when reservations opened last Monday. This is not your Daddy's sleeping bag under the stars.
"17.02.2017 03:15:04" calgaryherald.com Varcoe: AER enforcement action sparks questions over orphan wells The operator of 16 sour gas wells located south of Calgary sent a blunt letter to the Alberta Energy Regulator last month that caught the attention... Sour gas, which contains hydrogen sulphide and is potentially lethal, is no trifling matter.
And sour gas wells located close to a large city are of particular concern.
One of the wells is less than two kilometres from the Auburn Bay neighbourhood, while
"17.02.2017 02:50:05" calgaryherald.com Some PCs ready to walk away if Kenney wins As Jason Kenney appears increasingly likely to become captain of the Progressive Conservative party, some longtime Tories are prepared to jump ship. Former deputy premier Thomas Lukaszuk, a longtime critic of Kenney, said he has no doubt that Kenney will win at the March 18 convention.
“The first thing I will do . . . is cut up my PC membership and proceed to engage in a constructive, positive
"17.02.2017 02:06:37" calgaryherald.com Pedestrians get head start with unique walk signal in Kensington Observant drivers waiting for a green light at 2nd Ave. and 10th St. N.W. may notice something unusual when the light turns from red to green. Known as a Leading Pedestrian Interval, the simple signal timing change has been used in cities across North America to help increase pedestrian visibility and reduce the risk of crashes between turning automobiles and crossing pedestrians.
"17.02.2017 01:30:11" youtube.com Jimmy Eat World 'Get Right' Jimmy Eat World are in the National Post Studio singing "Get Right" Jim Adkins, Tom Linton, Rick Burch, Zach Lind. Visit the official Jimmy Eat... Enjoy the Jimmy Eat World performance of 'Get Right' in National Post music studio.
"17.02.2017 01:30:07" calgaryherald.com Plea made in fiery death of nine-year-old Amber Lucius Admitted murderer Laura Coward inadvertently killed her daughter by drugging her and torching the vehicle she was in, court heard Thursday. According to medical reports the girl died from a combination of hyperthermia, smoke inhalation and carbon monoxide toxicity.
"17.02.2017 01:00:03" Timeline Photos Enter to win a summer prize package courtesy of Maple Leaf Self Storage! Go to the Calgary Herald contest page for your chance to win: www.calgaryherald.com/storeandscore
"17.02.2017 00:55:04" calgaryherald.com Braid: Another anti-Kenney effort crashes as PCs edge toward internal chaos Alberta's Progressive Conservatives are no longer much of a party. They're more like a bunch of cats in a sack, fighting to the end. Braid: "This is complicated, but please follow along. It's fun in a weird sort of way, like chaos theory on the hoof, or Donald Trump's White House."
"17.02.2017 00:20:04" calgaryherald.com Fortney: 960 days later, justice prevails and evil is vanquished A jury has doled out justice for a real-life bogeyman, an emotionless killer now convicted of first-degree murder times three. Fortney: "While some may say that a life behind walls is too merciful for a man who planned the torture and killing of a Calgary couple, later adding their grandson into the mix, Douglas Garland will very likely die in prison."
"17.02.2017 00:00:13" calgaryherald.com Parents question lack of rules preventing teachers from texting students Parents are asking why there are no specific policies preventing teachers from texting students after a decision in which a male teacher was... “Cellphones are very personal devices. And people are much more bold when they send messages than when they communicate face to face. We need to create some clear policies that protect students.”
"16.02.2017 23:30:09" calgaryherald.com Calgary man accused in $4 million securities fraud A Calgary man is accused of orchestrating a fraud that misled investors and directed some of their money into his own pockets. Jason Michael Currey and three of his companies raised $4 million from 12 investors from December 2013 to October 2015, according to the Alberta Securities Commission.
"16.02.2017 23:05:06" calgaryherald.com Meeting to potentially disqualify Kenney quashed by PC president A special meeting of the Progressive Conservative board that could have forced Jason Kenney from the Tory leadership race has been quashed by party... On Twitter, Kenney thanked O'Neill “for making the right call both procedurally and democratically.”
"16.02.2017 22:10:05" calgaryherald.com The Douglas Garland case: A look back at one of Calgary's most notorious... The Douglas Garland verdict caps four weeks of riveting testimony from forensic experts, police and relatives from both the victims' and Garland... Here are the 19 days of testimony, beginning back in January, which went into the verdict:
"16.02.2017 21:19:12" calgaryherald.com Garland guilty: Three counts of first-degree murder in killing of Liknes couple, grandson Nathan Family of his three victims let out a muted cheer, but Douglas Garland showed little emotion Thursday as a Calgary jury convicted him of three counts of first-degree murder. First degree murder on all counts for Douglas Garland
"16.02.2017 20:50:08" calgaryherald.com Clark calls in Canada's ambassador, special envoy to map softwood strategy VICTORIA - Premier Christy Clark called a special cabinet meeting today to help map British Columbia's approach to reaching a new softwood lumber... B.C. Premier Clark says they need a new softwood agreement that protects the jobs of thousands of British Columbians employed in the province's forest industry.
"16.02.2017 20:30:09" calgaryherald.com Braid: Another anti-Kenney effort crashes as PCs edge toward internal chaos The party that ruled Alberta for 43 years now faces the end of days — unless Jason Kenney can some way, somehow, be kicked out of the contest. Alberta's Progressive Conservatives are no longer much of a party. They're more like a bunch of cats in a sack, fighting to the end, writes columnist Don Braid.
"16.02.2017 20:04:13" business.financialpost.com The other side of Hunter Harrison's CP legacy: white-collar workers... Job cuts under the former CP Rail CEO have office workers regularly riding the rails creating, according to the union, a potentially dangerous situation. #business
"16.02.2017 20:00:18" calgaryherald.com Treatment was like 'partner abuse': Public servant executive blasted in... A new federal report says the Public Health Agency of Canada failed to sufficiently monitor a hotheaded executive who yelled at employees, demeaned... “He just went totally and utterly out of control….he was red, his eyes were bulging. He was totally out of control to the point where I thought he is going to hit me.”
"16.02.2017 19:45:07" calgaryherald.com NASA, heeding Trump, may add astronauts to a test flight moon mission 'Done properly we can be on the moon in President Trump's first term and orbiting Mars by the end of his second term' Make space travel great again
"16.02.2017 19:43:19" King Penguin named He is six months old, fluffy and brown and almost 5 kg heavier than his mom. Now, the Calgary Zoo's youngest king penguin also has a name.
"16.02.2017 19:38:26" youtube.com The Sounds stripped down version of 'Something To Die For' Swedish indie rockers Maja Ivarsson and Jesper Anderberg from THE SOUNDS perform a stripped-down version of their song "Something To Die For". Official websi...
"16.02.2017 19:22:38" calgaryherald.com Meeting to potentially disqualify Kenney quashed by PC president Darcy Schumann, the party's vice-president for Calgary, had called the board of directors meeting for Feb. 24 to hear a complaint filed against... Party president Katherine O'Neill has quashed a special meeting of the party's board that could have potentially disqualified Jason Kenney from the Tory leadership race.
"16.02.2017 19:01:33" business.financialpost.com Facebook takes on LinkedIn by letting businesses recruit people through... Called Jobs, the new feature gives businesses access to the hundreds of millions of Facebook daily users in both Canada and the U.S. Called Jobs, the new feature gives businesses access to the hundreds of millions of Facebook daily users in both Canada and the U.S. #business
"16.02.2017 18:50:08" calgaryherald.com TransCanada refiles application in Nebraska for Keystone XL pipeline Calgary-based TransCanada says it has refiled an application in Nebraska seeking approval for the Keystone XL pipeline route through the state, a... Nebraska has been a hotbed for controversy around the cross-border pipeline.
"16.02.2017 18:35:09" calgaryherald.com Cineplex open to producing original content as movie attendance slides TORONTO - Canada's largest movie theatre chain is open to the idea of producing original content like Netflix and Amazon do, the head of Cineplex... CEO Ellis Jacob said the Toronto-based company isn't signing up to produce Hollywood blockbusters but he would consider smaller productions.
"16.02.2017 18:32:07" calgaryherald.com Victoria Levesque's death ruled a homicide RCMP in Strathmore say the medical examiner made the determination after completing an autopsy Wednesday. The death of 25-year-old Victoria Levesque, sister of Calgary MLA Deborah Drever, has been determined a homicide.
"16.02.2017 18:20:11" calgaryherald.com Every dog will have its day in the sun at this Calgary wine bar Vin Room is going to the dogs.
With approval from Alberta Health Services in hand, the wine-focused restaurants are now able to welcome man's –... If the weather cooperates, proprietor Phoebe Fung expects pooches on the patio hanging out with their owners as early as May.
"16.02.2017 18:05:10" calgaryherald.com Nelson: Opposition is giving NDP government an easy ride in Alberta The best opposition politician in Alberta right now is Rachel Notley.
Her recent speech to the adoring NDP faithful at the University of... "An opposition's job is not just to oppose, but also to put forward alternative policies. How can they do that in Alberta when they don't even know if it will be one party or two, and then who'll be the leader or leaders?"
"16.02.2017 17:40:11" calgaryherald.com CBSA finds 7 kg of cocaine hidden beneath food trolleys on airplane Officers eventually found seven brick-shaped packages on the bottom of the food carts that contained white powder wrapped in plastic The agency says it made the discovery earlier this month while carrying out a routine inspection of an aircraft landing at Toronto's Pearson International Airport.
"16.02.2017 17:25:07" business.financialpost.com Life is about choice, and money decisions can be intimidating To figure out the right money moves for you, we turned to some financial experts to sort through some of the confusion. RRSPs or TFSAs? Save or pay down debt? What the #!%*? #MillennialsAndMoney
"16.02.2017 17:20:10" calgaryherald.com Calgary teacher disciplined for inappropriate texting with student A Calgary teacher has been fined $1,000 and received a letter of severe reprimand after engaging in an inappropriate relationship with a Grade 12... An official with the Calgary Board of Education said “it is highly unlikely” a teacher with a record of professional misconduct would be hired as a teacher again.
"16.02.2017 17:15:10" driving.ca Driving Toronto CIAS: Aston Martin steals the show driving.ca: We're at The Official Canadian International AutoShow and bringing you all the top stories right here: http://driving.ca/specialsection/auto-shows/toronto
"16.02.2017 17:00:33" calgaryherald.com Cenovus Energy lost $545M in 2016, but returned to profitability last Q Cenovus Energy ended 2016 with a $545 million loss for the full year but squeezed out a profit in the fourth quarter. They managed to eke out a profit in the fourth quarter.
"16.02.2017 16:40:11" calgaryherald.com A public poisoning? Piecing together how Kim Jong's half-brother died in... Three suspects — two women and a man — were picked up separately Wednesday and early Thursday. The women were identified using closed-circuit TV... Near a counter in the check-in area of an airport, Kim Jong Un's half-brother was suddenly set upon by two attractive young women who looked like any other travelers heading off on vacation. One was wearing a white sweater emblazoned with “LOL."
"16.02.2017 16:20:12" calgaryherald.com Canadian government using kittens and selfies to spark girls' interest... The 'Choose Science' campaign is said to 'perpetuate negative stereotypes,' but those who seek to close the gender gap say it because it just might... The page has been altered, one day after Postmedia first reported the controversy.
"16.02.2017 16:00:26" calgaryherald.com Lougheed House hosts its first outdoor curling bonspiel in 100 years Early Alberta curlers were a hardy bunch. Taking to frozen creeks and ponds in the 1880s, they braved the elements to heave stones down the ice in... Lougheed House is hosting the fun Beltline Bonspiel on its garden rink in conjunction with an open house on Feb. 25. The bonspiel features teams from three community associations including Inglewood, Sunalta, and Beltline. They'll be competing for a
"16.02.2017 15:40:08" calgaryherald.com Labour council blasts Calgary police commission over public censuring The Calgary & District Labour Council is criticizing the Calgary Police Commission's approach after Coun. “If they'd handled it behind closed doors and had a conversation with her and expressed their concerns, that's one thing. Then it's another thing to announce it publicly.”
"16.02.2017 15:20:09" calgaryherald.com Albertans face steeper fines for campfire negligence as wildfire season... Water tankers hired to fight fires in Alberta will see their contracts re-extended to 120 days when the province's wildfire season begins March 1.... The government was slammed last year for cutting its water tanker contracts by $5.1 million and its base wildfire management budget by a further $9.6 million.
"16.02.2017 15:00:49" calgaryherald.com 'Our pride includes our police': Vancouver LGBT activists rally against... Black Lives Matter has successfully gotten police excluded from pride parades in Toronto and Halifax Earlier this month, Black Lives Matter organizers were successful in prompting police forces in both Toronto and Halifax to withdraw from their cities' respective pride parades.
"16.02.2017 14:40:06" calgaryherald.com Climber heard 'whumpf' before avalanche near Canmore Two climbers had to be rescued from Mount Charles Stewart near Harvie Heights Tuesday after triggering a sizeable avalanche. The climber began to fall but was able to stop himself with his ice axe and avoid being carried further by the avalanche. His climbing partner attempted to descend to help him, but he slipped and tumbled 100 metres down a slope and suffered more serious
"16.02.2017 14:20:11" calgaryherald.com Trudeau hails EU-Canada deal in address to EU parliament STRASBOURG, France - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday hailed the new trade pact with the European Union, telling the EU... His address to the EU parliament is the first by a Canadian leader.
"16.02.2017 14:00:48" calgaryherald.com ATB reports sharp decline in bad loan costs ATB Financial says a sharp decline in loan loss charges lifted third-quarter earnings as the Alberta economy showed signs of improvement. “Our customers have shown tremendous courage and we're matching that by sticking with them to the best of our ability,” ATB president Dave Mowat said in a release Wednesday.
"16.02.2017 13:00:40" calgaryherald.com Video: Take a haunted stroll through Heritage Park Ghost Tours are back at Heritage Park. Tickets for Wednesday's tour are already sold out, but additional tours will take place on February 22,... Ghost Tours are back at Heritage Park.
"16.02.2017 05:05:04" calgaryherald.com Most small Canadian companies not ready to take advantage of CETA, say... MONTREAL - While some Canadian companies are eager to boost exports to Europe, small firms that make up the vast majority of businesses lack the... Several large Canadian companies said they are looking forward to new business opportunities and labour mobility rules that will ease access to skilled workers.
"16.02.2017 04:45:03" calgaryherald.com Fortney: After a day of instruction, jurors must use common sense He was a happy child who loved to kick around a soccer ball, suit up for a hockey game and make grown-ups laugh whenever he doled out one of his... Fortney: "No one with a heart can help but sympathize with their plight, nor has been left unscathed by the toll of the past five weeks."
"16.02.2017 04:20:03" calgaryherald.com MRU to conduct internal review following fatal plane crash As an investigation into what caused a fatal plane crash west of the city continued Wednesday, Mount Royal University said it will be conducting an... The two pilots were practising their skills, following a prescribed flight program part of the curriculum when the crash happened, university officials said.
"16.02.2017 03:44:32" calgaryherald.com Trudeau arrives in Europe to hail trade pact as countermeasure to... STRASBOURG, France - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrived in Strasbourg, France, hours ahead of what was billed as a historic, confidence-building... Politicians in Canada and Europe are hailing Wednesday's approval of the the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement by the European Parliament as a win for the values of openness in the face of anti-trade movements, including the Donald Trump
"16.02.2017 02:50:03" calgaryherald.com Calgary teacher disciplined after inappropriate texting with Grade 12... A Calgary teacher has been fined $1,000 and received a letter of severe reprimand after engaging in an inappropriate relationship with a Grade 12... According to a Jan. 16 report from the professional conduct committee of the Alberta Teachers' Association, Gerald Ernest Doak entered a guilty plea to two charges of unprofessional conduct and has since resigned.
"16.02.2017 02:20:08" calgaryherald.com Analysis: Damaging leaks target Trump's inner circle, Republican warns:... Analysis: For a White House that has such a casual and opportunistic relationship with the truth, it's strange that Michael Flynn's 'lie to VP Mike... Bloomberg offers this analysis:
For a White House that has such a casual and opportunistic relationship with the truth, it's strange that Flynn's “lie” to Pence would get him fired. It doesn't add up.
"16.02.2017 02:00:15" calgaryherald.com Lougheed House hosts first outdoor curling bonspiel in 100 years Early Alberta curlers were a hardy bunch. Taking to frozen creeks and ponds in the 1880s, they braved the elements to heave stones down the ice in... 'We're laying the seeds for an ongoing winter event,' says organizer Matt Masters.
"16.02.2017 01:45:06" youtube.com Bobby Bazini 'C'est La Vie' acoustic performance in NP Music studio Multiplatinum, soul-infused, singer-songwriter Bobby Bazini performs a stripped down 'Cest La Vie' for #NPSessions in the NP Music studio.... Bobby Bazini joined us in the National Post music studio to perform an acoustic version of "C'est La Vie"
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"16.02.2017 01:28:55" calgaryherald.com Braid: PC leadership race gets goofier with another effort to eject Kenney The Progressive Conservative leadership saga slides further down the slope from drama to farce. A party that ruled Alberta for 43 years now faces... Braid: "The party's Calgary vice-president, Darcy Schumann, has invoked his right as a board member to call a full meeting for Feb. 24 on a constitutional question: Is Kenney's goal of ending the party's existence, so it can merge with Wildrose, a threat
"16.02.2017 00:56:25" calgaryherald.com BalletBoyz focuses on male dancers' diverse talents, personalities Alberta Ballet is bringing the all-male contemporary dance troupe, BalletBoyz, to Alberta with North American tour stops in Calgary (Feb. BalletBoyz bring a mix of exeriences to ballet stage in Calgary this week. #arts #albertaballet
"16.02.2017 00:48:26" calgaryherald.com Garland trial: What the jury didn't see WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT
As disturbing as some of the images shown jurors in the Douglas Garland triple-murder trial were, they could have been... Our court reporter shares insights into the notorious trial.
"16.02.2017 00:40:04" calgaryherald.com WestJet pilot orders pizza for rerouted Air Canada passengers in... FREDERICTON - Air Canada is apologizing to passengers who found themselves rerouted late at night to Fredericton with nothing to eat — that is,... Passenger John Samms took to Twitter to say that an Air Canada employee announced it was impossible to get food at that hour.
Samms then tweeted: "Awkward but funny moment: @westjet guy walks in and says 'hey guys I'm from Westjet and we do things
"16.02.2017 00:15:05" calgaryherald.com Calgary kids give up their birthday money for cancer cause It's a birthday gift that truly keeps on giving.
Calgary-based charity Kids Cancer Care is hoping to turn birthday cheer into life-saving... Young donors will be able to pick up a special birthday package from Kids Cancer Care that includes balloons, a red wristband honouring their support, and a piggy bank to help hold future donations.
"16.02.2017 00:10:07" calgaryherald.com Aunt of drowned Syrian boy Alan Kurdi to release memoir 'The Boy on the... The heartbreaking photo of young Alan Kurdi's lifeless body lying face down on a Turkish beach received worldwide attention in September 2015 and... The aunt of a drowned Syrian toddler who became a haunting symbol of the country's refugee crisis will be sharing her story in a forthcoming book.
"15.02.2017 23:55:05" calgaryherald.com Saskatchewan's finance minister mulls unpaid days off for workers Saskatchewan Finance Minister Kevin Doherty says having public servants take unpaid days off could save the province $11 million per day. Saskatchewan Finance Minister Kevin Doherty says having public servants take unpaid days off could save the province $11 million per day.
"15.02.2017 23:45:06" calgaryherald.com Family-friendly fun on the Family Day long weekend The family-friendliest long weekend is upon us. In light of that fact, I'm abandoning the "5 things to do" format, in favour of a more... Looking for something to do over the long weekend? Swerve has suggestions:
"15.02.2017 23:20:08" calgaryherald.com Pipeline exec compares Dakota protesters to terrorists WASHINGTON - A top executive at the company building the controversial Dakota Access pipeline on Wednesday compared pipeline opponents to terrorists. "To be clear, the tribe does not oppose economic development, energy independence or protecting our national security," councilman at-large for the Standing Rock Sioux said. "What we oppose is development that is undertaken without our consent and in such
"15.02.2017 23:00:23" calgaryherald.com ATCO Blue Flame Kitchen: Comfort food recipes to cozy up to When it comes to sitting down to a family meal after a busy day, nothing beats the classics. Lasagna, mac and cheese, and chili are just some of... It's the time of year when comfort food sure is ... comforting. Here are some great recipes from the Blue Flame chefs.
"15.02.2017 23:00:13" calgaryherald.com Wary shippers back Keystone XL but favour alternatives on Trump 'tweak'... Canadian oil companies are recommitting to TransCanada Corp.'s Keystone XL pipeline, though some producers are concerned about threats of “tweaks”... The Energy East pipeline and Trans Mountain expansion project look more attractive as they help Alberta hedge against rising U.S. political risks
"15.02.2017 22:40:07" calgaryherald.com Communities will compete for new restoration funds from Calgary Hitmen Communities looking to upgrade parks, arenas or playgrounds are being invited to apply for a $50,000 grant from the Calgary Hitmen Foundation. Make sure your community association knows about this funding ooportunity.
"15.02.2017 22:31:03" calgaryherald.com Stuart McLean, bestselling author and host of CBC Radio's 'Vinyl Cafe,'... In December, McLean announced he was suspending the long-running program to focus on treatment for melanoma The show's stories centred on Dave, the owner of a second-hand record store, and also feature Dave's wife, Morley, their two children, Sam and Stephanie, and various friends and neighbours.
"15.02.2017 22:29:17" calgaryherald.com Every dog has its day at Calgary wine bar
"15.02.2017 22:27:21" calgaryherald.com Embarrassed Flames look for redemption against struggling Flyers The Philadelphia Flyers are in the same situation as the Calgary Flames: on the outside looking in.
For the Flyers — 27-22-7 overall and 5-4-1 in... Flames hope to improve on Monday's effort against the Arizona Coyotes.
"15.02.2017 22:20:09" calgaryherald.com New 24-hour video game channel Ginx TV is coming to Canada Video game enthusiasts are getting a 24-hour Canadian TV channel aimed at satisfying their appetites for competition. Parents, take note.
"15.02.2017 22:00:28" calgaryherald.com Home sales in B.C. return to 'historic averages' says real estate board VANCOUVER - The British Columbia Real Estate Association says the province's housing market has tumbled from record highs posted in 2016 to return... The total sales value dropped 36.5 per cent over the same period last year.
"15.02.2017 21:50:50" The haunting of Heritage Park Have you heard about the 'woman in white' that haunts the Prince House? Ghost Tours are back on select evenings at Heritage Park—tickets for tonight are already sold out, but there is still availability for upcoming tour times.
"15.02.2017 21:40:07" calgaryherald.com Winnipeg police charge 22-year-old man with second-degree murder in... Police said Irvine Jubal Fraser told a lone passenger to get off at the University of Manitoba. When the passenger refused, a scuffle ensued and... “This individual was asked … by the operator … many, many times to exit the bus, that (it) was the end of the route and it was time to exit,” said police spokesman Const. Jason Michalyshen.
"15.02.2017 21:20:11" calgaryherald.com Parents, teen daughter die in Brampton house fire while younger daughter... A mother, father and daughter died in a house fire Tuesday morning, while the couple's other daughter suffered severe burns when the flames and... "I went around to the front and kicked in the door and the whole house was pretty much completely engulfed in flames," said rescuer Sheldon Teague
"15.02.2017 21:00:21" calgaryherald.com CSX shareholders expected to make Hunter Harrison a $300M man CSX Corp. shareholders are likely to approve turnaround veteran Hunter Harrison's demand for a$300 million pay package the railroad derided as... CSX Corp. shareholders are likely to approve turnaround veteran Hunter Harrison's demand for a $300 million pay package.
"15.02.2017 20:40:08" calgaryherald.com 'Mad dog' Mattis issues ultimatum to NATO: Increase defence spending or... Defence Secretary Jim Mattis issued an ultimatum Wednesday to allies in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), warning that if they do not... It marks an escalation in Washington's long-running frustrations that many NATO countries do not spend at least 2 percent of their gross domestic product as they have pledged
"15.02.2017 20:20:14" news.nationalpost.com 'My ideal body is ... a sumo wrestler' 'Rather than trying to change other people's minds, I would like to help change the minds of bigger women, to help them feel good about themselves' 'My ideal body is … a sumo wrestler': In super-skinny Japan, Naomi Watanabe is plus-sized and proud. #life
"15.02.2017 19:55:07" calgaryherald.com WestJet pilot orders pizza for rerouted Air Canada passengers in... FREDERICTON - Air Canada is apologizing to passengers who found themselves rerouted late at night to Fredericton with nothing to eat — that... A passenger tweeted, "Awkward but funny moment: @westjet guy walks in and says 'hey guys I'm from Westjet and we do things differently, want some pizza?'"
"15.02.2017 19:52:07" calgaryherald.com Energy watchdog shuts down Lexin, citing environment and safety issues In a rare move, Alberta's energy watchdog publicly admonished an oil and gas company for refusing to comply with a litany of orders to properly... “We're taking measures to prevent any increase in public safety, environmental or financial risk.” #business
"15.02.2017 19:42:48" calgaryherald.com More than $1 million in drugs seized in Lethbridge investigation Investigators with Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams in Lethbridge seized drugs with an estimated street value of $1. 8,054 ecstasy pills, 546 grams of cocaine, 305 grams of methamphetamine, 20.9 kilograms of marijuana, 4.5 kilograms of cannabis resin, 9 kilograms of psilocybin mushrooms, 1,605 tabs of LSD and 1,575 Xanax pills.
"15.02.2017 19:11:12" calgaryherald.com Jason Kenney faces another move to disqualify him from PC leadership bid Jason Kenney could once again face disqualification from the Progressive Conservative leadership race as a party vice-president has called an... Jason Kenney could once again face disqualification.
"15.02.2017 18:45:41" calgaryherald.com Judge in 'knees together' case seeks review of judicial council decision A Calgary judge who could lose his job after asking a sexual assault complainant why she couldn't keep her knees together is asking for a judicial... Justice Robin Camp wants to address the Canadian Judicial Council after the accused in the original trial was acquitted again in a retrial.
"15.02.2017 18:40:05" calgaryherald.com Climber heard 'whumpf' before avalanche near Canmore that injured two Two climbers had to be rescued from Mount Charles Stewart near Harvie Heights Tuesday after triggering a sizeable avalanche. The public avalanche bulletin for Kananaskis was at considerable hazard levels on Tuesday, but Jeremy Mackenzie, public safety specialist with KCPS, said the climbers were in an area which was being warmed by the sun, which makes avalanches more likely.
"15.02.2017 18:20:11" calgaryherald.com Cloak-and-dagger death of Kim Jong-un's half-brother typifies the hidden... The killing of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's estranged half-brother could be the best cloak-and-dagger thriller North Koreans will never get to... Many mysteries surround the dictator's family, which includes two sisters and a brother rarely seen, not counting the one who was just poisoned
"15.02.2017 18:04:13" calgaryherald.com Climber heard 'whumpf' before avalanche near Canmore that injured two Two climbers had to be rescued from Mount Charles Stewart near Harvie Heights Tuesday after triggering a sizeable avalanche. A helicopter rescue was needed after a climber was seriously injured trying to assist his partner.
"15.02.2017 18:00:24" calgaryherald.com 'It's work': A month after announcing her divorce, Scarlett Johansson... 'It's something I have a lot of respect for and have participated in, but I think it definitely goes against some instinct to look beyond' “I think the idea of marriage is very romantic; it's a beautiful idea, and the practice of it can be a very beautiful thing. I don't think it's natural to be a monogamous person. I might be skewered for that, but I think it's work. It's a lot of
"15.02.2017 17:40:10" calgaryherald.com US consumer prices post biggest rise in nearly 4 years WASHINGTON - U.S. consumer prices rose in January at the fastest pace in nearly four years, strengthening the case for the Federal Reserve to raise... The price of clothing, new cars, auto insurance and air fares all rose by 0.8 per cent or more in the U.S. January.
"15.02.2017 17:32:26" National Post Music Watch Bobby Bazini perform in the National Post music studio.
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"15.02.2017 17:30:14" calgaryherald.com Canada will soon force companies to disclose hacking attempts, data... The federal government is in the final stages of enacting legislation that will require all businesses in Canada to report any cyber security... Right now, Alberta is the only province with legislation requiring the reporting of a hack or other breach of data.
"15.02.2017 17:29:35" calgaryherald.com Garland Trial LIVE: Jury to hear final instructions before deliberations... Warning: Graphic Content
The fate of triple-murder suspect Douglas Garland will be placed in the hands of a 12-member Calgary jury Wednesday. The jury is expected to begin deliberations today in the Garland trial. We are reporting live from the courtroom.
"15.02.2017 17:20:07" driving.ca Pickup Comparison: 2017 Nissan Titan XD vs. Titan half-ton Trying to decide which big Nissan pickup to buy is a true Clash of the Titans What's the better engine for the Nissan Titan pickup? driving.ca puts them both to the test. #autos
"15.02.2017 17:00:37" calgaryherald.com Fortney: A day of sorrow as MRU students recall two 'extraordinary'... For the past two years, Luc Sinal has been pursuing his dream career, flying high above the clouds. “My dad's a pilot,” says the 22-year-old with a... “These instructors helped us discover the love of flying.”
Valerie Fortney spoke to MRU students after the plane crash. Here is her column:
"15.02.2017 16:40:07" calgaryherald.com Francis: No rift between them insist Gaudreau and Gulutzan Try as they might, Johnny Gaudreau and Glen Gulutzan weren't convincing in their insistence they're now on the same page. Eric Francis writes: In their attempt to sing Kumbaya for the media Tuesday the two offered up different tunes.
"15.02.2017 16:20:13" calgaryherald.com Pub owner, customers voice concern over day care moving in next door The owner of a northwest pub and some of its customers are voicing concerns about a day care moving in next door. The pub owner said he is a little uncomfortable having his licensed establishment being so close to a kids' care centre which whose door would be in close proximity to where his smoking patrons ply their habit.
"15.02.2017 16:01:01" calgaryherald.com BlackBerry Ltd sues Nokia over patent infringement, demands royalties... Nokia is aware of the inventions because the company has cited some of the patents in some of its own patent applications, BlackBerry said BlackBerry Ltd. filed a patent-infringement lawsuit against Nokia Oyj, demanding royalties on the Finnish company's mobile network products that use an industry-wide technology standard.
"15.02.2017 15:40:06" calgaryherald.com How to park in a cul-de-sac? Calgary council may have found its answer A solution for residents eager to legally angle park in one of Calgary's 2,500 cul-de-sacs is one step closer to reality following recent city... “Let's be flexible on stuff like this,” Mayor Naheed Nenshi said Tuesday.
"15.02.2017 15:20:09" calgaryherald.com Braid: Fearful female police held secret meetings with city councillor Four female police officers were sitting in Coun. Diane Colley-Urquhart's Bayview home one day last spring, when a neighbour suddenly came... "When guns become locked and loaded at me it does no service at all to what the women in the Calgary police have experienced."
Read Don Braid's column
"15.02.2017 14:00:45" calgaryherald.com Pub owner, customers voice concern over day care moving in next door The owner of a northwest pub and some of its customers are voicing concerns about a day care moving in next door. While denizens of the pub are worried the location might not be in the kids' best interests, a partner in the day care said she's not concerned.
"15.02.2017 13:00:39" calgaryherald.com Scientific committee draws line at using gene editing to create designer... TORONTO - Genome editing, a powerful technology that allows researchers to add, remove or replace snippets of DNA from cells, should only be used... Human genome editing is already widely used in basic research and is in the early stages of development and testing for treatments that affect only individual patients, without affecting genes passed onto their offspring.
"15.02.2017 06:00:24" calgaryherald.com Playboy magazine reverses position, brings back photographs of naked... Nudity is back in the fold for 63-year-old publication, now under the creative direction of founder Hugh Hefner's 25-year-old son When Playboy dropped nude photos, it got a lot of attention. This change, not so much...
"15.02.2017 05:45:05" calgaryherald.com 'Google's car project has been paying some staff so well, they're... Early staffers had an unusual compensation system that awarded supersized payouts — by late 2015, several veteran members didn't need the job... I guess this is sort of an argument against paying your employees too much.
"15.02.2017 05:30:13" calgaryherald.com The world's deadliest air kills more than 1 million people a year in... 'You can almost think of this as the perfect storm for India,' said Michael Brauer, a UBC professor and an author of the study You usually think of China when it comes to air pollution, but India has cities where it's even worse.
"15.02.2017 05:05:06" calgaryherald.com Disney, Google drop YouTube star PewDiePie over anti-Semitic comments:... Felix Kjellberg, aka PewDiePie, has previously stirred controversy for his bombastic and vulgar channel, but he finally went too far with his... If you don't watch YouTube, you may not realize how big of a star he has become ... until now.
"15.02.2017 05:00:18" calgaryherald.com This drone could be ferrying passengers through Dubai's futuristic... The question is whether the egg-shaped, four-legged craft will really take off as a transportation alternative in this car-clogged city A fly-yourself drone. What could go wrong?
"15.02.2017 04:50:08" calgaryherald.com Twisting the knife: Why killing off major television characters has... Why bother with probing emotional story lines when you can bring out the car wrecks and torches — and baseball bats Have you noticed this trend?
"15.02.2017 04:20:03" calgaryherald.com Converge, Low, Land of Talk and Hailu Mergia among first acts announced... Judging by the first wave of acts announced Tuesday afternoon for the Sled Island Music & Arts Festival, Calgary's favourite celebration of... For the first time since 2009, the outdoor venue at Olympic Plaza will not be used for the festival, which will run June 21 to 25.
"15.02.2017 03:48:42" calgaryherald.com Bus shelter sex assault nets nearly two-year sentence for repeat offender The brutal sexual attack of a city woman at a Calgary bus shelter has landed a previously convicted sex offender a nearly two-year jail term. “He began groping her very aggressively,” the prosecutor said.
“She pushed him away but he persisted.”
Collier told the woman he was going to make her perform oral sex.
When she tried to resist, he punched her in the face and groped her under her
"15.02.2017 03:30:19" calgaryherald.com People set to donate bodies to science may not realize they could be... Amid the grief and uncertainty of losing her father the day after Christmas, Heather Gray knew at least one thing for sure. Her dad had always been... Last fall, Alberta Health updated the form to provide more information and direct people to experts who can tell them if their request is likely to be fulfilled.
"15.02.2017 03:00:19" calgaryherald.com Father recalls his last words to son who went down world's tallest water... 'Six went to the park, five came back': Scott Schwab and his wife, Michele, recall the 'surreal' events of Aug. 7, 2016, when their son, Caleb, was... No criminal charges have been filed in Caleb's death. Schlitterbahn officials have said the ride will be dismantled as soon as the investigation is complete.
"15.02.2017 02:35:04" calgaryherald.com More than 100 Toronto firefighters battling six-alarm blaze at Badminton... The roof of The Badminton and Racquet Club has collapsed and the fire chief is worried about the fire spreading to neighbouring buildings,... Toronto Water to boost water pressure to help battle the blaze.
"15.02.2017 02:00:07" calgaryherald.com Braid: Colley-Urquhart quits, deepening turmoil over harassment of... The Calgary Police Service and the police commission long to impose calm on the uproar over harassment of female officers. Braid: "There are points on both sides here, but a couple of things are clear: the commission was ineffectual, indeed ignorant, about a serious problem on the force for at least six years. And the police service itself did very little to relieve the
"15.02.2017 01:20:06" youtube.com Agnes Obel performs 'It's Happening Again' in NP Music studio 'Citizen Of Glass' is the new album from Danish singer/songwriter Agnes Obel. Obel dropped by National Post Music studio to perform the atmospheric... Agnes Obel gives a moving performance in the National Post Music Studio of "It's Happening Again".
"15.02.2017 00:50:06" calgaryherald.com Docs show Liberals push off millions in infrastructure spending to next... OTTAWA - The Liberal government won't be able to spend hundreds of millions in infrastructure money this year, instead moving the planned spending... The money does not include the $24.4 million being carried over from a national program to upgrade community and cultural centres as part of Canada 150 celebrations.
"15.02.2017 00:35:04" calgaryherald.com Calgary ecotourism operator calls for ban on Alberta trophy hunting A new conservation group launched Tuesday is calling for the NDP government to stop trophy hunting in Alberta. Donovan dismisses the idea that sport hunting provides income and employment.
“The point that irks me is the justification for killing these animals is that we're creating employment in these remote areas. But Africa is ample proof you can make as much or
"15.02.2017 00:15:06" calgaryherald.com 'SNL' keeps up Trump-inspired winning streak NEW YORK, N.Y. - NBC's comedy institution "Saturday Night Live" reached its largest audience since 2011 with last weekend's episode hosted by... The viewership estimate is only a portion of their audience; it doesn't count millions of people who recorded the program for later viewing or watched clips of its skits online.
"14.02.2017 23:48:11" calgaryherald.com Council moves forward cul-de-sac angle parking fix A solution for residents eager to legally angle park in one of Calgary's 2,500 cul-de-sacs is one step closer to reality following recent city... A solution for residents eager to legally angle park in one of Calgary's 2,500 cul-de-sacs is one step closer to reality following recent city crackdowns on angle parking in the dead-end streets.
"14.02.2017 23:20:06" calgaryherald.com Saskatchewan man guilty of threatening Justin Trudeau in Facebook rants A Saskatchewan man has been found guilty of uttering threats against Prime Minister Justin Trudeau after posting expletive-laden posts on Facebook... Even his mother told him to stop ...
"14.02.2017 23:00:22" calgaryherald.com U.S. border-tax plan would cut one percentage point from Canadian... OTTAWA - A proposed U.S. border-adjustment tax that has stirred up fears in Corporate Canada would inflict considerable damage on both economies, a... The analysis by the C.D. Howe Institute think tank estimated the U.S. policy change would shave nearly a full percentage point from Canada's economic growth. #politics
"14.02.2017 22:40:09" calgaryherald.com Three escape safely before CP Rail train slams into school bus in... A driver, adult monitor and a high school student were on board the bus when the front wheel become stuck in the snowy track just as the train... Shortly after the bus got stuck, an eastbound freight train approached the crossing and couldn't stop before slamming into the front of the bus sending it spinning completely around facing south again.
"14.02.2017 22:20:10" calgaryherald.com Teen facing arson charge after grandfather reports being locked in rural... Whitecourt RCMP officers called to the home near Range Road 103 and Township Road 592 just before 1 a.m. Monday found the complainant had been... A teen is facing a string of charges after a man reported his grandson locked him in his rural Whitecourt basement before an attempt was made to light the house on fire.
"14.02.2017 22:10:26" calgaryherald.com Man convicted in swarming death of Strasser-Hird seeks new trial Convicted killer Franz Cabrera has appealed the jury verdict against him for his involvement in the swarming death of Calgary man Lukas Strasser-Hird. Judge ruled that Cabrera played a leading role in the attack on Lukas Strasser-Hird behind the Vinyl nightclub on Nov. 23, 2013.
"14.02.2017 22:00:18" calgaryherald.com 5 things to do this week in Calgary Calgary Cinematheque screens Paris, Texas, while Broken City's Quiz Shoe is Valentine's-themed. Looking for something to do this week? Swerve has five suggestions.
"14.02.2017 21:56:01" calgaryherald.com Colley-Urquhart quits Calgary Police Commission after reprimand Coun. Diane Colley-Urquhart has abruptly quit the Calgary Police Commission after being reprimanded for violating rules in her effort to help... BREAKING: Coun. Diane Colley-Urquhart abruptly quits Calgary Police Commission after she was reprimanded by the chair of the oversight body.
"14.02.2017 21:40:06" calgaryherald.com Review: Lunchbox Theatre's The Exquisite Hour a delightful step back in... In order to write my review for Lunchbox Theatre's production of Stewart Lemoine's comedy The Exquisite Hour, I headed for the bookcase in my den... Louis B. Hobson gives his review of the Exquisite Hour.
"14.02.2017 21:27:05" Calgary Herald's cover photo Leah Hennel took this photograph of Yog Sadra and other members of the Sikh community as they spread Valentine's cheer in downtown Calgary by handing out love balloons to the public.
"14.02.2017 21:12:12" calgaryherald.com Saskatchewan man guilty of threatening Justin Trudeau in Facebook rants A Saskatchewan man has been found guilty of uttering threats against Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Christopher Hayes said on Facebook on March 6 that he was going to shoot Trudeau and in another post on July 8, Hayes wrote that he wouldn't physically harm Trudeau, but said the PM should be shot dead.
"14.02.2017 20:51:07" calgaryherald.com Fortney: A day of sorrow as MRU students recall two 'extraordinary'... For the past two years, Luc Sinal has been pursuing his dream career, flying high above the clouds. “My dad's a pilot,” says the 22-year-old with a... It had been an exciting few years for the MRU aviation program. In 2012 MRU celebrated the acquisition of three new Tecnam twin-engine planes. It was one of those planes that went down Monday.
"14.02.2017 20:48:03" calgaryherald.com More than 100 Toronto firefighters battling six-alarm blaze at Badminton... The roof of The Badminton and Racquet Club has collapsed. Numerous buildings have been evacuated in midtown Toronto as firefighters try to control a massive and “hazardous” blaze that has closed the streets and billowed smoke over a wide area.
"14.02.2017 20:45:04" National Post Music Watch Brad Roberts of Crash Test Dummies perform the popular song, "Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm"
"14.02.2017 20:40:10" calgaryherald.com Lady Gaga, Jimmy Kimmel condemn Texas 'bathroom bill' AUSTIN, Texas - Musicians Lady Gaga and Alicia Keys along with Oscar winner Jessica Lawrence are among more than 140 artists and celebrities... Musicians Lady Gaga and Alicia Keys along with Oscar winner Jessica Lawrence are among more than 140 artists and celebrities condemning a Texas "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people.
"14.02.2017 20:20:08" calgaryherald.com Twisting the knife: Why killing off major television characters has... Sadaf Ahsan: Why bother with probing emotional story lines when you can bring out the car wrecks and torches — and baseball bats In recent years, and particularly the last year of television, killing off main characters has become a sort of Hail Mary, a strategy used to write one's way out of, say, a love triangle or a narrative that simply isn't working.
"14.02.2017 20:00:24" calgaryherald.com Paula Simons: A dark, bittersweet Valentine's Day confession On no other day do I feel as alien or as alienated, a minority of one in a world of chocoholics. Paula Simons writes: On no other day of the calendar do I feel as alien or as alienated, a minority of one in a world of chocoholics.
"14.02.2017 19:40:09" calgaryherald.com Ivanka Trump posts photo of herself behind Oval Office desk after 'great... Ivanka Trump tweeted that she had spoken to her father and Justin Trudeau about 'the importance of women having a seat at the table!' Ivanka Trump is getting a strong reaction online..
"14.02.2017 19:30:13" calgaryherald.com Judge rules against federal government, sides with First Nation... Canada breached its 'duty of care' to the children it removed from reserves, Ontario Superior Court justice says in ruling that Ottawa sought to delay Now comes the task of finding an answer to the question of how much the government should have to pay.
"14.02.2017 19:20:08" calgaryherald.com The Bachelorette casts its first woman of colour as its lead –... Producers of The Bachelorette and The Bachelor will finally be making history in the upcoming season of The Bachelorette In an interview with People, Lindsay, 31, said, “I'm happy to represent myself as a black woman in front of America and I'm happy for America to rally behind me and see what it's like for me to be on this journey to find love. Honestly, it's not going to
"14.02.2017 19:18:46" calgaryherald.com Crown formally drops charges against MLA's deceased sister “With the greatest respect to her family, the Crown withdraws all charges,” prosecutor Janice Walsh told provincial court Judge George Gaschler. Criminal charges against the sister of Calgary-Bow MLA Deborah Drever, whose body was found on the weekend east of the city, were withdrawn Tuesday, once the Crown learned she was dead.
"14.02.2017 19:00:24" calgaryherald.com PM missed opportunity to 'put something on table' during Trump meetings:... Asked how they would handle the new U.S. President, Conservatives jumped at a chance to offer their views on Trudeau's visit to the White House Most of the race's 14 candidates convened in Pointe-Claire, a Montreal suburb, for an unofficial debate Monday evening during which they attacked Trudeau almost as much as they did contender Kevin O'Leary.
"14.02.2017 18:40:09" calgaryherald.com This drone could be ferrying passengers through Dubai's futuristic... The question is whether the egg-shaped, four-legged craft will really take off as a transportation alternative in this car-clogged city The craft can carry a passenger weighing up to 100 kilograms and a small suitcase. After buckling into its race-car-style seat, the craft's sole passenger selects a destination on a touch-screen pad in front of the seat and the drone flies there
"14.02.2017 18:20:12" calgaryherald.com The Love Tester: Swerve's Valentine's Day Quiz Everyone knows that Feb. 14 is a day for lovers. But how much do you really know about the day, its traditions, and the famous romantics and local... Everyone knows that Feb. 14 is a day for lovers. But how much do you really know about the day, its traditions, and the famous romantics and local adherents who have pitched woo all year round? Take our quiz
"14.02.2017 18:15:07" driving.ca Your Corner Wrench: Don't be fuel-ish with fuel additives Fuel additives make a lot of promises, but for most vehicles on the road, they're hardly worth it driving.ca: Depending on what you drive, fuel additives probably aren't worth the effort. #autos
"14.02.2017 18:00:30" calgaryherald.com The world's deadliest air kills more than 1 million people a year in... 'You can almost think of this as the perfect storm for India,' said Michael Brauer, a UBC professor and an author of the study India's rapidly worsening air pollution is causing about 1.1 million people to die prematurely each year, the study of global air pollution shows.
"14.02.2017 17:46:26" calgaryherald.com They were 'like family:' MRU mourns death of two instructors in plane crash Students and faculty at Mount Royal University are mourning the loss of two aviation instructors in a plane crash northwest of Cochrane Monday. Classes have been suspended and the school's fleet grounded while the crash is investigated.
"14.02.2017 17:00:24" calgaryherald.com Kenney confident heading into homestretch of PC leadership race In an interview Monday, Kenney claimed his leadership campaign — based on a platform of uniting the PCs with the Wildrose — has won an absolute... With the Progressive Conservative party's weekend rejection of a bid to oust him from the race, Jason Kenney is feeling good about his chances to win the Tory leadership — and his ability to pull the party together after a bruising contest.
"14.02.2017 16:40:07" calgaryherald.com Varcoe: Trudeau swims with shark, avoids getting chomped by Trump Justin Trudeau performed the political equivalent of swimming with the sharks on Monday, as Canada's prime minister had his first face-to-face... Chris Varcoe writes: Of note for Alberta, the two leaders released a joint statement that included a separate section on energy security and the environment. Co-operation on these issues is “inextricably linked,” it states, and the prime minister and
"14.02.2017 16:00:21" calgaryherald.com Police commission reprimands councillor for speaking out on bullying,... Two formal complaints have been submitted about Colley-Urquhart, Commission chair Brian Thiessen said in a written statement Monday. Coun. Diane Colley-Urquhart is getting a slap on the wrist from the police commission over complaints that she breached the oversight body's code of conduct in speaking out about a culture of harassment within the Calgary police service.
"14.02.2017 15:20:02" Herald columnist Don Braid analyzes the meeting between the president and prime minister. http://calgaryherald.com/news/politics/braid-trump-was-civil-trudeau-masterful-is-it-all-a-dream
"14.02.2017 15:15:08" calgaryherald.com Two flight instructors killed when Mount Royal University plane crashes... Two Mount Royal University instructors were killed when a plane belonging to the school's aviation program crashed in a remote area northwest of... Investigators with the Transportation Safety Board are expected to visit the crash scene this morning.
"14.02.2017 15:00:56" calgaryherald.com Liberals' vow to put gender-based analysis to federal budget draws... The idea is to think about how a certain policy might affect males and females in different ways, taking in other intersecting factors like age,... If the analysis — ideally done early on in the process — reveals one gender would experience disproportionately negative impacts then policy-makers have the opportunity to reshape things or otherwise mitigate those effects.
"14.02.2017 14:40:13" calgaryherald.com 'Seeing is believing': New website maps incidents of prejudice, bigotry... A new website is tracking and highlighting incidences of hate in Alberta, hoping to inspire the public to take action against ongoing issues of... “If we don't capture or document or visually display these incidences, oftentimes it might just appear that there is no issue,” Irfan Chaudhry, a criminology instructor at MacEwan University and member of the committee, said Monday. “Sometimes, seeing is
"14.02.2017 14:20:15" calgaryherald.com O'Leary displays modest French skills in Montreal debate, but is again... O'Leary, who didn't respond directly to any of the attacks, confirmed he would embrace LGBTQI people, legalize marijuana and defend reproductive... What was intended as a bilingual debate often reverted to English, especially since a colourful moderator decided to translate French questions into English, unprompted.
"14.02.2017 14:00:48" calgaryherald.com Eric Francis: Gaudreau gets demoted on a night where all Flames were bad On a night when most Calgary Flames could have been demoted to the fourth line it was the oddest of choices who ended up there. In the midst of a second period in which the Flames fell behind 4-0 to the second-worst team in hockey, Johnny Gaudreau found himself on Matt Stajan's checking line with Grindin' Garnet Hathaway.
"14.02.2017 13:40:19" calgaryherald.com Trump administration sanctions Venezuela VP, accusing him of major role... The move comes a week after a bipartisan group of 34 U.S. lawmakers sent a letter to Trump urging him to step up pressure on Venezuela's socialist... El Aissami, 42, has been the target of U.S. law enforcement investigation for years, stemming from his days as interior minister when dozens of fraudulent Venezuelan passports ended up in the hands of people from the Middle East, including alleged members
"14.02.2017 13:20:15" calgaryherald.com Rumor has it: German shepherd scores at Westminster dog show NEW YORK, N.Y. - She's no longer a Rumor at America's top dog show. Rumour was the nation's No. 1 show dog last year when she came to the Garden. But she fell short when a German shorthaired pointer named CJ won in a surprise, and it was thought that Rumor would retire.
"14.02.2017 13:00:44" calgaryherald.com Police commission reprimands councillor for speaking out on bullying,... Coun. Diane Colley-Urquhart is getting a slap on the wrist from the police commission over complaints that she breached the oversight body's code... In a statement Monday, Thiessen acknowledged the inherent difficulty for Colley-Urquhart in her dual role as city councillor and commissioner, but added that commission meetings are the “appropriate venue for significant or sensitive topics to be raised
"14.02.2017 12:57:56" calgaryherald.com Eric Francis: Gaudreau gets demoted on a night where all Flames were bad On a night when most Calgary Flames could have been demoted to the fourth line it was the oddest of choices who ended up there. A signal is being sent, and it involves more than Gaudreau. Agree?
"14.02.2017 06:30:29" calgaryherald.com The 'Jackie Look' has never gone out of style: Lessons we can still... From Angelina to Natalie to Melania, celebrities are still influenced by the former first lady's enduring elegance It's been a long time. Do you think this still holds true?
"14.02.2017 06:05:11" calgaryherald.com Two killed as MRU plane crashes west of Calgary Two people were killed when a plane belonging to Mount Royal University crashed in a remote provincial recreation area west of Calgary Monday. The plane went down near the junction of Highways 40 and 579. RCMP confirmed that two people were on board the small passenger plane that went down around 5 p.m. No survivors were recovered.
"14.02.2017 06:00:56" calgaryherald.com Global guide to romance: Perfect dates in 13 cities around the world A global guide to romance — from restaurants to boat rides to chartered planes — just in time for Valentine's Day Global guide to romance: Perfect dates in 13 cities around the world. #travel
"14.02.2017 05:30:17" calgaryherald.com You say tomato, Oprah says soup. Find comfort in a recipe from Winfrey's... Tomato soup is one of the best of comfort foods. Television celebrity Oprah Winfrey, who includes this recipe in her new cookbook, says she has... Oprah is a big fan of tomato soup in her new cookbook. #life
"14.02.2017 05:15:17" calgaryherald.com U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn resigns after reports he... Flynn's departure less than one month into the Trump administration marks an extraordinarily early shakeup in the president's senior team of advisers In a resignation letter, Flynn said he held numerous calls with the Russian ambassador to the U.S. during the transition and gave “incomplete information” about those discussions to Vice President Mike Pence.
"14.02.2017 05:00:16" calgaryherald.com Lawyers make final arguments in Garland triple murder trial There is no evidence to link triple-murder suspect Douglas Garland to the crime, his lawyer said Monday. Defence lawyer Ross said the theory of the Crown, that the trio was kidnapped from the residence and taken to the Garland property and then killed, wasn't supported by the evidence.
"14.02.2017 04:45:05" calgaryherald.com Yedlin: Alberta Securities Commission charts new course Under its new leadership, the Alberta Securities Commission is moving in a new direction, for the first time publishing a three-year strategic plan. Two pieces of the ASC's strategic plan bear special mention — the provision to create a whistleblower portal and the acknowledgment that new regulation needs to provide for emerging areas such as climate change disclosure.
"14.02.2017 04:30:24" calgaryherald.com Sweet treats for Valentine's Day: Decadent molten chocolate, pink berry... Whether it's the finishing touch on a romantic dinner, or a sweet something for family, friends or colleagues, home-baked goodies are sure to be... Sweet treats for Valentine's Day. #life
"14.02.2017 04:15:06" calgaryherald.com Finger-licking good: A cutlery design secret could make food taste better A design secret could make food taste better and encourage "more mindful" eating habits, according to design studio Michel/Fabian The right spoon can make all the difference.
"14.02.2017 04:00:25" calgaryherald.com Three things that age the skin: Sun, cigarettes, and yo-yo dieting Yes, it is true that some people age better than others. One might look young at 65, while another looks old at 40 A renowned plastic surgeon on how to preserve your complexion into your golden years.
"14.02.2017 03:45:06" calgaryherald.com Body found near Strathmore sister of Calgary MLA Calgary-Bow MLA Deborah Drever is mourning the death of her sister, Victoria Levesque, whose body was found in a rural area near Strathmore on... Mounties found the body of 25-year-old Victoria Lynn Isabelle Levesque near the town of Lyalta, about 50 kilometres east of Calgary. Drever confirmed to Postmedia that Levesque was her sister.
"14.02.2017 03:30:17" calgaryherald.com Beware when looking for love online, says RCMP The RCMP is asking Canadians to be wary of opening their hearts — and wallets — to potential online scammers. In 2016, 689 victims lost more than... A few timely words of wisdom about the search for love online, from the RCMP
"14.02.2017 03:15:04" calgaryherald.com Varcoe: Trudeau swims with shark, avoids getting chomped by Trump Justin Trudeau performed the political equivalent of swimming with the sharks on Monday, as Canada's prime minister had his first face-to-face... At a joint news conference, Trump pledged to build a “stronger trading relationship” with Canada and later said his plans to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement aren't focused on his northern neighbour, but on Mexico.
"14.02.2017 03:00:52" calgaryherald.com Step boldly on the West Coast Trail: Focus drives demanding journey One of Canada's most famous backcountry hiking routes, the West Coast Trail spans from Bamfield to Port Renfrew on the west coast of Vancouver Island Step boldly on the West Coast Trail. #travel