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Wild outlast Flames to win in 5th round of shootout | CBC Wild outlast Flames to win in 5th round of shootout
Mikael Granlund scored the winning goal in a shootout and the Minnesota Wild defeated the Calgary Flames 2-1 on Tuesday night.
CBC | December 13, 2017
Kent Hehr forced to defend himself against allegations of rudeness, again | CBC Kent Hehr forced to defend himself against allegations of rudeness, again
For the third time this month federal cabinet minister Kent Hehr has been forced to defend himself against allegations he was rude and insensitive towards Canadians that came to him looking for help.
CBC | December 13, 2017
Charges laid in 2016 homicide in Harvest Hills | CTV News Charges laid in 2016 homicide in Harvest Hills
Two men are facing charges in connection to the death of Harsimran Singh Birdi, who was found lying in a northeast alley in 2016.
CTV News | December 12, 2017
Liberals stage byelection upset, winning three of four | CTV News Liberals stage byelection upset, winning three of four
Justin Trudeau's Liberals scored another byelection upset Monday, snatching the British Columbia riding of South Surrey-White Rock away from the Conservatives.
CTV News | December 12, 2017
Tiny bungalow in Alberta's Foothills costs $2.9M but promises never interrupted mountain views | CBC Tiny bungalow in Alberta's Foothills costs $2.9M but promises never interrupted mountain views
Tucked away in the Foothills 90 kilometres west of Calgary lies a 704-square-foot bungalow designed by the world-famous architect James Cutler, who designed Bill Gates' home.
CBC | December 12, 2017
Inquiry into suicide of psychiatric patient 'a nothing document,' says dad | CBC Inquiry into suicide of psychiatric patient 'a nothing document,' says dad
The father of a 26-year-old man who died by suicide while in psychiatric care at the Foothills hospital says a public fatality inquiry into his son's death is largely worthless.
CBC | December 12, 2017
The longtime voice of Calgary Transit's C-Train retires after 44 years | CBC The longtime voice of Calgary Transit's C-Train retires after 44 years
Holly McConnell, the anonymous voice of the Calgary LRT, reflects on her decades on the job.
CBC | December 12, 2017
Some forests aren't growing back after wildfires, research finds | CBC Some forests aren't growing back after wildfires, research finds
When wildfires burn forests to the ground, some are no longer growing back, new research shows. The findings add to growing evidence that climate change and forest fires are permanently altering forest ecosystems across North America.
CBC | December 12, 2017
Calgary man claims harassment by Canada’s intelligence agency has left him destitute | CTV News Calgary man claims harassment by Canada’s intelligence agency has left him destitute
A Calgary man, who says he lost his job because of harassment by the Canadians Security Intelligence Service, is now telling his story in hopes of getting his life back.
CTV News | December 12, 2017
Transit fare hike includes low-income Calgarians | CBC Transit fare hike includes low-income Calgarians
Fares are going up at Calgary Transit in January and that will extend to the city's low-income transit passes as well.
CBC | December 12, 2017
Warm weather thaws outdoor skating dreams at most rinks around Calgary | CBC Warm weather thaws outdoor skating dreams at most rinks around Calgary
Gliding across a skating rink on a chilly day is an integral part of the Canadian winter experience, but the warm December weather has evaporated those icy outdoor dreams for many around Calgary.
CBC | December 12, 2017
Calgary cop 'happy' after being found not guilty of stealing seized marijuana | CBC Calgary cop 'happy' after being found not guilty of stealing seized marijuana
A Calgary police officer who took marijuana home which he seized while on duty has been found not guilty of all charges. Robert Cumming, 44, was charged in 2016.
CBC | December 12, 2017
UCP house leader Jason Nixon fired woman after sex harassment complaint | CBC UCP house leader Jason Nixon fired woman after sex harassment complaint
Premier Rachel Notley has called on UCP Leader Jason Kenney to remove his party's house leader, after it was revealed that Jason Nixon fired a woman in 2008 who complained about sexual harassment on a Kelowna worksite.
CBC | December 12, 2017
Suspect in fatal Calgary assault arrested in Toronto | CBC Suspect in fatal Calgary assault arrested in Toronto
A man wanted in connection with a fatal assault in southwest Calgary earlier this fall has been arrested by police in Toronto.
CBC | December 12, 2017
Former Calgary Flame defenceman Zarley Zalapski dead at 49 | CTV News Former Calgary Flame defenceman Zarley Zalapski dead at 49
The Calgary Flames are extending condolences to the family of Zarley Zalapski, a former Calgary Flames defenceman, who died Tuesday at the age of 49.
CTV News | December 12, 2017
Calgary police officer accused of stealing seized marijuana cleared of all charges | CTV News Calgary police officer accused of stealing seized marijuana cleared of all charges
A Calgary police officer who was charged with stealing drugs seized as evidence in an investigation and suspended from his duties has been found not guilty in the incident.
CTV News | December 12, 2017
Mainstreet Research admits mistakes in polling for Calgary election | CTV News Mainstreet Research admits mistakes in polling for Calgary election
A political pollster is admitting its mistake after it bet on the wrong horse in the Calgary city election two months ago.
CTV News | December 12, 2017
NYC commuters returning to subway amid heightened security | CTV News NYC commuters returning to subway amid heightened security
A would-be suicide bomber's rush-hour blast in the heart of the New York City subway system failed to cause the bloodshed he intended, authorities said, but it gave new fuel to U.S. President Donald Trump's push to limit immigration.
CTV News | December 12, 2017
2 men in slaying of 20-year-old found in Harvest Hills alley | CBC 2 men in slaying of 20-year-old found in Harvest Hills alley
Police have formally charged two Calgary men who were arrested Monday in relation to the 2016 killing of Harsimran Singh Birdi.
CBC | December 12, 2017
Gravel pit neighbours say province not doing enough to address dust concerns | CBC Gravel pit neighbours say province not doing enough to address dust concerns
A complaint from a Calgary man shut down a southwest gravel pit on the weekend, giving neighbours temporary relief from the dust and noise of the ring road construction.
CBC | December 12, 2017
TransCanada clashes with pipeline opponents at Keystone XL pipeline hearing in Nebraska | CBC TransCanada clashes with pipeline opponents at Keystone XL pipeline hearing in Nebraska
Opponents of TransCanada Corp.'s proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline argued on Tuesday that regulators in Nebraska had no authority to approve the line's "alternative" path through the state, and that the project should be considered dead.
CBC | December 12, 2017
Man charged with murder in stabbing death of brother at Rundle residence | CTV News Man charged with murder in stabbing death of brother at Rundle residence
A second-degree murder charge has been laid against the sibling of a man who was stabbed to death at a northeast area home last week.
CTV News | December 12, 2017
Rocky View crews contain grassfire in Jumping Pound area | CTV News Rocky View crews contain grassfire in Jumping Pound area
Fire crews from Rocky View County have doused a grassfire in the Jumping Pound area, west of the city, and officials say it burned between two and three acres.
CTV News | December 12, 2017
Former Calgary Flames defender Zarley Zalapski passes away at 49 | CTV News Former Calgary Flames defender Zarley Zalapski passes away at 49
Former NHL defenceman, Zarley Zalapski, passed away on Tuesday at the age of 49 and preliminary indications are that he died from complications related to a heart condition.
CTV News | December 12, 2017
Prosecutors say suspect taunted Trump before NYC subway bombing | CTV News Prosecutors say suspect taunted Trump before NYC subway bombing
A Bangladeshi immigrant arrested in a New York subway bombing mocked U.S. President Donald Trump on social media while on his way to carry out the botched suicide mission, authorities said as they brought federal charges against him Tuesday.
CTV News | December 12, 2017
Almost 34,000 positions unfilled in Alberta as job vacancy rate rises | CBC Almost 34,000 positions unfilled in Alberta as job vacancy rate rises
Employers are having a hard time filling jobs in Alberta, which could be another of sign of economic recovery in the province, according to the Canadian Federation of Independent Business.
CBC | December 12, 2017
Uber says 815,000 Canadians affected by data breach as investigation launched | CBC Uber says 815,000 Canadians affected by data breach as investigation launched
Uber Canada said late Monday that 815,000 Canadian riders and drivers may have been affected as part of its worldwide data breach announced in November.
CBC | December 12, 2017
Edmonton teacher who lured student for sex sentenced to 10 years in prison | CBC Edmonton teacher who lured student for sex sentenced to 10 years in prison
Former Edmonton teacher Paul Martial is now serving a 10-year prison sentence for the long-term sexual abuse of a onetime student. In a three-hour police interview videotaped three years ago, she details her encounters with Martial, starting when he was a Grade 7 substitute teacher.
CBC | December 12, 2017
Accused NYC subway bomber expected to face federal charges | CTV News Accused NYC subway bomber expected to face federal charges
A would-be suicide bomber was held Tuesday on state terrorism charges while federal prosecutors prepared their own case in the rush hour blast in the heart of the New York City subway system that failed to cause the bloodshed he intended, officials said.
CTV News | December 12, 2017
Agrium buys Australian fertilizer business Macrofertil | CBC Agrium buys Australian fertilizer business Macrofertil
Calgary-based Agrium Inc. has signed a deal to buy Macrofertil, a fertilizer distribution business in Australia, from Louis Dreyfus Co.
CBC | December 12, 2017
Calgary police seek man in connection with domestic assaults | CBC Calgary police seek man in connection with domestic assaults
Police in Calgary are asking for help from the public to locate a man wanted on 19 warrants in connection with a domestic assault investigation.
CBC | December 12, 2017
Three sweet loaves to satisfy holiday brunch crowds | CBC Three sweet loaves to satisfy holiday brunch crowds
These three recipes from Julie Van Rosendaal are satisfying to create and will make your house smell amazing.
CBC | December 12, 2017
Murder charge laid in fatal assault at southwest Calgary residence | CTV News Murder charge laid in fatal assault at southwest Calgary residence
A man wanted in connection to a homicide in the southwest community of Kingsland in October has been located in Toronto and he is now facing a second-degree murder charge.
CTV News | December 12, 2017
Body found near Strathmore confirmed as Calgary man | CTV News Body found near Strathmore confirmed as Calgary man
Strathmore RCMP have released the identity of a man found dead in a rural area east of Calgary last week.
CTV News | December 12, 2017
Crews struggle to keep flames from California neighbourhoods | CTV News Crews struggle to keep flames from California neighbourhoods
The fifth largest wildfire in California history expanded, ripping through dry brush atop a coastal ridge while crews struggled to keep flames from roaring down into neighbourhoods amid fears of renewed winds.
CTV News | December 12, 2017
Trump says accusations of sexual misconduct 'fabricated' | CTV News Trump says accusations of sexual misconduct 'fabricated'
U.S. President Donald Trump, pushing back against women accusing him of sexual misconduct, insisted Tuesday he's the target of "false accusations and fabricated stories of women who I don't know and/or have never met."
CTV News | December 12, 2017
Calgary police officer wins big donation for his anti-bullying initiative | CTV News Calgary police officer wins big donation for his anti-bullying initiative
An insurance company has awarded a Calgary police officer $125,000 to use towards his charity aimed at ending bullying in schools all over Canada.
CTV News | December 12, 2017
Investing exec wants to undo guilty plea to $20M fraud | CBC Investing exec wants to undo guilty plea to $20M fraud
After admitting to defrauding more than a thousand investors out of tens of millions of dollars, Concrete Equities executive Dave Humeniuk wants to take back his guilty plea.
CBC | December 12, 2017
Zarley Zalapski, former NHL defenceman, dies at 49 | CBC Zarley Zalapski, former NHL defenceman, dies at 49
Former NHL defenceman Zarley Zalapski has died at age 49, according to the Calgary Flames.
CBC | December 12, 2017
Plaid-clad police impersonator with long, red beard sought after driver 'pulled over' in Red Deer | CBC Plaid-clad police impersonator with long, red beard sought after driver 'pulled over' in Red Deer
Red Deer RCMP say a plaid-clad man with a long red beard pretended to be a police officer and "pulled over" a 16-year-old driver.
CBC | December 12, 2017
Statue of 1st Calgary alderwoman would encourage more women to run for office, says historian | CBC Statue of 1st Calgary alderwoman would encourage more women to run for office, says historian
The Annie Gale Project is hoping the statue would inspire a new generation of trailblazing women politicians.
CBC | December 12, 2017
Man accused of killing younger brother charged with second-degree murder | CBC Man accused of killing younger brother charged with second-degree murder
Police allege Wayne Runner, 34, was involved in a verbal altercation with his 29-year-old brother, Cory Runner, that escalated and turned deadly.
CBC | December 12, 2017
Drunk University of Calgary students get a place to sober up | CBC Drunk University of Calgary students get a place to sober up
It’s not a drunk tank. It’s a post-alcohol support space — a new initiative at the University of Calgary to help keep students who've had too much to drink out of harm's way.
CBC | December 12, 2017
Calgary man who promised $7.5M to B.C. hockey team charged with fraud, forgery | CBC Calgary man who promised $7.5M to B.C. hockey team charged with fraud, forgery
Mike Gould, the man who promised $7.5-million to a junior B hockey team in Kimberley B.C. has been charged with fraud and using a forged document.
CBC | December 12, 2017
Sexual violence reports spiking, say Calgary police and advocacy group | CBC Sexual violence reports spiking, say Calgary police and advocacy group
Calgary organizations that investigate sex crimes and support survivors are seeing more people needing their services — and reporting violence that sometimes dates back decades.
CBC | December 12, 2017
Lawyers face off in Calgary court over legal action launched by NHL linesman | CTV News Lawyers face off in Calgary court over legal action launched by NHL linesman
Lawyers for Dennis Wideman, Don Henderson and the Calgary Flames squared off in court on Tuesday almost two years after the Calgary Flames defenceman knocked the linesman down during a game against Nashville at the Saddledome.
CTV News | December 12, 2017
RCMP narrowing search for vehicle that lost wheel, killing driver on Alberta highway | CBC RCMP narrowing search for vehicle that lost wheel, killing driver on Alberta highway
RCMP in Ponoka are narrowing their search for a vehicle that lost a wheel on the QE2 highway on Sunday. A driver died when his vehicle was struck by the wheel and tire assembly.
CBC | December 12, 2017
Charges laid against man in connection with murder in southwest Calgary | CTV News Charges laid against man in connection with murder in southwest Calgary
Calgary police say that a man has been charged in connection with a murder case in the southwest community of Kingsland in October.
CTV News | December 12, 2017
Report says Calgary parents continue to contend with sky-high child care costs | CTV News Report says Calgary parents continue to contend with sky-high child care costs
A new study shows that preschool day care costs are mounting for parents in the City of Calgary, outpacing the rate of inflation by a wide margin.
CTV News | December 12, 2017
Pipe bomb strapped to man explodes on NYC subway platform in 'attempted terrorist attack' | CTV News Pipe bomb strapped to man explodes on NYC subway platform in 'attempted terrorist attack'
A man with a pipe bomb strapped to him set off the crude device in the subway near Times Square on Monday, injuring the suspect and three other people at the height of the morning rush hour, law enforcement officials said.
CTV News | December 11, 2017