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Why Rachel Notley's refinery pitch won't solve the oilpatch's problem | CBC
CBC | December 12, 2018
Alberta's premier wants to see a new oil refinery built in the province. But experts say Alberta already has more refinery capacity than it needs and the biggest problem facing the province's oilpatch remains unsolved — a lack of export pipeline space.
Mylan Hicks’ parents to return stateside without closure as murder trial extended | CTV News
CTV News | December 12, 2018
The extension of the second-degree murder trial of Nelson Lugela into the new year has the parents of Mylan Hicks’ disappointed but at peace as they return to Michigan without a verdict.
Teens charged in string of swarming-style robberies in Calgary | CBC
CBC | December 11, 2018
Police have charged eight teens in what they've described as a string of 14 "swarming-style" robberies.
Little people advocates push to change 'midget' hockey name | CBC
CBC | December 11, 2018
An organization representing people with dwarfism is pushing for Alberta hockey teams to remove the word "midget" from age categorizations and league names.
Enbridge announces $1.8B in pipeline spending; raises dividend 10 per cent | CBC
CBC | December 11, 2018
The Calgary-based pipeline, utility and power company says it will invest in new assets in Canada and the United States.
Cenovus plans $1.2B to $1.4B in capital spending for 2019 | CBC
CBC | December 11, 2018
The company says the majority of its budget for 2019 will be spent at its Foster Creek and Christina Lake oilsands operations.
With cannabis still scarce in Alberta, pot shop owners are holding on | CBC
CBC | December 11, 2018
As cannabis shortages persist across the country, Alberta retailers are limiting store hours and some are giving up altogether on opening new ones.
Opening eyes to faces of Mexico caravan 'an achievement' for Alberta photographer | CBC
CBC | December 11, 2018
Photographer Brett Gundlock, who covers the migrants in Mexico, says the people at the heart of the caravan are lost in the debate over whether to accept them as refugees in the United States.
Premier announces strategy to get 'full value' for energy resources | CBC
CBC | December 11, 2018
Premier Rachel Notley is hosting a news conference Tuesday to announce next steps in the province's plans to get "full value" for its oil resources.
Calgarians plan to hit the malls in more subdued manner this Christmas | CBC
CBC | December 11, 2018
With a shadow hanging over Alberta's economy, it appears many Calgarians are taking a more conservative approach to holiday shopping this year.
Rocky View County votes unanimously to ask province to halt Springbank dam project | CBC
CBC | December 11, 2018
Rocky View County's council voted unanimously Tuesday to ask the province to stop a major flood mitigation project upstream from Calgary.
Environment groups tell world Canada not slowing emissions from oil and gas | CBC
CBC | December 11, 2018
Canada is living in a fantasy if the government thinks it can meet its greenhouse-gas promises without reducing how much oil and gas the country produces, environment groups told the world at a global conference on climate change Monday.
Marriott and Starwood face class action lawsuits following data breach | CTV News
CTV News | December 11, 2018
Marriott International Inc. customers in Canada have filed a string of class-action lawsuits against the hotel giant and its Starwood brand after a recent security breach.
Teens face total of 78 charges in connection to robberies at Calgary businesses | CTV News
CTV News | December 11, 2018
Eight teens, between the ages of 13 and 15, are now facing a a slew of charges in connection to swarming-style robberies in the city and police are working to identify additional suspects.
Rocky View County councillors vote to oppose controversial Springbank reservoir project | CTV News
CTV News | December 11, 2018
Councillors in Rocky View County met on Tuesday to discuss the Springbank Off- Stream Reservoir project and and voted in favour of formally opposing the plan.
Rocky View County councillors to debate controversial Springbank reservoir project | CTV News
CTV News | December 11, 2018
Councillors in Rocky View County will meet on Tuesday to discuss the Springbank Off- Stream Reservoir project and will make a decision on whether or not to formally oppose the plan.
Enbridge announces new pipeline spending, raises dividend | CTV News
CTV News | December 11, 2018
Enbridge Inc. is planning $1.8 billion in new investments, including the $265-million purchase of pipeline and terminal assets in northern Alberta from oilsands producer Athabasca Oil Corp.
Breathing new life into Drumheller’s deteriorating dinosaur statues | CTV News
CTV News | December 11, 2018
For decades, visitors to Drumheller have encountered modeled depictions of dinosaurs scattered through the town but exposure to the elements is taking a toll on the prehistoric portrayals.
Digital forensic expert testifies about series of text messages at Downey murder trial | CTV News
CTV News | December 11, 2018
The double murder trial for Edward Downey is in its third week and court is hearing testimony from a digital forensic expert who examined a cellphone that was on the accused when he was arrested.
Rope skipping offers physical, emotional and social benefits to Calgary team | CBC
CBC | December 11, 2018
Rope skipping is not just a workout; it's also a competitive sport that creates more friends than foes, say members of the Calgary Skip Squad.
Man stabbed multiple times after smashing vehicle windshield with snow brush in Lethbridge | CTV News
CTV News | December 11, 2018
A 26-year-old man remains in Chinook Regional Hospital in serious condition and a 30-year-old man has been charged with aggravated assault following a Monday afternoon stabbing at a red light in Lethbridge.
Risk of dangerous radon exposure exists in Calgary neighbourhoods, more prevalent in rural areas | CTV News
CTV News | December 11, 2018
Researchers have found nearly 1 in 8 Calgary homes have a dangerously high level of a colourless, odourless gas that has been determined to be the second leading cause of lung cancer. The gas is even more likely to be found in rural residences and there is no clear explanation why.
Police seize 10 kilograms of meth during search of Calgary homes and vehicles | CTV News
CTV News | December 11, 2018
Two men are facing charges after police executed search warrants in connection to a drug investigation on a couple of residences and vehicles in the city last week.
Police say they've busted gun-manufacturing ring in the Toronto area | CTV News
CTV News | December 11, 2018
A group making and selling illegal handguns using legal parts has been busted in the Toronto area after an eight-month investigation that culminated in a massive raid, Ontario Provincial Police.
Rocky View County councillors debate controversial Springbank reservoir project | CTV News
CTV News | December 11, 2018
Councillors in Rocky View County are meeting on Tuesday to discuss the Springbank Off- Stream Reservoir project and will make a decision on whether or not to formally oppose the plan.
Lockdown at Peter Lougheed Centre ends after unsubstantiated threat | CTV News
CTV News | December 11, 2018
A late afternoon call to the Peter Lougheed Centre reporting a suspicious package prompted the hospital to go into lockdown while police investigated the threat.
Sheldon Kennedy elects to have his name removed from Child Advocacy Centre | CTV News
CTV News | December 11, 2018
A tireless champion and advocate for survivors of abuse has decided to remove his name from the Calgary Child Advocacy Centre’s title and give the centre back to the community.
‘Stop the talk and start acting’: Notley wants refinery built in Alberta | CTV News
CTV News | December 11, 2018
Premier Rachel Notley wants an oil refinery built in the province to get more value out of Alberta’s energy resources.
Ford pickup trucks, Honda Civics continue to entice opportunistic thieves in Alberta | CTV News
CTV News | December 11, 2018
The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) has released its annual list of the makes and models most targeted by thieves in Alberta as the crime continues to grow across the province.
Sask. lacrosse team gets chilly response for embracing 'Baby, It's Cold Outside' | CTV News
CTV News | December 11, 2018
A professional lacrosse team in Saskatchewan has received mixed reaction after choosing to support a controversial Christmas song.
Nurse urges Albertans to test after she finds unsafe radon levels in her family's home | CBC
CBC | December 11, 2018
Registered nurse Lindsay Snodgrass was shocked to discover dangerous levels of a radioactive gas in her own home. Now, she's urging other Albertans to test their homes for radon.
Man arrested after stabbing at Lethbridge traffic light | CBC
CBC | December 11, 2018
Police have arrested a man in Lethbridge, Alta., after a string of fights ended with a stabbing while both involved parties' vehicles were stopped together at a red light.
Tired of eggnog? Homemade horchata, Irish cream are tasty options for festive drinks | CBC
CBC | December 11, 2018
CBC food columnist Julie Van Rosendaal likes to have some eggnog in the fridge, but to serve, she likes to have a few alternatives on hand. When made by hand, horchata and Irish cream are a hit.
Sheldon Kennedy steps down from advocacy centre role | CBC
CBC | December 11, 2018
Former NHL player Sheldon Kennedy has announced that he is taking his name off the advocacy centre he created.
Dear Justin: Alberta oil town delivers 6,800 letters for Trudeau | CBC
CBC | December 11, 2018
A delegation from Drayton Valley braved freezing rain Monday to deliver bags of letters addressed to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to the Alberta legislature.
Police seize 10kg of meth after sting at northeast mall parking lot | CBC
CBC | December 11, 2018
Calgary police say an investigation that started three months ago has ended with officers seizing 10 kilograms of methamphetamine and 2.4 kilograms of cocaine.
Alberta to proceed with China trade mission despite diplomatic tensions | CBC
CBC | December 11, 2018
Alberta will proceed with a planned trade mission to China in March, despite growing tensions between Canada and China over the detention of a high-profile business executive in Vancouver.
Caffeine can help premature babies' brains, says study | CBC
CBC | December 11, 2018
Caffeine's benefit for lung function — a common concern with premature babies — has been well documented, but there was no data on the drug's impact on brain development.
Sears customers told to continue paying for worthless extended warranties | CBC
CBC | December 11, 2018
Debt collectors are demanding Sears customers continue to pay for extended warranties even though the department store has gone out of business and will not honour them.
Lock up your Ford: F-250 truck Alberta's most stolen vehicle, report says | CBC
CBC | December 11, 2018
Ford pickup trucks are the most stolen vehicles in Alberta, the Insurance Bureau of Canada says in its latest annual report on auto theft across the country.
'Broke my heart:' Mother of slain Calgary Stampeder thought son was safe in Canada | CBC
CBC | December 11, 2018
The mother of slain Calgary Stampeder Mylan Hicks says she thought her son would be safe when he left his native Detroit to play football in Canada.
Calgary mayor furious county may ask Alberta to halt 'critical' Springbank flood mitigation | CBC
CBC | December 11, 2018
Rocky View County will consider Tuesday whether to ask the province to delay a major flood mitigation project upstream from Calgary — a move the city's mayor is calling "ludicrous."
First Nation sues Alberta, says oilsands project threatens sacred site | CBC
CBC | December 11, 2018
An Alberta First Nation is suing the province over development approvals that the band says threaten sacred land the government has promised to protect.
Building the best gingerbread house: A step-by-step guide from a gingerbread pro | CBC
CBC | December 10, 2018
One baker is on a mission to help Edmonton make more delicious gingerbread homes this season.
Meniscus removal in knee surgery can cause major cell death after just hours of exercise: study | CBC
CBC | December 10, 2018
Researchers at the University of Calgary have put a formerly common knee surgery practice under the microscope to find how it can cause osteoarthritis.
Got a hospital parking ticket? Pay the fine with a donated toy | CBC
CBC | December 10, 2018
Alberta Health Services has launched a new campaign this holiday season that gives people who have recently received an AHS parking ticket a chance to donate a new toy rather than paying the fine.
Alberta's UCP gets green light to intervene in Saskatchewan carbon tax case | CBC
CBC | December 10, 2018
Alberta's United Conservative Party will be allowed to intervene in an upcoming court case involving the Province of Saskatchewan and Ottawa over the national carbon tax.
Residents confused over who's responsible for shovelling some Calgary pathways | CBC
CBC | December 10, 2018
Calgary is planning to crack down on people who don't shovel their snowy sidewalks — but some residents are still confused over whether or not they're responsible for certain sidewalks or pathways near their homes.
McDavid scores lone goal as Oilers shut out Flames | CBC
CBC | December 10, 2018
Mikko Koskinen made 24 saves to record his third shutout of the season as the Edmonton Oilers won a tight battle between a pair of hot teams, defeating the Calgary Flames 1-0 on Sunday.
Crown wraps up case against suspect in Calgary Stampeder shooting | CBC
CBC | December 10, 2018
The prosecution has wrapped up its case against the man accused of fatally shooting a member of the Calgary Stampeders two years ago.