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Hit and run sends pedestrian to hospital in serious condition | CBC
CBC | April 22, 2018
Calgary police are looking for the driver of a vehicle involved in a hit and run that sent a pedestrian to hospital.
Wildfire preparations focus of new committee formed in Bragg Creek | CBC
CBC | April 22, 2018
While snow and flooding have been making headlines across parts of Alberta recently, wildfire concerns have been top of mind for some people living in and around Bragg Creek.
From #MeToo to never again: Trudeau, Liberals hold closed-door session on sexual harassment | CBC
CBC | April 22, 2018
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and other MPs, including one accused of sexual harassment, took part in a closed-door workshop on creating safe workplaces at the Liberal convention in Halifax.
Teasing the numbers in our Road Ahead poll | CBC
CBC | April 22, 2018
We will be telling the stories of the poll, and what people in our province think, beginning this Wednesday and running for just over a week.
'When everybody leaves': Counselling key to help Humboldt move on after bus crash | CBC
CBC | April 22, 2018
Funerals have been held and residents of Humboldt where the junior league Broncos are based face the return to their daily routines.
Ellen Degeneres pays tribute to Humboldt Broncos crash victims at Calgary event | CBC
CBC | April 22, 2018
Ellen Degeneres began a speaking engagement in Calgary Saturday night by carrying a hockey stick on stage to pay tribute to the victims of the Humboldt Broncos bus crash.
Bye bye, winter: Spring weather arrives in Alberta | CBC
CBC | April 22, 2018
Spring has finally arrived in Alberta. After enduring what seemed like a winter that would never end, much more spring-like temperatures are forecast in the coming days, with highs expected to reach 22 C in some parts of the province.
Two men taken to hospital after pair of early morning crashes | CTV News
CTV News | April 22, 2018
Two men were taken to Foothills Hospital on Sunday morning after they were hurt in two separate pedestrian crashes in southwest Calgary.
Mother: Search for Kaden Young has 'come to an end' | CTV News
CTV News | April 22, 2018
The mother of a three-year-old boy who was swept into a swollen river in southern Ontario two months ago says the search for her son has ended after a child's body was found nearby.
Canadian killed in Peru following death of Indigenous leader: Global Affairs | CTV News
CTV News | April 22, 2018
Global Affairs Canada has confirmed that a Canadian citizen was killed in Peru in an incident related to the death of a local Indigenous spiritual leader.
Alberta man killed in snowmobile crash near Revelstoke | CTV News
CTV News | April 22, 2018
An Alberta man has died after a snowmobiling incident on Boulder Mountain near Revelstoke, B.C. on Friday.
King’s Own Calgary Regiment shows off new armoured vehicle | CTV News
CTV News | April 22, 2018
Soldiers with the King’s Own Calgary Regiment unveiled their newest piece of equipment on Sunday to help mark the unit’s regimental anniversary known as St. George’s Day.
Now 95, Canadian's last Dambuster veteran honoured by portrait | CBC
CBC | April 22, 2018
Fred Sutherland of Alberta served in the air force squadron that took out several of Hitler's water reservoirs during World War II.
Activist Iman Bukhari rages against racism in Canada | CBC
CBC | April 22, 2018
After moving from Pakistan to Canada, Iman Bukhari experienced racism as an 11-year-old. But that experience contributed to the work she now does as an activist and documentary filmmaker.
Why does Alberta still have a separate Catholic school system? Here's a 2-minute explanation | CBC
CBC | April 21, 2018
Only three provinces still have education systems like this: Ontario, Saskatchewan and Alberta. It has to do with history, politics and the constitution.
Oil surges toward $70 and stirs dreams of $100 | CBC
CBC | April 21, 2018
Three years after the devastating oil price crash, optimism is back in the industry as prices are surging toward $70 US per barrel, and thoughts of $100 return. The enthusiasm has even spread to Alberta, although it's tempered.
Obituary website sells memorials for Humboldt victims without family permission | CBC
CBC | April 21, 2018
Obituaries for victims of the Humboldt Broncos crash have appeared on a website that aggregates death notices from across Canada, while adding offers to purchase gifts and memorials, without the involvement or permission of the families.
After pack's collapse, wolves might den again in the Bow Valley this spring | CBC
CBC | April 21, 2018
Hope is on the horizon for Alberta's Bow Valley wolf pack. A female wolf was seen travelling with a possible mate throughout Banff National Park over the winter.
Alberta snowmobiler killed in 2-sled collision near Revelstoke, B.C. | CBC
CBC | April 21, 2018
An Albertan man driving a snowmobile on Boulder Mountain near Revelstoke B.C. has died after two snowmobiles collided, RCMP said.
Good Samaritan injured while trying to stop mall theft dies | CTV News
CTV News | April 21, 2018
An Edmonton man who was critically injured while trying to stop an alleged theft has died, according to family and friends.
City council a lonely place for Jeromy Farkas | CBC
CBC | April 21, 2018
Jeromy Farkas was elected to shake up city hall. So far, the pushback has left him shaken, but undeterred.
'Don't let them practice the behaviour you don't like'; dog expert weighs in on common canine concerns | CBC
CBC | April 21, 2018
If you’re a dog person, there’s nothing better than taking your faithful companion for a walk in the park — unless those walks are filled with barking, lunging, pulling or other examples of canine misbehaviour.
Thieves make off with ATM from Mac’s convenience store | CTV News
CTV News | April 21, 2018
Police are looking for suspects in connection with the theft of a bank machine from a store in southeast Calgary early Saturday morning.
Hundreds climb the Bow Tower in support of Alberta’s wilderness | CTV News
CTV News | April 21, 2018
Calgarians young and old went up and down the Bow Tower on Saturday to celebrate Earth Day and all the vital work being done by the Alberta Wilderness Association.
Prolonged winter still causing delays on sports fields in Calgary | CTV News
CTV News | April 21, 2018
Children who are all itching to get outside and play their favourite sports will need to wait a little longer as many fields are still closed; an unfortunate side effect of Calgary’s long hard winter.
Child's body found in Ont. river near site where 3-year-old was swept away | CTV News
CTV News | April 21, 2018
Ontario Provincial Police say a fisherman has found the body of a child in the Grand River, 13 kilometres downstream from where a three-year-old boy went missing during a flood in February.
Artisan baker returns with Grainz Bread Shop, swaps Inglewood for Foothills Industrial Park | CBC
CBC | April 21, 2018
Bread baker Teddi Smith, who previously brought her naturally fermented bread to the masses at her bakery in Inglewood, is back in the baking business after a three-year hiatus to teach students at Lester B. Pearson High School.
Engineer fled war and racism to find community in Canada | CBC
CBC | April 21, 2018
When civil war broke out in 1993, the conflict wasn't unfamiliar to Egide Nzojibwami. Expecting the violence to end as quickly as it had in the past, he brought his then-young family to Belgium to keep them safe, but the war persisted.
Warrant issued for suspect in fatal assault at Edmonton mall | CBC
CBC | April 21, 2018
​A province-wide arrest warrant has been issued for a man Edmonton police believe is responsible for a vicious assault at Southgate Centre that left a man dead.
Delays frustrate lawyer for Alberta man charged in farm shooting | CBC
CBC | April 20, 2018
Defence lawyer Tonii Roulston said outside court she is still waiting for important evidence compiled by the RCMP and the case has been delayed until May 4.
Calgary man charged in 3 shooting deaths that police blame on organized crime | CBC
CBC | April 20, 2018
A Calgarian has been charged in three killings that police believe are tied to organized crime — of a man and woman gunned down in a car in Calgary and a man shot in Edmonton.
Supreme Court's free-the-beer ruling sparks fears of cannabis trade restrictions | CBC
CBC | April 20, 2018
A Supreme Court ruling on interprovincial beer imports has sparked fears that provinces and territories will be free to impose restrictions on cannabis flowing over their borders at a time the industry is in its early stages of growth.
Albertans don't play the victim card lightly | CBC
CBC | April 20, 2018
"We’re at a defining moment for our energy — the energy economy, and our energy as a people,” says Donna Kennedy-Glans.
Bear in a marijuana leaf headdress: Alberta artist triggers cover art controversy | CBC
CBC | April 20, 2018
An Alberta Indigenous artist says he has no regrets about creating cover art which depicts a bear clad in a headdress of marijuana buds, as the print sparks controversy for a Toronto magazine.
Oilpatch skeptical about Plan B for Trans Mountain | CBC
CBC | April 20, 2018
Ottawa believes another proponent could step forward if Kinder Morgan bails on Trans Mountain. The energy sector is less sure.
Calgary senior's mental and physical health deteriorated in months before fatal police shooting | CBC
CBC | April 20, 2018
In the months before he was fatally shot by police after trying to kill his grandson and take his own life, a 76-year-old man's mental and physical health began deteriorating, according to investigators.
2 dead, police searching for suspect in northwest Calgary shooting | CBC
CBC | April 20, 2018
Calgary police are on scene investigating after two people were found dead following a shooting in the northwest Calgary community of Evanston.
Architect who designed some of Alberta's most unique buildings dies of asbestos exposure | CBC
CBC | April 20, 2018
An architect who designed some of Calgary and southern Alberta's most iconic buildings has died at 74 from asbestos poisoning he incurred during the early years of his career.
Necco Wafer fans scramble to stockpile classic candy | CBC
CBC | April 20, 2018
The lozenges, which come in flavours like cloves, citrus, cinnamon and liquorice, could soon be just a memory, as the company that makes them is in serious financial trouble.
Grassroots Liberals split on push for Canada to ease reliance on foreign oil | CBC
CBC | April 20, 2018
As the Liberal government deals with deep divisions over a western pipeline expansion, grassroots party members are pushing for a long-term vision that relies less on getting oil to market and more on Canada's energy independence.
Glenmore Reservoir pathway bridge hits bump(s) | CBC
CBC | April 20, 2018
Part of a new pathway section crosses over a ravine, but when the contractor laid down the deck panels on the structure, they were not level.
Tsuut'ina to host get-to-know-you dinners with Nenshi, Calgary councillors | CBC
CBC | April 20, 2018
Calgary city council is going look at ways to improve its working relationship with all Treaty 7 nations, but particularly with the Tsuut'ina First Nation, which borders the city's southwestern edge.
'We need to rethink the entire plastics industry': Why banning plastic straws isn't enough | CBC
CBC | April 20, 2018
Disposable plastic straws are about to be banned throughout Britain. Here’s what’s happening with straws in Canada and a closer look at what impact such bans could really have.
Prince Charles will succeed Queen as Commonwealth chief: reports | CTV News
CTV News | April 20, 2018
British media say Commonwealth leaders have agreed that Prince Charles should be the next head of the 53-nation group.
Calgary officer who fatally shot armed senior cleared of wrongdoing by ASIRT | CBC
CBC | April 20, 2018
A Calgary police officer has been cleared in the 2016 killing of 76-year-old Robert Crowle, who was wielding a "large, edged weapon" at the time of the fatal shooting.
One dead, 34 E. coli cases confirmed as AHS investigation expands | CTV News
CTV News | April 20, 2018
Alberta Health Services said the investigation into an E. coli outbreak in Edmonton was expanding, as the number of confirmed cases has expanded.
Police investigate fatal shooting in northwest Calgary | CTV News
CTV News | April 20, 2018
Calgary police are investigating a shooting that has left two people dead in the northwest community of Evanston on Friday afternoon.
Calgarian faces first-degree murder charges in connection with 2016 shootings in Calgary and Edmonton | CTV News
CTV News | April 20, 2018
A 26-year-old Calgary man has been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of two people in Redstone and the death of a man in an Edmonton neighbourhood.
B.C. naturopath criticized for treating boy with rabid-dog saliva | CTV News
CTV News | April 20, 2018
British Columbia's top doctor and an alternative-medicine group are both expressing concern about a Victoria naturopath who treated a four-year-old boy with the saliva of a rabid dog.
Much left to fight for beyond pot legalization, activists say as they mark 4/20 | CTV News
CTV News | April 20, 2018
Cannabis activists say although this year's 4/20 celebrations across the country will likely be the last before recreational pot use becomes legal, there's still a lot to fight for.