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Enhanced checkstops target impaired drivers in an effort to improve road safety | CTV News
CTV News | February 23, 2019
The Calgary Police Service traffic section operated a provincially-funded, enhanced checkstop in the southwest on Friday night in an effort to remove dangerous drivers from city streets.
Brooks Bandits set new win record in the AJHL | CTV News
CTV News | February 23, 2019
The wins kept on coming for the Alberta Junior Hockey League’s Brooks Bandits and the team notched its 54th win of the season in front of their hometown crowd on Friday night.
People gather for funeral of seven children killed in fast-moving Halifax fire | CTV News
CTV News | February 23, 2019
Mourners have begun to gather in a large Halifax hall for the funeral of seven children who died in a fast-moving house fire.
Ont. man facing 37 charges, including sexual assault of young hospice patient | CTV News
CTV News | February 23, 2019
Ottawa police say a man is facing 37 sex-related charges in connection with four male victims, including one boy who was a patient at Roger Neilson House, a hospice centre.
Alberta’s digital medical records lack pre-1984 measles vaccination history | CTV News
CTV News | February 22, 2019
As Alberta Health Services encourages immunization against measles following recent outbreaks in B.C., the United States and Europe, the province’s electronic medical record system is unable to confirm vaccinations from decades ago.
Councillor calls for open minds ahead of motion on review of  fluoride research | CTV News
CTV News | February 22, 2019
Ward 13 councillor Diane Colley-Urquhart is asking her fellow council members to review the research before cementing their opinion on whether fluoride should be reintroduced into Calgary’s water supply.
High River RCMP seek tips following commercial break-and enters | CTV News
CTV News | February 22, 2019
Police in High River are asking for public assistance as they investigate three Friday morning break-and-enters in the High River area.
Funeral plans announced for seven Syrian children killed in Halifax fire | CTV News
CTV News | February 22, 2019
The funeral for seven Syrian children who died in a fast-moving Halifax house fire will be held on Saturday, with an open invitation to the community that has rallied around the family.
NEB reconsideration report recommends approval of Trans Mountain pipeline expansion | CTV News
CTV News | February 22, 2019
The National Energy Board released the results of its reconsideration report on the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion project on Friday and is recommending approval with new conditions.
California parents of 13 plead guilty to torture, abuse | CTV News
CTV News | February 22, 2019
A California couple pleaded guilty Friday to torture and years of abuse that included shackling some of their 13 children to beds and starving them to the point it stunted their growth.
Regulator to deliver reconsideration report on Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project | CTV News
CTV News | February 22, 2019
The National Energy Board will release the results of its reconsideration report on the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion on Friday and a rally in support of the project is being held outside the NEB’s Calgary office.
Charges laid after Alta. car dealership sold senior two vehicles she couldn't afford | CTV News
CTV News | February 22, 2019
Four people at an Alberta car dealership are facing a total of Consumer Protection Act 16 charges after a 77-year-old woman alleged that they used aggressive sales tactics to sell her two vehicles that she could not afford.
Winter storm brings record snowfall to parts of Arizona | CTV News
CTV News | February 22, 2019
A winter storm that swept through the Southwest and brought a rare snowfall to the Las Vegas Strip and the mountains above Malibu in California pounded north-central Arizona with record amounts.
China bars millions from travel for 'social credit' offences | CTV News
CTV News | February 22, 2019
Forgot to pay a fine in China? Then forget about buying an airline ticket. Would-be air travellers were blocked from buying tickets 17.5 million times last year under a controversial "social credit" system the ruling Communist Party says will improve public behaviour.
Church window in city’s northwest struck by bullet | CTV News
CTV News | February 21, 2019
Police are investigating after a church in the Varsity area was hit by a bullet on Wednesday evening.
Airdrie woman faces numerous charges in fraud investigation | CTV News
CTV News | February 21, 2019
A 39-year-old Airdrie woman is facing several charges in connection to a fraud investigation involving a number of businesses in the community.
Petition calls for U.S. to sell Montana to Canada | CTV News
CTV News | February 21, 2019
A petition gaining traction online is calling on the U.S. to sell Montana to Canada for $1 trillion in an effort to reduce America’s soaring national debt.
Committee says funding source found for new arena for Flames | CTV News
CTV News | February 21, 2019
A city committee says it has found funding and identified a plan for a new NHL arena and will present a draft proposal to council next week.
Fire crews contain chemical spill at motel in city’s northwest | CTV News
CTV News | February 21, 2019
Emergency crews responded to a chemical spill in the pool area at a motel in the city’s northwest on Thursday morning.
Province says goal of photo radar should be road safety not revenue | CTV News
CTV News | February 21, 2019
The province released the results of a photo radar review on Thursday and says it wants to stop mobile ticketing from being used as a cash-cow.
Distracted driving continues to plague Alberta’s roads and highways | CTV News
CTV News | February 21, 2019
Alberta RCMP say the risks of being distracted behind the wheel are not resonating with many motorists in the province.
Warrants issued for man wanted in connection to shooting in Renfrew | CTV News
CTV News | February 21, 2019
A man who was found suffering from a gunshot wound on a northeast street last week has been released from hospital and police have issued a number of warrants for a suspect in connection to the incident.
'We didn't like it at all': CP Rail CEO objects to Notley's crude-by-rail deal | CTV News
CTV News | February 21, 2019
The head of Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. has voiced his displeasure at the idea of Alberta's $3.7-billion deal with Canada's two biggest rail companies to ship more crude via rail amid a pipeline crunch squeezing oilsands producers.
Trans-Canada Highway reopened at Dead Man's Flats | CTV News
CTV News | February 21, 2019
The eastbound and westbound lanes of the Trans-Canada Highway have reopened after numerous crashes near Dead Man's Flats prompted the closure of the highway but conditions remain poor.
AHS urges parents to vaccinate children against measles | CTV News
CTV News | February 21, 2019
Recent measles outbreaks outside of the province have prompted health officials in Alberta to encourage parents to take measures to ensure their children are protected against the disease.
Ticket tally from snow route parking ban tops 1000 | CTV News
CTV News | February 20, 2019
A snow route parking ban that was issued by the city on Monday remains in effect and so far, over 1000 tickets have been issued to motorists who have not moved their vehicles.
Community asked to put out teddy bears in honour of 7 children killed in Halifax fire | CTV News
CTV News | February 20, 2019
To honour the seven children killed in the Halifax fire, one woman is leading an effort to have neighbours put out teddy bears on their front porches and window sills.
Trans-Canada Highway closed in both directions at Dead Man's Flats | CTV News
CTV News | February 20, 2019
Eastbound and westbound traffic on the Trans-Canada Highway is being rerouted after numerous crashes near Dead Man's Flats prompted the closure of the highway.
Ticket tally from snow route parking ban tops 1,800 | CTV News
CTV News | February 20, 2019
A snow route parking ban that was issued by the city on Monday ended Wednesday afternoon and resulted in more than 1,800 tickets being issued to motorists who failed to move their vehicles.
Police seek suspect after girl inappropriately touched on Calgary Transit bus | CTV News
CTV News | February 20, 2019
The Calgary Police Service has released surveillance images of a man who allegedly touched a girl on a Calgary Transit bus in a southwest neighbourhood.
City decides not to replace Fairview Arena following roof collapse last year | CTV News
CTV News | February 20, 2019
An arena in the southeast that was closed after the roof collapsed last year will not be reopened at its current location and the city says it will now work with its stakeholders to determine what to do with the site.
Poor highway conditions a suspected factor in fatal head-on collision near Taber | CTV News
CTV News | February 20, 2019
A 39-year-old man is dead and four people, including two children, were transported to hospital following a Wednesday morning crash south of Taber.
Man charged with sexual assault involving two teens | CTV News
CTV News | February 20, 2019
A 60-year-old man is facing charges in connection to the alleged sexual assault of two teens over a five year period.
CPS shuffles resources to address safety concerns near Sheldon Chumir | CTV News
CTV News | February 20, 2019
The Calgary Police Service is beefing up its presence near the supervised consumption site in the Beltline as the opioid crisis of recent years has been exacerbated by an escalation in methamphetamine use.
Police seek attempted robbery suspect following incident in downtown parkade | CTV News
CTV News | February 20, 2019
The Calgary Police Service has released a composite sketch of the suspect in an attempted robbery in the parking garage of the Grid 5 apartment building last month and is asking for tips from the public.
Digital billboard campaign puts question of separation to Albertans | CTV News
CTV News | February 20, 2019
A new billboard campaign released in Calgary and Edmonton is attracting attention and questions whether or not Alberta should separate from Canada.
Alberta sitting in second place at Canada Games | CTV News
CTV News | February 19, 2019
On the third day of competition, Team Alberta sits in second place at the Canada Games.
Day home operator responsible for death granted day parole, toddler's parents not notified | CTV News
CTV News | February 19, 2019
The parents of Ceira McGrath are speaking out after discovering the woman who pleaded guilty in connection with the death of their 18-month-old daughter has been given day parole less than a year after sentencing.
Worker fatally injured by concrete block at plant in northwest Calgary | CTV News
CTV News | February 19, 2019
Lehigh Hanson officials confirm an employee at the Inland Concrete Spy Hill plant died on Tuesday after being struck by a concrete block.
Alberta spending $3.7B to move oil by rail, leasing cars | CTV News
CTV News | February 19, 2019
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says the province is spending $3.7 billion to move landlocked oil to market by rail -- and it isn't counting on Ottawa to pitch in.
Airdrie man and three minors charged after rifles stolen during house party | CTV News
CTV News | February 19, 2019
A 19-year-old man and three underage suspects have been charged in connection with the theft of several firearms from a home in Airdrie on Saturday night.
Alberta convoy rolls into Ottawa for rally at Parliament Hill | CTV News
CTV News | February 19, 2019
A convoy of western Canadians travelling across the country to bring their message of support for the energy industry to the federal government will arrive in Ottawa on Tuesday for a rally at Parliament Hill.
Police respond to multi-vehicle crash in city’s southeast | CTV News
CTV News | February 19, 2019
Emergency crews are dealing with a multi-vehicle incident on Stoney Trail in the city’s southeast and police are diverting traffic around the scene.
Death of man in Douglas Glen house fire deemed not suspicious | CTV News
CTV News | February 19, 2019
Police say the death of a man in a house fire in the city’s southeast on the weekend is not suspicious and have determined that the explosion and fire was caused by human activity.
Trump criticizes California over lawsuit against border wall | CTV News
CTV News | February 19, 2019
U.S. President Donald Trump is criticizing California's lead role in a multistate lawsuit challenging his emergency declaration to pay for a U.S.-Mexico border wall.
Wilson-Raybould meets with Trudeau's cabinet amid SNC-Lavalin heat on the Hill | CTV News
CTV News | February 19, 2019
Jody Wilson-Raybould met with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's federal cabinet on Parliament Hill Tuesday, and confirmed she remains a member of the Liberal caucus, as questions continue to swirl around the SNC-Lavalin affair and Gerald Butts’ resignation.
Calgary man convicted of strangling spouse granted day parole | CTV News
CTV News | February 19, 2019
A parole hearing for a man who killed his spouse and buried her body in the basement of the family’s home was held at the Bowden Institution on Tuesday.
7 children killed in Halifax house fire | CTV News
CTV News | February 19, 2019
Seven children, all members of a Syrian family who arrived in Canada about two years ago, died in an early morning fire Tuesday that witnesses said quickly engulfed a home in a Halifax suburb.
Manitoba mother searching for answers after daughter dies on Dominican Republic trip | CTV News
CTV News | February 19, 2019
A Manitoba mother whose daughter died mysteriously while the pair were at an all-inclusive Dominican Republic vacation has returned home but is still in search of answers.
Watch the moment woman pulled out of burning car in Louisiana | CTV News
CTV News | February 19, 2019
This is the dramatic moment brave bystanders pulled a woman through the driver’s window of a car engulfed in flames in Louisiana.
Crews recover body from southeast home destroyed in explosion | CTV News
CTV News | February 18, 2019
Emergency crews have recovered a body from a home in the city’s southeast that was completely destroyed in an explosion and fire on the weekend.
Majority of Canadians think Facebook will negatively impact federal election: survey | CTV News
CTV News | February 18, 2019
The majority of Canadians think that Facebook will negatively impact the next federal election, and that the social media giant doesn't do a good job at monitoring how it is used to influence politics, according to a Nanos Research survey.
Convoy in support of Alberta energy moves closer to Ottawa | CTV News
CTV News | February 18, 2019
A convoy that left Red Deer last week in support of Alberta Energy is getting closer to its destination and it expected to arrive in Ottawa on Tuesday.
Men appeal conviction in Via Rail terror plot, argue jury improperly selected | CTV News
CTV News | February 18, 2019
Two men found guilty of terrorism charges after being accused of plotting to derail a passenger train are asking Ontario's highest court to grant them a new trial, arguing the jury that convicted them was improperly selected.
Kids, teens under 18 should not use cough products with opioids: Health Canada | CTV News
CTV News | February 18, 2019
New guidance from Health Canada says that children and teens under 18 should not use cough products containing opioids because they 'may be a factor in problematic substance use later in life.'
'Making this up': Study says oilsands assessments marred by weak science | CTV News
CTV News | February 18, 2019
Dozens of oilsands environmental impact studies are marred by inconsistent science that's rarely subjected to independent checks, says a university study.
City implements snow route parking ban to clear Calgary streets | CTV News
CTV News | February 18, 2019
A snow route parking ban will go into effect on Monday at noon so crews can deal with the snow that has accumulated on city streets over the last few days.
Cabinet expected to extend deadline to reconsider Trans Mountain pipeline | CTV News
CTV News | February 18, 2019
Canada's energy regulator will tell the federal government this week whether it still thinks the Trans Mountain pipeline should be expanded, but cabinet's final say on the project's future is still several months away.
Burning Man CEO announces festival changes to combat 'culture of exclusivity' | CTV News
CTV News | February 18, 2019
The organizers of Burning Man are making “substantive” changes to the annual weeklong summer art festival in the Nevada desert.
Canadian 'ISIS bride' in Syria: 'I should be allowed to go home' | CTV News
CTV News | February 18, 2019
A pregnant Alberta woman who moved to Syria with her ISIS-supporting husband and their two young boys says she wants to return to Canada.
Calgary students add finishing touches to battle bots | CTV News
CTV News | February 18, 2019
Several teams from Calgary hope they are building the best robots in the world. They have spent the past six weeks building and testing their creations for the upcoming regional competitions for First Robotics Canada.
Alberta missionaries back at home after escaping civil unrest in Haiti | CTV News
CTV News | February 17, 2019
Two dozen workers with a Christian relief group are back at home on Sunday after they had to quickly get out of Haiti last week.
Dozens of homeless dogs rescued from First Nations communities | CTV News
CTV News | February 17, 2019
A number of dogs that were going to be euthanized a few weeks ago are now in the care of an animal care agency in Alberta.
One home destroyed in early morning fire, several others damaged | CTV News
CTV News | February 17, 2019
The Calgary Fire Department is at the scene of a fire in the southeast that has destroyed at least one home and damaged several others early Sunday morning.
Human remains found in landfill during search for murdered woman | CTV News
CTV News | February 17, 2019
Police found human remains in an Ottawa landfill during their search for murdered mother Susan Kuplu-Iqqittuq.
Car barrels through emergency scene, clips firefighter and takes out tree | CTV News
CTV News | February 17, 2019
A car barreled through a group of Winnipeg first responders going on to clip a firefighter, hit a tree and nearly smash into a house.
Child injured while snowboarding in Lake Louise | CTV News
CTV News | February 17, 2019
Officials with STARS Air Ambulance say a child was taken to hospital after they were hurt while snowboarding near Lake Louise on Sunday.
Alberta teachers push for education as an election issue | CTV News
CTV News | February 16, 2019
Teachers are in Calgary for an annual convention and one of the top items on the agenda is a push to put education up as an election issue.
First-degree murder charge for father of girl, 11, found dead after Amber Alert: police | CTV News
CTV News | February 16, 2019
The father of an 11-year-old girl found dead at her dad’s home is to be charged with first-degree murder, police say.
Fourteen 'dream' homes ordered evacuated as sinkholes open in Sechelt, B.C. | CTV News
CTV News | February 16, 2019
Greg and Gerry Latham spent Friday morning scrambling to pack up family heirlooms as a series of sinkholes threatened to destroy their dream retirement home on British Columbia's Sunshine Coast.
Candlelight vigils planned for girl found dead after Amber Alert | CTV News
CTV News | February 16, 2019
Candlelight vigils will take place in the coming days to honour 11-year-old Riya Rajkumar, who was found dead following an Amber Alert.
Calgary man takes on skating marathon for Alzheimer’s research | CTV News
CTV News | February 16, 2019
The bitter cold may be forcing plenty of us to retreat indoors, but one man has strapped on his skates for a very long skate at an outdoor rink in Calgary.
Nova Scotia teenager charged with multiple child porn offences | CTV News
CTV News | February 16, 2019
Police say a teenager from Bridgewater, N.S., is facing child pornography charges.
Flames versus Flames at first ever esports tournament in Calgary | CTV News
CTV News | February 16, 2019
Dozens of hockey players of a different sort got together at the Saddledome on Saturday for the first ever esports event, hosted by the Calgary Flames.
Former B.C. premier Gordon Campbell accused of sexual assault: British newspaper | CTV News
CTV News | February 16, 2019
A British newspaper says police in London are investigating an allegation of sexual assault made against former British Columbia premier Gordon Campbell.
B.C. couple seriously injured in acid attack during vacation in Vietnam | CTV News
CTV News | February 16, 2019
A B.C. couple is recovering in a Bangkok hospital after suffering serious burns in what they have described as a random and unprovoked acid attack while vacationing in Vietnam.
Calgary calls snow route parking ban for Family Day | CTV News
CTV News | February 16, 2019
City officials have decided to call a snow route parking ban on Family Day because of increased snowfall in Calgary over the weekend.
Group of southern Albertans manage to escape violence in Haiti | CTV News
CTV News | February 16, 2019
About two dozen Albertans, working with a Christian aid group in Haiti, are on their way back after the island nation erupted in violent street protests this week.
Study aims to prove that hockey rinks are a welcome place for all Canadians | CTV News
CTV News | February 15, 2019
Researchers at the University of Calgary will be taking the next few years to show that participation in Canada’s winter pastime helps everyone from every background feel at home here.
Canada's main stock index posts triple-digit gain pushing streak to six weeks | CTV News
CTV News | February 15, 2019
Canada's main stock index posted a triple-digit gain Friday after oil hit a three-month high to extend the market's winning streak to six weeks.
Two people rescued following avalanche at Castle Mountain Resort | CTV News
CTV News | February 15, 2019
Two people were lucky to escape uninjured from an avalanche that happened at Castle Mountain Resort on Friday afternoon.
Sex assault charge against Calgary chef Michael Noble stayed | CTV News
CTV News | February 15, 2019
The owner and chef of two Calgary restaurants who was accused of sexual assault last year has learned that the charge against him has been stayed.
Enbridge confident Line 3 pipeline will open this year despite new challenge | CTV News
CTV News | February 15, 2019
Enbridge Inc. is confident that its Line 3 oil pipeline replacement project will come into service by the end of the year in spite of a renewed challenge launched this week by the newly elected governor of Minnesota.
Trump's national emergency: from shutdown frying pan to constitutional fire | CTV News
CTV News | February 15, 2019
U.S. President Donald Trump is finally ending America's shutdown standoff, but diving headlong into what's expected to trigger a fresh constitutional crisis -- virtually in the same breath.
Forecast calls for more snow for Calgary and southern Alberta | CTV News
CTV News | February 15, 2019
Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for parts of southern Alberta and some areas could see as much as 20 cm before the weather system moves out of the area on Sunday.
Risk of flooding, mudslides remains after California storm | CTV News
CTV News | February 15, 2019
Authorities warn that mudslides are still possible Friday even after a damaging storm moved through California, trapping people in floodwaters, triggering a debris flow that destroyed homes, and forcing residents to flee communities scorched by wildfires last year.
Two people dead in crash on rural Alberta highway | CTV News
CTV News | February 15, 2019
Officials say two people have died in a serious crash on Highway 9 near Beiseker on Thursday night.
Province says it’s still working to fix Calgary charter school building | CTV News
CTV News | February 15, 2019
Administrators at the Foundations for the Future Learning Academy in Calgary say urgent repairs at one of their buildings have been ignored for years, but the government says the school is still on their radar.
Tiny homes-maker under investigation by Canada Border Services, police: sources | CTV News
CTV News | February 15, 2019
Following allegations that an Ontario-based tiny homes seller scammed dozens of customers in Canada and the U.S. out of hundreds of thousands of dollars, CTV News has learned the company and its owners are now the subject of investigations by the Canada Border Services Agency and the Ontario Provinc...