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    Liberals walk out after Conservatives pick anti-abortion MP for status of women committee chair

    Liberals walk out after Conservatives pick anti-abortion MP for status of women committee chair


    Liberal MPs walked out on a status of women committee meeting Tuesday morning in opposition to the Conservatives pick for chair, Rachael Harder, a parliamentarian with a known anti-abortion...

    Liberal MPs walked out on a status of women committee meeting Tuesday morning in opposition to the Conservatives pick for chair, Rachael Harder, a parliamentarian with a known anti-abortion record.

    'I didn't trust the warnings': Why a third of Calgarians disregarded flood evacuation order

    'I didn't trust the warnings': Why a third of Calgarians disregarded flood evacuation order


    Convincing people that they're at risk from an imminent natural disaster can be trickier than you might think, according to research from Mount Royal University that looked at Calgarians' responses to the 2013...

    Convincing people that they're at risk from an imminent natural disaster can be trickier than you might think, according to research from Mount Royal University that looked at Calgarians' responses to the 2013 flood.

    'Every parent's nightmare': Mother of slain man pleads for answers

    'Every parent's nightmare': Mother of slain man pleads for answers


    The mother of a man whose body was found in a wooded area west of Calgary earlier this year is pleading for information from the public, while police are asking for help identifying a man who used his bank card after he...

    The mother of a man whose body was found in a wooded area west of Calgary earlier this year is pleading for information from the public, while police are asking for help identifying a man who used his bank card after he disappeared.

    Changes to Alberta's limitations law paved way for historical sex assault lawsuit, lawyer says

    Changes to Alberta's limitations law paved way for historical sex assault lawsuit, lawyer says


    A man who claims he was sexually abused by an Edmonton priest more than 30 years ago was able to file a lawsuit because of a recent change to Alberta's limitations law, says the lawyer representing the...

    A man who claims he was sexually abused by an Edmonton priest more than 30 years ago was able to file a lawsuit because of a recent change to Alberta's limitations law, says the lawyer representing the plaintiff.

    Alberta teen crushed by tractor in farming accident near Hanna

    Alberta teen crushed by tractor in farming accident near Hanna


    A teenager was killed in a farming accident near Hanna, Alta., on Monday when the tractor he was driving rolled down an embankment and crushed...

    A teenager was killed in a farming accident near Hanna, Alta., on Monday when the tractor he was driving rolled down an embankment and crushed him.

    CFL Power Rankings: Stamps putting the boots to all comers

    CFL Power Rankings: Stamps putting the boots to all comers


    Having won eight in a row, the Calgary Stampeders could be forgiven for looking ahead to the West Division...

    Having won eight in a row, the Calgary Stampeders could be forgiven for looking ahead to the West Division final.

    Calgary fights to keep $76K investigation into councillor misconduct a secret

    Calgary fights to keep $76K investigation into councillor misconduct a secret


    The City of Calgary is fighting to ensure an independent investigator's report on misconduct by city councillors remains a secret. The city paid a lawyer $76,000 to investigate whistleblower complaints against council...

    The City of Calgary is fighting to ensure an independent investigator's report on misconduct by city councillors remains a secret. The city paid a lawyer $76,000 to investigate whistleblower complaints against council members.

    Fort McMurray fires cause air pollution spike on other side of continent

    Fort McMurray fires cause air pollution spike on other side of continent


    The huge forest fire in Fort McMurray last year caused air pollution levels to spike as far away as the New England states more than four thousand kilometres on the other side of the...

    The huge forest fire in Fort McMurray last year caused air pollution levels to spike as far away as the New England states more than four thousand kilometres on the other side of the continent.

    Painted protests: U of C's The Rocks get multiple message makeovers

    Painted protests: U of C's The Rocks get multiple message makeovers


    A boulder on the University of Calgary campus became a revolving canvas for free speech Monday after early-morning students arrived to find racist messages emblazoned on its...

    A boulder on the University of Calgary campus became a revolving canvas for free speech Monday after early-morning students arrived to find racist messages emblazoned on its surface.

    'Just like family': Longest serving City of Calgary employee dies at 80

    'Just like family': Longest serving City of Calgary employee dies at 80


    George Dorn proudly wore Calgary Transit badge No. 1 for years. The beloved City of Calgary employee has died at the age of 80, leaving behind four children and eight...

    George Dorn proudly wore Calgary Transit badge No. 1 for years. The beloved City of Calgary employee has died at the age of 80, leaving behind four children and eight grandchildren.

    Calgary man charged with manslaughter for deadly opioid, police say

    Calgary man charged with manslaughter for deadly opioid, police say


    A 32-year-old Alberta man has been charged with drug trafficking and manslaughter in connection with an overdose death last fall in an Edson hotel...

    A 32-year-old Alberta man has been charged with drug trafficking and manslaughter in connection with an overdose death last fall in an Edson hotel room.

    Blood Tribe parents who neglected daughter's health back in custody

    Blood Tribe parents who neglected daughter's health back in custody


    A man and woman from southern Alberta's Blood Tribe who pleaded guilty to neglecting their daughter's health for so long that she nearly died have been taken back into...

    A man and woman from southern Alberta's Blood Tribe who pleaded guilty to neglecting their daughter's health for so long that she nearly died have been taken back into custody.

    Exercise doesn't have to be so torturous: 5 tips to make fitness easier

    Exercise doesn't have to be so torturous: 5 tips to make fitness easier


    As we head into the fall and get back into our established routines, here are some tips to make regular physical fitness an easier and lasting part of your...

    As we head into the fall and get back into our established routines, here are some tips to make regular physical fitness an easier and lasting part of your lifestyle.

    Judge 'does not believe' Robin Wortman but acquits him of raping homeless teen anyway

    Judge 'does not believe' Robin Wortman but acquits him of raping homeless teen anyway


    Even though the judge said she did not believe him, Robin Wortman has been acquitted of sexual assault after a vulnerable teen testified at trial that he'd been raped by the former Calgary Homeless Foundation board...

    Even though the judge said she did not believe him, Robin Wortman has been acquitted of sexual assault after a vulnerable teen testified at trial that he'd been raped by the former Calgary Homeless Foundation board member.

    Calgary mayoral candidate Bill Smith says council 'fast-tracking' BRT

    Calgary mayoral candidate Bill Smith says council 'fast-tracking' BRT


    Calgary mayoral candidate Bill Smith has picked a side in the ongoing debate about the city's approved Southwest Bus Rapid Transit route, choosing to back a group opposing the...

    Calgary mayoral candidate Bill Smith has picked a side in the ongoing debate about the city's approved Southwest Bus Rapid Transit route, choosing to back a group opposing the project.