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    Man airlifted to hospital after Kananaskis avalanche

    Man airlifted to hospital after Kananaskis avalanche


    STARS air ambulance confirms it was dispatched to the scene at 2:36 p.m. and rendezvoused with local EMS at the Kananaskis Emergency Services...

    STARS air ambulance confirms it was dispatched to the scene at 2:36 p.m. and rendezvoused with local EMS at the Kananaskis Emergency Services Centre.

    NDP leader Jagmeet Singh talks Alberta, energy and economic justice

    NDP leader Jagmeet Singh talks Alberta, energy and economic justice


    The new leader of the federal NDP, Jagmeet Singh, spent Saturday in Alberta, making stops in both Edmonton and Calgary, holding a series of "Jagmeet and Greets" with...

    The new leader of the federal NDP, Jagmeet Singh, spent Saturday in Alberta, making stops in both Edmonton and Calgary, holding a series of "Jagmeet and Greets" with supporters.

    'Not a case of neglect': 48 puppies, dogs rescued from northern Alberta community

    'Not a case of neglect': 48 puppies, dogs rescued from northern Alberta community


    A team of volunteers from southern Alberta drove 11 hours north this week to rescue dozens puppies and adult dogs from a remote community near High Level,...

    A team of volunteers from southern Alberta drove 11 hours north this week to rescue dozens puppies and adult dogs from a remote community near High Level, Alta.

    Sean Monahan's 1st NHL hat trick helps Flames down Flyers

    Sean Monahan's 1st NHL hat trick helps Flames down Flyers


    Sean Monahan had the first hat trick of his NHL career and Michael Frolik scored 1:18 into overtime to give the Calgary Flames a 5-4 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on...

    Sean Monahan had the first hat trick of his NHL career and Michael Frolik scored 1:18 into overtime to give the Calgary Flames a 5-4 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday.

    Former PC cabinet ministers, MLAs spotted at Alberta Party AGM

    Former PC cabinet ministers, MLAs spotted at Alberta Party AGM


    A number of former Progressive Conservatives were at the Alberta Party annual general meeting in Red Deer Saturday, including former cabinet ministers Doug Griffiths and Stephen Khan and former party president Katherine...

    A number of former Progressive Conservatives were at the Alberta Party annual general meeting in Red Deer Saturday, including former cabinet ministers Doug Griffiths and Stephen Khan and former party president Katherine O'Neill.

    Winter enthusiast uses everyday objects to make exquisite ice sculptures

    Winter enthusiast uses everyday objects to make exquisite ice sculptures


    Winter enthusiast Charlotte Penner has been creating beautiful sculptures out of ice for the past two years. She offers her top ten tips for making it happen where you...

    Winter enthusiast Charlotte Penner has been creating beautiful sculptures out of ice for the past two years. She offers her top ten tips for making it happen where you live.

    Southeast Calgary home heavily damaged by fire

    Southeast Calgary home heavily damaged by fire


    Calgary fire crews had to battle cold temperatures as well as the heat of flames Friday after a blaze erupted at a home in the 100 block of Penbrooke Close...

    Calgary fire crews had to battle cold temperatures as well as the heat of flames Friday after a blaze erupted at a home in the 100 block of Penbrooke Close S.E.

    'Deeply concerning to me': Evan Woolley not happy with Vic Park police station closure

    'Deeply concerning to me': Evan Woolley not happy with Vic Park police station closure


    A city councillor is not happy with the closure of Calgary’s only downtown police station, especially in light of a supervised drug consumption site that recently opened mere blocks...

    A city councillor is not happy with the closure of Calgary’s only downtown police station, especially in light of a supervised drug consumption site that recently opened mere blocks away.

    The Ledge: Byelection, unusual oratory and Alberta Party leadership race

    The Ledge: Byelection, unusual oratory and Alberta Party leadership race


    The Ledge is a weekly podcast about political events in and around the edges of Alberta. Episode 3 looks at the divisive Bill 24 debate, a leadership run for the Alberta Party, and a view from the COP23 conference in Bonn,...

    The Ledge is a weekly podcast about political events in and around the edges of Alberta. Episode 3 looks at the divisive Bill 24 debate, a leadership run for the Alberta Party, and a view from the COP23 conference in Bonn, Germany.

    'They struggle on their own': Family speaks out about mental health after son's killers plead guilty

    'They struggle on their own': Family speaks out about mental health after son's killers plead guilty


    Jonathan Schmeikal struggled with mental health issues that his parents tried exhaustively to help him overcome, but self-medicating with street drugs and his associations with criminals tied to that habit cost him his...

    Jonathan Schmeikal struggled with mental health issues that his parents tried exhaustively to help him overcome, but self-medicating with street drugs and his associations with criminals tied to that habit cost him his life.

    Proposed Calgary budget would cut services and limit tax increases in 2018

    Proposed Calgary budget would cut services and limit tax increases in 2018


    Calgarians would see no new tax increases in 2018 under the proposed city budget but their property tax bills would still grow by 2.9 per cent, on average, as a one-time tax rebate...

    Calgarians would see no new tax increases in 2018 under the proposed city budget but their property tax bills would still grow by 2.9 per cent, on average, as a one-time tax rebate expires.

    Stoney Nakoda call to rename Calgary prompts rebuttal from Piikani 'time immemorial' inhabitants

    Stoney Nakoda call to rename Calgary prompts rebuttal from Piikani 'time immemorial' inhabitants


    A suggestion by Stoney Nakoda First Nation leaders that Calgary be renamed Wichispa Oyade because they were the area's original inhabitants has another Indigenous group saying not so fast — they were actually here...

    A suggestion by Stoney Nakoda First Nation leaders that Calgary be renamed Wichispa Oyade because they were the area's original inhabitants has another Indigenous group saying not so fast — they were actually here first.

    CFL playoffs: East final a pick-'em, but Eskimos have edge in West

    CFL playoffs: East final a pick-'em, but Eskimos have edge in West


    It's division final weekend in the CFL, as four teams vie for the right to play for the Grey Cup in Ottawa on Nov. 26. Here's a look at what to expect in the Saskatchewan-Toronto and Edmonton-Calgary matchups on...

    It's division final weekend in the CFL, as four teams vie for the right to play for the Grey Cup in Ottawa on Nov. 26. Here's a look at what to expect in the Saskatchewan-Toronto and Edmonton-Calgary matchups on Sunday.

    'Our children are vulnerable': Judge sentences Calgary mother to 3 years in prison for son's strep death

    'Our children are vulnerable': Judge sentences Calgary mother to 3 years in prison for son's strep death


    A Calgary mother convicted in her son's "senseless" death after failing to take the bedridden seven-year-old to a doctor for his treatable strep infection was sentenced to three years in prison...

    A Calgary mother convicted in her son's "senseless" death after failing to take the bedridden seven-year-old to a doctor for his treatable strep infection was sentenced to three years in prison Friday.