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    Enormous winter squash become pies, salads and pockets of yummy

    Enormous winter squash become pies, salads and pockets of yummy


    It's the season for enormous vegetables. A sunny summer has nurtured a harvest of huge zucchini and winter squash, even giant kale. Here are a few recipes to...

    It's the season for enormous vegetables. A sunny summer has nurtured a harvest of huge zucchini and winter squash, even giant kale. Here are a few recipes to try.

    Calgary gas-and-dash killer asks Court of Appeal for lower sentence

    Calgary gas-and-dash killer asks Court of Appeal for lower sentence


    The man who killed a Calgary Centex employee during a gas-and-dash theft has asked the Alberta Court of Appeal to lower his 11-year...

    The man who killed a Calgary Centex employee during a gas-and-dash theft has asked the Alberta Court of Appeal to lower his 11-year sentence.

    Calgary Stampede's 2019 First Nations Princess wants to highlight anxiety, Indigenous education

    Calgary Stampede's 2019 First Nations Princess wants to highlight anxiety, Indigenous education


    The 2019 First Nations Princess, formerly Indian Princess, is 19-year-old Astokomii Smith of the Siksika Nation. Ahead of a busy year of appearances and appointments for the Calgary Stampede, she sat down with The Homestretch to discuss how she views the...

    The 2019 First Nations Princess, formerly Indian Princess, is 19-year-old Astokomii Smith of the Siksika Nation. Ahead of a busy year of appearances and appointments for the Calgary Stampede, she sat down with The Homestretch to discuss how she views the role.

    A tale of two camps: How similar protests were received differently in Saskatchewan and Alberta

    A tale of two camps: How similar protests were received differently in Saskatchewan and Alberta


    In the last week of February 2018, Indigenous protest camps popped up in both Calgary and Regina. The Regina camp was forced by court order to come down earlier this month. The Calgary camp is fast approaching 200 days and going...

    In the last week of February 2018, Indigenous protest camps popped up in both Calgary and Regina. The Regina camp was forced by court order to come down earlier this month. The Calgary camp is fast approaching 200 days and going strong.

    Calgary's 'flat-footed' pathway detours could get fixed this proposed policy passes

    Calgary's 'flat-footed' pathway detours could get fixed this proposed policy passes


    After a summer of seemingly random pathway closures, and hard-to-follow detours, one municipal politician is asking that the city better signal ahead of construction projects that might affect walkers and...

    After a summer of seemingly random pathway closures, and hard-to-follow detours, one municipal politician is asking that the city better signal ahead of construction projects that might affect walkers and bikers.

    Talent agent gives tips on how to turn your kid into a movie star

    Talent agent gives tips on how to turn your kid into a movie star


    Jayson Marshall, a talent agent based in southern Alberta, sees 20 pitches a week from parents — all of whom hope their kid will be the next Dakota Fanning. He gives some tips on how to help your child break into the film...

    Jayson Marshall, a talent agent based in southern Alberta, sees 20 pitches a week from parents — all of whom hope their kid will be the next Dakota Fanning. He gives some tips on how to help your child break into the film industry.

    Teen accused of shooting German tourist in head seeking bail

    Teen accused of shooting German tourist in head seeking bail


    The teenage boy accused of shooting a German tourist in the head wants to be released from jail while he awaits trial. A bail hearing will take place next month for the...

    The teenage boy accused of shooting a German tourist in the head wants to be released from jail while he awaits trial. A bail hearing will take place next month for the teen.

    Rachel Notley slams Bill C-69 at International Pipeline Conference

    Rachel Notley slams Bill C-69 at International Pipeline Conference


    Some have said the bill could devastate an energy industry already grappling with constrained pipeline capacity and depressed commodity...

    Some have said the bill could devastate an energy industry already grappling with constrained pipeline capacity and depressed commodity prices.

    How 2 singers from Hamilton karaoke bar Tracie's Place became national champs

    How 2 singers from Hamilton karaoke bar Tracie's Place became national champs


    Two of the three karaoke champions in Canada are from the same small bar in Hamilton. And now they're headed to the 2018 Karaoke World Championships in...

    Two of the three karaoke champions in Canada are from the same small bar in Hamilton. And now they're headed to the 2018 Karaoke World Championships in Finland.

    Suspected impaired driver with gun on dashboard arrested in Airdrie

    Suspected impaired driver with gun on dashboard arrested in Airdrie


    A municipal enforcement officer called the RCMP for assistance and the driver was arrested "after a short scuffle with officers on...

    A municipal enforcement officer called the RCMP for assistance and the driver was arrested "after a short scuffle with officers on scene."

    Canada must fix 'deficiencies' in spill plan for Trans Mountain's U.S. spur, Washington state says

    Canada must fix 'deficiencies' in spill plan for Trans Mountain's U.S. spur, Washington state says


    Washington's Department of Ecology says that the Canadian government, as the owner of the 100-kilometre pipeline, is required by law to have an approved spill response plan. It's now given the operator 60 days to add more details in several...

    Washington's Department of Ecology says that the Canadian government, as the owner of the 100-kilometre pipeline, is required by law to have an approved spill response plan. It's now given the operator 60 days to add more details in several areas.

    Federal judge reserves decision on First Nations land claim between 2 Alberta families

    Federal judge reserves decision on First Nations land claim between 2 Alberta families


    Former Blood Tribe chief Harley Frank has been embroiled in a land battle on the reserve that is home to 12,500 people in southern Alberta, 250 kilometres southeast of...

    Former Blood Tribe chief Harley Frank has been embroiled in a land battle on the reserve that is home to 12,500 people in southern Alberta, 250 kilometres southeast of Calgary.

    Halloween costumes depicting their culture 'demeaning,' say Calgary Indigenous people

    Halloween costumes depicting their culture 'demeaning,' say Calgary Indigenous people


    A retail chain with locations across Canada, the United States and Mexico is facing criticism in Calgary for selling Halloween costumes that use clichés and stereotypes to depict Indigenous...

    A retail chain with locations across Canada, the United States and Mexico is facing criticism in Calgary for selling Halloween costumes that use clichés and stereotypes to depict Indigenous people.

    Calgary police shoot at stolen truck in pursuit that ends with truck hitting house

    Calgary police shoot at stolen truck in pursuit that ends with truck hitting house


    A stolen truck plowed into a home, hit a police vehicle, swerved into traffic and crashed into another vehicle before slamming into a second home during a wild chase in Calgary...

    A stolen truck plowed into a home, hit a police vehicle, swerved into traffic and crashed into another vehicle before slamming into a second home during a wild chase in Calgary overnight.

    'I acted in self-defence,' says man convicted of fatal assault in Alberta bar

    'I acted in self-defence,' says man convicted of fatal assault in Alberta bar


    On Nov. 11, 2015, Chris Harrison, 40, attacked Preston Goulet, 42 in an Edson strip club. Goulet died of blunt-force head injuries a few days later. A jury found Harrison guilty of manslaughter. He will be sentenced Nov....

    On Nov. 11, 2015, Chris Harrison, 40, attacked Preston Goulet, 42 in an Edson strip club. Goulet died of blunt-force head injuries a few days later. A jury found Harrison guilty of manslaughter. He will be sentenced Nov. 5.

    West Elm 'reviewing matter' after Calgary artist accuses store of copying her work

    West Elm 'reviewing matter' after Calgary artist accuses store of copying her work


    Furniture store West Elm says it's reviewing a Calgary artist's claim the store copied one of her paintings for a patterned bedspread without the artist's...

    Furniture store West Elm says it's reviewing a Calgary artist's claim the store copied one of her paintings for a patterned bedspread without the artist's consent.

    City set to launch MAX bus rapid transit lines in November

    City set to launch MAX bus rapid transit lines in November


    They've been called LRT "lite." The city's new, $300-million bus rapid transit system will offer heated shelters, fewer stops and greater...

    They've been called LRT "lite." The city's new, $300-million bus rapid transit system will offer heated shelters, fewer stops and greater frequency.