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    Poinsettias and other Christmassy plants can keep up festive spirit year-round

    Poinsettias and other Christmassy plants can keep up festive spirit year-round


    Seasonal plants like the poinsettia or Christmas cactus can last beyond the holidays, if given a little TLC. Here are a few tips from Kath Symth of the Calgary Horticultural...

    Seasonal plants like the poinsettia or Christmas cactus can last beyond the holidays, if given a little TLC. Here are a few tips from Kath Symth of the Calgary Horticultural Society.

    Hostile Husky takeover bid for MEG Energy now expected to succeed as proposed

    Hostile Husky takeover bid for MEG Energy now expected to succeed as proposed


    A CIBC oil and gas analyst says the recent deterioration in crude oil prices makes it unlikely that a better offer will emerge to force Husky Energy Inc. to sweeten its hostile takeover bid for an oilsands...

    A CIBC oil and gas analyst says the recent deterioration in crude oil prices makes it unlikely that a better offer will emerge to force Husky Energy Inc. to sweeten its hostile takeover bid for an oilsands rival.

    Airdrie warns public of brazen coyote after 6-year-old attacked at light festival

    Airdrie warns public of brazen coyote after 6-year-old attacked at light festival


    The City of Airdrie is warning the public to keep an eye out for a brightly painted coyote that was shot with a paint gun after attacking a six-year-old boy at a light festival...

    The City of Airdrie is warning the public to keep an eye out for a brightly painted coyote that was shot with a paint gun after attacking a six-year-old boy at a light festival Monday.

    Class action lawsuit accuses Calgary airport of misleading passengers over improvement fees

    Class action lawsuit accuses Calgary airport of misleading passengers over improvement fees


    A class action lawsuit has been filed against the Calgary Airport Authority for allegedly giving a portion of its airport improvement fees to airlines and spending on improvements at a smaller, nearby airport, without notifying flyers what their fees are...

    A class action lawsuit has been filed against the Calgary Airport Authority for allegedly giving a portion of its airport improvement fees to airlines and spending on improvements at a smaller, nearby airport, without notifying flyers what their fees are being used for.

    Man denies beating elderly woman despite DNA evidence, family connection

    Man denies beating elderly woman despite DNA evidence, family connection


    On the three-year anniversary of a brutal attack on an elderly Calgary couple in their home, the man on trial for the crimes testified in his own defence and denied any involvement despite his DNA being found at the...

    On the three-year anniversary of a brutal attack on an elderly Calgary couple in their home, the man on trial for the crimes testified in his own defence and denied any involvement despite his DNA being found at the scene.

    Day after Jeromy Farkas kicked out of council meeting, allies call out his 'lies'

    Day after Jeromy Farkas kicked out of council meeting, allies call out his 'lies'


    Two allies of embattled Calgary city councillor Jeromy Farkas are spitting mad about his inaccurate social media posts and his reaction to a temporary removal from one council...

    Two allies of embattled Calgary city councillor Jeromy Farkas are spitting mad about his inaccurate social media posts and his reaction to a temporary removal from one council meeting.

    Energy companies, Alberta government say Ottawa's $1.6-billion lifeline wrong solution

    Energy companies, Alberta government say Ottawa's $1.6-billion lifeline wrong solution


    The federal government's $1.6-billion lifeline to Alberta's oil and gas industry is being thrown in the wrong direction and isn't enough to help struggling companies, say industry insiders after the funding announcement on...

    The federal government's $1.6-billion lifeline to Alberta's oil and gas industry is being thrown in the wrong direction and isn't enough to help struggling companies, say industry insiders after the funding announcement on Tuesday.

    Concerns of oversupply, slower global economy weigh on oil prices

    Concerns of oversupply, slower global economy weigh on oil prices


    Concern that there's too much oil for a slowing global economy sent a tremour through oil markets Tuesday, as the benchmark price for North American crude fell more than seven per cent to its lowest level since the summer of...

    Concern that there's too much oil for a slowing global economy sent a tremour through oil markets Tuesday, as the benchmark price for North American crude fell more than seven per cent to its lowest level since the summer of 2017.

    Alberta potato farmers challenge P.E.I. for spud king crown

    Alberta potato farmers challenge P.E.I. for spud king crown


    Alberta potato farmers have nearly tied Prince Edward Island growers for the title as the country's top spud...

    Alberta potato farmers have nearly tied Prince Edward Island growers for the title as the country's top spud producer.

    Rare century-old clock from Old City Hall — the last of its kind in Canada — is ready for your selfies

    Rare century-old clock from Old City Hall — the last of its kind in Canada — is ready for your selfies


    Calgarians with a penchant for timepieces can now get a close look at the inner workings of a rare clock — the last of its kind in Canada — that has been in the tower at Old City Hall for more than a...

    Calgarians with a penchant for timepieces can now get a close look at the inner workings of a rare clock — the last of its kind in Canada — that has been in the tower at Old City Hall for more than a century.

    Ottawa offers $1.6B backstop for energy sector as political tensions with Alberta fester

    Ottawa offers $1.6B backstop for energy sector as political tensions with Alberta fester


    The federal government is promising more than $1.6 billion — most of it in loans — to support the ailing energy sector, but it's unlikely to snuff heightened political tension between Ottawa and...

    The federal government is promising more than $1.6 billion — most of it in loans — to support the ailing energy sector, but it's unlikely to snuff heightened political tension between Ottawa and Alberta.

    New rules mean every driver must provide breath sample at Calgary checkstops

    New rules mean every driver must provide breath sample at Calgary checkstops


    The new process is part of tough new drinking and driving rules that come into effect across the country on Dec. 18 called mandatory alcohol...

    The new process is part of tough new drinking and driving rules that come into effect across the country on Dec. 18 called mandatory alcohol screening.

    Man dies after shooting in Panorama Hills

    Man dies after shooting in Panorama Hills


    A man sent to hospital following a shooting Monday night in the northwest Calgary neighbourhood of Panorama Hills has...

    A man sent to hospital following a shooting Monday night in the northwest Calgary neighbourhood of Panorama Hills has died.

    'You are not welcome here' messages greet residents of new homes built on old Calgary golf course

    'You are not welcome here' messages greet residents of new homes built on old Calgary golf course


    New residents of homes built on an old golf course in northeast Calgary have been greeted with hateful Facebook messages and even a note left on one person's windshield, which the developer describes as...

    New residents of homes built on an old golf course in northeast Calgary have been greeted with hateful Facebook messages and even a note left on one person's windshield, which the developer describes as upsetting.

    $500M BMO Centre expansion gets provincial support after approval by Calgary city council

    $500M BMO Centre expansion gets provincial support after approval by Calgary city council


    One day after Calgary's city council conditionally approved a $500-million project that would double the size of the BMO Centre at Stampede Park, the province has announced its financial...

    One day after Calgary's city council conditionally approved a $500-million project that would double the size of the BMO Centre at Stampede Park, the province has announced its financial support.