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Environment Canada Meteorologist Danielle Desjardins said it's unlikely Calgary and its surrounding areas will see as much precipitation as they did last week
A 20-year-old woman and a 21-year-old man were declared dead at the scene
This week, Calgary photographer and videographer Mike Drew was out and about during a wet couple of days for Alberta. Follow his journey in the video.
Council voted against taking questions from the public at a recent meeting; resident says the mayor blocked her on social media
The contrast dye is used in some medical imaging procedures such as certain CT scans.
Alberta’s top court says prosecutors can appeal a judge’s decision to overturn the conviction of a Calgary Police Service officer driving a pickup who twice ran over a jaywalking pedestrian while on duty. Const. Laurence Mooney was originally ordered to pay a $750 fine last October after a Calgary judge found him guilty of careless […]
Some say they are thankful officials acted quickly to protect property
Emergency general surgeries will be diverted away from Rockyview General Hospital over the weekend to Calgary’s other acute care centres. AHS spokesman Kerry Williamson said the diversion, taking place from 5 p.m. on Friday, June 17 to 8 a.m. on Monday, June 20 is the result of an unexpected staff absence. “This will only impact […]
Calgary police have charged a man with first-degree murder in relation to the slaying of a 25-year-old woman on Friday. Officers responded around 7 a.m. Friday to reports of a person in distress in the 0-100 block of Castleridge Drive N.E., where they found Autumn Levi Cross Child dead in a residence. Police who attended […]
Rogers’ sale of Freedom Mobile to Quebecor for $2.85 billion was weeks in the making, as the telecom giant sought to counter regulators’ opposition to its proposed takeover of Shaw Communications. The cash-free, debt-free deal was announced late Friday and will see Quebecor buy all of Freedom’s branded wireless and internet customers, as well as […]
Calgary is under a severe thunderstorm watch from Environment Canada today, as conditions are favourable for the formation of thunderstorms. “Persons in or near this area should be on the lookout for adverse weather conditions and take necessary safety precautions,” reads the alert which was issued around 7 a.m. but updated at 10:40 a.m. on […]
Cochrane RCMP say they have safely located an elderly man who was reported to be in distress. Police say they received a report of a man who was disoriented and confused, walking on the pathway near Crawford Ranch Trails, just off George Fox Trail. Cochrane Search and Rescue, RCMP police dog services, CPS HAWCS and […]
One has to know that when an invitation reads Dress Code: Fabulous, head-turning visuals are guaranteed. And indeed they were, but this was only one of the many highlights at Contemporary Calgary’s LOOK 2022 held on June 11. Fabulous food, libation, drag performances, silent and live auction items and an over-the-top after-party ensured the event […]
It simply doesn’t get any better than the trifecta of fabulous food, friendship and fundraising. The Rouge Garden Party, held June 9, featured all three, and more. The event was attended by a capacity crowd of 200 guests and raised $80,000 (net) to be split equally between Simon House Recovery Centre and Safe Haven Foundation. […]
Rosebud Theatre’s summer musical Songs for a New World could easily be retitled Hear Me Sing and See Me Shine. It’s a song cycle of 15 songs that Jason Robert Brown wrote for other projects that he strings together because they share the theme of searching for a new perspective. In On the Deck of […]
Watching my daughter Brooklyn dance across the gleaming white sand of Turtle Beach is mesmerizing. The frothing turquoise waves thrashing the private cove’s shoreline drown out the sound of her voice, but I know she’s lost in imagination – and the possibilities of where that world takes her are endless. Abandoning my book for the […]
So that’s it for spring? The official first day of summer is Tuesday, the 21st, so spring is soon to be to a thing of the past. Chances are by now you will have planted pots and containers, new perennials and shrubs and perhaps the occasional tree. As welcome as the recent rain was, make […]
As a wine region, the Okanagan’s Naramata Bench has been demarked as an official sub-geographic Indication under B.C.’s Wines of Marked Quality Regulation (WMQR), meaning that it has geographical boundaries determined by the distinctive terroir within those boundaries (there are currently four sub-regions with this designation and more to follow). With 52 wineries operating within […]
Ohio is not one to criticize Re: Ohio Lawmakers put Canada on watchlist, June 14 Ohio should focus on its own manifest shortcomings instead of criticizing Canada for how it dealt with those who did not abide by COVID restrictions under the banner of religion. As stated in the article, our COVID death rate was one-third of […]
It’s Tuesday morning. I’m behind on my taxes. The lawn needs cutting. The kitchen is a disaster. I’m on deadline with three different assignments. And there’s dog poop in the hallway. Ah, yes, perfect time for a blissful bike ride through the park. For me – regardless of how much chaos is happening around me […]
There have been days when I felt like commiserating with my wife: “We’ll always have Paris,” being on the tongue’s tip. She does look a little like Ingrid Bergman, though any resemblance I possess to Humphrey Bogart resides strictly in the imagination. Meanwhile, Calgary encompasses many charms but no one could confuse it with a […]
The land was added to the Rocky Mountain Park, now known as Banff National Park, in 1911
Bill C-28 would hold individuals criminally responsible for violent crimes they committed while in a state of extreme intoxication
Calgary received just over 61 mm of rain over the past week and approximately 105 mm since the start of June
Faced with potentially high veterinary bills, Andrico Reid treated his sick dog with tea tree oil and oil of oregano
The evidence of an impaired motorist who said he had the right of way when he turned into the path of an oncoming motorcycle is “incredible” and ought to be rejected, a prosecutor said Friday. However, the lawyer for Wenieke Thijs said an independent witness supported his client’s claim he was turning left on a […]
July 1 events will be held throughout the city, including locations such as Fort Calgary, St. Patrick’s Island Park and Olympic Plaza
Sikome Lake will reopen after a two-year COVID closure next week.
Calgary Police are investigating a suspicious death after a woman in her 20s was found dead inside a northeast home Friday morning. CPS received reports of a person in medical distress around 7 a.m. on June 17. Officers responded to 0-100 block of Castleridge Drive N.E. where the woman was found. An autopsy was conducted […]
The Health Quality Council of Alberta will try to unravel why it took 30 minutes for an ambulance to arrive at the scene
Toews says he’s generally in favour of a provincial police force and pension, but against the nullification proposal advanced by Danielle Smith
Calgary police are seeking help from the public in identifying two suspects in a string of pharmacy robberies this week. A police press release said investigators believe the suspects could be youth. At approximately 9 a.m. on Wednesday, two suspects threatened staff with a firearm at the Pharmasave at 805 Edmonton Trail N.E. After failing […]
Calgary millionaire Ken Carter and retired police officer Steve Walton will learn in August whether they will be convicted of perjury over their testimony in a child custody dispute. Defence counsel Rebecca Snukal appeared in Calgary Court of Queen’s Bench on Friday on behalf of trial lawyers Brian Greenspan and Alain Hepner to schedule a […]
Black Forest Wood turned an idea into tables and furniture now sought after world-wide.
New condo resort supports outdoorsy, adventurous lifestyle.
Sunshine spills through Morrison Homes show home in Rockland Park.
Custom art personalizes home spaces with what's important.
Some lines of blinds are being redesigned to meet with Health Canada rules on cords, chains and other parts, leaving options limited for a time.
“When comparing price and quality of life, High River comes out on top," says realtor Jim Ross.
High levels of fecal bacteria have resulted in water quality advisories being issued to three Chestermere Lake beaches. Alberta Health Services on Friday advised against swimming or wading at Anniversary Park, Cove Park and Sunset Park beaches on the lake just east of Calgary. “At current levels, gastrointestinal illness may result from contact with the […]
Emergency crews were on scene at a collision near Okotoks that killed two on Friday morning. According to an EMS spokesperson, paramedics responded at approximately 8:50 a.m. to reports of a two-vehicle collision. The collision took place near the Okotoks turnoff on the QEII Highway. The EMS spokesperson said it is believed the driver of […]
When damage to communal property originates from an owner's unit, the owner may be responsible for a potentially hefty deductible.
While more rain seems to be in the forecast this weekend, there are more than enough great events happening in the city, including a few catered to all dads out there ahead of Father’s Day on Sunday. Here are five things going on in Calgary this weekend: Trevor Noah: Back to Abnormal Daily Show host […]
Calgary Stampede says ticket sales are on track three weeks out for great attendance levels at the first full Stampede in three years. Ticket sales have been consistent with what the Calgary Stampede sees in a typical year around this time, explained Kristen Anderson, manager of communications and media relations with the Calgary Stampede. And […]
On Friday the provincial government announced they will launch a one-year pilot to allow flashing blue lights on tow trucks as an additional safety measure.
Environment Canada has issued a weather alert for Calgary, as heavy rainfall is expected to descend upon the city and surrounding regions early next week. The alert says the city is expected receive between 75 and 100 millimetres of rain by Wednesday morning. It says large swaths of western Alberta along the eastern slopes of […]
Across Alberta, three new ridings could be created
Alberta has been monitoring for CWD since 1998 and found its first case in southeastern Alberta in 2005.
Ragtime: A Concert Performance at the Jack Singer Concert Hall is a triumph for everyone involved. This world premiere of a new concert version of the musical created in Toronto in 1996 is a co-production of Arts Commons, The Calgary Philharmonic and Theatre Calgary and the excitement and passion in all the artists was palpable […]
It’s a familiar story for aspiring writers. More than 20 years ago, Kelly Kaur was a poet. She got a few of her pieces published. But, as is usually the case with aspiring writers, she also got plenty of rejection. So much so that she eventually let her literary ambitions slide to the background. Life […]