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Local news for Calgary, AB continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

7 min ago | Brandon Sun

Calgary imam urges feds to do more to fight terrorist recruiters in Canada

The federal government must step up its efforts to counter the radicalization and recruitment of young Canadians by extremist Islamic groups, a Calgary imam said Friday.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Terrorism,

7 min ago | InsideHalton.com

Do more to fight homegrown terror: imam

The federal government must step up its efforts to counter the radicalization and recruitment of young Canadians by extremist Islamic groups, a Calgary imam said Friday.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Terrorism

7 min ago | CBC News

Traffic crackdown planned for Labour Day long weekend

Traffic units across the province will be out on the roads watching for speeders, impaired drivers and people not wearing seatbelts, said Sheriff Jason Graw.

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3 hrs ago | CBC News

Police probe shooting incident in Beddington

Officers were called to Beacham Way N.W. around 2 a.m. MT on Friday for reports of shots fired.

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3 hrs ago | CBC News

Join us for a chat on tackling homophobia in sports

Eight Canadian Olympians are planning to march along with Calgary Stampeders running back Jon Cornish, an advocate for gay and lesbian rights.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Calgary Flames, NHL Northwest Division, Canada,

7 hrs ago | Canada.com

Mourners raise a toast to Big Rock founder

Ed McNally's window, Linda, is comforted by a mourner as daughter Shelagh McNally looks on following the funeral for the Big Rock Brewery founder on Thursday.

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12 hrs ago | CBC News

Olympian wants to help tackle homophobia in sports ahead of pride parade

In his first taste of the Olympics, John Fennell felt isolated and alone following the controversy over lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender rights in Sochi last February.

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Related Topix: Calgary Stampeders, Canadian Football League, Canada, Sports, Michael Sam, NFL Players

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Tory rivals unite in support of Pride parade

Former premier Alison Redford, centre, made history by becoming the first premier to march in a Pride parade last year.

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Related Topix: Canada, Gay/Lesbian, Alberta, MN,

Canada.com

Calgary brothers identified as members of Syrian terrorist group

Collin Gordon, a former high school and college volleyball player in Calgary, has been identified as having joined a terrorist group in Syria.

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CBC News

Canadian citizenship being processed for twins whose adoption delayed by Ebola

Kayt and Stefan Mahon legally adopted Leo and Grace, who are twins, from an orphanage in Sierra Leone last February but the deadly Ebola outbreak in their country has crippled civil infrastructure and the government hasn't been able to get them passports.

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Related Topix: Canada, Ghana, Africa, World News

CBC News

Baby Komodo dragons on display at Calgary Zoo

The four eight-month-old lizards are part of a breeding program designed to help create more genetic diversity in the species.

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CBC News

Johnathan Pratt given 8-year sentence for crash that killed 3

Johnathan Pratt was convicted in May of three counts of manslaughter in a fatal drunk driving crash in 2011.

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The Globe and Mail

Plane gets military escort after passengers disrupt flight

A Boeing 737 jetliner belonging to Sunwing Airlines takes off from Calgary, Alberta.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft, Canada,

The Globe and Mail

Shell to cut costs at Canadian operations to remain competitive

Oil is refined at Royal Dutch Shell PLC's Albian Sands mine near Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013.

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Jalopnik

The Ten Cities Best Prepared For The Future

If your city is a clogged, smoggy, water-shortaged mess today, what do you think it's going to be like in another few decades? One of the most livable cities in the country, with smart growth, lots of universities and a diverse economy.

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Related Topix: Canada, Autos

Edmonton Journal

Rising energy royalties boost Alberta's surplus

Stantec's new $500-million skyscraper will be mighty tall when it's completed in 2018 - 62 storeys, dwarfing all other Edmonton towers, making it one of the highest skyscrapers in the country, behind five Toronto and two Calgary towers .

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Edmonton's Catholic community fears for Iraqi Christians

Stantec's new $500-million skyscraper will be mighty tall when it's completed in 2018 - 62 storeys, dwarfing all other Edmonton towers, making it one of the highest skyscrapers in the country, behind five Toronto and two Calgary towers .

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Canada, North America, World News

CBC News

New wildlife crossings announced for Kootenay National Park

An image captured by a wildlife camera shows a grizzly bear emerging from an underpass after crossing the Trans-Canada Highway in Banff National Park.

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Related Topix: Canada

CBC News

North LRT line should run up Centre Street, Calgary Transit says

The transit authority had been faced with a choice between running the route up Centre Street or Edmonton Trail.

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CBC News

Cause of Lake Bonavista fire under investigation

Crews were called out to a home in the 500 block of Lake Bonavista Drive S.E. for reports of a house fire Wednesday.

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