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4 hrs ago | CBC News

Puking taxi passengers will have to stomach new fine, city says

A new $100 clean-up fee is described as an incentive for drivers who work late night shifts because it will help them get back some of the out-of-pocket costs they pay to clean the taxis after a passenger throws up.

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8 hrs ago | GlobalNews

Family pleads for release of former Calgary teacher jailed in Indonesia

A group of Canadians are working tirelessly to secure the release of a former Calgary teacher from an Indonesian prison.

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10 hrs ago | Canada.com

Calgary senior devastated after padlocked classic car stolen

Kenneth Jelley bought his 1962 Chevrolet Corvette for $1,600 in 1973. He's hopeful the stolen convertible will be found.

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11 hrs ago | National Post

Calgary mom targeted by jihadist blogger after her radicalized son killed in Syria

Chris Boudreau has been reeling for months after learning her son died fighting with a terrorist group overseas.

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13 hrs ago | CBC News

Smalls claims court financial limit going up to $50K

The maximum value of disputes that can go before small claims court is being increased next month, the province announced on Monday.

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18 hrs ago | Indian Drives

Rolls-Royce Opens Expands Dealer Network In North America

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars North America added new showroom to its list. A new retailing space in downtown Calgary, Alberta, Canada at 110 9th Avenue SW is added to the fray.

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22 hrs ago | Calgary Journal

Are local foods really that local?

Locally grown and raised food is a trend in the restaurant world, including in Calgary.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

CBC News

Tourist has run in with bear near Canmore

Kim Titchener works with Wild Smart, an organization that works to reduce conflicts between people and wildlife in the Bow Valley and Kananaskis Country.

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CBC News

New labels coming for mechanically tenderized meat

The XL Foods beef recall was the largest in Canadian history. 18 cases of E. coli were linked to the meat from the Brooks, Alta.

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CBC News

Police investigate after man shot in Forest Lawn

The man who was shot early this morning is expected to survive. His condition has been upgraded to serious but stable.

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Calgary Journal

SalsaKensington

Want to get up close and personal with some of the biggest DJs in electronic dance music? Well Calgary, you're in luck as the Badlands Music Festival is back with a bang for its second year at Canada Olympic Park.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

CBC News

Ontario firefighters land in Edmonton to help battle wildfires

More than 100 Ontario firefighters arrived in Edmonton on Saturday to help battle the blazes ravaging areas across Alberta.

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CBC News

'Earthship' takes shape on Alberta prairie

A family is building a so-called Earthship on the southern Alberta prairie - part of a homebuilding movement around the world.

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Vogel Talks RVing

Top 5 Western Canadian Destinations

Founded in 1885 after the discovery of the Cave and Basin Hot Springs, Banff is Canada's first and most famous national park .

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The Globe and Mail

Mark Sakamoto's Forgiveness: A family history that is also Canada's

There's only a mere glimpse at the personal rupture that makes Mark Sakamoto's Forgiveness: A Gift From My Grandparents a memoir, before the book sinks into a historical account of the Second World War.

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Canada.com

35 years of Calgary Folk Music Festival memories

Organizers, volunteers and musicians offered up their folk fest memories. As the Calgary Folk Music Festival gets set to celebrate its 35th anniversary this week and mix up another great, big batch of recollections with a lineup that includes Bruce Cockburn, Rufus Wainwright, The Jayhawks, Patty Griffin and the act Hydra featuring Leslie Feist, we ... (more)

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Regina Leader Post

Palestine, Israel supporters clash during Calgary rally

Palestinian and Israeli supporters clashed during a planned Palestinian protest against the conflict in Gaza outside Calgary's City Hall on Friday night.

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CNews

Lawyer questions accused triple-murderer's 'perp walk'

Douglas Garland is escorted by Calgary Police Service detectives to the arrest processing unit in Calgary, Alta., on Monday July 14, 2014.

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The Globe and Mail

Community struggles with grim puzzle of Calgary's triple homicide

Flowers and gifts left by well-wishers at the home of missing Calgary grandparents Kathryn and Alvin Liknes on Thursday.

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CBC News

Kananaskis Country Golf Course to get $18M from province for flood repairs

Initially the province had committed $60 million to restore the nearby campgrounds and day-use areas, but the golf course was left out of those plans.

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