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1 hr ago | CNews

Sign wars: City crews erase community's signs asking drivers to slow down

R, Daniel Nielsen, 6, Penelope Badke, 5, Elizabeth Raynor, 5, and Sam Markholm, 6, are some of over 20 kids who live along 14A St. S.W. who have drawn ladybugs and slow down signs on the street in hopes of slowing down traffic.

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5 hrs ago | Canada.com

Ottawa fertility specialist puzzled by Calgary rules against 'rainbow families'

An Ottawa fertility specialist and co-founder of a Calgary fertility clinic has called a clinic policy "archaic" and outside the Canadian norm after it denied a woman's choice of sperm donor because the donor didn't share her skin colour.

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9 hrs ago | CBC News

Massive fire underway in Calgary's New Brighton

Shortly after 1 p.m. MT, fire crews were called out for a house fire on Brightoncrest Heights S.E. When they arrived, the captain immediately called for a second alarm due to the amount of fire and smoke visible.

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11 hrs ago | CBC News

Councillor wants scene of Calgary's worst mass killing turned into park

Coun. Diane Colley-Urqhart wants the scene of what police called the worst mass murder in Calgary's history to be turned into a park.

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12 hrs ago | CBC News

10th Avenue bike lane to be scrapped when cycle track opens

When Calgary's new downtown cycle track network is up and running next summer, a current bike lane will be taken out.

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14 hrs ago | Prince George Citizen

Fake passengers booked on government plane so Redford could fly alone: auditor

Alberta Premier Alison Redford meets with media following a meeting of the provincial PC Party executive in Calgary, Alta., Saturday, March 15, 2014.

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18 hrs ago | Canada.com

Athabasca Oil Corp shares dive on worries over PetroChina $1.23-billion payment

Athabasca Oil Corp. shares tumbled Monday as the company sought to reassure investors it was working to collect a cash payment from PetroChina Co.

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22 hrs ago | CBC News

Jason Kenney's Calgary Southeast riding no longer pulling in out-of-province cash

Jason Kenney Canada's Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism stands on stage with a Chinese opera performer during a Chinese New Year celebration on Sunday February 17, 2013.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Homecoming for city's dance diva

Peggy Baker performs in 2009. One of Canada's most influential modern dance artists, Baker is the distinguished guest teacher this week at the University of Alberta's Orchesis Dance Summer Intensive.

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Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Modern Dance, North America, Canada, World News, North America Travel, Travel, Canada Travel, Alberta, Canada Travel,

Bangor Daily News

York police report arrest of intoxicated man carrying toy gun

After York police on Saturday asked a Canadian man staying at a local hotel for his identification, he returned with a gun by his side, according to police.

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CBC News

Owner charged after Lab cross bites boy

The owner of a Labrador cross has been charged after Animal and Bylaw Services says the dog bit a young boy.

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CBC News

Bowness shooting incident not random, police say

"And then all of a sudden I heard a big bang," she said. "And I thought a it was probably just kids playing with fire crackers or something."

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CBC News

Red Scorpions gang member, associates, arrested in police operation

A member of the B.C.-based gang known as the Red Scorpions was arrested last week by police in Alberta as part of a coordinated effort to prevent the drug trafficking operation from expanding eastward.

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CBC News

Police investigate suspicious death downtown

At about 11 p.m. on Sunday a man in his 30s was found unconscious and not breathing in Century Gardens at Eighth Street and Seventh Avenue southwest.

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CBC News

Fire damages 2 houses in Kincora

The blaze started around 4:20 a.m. at a house on Kincora Drive N.W. and spread to a neighbouring home, officials said.

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CBC News

Bowness shooting leaves 1 man in life-threatening condition

A man is in hospital in life-threatening condition after he was shot in Bowness early Monday morning, police say.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The First Perspective-Aboriginal

4 weeks ago

The family of an 18-year-old Calgary man who was found murdered nearly three weeks after his family reported him missing are alleging police mishandled the case and racially profiled the teen.

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CBC News

Calgary's C-SIK to represent Canada at world DJ championship

SIK, left, reacts after learning he would be one of the DJs representing western Canada in the Red Bull Thre3Style national finals, which he won on Sunday.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Gauntlet

Protests against invasion of Gaza continue into third week

Protesters outraged over Israel's invasion of the Gaza strip gathered at city hall on Friday, July 25, for the third week in a row.

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Red Deer Advocate

AltaLink sale shouldn't impact customers: ministers

Albertans will be protected from negative impacts that result from the pending sale of AltaLink to an American company, say a pair of provincial government ministers.

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