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3 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | 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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Canada.com

'Peaceful' rally over Gaza conflict draws hundreds to City Hall

A week after violent clashes at a pro-Palestinian rally downtown, hundreds of demonstrators turned out Friday evening for a "beautiful, peaceful" protest outside City Hall.

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Edmonton Journal

Facing long delays at Edmonton's fertility clinic, local couples head to Calgary to get pregnant

Many women are delaying having children until they are older; between 1998 and 2007, there was a 48 per cent increase in the birth rate for Canadian women over the age of 40. Edmonton-area couples struggling to conceive a child are frequently waiting more than a year to get seen at the city's lone fertility clinic, an often unbearable delay for ... (more)

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology

The Windsor Star

'We kill and beg to be killed': Hunt on for local would-be jihadist

Ahmad Waseem, 26, of Windsor, is wanted by the RCMP after allegedly returning to Syria late last year.

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The Globe and Mail

Extreme weather - Canadians better get used to it

Floods in southern Manitoba. Ferocious forest fires in the Northwest Territories.

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Related Topix: Weather, Canada, Global Warming, Agriculture, Science

The Winnipeg Free Press

Fargo embraces Canadian winter

During a career than spans more than three decades in the television industry, Warren Littlefield has been a lot of things -- a development executive, a network entertainment president, an independent producer and the author of a bestselling book about the inner workings of the TV biz.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Canadians working toward being mortgage-free by 58

Power Trip: A lineman reaches for a lift from a helicopter Wednesday as work continues on twinning power lines that run from Calgary to Edmonton near Carstairs, Alberta.

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Edmonton Journal

No 'rainbow families': Ethnic donor stipulation at Calgary...

An embryologist at work in the Regional Fertility Program lab in Calgary. The clinic, which has operated since the 1980s, won't allow a woman to use a sperm donor "that would result in a future child appearing racially different than the recipient or the recipient's partner."

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Related Topix: Canada, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural, North America, World News

CBC News

1st Canadian patient to receive new liver therapy doing well

Nazdana Jan, second from right, is doing well after receiving an experimental liver therapy in Alberta two years ago.

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Northern Life

Soldier's letter from First World War on fabric of German plane shot down

University of Calgary Student Mike Hilton found a letter written by his great-grandfather during World War I that was written on fabric from a German aircraft his unit had shot down.

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CBC News

2 arrested in medicinal marijuana grow-op bust

Two people have been arrested and are facing charges after investigators busted a gro-op in their Silverado home.

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CBC News

Alberta Summer Games underway in Airdrie

The 2014 Alberta Summer Games got underway in Airdrie Thursday night with opening ceremonies and the lighting of a cauldron at Genesis Athletic Park.

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Airdrie City View

Local business franchiser wins national award for high standards

Yousaf Khan, owner of the Mary Brown Famous Chicken & Taters's location in Airdrie, has won the 2013 National Mary Brown's Franchisee Award.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Canada.com

Fortney: Fears for world-renown music school after funding axed | video

Budget cuts are concerning to students attending Mount Royal Conservatory's Morningside Music Bridge Program.

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CBC News

Calgary City Hall, municipal building repair bill now tops $144M

Needed repairs at City Hall, like crumbling sandstone blocks, now top $144 million, according to a committee report.

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CBC News

Charges laid in airsoft arrest at Israel solidarity rally

A man has been charged after being arrested Wednesday night for trying to bring two air-soft gun into the Israel solidarity rally, say police.

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Canada.com

Body discovered in Abbeydale pond

Police and emergency crews on the scene after a body was found in a pond near Stoney Trail and Abbydale in Calgary on Thursday, July 24, 2014.

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