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

1 hr ago | The Globe and Mail

Sikh Empire relic bought by Calgary billionaire

When Calgary billionaire Bob Dhillon placed the winning bid on a 19th-century curved sword in a recent British auction, he didn't see himself as merely purchasing the sword -- he was liberating it.

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Related Topix: Religion, Sikh, Canada, Home Listing, Home, North America, World News, George Bush,

5 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

Ex-minister on Jim Flaherty: 'He had given too much'

Finance Minister Joe Oliver waits inside the church at the state funeral for the late Jim Flaherty in Toronto on Wednesday, April 16, 2014.

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10 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

Family, friends of victims left reeling after Calgary stabbing deaths

As police try to determine what led to the worst mass murder in Calgary's history and the accused undergoes a court-ordered psychiatric assessment, families and friends of the victims are left struggling to cope.

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10 hrs ago | Canada.com

Stabbing suspect Matthew de Grood transferred to psychiatric facility

Global TV News frame grab showing the suspect Matthew De Grood, identified at the suspect in Brentwood stabbings at a northwest Calgary house party.

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11 hrs ago | Canada.com

University of Calgary struggles to come to terms with tragedy

Students at the University of Calgary are struggling to cope following the worst mass murder in the city's history that left five young people dead and another facing five counts of first-degree murder.

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15 hrs ago | CBC News

1 hurt critically in Trans-Canada Highway crash west of Calgary

One person has been seriously hurt in a rollover crash west of Calgary on the Trans-Canada Highway, emergency officials say.

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19 hrs ago | CBC News

Abbotsford Heat leave city with $12M in losses

The City of Abbotsford has paid the owners of the Abbotsford Heat another $5.5 million to end the Calgary Flames' farm team's contract with the city, capping off years of financial losses for the city.

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23 hrs ago | CBC News

Average Canadian house price over $400K

The Canadian Real Estate Association says the average price of a Canadian home increased by six per cent last month, to $401,419.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

National Post

Calgary woman part of expedition rescued off ice floe for $2.7M now...

An Alberta woman whose previous snorkelling expedition to the Arctic resulted in a $2.7-million rescue by the Canadian Forces is planning an all-woman snorkel relay through the Northwest Passage.

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Ottawa Citizen

Some key players in the Senate spending affair

Hockey style cards of the Conservative Senators Pamela Wallin, centre, Patrick Brazeau, right, and Mike Duffy are pictured at the Conservative convention in Calgary, Alta., Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013.

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Canada.com

University student named as suspect in Calgary's worst mass murder

A suspect has been arrested after five people were killed at a northwest Calgary house party early this morning.

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CBC News

RCMP Insp. Ronald Patrick Makar charged with sex offences

Insp. Ronald Patrick Makar, shown here in November, 1994, spend most of his 34-year-career in Saskatchewan before becoming head of the RCMP detachment in Fort McMurray.

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Vancouver Sun

Photos: At the scene of the Calgary stabbings

A lunar eclipse took place Tuesday. The entire event was to be visible from North and South America, but sky watchers in northern and eastern Europe, eastern Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia were out of luck, according to US space agency NASA.

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Where Toronto

On A High Note: Calgary's Intimate Live Music Venues

When the sun sets, the sound of live music and laughter escapes the historic Garry Theatre just east of downtown Calgary.

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The St Paul Journal

Five young people dead after violence at university house party in Calgary

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Prince George Citizen

Five people dead after violence at university house party in Calgary

Police investigator at the scene of a multiple fatal stabbing in northwest Calgary, Alberta on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

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CBC News

Rob Anders' pension nearly $100K a year, says taxpayer group

MP Rob Anders was defeated by Ron Liepert during the Calgary Signal Hill federal Conservative nomination Saturday.

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Canada.com

Ban on e-cigarettes urged in public paces

A debate is underway about the potential risk of e-cigarettes, with advocates arguing they are a valuable smoking cessation device that are harmless to non-smokers, while opponents say they "normalize" smoking and may entice young people to pick up the habit.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Canada,

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Sun Peaks Independent News

Want to be my friend?

Sure, toddlers are shockingly violent and vocal for their size , but that's just a communicative plea, rather than an inherently mean streak.

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CBC News

Sobeys to fight Alberta ban on pharmacy reward points

Sobeys plans to file a legal challenge on behalf of both Safeway and Sobeys pharmacy operations in an effort to overturn the ban on reward points, including Air Miles.

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