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Platino Energy Corp. Announces Issuance of Options and Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

Platino Energy Corp. announces it has granted an aggregate of 2,370,000 options to acquire an equivalent number of common shares of Platino to certain directors and officers pursuant to the terms of its stock option plan.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

CBC News

Bow River remains hazardous, city warns Calgarians

Restoration work is underway near Calgary's Centre Street Bridge and that means some paths near Sien Lok Park and along Memorial Drive are closed to the public.

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CBC News

Calgary Folk Music Festival announces 2014 lineup

"The Calgary Folk Fest celebrates its 35th anniversary with some of the brightest lights in in contemporary folk, imaginative indie, sophisticated soul and explorative world music," said festival organizers in a release.

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CBC News

More rats discovered in Medicine Hat landfill

Medicine Hat is trying to eliminate rats at the landfill in order to keep the province's rat-free title.

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GlobalNews

Court rejects appeal by convicted Calgary psychiatrist

The Alberta Court of Appeal has refused to overturn a psychiatrist's three convictions for sexually assaulting his court-appointed patients.

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CBC News

Black Diamond, Turner Valley face dwindling water supply

Flooding last June washed out the Sheep River bridge, leaving Turner Valley residents cut off from Black Diamond.

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CBC News

Run or roam new 4.2-km Calgary airport runway ahead of launch

The Calgary Airport Authority is inviting people to come out to run or roam on the country's longest runway before it opens in late June.

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CBC News

Convicted court psychiatrist Aubrey Levin's appeal denied

Former court psychiatrist Aubrey Levin was found guilty of three counts of sexually assaulting former patients.

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Globe and Mail

The Bre-X case finally closes

The last of the litigation against Bre-X Minerals Ltd., launched by investors who lost millions in the 1990s when the company's claims about Indonesian gold turned out to be fake, has been dismissed by an Ontario Superior Court judge.

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Global Logistics/Supply Chain

UPS Enhances Operations in Three North American Markets

UPS has enhanced facilities in three North American markets, with expanded locations in Calgary, Alberta; Hebron, Ky., and Mira Loma, Calif.

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CNN

J'adore this news

By Paul Fitzgerald - A popular Canadian electronic cigarette company based in Calgary, AB, is pushing the envelope in a creative and unique fashion that proves they are leaders in the tobacco harm reduction movement.

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Globe and Mail

What is the best Canadian city to live in, if you're a woman?

In the country's capital, women, on average, get the biggest paycheques. They live the longest in Vancouver.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

GlobalNews

Work underway to replace bridges wiped out during Calgary flood

As residents along the river nervously watch water levels, work is well underway to replace three pedestrian bridges that were wiped out during the June flood.

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CBC News

Massive Alberta bighorn may be biggest ever

These bighorn sheep horns found two weeks ago near Hinton, Alta., may be the biggest set ever.

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The Georgia Straight

Homeless in Vancouver: How to tell Kiesza didn't shoot her video in East Van?

You were in the first chair by the window. You had a nice bike and a nicer butt! I want to see you again.

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CBC News

Keystone XL pipeline protesters gather in Washington

Shane Red Hawk of the Sioux Tribe from South Dakota, center, rides a horse with other Native Americans, farmers, ranchers and cowboys during the 'Reject and Protect' rally to protest against the Keystone XL pipeline on Tuesday.

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CBC News

6 ways to use up Easter leftovers

Julie Van Rosendaal shares recipes and cooking tips with the Calgary Eyeopener every Tuesday morning at 8:20.

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The Globe and Mail

Calgary stabbing suspect ordered to undergo mental assessment

A sketch of Matthew de Grood, who is facing five first-degree murder charges, is shown on April 22, 2014.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

A place to study Arctic oil spills

The University of Manitoba is proposing a unique research centre at Churchill that would study the potentially profound environmental effects of industrializing the Arctic.

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Where Toronto

Funniest Night of the Week: Broken City's Comedy Monday

Some of the biggest laughs happen in small clubs, and Calgary features a handful of such intimate comedy venues.

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