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3 min ago | CBC News

Premier, finance minister, unavailable for Redford plane questions

Kathleen Range, a spokeswoman for Premier Dave Hancock, was sent out to respond to media questions about former premier Alison Redford's use of government planes.

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4 hrs ago | CBC News

Neil Bantleman waits, scared and hopeful in Indonesian jail as deadline looms

Tracy and Neil Bantleman. She has visited him every day he is jailed, awaiting word of the charges against him.

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7 hrs ago | CBC News

Bass Coast festival headdress ban ruffles feathers and sparks debate

Headdresses have been springing up at music festivals from Coachella to Bonnaroo.

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11 hrs ago | CBC News

Hot-weather electricity woes show need to re-regulate industry, critics say

After Alberta's electricity grid was pushed to the brink for the second day in a row on Wednesday, some observers say it's time to re-regulate the system.

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15 hrs ago | CNews

Ezra Levant hosts 'Calgary for Israel' rally outside city hall

Ezra Levant speaks at a pro-Israel rally at city hall in Calgary, Alta., on Thursday July 31, 2014.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Calgary Journal

The 50th Battalion on the frontlines of history

The 50th Infantry Battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force - later known, starting in 1946, as the King's Own Calgary Regiment -originated when the 103rd Calgary Rifles were formed in 1910, four years prior to the outbreak of the First World War.

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Canada.com

Real-time, GPS-powered stop announcements coming to Calgary buses

Chris Jordan, Acting Calgary Transit Director, and driver Shafiq Rawji show off the new signage implementing Calgary Transit's new real-time bus information.

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CBC News

Penguin babies out with rest of Calgary Zoo flock

Arabel and Weddell are the parents of one of the new penguin chicks born this summer at the Calgary Zoo.

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Calgary Journal

Looking back on the First World War

Every semester in the First World War class Stephane Guervemont teaches at Mount Royal University, the historian gives his students the same piece of advice on how to truly get a sense of what life was like in the trenches.

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Canada.com

Alberta electricity grid 'stressed' as power demand hits record

Calgary, Alberta; MARCH 19, 2014 -- Downtown Calgary is framed by electrical power lines, in Calgary on March 19, 2014.

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Canada.com

City to see new bike lanes across all quadrants in 2015-16

Far away from the coming downtown cycle lanes - and even farther removed from the intense controversy they've generated - cycling planners want to install 25 kilometres of new bike lanes in neighbourhoods across every quadrant in 2015 and 2016.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

CBC News

Tsuu T'ina First Nation wants more clarity about Transparency Act

Tsuu T'ina First Nation's Peter Manywounds says he isn't sure how much information is enough to satisfy Transparency Act requirements.

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CBC News

Son, mother on Stoney Nakoda First Nation die in apparent overdoses

RCMP are investigating the deaths of a young man and his mother near Morley on the Stoney Nakoda First Nation.

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Canada.com

Ronald Crelinsten: Exporting extremism

Minister of Justice and Public Security, Anders Anundsen, left, the head of the Norwegian intelligence service , Benedicte Bjoernland and head of the police Vidar Refvik, right, during a press conference in Oslo, Thursday, July 24, 2014.

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Vancouver Sun

Alberta Premier Alison Redford and her MLAs accused of further misuse of government planes

The hot, dry weather has Vancouverites out catching some rays at beaches around the city.

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Sys-Con Media

Yogurty's(R) First Major Expansion in Western Canada

With nearly 75 locations opened or in development across Canada and around the world, Yogurty'sA is a leader in the frozen yogurt category.

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CBC News

Blood Tribe members want to move as flood cleanup continues

Some members of the Blood Tribe in southwestern Alberta want their houses moved so they won't have to cleanup from yet another flood.

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The Chronicle Herald

WestJet aims for global market

WestJet Airlines is preparing for the arrival of new low-cost competitors including Southwest Airlines by taking steps to expand its regional service and add wide-body planes to its fleet to access new international routes.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 767

Christian Science Monitor

Beneath new energy abundance, a slow-boil oil crisis

An oil pump jack pumps oil in a field near Calgary, Alberta. We will need decades-long engagement with energy and sustainability issues if we are to successfully transition to a renewable energy economy, Cobb writes.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

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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