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  1. Calgary luxury home market tempered by uncertain economyRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | Regina Leader Post

    ... years of real GDP growth in Calgary, The Conference Board of Canada has forecast a 1.5 per cent contraction in Alberta's economy in 2015, shaking consumer confidence and skewing the $1 million-plus housing market in favour of buyers this spring, ...


  2. Dad blogger death reignites push to rename 'Amazon Mom'Read the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | CNN

    ... of us think the change to 'Amazon Family' is a no-brainer," Heenan said. Buzz Bishop, a father of two in Calgary, Alberta, and founder of the blog Dad Camp , points out how Amazon calls its program "Amazon Family" in Germany, Japan, Austria, France ...


  3. Adam's Brier career long, variedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Star Phoenix

    ... sofa and Brian's bachelor furniture. Saskatchewan skip Gerry Adam looks between his front end during a draw against Alberta at the 2007 Brier. Steve Laycock wields the broom on the right. (Michael Burns photo) But suddenly, he's one flu bug or ...


  4. MP defends use of West Edmonton Mall terror video in Tory petitionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBC News

    ... group of people out there who are out there to get us," he said. The day the video was released, Edmonton police and Alberta RCMP said there was "no imminent threat" of an attack in the city, and that they were treating it as a general, not ...


  5. Downtown group proposes revitalization zoneRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Western Wheel

    A number of downtown businesses have a proposal to help revamp the downtown and bring more energy and customers into the area. At its annual general meeting last week, the Olde Towne Okotoks Merchant Group discussed its plan for a business revitalization zone, or a BRZ.


  6. Calgary Today: What you need to knowRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBC News

    ... around midnight. The fire department says the damage to one suite was extensive but it was contained to that suite. Alberta Premier Jim Prentice is facing criticism over a comment made on CBC Radio's Alberta@Noon yesterday afternoon. Prentice ...


  7. Pan Orient Announces Intention to Commence Normal Course Issuer BidRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    ... use of funds that will enhance value of the common shares held by remaining shareholders. Pan Orient is a Calgary, Alberta based oil and gas exploration and production company with operations currently located onshore Thailand, Indonesia and in ...


  8. Greenhouse uses fish to grow lettuce during Prairie winterRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    ... roots reaching down and absorbing the nutrient rich fish waste water. Campbell and Erickson met at Olds College in Alberta while studying horticulture. They've been designing and building the aquaponic system in central Saskatchewan for the past ...


  9. British, Canadian Muslims work to burnish imageRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Deseret News

    ... community outreach projects to burnish their image, media reports indicate. In Canada, a mosque in Edmonton, Alberta, held an open house to share its faith with the public, GlobalNews reported. The goal, a community leader said, was to demonstrate a ...


  10. Thomas the Train to make summer stop in UxbridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    Representatives from the York Durham Heritage Railway made the announcement at council on Feb. 23 that they will host A Day out with Thomas the Train over the course of two weekends, Aug. 14 to 16 and Aug. 21 to 23, at the Uxbridge railway station, just north of Brock Street in downtown Uxbridge. Thomas will be touring all around North America this year and the York Durham staff managed to get Thomas to put the brakes on and stop in Uxbridge through an application process.


  11. Calgary filmmakers: Fargo's art director Trevor Smith hits the road...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    ... it back. It was just that magic process. That's probably what spurred me onto SAIT after I went to the University of Alberta. I wanted to learn more and wanted to be more technically proficient at doing it. That brought me to Calgary. A: The first ...


  12. Northern Ontario's Brad Jacobs rolls to 9-0 at BrierRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    ... at this year's Canadian men's curling championship, they've trailed in just one - back in their second game against Alberta. With five draws remaining, the reigning Olympic champions not only secured a playoff berth early, but assured themselves a ...


  13. FRASCA International And HNZ Group Announce Simulator ProgramRead the original story

    Yesterday | Aero-News Network

    FRASCA International, Inc, of Urbana, IL has contracted with HNZ Group Inc. Montreal, Canada for the supply of an AS350 Level 7 Flight Training Device. The FTD will be convertible between three different configurations of the aircraft including the AS350B2 analog instrument panel, the AS350B2 VEMD instrument panel and the AS350B3e VEMD instrument panel.


  14. Canadian Natural boosts dividend as profit almost triplesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

    Facilities at Canadian Natural Resources Primrose Lake oil sands project is seen near Cold Lake, Alta., in this file photo. Facilities at Canadian Natural Resources Primrose Lake oil sands project is seen near Cold Lake, Alta., in this file photo.


  15. High-end home sales expected to slip in Calgary this spring: realtorRead the original story

    7 hrs ago |

    Sotheby's International Realty says a contraction in Alberta's economy will cause sales of high-end homes in Calgary to slip this spring, creating opportunities for deal-hungry buyers. Meanwhile, sales of homes worth $1 million or more in Toronto and Vancouver are expected to accelerate heading in to the key spring selling season, thanks to the positive economic outlook for both regions.


  16. Maunder races to medal podiumRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | St. Albert Gazette

    ... Winter Games Results of St. Albert and area athletes Abby Benning, female hockey Edge School defenceman Bronze (Team Alberta 5-1) Alexandra Gagnon, judo Silver: team event 7th place: minus-57 kilograms Kate Henderson, ringette St. Albert Mission ...


  17. Sports birthdaysRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Bee

    ... Born in Portland, Fosbury competed at Medford High and starred for Oregon State. The left winger from Bentley, Alberta, Canada, went from the Portland Winterhawks (1976-79) to a nine-year NHL career. He had 188 goals and 184 assists in 608 NHL ...


  18. Canadian men's curling championship in Calgary features a Battle of AlbertaRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    ... locals skipping teams -John Morris with the first Team Canada entry at the Brier and Kevin Koe calling the shots for Alberta. The Brier's first Battle of Alberta is Tuesday evening in a round-robin game with potentially more instalments to follow ...


  19. Earth storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    Indigenous women are a majority of the contributors to A Line in the Tar Sands: Struggles for Environmental Justice . Here, they write from the front lines of the energy industry's bid to extract more carbon-heavy and planet-warming bitumen from the tar sands of Northern Alberta, Canada, a toxic strip mine the size of Florida.


  20. Million-dollar homes a new trend in some Canadian citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | CTV

    ... and Toronto, the average cost of a detached home will set you back more than seven figures. Meanwhile, the market in Alberta has seen sales and prices drop since the collapse of oil. In January, Deutsche Bank AG warned that homes in Canada are ...