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  1. CBC cuts cost 23 jobs here: unionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... was hardest hit by Thursday's announcement -- the cuts there included the layoffs of eight camera operators in Calgary and another nine videographers in Edmonton. "Camera people and editors are the prime targets," he said, adding the cuts are part ...

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  2. 1 dead, another in hospital after crash near Sylvan LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | CBC News

    A 20-year old man from Sylvan Lake is dead after the truck he was driving left Highway 11 and hit a guardrail on Friday morning. RCMP said the vehicle rolled, landing upside down in a creek on the side of the highway between Sylvan Lake and Red Deer.

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  3. PCs bring out high-profile candidates to take down Wildrose party's 'holes and bad math'Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

    A half-dozen senior Alberta Tory cabinet ministers say the Wildrose party's fiscal plan would leave a funding gap of $29 billion. Finance Minister Robin Campbell was joined by five other members of the budget committee in Calgary to release what he called a detailed analysis of the Wildrose plan.

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  4. Simons: Freedom of conscience belongs to us allRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

    This week, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled unanimously that Saguenay city council violated Quebec's provincial human rights act because it opened and closed each council meeting with a Roman Catholic prayer. Simultaneously, an Alberta human rights tribunal ruled that the Webber Academy, an elite Calgary private school, had violated Alberta's human rights act by banning Muslim students from saying private prayers anywhere on school grounds.

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  5. Liberals fall short in nominating candidates across AlbertaRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | CBC News

    For the first time in recent history the Alberta Liberals have failed to nominate more than 80 candidates in a provincial election. The last time the Liberals ran fewer than 80 candidates was in 1986 when Don Getty was premier.

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  6. 10 Calgary Expo Themed ActivitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Where Toronto

    The sold-out Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo celebrates ten years this April, and whether you've scored tickets or not, Calgary's Expo related events reach beyond the BMO Centre. Here are ten Expo themed activities in and around the city : Comic Book Fun Check out April arrivals at one of Canada's largest comic book stores.

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  7. Grass fire prompt evacuation of homes west of MillarvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | CBC News

    Officials are asking residents in southern Alberta to stay away from two grass fires. One is burning west of Millarville by Highway 549 while the other is burning north of Okotoks by Highway 2. The Municipal District of Foothills says the blaze is located near Quirk Creek near Highway 549 west of Highway 762.

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  8. Cash-strapped oilsands junior returns 3 leases to provinceRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

    Leah Hennel, Calgary Herald CALGARY, AB.: MARCH 29, 2012 - Silverbirch Energy CEO Howard Lutley after a shareholders meeting at the Calgary Petroleum Club in Calgary, Alberta on March 29, 2012. A Calgary-based junior oilsands company sitting on more than 80 million barrels of recoverable bitumen has returned three oilsands exploration leases to the provincial government to avoid $50,000 per year in lease fees.

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  9. Mosaic Capital Corporation to Host 2014 Fourth Quarter and Year End...Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    FSCwire / Press Release The following press release was disseminated by FSCwire for Mosaic Capital Corporation --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- Calgary, Alberta - Mosaic Capital Corporation . has issued a press release with the following headline: Mosaic Capital Corporation to Host 2014 Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results Conference Call on April 23rd, 2015 To view this press release on the FSCwire website, please either click on the link below, or copy and paste the link into your browser: ..

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  10. Hobbyists' hard work pays off at Calgary Supertrain showRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    Model railroading is a hobby that dates back to the 1930s-and Canada's largest model train show is pulling into Calgary this weekend. Southbank Shortlines Railway Club's Dave Audley has been involved in designing model railroads for more than 60 years, and he's encouraging young people to get involved in the imaginative craft.

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  11. Mosaic Capital Corporation Confirms April 2015 Distribution in Respect of its Preferred SecuritiesRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    FSCwire / Press Release The following press release was disseminated by FSCwire for Mosaic Capital Corporation --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- Calgary, Alberta - Mosaic Capital Corporation . has issued a press release with the following headline: Mosaic Capital Corporation Confirms April 2015 Distribution in Respect of its Preferred Securities To view this press release on the FSCwire website, please either click on the link below, or copy and paste the link into your browser: ..

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  12. CBC cuts mean 23 positions in Manitoba goneRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... Alberta was hardest hit by Thursday's announcement - the cuts there included the layoff of eight camera people in Calgary and another nine videographers in Edmonton. "Camera people and editors are the prime targets," he said, adding that the cuts ...

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  13. GALLERY: Car drives into southwest Calgary senior's homeRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    Police say a driver escaped with only minor injuries after crashing their vehicle into a southwest senior's home on Friday. It happened just after 10 a.m. at the Garrison Green Carewest located in the 3100 block of Don Ethell Boulevard S.W.

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  14. Calgary private school that wouldn't let Muslim students pray on...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

    ... Vancouver. Iain MacIntyre and Brad Ziemer analyze what went wrong for the hosts in Vancouver's 2-1 loss to the Calgary Flames in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series. Stuart Gradon/Calgary Herald CALGARY, AB: November 20, 2013 - Neil Webber, ...

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  15. Connor Paterson: From high school hallways to high fashion runwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Calgary Journal

    Calgary teen leaves behind an ordinary life to explore an unexpected passion and makes a name for himself in the world of high fashion modeling This time last year, Connor Paterson was just an average high school student from southeast Calgary who lived with his parents and his younger sister. You could usually find him sitting at home in his basement playing Xbox, like any other 17 year old.

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  16. Alberta taxpayers could be on hook for $26B oil refineryRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | CBC News

    ... diligence certainly on the part of the government of Alberta.' In a nine-page report written for the University of Calgary's School of Public Policy, Morton describes a project that morphed from something he described as elegant to a very expensive ...

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  17. Harper Government helps children access new playground at West Dalhousie School in CalgaryRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Canada NewsWire

    ... Minister of Employment and Social Development, along with the Honourable Diane Ablonczy, Member of Parliament for Calgary-Nose Hill, today announced an investment to build a new accessible playground at West Dalhousie School in The new playground ...

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  18. Calgary private school discriminated against Muslim students, says human rights tribunalRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

    Stuart Gradon/Calgary Herald CALGARY, AB: November 20, 2013 - Neil Webber, founder of Webber Academy, at the private school in Calgary, Alberta Wednesday, November 20, 2013. The Alberta School Board Association recently approved a policy calling on the province to divert funding from private schools to public schools.

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  19. Red Deer pair charged with human traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | CBC News

    Police say the investigation began after provincial employment officials contacted the RCMP about the potential abuse of eight temporary foreign workers at the Econolodge on Gasoline Alley in Red Deer. The two people charged face three charges related to using abduction, fraud or deception to bring people to Canada, employing foreign nationals in jobs they are not authorized to do, and misrepresenting facts related to the administration of the federal act.

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  20. Nearly 2kg of cocaine hidden in suitcase seized at Calgary airportRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | CBC News

    On March 24, Canada Border Services Agency officers seized 1.94 kg of cocaine hidden in a suitcase arriving from the Dominican Republic. The Canada Border Services Agency says officers seized a significant amount of cocaine at the Calgary International Airport last month.

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