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27 Apr 2017 12:35:27 Z

creosote contamination site

Larry Bentley, a University of Calgary geoscience professor and former groundwater management consultant to the province, speaks to the Calgary Eyeopener about the city's creosote contamination problem.

27 Apr 2017 12:35:27 Z

garbage cans rings

There's a new type of garbage can in Kensington and the hope is they'll promote recycling and make life a bit easier for bottle pickers.

27 Apr 2017 12:35:27 Z

Allan Shyback

The lawyer for a man who admits he strangled his wife and buried her body in their Calgary home wants an acquittal for his client who he argues was acting in self-defence.

27 Apr 2017 12:35:27 Z

Naheed Nenshi

Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi's approval rating fell to 52 per cent in April, according to the results of a poll released Wednesday.

27 Apr 2017 12:35:27 Z

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The federal Liberals came to power promising sweeping reforms to the criminal justice system, but now the provinces are championing some ideas of their own as they focus on cutting backlogs in the courts.

27 Apr 2017 12:35:27 Z

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The Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo starts today and organizers are looking for about 80,000 fans to stream through the doors of the four-day annual celebration at the Stampede grounds.

27 Apr 2017 12:35:27 Z

Joshua Mitchell

After stealing $113 in fuel for the stolen truck he'd been driving, Joshua Mitchell told a homicide detective he was shocked to see the gas station attendant chasing after him, but said he never intended to harm her. Warning: this story contains language and details that may offend some readers.

27 Apr 2017 12:35:27 Z

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The fact Stockholm is out of the running for the 2026 Winter Olympics won’t affect Calgary’s decision whether to bid, local officials say.

27 Apr 2017 12:35:27 Z

Chief Justice Neil Wittmann

Neil Wittmann is being celebrated by colleagues and friends as a fierce advocate, a brilliant legal mind and a man whose love of animals is so great, he signed off on a plan to house the Calgary Zoo's lions in the basement cells of the courthouse, if needed.

27 Apr 2017 12:35:27 Z

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Suncor Energy is reporting net earnings of $1.35 billion or 81 cents per share in the first quarter of 2017, compared with $257 million or 17 cents a year earlier, thanks to higher commodity prices and oilsands production.

27 Apr 2017 12:35:27 Z

 Mark Ramsankar

Alberta teachers have reached a tentative deal with the Teachers’ Employer Bargaining Association, signing a memorandum of agreement, the province announced Wednesday.

27 Apr 2017 12:35:27 Z

Firefighters

A year after wildfire nearly destroyed Fort McMurray, Alta., two firefighters recount stories from the front lines in their new book, Into The Fire.

27 Apr 2017 12:35:27 Z

Zero

The city asked residents earlier this week to resist feeding feral baby bunnies. But what about adopting them as pets?

27 Apr 2017 12:35:27 Z

Nathan Fillion

Nathan Fillion says Canadian fans give him a “swell of national pride,” Netflix has created a new generation of Firefly fans and he jumps at any chance to work with directors like James Gunn.

27 Apr 2017 12:35:27 Z

Calgary area based graphic novel artists

Calgary has joined Vancouver and Toronto as a hub of creativity in the graphic novel medium, several high-profile content creators and an influential ACAD instructor tell CBC News.

27 Apr 2017 12:35:27 Z

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Branded an interloper, loudmouth and self-promoter, Kevin O'Leary's entry into the Conservative leadership race was a brief, and at times bizarre, few months in Canadian politics.

27 Apr 2017 12:35:27 Z

Peter Lougheed Centre NICU baby

More space will be available for the province’s smallest and most fragile newborns next month with the opening of the expanded neonatal intensive care unit at the Peter Lougheed Centre.

27 Apr 2017 12:35:27 Z

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Shaw television stations in Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver will be shut down this summer, affecting about 70 jobs, as the company redirects funds instead to Global News.

27 Apr 2017 12:35:27 Z

Stephanie Katelnikoff

A Calgary woman has turned the kitchen in her southwest home into a makeshift repair shop, where she's fixing up bikes and giving them to kids in need.

27 Apr 2017 12:35:27 Z

green cart

The City of Calgary announced last week it will begin rolling out its green cart composting program in June. Like many Calgarians, the people on this week’s Unconventional Panel have mixed feelings about the new program.