Stampede chuckwagon auction proceeds up slightly
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It came right down to the wire but the annual Calgary Stampede chuckwagon canvas auction just edged out the total raised a year ago.
Santa bandit sentenced for Christmas Eve robbery in Stettler
An Alberta man has been sentenced to two years in custody for a Christmas Eve jewelry store robbery where police say the thief was dressed as Santa Claus.
Flames fall to Predators in battle of wild-card teams
Pekka Rinne made 24 saves to lead the Nashville Predators over the Calgary Flames 3-1 on Thursday night.
Treaty 7 flag raised permanently at Calgary City Hall
Calgary hoisted the Treaty 7 flag outside city hall on Thursday as a reminder that the city sits on traditional Indigenous land.
Saskatchewan's tax hikes 'pull money away' from families, says Premier Notley
The tax hikes and cuts to the public sector proposed in Saskatchewan's latest budget will hurt middle-income families and would never fly next door, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says.
Salsa, $100 films and Jane Austen improv: What to do in Calgary this weekend
The last weekend of March is fast approaching and it's time to start planning the cool and one-of-a-kind events that will get you out of the house. The Homestretch’s Tracy Fuller has some great options.
Calgary mother found guilty of murdering 37-lb. teenage son cites judge's tears as ground of appeal
A Calgary mother who was convicted of first-degree murder in the starvation and neglect death of her diabetic 15-year-old son who weighed just 37 pounds when he died has asked the Alberta Court of Appeal to overturn her conviction, arguing the judge showed bias when she cried during the trial.
Stone-age roadshow in High River planned to enlighten collectors
Think Antiques Roadshow, but older. Way older. Archaeologists and paleontologists from the Royal Alberta Museum and heading south, bringing their keen eye for everything ancient to the Stones and Bones Weekend in High River.
Namaste in the straw: doing the downward dog with goats in rural Alberta
It's called goat yoga, and it's exactly what it sounds like — yoga surrounded by friendly goats at the Early Dawn Goat Dairy in Water Valley, Alta., about an hour northwest of Calgary on Highway 22.
Rachel Notley a 'vicious, poisonous, toxic cocktail' of mediocrity, Kevin O'Leary charges
Kevin O’Leary slammed Rachel Notley again on Thursday, this time calling the Alberta premier a “vicious, poisonous, toxic cocktail” of mediocrity and incompetence who requires “an extreme amount of adult supervision.”
Finance minister doesn't rule out future changes to capital gains taxes
Ottawa made no changes in the federal budget to the way capital gains are taxed, but Finance Minister Bill Morneau isn't completely ruling out changes in the future.
Calgary scientist turned inadvertent billboard celebrity gets Pakistani award for brain-chip work
Calgary scientist Naweed Syed was surprised to find his face plastered across billboards in Pakistan. The fame stemmed from the professor's groundbreaking work in brain-chip technology — which has also landed him one of the top awards in his birth country.
Calgary Zoo wants you to vote on Canada's greatest animal
Our national animal is a buck-toothed, over-sized rodent that cuts down trees and blocks rivers. None of that is necessarily a bad thing, but is the beaver the greatest animal in Canada?
Enbridge spill east of Edmonton estimated at 10,000 litres of crude oil
The National Energy Board says about 10,000 litres of light crude oil spilled Monday at a storage site east of Edmonton.
U.S. set to recommend approval of Keystone XL pipeline on Friday
The Keystone XL pipeline will get a recommendation of approval from the U.S. State Department on Friday, opening the door for the White House to give the project the green light, according to The Associated Press.
Calgary artists compete for People's Portrait Prize at arts centre in former Marda Loop school
The faces of Mr. Bean, Fidel Castro, Rihanna and Jim Prentice are some of the most recognizable ones to fill the hallways of a new arts venue in southwest Calgary.
Sunwing defends 6-hour break between flights for pilot who returned to duty drunk
Sunwing Airlines is defending its scheduling for a pilot who showed up for the second flight of his 11-hour shift so drunk that he appeared to fall asleep in the captain's chair. But a pilots' group says the scheduling practice raises concerns.
'It's our turn': Calgary parents frustrated with delay in new high school construction
Some parents in Coventry Hills are frustrated with the Calgary Board of Education and the provincial government for the years-long delay in getting a high school built in their community.
2 byelection campaign signs set on fire in southeast Calgary
Calgary Police are searching for a suspect they believe set two federal byelection campaign signs on fire near the Deer Ridge neighbourhood.
'It hurts to know she is nothing more than a stat': Indigenous heritage a theme at sentencing hearing
The chant of Michelle Robinson's Strong Woman Song and the beat of her drum filled a normally quiet courtroom on Wednesday morning. It was an anthem for Indigenous women, dedicated on this day to Janel Squirrel, who would never hear it.