Calgary Herald

  • Nelson: Little chance of big things happening In Canada
    “Big things can get done in Canada,” is what our prime minister told business leaders from all parts of the Americas gathered in Lima, Peru, last week. The good news is that Justin Trudeau delivered the line dressed in a dapper business suit and not in some outlandish garb suitable… ... more
    CH -Opinion30 mins ago
  • Your letters for Thursday, April 19
    Calgary should double down on Games Re: “Potential Games bid alive but many moguls ahead,” April 17. Let’s surprise the world and ask for two Olympics — 2026 and 2030.   Why? The capital costs will be covered by the 2026 budget and we will be fiscally well positioned for… ... more
    CH -Opinion30 mins ago
  • Xu: Cuddly pandas symbolize something bigger
    By Lu Xu This year, spring weather arrives a little bit later than usual. However, the five-year, long-awaited panda family of four moved into their cosily decorated new home in Calgary as scheduled. In fact, this is the second time that the Chinese national treasures have been in Calgary, reviving… ... more
    CH -Opinion31 mins ago
  • Homes for Heroes brings housing to homeless veterans
    With two regiments and a naval vessel bearing the Calgary name, it should be no surprise the city has a long, storied military history. And a local non-profit is hoping to build on that military tradition by helping house Canadian veterans facing homelessness. The Homes for Heroes Foundation unveiled plans for its… ... more
    CH -Local7 hours ago
  • City considers new black cart sizes, variable fees for waste...
    Calgarians could eventually be able to choose the size of their black cart, and households that produce less waste could pay lower monthly collection fees, according to a proposal coming to city council in June. After council elected last month to replace the tax-based model for funding black carts with… ... more
    CH -Local8 hours ago
  • Varcoe: After a tumultuous two-week national debate, support...
    Albertans who want to see the Trans Mountain pipeline built can take away some positive news from a new poll Wednesday, but they should also heed a warning. Shutting off the oil taps to British Columbia could backfire. Public opinion in Canada — even in B.C. — has moved into… ... more
    CH -Biz8 hours ago
  • Varcoe: After a tumultuous two-week national debate, support...
    Albertans who want to see the Trans Mountain pipeline built can take away some positive news from a new poll Wednesday, but they should also heed a warning. Shutting off the oil taps to British Columbia could backfire. Public opinion in Canada — even in B.C. — has moved into… ... more
    CH -Opinion8 hours ago
  • Varcoe: After a tumultuous two-week national debate, support...
    Albertans who want to see the Trans Mountain pipeline built can take away some positive news from a new poll Wednesday, but they should also heed a warning. Shutting off the oil taps to British Columbia could backfire. Public opinion in Canada — even in B.C. — has moved into… ... more
    CH -Politics8 hours ago
  • Calgary lawyer diagnosed with cancer hopes to live on throug...
    Joseph Schuck doesn’t know how much time he has left. But for his nearly 11-year-old daughter, Katie, he hopes he can somehow live forever. In January, the 47-year-old Calgary lawyer, a partner with Miles Davis LLP where he specializes in estate litigation, found out he had pancreatic cancer. That’s when Schuck… ... more
    CH -Local9 hours ago
  • Anti-smoking advocates say NDP government a disappointment o...
    Anti-smoking advocates say that after showing initial promise, the NDP government has been a disappointment when it comes to fighting tobacco use in Alberta. Tobacco opponents note the Notley government continues to delay proclaiming key pieces of the Tobacco and Smoking Reduction Act that was passed five years ago under… ... more
    CH -Politics10 hours ago
  • Hobson’s Choice: Alt theatre ranges from touching dram...
    The plays Brinton Theatricals and Spirit Fire Theatre are currently offering couldn’t be more different in their intent and execution, but they are reminders of the excellent alternative theatre available in Calgary if you’re willing to search it out. Brinton Theatricals is presenting Lauren Gunderson’s I and You until April… ... more
    CH -10Ment10 hours ago
  • Arts champions honoured with mayor’s award
    The annual Mayor’s Lunch for Arts Champions recognizes the artists who enrich our city and support its vibrant arts community. On April 18, six Legacy Artist Awards were given out during the luncheon at the BMO Centre. Each winner receives a $5,000 cash prize and is chosen by a jury… ... more
    CH -10Ment11 hours ago
  • Humboldt Broncos athletic therapist remembered by Mount Roya...
    When Dayna Brons first arrived at Mount Royal University, she was a “shy, mildly terrified” athletic therapy student. That’s true of most students who enter the program, according to Kate Trippier, one of her practicum supervisors. “The only difference is Dayna did it with a smile on her face,” Trippier said… ... more
    CH -Local11 hours ago
  • Fubar’s Deaner saves humanity with new Nightseeker rec...
    It was a moment of perfect pop-culture symmetry. A few months back, actor-writer-musician Paul Spence discovered that Derek Smalls, the fictional bass player made famous by the mockumentary This is Spinal Tap and played by actor-writer-musician Harry Shearer was releasing a solo record. In fact, it was coming out within… ... more
    CH -10Ment12 hours ago
  • Sky-high water bills in Calgary lead to expanded role for Al...
    Stephanie McLean says a host of complaints about skyrocketing water bills from Calgary residents last year were a “catalyst” for the NDP government to beef up the responsibilities of Alberta’s Utilities Consumer Advocate. McLean, the Minister of Service Alberta, tabled legislation Wednesday that would expand the UCA’s mandate to allow… ... more
    CH -Politics12 hours ago
  • Elijah Wood added to lineup of Calgary Comic and Entertainme...
    Frodo Baggins himself, a.k.a. Elijah Wood,  is coming to the Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo. Announced on Wednesday, Wood is a last-minute addition to the lineup of the April 26-29 event at Stampede Park. The former child actor played J.R.R. Tolkien’s resourceful Hobbit Frodo Baggins in the Lord of the… ... more
    CH -10Ment13 hours ago
  • Tsuut’ina Nation opposes flood mitigation project in B...
    The Tsuut’ina Nation has submitted a statement of concern to Alberta Environment and Parks over an application by Rocky View County to construct berms along the Elbow River at Bragg Creek.  The nation said in a statement Wednesday that a hydrological study conducted by PGL Environmental Consultants showed the berms “could… ... more
    CH -Local14 hours ago
  • Family hopes for justice as company charged in death of Monc...
    Jamie Lee Paris was like a lot of east coasters who came out west — they were looking for steady work.  Once he arrived in Fort McMurray from Moncton, N.B., Jamie didn’t have a hard time finding what he was looking for, as he got hired on as a boilermaker… ... more
    CH -Local14 hours ago
  • Family hopes for justice as company charged in death of Monc...
    Jamie Lee Paris was like a lot of east coasters who came out west — they were looking for steady work.  Once he arrived in Fort McMurray from Moncton, N.B., Jamie didn’t have a hard time finding what he was looking for, as he got hired on as a boilermaker… ... more
    CH -Biz14 hours ago
  • New homes for orphan Alberta bears
    Just as hibernation season comes to an end, Alberta will now allow wildlife rehabilitation centres to take in orphaned black bear cubs. A new policy announced Wednesday gives Fish and Wildlife officials the option of placing orphaned cubs under one year of age with an approved wildlife rehabilitation centre. The… ... more
    CH -Local15 hours ago
  • Music and weed the stars of 420 Fest this weekend
    We’re still months away from the expected legalization of marijuana, but a local pot festival is raring to go this weekend. This year’s 420 Music and Arts Fest / Expo runs April 19-21 at Distortion Live music venue at 3828 Macleod Trail. More than 20 acts are expected to play… ... more
    CH -10Ment15 hours ago
  • Varcoe: NDP’s energy bill a double-edged sword for oil...
    Canada’s energy sector is conflicted about the Notley government’s tough new bill to let Alberta choke off the supply of oil to British Columbia. The oilpatch wholeheartedly supports Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, which will triple the amount of Alberta crude shipped to the West Coast. Yet, they’re concerned… ... more
    CH -Biz16 hours ago
  • Flood concerns widen as Vulcan County declares state of emer...
    Vulcan County is the latest Alberta district to declare a state of local emergency due to overland flooding. The county made the announcement following a council meeting Wednesday morning. “Vulcan County believes that there is an imminent hazard to land, property and infrastructure and has directed municipal staff to undertake… ... more
    CH -Local16 hours ago
  • Crews scramble to repair 12-metre-wide sinkhole on 9th Avenu...
    City officials have closed down a portion of 9th Avenue S.W. after a sinkhole snarled rush hour traffic in the core. Chris McGeachy, a spokesman for the city’s roads department, said the pavement on the major downtown thoroughfare collapsed during the morning commute into what is believed to be a… ... more
    CH -Local16 hours ago
  • Varcoe: NDP’s energy bill a double-edged sword for oil...
    Canada’s energy sector is conflicted about the Notley government’s tough new bill to let Alberta choke off the supply of oil to British Columbia. The oilpatch wholeheartedly supports Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, which will triple the amount of Alberta crude shipped to the West Coast. Yet, they’re concerned… ... more
    CH -Politics20 hours ago
  • Calgary weather: Sunny skies and warmer days ahead
    Rejoice, for Calgary’s weather has bestowed sun upon us! According to Environment Canada, Wednesday Calgarians can expect sunny skies and primarily positive temperatures throughout the day, with clouds coming in at night. There will be foggy patches in the early morning, and winds that may reach up to 20 km/h.… ... more
    CH -Local20 hours ago
  • Corbella: In Bizarro Alberta attempted murderers get sympath...
    Any crime in the realm of a homicide should never be private in a free and democratic society, as too many opportunities for abuse can occur. It’s one of the things that sets us apart from despotic regimes where the killings of citizens — by authorities or not — are… ... more
    CH -Local21 hours ago
  • Your letters for Wednesday, April 18
    Olympic debt would burden our children Re: “Potential Games bid alive but many moguls ahead,” April 17. Councillors made a wrong decision by allowing further exploration of an Olympic bid. For shame in agreeing to spend more of taxpayers’ money. We do not want the debt of hosting the Olympics,… ... more
    CH -Opinion1 day ago
  • Lakritz: Prattle about privilege should be thrown on the pop...
    You can hear a lot of interesting things standing in line at a supermarket checkout. The other day, I overheard one 20-something woman say to another, “I got privilege checked today.â€� Ah yes, privilege checked – that’s when someone tells you that you have no right to comment on a… ... more
    CH -Opinion1 day ago
  • Editorial: ASIRT must release names
    The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team is making a mistake in not releasing the names of two violent men who recently attacked two Calgary police officers. ASIRT, the watchdog that investigates shootings involving police officers, cites an agreement signed by five provincial agencies that stipulates the names of deceased civilians… ... more
    CH -Opinion1 day ago
  • Five key numbers from the city’s 2017 annual report
    The city’s top manager says 2017 was a “year of recovery,” marked by struggles to keep costs under control amid declining revenues and a lingering downturn. Jeff Fielding told the city’s audit committee Tuesday that he’s proud of how administration managed costs last year. “There’s a consistent message out there… ... more
    CH -Local1 day ago
  • More judges needed to alleviate court backlogs, says Conserv...
    A Conservative MP says federal Justice Minister and Attorney General Jody Wilson-Raybould is responsible for failing to alleviate court backlogs after reputed gang leader Nick Chan’s charges were stayed Tuesday because a judge ruled it took too long to get him to trial. “There are a lot of reasons for… ... more
    CH -Politics1 day ago
  • More judges needed to alleviate court backlogs, says Conserv...
    A Conservative MP says federal Justice Minister and Attorney General Jody Wilson-Raybould is responsible for failing to alleviate court backlogs after reputed gang leader Nick Chan’s charges were stayed Tuesday because a judge ruled it took too long to get him to trial. “There are a lot of reasons for… ... more
    CH -Politics1 day ago
  • Calls mount for naming suspects in police shootings
    Another Alberta law enforcement organization has added its voice to criticism of the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team’s decision to withhold names of two attackers in recent police shootings. Howard Burns, executive director of the Alberta Federation of Police Associations, said it’s time for ASIRT to abolish its policy of not releasing… ... more
    CH -Crime1 day ago
  • About 300 kilometres of roads affected in Siksika Nation as ...
    A state of local emergency due to overland flooding continued for the Siksika Nation on Tuesday, as officials said about 300 kilometres of roads have been affected, with vehicles — including ambulances — unable to access homes. “The priority right now is the access to our medical needs of our… ... more
    CH -Local1 day ago
  • Potential CP Rail strike could derail Alberta’s oil pr...
    A potential strike by Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. workers threatens to derail a recovery in Alberta’s beaten-down heavy oil prices. Canadian Pacific says a new labour agreement with thousands of train conductors and other workers remains elusive as an April 21 deadline neared for when a work stoppage could begin.… ... more
    CH -Biz1 day ago
  • Calgary man survives 30-metre-plus fall into glacier crevass...
    JASPER — A Calgary man has survived a more than 30-metre fall into a glacier crevasse in the Columbia Icefield area of Jasper National Park. Parks Canada says the 24-year-old was snowshoeing with a friend Sunday on the Athabasca Glacier when he fell deep into the ice and was knocked… ... more
    CH -Local1 day ago
  • Charter school partners with Tsuut’ina for symbolic wa...
    More than 1,000 students and educators from southwest Calgary and the Tsuut’ina Nation will come together Thursday in a symbolic walk over Glenmore Trail to Mount Royal University, raising awareness around Indigenous culture, history and reconciliation. Connect Charter School in Lakeview has partnered with the Tsuut’ina Education… ... more
    CH -Local1 day ago
  • Heartland, In Plainview, Calgary’s Spotlight Productio...
    CBC’s long-running family drama Heartland and the Calgary-shot, indie thriller In Plainview came out on top as productions with the most nominations for the 2018 Alberta Film and Television Awards, while Calgary-based company Spotlight Productions earned 17 nominations for various projects. Finalists for the awards, dubbed the Rosies, were announced… ... more
    CH -10Ment2 days ago
  • Defence lawyers say Legal Aid ‘neglected and degraded&...
    Legal Aid lawyers have fired a blistering broadside at Alberta’s justice minister after desperate pleas for more funding were ignored in last month’s provincial budget. A withering 2,300-word missive, sent to Kathleen Ganley late Monday, slams Alberta’s NDP government for paying lip service to the critical legal pillar, but keeping… ... more
    CH -Local2 days ago
  • Defence lawyers say Legal Aid ‘neglected and degraded&...
    Legal Aid lawyers have fired a blistering broadside at Alberta’s justice minister after desperate pleas for more funding were ignored in last month’s provincial budget. A withering 2,300-word missive, sent to Kathleen Ganley late Monday, slams Alberta’s NDP government for paying lip service to the critical legal pillar, but keeping… ... more
    CH -Politics2 days ago
  • Calls mount for naming suspects in police shootings
    The Alberta Federation of Police Associations is the latest law enforcement voice to chime in on the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team’s decision to withhold names of two attackers in recent police shootings. Howard Burns, executive director of the association, said that it’s time for ASIRT to abolish their absurd policy… ... more
    CH -Local2 days ago
  • Calls mount for naming suspects in police shootings
    The Alberta Federation of Police Associations is the latest law enforcement voice to chime in on the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team’s decision to withhold names of two attackers in recent police shootings. Howard Burns, executive director of the association, said that it’s time for ASIRT to abolish their absurd policy… ... more
    CH -Politics2 days ago
  • Cannabis operation the size of 21 football fields to be buil...
    Aurora Cannabis Inc. says it is acquiring about 29 hectares of land in Medicine Hat to build a new high-tech cannabis facility. The company says a memorandum of understanding with the city includes a prospective 10-year, 42-megawatt energy supply agreement. Aurora says the new facility, to be named “Aurora Sun,”… ... more
    CH -Biz2 days ago
  • Calgary weather: Fog and snow give way to sunshine
    Calgary’s weather looks like it wants to give us just a little more snow. According to Environment Canada, Tuesday Calgarians can expect periods of light snow throughout the morning, ending late in the afternoon. The snow is expected to give way to a cloudy evening. The good news is Environment… ... more
    CH -Local2 days ago
  • Fidelity Investments sees opportunities for CP Rail amid pip...
    A $6.9 billion Fidelity Investments fund is adding to its position in Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. as a pipeline spat increases the likelihood that energy companies will need rail to get their oil to market. “I don’t think that the current consensus captures the opportunity and revenue and profits of… ... more
    CH -Biz2 days ago
  • Varcoe: ‘I don’t believe in an enemy within,...
    Launch a new no-frills airline. Prepare for international expansion. Meet with employees. Seek labour peace with pilots. Protect a unique corporate culture. The sheer number of items on the plate of new WestJet CEO Ed Sims are daunting. But the 54-year-old airline veteran, promoted to the top job last month… ... more
    CH -Biz2 days ago
  • Varcoe: ‘I don’t believe in an enemy within,...
    Launch a new no-frills airline. Prepare for international expansion. Meet with employees. Seek labour peace with pilots. Protect a unique corporate culture. The sheer number of items on the plate of new WestJet CEO Ed Sims are daunting. But the 54-year-old airline veteran, promoted to the top job last month… ... more
    CH -Opinion2 days ago
  • Varcoe: ‘I don’t believe in an enemy within,...
    Launch a new no-frills airline. Prepare for international expansion. Meet with employees. Seek labour peace with pilots. Protect a unique corporate culture. The sheer number of items on the plate of new WestJet CEO Ed Sims are daunting. But the 54-year-old airline veteran, promoted to the top job last month… ... more
    CH -Local2 days ago
  • Varcoe: ‘I don’t believe in an enemy within,...
    Launch a new no-frills airline. Prepare for international expansion. Meet with employees. Seek labour peace with pilots. Protect a unique corporate culture. The sheer number of items on the plate of new WestJet CEO Ed Sims are daunting. But the 54-year-old airline veteran, promoted to the top job last month… ... more
    CH -Politics2 days ago
  • Breakenridge: Opposition can’t hide from NDP’s a...
    It would be rather presumptuous of me, as a man, to opine on what the biggest women’s issue today in Alberta is. It wouldn’t be a stretch, though, to point to the economy — or more specifically, the uncertainty plaguing the oil and gas industry — as perhaps the issue… ... more
    CH -Opinion2 days ago
  • Your letters for Tuesday, April 17
    Canadians poorly served by political leaders Re: “We’ll get the pipeline built,” April 16. This is the battle that exemplifies the hypocrisy and incompetence of three painfully immature governments.  We have our post-nation fearless leader, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, flapping in the wind after destroying Canadian energy investment (NEB… ... more
    CH -Opinion2 days ago
  • Calgary’s 2026 Olympic bid process survives latest cou...
    Calgary’s potential bid for the 2026 Winter Games survived a critical vote at city hall Monday, but municipal leaders are now turning to the task of improving oversight of the city’s flawed Olympic project.  Council voted to reaffirm support for continuing work on a bid by a 9-6 margin after… ... more
    CH -Sports2 days ago
  • Editorial: PM must push ahead with Trans Mountain pipeline (...
    A summit between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Premier Rachel Notley and B.C. Premier John Horgan didn’t break the impasse over the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. Frankly, it would have been naive to imagine the B.C. premier would abandon his opposition to the project. Horgan leads his province through the support… ... more
    CH -Opinion2 days ago
  • Braid: B.C. gets a breather, but only if Horgan doesn’...
    British Columbians worried about Alberta’s tough petroleum export law, introduced Monday, can feel some momentary relief. May 31 is now the informal trigger date for using the new powers to cut fuel exports to the Lower Mainland. That would only happen if Kinder Morgan walks away from the Trans Mountain… ... more
    CH -Politics2 days ago
  • Corbella: Nenshi and council have no vision for Olympics, ju...
    Where there is no vision, the (Olympics) perish. With my apologies for tweaking that Old Testament Bible verse from Proverbs, that pretty much sums up what’s happening at Calgary City Hall with its tortuous process on whether to bid on the 2026 Winter Olympics or not. While there were indeed… ... more
    CH -Politics2 days ago
  • Alberta government to build three backcountry huts in Castle...
    The Alberta government is putting forward $700,000 to construct three backcountry huts in Castle Wildland Provincial Park. The huts will be operated by the Alpine Club of Canada and will create new recreational opportunities and bolster tourism in the southwest Alberta area, Environment Minister Shannon Phillips said Monday as the… ... more
    CH -Local2 days ago
  • Siksika Nation declares state of local emergency
    Siksika Nation has declared a state of local emergency due to overland flooding. “Overland flooding is impacting our communities and roads in various locations throughout the reserve,” a news release from the First Nation stated Monday. “Siksika Nation is working to mitigate rising waters that are causing homes and public… ... more
    CH -Local2 days ago
  • Corbella: Nenshi and council have no vision for Olympics, ju...
    Where there is no vision, the (Olympics) perish. With my apologies for tweaking that Old Testament Bible verse from Proverbs, that pretty much sums up what’s happening at Calgary City Hall with its tortuous process on whether to bid on the 2026 Winter Olympics or not. While there were indeed… ... more
    CH -Local2 days ago
  • Local Muslims irked after Rocky View County rejects planned ...
    Proponents of a planned mosque and Islamic community centre in Bearspaw say all options are on the table including future challenges a week after a rural council shot down the proposal. Ghazanfar Zafar of the Muslim Council of Calgary said the decision last Tuesday by Rocky View County to deny… ... more
    CH -Local2 days ago
  • Braid: B.C. gets a breather, but only if Horgan doesn’...
    British Columbians worried about Alberta’s tough petroleum export law, introduced Monday, can feel some momentary relief. May 31 is now the informal trigger date for using the new powers to cut fuel exports to the Lower Mainland. That would only happen if Kinder Morgan walks away from the Trans Mountain… ... more
    CH -Local2 days ago
  • Calgary’s 2026 Olympic bid process survives latest cou...
    Calgary city council has voted to keep the Olympic bid process alive. The vote passed by a 9-6 margin after two hours of debate, reaffirming council’s “support for the investigation of a bid by Calgary for the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Games.” It passed with an amendment proposed by Coun.… ... more
    Calgary Herald3 days ago
  • Calgary’s 2026 Olympic bid process survives latest cou...
    Calgary city council has voted to keep the Olympic bid process alive. The vote passed by a 9-6 margin after two hours of debate, reaffirming council’s “support for the investigation of a bid by Calgary for the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Games.” It passed with an amendment proposed by Coun.… ... more
    CH -Local3 days ago
  • Calgary’s 2026 Olympic bid process survives latest cou...
    Calgary city council has voted to keep the Olympic bid process alive. The vote passed by a 9-6 margin after two hours of debate, reaffirming council’s “support for the investigation of a bid by Calgary for the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Games.” It passed with an amendment proposed by Coun.… ... more
    CH -Politics3 days ago
  • NDP government unveils new recreation activity in Castle
    The Alberta government is putting forward $700,000 to construct three backcountry huts in Castle Wildland Provincial Park. The huts will be operated by the Alpine Club of Canada and will create new recreational opportunities and bolster tourism in the southwest Alberta area, Environment Minister Shannon Phillips said Monday as the… ... more
    CH -Politics3 days ago
  • Review: Early Music Voices in top form for Bach’s Magn...
    Completing 19 years of presenting early music concerts to the Calgary public, Early Music Voices’ season-ending concert featured J.S. Bach’s Magnificat. On hand for the event at Christ Church in Elbow Park Sunday afternoon was not only the full complement of singers, strengthened slightly for this larger work, but Rosa Barocca, the… ... more
    CH -10Ment3 days ago
  • Rising interest rates put Albertans on edge; many going into...
    More than any other province, Albertans are feeling the pinch from interest rate hikes, fearing financial trouble and a march towards bankruptcy should rates continue to rise. MNP Ltd., Canada’s largest personal insolvency practice, released its latest consumer debt index Monday, finding Albertans lead the nation in fretting over rising… ... more
    CH -Local3 days ago
  • Live: Council votes 9-6 to keep Calgary Olympic bid process ...
    Calgary city council has voted to keep the Olympic bid process alive. The vote passed by a 9-6 margin after two hours of debate. The motion reaffirmed council’s “support for the investigation of a bid by Calgary for the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Games.” Council passed an amendment to establish… ... more
    CH -Sports3 days ago
  • Western Alberta under snowfall warning; up to 20 cm could hi...
    Hopefully, the warm weekend didn’t motivate you to stow away your winter boots and toques, because Calgary is under a snowfall warning.  Environment Canada predicts 10 to 20 cm of heavy, wet snow will fall in Calgary and across southern Alberta today as the system moves north.  “Snowfall amounts will… ... more
    CH -Local3 days ago
  • Social assistance rates continue to soar despite AlbertaR...
    Alberta’s economy may be recovering but the number of provincial residents receiving social assistance has soared to record highs. The most recent numbers from the province show 57,003 Albertans on income support as of Jan. 18, with 35,068 of that number considered eligible to work. The Ministry of Community Services… ... more
    CH -Biz3 days ago
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