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    Calgary groups come together after Syrian girl, 9, dies by suicide

    Calgary groups come together after Syrian girl, 9, dies by suicide


    The suicide of a nine-year-old Syrian girl last month has organizations in Calgary scrutinizing their many services for newcomers, in hopes of preventing...

    The suicide of a nine-year-old Syrian girl last month has organizations in Calgary scrutinizing their many services for newcomers, in hopes of preventing future tragedies.

    Library seeks Indigenous artists for installations at 3 Calgary branches

    Library seeks Indigenous artists for installations at 3 Calgary branches


    The Calgary Public Library is doing a call out for Indigenous artists to contribute to four permanent art installations showcasing traditional Indigenous methods and contemporary art...

    The Calgary Public Library is doing a call out for Indigenous artists to contribute to four permanent art installations showcasing traditional Indigenous methods and contemporary art practices.

    Rachel Notley helped strike a grand bargain on oil and the climate. Can Trudeau save it?

    Rachel Notley helped strike a grand bargain on oil and the climate. Can Trudeau save it?


    If not for Alberta's first NDP premier, Justin Trudeau likely would have had an even harder time crafting a national climate plan. If not for Rachel Notley, Ottawa also might not own a pipeline right now. At the very least, the prime minister would have...

    If not for Alberta's first NDP premier, Justin Trudeau likely would have had an even harder time crafting a national climate plan. If not for Rachel Notley, Ottawa also might not own a pipeline right now. At the very least, the prime minister would have had a much harder time justifying his support for that pipeline's expansion.

    Now the campaign is over, Albertans will see if Jason Kenney can put the province back to work

    Now the campaign is over, Albertans will see if Jason Kenney can put the province back to work


    For weeks, Jason Kenney framed Alberta's election around three key issues: jobs, pipelines and the economy. With his United Conservative Party soon to take charge, people are looking to him to fulfil his pledge and deliver on all...

    For weeks, Jason Kenney framed Alberta's election around three key issues: jobs, pipelines and the economy. With his United Conservative Party soon to take charge, people are looking to him to fulfil his pledge and deliver on all three.

    Notley is 7th female Canadian premier turfed from office in 6 years

    Notley is 7th female Canadian premier turfed from office in 6 years


    The gradual disappearance of women from the ranks of Canada's premiers raises questions about society's willingness to embrace true equality, former female leaders and political pundits said...

    The gradual disappearance of women from the ranks of Canada's premiers raises questions about society's willingness to embrace true equality, former female leaders and political pundits said Wednesday.

    Nearly 70% of eligible Albertans voted in provincial election

    Nearly 70% of eligible Albertans voted in provincial election


    The unofficial turnout shows nearly 70 per cent of Albertans voted in the provincial election — the highest in...

    The unofficial turnout shows nearly 70 per cent of Albertans voted in the provincial election — the highest in decades.

    Doug Schweitzer: From Prentice campaign manager to MLA

    Doug Schweitzer: From Prentice campaign manager to MLA


    Doug Schweitzer got his political baptism as Jim Prentice's campaign manager. Now, as the newly elected MLA for Calgary-Elbow, he reflects on the new governments' priorities a day after their election...

    Doug Schweitzer got his political baptism as Jim Prentice's campaign manager. Now, as the newly elected MLA for Calgary-Elbow, he reflects on the new governments' priorities a day after their election victory.

    Here are (most of) Calgary's new MLAs

    Here are (most of) Calgary's new MLAs


    The United Conservative Party's commanding victory in the Alberta election on Tuesday came with a near sweep of the ridings in...

    The United Conservative Party's commanding victory in the Alberta election on Tuesday came with a near sweep of the ridings in Calgary.

    Judge bans media access to video of confrontation between MLA Jason Nixon and wildlife officer

    Judge bans media access to video of confrontation between MLA Jason Nixon and wildlife officer


    A provincial judge has ruled that video evidence from an old trial, showing a confrontation between UCP MLA Jason Nixon and an Alberta Fish and Wildlife officer, cannot be released to the...

    A provincial judge has ruled that video evidence from an old trial, showing a confrontation between UCP MLA Jason Nixon and an Alberta Fish and Wildlife officer, cannot be released to the media.

    CFL Players' Association urges training camp boycott unless new deal with league is done

    CFL Players' Association urges training camp boycott unless new deal with league is done


    Contract talks between the CFL and its players have turned ugly. The CFL Players' Association has instructed its players not to make travel arrangements to attend training camps when they open May...

    Contract talks between the CFL and its players have turned ugly. The CFL Players' Association has instructed its players not to make travel arrangements to attend training camps when they open May 19.

    No regrets: Joe Ceci proud of NDP campaign, ready to embrace opposition role

    No regrets: Joe Ceci proud of NDP campaign, ready to embrace opposition role


    Joe Ceci has been re-elected, this time to represent Calgary-Buffalo, beating out UCP candidate Tom Olsen in a close race. Ceci was interviewed Wednesday on the Calgary...

    Joe Ceci has been re-elected, this time to represent Calgary-Buffalo, beating out UCP candidate Tom Olsen in a close race. Ceci was interviewed Wednesday on the Calgary Eyeopener.

    Kenney's election win prompts reactions from B.C., Quebec, Ontario leaders

    Kenney's election win prompts reactions from B.C., Quebec, Ontario leaders


    Although Jason Kenney appealed in French to Quebec in his victory speech to help Alberta get its oil to market, Quebec Premier François Legault isn't...

    Although Jason Kenney appealed in French to Quebec in his victory speech to help Alberta get its oil to market, Quebec Premier François Legault isn't playing.

    Oil industry eager to see how Kenney's plan to scrap $3.7B oil-by-rail deal will pan out

    Oil industry eager to see how Kenney's plan to scrap $3.7B oil-by-rail deal will pan out


    Alberta's oil industry will be watching to see how the incoming government's plan to scrap a deal that was expected to move an additional 120,000 barrels of crude per day will impact the...

    Alberta's oil industry will be watching to see how the incoming government's plan to scrap a deal that was expected to move an additional 120,000 barrels of crude per day will impact the market.

    Tuberculosis scare at Calgary daycare prompts warning from AHS

    Tuberculosis scare at Calgary daycare prompts warning from AHS


    Children, parents and staff at an unidentified Calgary daycare have been notified via letter that they may have been exposed to...

    Children, parents and staff at an unidentified Calgary daycare have been notified via letter that they may have been exposed to tuberculosis.

    Jason Kenney won big — and the Ottawa-Alberta relationship is about to get unruly

    Jason Kenney won big — and the Ottawa-Alberta relationship is about to get unruly


    The New Democrats' defeat in last night's Alberta provincial election marked the end of a remarkable chapter in the province's politics — Alberta's first-ever NDP government. The arrival of a new provincial conservative government, meanwhile, could...

    The New Democrats' defeat in last night's Alberta provincial election marked the end of a remarkable chapter in the province's politics — Alberta's first-ever NDP government. The arrival of a new provincial conservative government, meanwhile, could mark the start of a new chapter in federal politics.

    Avalanche push Flames to brink with OT win

    Avalanche push Flames to brink with OT win


    Mikko Rantanen scored on a slap shot 10:23 into overtime after tying the game with a goal late in regulation and the Colorado Avalanche rallied for a 3-2 win over the Calgary Flames on Wednesday night to take a 3-1 lead in the teams' best-of-seven...

    Mikko Rantanen scored on a slap shot 10:23 into overtime after tying the game with a goal late in regulation and the Colorado Avalanche rallied for a 3-2 win over the Calgary Flames on Wednesday night to take a 3-1 lead in the teams' best-of-seven series.