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Ruby Friedman ventures into new territory with her first LP Special

Having released a number of singles and EPs over the last seven years, the nomadic singer and bandleader (of the genre-hopping Ruby Friedman Orchestra) discusses her long-awaited debut album, 'GEM.'

Op-Ed: Spotlight on Calgary Food Bank as its use spikes due to layoffs Special

Calgary - The Calgary Food Bank, one of the biggest food banks in Canada, has been extremely busy lately with its use up by 23 percent more than the previous year.

Calgary developers adapt to changing conditions Special

Calgary - Alberta, a province that is arguably Canada’s equivalent to Texas, has faced some very difficult financial pressures over the last 12 months.

Calgary: Federal Court judge faces review in sex assault case

Calgary - A former Calgary provincial court judge faces disciplinary action that may range from reprimand to possible dismissal for comments he made to an alleged victim during a sexual assault trial last year, according to the Canadian Judicial Council.

President Obama vetoed controversial Keystone XL Pipeline project

Washington D.c. - On February 24, U.S. President Barack Obama vetoed the contentious Keystone XL Pipeline project. GOP lawmakers are unable to reverse his decision after a long battle with power struggles, interruptions, public protests, and legal challenges.

Man reunites with dog stolen 18 months ago in search for new pet

Claresholm - When Dozer was stolen out of his own backyard 18 months ago, Richard Brower was devastated. He didn't know how to deal with the loss of his German shepherd buddy. He enlisted his motorcycle buddies and people from the dog park to search for his friend.

Op-Ed: Greed, taxation, and incompetence

Calgary - While low oil prices wreak havoc on Alberta's economy, costing jobs, the men and women at City Hall are laughing all the way to the bank with new pay raises at a time when many Calgarians wonder if they will soon hit the unemployment line.

Calgary brothers named and charged in brutal sexual assault

Two brothers who Calgary police have in custody have today been named and charged in a prolonged and brutal sexual assault of a young teen Friday night that lasted until the next morning. The brothers were taken into custody early Saturday morning.

Murray Grovum on why Calgary is one of the hottest up-and-coming cities in the world right now Commissioned

Calgary - The Canadian Prairies have been historically known largely for flat land and long, cold winters. However, Calgary, located in south central Alberta, is currently one of the world's hottest buzz-worthy cities.

Interview: Tegan and Sara talk music career and future plans Special

Calgary - Calgary's Sara Quin from the hit pop duo, Tegan and Sara, took some time from her schedule to chat about their show in Long Island, New York and their music career which has spanned 14 years.

Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline project controversy rages on Special

Calgary - The long awaited Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline project was approved on June 17th by Prime Minister Stephen Harper amid controversy and objection by First Nations groups, environmentalists, concerned Canadians and the political opposition parties.

Calgary mom who dumped babies in trash must serve 18 more months

Calgary - Meredith Borowiec must spend 18 months more in jail in addition to the the 18 months she has already served for throwing three newborns in dumpsters in 2008, 2009 and 2010. That last infant survived.

Joint Review Panel urges approval of Northern Gateway pipeline

Calgary - Today, the long awaited Joint Review Panel released a lengthy report recommending approval of Enbridge’s Northern Gateway pipeline but with 209 conditions. Environmental groups vow to stop it for the sake of our climate, land and water.

Alberta flood insurance tab tobs $1.7 billion

Damage from the June Alberta flood exceeds more than $1.7 billion, according to the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC). The bureau also stated the flood was the costliest natural disaster in Canadian history.

Op-Ed: Photo Essay — Honoring the Calgary Zoo post flood 2013

Calgary - This Photo Essay honors the Calgary Zoo animals that were traumatized during the devastating flood in Calgary, Alberta, June 2013. A revisit to the zoo on June 22 was postponed due to massive flooding of the Bow and Elbow rivers from torrential rainfall.

Calgary Stampede will be held 'come hell or high water'

Calgary - The annual event will begin as scheduled on July 5, despite the devastating floods that hit Calgary and other parts of southern Alberta last week.

Flood: Parts of downtown Calgary will be without power for months

Calgary - On Sunday, approximately 65,000 Calgarians were allowed to go home after being evacuated due to the worst flood in Calgary’s history. But the evacuation still stands for 10,000 people. The clean up continues downtown and in affected Alberta communities.

Raging rivers and streams force evacuations in southern Alberta

Calgary - Raging rivers and streams from heavy consistent rain falling for days has forced evacuations in Calgary and numerous communities in southern Alberta. The current floods of 2013 are far worse than in 2005 when Calgary was hit with days of heavy rain.

Remembering Alberta's King 'Ralph' in Calgary public memorial

Calgary - A celebration of life will be held at a memorial service at Jack Singer Concert Hall for former Alberta Premier Ralph Klein. Organized by the city of Calgary, there will not be much pomp and ceremony. King Ralph was mayor of Calgary for most of the 1980s.

Man shocked by snake in luggage

Returning from a visit to India a man in Calgary, Canada, found he had unknowingly helped an 'immigrant' into the country.

Man disappointed over lack of skaters at free ice rink he built

A man is disappointed that the free public skating rink he created on his property is lacking visitors. All frozen, smoothed and ready for skating, few people have come to enjoy the free rink.

Calgary, Saskatoon city councils proposing property tax hikes

Calgary - Both Calgary and Saskatoon residents could be seeing their property taxes increase. The city council in Calgary is debating whether or not to lower next year's property tax hike, while Saskatoon is putting forth a five percent raise.

Op-Ed: Canada-China corporate rights pact needs debate says Maude Barlow Special

Calgary - The NEXEN takeover by China National Offshore Oil Corp has been given a 30 day extension and may be extended again as opposition continues to grow from all factions with the exception of investors and the energy sector.

Alberta and B.C. fight over Northern Gateway pipeline intensifies

Calgary - The battle between Alberta and British Columbia over the Northern Gateway pipeline project intensifies and continues with no sign of it letting up as Premiers Alison Redford and Christy Clark have a ‘frosty’ meeting in Calgary, Alberta.

Remembering a Canadian statesman: Peter Lougheed dead at 84

Calgary - Tributes are pouring in for former Alberta premier Peter Lougheed, considered by many to be one of Canada's most respected politicians, who has died at the age of 84.

Op-Ed: Economic benefits are debated as Enbridge hearings resume

Calgary - The Enbridge Northern Gateway hearings resumed on Tuesday, September 4th as Calgary-based Enbridge and the Alberta Government prepare to convince Canadians that the 6 billion dollar pipeline is important to Canada’s economy.

Police charge woman ordered vicious dog attack on friend

Calgary - An Alberta woman is accused of using her dogs as weapons ordering them to attack her friend. The victim suffered serious injuries to her face and arms.

Review: The 3rd Annual Canadian Water Summit Report Special

Calgary - The 3rd Annual Canadian Water Summit was held in Calgary, Alberta Canada on June 28th at the TELUS Spark new Science Centre. The focus was on the Water-Food-Energy NEXUS and the suggestion for all Canadians to participate in a national dialogue on water.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper declares Calgary as 'greatest city'

Calgary - Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper – possibly inadvertently – called Calgary the "greatest city in the greatest country in the world" during a visit to the century-old Calgary Stampede, an annual rodeo exhibition.

Op-Ed: Plains Midstream Canada oil spill leads to a $75 million lawsuit

Calgary - On Friday June 22, the Calgary based Merchant Law Group LLP served Plains Midstream Canada with a class action lawsuit for the oil spill near Sundre on June 7, 2012. The lawsuit cites damage done to personal property and the decline in value.
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A large butterfly rests on a leaf at the Calgary Zoo. This image is part of a photo album that honor...
A large butterfly rests on a leaf at the Calgary Zoo. This image is part of a photo album that honors the Calgary Zoo animals and was taken before the devastating June 2013 flood in Calgary, Alberta.
A bear playfully bites a fence at the Calgary Zoo. This image is part of a photo album that honors t...
A bear playfully bites a fence at the Calgary Zoo. This image is part of a photo album that honors the Calgary Zoo animals and was taken before the devastating June 2013 flood in Calgary, Alberta.
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Keoma Duce, Development Coordinator – Organizational Giving, Calgary Food Bank
Penguins gather to form a group at the Calgary Zoo. This image is part of a photo album that honors ...
Penguins gather to form a group at the Calgary Zoo. This image is part of a photo album that honors the Calgary Zoo animals and was taken before the devastating June 2013 flood in Calgary, Alberta.
A tiger sits and looks beyond the fence at the Calgary Zoo. This image is part of a photo album that...
A tiger sits and looks beyond the fence at the Calgary Zoo. This image is part of a photo album that honors the Calgary Zoo animals and was taken before the devastating June 2013 flood in Calgary, Alberta.
Two Canada Geese finally made up after a half an hour of fighting on the frozen Bow River  Inglewood...
Two Canada Geese finally made up after a half an hour of fighting on the frozen Bow River, Inglewood Bird Sanctuary, Calgary, Alberta.
A tiger rests at the Calgary Zoo on a hot summer day.
A tiger rests at the Calgary Zoo on a hot summer day.
A black bear rests behind a rock at the Calgary Zoo. This image is part of a photo album that honors...
A black bear rests behind a rock at the Calgary Zoo. This image is part of a photo album that honors the Calgary Zoo animals and was taken before the devastating June 2013 flood in Calgary, Alberta.
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A wolf pauses at the Calgary Zoo. This image is part of a photo album that honors the Calgary Zoo animals and was taken before the devastating June 2013 flood in Calgary, Alberta.
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Husky pipeline spills oil into the North Saskatchewan River.
Husky pipeline spills oil into the North Saskatchewan River.
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A mountain goat looks over a ledge at the Calgary Zoo. This image is part of a photo album that hono...
A mountain goat looks over a ledge at the Calgary Zoo. This image is part of a photo album that honors the Calgary Zoo animals and was taken before the devastating June 2013 flood in Calgary, Alberta.
Penguins gather to form a group at the Calgary Zoo. This image is part of a photo album that honors ...
Penguins gather to form a group at the Calgary Zoo. This image is part of a photo album that honors the Calgary Zoo animals and was taken before the devastating June 2013 flood in Calgary, Alberta.
A caribou sleeps at the Calgary Zoo. This image is part of a photo album that honors the Calgary Zoo...
A caribou sleeps at the Calgary Zoo. This image is part of a photo album that honors the Calgary Zoo animals and was taken before the devastating June 2013 flood in Calgary, Alberta.
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A penguin plays in water at the Calgary Zoo. This image is part of a photo album that honors the Calgary Zoo animals and was taken before the devastating June 2013 flood in Calgary, Alberta.