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In search of 'James Galan': How seemingly fake social media accounts permeate Alberta politics

Wed, 24 May 2017 21:49:27 EDT

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"James Galan" is friends with dozens of high-profile and high-powered Albertans — on Facebook, at least — but in real life, no one seems to know him.




Inspection reports show how zoo bridge gradually fell apart

Thu, 25 May 2017 08:00:00 EDT

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Inspection reports on the soon-to-be dismantled zoo bridge paint a picture of a span that was literally falling apart. Rust, split wooden beams, loose railings and twisted support columns are all laid bare in the inspection reports obtained by CBC News.




Wind, rain and even some snow arrives in Alberta

Wed, 24 May 2017 09:42:58 EDT

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Much of southern and central Alberta could experience strong northerly winds with gusts up to 100 km/h Wednesday afternoon, according to a warning issued by Environment Canada.




New grants aim to improve arthritis treatment in children

Wed, 24 May 2017 22:01:42 EDT

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Arthritis is typically associated with older adults, but it can affect children too. And researchers at the University of Calgary are exploring better ways to diagnose and treat the disease in youngsters.




108-year-old Calgary Zoo bridge expected to be removed in one piece this week

Wed, 24 May 2017 21:15:06 EDT

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The city expects the Calgary Zoo bridge on 12 Street S.E. to be removed later this week, after heavy winds hampered construction crews Wednesday.




'Trapped in a secret game': Victim of childhood sexual abuse forgives stepfather at sentencing

Wed, 24 May 2017 17:59:11 EDT

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"Broken" by sexual assault and "torn down by shame" after years of being molested by her stepfather, Taylor French faced the man who spent years abusing her on Wednesday to explain the impact of his crimes.




Court hears acupuncturist died from 88 stab and slash wounds as accused murderer ordered to stand trial

Wed, 24 May 2017 18:43:50 EDT

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A Calgary judge has ordered Jin Qing Huang to stand trial on a charge of first-degree murder after acupuncturist Tiejun Huang died from 88 stab and slash wounds in June 2016.




Cyclist from Calgary in critical condition after colliding with van near Victoria, B.C.

Wed, 24 May 2017 18:22:15 EDT

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Saanich Police say a 42-year-old man from Calgary lost control of his bike on a winding road that is popular with cyclists.




More surgeries postponed as water quality issues persist at Medicine Hat hospital

Wed, 24 May 2017 19:18:19 EDT

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Elective surgeries continue to be postponed in Medicine Hat as Alberta Health Services works to determine the cause of water quality issues.




Alberta wolf that plays Ghost on Game of Thrones still alive despite rumours

Wed, 24 May 2017 19:36:04 EDT

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Game of Thrones fans were duped this week after the brain behind the franchise tweeted that the real life Ghost had died.




RCMP issue Canada-wide warrant for Calgary man

Wed, 24 May 2017 18:52:01 EDT

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Patrick Globensky, 43, has been charged with possession of stolen property and failing to appear, and also has outstanding warrants for being unlawfully at large and assault causing bodily harm.




Years after 9,000 litre fuel spill, province unveils decontamination plan for Bowness Gas Plus site

Wed, 24 May 2017 16:48:52 EDT

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Seven years after 9,000 litres of fuel spilled at the Bowness Gas Plus station, local residents have learned the details of the plan to decontaminate the ground.




Former police officer turned massage therapist found not guilty of sexual assault

Wed, 24 May 2017 18:10:22 EDT

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Vladimir Siloci was a Calgary Police Service officer from April 2012 until February 2016, and a registered massage therapist who worked at several clinics in the city.




'Leisure up, business is still down': Calgary works to fill traveller gap in wake of downturn

Wed, 24 May 2017 17:41:04 EDT

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Naheed Nenshi says Calgary has to continue its efforts to draw more tourists as a way to make up for a continued dip in the number of business travellers visiting the city, but he isn't convinced a new arena would make much of a difference.




Identities of 2 men gunned down in Superstore parking lot released after autopsies

Wed, 24 May 2017 15:46:59 EDT

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The two men who were shot dead in the parking lot of a Superstore in southeast Calgary on Sunday have been ID'd as Anees Amr, 26, and Colin Reitberger, 23.




Fired Calgary cop turns himself in after warrants issued on corruption charges

Wed, 24 May 2017 13:18:58 EDT

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Anthony Braile, who was fired last year and is charged in an unrelated corruption investigation, showed up at the arrest processing unit Tuesday.




Lucky dog survives 12-metre plunge over northern Alberta waterfall

Wed, 24 May 2017 17:11:29 EDT

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Her owners may need to rename her Lucky. Libby, a 13-year-old Labrador collie mix, survived a 12-metre fall over the Muskeg Falls near Grande Cache on Saturday.




Invermere-based Kicking Horse Coffee sold to Italy's Lavazza

Wed, 24 May 2017 13:39:49 EDT

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Italian coffee conglomerate Lavazza has bought an 80 per cent stake in B.C.-based Kicking Horse Coffee in a deal that values the company at $215 million.




The 30-second workout: Too good, but possibly still true

Wed, 24 May 2017 14:13:34 EDT

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Research at the University of Calgary's Human Performance Lab is focusing on the least amount of exercise we can get away with while still reaping health benefits.




Calgary contractor and TV personality pleads guilty to 22 charges

Wed, 24 May 2017 14:26:25 EDT

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Home renovator Bruce Hopkins, whose remodeling work on Calgary homes was displayed on his TV show, has pleaded guilty to 22 charges stemming from construction work he did not finish.