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CPO's next music director wants to create orchestra that will 'play for the world'

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 21:00:00 EDT


Norwegian conductor, Rune Bergmann, has big plans for the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra. While he doesn't take over as music director until the fall of 2017, he will lead the orchestra in a performance on Saturday night.

Gilmore Junio skates fastest 500 of the season at World Cup selections

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 21:54:59 EDT


Gilmore Junio came up with the best time in the world so far this season in the 500 metres on Friday in the second day of the long track fall World Cup selections at Calgary's Olympic Oval.

Stampeders grab 14th straight win with demolition of Argonauts

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 00:07:40 EDT


Davaris Daniels caught a pair of touchdown passes from quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell to lead the Calgary Stampeders to a 31-13 win over the Toronto Argonauts on Friday.

Bashaw Motor Inn explosion, fire victim identified

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 22:47:25 EDT


RCMP have confirmed the identity of the victim killed in the Bashaw Motor Inn explosion and fire on Sunday, Oct. 9.

Lego cannabis candies worry Tsuu'tina police as Halloween nears

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 22:11:29 EDT


A Calgary man is facing drug charges following a search of a truck on the Tsuu'tina Nation that uncovered cannabis candies that looked like Lego.

Convictions overturned in vicious Beltline beating death

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 20:09:42 EDT


A new trial has been ordered for two people found guilty of second-degree murder in a fatal attack on a man walking home with groceries in Calgary's Beltline.

Minivan crashes into school bus in Red Deer County

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 21:43:34 EDT


Sylvan Lake RCMP say a minivan ran a yield sign and was struck by a school bus, which was taking students home from Spruce View School.

Theft-proof poppy boxes ready for Remembrance Day in Cochrane

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:53:17 EDT


Thefts of poppy donation boxes means Canadian Legion branches lose out on thousands of dollars every year that should go to help veterans and their families with medical, housing, food and dental care costs.

Calgary mother who broke baby's bones over 12-month period gets 2 years in prison

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:49:12 EDT


For breaking her baby's jaw, elbow and rib, a Calgary mother will almost certainly spend less than two years behind bars.

Calgary murderer bruised in riot sues province, jail guard for $50K

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:35:06 EDT


A Calgary murderer who suffered bruises to his face while he was awaiting trial is suing the Alberta government for $50,000.

Serious allegations levelled against prosecution in case of former Calgary cop accused of corruption

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:54:00 EDT


Tensions were high in a Calgary courtroom on Friday as the trial for a former Calgary police officer and two others accused of corruption, bribery and harassment threatened to go off the rails, while serious accusations were made against the Crown prosecutor's office by one of the defence lawyers involved.

Carbon tax opposed by 67% of Albertans, poll suggests

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:17:32 EDT


More than two-thirds of Albertans are opposed to the provincial government’s incoming carbon tax, according to a new poll.

'He may never recover,' says father of Calgary man hit by car in Taiwan

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:29:43 EDT


A Calgary family is struggling to pay medical bills for their son who was hit by a car earlier this month in Taichung, Taiwan.

Canadian parents spend a quarter of their salary on child care — a third if they're single

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:22:59 EDT


Canadian families spend almost one-quarter of their income on child care, a ratio that is much higher than in other parts of the world, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development​ says.

Postmedia cuts will 'devastate' newspapers and should prompt national reckoning: MRU prof

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:18:03 EDT


The company that owns the Calgary Herald and Calgary Sun lost $99.4 million between June and August and now plans to cut its workforce by another 20 per cent. That's troubling to Mount Royal University journalism professor Sean Holman.