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Through the Rocky Mountains by the Icefields Parkway

In all stories from other travelers who’d been to West-Canada, they were gushing about the immense beauty of the scenery along the Icefields Parkway. Along this 232 km road that goes from Jasper to Lake Louise you are almost constantly surrounded by snow-topped mountains and beautiful panoramic views. 740 more words

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Kylington gets 1st NHL goal, Flames beat Predators 5-2

CALGARY, Alta. — Despite a depleted lineup, the Calgary Flames showed their depth and kept their winning streak going.

Oliver Kylington scored his first NHL goal and helped set up Garnet Hathaway’s tiebreaking score as the Flames beat the Nashville Predators 5-2 Saturday night for their fifth straight win. 787 more words


All Aboard The Rocky Mountaineer- Vancouver to Banff!

One of the highlights of our North American trip was taking the famous Rocky Mountaineer train from Vancouver to Banff. This route is one of the company’s most popular and its name, “First Passage to the West” aptly describes its links with the past. 594 more words



Stayed in Calgary for a long overdue visit with my son Kris and my future daughter in law, Hailey.  Had such a great visit.  

Before flying during the cold and flu season, we take echinacea and wipe down our fold out tables with Lysol to try and prevent germs.   318 more words

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PHOTOS: High flying action at Badminton Alberta tournament

Competitors from across Alberta were competing at the Yonex Alberta Junior Circuit Gold-Gord Smith CWC Junior U13, U15 badminton tournament at the Calgary Winter Club in Calgary, Alberta from December 7-9, 2018. 527 more words


Today's letters: Say yes to private pot shops, Ottawa

Private pot shops are inevitable in Ottawa

Re: City council should allow private pot shops to operate in the capital, staff recommend, Dec. 5

I am surprised that there are people who do not want Ottawa to permit pot shops to operate here. 1,371 more words


Despite upbeat employment figures, worries over local economy remain

Martial Simard is one of many Calgarians cast adrift by an embattled energy industry to seek employment wherever they can find it.

On Friday, news that 24,000 jobs were created in Alberta last month along with lower unemployment numbers couldn’t shake his concerns and those of some economists over a diminished economic outlook. 646 more words

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