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Learn to fly 

For the past week or so I’ve been waking up with nightmares. I often am a restless sleeper, but these nightmares were something completely new. I’m sure it’s because we are closing in on the anniversary of Dad’s death. 195 more words

Happiness

Notley rebuts allegations that rules on carbon tax arbitrary, invasive

Premier Rachel Notley is dismissing opposition accusations that her NDP government’s carbon tax bill contains invasive and arbitrary rules on search and seizure.

Notley told the house Wednesday that Bill 20 contains rules surrounding search warrants that are commonplace in Canada, and she accused the Wildrose party of fomenting fear. 439 more words

Business

Local tourism operators getting 'China-ready' in advance of Beijing flight

From translating signs into Mandarin to putting Asian delicacies on their menus, local tourism operators are doing everything they can to get “China-ready” in advance of the launch of the first non-stop flight between Calgary and Beijing. 814 more words

Calgary

Alberta Oilsands are one of the largest contributors to aerosol air pollution: study

OTTAWA – A new study in the journal Nature finds that Alberta’s oilsands are one of the largest sources of organic aerosol air pollution in North America. 172 more words

Canada

Nearly $20,000 in drugs, cash seized after suspected drug dealer arrested

LETHBRIDGE РA short-term investigation by the Alberta Lethbridge Enforcement Response Teams (ALERT) has led to charges against a suspected Lethbridge drug dealer.

ALERT’s organized crime and gang team arrested Curtis Larko, 41, on May 19 following an appearance at a south side restaurant. 211 more words

News

Tourism Calgary boosts advertising in local market as downturn threatens to curtail summer travel

Tourism Calgary will launch an ad campaign urging local residents to explore their own city, in light of market research suggesting tourism operators risk taking a significant hit this summer due to Alberta’s ongoing economic downturn. 357 more words

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