A small preface to this post: since very recently starting up this blog I have received overwhelming support from the people around me. Some family, some longtime friends but a significant amount of that positive feedback has come from new friends in Calgary, most of whom I’ve only known for a couple of years, if that. 546 more words
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From a pencil sketch of chickadees to a painting of two pumpkins, pieces of Mary Haasdyk’s art are landing in mailboxes across the city.
Every Sunday, the Calgary illustrator creates a new postcard-sized piece of art and posts a photo of the finished product on the picture-sharing app Instagram. 353 more words
CALGARY — Gilmore Junio is a speed skater by trade, not a journalist or copy editor.
But the folk hero of the 2014 Sochi Games can still fantasize about his ideal headline for the story of the men’s 500-metre race at the 2018 Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea: Nice Guy Finishes First. 626 more words
One year after they appealed their conviction of fatally stomping a Colombian immigrant, a man and woman have been granted new trials.
Chantelle Tiffany Campbell and Jarod Henry will be tried a second time after being convicted last year of second-degree murder in the death of John Fernando Herrera Garcia, 49, who died after being accosted while walking down a Beltline street May 23, 2012. 233 more words
Remember when city council told Uber to like it or lump it when it came to our fancy new ride-sharing rules?
And remember when the city got an injunction to stop its drivers from operating, even putting private investigators on the case? 973 more words
A bill that would close a “glaring loophole” in Alberta’s bail application process came one step closer to becoming law, but not before a St. Albert RCMP officer had to lose his life. 541 more words