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Documents reveal Calgary hospitals struggling, 'overcapacity protocols' triggered increasingly

Calgary hospitals triggered specialized “overcapacity protocols” far more often in late 2014 than in prior months, show newly released documents obtained by the Alberta NDP. 100 more words


Team Jacobs says broom tap wasn't meant to intimidate opponent

CALGARY — Curling took a page from hockey’s playbook at the Tim Hortons Brier.

It wasn’t a slash or a trip, but rather a curling version of a friendly lovetap — and naturally with a broom instead of a hockey stick. 193 more words


Stampeders secure QB Bo Levi Mitchell until 2018

The Calgary Stampeders have announced that quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell has had his contract extended until 2018.

In a post on the CFL team’s website on Wednesday, Stampeders head coach and general manager, John Hufnagel, said he was “pleased to announce” that the import quarterback from Katy TX will be with the team until 2018. 107 more words


Calgary needs $290M more to end homelessness by 2018, foundation says in updated plan

Seven years after undertaking the 10 Year Plan to End Homelessness, the Calgary Homeless Foundation (CHF) launched a major update to its strategy Tuesday that aims to reduce the length of shelter stays, “stabilize” thousands of households at risk of homelessness, and house “100 per cent” of the city’s chronically and episodically homeless people by 2018. 261 more words


Police using CCTV to investigate stabbing at City Hall LRT

Police are investigating after a man was stabbed at city hall LRT station early Tuesday.

Police responded to a call just before 5 a.m., after the victim used the emergency call box at the station to report the attack. 66 more words


#MindfulMarch Day 3 // Walking Meditation

Today’s mindful moment is one you can do anytime of the day. Hey, if you’re feeling gung-ho, do it multiple times today. This activity will set the pace for your day ( 379 more words


New home construction expected to fall in Calgary

Slumping oil prices, reduced capital expenditures in the oil and gas industry and muted job growth will lead to a slower pace of construction in the new home sector in the Calgary region this year, according to a forecast from Altus Group. 220 more words