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Calgary Transit not 'seriously considering' headphone ban

Calgary Transit won’t ban headphones near train stations anytime soon, but officials are keeping an eye on other jurisdictions attempting to prohibit pedestrians from wearing noise-cancelling devices. 453 more words

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Alberta out of recession, but government keeps deficit forecast steady

Alberta’s long recession appears to have ended, but the provincial government will continue to borrow billions of dollars to cover expenses this year and next despite increasing revenues and calls to reduce the deficit. 641 more words



Last summer I spent one month doing a roadtrip through Canada. We started (my sister, a friend and I) in Calgary, Alberta. Next stop was Banff in the Rockies and then we drove on the “sea to sky highway” but the other way around, from sky to sea. 233 more words


Calgary firefighters kept busy with two separate emergencies

Five people safely evacuated a southwest Calgary home when a fire broke out in the basement of the structure Wednesday evening.

Calgary Fire Department spokesperson Carol Henke said firefighters responded to a 911 call in the 7100 block of Elbow Dr. 263 more words

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Number of hospital-admitted patients waiting in Calgary ERs triples

The number of patients in Calgary emergency rooms waiting for a hospital bed has tripled over three years, says a senior Alberta Health Services official. 568 more words

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Court told Calgary officer accused of stealing marijuana didn't follow protocol

Const. Robert Cumming didn’t follow police protocol when he took home a seized backpack containing two baggies of marijuana, a senior officer testified Wednesday.

Det. Timothy Fitzgibbon said Cumming should have requested a case number after an undercover officer, posing as a concerned citizen, handed him a backpack while he was on patrol. 384 more words

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Firefighters' union and city reach one-year collective bargaining agreement with 2.5% pay hike

The city has reached a collective bargaining agreement with the firefighters’ union, marking the first time in two decades a deal has been reached between the parties without arbitration. 320 more words

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