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Nearly three times as many Albertans voted in advance polls leading up to Tuesday’s provincial election than they did in 2015, an indication that voter turnout could be on the rise this time around. About 696,000 people voted April 9-13, a period which not only included an extra day of voting...

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Two former Calgary medical examiners under multiple investigations in Texas have denied allegations of inappropriately harvesting organs from deceased children in a response to a pair of civil suits. In separate statements of defence obtained by Lubbock news outlet KLBK TV, Dr. Sam Andrews and Dr....

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Bryan Adams fans in Calgary will be on cloud nine when the Canadian Music Hall of Fame inductee closes out the annual Oxford Stomp concert this Stampede season. Adams will be joined by an all-Canadian all-star lineup of openers including Amanda Marshall, who went to number one on the Canadian charts...

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More Calgary prime-aged workers unemployed compared to younger demographics: city

The demographic and age range of unemployed Calgary-area workers has shifted from “youth” to “prime-aged” employees over the last year, according to city economists. The city’s latest Labour Market Review shows some 894,000 people are gainfully employed in the Calgary Economic Region,...

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Expanded footprint helps Bigfoot industrial thrive

It was only a year ago that Bigfoot Industrial Services was doing so well that it needed a bigger building to handle the amount of work from a growing number of clients, as well as its investment in research and development for new technologies. Despite the oil and gas sector providing many of its...

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Alberta election: Everything you need to know before you vote Tuesday

Albertans head to the polls Tuesday to elect their next government. A record 696,000 people cast their ballot in five days of advance voting, setting a new record. That means 25 per cent of eligible voters have already exercised their democratic right, leaving more than 1.9 million others to do so....

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Bryan Adams headlines Oxford Stomp

Bryan Adams will be coming to the Calgary Stampede for Oxford Stomp, the producers of the annual concert announced Monday. The Canadian rock legend will be joined by Amanda Marshall and Vancouver pop-rockers Odds at Shaw Millennium Park on July 12. There will also be an additional special guest to...

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Climate change steering Alberta grizzlies into conflict with humans: study

Alberta’s grizzly bears could be headed towards increased interactions and conflicts with humans as one of their staple food sources may soon be off the menu due to climate change. In a new study from the University of Calgary, published in the journal Nature Climate Change, Dr. Greg McDermid and...

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Morrissey postpones Wednesday show in Calgary due to 'medical emergency'

Morrissey’s April 17 Calgary show at the Jubilee Auditorium will be rescheduled for October after the singer cancelled a number of Canadian shows due to a “medical emergency.” A Canadian publicist for the singer confirmed that all the western Canadian dates will be moved to October, although...

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Photos: Notre Dame Cathedral consumed by flames

Firefighters are battling a massive blaze at the French capital’s iconic Notre Dame Cathedral. Flames and black smoke were seen shooting from the base of the medieval church’s spire on Monday. Here are some early photos from the scene.

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Your letters for Monday April 15

City council refuses to do the hard work Re: Dissatisfaction from all sides over 2019 property tax hike, April 10 While I understand in theory the decision by city council to spread the tax burden to homeowners, I have yet to hear any council member stand up and tell us what the city is doing […]

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Calgary man to drive 33 days, more than 15,000 km to Brazil

Fifteen countries. Thirty-three days. More than 15,000 kilometres. After more than a decade in Calgary, Stephan Prando is packing his life into a 2014 Mustang to drive to his hometown in Brazil. By plane, the trek would take about 18 hours, an exhausting trip for any traveller, but to Prando that...

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A divisive election campaign is almost over and 28 days of trading insults will soon end. Yet, amid the unceasing attacks, there have been some intriguing economic and business policies pitched by the parties. Today, let’s set aside the personal and focus instead on the policy. Here’s a few...

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Well, if you’re going down to defeat anyhow, then dancing with the one that brought you is as effective an election strategy as any other, I suppose. Maybe that’s why, in the dying days of this provincial campaign, Premier Rachel Notley once again put her faith and Alberta’s economic future...

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This year marks the 40th anniversary of Joe Clark’s tenure as the 16th prime minister of Canada. As a result, I felt it necessary that the High River-born gentleman gets his due recognition. Clark, of all prime ministers, could use the acknowledgement. Upon becoming leader of Her Majesty’s Loyal...

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Braid: As campaign comes to angry end, Kenney should drop oil-cut talk

This election campaign comes to no gentle end. Rather, it slams into the finish line, brakes screeching, as hot and emotional as ever. On Sunday, Alberta Party Leader Stephen Mandel charged that phoney robocalls are going out with a voice that sounds like his, saying that he wants people to vote for...

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