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Calgary man detained in Turkey accused of plotting failed coup, friend says

CBC.ca - ‎10 hours ago‎
A family friend says a Canadian man is being held in Turkey on accusations he was a leader of the failed July 15 military coup in that country.

5 big ideas from some of Calgary's biggest brains

CBC.ca - ‎3 hours ago‎
Just recently the annual national Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences brought together thousands of big thinkers right here in Calgary to debate big ideas. More than eight thousand academics from across the country converged to discuss ...
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Calgary couple charged with manslaughter after 5-year-old boy dies

CTV News - ‎17 hours ago‎
Calgary police have laid charges against a couple who investigators believe are the grandfather and step-grandmother of a five-year-old boy who died last summer after suffering several blunt force trauma injuries to his head.

Gophers 'ripping up crops' at Calgary-area farm

CBC.ca - ‎10 hours ago‎
Joe Zink farms a couple thousand acres of land just west of Calgary. He says thousands of gophers are ripping up his crops.

Calgary Lougheed House turns 125 with garden party, style

CBC.ca - ‎13 hours ago‎
Calgarians marked the 125th anniversary of the historic Lougheed House Saturday afternoon with a massive garden party, music, comedians and even a peek at what blushing brides wore from 1880 to the present.

Panhandler says Calgarians generous as cops say keep the change

CBC.ca - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
The native Calgarian says he now panhandles at intersections around Calgary. CBC News found him at the intersection of 10th Street and Memorial Drive N.W.

Travel Alberta taps Pokémon Go as opportunity with Calgary tour

CBC.ca - ‎10 hours ago‎
Pokémon Go could be the next big tourism opportunity, at least that's what Travel Alberta is hoping by sponsoring a tour of Calgary landmarks Saturday afternoon. Since being released last Sunday the augmented reality app has gone viral. "When we posted ...

Five things to watch for Monday at city council

Calgary Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
A monthly Calgary Transit pass sets an adult back $99. Low-income Calgarians pony up $44 to ride the bus or train every month.
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Calgary-born amateur in the hunt at the RBC Canadian Open

CTV News - ‎14 hours ago‎
A solid Saturday performance has a Calgary-based amateur golfer within striking distance entering the final round of the Canadian Open.
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Canadian ministers vow to develop new agricultural policy framework at Calgary meeting

CBC.ca - ‎20 hours ago‎
After two days of meetings in Calgary, Canada's agriculture ministers have pledged to develop a new agricultural policy framework, with the current one set to expire in 2018.
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Alberta-shot Wynonna Earp renewed for second season

Calgary Herald - ‎16 hours ago‎
Sci-fi fans and the Alberta film and television industry were given reason to rejoice on Saturday, when American network Syfy confirmed the Calgary-based supernatural western Wynonna Earp will be renewed for a second season. The announcement was ...

Young adults are Calgary's only shrinking age group

CBC.ca - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Calgary's population increased by about 40,000 in the past two years with a growing number of people in every age range, except for one - young adults.
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Alberta economy still the best in Canada by some measures

CBC.ca - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
About 20 blocks away in Calgary's booming east end you can find evidence of that diversity. Cranes dot the skyline as new condo towers spring up around this once gritty neighbourhood, now the home of Canada's National Music Centre and the future home ...
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ConocoPhillips Canada plans to cut upwards of 300 staff, most in Calgary

Calgary Herald - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
ConocoPhillips Canada said Friday it will lay off up to 300 workers in September - most of them in Calgary - in the latest blow to the local economy amid dramatic downsizing in the industry.

Munich shooting: Bavarians in Calgary shocked by rampage

Globalnews.ca - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Sigl is working at the deli counter at Edelweiss Village in northwest Calgary for the summer. She told Global News she barely made it through her shift after hearing the news.
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Calgary woman wanted in connection with bank robbery, home break-in

CTV News - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
The Calgary Police Service is asking for help from the public with locating Jenna Margaret Interman, the suspect in a recent bank robbery in Beddington Heights.

ConocoPhillips to chop scores of Calgary jobs

Calgary Sun - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
ConocoPhillips Canada said Friday it will lay off up to 300 workers in September - most of them in Calgary - in the latest blow to the local economy amid dramatic downsizing in the industry.

Mosquito population plunges by up to 75% in Calgary, expert estimates

CBC.ca - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
If you think you are seeing fewer mosquitoes this summer, it's not your imagination. University of Calgary entomologist John Swann estimates the mosquito numbers have plunged to only about 25 to 50 per cent of what he would normally see, owing to a dry ...
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