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  • Family of nine-year-old girl allegedly fatally bullied rejects CBE assurances system is safe April 23, 2019
    Weeks after nine-year-old Amal Alshteiwi committed suicide after allegedly being bullied at school, CBE officials are refusing to discuss the case but insist their anti-harassment protocols are working. That was vehemently rejected Monday by the girl’s parents, Syrians who fled that country’s war and came to Canada three years ago. The mother and father say […]
  • 'It's sad they're out this quick': Construction resumes on 17th Ave following Flames elimination April 23, 2019
    Businesses are bracing for more construction headaches along 17th Avenue S.W., as road work is set to resume next week following a temporary suspension while the Calgary Flames were in the Stanley Cup playoffs. The city pledged last month to suspend the project for the duration of the Flames’ playoff run, and local bar and […]
  • Calgary students organize walkout in protest of UCP stance on GSAs April 23, 2019
    Calgary high school students are hoping to send a message to premier-designate Jason Kenney with a walkout to protest the incoming United Conservative Party’s stance on gay-straight alliances. Aimee, a 16-year-old Grade 10 student in Calgary, is one of the organizers of Alberta School Walkout. Postmedia has agreed not to use Aimee’s last name because […] […]
  • Professional climbers killed in Banff scaled dangerous peak with no avalanche beacons: Parks Canada April 22, 2019
    Three professional climbers killed in Banff National Park last week weren’t equipped with avalanche beacons during their descent of a remote peak off the Icefields Parkway when an avalanche came crashing down. The bodies of American Jess Roskelley and Austrians David Lama and Hansjorg Auer were found Sunday after being swept away while climbing the […]
  • Looking for luxury digs in Calgary? Here are the city's top 10 high-end properties April 22, 2019
    After a dismal winter, there are signs Canada’s housing market is coming to life. There was a slight bump in housing sales and prices in March, according to the Canadian Real Estate Association.  Home sales rose 0.9 per cent nationally while the benchmark price rose 0.8 per cent. While the results are an improvement from […]

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