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  1. Green Line savings from provincial cash should be used to extend phase 1, says councillor

    07.25 / 02:50 www.cbc.ca Cbc.ca - Alberta
    The provincial government's decision to give Calgary $1.5 billion for the Green Line LRT over just eight years will cut the city's financing costs in half, prompting one city councillor to push for an expansion of the recently approved…
  2. Grizzly chases cyclist near Radium Hot Springs

    07.25 / 02:08 www.cbc.ca Cbc.ca - Alberta
    An Idaho couple got more than they bargained for while travelling in their RV to Lake Louise, hoping to get a glimpse of the area’s w…
  3. Comfort amidst trauma: Dogs work with abused children at Sheldon Kennedy Centre

    07.25 / 01:48 www.cbc.ca Cbc.ca - Alberta
    Axel and Webster were specially trained for the task at Dogs with Wings, a program in Edmonton, with a focus on being comfortable with…
  4. Probation and $100 fine for Calgary police officer who broke into estranged wife's home

    07.25 / 00:24 www.cbc.ca Cbc.ca - Alberta
    The break-in took place on April 13, 2016 in the midst of a contested divorce during which a judge granted the wife exclusive possession of the home the couple once…
  5. Digging up the past: U of C professor excavating human remains from ancient Mayan city

    07.25 / 00:24 www.cbc.ca Cbc.ca - Alberta
    An assistant professor of archeology at the University of Calgary is spending her summer digging up pieces of bone fragments at an abandoned Mayan…
  6. Man falls to his death at construction site in southeast Calgary

    07.24 / 23:17 www.cbc.ca Cbc.ca - Alberta
    When crews arrived they determined the man, thought to be a construction worker, was dead. It's not clear the exact distance of the fall, but EMS said the man fell from the roof of a three- or four-storey…
  7. Boaters rescued after windstorm blows dinghy from shore of Abraham Lake

    07.24 / 22:54 www.cbc.ca Cbc.ca - Alberta
    RCMP said the two had taken their small boat out onto the lake earlier in the day, dressed in shorts, T-shirts and sandals and without life…
  8. Cannabis executive says producers unlikely to meet demands of consumer market

    07.24 / 21:50 www.cbc.ca Cbc.ca - Alberta
    ​ An official with a large Canadian producer of medical cannabis is confident consumers will be adequately supplied come next July, but says production will need to be i…
  9. Calgary police detective alleges superior officer defamed her, files $150K lawsuit

    07.24 / 20:27 www.cbc.ca Cbc.ca - Alberta
    A Calgary police detective is suing one of her superior officers on the force for allegedly running an orchestrated campaign to discredit…
  10. 'They worked some long hours': Cleanup continues after downed trees knock out power in windstorm

    07.24 / 19:25 www.cbc.ca Cbc.ca - Alberta
    More than 2,000 Enmax customers were left without power at one point early Monday as a powerful windstorm blew through…
  11. More Calgarians can't afford food despite summer programs for kids, experts say

    07.24 / 18:20 www.cbc.ca Cbc.ca - Alberta
    More and more Calgarians are finding it difficult to provide themselves with nutritious meals on a regular basis. More than one in 10 households already experiences some level of food…
  12. WestJet to offer weekly flight to Belize from Calgary in beefed up winter schedule

    07.24 / 18:20 www.cbc.ca Cbc.ca - Alberta
    WestJet is adding a weekly direct flight from Calgary to Belize as part of a new winter schedule that includes 125 new flights in and out of its home city as well as Vancouver and…
  13. Calgary Olympic bid feasible but not necessarily prudent, committee advises city council

    07.24 / 17:35 www.cbc.ca Cbc.ca - Alberta
    The group evaluating whether Calgary should bid on the 2026 Olympic Winter Games has concluded there's no question it's feasible. But is it…
  14. Sunshine Village reopens as crews keep Verdant Creek wildfire from spreading eastward

    07.24 / 16:52 www.cbc.ca Cbc.ca - Alberta
    Sunshine Village is reopening to visitors after closing over the weekend to allow crews battling the Verdant Creek wildfire to use the area as a staging…
  15. Calgary crime rate and severity decline in 2016 as Edmonton's levels rise

    07.24 / 16:52 www.cbc.ca Cbc.ca - Alberta
    Crime in Calgary declined in both frequency and severity in 2016 after a sharp spike the year before, according to data released Monday by Statistics…
  16. 'Act like you're tanning': Homeless Banff worker spends days in park, nights in McDonald's

    07.24 / 14:17 www.cbc.ca Cbc.ca - Alberta
    Young people coming to Banff to work for the summer can't find anywhere to live. Residents say they've never seen the housing crunch get this…
  17. Armed man arrested after 4-hour standoff with police in southeast Calgary

    07.24 / 13:35 www.cbc.ca Cbc.ca - Alberta
    Charges are pending after a man fired a weapon in a home in New Brighton in southeast Calgary, police…
  18. 'Battle for the centre' emerges in Alberta as unite-the-right vote succeeds

    07.24 / 12:11 www.cbc.ca Cbc.ca - Alberta
    The 95 per cent approval to merge Alberta's Wildrose and Progressive Conservative parties has drawn a mix of reactions from Albertans of all political…