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Calgary man paralyzed after shot by intruder in Barbados vacation rental

CALGARY — Friends are raising money to help a Calgary retiree who was paralyzed after being shot by an intruder in his Barbados vacation rental.
Alberta legislature resumes: Focus on jobs and bill to punish protesters

Alberta legislature resumes: Focus on jobs and bill to punish protesters

EDMONTON — A new session of the Alberta legislature began Tuesday with the government promising to invest directly in oil and gas, if necessary, and to pass a law that would punish people who block roads and rail lines. The throne speech read by Lt.
Little-used part of Constitution led to different carbon tax rulings: experts

Little-used part of Constitution led to different carbon tax rulings: experts

EDMONTON — Different rulings from courts on the federal government's carbon tax are a result of judges working through a section of the Constitution that is seldom used, say legal experts.
Analysts agree Canadian energy projects more difficult to get to completion

Analysts agree Canadian energy projects more difficult to get to completion

CALGARY — Long pipeline routes that cross provincial and Indigenous territorial boundaries are part of the reason that Canada is a more difficult place than the U.S. to build major energy projects, according to American analysts.
World isn't ready for coronavirus outbreak, says Canadian WHO expert

World isn't ready for coronavirus outbreak, says Canadian WHO expert

Calgary woman charged in aggravated assault of 11-month-old daughter

Calgary woman charged in aggravated assault of 11-month-old daughter

CALGARY — A woman has been charged in the aggravated assault of her 11-month-old daughter nearly two years ago and an investigation continues into injuries the child's twin brother was found with.
Oilers' Kailer Yamamoto listed as week to week with ankle injury

Oilers' Kailer Yamamoto listed as week to week with ankle injury

Edmonton Oilers winger Kailer Yamamoto has been sidelined with an ankle injury. The team says Yamamoto is week to week. Yamamoto was hurt Sunday night in a win over the Los Angeles Kings.
Canmore Safeway hosts 2-hour sensory friendly shopping window

Canmore Safeway hosts 2-hour sensory friendly shopping window

“Because the loudness everywhere you go it’s hard for them, they have to have their headphones on to drown out all the other sound. It’s a safety issue when you think about, so having this coming into place is amazing."
Past trauma no longer rules Theo Fleury’s life

Past trauma no longer rules Theo Fleury’s life

Former NHL star shared his story of hope, healing and recovery at Feb. 21 “Playing with Fire” event
ReProm: Second shot for LGBTQ people to enjoy milestone as themselves

ReProm: Second shot for LGBTQ people to enjoy milestone as themselves

CALGARY — Two decades after going to his high-school prom with his female best friend as a date, Mike Morrison is about to get a re-do. This time, he'll be on the arm of his boyfriend of eight years, Richard Einarson.