Alberta’s regional relaunch prompts some Calgarians to travel north for haircuts

Clayten Willington is a barber. He never dreamed he’d have to ask his customers for identification, but he’s now seriously considering it. “We have seen customers just kind of grease their way in from Calgary,” says Willington, who owns Red…

Calgary city council to debate bylaw banning conversion therapy

Calgary’s community services committee voted unanimously Thursday night to approve the conversion therapy ban bylaw, meaning the final decision will now be put to city council. Conversion therapy aims to change a person’s sexual orientation through counselling, behaviour modification or…

Coronavirus: Health officials confirm case on Calgary to Kamloops WestJet flight

Posted March 26, 2020 3:50 pm Updated March 26, 2020 4:00 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A WestJet flight from Calgary to Kamloops this past weekend had a confirmed case…

From books to beer, COVID-19 sparks delivery boom in Alberta

With more and more people confined to their homes due to the spread of COVID-19, businesses across Alberta have adapted to fill a growing demand: everywhere from bookstores to breweries are now delivering. For some of those businesses, like Edmonton’s…

Wuhan to Trenton to Calgary: Alberta family experiences coronavirus quarantine 3 times

The Zhang family has been through so many stages of quarantine in recent months that it’s become almost too familiar. Bin Zhang, along with his wife Emiley, their three-year-old daughter Aria and seven-month-old son Owen, had been visiting family in…

UCP executive director takes aim at Calgary Chamber of Commerce on Twitter; chamber CEO weighs in

By Silvana Benolich Global News Posted February 26, 2020 10:10 pm Updated February 26, 2020 10:21 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The executive director of the United Conservative Party took…

Thieves steal $30K worth of catalytic converters from Calgary non-profit

By Silvana Benolich Global News Posted February 22, 2020 9:56 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A Calgary agency that helps at-risk children is out tens of thousands of dollars. Heartland…

Calgary man pleads guilty to stealing nearly $250,000 worth of tires and rims

Guilty pleas have been entered by a Calgary man charged with a string of vehicle tire thefts. Related News In an agreed statement of facts read to court in Lethbridge on Monday, 31-year-old Patrick Rouillard admitted to stealing more than…

Calgary judge orders dozens of Strategic Group buildings into receivership

A Calgary judge has ordered more than 50 Strategic Group properties in Calgary and Edmonton into receivership. The decision comes after the Calgary-based real estate developer sought protection from creditors under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act or (CCAA). The move…