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Local news for Calgary, AB continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

9 hrs ago | CBC News

Alberta's minimum wage increases to $10.20 on Monday

Alberta will finally join the ranks of provinces and territories across Canada that pay more than $10 an hour for the general minimum wage in September.

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12 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

TransCanada's Energy East faces hurdle as U.S. oil boom swamps market

TransCanada President and CEO Russ Girling announces the new Energy East Pipeline during a news conference in Calgary, Alberta, August 1, 2013.

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16 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Closing out August of 2014

A pregnant woman in Florida was arrested following an argument with her roommate, that later turned physical.

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19 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

Canada looks to join NATO force of 10,000 troops meant to keep Russia in check

Edmonton's booming growth saw a population the size of St. Albert move in over the last two years.

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Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), North America, Canada, Vladimir Putin

23 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

Coquihalla Highway tour bus crash victims improving, three still critical

Edmonton's booming growth saw a population the size of St. Albert move in over the last two years.

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Yesterday | CBC News

Thrill of the hunt attracting more women

"We've seen an increase year over year of the number of ladies that are becoming involved from both a youth aspect and from an adult aspect, so that's very encouraging to us," Kelley Semple, the executive director of the Hunting For Tomorrow Foundation, told CBC News.

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Yesterday | CBC News

Lethbridge County faces tax hike to deal with crumbling bridges

The bridges in Lethbridge County are falling apart, and a county official has laid the blame squarely with the provincial government.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

CBC News

Black bear spotted wandering streets in High River

RCMP are warning High Creek residents to be on the lookout for a black bear that wandered into a rural neighbourhood.

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Related Topix: Wildlife, Outdoor Recreation, Canada

Canada.com

City report recommends hundreds of new taxis be added to Calgary roads

Taxis line up for passengers at Calgary International Airport. A new city report is recommending the release of 383 new taxi plates to the 1,526 currently in operation.

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Edmonton Journal

Man, 44, surrenders after 37-hour standoff in Petawawa

Edmonton's booming growth saw a population the size of St. Albert move in over the last two years.

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Vancouver Sun

Islamic radicalization of Canadian youth raises alarm bells

Hundreds of women, some camping out overnight, stormed into the Vancouver Trade and Convention Centre for the annual retail blowout August, 28, 2014.

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Bloomberg

Vermilion Scouts for Deals Ahead of Irish Cash Windfall

Vermilion Energy Inc. , a Canadian oil and natural gas producer expanding on three continents, is considering more deals as it's set to be flush with cash from a gas project in Ireland.

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Edmonton Journal

Lamphier: Oilpatch deals up 370 per cent in first six months of year

Average income levels in Alberta's oilpatch will continue to grow at a faster rate than in any other sector, a new national survey finds.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

CBC News

Casablanca Video finds new life in bigger store

Casablanca Video, a city institution for 33 years, might have closed its doors when owner Jon Lord died earlier this year.

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CBC News

Long weekend camping sites still possible, Alberta Parks says

If you're hoping to go camping this weekend but forgot to reserve a site, provincial officials say there's still hope.

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Brandon Sun

Calgary imam urges feds to do more to fight terrorist recruiters in Canada

The federal government must step up its efforts to counter the radicalization and recruitment of young Canadians by extremist Islamic groups, a Calgary imam said Friday.

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InsideHalton.com

Do more to fight homegrown terror: imam

The federal government must step up its efforts to counter the radicalization and recruitment of young Canadians by extremist Islamic groups, a Calgary imam said Friday.

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CBC News

Traffic crackdown planned for Labour Day long weekend

Traffic units across the province will be out on the roads watching for speeders, impaired drivers and people not wearing seatbelts, said Sheriff Jason Graw.

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CBC News

Police probe shooting incident in Beddington

Officers were called to Beacham Way N.W. around 2 a.m. MT on Friday for reports of shots fired.

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CBC News

Join us for a chat on tackling homophobia in sports

Eight Canadian Olympians are planning to march along with Calgary Stampeders running back Jon Cornish, an advocate for gay and lesbian rights.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Calgary Flames, NHL Northwest Division, Canada,

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