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Calgary Foundation says $290M more needed to end homelessness Seven years ago, the Calgary Homeless Foundation launched a 10-year plan to end homelessness in the city. With three years left to go, the foundation released an updated plan that identified three key targets to acheive by 2018 on Tuesday. | 7 hours, 29 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Flames ground Flyers in overtime Jiri Hudler scored 1:23 into overtime to give the Calgary Flames a 3-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night. The Flames won for the second time in six games as they try to make a push in the Western Conference playoff race. | 8 hours, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Edmonton jury to decide mans fate after woman fatally stabbed Deliberations have begun in the jury trial of an Edmonton man accused of killing a woman who tried to stop him from abusing his girlfriend. Dale Warren Swampy, 25, is charged with second-degree murder in the May 3, 2012, death of Savannah Morin-Iron in hi | 8 hours, 54 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Unions pan B.C. approach to collective bargaining A centralized collective bargaining model in B.C. that Premier Jim Prentice calls successful has been a “disastrous” system of top-down control, the president of one of B.C.’s largest labour organizations said Tuesday. “It has been | 9 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Alberta facing two years of tough times, Conference Board of Canada says The Conference Board of Canada is no more optimistic about Alberta’s economy now than in January when it first warned the province could slip into recession. “My fear is that the forecast is still a little bit too optimistic,” conference | 9 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Post-punk, post-rock and electro-folk: Sled Island lineup has it all The Sled Island Festival is going into its ninth year with a strong lineup of artists ready to flood the city with music. | 9 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Staples: Passionate educator finds incidents of prejudice are rising in Edmonton When he’s out in public, it’s not easy to place Mohamed El Daly. He’s got dark hair and light brown skin. He could be from Italy or Spain or Costa Rica or Lebanon. El Daly’s wife, though, wears a head scarf as part of her Muslim fa | 9 hours, 39 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Mother of dead Baby M tearfully apologizes to court The mother who starved and abused her two-year-old twin girls until one died, tearfully apologized in court Tuesday. Through an Arabic translator, the 37-year-old woman cried as she addressed court for the first time since she pleaded guilty to causing th | 10 hours ago | comment? | recommend
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U of A students turn out to block graphic anti-abortion display About 60 students protested an anti-abortion exhibit on display at the snowy grounds of the University of Alberta campus Tuesday, waving pro-choice signs in an attempt to cover the large and gruesome images of aborted fetuses. | 10 hours, 53 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Man jumps from second-storey window during Calgary drug bust Five people have been charged in connection to a drug trafficking operation being run out of a home in the southwest Calgary community of Shaganappi. | 11 hours, 15 minutes ago | comment? | recommend