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'Rebekah was lifeless:' Calgary murder trial hears girl suffered spinal injuries

'Rebekah was lifeless:' Calgary murder trial hears girl suffered spinal injuries

CALGARY — The prosecution at the trial of a man charged in his four-year-old daughter's death argued Monday that he was the only person who could have inflicted the severe injuries that damaged her spine and neck.
Calgary city council votes unanimously to ban conversion therapy

Calgary city council votes unanimously to ban conversion therapy

Calgary city councillors have unanimously voted to ban conversion therapy in the city. Hundreds of rainbow-clad LGBTQ community members and their supporters were at city hall for the vote, with many spilling into the foyer to watch on screens.

Suspect dead: Shots fired by Lloydminster RCMP trying to stop stolen vehicle

LLOYDMINSTER, Alta. — A man is dead and two police officers were taken to hospital after Mounties tried to stop a stolen car in a city that straddles the Saskatchewan-Alberta boundary.
'Instagram-worthy:' Alberta bakery creates splash with colouring book design

'Instagram-worthy:' Alberta bakery creates splash with colouring book design

OKOTOKS, Alta. — Customers walking into a bakery in a southern Alberta town may feel like they're stepping into the pages of a colouring book.

Male suspect dead after RCMP officer involved shooting

LLOYDMINSTER, Alta. — The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team has been called in to investigate an officer involved shooting that left a suspect dead in Lloydminster, Alta.
'A roof over my head:' Tiny homes provide hope for homeless military veterans

'A roof over my head:' Tiny homes provide hope for homeless military veterans

CALGARY — Dirk Lemcke spent 8 1/2 years in a combat regiment with the United States military before he became a truck driver and a painter. He never expected to be homeless.

Alberta premier heads to Montreal and Washington, D.C. to talk business and pipelines

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney will travel to Montreal and Washington, D.C., this week.
Paralyzed Humboldt Bronco player happy with spinal surgery results

Paralyzed Humboldt Bronco player happy with spinal surgery results

AIRDRIE, Alta. — A hockey player paralyzed in a bus crash has been working hard since undergoing spinal surgery in Thailand late last year and it's getting him closer to his dream of making the national sledge hockey team.
McDavid scores twice, Draisaitl has four assists as Oilers down Flames 8-3

McDavid scores twice, Draisaitl has four assists as Oilers down Flames 8-3

CALGARY — A good start and a strong finish propelled the Edmonton Oilers to an 8-3 win over the Calgary Flames on Saturday. The Oilers jumped out to an early 2-0 lead and extended it to three before the Flames rallied in the second period.

WHL Roundup: Focht and van de Leest score twice as Hitmen blank Rebels 5-0

CALGARY — Carson Focht and Jackson van de Leest each scored a pair of goals, while Jack McNaughton made 14 saves for his first shutout of the season as the Calgary Hitmen blanked the Red Deer Rebels 5-0 on Saturday in the Western Hockey League.