Global News at 5 Calgary: Oct 22

October 22 2019 7:25pm Global News at 5 on Global Calgary for Tuesday, October 22, 2019. Hosted by Linda Olsen. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp = jQuery.parseJSON(…

Alberta government looking for witnesses, says arsonist started May Slave Lake wildfire

The Alberta government says that an arsonist was behind a massive wildfire that burned over 273,000 hectares in the Slave Lake area in the summer of 2019. The McMillan wildfire threatened several communities as it burned over about a month-and-a-half…

Calgary MPs taking united message to Ottawa as they face Liberal minority government

Conservative candidate Michelle Rempel, pictured at her election headquarters after being re-elected Monday night. Dean Pilling/Postmedia After a clean sweep of the city in Monday’s election, Calgary’s Conservative MPs are ready to put up a fight for the province’s energy…

Calgary might be ‘a little bit better off’ under federal Liberal minority: Mayor Naheed Nenshi

The 43rd federal election on Monday saw Calgary and most of Alberta return to Conservative representation in the House of Commons under a minority Liberal government. During the federal campaign, Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi directly asked all parties about what…

‘I’m going to miss this job’: Hehr reflects on political career following defeat

Kent Hehr and his wife Deanna during his speech at the Palace Theatre in Calgary on Monday, October 21, 2019. Darren Makowichuk / Postmedia Former Calgary Centre MP Kent Hehr addressed his defeat to Conservative Greg McLean in Monday’s federal…