Health expert creates greeting cards to help Canadians ‘gently decline’ holiday invites

A Toronto-based health professional has created nine holiday cards to help people opt out of holiday events and prioritize their wellness. December is often described as “the most wonderful time of the year,” but it can also be the busiest.…

Gone in 60 seconds: Police warn Calgary drivers not to leave running vehicles unlocked

It can take less than a minute for thieves to steal an unlocked running vehicle: this is the message Calgary police are trying to spread as they launch an annual awareness campaign called Operation Cold Start. This year marks the…

Sentencing hearing for man who tried to kill Edmonton officer, pedestrians in U-Haul attack

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted December 12, 2019 9:23 am Updated December 12, 2019 9:24 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A sentencing hearing begins Thursday for a man who…

Cigarette causes balcony fire in Calgary’s Skyview Ranch neighbourhood: CFD

An improperly butted-out cigarette caused a balcony fire in northeast Calgary on Wednesday, according to the fire department. Crews responded to several 911 calls about smoke and flames emerging from the second-floor balcony of a building in the 300 block…

Water meter mix-up leads to costly bill for Calgary family

A Calgary family is speaking out after being faced with a pricey water bill following a meter mix-up. Joe Armstrong contacted Global News after getting an adjustment charge for more than $400 last month. His bill is usually $80 to…

‘A very highly-skilled pilot’: Victim identified in Gabriola Island, B.C. plane crash

One of the victims of a fatal plane crash on B.C.’s Gabriola Island has been identified as a pilot and former flight instructor. Colleagues and friends have identified one of the people aboard as Alex Bahlsen. READ MORE: Multiple deaths…

Calgary dogs fighting cancer get special Christmas delivery of KONG toys

Hundreds of bright red, rubber KONG toys were dropped off at a southwest Calgary vet clinic Wednesday for animals diagnosed with cancer. The VCA Canada Western Veterinary Specialist & Emergency Centre accepted the popular pet toys for dogs fighting cancer…