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May 25, 2018 11:10 PM Alberta RCMP lay charges in multimillion-dollar fraud case

They are to appear in Calgary provincial court on Monday and have been ordered to surrender their passports and remain in Canada. “This has been an extremely complex investigation involving substantial resources, interviews and time” Sgt. Doug Johnston said in a release Friday. “We are pleased to be able to conclude this investigation with charges 6

May 25, 2018 10:07 PM ‘Scud Stud’ Arthur Kent awarded another $200,000 in defamation case

CALGARY—A former war correspondent has been awarded another $200,000 in costs related to his years-long legal dispute with one of Canada’s biggest media companies. Arthur Kent won a defamation suit two years ago against the company that is now Postmedia and its former columnist Don Martin. The case stemmed from a 2008 column published while Kent was campaigning 7

May 25, 2018 12:46 AM Rejuvenated Matt Black sets the pace for Argos secondary

“We’re hopeful that he lands on his feet next week somewhere,” Trestman said last summer after the roster move. “You never worry about Matt. He’s a class act. Great character.” But six days later the club brought him back — and on the last play of the season’s final game, Black made the interception that sealed the Argos’ Grey Cup win over the Calgary 6

May 20, 2018 4:10 PM Body mix-up sent wrong families to funeral home and hospital

Doctors told Jody Littlewolf that her daughter was brain dead and should be taken off life support, but the mother couldn’t shake a strange feeling she had about the teenage girl lying in front of her. Littlewolf repeatedly refused to have the girl whose body had been badly battered in a car crash taken off the machines keeping her alive in a Calgary 6

May 16, 2018 11:29 PM A new study says Toronto trails only New York as the likeliest spot for Amazon’s new HQ — but that doesn’t count tax breaks

As 20 cities eagerly await signals from Amazon Inc., fresh analysis by a real estate and tourism consultant has both good and bad news for Toronto’s hopes of landing the tech giant’s second headquarters. Resonance, with offices in Vancouver and New York, used its data on cities and Amazon’s “request for proposal” to rank which of the 20 shortlisted cities 11

May 16, 2018 1:15 PM Keith Urban to take the stage at Canadian Country Music Awards

Singer-songwriter, guitarist just released latest album Graffiti U Grammy-winner Keith Urban is coming to Canada, with the country music star set to perform at the Canadian Country Music Awards in Hamilton in September. Organizers announced the New Zealand-born, Australia-raised singer-songwriter, guitarist and producer will take the stage at Hamilton's 21

May 15, 2018 6:02 PM Calgary bus driver hailed as 'godsend' for saving family from burning house

Vincent Fleck noticed flames and alerted those sleeping inside of the danger A Calgary bus driver is being hailed as a "godsend" for saving a sleeping family of six — plus their dog and pet rabbit — from a northeast house fire early Tuesday morning. "We were all sleeping and I guess the bus driver who does this route, he was just finishing up his last run and he drove 13

May 11, 2018 2:00 PM Hands-on science hits the streets Saturday with Science Rendezvous

From robots to coding to chemistry, Canadians are invited to take part in science weekend All across the country, from Nunavut to British Columbia to Newfoundland, people are invited to participate in hands-on science during this year's Science Rendezvous taking place this weekend. The annual events are held at locations — primarily universities — across 13

May 10, 2018 5:07 PM Smashing Pumpkins extend reunion tour with run of Canadian dates in London, Calgary, Edmonton

Billy Corgan and his Smashing Pumpkins bandmates are putting more faith in Canada. The gothic rock ensemble has added three more stops north of the border for its Shiny and Oh So Bright tour over the summer. The Smashing Pumpkins will now play London, Ont. (Aug. 9), Calgary (Sept. 8) and Edmonton (Sept. 9). Those are on top of previously announced dates 10

May 10, 2018 4:53 PM Canadian Pacific Railway raising quarterly dividend by 15.5%

CALGARY — Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. is raising its quarterly dividend by 15.5 per cent. The railway says it will now make a regular payment to shareholders of 65 cents per share, up from 56.25 cents per share. Based on the company’s closing share price of $238.76 on Wednesday it will have an annual yield of about 1.09 per cent. Canadian Pacific also said that it bought 10