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Century-old meat market in Calgary has deep Cochrane connection

Century-old meat market in Calgary has deep Cochrane connection

“We get good support from Cochrane,” Keller confirmed. “The thing about Bon Ton is we draw from all over the city because we do what nobody else wants to do or can do.”
Parks Canada updating its reservation system to book camping and other activities

Parks Canada updating its reservation system to book camping and other activities

CALGARY — Parks Canada says visitors will be able to start booking reservations for camping and other activities at its sites across the country in March.
Stroke in Canada is on the rise

Stroke in Canada is on the rise

Heart & Stroke funded research examines hospital and emergency department visits to learn more about how the medical system is dealing with stroke.
Century-old Bow Valley newspaper shifts to digital-only format

Century-old Bow Valley newspaper shifts to digital-only format

In a move that reflects the changing landscape of the media industry, the Bow Valley Crag & Canyon announced last week that it will be transitioning to a digital-only format.
There's a hungry Arctic predator with a lot of arms that eats dead polar bears

There's a hungry Arctic predator with a lot of arms that eats dead polar bears

On the Arctic sea floor lie hungry predators that can eat dead polar bears.
Global ocean conservation conference in B.C. hopes to build on Montreal agreements

Global ocean conservation conference in B.C. hopes to build on Montreal agreements

Federal politicians are expected to make a significant announcement on ocean protection during an international conference in Vancouver on how to take action on promises to protect the marine world made at recent global environment meetings.
Montreal shelters prepare as extreme cold warnings hit Eastern Canada, Maritimes

Montreal shelters prepare as extreme cold warnings hit Eastern Canada, Maritimes

MONTREAL — An extreme cold snap that is forecast to bring a risk of frostbite and hypothermia with temperatures of -27 C Friday night has shelters in the Montreal area fearing for the vulnerable homeless population.
Prominent Quebecers plead for federal anti-Islamophobia rep to be given a chance

Prominent Quebecers plead for federal anti-Islamophobia rep to be given a chance

MONTREAL — A letter of support signed by 30 prominent Quebecers, including academics, activists and community leaders, is asking that Amira Elghawaby be given the chance to fulfil her mandate as Canada's first special representative on combating Islamophobia.
Non-urgent 911 calls to be transferred to 811 in new provincial program

Non-urgent 911 calls to be transferred to 811 in new provincial program

The Government of Alberta is taking another step in a plan aimed at reducing pressure on EMS.
Along Ukraine-Belarus border, a war of nerves - and drones

Along Ukraine-Belarus border, a war of nerves - and drones

BELARUS BORDER, Ukraine (AP) — The reconnaissance drones fly several times a day from Ukrainian positions deep inside the thick forest that marches across the border into Belarus, a close Russian ally, scouring sky and land for signs of trouble on the other side.