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Rebecca Haines-Saah, an assistant professor of community health sciences at the University of Calgary, poses for a photo on Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Addictions experts critical of undercover police operation near Calgary drug-use site

Addictions and legal experts argue the sting failed and further victimized an already at-risk group

 

Preparations continue on the Stampede grounds in Calgary on Tuesday, July 6, 2021. The rides are up, the stuffed animals displayed at the games tables and concession booths are loaded with supplies. Forced by the pandemic to cancel last year for the first time in its history, the Calgary Stampede has returned. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

‘We’re ready to go’: Calgary Stampede to kick off with enhanced safety measures

Forced by the pandemic to cancel last year for the first time in its history, the Calgary Stampede has returned

 

Preparations continue on the Stampede grounds in Calgary on Tuesday, July 6, 2021. The rides are up, the stuffed animals displayed at the games tables and concession booths are loaded with supplies. Forced by the pandemic to cancel last year for the first time in its history, the Calgary Stampede has returned. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

‘We’re ready to go’: Calgary Stampede to kick off with enhanced safety measures

Forced by the pandemic to cancel last year for the first time in its history, the Calgary Stampede has returned

Preparations continue on the Stampede grounds in Calgary on Tuesday, July 6, 2021. The rides are up, the stuffed animals displayed at the games tables and concession booths are loaded with supplies. Forced by the pandemic to cancel last year for the first time in its history, the Calgary Stampede has returned. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Seven people, including four children, have died in a house fire in Chestermere, Alta., just east of Calgary, Friday, July 2, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

‘So devastating:’ 7 people dead, 5 escape house fire east of Calgary

RCMP said the cause of the fire is under investigation

Seven people, including four children, have died in a house fire in Chestermere, Alta., just east of Calgary, Friday, July 2, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi attends a senior’s home in Calgary on Tuesday, April 14, 2020, amid a worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. Nenshi says he’s frustrated to hear that tickets given to people for breaching COVID-19 public health orders are being thrown out in the courts.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

‘Incredibly frustrating:’ Calgary mayor wants courts to uphold COVID-19 measures

Large groups without masks have been gathering in Calgary public spaces in protest of health measures

Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi attends a senior’s home in Calgary on Tuesday, April 14, 2020, amid a worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. Nenshi says he’s frustrated to hear that tickets given to people for breaching COVID-19 public health orders are being thrown out in the courts.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Police vehicles at Calgary Police Service headquarters on April 9, 2020. Calgary police have charged a man in the sex assaults of six students when he was a junior high school teacher two decades ago. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Calgary police charge man in sexual assaults on students over six-year period

Michael Andreassen Gregory, who is 57 and lives in De Winton, Alta., is charged with six counts

Police vehicles at Calgary Police Service headquarters on April 9, 2020. Calgary police have charged a man in the sex assaults of six students when he was a junior high school teacher two decades ago. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
A healthy volunteer receives an injection in this undated handout image provided by Providence Therapeutics. Human clinical trials have begun in Toronto for a proposed COVID-19 vaccine by a Canadian company. Providence Therapeutics of Calgary says 60 subjects will be monitored for 13 months, with the first results expected next month. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Providence Therapeutics
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Calgary company begins human clinical trials for its COVID-19 vaccine candidate

If successful, the vaccine could be released by the end of the year

A healthy volunteer receives an injection in this undated handout image provided by Providence Therapeutics. Human clinical trials have begun in Toronto for a proposed COVID-19 vaccine by a Canadian company. Providence Therapeutics of Calgary says 60 subjects will be monitored for 13 months, with the first results expected next month. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Providence Therapeutics
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The University of Calgary’s Ward of the 21st Century (W21C) collaborates with Alberta Precision Labs, Stoney Nakoda Frist Nation, and SAIT to test whether the use of drones is possible to deliver essential medical services and supplies during a health crisis as shown in this handout image provided by University of Calgary. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-University of Calgary-Riley Brandt
The University of Calgary’s Ward of the 21st Century (W21C) collaborates with Alberta Precision Labs, Stoney Nakoda Frist Nation, and SAIT to test whether the use of drones is possible to deliver essential medical services and supplies during a health crisis as shown in this handout image provided by University of Calgary. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-University of Calgary-Riley Brandt
This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. This virus was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China.

Prison justice society urges ‘drastic action’ as COVID-19 spreads in Calgary jail

Visits and programs were also suspended and inmates have been removed from food preparation duties

This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. This virus was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China.
The Saddledome, home of the Calgary Flames, is seen in Calgary, Thursday, March 12, 2020. The NHL has suspended the 2019-20 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Calgary wants to be a hub city as Canada loses international sports to virus

City is eyeing Edmonton’s success as an NHL hub

The Saddledome, home of the Calgary Flames, is seen in Calgary, Thursday, March 12, 2020. The NHL has suspended the 2019-20 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

Calgary chicken processing plant will remain open after COVID-19 outbreak

The meat processing industry has been particularly hard hit by the novel coronavirus.

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
Lowe’s strikes deal to build $120-million Calgary distribution centre

Lowe’s strikes deal to build $120-million Calgary distribution centre

Lowe’s strikes deal to build $120-million Calgary distribution centre

Lowe’s strikes deal to build $120-million Calgary distribution centre
Parade marshal named for cancelled Stampede

Parade marshal named for cancelled Stampede

Parade marshal named for cancelled Stampede

Parade marshal named for cancelled Stampede
The Calgary skyline including the saddledome is shown on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
The Calgary skyline including the saddledome is shown on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Calgary, Brooks to learn Friday if restaurants, hair salons can reopen

Calgary, Brooks to learn Friday if restaurants, hair salons can reopen

Calgary, Brooks to learn Friday if restaurants, hair salons can reopen

Calgary, Brooks to learn Friday if restaurants, hair salons can reopen
A turkey is shown in this handout photo in Calgary on March 29, 2020. Turk Diggler is looking for love, and one Calgary city councillor is wondering whether to play matchmaker. Sightings of the lone male turkey with brown and grey feathers and a red wattle began about a year ago in Calgary’s Ramsay neighbourhood southeast of downtown. (Calgary Police Service- Const. Chris Martin)

Turkey on the loose in Calgary wandering in search of mate

Turkey on the loose in Calgary wandering in search of mate

A turkey is shown in this handout photo in Calgary on March 29, 2020. Turk Diggler is looking for love, and one Calgary city councillor is wondering whether to play matchmaker. Sightings of the lone male turkey with brown and grey feathers and a red wattle began about a year ago in Calgary’s Ramsay neighbourhood southeast of downtown. (Calgary Police Service- Const. Chris Martin)
Black Diamond Group has received more than 100 requests over the past two weeks to set up field hospitals and other temporary structures needed for the COVID-19 pandemic, in an April 5, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Work camp operator filling need for COVID-19 field hospitals, testing centres

Requests from jurisdictions in Canada and the U.S.

Black Diamond Group has received more than 100 requests over the past two weeks to set up field hospitals and other temporary structures needed for the COVID-19 pandemic, in an April 5, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Calgary has blocked off some traffic lanes to give pedestrians and cyclists extra room for social distancing, in a March 30, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Calgary has blocked off some traffic lanes to give pedestrians and cyclists extra room for social distancing, in a March 30, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)