Local

Kiet Le missing, vehicle found, CPS investigate

Kiet Le missing, vehicle found, CPS investigate

Kiet Le missing for some time CPS are looking for public assistance in locating 54-year old Kiet Le, a man who has not been seen for some time, but whose vehicle was found Thursday. On Thursday, April 23 at about 10:30 a.m., police were called concerning a vehicle that was found in the area of […]

April 24, 2015 | By | Reply More
Red Mile parking restrictions begin, continue throughout playoffs

Red Mile parking restrictions begin, continue throughout playoffs

Red Mile parking restrictions mean parked vehicles will be towed Calgary Police announce they will be enforcing Red Mile parking restrictions beginning on Thursday during the Flames playoff run. The restrictions will be in effect on all Calgary Flames Stanley Cup game days to ensure pedestrian safety and vehicle security. No parking is permitted along 17 Ave […]

April 23, 2015 | By | Reply More
Deerfoot road rage ends with biker getting bumped off Harley

Deerfoot road rage ends with biker getting bumped off Harley

Deerfoot road rage suspect sought Calgary Police are looking for the driver of a red Honda Civic involved in a Deerfoot road rage incident that sent a Harley rider to hospital on Monday afternoon. The incident occurred at about 5:30 p.m. on Monday, April 20 in the northbound lanes of the Deerfoot near the 130 […]

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Provincial

Lac La Biche RCMP investigate murder on Kikino Metis Settlement

Lac La Biche RCMP investigate murder on Kikino Metis Settlement

Two suspects charged in Lac La Biche area murder Lac La Biche RCMP have arrested two people in connection with the murder of a 38-year old man on the Kikino Metis Settlement last week. Cpl. John Spaans of the RCMP says police responded to the settlement, located about 40 Km south of Lac La Biche, […]

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RCMP search for Corey Boudreau, accused in vehicle theft

RCMP search for Corey Boudreau, accused in vehicle theft

Cochrane RCMP says Corey Boudreau fled into woods after being discovered Cochrane RCMP are looking for assistance from the public in locating 45-year old Corey Boudreau in connection with a vehicle theft early this week. Global News reported the owner of the 2004 Ford F250 pickup truck had the vehicle for sale on Kijiji.  On Monday, […]

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Steven Watkins, 19, missing from Okotoks home

Steven Watkins, 19, missing from Okotoks home

Steven Watkins left his home on Wednesday evening UPDATE:  Okotoks RCMP report Steven Watkins was found just after noon on Thursday.  He was walking on trails west of Okotoks near the Strathcona Tweedsmuir School.  He has been taken to hospital for assessment. Okotoks RCMP, Calgary Police, HAWKs helicopter, RCMP helicopter, RCMP Police dog, Okotoks Municipal Enforcement […]

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Business

Social enterprises, corporate sustainability and the rise of the new capitalism

Social enterprises, corporate sustainability and the rise of the new capitalism

Social enterprises think through the social, environmental and personal impacts By Stephen Murgatroyd for Troy Media Companies are changing. They are coming to recognize that the future requires them to develop a different business model – one that focuses on multiple bottom lines, not just profit. Companies which relentlessly focus on profit at the expense […]

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Kraft sidles up to the (Warren) Buffett table

Kraft sidles up to the (Warren) Buffett table

Warren Buffett is increasing his influence on what and how we eat By Sylvain Charlebois for Troy Media Last week, Warren’s Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway added Kraft to its stable of storied brands, which already includes Dairy Queen, Mars, Coca-Cola, Burger King, Heinz and Tim Horton’s. Buffett’ latest blockbuster transaction creates the fifth largest agrifood company […]

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Future Shop stores closing, some converting to Best Buys

Future Shop stores closing, some converting to Best Buys

1,500 jobs lost in Future Store closing Future Shop stores across Canada are closing effective immediately, to the shock of customers and dismay of hundreds of employees losing full and part-time jobs. Best Buy Canada, a subsidiary of Best Buy Co. Inc. that owns and operates both Best Buy and Future Shop stores, said in […]

March 28, 2015 | By | Reply More

Canada

Tisdale woman broke up with boyfriend before murder suicide: Friend

Tisdale woman broke up with boyfriend before murder suicide: Friend

Woman, three kids killed in Tisdale murder/suicide Online, she called herself “Prairie Girl” and “Canadiansweetie.” He was “redneckdriller.” Photographs posted on social media websites show a hugging couple along with three smiling children and a new baby. There’s no hint of the horror that came this week when five of the six died in a […]

April 26, 2015 | By | Reply More
Tisdale murder: Killer took photos of dead woman, 3 children

Tisdale murder: Killer took photos of dead woman, 3 children

Tisdale murder suspect called emotionally abusive, controlling and jealous He killed them. And then he took their photos and sent them to their father. A relative of a woman and three children murdered this week in Saskatchewan said their killer took pictures of the bodies and sent copies to the children’s biological father before taking […]

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Vancouver to Prince George cargo plane missing, search underway

Vancouver to Prince George cargo plane missing, search underway

Plane goes missing, flightpatch ending near Vancouver’s north shore The search is underway for a cargo plane that went missing somewhere between Vancouver and Prince George on Monday morning. The missing plane with two pilots and no passengers aboard belongs to Carson Air. The Metro II aircraft left Vancouver International Airport at 6:43 a.m. and was scheduled […]

April 13, 2015 | By | Reply More

Opinion

Saguenay ruling strikes religious and non-religious balance

Saguenay ruling strikes religious and non-religious balance

Supreme Court Saguenay ruling does not make Canada an atheist state By Peter Stockland for Troy Media Before the Supreme Court’s recent Saguenay ruling becomes shorthand for assaults on religious freedom in Canada, the point needs making that it is a thoughtful, fair-minded, and overall welcome decision. As with any judgment that must walk the fraught […]

April 22, 2015 | By | Reply More
Federal budget another blow to generational equity

Federal budget another blow to generational equity

Federal budget out funds those 65+ over 45 and younger By Paul Kershaw for Troy Media Federal budget 2015 spends more on grandma’s medical care and income security, while asking grandma to contribute less to paying for these benefits. It may sound like a reverent thing to do for one’s elders. But it is a blow […]

April 22, 2015 | By | Reply More
Federal government budget lacks big picture thinking

Federal government budget lacks big picture thinking

Federal government budget does not give Canada the economic shot in the arm it needs By Charles Lammam and Milagros Palacios for Troy Media In many ways Tuesday’s federal government budget wasn’t all that surprising. Many of the government’s key initiatives were already announced (the so-called “Family Tax Cut” package) or telegraphed as part of the […]

April 22, 2015 | By | Reply More

Politics

Alberta election ramps up hyperbole in final week

Alberta election ramps up hyperbole in final week

Phasers set to fear in Alberta election campaign With just days to go in the Alberta election campaign, the battle is on for undecided voters between, depending on whom you talk to, the corporate muppets and the union puppets. And everyone has set their phasers to fear. As NDP Leader Rachel Notley enjoys a popularity […]

April 26, 2015 | By | Reply More
Wildrose Party vows to scrap mandatory school fees

Wildrose Party vows to scrap mandatory school fees

Wildrose says fees average about $100 per year, per student Brian Jean, leader of the Wildrose Party, says if elected, his government would put an end to mandatory school fees in all public, Catholic and private charter schools. According to Jean, the school fees average approximately $100 per student, per year.  He adds the fees can […]

April 24, 2015 | By | Reply More
Jim Prentice tips hat to NDP leader Rachel Notley’s debating skills

Jim Prentice tips hat to NDP leader Rachel Notley’s debating skills

Despite praise, Prentice says Alberta is not an NDP province Premier Jim Prentice is dismissing the possibility of the political left surging to power in the May 5 election, saying Alberta is “not an NDP province.” The Progressive Conservative leader had his guns firmly trained on NDP Leader Rachel Notley on Friday, one day after […]

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