B.C. judge orders social media apology in sentencing for sexual assault

A Calgary man convicted of a sexual assault has been given an unusual sentence. Along with probation and community service, Zach Welch was ordered to make a public apology to his victim over social media. “You will disable the ability…

Calgary arena proposal: How it stacks up against other cities

July 23 2019 8:41pm The battle of Alberta has covered sports, libraries, and now, arenas. Cami Kepke takes a look at how Calgary’s proposed arena deal stacks up against its neighbor to the north and other newer NHL arenas. ‘…

Calgary event centre deal met with mixed reaction to proposed timeline

Citizens of Calgary have one week from Monday to give feedback on a tentative deal for a new event centre proposed to be the home of the Calgary Flames. As Lisa MacGregor reports, many want the deal finalized while others…

Dollars and civic pride: economists weigh in on proposed Calgary arena deal

Calgarians have less than a week to let city council know what they think of a proposed new events centre deal between the city, Calgary Sports and Entertainment Corporation, and the Calgary Exhibition and Stampede Limited. Story continues below The…

Study finds seismic lines in Alberta’s boreal forest increase methane emissions

University researchers say seismic lines used in energy exploration increase emissions of methane, a highly potent greenhouse gas. In a paper released today, Greg McDermid of the University of Calgary says seismic lines release enough methane to increase estimates of…

Teens who sext are at risk of harms including depression, substance use: study

Sexting by youth between the ages of 12 and 17 is linked with risks such as multiple sexual partners, anxiety, depression and substance use, an analysis of 23 studies by the University of Calgary has found. Story continues below The…

University of Calgary, AHS launch course to help doctors taper patients off opioids

The University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services launched a course for doctors to learn how to properly prescribe and taper patients taking opioids on Monday. Story continues below READ MORE: Record number of Alberta opioid deaths in 2018 taking its…

Andrew Scheer pushes plan for national energy corridor at stop in Calgary

Andrew Scheer used a stop in Calgary on Saturday to go over his party’s plan to get pipelines built across the country. The conservative party leader proposed setting out clear timelines for regulatory approvals and ensuring Indigenous consultations are done…