‘We are against war’: Montrealers rally against military intervention in Iran

Hundreds of protesters rallied in downtown Montreal on Saturday, Jan. 25, demonstrating against war with Iran. Protests like these have been happenening all over Canada since a U.S. airstrike killed senior Iranian General Qassem Soleimani — something demonstrators say was…

Calgary elephant auction withdrawn, hunt still going ahead

A highly contentious elephant hunt that was up for grabs at a Calgary auction has been withdrawn from the event. Safari Club International’s Calgary-Alberta (SCI Calgary) chapter was under fire on Thursday after people caught wind of the fact they…

Doctor on front lines of SARS outbreak says Canadian hospitals prepared for coronavirus

After two days of emergency committee meetings to decide whether to declare a public health emergency over a new coronavirus from China, the World Health Organization (WHO) has concluded that it’s too early. The coronavirus, which emerged sometime in December…

Support surges for University of Alberta student athlete paralyzed after Costa Rica fall

A recent civil engineering graduate and member of the University of Alberta Pandas soccer program has been paralyzed from the waist down following a cycling accident in Costa Rica. Friends say Nicole Palladino, 24, was riding a bicycle on Jan.…

Calgary elephant hunt auction sparks outrage from animal rights activists

Protesters are organizing a rally ahead of an elephant hunt auction set to take place in northeast Calgary on Saturday. The annual fundraiser and auction is being organized by the Calgary chapter of Safari Club International [SCI Calgary]. “When hunting…

Calgary soldiers ‘absolutely stoked’ to be joining NATO forces in Latvia

Posted January 23, 2020 6:38 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Twenty-five Calgary soldiers are heading to Eastern Europe to join NATO forces in Latvia. It’s the biggest overseas operation involving…