Entries by Pablo Fernandez from 10/2012

Rob Anders Apologizes But Calgarians Angry Over MPs Latest Comments

Posted 10.01.2012 | Canada Alberta

Calgary MP Rob Anders apologized for suggesting current NDP leader Thomas Mulcair helped kill his predecessor Jack Layton but Calgarians weren’t let...

Robin Clegg Injured In Alleged Road Rage Attack Against Former Olympian Near Calgary

Posted 10.01.2012 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Former Olympian Jason Myslicki said he's disgusted that a driver knocked biathlete Robin Clegg off his bike and injured him while the athlet...

The Bow Time Lapse Video Shows Construction Of Massive Calgary Building (VIDEO)

Posted 10.01.2012 | Canada Alberta

It’s fast becoming an iconic landmark of Calgary’s skyline and a time lapse video of the construction of The Bow is showcasing just how the massiv...

Calgary, Highest Parking Rates In Canada Gives Alberta City Dubious Title

Posted 10.02.2012 | Canada Alberta

Calgary has the highest monthly parking rates in Canada, according to real estate firms Colliers International's 12th Annual Parking Survey. The am...

XL Foods Recall: E. Coli Results In Biggest Beef Recall In Canadian History

Posted 10.02.2012 | Canada Alberta

The recall plaguing Alberta's XL Foods, and that has been tied to E. coli cases in the province, is now the biggest beef recall in Canadian history. ...

Travis Brandon Baumgartner: U of A Report Recommendations Show Gaps In Response To Killings

Posted 10.03.2012 | Canada Alberta

School dispatchers were overwhelmed and key crisis managers were never alerted, as shots rang out during the fatal HUB Mall armed robbery, according t...

XL Foods Inspectors Did 'Terrific Job Up To This Point'

Posted 10.03.2012 | Canada Alberta

The plant at the centre of the biggest beef recall in Canadian history wasn't properly following some safety procedures, the head of the Canadian Food...

Justin Trudeau And 7 Reasons To Give Him A Chance

Posted 10.03.2012 | Canada Alberta

So, what to think of Justin Trudeau, indirectly anyway, vying for the country's top job... Decades and a generation later, Canadians may again have...

Saskatchewan Wants Answers On Meat Inspections

Posted 10.04.2012 | Canada Alberta

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says the current beef recall is something his cabinet ministers are talking about, and they have questions about the wa...

XL Foods Takes 'Full Responsibility' For Meat Recalled For E. Coli

Posted 10.04.2012 | Canada Alberta

XL Foods Inc. says it is taking full responsibility and pledged to regain the trust of consumers as a massive recall of meat intensified today. ...

Gerry Ritz: E. Coli Fears Creating Misinformation Around Beef Recall

Posted 10.04.2012 | Canada Alberta

OTTAWA - The company at the centre of Canada's latest E. coli scare took responsibility for the problem Thursday as Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz st...

Brooks Residents Concerned About XL Foods Workers

Posted 10.04.2012 | Canada Alberta

People living in Brooks want to hear what’s being done about the future of the people who work at XL Foods. The southern Alberta meat p...

Alberta Bachelorette Mindy, Bachelorette Sandy Sent Home From The Bachelor Canada

Posted 10.04.2012 | Canada Alberta

Alberta bachelorettes took a beating during the premiere of the Bachelor Canada on Wednesday night, with two of the five Wild Rose ladies not getting ...

Ducks Killed In Alberta Oilsands Tailings Ponds Will Result In No Charges Laid

Posted 10.04.2012 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - The government says there won't be any charges against two oilsands companies that own tailings ponds in northern Alberta where hundreds of...

Lyle Stewart Beef Recall: E. Coli Scare Mishandled, Says Saskatchewan Minister

Posted 10.04.2012 | Canada Alberta

REGINA - The handling of the massive beef recall from an Alberta plant is the subject of a strong worded letter by Saskatchewan's agriculture minister...

E. Coli Beef Recall: Alberta Premier Alison Redford Questions When Testing Is Done

Posted 10.04.2012 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Premier Alison Redford wants answers over some aspects of testing as concerns over E. coli in beef from a southern Alberta meat-packing pla...

Bobbi Jo Parks, Southern Alberta Woman Won't Go To Trial In Death Of Senior

Posted 10.04.2012 | Canada Alberta

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - Bobbi Jo Parks will not go to trial on charges relating to the death of a senior.The southern Alberta woman, who is 28, was facing...

Tailings Ponds Ducks: Alberta Oil Sands Operators' Defence Case Too Strong, Says Prosecutor Susan McRoy

Posted 10.04.2012 | Canada Alberta

The companies involved in a case that saw 550 ducks killed when they landed in an Alberta oilsands tailings pond have too-strong a defence, which is w...

XL Foods Workers Question Food Safety At Meat Plant

Posted 10.05.2012 | Canada Alberta

The union representing XL Foods workers, as well as several former and current employees, say food safety was regularly jeopardized inside the Brooks,...

Travis Brandon Baumgartner: HUB Mall Shooting Suspect Has Case Put Over

Posted 10.05.2012 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Travis Brandon Baumgartner, the man accused of gunning down four of his fellow armoured car guards at the University of Alberta, has had hi...

Lethbridge Pot Bust: Cops Actually Seized Daisies Not Cannabis

Posted 10.05.2012 | Canada Alberta

It may be the biggest Lethbridge pot bust that never was. To great fanfare, a special police squad ripped out more than 1,600 plants from a Lethbri...

Grizzly Cubs Killed In Banff After Being Struck By Train

Posted 10.09.2012 | Canada Alberta

BANFF, Alta. - Two grizzly bear cubs have been killed in a collision with a train in Banff National Park.The one-year-old bears died but their mother ...

Sheldon Kennedy Diamond Jubilee Medal: Harper Honours Crusader In Calgary

Posted 10.09.2012 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Former NHL player Sheldon Kennedy was among the recipients as Prime Minister Stephen Harper handed out Diamond Jubilee medals Tuesday.Kenned...

Grooch: Alberta Beef Bumper Sticker A Commentary On E. Coli Scare, Massive Recalls

Posted 10.09.2012 | Canada Alberta

The E. coli scare may have an industry reeling, government’s stuttering and consumers skipping the meat aisle. But one cheeky and creative Albert...

Saskatchewan E. Coli Not Linked To XL Foods Plant In Alberta: Ritz

Posted 10.09.2012 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - The owners of an Alberta plant behind a massive recall of beef products say they have fixed the problems that forced food safety officials ...