Entries by Seema Dhawan from 09/2012

Alberta's New Drunk Driving Rules: What You Should Know About New, Stiff Penalties

Posted 09.01.2012 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - New Rules on Drunk Driving in Alberta:— Drivers caught with a blood alcohol concentration of .05 but less than the Criminal Code limit of...

Tankers Too Risky For B.C. Coastal Environment: Independent Engineering Report

Posted 09.01.2012 | Canada Business

The Enbridge Northern Gateway proposal to ship oilsands bitumen from Kitimat along the B.C. coast carries an unacceptable risk of a significant spill,...

One Dead, One Injured In Stabbing Incident In Calgary

Posted 09.01.2012 | Canada Alberta

The Calgary Police Services are investigating a stabbing in Calgary that occurred after 3 a.m. in the city's northwest., the City said in a release. ...

Calgary Pride Parade Bigger Than Ever, Increase In Visitors And Participants

Posted 09.01.2012 | Canada Alberta

With colourful rainbows and an equally cheerful spirit, Pride Parade makes its way back to Calgary for the twenty-third time. Starting at the Olympic ...

Woman Found Dead In Dover ID'd As Okotoks Councillor's Daughter

Posted 09.01.2012 | Canada Alberta
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The woman found dead in Dover yesterday has been identified as Amy Sands, daughter of Okotoks town councillor Ed Sands. The Okotoks man confirmed t...

Calgary Pride Parade 2012 Biggest In City's History (PHOTOS)

Posted 09.02.2012 | Canada Alberta

Calgary celebrated its biggest Pride Parade this year with the estimated number of attendees at 30,000. Pride Calgary thanked the crowd via Twitter...

Edmonton and PEI Stops For 'Come Dine With Me Canada' Season 3

Posted 09.03.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - From cooking with his mother as a youngster to hosting dinner parties as an adult, Michael Creighton has long cultivated a passion for food ...

Skateboarding Event Pays Tribute To Teen Who Died

Posted 09.03.2012 | Canada Alberta
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CALGARY -- An accident claimed his life last week, but 13-year-old Duncan McRae was centre stage Sunday, being honoured at a longboarding competition ...

Premier Redford At Calgary's Pride 2012 Talks Respect And Taxes

Posted 09.03.2012 | Canada Alberta

While the Alberta government recently predicted a budget deficit of $2 to $3 billion for this year, Premier Redford told reporters at Calgary's Pride ...

Edmonton Man Dead After Overnight Basement Fire

Posted 09.04.2012 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - One person is dead after a house fire in Edmonton.The fire happened overnight in the basement of a north-end residence.Smoke could be seen ...

Enbridge, DTE And Spectra Plan To Build Ohio Natural Gas Pipeline

Posted 09.04.2012 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Enbridge Inc. and two American partners are planning to build a pipeline to connect natural gas from Ohio shale fields to markets in the U.S...

Stephen Lockwood Named Chairman Of Alberta Health Services

Posted 09.04.2012 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - The head of a Calgary-area trucking company has been named the new chairman of Alberta's health superboard.The government says Stephen Lock...

Doug Black, University of Calgary's Chair's Spending Habits Questioned by Taxpayer Watchdog Group

Posted 09.04.2012 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - A taxpayers group is taking the University of Calgary to task for board expenses, including executive-class flights and $500-a-night hotel r...

Lethbridge Police Station Evacuated Over Pre-WW1 Military Ordinance Found

Posted 09.04.2012 | Canada Alberta

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - Police in Lethbridge, Alta., want to speak with the man who brought a First World War-era munition to the station, sparking some m...

Amber Tuccaro Remains Found: Human Skull Find Linked To Missing Woman

Posted 09.04.2012 | Canada Alberta

LEDUC, Alta. - Alberta Mounties have linked a human skull found south of Edmonton to a woman who disappeared in the area two years ago.A group of hors...

TransCanada Submits New Environment Report On Keystone XL To Nebraskan Authorities

Posted 09.05.2012 | Canada Business

CALGARY - TransCanada Corp. has submitted a report to Nebraska environmental authorities outlining another revised route for its contentious Keystone ...

Encana Says Internal Probe Found No Evidence Of Land Sale Collusion

Posted 09.05.2012 | Canada Business

CALGARY - Encana said Wednesday its board of directors has found no evidence the company colluded with a U.S. rival to suppress land prices in Michiga...

How Neo-Nazis Think: Calgary Photojournalist Spends Three Years Following Skinheads' Lives (with Photos)

Posted 09.08.2012 | Canada
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It could have been any four Calgary men on the bus headed downtown. Except that three of the four were among the most dangerous skinheads in Canada. A...

Christopher Dunlop Charged With Manslaughter For Death Of Laura Furlan, Calgary Woman Killed 3 Years Ago

Posted 09.08.2012 | Canada Alberta

Police have laid charges in connection to the death of Laura Furlan, a Calgary woman who's body was found at Fish Creek Park three years ago, the Calg...

Scam Impersonating Band Councillors Targets Alberta First Nations

Posted 09.08.2012 | Canada Alberta
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Scam impersonating band councillors targets Alberta First Nations....

Alberta Forests Threatened By Pine Beetle Infestation

Posted 09.08.2012 | Canada Alberta

The Alberta government is looking to a neighbour for lessons on how to fend off a pine beetle infestation, which threatens the province’s forests an...

Recovery Mission For Alberta Man Who Fell Into Jasper Falls

Posted 09.08.2012 | Canada Alberta

Rescuers who are looking for a young Alberta man who disappeared over a waterfall in Jasper National Park say the search has “gone into recovery mod...

Two Feared Dead In Highway 63 Crash

Posted 09.09.2012 | Canada Alberta
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EDMONTON - A serious two-vehicle crash Sunday morning has forced the closure of Highway 63, just north of Wandering River, RCMP say....

Calgary VIP Cineplex Theatre: First With In-Seat Food And Alcohol Service

Posted 09.10.2012 | Canada Alberta

See Twitter Reaction below.. Ever wanted a drink or an appetizer other than popcorn while watching your favourite cine flick? Well now you can wi...

Top 9 Travel Destinations For Albertans

Posted 09.11.2012 | Canada Alberta

It's hard to think of leaving a province like Alberta when it has so much beauty and adventure to offer. Yet sometimes its time for a break, a siesta ...