Coming off a prolonged slump in the economy and housing market, thanks to low oil and gas prices, Alberta seems poised for recovery.
"We couldn't keep up with sign requests."
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"I am disgusted they think this degrading and archaic behavior is acceptable."
She's been living on her own and attending university in Calgary.
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It's not strictly against the law, but police say it comes close.
"We take these threats seriously."
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Notley expects Alberta will take between 2,500 and 3,000 refugees.
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Angstadt was convicted for assaulting James Halcro.
Robert Jeffrey Williams, of Medicine Hat was arrested Tuesday at Calgary International Airport.
No proof that any aircraft was ever in distress.
The woman, who can't be named under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, was convicted along with her then-boyfriend of killing her mother, father and eight-year-old brother in the family's Medicine Hat home in April 2006.
This year, Medicine Hat became the first city in Canada to effectively end homelessness. Almost 900 people in this small town of 61,000 have been placed in rent-free apartments or houses. And the benefits are clear: police calls and hospital emergency room visits are down. "You're going to end homelessness? Yeah ok, good one," he recalls thinking. But the society argued that the $20,000 per year cost of housing someone was as much as four times less than the expense of policing and health care when that person lived on the streets.
You can find adventure in all four directions you choose to leave from Calgary but if you point your compass to the east, you'll discover yourself in the heart of the Canadian Badlands. It is rich fertile prairie soil but also rugged.
Promising to end homelessness is nothing new. But Medicine Hat is following through.