According to Environment Canada the Alberta Flood was the top weather event in 2013.  Canada’s national weather agency has determined that the flood contained all the key ingredients for an ominous weather event.  The flood forced the evacuation of 100,000 people, which is the largest evacuation in Canada in 60 years.  Read more: http://calgary.ctvnews.ca/alberta-flood-top-weather-event-in-2013-1.1600467#ixzz2nxmYiUY4

High River Flooding: Canadian Army Descends On War Zone-Like Flooded Town

City of Calgary admits it didn't do a great job in snow removal | CTV Calgary News

City of Calgary admits it didn't do a great job in snow removal

The Calgary Police Service’s canine charity calendar is almost sold out and it has only been out for two days.  The calendar features the police service’s 19 dogs from the Canine Unit and went on sale on Wednesday.  Read more: http://calgary.ctvnews.ca/calgarians-snap-up-cps-canine-calendars-1.1443346#ixzz2e9pBh8Pp

The Calgary Police Service’s canine charity calendar is almost sold out and it has only been out for two days.

A Calgary judge has determined that a convicted torturer is a dangerous offender and handed him an indeterminate prison sentence on Thursday...

A Calgary judge has determined that a convicted torturer is a dangerous offender and handed him an indeterminate prison sentence on Thursday.

A sentence for Kelsea Hepburn, a former Calgary ringette coach found guilty of sexual exploitation, will have to wait until next week.  The judge presiding over the sentencing hearing reserved a final decision for next Thursday.  Read more: http://calgary.ctvnews.ca/sentence-reserved-for-former-ringette-coach-1.1442954#ixzz2e8quwF1Z

A sentence for Kelsea Hepburn, a former Calgary ringette coach found guilty of sexual exploitation, will have to wait until next week.

Kidnapping suspect

RCMP release composite sketch of Airdrie kidnapping suspect

A federal review panel says the proposed $7.9-bilion Northern Gateway pipeline project should go ahead if more than 200 conditions are met. ...

First Nations group calls for B. to reject Northern Gateway pipeline work permits

he investigation into a fatal collision on Glenmore Trail that killed a toddler continues and police believe excessive speed for the road conditions was a major factor in the crash.  Emergency crews were called out to a collision at about 5:00 p.m. Wednesday on Glenmore Trail about 300 metres west of Deerfoot Trail.  Read more: http://calgary.ctvnews.ca/police-continue-investigation-into-fatal-crash-on-glenmore-trail-1.1600132#ixzz2nxmJPLRJ

The investigation into a fatal collision on Glenmore Trail that killed a toddler continues and police believe excessive speed for the road conditions was a major factor in the crash.

A report from Manpower says that employers in Calgary should expect a solid hiring climate in the fourth quarter of this year.  Randy Upright, CEO of Manpower Alberta, says that 24 percent of employers are planning to add to their workforces while only four percent anticipate cutbacks.  Another 71 percent of employers will be maintaining their current staffing levels while only one percent is unsure about their decision yet.

A report from Manpower says that employers in Calgary should expect a solid hiring climate in the fourth quarter of this year.

Parks Canada and RCMP have recovered the body of a hiker from Parker Ridge in Banff National Park.  The 54-year-old Massachusetts man was found near Parker Ridge which is in the Columbia Icefield area.  Police say the man and his partner were heading towards the summit of Parker Ridge in the northern part of Banff National Park on Sunday.  Read more: http://calgary.ctvnews.ca/body-of-american-hiker-recovered-from-banff-trail-1.1447204#ixzz2eWYQaCV9

Parks Canada and RCMP have recovered the body of a hiker from Parker Ridge in Banff National Park.

Health Minister orders investigations into Covenant Health allegations | CTV Calgary News

Health Minister orders investigations into Covenant Health allegations

The Calgary Police are going ahead with a program to replace their current blue and white vehicles with new, black and white cruisers.   Read more: http://calgary.ctvnews.ca/police-moving-forward-with-replacing-vehicles-1.1448459#ixzz2eWY8JCFI

The Calgary Police are going ahead with a program to replace their current blue and white vehicles with new, black and white cruisers.

The publisher of some of Canada’s largest daily newspapers is selling off two properties in Alberta and B.C. that will result in layoffs in Calgary.  Postmedia is selling off the Calgary Herald building in an attempt to reduce costs and pay down debt.  The company is also selling a printing plant in Surrey, B.C.  Read more: http://calgary.ctvnews.ca/calgary-herald-facing-job-cuts-1.1447921#ixzz2eWY0uQAT

The publisher of some of Canada’s largest daily newspapers is selling off two properties in Alberta and B. that will result in layoffs in Calgary.

Council meetings back at home

Calgary city council is now back in session, over two months since the flooding in June severely damaged the Council Chambers.

Australian Rohan Dennis claims inaugural Tour of Alberta | CTV Calgary News

Australian Rohan Dennis claims inaugural Tour of Alberta

Parks Canada officials are looking to bring herds of bison back to Banff National Park and they’re looking for public input to help them do it.  The initiative was first announced in January 2012 to reintroduce wild plains bison to Canada’s first national park.  Officials have already met with provincial representatives, municipal governments, stakeholders, organizations, and even technical experts for input.

Parks Canada officials are looking to bring herds of bison back to Banff National Park and they’re looking for public input to help them do it.

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