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University of Calgary diagnostic hub aims to advance research into fighting infection

University of Calgary diagnostic hub aims to advance research into fighting infection

The effect of the COVID-19 pandemic helped start a new diagnostic testing and research facility at the University of Calgary focused on infections.
Danielle Smith's lobbying record holds clues to her governing agenda, observers say

Danielle Smith's lobbying record holds clues to her governing agenda, observers say

Smith first registered as a lobbyist in June 2019 for the Alberta Enterprise Group, a Calgary-based association of 100 companies of which she was also president.
Tam warns of flu upswing, new COVID-19 variants as viral triple threat continues

Tam warns of flu upswing, new COVID-19 variants as viral triple threat continues

Canada’s top doctor is warning of "increased growth" in new COVID-19 variants and an upswing in seasonal influenza cases, just as a surge of respiratory syncytial virus inundates hospitals.
'Unsustainable' theft at cashier-free convenience store may force its closure

'Unsustainable' theft at cashier-free convenience store may force its closure

The first 24/7 cashier-less store in Vancouver, located at a student residence at UBC, may close just a year after it opened.
'War hero of the family': Canadian War Museum acquires three more Victoria Crosses

'War hero of the family': Canadian War Museum acquires three more Victoria Crosses

Britain awarded Pte. James Peter Robertson a Victoria Cross for his bravery and heroism in the muddy, blood-soaked fields of Belgium.
Ottawa could reap $4.4 billion from extending windfall tax to other sectors

Ottawa could reap $4.4 billion from extending windfall tax to other sectors

New analysis suggests the federal government would pocket $4.4 billion in additional revenue if it extended the Canada Revenue Dividend to the oil and gas sector as well as big-box stores.
Mystery flag to mark 80th anniversary of disastrous Dieppe raid on Remembrance Day

Mystery flag to mark 80th anniversary of disastrous Dieppe raid on Remembrance Day

Legend has that when Canadian troops stormed ashore under a hail of German gunfire at the French port of Dieppe in August 1942, one of the hundreds who died in the attack was carrying an old flag.
Teen found guilty of manslaughter in hit-and-run death of Calgary police officer

Teen found guilty of manslaughter in hit-and-run death of Calgary police officer

Crown says it will be seeking an adult sentence in the death of Sgt. Andrew Harnett on Dec. 31, 2020.
Calgary man who killed girlfriend, toddler must serve 22 years before parole

Calgary man who killed girlfriend, toddler must serve 22 years before parole

Robert Leeming has been handed an automatic life sentence for killing Jasmine Lovett and her young daughter and burying them in a shallow grave in Kananaskis Country.
Homicide victim found in burning vehicle in Southern Alberta hamlet

Homicide victim found in burning vehicle in Southern Alberta hamlet

The Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit is confirming it is investigating a homicide after human remains were found inside a burning vehicle near Langdon.
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