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Convicted torturer Dustin Paxton deemed a dangerous offender

CALGARY -- A judge has determined a convicted torturer meets the criteria to be considered a dangerous offender and she has handed him an …

Criminal Sentencing

Dennis Rodman back in North Korea to prep for game with ex-NBA players

PYONGYANG, North Korea -- Former NBA star Dennis Rodman arrived in North Korea on Thursday to meet leader Kim Jong Un and put the finishing touches …

North Korea

Target's U.S. stores hit by data breach; 40M debit, credit cards may be affected

Target is grappling with a data security nightmare that threatens to drive off holiday shoppers during the company's busiest time of year.<p>The …

Identity Theft

Police continue investigation into fatal crash on Glenmore Trail

The investigation into a fatal collision on Glenmore Trail that killed a toddler continues and police believe excessive speed for the road conditions …

Tractor-Trailer

Go Slow - roads are icy

Icy roads are still causing problems this morning. Calgary police say since 4:30 P.M. yesterday afternoon there have been 251 reported crashes, 17 of …

Roads

City admits it didn't do a great job of clearing roads

Many Calgarians say the city needs to do a better job of clearing snow from the streets and it turns out the city agrees.<p>Ryan Jestin, the City of …

Roads

Scientists 'print' cells from eye for first time

PARIS (AFP) -- Neuroscientists say they have used an inkjet printer to print cells from the eye, making a practical step in the quest to grow …

University of Cambridge

Funds to allow blind NYC man to keep aging guide dog

NEW YORK -- Enough donations have been raised to allow a blind New York man to keep the aging guide dog that went onto the subway tracks with him …

Pets

Truck crashes into Hwy 401 barrier in Pickering, causing major traffic jam

Motorists east of Toronto had to contend with a major traffic jam when a truck crashed into a concrete barrier during Thursday morning's commute.<p>The …

Toronto

Ward 4 votes mixed up, say Calgary election scrutineers

It appears the result in one Calgary ward in October's election was a lot closer than previously thought.<p>Although it doesn't change the outcome of …

Light artists shine with Stephen Avenue installation, Solar Flare

Print<p>Caitlind r.c. Brown and Wayne Garrett have gone from thousands of light bulbs to one big, bright one.<p>The Calgary light artists behind Cloud have …

Solar Cycle

Hurricanes @ Canucks

The easy thing to do would be to copy and paste our gameday thread from the last game against Carolina. Has much changed between the Carolina …

Tortorella Players: 3 Canucks who have benefited from the coaching change

The Vancouver Canucks have won six of their last seven games, they boast the league’s best penalty-kill, and their controversial bench boss has been …

The Sea-to-Sky Boner Report: Dec 11th 2013

It’s been another successful stretch of games for the Vancouver Giants, as they went 3-1-1-0 over their past 5 games, but saw an 11-game point streak …

Brian Burke Is Running Cowtown

His hair’s sticking out<br>He’s wearing a tie<br>Feaster is out<br>I’m telling you why<br>Brian Burke is running cowtown<p>He’s making a list<br>And checking it twice<br>Gonna …

Oilers @ Canucks

Early start for the Vancouver Canucks tonight, as Hockey Night in Canada is in town and they forgot to change their clocks as the bus crawled past …

Visualizing Corsi and the Canucks

In the interest of putting something up on the old blag today and distract from the fact that Canucks fans are yet again in the heat of some silly …

Canucks @ Wild

It’ll probably feel like a little bit of a lull after the high that was the butt whooping they gave the Boston Bruins on Saturday night, but Tuesday …

Canucks Weekly Prospect Report – December 18th, 2013

It’s been another exciting week for Canucks prospects as the Comets played 3 games in less than 72 hours, but they weren’t going to throw out …

Canada provinces fail to reach deal with Ottawa to lift pensions | News Home | Reuters

MEECH LAKE, Quebec (Reuters) - Canada’s federal government and the governments of its 10 provinces failed to agree on Monday on a deal to enhance the country’s public pension plan.<p>Some provinces, worried by studies showing Canadians are not saving enough for retirement, want to boost Canada Pension …

Canada

Canada's housing market in good shape: federal housing agency | News Home | Reuters

(Reuters) - Canadian condominium construction has surged but population growth has kept oversupply in check, the federal housing agency said in a report on Wednesday that also showed declining mortgage arrears and high home-equity levels.<p>In its annual report on the housing market, the Canada …

Canadian Real Estate

Judges re-open Chevron-Ecuador enforcement action in Canada | News Home | Reuters

TORONTO (Reuters) - An Ontario appeals court ruled on Tuesday that a group of Ecuadoreans can seek enforcement in Canada of a $9.5 billion judgment against U.S. oil company Chevron Corp, overturning a lower court decision from earlier in the year.<p>In the latest turn of a two-decade conflict between …

South America

Canada regulator urges approval of Northern Gateway pipeline | News Home | Reuters

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - Canadian regulators recommended on Thursday that the federal government approve Enbridge Inc’s C$7.9 billion ($7.4 billion) Northern Gateway oil pipeline, provided the company meets a series of environmental, technical and socioeconomic conditions.<p>The Enbridge Tower is …

British Columbia

Ontario to review mine safety after Vale deaths in 2011 | News Home | Reuters

TORONTO (Reuters) - The Ontario government will launch a review of mining safety, looking at the effectiveness of health and safety rules, enforcement and prevention in the Canadian province after the 2011 deaths of two men at a Vale SA mine prompted calls for reform.<p>The review, announced on …

Environmentalism

Ragnarok Online 10th anniversary box has lots to look at

We just featured an issue of Note Worthy last week, but I thought the elaborate packaging and contents that GungHo put into the <i>Ragnarok Online 10th</i> …