University of Calgary

Painted protests: U of C's The Rocks get multiple message makeovers

After starting day painted with Confederate flag, students traded messages in paint on campus boulder<p>A boulder on the University of Calgary campus …

Racism

Riders eye another sweep on Ontario road trip

The Saskatchewan Roughriders will enter familiar territory during their upcoming two-game road trip to Ontario.<p>Saskatchewan is to visit the Ottawa …

Canadian News

NAFTA, Trump and Canada: A guide to the trade file and what it could mean for you

For more than 20 years, NAFTA has tied the continent's economy together. Now, Washington wants to give the trade deal a massive overhaul. Get caught up on The Globe's latest coverage of the trade talks and what's at stake<p>Trade: Where we are right now<p>Canada still isn’t sure what U.S. President …

Canada

Waterton forest will renew after wildfire, but it will take decades: Experts

Lockey Craig figures he'll be long gone by the time Waterton Lakes National Park returns to its former beauty.<p>"I'm 56 so I'm thinking before I die, …

Canadian News

Hardcastle: We worry about substances – but what about alcohol?

With overdose awareness day on Aug. 31 and the Ontario government’s recent promise to devote $222 million to the opioid crisis, substance abuse is at …

Public Health

University of Calgary welcomes 1,500 for alumni weekend featuring Mahatma Gandhi's grandson

The University of Calgary is opening its doors to about 1,500 alumni and community members this weekend for its second annual alumni weekend.<p>The …

Mahatma Gandhi

Calgary homeless population still 'living on the edge' despite drop in numbers, shelter director says

Overnight stays at the Drop-In Centre are down but use of its services is up<p>New research from the University of Calgary's School of Public Policy …

Poverty

Fortney: City dementia network to help families, community

For the past several years, Joan Connor and Alan Rae have been enjoying an active retirement that includes lots of travel.“When we first met, that’s …

Canadian News

Calgary's mayoral candidates spar over campaign donations. Again.

Candidates continued to spar over the issue of campaign donations Wednesday as the University of Calgary hosted the second mayoral debate since 10 …

Elections

Fortney: Calgary's first Top 7 Over 70 Awards boast remarkable achievements

In his seventh decade, Gerry Miller had much to look back on with pride, having taught generations of future teachers as a University of Calgary …

Calgary engineers develop a way to make bitumen into a pellet form

University of Calgary engineers have developed a way to transport bitumen in a safer and more economic way. The team has developed a bitumen pellet. …

Business (Canada)

Get Lectured: University of Calgary, 2017-18

<b>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Fall 2017</b>Ready or not, it's the start of a new school year. Back for Fall 2017 is Archinect's <i>Get</i> …

Education

Mark Stephen: Roughriders already have Stampeders beat on new stadium

Kickoff may be Sept. 24, but already the Calgary Stampeders are trailing the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Not on the scoreboard, but in the facilities …

Canadian Football League

Calgary mayoral candidates engage in first forum

Join us live for the all-candidates forum at Mount Royal University scheduled for 5 p.m. MT<p>Six of 10 candidates share their visions for the city, …

WORKSHOP> Buddhist Women: Practitioners and Teachers Past and Present | H-Buddhism | H-Net

DHARMA DRUM VANCOUVER CENTER<p>8240 No. 5 Road<p>Richmond, BC V6Y 2V4, Canada<p>(604) 277-1357<p>Saturday, September 30, 2017<p>9:00am ~ 4:40 pm<p>In this workshop we …

University of British Columbia

Speed, collisions down since city harmonized school and playground zones

The city’s decision to harmonize school and playground zones has slowed down drivers and may have contributed to fewer overall collisions in Calgary, …

Canadian News

Geodesic Dreams exhibition on view at UQAM Centre de Design

American pavilion – Expo 67 in Montreal – designed by R. Buckminster Fuller and Shoji Sadao<br>Photo credit: Copyright : Fonds Jeffrey Lindsay, Archives …

Architecture

Judge finds alleged domestic assault victim unreliable because she called lawyer ‘beautiful’

It was a case of domestic assault: A Vancouver woman had accused her Toronto ex-boyfriend of bruising her arm, confining her in a hotel room and …

Canadian News

Alberta hospitals feel the strain as overdose related ER visits skyrocket

Report says overdose-related emergency room visits in Alberta have doubled in just three years<p>Opioid overdoses are taking a growing and dramatic toll …

Health Care

Economists see little payoff for cities that subsidize pro sports facilities

Calgary Flames, city at loggerheads over plans for new arena<p>City subsidies for professional sports teams like the Calgary Flames can be justified in …

Calgary Flames

Alberta leads country in earnings, but many still struggle: Census

Even during the recession's first year, Alberta led the provinces in average incomes, according to the latest census.

Canada

Calgary meteorite hunter needs eyewitness video to track down space rock

Researchers from Calgary are scouring the Kootenay region of B.C. for videos of meteorite falling to Earth<p>In the search for remnants of a meteorite, …

Canada

How to write an essay for university or college that earns top marks

Expert tips from a former teaching assistant and part-time professor on writing an ‘A’ paper<p>In your first year of university or college, you may …

Education

Why Canada fails to be an education superpower

This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic …

Education

Alberta’s PARK gives major boost to province’s fashion industry, designers

It may come as a surprise to many living outside of Alberta that Wild Rose Country is actually a thriving hub of fashion and design, thanks in no small part to the efforts of grassroots organization PARK. Short for Promoting Arts Redefining Kulture, PARK was founded in 2008 by president Kara …

Fashion Week

Health, business interests at odds over pot policies in Alberta

Alberta Health Services says the provincial government should consider a minimum age of 21 for consumption of legal cannabis — and potentially raise …

Cannabis

U of C digital 3D capture project takes heritage site preservation to the next level

Project aims to educate, provide data to measure changes over time<p>A project out of the University of Calgary is capturing Alberta heritage sites in a …

Archaeology

Petroleum Pellets Could Make New Pipelines Unnecessary

For years, the oil industry has relied on pipelines. According to their estimates, around 11.3 billion barrels of petroleum move through pipelines in …

Geek

Recording Alberta’s Endangered Heritage Sites

ALBERTA, CANADA—Peter Dawson of the University of Calgary has employed 3-D digital imaging to record heritage sites in Alberta, such as rock art on …

Archaeology

Province divvies out mental health money

The provincial government is putting an additional $2.5 million annually toward bolstering mental health services for Calgary-area post-secondary …

Canadian News