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Throughout her 463 days in captivity, Amanda Lindhout’s dreams were, almost without exception, about her freedom. “My dreams became so vivid,” she says now. “I would encounter childhood friends and old teachers, people I hadn’t thought about in years. The memory of the life you once lived becomes so important when you have no stimulation whatsoever.”
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City council has plucked the top civic bureaucrat in Burlington, Ont., to be Calgary’s new city manager.
City council has plucked the top civic bureaucrat in Burlington, Ont., to be Calgary’s new city manager.
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A massive fire tore through a multi-storey apartment complex in the central Alberta town of Penhold late Thursday afternoon, reportedly sending two people to hospital in serious condition.
A massive fire tore through a multi-storey apartment complex in the central Alberta town of Penhold late Thursday afternoon, reportedly sending two people to hospital in serious condition.
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The new plan for the massive mixed-use development of Currie Barracks calls for 5,600 residential units on the site, up from the 3,200 that were originally planned.
CALGARY - The formal submission to the City of Calgary for the massive mixed-used development of Currie Barracks is almost complete and developers are holding a public open house next week to present it to the public. The new plan by Canada Lands Company and Embassy Bosa Inc. calls for 5,600 residential units on the site, up from 3,200 originally planned.
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Despite high real estate prices, Albertans have a renewed interest in buying a home, according to the 21st Annual RBC Home Ownership Poll.
CALGARY - Despite high real estate prices, Albertans have a renewed interest in buying a home, according to the 21st Annual RBC Home Ownership Poll. The poll, which was released Thursday, said the number of those intending to buy a home in the province is up from 22 per cent in 2013 to 28 per cent this year, “showing a renewed strength in the market from last year.”
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The 2013 flood left five people dead and destroyed property, but a new report says mitigation measures being debated to protect against future flooding would have severe consequences for other communities and the environment. Called the Bow Basin Flood Mitigation and Watershed Management Project, the report by Alberta WaterSmart studied the trade offs of various flood mitigation options on the river systems.
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The federal tax agency says the social insurance numbers of roughly 900 people were stolen from its systems, which were left vulnerable by the so-called Heartbleed bug.
The Canada Revenue Agency says social insurance numbers of about 900 people were removed from CRA systems due to the Heartbleed bug.
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When is in-flight Wi-Fi coming? What was the hold up? These questions answered and more...
Here are five things you'll want to know if you're interested in using your wireless devices on Canadian commercial flights.
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Calgary MLA Alison Redford has yet to make an appearance in the Alberta legislature since she abruptly resigned as premier last month, and risks being docked pay if she doesn’t get back to work soon.
EDMONTON — Calgary MLA Alison Redford has yet to make an appearance in the Alberta legislature since she abruptly resigned as premier last month, and risks being docked pay if she doesn’t get back to work soon. Her temporary successor, Premier Dave Hancock, said Wednesday he has talked to Redford, but wouldn’t say when the Calgary-Elbow MLA plans to return to the legislative assembly.
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The Conservative government would like to know how air passengers feel about their checked luggage being broken into — by airport security screeners.
OTTAWA - The Conservative government would like to know how air passengers feel about their checked luggage being broken into — by airport security screeners.
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