The United Conservative Party needs to remove a member that compared rainbow pride flags to swastikas, says an LGBTQ advocate. On Saturday, Calgary lawyer John Carpay with the Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms spoke at a conference organized by Rebel Media, a far-right media organization that has been criticized for sympathetic coverage of
The latest legal setback for Calgary-based TransCanada’s $10-billion Keystone XL pipeline through the United States is yet another reminder that Canada needs to export its oil and natural gas to new global markets, says an industry association. A U.S. District Court judge in Montana put the project on hold in
An alleged white supremacist who was kicked out of Alberta’s United Conservative Party found a new political home in Maxime Bernier’s fledgling People’s Party of Canada — at least briefly. Adam Strashok’s name has vanished from the membership list on the “People’s Network — Alberta” Facebook page, along with virtually
A federal judge in Montana filed an injunction to stop construction on the TransCanada Keystone XL pipeline on Thursday. Brian Morris, the district judge in Montana, wrote a 54-page order addressing allegations from Indigenous and environmental groups, alleging the U.S. Department of State made several violations when it approved the Keystone project. In August,
When it comes to socializing, wolves, chimpanzees and bears aren’t that different from humans. Ronan Donovan has captured images and studied the lives of these animals, from Yellowstone National Park to Uganda to the Canadian Arctic. The biologist turned photographer brings his research and pictures to Jack Singer Concert Hall
Encana Corp. has signed a deal to acquire Newfield Exploration Co. in an all-stock offer it said was worth about US$5.5 billion. Under the deal announced Thursday, Newfield shareholders will receive 2.6719 Encana shares for each share of Newfield common stock. Encana will also assume US$2.2 billion of Newfield debt.
The federal and provincial governments have reached an agreement to consider a funding proposal that would mean the public dollars are in place to fund the 2026 Winter Olympics in Calgary, if a hesitant city council agrees to sign on. The Calgary 2026 bid corporation sent out an announcement at 10
A spokesperson from the mayor’s office said negotiations between the city and federal government continue on funding for a potential 2026 Olympic bid, despite a report in the Calgary Herald saying a committee will be asked to recommend killing the bid on Tuesday. The Herald said the information came from