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Have you seen Bob? Strathmore Fire Department searching for wayward dummy

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The Strathmore Fire Department says its water training mannequin, nicknamed 'Bob,' went missing while crews were doing some water rescue training on Strathmore Lake.

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City of Calgary flips a switch on tardy repairs to streetlights

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In the Calgary community of Southwood, a string of streetlights went dark and it took weeks for the message to get through: repairs are needed.

Thursday, May 23

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BC Ferries to buy 4 new electric vessels with $75M federal loan

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Canada Infrastructure Bank is lending $75 million to British Columbia's ferry service to help buy four zero-emission vessels and install electric charging infrastructure.

Wednesday, May 22

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CUPE Local 38: City of Calgary increases offer on new contract

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After an overwhelming strike vote, D'Arcy Lanovaz, CUPE Local 38 president, says the City of Calgary has put more money on the table to try and reach a new contract.

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Private primary care clinic in Halifax says it’s helping address health-care gaps

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The founder of Bluenose Health says the private care clinic has been helping to address healthcare gaps since opening its doors in Halifax in early 2023.

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‘It’s the women, the victims and families that are hurting today’: Little changed since Pickton

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An Indigenous leader in B.C. says little has changed since the crimes of serial killer Robert Pickton, as community members reflect on news that he was attacked in prison.

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Surrey business group ‘urgently calling’ for reform of sex offender laws

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The Surrey Board of Trade says it is joining Mayor Brenda Locke in "urgently calling" for a comprehensive review of laws and protocols around high-risk sex offenders.

Tuesday, May 21

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Hamilton Street Railway kicks off 150th anniversary with launch of downtown exhibit

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Hamilton's transit agency hits a milestone in May and will celebrate with a variety of events and promotions until late December.

2 students will live in Calgary retirement community in new pilot program

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Two post-secondary students will be living alongside seniors at Silvera's retirement home in Calgary. It's a new intergenerational pilot program to help students find housing.

Warm weather in N.S. prompts reminder to be on guard for harmful blue-green algae

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As the weather gets warmer, a warning for Nova Scotians to be on the lookout for blue-green algae as its toxic blooms can be deadly to pets and make people sick.

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Four men accused in Hardeep Singh Nijjar’s murder appear in court

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Nijjar was a key organizer for overseas voting on an independent Sikh state in India, and was gunned down in the parking lot of the Surrey temple where he was president.

Monday, May 20

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May 25 – Kozak Financial

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Kozak Financial Group, Talk to the Experts at 11 am on QR Calgary. Wade Kozak and his team of experts have advised high-net-worth Canadians on their financial concerns for over 25 years. Their income-oriented approach to wealth and…

Friday, May 17

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New Brunswick woman calls for trucking industry to better protect female drivers

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A New Brunswick woman who said she was harassed by other drivers while working as a trucker is calling for the industry to be more considerate of women's safety.

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Exhibit, fare days to commemorate Hamilton Street Railway’s 150th birthday

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Hamilton's transit agency will hit a milestone in May and plans on launching a variety of events and promotions to celebrate its 150th anniversary.

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FirstOntario redevelopment begins, hopes to be ‘relief valve’ for entertainers touring GTA

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An official groundbreaking ceremony with shiny hard hats and mallets marked the start of a $280-million private sector renovation of the 39-year-old Hamilton venue.

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May long weekend CTrain closures in downtown Calgary and near Stampede

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It will be a working long weekend for construction crews doing maintenance on LRT tracks and stations in downtown Calgary and at the new Stampede Park station.

Thursday, May 16

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Kelowna woman ordered to pay $1M in restitution for defrauding employer

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A Kelowna woman was sent to prison Wednesday and ordered to pay $1 million for defrauding her employer, according ot the BC Prosecution Service.

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Mica Miller: Death of pastor’s wife ruled suicide, but questions of abuse persist

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Mica Miller was found dead of an apparent suicide two days after serving divorce papers to her estranged husband, pastor John Paul Miller.

Kelowna Mission MLA Renee Merrifield won’t run again

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Kelowna Mission MLA Renee Merrifield is stepping down, opening up a historically reliable seat for the BC United Party ahead of this year's provincial election.

Edmonton’s humane society supporting evacuated Fort McMurray pet owners

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Work is underway to provide support to people and pets who have been affected by the wildfire evacuations in Fort McMurray, Alta.

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Calgary Stampede celebrates 100 years with grand opening of Sam Centre

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The $40-million Sam Centre is a compelling experience that allows visitors to experience the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth in new ways.

Wednesday, May 15

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NFL’s Harrison Butker slammed for urging women grads to be ‘homemakers’

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Harrison Butker's commencement address touched on everything from Pride month to women's roles in the home, abortion and in vitro fertilization.

Tuesday, May 14

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City of Kelowna warns about ticket resellers at community theatre

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The City of Kelowna is warning people attending shows at the community theatre to be cautious when purchasing tickets and to avoid third-party resellers.

Calgary predicts low to average numbers for mosquitoes this summer

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The City of Calgary predicts a low to average season for mosquitos this summer. But wet weather could change that as some mosquito eggs survive in soil for five years or more.

Cat, opossum impaled by arrows in Hamilton prompts police probe

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Hamilton police say they're trying to determine who might be responsible for shooting several animals with arrows on the Mountain and in the north end.

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Wildfire evacuation order issued for parts of Fort McMurray

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Residents of several neighbourhoods in Fort McMurray have been ordered to leave their homes ahead of an out-of-control wildfire.

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Police investigating after man found injured in Toronto stabbing

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Toronto police say a man has serious injuries after he was found with stab wounds early Tuesday.

Monday, May 13

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Surrey house fire that left man dead not believed to be suspicious: RCMP

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RCMP say a man living in a secondary suite was found dead following a house fire in Surrey on Sunday.

Saturday, May 11

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Kelowna neighbourhood to host community day

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The event, which runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., also doubles as a fundraiser for JoeAnna's House.

Friday, May 10

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Retired construction worker wins $1 million playing lucky numbers

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Jose Dourado, a retired construction worker from Bradford, Ont., recently started playing his own lottery numbers. They delivered — with a $1-million prize in Lotto 6/49.