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Downtown Calgary electrical fire damage will take days to rebuild

Damage to downtown Calgary’s electrical system from a fire Saturday will require a rebuild, not just repairs, said Mayor Naheed Nenshi. Nenshi spoke to media Sunday afternoon in a press conference from the Calgary Emergency Management Agency headquarters to provide an update after an underground electrical fire caused a power outage in a large part of the downtown core […]

Calgary’s South Health Campus and Alberta Children’s Hospital prep for Ebola virus outbreak

BY BILL KAUFMANN, CALGARY SUN Two Calgary hospitals are being readied to isolate and treat any local outbreak of the Ebola virus. Alberta Health Services staff are busy preparing the South Health Campus and Alberta Children’s Hospital for the potential arrival of the deadly virus that’s already struck in the U.S. and Spain after killing nearly 4,000 […]

‘A’ for Alberta: Students among nation’s best in science, according to national, provincial test results

BY BRYAN PASSIFIUME, CALGARY SUN It’s a report card that Calgary students won’t be ashamed to show mom and dad. Results from provincial achievement tests (PAT) and Grade 12 diploma exams were released Thursday, revealing Calgary’s students continue to excel and show improvement compared to previous years. Nationally, Alberta’s schools were tops in science, with the province’s […]

Alpine Gold

The end of September is golden in the Rockies as the alpine larches fill the high valleys with swashes of yellow and the Lake O’Hara area in Yoho National Park with its stunning lakes and peaks is one of the best places to take in the beauty.

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