Doug Ford says the Liberals' carbon tax will plunge Canada into recession - CityNews Calgary

Banff News - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 14:24
Doug Ford says the Liberals' carbon tax will plunge Canada into recession  CityNews Calgary

TORONTO — The premier of Ontario says a federal carbon tax will plunge the country into recession. Doug Ford says the federal Liberal government's climate ...

2 ships catch fire in Black Sea, at least 3 sailors die - CityNews Calgary

Banff News - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 14:24
2 ships catch fire in Black Sea, at least 3 sailors die  CityNews Calgary

MOSCOW — Russia's state maritime agency says that a fire on two Tanzanian-flagged commercial vessels has killed at least three sailors. The Federal Agency ...

Coroner probes death of Montreal woman, 93, who froze outside seniors' residence - CityNews Calgary

Banff News - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 14:21
Coroner probes death of Montreal woman, 93, who froze outside seniors' residence  CityNews Calgary

MONTREAL — Quebec's coroner's office is investigating the death of a 93-year-old woman who perished after leaving her retirement home early Sunday ...

Egypt arrests 24 in demolition protests near pyramids - CityNews Calgary

Banff News - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 14:15
Egypt arrests 24 in demolition protests near pyramids  CityNews Calgary

CAIRO — Egyptian security officials say police have arrested 24 people who tried to prevent authorities from demolishing illegal buildings near the Giza ...

Macron ex-security aide: Diplomatic passports given back - CityNews Calgary

Banff News - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 14:03
Macron ex-security aide: Diplomatic passports given back  CityNews Calgary

PARIS — French President Emmanuel Macron's former security aide, at the heart of a damaging political scandal, has told a Senate commission that he turned ...

Europeans contemplating moon mission by 2025 - CityNews Calgary

Banff News - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 13:42
Europeans contemplating moon mission by 2025  CityNews Calgary

PARIS — The ArianeGroup wants to send a scientific mission to the moon before 2025. Nearly 50 years after Neil Armstrong walked on the Earth's satellite, the ...

Trump visits MLK memorial - CityNews Calgary

Banff News - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 13:36
Trump visits MLK memorial  CityNews Calgary

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has paid a visit to the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial in Washington on the holiday honouring the civil rights leader.

Airbnb remits $27K in taxes over 4 months to Virginia town - CityNews Calgary

Banff News - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 13:35
Airbnb remits $27K in taxes over 4 months to Virginia town  CityNews Calgary

BLACKSBURG, Va. — A Virginia town received $27,000 in taxes for four months of Airbnb rentals after it signed an agreement with the vacation rental company.

Bus collides with oil tanker in Pakistan, killing 13 - CityNews Calgary

Banff News - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 13:35
Bus collides with oil tanker in Pakistan, killing 13  CityNews Calgary

QUETTA, Pakistan — A Pakistani official says a bus has collided with an oil tanker, killing 13 passengers and leaving another 16 with severe burns.

French watchdog slaps Google with $57M fine under new EU law - CityNews Calgary

Banff News - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 13:11
French watchdog slaps Google with $57M fine under new EU law  CityNews Calgary

PARIS — France's data privacy watchdog has fined Google 50 million euros ($57 million), the first penalty for a U.S. tech giant under new European data privacy ...

20 things to do in Calgary this week: January 21 to 24 - Daily Hive

Banff News - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 12:03
20 things to do in Calgary this week: January 21 to 24  Daily Hive

Enjoy these 20 Calgary events from Monday, January 21 to Thursday, January 24. Check out Calgary Story Slam, Ice Magic Festival, and more this week.

Mali al-Qaida branch claims responsibility for attack on UN - CityNews Calgary

Banff News - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 08:33
Mali al-Qaida branch claims responsibility for attack on UN  CityNews Calgary

DAKAR, Senegal — SITE Intelligence Group says Mali's al-Qaida branch has claimed responsibility for an attack on a United Nations peacekeeping mission that ...

Frigid air, high winds cause dangerous travel conditions - CityNews Calgary

Banff News - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 08:28
Frigid air, high winds cause dangerous travel conditions  CityNews Calgary

Frigid air and high winds are causing dangerous travel conditions throughout the eastern U.S. after a powerful winter storm pummeled the region over the ...

Chinese accuse McDonald's of supporting Taiwan independence - CityNews Calgary

Banff News - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 08:24
Chinese accuse McDonald's of supporting Taiwan independence  CityNews Calgary

BEIJING — Chinese nationalists are accusing a McDonald's advertisement in Taiwan of supporting independence for the self-ruled island. The advertisement for ...

Syrian media: Blast hits Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria - CityNews Calgary

Banff News - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 08:19
Syrian media: Blast hits Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria  CityNews Calgary

BEIRUT — Syrian state media and a war monitoring group are reporting that an explosion has gone off in Syria's northeastern province of Hassakeh, inflicting ...

Canada's Phelan and Serwa win first World Cup medals of ski-cross season - Prince George Citizen

Banff News - Sun, 01/20/2019 - 13:40
Canada's Phelan and Serwa win first World Cup medals of ski-cross season  Prince George Citizen

IDRE FJALL, Sweden — Canadians Britt Phelan, Kelsey Serwa, and Marielle Thompson raced into the World Cup big final in ski cross action on Sunday, ...

Banff top cop makes call for more officers after years of short staff - Calgary Herald

Banff News - Sun, 01/20/2019 - 12:05
Banff top cop makes call for more officers after years of short staff  Calgary Herald

The Banff RCMP's top officer is calling for more funding to fill front-line officers' positions, vacant since the detachment's budget was cut almost a decade ago.

Dierks Bentley is on tour to have fun with 'awesome' Canadian audiences - Saskatoon Star-Phoenix

Banff News - Sun, 01/20/2019 - 10:01
Dierks Bentley is on tour to have fun with 'awesome' Canadian audiences  Saskatoon Star-Phoenix

The country music star, who will be in Saskatoon for a Jan. 23 concert, said Canadian fans are loud, passionate, and "very appreciative."

Marketing Conferences To Check Out In 2019 - Forbes

Banff News - Sun, 01/20/2019 - 09:00
Marketing Conferences To Check Out In 2019  Forbes

It's essential to invest in yourself as a marketing expert and keep up with the most recent changes. One of the ways to stay ahead of the curve is by attending ...

Marshall Artists Series to kick off with Tony Award-winning musical 'Evita' - Williamson Daily News

Banff News - Sun, 01/20/2019 - 02:01
Marshall Artists Series to kick off with Tony Award-winning musical 'Evita'  Williamson Daily News

HD MediaHUNTINGTON - The Marshall Artists Series continues its 82nd annual season with a packed spring semester of performances including two film ...