Daniel Moore

U.K. companies see big business potential in Alberta

Alberta's oilsands may be suffering from an economic slowdown and a poor environmental record, but that isn't stopping companies from wanting to relocate to Alberta. The British Trade Office has said it is receiving a significant increase in requests for assistance from U.K. companies wanting to...

Wednesday, September 9, 2009, 5:57 AM

Mount Royal College officially becomes Mount Royal University

Finally getting the recognition it wanted, Mount Royal College is no more."From this day forward, this fine institution will be known as Mount Royal University," said Alberta Premier Ed Stelmach. "I confidently predict that Mount Royal will become Canada's top-ranked university when it comes to...

Friday, September 4, 2009, 6:14 AM

Bylaw officers scramble to eliminate breeding rat population

A potential breeding site in the city's northeast has put Alberta's rat-free claim at risk. A northeast home is now surrounded by traps as Bylaw Services deal with what they believe is anything from two to 20 rats in the area. The city and the province regularly deal with individual rats that hitch...

Tuesday, September 1, 2009, 5:36 AM

CrossIron Mills traffic snarl could be sign of the future, alderman says

Traffic is a problem which is about to get worse in the city's northeast, according to an alderman.The opening of CrossIron Mills mall in Balzac has created a snarl of traffic heading in the area. Coupled with rapid population growth in the area over the next couple of decades, Ald. Jim Stevenson...

Wednesday, August 26, 2009, 6:18 AM

Ryan Jenkins story draws attention to domestic violence

A local agency is warning the domestic violence situation in Calgary is severe.The story of 32-year-old Ryan Jenkins has been making headlines around the world and drawing attention to domestic violence.Wanted for the murder of his wife in California, Jenkins was found dead of an apparent suicide...

Tuesday, August 25, 2009, 6:00 AM

Home of former Flame sets Calgary real estate record

If sales of big ticket items were meant to suffer in a recession, then someone forgot to tell the new owners of a $10.3-million home in Calgary.The price paid for the home -- which used to be owned by former Flames goaltender Mike Vernon -- is a record for the city, and the agent who sold it says...

Wednesday, August 19, 2009, 5:47 AM

Refinery shutdown leads to Alberta gas shortage

Up to fifty Petro-Canada gas stations are dry at any one point according to Sneh Seetal.The company is bringing in thirty-two rail cars of gasoline from Montreal to try deal with the shortage created from a two-day shutdown of a refinery in Edmonton. That shutdown, caused by storm damage suffered...

Wednesday, August 5, 2009, 5:46 AM

Torode Woes

Sleek, stocked up and ready to have the doors thrown open. Two of Calgary's newest fashion stores have everything inside - except customers. "It is getting to the point when it is kind of scary I think for sure for all of us," says Nathan Newham of Bloke. Newham says he isn't allowed to let...

Friday, May 22, 2009, 6:30 AM