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Calgary named world’s 3rd most liveable city by Economist Intelligence Unit

Calgary has tied with Zurich, Switzerland for third place in the Economist Intelligence Unit's (EIU) annual ranking of the world's most liveable cities.Calgary has been in the top 10 before, but third spot is the highest ranking the city has reached, beating out Vancouver in fifth place and Toronto in eighth place."More Calgarians are telling the story of

Asthmatic cat about to break record for Calgary rescue group — and that’s not a good thing

Calgary kitty almost breaks record for longest time without a homePhaedra is about 4½ years old, but she's been looking for a forever home for half her lifeMeet Phaedra.She's roughly 4½ years old, great with kids and dogs, and she'll give you all the cuddles while you binge Stranger Things on Netflix.But those close to

Speaker Anthony Rota on decorum, security and making sure MPs see each other as humans

This is an excerpt from Minority Report, a weekly newsletter on federal politics. If you haven't subscribed yet, you can do that by clicking here.Anthony Rota, the Liberal MP for Nipissing—Timiskaming, is the 37th Speaker of the House of Commons and the first Speaker to preside over hybrid meetings of the House — an innovation brought about by the

‘Gets my heart going’: Yellowknives Dene host enormous handgames tournament

In the largest handgames gathering in years, 36 teams have traveled from across the N.W.T., Yukon and British Columbia to compete in the $100,000 Yellowknives Dene First Nation handgames tournament. Jessica Sangris, language and culture coordinator for YKDFN, said she was proud to see her community pull off the large-scale event."We have not been able to gather

He thought he had to choose between being LGBTQ and Ukrainian. Now he’s marching for both

When Andrew Kushnir first came out as gay, he says he "felt like a unicorn." Now, years later, he has the honour of marching for the countless LGBTQ Ukrainians unable to take to the streets as war rages in their country.It's a moment he never thought possible when he was growing up. The feeling at

They’re all good dogs — but Trumpet the bloodhound is the winner at prestigious Westminster

Now this hound has something to toot his horn about.A bloodhound named Trumpet won the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Wednesday night, marking the first time the breed has ever snared U.S. dogdom's most coveted best in show prize.Rounding the finalists' ring with a poised and powerful stride, Trumpet beat a French bulldog, a

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