Most talked about Calgary Herald stories

Islamic radicalization of Canadian youth raises alarm bells

calgaryherald.com — Recent revelations that two more Calgary men are now part of a growing list of Canadians involved with Islamic terrorist organizations overseas has led to calls for stronger efforts to curb radicalization within the country. "When you talk about what is happening in Calgary right now, this is well-entrenched," said Michael Zekulin, a University of Calgary professor and expert in terrorism and radicalization.

Flathead: The ‘bushwhackiest bushwhack of all bushwhacks’

blogs.calgaryherald.com — Heading into the Flathead was definitely a wilderness hike, but it reached a whole new level on Day 3. On Sunday, we woke up in familiar territory in Grizzly Gulch after camping there for two nights. After a hearty breakfast and a few minutes of sunshine to (try to) dry out our tents, we packed up our gear and hit the trail.
Aug 30, 2014

The third day of my hike into the #Flathead brought the ‘bushwhackiest bushwhack of all bushwhacks’ shar.es/112erQ #wilderness #park

Prentice’s fundraising haul outmuscles Tory leadership rivals

calgaryherald.com — Imagine Thomas Lukaszuk and Ric McIver racing around on tricycles. They're having fun - until Jim Prentice pulls up on his steamroller. That may not be the whole truth, but it sure is the impression the Prentice camp wants to give PC party members by releasing his leadership fundraising numbers.

Braid: Prentice’s fundraising haul outmuscles Tory leadership rivals

calgaryherald.com — Imagine Thomas Lukaszuk and Ric McIver racing around on tricycles. They're having fun - until Jim Prentice pulls up on his steamroller. That may not be the whole truth, but it sure is the impression the Prentice camp wants to give PC party members by releasing his leadership fundraising numbers.

Tory leadership hopefuls vow to review transfer of Calgary ambulance dispatch

calgaryherald.com — Plans for the province to take over ambulance dispatch services in Calgary face uncertainty with all three Tory leadership candidates now promising to review the project in light of concerns raised by Mayor Naheed Nenshi.
Aug 30, 2014

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Yes, you can surf on the Bow River

calgaryherald.com — A surfing community is emerging right here in landlocked Calgary thanks to a spot underneath the 10th Street bridge, where contours at the bottom of the Bow River formed by last year's flood have created a permanent wave. But what is river surfing?

Islamic radicalization of Canadian youth raises alarm bells

calgaryherald.com — Recent revelations that two more Calgary men are now part of a growing list of Canadians involved with Islamic terrorist organizations overseas has led to calls for stronger efforts to curb radicalization within the country. "When you talk about what is happening in Calgary right now, this is well-entrenched," said Michael Zekulin, a University of Calgary professor and expert in terrorism and radicalization.

Post-secondary students feeling squeeze of tight rental market

calgaryherald.com — A low vacancy rate combined with a lack of progress on legalizing secondary suites is making it difficult for Calgary post-secondary students to find safe, affordable rental accommodation, say student leaders. "Calgary is an expensive city and it's extremely hard for young people to find affordable housing," said Erik Queenan, president of the Students' Association of Mount Royal University.