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Residents left confused and shocked after Thanksgiving shooting

Shooting police tape cop carThe quiet and beautiful neighborhoods of Signal Hill had bright yellow caution tape surrounding the streets yesterday, along with police cars stopping anyone who tried to get through to the other side.

Local advocates hope the move will deter discrimination against trans people

thumb mercedesWEBNear the end of September, two MPs from different parties each introduced a private member's bill in the House of Commons that seeks to protect the rights of trans individuals in Canada.

Legislature building packed for swearing-in ceremony

thumb IMG 1062Alison Redford has officially been sworn in as the 14th premier of Alberta, and the first woman premier of the province.

Redford delivered a heartfelt speech to a packed Legislature building in Edmonton after being sworn in on Friday morning.

Local choir addresses oppression by being a 'voice for the voiceless'

Choir thumbWith the slogan "voices for the voiceless" as their rallying cry, a new Calgary choir known as Harmony Through Harmony is like no other.

The choir, which is also a non-profit organization, promotes social justice through song – raising both funds and awareness for certain causes – while at the same time developing the leadership skills of its members.