The Homestretch | Jun 26, 2013 | 7:04

Trans Canada Highway open

Doug Dirks talks to Alberta's Transportation Minister Ric McIvor, the Trans Canada Highway is reopened to public traffic and he says the Bow corridor is open for business.

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The Homestretch Oblivion Mar 5, 2014 | 7:38A University of Calgary student is using his own experience of coming out in a new play called Oblivion. Playwright Jonathan Brower is workshopping the play at the U of C this week.
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The Homestretch Trouble in the Ukraine Feb 28, 2014 | 4:54A Calgary woman was in Ukraine recently to start up a YMCA branch in Kyiv. Now back in Canada, Analu Lobos has learned that two of her colleagues were killed in the recent protests.
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The Homestretch Oscar photographer Mar 7, 2014 | 6:48From a small town in Alberta to the bright lights and glamour of Hollywood, photojournalist Noel West took a break from his day job in Olds to shoot the Oscar red carpet for the New York Times.
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