Meghan Grant

CBC Calgary crime reporter

Meghan Grant is a justice affairs reporter. She has been covering courts, crime and stories of police accountability in southern Alberta for more than a decade. Send Meghan a story tip at or follow her on Twitter.

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Calgary man who searched 'killing of gay persons,' posted ISIS propaganda to TikTok pleads to terror charge

A Calgary man who purported to be a member of ISIS appeared to be planning to kill gay people participating in local pride events, a judge heard during a guilty plea to a terrorism charge Friday.

RCMP to examine whether racial profiling at play in wrongful homicide arrests of teen brothers

RCMP will conduct an independent review of the chain of events that led to the wrongful arrests of two teenage brothers who spent a week in jail after being charged in connection with a local homicide, according to Calgary’s police chief.

Terrorism peace bond hearing set for Calgary teen in case connected to TikTok video

A Calgary teenager and his father appeared in court on Tuesday as a hearing date was set for a terrorism peace bond application in connection with an investigation involving a video posted to TikTok. 

Calgary killer who wrote rap called Victim pleads guilty to manslaughter

A Calgary man who fatally stabbed his friend, watched him bleed to death while begging for an ambulance and then left him “to rot” in a bathroom for five days, pleaded guilty to manslaughter Monday.

Guilty verdict in 29-year-old Calgary homicide

A Calgary man has been convicted of first-degree murder nearly 30 years after he fatally shot two men during a break-in.

Calgary police fire officer who slammed handcuffed woman on ground

The Calgary police officer who was convicted of assault causing bodily harm after throwing a handcuffed black woman to the ground has been fired. 

Police chief apologizes to teen brothers after charges dropped in gang-related killing

"These charges will have impacted these two young men and their family in very significant ways," Mark Neufeld says.

Calgary man who murdered his mother handed life sentence

A Calgary man who fatally shot his mother was handed a life sentence Friday with no chance of parole for 10 years.

Father of drug trafficking gang The Family pleads guilty to role in 'parasitic' group

A Calgary drug lord who led a 40-year criminal organization called “The Family” pleaded guilty to a drug trafficking offence Thursday and was handed a 10-year sentence. 

Boy, 14, charged with 1st-degree murder in fatal Calgary shooting appears in court as police ID victim

A 14-year-old boy accused of shooting a man in a strip mall parking lot made a brief court appearance on a charge of first-degree murder as police identified the victim of Monday’s homicide.