Andrew Brown

CBC Calgary reporter

Andrew Brown is a reporter in Calgary. He writes about sports in his spare time.

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Thousands of Albertans sign up to have home radon levels tested

More than 10,000 Alberta homeowners have volunteered for a University of Calgary study to test for radon levels in their homes

Many bees didn't survive Alberta's long winter

The Greidanus Honey Mill in High River 'certainly' lost more than 30 per cent of hives.

Alberta village mayor wants tax break for rural crimefighters

The mayor of Carbon, Alta., would like a tax credit for volunteers who sign up to patrol their neighbourhoods.

Irrigation work on Calgary ball diamonds leaves little league players with nowhere to play

Bow Ridge Little League says ball parks in St. Andrews Heights and Silver Springs are the only diamonds big enough for 13- to 18-year-olds.

Bulldog rescue group not eligible for raffle licence

The Alberta Bulldog Rescue Society would like Alberta's raffle licence rules to be changed.

Cancer survivors suffer in silence often struggling in post-treatment life, report suggests

Charlotte Kessler was diagnosed with a rare form of brain cancer when she was 32 and had her last round of chemotherapy in 2015. That's when the hardest part began.

Calgary Flames will move without a new arena, says Ken King

Calgary Flames president and CEO Ken King says the team will move if it can't strike a deal for a new arena. It could be an effective tactic to convince Calgarians to part with their tax dollars, according to author Martin Fridson.

Stoney Nation workers eyed to address labour shortage in Banff

A new program is connecting workers from the Stoney Nation with hard-to-fill hospitality jobs in Banff and Lake Louise.

Trampoline park liability falls on users, says injury lawyer

A Calgary-based lawyer says proving liability is challenging if someone is injured at a trampoline park.

Rosier 2017 drilling forecast sparks cautious optimism in Red Deer

There's a glimmer of hope in the eyes of some in Red Deer, Alberta these days. After two years of shrinking activity, the Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors forecasts that companies will drill 31 per cent more wells next year.

Row of downtown Calgary heritage buildings has new owner, meaning no more bubbles

Downtown Calgary is about to be less bubbly as a new owner takes possession of a row of long-neglected old buildings along Seventh Avenue S.W.

Alberta micro-maltsters serve exploding craft beer scene

Alberta might not have the hop prowess of our B.C. neighbours, but as the craft beer scene rapidly expands under new provincial rules, micro-maltsters are popping up to bring local barley to local brews.

Growing crystal meth use by Filipino community in Banff sparks concern

There are concerns in Alberta's Bow Valley that members of the Filipino community are using shabu — a slang name for crystal meth — to help them work longer hours.

New Siksika Nation school 'really something exciting'

Elementary school students on the Siksika Nation are getting settled at a new school this week after years of fighting for it and it’s a major upgrade over the old one.

Banff prescribed fires aim to improve forest health, help wildlife

Controlled fires could be ignited in Banff National Park later this week in hopes of preserving the long-term health of the forests, experts say.