Bill Graveland

Bill Graveland is a Calgary-based reporter for The Canadian Press.

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Convicting alleged gun trafficker of manslaughter in police shootings may prove difficult, experts say

Manslaughter charges against a man accused of selling a gun to a 16-year-old boy who killed himself after fatally shooting two Edmonton police officers is an unusual case that might be difficult to prove, legal experts say.

Major Canadian cities lacking in accessibility for people with disabilities, says study

New research suggests nearly 60 per cent of public spaces in Calgary, Vancouver and Ottawa are either inaccessible or partially inaccessible to people with disabilities.

Full parole granted to SUV passenger convicted in Calgary police officer's death

A man convicted of manslaughter for his role in the death of a Calgary police officer almost three years ago has been granted full parole.

New book examines Indigenous roots of former premier Peter Lougheed

"The Premier and His Grandmother" is written by Doris Jeanne MacKinnon, an academic from Red Deer who studies the important role Indigenous women have played in Prairies history.

High school football players accused in locker room sex assault back in court this December

There was another court appearance Wednesday for four members of an Alberta high school football team charged with the sexual assault of a teammate last month.

'It still haunts me': Military veterans keen to share their history as numbers drop

Military historians worry about keeping veterans' history alive in the minds of Canadians. "It's always a huge loss when we lose our veterans' voices," said Rory Cory, senior curator at The Military Museums in Calgary.

Matthew de Grood awaits decision on absolute discharge 9 years after Calgary stabbings

A review board assessing the case of a man found not criminally responsible for killing five young people at a Calgary house party was told Thursday that granting him an absolute discharge could come with risks. They plan to release a decision at a later date.

'Dramatic decline': Calgary researcher says sea ice in Antarctica lowest since 1986

The lack of ice makes the polar oceans warmer, which can affect both the ecosystem and the weather.

Siksika man files human rights complaint against Alberta Health Services, hospital

A man from a First Nation in southern Alberta has filed a human rights complaint against the provincial health agency and a local hospital, alleging anti-Indigenous discrimination led to the death of his wife.

Teen driver handed 12-year sentence for killing Calgary police officer

A young man convicted in the hit-and-run death of a Calgary police officer has been sentenced to 12 years in prison.