Dave Dormer

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Dave Dormer joined CBC Calgary in May 2016. A graduate of the SAIT photojournalism program, Dave has worked in print and television newsrooms across western Canada. Story ideas can be sent to dave.dormer@cbc.ca

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'It belongs on House of Cards': Political rivals question Kenney's credibility after document leak

Alberta deputy premier Sarah Hoffman and Premier Rachel Notley both accused United Conservative Party Leader Jason Kenney of lying and questioned his ability to lead the province one day after CBC News obtained documents showing co-operation between the Kenney and Jeff Callaway campaigns during the 2017 UCP leadership race. 

Historic airplane makes journey from High River to museum in Nanton

The Cessna Crane — with a nearly 13-metre wingspan — was loaded onto a flatbed truck in High River and driven south to Nanton, having been donated to the museum by an Alberta family.

Kenney pledges to save province $200M by privatizing AHS laundry service

UCP leader says public sector unions will be able to bid on the contracts, “but putting taxpayers through the wringer, just to maintain a government-run monopoly on laundry is just plain dirty, and it certainly won’t leave taxpayers feeling April fresh.”

Calgarian mourns World Food Programme colleagues killed in Ethiopian Airlines crash

“They were all passionate about reaching zero hunger or passionate about women's rights and getting kids in school and inclusion and things that really are troubling in the world right now."

'Part of our history': Dinny the Dinosaur to undergo $200K makeover

An icon at the Calgary Zoo since being constructed in 1935, it's made of hand-pressed concrete and is the last remaining structure from the original Natural History Park, which was the first of its kind in North America.

2-train derailment in southeast Calgary caused by 'human error,' says CP

There is no word yet on the number of cars involved or what they are carrying.

Railway companies appeal ministerial order by Transport Canada issued after fatal crash

The order says trains must apply handbrakes during emergency stops on all grades over 1.8 per cent.

Security alert leads to dramatic pursuit of stolen pickup near Sundre

When family members used their vehicles to try to block thieves who stole a truck from a rural property near Sundre, Alta., they say the driver pointed a sawed-off rifle at them.

Saddle up: 2019 Grey Cup Festival in Calgary will feature first-ever rodeo

The festivities get started on Nov. 20 with the Tim Hortons Kickoff Party, which will mark the official arrival of the Grey Cup trophy.

Calgary Zoo hopes to impregnate panda in next few weeks

Hormone levels in blood and urine will be checked daily and animal care specialists in Calgary will consult with panda reproductive specialists in China to determine the best timing for possible artificial insemination.

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