Dave Gilson

Dave Gilson is a reporter at CBC News Calgary. You can tweet him @CBC_DAVE.

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Popular plane-spotting areas near Calgary airport closed to public access

Public access is being closed to a couple of locations popular with local plane spotters due to what the Calgary Airport Authority describes as safety concerns.

YYC sets all-time record for travel numbers in 2018

The Calgary International Airport says the number of passenger trips in and out of the terminal topped 17.3 million in 2018, the highest it's ever seen.

'I dragged him away from the fire': Homefront heroism and a tragic crash by a prairie school

The sputtering of the biplane's engine was the first sign of trouble as it roared low past a one-room schoolhouse in the Prairies that morning in 1941.

Now 95, Canada's last Dambuster veteran honoured by portrait

Fred Sutherland of Alberta served in the air force squadron that took out several of Hitler's water reservoirs during World War II.

'Evil crab grass on steroids' moves into Alberta

Officials here say it's unclear how long Phragmites australis has been in the province, but they've pinpointed more than a dozen small stands within an area stretching from the southern grasslands to the Peace Region.

Cases of dogs made sick by cannabis seem to be on rise, Calgary vet says

With the country-wide legalization of marijuana just months away, veterinarians are raising concerns about the number of cannabis-related cases showing up at animal hospitals.

Theft woes fuel Gasoline Alley business watch group

Some businesses just south of Red Deer, Alta., are hoping a new community initiative will help cut down on property crime along the busy commercial strip.

Study looks at whether exercise can help manage celiac disease

Some University of Calgary kinesiologists have launched a new study to look at how exercise can help people with celiac disease manage some painful side effects.

'We can't find them all': Outreach team works to help homeless Calgarians camping in the cold

As a bitterly cold wind cuts through a stand of trees near a southeast Calgary industrial park, the Alpha House Encampment Team finds Dany Moffett riding it out in his small tent, wrapped in a cocoon of old sleeping bags.

Rising rural property crimes prompts Delburne to create watch group

The Village of Delburne is working with local residents and businesses to create a new rural crime watch association out of concerns about the rising property crime rate.