David Bell

Web Journalist

David Bell has been a professional, platform-agnostic journalist since he was the first graduate of Mount Royal University’s bachelor of communications in journalism program in 2009. His work regularly receives national exposure.

Latest from David Bell

Alberta's economic outlook looking up but 'bumpy ride' ahead, says economist

The province's economic outlook is looking good, says an Alberta economist, but we are far from out of the woods just yet.

Empty Calgary office towers flipped to residential with $31M taxpayer subsidy

How much will $31 million in taxpayer subsidies get you in office-to-residential conversions in a downtown core with huge vacancy rates?

Fancy like Applebee's: Alberta ducks thriving as population soars

Calgary naturalist Brian Keating was listening to a CBC Radio program Saturday morning and it got him thinking all fancy like. It was a segment on a film featuring the fancy ducks of B.C.

Mask down, romance up: Post-pandemic dating comes to a coffee shop or gym near you

Some Calgary businesses along 17th Avenue S.W. hope to lure you away from the dating apps and get you fixed up in ways you may not have considered.

Council unveils committee to push for new Calgary event centre deal

Calgary city council appointed a new committee Tuesday to push for a modern arena complex to replace the aging Scotiabank Saddledome, after a deal with the Calgary Flames fell apart last year.

Fatal Douglasdale house fire called suspicious

An early morning fire at a southeast Calgary home has left one person dead and is being called suspicious by police.

Spike in bighorn sheep deaths drives B.C. community to seek solutions

Nicole Trigg says the roads around Radium Hot Springs, B.C., have become deadly for bighorn sheep in the past few months and she’s looking for solutions.

Tiny Calgary church holds firm after onslaught of hate over its COVID restrictions

The pastor of a small southwest Calgary church is standing firm on COVID requirements despite facing a biblical tsunami of hate that filled the church voicemail inbox 'over and over and over again.'

From Melton John to Darth Blader: Students submit flurry of names for city snowplows

Calgary snowplows will now have names, thanks to students across the city, as the winning entries in a naming contest were revealed Tuesday.

Remains of man found in Banff 23 years ago still a mystery

The identity of a man whose remains were found in Banff National Park more than 23 years ago continues to elude police despite a treasure trove of found items, including an address.