Dominika Lirette

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Dominika Lirette is a reporter at CBC Calgary. Twitter: @LiretteDominika

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'Shame on those responsible': Float in Sundre, Alta., rodeo parade called out as racist

Politicians and community members have criticized a parade float that appeared in a southern Alberta rodeo over the weekend in which a man with a fake beard and turban is seen riding in a manure spreader with the words "The Liberal" pasted on its side.

Calgary volunteer group launches free public seed library

What started as a word-of-mouth initiative between a group of friends a few years ago, has now expanded into a volunteer-run public resource to try and help people find sustainable ways to grow food and support local biodiversity.

Calgary named world's 3rd most liveable city by Economist Intelligence Unit

Stampede City tied for third place with Zurich, Switzerland out of 172 cities that were ranked around the world.

Calgary police look for information on Colton Crowshoe's killing — 8 years later

The unsolved killing of a Calgary teen in 2014 has homicide detectives and the victim’s family looking to the public for answers.

Calgary home destroyed by fire believed to be 2nd target of suspected arsonist, say police

Calgary police are looking for a man they believe is connected to two arsons in the Varisty neighbourhood.

Calgary Fire Department responds to second 2-alarm fire in Evanston within 24 hours

When fire crews arrived at the scene Saturday morning, they reported there were two two-storey single family homes engulfed in flames. 

This Calgary chef took to Instagram to post the sad news her restaurant was closing — then everything changed

After chef Janice Buckingham shared on social media that her plant-based restaurant in Bridgeland might be forced to close, a celebrity influencer helped work a "miracle."

$100K plan to help boost Calgary downtown scrapped

Two years after the City of Calgary gave $100,000 to the Calgary Downtown Association for a project aimed at activating vacant office spaces in the city's core, the money has been returned and the plan scrapped.

43 CP Rail cars carrying potash derailed near Fort Macleod, Alta., RCMP say

About 43 westbound Canadian Pacific (CP) Rail cars carrying potash have derailed northeast of Fort Macleod, Alta., Sunday morning, RCMP say.

Police seek driver they believe unknowingly helped gunman flee deadly car crash

Calgary police are asking for help tracking down a driver they believe may have been a Good Samaritan who unwittingly helped a gunman flee the scene of a shooting and deadly crash.

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