Dominika Lirette


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

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B.C. man charged with 2nd-degree murder in Banff stabbing

Police said a second suspect who was also taken into custody on Saturday was released without charges because they determined he was not directly involved. 

Calgary woman brightens downtown community with decorated birdhouses and planters

After living in the west side of downtown Calgary for more than a decade, community member Christine Bolcsfoldy decided it was time to spruce up her street.

Toews and Schulz cancel on UCP leadership forum co-hosted by pro-independence group

Former finance minister Travis Toews and former minister of children's services Rebecca Schulz have backtracked and cancelled their participation in a United Conservative leadership forum co-hosted by a pro-independence group. 

Driver of stolen truck flees after crashing into downtown Calgary Co-op

Emergency crews are investigating after a stolen transport truck smashed through the brick wall of the Midtown Co-op grocery store in downtown Calgary. 

WestJet customers raise privacy concerns after 'technical issue' with airline app

Several people told CBC News they could see profile information of other users, which included phone numbers, home addresses, dates of birth, email addresses, WestJet dollars, flight voucher details, and in some cases, the last four digits of a user's credit card number.

Doug Mitchell, former CFL commissioner and Calgary lawyer, has died at 83

Doug Mitchell, a former CFL player who went on to become commissioner of the league, as well as a Calgary lawyer and community leader, died on Wednesday at the age of 83.

Alberta finance minister says Danielle Smith's sovereignty act is 'very problematic' for UCP

Nixon said he doubted the act, which seeks to allow Alberta to refuse enforcement of any specific federal law or policy that goes against its interests, would pass in the legislature.

Calgary-based show Wynnona Earp auctioning off set pieces to fans

More than 1,300 items are available from four seasons of the supernatural queer-positive western show, which is filmed in Calgary. 

Family of Colton Crowshoe says arrest in his homicide brought 'so much relief'

For eight years, Colton Crowshoe's family has been trying to get answers about how he died. On Friday, Calgary police said they had charged someone with one count of second-degree murder in his death.

Siksika Nation building new on-reserve continuing care centre with money from province

The 34-bed centre will take about three years to build, and there are still a number of details to work out, but this is welcome news for many nation members, said Kory Duck Chief, team leader at the Siksika Elders Lodge.