Jade Markus

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Jade Markus is a digital journalist at CBC Calgary.

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Meatloaf likely source of Calgary daycare E. coli outbreak as shared kitchen charged

The City of Calgary said Wednesday it has laid charges against a shared kitchen — used by several daycares experiencing an E. coli outbreak — for operating without the proper licence. 

Calgary bylaw aimed at protecting LGBTQ events faces legal challenge

A City of Calgary bylaw that has put a buffer between protesters and drag events is facing a legal challenge over whether a municipal government has the power to enact such rules.

Walmart says it will move away from shirts similar to those designed by Calgary shop

Multinational giant Walmart says it will move away from a design after clashing with a Calgary company over a “confusingly similar” T-shirt. 

What to expect at this year's Calgary International Film Festival

The Calgary International Film Festival has kicked off its 24th year — and this time around moviegoers can expect new films and a final screening. 

Alberta CMOH says E. coli numbers starting to 'trend in the right direction'

Alberta’s chief medical officer of health said he's "encouraged" by the latest numbers following a weeks-long E. coli outbreak in Calgary, which has left hundreds of kids sick and closed multiple daycares. 

How this Calgary retirement home 'adopted' a young curling team from New Zealand

Resident Bertha Esplen says she’s a dedicated Brad Gushue fan, but now she has a new second-favourite team to cheer for. 

Secondary cases of E. coli grow in aftermath of Calgary outbreak: Alberta Health Services

There are now 348 lab-confirmed cases of E. coli in Calgary following an outbreak at daycares — including 27 secondary cases, up by four since Saturday, Alberta Health Services says.

Alberta premier orders review of shared kitchens in Calgary as hundreds of kids sick with E. coli

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith said a central kitchen believed to be linked to an E. coli outbreak in Calgary that has made hundreds of children sick has been closed indefinitely, and said she has ordered a review of all shared kitchens in the city. 

Feds won't fund Calgary housing strategy unless city agrees to axe certain zoning rules

More than a hundred Calgarians are making their opinions on the city’s housing strategy known Thursday — as a proposed plan to create more housing and improve affordability hangs in the balance. 

Cockroaches, previous violations at kitchen used by Calgary daycares as E. coli outbreak toll climbs to 264

Alberta health inspectors have disclosed they found major health issues, including cockroach infestations and unsafe food handling, at a shared kitchen used by several daycares hit by a widespread e. Coli outbreak.