Bill Graveland

Bill Graveland is a Calgary-based reporter for The Canadian Press.

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Judge won't dismiss charges against Alberta couple charged in meningitis death

A Lethbridge judge won't dismiss charges against David and Collet Stephan, who are on trial a second time for allegedly failing to provide the necessaries of life to their 19-month-old son Ezekiel in 2012.

350 Days wrestling documentary features tales of sex, drugs and steroids

The movie includes 38 interviews, mostly of professional wrestlers and many of them dead, who described rock-star lifestyles that included big money, sex, drugs and steroids.

Paralyzed Bronco finds new sports love with adaptive water-skiing

Jacob Wassermann spent most of his life on the ice, leading up to becoming part of the Humboldt Broncos' team. Now 19, Wasserman has put hockey behind him and switched to a new sport — adaptive water-skiing.

'This was too much:' Brother of injured Bronco involved in weekend crash

The family of paralyzed Humboldt Broncos player Ryan Straschnitzki is hoping their run of bad luck ends with three vehicle accidents.

Little big men: Flames' smaller players continue to make huge impact

Being a smaller player used to be an obstacle in the NHL, but the Calgary Flames have turned that notion upside down.

No 'cutting corners' on Trans Mountain review, resources minister says

​Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi says the federal government won't cut corners to speed up a full review of the proposed Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.

Calgary man who stabbed neighbour 37 times won't get Supreme Court appeal

The Supreme Court will not hear an appeal from a Calgary man who argued he was fending off an attempted sexual assault when he stabbed his new neighbour 37 times.

Notley fed up with 'ridiculousness' of Ottawa's inaction on oil and gas

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley expressed frustration again Monday about a lack of progress in completing the Trans Mountain pipeline.

Family of injured Broncos player looks to 'erase that year' and focus on better times ahead

Injured Humboldt Broncos hockey player Ryan Straschnitzki is keeping his dark side in check as he and his family celebrate their first Christmas since a bus crash last spring that left him partially paralyzed.

'Broke my heart': Mother of slain Calgary Stampeder thought son was safe in Canada

The mother of slain Calgary Stampeder Mylan Hicks says she thought her son would be safe when he left his native Detroit to play football in Canada.

Crown wraps up case against suspect in Calgary Stampeder shooting

The prosecution has wrapped up its case against the man accused of fatally shooting a member of the Calgary Stampeders two years ago.
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'He was trying to run:' Calgary Stamps player recounts shooting of teammate

Calgary Stampeders' receiver DaVaris Daniels described Tuesday how a confrontation outside a bar escalated to a glass being thrown and then the shooting of his friend and teammate Mylan Hicks.

Lake Louise ski resort fined $2M for removal of endangered trees

The Lake Louise resort in Banff National Park pleaded guilty last December to taking down a stand of trees, including some whitebark pine, along a ski run in 2013.

'It's a grind': Paralyzed Humboldt Broncos goaltender seeing slow progress

Jacob Wassermann says there have been some unexpected side effects following months of physio after being paralyzed from the navel down in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash.

Paralyzed Humboldt teammates set to reunite on ice

Seven months after they were both paralyzed in a devastating bus crash, Humboldt Broncos teammates Ryan Straschnitzki and Jacob Wasserman will have a proper reunion.