Carly Stagg

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Carly Stagg joined CBC News in 2014. A graduate of Carleton University's school of journalism, she has worked in newsrooms in Alberta, Ontario, Nova Scotia and Hawaii.

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A Canadian author spent 10 years looking for a hangover cure, here's what worked

Shaughnessy Bishop-Stall's adventures in drinking and its related consequences took him around the world, trying everything from modern intravenous therapies to centuries-old herbal concoctions.

Take a peek inside the wardrobe for Alberta Ballet's Nutcracker cast

Every year, when Alberta Ballet's dancers take the stage for the company's seasonal showing of The Nutcracker, it marks the end of months of hard work for the company's wardrobe department.

Calgary council passes 4-year budget, approves 3.45% property tax hike for 2019

Councillors George Chahal, Diane Colley-Urquhart, Jeromy Farkas and Peter Demong all opposed the motion to pass the budget. Coun. Ray Jones was absent.

Local tales sought for short story dispenser coming to Calgary's Central Library

With the touch of a button, a new machine coming to Calgary's new Central Library will tell you a story.

Bye bye, birdie: Iconic Inglewood goose sign won't be part of new, modern bridge

When the old Ninth Avenue bridge is retired next year, its iconic Inglewood goose sign, which welcomes people to the neighbourhood from its perch above, will fly the coop as well.

Southern Alberta crash involving stolen pickup truck sends 5 to hospital

RCMP in southern Alberta are looking for information about a serious crash Monday morning between two pickup trucks — one stolen — that sent five people to hospital.

M.D. of Foothills orders family to remove berm protecting property from Highwood River flooding

A southern Alberta family has been ordered by the Municipal District of Foothills to halt work and remove a berm on their riverfront property they built to protect themselves from flood waters.

New Central Library now 'free and open to everyone'

It wasn't cheap but it's about a lot more than books and a quiet place to sit, the top boss says of Calgary's new Central Library, which opened Thursday morning.

Family of missing Airdrie man doubles reward in hopes someone will come forward

It's been 12 days since Cameron Collin disappeared from a rural property in Montana. The 37-year-old flew in to Billings to celebrate his college roommate's wedding.

Trumpeter serenades Highway 1 motorists left stranded in snowstorm

Motorists stranded for hours Tuesday on an icy stretch of the Trans-Canada Highway in southwest Alberta got a temporary break from their standstill stress in the form of a private concert by a famous trumpeter.

Record snowfall wallops Calgary in 1st storm of season

Snow-clearing help is on the way from Edmonton, Red Deer, Okotoks and Medicine Hat, bringing additional plows and sand-spreaders to help make Calgary's roads passable. A snow route parking ban goes into effect at 10 a.m. Wednesday.

2 hikers injured in Kananaskis bear attack

Two hikers were injured this weekend in Kananaskis Country after surprising a bear dining on a carcass in Peter Lougheed Provincial Park.

Scientists slowly cast light on celestial mystery known as Steve

A new study by University of Calgary scientists concludes glowing, purplish lights spotted in northern skies — and known as Steve — are definitely not aurora.

Nigerian man who died after altercation with border officials said deportation would be a death sentence

Calgary police are probing the death of a man who died following an altercation with border officers as they were trying to deport him.

How you feel about bike lanes may depend on where you live, poll suggests

Canadians in major urban areas are largely in favour of separated bike lanes, a new poll suggests — but that doesn't mean they want those lanes built where they live.