Meghan Grant

CBC Calgary reporter

Meghan Grant is the courts and crime reporter for CBC Calgary.

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'No sexual purpose': Massage therapist charged with 16 sex assaults on clients testifies in own defence

Dennis Baltazar, a massage therapist accused of sexually assaulting clients, broke down crying Tuesday as he told the judge there was no sexual purpose to his treatments.

CPS investigates unmasked on-duty officer who criticized stores that enforce mask bylaw

The Calgary Police Service is reviewing a weekend incident at a mall involving an unmasked on-duty officer who criticizes stores that enforce the City of Calgary's mask bylaw.

Calgary police mocked, laughed at and denied medical care to injured man, judge rules

A group of officers acted with cruel unprofessionalism when they openly mocked, laughed at and sang about the suffering of a man who had been badly injured by a police dog during an arrest, a judge has found.

'It gave me back my life': Calgary Drug Treatment Court shows low recidivism rates, cost savings

A new study released by the Calgary Drug Treatment Court shows the success of its graduates, measured in extremely low recidivism rates and resulting in millions of dollars saved in would-be stolen goods, time spent incarcerated and police interactions. 

Murder conviction upheld for man who killed Calgary Stampeder

Four years after Calgary Stampeder Mylan Hicks was shot while running away from violence, his killer's conviction has been upheld by Alberta's top court.

Accused of COVID price gouging, Calgary company pleads guilty and admits to 'grossly excessive' prices

A Calgary company accused of COVID-related price-gouging has been fined $1,500 after pleading guilty to a charge under the Consumer Protection Act.

Former Calgary MP Rob Anders faces tax evasion charges

Former Calgary MP Rob Anders — a long-time crusader for lower taxes who helped found the Conservative Party of Canada — has been charged amid allegations of tax evasion during the time he held his seat, federal prosecutors have confirmed to CBC News.

Man pleads guilty after driving against doctor's orders and killing mother of 3

Calgary's James Beagrie, who knew he had a brain tumour that caused him to black out but rejected his doctor's order not to drive and ended up killing a mother of three, pleaded guilty Monday to dangerous driving causing death.

Trial begins for massage therapist accused of sexually assaulting 16 men

The trial has begun for a Calgary massage therapist accused of sexually assaulting 16 men during appointments.

Husband of dayhome operator found guilty of assaulting 2 children

The husband of a Calgary dayhome operator has been convicted of assaulting two children, including a six-year-old boy who told police being beaten "made my heart so sad."

Child testifies doctor sexually assaulted her on family vacation

An Alberta pediatrician is on trial for sexual assault, accused of touching a nine-year-old girl who was the daughter of a friend. 

Trial begins for father accused of kidnapping daughter, leaving her in Iraq

A Calgary mother never saw her daughter again after sending the 11-year-old on a three-month summer vacation to Egypt with the child's father in what has turned out to be a parental kidnapping, according to prosecutors.

Canmore accountant sentenced to 5½ years in prison for fraud, ordered to pay back $1.6M

A former Canmore accountant who duped investors out of millions of dollars has been sentenced to 5½ years in prison and has been ordered to pay back $1.6 million.

Calgary officer charged with assault 'absolutely denies' excessive force used in hospital arrest

A Calgary police officer has been charged with assault for allegedly using excessive force during an arrest at a local hospital.

Canmore company files $180M class-action suit against Lloyd's for refusing pandemic-related coverage

A Canmore vacation rental business is suing its insurance company for "wrongfully refusing" coverage for pandemic-related losses as part of a proposed $180-million, class-action lawsuit.