Taber hoisted the symbol of LGBT rights for the first time this year and it has not gone well. Six days after it was raised on June 12, vandals shredded the flag and tied the pieces to tree branches. A few days later, a replacement flag was set on fire.
Calgary police say wearing life-jackets saved the lives of a family who ran into trouble Sunday while rafting on the Bow River, prompting a dramatic rescue. Their raft hit a safety boom and overturned, becoming stuck under the chain across the river, police said.
A Calgary-area photographer says he could only shake his head in disbelief as he watched a Banff visitor walk right up to a grizzly bear in an apparent bid to get a cellphone photo of the wild animal from just metres away.
The Dallas Zoo is sharing video of a gorilla that officials say has a passion for splashing. Zola is a 14-year-old Western lowland gorilla who was first seen on a viral video years ago while he lived at the Calgary Zoo.