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SAIT announces new mummification program

May 19th, 2017 | By

By Urban Anomie Students looking to pursue a career in mummifying will soon be able to enroll in SAIT’s Mummification program. Launching in 2018, the two-year diploma program is being touted as the first of its kind in over 2000 years, according to Cindy Amenhotep, the program’s Academic Chair within the School of Health and

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Calgary Flames to convert former Target location into new arena

Jul 1st, 2015 | By
New Calgary Flames Arena

By Urban Anomie After years of speculation and rumours, the Calgary Flames have officially unveiled plans to convert an old Target location in the city’s northwest into their new world class arena. The new state of the art facility attached to Market Mall will house a Starbucks location, escalators that can move visitors and their friend

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CBC severs ties with Peter Mansbridge for allegedly failing to use reusable grocery bags

Jun 10th, 2015 | By
Peter Mansbridge

TORONTO — The CBC has severed ties with its chief correspondent and host of The National, Peter Mansbridge, saying it determined his environmental stance on the use of grocery shopping bags failed to meet the network’s code of ethics. Just hours after receiving an anonymous tip that Mansbridge had his groceries bagged in non-biodegradable plastic

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Calgary councillor introduces motion to have all dogs’ teeth pulled in light of recent dog attacks

May 15th, 2015 | By
Dog Teeth

By Urban Anomie Ward 15 Councillor Charlie Bain introduced a motion Friday that would require all Calgary dog owners to remove their dog’s teeth, regardless of breed, before the dog turns six months old. The motion comes after several dog attacks in the city in recent weeks, and Bain is confident that without teeth, dogs will

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Monsanto to begin spraying cities with chemical designed to make people not hate Monsanto

Aug 3rd, 2014 | By
Monsanto Vynthium-9

By Urban Anomie CALGARY, AB – Monsanto, one of the world’s largest producers of genetically engineered crops, will begin spraying entire cities with a new chemical called Vynthium-9, which is designed to make people more receptive to genetically engineered food, and the Monsanto name, in general. The controversial agricultural/biotechnology giant has been in the spotlight in

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Calgary falls into complete disarray after Nenshi walks away from Twitter for a few days

Jul 15th, 2014 | By
Nenshi

By Dylan Random On Tuesday Calgarians awoke to a horrible bit of news: Mayor Naheed Nenshi tweeted, “I’m taking a few days off to enjoy a family wedding ( . . . )” That’s when all hell broke loose. When things went sideways. When the shit hit the fan. Within hours, traffic became disorderly, food

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“I’ve been in three fights tonight and have won ‘em all,” says cowbro as he’s kicked out of Stampede grounds

Jul 13th, 2014 | By
douchebag cowboy

By Urban Anomie A Calgary Man proclaimed proudly to anybody who would listen on Saturday night that he was in three physical confrontations with other Stampede-goers, and that he was successful in each attempt at proving his manliness. Police asked the man to be quiet as they escorted him off the Stampede grounds and into the back

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B.C. to partner with marijuana industry on development of new school curriculum

Jun 24th, 2014 | By
BC marijuana industry

By Urban Anomie The province of British Columbia announced today that they have partnered with various marijuana growers in the design and creation of a new school curriculum for kindergarten through grade 12 students. The marijuana industry’s involvement in the province’s educational development is creating concern among uptight conservative groups and parents. Social Reform Party hopeful,

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Council approves $12 million magpie relocation plan

Jun 17th, 2014 | By
Magpies Calgary

By Urban Anomie On Monday, City Council approved an ambitious plan to deal with the city’s annoying magpie problem, by capturing all the squawky birds and moving them three kms outside city limits. Dubbed “Operation Wingstrike,” the plan is being hailed as a first for any city in the world, and according to independent experts, should

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Zoo places lion on gluten-free, vegan diet

Jun 3rd, 2014 | By

By Urban Anomie The Alberta Zoo has an overweight lion on its hands, and plans to combat the problem by placing its pride and joy, Sefu, on an all-natural gluten-free, vegan diet. Alonzo Ramos, director of Research and Veterinary Programs at The Alberta Zoo, says his team has spent “like, three hours” researching all manner of quack-fu

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