Sunday memorial service scheduled at MRU for one of two aviation instructors killed in Feb. 13 plane crash

Two funeral services have been planned for the Mount Royal aviation instructors who died Feb. 13 when their plane crashed northwest of Cochrane.

Jeff Bird’s memorial will take place tomorrow at 2 p.m. at the Bella Concert Hall at MRU. The university communications office indicated the public and media are welcome to attend, with a family spokesperson to be available for interviews after the service.

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Update: MRU identifies Reynold 'Reyn' Johnson as second aviation instructor killed in plane crash

Editor's note: Story has been updated to include more information about second MRU aviation instructor killed in Monday plane crash.

Mount Royal University confirmed Tuesday evening that Reynold Johnson was the second aviation instructor killed in a plane crash Monday, along with instructor Jeffrey Bird.

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Uber: A complete timeline of the ride sharing company in Calgary

Time spent waiting in the cold for a ride home Saturday nights just got a little bit shorter. Over a year since its original launch, ride-sharing service Uber is finally up and running in Calgary again.

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The rise of Alberta’s addiction to fentanyl

Fentanyl is killing Albertans. A stark reality that is becoming increasingly harder to ignore. According to information provided by Alberta Health Services (AHS), in 2015 the drug was associated with the deaths of 274 Albertans and 90 of those lives lost were in Calgary. Of the 338 Albertans who died from all opioid overdoses in the first nine months of 2016, 193 were specifically related to fentanyl, according to Health Canada data.

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