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City says two people injured

EMSthumbAt approximately 1:15 am, a fire engulfed a tent at Occupy Calgary this morning.

Chris Biggs, a protester who helped put out the flames, said the victim suffered burns to his hands, and was lucky to have a hoodie pulled over his face to protect him from the flames.

Celebrities Calse Hulse and Shenae Grimes make appearances at opening

Taylor thumbAfter Remembrance Day crowds dissipated across Calgary on Nov. 11, another crowd formed at the doors of Express in Chinook Centre.

People were waiting to see the inside of the city's newest men's and women's clothing store, and to meet former Calgary Flames player Cale Hulse and "90210" star Shenae Grimes.

Spruce Meadows offers Calgarians a place to grieve over Hickstead

Blackwell thumbThe sun warms the ground of the empty International Ring at Spruce Meadows. It's hard to believe that just two months ago the stands were filled with nearly 90,000 people as Canadian rider Eric Lamaze and his horse, Hickstead, won the $1-million CN International Grand Prix.

It's even harder to believe the "superstar" stallion is no longer with us.

Twenty-seven students awarded bursaries in names of MRU alumni who died in battle

military-thumbLight sobs and sniffles were heard during a two-minute silence after bagpipers led a procession to the front of a stage at Mount Royal University on Nov. 8, which hosted the first annual Military Memorial event as one of its centennial initiatives.