New shopping centre and housing development proposed for area near northwest Calgary city limits

New shopping centre and housing development proposed for area near northwest Calgary city limits

A new shopping centre and housing development are being proposed near northwest Calgary city limits and it’s raising concerns from people living on both sides of the border. It’s called Ascension and would include commercial, retail, entertainment and 883 residential units. It would be located in Rocky View County southwest of the intersection of…

Child dies after ‘tragic accident’ involving Peloton treadmill

Child dies after ‘tragic accident’ involving Peloton treadmill

A child has died after an incident involving a Peloton treadmill, the company’s CEO says. Peloton chief executive John Foley disclosed the death on Thursday in a statement to owners of the Tread+ treadmill. “I recently learned about a tragic accident involving a child and the Tread+, resulting in, unthinkably, a death,” Foley wrote.…

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Nova Scotia man buys bicycle to get healthier but is refused pickup because of his weight

A Nova Scotia man is sharing his disappointment over the experience he had buying a bicycle that he wanted to use towards paving the way to a healthier lifestyle. Instead, his situation led him down a road of discouragement. “Honestly, I spent my afternoon hiding and crying because I was really upset about it…

Regina arts organization looking for artists for Albert St. underpass mural

Regina arts organization looking for artists for Albert St. underpass mural

A Regina organization is in search of artists to help create a mural in the foot tunnel underneath the north section of the Albert Street Memorial Bridge. The idea was inspired by local runner and musician Jeffery Straker, who posted the idea to social media after jogging through the tunnel. Straker estimates he’s run…

Billionaire offering ‘free ticket to the moon’ on SpaceX Starship

Billionaire offering ‘free ticket to the moon’ on SpaceX Starship

A Japanese billionaire is looking to fill some seats on his SpaceX rocket to the moon. You in? Eccentric fashion designer Yusaku Maezawa has launched an international search for eight people to join him on the planned voyage around the moon, which Elon Musk hopes to accomplish as soon as 2023. Read more: Who…

COVID-19 data for Tuesday, March 2.

Coronavirus: 14 new cases, 18 presumed variants for Peterborough and area

Peterborough Public Health reports 14 new cases of COVID-19 in its jurisdiction along with 18 “presumed” variant of concern cases on Tuesday. The data was posted around 4:33 p.m. on the health unit’s daily COVID-19 tracker website. Some of the new cases are linked to the active outbreak declared Saturday at Severn Court Student…