While most Calgarians continued to climb into a car or truck before heading off to work, those hopping onto a saddle and pedalling to the salt mines has more than doubled over the past five years.
With city hall poised to implement its first pedestrian strategy this year, my colleague Annalise Klingbeil and I examined a decades' worth of traffic collision data and spoke with Calgarians whose lives were forever changed after their loved ones were hit by a vehicle. The figures speak for themselves. Every day (on average), at least… Continue reading Fatal crossings, a look at pedestrian crashes
With growing classroom sizes and an aging, stressed-out workforce, paid sick days at the Calgary Board of Education have climbed significantly over the past five years and cost the education system more than $136.5 million over that period. New figures obtained by the Herald show full-time public school teachers claimed 51,470 sick days in 2013, up 22 per… Continue reading Sick days climb at Calgary public school board