University of Calgary classmate reacts to news of Michael Spavor's release from Chinese prison

Former Calgarian Michael Spavor before he found himself imprisoned in China. One of Spavor's Calgary friends danced with joy in a California campsite Friday upon hearing the news that he was released from Chinese prison. Former Calgarian Michael Spavor before he found himself imprisoned in China. One of Spavor's Calgary friends danced with joy in a California campsite Friday upon hearing the news that he was released from Chinese prison.

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MEC is bringing back its old logo

Outdoors retailer Mountain Equipment Co. is ditching its square green logo in favour of the mountain peak design that adorned its stores for decades until 2013, part of a push to refocus on sales of outdoors activities products.

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EXCLUSIVE | Germany and Denmark repatriate women and children from Syria. Will Canada follow?

An Access to Information request by CTV News shows that when Canada learned that Canadian women and children were being held in a Kurdish-run detention camp in Syria, the response was hesitant and minimal—and it appears little has changed, writes London Bureau Chief Paul Workman in an exclusive piece for CTVNews.ca.