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Billy Graham (Billy Graham (wrestler)) in the Dungeon (Hart House (Alberta)#The Dungeon), his household basement which served as possibly the most notorious training room in the world of wrestling. Before school, Hart's father, also a wrestling promoter, had him hand out fliers to local wrestling shows. In the 1998 documentary, ''Hitman Hart: Wrestling with Shadows'', Hart reflected on his father's discipline, describing how Stu inflicted excruciating submission holds (Grappling hold) while uttering morbid words to his teenage son. The suffering endured in these sessions even left broken blood vessels in his eyes. Hart also, cited his father's otherwise pleasant demeanor and growing up in the professional wrestling atmosphere. Hart also repeated these statements in his 2007 autobiography. Hart, Bret (2007). Hitman: My Real Life in the Cartoon World of Wrestling, p.4 commons:Calgary

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such as John Ware (John Ware (cowboy))—who brought the first cattle into the province in 1876—were American. Government of Alberta - About Alberta - History. American style open range dryland ranching began to dominate southern Alberta (and, to a lesser extent, southwestern Saskatchewan) by the 1880s. The nearby city of Calgary became the centre of the Canadian cattle industry, earning it the nickname "Cowtown"

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2011-03-07 accessdate 2011-03-17 (In the latter three markets, local morning newscasts (Morning News (Canadian morning TV show)) on Global (Global Television Network) stations usually have higher ratings than ''Canada AM''.) As a result, ''Canada AM'' no longer airs on CTV's owned-and-operated stations in Western Canada, and is instead available only via CTV News Channel, or out-of-market CTV stations from Lloydminster (CITL-DT) or Eastern Canada.

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, aged 97, and was given a state funeral, the first one in Alberta since 1963 (for Peter Dawson (Peter Dawson (politician))), at Robertson-Wesley United Church in Edmonton. DATE OF DEATH May 15, 2000 PLACE OF DEATH Calgary, Alberta The '''Calgary Drillers''' were an American Basketball Association (American Basketball Association (21st century)) team in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The team participated in a portion of the 2004–2005 season


leader_title4 MLAs (Legislative Assembly of Alberta) leader_name4 title List of MLAs frame_style border:none; padding: 0; list_style text-align:left;display:none; 1 Moe Amery 2 Manmeet Bhullar 3 Neil Brown (Neil Brown (Canadian politician)) 4 Wayne Cao 5 Christine Cusanelli 6 Alana DeLong 7 Jonathan Denis 8 Gordon Dirks 9 Mike Ellis (Mike Ellis (Canadian politician)) 10 Kyle Fawcett 11 Heather Forsyth 12 Rick Fraser (Rick Fraser (politician)) 13 Yvonne Fritz 14 Kent Hehr 15 Sandra Jansen 16 Linda Johnson (Linda Johnson (politician)) 17 Darshan Kang 18 Donna Kennedy-Glans 19 Jason Luan 20 Ric McIver 21 Jim Prentice 22 Dave Rodney 23 David Swann 24 Jeff Wilson (Jeff Wilson (politician)) 25 Teresa Woo-Paw established_title Established established_date 1875 established_title2 Incorporated   - Town (List of towns in Alberta)  established_date2 November 7, 1884 established_title3  - City (List of cities in Alberta) established_date3 January 1, 1894 area_magnitude unit_pref area_footnotes  (2011) area_total_km2 825.29 area_metro_km2 5107.55 area_urban_km2 704.51 population_as_of 2011 population_footnotes population_total 1096833 (3rd (List of the 100 largest municipalities in Canada by population)) population_density_km2 1329.0 population_metro 1214839 (5th (List of the 100 largest metropolitan areas in Canada)) population_density_metro_km2 237.9 population_urban 1095404 population_density_urban_km2 1554.8 population_demonym Calgarian population_blank1_title Municipal census (Municipal census in Canada) (2014 (Alberta municipal censuses, 2014)) population_blank1 1195194 blank_name_sec2 GDP blank_info_sec2 US$ (American dollar) 97.9 billion blank1_name_sec2 GDP per capita blank1_info_sec2 US$ 69,826 timezone MST (Mountain Time Zone) utc_offset −7 timezone_DST MDT utc_offset_DST −6 latd 51 latm 03 latNS N longd 114 longm 04 longEW W coordinates_display title elevation_footnotes elevation_m 1045 postal_code_type Postal code span postal_code T1Y to T3R (List of T postal codes of Canada) area_code 403 (Area code 403), 587 (Area code 587) website footnotes


The economy of Calgary includes activity in the energy, financial services, film and television, transportation and logistics, technology, manufacturing, aerospace, health and wellness, retail, and tourism sectors. http: industries The Calgary CMA is home to the second-most corporate head offices in Canada among the country's 800 largest corporations.

Calgary anchors the south end of what Statistics Canada defines as the "Calgary–Edmonton Corridor".

In 1988, Calgary became the first Canadian city to host the Olympic Winter Games (1988 Winter Olympics).

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