In a career that has taken him across the country, Doug is happy to be back in Alberta. With extensive experience as a reporter, anchor and producer in both news and sports he has enjoyed a full career that began in Medicine Hat before taking him to Saint John, Halifax and now to Calgary.
His career highlights include meeting and interviewing hockey great Jean Beliveau, and an exclusive interview with Brian Mulroney while he was Prime Minister. Doug also won a Can-Pro for a documentary.
When not on the prowl for a news story, you can catch Doug, furiously trying to keep up the pace set by his two young children, Anna and Leo, often on Calgary’s beautiful pathways. The Vaessen family loves to visit Grandma and Grandpa’s house in Saskatchewan, where they have cats and horses.
As part of the $2 billion expansion at the Calgary International Airport, a Delta hotel will be built over the arrivals and departures area in the international terminal. Continue reading →
Alberta Financial Services Corporation says it has received over 100 damage claims already, and expects many more in the coming days as farmers continue to assess the damage. Continue reading →
Six-year-old James Deane was enjoying dinner on Wednesday night, until biting into a sharp object: a needle Continue reading →
A heat wave throughout the province has broken records when it comes to energy consumption—and Calgarians are enjoying every minute of it. Continue reading →
Janelle Donaldson was just about to leave her Bearspaw home to go for an early morning run, when she was spotted the adult bear sitting in her backyard. Continue reading →