Bill Kaufmann, Calgary Sun

Bill Kaufmann is senior reporter for the Calgary Sun. He's covered nearly every beat for the paper and currently covers general assignments. Bill has also worked as a columnist and writes a weekly restaurant review for the Sun. His work has also included reporting from various overseas locales. He works regularly as an assistant city editor. Bill attended Mount Royal College's journalism program.


An Afghan security personnel keeps watch near the Serena hotel, during an attack in Kabul March 20, 2014. Taliban gunmen attacked the luxury Serena hotel on Thursday in the centre of the Afghan capital Kabul, police said, and four of the assailants were killed in a shootout with Afghan security forces. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

Two Canadians killed in Kabul hotel attack

The Calgary woman who was killed by Taliban gunmen in a luxury hotel in Kabul Thursday was devoted to peace and wasn't afraid, her grieving brother said Friday.

Former Alberta premier Peter Lougheed in an early 1980's photo. (QMI Agency files)

Alberta 'lucky' to have Lougheed

When Allan Warrack first sat down with Peter Lougheed to be wooed into running for office, it was clear the premier-to-be was serious about change.

A man clad in a ghillie suit was in the middle of a highway when two teenage girls struck him with their cars. (Fotolia)

Bigfoot stunt ends in death

A U.S. prankster trying to enact a Bigfoot hoax was struck by two vehicles and killed on Sunday night.

Old City Hall reflects on the windows of new city hall in downtown Calgary.STUART DRYDEN CALGARY SUN

Part of downtown Calgary evacuated

Business owners are devastated after being abruptly shut down by city officials after illegal renovation work in their downtown building sparked fears of structural collapse.

Progressive Conservative leader Alison Redford after winning a majority in the Alberta election in Calgary, Alberta on April 23, 2012. (AL CHAREST/QMI AGENCY)

Alberta Tories romp to majority win

What many predicted would be a political watershed turned into an ebbing Wildrose tide as the Alberta Tory dynasty racked up its 12th straight majority victory.

Todd Holt, a Graham James abuse victim, speaks to media at the Spray Lake Sawmills Family Recreation Centre in Cochrane on Tuesday, March 20, 2012. He was delivering a joint statement with Theoren Fleury, who was said to be at another appointment due to a contractual obligation', regarding the sentencing of Graham James. (Photo by LYLE ASPINALL/Calgary Sun)

James verdict 'a travesty,' says victim

Graham James victim Todd Holt called his assailant's two-year sentence a tragedy, predicting the serial abuser will offend again.