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Scientists call on Alberta government to lift ban on rehabilitating orphaned grizzly bear cubs

Scientists call on Alberta government to lift ban on rehabilitating orphaned grizzly bear cubs

“These three cubs are not being saved by being in a zoo. This is not a happy ending for wild animals. This is condemning these bears to a life in captivity where they do not belong."
COVID-19 shows need for long-term-care reform but solve crisis first, Trudeau says

COVID-19 shows need for long-term-care reform but solve crisis first, Trudeau says

Military reports 'shocking' conditions in Ontario nursing homes

Military reports 'shocking' conditions in Ontario nursing homes

Lake Louise world cup plans 'moving forward' until further notice

Lake Louise world cup plans 'moving forward' until further notice

“A working group will be established with all stakeholders represented keeping inline with current and future health, safety, travel, quarantine and other restrictions for athletes, teams, volunteers, communities and officials."
Banff to close downtown to vehicles this summer

Banff to close downtown to vehicles this summer

“First and foremost, this is about public safety and trying to ensure we don’t get a spread of COVID in our community. But we need to understand we have businesses that are hanging on by thread and we need to do everything we can," said Mayor Karen Sorensen.
Bees bite flowers to make them bloom, says study

Bees bite flowers to make them bloom, says study

Could guard against climate change
Innisfail zoo opens for drive-thru traffic

Innisfail zoo opens for drive-thru traffic

Discovery Wildlife Park first zoo in Canada to open during pandemic
Hawk attacks woman in Parkwood

Hawk attacks woman in Parkwood

It was likely a case of nest defense, says expert
BREAKING: Four arrested in Nature Duperron murder case

BREAKING: Four arrested in Nature Duperron murder case

Family prepares for the next stage in the ongoing investigation
VIDEO: Tornado lifts trampoline from B.C. yard, drops it down the block

VIDEO: Tornado lifts trampoline from B.C. yard, drops it down the block

It's a bird, it's a plane, it's...the neighbour's trampoline?!