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National group concerned about provincial reopening plans in light of COVID variant

National group concerned about provincial reopening plans in light of COVID variant

Some provinces hit hard by the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic have moved toward shedding more public health restrictions, but a national group is calling for those governments to slow their plans.
Feds face calls for inquiry into military's handling of Iraq war crime reports

Feds face calls for inquiry into military's handling of Iraq war crime reports

“What I've seen over time is that rank and file Canadian troops and lower levels of the officer corps have brought these issues to the attention of senior leaders, and senior leaders appear to have a pattern of telling people just not to pay attention,” said NDP defence critic Randall Garrison.
Alberta finance minister defends $1.3B loss on Keystone XL as 'calculated decision'

Alberta finance minister defends $1.3B loss on Keystone XL as 'calculated decision'

Premier Jason Kenney and his United Conservative government, in early 2020, committed $1.5 billion in direct financing and $6 billion more in loan guarantees to TC Energy Corp.
Auditor scolds Alberta over mine-cleanup fund, how province handles polluted sites

Auditor scolds Alberta over mine-cleanup fund, how province handles polluted sites

Doug Wylie found the government hasn't answered concerns about how company payments into the security fund are calculated. He found five ways in which it still allows companies to overstate their assets, underestimate the effects of oil price declines, and delay payments.
Canada, Alberta sign deal for $1.3B hydrogen plant in Edmonton

Canada, Alberta sign deal for $1.3B hydrogen plant in Edmonton

The plant would capture three million tonnes of CO2 yearly and produce 1,500 tonnes of hydrogen a day.

ATB Financial raises outlook for economic growth in Alberta

ATB says it will take until 2023 for the province to regain the ground it lost.
Provincial authorities seize orphaned black bear from Cochrane Ecological Institute, permit revoked

Provincial authorities seize orphaned black bear from Cochrane Ecological Institute, permit revoked

"We have the best facilities for rearing bears in Alberta, we have the experience and we have the advisors, internationally recognized advisors and specialists.”
Privacy watchdog says RCMP's use of facial-recognition tool broke law

Privacy watchdog says RCMP's use of facial-recognition tool broke law

Clearview AI’s technology allows for the collection of huge numbers of images from various sources that can help police forces, financial institutions, and other clients identify people.
Keystone XL pipeline project cancelled by TC Energy after more than a decade of delays

Keystone XL pipeline project cancelled by TC Energy after more than a decade of delays

The Calgary-based company on Wednesday confirmed its decision to terminate the pipeline after conducting a comprehensive review of its options and consulting with the Alberta government. The government said its final costs are expected to be $1.3 billion.
Canmore church apologizes for removing shoes left as vigil

Canmore church apologizes for removing shoes left as vigil

"Now that I think about it, I regret that I could have allowed the memorial to stay out longer to make it more visible, so people could have a sense of its importance."