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Family narrowly escapes potential drowning on hazardous Bow River

Family narrowly escapes potential drowning on hazardous Bow River

“They had no idea that the river was that cold, or that dangerous, they just went for it and they almost paid with a family member drowning.”
Fully vaccinated U.S. citizens can enter Canada Aug. 9, rest of world Sept. 7

Fully vaccinated U.S. citizens can enter Canada Aug. 9, rest of world Sept. 7

Fully vaccinated U.S. citizens and permanent residents will be allowed into Canada as of Aug. 9, joined by the rest of the world Sept.
TransAlta completes second of three planned Alberta plant conversions to natural gas

TransAlta completes second of three planned Alberta plant conversions to natural gas

The conversion of Keephills Unit 2 to natural gas is part of the Calgary company's plan to entirely generate clean energy in Alberta by the end of the year.
Canada set to receive 7.1 million COVID-19 vaccine doses this week

Canada set to receive 7.1 million COVID-19 vaccine doses this week

Brig.-Gen. Krista Brodie, who is overseeing the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines across the country, said Canada is moving to a "more nuanced" approach as the supply of doses is on the verge of outstripping demand. More than two million doses of vaccine are already being held back because provinces have said they can't use them yet, she said. 
Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary celebrates 10-year anniversary

Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary celebrates 10-year anniversary

“It’s pretty crazy to think that this place has been here for 10 years. It’s grown at such a rapid rate, it’s been really, really cool."
Canada to have new refugee stream for journalists, others who defend human rights

Canada to have new refugee stream for journalists, others who defend human rights

Andrew Anderson, the executive director of Front Line Defenders, said Canada is one of the first countries to incorporate special refugee recognition for the defenders of human rights, and is going further than any other government has to date.
MPs on finance committee to discuss timing for changes to small business tax rules

MPs on finance committee to discuss timing for changes to small business tax rules

Conservatives say Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government is defying Parliament by not enacting the new rules.
Sending former defence chief's case to civilian courts the only option, says expert

Sending former defence chief's case to civilian courts the only option, says expert

“At the end of the day, more often than not, a civilian court is the most appropriate venue for dealing with criminal charges laid against very senior military personnel, as it better satisfy the ‘appearance of justice’ in deciding the defendant’s guilt or innocence at trial,” said retired colonel Michel Drapeau, who is now a lawyer and one of Canada's top experts in military law.
Company wants to appeal decision that rejected proposed Alberta open-pit coal mine

Company wants to appeal decision that rejected proposed Alberta open-pit coal mine

In the court filing, Benga said a June 17 decision by a joint federal-provincial review panel, including the Alberta Energy Regulator, contains errors of law and procedural fairness that warrant the granting of permission to appeal. 
Justice minister asks for investigation of lawyers

Justice minister asks for investigation of lawyers

Cameron Friesen said, as attorney general of Manitoba, he has asked the Law Society of Manitoba to initiate an investigation into the lawyers with the Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms. The centre is representing a group of churches in Manitoba that are challenging COVID-19 public-health orders.