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Airshow at Villeneuve takes flight this August

Airshow at Villeneuve takes flight this August

Bill Carter, CF-18s, and a Stratofortress expected
Spreading wildlife disease threatens deer, elk — and maybe humans, new research says

Spreading wildlife disease threatens deer, elk — and maybe humans, new research says

Soon-to-be-published research on chronic wasting disease has raised new fears about whether the illness could infect humans. 
'Genetic fingerprint' from wastewater key to tracking COVID-19 outbreaks: U of C

'Genetic fingerprint' from wastewater key to tracking COVID-19 outbreaks: U of C

"We can actually have a six-day leading indicator prior to an outbreak occurring just because of the way the biology works with regards to the virus. ... We'll pick it up in the wastewater before it shows up in clinical case numbers."
Brookfield Infrastructure raises hostile takeover offer for Inter Pipeline

Brookfield Infrastructure raises hostile takeover offer for Inter Pipeline

The company is now offering $20 in cash or 0.25 of a Brookfield Infrastructure share for each Inter Pipeline share, with a cap on the number of shares that are available.
Entire communities ready to leave on short notice as B.C. wildfires rage

Entire communities ready to leave on short notice as B.C. wildfires rage

Most of the orders cover huge areas of the central Interior, but residents of 41 properties in the Okanagan, west of Peachland, were ordered out before dawn as the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen said a new fire threatens safety.
Proposed wage rollbacks 'felt like a punch in the gut,' says local nurses' rep

Proposed wage rollbacks 'felt like a punch in the gut,' says local nurses' rep

“After everything nurses have been through in this pandemic on the front lines, to have (it) escalate to minus three, honestly, I don't think anybody was really expecting that. It just feels so disrespectful, so disheartening,” said Orissa Shima, the nurses’ union representative for the Sturgeon Community Hospital.
Shell proposes new carbon capture and storage project at Scotford Complex

Shell proposes new carbon capture and storage project at Scotford Complex

Shell Canada Ltd. has announced plans to build a large-scale carbon capture and storage project at its Scotford Complex near Edmonton, part of its strategy to become a net-zero emissions company by 2050.
Head of Justice Centre taking leave; hired investigator to follow judge

Head of Justice Centre taking leave; hired investigator to follow judge

The president of the Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms is stepping away from the Alberta-based organization after admitting to hiring a private investigator to follow a Manitoba judge. 
CP reports hitting wolf pups; investigation turns up no evidence of strike

CP reports hitting wolf pups; investigation turns up no evidence of strike

“CP thought that one of them had been killed and they weren’t sure about the disposition of the other two,” said Mark Benson, acting human-wildlife management specialist for Lake Louise, Yoho and Kootenay field unit.
Airdrie bartender's Caesar in running for best in Canada

Airdrie bartender's Caesar in running for best in Canada

An Airdrie bartender’s signature creation is once again in the running to be named Canada’s top Caesar.