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Rail Safety Week emphasizes caution around tracks

Rail Safety Week emphasizes caution around tracks

With four major roadways intersecting the railway, residents are reminded to stay safe when crossing the tracks. Sept.
Public health officials urge Canadians to limit contacts again as COVID-19 cases rise

Public health officials urge Canadians to limit contacts again as COVID-19 cases rise

OTTAWA — Canada will see a dramatic resurgence of COVID-19 cases unless people limit contact with others in coming days, the country's chief public health officer warns. Dr.
RCMP investigating after far-right groups disrupt anti-racism rally in Alberta

RCMP investigating after far-right groups disrupt anti-racism rally in Alberta

RED DEER, Alta. — RCMP are investigating after far-right protesters disrupted what was to be a peaceful anti-racism rally in central Alberta last weekend, but local advocacy groups say officers should have been better prepared to stop the violence.
Throne speech to talk short-, and long-term plans as cases rise, prompting PM address

Throne speech to talk short-, and long-term plans as cases rise, prompting PM address

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals' throne speech Wednesday is to lay out plans for child care, health care, affordable housing and navigating the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic. The speech, crafted by the governing party but delivered by Gov.
New this week: 'Enola Holmes,' Public Enemy and Bonnaroo

New this week: 'Enola Holmes,' Public Enemy and Bonnaroo

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week.
Paper towel in short supply as people stay home, clean more, industry leader says

Paper towel in short supply as people stay home, clean more, industry leader says

The head of Canada’s largest manufacturer of tissue products says he’s concerned about the industry’s supply of paper towel ahead of a potential second wave of COVID-19.
New CPR board created in Edmonton to help with COVID-19 resuscitation

New CPR board created in Edmonton to help with COVID-19 resuscitation

EDMONTON — A new piece of medical equipment created at the University of Alberta may give doctors a quicker and safer way to resuscitate patients who go into cardiac arrest due to COVID-19.
The 'Pandemmys' were weird and sometimes wonderful

The 'Pandemmys' were weird and sometimes wonderful

It was Regina King, winning her fourth career Emmy on Sunday, who perhaps summed up the proceedings the most succinctly — and accurately: “This is freaking weird.
Local leader sees hope for combating racism

Local leader sees hope for combating racism

John Sinclair says Indigenous Day celebrations, friendship centre are part of the solution
Gord Downie's final solo album 'Away is Mine' set for October release

Gord Downie's final solo album 'Away is Mine' set for October release

TORONTO — Nearly three years after Gord Downie's untimely death, a new double album of solo material will be released next month.