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More than 160 unmarked graves found at B.C. residential school site: First Nation

More than 160 unmarked graves found at B.C. residential school site: First Nation

A newsletter circulating online from the Penelakut Tribe on Vancouver Island says more than 160 unmarked and undocumented graves have been found at the former Kuper Island Industrial School site near Chemainus, B.C.
Alberta begins easing remaining COVID-19 restrictions in continuing-care facilities

Alberta begins easing remaining COVID-19 restrictions in continuing-care facilities

Alberta says it will begin easing some remaining COVID-19 health restrictions in continuing-care centres.
RCMP investigating two areas over possible cause of fire that destroyed Lytton, B.C.

RCMP investigating two areas over possible cause of fire that destroyed Lytton, B.C.

Investigators in British Columbia have zeroed in on two areas of interest for the cause of a fire that razed the village of Lytton.
NDP raises concern about hospital bed closures

NDP raises concern about hospital bed closures

Alberta's Opposition health critic is sounding the alarm on hospital bed closures during the summer which the provincial health delivery agency says is due to staffing shortages.
Alberta film industry expecting record number of productions for 2021

Alberta film industry expecting record number of productions for 2021

“When people know about, and people know that’s where those shows are shot it’s a way to promote Cochrane as a destination,” Oucharek said
Regulator says Brookfield used 'abusive' tactics in hostile bid for Inter Pipeline

Regulator says Brookfield used 'abusive' tactics in hostile bid for Inter Pipeline

Alberta's securities regulator has said Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP used "abusive" tactics in its attempt to acquire Calgary-based Inter Pipeline Ltd.
VIDEO: If you have to be rescued climbing – just hope it's in Canada's paradise for climbers

VIDEO: If you have to be rescued climbing – just hope it's in Canada's paradise for climbers

A feel good climbing story disguised as rescue click bait
Alberta premier says province will not bring in COVID-19 vaccine passports

Alberta premier says province will not bring in COVID-19 vaccine passports

Premier Jason Kenney says Alberta will not be following the lead of Quebec and Manitoba on vaccine passports.
Finance minister says Canada is committed to proposed global corporate tax rate

Finance minister says Canada is committed to proposed global corporate tax rate

The first pillar of the plan includes allocating taxing rights to market jurisdictions where the world's largest multinational corporations do business, regardless of whether they have a physical presence there.
Transport minister orders CN, CP to take new wildfire prevention measures

Transport minister orders CN, CP to take new wildfire prevention measures

The new order, in effect until Oct. 31, calls for at least 10 fire-detection patrols every 24 hours on stretches of track that run through Lytton. It also makes conductors responsible for spotting and reporting fires on those lines and requires removal of combustible materials following "vegetation control measures."