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‘It Was a Going Concern’: Remaining Bar and Hotel in Alberta Coal Ghost Town For Sale

Built during the First World War, it survived the Great Depression, the Second World War and the closure of coal mines in the 1950s. Now the historic… Read more »

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Maj Gen. Dany Fortin Leaves Vaccine Rollout Post Pending Military Investigation

The officer in charge of Canada’s vaccine rollout has left his assignment with the Public Health Agency of Canada pending the results of a military investigation. The… Read more »

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Alberta Health Agency Obtains Restraining Order Against Calgary Mayoral Candidate

Alberta Health Services says it has obtained a restraining order against a Calgary mayoral candidate who the agency says has threatened health workers. AHS says Kevin Johnston… Read more »

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Alberta Leadership Responsible For Protests Against Public Health Orders: Expert

A criminologist says a recent court order that allows Alberta RCMP to arrest organizers of anti-lockdown rallies can limit or prevent future gatherings but does little to… Read more »

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Ontario’s Full Vaccination Target May be Hard to Reach: Experts

Medical experts say Ontario will have to significantly scale up its vaccination effort to achieve its goal of fully inoculating all willing adults against COVID-19 by the… Read more »

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If COVID Vaccines ‘Essential,’ Canadians Could Get Shots in U.S. And No Quarantine

Canadian residents should be able to head to the United States for COVID-19 vaccinations and be exempt from mandatory quarantine on return if health authorities here deem… Read more »

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Federal Officials Lay Out Roadmap For Post Vaccine Life as Third Wave Ebbs

Federal health authorities laid out their vision of what life could look like after most Canadians are vaccinated against COVID-19, just as regional officials warned some people… Read more »

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Judge Dismisses Attempt to Quash ‘Anti-Alberta’ Activities Inquiry

A judge has dismissed an attempt to quash the United Conservative government’s inquiry into whether foreign groups have conspired against Alberta’s oil industry. Court of Queen’s Bench… Read more »

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Plastic Surgeon, ‘Dr. 6ix’, Has Practice Suspended For Six Months Over Online Posts

A Toronto cosmetic surgeon and self-styled social media influencer will be unable to practice medicine for six months after a disciplinary committee found he committed “multifaceted and… Read more »

N.L. Premier Says He’s Prepared to Lose Next Election to Pull Province Out of Debt

N.L. Premier Says He’s Prepared to Lose Next Election to Pull Province Out of Debt

Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Andrew Furey said Friday he’s prepared to make decisions that could cost him re-election in order to get the province out of debt…. Read more »

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Nova Scotia Offers COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments to People Aged 35 and Older

Nova Scotia has opened up COVID-19 vaccine appointments for people aged 35 and older. The 35 to 39 age group is now eligible to get the Pfizer-BioNTech… Read more »

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Canada Should Engage U.N. Racism Group, Though Chair Independence a Question: Expert

Canada should respond to a U.N. committee examining whether it failed to protect Mi’kmaq fishers from racist violence, even though the independence of committee members can be… Read more »

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Toronto Cancels In-Person Events Through Labour Day, Including CNE

Toronto has cancelled major in-person events through to Labour Day in an effort to protect against the spread of COVID-19, a move the Canadian National Exhibition says… Read more »

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Two Alberta UCP Members Kicked Out of Caucus After Challenging Kenney’s Leadership

Members of Premier Jason Kenney’s United Conservative Party caucus have voted to turf two of their own for challenging the leader. Backbencher Todd Loewen was ejected Thursday… Read more »

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Saskatchewan Mountie Charged With Murder Had Been Harassing Man: Sister

A woman is alleging that a Saskatchewan RCMP officer accused of killing her brother had been harassing him for the last two years. Cpl. Bernie Herman made… Read more »

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Medical Exception Letters Required For Albertans Who Don’t Wear Masks in Public Areas

Alberta has moved to close loopholes people might use as a way to avoid wearing masks in public indoor places. Dr. Deena Hinshaw, chief medical officer of… Read more »

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Quebec Tables Revamp of French-Language Law, Toughens Rules For Businesses, Schools

The Quebec government reasserted the right of Quebecers to live and work in French, as it tabled a major reform on Thursday of the province’s signature piece… Read more »

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Canadian Voice Actor Bev Standing Sues TikTok For Alleged Illegal Use of Her Voice

The popular social media platform TikTok has illegally used and profited from the voice of a professional Canadian voice-over artist, a civil lawsuit filed in the United… Read more »

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Ontario to Offer Pfizer Vaccines to Youth Aged 12 to 17 Starting Week of May 31

Ontario has announced the government will offer Pfizer vaccines to youth between the ages of 12 and 17, beginning the week of May 31, 2021. Youth in… Read more »

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Greyhound Canada to Cut All Routes, End Operations

Greyhound Canada is permanently cutting all bus routes across the country, shutting down the intercity bus carrier’s operations in Canada after nearly a century of service. The… Read more »

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Ontario Extends Stay at Home Order to June 2

Ontario is extending its stay-at-home order until June 2 to bring down high rates of COVID-19, a move Premier Doug Ford said was necessary to bring infection… Read more »

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Ottawa and Ontario to spend $3.4 Billion to Build Hamilton Light-Rail Transit

Ottawa and Ontario say they will spend $3.4 billion to build a light-rail transit line in Hamilton. The federal and provincial governments announced they will each contribute… Read more »

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Secret Cup Women’s Tournament Final Games to be Held in Calgary’s Saddledome

The final three games of Canada’s Secret Cup women’s hockey tournament will be played in Calgary’s NHL arena. The Professional Women’s Hockey Players’ Association (PWHPA) has partnered… Read more »

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The Tragically Hip to Perform with Feist on Juno Awards Broadcast June 6

The Tragically Hip will perform with singer-songwriter Feist during CBC’s broadcast of the Juno Awards next month. Organizers of Canadian music’s biggest night say the performance will… Read more »