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Alberta First Nation signing child welfare agreement with feds without the province

MASKWACIS — An Alberta First Nation is to sign an agreement today with Ottawa giving it the autonomy to administer its child welfare. Louis Bull Tribe at Maskwacis, Alta., south of Edmonton, would become the first in the province to do so.

WHL roundup: Larson's overtime goal powers Rebels past Pats

RED DEER, Alta. — Jhett Larson's goal at 2:16 of overtime lifted the Red Deer Rebels to an exciting 6-5 come-from-behind win over the visiting Regina Pats in Western Hockey League action on Tuesday night.
Alberta promising changes to campuses amid university 'woke' free speech standoff

Alberta promising changes to campuses amid university 'woke' free speech standoff

EDMONTON — The Alberta government says changes are coming to further protect free speech on campuses as a former professor speaking out on so-called “woke” policies prepares for a showdown with the University of Lethbridge.
CP Rail hires thousands as it awaits regulatory go-ahead for KCS merger

CP Rail hires thousands as it awaits regulatory go-ahead for KCS merger

CALGARY — Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. is on a hiring spree as it awaits regulatory go-ahead for its acquisition of Kansas City Southern.
Alberta creating additional 1,600 child-care spaces under deal with Ottawa

Alberta creating additional 1,600 child-care spaces under deal with Ottawa

EDMONTON — Alberta parents will soon have access to more subsidized licensed private child-care spaces. The province signed on to the federal Liberal government's $10-a-day child-care program in November 2021.

What the Free Alberta Strategy gets wrong about Canada's banking system

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Imperial Oil expects 'double-digit' returns from renewable diesel facility

Imperial Oil expects 'double-digit' returns from renewable diesel facility

CALGARY — Imperial Oil Ltd. expects "double-digit returns" from its $720-million investment to build what will be Canada's largest renewable diesel manufacturing facility at its Strathcona refinery, the oil giant said Tuesday.
Nature Conservancy of Canada purchases land for protection in southern Alberta

Nature Conservancy of Canada purchases land for protection in southern Alberta

TWIN BUTTE, Alta. — A property that includes fescue grasslands, forests and wetlands near Waterton Lakes National Park in southern Alberta has been purchased by the Nature Conservancy of Canada. The organization said Tuesday that the 2.
WestJet temporarily suspends service from 3 Canadian cities to Europe

WestJet temporarily suspends service from 3 Canadian cities to Europe

CALGARY — WestJet says it has temporarily suspended transatlantic service between three Canadian cities and Europe. The airline announced it is pausing transatlantic service between Halifax and Europe as part of its 2023 summer schedule on Monday.
Parks Canada updating its reservation system to book camping and other activities

Parks Canada updating its reservation system to book camping and other activities

CALGARY — Parks Canada says visitors will be able to start booking reservations for camping and other activities at its sites across the country in March.