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'Beacon of hope:' Calgary Stampede unveils 2021 poster symbolizing hope, resilience

'Beacon of hope:' Calgary Stampede unveils 2021 poster symbolizing hope, resilience

The Stampede, one of the richest rodeos in the world, usually attracts more than 100,000 people a day over its 10-day run
TC Energy exec says Keystone XL fits Biden agenda with union jobs, Indigenous support

TC Energy exec says Keystone XL fits Biden agenda with union jobs, Indigenous support

The company plans to ramp up construction in the first quarter of 2021 to take the construction workforce from about 3,000 now to as many as 15,000 people.
Alberta Health says province has had only one human case of rare swine flu

Alberta Health says province has had only one human case of rare swine flu

It was the first reported case in Canada since 2005 when reporting became mandatory — and one of only 27 cases globally.
COVID-19 outbreak quarantines Nordic skiers in Canmore

COVID-19 outbreak quarantines Nordic skiers in Canmore

"There are 11 cases tied to this outbreak – all are active."
Canada public pension managers questioned on U.S. fossil fuel investments

Canada public pension managers questioned on U.S. fossil fuel investments

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) owns 32 per cent of Puget Sound Energy
Black bear raids grease bin at Banff business

Black bear raids grease bin at Banff business

“He was able to get into the shed that wasn’t secure enough, knocked over the grease bin and obviously obtained some kind of food reward based on what was in the grease bin."
Charity eyes changes to fundraiser involving Kenney, other political leaders

Charity eyes changes to fundraiser involving Kenney, other political leaders

Junior Achievement doesn't want to send any wrong messages or arouse undue concern during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Iconic Salvation Army fundraiser faces increased demand, challenges due to COVID-19

Iconic Salvation Army fundraiser faces increased demand, challenges due to COVID-19

The Salvation Army isn't the only charity facing challenges; many have previously raised concerns about a lack of volunteers and dried up fundraising due to COVID-19 even as demand for help skyrockets.
11-year-old St. Albert visual artist goes international

11-year-old St. Albert visual artist goes international

Bari Horn is one of 34 visual artists illustrating J.K. Rowling's new fairytale book
CP NewsAlert: Canada surpasses 300,000 COVID cases, more than 100,000 in past month

CP NewsAlert: Canada surpasses 300,000 COVID cases, more than 100,000 in past month

Canada reached a troubling milestone on Monday, surpassing 300,000 total COVID cases since the pandemic began earlier this year, and health experts are alarmed — but not surprised — by the rapid growth we've seen over the last few weeks.