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Premier slams vandalism after insult painted on MLA's office window

Premier slams vandalism after insult painted on MLA's office window

Irwin said she's reported the incident to police and plans to talk with them about the possibility it may be connected to previous hateful messages she's received.
Doctors urge Alberta to hold off on easing COVID-19 restrictions next week

Doctors urge Alberta to hold off on easing COVID-19 restrictions next week

Two doctors who co-chair the Edmonton Zone Medical Staff Association's pandemic committee made the plea in a statement released Friday.
Feds didn't supply enough resources to end water advisories on First Nations: auditor

Feds didn't supply enough resources to end water advisories on First Nations: auditor

"I don't believe anyone would say that this is in any way an acceptable situation in Canada in 2021."
St. Albert mother speaks out after deaf daughter refused entry at Chapters

St. Albert mother speaks out after deaf daughter refused entry at Chapters

"If you talk to any special needs family, they are really the victims right now during COVID. They're not getting the medical intervention they need, they're not getting the supports they need, and on top of that, they are being discriminated in public spaces."
Pandemic increased direct aid to fossil fuel producers, new study shows

Pandemic increased direct aid to fossil fuel producers, new study shows

The report shows Canada spent at least $1.9 billion in direct aid to the traditional energy sector last year, up from $600 million in 2019.
Justice Minister David Lametti proposes justice modernization in wake of pandemic

Justice Minister David Lametti proposes justice modernization in wake of pandemic

The changes seek to clarify the Criminal Code and other laws to expand remote options, including video or audio appearances by accused people at preliminary inquiries, trials and pleas or sentencing hearings.
Federal deficit hits $248.2 billion for first nine months of 2020-21 fiscal year

Federal deficit hits $248.2 billion for first nine months of 2020-21 fiscal year

The result for the April-to-December period compared with a deficit of $11 billion in the same period a year earlier.
Westlock's mayor responds to Enough is Enough rallies

Westlock's mayor responds to Enough is Enough rallies

Speaking on behalf of council, Ralph Leriger says rally organizer can continue to shout “freedom” into the wind
Dairy farmers lobby asks members to stop using palm oil in feed after 'buttergate'

Dairy farmers lobby asks members to stop using palm oil in feed after 'buttergate'

At the centre of the churning controversy, which some have dubbed "buttergate," is Calgary food writer Julie Van Rosendaal, whose investigation into the issue has garnered international media attention.
Facebook signs pay deals with 3 Australian news publishers

Facebook signs pay deals with 3 Australian news publishers

“These agreements will bring a new slate of premium journalism, including some previously paywalled content, to Facebook,” the statement said.