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Majority of Conservative MPs vote in favour of defeated sex-selective abortion bill

Majority of Conservative MPs vote in favour of defeated sex-selective abortion bill

While MPs, including Liberals, said they didn't support sex-selective abortion, they blasted the law in previous debates as a Trojan horse attempting to restrict the reproductive rights of women, also questioning the sources of information presented in support of the bill's cause. 
Canada's justice minister mulls legal protection of residential school burial sites

Canada's justice minister mulls legal protection of residential school burial sites

Meanwhile, the Catholic Church's role in the government-funded, church-operated institutions has renewed calls for the Vatican to apologize and contribute financially to Indigenous healing programs. 
Safe driver angered by Stampede chuckwagon races cancellelation

Safe driver angered by Stampede chuckwagon races cancellelation

Okotoks Mark Sutherland questions reasoning for stopping 2021 Rangeland Derby
Mama grizzly bear killed on highway in Yoho National Park orphans two cubs

Mama grizzly bear killed on highway in Yoho National Park orphans two cubs

The orphaned cubs, a male and a female, were relocated by wildlife specialists into a remote backcountry area within their mother’s traditional home range, which included parts of Banff and Yoho national parks.
Canada to receive 2.9M vaccine doses this week as Pfizer-BioNTech increase deliveries

Canada to receive 2.9M vaccine doses this week as Pfizer-BioNTech increase deliveries

The arrival of more Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna shots comes after Health Canada's Saturday decision to extend the expiry date of tens of thousands of AstraZeneca doses by one month.
Grizzly believed to have killed Alberta woman is caught and will be euthanized

Grizzly believed to have killed Alberta woman is caught and will be euthanized

Bear attacks are infrequent in Alberta, rarely totalling more than one a year, although there were three in 2005.
Two killed in avalanche on Banff, Jasper border

Two killed in avalanche on Banff, Jasper border

Parks Canada confirmed two people have died in an avalanche on the Banff and Jasper national parks border.
Parks Canada says two dead following avalanche on Alberta mountain

Parks Canada says two dead following avalanche on Alberta mountain

The slab avalanche occurred Sunday morning on Mount Andromeda in the Columbia Icefield.
Calaway Park to open on June 12

Calaway Park to open on June 12

Calaway Park has announced its approval from Alberta Health to reopen for its 2021 season on June 12. The announcement follows a period of uncertainty for the park after Alberta Health advised that a previous public health order exemption allowing the park to remain open during the COVID-19 pandemic had expired.
Bear captured following fatal mauling at Water Valley

Bear captured following fatal mauling at Water Valley

Due to the "unusually large number of bears still in the area, residents are urged to observe bear safety rules, guidelines"