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B.C. reintroduces mandatory mask policy, including for students in Grades 4 and up

B.C. reintroduces mandatory mask policy, including for students in Grades 4 and up

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said the mask order will be reassessed in mid-October when the province fully implements a card showing proof of immunization for those entering restaurants, theatres, and events.
Third female grizzly bear killed in Banff and Yoho this summer

Third female grizzly bear killed in Banff and Yoho this summer

“Losing one grizzly bear, irrespective of whether it’s a male or female, is one too many, but it’s that’s much more of an impact when it’s a reproducing female."
Alberta records almost 2,000 new COVID-19 cases over three days

Alberta records almost 2,000 new COVID-19 cases over three days

Active case count now hovers around 7,777.
Canadian special forces operating outside Kabul airport to help evacuees: officials

Canadian special forces operating outside Kabul airport to help evacuees: officials

OTTAWA — On the eve of a special G7 leaders' meeting, Canadian officials disclosed Monday the military's special forces are operating outside the closed confines of Kabul's chaotic airport to get people on flights out of Afghanistan.
Stoney Nakoda celebrate name change of Alberta mountain landmark

Stoney Nakoda celebrate name change of Alberta mountain landmark

CANMORE, Alta. — The Alberta government says a prominent landmark in the Rocky Mountains has been renamed in the spirit of reconciliation.
Grizzly bear chases cyclist in K-Country, prompts warning

Grizzly bear chases cyclist in K-Country, prompts warning

KANANASKIS – A grizzly bear that charged at a cyclist along the Smith Dorrien Highway near Buller Pond has prompted Alberta Parks to issue a warning for the area.
Invasive fish poisoned to save threatened native trout in Banff alpine lakes

Invasive fish poisoned to save threatened native trout in Banff alpine lakes

“This is the scope and scale that we need to be working at to make meaningful gains for recovering westslope cutthroat trout."
Canadians paid down record amount of debt amid pandemic, StatCan says

Canadians paid down record amount of debt amid pandemic, StatCan says

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says households paid down a record amount of non-mortgage debt in the first year of the pandemic as mortgage debt climbed by even more.
GM expands Chevy Bolt EV recall to cover all model years for fire risk

GM expands Chevy Bolt EV recall to cover all model years for fire risk

General Motors says it has expanded a recall of its Chevy Bolt electric vehicles to include all model years because of a risk the battery cells could catch fire.
Canadian banks to require employees working in its offices to be fully vaccinated

Canadian banks to require employees working in its offices to be fully vaccinated

TORONTO — Canadian companies in federally regulated industries are starting to announce mandatory vaccination policies, in a bid to protect staff and abide by a recent government request.