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B.C. snow, cold Alberta temperatures cause significant flight cancellations: WestJet

B.C. snow, cold Alberta temperatures cause significant flight cancellations: WestJet

CALGARY — WestJet says snow in British Columbia and extreme cold in Alberta have caused hundreds of flight cancellations over the past three days.
Regulations for ban on foreign homebuyers announced, law coming into effect Jan. 1

Regulations for ban on foreign homebuyers announced, law coming into effect Jan. 1

OTTAWA — The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. has announced regulations for the ban on foreign homebuyers, which comes into effect on Jan. 1.
Inside Gig Work: Trading Flexibility for Uncertainty, Risk and Racism

Inside Gig Work: Trading Flexibility for Uncertainty, Risk and Racism

Kevin Park’s gig economy career as a food courier began as a research project and ended with a broken hand.
Alberta task force member concerned with short timeline to deal with addictions, homelessness

Alberta task force member concerned with short timeline to deal with addictions, homelessness

Breaker is deeply committed to making a difference in the lives of his people and other Indigenous people who suffer from addictions or homelessness in the city of Calgary.
Frigid temperatures in Alberta prompt grid alert due to strain on electrical system

Frigid temperatures in Alberta prompt grid alert due to strain on electrical system

CALGARY — Alberta's frigid temperatures this week have prompted the province's electrical system operator to declare a grid alert. The daytime high today was forecast to be -32 C in Grande Prairie, -27 C in Edmonton.
Canadian Judicial Council recommends Quebec judge's removal from bench

Canadian Judicial Council recommends Quebec judge's removal from bench

OTTAWA — The Canadian Judicial Council recommended Monday that a Quebec Superior Court judge be removed from the bench for what it called serious misconduct.
Advocates say complainants should be able to opt out of publication bans

Advocates say complainants should be able to opt out of publication bans

OTTAWA — Morrell Andrews fought in court to control the use of her own name last year when she hoped to speak publicly about her experience with sexual assault. She won that fight. But she's hoping nobody ever has to wage the same battle again.
Minister says miscarriage of justice likely in B.C. murder case, sends it to appeal

Minister says miscarriage of justice likely in B.C. murder case, sends it to appeal

OTTAWA — Federal Justice Minister David Lametti has decided a miscarriage of justice likely occurred in the case of a man convicted of murdering his fiancée in Richmond, B.C., in 1994 and has referred the matter to the province's Court of Appeal.
Candlelight vigil planned for victims of Toronto-area condo shooting

Candlelight vigil planned for victims of Toronto-area condo shooting

VAUGHAN, Ont. — A candlelight vigil is expected to take place tonight for the victims of a Toronto-area condo shooting.
Manufacturing, importing straws and other single-use plastics now banned

Manufacturing, importing straws and other single-use plastics now banned

OTTAWA — Canada's ban on the manufacture and import for sale of some plastic items, including grocery bags and straws, has taken effect.
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