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Cabinet committee scheduled to discuss easing Alberta's COVID-19 restrictions

Cabinet committee scheduled to discuss easing Alberta's COVID-19 restrictions

The number of new COVID-19 cases per day in Alberta has also climbed to more than 500 each day since the middle of last week.
Supreme Court to rule on whether carbon tax is constitutional next week

Supreme Court to rule on whether carbon tax is constitutional next week

Saskatchewan, Ontario and Alberta all went to court to argue the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act was unconstitutional because Ottawa was stepping into provincial jurisdiction.
Cochrane RCMP still trying to located two children and two adults

Cochrane RCMP still trying to located two children and two adults

The RCMP Serious Crimes Branch is still investigating the disappearance of five-year-old Leonine O’Driscoll-Zak and two-year-old Wyatt O’Driscoll-Zak, from Cochrane.
United Nurses of Alberta calls finance minister hypocritical in contract talks

United Nurses of Alberta calls finance minister hypocritical in contract talks

Harrigan questioned why the province is having contract talks with other public sector unions during the pandemic but wants the UNA to put its deal on pause.
Selling Bonnyville to the world

Selling Bonnyville to the world

As part of Town of Bonnyville council's priority for economic growth in the area, council wants to invite members of the provincial government for a tour to see the area.
Province launching consultations on transferring recycling costs to companies

Province launching consultations on transferring recycling costs to companies

EPR consultations will be done via stakeholder meetings with municipalities, while the general public can provide feedback through an online survey
Liberals eye more cash for rapid-housing program as demand outstrips available funds

Liberals eye more cash for rapid-housing program as demand outstrips available funds

Hussen said dollars have been stretched in the program and the government is now on track to create 4,700 units, with about two-fifths of them for Indigenous people.
No new COVID-19 deaths reported in Alberta Friday

No new COVID-19 deaths reported in Alberta Friday

Right now, the province has dropped below its benchmark of 300 hospitalizations to enter the next phase of reopening. Step 3 can begin as early as Monday, but it is not yet known if that will happen.
No plans for water changes in southwestern Alberta: environment minister

No plans for water changes in southwestern Alberta: environment minister

"(Government) proposed a number of things, including the reallocation of almost 40 per cent of the water from agriculture to coal. People are very distressed this proposal was made," said NDP Leader Rachel Notley.
Former conspiracy theorist speaks out

Former conspiracy theorist speaks out

"When you really get into conspiracy theories it completely engulfs reality," Anderson said. 
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