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Suncor Energy restarts carbon emission cutting projects despite vow of austerity

Suncor Energy restarts carbon emission cutting projects despite vow of austerity

Suncor says it has restarted construction of a $1.4-billion project to install two cogeneration units at its Oil Sands Base Plant and a new $300-million wind power plant in southern Alberta.
Federal Conservatives call for special Commons study of Canada-U.S. relations

Federal Conservatives call for special Commons study of Canada-U.S. relations

Their motion would see the committee focus on the economic relationship between the two countries, and notes, given the ongoing pandemic, "the need for a serious plan for the economic recovery that recognizes the integration of the North American economy."
'Raising the alarm:' Priority vaccines urged for homeless people, shelter staff

'Raising the alarm:' Priority vaccines urged for homeless people, shelter staff

Research on people who are homeless in Ontario found they were 20 times more likely to be hospitalized with COVID-19 than the general public, 10 times more likely to end up in intensive care and five times more likely to die within 21 days of a diagnosis.
Sailor booted out of Canadian navy over involvement with online hate groups

Sailor booted out of Canadian navy over involvement with online hate groups

Mihajlovic’s online involvement with a violent neo-Nazi website called IronMarch was first exposed by anonymous hackers in the fall of 2019.
Imperial Oil reports $1.15B loss on writedown, sees pandemic-related fuel demand cut

Imperial Oil reports $1.15B loss on writedown, sees pandemic-related fuel demand cut

CEO Brad Corson said demand for gasoline in January was at about 70 to 75 per cent of normal after recovering to near-normal levels in the third quarter last year.
Highwood MLA says he's hearing constituent concerns on coal policy

Highwood MLA says he's hearing constituent concerns on coal policy

RJ Sigurdson said he's heard the voices of constituents loud and clear and is taking concerns on the coal policy forward to the provincial government.
Alberta town asks province for stop-work order on coal exploration in mountains

Alberta town asks province for stop-work order on coal exploration in mountains

HIGH RIVER, Alta. — An Alberta town in the Rocky Mountain foothills wants the provincial government to order a stop to increasingly controversial coal exploration in the region.
Alberta promises close watch on new mines but cuts oversight of coal-polluted rivers

Alberta promises close watch on new mines but cuts oversight of coal-polluted rivers

EDMONTON — Alberta government documents show repeated cuts to environmental monitoring despite contaminants in some waterways that exceed thresholds that are supposed to trigger increased scrutiny.
Payette resignation shines light on generous pension, expense account for former GGs

Payette resignation shines light on generous pension, expense account for former GGs

OTTAWA — Taxpayers will continue paying Julie Payette a generous pension and an even heftier expense account for the rest of her life, even though she served just three years as governor general and resigned under a cloud.
New travel rules the 'nail in the coffin' for airlines, tourism industry, experts say

New travel rules the 'nail in the coffin' for airlines, tourism industry, experts say

New restrictions on flights from the Caribbean and Mexico announced Friday are likely to trigger bankruptcies in Canada's airline sector and force permanent closures for airports and travel agencies, aviation experts say.
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