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UN survey uses Angry Birds to reveal Canadian, global opinions on climate policies

UN survey uses Angry Birds to reveal Canadian, global opinions on climate policies

Canadians are "Angry Birds" when it comes to climate change, shows a survey the United Nations calls the largest ever taken on the issue.
New work permit program for international graduates in Canada taking applications

New work permit program for international graduates in Canada taking applications

A new work permit program for international students in Canada is taking applications starting today. The federal government announced the program this month as part of a bid to convince more people to settle in Canada permanently.
Bonnyville restaurant opens dining area in protest of provincial mandates

Bonnyville restaurant opens dining area in protest of provincial mandates

Dine-in option goes against provincial Health Orders
Trudeau government considers legislative changes to make public service more diverse

Trudeau government considers legislative changes to make public service more diverse

OTTAWA — The Trudeau Liberals are eyeing changes to the law governing public service hiring to help make federal departments and agencies more diverse.
Members of Kenney's UCP caucus nix NDP bid to seek details of failed Keystone XL deal

Members of Kenney's UCP caucus nix NDP bid to seek details of failed Keystone XL deal

EDMONTON — Members of Alberta Premier Jason Kenney’s caucus have refused an Opposition NDP bid to make public details of Alberta’s $7.5-billion investment in the failed Keystone XL pipeline project.
Canadian crude-by-rail exports surge 87% to 170,000 barrels per day in November

Canadian crude-by-rail exports surge 87% to 170,000 barrels per day in November

CALGARY — Canadian exports of crude oil by rail jumped 87 per cent in November as oil production rose in Western Canada amid limited pipeline capacity for heavy crude.
Canadian manufacturers predict 'tough sledding' as Biden signs Buy American order

Canadian manufacturers predict 'tough sledding' as Biden signs Buy American order

CALGARY — The head of the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters says he expects "tough sledding" ahead for his members after U.S. President Joe Biden ordered more stringent Buy American rules for government spending.
'Stories the numbers tell': Critics ask why Alberta sat on coal contamination data

'Stories the numbers tell': Critics ask why Alberta sat on coal contamination data

EDMONTON — Critics are asking why Alberta Environment has been sitting on years worth of data about pollution from coal mines while the government considers a dramatic expansion of the industry.
Payette shouldn't get same benefits as other ex-governors general: O'Toole

Payette shouldn't get same benefits as other ex-governors general: O'Toole

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole says it's not appropriate for former governor general Julie Payette to receive the customary benefits afforded to those who've left the post.
Contaminant from coal mines already high in some Alberta rivers: unreported data

Contaminant from coal mines already high in some Alberta rivers: unreported data

EDMONTON — Some Alberta rivers and streams have already been heavily contaminated by coal mining, unreported government data suggests .
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