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Federal health minister asked to review Alberta's use of strychnine as wolf control

Federal health minister asked to review Alberta's use of strychnine as wolf control

Last March, Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency renewed permission for Alberta to keep placing strychnine-laced bait in caribou habitat to reduce the number of wolves that prey on the endangered herds.
Pandemic financial pressures deplete finances, spirits as festive season approaches

Pandemic financial pressures deplete finances, spirits as festive season approaches

Like many Canadians financially hurt by the pandemic, her family of four is struggling to stay afloat even with the help of social assistance, food banks, clothing donations, and loans from friends and family.
Canadians asked to 'picture life without restaurants' as industry hits grim milestone

Canadians asked to 'picture life without restaurants' as industry hits grim milestone

At the height of the crisis, an estimated 800,000 restaurant jobs were lost or saw hours reduced to zero.
Hunter injured near Okotoks improving in hospital

Hunter injured near Okotoks improving in hospital

Chris Rusk a lover of the outdoors and family man
Food Banks Alberta prepares to support more Albertans this holiday season

Food Banks Alberta prepares to support more Albertans this holiday season

Amidst new provincial COVID-19 restrictions, Food Banks Alberta reminds citizens their doors are open.
Groups that help vulnerable women ask Liberals for lifeline after losing out on aid

Groups that help vulnerable women ask Liberals for lifeline after losing out on aid

When COVID-19 struck, many in-person services had to stop, meaning groups weren't able to offer their usual counselling, employment and skills-training services, often on shoestring budgets..
Canada Post moves up Christmas delivery deadlines amid unprecedented holiday demand

Canada Post moves up Christmas delivery deadlines amid unprecedented holiday demand

Canada Post added weekend delivery in many communities, added more pickup locations and extended hours at many post offices.
Canada boosts foreign aid by $485 million with new funds for global COVID-19 effort

Canada boosts foreign aid by $485 million with new funds for global COVID-19 effort

The ACT Accelerator is part of a global effort to ensure low- and middle-income countries have equitable access to medical treatments during the pandemic.
Officials urge Canadians to stay vigilant amid grim COVID forecasts for the holidays

Officials urge Canadians to stay vigilant amid grim COVID forecasts for the holidays

Authorities are cautioning Canadians against getting swept up in the excitement of the approaching COVID-19 vaccine rollout, insisting that dropping our guards could have deadly consequences as federal forecasts predict the outbreak's death toll coul
Premiers 'very disappointed' PM wouldn't talk health-care funding at meeting: Legault

Premiers 'very disappointed' PM wouldn't talk health-care funding at meeting: Legault

Trudeau agreed the federal share of annual funding for health care must increase and said he's willing to discuss that longer-term issue once the pandemic is over. He gave no timeline for that but suggested it could be up to three years away.
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