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'Alberta bashing:' Kenney rejects criticism he waited too long on COVID rules

'Alberta bashing:' Kenney rejects criticism he waited too long on COVID rules

“The truth is Alberta’s fatality rate of COVID cases, which is the most important statistic, is ... significantly below that of Ontario, of Quebec, of Manitoba and only slightly ahead of British Columbia,” Kenney said.
Federal tourism efforts to focus on going local to help hard-hit sector, Joly says

Federal tourism efforts to focus on going local to help hard-hit sector, Joly says

OTTAWA — Economic Development Minister Mélanie Joly says federal marketing strategies might need to shift away from attracting foreign visitors to Canada for the foreseeable future, as COVID-19 keeps suppressing travel.
COVID-19 restrictions have caused huge spike in virtual funerals

COVID-19 restrictions have caused huge spike in virtual funerals

'It is a necessity. They are absolutely going to be part of services going forward'
RCMP investigating the death of a woman near Bragg Creek

RCMP investigating the death of a woman near Bragg Creek

Cochrane RCMP is investigating the death of a woman near Bragg Creek after a resident found a body on their property.
Modern technology to connect cancer survivors

Modern technology to connect cancer survivors

Local woman contributed to the new online post-cancer support platform
Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for November, by province

Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for November, by province

Alberta's unemployment rate is up to 11.1 per cent from last month's 10.7 per cent.
Nurses need your help crocheting Whoville-themed baby sets for Christmas

Nurses need your help crocheting Whoville-themed baby sets for Christmas

"The human touch is what makes a difference."
Debate over assisted dying bill extended as clock ticks down on court deadline

Debate over assisted dying bill extended as clock ticks down on court deadline

The House of Commons is to vote on the justice committee's report on the bill, as well as two proposed Conservative amendments to it, on Thursday.
Summer vaccination expected to be available for most Albertans: Kenney

Summer vaccination expected to be available for most Albertans: Kenney

“By the summer, we plan to begin phase three, where (the) vaccine will offered to all Albertans. That means it will be months before vaccines will be available to the general population,” Kenney said.
Liberals take step on national child-care system, promise plan coming in 2021 budget

Liberals take step on national child-care system, promise plan coming in 2021 budget

The Canadian Press has previously reported that the government is considering a large annual spending increase as it contemplates how to work with provinces to add more child-care spaces while ensuring good learning environments and affordability for parents.
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