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WestJet to lay off 120 cabin crew members as of March 2, citing flight suspensions

WestJet to lay off 120 cabin crew members as of March 2, citing flight suspensions

Air Canada also said this week that it will pause all operations of Air Canada Rouge and lay off 80 employees starting Feb. 8 as a result of the flight suspensions.
Alberta to restore some coal-mining policy protections: government spokesman

Alberta to restore some coal-mining policy protections: government spokesman

Kavi Bal, a spokesperson in the Premier's office, said an announcement is to be made next week. 
Hockey Canada cancels spring championships due to COVID-19 for second straight year

Hockey Canada cancels spring championships due to COVID-19 for second straight year

The affected tournaments include the Esso Cup, the Telus Cup, the Centennial Cup and the Allan Cup.
Edmonton police investigate two separate hate-motivated attacks against Muslim women

Edmonton police investigate two separate hate-motivated attacks against Muslim women

In the second attack, a man pushed a woman to the ground and threatened to kill her and tear off her burqa.
Tech-savvy charity connects seniors with loved ones

Tech-savvy charity connects seniors with loved ones

Project Joy has been providing much-needed devices to centres across Alberta
Federal NDP makes pre-emptive strike with election pledge on long-term care

Federal NDP makes pre-emptive strike with election pledge on long-term care

OTTAWA — The NDP is calling for the elimination of for-profit long-term care by 2030 in a multibillion-dollar plan presented as a potential election promise.
Legislation coming this year to force Google, Facebook to pay for news content

Legislation coming this year to force Google, Facebook to pay for news content

"Our position is clear: publishers must be adequately compensated for their work and we will support them as they deliver essential information for the benefit of our democracy and the health and well-being of our communities."
Economy lost 213,000 jobs in January as lockdown measures hit Ontario, Quebec

Economy lost 213,000 jobs in January as lockdown measures hit Ontario, Quebec

The unemployment rate rose 0.6 percentage points to 9.4 per cent, the highest rate since August. Almost all the job losses were in Ontario and Quebec.
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."
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