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Coal companies hope to move forward with mines in Alberta despite roadblocks

Coal companies hope to move forward with mines in Alberta despite roadblocks

Two coal companies planning to develop mines in Alberta's Rocky Mountains say they hope to move forward despite new regulatory and political roadblocks.
Former labour leader, Liberal candidate among three new Senate appointments

Former labour leader, Liberal candidate among three new Senate appointments

OTTAWA — Three new senators have been named to the upper chamber on the advice of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, including a high-profile labour leader and a political trailblazer who is also a former Liberal candidate.
Risk-assessment tool for fully vaccinated people coming soon, Tam promises

Risk-assessment tool for fully vaccinated people coming soon, Tam promises

OTTAWA — Chief public health officer Dr. Theresa Tam says she'll soon have advice to help fully vaccinated Canadians figure out what they can safely do, but it won't be a blanket list of dos and don'ts covering everyone, everywhere.
Cleanup of trees, debris underway after deadly Quebec tornado that 'came too fast'

Cleanup of trees, debris underway after deadly Quebec tornado that 'came too fast'

MASCOUCHE, Que. — Residents of a town north of Montreal on Tuesday began clearing out the tree branches and twisted debris scattered by a deadly tornado, as they expressed sadness at the loss of a 59-year-old neighbour killed in the twister.
Military ombudsman demands independence now, accuses top brass of fighting oversight

Military ombudsman demands independence now, accuses top brass of fighting oversight

OTTAWA — Canada’s military ombudsman Greg Lick is demanding the federal Liberal government end the “cycle of scandals” and immediately grant his office true independence and oversight powers over the Canadian Armed Forces.
Canada has admitted broken Indigenous relationship, unlike China on Uyghurs: Trudeau

Canada has admitted broken Indigenous relationship, unlike China on Uyghurs: Trudeau

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says there is a fundamental difference between Canada's troubled relationship with Indigenous Peoples, and China's systemic abuse and human rights violations against ethnic Muslim Uyghurs.
'Joints for Jabs:' Company offering cannabis prizes to fully vaccinated Manitobans

'Joints for Jabs:' Company offering cannabis prizes to fully vaccinated Manitobans

WINNIPEG — A Winnipeg-based cannabis producer and retailer is hoping to increase COVID-19 vaccination uptake with a chance to win free joints.
Commons committee calls for optional surcharge to subsidize internet for low-income

Commons committee calls for optional surcharge to subsidize internet for low-income

OTTAWA — A House of Commons committee is recommending the government consider adding a little extra to internet and wireless bills so those who can afford it can help those having a hard time covering costs.
Anglican bishop in British Columbia resigns after misconduct allegations

Anglican bishop in British Columbia resigns after misconduct allegations

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — The Anglican Church of Canada says its first bishop of a large diocese in British Columbia has resigned and left the ministry after allegations of inappropriate conduct were made against him.
Teen killer and serial rapist Paul Bernardo again denied parole

Teen killer and serial rapist Paul Bernardo again denied parole

TORONTO — Teen killer and serial rapist Paul Bernardo failed in his second parole bid on Tuesday after the parents of two of his victims recounted the enduring pain of his twisted crimes and warned he should never be released from his life sentence.
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