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Prepare for winter driving and buckle up

Prepare for winter driving and buckle up

The Alberta Government statistics show an overall increase of 65.9 percent of crashes occurring in winter over the holiday season.
Small Business Saturday encourages shoppers to buy local this holiday season

Small Business Saturday encourages shoppers to buy local this holiday season

A new retail shopping event has arrived, encouraging consumers to support local, independent businesses during the holiday season.
Feds unveil more funding for dairy, poultry and egg farmers hurt by free trade deals

Feds unveil more funding for dairy, poultry and egg farmers hurt by free trade deals

OTTAWA — Canadian egg and poultry farmers who've lost domestic market share due to two recent free trade agreements will have access to $691 million in federal cash.
COVID-19 cases in Canada remain on troubling course, Tam says, amid rising numbers

COVID-19 cases in Canada remain on troubling course, Tam says, amid rising numbers

Canada's top doctor says the country is still on a troubling track for new COVID-19 infections as case counts continue mounting in much of the country. Chief Medical Health Officer Dr.
Canadians’ trail use up significantly during COVID-19: Survey

Canadians’ trail use up significantly during COVID-19: Survey

Among Canadians 18-24 and 25-34, usage has increased by 55 and 52 per cent respectively.
Wanderlust: 80% of Canadians plan to travel in 2021

Wanderlust: 80% of Canadians plan to travel in 2021

But most Canadians don't plan on crossing the border anytime soon.
Send a Christmas greeting to the troops

Send a Christmas greeting to the troops

Send greetings to troops far from home this Christmas.
Growth investing needed as pandemic wanes, says former BoC governor David Dodge

Growth investing needed as pandemic wanes, says former BoC governor David Dodge

LAKE LOUISE, Alta. — Canada must shift its attention to investing for economic growth as the world recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic downturn over the next few years, says former Bank of Canada governor David Dodge.
Lights, camera, action on empowered BIPOC creatives

Lights, camera, action on empowered BIPOC creatives

The ultimate vision of Creatives Empowered is to explore and encourage new and diverse ways of creating works that are inherently non-colonial, to create a more equitable cultural sector that accurately reflects the world we live in, and to eliminate systemic racism within arts and culture.
When COVID-19 vaccines could be available: What we know so far

When COVID-19 vaccines could be available: What we know so far

OTTAWA — Vaccines are now a bright spot of hope on the COVID-19 pandemic horizon. But much about them, and their rollout in Canada, remains up in the air.