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Regulatory group warns several Alberta doctors about sharing COVID-19 misinformation

Regulatory group warns several Alberta doctors about sharing COVID-19 misinformation

The regulator has also spoken to doctors who gave into pressure from patients wanting an exemption letter.
Most postal votes to be counted by the end of today: Elections Canada

Most postal votes to be counted by the end of today: Elections Canada

A record number of people voted by mail in the election. 
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney battles COVID-19 hospital crisis, internal party revolt

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney battles COVID-19 hospital crisis, internal party revolt

Kenney is not facing a party leadership review until late next year unless at least 22 United Conservative constituencies vote to hold one earlier. Joel Mullan, the UCP's vice-president of policy, said more than 30 constituency associations have said they intend to call for a review.
Pfizer Canada cites 'urgency' in plans to seek authorization for kids' COVID vaccine

Pfizer Canada cites 'urgency' in plans to seek authorization for kids' COVID vaccine

Both Pfizer and Moderna are studying COVID-19 vaccines for those as young as six months old. Results are expected later in the year.
Rural schools close as Alberta's COVID-19 vaccine passport system begins

Rural schools close as Alberta's COVID-19 vaccine passport system begins

The two schools are closed to in-person learning for students in Grades 1 through 9 until Oct. 1 due to large numbers of students absent due to COVID infection.
Everything old is new again after election returns virtually identical Parliament

Everything old is new again after election returns virtually identical Parliament

Elections Canada will start counting more than 780,000 mailed-in ballots Tuesday, and it expects most to be finished by Wednesday, but officials did warn some ridings could take up to four days for final counts.
Illegally-held music festival nets county landowner fines, tickets

Illegally-held music festival nets county landowner fines, tickets

Organizers failed to obtain permits and were in breach of Mountain View County bylaws
COVID-19 hospitalizations three times higher in rural Alberta

COVID-19 hospitalizations three times higher in rural Alberta

"Most of the people that are in ICU that are requiring that extreme care, most of those people are unvaccinated."
Leaders make get-out-the-vote plea for Monday as campaign hits final days

Leaders make get-out-the-vote plea for Monday as campaign hits final days

Elections Canada has warned it may take days to finish counting all ballots cast in-person and by mail, meaning the country may not know Monday how many seats each party won in the 338-seat House of Commons.
Federal leaders point fingers at each other over Alberta's COVID-19 health emergency

Federal leaders point fingers at each other over Alberta's COVID-19 health emergency

Trudeau said Conservative politicians across the country have not been as effective in fighting the pandemic; O'Toole pinned the deteriorating situation on Trudeau, saying the Liberal leader let the Delta variant gain a "bigger hold" than necessary; and Singh said Kenney bears the blame, but insisted Trudeau must share responsibility, since he set off an election campaign that has soaked up attention and resources.