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'Life consuming': Alberta Crown stays charges against parents in toddler's death

'Life consuming': Alberta Crown stays charges against parents in toddler's death

LETHBRIDGE - Crown prosecutors have stayed charges against parents who were facing a third trial in the death of their toddler in southern Alberta.
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.
Alberta moving forward on two new plans to maintain river water quality

Alberta moving forward on two new plans to maintain river water quality

The Province of Alberta is proposing two new plans to monitor water quality on the North Saskatchewan, Battle, and Upper Athabasca rivers.
PHAC president rebuked, still doesn't produce documents on fired scientists

PHAC president rebuked, still doesn't produce documents on fired scientists

The federal Conservatives are asking that the Public Health Agency of Canada's offices be searched after a public shaming of the agency's president failed to persuade him to turn over unredacted documents related to the firing of two of the country's highest-security laboratory scientists.
CRA audits of ultra-wealthy Canadians yield zero prosecutions, convictions

CRA audits of ultra-wealthy Canadians yield zero prosecutions, convictions

Data from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) shows its recent efforts to combat tax evasion by the super-rich have resulted in zero prosecutions or convictions.
Record swim qualifies Okotokian for Olympics

Record swim qualifies Okotokian for Olympics

Finlay Knox books ticket to Tokyo with Canadian record in 200m IM at trials
A for Quebec, F for Alberta: Study rates Canadian governments on conservation

A for Quebec, F for Alberta: Study rates Canadian governments on conservation

A new report grades Canadian governments in how they responded to the country's international promise to conserve at least 17 per cent of its land mass and 10 per cent of its oceans by 2020.
Banff has no COVID-19 cases for first time in nine months

Banff has no COVID-19 cases for first time in nine months

“We need to celebrate small victories. There’s been a lot of sacrifices made to get here, so we have to honour that," said Heather Jordan, who rang the church bells to celebrate Banff having no COVID cases for the first time since Oct. 1, 2020
Net-zero climate bill, conversion therapy ban, lab documents on Parliament's agenda

Net-zero climate bill, conversion therapy ban, lab documents on Parliament's agenda

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau used his government's latest briefing on the COVID-19 pandemic to blame the Opposition Conservatives for blocking passage of its conversion therapy and net-zero bills. 
Parks Canada collars two wolves from Bow Valley wolf pack

Parks Canada collars two wolves from Bow Valley wolf pack

“The key is really to get ahead of that and right that behaviour so they don’t get overly habituated,” said Dan Rafla, a human-wildlife management specialist with Banff National Park.