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Frustration as Albertans clamour to book COVID-19 vaccines for senior family members

Frustration as Albertans clamour to book COVID-19 vaccines for senior family members

Health Minister Tyler Shandro said the website was temporarily overwhelmed when more than 150,000 people tried to get access to it. By mid-afternoon, 25,000 appointments had been booked.
Okotoks poet takes top prize in national contest

Okotoks poet takes top prize in national contest

Marius Oelschig won the grand prize from the Poetry Institute of Canada for his poem, "Fireflies"
Alberta to introduce budget: Promising renewed fight on COVID-19, but more red ink

Alberta to introduce budget: Promising renewed fight on COVID-19, but more red ink

Kenney says the budget will concentrate on getting Alberta past the pandemic and on rebuilding the economy that has seen businesses close and jobs lost during the health crisis.
Bank of Canada monitoring hot housing market amid early warning signs: Macklem

Bank of Canada monitoring hot housing market amid early warning signs: Macklem

Fuelling the increase has been a combination of demand for more space as millions of workers do their jobs remotely, constrained supply and rock-bottom interest rates driven low by central bank actions.
Macklem points to child care, education to help ease protracted employment recovery

Macklem points to child care, education to help ease protracted employment recovery

Making child care more affordable and available across the country would help more women return to the labour force and stay there as conditions improve, said Bank of Canada Governor Tiff Macklem.
Jordan's Principle order may cost feds $15 billion in compensation, PBO says

Jordan's Principle order may cost feds $15 billion in compensation, PBO says

Jordan's Principle requires governments to cover the cost of services for First Nations children, and work out any disputes over jurisdiction afterwards.
No one injured in helicopter crash

No one injured in helicopter crash

A pilot walked away unharmed following the crash on Wednesday morning.
Canada, Australia agree to co-ordinate efforts on regulation of online platforms

Canada, Australia agree to co-ordinate efforts on regulation of online platforms

The growing co-operation between Canada and Australia on the regulation of online platforms comes as Facebook backed down on a ban that prevented Australians from viewing and sharing news.
Male wolf killed on the train tracks near Banff

Male wolf killed on the train tracks near Banff

Parks Canada is hoping to capture and collar wolves in the Bow Valley pack to track their movements and monitor behaviour.
Emergency crews respond to helicopter crash outside St. Paul

Emergency crews respond to helicopter crash outside St. Paul

According to the St. Paul Fire Department, the pilot of the helicopter "displayed exceptional skill and calmness to set down this helicopter, and being able to walk away after."