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Canadian senator hears desperate plea from Afghan woman MP fearing Taliban reprisals

Canadian senator hears desperate plea from Afghan woman MP fearing Taliban reprisals

The senator said she receives pleas each day from Afghans, including those who helped Canadian NGOs and are unable to get out. 
O'Toole, Singh target Trudeau over pandemic election call

O'Toole, Singh target Trudeau over pandemic election call

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, like Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole, said he is prepared to fight an election virtually if public-health officials demand renewed restrictions.
Leaders go on offensive in first campaign debate, focusing on pandemic, health care

Leaders go on offensive in first campaign debate, focusing on pandemic, health care

The Liberals' Justin Trudeau, the Tories' Erin O'Toole, the Bloc's Yves-François Blanchet, and the NDP's Jagmeet Singh took part, with the three opposition leaders accusing Trudeau of unleashing an election unnecessarily amid rising COVID-19 cases and a crisis in Afghanistan.
Bow Valley misses international workers during staff shortage crunch

Bow Valley misses international workers during staff shortage crunch

“Everyone has pitched up wages, but it doesn’t matter what you pay; there’s nobody to take the job."
Alberta NDP calls for mandatory COVID-19 vaccine rules on non-essential businesses

Alberta NDP calls for mandatory COVID-19 vaccine rules on non-essential businesses

Premier Jason Kenney said the province is considering renewed public-health measures.
Four leaders square off in first televised debate of federal election campaign

Four leaders square off in first televised debate of federal election campaign

Tonight's two-hour debate begins at 8 p.m. ET.
Liberals pledge $2B to help 'transition' oil workers; Alberta communities lukewarm

Liberals pledge $2B to help 'transition' oil workers; Alberta communities lukewarm

Cold Lake Mayor Craig Copeland said he doesn't believe most people working in the sector want to switch jobs.
Alberta halves projected budget deficit to $7.8B; credits global boost in oil demand

Alberta halves projected budget deficit to $7.8B; credits global boost in oil demand

The government credits the turnaround to an ongoing economic recovery from COVID-19, along with a rebound in the energy sector and price restraint by the oil cartel OPEC.
Highest one-day total since May: Alberta reports 1,315 new COVID-19 cases; 107 in ICU

Highest one-day total since May: Alberta reports 1,315 new COVID-19 cases; 107 in ICU

Alberta has been averaging more than 1,000 new cases a day for the last week.
Lac La Biche bear finds new home in Lakeland Recreation Area

Lac La Biche bear finds new home in Lakeland Recreation Area

Officials safely capture and relocate animal