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Marathon committee meetings as Liberals continue filibusters over WE documents

Marathon committee meetings as Liberals continue filibusters over WE documents

OTTAWA — Two House of Commons committee meetings dragged on for hours Thursday as Liberal MPs continued to filibuster opposition efforts to reopen their investigations into the WE Charity affair.
Benefits of Alberta film industry abound

Benefits of Alberta film industry abound

“It is top to bottom a beautiful province,” said Keep Alberta Rolling head of advocacy Brock Skretting. “That’s why filmmakers love it.”
Supreme Court upholds ban on peremptory challenges - seen as a win for racially diverse jury selection

Supreme Court upholds ban on peremptory challenges - seen as a win for racially diverse jury selection

“Without any evidence of prejudice, defence counsel challenged each and every one of the five Indigenous jurors,” Murphy said.
Here’s what happened when a trailblazing B.C. study gave one-time, $7,500 payments to people experiencing homelessness

Here’s what happened when a trailblazing B.C. study gave one-time, $7,500 payments to people experiencing homelessness

"Our research shows that cash transfers allowed people to access housing faster, improving stability and lowering the risk of trauma."
Man in video of encounter with cougar and kittens gets a 'solid B' from Island expert

Man in video of encounter with cougar and kittens gets a 'solid B' from Island expert

The six-minute video, shot from the man’s point of view, was taken in Utah
Govts, companies shifted COVID risk management responsibility to individuals: study

Govts, companies shifted COVID risk management responsibility to individuals: study

TORONTO — A new study suggests that over the course of the pandemic, governments and corporations have shifted responsibility for managing COVID-19 risk onto individuals.
Morinville safe house faces funding challenges due to COVID-19

Morinville safe house faces funding challenges due to COVID-19

The Jessica Martel Memorial Foundation is holding an online auction Nov. 15 to 24 in a bid to make up the shortfall.
Alberta finance minister expects cuts in all departments, asks for budget input

Alberta finance minister expects cuts in all departments, asks for budget input

EDMONTON — Alberta's finance minister says he expects all provincial departments to make recommendations similar to cuts recently announced by the health ministry for next year's budget.
Does the flu vaccine affect my chances of getting COVID-19?

Does the flu vaccine affect my chances of getting COVID-19?

Does the flu vaccine affect my chances of getting COVID-19? The flu vaccine protects you from seasonal influenza, not the coronavirus — but avoiding the flu is especially important this year.
COVID-19 won't spook away trick-or-treating if safety rules followed: health officers

COVID-19 won't spook away trick-or-treating if safety rules followed: health officers

Outdoor trick-or-treating can be safe when people respect physical distancing