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CP Rail prefers multi-million dollar overpass to prevent illegal crossings

CP Rail prefers multi-million dollar overpass to prevent illegal crossings

“It’s going to become a destination, it’s going to be on Instagram. I really struggle with the thought of an overpass being a solution,” said Councillor Chip Olver.
Alberta rolls out new rules forcing industry to pay for abandoned well cleanup

Alberta rolls out new rules forcing industry to pay for abandoned well cleanup

Under the new framework, the energy industry will be required to spend $422 million next year on cleanup and remediation of old wells. That amount increases to $443 million in 2023 and by similar amounts in each of the next three years.
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney hires lawyers over environmentalist lawsuit threat

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney hires lawyers over environmentalist lawsuit threat

The groups say Kenney falsely accused them of spreading misinformation about Alberta's energy industry in public statements, social media posts, and government websites.
Liberals thank Conservatives who championed conversion therapy ban as it passes House

Liberals thank Conservatives who championed conversion therapy ban as it passes House

Labour Minister Seamus O'Regan told reporters he believed Michelle Rempel Garner, a well-known Conservative MP who has long advocated in favour of LGBTQ rights, had something to do with it. She was among Tories who Liberal ministers hugged in the House.
Alberta extends freeze on new photo radar, makes changes to reduce 'cash cow' factor

Alberta extends freeze on new photo radar, makes changes to reduce 'cash cow' factor

Starting in the spring, municipalities will not be allowed to use photo radar in transition zones. Nor will they be allowed to run photo radar in construction zones, except when construction workers are present.
Albertans 60 and older eligible for third shot of COVID-19 vaccine starting next week

Albertans 60 and older eligible for third shot of COVID-19 vaccine starting next week

Albertans who are 18 and older will be eligible for a booster shot early next year.
Fall labour market review highlights worker shortage in Bow Valley

Fall labour market review highlights worker shortage in Bow Valley

“We have seen a big increase in people who worked in the service sector, be it hotels, restaurants, retail, who had time to reflect on their work and they’re calling us and saying they want to work with a career coach to look at their options."
Susan Hughson resigns as head of Alberta Serious Incident Response Team

Susan Hughson resigns as head of Alberta Serious Incident Response Team

Hughson is needed to work on a complex legal case for the Crown that requires her expertise, Justice Minister Kaycee Madu said in an email.
Parks Canada rescue dog, handler save senior in Banff's backcountry

Parks Canada rescue dog, handler save senior in Banff's backcountry

“She was happy to see us and I was so happy to see her,” said a relieved Logan Bennet, the handler of search and rescue dog Leroy.
Alberta, B.C. each confirm first cases of Omicron COVID-19 variant

Alberta, B.C. each confirm first cases of Omicron COVID-19 variant

Federal Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos announced Tuesday that all air travellers entering Canada will be required to take a COVID-19 test, even if they are fully vaccinated, and to isolate until results are available.