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Risk of shock to financial system down, but concerns linger: Bank of Canada survey

Risk of shock to financial system down, but concerns linger: Bank of Canada survey

OTTAWA — Risk management experts believe the likelihood of a shock that could impair the Canadian financial system has decreased since last year, but concern remains around geopolitical tensions, high inflation, unemployment and household debt burden
Travel, tourism sectors set for major recovery this year — but business spending lags

Travel, tourism sectors set for major recovery this year — but business spending lags

MONTREAL — Canada's travel and tourism sector is poised for a big post-pandemic rebound, according to a report from the World Travel and Tourism Council. The industry is set to contribute $162.
UCP promises to allow mandatory drug treatment, open addiction and mental health beds

UCP promises to allow mandatory drug treatment, open addiction and mental health beds

CALGARY — Danielle Smith says a United Conservative Party government would introduce a law to allow mandatory drug treatment if it's re-elected May 29.
Alberta NDP raises concerns about ERs, primary care funding in rural hospitals

Alberta NDP raises concerns about ERs, primary care funding in rural hospitals

HIGH RIVER, Alta. — Alberta's NDP says the only hospital in a town south of Calgary faces potential closures in its emergency department because the United Conservative Party has not supported it.
Election Series Part 1: Blurry line between the separation of powers

Election Series Part 1: Blurry line between the separation of powers

With an historic provincial election less than a month away, the Albertan spoke with a political science professor for this special series to discuss the state of our democracy, the case for and against electoral reform, and how people can be more engaged between election
Part of B.C. under first heat warning of 2023

Part of B.C. under first heat warning of 2023

The hot plume of air is set to persist over B.C.'s North Coast for the next four days, warns Environment Canada. Elsewhere in the province, temperatures remain elevated raising flood risks.
Take Back Alberta pushes out one premier, aims to make its voice heard in election

Take Back Alberta pushes out one premier, aims to make its voice heard in election

EDMONTON — David Parker is a shadowy figure hiding in plain sight in Alberta’s political scene, now roiling in a May 29 election campaign deemed too close to call.
Take Back Alberta pushes out one premier, aims to make its voice heard in election

Take Back Alberta pushes out one premier, aims to make its voice heard in election

EDMONTON — David Parker is a shadowy figure hiding in plain sight in Alberta’s political scene, now roiling in a May 29 election campaign deemed too close to call.
Alberta election campaign enters third week, with leaders to debate Thursday

Alberta election campaign enters third week, with leaders to debate Thursday

Alberta's election campaign is entering its third week, with the leaders of the United Conservatives and the NDP set to face each other in a debate on Thursday.
Smith says she'll consider changes amid concerns wildfires politicized in election

Smith says she'll consider changes amid concerns wildfires politicized in election

EDMONTON — United Conservative Leader Danielle Smith says she will consider making changes amid questions over whether she is politicizing Alberta’s wildfire crisis by using party news conferences to deliver fire updates meant for the broader public.
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