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Hawks to hummingbirds: Study finds roads quieted by COVID-19 fill with birdsong

Hawks to hummingbirds: Study finds roads quieted by COVID-19 fill with birdsong

Of the 82 bird species in the study, 80 per cent of them changed their behaviour in places where the pandemic had altered circumstances.
Counting of federal election mail ballots expected to continue until the weekend

Counting of federal election mail ballots expected to continue until the weekend

Elections Canada said today that 12 ridings have not started counting mail ballots.
School disruption, 'long COVID,' all factors in choice to vaccinate young kids: Tam

School disruption, 'long COVID,' all factors in choice to vaccinate young kids: Tam

Children's risk of serious illness and death from COVID-19 are low compared to the rest of the population, but Tam warned rare incidents can become more common as the virus spreads. 
'People will suffer and will die': Emergency doctor says some health triage has begun

'People will suffer and will die': Emergency doctor says some health triage has begun

"We already are in positions in many hospitals across Alberta where the doctors know that it would be best for this patient to be in ICU and be on a ventilator, but we're not providing that option until they absolutely deteriorate to the point of crashing."
'It's going to be an expensive winter': Gas prices to push heating bills higher

'It's going to be an expensive winter': Gas prices to push heating bills higher

Rising commodity prices, while bad news for consumers, are good news for Canada's natural gas sector. Improved balance sheets should result in increased spending, production, and employment into 2022. But other industries, everything from manufacturing to agriculture, will feel the pinch.
Sad reality: Alberta top doc says COVID deaths keeping hospitals from being overrun

Sad reality: Alberta top doc says COVID deaths keeping hospitals from being overrun

"It's tragic that we are only able to keep pace with these sort of numbers because in part some of our ICU patients have passed away," she said.
PPC's Nadine Wellwood announces run for Senate day after federal election

PPC's Nadine Wellwood announces run for Senate day after federal election

Tripling their votes across the country from the 2019 election was not enough, now Wellwood and two others from the PPC have their sights set on another election day, the race for an Alberta Senator Oct. 18.
SNC-Lavalin saga resurfaces after election with filing of new bribery charges

SNC-Lavalin saga resurfaces after election with filing of new bribery charges

Former SNC-Lavalin vice-president Normand Morin and former SNC-Lavalin International Inc. vice-president Kamal Francis have been released from custody and are due to appear in a Montreal court on Sept. 27 along with representatives from SNC-Lavalin and SNC-Lavalin International.
Ardmore fundraising duck floats halfway across the world

Ardmore fundraising duck floats halfway across the world

Ardmore duck racer floats up Beaver River and lands on rocky shores of the Barents Sea
Bloc leader calls on Trudeau to hold summit on health transfers with premiers

Bloc leader calls on Trudeau to hold summit on health transfers with premiers

The Bloc leader noted premiers have asked Ottawa for an immediate $28-billion injection into their struggling health-care systems. They have also demanded the federal government raise its share of funding for provinces' health-care costs to 35 per cent from 22 per cent.
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