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Calgary bans businesses that claim to change sexual orientation or gender identity

CALGARY — City councillors in Calgary have voted to join other municipalities in the province by prohibiting businesses that claim they can change a person's sexual orientation or gender identity.
Alberta's United Conservatives among parties seeking COVID-19 wage aid

Alberta's United Conservatives among parties seeking COVID-19 wage aid

EDMONTON — Alberta's United Conservative Party says it is applying for the federal wage subsidy program during the COVID-19 pandemic while the Opposition NDP says it is holding off.
Gathering limits make it a 'great time to be building a pipeline:' Alberta minister

Gathering limits make it a 'great time to be building a pipeline:' Alberta minister

EDMONTON — Alberta's energy minister says it's a good time to build a pipeline because public health restrictions limit protests against them.
Vermilion Energy CEO leaves company, executive committee to take over role

Vermilion Energy CEO leaves company, executive committee to take over role

CALGARY — Shares in Vermilion Energy Inc. traded lower on Monday after the company announced the unexpected, immediate departure of its president and CEO Anthony Marino and its decision to go forward without a chief executive.

Edmonton police investigating suspicious death after body is found in motel

Edmonton police are investigating a new suspicious death case. They say officers responding to an assault call Sunday evening discovered a body at a south-side motel. The body was found inside one of the motel suites.
'It's awful': Calgary homeless sleeping outdoors over fears of catching COVID-19

'It's awful': Calgary homeless sleeping outdoors over fears of catching COVID-19

CALGARY — Gordon Kelter has something to fear more than not having a bed to sleep in at night — catching COVID-19.
Fighting human trafficking 'personal responsibility': country star Paul Brandt

Fighting human trafficking 'personal responsibility': country star Paul Brandt

CALGARY — Paul Brandt says he knew he would devote his life to fighting human trafficking when, several years ago, he looked into the eyes of a five-year-old Cambodian girl who was being sold for sex between six and eight times a night.
'Canary in the coal mine:' Meat industry says more safety coming with COVID-19

'Canary in the coal mine:' Meat industry says more safety coming with COVID-19

CALGARY — A group representing Canada's meat-packers is expecting more changes in the coming months to make sure workers have protection from COVID-19. Chris White, president of the Canadian Meat Council, says $77.
Leaving hand sanitizer in hot vehicles a fire risk: Alberta doctors

Leaving hand sanitizer in hot vehicles a fire risk: Alberta doctors

EDMONTON — Doctors at Alberta Health Services say people using hand sanitizer when they are out shouldn't leave it in their cars for too long because it could lead to a fire.

Alberta RCMP charge four with first-degree murder in death of Athabasca woman

EDMONTON — Alberta RCMP have charged four people with first-degree murder in the death of a 25-year-old Athabasca woman.