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Dany Fortin says 'career appears to be over' after misconduct investigation revealed

Dany Fortin says 'career appears to be over' after misconduct investigation revealed

“The reputation I have built up over the course of three decades of service to my country has been irreparably tarnished by the decision to announce publicly an investigation into my alleged conduct,” the affidavit read, “exacerbated by the fact that the announcement lacked the context that the investigation relates to a single allegation of misconduct dating back over 30 years.”
Pups born to Bow Valley pack

Pups born to Bow Valley pack

“One way to mitigate potential conflicts with wolves and get ahead of it is to do closures to give them space and secure habitat.”
B.C. says expanding emergency alert for wildfires is a priority, but no timeline set

B.C. says expanding emergency alert for wildfires is a priority, but no timeline set

The system is already in use for tsunami threats and Amber Alerts, however it was not used during the "heat dome" in June in which the B.C. Coroners Service has said the typical death rate tripled. 
Banff ready to welcome back tourists with border opening

Banff ready to welcome back tourists with border opening

“We are seeing things pick up, but we know that the domestic market really isn’t enough to fuel the summer revenue that we’re going to need to make it though next winter.”
Unvaccinated Albertans are majority of COVID cases, hospitalizations, deaths: Hinshaw

Unvaccinated Albertans are majority of COVID cases, hospitalizations, deaths: Hinshaw

For effective herd immunity, a Calgary doctor said more than 80 per cent of the total population needs to be fully vaccinated. Otherwise, he said Alberta could see a resurgence in COVID-19 cases.
Police watchdog says use of force in 2018 shooting death justified

Police watchdog says use of force in 2018 shooting death justified

"In this case, the situation changed to life and death in an instant. Instead of continuing to flee, the man turned and directly attacked the officers," said an ASIRT report released Wednesday.
Precision Drilling loses $75.9 million in second quarter despite better outlook

Precision Drilling loses $75.9 million in second quarter despite better outlook

Revenues for the three months ended June 30 increased 6.1 per cent to $201.4 million from $189.8 million in the second quarter of 2020.
Feds host Islamophobia summit after series of deadly attacks across Canada

Feds host Islamophobia summit after series of deadly attacks across Canada

Nusaiba Al-Azem, a vice chair of the London Muslim Mosque, said Muslim communities expect tangible change from all levels of government to address rising anti-Muslim hate. 
Banff, Yoho, Kootenay facing extreme fire danger

Banff, Yoho, Kootenay facing extreme fire danger

“We obviously can’t mitigate the natural ignition sources like lightning, but the fire ban helps limit opportunities for human-caused ignitions and hopefully that makes a difference.”
Remains of fourth Canadian pulled from Florida condo collapse identified by police

Remains of fourth Canadian pulled from Florida condo collapse identified by police

Anastasia Gromova, 24, and Michelle Pazos, 23, both of Montreal, were visiting Surfside, Fla., as a last trip before Gromova was to move to Japan to teach English.