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Proposed southern Alberta coal mine could become renewable energy complex instead

Proposed southern Alberta coal mine could become renewable energy complex instead

The company said it wants to integrate wind and hydropower at the site to produce up to 13,000 tonnes of renewable hydrogen a year, which Montem said would make Tent Mountain Canada's first large-scale green hydrogen production facility.
Alberta COVID-19 cases decline, no indication yet of spike from Thanksgiving: Kenney

Alberta COVID-19 cases decline, no indication yet of spike from Thanksgiving: Kenney

Alberta's chief medical officer, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, also announced new measures for continuing-care facilities that start Monday.
The days after — What follows election night?

The days after — What follows election night?

In many cases, the results of municipal election day in communities across Alberta don't stop on October 18.
Facebook whistleblower rekindles questions about cracking down on Facebook in Canada

Facebook whistleblower rekindles questions about cracking down on Facebook in Canada

Frances Haugen, who testified before a U.S. Senate committee on Oct. 5 that Facebook's products harm children and fuel polarization in the U.S., is proposing to create an independent ombudsman accountable to the House of Commons in Canada.
Close cougar encounter in Canmore prompts warning

Close cougar encounter in Canmore prompts warning

“They backed away towards the community and the cougar followed them, coming as close as 30 feet."
Senior army commander says 90 per cent of military personnel are fully vaccinated

Senior army commander says 90 per cent of military personnel are fully vaccinated

Brig.-Gen. Bill Fletcher said he couldn't comment on what would happen to personnel who are not vaccinated. But the federal government has said public servants will be put on unpaid administrative leave if they aren't vaccinated by Oct. 29.
Alberta set to vote on rejecting equalization, premier says it's about leverage

Alberta set to vote on rejecting equalization, premier says it's about leverage

Political scientist Jared Wesley, the lead on a recent University of Alberta survey on referendum voting intentions, said the poll suggested the "Yes" side remains in the lead. But he said a disturbingly high percentage doesn’t understand how equalization works (44 per cent); wrongly believes Quebec gets the most per capita (85 per cent); and fails to understand Ottawa does not need provincial buy-in to change the equalization formula (62 per cent).
Permanent daylight saving time comes with serious health consequences: expert

Permanent daylight saving time comes with serious health consequences: expert

“Since our body clock follows the sun and the sun is so delayed, it’s going to be really hard to get up and get out of bed and go to work in the morning,”  said Michael Antle, a circadian rhythm expert in Calgary.
Kananaskis user pass kicks $9.9 million into provincial coffers

Kananaskis user pass kicks $9.9 million into provincial coffers

“Over the past two years, visitation to Kananaskis Country has increased by 32 per cent,” said Tim Kulak, a spokesperson for AEP.
Shortage of rig workers could slow Canadian oilpatch recovery, industry warns

Shortage of rig workers could slow Canadian oilpatch recovery, industry warns

"We’re already starting to hear some of our members indicate to our clients, who are the oil and gas producers, that we don’t have any rigs available. And it’s largely due to crew shortages," said Mark Scholz, chief executive of the Canadian Association of Energy Contractors.