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Legislature member says Alberta premier's patio dinner clearly broke COVID-19 rules

Legislature member says Alberta premier's patio dinner clearly broke COVID-19 rules

"I am calling on the premier today to make the rules more consistent, to give businesses fairness, and to allow restaurants to safely operate in the same fashion in which the premier just portrayed."
Pfizer increasing vaccine shipments as Canada appeals to U.S. to help with Moderna

Pfizer increasing vaccine shipments as Canada appeals to U.S. to help with Moderna

As of Friday, Canada had given at least one dose to more than 22.7 million people, 2.5 million of whom also have their second dose.
Alberta judge dismisses mistrial application, trucker to be sentenced in hotel death

Alberta judge dismisses mistrial application, trucker to be sentenced in hotel death

The case will be back in court Tuesday when lawyers will decide on a new date for a sentencing hearing where victim impact statements are to be read by Cindy Gladue's family and friends.
Insurance provider for Trans Mountain pipeline says it won't renew policy

Insurance provider for Trans Mountain pipeline says it won't renew policy

Underwriters such as Zurich Insurance Group AG have also dropped Trans Mountain as a possible client amid pressure from environmental and Indigenous groups opposed to the government-owned pipeline.
Chief Justice Richard Wagner stresses need to boost Indigenous reconciliation efforts

Chief Justice Richard Wagner stresses need to boost Indigenous reconciliation efforts

"Cultural competence is critical to access to justice, and the rule of law. Judges are encouraged to take advantage of opportunities to engage with and learn from the wider public, including communities with which they have little or no life experience."
Elk charging people to defend newborn calves

Elk charging people to defend newborn calves

Provincial wildlife officials are cougars and bears have also been seen in residential neighbourhoods, likely in search of newborn elk calves
Innisfail man confirmed dead from avalanche

Innisfail man confirmed dead from avalanche

Two mountain climbers killed on Mount Andromeda on May 30
Economy lost 68,000 jobs in May, unemployment rate 8.2 per cent, Statistics Canada says

Economy lost 68,000 jobs in May, unemployment rate 8.2 per cent, Statistics Canada says

What changed is that more people dropped out of the labour force in May, including workers who simply got discouraged and gave up looking for work.
Kenney says 'reasonable effort' made to follow COVID-19 rules at whiskey dinner

Kenney says 'reasonable effort' made to follow COVID-19 rules at whiskey dinner

The premier repeatedly told the house Thursday the dinner was within health rules because it was under the 10-person outdoor gathering limit. But he didn’t address the fact the event appeared not to follow other safety measures on distancing and masking.
Two years after MMIWG report, Ottawa releases preliminary national plan

Two years after MMIWG report, Ottawa releases preliminary national plan

A review of resources at the Correctional Service of Canada's healing lodge for Indigenous women is also promised, to identify needs there to effectively address rehabilitation and intervention.