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"Epicentre for syphilis:' Alberta to try dual syphilis, HIV test to fight outbreak

"Epicentre for syphilis:' Alberta to try dual syphilis, HIV test to fight outbreak

The clinical trial aims to screen 1,500 at-risk Albertans with dual HIV and syphilis test kits at homeless shelters.
Canadian families will pay up to $695 more a year for groceries in 2021, report says

Canadian families will pay up to $695 more a year for groceries in 2021, report says

Rising bread, meat and vegetable prices are expected to lead the overall food price increase of three to five per cent, according to Canada's Food Price Report 2021 released Tuesday.
RCMP investigating the death of a woman near Bragg Creek

RCMP investigating the death of a woman near Bragg Creek

Cochrane RCMP is investigating the death of a woman near Bragg Creek after a resident found a body on their property.
Stories of Ice explores glaciers from all angles

Stories of Ice explores glaciers from all angles

“I don’t look at glaciers just from a distance and just see ice on a landscape,” said author of Stories of Ice Lynn Martel. “Because of the combination of all those experiences I have so many memories and so much personal experience, and discoveries, and fascinations, because I’ve been on the ice with many different people in many different situations.”
Modern technology to connect cancer survivors

Modern technology to connect cancer survivors

Local woman contributed to the new online post-cancer support platform
Banff wants to encourage filming to generate economic activity

Banff wants to encourage filming to generate economic activity

“What this is saying is we’d be going after the larger production films, which has a knock-on effect of how many room nights they’d be staying,” said Jason Darrah, the Town of Banff’s director of communications and marketing.
Christmas with pets

Christmas with pets

Sometimes they entertain us and sometimes we entertain them.
Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for November, by province

Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for November, by province

Alberta's unemployment rate is up to 11.1 per cent from last month's 10.7 per cent.
Train speed plays big role in wildlife deaths

Train speed plays big role in wildlife deaths

“You might ask how can such a big machine like a train be difficult to detect? But when trains are travelling downhill, they can be surprisingly quiet, especially if they are coming around corners."
Work from home? Here’s how Canadians can get a $400 tax deduction

Work from home? Here’s how Canadians can get a $400 tax deduction

In a proposal announced by the federal government this week, the Canada Revenue Agency will allow employees working from home due to COVID-19 to claim up to $400 in 'modest expenses' — no questions asked.