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Election, if it happens, won't stall planned review of EI system, Qualtrough says

Election, if it happens, won't stall planned review of EI system, Qualtrough says

Departmental officials will start consultations and keep them going even during an election campaign, said the employment minister.
'Defining issue': Federal environment minister says extreme weather a wake-up call

'Defining issue': Federal environment minister says extreme weather a wake-up call

"I think it is the defining issue of our generation and certainly of our children, and I think that Canada has an opportunity to play an important role."
WestJet wraps talks with federal government, not seeking aid

WestJet wraps talks with federal government, not seeking aid

The airline has said it expects travel demand to rebound this summer as restrictions ease and COVID-19 case counts fall. 
Hundreds more ordered out of their homes in B.C. by threatening wildfires

Hundreds more ordered out of their homes in B.C. by threatening wildfires

A provincial state of emergency took effect in B.C. at midnight as Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth says expected strong winds have the potential to whip up existing wildfires and force mass evacuations.
Muslim council issues recommendations ahead of national Islamophobia summit this week

Muslim council issues recommendations ahead of national Islamophobia summit this week

A national strategy to fight anti-Muslim hate across society is one of 61 recommendations released Monday by the National Council of Canadian Muslims ahead of a summit on Islamophobia to be held later this week.
Advisory firm urges shareholders to support Brookfield's bid for Inter Pipeline

Advisory firm urges shareholders to support Brookfield's bid for Inter Pipeline

Prominent shareholder advisory firm ISS is recommending Inter Pipeline investors reject the company's proposed sale to Pembina Pipeline Corp.
Western Canada desperately needs rain but it's not in the forecast: climatologist

Western Canada desperately needs rain but it's not in the forecast: climatologist

A lengthy rainfall and strong winds could dissipate the raging wildfires and smoky air gripping parts of Western Canada but that's not what's in the forecast for this week, says a senior climatologist with Environment Canada.
Family narrowly escapes potential drowning on hazardous Bow River

Family narrowly escapes potential drowning on hazardous Bow River

“They had no idea that the river was that cold, or that dangerous, they just went for it and they almost paid with a family member drowning.”
Fully vaccinated U.S. citizens can enter Canada Aug. 9, rest of world Sept. 7

Fully vaccinated U.S. citizens can enter Canada Aug. 9, rest of world Sept. 7

Fully vaccinated U.S. citizens and permanent residents will be allowed into Canada as of Aug. 9, joined by the rest of the world Sept.
TransAlta completes second of three planned Alberta plant conversions to natural gas

TransAlta completes second of three planned Alberta plant conversions to natural gas

The conversion of Keephills Unit 2 to natural gas is part of the Calgary company's plan to entirely generate clean energy in Alberta by the end of the year.