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Wildlife specialists sound alarm on black bear encounters in Canmore

Wildlife specialists sound alarm on black bear encounters in Canmore

“There’s lots of kids that bike to school using the trail system and on the odd occasion they are bumping into bears. We need parents to remind them to keep their eyes open, make lots of noise and preferably bike in groups.”
Alberta's premier faces down restive United Conservative caucus over COVID-19 crisis

Alberta's premier faces down restive United Conservative caucus over COVID-19 crisis

Some of Kenney’s caucus members have criticized his health measures as being too little too late, while others say he has gone too far and violated individual rights by imposing a form of voluntary vaccine passports.
Regulatory group warns several Alberta doctors about sharing COVID-19 misinformation

Regulatory group warns several Alberta doctors about sharing COVID-19 misinformation

The regulator has also spoken to doctors who gave into pressure from patients wanting an exemption letter.
Most postal votes to be counted by the end of today: Elections Canada

Most postal votes to be counted by the end of today: Elections Canada

A record number of people voted by mail in the election. 
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney battles COVID-19 hospital crisis, internal party revolt

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney battles COVID-19 hospital crisis, internal party revolt

Kenney is not facing a party leadership review until late next year unless at least 22 United Conservative constituencies vote to hold one earlier. Joel Mullan, the UCP's vice-president of policy, said more than 30 constituency associations have said they intend to call for a review.
Pfizer Canada cites 'urgency' in plans to seek authorization for kids' COVID vaccine

Pfizer Canada cites 'urgency' in plans to seek authorization for kids' COVID vaccine

Both Pfizer and Moderna are studying COVID-19 vaccines for those as young as six months old. Results are expected later in the year.
Rural schools close as Alberta's COVID-19 vaccine passport system begins

Rural schools close as Alberta's COVID-19 vaccine passport system begins

The two schools are closed to in-person learning for students in Grades 1 through 9 until Oct. 1 due to large numbers of students absent due to COVID infection.
Everything old is new again after election returns virtually identical Parliament

Everything old is new again after election returns virtually identical Parliament

Elections Canada will start counting more than 780,000 mailed-in ballots Tuesday, and it expects most to be finished by Wednesday, but officials did warn some ridings could take up to four days for final counts.
Illegally-held music festival nets county landowner fines, tickets

Illegally-held music festival nets county landowner fines, tickets

Organizers failed to obtain permits and were in breach of Mountain View County bylaws
Leaders make get-out-the-vote plea for Monday as campaign hits final days

Leaders make get-out-the-vote plea for Monday as campaign hits final days

Elections Canada has warned it may take days to finish counting all ballots cast in-person and by mail, meaning the country may not know Monday how many seats each party won in the 338-seat House of Commons.