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CAF conducts adventure training around Canmore mountains

CAF conducts adventure training around Canmore mountains

CAF personnel are participating in adventure training in the mountains around Canmore this week.
Coming soon: A public database of global fossil fuel reserves

Coming soon: A public database of global fossil fuel reserves

This focus is critical because fossil fuel production must drop six per cent per year for the next decade in order to stay within Paris Agreement goals, according to the UN Production Gap report.
Benchmark lumber prices jump to a record US$1,000 despite slowdown in sales volumes

Benchmark lumber prices jump to a record US$1,000 despite slowdown in sales volumes

The North American composite lumber price also rose about one per cent to an all-time high of US$979.
TC Energy expects 'substantive' charge related to Keystone XL permit revocation

TC Energy expects 'substantive' charge related to Keystone XL permit revocation

TC also noted that the viability of certain projects currently associated with the Keystone XL pipeline was also being reviewed.
Organizer of Enough is Enough rallies ticketed

Organizer of Enough is Enough rallies ticketed

Benita Pedersen faces more than $2,000 in fines under the Public Health Act
Senate passes amended version of assisted-dying bill after days of debate

Senate passes amended version of assisted-dying bill after days of debate

One amendment would allow people who fear losing mental capacity to make advance requests for an assisted death.
Alberta health minister says it's safe to move forward with COVID-19 reopening plan

Alberta health minister says it's safe to move forward with COVID-19 reopening plan

The next phase of Alberta's staged reopening plan could start as soon as March 1 and includes the potential easing of restrictions on banquet halls, indoor fitness and retail.
Parks Canada reopening backcountry to human use where caribou herd under threat

Parks Canada reopening backcountry to human use where caribou herd under threat

Canmore-based Alpine Club of Canada suspends hut bookings to protect caribou in Jasper's Tonquin backcountry, where a herd of caribou is on the brink of extinction.
Liberals propose federal criminal reforms aimed at systemic racism in justice system

Liberals propose federal criminal reforms aimed at systemic racism in justice system

The bill introduced Thursday would also allow for greater use of conditional sentences, such as house arrest, counselling or treatment, for people who do not pose a threat to public safety.
Supreme Court of Canada to look at mandatory minimum firearm sentence

Supreme Court of Canada to look at mandatory minimum firearm sentence

The court has agreed to hear the appeal of Jesse Dallas Hills, who pleaded guilty to four charges from a 2014 incident in Lethbridge, in which he swung a baseball bat and shot at a car with a bolt-action rifle, smashed the window of a vehicle and fired rounds into a family home.