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More work to be done as Canada ranks sixth in global drug policy index: experts

More work to be done as Canada ranks sixth in global drug policy index: experts

Canada lost a significant number of points for how its drug policies disproportionately target racialized people and low-income groups.
Alberta isn't alone in facing climate challenge, says province's COP26 representative

Alberta isn't alone in facing climate challenge, says province's COP26 representative

"When you get out and talk to people on a national, international scale, you recognize that there are lots of jurisdictions struggling with the same issues."
Kenney dismisses ex-foe-turned-renewed-rival Brian Jean as flighty distraction

Kenney dismisses ex-foe-turned-renewed-rival Brian Jean as flighty distraction

Jean, who co-founded the United Conservative Party with Kenney in 2017 only to lose to him in a fractious leadership contest, announced last week he is coming out of retirement to run for the UCP with the goal of ousting Kenney from the top job as party leader and premier.
Parks Canada urges ice skaters to use caution

Parks Canada urges ice skaters to use caution

“The ice has just formed and right now it can be pretty high risk if you chose to go way out on these water bodies,” said Steve Holeczi, a visitor safety specialist for Banff National Park.
Alberta's top doctor says COVID active cases, hospitalizations continue to decline

Alberta's top doctor says COVID active cases, hospitalizations continue to decline

The province has just over 6,000 total active cases.
One rushed to hospital in second head-on crash at Alberta, B.C. border

One rushed to hospital in second head-on crash at Alberta, B.C. border

"It's also worth noting that speed limits are a maximum, but you have to drive to road conditions."
Shell to partner with renewables firm on solar farm near Scotford refinery

Shell to partner with renewables firm on solar farm near Scotford refinery

Shell Canada previously built a five-megawatt solar farm at Scotford that will start up this fall and offset emissions from the Shell-owned chemicals plant. But the project announced Tuesday — which Shell said will begin construction next year and be operational by the end of 2023 — will be much larger.
Indigenous strongwoman claims third in national competition

Indigenous strongwoman claims third in national competition

Angie Houle is making a name for herself as a strongwoman.
Flags fly at full-mast on federal buildings once again -- but not for long

Flags fly at full-mast on federal buildings once again -- but not for long

OTTAWA — Flags on federal buildings are flying at full-mast for the first time since the end of May. The flags were hoisted at sunset Sunday so they could be lowered again at sunrise on Monday for Indigenous Veterans Day.
U.S. eases COVID-19 restrictions at land border for fully vaccinated Canadians

U.S. eases COVID-19 restrictions at land border for fully vaccinated Canadians

By 9 a.m. ET, passenger traffic delays at the busiest Canada-U.S. crossings were mostly only a few minutes, although the wait at the Peace Bridge between Buffalo and Niagara Falls reached more than two hours shortly after the new rules took effect.