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Woman dozes off on train tracks, escapes injury as train screeches to halt

Woman dozes off on train tracks, escapes injury as train screeches to halt

A Prince Albert, Sask., woman has narrowly escaped serious injury after falling asleep between a set of train tracks.
People with COVID-19 can infect and sicken cats and dogs by cuddling them, says study

People with COVID-19 can infect and sicken cats and dogs by cuddling them, says study

Cat and dog owners who cuddle their pets when infected with COVID-19 could end up making the animals sick with the virus, according to a Canadian study.
Alberta's top court reduces parole ineligibilities in three multiple murder cases

Alberta's top court reduces parole ineligibilities in three multiple murder cases

Alberta's top court has reduced the parole eligibilities in three high-profile multiple murder cases to bring them in line with a recent Supreme Court of Canada ruling.
Nearly half of Canadian renters expect to stay tenants indefinitely: survey

Nearly half of Canadian renters expect to stay tenants indefinitely: survey

Almost half of Canadians who rent say they will continue to do so indefinitely and aren't sure when they'll be able to get into the housing market, says a new survey.
Food at the Fair: New treats to try at Calgary Stampede

Food at the Fair: New treats to try at Calgary Stampede

Creative, daring, spicy — a few way to describe some of the new foods on offer at this year's Calgary Stampede.
The 2022 wedding boom: Budget 30% more amid inflation, shortages

The 2022 wedding boom: Budget 30% more amid inflation, shortages

The already competitive and pricey wedding industry has been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, 30-year high inflation, supply chain challenges and labour shortages
Maritime cargo congestion easing but far from done

Maritime cargo congestion easing but far from done

Transpacific shipping container traffic to B.C. and other West Coast ports is still bogged down by supply chain bottlenecks.
COVID vaccines saved 20M lives in 1st year, scientists say

COVID vaccines saved 20M lives in 1st year, scientists say

Nearly 20 million lives were saved by COVID-19 vaccines during their first year, but even more deaths could have been prevented if international targets for the shots had been reached, researchers reported Thursday.
Cochrane native George Fox to be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame

Cochrane native George Fox to be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame

Alberta country music crooner George Fox will be inducted into the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame this September in Calgary.
Ex-CFL wide receiver Boden gets life for B.C. murder, no parole chance for 14 years

Ex-CFL wide receiver Boden gets life for B.C. murder, no parole chance for 14 years

A British Columbia judge has sentenced a former Canadian Football League wide receiver convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend to life in prison, with no chance of parole for 14 years.