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British Columbia votes in snap election called during COVID-19 pandemic

British Columbia votes in snap election called during COVID-19 pandemic

Voters in British Columbia are casting ballots today in an election campaign that was largely defined by the COVID-19 pandemic. NDP Leader John Horgan called the snap election one year before the fixed voting date.
Alberta to stop limits on oil production in December after nearly two years

Alberta to stop limits on oil production in December after nearly two years

CALGARY — Alberta's oil curtailment quotas are set to end in December, nearly two years after the previous NDP government introduced them as a temporary measure to support oil prices.
Trudeau touts vaccine deals as Canada notches new daily record in COVID-19 cases

Trudeau touts vaccine deals as Canada notches new daily record in COVID-19 cases

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is trying to offer Canadians modest hope about progress in testing and vaccine development after Canada notched an all-time high of new COVID-19 cases in a day.
A good death: palliative care/hospices make a difference

A good death: palliative care/hospices make a difference

While Alberta lags behind eastern Canada in availability of hospice/palliative beds, advocates say it's a needed option.
Canada, Alberta agree on caribou protection deal that gives them years to take action

Canada, Alberta agree on caribou protection deal that gives them years to take action

EDMONTON — Canada and Alberta have signed a deal on caribou protection that gives them years to take action but could allow energy drilling to resume on some ranges.
Paralympians turn attention toward Beijing Games

Paralympians turn attention toward Beijing Games

Low survival rate for Banff wolves due to hunting and trapping outside park boundaries

Low survival rate for Banff wolves due to hunting and trapping outside park boundaries

“They are effectively unprotected and subjected to high risks of mortality from hunting and trapping outside the park boundaries, and even highway and railway mortality inside Banff National Park.”
Canada's bill to outlaw LGBTQ2 conversion therapy has global influence: UN expert

Canada's bill to outlaw LGBTQ2 conversion therapy has global influence: UN expert

The bill would make it illegal to profit from providing conversion therapy
Mt. Norquay set for earliest opening day in 95 year history

Mt. Norquay set for earliest opening day in 95 year history

For opening day, Mt. Norquay will be operating the Cascade Chair, with the Cascade Lodge accessible to guests
Trudeau hands out advice on Halloween, saying 'sacrifice' necessary for many

Trudeau hands out advice on Halloween, saying 'sacrifice' necessary for many

Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta's chief medical officer, said a surge in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations has not changed her view that trick-or-treating is low risk.
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