The Canadian Press

Alberta Wildrose leader Danielle Smith tells reporters in Calgary, Tuesday, Oct.28, 2014, she has requested a leadership review after failing to win any of Alberta’s four byelections. Former Wildrose leader Danielle Smith is coming back to Alberta politics and says she will vote against Premier Jason Kenney at the upcoming United Conservative Party leadership review. CANADIAN PRESS/Bill Graveland

Danielle Smith defends sovereignty plan, cancer remarks in UCP leadership debate

Danielle Smith, considered one of the front-runners in the United Conservative Party…

Alberta Wildrose leader Danielle Smith tells reporters in Calgary, Tuesday, Oct.28, 2014, she has requested a leadership review after failing to win any of Alberta’s four byelections. Former Wildrose leader Danielle Smith is coming back to Alberta politics and says she will vote against Premier Jason Kenney at the upcoming United Conservative Party leadership review. CANADIAN PRESS/Bill Graveland
A pumpjack works at a well head on an oil and gas installation near Cremona, Alta., Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Calfrac reports higher revenue, lower net loss in second quarter amid higher pricing

Calfrac Well Services Ltd. reported a lower loss in its most recent…

A pumpjack works at a well head on an oil and gas installation near Cremona, Alta., Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki listens to a question during a news conference in Ottawa, Wednesday October 21, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Lucki says tense meeting with N.S. RCMP after shooting spree ‘needed to happen’

‘It needed to happen. It was essential that I had more timely and accurate information.’

RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki listens to a question during a news conference in Ottawa, Wednesday October 21, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
A blood donor clinic pictured at a shopping mall in Calgary, Alta., Friday, March 27, 2020. Canadian Blood Services has today recommended that Canada end the ban on gay men donating blood, in a submission to Health Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Canadian Blood Services facing criticism over ending mask mandate this week

Cindy Wilinski, her husband and their four adult children all had upcoming…

A blood donor clinic pictured at a shopping mall in Calgary, Alta., Friday, March 27, 2020. Canadian Blood Services has today recommended that Canada end the ban on gay men donating blood, in a submission to Health Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
A Vancouver Police Department patch is seen on an officer's uniform in Vancouver, on January 9, 2021. Police say a woman has serious burns after a man poured something on her and set the liquid on fire at about 1:30 a.m., Monday, in the Downtown Eastside. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Vancouver police say woman deliberately burned Monday in attack

A “vulnerable” woman has serious burns after a man poured a flammable…

A Vancouver Police Department patch is seen on an officer's uniform in Vancouver, on January 9, 2021. Police say a woman has serious burns after a man poured something on her and set the liquid on fire at about 1:30 a.m., Monday, in the Downtown Eastside. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
A Rogers wireless store in Toronto amid a country wide outage of the telecommunication company's services, Friday, July 8, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston

Telecom experts call for rejection of major takeover as MPs probe Rogers outage

Telecommunications experts called for scuttling the planned Rogers Communications takeover of rival…

A Rogers wireless store in Toronto amid a country wide outage of the telecommunication company's services, Friday, July 8, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston
Shania Twain performs a medley at the American Music Awards on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP

From ‘Mutt’ to midriffs: Six memorable moments from Shania Twain’s new documentary

Shania Twain’s new documentary “Not Just A Girl” digs into a rich…

Shania Twain performs a medley at the American Music Awards on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP
The chairman and CEO of Paramount Resources Ltd. says Alberta should move immediately to impose a 10 per cent curtailment on all production in the province to drain a glut of oil and gas and support low prices. Pumpjacks at work pumping crude oil near Halkirk, Alta., June 20, 2007. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Larry MacDougal

Crescent Point reports adjusted earnings jump on higher oil prices

Crescent Point Energy Corp. says it had a net income of $331.5…

The chairman and CEO of Paramount Resources Ltd. says Alberta should move immediately to impose a 10 per cent curtailment on all production in the province to drain a glut of oil and gas and support low prices. Pumpjacks at work pumping crude oil near Halkirk, Alta., June 20, 2007. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Larry MacDougal
Hockey Canada COO Scott Smith speaks during a news conference in Vancouver on December 1, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Hockey Canada has paid $7.6M in sex abuse settlements since 1989

OTTAWA — Hockey Canada says it has paid out $7.6 million in…

Hockey Canada COO Scott Smith speaks during a news conference in Vancouver on December 1, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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Sentencing arguments for Calgary man who ran down and killed his wife with U-Haul van

A Calgary judge reserved his decision Tuesday on a sentence for a…

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Alberta United Conservative Party leadership contenders to square off in first debate

The seven candidates vying to become the next United Conservative Party leader…

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Shopify Inc. says it will layoff 10 per cent of its workforce because the company misjudged the growth of e-commerce. Shopify Inc. headquarters signage in Ottawa on Tuesday, May 3, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

‘I got this wrong:’ Shopify CEO announces plan to layoff 10 per cent of staff

Layoffs come as buyers revert to pre-pandemic shopping habits

Shopify Inc. says it will layoff 10 per cent of its workforce because the company misjudged the growth of e-commerce. Shopify Inc. headquarters signage in Ottawa on Tuesday, May 3, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Former Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper speaks at the 2017 American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference in Washington, Sunday, March 26, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Jose Luis Magana

Former Conservative PM Stephen Harper endorses Pierre Poilievre for party leader

Harper never commented on 2017 or 2020 leadership races

Former Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper speaks at the 2017 American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference in Washington, Sunday, March 26, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Jose Luis Magana
Andre De Grasse, of Canada, wins the final in the men’s 4x100-meter relay at the World Athletics Championships on Saturday, July 23, 2022, in Eugene, Ore. Sprinter Andre De Grasse and decathlete Pierce LePage are among the top Canadian track and field stars who have withdrawn from competing at the upcoming Commonwealth Games. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP - Ashley Landis

De Grasse, Brown, Blake, LePage withdraw from Commonwealth Games following worlds

Athletes need time to recover and prepare, says Athletics Canada

Andre De Grasse, of Canada, wins the final in the men’s 4x100-meter relay at the World Athletics Championships on Saturday, July 23, 2022, in Eugene, Ore. Sprinter Andre De Grasse and decathlete Pierce LePage are among the top Canadian track and field stars who have withdrawn from competing at the upcoming Commonwealth Games. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP - Ashley Landis
Former Vancouver Canucks NHL hockey player Jake Virtanen returns to B.C. Supreme Court after a lunch break in his sexual assault trial, in Vancouver, on Friday, July 22, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Jury starts deliberating in sexual assault trial of former Vancouver Canuck Virtanen

Virtanen accused of sexually assaulting a woman in his hotel room in 2017

Former Vancouver Canucks NHL hockey player Jake Virtanen returns to B.C. Supreme Court after a lunch break in his sexual assault trial, in Vancouver, on Friday, July 22, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Hockey Canada logo is seen at an event in Toronto on Wednesday Nov. 1, 2017. TSN has extended its media rights agreement with Hockey Canada through the 2033-34 season.The sports network announced Tuesday that the agreement fives TSN and French-language broadcaster RDS exclusive rights to Hockey Canada events, including the world junior championship. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Hockey Canada releases plan to combat ‘toxic’ culture ahead of parliamentary hearings

Hockey Canada has released a plan to combat the “toxic” culture in…

Hockey Canada logo is seen at an event in Toronto on Wednesday Nov. 1, 2017. TSN has extended its media rights agreement with Hockey Canada through the 2033-34 season.The sports network announced Tuesday that the agreement fives TSN and French-language broadcaster RDS exclusive rights to Hockey Canada events, including the world junior championship. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
The Emergency Department entrance at the Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus in Ottawa is shown on May 16, 2022. A healthcare staffing crisis and another wave of COVID-19 are pushing emergency departments across Canada to the brink, doctors say, with wait times hitting new highs and hospitals exhorting patients to consider other options if their issue is not urgent. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

With ERs on the brink, doctors explain what patients should consider before they go

A health-care staffing crisis and another wave of COVID-19 are pushing emergency…

The Emergency Department entrance at the Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus in Ottawa is shown on May 16, 2022. A healthcare staffing crisis and another wave of COVID-19 are pushing emergency departments across Canada to the brink, doctors say, with wait times hitting new highs and hospitals exhorting patients to consider other options if their issue is not urgent. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
People shop for produce at the Granville Island Market in Vancouver, on Wednesday, July 20, 2022. As the cost of living rises at the fastest pace in decades, Canadians struggling to put food on the table are turning to community organizations for help. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Advocates say Canadians struggling with rising food costs need help from government

With the cost of living rising at the fastest pace in decades,…

People shop for produce at the Granville Island Market in Vancouver, on Wednesday, July 20, 2022. As the cost of living rises at the fastest pace in decades, Canadians struggling to put food on the table are turning to community organizations for help. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
A Sunwing aircraft is parked at Montreal Trudeau airport in Montreal on Wednesday, March 2, 2022. Unifor says the Canadian government should block the WestJet Group’s takeover of Sunwing Airlines Inc. unless it can guarantee job creation and investments in workers. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Unifor pushes for job guarantees in federal review of Westjet’s takeover of Sunwing

Union concerned acquisition will create lower wages, job instability

A Sunwing aircraft is parked at Montreal Trudeau airport in Montreal on Wednesday, March 2, 2022. Unifor says the Canadian government should block the WestJet Group’s takeover of Sunwing Airlines Inc. unless it can guarantee job creation and investments in workers. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
Tony Staffieri speaks at the Rogers annual general meeting in Toronto on Monday, April 23, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Matthew Sherwood

Rogers pursuing deal with competitors to juggle 911 calls in case of outage

July 8 outage left millions unable to use phone for emergency services

Tony Staffieri speaks at the Rogers annual general meeting in Toronto on Monday, April 23, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Matthew Sherwood