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Manufacturing human organs … with farm animals

At any given time, 4,000 to 5,000 people are waiting for organs in Canada. And every year, 200 to 250 people in Canada die while waiting

  • Jan 26, 2022
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The backyard dinosaurs in the summer (Christi Albers-Manicke)

Chicken surveillance and friend cameos

We joined the wireless security community this weekend

The backyard dinosaurs in the summer (Christi Albers-Manicke)
According to University of Toronto Global Journalism Fellow Anthony Fong, sexually aggressive online behaviours, affects 88 per cent of all Canadian university undergraduate women. THE CANADIAN PRESS

FONG: Legal reform needed to protect young women from growing online sexual violence

Liberals promised to rework online harms legislation within 100 days of Parliament’s Nov. 22 return

According to University of Toronto Global Journalism Fellow Anthony Fong, sexually aggressive online behaviours, affects 88 per cent of all Canadian university undergraduate women. THE CANADIAN PRESS
Dr. Sylvain Charlebois

Trudeau needs to shelve his plan to ban unvaccinated truckers

It puts Canadians’ access to food at risk

  • Jan 18, 2022
Dr. Sylvain Charlebois
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Heads up, there will be a new guy next week

With the ‘extended winter break’ announced this weekend I was faced with…

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Doing what is hard makes life easier

When I entered 2021 a year ago, I was optimistic. I was…

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This image provided by Abbott Laboratories in August 2020 shows the company’s BinaxNOW rapid COVID-19 nasal swab test. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Abbott Laboratories via AP

How to use rapid testing to keep you and yours safe during the holiday season

Experts say rapid tests are one more tool in our toolbox to stay safe

This image provided by Abbott Laboratories in August 2020 shows the company’s BinaxNOW rapid COVID-19 nasal swab test. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Abbott Laboratories via AP
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Write for Rights 2021

Amnesty International (AI), established in 1961 with a focus on human rights,…

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Rimbey’s merchants cross everyone off the Christmas list

This week Rimbey will be hosting it’s first ever Rimbey’s Main Street…

Jack Buckby

Nuclear fusion could solve our energy and environmental problems

Well beyond the possibility of uniting climate skeptics and green activists, nuclear fusion could generated millions of jobs globally

Jack Buckby
Mark Milke

Oil and gas extraction sector contributes $53B to federal finances

Alberta’s total gross fiscal contributions totalled almost $561 billion between 2007 and 2019

Mark Milke
Emily Jaycox editorial

OPINION: Finding your centre in troubled times

My ‘bucket list’ is short, and only half imagined with as-of-yet un-penned…

Emily Jaycox editorial

I’m not opposed to opposition

I’m opposed to the threats and name calling

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Reducing red tape saves time, money for Alberta small businesses

There is nothing small about small business. Making up 99 per cent…

  • Oct 21, 2021
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Alexandre Massaux

Canada’s crippled tourism industry must be revived

The impact of COVID on tourism is more significant than that of 9/11, SARS and the 2008 economic crisis combined

  • Oct 6, 2021
Alexandre Massaux

Canadian oil and gas sector has huge impact in U.S.

Canadians have a significant stake in the United States oil and gas industry

  • Sep 28, 2021
Trees burnt by the White Rock Lake wildfire earlier this month are seen in Monte Lake, B.C., on Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Analysis: Wildfire and flood disasters are causing ‘climate migration’ within Canada

Polticians need to implement environmental policies or people will go elsewhere

Trees burnt by the White Rock Lake wildfire earlier this month are seen in Monte Lake, B.C., on Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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Vaccine Politics: Will COVID-19 affect the outcome of the federal election in B.C.?

Week 3 of federal election analysis by columnist Bruce Cameron focuses on the effects of COVID-19

  • Sep 9, 2021
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Smoke from wildfires burning in the U.S. fills the air as the Grouse Mountain tram transports people down the mountain, in North Vancouver, B.C,, on Saturday, September 12, 2020. The World Air Quality Index, a non-profit that tracks air quality from monitoring stations around the world, rated Vancouver’s air quality as the second worst in the world Saturday. Environment Canada has issued a special air quality statement for Metro Vancouver, showing a very high risk to health due to wildfire smoke from Washington and Oregon. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Prepare for the worst: 10 steps to get ready for wildfire smoke

The summer of 2021 has the potential to be worse than any wildfire season before it

Smoke from wildfires burning in the U.S. fills the air as the Grouse Mountain tram transports people down the mountain, in North Vancouver, B.C,, on Saturday, September 12, 2020. The World Air Quality Index, a non-profit that tracks air quality from monitoring stations around the world, rated Vancouver’s air quality as the second worst in the world Saturday. Environment Canada has issued a special air quality statement for Metro Vancouver, showing a very high risk to health due to wildfire smoke from Washington and Oregon. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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Budget opinion: Cutting advanced education funding will stunt central Alberta growth

RDC offers certificates, diplomas, degrees, apprenticeship and continuing education programs

  • Feb 24, 2021
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