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Celine Dion gestures as she performs at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Sunday, July 31, 2016. The Canadian superstar's Instagram announcement that she has been diagnosed with stiff person syndrome is sparking questions about the rare and widely unknown disease. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Céline Dion says she has ‘stiff person syndrome.’ Here’s what that means

Canadian superstar Céline Dion’s Instagram announcement that she has been diagnosed with…

RCMP work on the scene of a sightseeing bus rollover at the Columbia Icefield near Jasper, Alta., Sunday, July 19, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

‘No grounds’: RCMP say no criminal charges in fatal Alberta icefield crash

Mounties say no criminal charges will be laid in a fatal rollover…

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith speaks at a press conference, in Edmonton, on Tuesday, November 29, 2022. Steve Outhouse confirms he will serve as the campaign manager for the Smith and the United Conservative Party when Albertans go to the polls next May.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Leslyn Lewis’s former campaign manager to help Alberta Premier Danielle Smith in 2023

The man who ran Leslyn Lewis’s campaign as she made two consecutive…

Cpl. Randy Stenger, left, and Const. Jessica Brown, return to court to resume their jury trial on charges of manslaughter and aggravated assault in Edmonton on Friday, Nov. 25, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Amber Bracken

Mounties charged in shooting found not guilty of manslaughter, aggravated assault

Two Mounties who shot a man in his pickup truck at an…

Cpl. Randy Stenger, left, and Const. Jessica Brown, return to court to resume their jury trial on charges of manslaughter and aggravated assault in Edmonton on Friday, Nov. 25, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Amber Bracken
Vials of Pfizer's updated COVID-19 vaccine is seen during production in Kalamazoo, Mich., in an Aug. 2022, handout photo. Health Canada has approved a Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine booster for use in children ages five to 11, which targets the original strain of the coronavirus and more recent variants. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-HO, Pfizer, *MANDATORY CREDIT*

Health Canada approves first bivalent booster for kids ages 5 to 11

Health Canada approved a COVID-19 vaccine booster for children on Friday that…

Vials of Pfizer's updated COVID-19 vaccine is seen during production in Kalamazoo, Mich., in an Aug. 2022, handout photo. Health Canada has approved a Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine booster for use in children ages five to 11, which targets the original strain of the coronavirus and more recent variants. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-HO, Pfizer, *MANDATORY CREDIT*
A pumpjack draws out oil and gas from a well head as the sun sets near Calgary, Alta., Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022. Crescent Point Energy Corp. says it has signed an agreement with Paramount Resources Ltd. to acquire additional Kaybob Duvernay assets for $375 million. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Crescent Point to acquire Kaybob Duvernay drilling assets from Paramount Resources

Crescent Point Energy Corp. says it has signed an agreement with Paramount…

A pumpjack draws out oil and gas from a well head as the sun sets near Calgary, Alta., Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022. Crescent Point Energy Corp. says it has signed an agreement with Paramount Resources Ltd. to acquire additional Kaybob Duvernay assets for $375 million. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
A sign directing visitors to the emergency department is shown at the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) Friday, May 15, 2015 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Premiers to hold virtual news conference on struggling children’s hospitals

Canada’s premiers plan to hold a news conference in Winnipeg today as…

A sign directing visitors to the emergency department is shown at the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) Friday, May 15, 2015 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
A tapper tapps nickel-copper matt in the flash furnace of Vale SA smelter complex in Copper Cliff, Ont., Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010. Canada's new $4 billion critical minerals strategy will at first focus on the six categories of metals and minerals with the biggest potential for growth. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Gino Donato

New critical minerals strategy drilling down on six elements with most potential

Canada’s new $4-billion critical minerals strategy will at first focus on the…

A tapper tapps nickel-copper matt in the flash furnace of Vale SA smelter complex in Copper Cliff, Ont., Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010. Canada's new $4 billion critical minerals strategy will at first focus on the six categories of metals and minerals with the biggest potential for growth. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Gino Donato
In this Nov. 3, 2015 file photo, the Keystone Steele City pumping station is seen in Steele City, Neb. TC Energy Corp. says it has shut down its Keystone pipeline after a leak in Nebraska. The company says it has mobilized people and equipment in response to a confirmed release of oil into a creek, about 32 kilometres south of Steele City, Neb.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Nati Harnik

TC Energy shuts down Keystone pipeline system after leak in Kansas

TC Energy Corp. has estimated the volume of oil released in Wednesday’s…

In this Nov. 3, 2015 file photo, the Keystone Steele City pumping station is seen in Steele City, Neb. TC Energy Corp. says it has shut down its Keystone pipeline after a leak in Nebraska. The company says it has mobilized people and equipment in response to a confirmed release of oil into a creek, about 32 kilometres south of Steele City, Neb.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Nati Harnik
A campaign worker steams the wrinkles from a large Alberta flag at the venue where United Conservative Party leader Jason Kenney was to address supporters in Calgary on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. The Alberta government has introduced legislation aimed at making police forces more accountable and responsive to the communities they serve. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Alberta legislation would set up independent agency to investigate police complaints

The Alberta government has introduced legislation aimed at making police forces more…

A campaign worker steams the wrinkles from a large Alberta flag at the venue where United Conservative Party leader Jason Kenney was to address supporters in Calgary on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. The Alberta government has introduced legislation aimed at making police forces more accountable and responsive to the communities they serve. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Members of Canada’s National Junior Team take a water break during a training camp practice in Calgary, Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022. Moved from last December and January to August because of COVID-19, the postponed and reimagined 2022 world junior hockey championship presented unique challenges. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Members of Canada’s National Junior Team take a water break during a training camp practice in Calgary, Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022. Moved from last December and January to August because of COVID-19, the postponed and reimagined 2022 world junior hockey championship presented unique challenges. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Staff work at a Canadian Armed Forces recruitment centre in Ottawa, on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022. The Canadian Armed Forces says it has received more than 2,400 applications from permanent residents interested in joining the military since the beginning of November. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Military received 2,400 applications from permanent residents in November

The Canadian Armed Forces says it has received hundreds of applications from…

Staff work at a Canadian Armed Forces recruitment centre in Ottawa, on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022. The Canadian Armed Forces says it has received more than 2,400 applications from permanent residents interested in joining the military since the beginning of November. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Families, Children and Social Development Minister Karina Gould stands during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, on Monday, Oct. 17, 2022. Families Minister Karina Gould is expected to introduce legislation today to strengthen child care in Canada, which is likely to include an effort to secure a long-term role for Ottawa in the new national daycare system. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Liberals aim to secure long-term role for feds in national child-care system

Families Minister Karina Gould introduced legislation today to strengthen child care in…

Families, Children and Social Development Minister Karina Gould stands during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, on Monday, Oct. 17, 2022. Families Minister Karina Gould is expected to introduce legislation today to strengthen child care in Canada, which is likely to include an effort to secure a long-term role for Ottawa in the new national daycare system. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Alberta's two deputy chief medical officers of health are leaving their roles. Health Minister Jason Copping confirmed during question period this afternoon that both of the doctors have submitted letters of resignation. Copping addresses the children’s medication shortage in Edmonton, on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Two deputy chief medical officers resign from their positions with Alberta Health

Alberta’s two deputy chief medical officers of health are leaving their roles…

Alberta's two deputy chief medical officers of health are leaving their roles. Health Minister Jason Copping confirmed during question period this afternoon that both of the doctors have submitted letters of resignation. Copping addresses the children’s medication shortage in Edmonton, on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Alberta Premier Danielle Smith’s sovereignty bill galloped toward the finish line Wednesday, with the government using debate time limits to rebut what it called Opposition delay tactics. Smith speaks at a press conference after the throne speech in Edmonton, on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Alberta passes sovereignty act, but first strips out sweeping powers to cabinet

The Alberta legislature has passed Premier Danielle Smith’s controversial sovereignty act but…

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith’s sovereignty bill galloped toward the finish line Wednesday, with the government using debate time limits to rebut what it called Opposition delay tactics. Smith speaks at a press conference after the throne speech in Edmonton, on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
A staff member carries bedding in one of the suites at Toronto's Interval House, an emergency shelter for women in abusive situations, on Feb. 6, 2017. A new report shows emergency shelters in Alberta haven't been able to provide refuge to thousands of women who are fleeing domestic violence due to a lack of space. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Alberta women’s shelters turn away thousands due to lack of space and staff: report

Emergency shelters in Alberta haven’t been able to provide refuge to thousands…

A staff member carries bedding in one of the suites at Toronto's Interval House, an emergency shelter for women in abusive situations, on Feb. 6, 2017. A new report shows emergency shelters in Alberta haven't been able to provide refuge to thousands of women who are fleeing domestic violence due to a lack of space. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
Alberta Premier Danielle Smith speaks in the Legislative Assembly on Tuesday. Smith introduced Bill 1, Alberta Sovereignty within a United Canada Act on Tuesday.  (Photo by Government of Alberta)

Alberta sovereignty bill close to finish line as government invokes debate time limit

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith’s sovereignty bill galloped toward the finish line Wednesday,…

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith speaks in the Legislative Assembly on Tuesday. Smith introduced Bill 1, Alberta Sovereignty within a United Canada Act on Tuesday.  (Photo by Government of Alberta)
FILE - The Apple logo is illuminated at a store in the city center in Munich, Germany, on Dec. 16, 2020. Apple said Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022, that it will now offer full end-to-encryption for nearly all the data its users store in its global cloud-based storage system. That will make it more difficult for hackers, spies and law enforcement agencies to access sensitive user information. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, File)

Apple: Most iCloud data can now be end-to-end encrypted

As part of an ongoing privacy push, Apple said Wednesday it will…

FILE - The Apple logo is illuminated at a store in the city center in Munich, Germany, on Dec. 16, 2020. Apple said Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022, that it will now offer full end-to-encryption for nearly all the data its users store in its global cloud-based storage system. That will make it more difficult for hackers, spies and law enforcement agencies to access sensitive user information. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, File)
A scene is shown from director Brandon Cronenberg's film “Infinity Pool,” which is among the Canadian films being showcased at the 2023 Sundance Film Festival. The science-fiction horror-thriller film stars Alexander Skarsgard, Mia Goth and Cleopatra Coleman. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Kate Parkes/Elevation Pictures *MANDATORY CREDIT*

Brandon Cronenberg’s film ‘Infinity Pool’ among Canadian films in Sundance lineup

Toronto-born director Brandon Cronenberg’s film “Infinity Pool” is among the Canadian films…

A scene is shown from director Brandon Cronenberg's film “Infinity Pool,” which is among the Canadian films being showcased at the 2023 Sundance Film Festival. The science-fiction horror-thriller film stars Alexander Skarsgard, Mia Goth and Cleopatra Coleman. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Kate Parkes/Elevation Pictures *MANDATORY CREDIT*
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau holds a press conference, in Djerba, Tunisia on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022. Trudeau says the federal government is reviewing an RCMP equipment contract with a company that has ties to China's government. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Canada’s government will review RCMP equipment contract with ties to China: Trudeau

The federal government is reviewing an RCMP equipment contract with a company…

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau holds a press conference, in Djerba, Tunisia on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022. Trudeau says the federal government is reviewing an RCMP equipment contract with a company that has ties to China's government. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick