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Canada Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault addresses a news conference at the COP15 UN conference in Montreal, on Friday, December 16, 2022. Oilsands executives insist they are all in on cutting emissions and will make big investments in green technology, but they maintain there isn't a place to invest that money yet. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Oilsands execs say they can’t invest in decarbonization any faster, despite profits

Oilsands executives insist they are all in on cutting emissions and will…

Canada Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault addresses a news conference at the COP15 UN conference in Montreal, on Friday, December 16, 2022. Oilsands executives insist they are all in on cutting emissions and will make big investments in green technology, but they maintain there isn't a place to invest that money yet. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks to the media at the McMaster Automotive Resource Centre in Hamilton, Ont., during the final day of meetings at Liberal cabinet retreat on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nick Iwanyshyn

Pressure builds for Canada to send tanks to Ukraine after Germany gives OK

Pressure is building for Canada to send some of its Leopard 2…

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks to the media at the McMaster Automotive Resource Centre in Hamilton, Ont., during the final day of meetings at Liberal cabinet retreat on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nick Iwanyshyn
Alberta Premier Danielle Smith gives a government update in Calgary, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Alberta NDP says it would scrap COVID-19 review panel if party wins election

Alberta Opposition Leader Rachel Notley says if her NDP was to win…

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith gives a government update in Calgary, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Toronto Mayor John Tory, speaks during a press conference in Toronto, Monday, June 27, 2022. Canada's mental health crisis demands a national summit with representation from all levels of government, Tory said Wednesday, claiming a lack of provincial and federal support is offloading responsibilities onto "ill-equipped" municipalities.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston

Toronto mayor calls for national summit to tackle mental health crisis

Canada’s mental health crisis demands a national summit with representation from all…

Toronto Mayor John Tory, speaks during a press conference in Toronto, Monday, June 27, 2022. Canada's mental health crisis demands a national summit with representation from all levels of government, Tory said Wednesday, claiming a lack of provincial and federal support is offloading responsibilities onto "ill-equipped" municipalities.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston
<ins>The Stingrays work on their lunar research challenge project. (Photo submitted) </ins>

Crestomere School contest winners to virtually control a lunar rover

Their whole class will get to participate in the virtual lunar mission

<ins>The Stingrays work on their lunar research challenge project. (Photo submitted) </ins>
Anyone with information on unsolved crimes in Nanaimo is asked to call Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345. (Black Press Media file photo)

Wetaskiwin RCMP lay charges of aggravated assault after stabbings

Wetaskiwin RCMP have laid charges of aggravated assault against one individual after…

  • Jan 24, 2023
Anyone with information on unsolved crimes in Nanaimo is asked to call Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345. (Black Press Media file photo)
Sarah Polley arrives on the red carpet for "Women Talking," at the Toronto International Film Festival, in Toronto, on Tuesday, September 13, 2022. Toronto filmmakers Polley and Domee Shi are among the Canadians competing in the top categories at this year's Academy Awards. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Domee Shi on what ‘Turning Red’ Oscar nomination means for representation in film

Hours after learning she had snagged an Oscar nomination for best-animated feature,…

  • Jan 24, 2023
Sarah Polley arrives on the red carpet for "Women Talking," at the Toronto International Film Festival, in Toronto, on Tuesday, September 13, 2022. Toronto filmmakers Polley and Domee Shi are among the Canadians competing in the top categories at this year's Academy Awards. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
A Canadian passport sits on a suitcase in Ottawa on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023. Social Development Minister Karina Gould says Service Canada has "virtually eliminated" the backlog of thousands of passport applications. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Canada’s passport application backlog now ‘virtually eliminated,’ minister says

The federal government declared victory over a massive backlog of passport applications…

A Canadian passport sits on a suitcase in Ottawa on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023. Social Development Minister Karina Gould says Service Canada has "virtually eliminated" the backlog of thousands of passport applications. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
A sign showing an avalanche hazard warning near Mount Renshaw outside of McBride, B.C., on Saturday January 30, 2016. Two people were killed and two others were injured in two separate avalanches in B.C. Monday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Avalanche death toll climbs to five as two more die in British Columbia’s backcountry

Two more people have been killed in an avalanche in British Columbia,…

A sign showing an avalanche hazard warning near Mount Renshaw outside of McBride, B.C., on Saturday January 30, 2016. Two people were killed and two others were injured in two separate avalanches in B.C. Monday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
New research has spelled out for the first time the gap between official lists of trails in the southern Rockies and the number of trails there actually are, suggesting effects from the growing number of backcountry users may be larger than suspected.The hiking trail on Yamnuska in Alberta’s Bow Valley Wildland Provincial Park, part of Kananaskis Country, is shown in June 2017.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Colette Derworiz

Nearly one-quarter of trails in southern B.C., Alberta unmapped and unmanaged: study

New research has spelled out for the first time the gap between…

New research has spelled out for the first time the gap between official lists of trails in the southern Rockies and the number of trails there actually are, suggesting effects from the growing number of backcountry users may be larger than suspected.The hiking trail on Yamnuska in Alberta’s Bow Valley Wildland Provincial Park, part of Kananaskis Country, is shown in June 2017.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Colette Derworiz
Tyler Shandro answers questions at a news conference, in Calgary, Friday, Sept. 3, 2021. Shandro is before a Law Society of Alberta hearing today to answer allegations he broke the lawyers’ code of conduct.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Todd Korol

Doctor tells Law Society of Alberta that former health minister visited his home

Alberta’s justice minister began a three-day Law Society of Alberta hearing Tuesday…

Tyler Shandro answers questions at a news conference, in Calgary, Friday, Sept. 3, 2021. Shandro is before a Law Society of Alberta hearing today to answer allegations he broke the lawyers’ code of conduct.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Todd Korol
Calgary Stampeders quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell warms up before the CFL western semi-final football game against the B.C. Lions in Vancouver on Sunday, November 6, 2022. The Hamilton Tiger-Cats announced Tuesday that Mitchell has signed a three-year deal with the club. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Hamilton Tiger-Cats sign veteran quarterback Mitchell to three-year deal

Bo Levi Mitchell is a Hamilton Tiger-Cat. The veteran quarterback signed a…

Calgary Stampeders quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell warms up before the CFL western semi-final football game against the B.C. Lions in Vancouver on Sunday, November 6, 2022. The Hamilton Tiger-Cats announced Tuesday that Mitchell has signed a three-year deal with the club. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Trainees roll pipe off the catwalk during a training session to lay down drill pipe on a rig floor at Precision Drilling in Nisku, Alta., in a January 20, 2017, file photo. Two of Canada's largest oil and gas contract drilling companies have agreed to combine in a deal worth about $1.03 billion. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Uganda begins oil drilling, hopes for production by 2025

Oil drilling has begun in a Chinese-operated field in Uganda and the…

Trainees roll pipe off the catwalk during a training session to lay down drill pipe on a rig floor at Precision Drilling in Nisku, Alta., in a January 20, 2017, file photo. Two of Canada's largest oil and gas contract drilling companies have agreed to combine in a deal worth about $1.03 billion. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Richard Poulin, left and Judy Wei, right, work with their daughter, Rylae-Ann Poulin, during a physical and cognitive therapy session at their home in Bangkok, Thailand, Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023. The family hopes other families dealing with devastating genetic diseases like Rylae-Ann's will someday get to see the transformations they’ve seen. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

Promising gene therapy delivers treatment directly to brain

When Rylae-Ann Poulin was a year old, she didn’t crawl or babble…

Richard Poulin, left and Judy Wei, right, work with their daughter, Rylae-Ann Poulin, during a physical and cognitive therapy session at their home in Bangkok, Thailand, Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023. The family hopes other families dealing with devastating genetic diseases like Rylae-Ann's will someday get to see the transformations they’ve seen. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
Sarah Polley arrives on the red carpet for "Women Talking," at the Toronto International Film Festival, in Toronto, on Tuesday, September 13, 2022. Toronto filmmakers Polley and Domee Shi are among the Canadians competing in the top categories at this year's Academy Awards. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Sarah Polley, Domee Shi among top Canadian Oscar nominees

Toronto filmmakers Sarah Polley and Domee Shi are among the Canadians competing…

Sarah Polley arrives on the red carpet for "Women Talking," at the Toronto International Film Festival, in Toronto, on Tuesday, September 13, 2022. Toronto filmmakers Polley and Domee Shi are among the Canadians competing in the top categories at this year's Academy Awards. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland, along with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, arrive at the Hamilton Convention Centre, in Hamilton, Ont., ahead of the Liberal Cabinet retreat, on Monday, January 23, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nick Iwanyshyn

Fiscal room tightening as economy teeters, associate finance minister says

Canada’s associate finance minister says it’s going to be a “turbulent” year…

Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland, along with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, arrive at the Hamilton Convention Centre, in Hamilton, Ont., ahead of the Liberal Cabinet retreat, on Monday, January 23, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nick Iwanyshyn
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has asked Canada’s top public servant to look into the government’s procurement process over what he called a seemingly “illogical and inefficient” contract to develop the ArriveCan app. A person holds a smartphone set to the opening screen of the app in a photo illustration made in Toronto on June 29, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Giordano Ciampini

Subcontracting ArriveCan development ‘seems highly illogical and inefficient:’ PM

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has asked Canada’s top public servant to look…

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has asked Canada’s top public servant to look into the government’s procurement process over what he called a seemingly “illogical and inefficient” contract to develop the ArriveCan app. A person holds a smartphone set to the opening screen of the app in a photo illustration made in Toronto on June 29, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Giordano Ciampini
Ottawa's Chief of Police Eric Stubbs says resources, logistics, traffic, towing and staffing plans are in place ahead of potential protests this weekend. Then RCMP Assistant Commissioner Eric Stubbs, speaks in Surrey, B.C., on Wednesday February 5, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Ottawa police preparing for possible weekend protests on ‘Freedom Convoy’ anniversary

Ottawa police Chief Eric Stubbs says resources, tow trucks and staffing plans…

Ottawa's Chief of Police Eric Stubbs says resources, logistics, traffic, towing and staffing plans are in place ahead of potential protests this weekend. Then RCMP Assistant Commissioner Eric Stubbs, speaks in Surrey, B.C., on Wednesday February 5, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
A view of Hidden Lake in Banff National Park near Lake Louise is shown on Friday, Sept. 1, 2022. Parks Canada has announced infrastructure upgrades in the four mountain national parks in Alberta and British Columbia. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Todd Korol

Banff, Jasper, Yoho and Kootenay national parks to see infrastructure upgrades

Parks Canada has announced money to improve safety and experiences for visitors…

A view of Hidden Lake in Banff National Park near Lake Louise is shown on Friday, Sept. 1, 2022. Parks Canada has announced infrastructure upgrades in the four mountain national parks in Alberta and British Columbia. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Todd Korol
A person uses a cell phone in Ottawa on Monday, July 18, 2022. Alberta Health Services says it is experiencing a network outage, which is affecting some of its services across the province. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Network outage that affected some health-care services in Alberta being resolved: AHS

Doctors and staff at hospitals across Alberta have been using paper charts,…

A person uses a cell phone in Ottawa on Monday, July 18, 2022. Alberta Health Services says it is experiencing a network outage, which is affecting some of its services across the province. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
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