Credit card firms to trim merchant fees, but retailers group ‘underwhelmed’

The federal government says credit card companies have agreed to trim the fees they charge the country’s businesses by 10…

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Progress being made on massive northeastern Ontario fire

Crews battling a massive forest fire south of Sudbury, Ont., are making some progress, with the Ministry of Natural Resources…

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Edmonton councillor stirred up about swizzle sticks and straws

City councillors are moving toward a made-in-Edmonton solution to curbing the use of disposable plastics after agreeing Friday to find out what measures…

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Pediatricians need more information on medical marijuana for kids, study says

About half of pediatric doctors surveyed about cannabis say they’ve encountered a young patient who had used marijuana for a…

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Early signs of success for Edmonton’s safe injection sites, expert says

Safe injection sites have shown early signs of success in Edmonton, the director of the sites says. Marliss Taylor, director…

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U of A president should cut pay before charging students more, minister says – Edmonton

Advanced Education Minister Marlin Schmidt says University of Alberta president David Turpin should take a pay cut before charging students…

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Far-right groups, counter-protesters rally over asylum seekers at Canada-U.S. border

Duelling protests are being held this afternoon at the Canada-U.S. border crossing in Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle, Que. Far-right groups are protesting against…

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Brother remembers Broncos hockey player as humble, honest, hard-working

Playing with mini-sticks in the basement is a common activity for many hockey-loving families. For the Wack brothers, who grew up…

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Carbon tax costly ‘political theatre,’ says Jason Kenney – Edmonton

Alberta’s carbon tax is nothing more than an expensive piece of political theatre, says Jason Kenney, leader of the Official Opposition…

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Edmonton Alberta Weather & News

Nearly 10,000 people in New Brunswick were without power Saturday morning as heavy rains pummelled the province, forcing some people…

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