Alberta accounted for 97% of federal income tax decline during recession’s height

Federal income tax revenue fell by nearly $5 billion in 2016 and nearly all of the decline was attributable to…

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Trudeau, Harper among Canadians paying tribute to U.S. Sen. John McCain

Canadian politicians are expressing their sympathies to the family of Arizona Sen. John McCain, who has died of brain cancer…

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Edmonton woman dies after pinning herself under her own SUV

An elderly woman died early Wednesday after she pinned herself under her own SUV in northeast Edmonton, police say. Officers were…

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All eyes on Andrew Scheer as Conservative convention set for Halifax

After a week of internal caucus squabbles, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer will try to refocus the spotlight on trying to…

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2 people face murder charges in death of woman on Paul First Nation

Two people have been charged with murder in the death of Ellie May House, a mother of two who was…

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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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