Vancouver votes to ban plastic straws, foam cups and containers by June 2019

Vancouver has voted to ban the distribution of plastic straws as well as foam take-out containers and cups as part…

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Alberta government releases new fire ban app ahead of long weekend

If you’re thinking of heading out into the great outdoors for the May long weekend but don’t know the fire risk,…

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Complaint filed against Alberta justice minister for comments on jailed sex assault victim – Edmonton

An Edmonton lawyer has filed a complaint against Justice Minister Kathleen Ganley, saying she made “inappropriate” comments last summer about…

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‘Send him home’: Father of Albertan on death row breaks silence weeks before dying

Ronald Smith’s father still had a bedroom and a vintage car waiting for the day his son might come home…

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Connie Oakes sues Alberta Crown, Medicine Hat police for $1M over wrongful murder conviction

A Cree woman from Nekaneet First Nation, Sask., is suing the Alberta government, a Crown prosecutor and Medicine Hat police for $1 million over…

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Parents left grieving unexplained death of their toddler ask MPs to make April 26 SUDC Awareness Day

Wendy Fuentes and her husband, Philippe Panneton, woke up before dawn in their home in Greenfield Park, Que., to feed…

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Woman, 70, with Alzheimer’s, missing in southeast Edmonton

Edmonton police are asking for help in finding a 70-year-old  woman who has Alzheimer’s disease. Karen Noel was last seen in…

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Rachel Notley remains confident Kinder Morgan will build pipeline

Premier Rachel Notley said a resolution will be found to political bottlenecks that are delaying the construction of the Trans Mountain…

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73% of Canadians to change Facebook habits after data mining furor, survey suggests – Technology & Science

Almost three-quarters of Canadians surveyed say recent data mining issues with Facebook will cause them to modify how they use the…

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U of Regina suspects ‘significant’ number of students cheated in law and ethics class – Saskatchewan

A “significant” number of students at the University of Regina are suspected of cheating during, of all things, a law and ethics exam, CBC’s iTeam has…

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