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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Scheer firm on leaving abortion debate closed ahead of party policy vote on the subject

The abortion debate has divided Canadians for decades, especially within the Conservative Party, and that’s precisely why Andrew Scheer says he’s staunchly…

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RCMP commissioner ‘not sure’ handgun ban is the answer to gun violence

A recent spate of shootings is driving a swelling chorus of calls for a handgun ban — but the nation’s top…

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Lethbridge hockey player burned by campfire emerges from coma

A player with the Western Hockey League’s Lethbridge Hurricanes who was burned by a campfire earlier this month has emerged…

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Artificial turf lawn growing more popular, Edmonton landscaper says

While the lush green lawn has long been a status symbol among suburban homeowners, more people are looking for low-maintenance alternatives, says an Edmonton landscaper.…

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Tires and rims worth $70K stolen from Ford dealership in Wetaskiwin

RCMP are looking for leads after 56 tires and rims disappeared from the Denham Ford dealership in Wetaskiwin. Approximately $70,000 worth…

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Indigenous mother unhappy with 2nd school meeting after son’s braid cut

A Calgary mother isn’t satisfied following a second meeting with her son’s school after his braid was cut by another…

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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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Edmonton app Frettable transcribes live sound into sheet music

The Edmonton man who created an app that transcribes the sound of an instrument into sheet music hopes it reduces…

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