Parliament passes plain tobacco packaging law, regulates vaping

The Liberal government has passed a sweeping overhaul of the country’s tobacco laws — legislation that will formally legalize (and…

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How Jeremy Quaile’s suicide changed the way I behave on social media

These are not my thoughts on a dog that suffered and died in a hot car last July. These are…

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Edmonton-area doctor with passion for space medicine returns from Mars simulation mission

Shawna Pandya hasn’t been to Mars, but she’s been closer than most. The physician, who grew up in Sherwood Park…

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Mexico proposes solution to NAFTA auto parts stalemate; Canada-U.S. talks pushed to Tuesday

The NAFTA countries began a days-long negotiating round Monday in what could be their final chance for an agreement this…

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Bank of Canada says economy ‘finally positive’, rates to rise

Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz said on Wednesday the economy was “finally positive” after a long adjustment to a…

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Grande Prairie drop-in shelter cuts back hours after budget strained by long winter, increased use

A Grande Prairie drop-in shelter, financially over-extended from a long and brutal winter, has had to significantly reduce its spring…

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An Edmonton theatre company needed a venue for their shows — so they made one

A man walks into an Edmonton building. He decides to open a live comedy theatre in it. Byron Martin started…

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