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Two more black bears being relocated from Canmore

Two more black bears being relocated from Canmore

Alberta Fish and wildlife officials say 22 black bears have been captured and relocated from Canmore and the Bow Valley so far this year, with traps set to catch at least two more.
Allowing Rocky Mountain coal lease transfers during debate sends wrong signal: group

Allowing Rocky Mountain coal lease transfers during debate sends wrong signal: group

Morrison said her group has found that Cabin Ridge Project Ltd., one of several companies hoping to develop open-pit coal mines in the Rockies, has purchased 2,000 hectares of coal exploration lease applications from a second company, Peace River Coal. 
Oil price spike won't increase industry cleanup spending: Alberta energy minister

Oil price spike won't increase industry cleanup spending: Alberta energy minister

But critics say the province's current cleanup requirements are based on the industry's past efforts, which are what led to the problem in the first place. The current price spike for oil, now more than $80 a barrel, represents a profit windfall for an industry that should be spending it on cleaning up the province's 97,000 inactive wells. 
'Do what you need to do:' Leader of military nurses in Alberta hospital stays focused

'Do what you need to do:' Leader of military nurses in Alberta hospital stays focused

"So these nurses have had exposure to COVID patients over the pandemic, and they're well trained and ready to support Alberta through this time."
Alberta introduces more cash, new fines in its COVID-19 vaccine passport program

Alberta introduces more cash, new fines in its COVID-19 vaccine passport program

Amid reports that some staff are being harassed and abused over the program, the province is also doubling the fine to $4,000 for mistreating workers enforcing public-health orders.
NDP says errors meant people — including First Nations — were disenfranchised

NDP says errors meant people — including First Nations — were disenfranchised

"Voters were turned away, were sent to the wrong polling locations, showed up at locations that opened late or never opened, or walked away from massive lineups,” NDP national director Anne McGrath alleged in a letter. 
Judicial recount gives Trudeau's Liberals one more victory in Quebec

Judicial recount gives Trudeau's Liberals one more victory in Quebec

The recount bumps up the total number of seats won by Justin Trudeau's Liberals to 160.
Dow announces plans to build 'net-zero' petrochemicals facility in Alberta

Dow announces plans to build 'net-zero' petrochemicals facility in Alberta

Dow said the project would more than triple its ethylene and polyethylene capacity from the Fort Saskatchewan site.
Military begins COVID-19 work at Edmonton hospital as Alberta battles fourth wave

Military begins COVID-19 work at Edmonton hospital as Alberta battles fourth wave

Eight critical care nursing officers — from Ontario and Nova Scotia — have been sent to the Royal Alexandra Hospital.
Alberta resumes COVID-19 contact tracing in schools, offers rapid testing

Alberta resumes COVID-19 contact tracing in schools, offers rapid testing

Public reporting of schools with at least two COVID-19 cases or outbreaks started Wednesday. Contact tracing is to resume next Tuesday when students return to classes after the Thanksgiving long weekend.