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Kenney faces criticism from doctors, his own caucus, over new COVID-19 health rules

Kenney faces criticism from doctors, his own caucus, over new COVID-19 health rules

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is getting an earful from health experts and from backbench members of his own United Conservative caucus over his new COVID-19 health restrictions.
Enbridge and TC Energy CEOs focus on cutting operating emissions from pipelines

Enbridge and TC Energy CEOs focus on cutting operating emissions from pipelines

CALGARY — The CEOs of Canada's two biggest pipeline companies say they are focused on lowering their operating greenhouse gas emissions while avoiding big oil pipeline projects in the wake of ongoing opposition throughout North America.
Canada's Bottcher beats Italy's Retornaz 7-4 at world men's curling championship

Canada's Bottcher beats Italy's Retornaz 7-4 at world men's curling championship

CALGARY — Coming off an upset loss and with a contender-heavy schedule on the horizon, Canada's Brendan Bottcher was in desperate need of a solid victory on Tuesday afternoon.
'Tough decision': Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi won't run for re-election this fall

'Tough decision': Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi won't run for re-election this fall

Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi won't be running in the municipal election in the fall. Nenshi, the first Muslim mayor of a big Canadian city when he was elected in October 2010, made the announcement Tuesday on social media.
Alberta clamps down as COVID-19 variants threaten to swamp health system

Alberta clamps down as COVID-19 variants threaten to swamp health system

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says widespread rule-breaking has forced his government to bring back tougher public-health restrictions and that failing to do so would cause variant COVID-19 cases to swamp the health-care system by next mont

Calgary officer charged for assaulting man after use-of-force investigation

CALGARY — The Calgary Police Services says it has charged one of its officers with assaulting a man in custody. Police allege the assault happened April 9, 2019, after a 20-minute pursuit of a stolen vehicle.
Parts of Alberta's draft school curriculum plagiarized, academic finds

Parts of Alberta's draft school curriculum plagiarized, academic finds

EDMONTON — Parts of Alberta's proposed curriculum for kindergarten and elementary schoolchildren were copied from other sources without credit, said an expert in plagiarism as the Opposition NDP vowed to dismantle it if elected next year.
Alberta police watchdog investigates after Mountie shoots man on First Nation

Alberta police watchdog investigates after Mountie shoots man on First Nation

ROCKY MOUNTAIN HOUSE, Alta. — Alberta's police watchdog is investigating the death of a man who was shot by a Mountie on a First Nation reserve.
4th request to federal government to join coal mine environmental review in Alberta

4th request to federal government to join coal mine environmental review in Alberta

A fourth request has been made to the federal government to get involved in the environmental review of a coal mine proposed for Alberta's Rocky Mountains.
Review hears closing arguments into proposed reservoir to protect Calgary from floods

Review hears closing arguments into proposed reservoir to protect Calgary from floods

EDMONTON — A lawyer for Alberta Transportation says there's a serious and urgent need for a proposed reservoir that could protect Calgary from future flooding.