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As Alberta debates coal mining, industry already affecting once-protected Rockies

As Alberta debates coal mining, industry already affecting once-protected Rockies

Coal mining is already having an impact in Alberta's Rocky Mountains even as debate intensifies over the industry's presence in one of the province's most beloved landscapes.
Calgary judge to rule next week on bail for teen charged in police officer's death

Calgary judge to rule next week on bail for teen charged in police officer's death

CALGARY — The lawyer for a teen charged with first-degree murder in the hit-and-run death of a Calgary police officer says it will likely be a difficult case because of the high level of scrutiny it is already generating.
Aurora Cannabis lays off workers after signing new sales broker deal

Aurora Cannabis lays off workers after signing new sales broker deal

EDMONTON — Aurora Cannabis Inc. says it has laid off some workers after signing an agreement with an external sales broker.
Biden delivers on promise to cancel Keystone XL permit; TC Energy halts project

Biden delivers on promise to cancel Keystone XL permit; TC Energy halts project

CALGARY — Newly inaugurated U.S. President Joe Biden carried out his campaign promise to tear up the presidential permit keeping the Keystone XL expansion alive on Wednesday, hours after the pipeline owner said it would halt work on the project.
Alberta-based tiny home project goes cross-country

Alberta-based tiny home project goes cross-country

A tiny house teacher, team of NAIT technology students and army of sponsors build a state-of-the-art tiny house--and give it away.
Innisfail councillor facing sexual assault, confinement charges

Innisfail councillor facing sexual assault, confinement charges

Donald D. Hill is scheduled to be in Red Deer Court of Queen’s Bench on Feb. 1
Buy America: How Biden's Made-in-America plan could impact Canadian companies

Buy America: How Biden's Made-in-America plan could impact Canadian companies

Canadian companies that bid on American government contracts could be cut out of the procurement process if Joe Biden follows through on his Buy American plan after he becomes U.S. president today, according to business and trade experts.
'End of the road:' Truck driver in Humboldt Broncos crash awaits deportation decision

'End of the road:' Truck driver in Humboldt Broncos crash awaits deportation decision

REGINA — A former truck driver who caused the deadly Humboldt Broncos bus crash has submitted paperwork with reasons why he should not be sent back to India when he gets out of prison.
Trudeau vows to keep up the fight to sway U.S. on merits of Keystone XL pipeline

Trudeau vows to keep up the fight to sway U.S. on merits of Keystone XL pipeline

WASHINGTON — Canada won't stop trying to convince Joe Biden of the merits of Keystone XL, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau insisted Tuesday, despite reports the U.S. president-elect appears poised to sign the pipeline project's death warrant.
Crown to seek adult sentence for teen charged in hit-and-run death of Calgary officer

Crown to seek adult sentence for teen charged in hit-and-run death of Calgary officer

CALGARY — A Crown prosecutor says he will seek an adult sentence for an accused teen if he is convicted in a Calgary police officer's death. Doug Taylor made the comment at the start of a bail hearing Tuesday for the 18-year-old suspect.