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Five things to know about health-care talks Tuesday between Trudeau, premiers

Five things to know about health-care talks Tuesday between Trudeau, premiers

OTTAWA — On Tuesday in Ottawa, Canada's 13 premiers and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will sit around the same table in person for the first time since COVID-19 hoping to find a path toward a new long-term health-care funding deal.
Governments, B.C. coastal First Nations endorse marine protection action plan

Governments, B.C. coastal First Nations endorse marine protection action plan

VANCOUVER — The federal and British Columbia governments, alongside 15 coastal First Nations, have officially endorsed the blueprint for a vast network of marine protected areas along Canada's west coast.
London Drugs offers inclusive Valentine's Day cards for a good cause

London Drugs offers inclusive Valentine's Day cards for a good cause

All proceeds will be donated to support community initiatives.
Strathmore officially announces Lead by Example Powwow

Strathmore officially announces Lead by Example Powwow

“From March 18-19, 2023, people from across Canada and the US will be travelling to experience world-class Indigenous singing and dancing, right here in Southern Alberta,” said Mayor Pat Fule.
Province creates Women’s Hub online directory

Province creates Women’s Hub online directory

The webpage contains links to government supports available for women.
Small group of Alberta lawyers challenge mandatory Indigenous training course

Small group of Alberta lawyers challenge mandatory Indigenous training course

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Call to Action 27 specifically asks the Federation of Law Societies of Canada “to ensure that lawyers receive appropriate cultural competency training, which includes the history and legacy of residential schools, the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Treaties and Aboriginal rights, Indigenous law, and Aboriginal–Crown relations.”
Magazine touts Alberta as one of world’s greatest aurora viewing spots

Magazine touts Alberta as one of world’s greatest aurora viewing spots

The next time you look up to view the Northern Lights, you could be joined by a group of magazine readers.
Forget the groundhog, what’s a meteorologist forecasting for the rest of winter?

Forget the groundhog, what’s a meteorologist forecasting for the rest of winter?

Temperatures across the province are warming up over the next week, albeit likely temporarily.
Provincial minister says red tape reduction is making waves

Provincial minister says red tape reduction is making waves

“We have done lots of work to create a culture of red tape reduction within government and we want to maintain that.”
Senate passes Liberals' controversial online streaming act with a dozen amendments

Senate passes Liberals' controversial online streaming act with a dozen amendments

OTTAWA — Big tech companies that offer online streaming services could soon be required to contribute to Canadian content as a controversial Liberal bill gets one step closer to becoming law.