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Doctors, Conservative MPs say not enough consultation on assisted-dying bill

Doctors, Conservative MPs say not enough consultation on assisted-dying bill

"As an emergency and family doctor, I know the importance of consultation, along with the day to day experiences and sufferings of Canadians which cannot be ignored," said Dr. Adam Taylor.
Statistics Canada says retail sales climbed 1.1 per cent in September

Statistics Canada says retail sales climbed 1.1 per cent in September

"Today's release was a nice surprise, but with COVID-19 situation deteriorating rapidly across much of the country since September, further good news will likely be on hold for now," TD Bank economist Ksenia Bushmeneva wrote in a report.
Liberals legislate 2050 net-zero emissions, but critics say they're delaying action

Liberals legislate 2050 net-zero emissions, but critics say they're delaying action

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the government still intends to live up to its commitment to exceed the current targets by 2030.
UK signs trade deal with Canada to prepare for Brexit

UK signs trade deal with Canada to prepare for Brexit

LONDON — The U.K. signed an interim trade deal with Canada on Saturday, the second major agreement the country has reached as negotiators hurry to cement trading relationships in preparation for life outside the European Union.
Campus Corps enlists university students in divestment, renewables push

Campus Corps enlists university students in divestment, renewables push

The project's three main goals are to get universities to shift their own energy consumption to completely renewable sources, divest from fossil fuels and integrate climate change in their curriculum.
Blaise Hunter wins national award

Blaise Hunter wins national award

Blaise Hunter, who has ties to the Bonnyville-area, won a national award for her working in her heroine movement
GM: New batteries cut electric car costs, increase range

GM: New batteries cut electric car costs, increase range

The developments arrive as government pollution regulations tighten worldwide, with California and the United Kingdom recently announcing plans to ban gas-powered new vehicle sales in 10 to 15 years.
Climbing out of addiction: how Margo Talbot’s story of strength and resiliency provides an anchor during the COVID-19 pandemic

Climbing out of addiction: how Margo Talbot’s story of strength and resiliency provides an anchor during the COVID-19 pandemic

"The first step is to honour your process ... honour yourself and know that the blueprint for your own healing is inside of you," said Talbot. "People can help you, they can help you find your way points, they can help you find your own compass. But ultimately we all have to go inside of our hearts to find our way ... that is what the dark night of the soul is."
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 10:52 a.m. EST on Nov. 21, 2020: There are 322,307 confirmed cases in Canada.
Drilling forecast calls for 14 per cent rebound in 2021 from depths of 2020 activity

Drilling forecast calls for 14 per cent rebound in 2021 from depths of 2020 activity

The organization that represents Canadian drilling contractors is forecasting a 14 per cent increase in the number of oil and gas wells to be drilled in Canada in 2021 compared with historic lows this year, but warns the outlook remains dep