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Garden wrap-up: Jim Hole Q and A

Garden wrap-up: Jim Hole Q and A

We've already had some light frost, and most of us have pulled all our garden veggies (though carrots can stay in until a hard frost).

UCP members pass resolution at AGM calling for privately funded health care option

EDMONTON — Members of Alberta's governing United Conservative Party have narrowly endorsed a resolution at their party's annual general meeting that supports the option of a privately funded and privately managed health-care system that would operate
N.S. First Nations chief calls for military support after lobster pound fire

N.S. First Nations chief calls for military support after lobster pound fire

A federal promise of more police resources to contain escalating violence in southwestern Nova Scotia fishing communities met with scant approval Saturday, with one First Nations leader calling for military support in the wake of a suspicious fire.
New technologies show potential for renewable energy job growth in Canada

New technologies show potential for renewable energy job growth in Canada

Recent figures from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) show that the majority of employment in renewable energy is in Asian countries
First Nations raising capital for Keystone XL pipeline stake have results of U.S. election to worry about

First Nations raising capital for Keystone XL pipeline stake have results of U.S. election to worry about

Discussions to form NLE began in late spring
Calgary company to make medical masks for Albertans

Calgary company to make medical masks for Albertans

Alberta company will create jobs for itself and 40-million masks for AHS over next two years.

O'Toole and Kenney sit side-by-side for livestream without wearing masks

NOBLEFORD, Alta. — Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole praised Alberta Premier Jason Kenney for his province's handling of COVID-19 as the two sat side-by-side during a livestream on Saturday, while neither leader wore a mask.

Saskatchewan NDP leader warns voters of Alberta-style cuts if Moe wins election

Saskatchewan NDP Leader Ryan Meili raised the prospect Saturday that re-electing Saskatchewan Party Leader Scott Moe could lead to Alberta-style health-care cuts and privatization.
Provinces need to address racism in the health-care system: Trudeau

Provinces need to address racism in the health-care system: Trudeau

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau expressed confidence that provinces will join efforts to fight racism in the health-care system, adding he does not want to jump to any conclusions about how the federal government could make sure that happens.
New program encourages cyclists to Bike All Winter

New program encourages cyclists to Bike All Winter

“We are looking for those selected for the program will become ambassadors for biking in winter. We want to share their stories to inspire others to bike in the winter.”