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'Little to do with COVID:' Landowners, law experts criticize well cleanup bill

'Little to do with COVID:' Landowners, law experts criticize well cleanup bill

EDMONTON — Landowners and legal experts say Alberta's hastily passed bill to help clean up the province's huge stockpile of abandoned energy facilities harms property rights without addressing why the problem exists in the first place.
Man charged after licking product in store as part of 'COVID Challenge:' police

Man charged after licking product in store as part of 'COVID Challenge:' police

TABER, Alta. — A man from southern Alberta has been charged with mischief after police say he tried to lick a product inside a food store as part of an online prank related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Police in Taber said it happened last Thursday.
Trudeau promises 'relaxed' rules for wage subsidy, more support for student jobs

Trudeau promises 'relaxed' rules for wage subsidy, more support for student jobs

Update: COVID cases surge past 19,000 with 501 deaths; Quebec has most fatalities

Update: COVID cases surge past 19,000 with 501 deaths; Quebec has most fatalities

The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada on April 8

The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada on April 8

Science summary: A look at novel coronavirus research around the globe

Science summary: A look at novel coronavirus research around the globe

Canadians urged to include pets in their COVID-19 emergency plans

Canadians urged to include pets in their COVID-19 emergency plans

CALGARY — Melissa David has seen the toll pandemic-related financial and physical strain can have on pet owners.
Life in the time of Covid-19

Life in the time of Covid-19

Daily life not business as usual for seniors and families trying to manage during Covid pandemic
Old-time game gains new interest

Old-time game gains new interest

Fun and participation is the goal for this shuffleboard association

List of priorities: Kenney gives details on Alberta's relaunch strategy

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has unveiled preliminary details of what he calls the province's relaunch strategy. The plan focuses on gradually boosting the economy while preventing a second wave of COVID-19.