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Aurora Cannabis lays off 30 staff, 'indefinitely' pauses operations at Alta. facility

Aurora Cannabis lays off 30 staff, 'indefinitely' pauses operations at Alta. facility

EDMONTON — Aurora Cannabis Inc. says it is indefinitely pausing operations at one of its Alberta facilities and laying off a few dozen staff.
Innovation in sustainable food cultivation can change the world

Innovation in sustainable food cultivation can change the world

Tatenda Mambo’s journey into sustainability studies shows the power — and urgent necessity — of a healthy food system
Judge tosses application to pause Alberta inquiry into funding of oil and gas foes

Judge tosses application to pause Alberta inquiry into funding of oil and gas foes

CALGARY — An environmental law group has lost its bid to pause Alberta's inquiry into where critics of its oil and gas industry get their funding.
Update: Winter Wonder Forest a 'contact-free' holiday extravaganza

Update: Winter Wonder Forest a 'contact-free' holiday extravaganza

Inaugural fundraising event a drive-through display of lights, entertainment--even a virtual shopping market.
Something for everyone on your list

Something for everyone on your list

Wondering what to get those on your Christmas list? Here are a few ideas.
Commentary: What Steak Lovers Should Know About Plant-Based Meats

Commentary: What Steak Lovers Should Know About Plant-Based Meats

Real meat versus plant-based meat alternatives. What is good and maybe not so good about it?
Feds unveil more funding for dairy, poultry and egg farmers hurt by free trade deals

Feds unveil more funding for dairy, poultry and egg farmers hurt by free trade deals

OTTAWA — Canadian egg and poultry farmers who've lost domestic market share due to two recent free trade agreements will have access to $691 million in federal cash.
Alberta adds 700 enforcers to stop COVID-19 rule-breakers as hospitalizations climb

Alberta adds 700 enforcers to stop COVID-19 rule-breakers as hospitalizations climb

CALGARY — Alberta is giving 700 more peace officers the power to enforce COVID-19 restrictions as hospitalizations for the virus continue to climb in the province.
Study finds train speed a top factor in wildlife deaths in Banff, Yoho national parks

Study finds train speed a top factor in wildlife deaths in Banff, Yoho national parks

EDMONTON — A study looking at 646 wildlife deaths on railway tracks in Banff and Yoho national parks in Alberta and British Columbia has found that train speed was one of the biggest factors.
'My heartdog': Misunderstood wolfdogs get permanent home at sanctuary near Calgary

'My heartdog': Misunderstood wolfdogs get permanent home at sanctuary near Calgary

COCHRANE, Alta. — Angie Birch isn't worried for a moment as she's greeted by Rocky, Rue and Loki at a sanctuary for wolfdogs whose unpredictable behaviour and innate fear of humans make them too hard to handle for their original owners.
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