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Calgary blocks traffic lanes to help pathway users maintain two-metre separation

Calgary blocks traffic lanes to help pathway users maintain two-metre separation

CALGARY — Fans of a decision by Calgary officials to block off some traffic lanes to give pedestrians and cyclists extra room for social distancing hope others cities will follow suit.
'A new hazard': Union representing federal meat inspectors want safety guarantee

'A new hazard': Union representing federal meat inspectors want safety guarantee

CALGARY — The union representing federal meat inspectors says its members will be back at work Monday at a meatpacking plant just north of Calgary if the Canadian Food Inspection Agency is reassured that it's safe.
RCMP investigate suspicious deaths

RCMP investigate suspicious deaths

Police look to public for information in relation to death of two men
'Quarantine ceilidh' for Canadians staying indoors

'Quarantine ceilidh' for Canadians staying indoors

Big Oil's interest in renewable energy investments expected to waver: report

Big Oil's interest in renewable energy investments expected to waver: report

CALGARY — Budget cutting in response to the twin challenges of COVID-19 demand destruction and low oil prices mean the world's oil and gas industry will likely spend less on renewable energy going forward.
Fifty-three people in Alberta have now recovered from COVID-19

Fifty-three people in Alberta have now recovered from COVID-19

The province reported 79 new cases of COVID-19
Alberta temporarily reduces K-12 funds for services that won't be used in at-home learning

Alberta temporarily reduces K-12 funds for services that won't be used in at-home learning

Drumheller Institution in Alberta locked down, two inmates tested for COVID-19

Drumheller Institution in Alberta locked down, two inmates tested for COVID-19

DRUMHELLER, Alta. — Another federal prison in Alberta has been locked down as a precaution after some inmates showed flu symptoms.
Alberta's premier rejects call to fire health minister over abuse of citizens

Alberta's premier rejects call to fire health minister over abuse of citizens

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has rejected calls to fire his health minister for threatening to sic legislature security on a private citizen and berating a physician in front of his family.
Injured Humboldt Bronco player launches lawsuit against drivers in deadly crash

Injured Humboldt Bronco player launches lawsuit against drivers in deadly crash

CALGARY — A hockey player paralyzed from the chest down in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash has launched a lawsuit that names both drivers involved in the deadly collision.
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