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Northern Alberta MP announces dissenting interim report on assisted death

Northern Alberta MP announces dissenting interim report on assisted death

Conservative members on the special joint committee on medical assistance in dying (MAiD) are asking the federal government to slow down on the implementation of MAiD where mental illness is the sole underlying factor.
Celebrations and protests planned for first in-person Canada Day in Ottawa in years

Celebrations and protests planned for first in-person Canada Day in Ottawa in years

Both celebrations and protests are set to take place throughout downtown Ottawa for Canada Day.
Five Kananaskis backcountry campgrounds closed due to lingering snow

Five Kananaskis backcountry campgrounds closed due to lingering snow

“In the past, we have delayed the opening of select sub-alpine backcountry campgrounds; however, we cannot recall a season quite like this one."
'Permanent bone loss': Calgary study finds astronauts suffer on return to Earth

'Permanent bone loss': Calgary study finds astronauts suffer on return to Earth

The experience may be out-of-this-world but research indicates those who travel to outer space suffer from increased bone loss.
Airdrie senior attacked by dog during bike ride through park

Airdrie senior attacked by dog during bike ride through park

A Southern Alberta man said he was left bleeding on the ground following a dog attack.
Differing accounts from Olds RCMP, complainant about intruder

Differing accounts from Olds RCMP, complainant about intruder

Southern Alberta resident frightened by someone trying to get into her yard and home says she never heard from RCMP, despite frequently calling 911.
Concert lineup for K-Days offers something for every taste

Concert lineup for K-Days offers something for every taste

Alberta's oldest and longest running fair, K-Days, offers a more contemporary lineup of entertainment for the 2022 event.
VIDEO: Inside the fentanyl 'superlab'

VIDEO: Inside the fentanyl 'superlab'

An ASERT video shows the inside of a Southern Alberta property which was found to have more than $300 million worth of fentanyl and the chemicals used to make the drug back in July 2021.
Family and friends remember the inimitable Bearcat Murray

Family and friends remember the inimitable Bearcat Murray

Huge turnout at memorial service for legendary Calgary Flames trainer, Bearcat Murray, a larger-than-life figure.
Canada to require nutrition warnings on front of some packaged food

Canada to require nutrition warnings on front of some packaged food

Ground beef is not on the list of packaged foods that will require a nutrition warning label.