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International students get 40,000 more chances to stay

International students get 40,000 more chances to stay

The new programs will, starting next week, also accept up to 20,000 applications from temporary workers in hospitals and long-term care and 30,000 in other essential jobs.
Canmore; A Tipping Point - Part 1

Canmore; A Tipping Point - Part 1

Photographer Nic Latulippe Captures a Changing Mountain Town
Banff a COVID-19 hotspot in Alberta

Banff a COVID-19 hotspot in Alberta

“COVID certainly has a strong hold on us here in the valley and we have to do everything we can to shake it loose.”
Queen enters 'twilight' of reign after farewell to Philip

Queen enters 'twilight' of reign after farewell to Philip

LONDON — Now that the Royal Family has said farewell to Prince Philip, attention will turn to Queen Elizabeth II’s 95th birthday on Wednesday and, in coming months, the celebrations marking her 70 years on the throne.
Ontario, Alberta follow Manitoba, B.C. in giving AstraZeneca vaccine to 40 and up

Ontario, Alberta follow Manitoba, B.C. in giving AstraZeneca vaccine to 40 and up

Younger Canadians in several provinces are now able to get the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. Starting today, those aged 40 and over in Ontario and Alberta can get the shot.
Rogers says wireless service fully restored after daylong nationwide outage

Rogers says wireless service fully restored after daylong nationwide outage

Rogers Communications Inc. says wireless service has been restored after a massive nationwide outage left millions of customers without access to voice calls, texting and data services on Monday.
Kids find crystal meth in a shrub

Kids find crystal meth in a shrub

A group of kids notified RCMP after finding a suspicious bag in a shrub, in St. Paul.
Alberta scientists urge adoption of bill that would protect against coal mining

Alberta scientists urge adoption of bill that would protect against coal mining

EDMONTON — Scientists from the University of Alberta want the provincial government to rethink its plans to expand coal-mining in the Rocky Mountains.
Mount Yamnuska closing for trail improvements this summer

Mount Yamnuska closing for trail improvements this summer

According to Alberta Parks, construction work planned this summer to improve the Mount Yamnuska area in Bow Valley Wildland Provincial Park would create safety issues for recreational users and contractors if hiking and climbing routes were to remain open to the public.
Alberta joins Ontario in lowering minimum age for AstraZeneca vaccine

Alberta joins Ontario in lowering minimum age for AstraZeneca vaccine

"Alberta is lowering the minimum age to receive the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine from 55 to 40," Alberta Premier Jason Kenney tweeted on Sunday night. "This decision is based on growing scientific knowledge about the vaccine."