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One-year paid parking program coming to Kananaskis trailheads

One-year paid parking program coming to Kananaskis trailheads

Voluntary paid parking is coming to popular Kananaskis Country trailheads this winter to help cover the $200,000 needed to maintain and groom cross-country ski trails, which was cut from the provincial budget earlier this year
Canada seeks to increase immigration over next three years even as pandemic rages on

Canada seeks to increase immigration over next three years even as pandemic rages on

OTTAWA — Canada is seeking to admit upwards of 1.2 million new permanent residents in the next three years, a target the federal government says is crucial to the post-pandemic economic recovery.
Cheeky mishap in Vancouver sees buttocks exposed during live interview (VIDEO)

Cheeky mishap in Vancouver sees buttocks exposed during live interview (VIDEO)

Former Vancouver City Councillor Gordon Price is not the first to navigate technical difficulties during the COVID-19 pandemic with virtual meetings
Actor Sean Connery, the 'original' James Bond, dies at 90

Actor Sean Connery, the 'original' James Bond, dies at 90

LONDON — Sean Connery, the charismatic Scottish actor who rose to international superstardom as suave, fearless secret agent James Bond and then abandoned the role to carve out an equally successful, Oscar-winning career playing a variety of leading
Families speak out on St. Albert Retirement Residence outbreak

Families speak out on St. Albert Retirement Residence outbreak

Two residents died from COVID-19 this week, according to AHS. Families who spoke with the St. Albert Gazette found out about the deaths through a Gazette article.
Foothills focused cookbook to fund food bank

Foothills focused cookbook to fund food bank

The Okotoks Food Bank's cookbook, featuring recipes by local chefs and community members to celebrate its 35 years of service, is available for pre-order.
Cost for cancer-fighting drugs triples in Canada but still no national drug plan

Cost for cancer-fighting drugs triples in Canada but still no national drug plan

Sales of medications to treat cancer have nearly tripled in Canada over the past decade, reaching $3.9 billion last year, a report by a federal agency says.
Assisted-dying bill wins approval in principle over Conservative objections

Assisted-dying bill wins approval in principle over Conservative objections

OTTAWA — Over the objections of dozens of Conservatives, the House of Commons gave approval in principle Thursday to a bill that would make it easier for dying Canadians to get medical help to end their suffering.
Changes in visitation policy at Hillcrest Lodge due to positive COVID test

Changes in visitation policy at Hillcrest Lodge due to positive COVID test

Number of visitors to Hillcrest Lodge, Golden Crest, Klondike Place and Jubilee Manor restricted to one essential visitor
Canadian researchers test groundbreaking approach to treating Parkinson's disease

Canadian researchers test groundbreaking approach to treating Parkinson's disease

TORONTO — Canadian researchers are testing a new approach to treating Parkinson's disease they hope can slow and even stop its progress.