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Alberta to begin new legislative session with proposed sovereignty bill

Alberta to begin new legislative session with proposed sovereignty bill

The Alberta legislature resumes sitting today and the first bill is expected to be one aimed at resisting federal laws that the provincial government deems harmful to its interests.
'Gaslighting' is Merriam-Webster's word of the year for 2022

'Gaslighting' is Merriam-Webster's word of the year for 2022

“Gaslighting” — behavior that's mind manipulating, grossly misleading, downright deceitful — is Merriam-Webster's word of the year. Lookups for the word on merriam-webster.com increased 1,740% in 2022 over the year before.
Sober or bright? Europe faces holidays during energy crunch

Sober or bright? Europe faces holidays during energy crunch

Early season merrymakers sipping mulled wine and shopping for holiday decorations packed the Verona Christmas market for its inaugural weekend.
Review: A crowdpleasing whodunnit in Netflix's ‘Glass Onion'

Review: A crowdpleasing whodunnit in Netflix's ‘Glass Onion'

The business of making original movie sequels is often a thankless job. You can’t just do the same thing again, but you also can’t be too different either.
Agrodolce squash hits sweet, sour notes

Agrodolce squash hits sweet, sour notes

Sweet and sour in Italian cooking, or agrodolce, has roots that predate the Romans, but credit Sicily— and the North African influence on their cuisine — with keeping it alive.
Retailers look for Black Friday comeback as inflation has shoppers hunting for deals

Retailers look for Black Friday comeback as inflation has shoppers hunting for deals

Annie Titheridge's plan is to arrive at the mall before it opens, buy gifts for everyone on her list and beat the afternoon rush-hour traffic home.
'Substantial relief': Alberta premier announces $2.4B inflation aid package

'Substantial relief': Alberta premier announces $2.4B inflation aid package

Premier Danielle Smith announced a batch of inflation-fighting relief aid, particularly for families, seniors and the vulnerable.
Alberta NDP calls for premier to come clean on pursuing health-care user fees

Alberta NDP calls for premier to come clean on pursuing health-care user fees

Alberta’s Opposition says Premier Danielle Smith must dump health spending accounts — and if she doesn’t dump them, clarify if she still believes they’re a good way to convince people to pay out of pocket for doctor visits and surgeries.
'Warped stance on COVID': Fired Alberta Health Services board member calls out Smith

'Warped stance on COVID': Fired Alberta Health Services board member calls out Smith

A health system leader fired by Premier Danielle Smith has fired back in an open letter, saying her abusive, divisive attacks, blended with “warped” anti-science beliefs, make her a poor excuse for a leader.
Alberta treaty chiefs unite against United Conservatives' proposed sovereignty act

Alberta treaty chiefs unite against United Conservatives' proposed sovereignty act

All of Alberta's treaty chiefs have come together to oppose Premier Danielle Smith's proposed sovereignty act.