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Four St. Paul men recognized for life-saving actions

Four St. Paul men recognized for life-saving actions

“I feel really blessed to have people on our staff who are trained in first aid and who, when push came to shove under pressure, their instincts just kicked in and they did what they had to do."
Opinion: Lockdown hockey

Opinion: Lockdown hockey

Mobility aids can help seniors stay in their homes longer

Mobility aids can help seniors stay in their homes longer

Mobility aids can help keep seniors safe as they age in place.
Federal rebate set for electric cars sees $100M go to Tesla buyers

Federal rebate set for electric cars sees $100M go to Tesla buyers

The subsidy, introduced in 2019, will also see $50 million go to Hyundai dealerships and nearly $40 million go to Chevrolet dealerships.
'Sad and disappointed': COVID-19 vaccination clinics at Alberta-U.S. border cancelled

'Sad and disappointed': COVID-19 vaccination clinics at Alberta-U.S. border cancelled

"I am very sad and disappointed to report that we are not to able to continue our border vaccine clinics because of government bureaucracy on both sides. Apparently crossing the border to receive a vaccine is non-essential. Go figure," said James McNeely, an official with the Blackfeet Tribe in Browning, Mont.
Buried in the Aftermath: Guiding association committed to addressing post-critical response

Buried in the Aftermath: Guiding association committed to addressing post-critical response

Part four of Buried in the Aftermath looks at how the Association of Canadian Mountain Guides is undertaking a review to establish a post-critical incident response process and working to change the culture of the industry to address issues like communicating risk to clients. It also looks at how guiding companies handle these situations and explores the data around how many fatalities on guided trips have occurred in western Canada from 2000-20.
Alberta teachers pass motion of non-confidence in education minister

Alberta teachers pass motion of non-confidence in education minister

The ATA said in a news release on Saturday that the motion was jointly drafted by 20 locals, which it claimed was "by far, the highest level of collaboration seen on a locally developed resolution in the assembly’s recent history."
Support for LGBTQ+ community remains, despite events delayed by the pandemic

Support for LGBTQ+ community remains, despite events delayed by the pandemic

Activities for the LGBTQ+ community continue through the summer months, including Outloud talks and online meetings.
Canada needs energy advisers to bolster its home retrofit plans

Canada needs energy advisers to bolster its home retrofit plans

Buildings are responsible for almost one-fifth of Canada’s annual greenhouse gas emissions, and large-scale retrofits are needed if Canada is to achieve its goal of reaching net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.
New podcast explores systemic racism, celebrates Black achievement

New podcast explores systemic racism, celebrates Black achievement

BlackTalk offers an “ethnic, modern, inclusive and informative” take on the Black experience for listeners of all backgrounds, say U of A producers.
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