NDP says UCP MLA’s comments about climate change hurt Alberta’s ability to attract investment
After a UCP MLA's statement in the Alberta legislature on Wednesday expressed skepticism about the effects of climate change, the leader of the Opposition called on Premier Jason Kenney to publicly reject the comments.
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At least 1 dead as Hurricane Zeta hammers Gulf Coast
Hurricane Zeta slammed into the storm-weary Gulf Coast on Wednesday, pelting the New Orleans metro area with rain and howling winds that ripped apart buildings, knocked out power to thousands and killing at least one person in a region already pounded by multiple storms this year.
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Evacuation orders lifted for thousands of Californians who fled wildfires
Thousands of Californians were allowed to return to their homes Wednesday as calmer winds helped firefighters beat back two wind-driven wildfires that had spurred widespread evacuations.
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Coaldale Copperheads ready to kick off HJHL season against Highway 3 rivals
The Coaldale Copperheads will open the Heritage Junior Hockey League regular season with four games against the Medicine Hat Cubs starting Saturday.
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Former Conservative leader Andrew Scheer not casting a ballot in U.S. election
Scheer had been in the process of renouncing his U.S. citizenship ahead of the 2019 fall campaign.
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France, Germany face new round of coronavirus lockdowns as cases surge
French President Emmanuel Macron declared a new nationwide lockdown starting Friday, saying the country has been “overpowered by a second wave.”
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#ICYMI: CAQ criticism, youth mental health, Hollywood back in town
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720 Disney World performers laid off due to coronavirus
Only 60 Equity performers are working or returning to work at the Orlando, Florida-based theme park resort, the union said in a statement.
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Border services officer ‘shocked’ Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou was to be detained
‘We had serious concerns. We knew that this was going to be a big deal, it was going to be a huge issue,’ Scott Kirkland tells Vancouver extradition hearing
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College Louis-Riel temporarily sending students home after several COVID-19 cases
College Louis-Riel will transition to remote learning until November 9 after a surge in COVID-19 cases.
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Quebec suspends private refugee sponsorships by organizations for one year
Quebec's Immigration Department said in an emailed statement Wednesday it received "serious allegations'' regarding the program.
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Insurance firms pledge small-business help as pressure to address rising rates mounts
The move comes after business owners and politicians in Ontario raised concerns over increasing instances of sky-rocketing commercial insurance rates and outright denial of coverage in some cases.
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Don Mazankowski, former Alberta MP and ‘minister of everything’ under Brian Mulroney, dies at 85
Often called the most popular federal politician of his age, Mazankowski “was a team player who achieved more for Alberta than any federal politician in our history,” Mulroney said Wednesday.
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Liberals continue filibuster at Commons finance committee over WE Charity affair
The House of Commons finance committee -- which could be holding consultations on an upcoming federal budget that is expected to contain historic deficits and unprecedented spending to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic -- continues to be stuck on the WE Charity affair.
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