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Hair salons unite against Innisfail rebel barbershop

Hair salons unite against Innisfail rebel barbershop

Innisfail council hears passionate appeal as town seeks healing from unprecedented divide
Bonnyville restaurant opens dining area in protest of provincial mandates

Bonnyville restaurant opens dining area in protest of provincial mandates

Dine-in option goes against provincial Health Orders
Grain train derails near Field in Yoho National Park

Grain train derails near Field in Yoho National Park

A Canadian Pacific train carrying grain derailed overnight on Tuesday (Jan. 26) near Field, B.C. There were no injuries to any crew members.
Female cougar dies while in recovery from capturing process

Female cougar dies while in recovery from capturing process

Three cougars have died in Banff over the past two weeks – an adult female cat died while recovering after being captured and collared and what's believed to be her kitten died of unknown causes on Friday (Jan. 22). A sick female cougar was euthanized by Parks Canada earlier this month.
If Canada can survive four years of Trump, it can navigate the new Buy American: PM

If Canada can survive four years of Trump, it can navigate the new Buy American: PM

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA — If Canada was able to navigate Donald Trump's four years of bilateral bluster, it can surely find safe harbour from the protectionist measures of his Democratic successor, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau suggested Tuesday.
Trudeau government considers legislative changes to make public service more diverse

Trudeau government considers legislative changes to make public service more diverse

OTTAWA — The Trudeau Liberals are eyeing changes to the law governing public service hiring to help make federal departments and agencies more diverse.
Famous hotel in Alberta mountains reserved for nine weeks for private booking

Famous hotel in Alberta mountains reserved for nine weeks for private booking

JASPER, Alta. — The Jasper Park Lodge has been booked out from the end of February until the end of April, but hotel management isn't disclosing who will be staying at the well-known Rocky Mountain retreat during the nine-week block.
Members of Kenney's UCP caucus nix NDP bid to seek details of failed Keystone XL deal

Members of Kenney's UCP caucus nix NDP bid to seek details of failed Keystone XL deal

EDMONTON — Members of Alberta Premier Jason Kenney’s caucus have refused an Opposition NDP bid to make public details of Alberta’s $7.5-billion investment in the failed Keystone XL pipeline project.
Canadian crude-by-rail exports surge 87% to 170,000 barrels per day in November

Canadian crude-by-rail exports surge 87% to 170,000 barrels per day in November

CALGARY — Canadian exports of crude oil by rail jumped 87 per cent in November as oil production rose in Western Canada amid limited pipeline capacity for heavy crude.
Canadian manufacturers predict 'tough sledding' as Biden signs Buy American order

Canadian manufacturers predict 'tough sledding' as Biden signs Buy American order

CALGARY — The head of the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters says he expects "tough sledding" ahead for his members after U.S. President Joe Biden ordered more stringent Buy American rules for government spending.