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O'Toole, Blanchet both test positive for COVID-19 Friday, remain in isolation

O'Toole, Blanchet both test positive for COVID-19 Friday, remain in isolation

OTTAWA — O'Toole, who has been the Opposition leader for less than four weeks, Has tested positive for COVID-19.
Partial closure of Canada-U.S. border extended to Oct. 21

Partial closure of Canada-U.S. border extended to Oct. 21

Crossings of the border have been largely restricted to trade goods, essential workers and citizens returning home since March
Alberta limiting asymptomatic testing of COVID-19 to priority groups

Alberta limiting asymptomatic testing of COVID-19 to priority groups

Dr. Deena Hinshaw says voluntary asymptomatic tests will continue to be offered for priority groups.
Parks Canada quietly removes racist name from Banff trail

Parks Canada quietly removes racist name from Banff trail

While advocates struggle to remove racist terms and restore traditional names across the Bow Valley, Parks Canada has quietly changed an offensive trail name in Banff National Park
Local politicians pointing finger at AHS, demanding answers

Local politicians pointing finger at AHS, demanding answers

"We want our residents to know that though we have had little or no cooperation or support from the Alberta Health Services North Zone officials, we will continue to do what we can to retain and support our doctors and to push for another surgeon." - Mayor Maureen Miller
Province plans to move ahead with de-listing parks

Province plans to move ahead with de-listing parks

“The big concern is when you remove a park from the Parks system, it is no longer protected."
Replacing Sundre physicians will be an 'uphill battle'

Replacing Sundre physicians will be an 'uphill battle'

Recruiting new rural doctors will be 'next to impossible,' says doctor
WestJet offers refunds to passengers with cancelled European flights

WestJet offers refunds to passengers with cancelled European flights

CALGARY — WestJet Airlines Ltd. is offering refunds to customers with European flights that it cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jann Arden's messy alter-ego returns for second season of Calgary-set sitcom

Jann Arden's messy alter-ego returns for second season of Calgary-set sitcom

CALGARY — Real-world Jann Arden is handling the COVID-19 pandemic better than she thinks TV Jann Arden would.
From beef and hot tubs to shellfish, cargo theft a growing concern in Canada

From beef and hot tubs to shellfish, cargo theft a growing concern in Canada

CALGARY — People may have found it odd when thieves made off with truckloads of hot tubs and beef within days of each other in rural Alberta, but experts say the capers highlight a growing crime perpetrated by sophisticated culprits.