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Wanderlust: 80% of Canadians plan to travel in 2021

Wanderlust: 80% of Canadians plan to travel in 2021

But most Canadians don't plan on crossing the border anytime soon.
Calgary panda pair heading home to China after pandemic crimps zoo's bamboo supplies

Calgary panda pair heading home to China after pandemic crimps zoo's bamboo supplies

CALGARY — The Calgary Zoo says two giant pandas are on their way home to China today. The zoo said in May that it would be sending the pair back early because the COVID-19 pandemic was making it difficult to source bamboo.
Send a Christmas greeting to the troops

Send a Christmas greeting to the troops

Send greetings to troops far from home this Christmas.
Growth investing needed as pandemic wanes, says former BoC governor David Dodge

Growth investing needed as pandemic wanes, says former BoC governor David Dodge

LAKE LOUISE, Alta. — Canada must shift its attention to investing for economic growth as the world recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic downturn over the next few years, says former Bank of Canada governor David Dodge.
Lights, camera, action on empowered BIPOC creatives

Lights, camera, action on empowered BIPOC creatives

The ultimate vision of Creatives Empowered is to explore and encourage new and diverse ways of creating works that are inherently non-colonial, to create a more equitable cultural sector that accurately reflects the world we live in, and to eliminate systemic racism within arts and culture.
When COVID-19 vaccines could be available: What we know so far

When COVID-19 vaccines could be available: What we know so far

OTTAWA — Vaccines are now a bright spot of hope on the COVID-19 pandemic horizon. But much about them, and their rollout in Canada, remains up in the air.
Trudeau feels most Canadians could be vaccinated by September 2021

Trudeau feels most Canadians could be vaccinated by September 2021

Beset by ongoing questions about Canada's COVID-19 vaccine strategy, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tried to assuage the public with assurances most Canadians could be inoculated by September 2021, with distribution led by a former NATO commander.
News media lobby group asks MPs for rules to get compensation from Google, Facebook

News media lobby group asks MPs for rules to get compensation from Google, Facebook

OTTAWA — A lobby group for Canada's newspapers and magazines is asking MPs to enact new rules to help its members negotiate compensation from social-media giants that post content the traditional media produce.
Dangers of impaired driving a focus this holiday season

Dangers of impaired driving a focus this holiday season

Whether it's about alcohol, drugs or distracted driving--the fight against impaired driving is as important as ever.
Assisted dying laws scrutinized

Assisted dying laws scrutinized

St. Albert-Edmonton MP, Michael Cooper, thinks the bill is being rushed through Parliament without proper review