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Cougar following Banff resident and his dog came within two metres

Cougar following Banff resident and his dog came within two metres

Parks Canada has issued a widespread cougar warning for the Town of Banff and surrounding area following a spike in cougar sightings, and a cougar that killed a deer and town and followed a man and his dog to within two metres.
Pelosi: House 'will proceed' to impeachment of Trump

Pelosi: House 'will proceed' to impeachment of Trump

WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday the House will proceed with legislation to impeach President Donald Trump, calling him a threat to democracy after the deadly assault on the Capitol.
COVID-19 vaccine arrives in remote First Nations across Canada

COVID-19 vaccine arrives in remote First Nations across Canada

First Nations across Canada have begun to receive doses of COVID-19 vaccines as provincial immunization programs get underway and Indigenous leaders encourage people to roll up their sleeves.
RCMP in Alberta investigate report of man wearing what appeared to be Klan hood

RCMP in Alberta investigate report of man wearing what appeared to be Klan hood

GRIMSHAW, Alta. — RCMP in Alberta say they are investigating a complaint about a person who was reportedly outside a business in Grimshaw, a small community in the province's northwest, wearing a white hood over his head.
Experts call for community sacrifices to ensure COVID-19 safety in schools

Experts call for community sacrifices to ensure COVID-19 safety in schools

TORONTO — Schools shuttered by fears of a post-holiday pandemic surge reopen in many parts of the country Monday, but experts say keeping kids safe will depend on stepped-up control measures beyond the learning environment.
New work permit being offered to keep more international students in Canada

New work permit being offered to keep more international students in Canada

OTTAWA — International students are being offered a new work permit by the federal government in a bid to convince more to settle here permanently.
New campaign, and logo, for GM in a bid to electrify image

New campaign, and logo, for GM in a bid to electrify image

DETROIT — General Motors is changing its corporate logo and launching an electric vehicle marketing campaign to reshape its image as clean vehicle company, rather than a builder of gas-powered pickups and SUVs.
Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for December, by Canadian city

Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for December, by Canadian city

OTTAWA — The national unemployment rate was 8.6 per cent in December. Statistics Canada also released seasonally adjusted, three-month moving average unemployment rates for major cities.
Canadian economy lost 63,000 jobs in Dec., first decline since April

Canadian economy lost 63,000 jobs in Dec., first decline since April

Statistics Canada said its report was a snapshot of labour market conditions for the week of Dec. 6 to 12.
WestJet puts 1,000 workers on leave, citing government's 'incoherent' policy

WestJet puts 1,000 workers on leave, citing government's 'incoherent' policy

CALGARY — The CEO of WestJet Airlines Ltd. is laying the blame squarely on "incoherent" policy from Ottawa as his carrier cuts staff and flights in response to new COVID-19 testing requirements for passengers returning to Canada.