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Liberals tap $2.75B of promised transit dollars for zero-emission buses

Liberals tap $2.75B of promised transit dollars for zero-emission buses

Garth Frizzell, president of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, welcomed the funding as a way to speed up work in cities to replace diesel buses.
Man charged with Quarantine Act breach last summer in Banff found dead in Grand Canyon

Man charged with Quarantine Act breach last summer in Banff found dead in Grand Canyon

A Kentucky man who had been charged for breaching quarantine in Banff last summer is believed to have been found dead at the Grand Canyon, according to the American National Park Service.
Eatery owners serve up wide-ranging opinions in COVID-19 debate

Eatery owners serve up wide-ranging opinions in COVID-19 debate

Enforcement of health orders has been a polarizing issue across Alberta.
Update: Antique dealer pays it forward, donating from windfall to music scholarship

Update: Antique dealer pays it forward, donating from windfall to music scholarship

Donating to a music scholarship in Bette-Joan Rac's name, collector Alex Archbold honours Edmonton piano teacher's legacy while fulfilling his own dreams
'Racism is a real problem:' Growing number of attacks against Black Muslim women

'Racism is a real problem:' Growing number of attacks against Black Muslim women

"There's been a notable marked increase (in assaults) following the pandemic. It's so pervasive right now," Daley says.
Killer not eligible for parole for 15 years

Killer not eligible for parole for 15 years

Convicted killer Zaineddin Al Aalak left his father's remains at D'Arcy residential site
Trudeau 'optimistic' that timeline for rollout of COVID vaccines can be accelerated

Trudeau 'optimistic' that timeline for rollout of COVID vaccines can be accelerated

Trudeau says that by the end of the month, Canada should receive more than the 6 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines it initially expected.
Athabasca hosts first anti-lockdown rally

Athabasca hosts first anti-lockdown rally

Fears of confrontation with outside groups largely unfounded
Canadian economy contracted 5.4 per cent in 2020, worst year on record

Canadian economy contracted 5.4 per cent in 2020, worst year on record

Statistics Canada says real gross domestic product shrank 5.4 per cent in 2020, the steepest annual decline since comparable data was first recorded in 1961.
Calgary home sales, prices spike in February while inventory remains low

Calgary home sales, prices spike in February while inventory remains low

CREB's chief economist Ann-Marie Lurie attributed the spike to pandemic conditions.