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Increase in visitor paid parking rates up for discussion

Increase in visitor paid parking rates up for discussion

“I would like to see a rate increase… I see that there is a lot of potential for user-pay parking and this is an opportunity for our residents to be supported by our visitors,” said Councillor Barb Pelham
New immigrants, international students needed to fuel Canada’s bio-economy

New immigrants, international students needed to fuel Canada’s bio-economy

“It is likely that Western Canada’s biotech industry will lack 18,800 bio-economy workers by 2029, and current estimates indicate there will not be enough workers to meet labour needs,” the report states.
Pedersen’s Public Health Act tickets now over until 2022

Pedersen’s Public Health Act tickets now over until 2022

Pre-trial conference slated for Dec. 9; next court date is Jan. 5, 2022
Earth more flammable due to global heating

Earth more flammable due to global heating

Last decade worst for heat and fire, says researcher
Canadian ambassador to China Dominic Barton tenders resignation

Canadian ambassador to China Dominic Barton tenders resignation

The announcement comes three months after the release of two Canadians — Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor — who were first arrested and detained in December 2018 by Chinese authorities.
Dog rescued after falling through ice in Airdrie

Dog rescued after falling through ice in Airdrie

A recent incident involving a dog falling through ice in Airdrie is reinforcing the Airdrie Fire Department's (AFD) message to stay off frozen canals and storm drainage ponds this winter.
Keep pets safe from holiday hazards

Keep pets safe from holiday hazards

A home can be filled with hidden dangers to dogs and cats
Military repairing cracks in the tails of most CH-148 Cyclone helicopters

Military repairing cracks in the tails of most CH-148 Cyclone helicopters

The Air Force said the Sikorsky-made aircraft have not been grounded or placed on an operational pause.
Justin Bieber shows his love of Timmy's with new 'Timbiebs' and merch

Justin Bieber shows his love of Timmy's with new 'Timbiebs' and merch

New flavoured timbits and exclusive merch aim to bring younger customers into Canada's favourite coffee shop
Ottawa announces $14.7 million to fight aquatic invasive species in mountain parks

Ottawa announces $14.7 million to fight aquatic invasive species in mountain parks

Environment and Climate Change Canada said the parks are vulnerable to non-native species of mussels as well as the parasite that causes whirling disease in fish.