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Vaccine deliveries enough to fully vaccinate all eligible Canadians by end of July

Vaccine deliveries enough to fully vaccinate all eligible Canadians by end of July

It took Canada more than four months to get an initial dose to the first 12 million Canadians. The second 12 million got their first dose in just 43 days.
Public health agency reports spike in confirmed cases of Delta variant in Canada

Public health agency reports spike in confirmed cases of Delta variant in Canada

Canada's chief public health officer Dr. Theresa Tam says the variant is a concern because one dose of vaccine isn't as effective against it.
Coal company considers legal options after review denies Rockies mine application

Coal company considers legal options after review denies Rockies mine application

The company that owns the mine said Friday it's considering the 680-page report to better understand its conclusion.
'No more limits': Alberta to lift all remaining COVID-19 public health restrictions

'No more limits': Alberta to lift all remaining COVID-19 public health restrictions

"No more bans on indoor social gatherings. No more limits for gyms, sports, and fitness activities. No more capacity limits at restaurants, in retail or for places of worship. No more advisories against non-essential travel."
'Back to normal:' Alberta to lift all remaining COVID-19 public health restrictions

'Back to normal:' Alberta to lift all remaining COVID-19 public health restrictions

Health Minister Tyler Shandro says people who received their first dose in May are now eligible to book their second doses.
Panel says Grassy Mountain coal mine in Alberta Rockies not in public interest

Panel says Grassy Mountain coal mine in Alberta Rockies not in public interest

The panel advised federal Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson to turn the mine down. It has also denied the project's permit applications under provincial laws.
Restrictions at U.S. border to remain in place until end of July, Blair says

Restrictions at U.S. border to remain in place until end of July, Blair says

OTTAWA — Travel restrictions at the Canada-U.S. border will remain in place for at least another month.
Alberta confirms two patient deaths from COVID-19 Delta variant at Calgary hospital

Alberta confirms two patient deaths from COVID-19 Delta variant at Calgary hospital

One patient had received two doses of an mRNA vaccine and the other had not been immunized.
Ottawa to review new steelmaking coal projects in Alberta's foothills for selenium

Ottawa to review new steelmaking coal projects in Alberta's foothills for selenium

"For those projects that do have the potential to release selenium into waterbodies, I will be designating all such projects going forward for a federal review and assessment," said federal Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson.
Study warns Alberta has failed to consider damage to foothills from coal mining

Study warns Alberta has failed to consider damage to foothills from coal mining

The ecological consulting firm hired by landowners near where coal mines are being explored, says current methods to remove toxins such as selenium from water flowing over mine sites are unproven over long periods of time and large areas.