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Changes to holiday festival prompts racist response, Edmonton officials say

Changes to holiday festival prompts racist response, Edmonton officials say

Reaction to the absence of a giant Christmas tree in Edmonton's Churchill Square has turned racist, according to the city's manager and the chair of its downtown business organization.
Meth, cocaine and unstamped smokes seized in Northern Alberta raid

Meth, cocaine and unstamped smokes seized in Northern Alberta raid

A 44-year-old Westlock woman faces four charges of drug trafficking, plus one count of possession of unstamped cigarettes.
Jury trial begins for Mounties charged in shooting death of Alberta man

Jury trial begins for Mounties charged in shooting death of Alberta man

Whitecourt RCMP officers were initially charged with criminal negligence causing death, but the charges were later upgraded to manslaughter.
Canada soccer fans opt for communal viewings of 'monumental' World Cup appearance

Canada soccer fans opt for communal viewings of 'monumental' World Cup appearance

Kyla Rose was still a few months away from being born the last time Canada played in the FIFA World Cup in 1986.
B.C.'s 2021 floods a 'toxic soup' of fecal coliform, fuel and cocaine

B.C.'s 2021 floods a 'toxic soup' of fecal coliform, fuel and cocaine

The report, which described wildlife and human habitat blurring during the flood, found 59 substances exceeded pan-Canadian environmental quality guidelines, and in some cases, concentrations grew as flood waters receded.
Canmore speed skater cashes in silver at world cup opener

Canmore speed skater cashes in silver at world cup opener

“It’s a real good sign to be picking up where I left off last year."
Fate of prime minister's residence up in the air as staff move out due to hazards

Fate of prime minister's residence up in the air as staff move out due to hazards

OTTAWA — The Canadian government has spent billions trying to solve the country's housing crisis. But when it comes to fixing the prime minister's own crumbling official residence? That's a different story.
Ukrainian president Zelenskky calls on Canada to help with long-term peace

Ukrainian president Zelenskky calls on Canada to help with long-term peace

OTTAWA — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is calling on Canada to help on a long-term peace plan with Russia. The Ukrainian leader made the request in a pre-recorded video address to an international security conference in Halifax.
Rogers, Shaw merger will hurt low-income Canadians the most, tribunal hears

Rogers, Shaw merger will hurt low-income Canadians the most, tribunal hears

OTTAWA — The families of Rogers Communications Inc. and Shaw Communications Inc. will be the big winners if the $26-billion proposed merger goes through and low-income Canadians will be left even further behind, an economics professor said Friday.
Women making small gains, but still troublingly under-represented in the C-Suite

Women making small gains, but still troublingly under-represented in the C-Suite

CALGARY — It's been eight years since Canadian securities regulators instituted so-called comply-or-explain rules in an effort to increase the number of women in the nation's corporate boardrooms and executive offices.