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Cineplex introduces $1.50 booking fee for online ticket purchases

Cineplex introduces $1.50 booking fee for online ticket purchases

Moviegoers could be paying a little extra for a seat at a Cineplex theatre this summer when booking tickets online.
CN Rail maintaining 'normal' operations as 750 workers go on strike

CN Rail maintaining 'normal' operations as 750 workers go on strike

CN rail workers tasked with the upkeep of trackside electrical/signalling equipment along CN’s rail lines – including crossings and switches have gone on strike.
Stoney Nakoda community members consider tapping into First Nations Drinking Water Settlement

Stoney Nakoda community members consider tapping into First Nations Drinking Water Settlement

According to Stoney Health Services, Stoney Nakoda First Nation was under a drinking water advisory from Nov. 27, 2001 to Aug. 2, 2005 and again from Oct. 20, 2006 to March 21, 2014.
Dutch police bugged male suspect's home in Amanda Todd case, chief inspector tells B.C. court

Dutch police bugged male suspect's home in Amanda Todd case, chief inspector tells B.C. court

Investigators in The Netherlands planted microphones, seized hard drives during covert searches of home of a man later extradited to Canada.
Innisfail RCMP seek help to find missing man

Innisfail RCMP seek help to find missing man

Police say Brandon Robert Moench, who was reportedly last seen on June 13, could be in the Calgary area.
Shoppers Drug Mart recalls certain powdered infant formula

Shoppers Drug Mart recalls certain powdered infant formula

Shoppers Drug Mart has recalled certain powdered infant formula products due to a possible salmonella contamination.
Alberta NDP Leader Rachel Notley apologizes over mistreatment of volunteers, staff

Alberta NDP Leader Rachel Notley apologizes over mistreatment of volunteers, staff

Alberta NDP Leader Rachel Notley apologized to her members Sunday over reports she revealed last week of mistreatment of party staff and volunteers.
Parks Canada, RCMP beefing up enforcement following another grizzly bear death on TCH

Parks Canada, RCMP beefing up enforcement following another grizzly bear death on TCH

A male grizzly bear was killed on the Trans-Canada Highway in a reduced speed and no-stopping zone in Yoho National Park on June 11 – just four days after a five-year-old female grizzly was killed along the same deadly stretch of highway.
Some single-use plastics will be banned over the next 18 months

Some single-use plastics will be banned over the next 18 months

The federal government is banning companies from importing or making plastic bags and takeout containers by the end of this year, from selling them by the end of next year and from exporting them by the end of 2025.
Motorcyclist dies following Highway 44 collision

Motorcyclist dies following Highway 44 collision

A Barrhead woman is dead following a Sunday-afternoon collision between a motorcycle and car in Northern Alberta.