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Trudeau, Blanchet clash as leaders spar on health care, environment in French debate

Trudeau, Blanchet clash as leaders spar on health care, environment in French debate

The topics discussed Wednesday included climate change, the COVID-19 pandemic, and Indigenous Peoples and cultural identity.
Dead female grizzly bear located in Yoho National Park

Dead female grizzly bear located in Yoho National Park

Parks Canada is conducting a necropsy to determine the cause of the female grizzly bear's death.
'Boiling point': Alberta doctors warn of health system collapse as COVID cases climb

'Boiling point': Alberta doctors warn of health system collapse as COVID cases climb

"This is much, much worse than I think people understand," she said. "We, as health-care workers, are telling you that things are very dire, that ICU beds are running out, that we are stretched very thin in terms of our hospital capacity."
Anti-maskers force shutdown of Innisfail federal election forum

Anti-maskers force shutdown of Innisfail federal election forum

Innisfail & District Chamber of Commerce cancels event at Royal Canadian Legion Branch #104 after 20 minutes
Fall elk rut getting started in Banff

Fall elk rut getting started in Banff

“These male elk have a singular determination of focus to breed with females to pass on their genes. They are looking at you as a threat and as competition; they’re full of testosterone and are really amped up."
Up to police to investigate, Trudeau says of being pelted with gravel on campaign

Up to police to investigate, Trudeau says of being pelted with gravel on campaign

In response to questions from The Canadian Press, an RCMP spokesperson said their protective services detail is assigned to protect leaders, and local police are in charge of crowd control.
Feds ease travel restrictions for fully vaccinated foreign nationals

Feds ease travel restrictions for fully vaccinated foreign nationals

To be eligible, travellers must have allowed at least 14 days to pass since their last vaccine shot and show proof of a negative molecular test for COVID-19 that's no more than 72 hours old.
Alberta turns to staffing agencies for nurses as it deals with patient surge

Alberta turns to staffing agencies for nurses as it deals with patient surge

The news follows announcements Friday of another round of surgery cancellations as ICUs reached 95-per-cent full.
O'Toole clarifies gun policy, leaders talk Chinese detention of Canadians on campaign

O'Toole clarifies gun policy, leaders talk Chinese detention of Canadians on campaign

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau first opened his remarks in Markham, Ont., by acknowledging Sunday was a difficult one for the relatives of Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor as they marked the thousandth day of their incarceration in Chinese prisons.
Federal parties scrap over guns, COVID-19 response on Day 21 of federal campaign

Federal parties scrap over guns, COVID-19 response on Day 21 of federal campaign

Trudeau, and O'Toole on board with Singh's request to urge all Canadians eligible for a vaccine to get their shot on Sept. 8, on the day of the official French-language debate.