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Watch: This B.C. woman is best friends with a wild squirrel

Watch: This B.C. woman is best friends with a wild squirrel

B.C.: Samuel may be a wild animal and not a pet, but he loves to come in the house for cuddles.
'Bleakest of role models for women': Fired health leader calls out Alberta premier

'Bleakest of role models for women': Fired health leader calls out Alberta premier

EDMONTON — A leader in Alberta's health system who was fired by Premier Danielle Smith is firing back.
Alberta treaty chiefs unite against United Conservatives' proposed sovereignty act

Alberta treaty chiefs unite against United Conservatives' proposed sovereignty act

EDMONTON — All of Alberta's treaty chiefs have come together to oppose Premier Danielle Smith's proposed sovereignty act.
Lettuce shortage affects grocers, restaurants, but provides opportunity for locally-grown product

Lettuce shortage affects grocers, restaurants, but provides opportunity for locally-grown product

A national lettuce shortage is causing some to rethink what they eat, but a demand for the leafy green vegetable is proving to be a benefit for Cold Lake Fresh Farms Inc. hydroponic grow-op. 
Two stranded hikers spend cold night on Grotto Mountain

Two stranded hikers spend cold night on Grotto Mountain

“They weren’t intimidated to spend the night out camping and they were in good health and good spirits,” he said.
Health Canada says foreign supply of children's pain medication is on the way

Health Canada says foreign supply of children's pain medication is on the way

OTTAWA — Health Canada officials say a large foreign supply of children’s ibuprofen and acetaminophen is expected to start showing up on pharmacy and retail shelves next week.
Contract worker safety in spotlight again after latest oil and gas deaths in Alta.

Contract worker safety in spotlight again after latest oil and gas deaths in Alta.

CALGARY — The issue of contract worker safety at oil and gas sites has once again been thrust into the spotlight after an explosion that claimed the lives of two people in northern Alberta Saturday.
'It really shook me': Calgary surgeon spearheads drive to send supplies to Ukraine

'It really shook me': Calgary surgeon spearheads drive to send supplies to Ukraine

CALGARY — A cardiac surgeon in Calgary has spearheaded a move to send medical and surgical supplies to Ukraine after seeing a doctor there treat open-heart surgery patients in a bomb shelter. Dr.
Smoky Lake RCMP looking for teens missing overnight

Smoky Lake RCMP looking for teens missing overnight

Teens missing since midnight November 16
AHS board replaced with temporary one-man administrator, Premier promises better health care

AHS board replaced with temporary one-man administrator, Premier promises better health care

AUPE President Guy Smith says provincial government must seek input from frontline workers "who know what the real issues are."