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Alberta Premier Danielle Smith speaks in the Legislative Assembly on Tuesday. Smith introduced Bill 1, Alberta Sovereignty within a United Canada Act on Tuesday.  (Photo by Government of Alberta)

COVID vaccine policy for Arctic Winter Games not due to Alberta influence: official

An official with the Arctic Winter Games says its decision to revoke…

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith speaks in the Legislative Assembly on Tuesday. Smith introduced Bill 1, Alberta Sovereignty within a United Canada Act on Tuesday.  (Photo by Government of Alberta)
Traffic on the Trans Canada highway passing through Canmore, Alta., Sunday, May 30, 2021. A geologist says the largest earthquake ever recorded in Alberta on Tuesday was probably related to seismic events originating in the Rocky Mountains. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Largest recorded Alberta earthquake probably natural, scientist says

The largest earthquake ever recorded in Alberta, which rattled homes and nerves…

Traffic on the Trans Canada highway passing through Canmore, Alta., Sunday, May 30, 2021. A geologist says the largest earthquake ever recorded in Alberta on Tuesday was probably related to seismic events originating in the Rocky Mountains. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Alberta Premier Danielle Smith speaks at a press conference after the speech from the throne in Edmonton, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. Constitutional law experts say it's unlikely Ottawa will rush to fight Alberta over a proposed sovereignty bill that would give the provincial government new powers to resist what it considers federal intrusion. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Legal experts say Ottawa unlikely to be ‘main combatant’ in Alberta sovereignty fight

Constitutional law experts say it’s unlikely Ottawa will rush to fight Alberta…

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith speaks at a press conference after the speech from the throne in Edmonton, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. Constitutional law experts say it's unlikely Ottawa will rush to fight Alberta over a proposed sovereignty bill that would give the provincial government new powers to resist what it considers federal intrusion. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Alberta Premier Danielle Smith makes her way to a press conference after the speech from the throne in Edmonton, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. When the Alberta legislature resumed sitting Tuesday, the first bill introduced by the United Conservative Party government aims to shield the province from federal laws it deems harmful to its interests. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

List of areas the Alberta government accuses Ottawa of overreaching

When the Alberta legislature resumed sitting Tuesday, the first bill introduced by…

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith makes her way to a press conference after the speech from the throne in Edmonton, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. When the Alberta legislature resumed sitting Tuesday, the first bill introduced by the United Conservative Party government aims to shield the province from federal laws it deems harmful to its interests. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
FILE - Musician Christine McVie attends the 2019 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in New York on March 29, 2019. McVie, the soulful British musician who sang lead on many of Fleetwood Mac’s biggest hits, has died at 79. The band announced her death on social media Wednesday, (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

Christine McVie, Fleetwood Mac singer-songwriter, dies at 79

Christine McVie, the British-born Fleetwood Mac vocalist, songwriter and keyboard player whose…

FILE - Musician Christine McVie attends the 2019 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in New York on March 29, 2019. McVie, the soulful British musician who sang lead on many of Fleetwood Mac’s biggest hits, has died at 79. The band announced her death on social media Wednesday, (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
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Rural Alberta rocked by magnitude 5.8 earthquake, other tremors, no injuries

If you felt the Earth move in parts of Alberta on Tuesday,…

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Canada head coach John Herdman watches his team during practice at the World Cup in Doha, Qatar, Monday, Nov. 28, 2022. Herdman is disputing his Croatian counterpart's account of why there was no handshake after their World Cup game. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Canada coach John Herdman disputes Croatian counterpart’s handshake take

Canada coach John Herdman is disputing his Croatian counterpart’s account of why…

Canada head coach John Herdman watches his team during practice at the World Cup in Doha, Qatar, Monday, Nov. 28, 2022. Herdman is disputing his Croatian counterpart's account of why there was no handshake after their World Cup game. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
People walk past the University of Toronto campus  in Toronto on Wednesday, June 10, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Canada has most educated workforce in G7, according to StatCan

The latest release of 2021 census data shows Canada continues to lead…

People walk past the University of Toronto campus  in Toronto on Wednesday, June 10, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
A sign for help wanted is pictured in a business window in Ottawa on Tuesday, July 12, 2022. A new census release from Statistics Canada Wednesday is expected to shed light on the changing dynamics of the Canadian labour force as well as how people got to work last year. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

New census data shows how commuting dropped during pandemic, labour force aging

Statistics Canada says there were 2.8 million fewer commuters in 2021 than…

A sign for help wanted is pictured in a business window in Ottawa on Tuesday, July 12, 2022. A new census release from Statistics Canada Wednesday is expected to shed light on the changing dynamics of the Canadian labour force as well as how people got to work last year. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Police hold the line as protesters gather during a demonstration, part of a convoy-style protest participants are calling "Rolling Thunder", in Ottawa, Saturday, April 30, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

CSIS definition of security threat not relevant to cabinet decision: ex-CSIS director

A former Canadian Security Intelligence Service director says the spy agency’s interpretation…

Police hold the line as protesters gather during a demonstration, part of a convoy-style protest participants are calling "Rolling Thunder", in Ottawa, Saturday, April 30, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrives to a cabinet meeting on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. Trudeau says nothing is off the table when it comes to Alberta Premier Danielle Smith's new sovereignty act. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Trudeau says nothing is off the table when it comes to Smith’s new sovereignty act

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says nothing is off the table when it…

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrives to a cabinet meeting on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. Trudeau says nothing is off the table when it comes to Alberta Premier Danielle Smith's new sovereignty act. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Canada forward Alphonso Davies speaks to the media after practice at the World Cup in Doha, Qatar on Tuesday, November 29, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

VIDEO: After making history, Canadian star Alphonso Davies opens up at World Cup

‘Each and every time I step on the pitch, I try to give my all for this country.’

Canada forward Alphonso Davies speaks to the media after practice at the World Cup in Doha, Qatar on Tuesday, November 29, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
The Bank of Canada is shown in Ottawa on Tuesday, July 12, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Bank of Canada lost $522 million in third quarter, marking first loss in its history

The Bank of Canada lost $522 million in the third quarter of…

The Bank of Canada is shown in Ottawa on Tuesday, July 12, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Alberta Premier Danielle Smith speaks at a press conference, in Edmonton, on Monday, Oct. 24, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Alberta sovereignty bill introduced in legislature

The Alberta government has introduced a bill that would grant Premier Danielle…

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith speaks at a press conference, in Edmonton, on Monday, Oct. 24, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Edmonton-Southwest MLA Thomas Dang, 20, laughs along with his colleagues during an introductory meeting with all newly elected MLAs in Edmonton, on Tuesday, May 12, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Amber Bracken

Alberta legislature member Thomas Dang sentenced for hacking COVID-19 vaccine portal

An Alberta legislature member who admitted to hacking the province’s COVID-19 vaccine…

Edmonton-Southwest MLA Thomas Dang, 20, laughs along with his colleagues during an introductory meeting with all newly elected MLAs in Edmonton, on Tuesday, May 12, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Amber Bracken
Team Alberta skip Kevin Koe reacts to a missed shot during finals action against Team Wild Card One at the Tim Hortons Brier in Lethbridge, Alta., Sunday, March 13, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Iced Capped: Tim Hortons’ title sponsorship of Brier to end after 2023 event

For just the fifth time in its nearly century-long history, the Canadian…

Team Alberta skip Kevin Koe reacts to a missed shot during finals action against Team Wild Card One at the Tim Hortons Brier in Lethbridge, Alta., Sunday, March 13, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
The terminus for the Coastal GasLink natural gas pipeline is seen at the LNG Canada export terminal under construction in Kitimat, B.C., on Wednesday, September 28, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

TC Energy expects cost of Coastal GasLink pipeline project to rise

TC Energy Corp. is expecting what it calls a “material increase” in…

The terminus for the Coastal GasLink natural gas pipeline is seen at the LNG Canada export terminal under construction in Kitimat, B.C., on Wednesday, September 28, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Members of the Toronto Blue Jays take to the field before MLB baseball action in Toronto on Saturday, May 24, 2014. The Toronto Blue Jays are making a small change to their home game start times for the 2023 regular season, pushing back the first pitch for most Sunday matinees by half an hour to 1:37 p.m. ET. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese

Toronto Blue Jays stick with same start times for 2023 regular season

The Toronto Blue Jays will stick with the same home game start…

Members of the Toronto Blue Jays take to the field before MLB baseball action in Toronto on Saturday, May 24, 2014. The Toronto Blue Jays are making a small change to their home game start times for the 2023 regular season, pushing back the first pitch for most Sunday matinees by half an hour to 1:37 p.m. ET. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese
Minister of Foreign Affairs Melanie Joly, front left, responds to questions as Minister of Public Safety Marco Mendicino listens during a news conference to announce Canada's Indo-Pacific strategy in Vancouver on Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022. Agriculture commodity groups are applauding the Liberal government’s long-awaited Indo-Pacific strategy and hoping it will lead to more, and better, free trade deals. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Canadian agriculture groups hope new Indo-Pacific strategy leads to trade deals

Agriculture commodity groups are applauding the Liberal government’s long-awaited Indo-Pacific strategy and…

Minister of Foreign Affairs Melanie Joly, front left, responds to questions as Minister of Public Safety Marco Mendicino listens during a news conference to announce Canada's Indo-Pacific strategy in Vancouver on Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022. Agriculture commodity groups are applauding the Liberal government’s long-awaited Indo-Pacific strategy and hoping it will lead to more, and better, free trade deals. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change Steven Guilbeault, announces the ban of single-use plastics, at a beach, on Monday, June 20, 2022 in Quebec City. Federal Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos, behind, looks on. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot

New stats suggest Canadians already kicking some plastic habits as national ban looms

Canadians appear to be slowly cutting back on their use of plastic…

Federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change Steven Guilbeault, announces the ban of single-use plastics, at a beach, on Monday, June 20, 2022 in Quebec City. Federal Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos, behind, looks on. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot