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Smith says no COVID-19 pardons because Canadian system doesn't work like the U.S.

Smith says no COVID-19 pardons because Canadian system doesn't work like the U.S.

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Danielle Smith says she is no longer pursuing amnesty for COVID-19 health-rule violators because Canada doesn’t work that way.
Alberta adding 20 ambulances for Edmonton, Calgary peak hours as part of EMS reforms

Alberta adding 20 ambulances for Edmonton, Calgary peak hours as part of EMS reforms

EDMONTON — Alberta Health Minister Jason Copping says the province plans to add 20 more ambulances to Edmonton and Calgary during peak hours and implement other reforms to reduce bottlenecks hampering front-line care.
Kane's return from injured list raises cap questions for Edmonton Oilers

Kane's return from injured list raises cap questions for Edmonton Oilers

EDMONTON — It appears Edmonton Oilers forward Evander Kane is nearing the end of his lengthy stay on the injured list. Kane’s wrist was lacerated in a freak accident Nov.
Alberta’s new policy on psychedelic drug treatment for mental illness: Will Canada lead the psychedelic renaissance?

Alberta’s new policy on psychedelic drug treatment for mental illness: Will Canada lead the psychedelic renaissance?

This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information is available on the original site.
Debt worries rise amid higher interest rates and persistent inflation: MNP report

Debt worries rise amid higher interest rates and persistent inflation: MNP report

CALGARY — A new report suggests Canadians' worries about debt are rising amid higher interest rates and persistent inflation.
WHL roundup: Shepard plays sniper in 4-1 win over Hitmen

WHL roundup: Shepard plays sniper in 4-1 win over Hitmen

CALGARY — Cole Shepard scored twice in the first period and the Lethbridge Hurricanes coasted to a 4-1 Western Hockey League win over the host Calgary Hitmen on Sunday.
Bottcher, Fujisawa claim Canadian Open titles

Bottcher, Fujisawa claim Canadian Open titles

CAMROSE, Alta. — Canada's Brendan Bottcher earned a 5-3 victory over Sweden's Niklas Edin to claim the Grand Slam of Curling's Canadian Open title on Sunday.
Bottcher, Einarson qualify for Canadian Open curling finals

Bottcher, Einarson qualify for Canadian Open curling finals

CAMROSE, Alta. — There will be some international flavour in the men's and women's final of the Co-op Canadian Open on Sunday.
UCP member Pat Rehn says he won't run in Alberta election in May

UCP member Pat Rehn says he won't run in Alberta election in May

EDMONTON — A government backbencher in Alberta has announced he won't seek another term when voters go to the polls in a provincewide election in May.
Smith says she urged minister to consider whether COVID prosecutions could succeed

Smith says she urged minister to consider whether COVID prosecutions could succeed

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Danielle Smith has delivered a third version of what she discussed with justice officials over how to handle the prosecution of people charged with breaking COVID-19 health rules.
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