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Canadian ski cross team fleeing Russia amid Ukraine invasion

Canadian ski cross team fleeing Russia amid Ukraine invasion

Among the Canadian athletes trying to get out of Russia is multiple world cup gold medallist Kris Mahler of Canmore.
Canada must be ready to welcome Ukrainians to safety: expert

Canada must be ready to welcome Ukrainians to safety: expert

Europe is facing a massive new migration crisis because of the Russian invasion of Ukraine and Canada should prepare to provide asylum to those fleeing the violence, says a Canadian security expert.
Canadians can expect higher gas prices from Ukraine war to kick in on Saturday

Canadians can expect higher gas prices from Ukraine war to kick in on Saturday

Canadians can expect to pay more at the pump as Russia's attack on Ukraine puts even greater pressure on an already surging oil price environment. Roger McKnight, chief petroleum analyst at En-Pro International Inc.
BUDGET 2022: Province commits to $22 billion in health-care spending

BUDGET 2022: Province commits to $22 billion in health-care spending

The Province announced it will increase health operating expenses by 2.4 per cent, or $515 million, from the 2021 budget.
BUDGET 2022: Oil-price rebound to help balance Alberta's budget, says Toews

BUDGET 2022: Oil-price rebound to help balance Alberta's budget, says Toews

“There is no doubt rising energy prices have improved the balance sheet and the bottom line," Alberta Minister of Finance Travis Toews said Thursday.
Alberta government to donate $1 million for Ukrainian humanitarian efforts

Alberta government to donate $1 million for Ukrainian humanitarian efforts

‘There are many here in Alberta and in Canada, who think that we could this is some distant conflict in which we have no interest and which we should ignore – that would be a terrible mistake, because aggression invites more aggression, and destabilization of the world order is what Vladimir Putin has always benefited from,’ said Premier Jason Kenney on Feb. 23, hours before Russian’s military advancement into the Ukraine.
Girl power: Importance of female connections even greater in later life

Girl power: Importance of female connections even greater in later life

The golden girl factor - female friendships, whether forged in childhood or found in later decades, are critical to health and well-being.
Bankhead heritage home facing demolition

Bankhead heritage home facing demolition

A 112-year-old heritage house should not be demolished says a Banff heritage group. Redevelopment could see the Queen Anne style home in Banff's downtown destroyed.
Alberta aiming for budget rebound on soaring oil and natural gas prices

Alberta aiming for budget rebound on soaring oil and natural gas prices

It's budget day in Alberta, and Premier Jason Kenney says there will be a massive infusion of money for the health-care system.
Canada signs agreement with AstraZeneca on preventative COVID-19 treatment

Canada signs agreement with AstraZeneca on preventative COVID-19 treatment

The Canadian government has signed an agreement with pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca to procure 100,000 doses of a COVID-19 antibody therapy that's still under review by Health Canada.
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