Great blue herons get a break in Vernon, B.C., as council asks developer to plan for their protection

Bird-lovers in Vernon, B.C., gained a victory this week when city council ordered a company planning to build apartments near a decades old great blue heron

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B.C. premier asks Trudeau to decriminalize drug possession as overdose deaths spike 

British Columbia’s premier is urging Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to take an “enormous step” to reduce stigma associated with illicit drug use by decriminalizing

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Calgary writer asks Alberta breweries to back up their Black Lives Matter commitments

Thousands of brands around the world have released statements supporting the Black Lives Matter movement in recent weeks, but are those messages indicative of

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Shandro escalates pay fight with Alberta doctors, asks regulatory college to intervene

Alberta Health Minister Tyler Shandro is asking the College of Physician and Surgeons to make rules to stop doctors from withdrawing services en masse.

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‘Don’t be like Toronto’: Calgary mayor asks people to avoid crowding popular parks

Calgary’s mayor is asking people to avoid crowding the city’s most popular parks with a simple message — “Don’t be like Toronto.” Over the weekend,

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City asks residents stay off North Saskatchewan as water levels rise

The city is urging Edmontonians to be wary of rising water levels along the North Saskatchewan River. In a Friday evening public service announcement, the City of

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Grappling with layoffs, WestJet asks minister for labour code exemptions

WestJet Airlines Ltd. is asking the federal labour minister for an exemption to Canada Labour Code provisions that would facilitate mass layoffs. An April

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Trump asks GOP Senators to ‘be tough’ on Democrats ahead of 2020 U.S. election – National

U.S. President Donald Trump implored Senate Republicans to “be tough” on Democrats heading into the fall election, touting his own poll numbers against rival

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Filipino advocacy group asks province to look at race in COVID-19 cases to find out who’s most at risk

A Vancouver-based advocacy group for the Filipino community says its members may be at higher risk of contracting COVID-19 and are calling on the province

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Canadian Football League asks government for $150M in assistance amid COVID-19

The Canadian Football League is asking the federal government for up to $150 million in financial assistance due to the COVID-19 pandemic. CFL Commissioner

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