White House to host tech execs to talk Huawei ban: sources – National

White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow will host a meeting with semiconductor and software executives on Monday to discuss the U.S. ban on sales

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Plastic bag ban now in effect for Jasper town site

Businesses in the town of Jasper are officially phasing out single-use plastic bags. The town approved a bylaw banning plastic checkout bags in June, which

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Facebook will ban ads that discourage voting in U.S. ahead of 2020 election – National

Facebook Inc will ban ads that discourage people from voting ahead of the 2020 U.S. presidential election, according to its second annual Civil Rights

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Edmonton set to ban shisha lounges next year

Shisha and hookah lounges in Edmonton likely have one more year to re-invent themselves or be at risk of closing.  City council’s community and public

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A Chinese ban on Canadian meat could hit over 20% of pork exports, data shows

A Chinese ban on Canadian meat could affect over a fifth of the pork that the Great White North exports there and represent a

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Fort McMurray plastic bag ban leaves bag addicts looking for their next fix

For 10 years, those addicted to plastic shopping bags have lived uneasily with Fort McMurray’s ban on the single-use bags. Longtime user Bradley Karp, morning show host

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Chemistry industry not on board with 2021 plastics ban

There are more effective ways to deal with problems with plastic than banning it, according to the association that represents many of the companies that make

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Conversion therapy ban group will learn fate by week’s end

Members of a working group asked to study a possible ban on conversion therapy in Alberta have been told they will learn on Friday

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Vancouver Aquarium sues city, park board over cetacean ban

The Vancouver Aquarium is suing the city of Vancouver and the Vancouver Park Board over the 2017 cetacean ban, claiming it resulted in millions of

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Wildfire risk prompts fire ban, off-highway vehicle restrictions in northern Alberta

Much of northern Alberta is under a fire ban due to increased wildfire risk, the provincial government announced Thursday evening. The ban includes Lac

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