Alberta veterinarians vote to ban declawing, ear cropping, tail docking surgeries

Alberta veterinarians have voted to ban medically unnecessary surgical procedures and to require vets and their staff to report animal abuse and neglect. The

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Salmon Arm moving to ban plastic bags

Salmon Arm is following the lead of other Canadian municipalities in banning plastic bags. Mayor Alan Harrison is leading the charge. He hopes to

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Snow route parking ban takes effect in Calgary on Monday

Steady snowfall through the recent cold snap means Calgary’s snow route parking ban will come into effect on noon Monday. The city-wide ban means

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Transgender military personnel in limbo after court upholds Trump’s ban – National

Long term, lawyers and activists battling to ensure that transgender people can serve openly in the U.S. military are convinced they will prevail. Short

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Canola, chemicals and bees: Why Canadian farmers are fighting a proposed pesticide ban

Health Canada is following in the European Union’s footsteps as it moves to ban the use of neonic pesticides due to concerns about their impact

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Palau becomes 1st country to ban sunscreens toxic to coral reef – National

WELLINGTON, New Zealand – In an attempt to protect the coral reefs that divers so admire they have dubbed them the underwater Serengeti, the

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Possession of $56K worth of stolen spirits nets 2-year ban from B.C. Liquor stores

A man who stashed almost $60,000 of stolen liquor at his home has pleaded guilty and been given a conditional discharge that bans him from going

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Calgary Police Association files grievance over cannabis ban for officers

The union representing Calgary police has filed a grievance over a blanket ban on officers using cannabis. Current rules prohibit officers from consuming marijuana,

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Northwest Territories premier believes talks to manage offshore Arctic drilling may signal end of ban

The federal government is opening talks with northerners on managing offshore energy exploration in the Canadian Arctic, a move some hope signals a coming

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More than 1,300 tickets issued in first 24 hours of snow route parking ban

The Calgary Parking Authority says 1,356 tickets have been handed out in relation to the citywide snow route parking ban. The city has been

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