How Alberta will keep its $30-per-tonne carbon tax but make it easier for some big emitters to avoid paying

Alberta’s new UCP government will continue to apply a $30-per-tonne carbon price that covers the majority of greenhouse gas emissions in the province, but

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World not prepared for the next big pandemic: report – National

Governments and international organizations aren’t ready to deal with a major pandemic, according to a new report from an international monitoring body. In its

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Little harvest, big impact: Alberta volunteer farmers help battle global hunger

A group of volunteer farmers say roughly 300 acres of Alberta barley could help raise close to half a million dollars to battle global

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Canada’s big cities push political parties for policies on digital economy, privacy – National

Chambers of commerce from Canada’s biggest cities will release a campaign wish list Wednesday urging political parties to commit to establishing national data-governance standards,

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2019 CCMA Award winners list: Country music stars win big at the Saddledome

The biggest night in Canadian country music is here to honour some of the greatest artists across the nation, those who made an important

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What profits at Canada’s big banks are saying about the odds of a recession

If a recession is headed our way, the canaries in the economic coal mine that are most likely to sing its arrival will be Canada’s big

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‘I feel like I’m in a dream,’ says ‘Big Brother’ evicted house guest – National

SPOILER ALERT: Do not read on unless you’ve watched Thursday’s eviction episode of Big Brother. After Jackson Michie won Head of Household this week in

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Big cost and challenges to major restoration of Alberta legislature

To see the front of the stately Alberta legislature building, everything looks to be in place.  But walk around to the southwest side of

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Climate emergencies, transportation, and yes, housing: Metro Vancouver’s big issues so far in 2019

School’s out for summer — and now, so are city councils.  After a dramatic round of municipal elections and nine months of new councils taking

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Oil and gas giant sets big target of net zero oilsands emissions

Canada’s largest oil and gas producer is setting an ambitious target, albeit aspirational, to reduce the amount of pollution from its oilsands operations to

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