Minister of Seniors says pandemic has exposed vulnerabilities in senior care

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit Alberta seniors hard, and also exposed serious flaws in the long-term care facility system. Canada’s Minister of Seniors, Deb

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Jock Osler, journalist and former press secretary under prime minister Joe Clark, dead at 83

Jock Osler, a former journalist, radio personality and press secretary under Prime Minister Joe Clark, has died at 83. Osler, who was a longtime

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Saskatchewan government not proceeding with WE contract, education minister says

Saskatchewan’s education minister says the government will not be proceed with a contract involving the WE Charity. Education Minister Gordon Wyant said on Tuesday

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Nova Scotia facing $853M deficit related to COVID-19, Finance Minister announces

Nova Scotia’s finance minister Karen Casey announced on Wednesday that the province is now projecting a $853 million deficit, which she said is mainly

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How does back-to-school work in a pandemic? Alberta education minister, chief health officer answer Qs

Alberta is going ahead with a “near-normal” return to classes in the fall, but the prospect of back-to-school in the midst of a pandemic

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Transportation minister on B.C. Ferries growing financial losses

Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Claire Trevana answers Global BC reporter Richard Zussman’s question about what BC Ferries plans to do about their financial

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Fort McMurray flood victims won’t have to repay disaster funding, minister says

Fort McMurray flood victims who were told they would need to give back thousands of dollars given out through the Disaster Recovery Program will

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Canadian minister promises review after security contracts awarded to Chinese-state tech company

An ‘unintelligible’ decision gives security contracts in Canadian government embassies to a company linked to elite Chinese Communist Party leaders, experts warn. Source link

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Alberta police watchdog to investigate if Lethbridge officers broke law in surveilling former minister

Alberta’s police watchdog has been directed to investigate whether there was criminal behaviour in the case of two Lethbridge police officers who have been suspended, after

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Details on back-to-school plan coming in ‘three weeks,’ B.C. education minister says

Parents will have to wait a few more weeks to find out what school will look like this fall in British Columbia. Education Minister

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