B.C. swoops in to hire specialized Alberta rappel firefighters whose program was cut last year

An email from the BC Wildfire Service has been making the rounds through the inboxes of a group of highly trained and experienced firefighters

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First Nations, non-profits also affected by suspension of rural grant program

When the B.C. government recently cancelled a rural grant program, smaller municipalities across the province were left without funding they had been counting on.  But rural

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‘It brings such joy’: parents disappointed beloved steel pan program slashed at Toronto school – Toronto

With the morning sun shining down on their smiling faces, a crowd of children clapped their hands and moved their feet to the sound

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‘Crying out for help:’ Calgary radicalization program evolves to help others

The soft-spoken young man wasn’t being recruited by neo-Nazis or the Islamic State, but he was in a downward spiral. Andy, who asked not

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Coop cap lifted on Edmonton’s urban chicken program – Edmonton

It may not be long before more and more Edmontonians hear or see chickens roaming area backyards. The city recently lifted the cap in

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Long shaggy grass not neglect, but a planned City of Calgary program

Many parks and green spaces in Calgary aren’t manicured these days, but it’s not because they aren’t being cared for. It’s part of an

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United Way Saskatoon literacy program helping prevent ‘summer slide’ – Saskatoon

Once the school year is done, some students can suffer a degree of learning loss over the summer. The term used to describe that

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Drug-checking program in Victoria aims to prevent overdose deaths

A new program to detect contamination in street drugs is being tested at two harm-reduction sites in Victoria.  The free and confidential drug-checking program was designed by

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Recycling program targets Alberta farmers’ grain bags, bailing twine

A new provincial recycling pilot project targets farmers in the hopes of halting burning and burying plastic waste — common practices on Alberta farms.  Disposing of

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Toronto police to hold press conference on results of gun buyback program – Toronto

Toronto police will hold a press conference Thursday to speak about the results of its gun buyback program. Police held the three week program

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