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Omicron wave of COVID-19 could be flattening on First Nations, says top doctor

Omicron wave of COVID-19 could be flattening on First Nations, says top doctor

OTTAWA — The top doctor for Indigenous Services Canada says he's cautiously optimistic the Omicron-driven wave of the pandemic may be flattening across First Nations.
Early treatment could tame peanut allergies in small kids

Early treatment could tame peanut allergies in small kids

NEW YORK (AP) — Young children might be able to overcome their peanut allergies if treated at an early enough age, according to a study published Thursday.
Alberta gold medallist curler Marc  joins Team Gushue for Beijing Olympics

Alberta gold medallist curler Marc joins Team Gushue for Beijing Olympics

This will be Kennedy's third time at the Olympics.
Couple 'over the moon' to be reunited after two years

Couple 'over the moon' to be reunited after two years

COVID kept pair apart, on opposite sides of the world, for 672 days.
Omicron may be peaking but COVID-19 isn't done with us yet: Tam

Omicron may be peaking but COVID-19 isn't done with us yet: Tam

OTTAWA — Canada's chief public health officer says there are positive signs the Omicron wave is peaking in Canada but we shouldn't start choreographing a COVID-19 victory dance just yet. Dr.
Airdrie Fire Department provides patient transport during EMS Red Alert

Airdrie Fire Department provides patient transport during EMS Red Alert

Due to a "Red Alert" with Emergency Medical Services (EMS) not able to respond to four simultaneous medical calls in Airdrie on Jan. 20, the Airdrie Fire Department (AFD) was called out to provide first response care.
Canada Post rethinking mask policy forbidding workers to use their own N95s

Canada Post rethinking mask policy forbidding workers to use their own N95s

OTTAWA — Canada Post is seeking "clarification" from the federal government about face masks after drawing criticism for refusing to let employees bring their own N95 masks to work.
'Not ready': Alberta police chiefs say too soon to support decriminalizing drugs

'Not ready': Alberta police chiefs say too soon to support decriminalizing drugs

CALGARY — The association that represents Alberta police chiefs says it's too soon to decriminalize illicit drugs. Calgary Chief Const.
CAPP expects oil and gas investment to rise 22 per cent this year to $32.8 billion

CAPP expects oil and gas investment to rise 22 per cent this year to $32.8 billion

CALGARY — Canada's largest oil and gas industry group says capital spending in the oilpatch will hit $32.8 billion this year, a 22 per cent increase from the year before but still a far cry from the boom-time levels of investment a decade ago.
VIDEO: Hockey announcer goes wild when Alberta AJHL goalie nets rare goal

VIDEO: Hockey announcer goes wild when Alberta AJHL goalie nets rare goal

Spruce Grove Saints goalie Tristan Martin got a bit of extra publicity after scoring in a game against the Grande Prairie Storm on January 18.