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Trudeau feels most Canadians could be vaccinated by September 2021

Trudeau feels most Canadians could be vaccinated by September 2021

Beset by ongoing questions about Canada's COVID-19 vaccine strategy, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tried to assuage the public with assurances most Canadians could be inoculated by September 2021, with distribution led by a former NATO commander.
Public health officers walk fine line between public and politicians, scholars say

Public health officers walk fine line between public and politicians, scholars say

EDMONTON — There's a fine line between a public health officer's duty to the people they serve and their duty to the elected officials who appoint them, scholars say. But they add governments should be clear about what's science and what's politics.
Alberta's top doc says she feels betrayed by media leak, launches investigation

Alberta's top doc says she feels betrayed by media leak, launches investigation

EDMONTON — Alberta’s chief medical officer of health says a member of her inner circle committed a “personal betrayal” and fractured the working relationship of her COVID-19 team by leaking private conversations to the media. Dr.
Imperial Oil to lay off 200 workers following cost-cutting analysis

Imperial Oil to lay off 200 workers following cost-cutting analysis

In a posting on its website, Imperial said it recognizes that job losses are difficult, adding that company support of affected workers will include outplacement services.
Crude-by-rail shipments bounce back from summer lows in September, says CER

Crude-by-rail shipments bounce back from summer lows in September, says CER

Rail transportation of crude oil is considered to be more expensive than shipping by pipeline so shippers tend to use it only when pipelines are full.
Geothermal energy development offers opportunity for diversification

Geothermal energy development offers opportunity for diversification

"It can be made to be economic but the economics are not those of oil and gas, they are long term. They are for the patient investor who really wants to do something for the planet.”
Canada ranked #1 'most desirable' place to live in the world

Canada ranked #1 'most desirable' place to live in the world

Friendly locals, beautiful scenery and well-paid job prospects
Alberta finance minister says outlook improves but budget deficit $21.3 billion

Alberta finance minister says outlook improves but budget deficit $21.3 billion

Alberta’s economy has been hit by the “triple black swan”: the COVID-19 pandemic, the drop in oil prices due to an international price war, and a global economic contraction.
You can get Timmies donuts for 10 cents each for one day only this week

You can get Timmies donuts for 10 cents each for one day only this week

The Canadian coffee and donuts chain will roll back their prices to 1964 for a one-day promo.
Canada-wide survey of women's shelters shows abuse more severe during pandemic

Canada-wide survey of women's shelters shows abuse more severe during pandemic

The data show public health restrictions have a "huge impact on women and children who are living with their abusers," said Maki.