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Alberta receives inquiry's final report on eco groups and energy industry

Alberta receives inquiry's final report on eco groups and energy industry

Energy Minister Sonya Savage has up to three months before she is legally obliged to release the report – delivered a year late and million dollars over its original budget – to the public.
Federal government reaches nearly $8B deal with First Nations on drinking water suit

Federal government reaches nearly $8B deal with First Nations on drinking water suit

Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller said the agreement includes $1.5 billion in compensation for people deprived of clean drinking water, the creation of a $400-million First Nation economic and cultural restoration fund, and at least $6 billion to support reliable access to safe drinking water on reserves.

Alberta Medical Association head concerned over government lifting COVID restrictions

Paul Boucher said the government should release the data on which the decision was made. 
'Still a ways to go in Alberta:' Top doctors weigh in on plan to end isolation

'Still a ways to go in Alberta:' Top doctors weigh in on plan to end isolation

The consequences of Alberta’s decision could spread beyond provincial boundaries, added Dr. Howard Njoo, Canada's deputy chief public health officer. 
Finance Department says federal deficit was $23.8 billion deficit over April and May

Finance Department says federal deficit was $23.8 billion deficit over April and May

The report said the drop in spending was expected given the improved conditions from last spring when the economy had a historic slide, prompting the federal treasury to pump out an unprecedented amount of emergency aid.
Statistics Canada says economy appears to have grown in second quarter

Statistics Canada says economy appears to have grown in second quarter

Statistics Canada said the easing of public-health restrictions in many provinces in June helped reverse the slide in sectors reliant on in-person services, such as retail, accommodation, and food services, which all saw growth.
Alberta's top doctor came up with plan to lift all COVID-19 orders: health minister

Alberta's top doctor came up with plan to lift all COVID-19 orders: health minister

Alberta's chief medical health officer Dr. Deena Hinshaw has always said she presents scientific evidence, numbers, and trends, but the final decision on how to respond to pandemic developments lies with the government.
Trailer for new Ghostbusters movie filmed in RVC released

Trailer for new Ghostbusters movie filmed in RVC released

The trailer for the film Ghostbusters: Afterlife was released on July 27, and residents of Crossfield and Beiseker watched with excited eyes, as the project for which their homes were the backdrop has finally made its way to the big screen.
Demand increasing: Canadian Blood Services watching supply as COVID-19 rules eased

Demand increasing: Canadian Blood Services watching supply as COVID-19 rules eased

"You can imagine that they are trying to catch up with some of the backlogs, some of those surgeries that were put on hold during the pandemic. They're trying to get those in ... (and) blood products are becoming more in demand."
Cost of data breaches in Canada hit new record in 2021: IBM report

Cost of data breaches in Canada hit new record in 2021: IBM report

According to the study, data breaches cost $1 million more on average when remote work was indicated as a factor in the event.