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Arbour calls for 'immediate' transfer of CAF sexual misconduct cases to civilians

Arbour calls for 'immediate' transfer of CAF sexual misconduct cases to civilians

Shortly after The Canadian Press first reported on Arbour's letter Thursday, Defence Minister Anita Anand posted on Twitter that she had accepted “in full Madame Arbour’s recommendations to move the investigation and prosecution of sexual misconduct cases to the civilian system.
Joint statement also prioritizes clean energy finance by end of 2022

Joint statement also prioritizes clean energy finance by end of 2022

The government said it has yet to define the scope of the new policy. The deal allows for continued finance of fossil fuels in limited circumstances that are consistent with international climate goals. 
Health Canada reviewing AstraZeneca antibody drug to prevent symptomatic COVID-19

Health Canada reviewing AstraZeneca antibody drug to prevent symptomatic COVID-19

The drug is a combination of two long-acting antibodies derived from cells donated by COVID-19 patients. The antibodies would be administered as two injections, one immediately after the other, and could offer up to a year of protection from the virus.
Alberta's Kenney denies scapegoating chief medical officer for COVID-19 failures

Alberta's Kenney denies scapegoating chief medical officer for COVID-19 failures

The NDP has called for a deep dive into what went wrong in August to prevent such a crisis from recurring. They have asked for an all-party committee with subpoena powers and are asking the auditor general to investigate.
Alberta politician angry after COVID-19 protesters leave gallows, noose at her house

Alberta politician angry after COVID-19 protesters leave gallows, noose at her house

Tracy Allard, a United Conservative backbencher for Grande Prairie, said she was travelling to Edmonton on Sunday afternoon when she got a call about a large crowd in front of her house.
Alberta, with largest oil industry, sends fewer to COP26 than any other energy province

Alberta, with largest oil industry, sends fewer to COP26 than any other energy province

Newfoundland has nine people at the meetings and Manitoba has six. Ontario has four, as does the Northwest Territories. Quebec has 36 representatives. 
Alberta introduces bill to upgrade thousands of kilometres of nature trails

Alberta introduces bill to upgrade thousands of kilometres of nature trails

Trails Act would allow some trails to be designated for specific uses, such as hiking or for off-highway vehicles.
School bus, logging truck collide in Barrhead on Nov. 2

School bus, logging truck collide in Barrhead on Nov. 2

One student taken to hospital as a precaution and may have concussion; otherwise, no injuries reported
Bridging the Municipal Funding Gap: Property taxes visible, tough to raise

Bridging the Municipal Funding Gap: Property taxes visible, tough to raise

The visibility of property taxes makes it more challenging for municipalities to raise the rates, says an expert on municipal finance.
Scientists hope to link lab bench with pharmacy shelves through Edmonton drug plant

Scientists hope to link lab bench with pharmacy shelves through Edmonton drug plant

Michael Houghton, the institute's other director and a Nobel laureate, said the initiative would focus on so-called "small-molecule" drugs — chemically-synthesized drugs that make up the great majority of what's in people's medicine cabinets. Ibuprofen, for example, is a small-molecule drug.