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Alberta family turns their children's fears after vehicle theft into good feelings with food bank drive

Alberta family turns their children's fears after vehicle theft into good feelings with food bank drive

STRATHMORE – An Alberta family turned a terrifying misfortune into an opportunity to learn, and to help the local community.
RCMP investigating incident of child left on bus found wandering on highway

RCMP investigating incident of child left on bus found wandering on highway

A kindergarten-aged child who had reportedly been left on a school bus the morning of Jan. 18 was found wandering along Highway 881. RCMP say they are investigating the incident.
Uncertainty a certainty in Canada’s inflation forecast

Uncertainty a certainty in Canada’s inflation forecast

Historical examples show mitigating factors, sources of concern for the country’s economy
RCMP charge man after he cuts down residential tree and leaves it on car hood south of Calgary

RCMP charge man after he cuts down residential tree and leaves it on car hood south of Calgary

MOUNTIE MOMENTS: A motorist caused around $8K in damages to a fence and fled the scene, a local church was broken into and a man was hit in the face with a wrench.
Mental health problems more than double chance of opioid misuse: StatsCan

Mental health problems more than double chance of opioid misuse: StatsCan

Pain management has primarily relied on prescription opioids for treatment and has contributed to the development of Canada’s opioid crisis, new research from Statistics Canada shows.
Alberta pediatrician answers questions about the effects of COVID infection during pregnancy

Alberta pediatrician answers questions about the effects of COVID infection during pregnancy

Canadian cattle producers desperate as feed shortage reaches crisis levels

Canadian cattle producers desperate as feed shortage reaches crisis levels

CALGARY — If the train that Leighton Kolk has been waiting on doesn't arrive by noon Sunday, the Iron Springs, Alta.-area feedlot operator says he won't be able to feed his cattle. Kolk has been waiting for days for Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd.
More in-school clinics could be key to raising vaccination rates for kids: doctors

More in-school clinics could be key to raising vaccination rates for kids: doctors

Newfoundland and Labrador is the province with the highest vaccination rate for five- to 11-year-old kids and began providing the COVID-19 vaccine at schools as soon as it was approved for children.
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.