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Ottawa commits to resettling potentially thousands of Afghans, provides few details

Ottawa commits to resettling potentially thousands of Afghans, provides few details

“Those eligible will include but are not limited to interpreters who worked with the Canadian Forces during the combat mission, locally engaged staff currently or previously employed at the Canadian Embassy and their families.”

Premiers, state leaders call for open U.S.-Canada border

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe, his Alberta counterpart Jason Kenney, and the governors of North Dakota, Montana, and Idaho have written the heads of their two countries to ask for the move. 
Calgary man faces 17 charges for alleged domestic abuse of multiple partners

Calgary man faces 17 charges for alleged domestic abuse of multiple partners

Daniel Walders, 39, has been charged with 11 counts of assault, four counts of sexual assault, and two of uttering threats.
Alberta Health Services says 98 per cent of beds open, closures no cause for alarm

Alberta Health Services says 98 per cent of beds open, closures no cause for alarm

The Opposition NDP said there have been bed closures, cancelled surgeries, or shuttered emergency rooms in communities across the province, including: Edson, Grande Prairie, Rocky Mountain House, Cold Lake, Lac La Biche, High Prairie, Slave Lake, Wainwright, Lacombe, Barrhead and Edmonton.
Wildfire crew looking for newly started fire finds B.C. hiker missing for two weeks

Wildfire crew looking for newly started fire finds B.C. hiker missing for two weeks

Police said the man had been dropped off in the park on July 7 for a solo trek and was reported overdue when he failed to meet up as planned. 
Dany Fortin says 'career appears to be over' after misconduct investigation revealed

Dany Fortin says 'career appears to be over' after misconduct investigation revealed

“The reputation I have built up over the course of three decades of service to my country has been irreparably tarnished by the decision to announce publicly an investigation into my alleged conduct,” the affidavit read, “exacerbated by the fact that the announcement lacked the context that the investigation relates to a single allegation of misconduct dating back over 30 years.”
B.C. says expanding emergency alert for wildfires is a priority, but no timeline set

B.C. says expanding emergency alert for wildfires is a priority, but no timeline set

The system is already in use for tsunami threats and Amber Alerts, however it was not used during the "heat dome" in June in which the B.C. Coroners Service has said the typical death rate tripled. 
Rural Alberta to deeply feel impacts of climate change: expert

Rural Alberta to deeply feel impacts of climate change: expert

“Rural and remote communities are so intertwined and dependent upon the ecosystems that they live with that they’re disproportionately impacted by climate change,”
St. Albert joins Airdrie in support of five-per-cent tobacco tax

St. Albert joins Airdrie in support of five-per-cent tobacco tax

Funds collected under the levy would be redirected to support programs and strategies to reduce and prevent tobacco use in Alberta. 
Unvaccinated Albertans are majority of COVID cases, hospitalizations, deaths: Hinshaw

Unvaccinated Albertans are majority of COVID cases, hospitalizations, deaths: Hinshaw

For effective herd immunity, a Calgary doctor said more than 80 per cent of the total population needs to be fully vaccinated. Otherwise, he said Alberta could see a resurgence in COVID-19 cases.