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Alberta says COVID crisis help on way from Armed Forces, Red Cross, Newfoundland

Alberta says COVID crisis help on way from Armed Forces, Red Cross, Newfoundland

Emergency-room physician Dr. Joe Vipond, an outspoken opponent of the United Conservative government’s approach to the crisis, said Kenney failed again by putting too much emphasis on vaccines rather than immediate action.
Enbridge says Line 3 'substantially complete,' will be in service on Friday

Enbridge says Line 3 'substantially complete,' will be in service on Friday

Enbridge will begin filling the line on Oct. 1 and will ramp up to full capacity of 760,000 barrels per day by the end of the month.
'Laundry list of facts': Alberta teachers group revives school curriculum criticism

'Laundry list of facts': Alberta teachers group revives school curriculum criticism

A report said teachers found the proposed curriculum skews toward Eurocentric history, is full of jargon, doesn't teach students critical thinking skills, and lacks accurate Indigenous perspectives. For example, it refers to First Nations, Inuit, and Métis only in the past tense. Teachers surveyed said it reads like a curriculum from the 1950s and lacks a clear vision and goal.
Widespread labour shortage not going away any time soon: BDC report

Widespread labour shortage not going away any time soon: BDC report

A full 20 per cent of workers who lost their jobs during the pandemic are now working in an entirely different field, the report said.
Canada marks first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Canada marks first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Terry Teegee, regional chief of the B.C. Assembly of First Nations, said it's a day to reflect on that terrible history, and also to think about how to address the effects of 150 years of residential school policies that aimed to "kill the Indian in the child."
Trudeau says moving on vaccine mandate for federal workers, travellers priority No. 1

Trudeau says moving on vaccine mandate for federal workers, travellers priority No. 1

Once implemented, the vaccination rule would cover the federal civil service, travellers in federally regulated industries including airlines, trains, and cruise ships, as well as workers in those fields. The transport minister's office said the deadline for the rule change is the end of October.
'State of crisis:' Medical group calls for lockdowns in Alberta and Saskatchewan

'State of crisis:' Medical group calls for lockdowns in Alberta and Saskatchewan

"Early relaxation of public-health measures has left two crumbling health-care systems in their wake and the dire realities are now in full view," said Dr. Katharine Smart, president of the Canadian Medical Association.
Alberta's Kenney rejects new health rules as COVID-19 cripples hospitals

Alberta's Kenney rejects new health rules as COVID-19 cripples hospitals

“If we were to bring in widespread restrictions, [they] would most likely be complied with by people who are vaccinated, but we would likely see large scale non-compliance among the unvaccinated population. That wouldn’t necessarily get us much further ahead,” said the premier.
Independence, skepticism drive low vaccination rates in rural Alberta

Independence, skepticism drive low vaccination rates in rural Alberta

“There's more COVID cases in our community than we've seen since the beginning,” Paul McLauchlin, reeve of Ponoka County, said.
Airdrie-East MLA says she no longer has confidence in Premier Kenney

Airdrie-East MLA says she no longer has confidence in Premier Kenney

During a ‘Free Alberta’ strategy press conference on Sept. 28, Airdrie-East MLA and Deputy Speaker Angela Pitt openly stated that she no longer has confidence in Premier Jason Kenney.