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Senate passes amended version of assisted-dying bill after days of debate

Senate passes amended version of assisted-dying bill after days of debate

One amendment would allow people who fear losing mental capacity to make advance requests for an assisted death.
Alberta health minister says it's safe to move forward with COVID-19 reopening plan

Alberta health minister says it's safe to move forward with COVID-19 reopening plan

The next phase of Alberta's staged reopening plan could start as soon as March 1 and includes the potential easing of restrictions on banquet halls, indoor fitness and retail.
Liberals propose federal criminal reforms aimed at systemic racism in justice system

Liberals propose federal criminal reforms aimed at systemic racism in justice system

The bill introduced Thursday would also allow for greater use of conditional sentences, such as house arrest, counselling or treatment, for people who do not pose a threat to public safety.
Supreme Court of Canada to look at mandatory minimum firearm sentence

Supreme Court of Canada to look at mandatory minimum firearm sentence

The court has agreed to hear the appeal of Jesse Dallas Hills, who pleaded guilty to four charges from a 2014 incident in Lethbridge, in which he swung a baseball bat and shot at a car with a bolt-action rifle, smashed the window of a vehicle and fired rounds into a family home.
CRA locks some online taxpayer accounts that may have been accessed by outsiders

CRA locks some online taxpayer accounts that may have been accessed by outsiders

Spokesperson Charles Drouin says the accounts were not compromised but were locked as a preventive measure.
Man charged in MP Yurdiga harassment case

Man charged in MP Yurdiga harassment case

Yurdiga and staff safe after alleged threats at Parliament.
Shell to sell Alberta shale oil assets to Crescent Point in $900 million deal

Shell to sell Alberta shale oil assets to Crescent Point in $900 million deal

The purchase allows Crescent Point to add a new core area to its main assets and will boost its 2021 production estimate to about 134,000 boe/d, mainly highly profitable crude oil and petroleum liquids, it said.
St. Albert business owner joins calls for cap on food delivery fees

St. Albert business owner joins calls for cap on food delivery fees

Cap would help local business owners keep their doors open, according to industry representatives
Pastor of Alberta church accused of breaking COVID-19 health rules held in custody

Pastor of Alberta church accused of breaking COVID-19 health rules held in custody

Pastor James Coates of GraceLife church was remanded in custody after refusing to abide by conditions of his release pending trial, police said.
Albertan Mars scientist excitedly awaits landing of NASA's Perseverance probe

Albertan Mars scientist excitedly awaits landing of NASA's Perseverance probe

U of A planetary geologist Chris Herd, one of a select team of scientists working with NASA, will be monitoring the rover and tell it when to sample.