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Sad reality: Alberta top doc says COVID deaths keeping hospitals from being overrun

Sad reality: Alberta top doc says COVID deaths keeping hospitals from being overrun

"It's tragic that we are only able to keep pace with these sort of numbers because in part some of our ICU patients have passed away," she said.
Rural mayors battle fourth wave, vaccine hesitancy

Rural mayors battle fourth wave, vaccine hesitancy

Misinformation, mistrust in government faulted for low rural vaccination rates.
SNC-Lavalin saga resurfaces after election with filing of new bribery charges

SNC-Lavalin saga resurfaces after election with filing of new bribery charges

Former SNC-Lavalin vice-president Normand Morin and former SNC-Lavalin International Inc. vice-president Kamal Francis have been released from custody and are due to appear in a Montreal court on Sept. 27 along with representatives from SNC-Lavalin and SNC-Lavalin International.
Ardmore fundraising duck floats halfway across the world

Ardmore fundraising duck floats halfway across the world

Ardmore duck racer floats up Beaver River and lands on rocky shores of the Barents Sea
Bloc leader calls on Trudeau to hold summit on health transfers with premiers

Bloc leader calls on Trudeau to hold summit on health transfers with premiers

The Bloc leader noted premiers have asked Ottawa for an immediate $28-billion injection into their struggling health-care systems. They have also demanded the federal government raise its share of funding for provinces' health-care costs to 35 per cent from 22 per cent.
Liberals to face pressure to move quickly on fiscal plan as fourth wave hits economy

Liberals to face pressure to move quickly on fiscal plan as fourth wave hits economy

The Liberals will have to gain enough opposition support to get their agenda through Parliament. The party's platform outlined about $78 billion in new spending over five years, and hoped to ease the burden on the federal treasury by raking in $25 billion in new tax measures. 
Alberta's premier faces down restive United Conservative caucus over COVID-19 crisis

Alberta's premier faces down restive United Conservative caucus over COVID-19 crisis

Some of Kenney’s caucus members have criticized his health measures as being too little too late, while others say he has gone too far and violated individual rights by imposing a form of voluntary vaccine passports.
Regulatory group warns several Alberta doctors about sharing COVID-19 misinformation

Regulatory group warns several Alberta doctors about sharing COVID-19 misinformation

The regulator has also spoken to doctors who gave into pressure from patients wanting an exemption letter.
Most postal votes to be counted by the end of today: Elections Canada

Most postal votes to be counted by the end of today: Elections Canada

A record number of people voted by mail in the election. 
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney battles COVID-19 hospital crisis, internal party revolt

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney battles COVID-19 hospital crisis, internal party revolt

Kenney is not facing a party leadership review until late next year unless at least 22 United Conservative constituencies vote to hold one earlier. Joel Mullan, the UCP's vice-president of policy, said more than 30 constituency associations have said they intend to call for a review.