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The Laval police logo is seen on a police car, Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022, in Laval, Que. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Driver charged with first-degree murder in Quebec daycare bus attack

The driver of a bus that crashed into a Montreal-area daycare this…

A decommissioned pumpjack is shown at a well head on an oil and gas installation near Cremona, Alta., on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016. The Alberta government is moving ahead with a plan that would give oil and gas companies a tax break for meeting their legal obligations to clean up old well sites. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Alberta to pilot oil and gas royalty breaks for legally required well cleanup

The Alberta government is moving ahead with a plan that would give…

Alberta's energy regulator has given Imperial Oil until the end of the month to figure out a way to fix ongoing seepage at a tailings pond at its Kearl oilsands mine. The Imperial Oil logo at the company's annual meeting in Calgary on April 28, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Regulator gives Imperial Oil weeks to plan fix for months-old oilsands tailings leak

Alberta’s energy regulator has given Imperial Oil until the end of the…

Conservative leader Pierre Poilievre rises during Question Period, Tuesday, February 7, 2023 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Pierre Poilievre pledges to honour Trudeau’s health-care funding offer to premiers

Pierre Poilievre said Wednesday he would honour the health-care increases Prime Minister…

Conservative leader Pierre Poilievre rises during Question Period, Tuesday, February 7, 2023 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
This Aug. 13, 2020 file photo shows a logo for Netflix on a remote control in Portland, Ore. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Jenny Kane

Netflix Canada begins password sharing crackdown, additional members cost $7.99

Best friends, siblings and cousins across Canada may soon find themselves locked…

This Aug. 13, 2020 file photo shows a logo for Netflix on a remote control in Portland, Ore. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Jenny Kane
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with media as he arrives for a health care meeting with premiers, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2023, in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Canadians will hold provinces accountable for proposed health deals: health minister

Federal Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos says it will largely be up to…

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with media as he arrives for a health care meeting with premiers, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2023, in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Aerial photo shows the destruction in Hatay city centre, southern Turkey, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2023. Donations are pouring into a Vancouver warehouse for those affected by Monday's devastating earthquake in Turkey but a volunteer organizer says the country could most benefit from professional search and rescues teams.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, IHA

Canada still determining how to best help Turkey, Syria after earthquake: Trudeau

Canada is still determining how to best help those affected by the…

Aerial photo shows the destruction in Hatay city centre, southern Turkey, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2023. Donations are pouring into a Vancouver warehouse for those affected by Monday's devastating earthquake in Turkey but a volunteer organizer says the country could most benefit from professional search and rescues teams.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, IHA
Vant Hayes, 88, visits a cemetery in Breton, Alta., on Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Originally called Keystone, which was established in 1909 by a group of African-American immigrants. The new Black Canadian homesteaders arrived from Oklahoma, Kansas, and Texas, just four years after Alberta became a province in 1905. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

‘The only Black one left:’ Alberta village remembers its African-American roots

“My name is Vant Hayes and I’m the only Black one left…

Vant Hayes, 88, visits a cemetery in Breton, Alta., on Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Originally called Keystone, which was established in 1909 by a group of African-American immigrants. The new Black Canadian homesteaders arrived from Oklahoma, Kansas, and Texas, just four years after Alberta became a province in 1905. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
A campaign worker steams the wrinkles from a large Alberta flag at an event venue in Calgary, Alta., Tuesday, April 16, 2019. The posting for a new high-level Alberta government job supposed to help the province align with environmental concerns from financial markets seems more about talk than action, observers say. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Prairies stand to benefit the most from boost to immigration target: Desjardins

A new Desjardins report suggests Canada’s immigration target increase could spur economic…

A campaign worker steams the wrinkles from a large Alberta flag at an event venue in Calgary, Alta., Tuesday, April 16, 2019. The posting for a new high-level Alberta government job supposed to help the province align with environmental concerns from financial markets seems more about talk than action, observers say. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
A woman sits on the rubble as emergency rescue teams search for people under the remains of destroyed buildings in Nurdagi town on the outskirts of Osmaniye city southern Turkey, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2023. Ottawa says Canada will contribute $10 million to earthquake relief efforts in Turkey and Syria as part of an initial aid package. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Khalil Hamra

Canada announces $10 million in aid to Turkey and Syria after deadly earthquake

Ottawa will contribute $10 million to earthquake relief efforts in Turkey and…

A woman sits on the rubble as emergency rescue teams search for people under the remains of destroyed buildings in Nurdagi town on the outskirts of Osmaniye city southern Turkey, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2023. Ottawa says Canada will contribute $10 million to earthquake relief efforts in Turkey and Syria as part of an initial aid package. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Khalil Hamra
Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations Marc Miller stands during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, Dec. 5, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Ottawa spending $2M for international commission to offer advice on unmarked graves

Ottawa is spending $2 million for an international organization to provide Indigenous…

Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations Marc Miller stands during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, Dec. 5, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with Alberta Premier Danielle Smith as Canada's premiers meet in Ottawa on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2023 in Ottawa. Alberta Premier Danielle Smith has met face to face with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in a photo opportunity punctuated by short statements and a very awkward handshake. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Alberta Premier Smith meets with Prime Minister Trudeau

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith met face to face with Prime Minister Justin…

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with Alberta Premier Danielle Smith as Canada's premiers meet in Ottawa on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2023 in Ottawa. Alberta Premier Danielle Smith has met face to face with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in a photo opportunity punctuated by short statements and a very awkward handshake. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau talks to reporters in the foyer as he arrives for question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, Feb. 6, 2023. Trudeau is joining Canada's premiers at the table today where he is set to offer them a significant increase towards health-care funding. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Trudeau lays out $196-billion, 10-year health-care offer to premiers

The federal government has presented a new health-care funding offer that would…

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau talks to reporters in the foyer as he arrives for question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, Feb. 6, 2023. Trudeau is joining Canada's premiers at the table today where he is set to offer them a significant increase towards health-care funding. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
In the 2023 provincial budget, the province will launch an Alberta Agri-Processing Investment Tax Credit which will provide a 12 per cent non-refundable tax credit to support this growth and attract investment. (Black Press file photo)

Alberta to launch new ag-tax credit program this spring

Alberta is set to launch a new agriculture tax credit program this…

In the 2023 provincial budget, the province will launch an Alberta Agri-Processing Investment Tax Credit which will provide a 12 per cent non-refundable tax credit to support this growth and attract investment. (Black Press file photo)
Red Deer RCMP  (File photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)
Red Deer RCMP  (File photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)
Dr. Albert de Villiers, the former chief medical health officer for the Interior Health Authority, has been found guilty on two counts of child sex crimes. (Photo Submitted)

Ex-top doctor in B.C., Alberta found guilty of child sex crimes

A judge released their verdict in the trial of Dr. Albert de Villiers on Tuesday

Dr. Albert de Villiers, the former chief medical health officer for the Interior Health Authority, has been found guilty on two counts of child sex crimes. (Photo Submitted)
Comedian Samantha Bee arrives at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on April 24, 2022, in Washington. Bee is returning home to Toronto to host the 2023 Canadian Screen Awards. Organizers for the ceremony celebrating the best in Canadian film and television released the news this morning.THE CANADIAN PRESS-AP-Kevin Wolf

Comedian and former talk show host Samantha Bee to host the Canadian Screen Awards

Toronto native Samantha Bee is returning home to host the 2023 Canadian…

Comedian Samantha Bee arrives at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on April 24, 2022, in Washington. Bee is returning home to Toronto to host the 2023 Canadian Screen Awards. Organizers for the ceremony celebrating the best in Canadian film and television released the news this morning.THE CANADIAN PRESS-AP-Kevin Wolf
A man walks by a boarded-up storefront in Montreal, Sunday, May 3, 2020. The number of insolvencies filed by Canadian businesses in 2022 was up 37.2 per cent compared with 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Canadian business insolvencies up 37.2% in 2022, consumer insolvencies up 11.2%

The number of insolvencies filed by Canadian businesses in 2022 was up…

A man walks by a boarded-up storefront in Montreal, Sunday, May 3, 2020. The number of insolvencies filed by Canadian businesses in 2022 was up 37.2 per cent compared with 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau talks to reporters in the foyer as he arrives for question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, Feb. 6, 2023. Trudeau is joining Canada's premiers at the table today where he is set to offer them a significant increase towards health-care funding. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Trudeau to present health-care offer to premiers in long-awaited meeting for new deal

Canada’s health-care system is not working as well as it should and…

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau talks to reporters in the foyer as he arrives for question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, Feb. 6, 2023. Trudeau is joining Canada's premiers at the table today where he is set to offer them a significant increase towards health-care funding. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Money is removed from an ATM in Montreal, Monday, May 30, 2016. A new poll finds one-third of Canadian households say their financial situation has worsened over the last year. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

One-third of households say they’re financially worse off compared to year ago: poll

A new poll finds one-third of Canadian households say their financial situation…

Money is removed from an ATM in Montreal, Monday, May 30, 2016. A new poll finds one-third of Canadian households say their financial situation has worsened over the last year. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
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