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Letter: Politicians flunking in pandemic response

Canada’s pandemic response is deeply flawed. It is a dismal failure, and…

  • Jan 27, 2021
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File - In this Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018 file photo, survivors of the Nazi death camp Auschwitz arrive for a commemoration ceremony on International Holocaust Remembrance Day at the International Monument to the Victims of Fascism inside Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, Poland. The commemorations for the victims of the Holocaust at the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, marking the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau on Jan. 27, 1945, will be mostly online this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski, file)

Auschwitz survivors mark anniversary online amid pandemic

Memorial site closed to visitors because of the pandemic

  • Jan 27, 2021
File - In this Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018 file photo, survivors of the Nazi death camp Auschwitz arrive for a commemoration ceremony on International Holocaust Remembrance Day at the International Monument to the Victims of Fascism inside Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, Poland. The commemorations for the victims of the Holocaust at the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, marking the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau on Jan. 27, 1945, will be mostly online this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski, file)
James Scott, 19, pauses while picking through the remains of his home, which was destroyed by a tornado, on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, in Fultondale, Ala. Scott, who survived with his mother and sister, had never lived anywhere else and isn’t sure where he will wind up after the storm. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)

Killer winter tornado stuns storm-savvy Alabama town

30 injured, entire families trapped in shattered homes

  • Jan 27, 2021
James Scott, 19, pauses while picking through the remains of his home, which was destroyed by a tornado, on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, in Fultondale, Ala. Scott, who survived with his mother and sister, had never lived anywhere else and isn’t sure where he will wind up after the storm. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)
FIFA set a new target to finalizing North American host cities for the 2026 World Cup. (File photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

FIFA sets late-2021 target date to pick 2026 World Cup host cities

23 candidate cities likely need to be cut to 16

  • Jan 27, 2021
FIFA set a new target to finalizing North American host cities for the 2026 World Cup. (File photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
A photo illustration made December 14, 2012 in Montreal shows a computer in chains. Security experts warn about “ransomware,” where computers or mobile phones are locked down by cyber thieves. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Cyber cops in 9 nations team up to disrupt dangerous malware

Malicious software was delivered in infected email attachments containing Word documents

  • Jan 27, 2021
A photo illustration made December 14, 2012 in Montreal shows a computer in chains. Security experts warn about “ransomware,” where computers or mobile phones are locked down by cyber thieves. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
Vehicles are seen in a parking lot at the General Motors Oshawa Assembly Plant in Oshawa, Ont., on June 20, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin

GM, Navistar team up to build hydrogen powered heavy trucks

GM has been researching hydrogen fuel cells for 50 years

  • Jan 27, 2021
Vehicles are seen in a parking lot at the General Motors Oshawa Assembly Plant in Oshawa, Ont., on June 20, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin
Pope Francis, third from left, watches Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI entering St. Peter’s Basilica accompanied by Monsignor Georg Gaenswein, at the Vatican, Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Vatican clears retired US bishop of multiple abuse claims

Retired Wyoming Bishop Joseph Hart exonerated

  • Jan 26, 2021
Pope Francis, third from left, watches Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI entering St. Peter’s Basilica accompanied by Monsignor Georg Gaenswein, at the Vatican, Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
FILE - In this March 10, 2011, file photo, then-Vice President Joe Biden, left, shakes hands with Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in Moscow, Russia. President Joe Biden has been thrown into a high-wire act with Russia as he seeks to toughen his administration’s stance against Putin while preserving room for diplomacy in a post-Donald Trump era. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File)

Arms deal, hacking complicate Joe Biden’s approach to Russia

Biden wants to manage differences with Russia

  • Jan 26, 2021
FILE - In this March 10, 2011, file photo, then-Vice President Joe Biden, left, shakes hands with Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in Moscow, Russia. President Joe Biden has been thrown into a high-wire act with Russia as he seeks to toughen his administration’s stance against Putin while preserving room for diplomacy in a post-Donald Trump era. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File)
People wearing face masks to protect against the spread of the coronavirus walk on the Odaiba waterfront as Olympic rings is seen in the background in Tokyo, Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

Tokyo Olympic Q&A: Officials try to explain how games happen

‘Playbooks’ to provide step-by-step details on how athletes and others will get safely in and out of Tokyo

  • Jan 26, 2021
People wearing face masks to protect against the spread of the coronavirus walk on the Odaiba waterfront as Olympic rings is seen in the background in Tokyo, Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
Alberta’s chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw said in her daily update on Monday that 362 new COVID cases have been identified and 7,200 tests done in the last 24 hours. (File photo)

COVID-19: UK variant may have entered broader community says Alberta health minister

25 cases of two variants identified in Alberta and one not linked to travel

  • Jan 25, 2021
Alberta’s chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw said in her daily update on Monday that 362 new COVID cases have been identified and 7,200 tests done in the last 24 hours. (File photo)
Letters to the Editor.

Letter: Some already know future of RDC despite a study underway

I find it interesting that in spite of the government commissioning a…

  • Jan 25, 2021
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Letter: Why doesn’t RDC deserve university status?

So now Premier Jason Kenney and his caucus thinks Red Deer College…

  • Jan 25, 2021
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A Shell logo is seen at a petrol station in London on January 20, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Kirsty Wigglesworth

Shell buys European electric car charging firm ubitricity

Experts say easier access to charging facilities key to successful rollout of electric vehicles

  • Jan 25, 2021
A Shell logo is seen at a petrol station in London on January 20, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Kirsty Wigglesworth
President Donald Trump speaks with reporters as he walks to board Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Washington. Trump is en route to his Mar-a-Lago Florida Resort. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Supreme Court ends Trump emoluments lawsuits

Outcome leaves no judicial opinions on the books

  • Jan 25, 2021
President Donald Trump speaks with reporters as he walks to board Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Washington. Trump is en route to his Mar-a-Lago Florida Resort. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
FILE— In this Feb. 23, 2019, file photo, Vashti Cunningham poses for photographers after winning the women’s high jump final at the USA Track & Field Indoor Championships in New York. Cunningham is one of the athletes who will be competing in the American Track League, which opens a four-week-long series on Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021 in an indoor setting at the University of Arkansas. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez. File)

Back on track: Competing, not cash, lures big names to meet

American Track League begins a four-week indoor series at the University of Arkansas

  • Jan 25, 2021
FILE— In this Feb. 23, 2019, file photo, Vashti Cunningham poses for photographers after winning the women’s high jump final at the USA Track & Field Indoor Championships in New York. Cunningham is one of the athletes who will be competing in the American Track League, which opens a four-week-long series on Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021 in an indoor setting at the University of Arkansas. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez. File)
Rennes’ Clement Grenier, 2nd left, reacts at the end of a French League One Soccer match between Rennes and Lille at the Roazhon Park stadium in Rennes, France, Sunday Jan. 24, 2021. (AP Photo/David Vincent)

David scores as Lille wins 1-0 to stay level with leader PSG

21-year-old has four league goals

  • Jan 25, 2021
Rennes’ Clement Grenier, 2nd left, reacts at the end of a French League One Soccer match between Rennes and Lille at the Roazhon Park stadium in Rennes, France, Sunday Jan. 24, 2021. (AP Photo/David Vincent)
Trisha Fuller, from Hypnosis for Health.

SANS – What you Can’t Be Without

Basic Needs Redefined

  • Jan 25, 2021
Trisha Fuller, from Hypnosis for Health.
The pet-friendly Alexander Place overlooks Rotary Recreation Park in the heart of Red Deer.

The city at your doorstep… security and community too!

Luxury living in the heart of Red Deer, with all the comforts of home

  • Jan 25, 2021
The pet-friendly Alexander Place overlooks Rotary Recreation Park in the heart of Red Deer.
A readers suggests using a hairdryer to open a tight jar lid. (Photo by The Associated Press)

Hints from Heloise: The handy hairdryer hint

Dear Heloise: Whenever you have trouble opening a tight jar lid, set…

  • Jan 23, 2021
A readers suggests using a hairdryer to open a tight jar lid. (Photo by The Associated Press)
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Letter: Alberta government should not allow coal mining in Rockies

In response to the Advocate’s recent poll about mining in the Rockies,…

  • Jan 22, 2021
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