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Alberta education minister critical of Calgary school board over staff cuts

CALGARY — Alberta’s education minister is ordering a financial audit and governance…

Alberta Review Board chairwoman resigns; says she received no government support

EDMONTON — The chairwoman of the Alberta Review Board says she has…

Alberta NDP seek ruling to ban UCP from voting on bill to fire election watchdog

EDMONTON — Alberta’s Opposition NDP is asking the ethics commissioner to ban…

Alberta overhauls workplace rules for farms, small operations to be exempt

EDMONTON — Most Alberta farm operations would no longer have to follow…

John Mann, singer and songwriter of group Spirit of the West dead at 57

VANCOUVER — John Mann, lead singer and songwriter for Vancouver’s beloved Celtic-inflected…

Canada casts controversial vote at UN for Palestinian self-determination

OTTAWA — Canada has affirmed it does not share the Trump administration’s…

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Trudeau seeks to keep eyes on Prairies with new role for Winnipeg’s Jim Carr

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau carved new roles in his government…

New Trudeau cabinet must prioritize Phoenix deal, ‘fair’ contract: PSAC

OTTAWA — The country’s largest civil service union isn’t waiting for the…

Trudeau unveils new cabinet aimed at pushing priorities, soothing tensions

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau unveiled a larger cabinet on Wednesday that aims…

Amid turmoil, Prince Andrew to step back from royal duties

LONDON — Following days of turmoil that have damaged the British royal…

Trump directed Ukraine quid pro quo, key witness says

WASHINGTON — Ambassador Gordon Sondland declared to impeachment investigators Wednesday that President…

New federal cabinet: PM taps Freeland to deal with testy premiers

Pivotal role in his new cabinet for a minority-government era goes to Chrystia Freeland

Government conflict of interest a threat to fish biodiversity: scientists

Canada has made disappointingly little progress in preserving the variety of life…

Trudeau to take sober approach to unveiling new cabinet for minority mandate

OTTAWA — It will be all business this afternoon when Justin Trudeau…

Slow economic growth bad for Canada’s foreign policy goals: experts

OTTAWA — Canada’s slow economic growth and poor competitiveness are undercutting its…

University of Calgary to slash payroll after post-secondary funding cuts

CALGARY — The University of Calgary is eliminating 250 management, faculty and…

Notley kicked out of legislature for comment on election watchdog firing bill

EDMONTON — Alberta NDP Opposition Leader Rachel Notley has been kicked out…

Trans Mountain received $320M in government subsidies in first half 2019: report

VANCOUVER — The Trans Mountain pipeline received $320 million in subsidies from…

Democratic debate: Rising Buttigieg could face attacks

ATLANTA — Pete Buttigieg’s dramatic rise from little-known Indiana mayor to a…

Republicans assail security aide who reported Trump call

WASHINGTON — A career Army officer on assignment to President Donald Trump’s…