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Cenovus CEO Alex Pourbaix announces a multi-year initiative focused on Indigenous communities near the company's oil sands operations in northern Alberta, at a news conference in Calgary, Alta., Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020. The CEO of one of the biggest oilsands companies in Alberta says transitioning its workforce for a net-zero emissions workforce isn't about cutting jobs but creating them. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Oilsands execs say a ‘just transition’ isn’t a worry — it’s their next big ‘boom’

The CEOs of some of the biggest oilsands companies in Alberta say…

Cenovus CEO Alex Pourbaix announces a multi-year initiative focused on Indigenous communities near the company's oil sands operations in northern Alberta, at a news conference in Calgary, Alta., Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020. The CEO of one of the biggest oilsands companies in Alberta says transitioning its workforce for a net-zero emissions workforce isn't about cutting jobs but creating them. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Employees make their way to the front doors of the Calgary Herald in Calgary, Alta., on Friday, Jan. 8, 2010. Newspaper publisher Postmedia says it has sold the Calgary Herald building for $17.25 million to U-haul Co. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Postmedia announces plan to move 12 Alberta papers to digital-only, layoff staff

Postmedia is moving a dozen of its Alberta community newspapers to digital-only…

Employees make their way to the front doors of the Calgary Herald in Calgary, Alta., on Friday, Jan. 8, 2010. Newspaper publisher Postmedia says it has sold the Calgary Herald building for $17.25 million to U-haul Co. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Felix Auger-Aliassime of Canada reacts during his second round match against Alex Molcan of Slovakia at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

Auger-Aliassime digs deep for major comeback at Aussie Open

They took different paths, but Canadians Felix Auger-Aliassime and Denis Shapovalov have…

Felix Auger-Aliassime of Canada reacts during his second round match against Alex Molcan of Slovakia at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
This combination of photos shows musicians Snoop Dogg, from left, Gloria Estefan, and Sade, who have been chosen to join the Songwriters Hall of Fame. (AP PHoto)

Snoop Dogg, Gloria Estefan, Sade make it to Songwriters Hall

Snoop Dogg, Gloria Estefan, Sade, Jeff Lynne, Glen Ballard, Teddy Riley and…

This combination of photos shows musicians Snoop Dogg, from left, Gloria Estefan, and Sade, who have been chosen to join the Songwriters Hall of Fame. (AP PHoto)
Sister Andre poses for a portrait at the Sainte Catherine Laboure care home in Toulon, southern France, Wednesday, April 27, 2022. The French nun who was believed to be the world's oldest person died at 118 in her sleep early Tuesday Jan.17, 2023, the spokesperson for her nursing home in Toulon, David Tavella, said Wednesday. (AP Photo/Daniel Cole, File)

World’s oldest known person, a French nun, dies at 118

A French nun who was believed to be the world’s oldest person…

Sister Andre poses for a portrait at the Sainte Catherine Laboure care home in Toulon, southern France, Wednesday, April 27, 2022. The French nun who was believed to be the world's oldest person died at 118 in her sleep early Tuesday Jan.17, 2023, the spokesperson for her nursing home in Toulon, David Tavella, said Wednesday. (AP Photo/Daniel Cole, File)
First Lady of Ukraine Olena Zelenska talks at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland after a minute of silence for a helicopter crash in Ukraine, where Minister of Internal Affairs Denys Monastyrsky died among others on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023. The annual meeting of the World Economic Forum is taking place in Davos from Jan. 16 until Jan. 20, 2023. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

At Davos, UN chief warns the world is in a ‘sorry state’

The world is in a “sorry state” because of myriad interlinked challenges…

First Lady of Ukraine Olena Zelenska talks at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland after a minute of silence for a helicopter crash in Ukraine, where Minister of Internal Affairs Denys Monastyrsky died among others on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023. The annual meeting of the World Economic Forum is taking place in Davos from Jan. 16 until Jan. 20, 2023. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
NDP leader Jagmeet Singh speaks to reporters in the foyer of the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022. The federal New Democrats are kicking off their three-day caucus retreat today. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

NDP leader says Liberal government is waging war against the working class

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says it feels like Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government…

NDP leader Jagmeet Singh speaks to reporters in the foyer of the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022. The federal New Democrats are kicking off their three-day caucus retreat today. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tours the Vital Metals rare earth elements processing plant in Saskatoon during a media event on Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe says the Prime Minister's Office has apologized for leaving him off the invite list. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Liam Richards

Prime Minister’s Office apologizes for leaving Saskatchewan premier off guest list

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s office has apologized…

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tours the Vital Metals rare earth elements processing plant in Saskatoon during a media event on Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe says the Prime Minister's Office has apologized for leaving him off the invite list. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Liam Richards
Global Affairs Canada says it's aware of the death of a Canadian citizen, in response to a question about reports a young medical student fighting with Ukrainian forces was killed in battle Sunday, near the city of Bakhmut. Damaged buildings and houses are seen in Bakhmut, Ukraine, Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-LIBKOS

Canadian fighting with Ukrainian forces dies in battle: reports

Global Affairs Canada says it’s aware of the death of a Canadian…

Global Affairs Canada says it's aware of the death of a Canadian citizen, in response to a question about reports a young medical student fighting with Ukrainian forces was killed in battle Sunday, near the city of Bakhmut. Damaged buildings and houses are seen in Bakhmut, Ukraine, Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-LIBKOS
Tenille Townes performs at the Canadian Country Music Awards in Calgary, Alta., Sunday, Sept. 11, 2022. Country singer Tenille Townes is among the latest performers added to this year's Juno Awards in Edmonton. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Country singer Tenille Townes, Punjabi rapper AP Dhillon added to Juno performers

A dazzle of country and a sparkle of pop are being added…

Tenille Townes performs at the Canadian Country Music Awards in Calgary, Alta., Sunday, Sept. 11, 2022. Country singer Tenille Townes is among the latest performers added to this year's Juno Awards in Edmonton. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
The federal government has delivered nearly $10 million to support Alberta's growing hydrogen industry. The federal money, expected to support 1,600 jobs, will be augmented by another $3 million from Alberta. Chrystia Freeland tours Air Products hydrogen production plant in Edmonton, on August 25, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Amber Bracken

Federal government delivers $9.7 million to support Alberta jobs, hydrogen industry

The federal government delivered nearly $10 million Tuesday to support Alberta’s growing…

The federal government has delivered nearly $10 million to support Alberta's growing hydrogen industry. The federal money, expected to support 1,600 jobs, will be augmented by another $3 million from Alberta. Chrystia Freeland tours Air Products hydrogen production plant in Edmonton, on August 25, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Amber Bracken
FILE - Madonna speaks at the MTV Video Music Awards at Barclays Center on Sept. 12, 2021, in New York. Madonna will launch a new tour through North America and Europe this summer that will be include 38 songs in the Billboard Hot 100. The 35-city tour will kick off on July 15 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia with stops in Detroit, Chicago, New York, Miami, and Los Angeles. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)

Madonna unveils 2023 North America and European tour dates

Madonna will “Take a Bow” with a new tour through North America…

FILE - Madonna speaks at the MTV Video Music Awards at Barclays Center on Sept. 12, 2021, in New York. Madonna will launch a new tour through North America and Europe this summer that will be include 38 songs in the Billboard Hot 100. The 35-city tour will kick off on July 15 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia with stops in Detroit, Chicago, New York, Miami, and Los Angeles. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivers a keynote address on the Canada-Mexico relationship and North American competitiveness at the Centro University in Mexico City, Mexico, Wednesday Jan.11, 2023. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government is looking “carefully” and “quickly” at a letter from Canada’s premiers calling for a fix to the country’s bail system. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Trudeau says Ottawa looking at bail reform after letter from premiers demands action

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government is looking “carefully” and “quickly”…

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivers a keynote address on the Canada-Mexico relationship and North American competitiveness at the Centro University in Mexico City, Mexico, Wednesday Jan.11, 2023. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government is looking “carefully” and “quickly” at a letter from Canada’s premiers calling for a fix to the country’s bail system. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Alberta Premier Danielle Smith gives a government update in Calgary on Jan. 10, 2023.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Smith says no COVID-19 pardons because Canadian system doesn’t work like the U.S.

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith says she is no longer pursuing amnesty for…

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith gives a government update in Calgary on Jan. 10, 2023.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Anti-mandate demonstrators gather as a truck convoy blocks the highway the busy U.S. border crossing in Coutts, Alta., Monday, Jan. 31, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Two charges withdrawn against woman in Alberta border blockade case

Two charges have been withdrawn against a woman involved in last year’s…

Anti-mandate demonstrators gather as a truck convoy blocks the highway the busy U.S. border crossing in Coutts, Alta., Monday, Jan. 31, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Jody Young and her family are having to use bottled water after their well became so contaminated by lead it's no longer drinkable, near Red Deer, Alta., Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Alberta investigates Red Deer County family’s lead-contaminated water well near gravel mine

Alberta Environment is investigating how a family’s water well near a gravel…

Jody Young and her family are having to use bottled water after their well became so contaminated by lead it's no longer drinkable, near Red Deer, Alta., Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Cenovus Energy logos are on display at the Global Energy Show in Calgary, Alta., Tuesday, June 7, 2022. The Calgary-based oil company says its refinery throughput for the third quarter of 2022 and the first quarter of 2023 will be weaker than expected.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Cenovus says extreme winter weather affected refinery production

Cenovus Energy Inc. says its refinery throughput for the fourth quarter of…

Cenovus Energy logos are on display at the Global Energy Show in Calgary, Alta., Tuesday, June 7, 2022. The Calgary-based oil company says its refinery throughput for the third quarter of 2022 and the first quarter of 2023 will be weaker than expected.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) headquarters Connaught Building is pictured in Ottawa on Monday, Aug. 17, 2020. The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has filed an unfair labour practices complaint against the union representing taxation employees, claiming it is not bargaining in good faith. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Union calls CRA labour complaint hypocritical ahead of strike votes and tax season

The union representing more than 35,000 Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) employees said…

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) headquarters Connaught Building is pictured in Ottawa on Monday, Aug. 17, 2020. The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has filed an unfair labour practices complaint against the union representing taxation employees, claiming it is not bargaining in good faith. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Alberta Health Minister Jason Copping says the province will add 20 more ambulances to Edmonton and Calgary during peak hours and implement other reforms to reduce bottlenecks hampering front-line care. Copping speaks in Edmonton, on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Alberta adding 20 ambulances for Edmonton, Calgary peak hours as part of EMS reforms

Alberta Health Minister Jason Copping says the province plans to add 20…

Alberta Health Minister Jason Copping says the province will add 20 more ambulances to Edmonton and Calgary during peak hours and implement other reforms to reduce bottlenecks hampering front-line care. Copping speaks in Edmonton, on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Bianca Andreescu of Canada plays a backhand return to Marie Bouzkova of the Czech Republic during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

Canada’s Andreescu, Shapovalov and Auger-Aliassime win Aussie Open openers

Bianca Andreescu of Mississauga, Ont., who missed last year’s Australian Open to…

Bianca Andreescu of Canada plays a backhand return to Marie Bouzkova of the Czech Republic during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
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