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'Social movement': Alberta's energy 'war room' planning broad new ad campaign

'Social movement': Alberta's energy 'war room' planning broad new ad campaign

EDMONTON — Alberta's Canadian Energy Centre appears ready to be vocal again, planning a new campaign to "change perceptions" about the province's oil and gas industry and build what it's calling a social movement in its support.
Health law professor says 'ideological lens' behind unproven COVID-19 treatment

Health law professor says 'ideological lens' behind unproven COVID-19 treatment

A health law professor says a belief by some that a medication used to deworm cattle and horses can treat COVID-19 shows how ideology can lead people to embrace misinformation.

No winning ticket sold for Tuesday's $15 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for Tuesday's $15 million Lotto Max jackpot. The jackpot for the next draw on Sept. 3 will be at an estimated $20 million. The Canadian Press
Canada captures world championship gold for first time since 2012

Canada captures world championship gold for first time since 2012

CALGARY — Canada claimed its first women's world hockey championship in almost a decade Tuesday when Marie-Philip Poulin scored the overtime winner in a 3-2 victory over the United States.
U.S. warning about travel to Canada mainly for benefit of unvaccinated, CDC head says

U.S. warning about travel to Canada mainly for benefit of unvaccinated, CDC head says

WASHINGTON — The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the U.S. told Americans to "reconsider travel" to Canada mainly for the benefit of those not yet vaccinated against COVID-19. Dr.
Manitoba Tories choose Kelvin Goertzen as interim leader, new premier until Oct. 30

Manitoba Tories choose Kelvin Goertzen as interim leader, new premier until Oct. 30

WINNIPEG — Kelvin Goertzen will become Manitoba's 23rd premier. The governing Progressive Conservative caucus chose Goertzen on Tuesday as interim party leader to replace Premier Brian Pallister, who is scheduled to leave office Wednesday.
Pierre Fitzgibbon to return as Quebec economy minister after selling shares

Pierre Fitzgibbon to return as Quebec economy minister after selling shares

QUEBEC — Pierre Fitzgibbon will return to the cabinet of Premier François Legault on Wednesday after withdrawing in June because of ethics violations.
Canada's spy service once again admonished by court over duty of candour

Canada's spy service once again admonished by court over duty of candour

OTTAWA — A federal judge blames "institutional and systemic negligence" for the latest instance of Canada's spy service failing to be sufficiently forthcoming about applications for judicial warrants to conduct investigations.

Trial date set for student accused of killing teenager at Alberta school

WETASKIWIN, Alta. — A trial date has been set for a student accused of killing a 17-year-old girl at an Edmonton-area school. Dylan Thomas Pountney is to appear before a jury in January 2023 for an approximately 10-day trial.
Fortin's lawyers cite Hajdu interview comment in court fight over his firing

Fortin's lawyers cite Hajdu interview comment in court fight over his firing

OTTAWA — Maj.-Gen.