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Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for November, by province

Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for November, by province

Alberta's unemployment rate is up to 11.1 per cent from last month's 10.7 per cent.
Train speed plays big role in wildlife deaths

Train speed plays big role in wildlife deaths

“You might ask how can such a big machine like a train be difficult to detect? But when trains are travelling downhill, they can be surprisingly quiet, especially if they are coming around corners."
Work from 凯发真人试玩首页home? Here’s how Canadians can get a $400 tax deduction

Work from 凯发真人试玩首页home? Here’s how Canadians can get a $400 tax deduction

In a proposal announced by the federal government this week, the Canada Revenue Agency will allow employees working from 凯发真人试玩首页home due to COVID-19 to claim up to $400 in 'modest expenses' — no questions asked. 
'Dealing with a lot:' Suicide crisis calls mount during COVID-19 pandemic

'Dealing with a lot:' Suicide crisis calls mount during COVID-19 pandemic

The Canada Suicide Prevention Service, a national network of crisis lines, says there's been a 200 per cent increase in calls and texts between October 2019 and the same month this year.
'My only wish:' Children asking pet charity to help their furry friends at Christmas

'My only wish:' Children asking pet charity to help their furry friends at Christmas

Parachutes for Pets in Calgary has delivered 2,000 pet food hampers since the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March.
Hydrogen's future remains murky despite 凯发真人试玩首页home heating projects in Alberta and Ontario

Hydrogen's future remains murky despite 凯发真人试玩首页home heating projects in Alberta and Ontario

The act of creating hydrogen requires energy, whether to tear apart water molecules with the electrolysis method or breaking down natural gas molecules through thermal processes which themselves create greenhouse gases.
Nurses need your help crocheting Whoville-themed baby sets for Christmas

Nurses need your help crocheting Whoville-themed baby sets for Christmas

"The human touch is what makes a difference."
'Dealing with a lot:' Suicide crisis calls mount during COVID-19 pandemic

'Dealing with a lot:' Suicide crisis calls mount during COVID-19 pandemic

The Canada Suicide Prevention Service, a national network of crisis lines, says there's been a 200 per cent increase in calls and texts between October 2019 and the same month this year.
Debate over assisted dying bill extended as clock ticks down on court deadline

Debate over assisted dying bill extended as clock ticks down on court deadline

The House of Commons is to vote on the justice committee's report on the bill, as well as two proposed Conservative amendments to it, on Thursday.
Summer vaccination expected to be available for most Albertans: Kenney

Summer vaccination expected to be available for most Albertans: Kenney

“By the summer, we plan to begin phase three, where (the) vaccine will offered to all Albertans. That means it will be months before vaccines will be available to the general population,” Kenney said.