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Top Alberta court denies appeal of regulator's refusal to approve coal mine

Top Alberta court denies appeal of regulator's refusal to approve coal mine

Alberta's top court has rejected a request to appeal a regulatory decision that denied permits for the Grassy Mountain coal mine in the province's Rocky Mountains.
National vaccine committee recommends high-risk teens get a COVID-19 booster shot

National vaccine committee recommends high-risk teens get a COVID-19 booster shot

OTTAWA — The National Advisory Committee on Immunization is now recommending teenagers with underlying conditions or at high risk of COVID-19 exposure get a booster shot.
Nord Stream 2 pipeline a sanctions option if Russia invades Ukraine: German envoy

Nord Stream 2 pipeline a sanctions option if Russia invades Ukraine: German envoy

OTTAWA — A controversial gas pipeline that links to Russia beneath the Baltic Sea could be part of a broader package of sanctions should Russia invade Ukraine, says Germany's ambassador to Canada.
Passenger gets five years in hit-and-run death of Calgary police officer

Passenger gets five years in hit-and-run death of Calgary police officer

CALGARY — A judge says the actions of a passenger in the hit-and-run death of a police officer may have been "moderate to minimal" but he still deserves a sentence of five years in prison.
Minister optimistic P.E.I. potato shipments to Puerto Rico could resume soon

Minister optimistic P.E.I. potato shipments to Puerto Rico could resume soon

FREDERICTON — The federal agriculture minister is optimistic the United States could approve the resumption of shipments of Prince Edward Island potatoes to the key market of Puerto Rico within weeks.
Four deaths in Richmond, B.C., believed to be a murder-suicide, police say

Four deaths in Richmond, B.C., believed to be a murder-suicide, police say

RICHMOND, B.C. — Homicide investigators say they believe the targeted shooting that left four people dead in a Richmond, B.C., home was a murder-suicide.
Iqaluit lifts precautionary boil-water advisory, bypass system still being used

Iqaluit lifts precautionary boil-water advisory, bypass system still being used

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Nunavut's Health Department has lifted a precautionary boil-water advisory for the city of Iqaluit. The capital's 8,000 people had been under the advisory since Jan.

Indigenous directors named to oversee Catholic Church fundraising efforts

The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops says it wants to be transparent about fundraising to support reconciliation efforts and has named Indigenous directors to oversee the money.

Crown no longer seeking adult sentence for teen who pleaded guilty to terror charges

Prosecutors are no longer seeking a life sentence for a teenager who pleaded guilty to terrorism-related charges including possession of explosive material and counselling someone to detonate a bomb.
Fortin sex assault case scheduled for two days in September

Fortin sex assault case scheduled for two days in September

OTTAWA — Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin’s sexual assault case will go to trial in September.
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