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Smith says she expects Poilievre to work with provinces to give cities housing cash

Smith says she expects Poilievre to work with provinces to give cities housing cash

OTTAWA — Alberta Premier Danielle Smith said Friday she has no problem with Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre's proposal to give municipalities a building bonus to encourage housing construction — so long as he goes through her provincial governme
Trudeau says he doesn't understand why NDP is pulling back from carbon price support

Trudeau says he doesn't understand why NDP is pulling back from carbon price support

OTTAWA — The New Democrats are facing political headwinds when it comes to carbon pricing, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau acknowledged Friday, but he said he doesn't understand why they're pulling back their support.
Orphaned orca: Rescue attempt begins at remote B.C. lagoon

Orphaned orca: Rescue attempt begins at remote B.C. lagoon

ZEBALLOS, B.C. — A rescue attempt to save a killer whale calf stranded in a remote tidal lagoon near Zeballos, B.C., is underway.
Oil and gas companies must pay more to drill on public lands under new Biden administration rule

Oil and gas companies must pay more to drill on public lands under new Biden administration rule

WASHINGTON (AP) — Oil and gas companies will have to pay more to drill on public lands and satisfy stronger requirements to clean up old or abandoned wells, according to a final rule issued Friday by the Biden administration.
Dead whale in New Jersey had a fractured skull among numerous injuries, experts find

Dead whale in New Jersey had a fractured skull among numerous injuries, experts find

LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A post-mortem examination of a whale that washed ashore on New Jersey's Long Beach Island found that the animal had sustained numerous blunt force injuries including a fractured skull and vertebrae.
Supreme Court of Canada says treaty entitled Alberta First Nation to larger reserve

Supreme Court of Canada says treaty entitled Alberta First Nation to larger reserve

OTTAWA — An Alberta First Nation ended up with less land than it should have received under a treaty made with the Crown well over a century ago, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled.
European court decision shows that a safe climate is a human right, former UN rights chief says

European court decision shows that a safe climate is a human right, former UN rights chief says

OXFORD, England (AP) — Having a safe climate is becoming more of a human right globally with this week's European court decision that says countries must better protect people from climate change, something warming-hit residents of the Global South l
Orphaned B.C. orca: Rescue team prepares landing site for complex rescue

Orphaned B.C. orca: Rescue team prepares landing site for complex rescue

ZEBALLOS, B.C. — A team of about two dozen people is preparing the planned landing area for the complex rescue of an orphaned killer whale calf trapped in a remote tidal lagoon off northwest Vancouver Island.
Increasing renewable energy to create more conflicts between environmental values

Increasing renewable energy to create more conflicts between environmental values

An Alberta environmental group opposes a solar power project over concerns it would damage antelope habitat and block their migration.
Liberals accuse Conservatives of using AI for amendments to jobs bill as votes loom

Liberals accuse Conservatives of using AI for amendments to jobs bill as votes loom

OTTAWA — Members of Parliament are expected to vote for up to 15 hours in a row Thursday and Friday on more than 200 Conservative amendments to the government's sustainable jobs bill.