Calgary committee debates new communities, climate impacts of future population growth – Calgary |

A strategy to facilitate Calgary’s future growth, including eight proposed new communities, was front and centre at a city committee on Monday. City developers spent much of the day presenting their business cases for 19 proposed new communities at the city’s Infrastructure and Planning Committee. According to city administration, Calgary’s population is expected to grow … Read more

GOLDSTEIN: Record spending isn’t helping Canada’s Indigenous people

Breadcrumb Trail Links Columnists Canada Publishing date: Jun 27, 2022  •  20 minutes ago  •  3 minute read  •  Join the conversation Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks to the press and Tk’emlups te Secweepemc community members and First Nations leaders at the Tk’emlups Pow wow Arbour in British Columbia, Oct. 18, 2021. Photo by JENNIFER GAUTHIER … Read more

46 dead, 16 hospitalized after trailer of migrants found

SAN ANTONIO – Forty-six people were found dead in and near a tractor-trailer and 16 others were taken to hospitals in a presumed migrant smuggling attempt into the United States, officials in San Antonio said. It’s among the deadliest tragedies to have claimed thousands of lives of people attempting to cross the U.S. border from … Read more

Instagram, Facebook remove user posts offering access to abortion pills – National |

Facebook and Instagram have begun promptly removing posts that offer abortion pills to women who may not be able to access them following a Supreme Court decision that stripped away constitutional protections for the procedure. Such social media posts ostensibly aimed to help women living in states where preexisting laws banning abortion suddenly snapped into … Read more

Governments, police, convoy organizers granted standing on inquiry into use of Emergencies Act | CBC News

Governments of all three levels, convoy organizers and police have been granted standing in the public inquiry looking into the invocation of the federal Emergencies Act, but the federal Conservative Party and a number of individuals who had their bank accounts frozen have been left out. Granting groups or individuals standing allows them certain privileges in the inquiry … Read more

Passport lines persist as urgent travellers get priority

Canadians travelling in the next 24 to 48 hours are being given priority at some passport offices. The move comes amid widespread reports of long lines and growing frustration with passport processing delays, which have seen Canadians miss flights, cancel trips and even camp out overnight to secure their travel documents. “Before it was first … Read more

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