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Concerns grow in southern Alberta for injured bear limping around field

CALGARY — Concerns are growing for the safety of an injured young bear that has spent the last few weeks limping around a field west of Calgary.

Forty-eight parcels of Crown land in Saskatchewan put up for auction

REGINA — Some land in the untouched, remote corners of Saskatchewan are going up for sale. The Saskatchewan government is in the final stages of preparations for an online auction in which 48 parcels of Crown land will go to the highest bidder.

Government announces funds to improve underwater listening in B.C. waters

VANCOUVER — Scientists are getting $7.2 million from the federal government to expand a network of underwater listening devices around British Columbia's coast.
Oil giant Chevron needs no costs protection from 'poor' Ecuadorians, court told

Oil giant Chevron needs no costs protection from 'poor' Ecuadorians, court told

TORONTO — Forcing a group of Ecuadorian villagers to come up with almost $1 million before they can pursue a claim against oil behemoth Chevron would deprive them of access to justice, Ontario's top court heard Wednesday.
Activist charged with assaulting mayor in historic town's sewage feud

Activist charged with assaulting mayor in historic town's sewage feud

LUNENBURG, N.S. — Standing on the bow of his fishing boat, Bill Flower only has to look down to see a thick brown sludge belch out of a municipal wastewater pipe and into one of Canada's most iconic harbours.

Hydro interprovincial ties will come, even as other renewables see price drops

WINNIPEG — Canada is transitioning away from fossil fuels and looking at more capacity for solar energy, wind power and interprovincial hydro transmission, Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr said Wednesday.

Politicians criticize Trudeau's reaction to critics of Energy East demise

EDMONTON — Federal Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau should not go after critics of the cancelled Energy East pipeline project, but should look to his own actions.

A look at nine candidates left in the government's supercluster competition

The federal government has narrowed down to nine the candidates for $950 million in funding for supercluster sites.

Nova Scotia fines Northern Pulp mill about $700 for failing stack test

HALIFAX — A Nova Scotia pulp mill has been fined nearly $700 by the province after flunking a stack test in June, but the amount has the premier questioning whether it's enough of a deterrent.

Declining species: Woodland caribou shot and killed in northwestern Alberta

VALLEYVIEW, Alta. — A woodland caribou, a declining species with a low population in Alberta, appears to have been shot in killed near the northwestern community of Valleyview. It is illegal to hunt caribou in Alberta due to their low numbers.