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Manitoba bolsters rules in attempt to further control spread of COVID-19

WINNIPEG – The Manitoba government is tightening rules aimed at controlling the spread of COVID-19 amid the growing threat posed by variants of the virus. People will be considered contacts of a case — and be required to undergo testing and self-isolation — if they have been in close range of an infection for 10…

Keystone pipeline is Trump’s latest failed attempt to roll back environmental regulations

Climate activists did cartwheels. Alberta’s landlocked, lacklustre oil patch wailed. U.S. President Donald Trump spat contempt, calling a U.S. court-ordered halt to TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline “a disgrace” — and then proceeded to do what he does pretty much every day, igniting a new volley of news-grenades, drawing attention elsewhere. The bombardment of daily distraction…