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EXCLUSIVE: Alberta removes COVID enforcement powers from peace officers

The order does not affect bylaw officers with municipalities

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Alberta's peace officers no longer have the power to enforce provincial COVID-19 laws. "The Ministerial Order (64/2020) issued on November 27, 2020 in response to the public state ofhealth emergency is no longer in effect as of 2359 hrs February 25, 2021," a memo from Alberta Justice, obtained by the Western Standard, reads. "Therefore, the authorities granted within the Ministerial Order w

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Dave Naylor is the News Editor of the Western Standard and the Vice-President: News Editor of Western Standard New Media Corp. He has served as the City Editor of the Calgary Sun and has covered Alberta news for nearly 40 years. dnaylor@westernstandardonline.com

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O’Toole says his carbon tax is ‘not a tax’, denies breaking promise

And he said he didn’t break his promise to kill the hated Justin Trudeau carbon tax because with his tax, the money doesn’t go to the government.

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Federal Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole says his proposed new carbon tax is "not a tax", and that he didn't break his promise to kill the Justin Trudeau carbon tax because his carbon tax's revenues will be managed by bankers appointed by him, and not be held in government accounts. “Well I've always been consistent on wanting to eliminate Mr. Trudeau’s carbon tax, and that's what we're go

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Feds say costly Super Bowl ads needed to make Canadians aware of COVID

Authorities earlier credited millions in advertising, not blanket news coverage, for alerting Canadians to the risks of COVID-19.

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The feds paid almost $182,000 for COVID-19 safety ads aired during the Super Bowl, says Blacklock's Reporter. That works out to $1,347 per second of taxpayers' money for 135 seconds of Feb. 7 ad time. The total cost was $181,879. An estimated 8.8 million people in Canada watched a portion of the game. Authorities earlier credited millions in advertising, not blanket news coverage, for a

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O’Toole wants carbon tax placed on Chinese imports

“It’s certainly something we’re interested in,” Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson said.

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A day after flip-flopping on Canada's carbon tax, Conservative leader Erin O'Toole says the Liberals should slap one on imports from China, says Blacklock's Reporter. “Most Canadians don’t want to see Canadian jobs being shifted to China where they don’t respect the climate change commitments democratic countries are making, where their aluminum, where their steel is five, six, seven tim

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