Alberta privacy commissioner investigating Alcanna’s use of ID scanning at liquor stores

One day after expressing concern, Alberta’s privacy commissioner is now investigating Alcanna‘s ID-scanning pilot project aimed at curbing violent liquor store robberies. Alcanna — Alberta’s largest liquor store owner — and identification scanning system company Patronscan announced the project at…

Teck Frontier project to challenge Trudeau’s climate policies, relationship to Alberta: expert

The Trudeau government will face a test next month that will challenge its commitment to climate policies and its efforts to reconcile with Western Canada. The Teck Frontier proposal is one of the largest oil sands mines ever proposed in…

Rona Ambrose announces she will not run for Conservative leadership

“I loved my 13 years in public service as an MP, minister and especially as leader of this great party,” she said. “But right now, I am focused on making a difference through the private sector.“And the truth is, I…

Trump administration gives approval for Keystone XL pipeline on U.S. land

The Trump administration on Wednesday approved a right-of-way allowing the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline to be built across U.S. land, federal officials told The Associated Press, pushing the controversial $8 billion project closer to construction though court challenges still…

Ottawa will match Canada Strong donations for Iran plane crash victims

By Global News Posted January 22, 2020 2:22 pm Updated January 22, 2020 5:08 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The federal government says it will contribute to a national campaign…