CALGARY – A world-renowned Alberta ski resort has pleaded guilty to cutting down a stand of endangered trees.
The Lake Louise ski resort in Banff National Park was expected to go to trial today after it came to light in 2013 resort employees had cut down a stand of trees alongside a run that included at least 39 whitebark pine.
CALGARY – Holiday shoppers might have to fork over a little more for the evergreen scent of a natural Christmas tree this year as a shortage south of the border and increased demand for real trees put pressure on prices.
Canadian Christmas tree farmers are raising prices as much as 10 per cent as the effect of market forces making firs, pines and spruces sparse in the U.S. spills over into Canada.
CALGARY – Researchers in Calgary say employees should be aware they could fail workplace drug tests due to second-hand smoke from marijuana.
A new research study from the University of Calgary says THC — the active ingredient in marijuana — is detectable in the body after as little as 15 minutes of exposure even if the person is not actively smoking it.
CALGARY – Would you sign on to a Wi-Fi service that promised to maliciously steal your data?
That’s what dozens of people at an Ottawa communications conference unwittingly agreed to this week when they signed a free Wi-Fi waiver, with the alarming clause inserted to emphasize the importance of consciously reviewing terms of service.