Get back to work: Alberta government threatens funding cuts to Athabasca University

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney shakes hands with Demetrios Nicolaides, minister of advanced education, after being sworn into office, in Edmonton on April 30, 2019. The Alberta government has upped the ante in its fight with Athabasca University, directing the online-oriented school to get busy making sure more staff work in the small northern town or risk losing millions of dollars in funding. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson) Alberta Premier Jason Kenney shakes hands with Demetrios Nicolaides, minister of advanced education, after being sworn into office, in Edmonton on April 30, 2019. The Alberta government has upped the ante in its fight with Athabasca University, directing the online-oriented school to get busy making sure more staff work in the small northern town or risk losing millions of dollars in funding. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson)

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People trapped, 2.5M without power as Ian drenches Florida

Hurricane Ian destroyed a cross-section of Florida, trapping people in flooded homes, forcing patients from nursing homes and hospitals, cutting off a popular barrier island and obliterating a historic waterfront pier. Nearly 2.7 million people lost power as rain fell and waters rose.

Authorities transport a person out of the Avante nursing home in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)