Alberta confirms 77 new COVID-19 cases on Friday

Seventy-seven more people in Alberta have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the province announced on Friday. Alberta Health said that as of Friday afternoon, there were 592 active COVID-19 cases in the province, 50 of those cases involve people being hospitalized…

Water warning after pet dies from suspected blue-green algae exposure in Alberta

An Alberta family is sending out a warning to watch the water and your pets. Over the weekend their dog Daisy died after swimming in Moose Lake and they suspect blue-green algae is to blame. As Kendra Slugoski explains, AHS…

COVID-19 outbreaks linked to 4 Edmonton restaurants

Dr. Deena Hinshaw said of the four COVID-19 outbreaks linked to Edmonton restaurants, 15 cases were traced back to Greta Bar, six are associated with Earls Tin Palace, 10 are linked to The Pint downtown, and nine with Local on…

Alberta increasing outdoor gathering limit to 200

June 30 2020 5:54pm Chief medical officer Dr. Deena Hinshaw announces Alberta has increased its outdoor gathering limit to 200 people for events like festivals, firework displays, rodeos, sporting events and outdoor performances. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id…

More COVID-19 cases reported at Verve condo in Calgary’s East Village

More cases of COVID-19 have been reported at a condo building in central Calgary. Related News As of Monday there were a total of 48 confirmed cases of COVID-19 at the Verve Condominiums, three more since the weekend. Of the…

Alberta government says construction of new, $850M hospital in Grande Prairie now complete

The Alberta government announced Friday that construction of the new Grande Prairie Regional Hospital is now complete, with Premier Jason Kenney calling the milestone “a significant one for the people of Grande Prairie who have been waiting for years for…

Calgary’s wastewater to be tested for traces of COVID-19 virus

The City of Calgary is teaming up with the University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services to test the city’s wastewater for early signs of COVID-19. Researchers will be analyzing wastewater from local treatment plants as well as samples from…

Dr. Hinshaw offers advice for Canada Day amid COVID-19 pandemic

June 25 2020 6:20pm Alberta’s Dr. Deena Hinshaw reminds citizens to stay cautious and remember COVID-19 still exists as Canada Day approaches. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp…

32 COVID-19 cases confirmed at Calgary condominium

June 25 2020 6:19pm Alberta’s Dr. Hinshaw says a Calgary condominium has seen 32 cases of COVID-19 and management is doing what they can to protect residents. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] !=…