An introduction to a local NHL draft prospect Ethan Edwards

Ethan Edwards, who lives in St. Albert, had an outstanding rookie season with the Spruce Grove Saints. Despite the AJHL season being cut short because of the pandemic, Edwards moved up in the NHL Central Scouting rankings. Quinn Phillips has…

Alberta confirms 47 additional cases of COVID-19, 2 more deaths

There were another 47 cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Alberta on Tuesday. That brings the total number of confirmed cases in the province to 8,436 since the middle of March. Two additional deaths have also been added to the online…

Misericordia Hospital admitting fewer patients due to COVID-19 outbreak

The Misericordia Community Hospital is tightening restrictions as COVID-19 cases continue to increase at the Edmonton facility. As Breanna Karstens-Smith explains, the hospital is closed to new admissions and to transfers of surgical and medicine patients.

130 new COVID-19 cases in Alberta since Friday

Since the last provincial update on Friday, the province has confirmed an additional 130 new cases of COVID-19 across the province. On July 3, there were 29 new cases, 52 new cases were confirmed for July 4 and 49 cases…

Alberta confirms 57 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday

Alberta Health announced another 57 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the province on Friday. That means there has been 8,259 confirmed cases in Alberta since mid-March. Read more: City taking COVID-19 precautions as Edmonton rec centres get set to reopen…

Alberta health officials to update province’s coronavirus situation Thursday afternoon

Albertans can expect to be updated on the province’s coronavirus situation and response Thursday afternoon. Dr. Deena Hinshaw is scheduled to provide an update at 3:30 p.m. The chief medical officer of health’s news conference will be streamed live in…

Changes expected to care centre visitor policies in Alberta

July 1 2020 8:51pm Alberta’s top doctor says updated visitor policies at continuing care centres are anticipated in the coming weeks. But the time away from loved ones has been difficult for some Alberta families. Julia Wong reports. ‘ });…

Health Matters: June 30

June 30 2020 8:51pm Health Matters June 30: University of Alberta researchers are developing a nasal spray that could prevent COVID-19. And how an Indigenous wellness program managed to survive the pandemic. Su-Ling Goh reports. ‘ }); } else {…

COVID-19 outbreaks declared at 4 Edmonton restaurants as Alberta allows for 200-person outdoor gatherings

Alberta is expanding the number of people who can meet up for audience-type outdoor events, and it comes as four new outbreaks linked to downtown Edmonton restaurants has been declared. Julia Wong has more from Dr. Deena Hinshaw’s June 30…