Fishing education program offered to Albertans amid COVID-19 pandemic

While the provincial government is asking residents to practise social-distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s also encouraging the public to learn a little more about the wildlife they share the province with. Related News Through a partnership with the Alberta…

Edmonton father concerned over decision to redirect education funding amid COVID-19 crisis

Edmontonian Annika Froese loves learning and going to school. READ MORE: Alberta reports 3rd death from COVID-19 as total cases hit 661 The seven-year-old Lendrum elementary student relies heavily on her two educational assistants. She has a genetic condition called…

Edmonton father concerned over decision to redirect education funding

March 29 2020 9:04pm An Edmonton father is worried his high-needs daughter will fall behind after Alberta government redirects millions in education funding. Nicole Stillger reports. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object”…

Kinsmen being used as expanded overnight shelter for Edmonton homeless

Posted March 26, 2020 4:22 pm Updated March 26, 2020 4:26 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Kinsmen Sports Centre — which, along with all rec centres, is closed to prevent…

Eligible Albertans can now apply for emergency COVID-19 isolation support

Albertans who have been forced to self-isolate due to the COVID-19 pandemic and have no other source of income can now apply for financial support from the province. Last week, the Alberta government announced $50 million in financial support for…

Kenney issues special warning to snowbirds returning from U.S. to self-isolate

March 23 2020 4:48pm Alberta Premier Jason Kenney issued a warning to snowbirds that they must self-isolate once returning to the province. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp…

Alberta legislature adjourns until Friday; MLA Jason Nixon to explain adjournment

After a motion on March 17, government officials announced Thursday the Alberta legislature would be adjourned until Friday at 10 a.m. There will be no sitting in the house Thursday because “the public interest requires the Assembly continue to stand…

Coronavirus: Edmonton daycare hoping to reopen

An Edmonton daycare operator is asking the provincial government to modify rules to allow her and others to reopen amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. On Sunday, the province announced it was cancelling all classes in Alberta and closing all licenced daycare…