Alberta announces COVID-19 case at Calgary Remand Centre

May 8 2020 6:22pm Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, announces a positive COVID-19 case has been detected at the Calgary Remand Centre. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object”…

Inmate at Calgary Remand Centre tests positive for COVID-19: Hinshaw

Posted May 8, 2020 5:45 pm Updated May 8, 2020 5:46 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta’s chief medical officer of health confirmed Friday that an inmate at the Calgary…

Some Alberta convicts move to house arrest to mitigate COVID-19 risk: official

Some offenders serving the custody portion of their intermittent sentences on weekends are being moved to house arrest over concerns about the potential spread of COVID-19 in the province’s correctional facilities, according to a spokesperson for Alberta Justice. In an…

Alberta restricts access to courthouses to reduce spread of COVID-19

Effective March 30, Alberta Courts are tightening restrictions around who can and cannot enter courthouses in order to protect workers and limit the spread of COVID-19. READ MORE: Canadian legal experts worried about coronavirus court In a notice to the…

Alberta lawyers’ groups call for changes to prison system, early releases amid COVID-19

Several lawyers’ groups in the province are calling for sweeping changes to Alberta’s prison system, including implementing early releases, to prevent an “impending emergency” due to the spread of COVID-19. Related News There are currently no confirmed cases of COVID-19…

Alberta courthouses preparing for disruptions as COVID-19 spreads

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted March 12, 2020 2:03 pm Updated March 12, 2020 3:11 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta courthouses are preparing for disruptions with the number…

Judge sides with Edmonton condo board in banning online short-term rentals

A condo board in Alberta has won a court battle preventing owners from engaging in short-term rentals through web-based platforms. Court of Queen’s Bench Justice Paul Belzil issued a permanent injunction Thursday in support of The Ten Lofts Condominium Association…

Former Fort McMurray fire chief accused of harassment in earlier jobs

WARNING: This article contains mature subject matter.  A former Alberta fire chief hailed by many as a hero for his role in battling the destructive Fort McMurray wildfire in 2016 has been accused of sexually harassing a female subordinate during…