Suncor Energy donates 40,000 masks to federal government in bid to curb COVID-19

Suncor Energy has joined the growing number of companies finding unique ways to try to stop the spread of COVID-19. The company announced via a Facebook post March 31 they had donated 40,000 N95 masks to the federal government for…

Alberta restrictions will likely be in place for months: province’s top doctor

April 2 2020 6:43pm Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, says restrictions to limit the spread of COVID-19 could be around for “some months.” ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] !=…

Alberta declares 9 outbreaks of COVID-19 in continuing care facilities

April 2 2020 6:22pm Alberta has nine outbreaks of COVID-19 in continuing care facilities, according to Dr. Deena Hinshaw. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp = jQuery.parseJSON( jQuery.ajax({…

Lethbridge tenants receive eviction letter despite COVID-19 rental rules

Despite new rules in Alberta surrounding evictions during the COVID-19 pandemic, one landlord in Lethbridge distributed several 14-day eviction warnings on Tuesday. Legacy McAdam and her boyfriend were shocked to find a letter from their landlord on Tuesday evening. The…

‘These behaviours must stop’: Hinshaw issues warning to doctors over prescriptions

April 1 2020 6:49pm Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, issues a stern warning to physicians after a statement noting an increase in prescriptions that have been touted as potential treatments for COVID-19. ‘ }); } else…

‘It’s something we are monitoring very closely’: AHS on contingency plan amid health-care worker illnesses

March 31 2020 6:31pm Dr. Mark Joffe from Alberta Health Services discusses the contingency plan as health-care workers continue to be exposed to COVID-19. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) {…

Hinshaw sends a message to younger Albertans about COVID-19

March 31 2020 6:30pm Dr. Deena Hinshaw issues a message to younger Albertans on how best they can help during the COVID-19 pandemic. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var…

Alberta announces 5 additional deaths from COVID-19

March 30 2020 6:46pm On Monday, Dr. Deena Hinshaw announced five additional deaths from COVID-19 in Alberta. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp = jQuery.parseJSON( jQuery.ajax({ url: “/gnca-ajax/videoshare-links/{\”id\”:\””…