Expert offers a COVID-19 action plan for small Edmonton businesses

The COVID-19 pandemic has shattered everyday business practices, with new challenges to come as the economy reopens. Kim Drever, MNP‘s regional tax leader for the Edmonton region, offers some practical advice for small business owners. Immediate Cash Flow Drever points…

Alberta’s chief medical officer of health to update COVID-19 situation Friday afternoon

Posted May 8, 2020 1:04 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta’s chief medical officer of health will provide the province’s daily update on COVID-19 at 3:30 p.m. Friday. Dr. Deena…

Alberta’s unemployment rate in April among highest in Canada amid COVID-19

Alberta’s unemployment rate was one of the highest in the country in April as measures taken to slow the spread of COVID-19 forced non-essential businesses to close temporarily, devastating the economy. New numbers released by Statistics Canada on Friday show…

Coronavirus: Here’s how provinces plan to emerge from COVID-19 lockdown

Provinces have been releasing plans for easing restrictions that were put in place to limit the spread of COVID-19. Here is what some of the provinces have announced so far: Newfoundland and Labrador 2:54 Coronavirus outbreak: Newfoundland health official says…

Kenney says Alberta will take a look at local data for relaunch

May 7 2020 6:31pm Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says the province will look at local data when it comes to its phased reopening plan. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) {…

Alberta announces 54 new cases and 2 deaths from COVID-19 on Thursday

May 7 2020 6:31pm Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, provides an update on the province’s response to COVID-19 for May 7, 2020. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object”…

Coronavirus: Cancellation of CFL season is ‘most likely scenario’, commissioner says

CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie says the most likely scenario for the league is a cancelled 2020 season during the COVID-19 pandemic. Ambrosie made the admission for the first time while testifying to a House of Commons standing committee on finance…

City of Edmonton eases more COVID-19 measures; relaunch plans to come next week

The City of Edmonton has released a few more details on its relaunch strategy, including the opening date for some city-owned golf courses. However, Edmontonians will have to wait until next week for the full relaunch plan. READ MORE: Edmonton…

Passenger shocked by packed Air Canada flight: ‘I was a little disappointed’

An Edmonton woman who works in medical sales and flies frequently for work is speaking out after she says nearly every seat on her Air Canada flight home from Toronto earlier this week was full, amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Last…

Alberta to learn from Denmark and Quebec for school reopenings

May 6 2020 6:51pm Alberta’s Dr. Deena Hinshaw says the province will be watching places like Quebec or Denmark for what worked and what didn’t when they reopen their schools. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if(…