‘Fear, anxiety’ for fertility clinic patients as treatments halt amid COVID-19

Fertility clinics across Canada have stopped initiating treatments as part of the broader pandemic-related suspension of elective medical procedures, leaving patients uncertain as to when, or if, they’ll get their chance at becoming parents. The closures are in response to…

Alberta RV dealer donates trailers to health-care workers needing to self-isolate away from families

Every day, Laura Schnell does anywhere from 20 to 40 one-to-one COVID-19 assessments on anyone who comes into Calgary’s Sunridge Mental Health Clinic. The registered psychiatric nurse also does followups with patients at the clinic whose needs are more urgent…

Alberta oilsands struggling as Western Canadian Select plunges to $5 per barrel

Oil and gas producers in Alberta may very well be facing their toughest challenge to date, as the price of Western Canadian Select closed at US$5.29 Wednesday. Experts have attributed the price drop to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, as well…

Coronavirus: Alberta increases food inspector capacity as demand for meat rises

Posted April 1, 2020 7:43 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The provincial government is increasing its food inspector capacity, as demand for meat increases across Alberta due to the COVID-19…

Hinshaw explains social distancing exemption for homeless shelters

April 1 2020 6:50pm Dr. Deena Hinshaw explains an exemption for homeless shelters that says mats can be only one metre apart as opposed to the recommended two metres to avoid COVID-19 exposure. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id…

‘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…

Opposition grills Alberta government on ‘broken’ emergency isolation funding program

The official Opposition is calling on the Alberta government to immediately fix its emergency isolation funding website after hearing from many people who haven’t been able to apply for the payment amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Related News Last Wednesday, the…