An introduction to a local NHL draft prospect Ethan Edwards

Ethan Edwards, who lives in St. Albert, had an outstanding rookie season with the Spruce Grove Saints. Despite the AJHL season being cut short because of the pandemic, Edwards moved up in the NHL Central Scouting rankings. Quinn Phillips has…

Misericordia Hospital admitting fewer patients due to COVID-19 outbreak

The Misericordia Community Hospital is tightening restrictions as COVID-19 cases continue to increase at the Edmonton facility. As Breanna Karstens-Smith explains, the hospital is closed to new admissions and to transfers of surgical and medicine patients.

County of Warner sees spike in COVID-19 cases, possible link to funerals being investigated

Until recently, the County of Warner in southern Alberta was a COVID-19 phenomenon; it’s home to Alberta’s largest border crossing between Canada and the U.S. and is home more than 3,500 people, yet no positive cases were reported. Last week,…

Changes expected to care centre visitor policies in Alberta

July 1 2020 8:51pm Alberta’s top doctor says updated visitor policies at continuing care centres are anticipated in the coming weeks. But the time away from loved ones has been difficult for some Alberta families. Julia Wong reports. ‘ });…

Health Matters: June 30

June 30 2020 8:51pm Health Matters June 30: University of Alberta researchers are developing a nasal spray that could prevent COVID-19. And how an Indigenous wellness program managed to survive the pandemic. Su-Ling Goh reports. ‘ }); } else {…

COVID-19 outbreaks declared at 4 Edmonton restaurants as Alberta allows for 200-person outdoor gatherings

Alberta is expanding the number of people who can meet up for audience-type outdoor events, and it comes as four new outbreaks linked to downtown Edmonton restaurants has been declared. Julia Wong has more from Dr. Deena Hinshaw’s June 30…

Elite level swimmers anxious to get back in the pool

Of all the sports, aquatics has likely taken the biggest hit with the pandemic shutdown. Most sports you can find ways to train and hone skills away from the playing field, but for swimmers there’s nothing that mimics being in…

No pool for swimming lessons? No problem!

June 30 2020 3:13pm After spending months cooped up at home, Canadians are eagerly diving into any body of water they can find. Some water safety advocates worry what that means for children who have lost time learning to swim.…

Health Matters: Endometriosis diagnosis a struggle for many

June 29 2020 8:51pm Health Matters: Endometriosis affects an estimated 500,000 women in Canada and a recent survey suggests many suffer in silence for years because of misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis. Su-Ling Goh reports. ‘ }); } else { var…