Canada ‘very concerned’ with OPEC’s decisions amid coronavirus outbreak: Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Canada is “very concerned” with the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries’ (OPEC) decisions amid the novel coronavirus outbreak, but that the government remains focused on helping Canadians struggling as a result of the dramatic…

Butterdome to become COVID-19 secondary treatment facility to keep patients out of ERs

The Butterdome on the University of Alberta campus is being turned into a referrals-only COVID-19 treatment facility with the aim of keeping mildly ill people out of emergency departments in the Edmonton area, Alberta Health Services said Friday. The facility,…

Alberta announces closure of provincial parks to vehicle traffic

March 27 2020 6:06pm Alberta Environment and Parks Minister Jason Nixon announces the province has closed access to vehicles to Alberta provincial parks amid the COVID-19 pandemic. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] !=…

Kenney announces protections for renters amid COVID-19 response

March 27 2020 6:06pm Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announces new protections for renters amid to COVID-19 pandemic. ‘ }); } 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\”:\””…

Connor McDavid says ‘a full season’s a fair season’ amid COVID-19 pandemic

By Joshua Clipperton The Canadian Press Posted March 27, 2020 3:45 pm Updated March 27, 2020 3:46 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Connor McDavid is at odds with Sidney Crosby…

Oil price crash to hit thermal oilsands production in Western Canada: Analyst

By Global News Posted March 27, 2020 2:14 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ An oil and gas analyst says record low prices for oilsands crude could lead to up to…

COVID-19 pandemic forces Boston Pizza International to lay off half of its corporate staff

Boston Pizza International Inc. is temporarily laying off approximately half of its 192 corporate staff across its three offices in Canada. The company says the cuts are due to a significant decline in business caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Related…

Calgary care centre sees 8 new COVID-19 cases; too early to say if outbreak contained

Health officials are expecting more COVID-19 tests could come back positive at the McKenzie Towne Continuing Care Centre as the number of cases there jumped to 14 as of Thursday. The eight additional cases were announced as part of Alberta…

Open houses banned, new safety measures recommended amid COVID-19 pandemic: Alberta Real Estate Association

Selling or buying a home in Alberta has gotten a lot more difficult as the Alberta Real Estate Association (AREA) announced earlier this week that open houses are now banned. READ MORE: With 67 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, Alberta total…

Coronavirus: Alberta students, parents adjust to class work being done online

Students, teachers and parents in Alberta are all adjusting to the new style of learning that has taken over due to COVID-19. Now students must adapt to online academics in order to complete class work. Grade 12 student Brad Drysdale…