Brett Kissel to host live drive-in concert for Alberta food banks

He played one of the last live concerts in the City of Edmonton before COVID-19 restrictions. Now, three months later, Brett Kissel will be one of the first to perform as restrictions begin to lift. The Alberta-born country star will…

Alberta’s chief medical officer of health to provide COVID-19 update on Wednesday

On Wednesday afternoon, Alberta’s chief medical officer of health will provide an update on the COVID-19 situation in the province. Dr. Deena Hinshaw is scheduled to speak at 3:30 p.m. That update will be streamed live in this story. On…

Coronavirus: Jasper National Park asks visitors to continue to stay away as Kenney announces relaunch plans

On the same day Premier Jason Kenney announced Alberta’s post-COVID-19 reopen strategy could launch as early as May 14, the Municipality of Jasper is asking visitors to not return to the park until after that. READ MORE: Coronavirus: Alberta phased…

Bonspiel physicians to donate plasma as part of clinical trial for possible COVID-19 treatment

A Calgary doctor is organizing plasma donations from a group of health-care workers who contracted COVID-19 after attending a bonspiel in Edmonton last month. Dr. Kelly Burak, an epidemiologist and associate dean at the University of Calgary’s School of Medicine,…

Health officials to update COVID-19 situation in Alberta Tuesday afternoon

Posted April 21, 2020 1:48 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta’s chief medical officer of health will provide an update on COVID-19 in the province and the public health response…

9 additional COVID-19 cases confirmed at Kearl Lake oil sands facility

12 people linked to Imperial Oil’s Kearl Lake oil sands facility have now tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday, an increase of three since the day before. “There is nothing more important to us than the safety and health of…

N.S. premier’s ‘stay the blazes home’ message inspires N.B. pharmacist to co-write a Celtic jig

The premier of Nova Scotia’s “stay the blazes home” call for citizens to practise physical distancing during the coronavirus pandemic has inspired a New Brunswick pharmacist and Nova Scotia songwriter to pen a catchy Celtic jig. READ MORE: Premier’s ‘delightfully…

First response during the reality of COVID-19

The world may be at somewhat of a standstill, but life continues for many, with first responders still busy with calls amid the COVID-19 pandemic. “What has changed for our paramedics is they’re finding themselves now having to do what…

Alberta truckers’ association asks you to #thankatrucker amid coronavirus outbreak

As Canadians across the country stay home in an effort to flatten the curve, truck drivers have ramped up efforts to keep the supply chain moving. The president of the Alberta Motor Transport Association said while the movement of food…

Eligible Albertans can now apply for emergency COVID-19 isolation support

Albertans who have been forced to self-isolate due to the COVID-19 pandemic and have no other source of income can now apply for financial support from the province. Last week, the Alberta government announced $50 million in financial support for…