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…

Alberta premier, chief medical officer of health to provide update on COVID-19

Posted March 20, 2020 2:09 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Premier Jason Kenney is set to speak to the media Friday afternoon, to update the public on the novel coronavirus…

Coronavirus: Alberta to reopen some childcare centres for parents working in essential services

The Alberta government announced Friday it would start contacting some licensed childcare centres, asking them to reopen with certain protocols in place to care for children of people working in essential services. Related News The sites would be chosen based…

Alberta has 195 cases of COVID-19; some childcare centres to reopen for essential service workers

On Friday, health officials said there had been 49 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Alberta in the last 24 hours, bringing the total up to 195. Ten of these individuals are in hospital and five are in the intensive…

How to clean to fight COVID-19? Vinegar won’t work, University of Alberta expert says

Good old-fashioned vinegar. It’s an age-old household staple used for cooking and cleaning and it’s been flying off the shelves as shoppers stock up on pandemic supplies. Related News READ MORE: COVID-19: How effective are household cleaners in fighting coronavirus?…

Alberta’s Benning family coping without hockey amid COVID-19 pandemic

Life just hasn’t been the same without hockey, especially for one St. Albert family, since the postponement of many leagues due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Matt, Abby and Mike Benning all followed in their father’s footsteps, becoming not only top-level…