Santa Claus delivers cheer to Alberta community amid COVID-19 pandemic

Posted April 5, 2020 5:47 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Vehicles in St. Albert were honking at an unusual sight in April — Santa Claus, standing on the pedestrian bridge…

Coronavirus: Canada’s border communities adapt as COVID-19 crisis deepens

When the mayor of a village in southern Alberta stares across the border, he sees family and friends who just happen to call Montana home. The port of entry between Coutts, Alta., and Sweet Grass, Mont., is one of the…

Feds torn between moving toward cleaner energy or bailing out oil and gas sector

Canada’s oil producers could only sit and watch as the price of their product plummeted last month to less than what it costs to buy a litre of soda, hit by the double whammy of a COVID-19-induced drop in global…

Suncor Energy donates 40,000 masks to federal government in bid to curb COVID-19

Suncor Energy has joined the growing number of companies finding unique ways to try to stop the spread of COVID-19. The company announced via a Facebook post March 31 they had donated 40,000 N95 masks to the federal government for…

Alberta’s ‘Bits and Pieces’ medical supply program recognizes organizations’ help during COVID-19 pandemic

Alberta is recognizing more than 1,000 groups that have stepped up to support the province in a myriad of ways during the COVID-19 health crisis. The government said Friday that support has “poured in” from more than 1,100 non-profit and…

Kids put their COVID-19 questions to the experts

From “how did a worldwide pandemic start?” to “just how many germs are there anyway?” Kids have questions about the COVID-19 outbreak. Lots of them. Global News invited young viewers to submit those questions. We then took them to the…

Man showing up at ex’s home saying he has COVID-19 leads to charges: Edmonton police

Edmonton police said several charges have been laid after a man showed up at his ex’s house Thursday night, where he allegedly claimed to have COVID-19 and said she had to let him stay. Police in the southwest part of…

Extreme speeding an ongoing issue on Edmonton roads during COVID-19 pandemic

Edmonton police say they continue to see cases of “extreme speeding,” as traffic volume has gone down over the past few weeks due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Related News The Edmonton Police Service said Friday there’s been a “significant increases…

Athabasca Oil to shut down oilsands project due to drop in oil prices, COVID-19 pandemic

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted April 3, 2020 2:27 pm Updated April 3, 2020 2:28 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Athabasca Oil Corp. is suspending operations at its Hangingstone…

Alberta man possibly exposed to COVID-19 charged after coughing in officer’s face: police

Police in Lethbridge have charged a 27-year-old man after they allege he coughed in an officer’s face in an attempt to expose him to COVID-19. According to the Lethbridge Police Service, officers were called to a northside home at around…