Edmonton school asks for tech, food donations during COVID-19 pandemic

April 3 2020 7:21pm It’s been one week since the new normal began for Edmonton students. Community Reporter Morgan Black checks up on students, parents and teachers to see how they’ve taken to online learning. ‘ }); } else {…

Edmonton restaurant owner encourages people to think beyond delivery apps

It’s a critical time to support local restaurants in Edmonton who are adapting to take-out and delivery. As Nicole Stillger explains, independent restaurant owner Paul Shufelt is encouraging people to think beyond using third-party apps like Skip the Dishes and…

Albertans to learn worst case COVID-19 scenarios early next week

Current projections show 250 Albertans are expected to be in intensive care units at the peak of the pandemic, but the province is opening up far more beds than that just in case. As Tom Vernon explains, Albertans will learn…

ICU beds, ventilators and COVID-19 infection modelling discussed in the Alberta legislature

Opposition leader Rachel Notley asked for modelling numbers during an emergency debate at the Alberta legislature Wednesday night, where Premier Jason Kenney said Alberta Health Services is prepared for the worse-case scenario. By the end of April, there will be…

Shuttle between EXPO and Kinsmen for vulnerable population

April 2 2020 2:00pm Edmonton Transit Service branch manager Eddie Robar talks about shuttling homeless people between the EXPO day facility and the Kinsmen Sports Center overnight shelter. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id]…

Kinsmen Sports Center, Central Lions Recreation Centre used for homeless shelter overflow

April 2 2020 1:57pm Spaces are limited at homeless shelters in Edmonton due to Alberta Health guidelines, so Social Development branch manager Jackie Foord explains what new options have been introduce to compensate for a lack of overnight beds in…

Is physical distancing working on Edmonton transit?

April 2 2020 1:52pm Edmonton Transit Service branch manager Eddie Robar explains how physical distancing is going and how ridership has decreased: “It’s the only time you’ll hear a transit guy say that’s a great thing.” ‘ }); } else…

Edmonton transit dealing with unpredictable mischief and crime in new places

April 2 2020 1:50pm Edmonton Transit Service branch manager Eddie Robar explains what types of concerning mischief incidents have taken place on transit, including assaults and theft, and how mischief is happening in places it wasn’t before the COVID-19 pandemic.…

Edmonton personal training business worried about making the rent with no customers

Small business owners are speaking out about a major challenge facing some entrepreneurs amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Vinesh Pratap spoke with SVPT Fitness + Athletics owner Shara Vigeant about the challenge of paying the rent to her commercial landlord when…

Health Matters: April 1, 2020

April 1 2020 8:15pm Health Matters April 1: Some experts say we should all be wearing masks to protect ourselves and others from COVID-19. And as Su-Ling Goh reports, some countries are even making masks mandatory. ‘ }); } else…