18 new COVID-19 cases Sunday; Alberta recoveries over last week outweigh new cases

Alberta announced 18 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, and no new deaths. Recoveries in the province now sit at 6,245 out of a confirmed case total of 7,010. That means that 89 per cent of Albertans who have…

Coronavirus: Animal activists protest working conditions at Cargill meat-packing plant

About 20 activists gathered outside the Cargill meat-packing plant in High River, Alta., on Saturday, protesting working conditions they call unsafe and exploitative because of the COVID-19 outbreak at the facility. READ MORE: Widow and children of Cargill worker who…

Alberta announces 13 new COVID-19 cases, 1 more death Saturday

Alberta Health announced 13 new lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases in the province on Saturday, bringing the total number of active cases to 604 and the total number of confirmed cases to 6,992. The province reported one additional death. Cases The province…

Asymptomatic COVID-19 testing will be available to anyone in Alberta

May 29 2020 9:36pm Starting next week, anyone in Alberta who wants to be tested for COVID-19 can be, regardless of whether they have symptoms. Julia Wong has that, plus other details from Dr. Deena Hinshaw’s update. ‘ }); }…

Outfitters say COVID-19 has crippled their industry

Even as restrictions begin to ease and people go back to work, outfitters who cater to hunters and fishermen say they’re still in trouble. The border remains closed and 90 per cent of money spent on Alberta outfitters comes from…

Physicians shocked as Alberta government stops supplying PPE to family doctors

May 29 2020 8:14pm For months, Alberta Health Services has been providing PPE such as masks, gloves and coveralls to doctors across the province free-of-charge. But effective this week, many physicians will have to pay for them. Sarah Ryan explains.…