Coronavirus: Edmonton to allow garage, yard sales starting Friday

As more and more coronavirus safety measures ease, garage and yard sales will once again be allowed to operate in Edmonton, effective Friday. During Thursday’s meeting of Edmonton’s emergency advisory committee, city manager Adam Laughlin said the decision came following…

COVID-19 outbreaks linked to 4 Edmonton restaurants

Dr. Deena Hinshaw said of the four COVID-19 outbreaks linked to Edmonton restaurants, 15 cases were traced back to Greta Bar, six are associated with Earls Tin Palace, 10 are linked to The Pint downtown, and nine with Local on…

Alberta increasing outdoor gathering limit to 200

June 30 2020 5:54pm Chief medical officer Dr. Deena Hinshaw announces Alberta has increased its outdoor gathering limit to 200 people for events like festivals, firework displays, rodeos, sporting events and outdoor performances. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id…

Dr. Hinshaw offers advice for Canada Day amid COVID-19 pandemic

June 25 2020 6:20pm Alberta’s Dr. Deena Hinshaw reminds citizens to stay cautious and remember COVID-19 still exists as Canada Day approaches. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp…

32 COVID-19 cases confirmed at Calgary condominium

June 25 2020 6:19pm Alberta’s Dr. Hinshaw says a Calgary condominium has seen 32 cases of COVID-19 and management is doing what they can to protect residents. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] !=…

Alberta’s top doctor still recommends staying within province despite B.C. reopening

June 25 2020 6:18pm Dr. Deena Hinshaw says she still recommends Albertans stay within the province as B.C. announced they will welcome out-of-province visitors. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) {…

Edmonton recycling facility reopens after COVID-19 outbreak

An Edmonton recycling facility has reopened, two weeks after it shut down operations due to an outbreak of COVID-19. The Materials Recovery Facility at the Edmonton Waste Management Centre reopened on Wednesday. It was closed for 14 days after the…

Canadian Elite Basketball League returning to action in July with tournament

The Canadian Elite Basketball League (CEBL) is returning to the hardwood next month after postponing the start to its season in April due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. All seven teams will take part in a tournament starting July 25…

Alberta beef plants nearly back to full capacity after COVID-19 outbreaks, but cattle backlog remains

Canada’s main beef-packing plants are returning to full capacity after COVID-19 outbreaks, but the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association isn’t expecting a backlog of cattle to go away soon. The outbreaks caused prolonged closures and slowdowns at beef-processing plants across the country.…

Alberta collaborating with federal government, other provinces on serology testing

June 23 2020 6:16pm Alberta’s Dr. Deena Hinshaw discusses the province’s plans to roll out COVID-19 serology testing. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp = jQuery.parseJSON( jQuery.ajax({ url:…