Coronavirus: A closer look at Alberta’s relaunch strategy

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted April 8, 2020 4:13 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Albertans are expected to learn more details Wednesday afternoon about what Premier Jason Kenney calls…

Flair Airlines rehires all laid-off employees and restores wages following federal subsidy

Flair Airlines has made the move to rehire all the employees it previously laid off, restoring it to a “pre-pandemic” level, after the company was assisted by the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy. All 130 employees that were previously laid off…

Edmonton adjusts roads, pedestrian call buttons to promote physical distancing

The City of Edmonton is adjusting push buttons at pedestrian crossings and allocating some roadways for shared use between pedestrians and vehicles in hopes of spreading people out to promote better physical distancing. Effective Thursday, pedestrian signals will be automatic…

Play as the release valve to the COVID-19 pandemic: ‘it provides the emotional release we need’

Over the last few weeks, the COVID-19 pandemic has infected Canadian families with a great deal of stress: layoffs, loss of income, school and childcare closures, just to name a few. Children are coping with a great deal of change…

4 things not to do while working at home during the COVID-19 pandemic

Thousands of Canadians have ditched the office for their apartment, condo or house to practice social distancing as we all work together to fight against the spread of the novel coronavirus. While for some the prospect of working from home…

Coronavirus: Alberta Ghostbusters create medical equipment for health-care professionals

Alberta Ghostbusters are the ones to call if in need of medical equipment during the COVID-19 outbreak. The group has been keeping busy during the pandemic, putting their prop-making abilities to use for a good cause. Related News READ MORE:…

Alberta officials to provide full COVID-19 modelling data, daily update Wednesday afternoon

The premier, Alberta’s chief medical officer of health and the CEO of Alberta Health Services are scheduled to provide an update on the COVID-19 situation in Alberta Wednesday afternoon. The media availability will be held at 3:30 p.m. and comes…

COVID-19 plan key part of Keystone XL construction acceleration, says CEO

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted April 8, 2020 12:08 pm Updated April 8, 2020 12:10 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The CEO of TC Energy Corp. says the company…

Alberta liquor, cannabis sales remain steady during coronavirus pandemic

While British Columbia has seen a 40 per cent increase in liquor sales amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, its neighbour, Alberta, hasn’t come close. Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis said in an email to Global News that while it doesn’t…

Coronavirus: Alberta government proposes amendments to emergency act

Posted April 8, 2020 8:21 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The government of Alberta announced Tuesday proposed amendments to the Emergency Management Act in an effort to improve clarity and…