Technology used to overcome impacts of COVID-19 on Edmonton’s real estate market

The Realtors Association of Edmonton has released its first quarter market report for 2020 and the numbers aren’t looking too great. But like many other industries impacted by COVID-19, realtors are finding creative ways to adapt. “Right now is key…

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…

Edmonton restaurant owner encourages people to think beyond delivery apps during COVID-19 crisis

The COVID-19 crisis is a critical time to support local businesses — including restaurants — in Edmonton who are adapting to just take-out and delivery. One independent restaurant owner is encouraging people to think beyond using third-party apps. Paul Shufelt…

Cenovus Energy suspends dividend, cuts capital spending plan, salaries

By The Canadian Press Posted April 2, 2020 8:45 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Cenovus Energy Inc. is temporarily suspending its dividend and cutting its capital spending plan by an…

Alberta oilsands struggling as Western Canadian Select plunges to $5 per barrel

Oil and gas producers in Alberta may very well be facing their toughest challenge to date, as the price of Western Canadian Select closed at US$5.29 Wednesday. Experts have attributed the price drop to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, as well…

Lethbridge tenants receive eviction letter despite COVID-19 rental rules

Despite new rules in Alberta surrounding evictions during the COVID-19 pandemic, one landlord in Lethbridge distributed several 14-day eviction warnings on Tuesday. Legacy McAdam and her boyfriend were shocked to find a letter from their landlord on Tuesday evening. The…

Coronavirus: Alberta increases food inspector capacity as demand for meat rises

Posted April 1, 2020 7:43 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The provincial government is increasing its food inspector capacity, as demand for meat increases across Alberta due to the COVID-19…

Opposition grills Alberta government on ‘broken’ emergency isolation funding program

The official Opposition is calling on the Alberta government to immediately fix its emergency isolation funding website after hearing from many people who haven’t been able to apply for the payment amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Related News Last Wednesday, the…