An introduction to a local NHL draft prospect Ethan Edwards

Ethan Edwards, who lives in St. Albert, had an outstanding rookie season with the Spruce Grove Saints. Despite the AJHL season being cut short because of the pandemic, Edwards moved up in the NHL Central Scouting rankings. Quinn Phillips has…

3 deaths now linked to COVID-19 outbreak at Edmonton’s Misericordia Hospital

One more person has died amid a COVID-19 outbreak at Edmonton’s Misericordia Community Hospital. Covenant Health — the organization that runs the hospital — confirmed the third death linked to the outbreak on Tuesday. Alberta Health confirmed the patient was…

Misericordia Hospital admitting fewer patients due to COVID-19 outbreak

The Misericordia Community Hospital is tightening restrictions as COVID-19 cases continue to increase at the Edmonton facility. As Breanna Karstens-Smith explains, the hospital is closed to new admissions and to transfers of surgical and medicine patients.

130 new COVID-19 cases in Alberta since Friday

Since the last provincial update on Friday, the province has confirmed an additional 130 new cases of COVID-19 across the province. On July 3, there were 29 new cases, 52 new cases were confirmed for July 4 and 49 cases…

Changes expected to care centre visitor policies in Alberta

July 1 2020 8:51pm Alberta’s top doctor says updated visitor policies at continuing care centres are anticipated in the coming weeks. But the time away from loved ones has been difficult for some Alberta families. Julia Wong reports. ‘ });…

Health Matters: June 30

June 30 2020 8:51pm Health Matters June 30: University of Alberta researchers are developing a nasal spray that could prevent COVID-19. And how an Indigenous wellness program managed to survive the pandemic. Su-Ling Goh reports. ‘ }); } else {…

COVID-19 outbreaks declared at 4 Edmonton restaurants as Alberta allows for 200-person outdoor gatherings

Alberta is expanding the number of people who can meet up for audience-type outdoor events, and it comes as four new outbreaks linked to downtown Edmonton restaurants has been declared. Julia Wong has more from Dr. Deena Hinshaw’s June 30…

Elite level swimmers anxious to get back in the pool

Of all the sports, aquatics has likely taken the biggest hit with the pandemic shutdown. Most sports you can find ways to train and hone skills away from the playing field, but for swimmers there’s nothing that mimics being in…

No pool for swimming lessons? No problem!

June 30 2020 3:13pm After spending months cooped up at home, Canadians are eagerly diving into any body of water they can find. Some water safety advocates worry what that means for children who have lost time learning to swim.…