Want an driver’s licence? Alberta road tests reopen to the public with new COVID-19 restrictions

Albertans can once again book a driver’s exam as the province continues to ease restrictions put in place to curb the spread of COVID-19. According to Transportation Minister Ric McIver, some 18,000 road tests were cancelled back in March. Albertans…

Kenney government invests $200M for Alberta infrastructure and waterworks projects

The Alberta government is investing $200 million for 123 infrastructure and wastewater projects across the province. Premier Jason Kenney and Transportation Minister Ric McIver made the announcement Friday morning. READ MORE: Kenney, NDP trade barbs on pitch for Alberta to…

Coronavirus: Community physicians concerned as Alberta government stops providing PPE

Community physicians say they were shocked by the Alberta government’s decision to stop distributing personal protective equipment (PPE) to them. “I don’t want to get sick. I’m like everyone else. I want to protect myself and my family. “I don’t…

Alberta government considers allowing cities to budget for deficits amid COVID-19

Alberta’s United Conservative Party government says it is considering the unprecedented step of allowing cities throughout the province to run deficits as they battle the COVID-19 pandemic and its subsequent financial impact. As it now stands, Alberta’s Municipal Government Act…

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…

‘The help is really useless’ : Albertans frustrated by overwhelmed isolation benefit program

As of Monday afternoon, 29,000 Albertans have successfully applied for the province’s isolation support benefit, meant to tide people over until federal financial aid kicks in — but many others say they have been unable to get through. John Michael…

Alberta doctors ask for healthcare changes to be halted amid COVID-19 in open letter to Kenney government

Hundreds of doctors across Alberta have signed an open letter urging the provincial government to halt healthcare changes coming April 1, so that those on the frontline battling the new coronavirus can focus on the pandemic and their patients. The…

Are your packages safe? Alberta government developing COVID-19 delivery guidelines

While many businesses are struggling to stay afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic, delivery services have been busy attending to Albertans needs. Everything from groceries, beer and books have been delivered to doorsteps across the province. READ MORE: Calgarians turn to…

Alberta government releases plan to keep K-12 students learning amid COVID-19 pandemic

Amid the ongoing novel coronavirus outbreak, all Grade 6 and 9 provincial achievement exams and Grade 12 diploma exams have been cancelled in Alberta. On Friday, the province released information about how students will continue to learn while they’re at…