Coronavirus: 77 Alberta health-care workers infected with new coronavirus

Alberta Health has confirmed 77 health-care workers in the province have tested positive for COVID-19. It is not know which zones or specific health-care facilities have been impacted. This is the first time these numbers have been made publicly available.…

Lawn signs thank Alberta medical workers during COVID-19 pandemic

Lawn signs could soon be popping up in Alberta yards, but the push isn’t to promote an election candidate. Instead, a small group of Albertans says it wants to thank the hard work of medical staff in the province as…

Coronavirus: Food donations no longer accepted by Alberta health-care workers

Some Albertans have been showing their appreciation for health-care workers by dropping off donations of food. But those donations won’t be accepted anymore, Alberta Health Services said. In a series of tweets Wednesday, AHS explained “the risk is just too…

Alberta eyes legislation if necessary to override public sector wage talks

Alberta’s finance minister says the government will pass legislation if necessary to override collective bargaining agreements with unions and delay contractually mandated wage talks. The move would affect thousands of workers across the province, including nurses, hospital support staff, conservation…