Youngest COVID-19 death so far in Canada is Alberta woman in her 20s

Alberta Health confirmed that the youngest victim of the COVID-19 pandemic was a woman in her 20s from the Edmonton zone. Alberta Health could not provide her exact age. According to data from the Public Health Agency of Canada, the…

Calgary-area RV park opens early for quarantining snowbirds

As thousands of Canadian travellers make their way back into the country amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a Calgary-area RV park has opened its grounds for returning snowbirds entering a mandatory 14-day isolation. The Bow Rivers Edge Campground near Cochrane, northwest…

Edmonton family reacts to Alberta hospital visit ban amid COVID-19 pandemic

April 5 2020 9:00pm An Edmonton family is reacting to Alberta Health’s announcement Friday banning most visitors from hospitals in response to the COVID-19 crisis. Nicole Stillger reports. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id]…

Edmonton family reacts to Alberta hospital visit ban amid COVID-19 pandemic: ‘It’s heartbreaking’

Edmonton resident Cathy Fox would rather be in the hospital visiting her dad. Instead, she sat in the car. READ MORE: Alberta Health reports 69 new COVID-19 cases, bringing provincial total to 1,250 “He was diagnosed with aggressive stage four…

Alberta Health reports 69 new COVID-19 cases, bringing provincial total to 1,250

Alberta Health confirmed Sunday that there are 69 new COVID-19 cases in the province, bringing the total to 1,250. Deaths Related News Officials said there are three new fatalities from the virus, bringing the Alberta death toll to 23: a…

Santa Claus delivers cheer to Alberta community amid COVID-19 pandemic

Posted April 5, 2020 5:47 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Vehicles in St. Albert were honking at an unusual sight in April — Santa Claus, standing on the pedestrian bridge…

NDP calls for Alberta minister to resign after contacting doctor on personal phone

Alberta’s opposition NDP is calling for the province’s Health Minister Tyler Shandro to step down after allegations he abused the power of his office and contacted a doctor on his personal phone after hours. The allegations stem from a February…

Edmonton dry-cleaner to begin production of cloth face masks to slow spread of COVID-19

April 4 2020 9:09pm Page the Cleaner in Edmonton will soon begin production of cloth face masks to help protect people from getting COVID-19. Nicole Stillger reports. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] !=…