Coronavirus: The struggle to distance social teens during a pandemic

Three weeks ago, the idea of watching movies, chatting with friends and getting to relax at home sounded pretty blissful for Adam and Spencer Castle. But as the teens prepare to turn the calendar over to April, the perks of…

Co-parenting in the COVID-19 crisis

Lisa and Spencer Rufiange are navigating the COVID-19 pandemic as a team. They are separated but remain close as co-parents of their 10-year-old daughter, Madison. Related News “I’ve often joked — half joked — that he’s a better father than…

Coronavirus: T-shirts with portraits of Canada’s top doctors on sale for charity

A Calgary business has released three limited edition T-shirts featuring some of Canada’s top doctors, who have become the faces of government responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. Madame Premier has produced shirts featuring Alberta’s chief health officer Dr. Deena Hinshaw,…

Edmonton mayor, councillors tell residents to spread out after busy weekend on Royal Glenora stairs

A beautiful spring weekend in Edmonton drew residents outdoors, but a video showing social distancing not being followed at a popular set of stairs in the river valley prompted several local officials, including the mayor, to speak out. Running stairs…

Calgary girl launches online storytelling for kids stuck at home amid COVID-19 pandemic

A five-year-old Calgary girl and her mother have teamed up to help kids stuck at home amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, with the launch of a new Instagram account that holds virtual storytelling twice a week. Radana Suk said the…

Pet adoptions on hold across Canada as animal shelters struggle to cope with COVID-19

Adoptions are on hold and pet shelters across the country are scrambling to make ends meet to take care of their animals during the COVID-19 pandemic. Humane society offices in Calgary, Edmonton and Toronto are closed to the general public.…

Two children in Canada have coronavirus: How the pandemic affects kids

As COVID-19 continues to affect more Canadians, many parents are not just worried about themselves — but also their children. In Ontario, there are 17 new COVID-19 cases, including a baby boy. Health officials said the baby is under the…

Calgary deli’s towering meat sandwich is free if eaten fast enough

Posted March 11, 2020 9:43 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A deli in Calgary is offering a massive, meat-filled sandwich that’s completely free — as long as you can eat…