Alberta RV dealer donates trailers to health-care workers needing to self-isolate away from families

Every day, Laura Schnell does anywhere from 20 to 40 one-to-one COVID-19 assessments on anyone who comes into Calgary’s Sunridge Mental Health Clinic. The registered psychiatric nurse also does followups with patients at the clinic whose needs are more urgent…

Lethbridge tenants receive eviction letter despite COVID-19 rental rules

Despite new rules in Alberta surrounding evictions during the COVID-19 pandemic, one landlord in Lethbridge distributed several 14-day eviction warnings on Tuesday. Legacy McAdam and her boyfriend were shocked to find a letter from their landlord on Tuesday evening. The…

‘Our province has run out of time’: Nfld premier makes plea to Trudeau amid coronavirus and budget crisis

After the COVID-19 pandemic hit, the finances in Newfoundland and Labrador became so desperate that Premier Dwight Ball sent a desperate plea to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. In a letter dated March 20 that outlines the province’s dire straits, Ball…

Edmonton plastics company hit by wave of orders for COVID-19 retail sneeze guards

An Edmonton-based plastic producer is working seven days a week to keep up with the demand for protective barriers for retail spaces, as businesses work to protect workers from COVID-19. Plastics Plus Ltd. has seen a major surge in demand…

Coronavirus: City of Edmonton introduces new regulations for vehicle-for-hire services

Posted April 1, 2020 4:02 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The City of Edmonton announced new rules and regulations for vehicle-for-hire services on Wednesday in an effort to keep drivers…

Coronavirus: Will students return to Alberta classrooms this school year? Call is Dr. Hinshaw’s

As parents across Alberta struggle to work from home while trying to help their children with distance learning, the big question is: how long will it last? “I don’t have those answers,” said Trisha Estabrooks, chair of Edmonton Public Schools.…

Health officials to update Alberta COVID-19 situation Wednesday afternoon

Posted April 1, 2020 2:11 pm Updated April 1, 2020 2:21 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta’s chief medical officer of health will be joined by other officials at 3:30…

City of Edmonton working to get more showers for EXPO Centre COVID-19 facility

The City of Edmonton has released more information about what day-to-day operations look like at a temporary health facility at the EXPO Centre. The facility was set up to support vulnerable people through the COVID-19 crisis, and now staff are…