The Government of Alberta announced late Monday afternoon that the Canadian Energy Centre (CEC), also known as the War Room, was reducing its operating budget by 90 per cent for the next three months to reflect the province’s needs during the COVID-19 pandemic. Annualized, that would be a reduction from $30 million to $2.84 million. […]
Monday’s live-stream update from the province shows there are now 690 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Alberta, an increase of 29 cases in the past 24 hours. The Chief Medical Officer Dr. Deena Hinshaw has reported that another five Albertans have died, bringing the total deaths to eight.
Premier Jason Kenney has been called on by the NDP staff and parents to reverse a $128-million cut to Alberta’s schools announced by press release Saturday afternoon. The Official Opposition charge that the cuts will force more than 20,000 layoffs and remove critical support to students when the NDP say they are most needed. […]
An open letter signed by 846 of the province’s doctors was sent Monday morning to Premier Jason Kenney, the Minister of Health Tyler Shandro urging them to halt changes to healthcare scheduled to start Wednesday, Apr. 1. […]
Sunday’s update from the province shows there are now 661 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Alberta. The province saw another 40 cases in the past 24 hours. Seventy-three Albertans have recovered from the illness, an increase of 20 since Saturday, and the provincial total of 661 includes the 73 recoveries recovered. […]
Confirmed COVID-19 cases in Alberta rose by 79 in the past 24 hours to a total of 621 since the outbreak began in the province. Thirty-three Albertans are reported to have recovered from the illness, an increase of six from yesterday. The overall provincial total of 621 includes those who have since recovered. […]
The province is temporarily suspending automobile access at access points to all provincial parks as well as provincial recreation areas. The government says last weekend revealed a disturbing trend of people not exercising physical distancing and leaving behind garbage and human waste in some provincial parks. […]
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Friday morning additional new measures to support small businesses dealing with the economic impacts of the pandemic. The feds say these new measures will help Canadian companies protect Canadians jobs and pay workers during the pandemic.
Alberta reported another 67 cases of COVID-19 in the province in the last 24 hours, bringing the new provincial total to 486. Twenty-seven Albertans are reported to have recovered from the illness. […]