Alberta reported another 47 cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the total provincial cases to date to 6,300. Of that number, 4,659 (74%) Albertans have recovered, and 117 (1.85%) have died, leaving 1,524 recorded active cases in Alberta. There are currently 73 in hospital, 12 of those in intensive care units. […]
Alberta lost 243,800 jobs in April, following 117,100 job losses in March. Friday’s news that Alberta’s unemployment of 13.4% in April, among the highest in Canada, has the Canadian Taxpayers Federation warning politicians that those numbers show Albertans can’t afford tax hikes. […]
Alberta’s NDP Official Opposition are looking for the UCP to cut Albertans a break on auto insurance during the pandemic and called on the government Friday to introduce relief from rising automobile insurance costs. […]
(NC) Safeguarding against scams can be a challenge. This is especially true during difficult periods like we are experiencing now. The COVID-19 pandemic is creating a lot of uncertainty and worry – the very things that fraudsters thrive on. […]
Alberta reported another 70 cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing the total provincial cases to date to 5963. Of that number, 3552 (59.5%) Albertans have recovered, and 112 (1.8%) have died, six of those deaths in the last 24 hours. […]
The Government of Alberta says a $4.5-million investment in new virus detecting equipment and technology will help strengthen Alberta’s COVID-19 response by increasing testing capacity from 7,000 to 16,000 tests per day. […]
Alberta reported another 54 cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing the total provincial cases to date to 5893. Of that number, 3219 (54.6%) Albertans have recovered, and 106 (1.7%) have died, two of those deaths in the last 24 hours. […]
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced more than $252 million to support farmers, food businesses, and food processors Tuesday morning as well as measures within agriculture programs to allow an additional $200 million in borrowing capacity for the sector.
The Government of Alberta says the province is ready to lift some of the restrictions on non-urgent scheduled day surgeries in regions where hospital and clinic capacity and the rate of new COVID-19 infections do not present a significant risk. […]
Alberta reported another 70 cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the total provincial cases to date to 5,836. Of that number, 2,942 (50.4%) Albertans have recovered, and 104 (1.7%) have died, nine of those deaths reported in the last 24 hours. Four of the additional nine deaths were in the last 24; the other five were in previous weeks but reported in the past 24 hours.
NDP Official Opposition is calling for a package of supports to keep workers safe and support businesses during the upcoming relaunch of the provincial economy, scheduled to start as early as May 14. […]