COVID-19

Hot spots get tighter restrictions

The new measures announced by Premier Jason Kenney at a later-than-usual daily update Thursday affect junior and senior high schools, and sports and fitness activities in the targeted communities. […]

COVID-19

New legislation will see Albertans paid for time off to get vaccine

The Government of Alberta says it intends to amend the Employment Standards Code to make sure working Albertans get up to three hours of paid, job-protected leave to get the COVID-19 vaccine, allowing employees to take the needed time from work without fear of penalty, reprisal or loss of pay. […]

COVID-19

Province drops AstraZeneca vaccine eligibility to 40

A couple of weeks after opening eligibility of the AstraZeneca vaccine to those 55 and older, the province is now opening AstraZeneca vaccine to Albertans 40 and over. The move is estimated to open vaccinations for another 574,425 Albertans. […]

COVID-19

Alberta moves back to Step 1 COVID-19 restrictions

Citing a rapid increase in Covid-19 variants, Premier Jason Kenney announced additional measures Tuesday. The province will move back to Step 1 effective midnight Tuesday, with indoor dining ceasing Friday at noon. […]