COVID-19

COVID QR code app now available

Albertans can now download the government-supported proof of vaccination QR code app. Businesses and organizations using the restriction exemption program can use the AB Covid Records Verifier app to confirm patrons’ vaccination status. […]

COVID-19

COVID-19 reporting returns to schools

The Government of Alberta is resuming COVID-19 public reporting in schools. The government announced Tuesday that contact notification in schools, clarifying COVID-19 outbreak definitions, providing rapid testing kits and encouraging school authorities to have proof of COVID-19 vaccination policies for adults would be in place to help protect students.  […]

Province

Hospitals to fall under Critical Infrastructure Defence Act

Hospitals and other facilities that provide health services will now receive the same protection as highways, pipelines and railways under the province’s Critical Infrastructure Defence Act, an Alberta law that punishes those who trespass or interfere with operations.  […]

Local News

Senate Elections on Municipal Ballot

The Alberta Senate Nominee Election will take place when Albertans go to the polls on October 18 or to one of the advance polls in conjunction with the conjunction elections. […]

COVID-19

Province reintroduces COVID restrictions

Albertans will head into the long weekend with the reintroduction of COVID-19 restrictions. The province announced Friday that masks will be mandatory in all indoor public places and workplaces effective 8 a.m. Saturday morning. Bars and restaurants will also once again have to end liquor sales at 10 p.m., and Albertans are encouraged to limit their social interactions to close contacts only.  […]

Province

Referendum to be held alongside municipal elections

Albertan’s heading to the polls on Oct. 18 to elect mayors, reeves and councillors will also have to referendum items to vote on. Elections Alberta has received the Orders in Council to conduct a Referendum Vote in conjunction with the 2021 Alberta Municipal Elections and the Alberta Senate Election on October 18, 2021. […]