COVID-19

Surplus PPE available to non-health-care agencies for free

Free surplus personal protective equipment (PPE), including hand sanitizer, medical and non-medical masks and disinfectant solutions are now available from the Alberta Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) to a wider group of non-health-care agencies.  […]

Province

$35 milion headed to licensed childcare programs

To help recruit and keep skilled educators and provide one-time COVID relief funding, the Government of Alberta says it is directing almost $35 million in funding to licensed child care programs. The funding is coming from the annual Canada-Alberta bilateral agreement. […]

Business

Alberta hoping to create jobs with Alberta Hydrogen Roadmap

On Friday, the Government of Alberta announced the Alberta Hydrogen Roadmap, a plan it says will create jobs and reduce emissions. The Roadmap outlines the province’s view of the opportunities for government, industry and municipalities to grow Alberta’s hydrogen sector, positioning Alberta as an international leader in clean hydrogen. […]

Province

Provincial briefs

The province’s MLAs returned to the Alberta Legislature on Monday to start the fall session. Below are some of the happenings from day one. In this article: Infrastructure Accountability Act, Labour Mobility Act, Social recovery gets $7 million injection, NDP says UCP fail to take accountability for fourth wave failures […]

Province

Province enhancing COVID-19 rules for continuing care facilities

Starting Oct. 25, masks will be required at all times for those visiting continuing care facilities, and residents of those facilities will have to quarantine after being admitted to the facility or returning from the hospital until the test negative for COVID-19.  […]