The NDP was joined recently by new small businesses owners and sole proprietors in calling on the UCP Government to provide what they say are “critical supports to help them survive the COVID-19 pandemic.” […]
A second shipment of 25,350 doses of the Pfizer vaccine has arrived in Alberta, destined for health-care and long-term care workers throughout the province. Of the new shipment, 6,825 vaccine doses each will be sent to Calgary and Edmonton and Red Deer will receive 1,950. […]
The Government of Canada has announced a proposal to lower the allowable levels of nicotine in vaping products from 66 milligrams per millilitre to 20 mg/ml in an effort to curb youth vaping. Patty Hajdu, Minister of Health, announced Friday that a public consultation would be in effect for 75 days, closing Mar. 4, 2021. […]
Cypress Medicine Hat MLA Drew Barnes penned a letter calling on fellow politicians to stand in solidarity with hard-hit business owners and take a 20 per cent pay cut. Barnes letter was released following the province’s more restrictive measures to address COVID-19 in the province.
Police will be able to administer stricter impaired driving penalties on the road starting Dec. 1, and first-time impaired drivers will be handled outside of court quicker through SafeRoads Alberta.
Following Premier Jason Kenney’s COVID-19 announcement on the renewed state of public health emergency and additional restrictions, both the opposition NDP and Canadian Federation of Independent Business issued statements critical of the moves. […]
The Government of Alberta announced Tuesday morning that Premier Jason Kenney and other government officials will provide an update on COVID-19 in Alberta and the province’s pandemic response at 4:30 p.m. today. […]
Alberta’s NDP Official Opposition announced Sunday night it will seek emergency debate Monday afternoon on the weekend’s record COVID-19 case counts. Sunday saw 1584 new cases, an increase from Saturday’s record of 1336 cases. The NDP charge that the government is not providing information to Albertans and that Premier Jason Kenny is not being public accountable. […]