The Government of Alberta is callings its re-entry plan for the upcoming school year comprehensive and one it says allows schools and parents to prepare for learning while putting student and staff safety first. […]
Introduced in March by the province as a way to aid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government announced Monday that new billing codes for telephone and video call virtual visits would become permanent effective immediately. […]
The Alberta Government says it is distributing 20 million non-medical face masks to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Approximately 600 A&W, McDonald’s and Tim Hortons drive-thrus will provide Albertans with four non-medical masks. The masks are free and no purchase is necessary. […]
If passed, Bill 18, the Corrections (Alberta Parole Board) Amendment Act, would create the Alberta Parole Board, something the UNCP says would ensure a “fairer, faster and more responsive justice system.” The government says that the Parole Board would reflect Albertan values and meet the community needs. […]
Agriculture for Life (Ag for Life), an organization dedicated to educating Albertans about agriculture, food, farming and safety, has partnered with Calgary Horticultural Society to offer the Juniors Garden Club. The club is a virtual program aiming to continue education by encouraging children to explore, learn new skills and build confidence by growing their own food. […]
The UCP says Bill Bill 15, the Choice in Education Act, would amend the Education Act to affirm a parents’ right to choose the kind of education they feel is best for their children, and strengthen Alberta’s history of education choice. That choice includes public and separate schools, Francophone schools, charter schools, independent schools, home education and early childhood education. […]
Alberta RCMP spent the long weekend of May 15 to 18 focused on speeding, distracted and impaired driving. During that period, RCMP issued more than 1,700 speeding tickets and more than 50 distracted driving tickets. […]
In the past 24 hours, Alberta conducted 4072 COVID-19 tests. Of that number, the province added 62 cases, bringing the total provincial cases to date to 6407. To date, 5076 (79.2%) Albertans have recovered. There are currently 1211 active cases province-wide.
Alberta’s UCP government was struck a task force to provide recommendations to the government on the future of student transportation across the province. The UCP says the focus will be on a number of issues, including student safety, costs, eligibility, partner collaboration and the responsibilities of school authorities and industry partners.
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. […]