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.  […]

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Notley questions pace of Kenney’s Open For Summer plan

NDP Leader Rachel Notley expressed concern over the pacing of the UCP government’s reopening plan announced Wednesday morning. That plan would see the lifting of all restrictions by early July if hospitalizations continue down and vaccines continue up. […]

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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. […]

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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. […]