COVID-19

Students back to school on Monday

Grade K to 12 students will return to in-person classes on Monday, Jan. 11 as planned; however, social gatherings and other mandatory health measures will be in place until at least Jan. 21 throughout Alberta. […]

COVID-19

Alberta launching rapid COVID-19 testing

The Government of Alberta says it will soon begin piloting point-of-care rapid testing for COVID-19, a move it says will provide faster, more convenient testing for the disease.
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COVID-19

NDP call for emergency debate on record COVID-19 cases and premier’s lack of action

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.  […]

COVID-19

Council approves mandatory mask bylaw

At a special meeting yesterday Town Council passed a bylaw that requires the wearing of masks or other close coverings of the nose, mouth or chin, or transparent face shields in an attempt to help stem the rising number of COVID-19 cases in the community. […]

Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Why WCB should be available to COVID victims

The Federal Government made available CERB, CRB, EI changes, to help workers affected by COVID.
I think a mistake has been made in not utilizing WCB for actual workers, especially those working in outbreak situations. […]

Business

Digital communication more vital in 2021, half of businesses say

A new Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) report indicates 51 per cent of Canadian businesses expect to rely on an increase in digital communication in the next year, a continuation of the communications shift necessitated by COVID-19.  […]