MLA Column: Dale Nally’s MLA Update

Our province has entered the first stage of its Relaunch Strategy much to everyone’s relief. This careful and responsible approach appears to be paying off and I could not be more proud of everyone in our community for banding together to ensure that we all stay safe and healthy. Thank you for all your efforts and sacrifice. Continuing to follow the advice of Dr. Hinshaw and looking out for one another is the best recipe for us to advance through the stages of Alberta’s Relaunch Strategy. […]

Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Nurse Practitioners pleased to work autonomously in long-term care facilities

The Nurse Practitioners Association of Alberta (NPAA) is pleased with the provincial government’s recent amendments to the Operations and General Regulations of the Nursing Homecare Act (NHA). Nurse practitioners (NPs) have been given the ability to work as the primary care providers in nursing homes, assessing residents, prescribing medication as well as offering follow-up care and are working to ensure they changes remain permanent.


Albertans can now apply for emergency isolation support

The government announced Wednesday that MyAlberta is now receiving emergency isolation support applications from working Albertans who are self-isolating or who are the sole caregivers for someone in self-isolation. Qualifying applicants will receive a one-time payment of $1,146 through Interac e-Transfer. […]