COVID-19

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. […]

Editorial & Opinion

Letter: re funding childcare and the Kenney government concern with the federal plan

Kenney is wise to hesitate about the federal childcare plan. It is costly but even if the money is doable,  is tilted to only one care style- daycare. It is not really universal and not even accurately labelled childcare since it ignores parent at home, grandma, sitter, nanny, parents who tag-team, work-at-home parents. […]

Province

NDP and ATA call on UCP to cancel curriculum pilot

Alberta’s NDP Official Opposition called on Jason Kenney’s UCP government to cancel their controversial K-6 pilot program, citing a month of overwhelmingly rejection by school boards, teachers, Francophone and Indigenous groups, and parents. […]

COVID-19

Alberta releases COVID-19 modelling data

Alberta Health’s modelling projections show total cases of COVID-19 range from 800,000 to one million infections, from mild and undiagnosed to detected, confirmed and treated, under two provincial scenarios. […]

COVID-19

Alberta COVID-19 cases rise 61 to 419

Alberta saw another 61 cases of COVID-19 in the province in the last 24 hours, bringing the new provincial total to 419. The majority of cases are in the Calgary Zone.
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Business

Premier announces economic relief for energy sector

Premier Jason Kenney began his 3 p.m. update Friday by commending and praising Alberta Health Services employees who are testing more than 2,000 people per day for the virus. The Premier also praised truckers, grocery store staff, and custodial staff.
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