Sturgeon County Council has decided to transition its role on the Regional Transit Services Commission (RTSC) to an advisory membership, effective immediately. That decision, the County says, will let the County weigh-in on key issues without a formalized voting or financial requirement. […]
Alberta reported another 154 of COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing the total provincial cases to date to 4850. Of that number, 1800 (37%) Albertans have recovered, and 80 (1.6%) have died, five of those deaths in the last 24 hours. […]
Alberta reported another 297 on Friday, bringing the total provincial cases to date to 4017. Of that number, 1397 Albertans have recovered, and 72 have died, four of those deaths in the last 24 hours. […]
The Canadian Taxpayers Federation claims that Alberta politicians are paid too well and that their compensation should be cut, with the COVID-19 crisis being “a perfect time” to do so.
That’s according to a recently released commentary from the non-profit organization, which wants lower taxes and reduced government spending.
Alberta tested 3831 Albertans in the past 24 hours, 239 of whom have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total cases to date to 2397. Of those tested over the previous day, 6.2% tested positive. Nearly 70% of the province’s total cases to date are in the Calgary Zone. […]
Sturgeon County says it is reducing services and seasonal staff in response to the impact COVID-19 is having on operations. The decision followed a closed session of County Council Apr. 14 where Council looked at short and longer-term scenarios. Sturgeon County says the service and staffing adjustments will result in a $4.2 million expense reduction. […]
The Town of Morinville is looking to reopen channels for regional cooperation. At its regular meeting Tuesday, Council voted to reaffirm its participation in the Sturgeon Regional Partnership (SRP) committee and direct the Administration to advise the other members of the committee of this commitment.
Alberta added another 98 COVID-19 cases on Monday, bringing the provincial total to 1348, 60.6% of which are in Calgary Zone. A total of 953 cases are laboratory confirmed and 395 are probable cases (symptomatic close contacts of laboratory confirmed cases). Recoveries in the province have risen to 361, an increase of 82 since Sunday’s update. The new provincial total of 1348 includes the 361 recoveries and 24 deaths. Of the provincial cases, 204 are now believed to be community transmissions. […]
The City of St. Albert and Sturgeon County’s Annexation Negotiating Sub-Committee met Feb. 14, the second time this year, to discuss the City’s proposed annexation of a portion of land from Sturgeon County. […]