Alberta Premier Jason Kenney refused COVID-19 help from N.L. premier

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney refused Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Andrew Furey’s offer to help the Prairie province through the fourth COVID-19 wave as the health-care system teeters on the brink … Read More

Ottawa offers military aid as Alberta battles brutal COVID-19 surge

The federal government is ready to help Alberta in its fight against COVID-19, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Bill Blair says. In a statement posted to Twitter Thursday, … Read More

Ottawa offers military aid as Alberta battles brutal COVID-19 surge: minister

The federal government is ready to help Alberta in its fight against COVID-19, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Bill Blair says. In a statement posted to Twitter Thursday, … Read More

Reality Check: How vulnerable will children be in Canada’s fourth wave of COVID-19?

When Desiree McCue first noticed mysterious marks on her teenage daughter last March, she thought it was some kind of rash. “She was also vomiting and had headaches, so we … Read More

B.C. has ‘no plans’ to scrap contact tracing, isolation of COVID-19 cases: Health Minister

B.C.’s health minister says the province won’t emulate Alberta’s controversial plans to end COVID-19 contact tracing and mandatory self-isolation for people who test positive. “We have no plans, none, to … Read More

COVID-19 is surging in Alberta, but experts say other provinces shouldn’t worry yet

Cases of COVID-19 are surging in Alberta. Over the course of the last two weeks, officials reported more than 749 infections. Meanwhile, Alberta health authorities confirmed 71 new cases of … Read More

Canada lacks cohesion over obesity as a COVID-19 vaccine priority

Canadians with severe obesity won’t have to wait much longer to get a COVID-19 vaccine in Ontario, Manitoba, or Alberta. The three provinces have explicitly listed severe obesity as among … Read More

Lethbridge College researchers working on homegrown solution to potential antibiotics crisis

A potential health crisis is more likely as infectious diseases become increasingly immune to current antibiotic treatments, according to experts. Researchers from Lethbridge College are collecting and testing more than … Read More

Coronavirus vaccine vials may hold more doses than previously thought, officials say

Vials of the coronavirus vaccine delivered to Canada earlier this week could be holding more doses than previously thought. Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Deena Hinshaw told reporters Thursday that … Read More

Coronavirus: Trudeau rejects ‘oil is dead’ claim from Greens, Bloc Quebecois

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he rejects the claim made by Green and Bloc Quebecois leaders that “oil is dead” and should get no further government support amid the coronavirus … Read More

Calgary bakery breaks bread with community during COVID-19 pandemic

An Alberta family-run bakery is lending the community a hand. European Bakery in Calgary has been delivering loaves of bread to seniors and others in need throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, … Read More

Coronavirus testing will be expanded after shortfalls revealed: provinces

The shortcomings of Canada’s COVID-19 testing strategy came to the fore Wednesday as Ontario’s premier admitted to “unacceptable” testing rates, Quebec promised to aggressively root out infections in long-term care … Read More

Social post gives new meaning to ‘viral video’ during COVID-19 pandemic

Posted March 29, 2020 3:20 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A viral video featuring Canada’s favourite pastime — hockey — … Read More

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