Alberta introduces COVID-19 pilot project that could reduce quarantine times for international travel

Starting in November, some travellers coming to Alberta from international destinations will be able to opt in for a COVID-19 test when they enter Canada that could reduce the time … Read More

O’Toole and Kenney sit side-by-side for UCP general meeting livestream with no masks

Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole praised Alberta Premier Jason Kenney for his province’s handling of COVID-19 as the two sat side-by-side during a livestream on Saturday, while neither leader wore a … Read More

Feds say they’re prepared to discuss health-care funding after provinces voice concerns

The federal government is prepared to discuss more funding for provinces that saw their health-care systems severely impacted by the novel coronavirus, Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc said. He told … Read More

Kenney says federal government told Apple, Google not to work with Alberta on contract tracing apps

Alberta has run into a roadblock with its COVID-19 contact tracing app after the federal government intervened with Alberta’s relationship with tech giants Apple and Google, Premier Jason Kenney said … Read More

Kenney says federal government told Apple, Google not to work with Alberta on contact tracing apps

Alberta has run into a roadblock with its COVID-19 contact tracing app after the federal government intervened with Alberta’s relationship with tech giants Apple and Google, Premier Jason Kenney said … Read More

Kenney slams China’s handling of COVID-19, calls for ‘great reckoning’ for country’s role

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 13, 2020 6:01 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is … Read More

Alberta suspends some environmental monitoring at 16 oilsands projects due to COVID-19

The Alberta Energy Regulator has suspended more than a dozen environmental rules at 16 different oilsands projects after four major companies in the Canadian oil patch asked for relief amid … Read More

Oil site cleanup program sees 18,000 applications in 4 days, ‘significantly’ over expectations

Natural Resources Minister Seamus O’Regan says interest in a new federally-funded program to put oil industry workers back to work cleaning up abandoned wells in Alberta amid the coronavirus pandemic … Read More

Hajdu defends Health Canada after Kenney suggests Alberta may move ahead with steps to combat COVID-19 without its approval

Federal Health Minister Patty Hajdu defended Health Canada’s process for approving tools to fight COVID-19 on Tuesday after Premier Jason Kenney suggested Alberta may bypass its approval to take steps … Read More

Federal meat inspectors union seeks safety guarantee amid coronavirus pandemic

The union representing federal meat inspectors says its members will be back at work Monday at a meatpacking plant just north of Calgary if the Canadian Food Inspection Agency is … Read More

Premier Jason Kenney declares COVID-19 public health emergency in Alberta

Premier Jason Kenney declared a state of public health emergency in Alberta over the coronavirus pandemic on Tuesday. Kenney said the decision came after a meeting with the emergency management … Read More

Premier Jason Kenney to share ‘important update’ on COVID-19 in Alberta

Posted March 17, 2020 3:04 pm Updated March 17, 2020 3:09 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta Premier Jason Kenney … Read More

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