Alberta

UCP’S LACK OF LONG-TERM PLAN FOR CHILD CAREIS SETTING ALBERTA UP FOR FAILURE

News Release UCP’S LACK OF LONG-TERM PLAN FOR CHILD CAREIS SETTING ALBERTA UP FOR FAILURE EDMONTON – Today’s announcement of a federal cash injection into Alberta’s child care centres provides no long-term solution to the child care crisis, says the Alberta NDP Official Opposition. Alberta will be receiving $72-million in federal support to distribute to … Continue reading

Alberta

126 confirmed cases in 81 schools; 137 new cases identified in last 24 hours

News Release Update 124: COVID-19 pandemic in Alberta (Sept. 21, 5:15 p.m.) Currently, 51 people are in hospital due to COVID-19, nine of whom are in intensive care – well below hospital capacity. Almost 35,000 tests have been completed since Sept. 17. Latest updates There are currently 1,459 active cases, down 24 since the last … Continue reading

Alberta

Bringing investment back to Alberta

News Release Bringing investment back to Alberta A government-wide strategy will create jobs and drive investment and diversification in Alberta, while a new consultation will modernize intellectual property in the province. Alberta’s Investment and Growth Strategy (IGS) is a $75-million initiative led by the Ministry of Jobs, Economy and Innovation. The IGS builds on Alberta’s … Continue reading

Alberta

113 new cases identified; AHS confirmed 24 individuals with COVID-19 were present at 21 schools while infectious

News Release Update 120: COVID-19 pandemic in Alberta (Sept. 10, 5:15 p.m.) Currently, 43 people are in hospital due to COVID-19, seven of whom are in intensive care – still well below hospital capacity. Latest updates 113 new cases have been identified and 9,711 tests completed in the last 24 hours. Alberta labs have now … Continue reading

Alberta

First step of $20M commitment to enhance palliative care

News Release First step of $20M commitment to enhance palliative care Alberta’s government is honouring its $20 million platform commitment to improve access to palliative care for Albertans and their families. Funding of $5 million will be provided to the Covenant Health Palliative Institute to increase access to palliative and end-of-life services and promote advance … Continue reading

Alberta

154 new cases identified on Sept.4, 171 new cases on Sept.5, 137 on Sept.6, 157 in last 24 hours; Five deaths in last 96 hours

News Release Update 118: COVID-19 pandemic in Alberta (Sept. 8, 5:30 p.m.) In total, 13,154 Albertans have now recovered from COVID-19. There are 45 people in hospital, 10 of whom are in intensive care. Latest updates This update covers the past 96 hours. 154 new cases were identified on Sept. 4 171 new cases were … Continue reading

Alberta

AS COVID CASES SURGE IN SCHOOLS, IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO CAP CLASS SIZES

News Release AS COVID CASES SURGE IN SCHOOLS, IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO CAP CLASS SIZES EDMONTON – With cases of COVID-19 confirmed in at least 20 schools, the Official Opposition strongly urges the government to act immediately, cap class sizes, and physically distance Alberta students. “Students, staff, families and communities are alarmed at the … Continue reading