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

Alberta

130 new cases identified in last 24 hours; K-12 classrooms now opening with health measures in place

News Release Update 116: COVID-19 pandemic in Alberta (Sept. 3, 4:45 p.m.) In total, 12,653 Albertans have now recovered from COVID-19. There are 46 people in hospital, nine of whom are in intensive care. Latest updates 130 new cases have been identified in the last 24 hours, and there are now 1,415 active cases in … Continue reading

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New provincial cancer therapy program announced

News Release New provincial cancer therapy program announced Albertans with specific types of leukemia and lymphoma will soon have access in Calgary and Edmonton to a $15-million provincial cancer therapy program, commonly known as CAR T-cell therapy. Alberta’s government is partnering with the Alberta Cancer Foundation to provide $15 million to Alberta Health Services (AHS) … Continue reading

Alberta

89 additional cases identified in last 24 hours, bringing total to 1,169; One new death reported

News Release Update 111: COVID-19 pandemic in Alberta (Aug. 18 at 5:30 p.m.) In total, 11,025 Albertans have now recovered from COVID-19. There are 48 people in hospital, 11 of whom are in intensive care. Latest updates 89 additional cases have been identified in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of active cases … Continue reading

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Expanding COVID-19 testing for asymptomatic Albertans

News Release Expanding COVID-19 testing for asymptomatic Albertans Albertans with no symptoms of COVID-19 will now be able to access timely testing in their community by booking asymptomatic test appointments at Shoppers Drug Mart and pharmacies in stores owned by Loblaw. More than 50 Shoppers Drug Mart and Loblaw pharmacies in Real Canadian Superstore locations … Continue reading

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Relaunching funding for community projects

News Release Relaunching funding for community projects Alberta’s government is reopening the Community Initiatives Program Project-Based grant stream to support economic recovery and build social connections. Alberta’s non-profit and community organizations can now apply to the Sept. 15 intake of the Community Initiatives Program Project-Based grant stream, which aims to foster healthy and vibrant communities … Continue reading

Alberta

121 additional cases identified in last 24 hours, bringing total active cases to 1,044; One new death reported

News Release Update 110: COVID-19 pandemic in Alberta (Aug. 12 at 5:30 p.m.) In total, 10,632 Albertans have now recovered from COVID-19. There are 50 people in hospital, 13 of whom are in intensive care. Latest updates 121 additional cases have been identified in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of active cases … Continue reading