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

ottawa

Canada’s COVID-19 exposure notification app now available in Newfoundland and Labrador

News Release Canada’s COVID-19 exposure notification app now available in Newfoundland and Labrador Ottawa, Ontario — Over the past months, Canadians have been following public health advice and doing their part to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Now, as we take steps to ease restrictions and safely restart our economy, we need to continue … Continue reading

Alberta

UCP REFUSE TO REDUCE CLASS SIZES WITH FEDERAL FUNDING

News Release UCP REFUSE TO REDUCE CLASS SIZES WITH FEDERAL FUNDING EDMONTON — Despite receiving hundreds of millions of dollars from the federal government, the UCP are still refusing to put the money towards smaller class sizes.  The announcement comes a week after the federal government announced Alberta would receive $262.8 million in funding for … Continue reading

Edmonton

City of Edmonton plans for second wave, responds to increase in case numbers 

News Release City plans for second wave and responds to increase in case numbers  At today’s Emergency Advisory Committee meeting, Interim City Manager Adam Laughlin provided updates on the City of Edmonton’s recent actions to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and plan for a second wave. City responds to increase in case numbers Edmonton was placed on … Continue reading

Philippines / Sports

UST ‘bubble’ issue ‘much bigger than sports’: PSC chief  

UST ‘bubble’ issue ‘much bigger than sports’: PSC chief   By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno   Philippine Sports Commission Chairman William ‘Butch’ Ramirez (File photo) MANILA – Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) chairman Butch Ramirez said he sees the reported ill-advised training bubble made by the UST Growling Tigers amid the health crisis as something beyond basketball. “The issue, for … Continue reading