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COVID Science Misinformation 20200421

The number of active cases increased by 548 across the province, according to the latest update from Alberta Health, bringing the total to 17,307.

Posted: April 17, 2021, 10:29 pm
back to school Calgary

Fort McMurray’s public and Catholic school divisions are moving classes online for grades 7-12.

Posted: April 17, 2021, 8:44 pm
Raheem Hagan

RCMP are asking for the public’s help in locating a man charged in connection to what appears to be a gang-related shootout in Meadow Lake on Tuesday.

Posted: April 17, 2021, 6:27 pm
Virus Outbreak France

Alberta confirmed a case of the rare blood clot disorder in a man in his 60s, who has received treatment and is recovering.

Posted: April 17, 2021, 4:48 pm
Plunkie family

Earlier this month, Ed and Ellen Plunkie received the Alberta Century Farm and Ranch Award — a distinction for families who have continuously owned and farmed the same land for at least 100 years.

Posted: April 17, 2021, 2:30 pm
Connie LeGrande

First humanoids and then rabbits. What’s next for Downtown Spark.

Posted: April 17, 2021, 1:30 pm
Seamus O'Regan

It's been a source of consternation among some in the energy sector — what sort of future lays ahead for the oil and gas sector in light of the federal government’s commitment to reach net-zero emissions by 2050?

Posted: April 17, 2021, 12:00 pm
At work

As organizations representing Alberta francophones voice their objections to a proposed new elementary school curriculum, all of the province’s French language school boards have opted not to test the material next year.

Posted: April 17, 2021, 12:00 pm
Covid Vaccinations, Toronto

Doctors say the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine should be offered to Canadians in a wider age range as COVID-19 infections soar in many parts of the country.

Posted: April 17, 2021, 3:30 am
Coal mining alberta bc

Alberta cabinet ministers are defending the government's widely criticized plans to consult the public over open-pit coal development in the province's Rocky Mountains.

Posted: April 17, 2021, 3:11 am
hi-elk-russia

Some trappers and elders from Little Red River Cree Nation in northern Alberta are urging the province to protect a dwindling Wabasca wood buffalo herd.

Posted: April 17, 2021, 12:30 am
Edwin Parr Composite School

The mayor of a town in northern Alberta says Premier Jason Kenney shouldn't have commented about an outbreak of COVID-19 among school students and staff if he didn't know the circumstances.

Posted: April 16, 2021, 11:16 pm
Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson

Rajan Sawhney was among a handful of provincial cabinet ministers taking questions from mayors and councillors during a dialogue session at the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association spring leaders’ caucus. 

Posted: April 16, 2021, 10:56 pm
Pandemic Response Unit

Alberta reported 1,616 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, as the province’s third wave approaches heights last in mid-December.

Posted: April 16, 2021, 10:20 pm
Saskatchewan Drive path

The City of Edmonton is designating 10 kilometres of roadway this spring for people to walk, jog, cycle, rollerblade and ride scooters.

Posted: April 16, 2021, 8:45 pm
Suncor

Suncor Energy pleaded guilty to one count of breaking Alberta environmental legislation after a release of a poisonous gas at its refinery just east of Edmonton.

Posted: April 16, 2021, 8:06 pm
Brad Dahr

The accused was a pastor with the Alberta Conference of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church for around 14 years.

Posted: April 16, 2021, 7:22 pm
Longrider Final Journey 20200703

In a letter sent to industry stakeholders last week, Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, outlined a potential timeline for audiences to return to live events over the summer months.

Posted: April 16, 2021, 5:47 pm
Edmonton weather stox

It has been said there are, in fact, five stages of the season: fool's spring, second winter, a spring of deception, mud season and then finally, true spring.

Posted: April 16, 2021, 5:41 pm
Ritchie family garden headline art

In a second year of pandemic uncertainty, garden centres and seed producers are running out of supply because people are flocking to the pastime of gardening. But for many people, gardening isn’t just a way to pass time, it’s a healing process to manage mental illness like depression, anxiety and stress.

Posted: April 16, 2021, 4:40 pm