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Alberta scaling back on testing for variants of concern so labs can keep up with general COVID-19 testing: AHS

As Alberta continues to be inundated with new COVID-19 cases that are also swamping hospitals, the province’s health authority confirmed Friday that testing...

Doctors warn of potential health care system collapse in Alberta

Anger is growing among Alberta’s doctors, as unvaccinated COVID-19 patients continue to overwhelm hospitals and their ICUs. As Heather Yourex-West explains, they want...

Alberta health minister defends decision against COVID-19 vaccine passport amid repeated questioning

Alberta Health Minister Tyler Shandro is continuing to defend the UCP’s decision not to implement a so-called vaccine passport and related restrictions, amid...

New proposal eliminates some wage rollbacks for Alberta nurses as negotiations continue

The United Nurses of Alberta says progress has been made in its negotiations for a new collective agreement with Alberta Health Services. The UNA...

Woman charged with 2nd degree murder of Calgary man in central Alberta

A Carstairs woman is facing second-degree murder charges in the death of a Calgary man near Drayton Valley earlier this month. Drayton Valley RCMP...

‘A narrative of anger and division’: Alberta MLA writes letter apologizing for new COVID-19 measures

A UCP MLA is apologizing for the latest round of COVID-19 restrictions put on Albertans. In a letter posted to social media Tuesday, Airdrie-Cochrane...

Another COVID-19 surge pushes Alberta ICUs to the brink

Alberta continues to lead Canada in active COVID-19 cases, as unvaccinated people and the more contagious Delta variant fuel the surge of new...

Places of worship granted mask exemption in new Alberta restrictions

Alberta places of worship have received an automatic exemption for wearing masks indoors during religious services. The new public health restrictions implemented on Sept....

Alberta to continue COVID-19 testing beyond Sept. 27 deadline

The Alberta government says it will continue to test for COVID-19 beyond Sept. 27, as the fourth wave of the pandemic continues to...

COMMENTARY: Conservatives remain strong in Alberta, but the NDP is the emerging ‘progressive’ choice

Federal election campaigns can be unpredictable, as we have seen over the last several weeks. But one thing (almost) always remains true: Albertans...
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Quebec says no capacity to take on COVID-19 patients from Alberta

Quebec is not capable of receiving additional intensive care patients from other parts of the country as Alberta faces a COVID-19 surge pushing its...

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New Delhi: Google Play Store and Apple App Store have removed the tactical voting app of President Vladimir...

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Virat Kohli left many surprised on Thursday evening when he announced his decision to quit the T20I captaincy after the conclusion of the...