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Lethbridge doctor becomes seventh Alberta health-care worker to die from COVID-19

Lethbridge doctor becomes seventh Alberta health-care worker to die from COVID-19

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — The Alberta Medical Association says a Lethbridge physician has died from complications related to COVID-19. Dr. Wayne John Edwards, who was 66, died Tuesday at the Chinook Regional Hospital in the southern Alberta city.
Rosin stands by opposing additional COVID-19 restrictions

Rosin stands by opposing additional COVID-19 restrictions

“My stance remains the same, but I do not believe we need to go back and close restaurants, or shutdown many of these businesses a third time. I do want to be very clear that every Albertan does need to follow those restrictions that are in place and hopefully we can have our best summer.”
UPDATE: Canmore and Banff councils respond to MLA Rosin's opposition to new COVID-19 restrictions

UPDATE: Canmore and Banff councils respond to MLA Rosin's opposition to new COVID-19 restrictions

Banff council shares Canmore council's frustration and disappointment at MLA Miranda Rosin's opposition to public health guidelines.
Opposition parties lay out priorities ahead of Liberal government budget next week

Opposition parties lay out priorities ahead of Liberal government budget next week

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh has pledged not to trigger an election regardless of what the budget has in store on April 19, a move that potentially weakens New Democrats' say in the final product.
Opposition bill against coal mining in Alberta's Rockies can proceed in legislature

Opposition bill against coal mining in Alberta's Rockies can proceed in legislature

Committee clerk Warren Huffman confirmed it's the first Opposition-sponsored private member's bill the committee hasn't rejected since the UCP came to power in 2019.
Olds pub defies orders, remains open for in-person dining

Olds pub defies orders, remains open for in-person dining

"If they’re willing to close down Walmart, I’m willing to close down," says pub owner
More health measures may be needed: Hinshaw

More health measures may be needed: Hinshaw

"My team is monitoring closely and if we do not see growth slowing soon, further measures may be required."
Alberta doctors say trust must be rebuilt after proposed new labour deal rejected

Alberta doctors say trust must be rebuilt after proposed new labour deal rejected

“I’m not going to bring back another agreement (for ratification) unless I have pretty good confidence that it’s going to pass,” Alberta Medical Association head Dr. Paul Boucher said in an interview.
Canmore council responds to MLA Miranda Rosin's opposition to new COVID-19 restriction

Canmore council responds to MLA Miranda Rosin's opposition to new COVID-19 restriction

"I ask that as our representative in Edmonton, you make a determined effort to reach out to hear all perspectives in our community before taking such actions as refuting the need for continued caution in containing the virus. This is not a political issue but one of public health."
'Unhinged conspiracy theorists:' Kenney blasts protesters for threatening top doctor

'Unhinged conspiracy theorists:' Kenney blasts protesters for threatening top doctor

Some chanted "lock her up" in reference to the province's chief medical health officer, Dr. Deena Hinshaw.