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Alberta announces more 'aggressive' measures as cases of COVID-19 continue to climb

Alberta announces more 'aggressive' measures as cases of COVID-19 continue to climb

“We know that these measures may need to be in place for many weeks, or even months. This is a delicate balance and we are implementing the restrictions that appear right for the situation in Alberta.” 
Vehicle access now banned at Alberta provincial parks and recreation areas

Vehicle access now banned at Alberta provincial parks and recreation areas

Alberta renters can’t be evicted before May 1 for non-payment

Alberta renters can’t be evicted before May 1 for non-payment

Rent is not allowed to increase while Alberta’s state of emergency remains in effect and effective April 1 late fees cannot be applied to late rent payments for the next three months.
Alberta closing non-essential businesses; gatherings restricted to 15 people

Alberta closing non-essential businesses; gatherings restricted to 15 people

"Grocery stores, pharmacies, delivery services and other essential businesses will continue to provide Albertans with the goods and services they need, and we’ll look to Alberta’s business leaders to find innovate ways to continue remote operations and protect jobs."
Front line peace officers kept busy in Lac La Biche region

Front line peace officers kept busy in Lac La Biche region

Town of St. Paul and St. Paul Education close playgrounds

Town of St. Paul and St. Paul Education close playgrounds

Municipalities offering a helping hand

Municipalities offering a helping hand

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 rises by 67 in Alberta, 27 people have recovered

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 rises by 67 in Alberta, 27 people have recovered

To further protect those who are most vulnerable to exposure, Alberta Health Services has developed an online assessment tool specifically for health care workers, which will launch tomorrow morning. This is in addition the public online assessment tool. 
Bonnyville-area records fourth confirmed case of coronavirus

Bonnyville-area records fourth confirmed case of coronavirus

AHS asks Albertans to support food banks instead of dropping off food to healthcare workers

AHS asks Albertans to support food banks instead of dropping off food to healthcare workers

"Although we cannot accept your donations of food, Alberta’s food banks can. We ask you to please pass your kindness on to them."