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42 new cases of COVID-19 in Alberta in the last 24 hours

42 new cases of COVID-19 in Alberta in the last 24 hours

Hinshaw said the province has updated the self-isolation timeline for those who are sick. Anyone who is sick is being asked now to self-isolate for 10 days from the onset of symptoms, rather than the previous 14 days.
Snowbirds, stay home immediately: Kenney

Snowbirds, stay home immediately: Kenney

“... when you come into the country ... you must go directly and immediately to your home without stopping."
Kenney says 'special place in hell' for hoarders, scammers during pandemic

Kenney says 'special place in hell' for hoarders, scammers during pandemic

First Nations at higher risk of COVID-19

First Nations at higher risk of COVID-19

Alberta's education tax hike cancelled

Alberta's education tax hike cancelled

The premier said reversing the 3.4-per-cent increase should save around $55 million for households and $32 million for businesses, for a total of $87 million a year.
Town closes doors to public

Town closes doors to public

Starting today, Monday, March 23, all Town of Bonnyville facilities are closed to the public.
COVID-19 testing now prioritizes highest-risk groups

COVID-19 testing now prioritizes highest-risk groups

Travellers who returned to Alberta after March 12 and are showing mild symptoms will not longer be tested. The province asks anyone who is sick to self-isolate at home and stay away from others.
Home learning plans in place for northeast Alberta school region

Home learning plans in place for northeast Alberta school region

With more than 4,000 students across the Lac La Biche region out of school due to classroom cancellations at public, Catholic and Francophone schools, education officials are offering new ideas to keep young minds active.
Municipal leaders assure residents "we will get through this"

Municipal leaders assure residents "we will get through this"

Child care spaces for Alberta's essential workers to open this week

Child care spaces for Alberta's essential workers to open this week