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Alberta's COVID-19 restrictions staying in place for now: Hinshaw

Alberta's COVID-19 restrictions staying in place for now: Hinshaw

The current restrictions were imposed on Dec. 13 and were slated to last for four weeks, but were extended an additional two weeks. They will now continue for an unknown amount of time.
Care home residents prioritized: Alberta begins second doses of COVID-19 vaccine

Care home residents prioritized: Alberta begins second doses of COVID-19 vaccine

EDMONTON — Alberta’s chief medical officer of health says the province has begun giving second doses of the COVID-19 vaccine with priority for residents in long-term care homes. Dr.
Alberta long-term care residents remain priority in looming slowdown of COVID vaccine

Alberta long-term care residents remain priority in looming slowdown of COVID vaccine

EDMONTON — Alberta’s chief medical officer of health says residents in long-term care and supportive living facilities will remain the priority as the province grapples with a looming slowdown in COVID-19 vaccine supply. Dr.
Running out of doses: Alberta pauses appointments for first COVID-19 vaccine shots

Running out of doses: Alberta pauses appointments for first COVID-19 vaccine shots

EDMONTON — Alberta is pausing appointments for people to get their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, Premier Jason Kenney said Monday. He said the province would run out of supply for first doses by the end of the day or early Tuesday.
Alberta to run out of COVID-19 vaccine imminently: Kenney

Alberta to run out of COVID-19 vaccine imminently: Kenney

"We have quite simply run out of supply."
Securities Commission shares investment red flags for 2021

Securities Commission shares investment red flags for 2021

The Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) has released a list of top investment risks in hopes of helping Albertans avoid falling victim to scams in 2021.
Alberta health minister says vaccine schedule to take hit from manufacturing delays

Alberta health minister says vaccine schedule to take hit from manufacturing delays

EDMONTON — Alberta's health minister says it will take longer than expected to start immunizing seniors over 75 outside long-term care homes due to a delay in manufacturing one of the COVID-19 vaccines.
Outdoor social gatherings, personal services given green light to reopen

Outdoor social gatherings, personal services given green light to reopen

Alberta eases some COVID-19 restrictions
Some measures to be eased, Cold Lake and St. Paul over 100 active cases

Some measures to be eased, Cold Lake and St. Paul over 100 active cases

Personal and wellness services allowed to resume by appointment as of Jan. 18
The home grown effect has helped Albertans cope with COVID-19

The home grown effect has helped Albertans cope with COVID-19

'There is a wonderful purpose behind being a plant parent'