Chaos looms as continuing-care facilities brace for COVID-19: AUPE

Staff shortages on horizon, workers fear care guidelines being ignored EDMONTON – Many continuing care facilities…

Lacombe Police see increase in fraudulent activity associated with COVID-19

The Lacombe Police Service (LPS) has seen an increase in fraudulent activity associated with COVID-19. LPS…

Update: Jasper RCMP ask public’s help locating missing man, 32

Updated March 26, 5:41 p.m. RCMP say Lylack has been located safe. —– Original story —-…

Province gives law enforcement agencies full authority to enforce public health orders and issue fines

Courts will have increased powers to administer fines of up to $100,000 for a first offence and up…

UN launches joint global humanitarian response plan to combat COVID-19 pandemic

TORONTO – United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today launched a $2 billion coordinated global humanitarian response plan to…

Killam RCMP ask public’s help locating missing man, 32

Killam RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 32-year-old Gordon Alexander Sinclair. He was last seen on March…

Help for Alberta’s oilpatch coming in ‘hours, possibly days’ says federal finance minister

Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau said today that help for Canada’s oil and gas industry is…

Lethbridge Police arrest couple on drug trafficking, weapons charges

Lethbridge Police have charged a man and woman following a short-term investigation into drug trafficking activity.…

Sylvan Lake allows customers to defer utility payments until August, taxes until December

Sylvan Lake approves temporary billing measures Sylvan Lake Town Council has approved temporary municipal billing measures,…

Liberals get unanimous consent to pass COVID-19 legislation

The Liberal government won unanimous consent to pass emergency legislation to free up $82 billion to…

COVID-19 lockdown in France reduces air pollution 20-30%

100,000 police patrol streets of France to enforce 2-week lockdown PARIS – France’s stay-at-home orders to…

Prince Charles tests positive for COVID-19

LONDON – Prince Charles, heir to Queen Elizabeth II, tested positive for the new coronavirus, his…

Leaked documents show Canadian Armed Forces’ emergency COVID-19 plans: Post Millenial

The Post Millenial is reporting about leaked documents that reveal the Canadian Armed Forces’ emergency COVID-19…

City of Wetaskiwin declares state of local emergency due to COVID-19 Pandemic

The City of Wetaskiwin declared a state of local emergency at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March…

Small B.C. island asks visitors to stay away during COVID-19 crisis

By Canadian Press Quadra Island, a tourist haven off the eastern coast of Vancouver Island, B.C.,…

Quebec goes ‘on hold’ for 3 weeks until Easter to stop COVID-19

Quebec has measures in place to prevent social chaos as province’s economy grinds to a halt…

Red Deer RCMP investigate robbery at Credit Union

Red Deer RCMP are investigating a robbery that occurred earlier today at the Servus Credit Union…

Rare comic books stolen in robbery, say Calgary Police

CALGARY – A targeted robbery last week left a man with minor injuries and has resulted…

Parks Canada suspends visitor vehicle access to parks across the country until further notice due to COVID-19

Parks Canada said it is committed to protecting the health and safety of Canadians, visitors, and…

Alberta’s oil industry takes more hits

Suncor postpones projects, Syncrude delays spring break-up maintenance indefinitely, Precision Drilling cuts CEO salary, plans layoffs,…

U.S. company issues $1,000 checks to all employees to support families during the COVID-19 disruption

NEWTOWN, Pa.,– KVK Tech, Inc. a U.S. manufacturer of generic pharmaceuticals, today issued $1,000 checks to all employees to…

Almost a third of small businesses may close within the month without more COVID-19 relief: CFIB

CFIB calls for a 75% wage subsidy to retain employees TORONTO – The COVID-19 outbreak is…

Canadian couple trapped in Ecuador’s COVID-19 shutdown feels forsaken

By Canadian Press Stranded in Ecuador with her boyfriend after the country imposed sweeping measures to…

Man who tried bombing downtown Oklahoma City bank sentenced to 25 years

OKLAHOMA CITY — Jerry Drake Varnell, 26, of Sayre, Oklahoma, was sentenced on March 23 to…

Province announces more relief for Albertans and Alberta employers

The government has made three significant decisions that will give Albertans and Alberta employers additional supports…

Edmonton Police charge man, 37, with abduction and rape of 8-year-old

Stene lived and worked in multiple locations in Alberta and British Columbia including Drayton Valley, Fort McMurray,…

Trudeau to address the nation after talking with premiers about COVID-19

WATCH LIVE Trudeau will speak to the nation from his residence at Rideau Cottage at 11…

Canadian fitness chain offers free daily workouts, yoga sessions on Instagram, Facebook for people confined to homes

TORONTO- With fitness clubs across the country closed and workout routines disrupted, Movati Athletic is giving…

Union calls on Ottawa to pass emergency financial measures for workers affected by COVID-19

Says Ottawa has stalled too long on EI reform TORONTO – Unifor is calling on MPs to…

Alberta changing approach to testing for COVID-19

Will prioritize groups at highest risk of local exposure and at-risk populations Travellers who returned to…

VIDEO: Microbes – not missiles – will kill millions, says Bill Gates

Microsoft co-founder and billionaire Bill Gates warned, “If anything kills over 10 million people in the…

U.S. hit hard by Covid-19, President Donald Trump approves Washington disaster declaration

Four states issue stay-at-home orders Today, President Donald J. Trump declared that a major disaster exists…

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