Worldwide national, October 8, 2021 | Vaccinated Canadians warned to stay vigilant this Thanksgiving – Global News

Worldwide national, October 8, 2021 | Vaccinated Canadians warned to stay vigilant this Thanksgiving  Worldwide news Record gas prices in Canada expected to remain high into winter  Worldwide news COVID-19: Travel kinks still need to train for Canadians with mixed vaccine doses  Worldwide news Thanksgiving Weekend Prediction: Here’s What Canadians Can Expect  Worldwide news Worldwide national: October 7, 2021 … Read more

Worldwide national: October 3, 2021 | Canadian military prepares for deployment amid COVID-19 crisis in Alberta – Global News

Worldwide national: October 3, 2021 | Canadian military prepares for deployment during the COVID-19 crisis in Alberta  Worldwide news Military nurses land in Alberta on Monday to ease healthcare pressures from COVID-19  CBC.ca Duration of protection against COVID-19 vaccines ‘not clear,’ says Alberta Health Services | CTV News  CTV News Calgary Military aid for Alberta arriving Monday; doctors … Read more

Calgary ICU nurse dies of apparent drug overdose due to trauma, abuse on pandemic frontline

Season Foremsky was an ICU nurse in Calgary. She died at home this week from an apparent drug overdose. handout/Facebook Season Foremsky added splashes of color—think bright pinks and purples—to her long brown hair, to make people laugh. She loved watching children’s movies with her two little girls and taking them to the park. Her … Read more

Alberta Prime Minister Jason Kenney refused COVID-19 help from NL Prime Minister

Alberta Prime Minister Jason Kenney declined Newfoundland and Labrador Prime Minister Andrew Furey’s offer to extend the Prairie Province through the fourth COVID-19 wave while the healthcare system is on the brink of collapse. Read more: Reality check: Comparison of COVID-19 vaccine uptake in Alberta after $100 incentive and passport According to provincial data, there … Read more

Canada Elections: Alberta MPs, New Faces Among Potential Picks for Trudeau’s Cabinet – Global News

Canada Elections: Alberta MPs, New Faces Among Potential Picks for Trudeau’s Cabinet  Worldwide news Journalism raises tough issues and asks tough questions, especially in elections  The globe and mail Are the leaders’ days numbered, or can Trudeau, O’Toole and Singh stay in power? | Ivison: Afl. 22  National Post EDITORIAL: Let O’Toole defend his case  Toronto sun LILLEY: Fewer … Read more

Jason Kenney tells radio host a COVID-19 lockdown would punish vaccinated people

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announces new COVID-19 measures for Alberta in Calgary, Wednesday, September 15, 2021. Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press Prime Minister Jason Kenney rejected calls for a “harsh lockdown” during a radio show appearance Sunday, the same day his province’s former top doctors signed a letter calling for immediate “fire-stopping” measures to stem the … Read more

Worldwide national: September 23, 2021 | Canadian Prairies struggle to crush fourth wave of COVID-19 – Global News

Worldwide national: September 23, 2021 | Canadian Prairies struggle to crush fourth wave of COVID-19  Worldwide news COVID-19: How Alberta and Saskatchewan’s Congested Hospitals Are Changing Care  Worldwide news View full coverage on Google News .

Pacific FC defeats Cavalry FC 1-0 in Canadian Championship, next Toronto FC

CALGARY – After Pacific FC sends one Major League Soccer club into the Canadian championship, Pacific FC must do so again to continue its march to a title. Pacific defeated Canadian Premier League counterpart Cavalry FC 1-0 in Wednesday’s quarterfinals. The Vancouver Island club will face Toronto FC of MLS in the semifinals of the … Read more

City of Vancouver requests court order to force Sahota family to repair building

The Balmoral and Regent hotels in downtown Eastside in Vancouver, November 6, 2019. JONATHAN HAYWARD/The Canadian Press The City of Vancouver is demanding another ban to force the Sahota family to repair a deteriorating rental dormitory building, three years after an inspector first noted risks to their tenants. The Council’s unanimous vote on Wednesday against … Read more

Nurses in BC in turmoil as province pushes mandatory vaccination for health workers

A nurse attends to a patient in the COVID-19 Intensive Care Unit at Surrey Memorial Hospital in Surrey, BC, Friday, June 4, 2021. The average cost of treating a COVID-19 patient requiring intensive care in Canada is estimated at more than $50,000 compared to $8,400 for someone who has had a heart attack, a new … Read more

Alberta investigating whether COVID-19 infection could waiver proof of vaccination, says Kenney

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney answers questions following the announcement of new COVID-19 measures for Alberta in Calgary on September 15. Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press Alberta Prime Minister Jason Kenney said he has asked health officials to investigate whether evidence of naturally derived COVID-19 antibodies can be used in place of evidence of vaccine under the … Read more

Canada Elections: Liberals Face Voter Apathy, Conservatives Avoid Kenney, NDP’s Quebec Strategy – Global News

Canada Elections: Liberals Face Voter Apathy, Conservatives Avoid Kenney, NDP’s Quebec Strategy  Worldwide news Vaccine use triples after Alberta announces its version of vaccine passport  CBC.ca ELECTION INSIGHTS: How Jason Kenney Became the Biggest Problem Undermining Conservative Support  National Post Alberta Prime Minister Jason Kenney’s wounds may have been self-inflicted, but are they politically fatal?  CBC.ca Opinion: All roads … Read more

Alberta halts operations as Saskatchewan plans vaccine passport amid rising COVID-19 cases

Verna Yiu, Chief Executive Officer of Alberta Health Services, said the fourth wave has led to the sharpest increase in ICU admissions for COVID-19 patients during the pandemic. JASON FRANSON/The Canadian Press Alberta has canceled all non-emergency surgeries to create makeshift intensive care beds, while Saskatchewan rolled out plans for a vaccine passport system as … Read more

Trudeau highlights Alberta’s COVID crisis in criticism of conservatives as O’Toole remains silent – Global News

Trudeau highlights Alberta’s COVID crisis in criticism of conservatives as O’Toole remains silent  Worldwide news Evening Update: Pandemic Dominates Federal Campaign After Jason Kenney Turnaround in Alberta  The globe and mail Worldwide national, September 16, 2021 | Alberta grapples with COVID-19 crisis, prime minister offers partial apology  Worldwide news Braid: With the denials flying, Kenney finally tackles an … Read more

Worldwide national, September 16, 2021 | Alberta faces COVID-19 crisis, Prime Minister offers partial apology – Global News

Worldwide national, September 16, 2021 | Alberta grapples with COVID-19 crisis, prime minister offers partial apology  Worldwide newsView full coverage on Google News .

Facing Fourth Wave Crisis, Alberta Prime Minister Jason Kenney Announces Vaccine Passport System, Broad Public Health Restrictions

EDMONTON—Amid a furious fourth wave of COVID-19 cases, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has declared a public health emergency in his province and introduced a series of new measures — including a vaccine passport system — in a major rut for the leader of the United Conservatives. Kenney’s announcement came Wednesday night at a press conference … Read more

Worldwide national: September 9, 2021| Latest election debate kicks off in Canada – Global News

Worldwide national: September 9, 2021| Latest election debate kicks off in Canada  Worldwide news The English Federal Leaders’ Debate in Canada: Live Updates and Analysis  CTV News Striking moments in the debate of French-speaking leaders  CBC News Each leader’s weaknesses explored in the early round of the English debate  CTV News LIVE: Official Leaders Debate | Federal elections 2021  National … Read more

‘A story of anger and division’: Alberta MLA writes letter apologizing for new COVID-19 measures

A UCP MLA apologizes for the latest round of COVID-19 restrictions on Albertans. In a letter posted on social media on Tuesday, Airdrie-Cochrane MLA Peter Guthrie said he believed Alberta was “forever open” when restrictions were lifted across the province on July 1. But on Sept. 3, the government brought back mandatory indoor masking, imposed … Read more

Edmonton-area mayors, companies join opposition call for vaccine passport in Alberta

EDMONTON — The mayor of Edmonton is one of 11 from Alberta’s metropolitan region who have formally asked the province to reconsider its stance against a COVID-19 vaccine passport. In a letter dated Tuesday to Health Secretary Tyler Shandro, the group asked the government to introduce such a system. The quoted group an Army survey … Read more

Alberta reports 4,903 new cases of COVID-19, 17 deaths since Friday

EDMONTON — Alberta now has more than 15,000 active COVID-19 cases and 600 patients hospitalized with the disease. The province added 1330 new cases on Friday, 1450 on Saturday, 820 on Sunday and 1303 new cases on Monday. There are 602 COVID-19 patients in hospital, 137 of whom are in the ICU. Unvaccinated Albertans still … Read more

As the fourth wave of COVID-19 mounts, hospitals face a new capacity crisis and potential decisions about who lives, who dies

The South Health Campus in Calgary is on display in April 2020. In Canada’s three westernmost provinces, where COVID-19 infections and resulting hospitalizations are already on the rise, worst-case scenarios could arrive very soon. Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press People who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 are the cause of the fourth wave of infection … Read more

Alberta’s use of UK COVID-19 data was a miscalculation

EMS prepares the ambulance at the U of A Hospital in Edmonton on May 7. JASON FRANSON/The Globe and Mail The Alberta government’s recent approach to COVID-19, which had halted virtually all public health measures over the summer and refused to change course as infections increased, was based on an optimistic theory: that vaccines had … Read more

Police looking for suspect who lifted 15-year-old girl’s skirt in Edmonton store

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Police Department (EPS) is seeking information to help identify a suspected sexual assault. Police say a man tracked a 15-year-old girl into a store near Terwillegar Drive and Windermere Boulevard around 6 p.m. on Aug. 27, police said. EPS says the man approached the girl from behind and lifted her skirt. … Read more

Police respond to motorcycle accident in north Edmonton

EDMONTON — A motorcyclist suffered non-life-threatening injuries Friday after an accident involving an SUV. Officers responded around 3:20 p.m. Friday to an accident in the vicinity of 153 and 82 Street that involved a Toyota Highlander. The 35-year-old man who was driving the motorcycle was taken to hospital by paramedics with non-life-threatening injuries. The 52-year-old … Read more

‘For the love of God, get vaccinated’: As COVID cases mount, Jason Kenney offers Albertans $100 to get a shot

EDMONTON – Carrot, meet slightly larger carrot. For a limited time, getting a first or second shot of a COVID vaccine in Alberta will get you $100 on a preloaded gift card. The new stimulus, in addition to the return of a provincial mask mandate in many indoor spaces and a 10pm drink sales shutdown, … Read more

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