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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
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'
First COVID ticket issued by peace officers during state of emergency

First COVID ticket issued by peace officers during state of emergency

Lac La Biche resident issued $1,000 fine for New Year's party
Experts say stretching out time between COVID-19 vaccine doses in Alberta reasonable

Experts say stretching out time between COVID-19 vaccine doses in Alberta reasonable

CALGARY — Infectious disease experts say it makes sense for Alberta to stretch the amount of time between first and second doses beyond what's spelled out on the labels of the two approved COVID-19 vaccines.
Surviving Covid:  One prayer and breath at a time

Surviving Covid: One prayer and breath at a time

This story was submitted by reader Shirley Williams.
Family lodges criminal complaint against Cargill in COVID-19 death

Family lodges criminal complaint against Cargill in COVID-19 death

No charges have been laid
'A firecracker:' Colleagues mourn Edmonton-area care aide who died from COVID-19

'A firecracker:' Colleagues mourn Edmonton-area care aide who died from COVID-19

"She was kind of goofy and sarcastic a little bit, but sweet as a pie."
Alberta ramps up COVID-19 vaccinations, paramedics on priority list for shots

Alberta ramps up COVID-19 vaccinations, paramedics on priority list for shots

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says the province is ramping up and expanding COVID-19 vaccinations to inoculate paramedics and other emergency service workers.
Alberta's capacity to vaccinate for COVID-19 will soon outstrip supply

Alberta's capacity to vaccinate for COVID-19 will soon outstrip supply

On Monday, Premier Jason Kenney said the province's supply of the vaccine will run out a week from now, "unless we get a huge surprise shipment."
Canada's first case of South African COVID-19 variant found in Alberta

Canada's first case of South African COVID-19 variant found in Alberta

Canada's first case of a new, more infectious variant of COVID-19 that surfaced in South Africa was found in Alberta on Friday, the same day two Atlantic provinces tightened their boundaries and Ontario warned tough new measures may be on the way if