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Province turns down Alberta Teachers' Association request to delay school year

Province turns down Alberta Teachers' Association request to delay school year

students are to return to class as early as Sept. 1
Alberta's top doctor says her kids will return to school, but no wrong answers

Alberta's top doctor says her kids will return to school, but no wrong answers

Alberta reported 103 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday
Liberals to replace CERB with new benefit, simplified EI program

Liberals to replace CERB with new benefit, simplified EI program

Changes are also coming in to allow workers to keep more of their benefits
Alberta Teachers' Association calls on province to delay start of school year

Alberta Teachers' Association calls on province to delay start of school year

Need more time to prepare for students, says association president Jason Schilling
At least 30 COVID-19 cases linked to religious activities in Alberta: Hinshaw

At least 30 COVID-19 cases linked to religious activities in Alberta: Hinshaw

15 cases are linked to a church in Edmonton
Many parents nervous about return of school, plan to send kids anyway: survey

Many parents nervous about return of school, plan to send kids anyway: survey

Online survey took place Aug. 14-16
Fatal COVID-19 outbreak over at Edmonton hospital; 84 new cases in Alberta

Fatal COVID-19 outbreak over at Edmonton hospital; 84 new cases in Alberta

Hospital will also begin phased reopening
Alberta teachers, school staff should be tested before classes start: Hinshaw

Alberta teachers, school staff should be tested before classes start: Hinshaw

Hinshaw reported one more COVID-19 death and 121 new cases of the illness
Alberta reports downward COVID-19 trend with 56 cases and 2 new deaths

Alberta reports downward COVID-19 trend with 56 cases and 2 new deaths

"The hard truth is that we will likely still be fighting COVID-19 in 2021," Hinshaw said.
Canada signs deals with Pfizer, Moderna to get doses of COVID-19 vaccines

Canada signs deals with Pfizer, Moderna to get doses of COVID-19 vaccines

Phase 3 trial results are expected in the fall