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Scott Hayes

Scott Hayes

Scott Hayes joined the St. Albert Gazette in 2008. Scott writes about the arts, entertainment, movies, culture, community groups, and charities. He also writes general news, features, columns and profiles on people.

Recent Work by Scott

Writers in (their own) residences go online

Writers in (their own) residences go online

The two Metro Edmonton library writers in residence have busy schedules with their own writing projects on the go and lots of burgeoning writers to help over the phone, through email, and via Zoom conferencing.
Writers in (their own) residences go online

Writers in (their own) residences go online

The two Metro Edmonton library writers in residence have busy schedules with their own writing projects on the go and lots of burgeoning writers to help over the phone, through email, and via Zoom conferencing.
96 new cases of COVID-19 in Alberta, two more deaths

96 new cases of COVID-19 in Alberta, two more deaths

COVID cases in Alberta near 1,000 mark; 96 new as of Thursday

COVID cases in Alberta near 1,000 mark; 96 new as of Thursday

As the caseload nears the 1,000 mark, two more COVID-19 deaths have been recorded in the province, bringing the total to 13
Business as ‘un’-usual for university prof

Business as ‘un’-usual for university prof

Gazette commentator John Kennair teaches several classes at Red Deer College, but not actually at the college itself. Since the public health restrictions came into effect, he's been offering lessons at a distance – from his home office. There have been a lot of lessons learned with this big change in how things work, he said.
Tele-vet an option for a healthy pet

Tele-vet an option for a healthy pet

Vets have had to be creative when accepting patients during times of physical distancing. At Mission Ridge Animal Hospital, it's just as easy as picking up your phone.
Alberta's COVID daily jump breaks three digits, with proposed new supports and laws on deck

Alberta's COVID daily jump breaks three digits, with proposed new supports and laws on deck

While the province announced a record high of new COVID-19 diagnoses at 117 cases in the past 24 hours, the premier announced new laws and other supports to help the economy and people who work in essential services.
Taking care of the vulnerable in Edmonton

Taking care of the vulnerable in Edmonton

Like many other frontline community organizations, Edmonton's Mustard Seed Church has become a necessary component to help care for vulnerable populations experiencing poverty and homelessness. More now than ever, the organization needs everyone's help so that it can do an increasingly more important job during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Surprise Santa visit cheers up Saturday drivers in St. Albert

Surprise Santa visit cheers up Saturday drivers in St. Albert

Santa Claus decided to add in a special trip to St. Albert on Saturday morning, bringing special messages to drivers on the Trail.
Pet fostering on 'paws', Humane Society says

Pet fostering on 'paws', Humane Society says

While many people might be looking for animal companions while they're self-isolating, the Edmonton Humane Society has held off many of its programs.