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'Sit in jail and wait:' Legal experts worried about coronavirus court delays

'Sit in jail and wait:' Legal experts worried about coronavirus court delays

CALGARY — Some legal experts are warning that the COVID-19 pandemic will have lasting effects on the Canadian justice system.
Stranded travellers struggle to get home as borders close

Stranded travellers struggle to get home as borders close

Cooperative helps senior immigrants find their place

Cooperative helps senior immigrants find their place

Life can be tough for immigrant seniors
'Cocktail party' cookies a hit for Cochrane woman

'Cocktail party' cookies a hit for Cochrane woman

Love of cookies becomes a business for Cochrane woman
TransAlta buying cogeneration plant in Michigan for US$27 million

TransAlta buying cogeneration plant in Michigan for US$27 million

CALGARY — TransAlta Corp. has acquired a cogeneration facility in Michigan from two private companies for approximately US$27 million. TransAlta chief executive Dawn Farrell says the deal marks the company's first U.S. cogeneration project.
NewsAlert: WestJet to suspend international and transborder flights for 30 days

NewsAlert: WestJet to suspend international and transborder flights for 30 days

CALGARY — WestJet says it is suspending all commercial international and transborder flights for a 30-day period to help control the spread of COVID-19, effective March 23.
Why Americans are in a 'separate category' when it comes to border restrictions

Why Americans are in a 'separate category' when it comes to border restrictions

COVID-19 cases rise to 74 in Alberta

COVID-19 cases rise to 74 in Alberta

"This is what our new normal looks like," said Dr. Deena Hinshaw
Canmore Fire Chief self-isolates for 14 days, takes up cooking

Canmore Fire Chief self-isolates for 14 days, takes up cooking

“For a Fire Chief in quarantine, it is a challenge to feel disconnected," said Canmore Fire-Rescue's Walter Gahler "But the important thing to recognize is it’s not about me or any one person, it is about the community as a whole, the vulnerable population, the older, the medically compromised – it’s about protecting those folks."
Health officials explain why not everyone can get swabbed for COVID-19 right now

Health officials explain why not everyone can get swabbed for COVID-19 right now