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No new deaths but 239 new cases of COVID-19 in Alberta

No new deaths but 239 new cases of COVID-19 in Alberta

AHS takes over management of Manoir du Lac continuing care facility in McLennan
'Minutes count:' Alberta mayor worried about doctors quitting hospital work

'Minutes count:' Alberta mayor worried about doctors quitting hospital work

LAC LA BICHE, Alta. — A mayor in northern Alberta says he has major concerns about 10 of 11 doctors deciding to no longer cover emergency and obstetrics services at his community's hospital.
'A free-for-all:' Union wants grocery trips curtailed to slow COVID-19 spread

'A free-for-all:' Union wants grocery trips curtailed to slow COVID-19 spread

CALGARY — Western Canada's largest private-sector union is proposing that people be limited to one trip to the grocery store each week to prevent the spread of COVID-19 among customers and workers.
Son remembers 'tough lady' who died from COVID-19 in Calgary care home

Son remembers 'tough lady' who died from COVID-19 in Calgary care home

CALGARY — Rita Owen died in a Calgary care home three weeks shy of her 92nd birthday never knowing she'd contracted COVID-19.
'Can we hook him up?' Turkey on the loose in Calgary wandering in search of mate

'Can we hook him up?' Turkey on the loose in Calgary wandering in search of mate

CALGARY — Turk Diggler is looking for love, and one Calgary city councillor is wondering whether to play matchmaker.

Group of Alberta doctors resigning from serving hospital in Lac La Biche

LAC LA BICHE, Alta. — A group of 10 doctors northeast of Edmonton say they will soon no longer cover emergency room and obstetric services at the hospital that serves the Lac La Biche area.
Lac La Biche doctors say they will quit hospital duties due to GOA wage cuts

Lac La Biche doctors say they will quit hospital duties due to GOA wage cuts

Emergency and obstetrics services could be impacted if doctors drop hospitlal shifts
Alberta now over 2,000 COVID cases, outbreaks at care homes, work sites

Alberta now over 2,000 COVID cases, outbreaks at care homes, work sites

EDMONTON — Alberta has 162 new cases of COVID-19, the highest single-day report to date, and two more residents in long-term care homes have died. Dr.
Alberta confirms 162 new COVID-19 cases, two more deaths

Alberta confirms 162 new COVID-19 cases, two more deaths

"The scale of this pandemic means we often talk in case numbers but we must never forget every case is a person. Every death is a tragedy for the people who love them," Hinshaw said. 
Expect a different NHL when it resumes, says Flames general manager

Expect a different NHL when it resumes, says Flames general manager

CALGARY — The thought of the Calgary Flames playing games without fans in the Saddledome makes Brad Treliving shudder.