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Growing demand for meal delivery

Growing demand for meal delivery

Increase in housebound clients and those looking to stock freezers ramps up demand for meal delivery
Shaw Communications Inc. founder and executive chair JR Shaw has died at 85

Shaw Communications Inc. founder and executive chair JR Shaw has died at 85

CALGARY — The founder of Shaw Communications Inc., JR Shaw, has died, the company said Tuesday. He was 85.
Alberta reports one COVID death, others test positive at Calgary seniors' centre

Alberta reports one COVID death, others test positive at Calgary seniors' centre

EDMONTON — Alberta announced a senior living in a Calgary long-term care centre has died from COVID-19, and others in the facility have tested positive or are showing symptoms of the virus.
Second Albertan dies from COVID-19 as province confirms 57 new cases

Second Albertan dies from COVID-19 as province confirms 57 new cases

Sick worker at oilsands lodge north of Fort McMurray tests negative for COVID-19

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — The operator of a work lodge north of Fort McMurray, Alta., says a guest who fell ill last week does not have COVID-19. Houston-based Civeo Corp.
Is a quilt show an outdoor activity? It is when everyone is social distancing <b>(17 photos)</b>

Is a quilt show an outdoor activity? It is when everyone is social distancing (17 photos)

Unable to appreciate each other's work indoors, Stitches from the Heart Quilt Guild members in Sault Ste. Marie hung their creations outdoors on Saturday instead
Suncor cuts $1.5 billion from budget to cope with low oil prices, virus impact

Suncor cuts $1.5 billion from budget to cope with low oil prices, virus impact

CALGARY — Oilsands giant Suncor Energy Inc.
Not so fantastic: Thieves swipe three rare 'Fantastic Four' comic books

Not so fantastic: Thieves swipe three rare 'Fantastic Four' comic books

CALGARY — Police in Calgary are looking for a suspect following an assault and a theft of three rare comic books earlier this month. Investigators say a Fantastic Four No. 1, a Fantastic Four No. 2 and a Fantastic Four No.
Calgary researcher to lead global study on COVID-19 treatment for children

Calgary researcher to lead global study on COVID-19 treatment for children

CALGARY — While children appear to be better at fighting off the novel coronavirus than adults, little is known about how COVID-19 affects them and the best treatment for kids who are infected, says a Calgary researcher who hopes to fill in some of t
Dollarama, Walmart Canada boost employee pay amid COVID-19 outbreak

Dollarama, Walmart Canada boost employee pay amid COVID-19 outbreak

"We recognize the challenges they are facing and appreciate the incredible work they are doing to serve Canadians in these truly unprecedented circumstances."