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Partial closure of Canada-U.S. border extended to Oct. 21

Partial closure of Canada-U.S. border extended to Oct. 21

Crossings of the border have been largely restricted to trade goods, essential workers and citizens returning home since March
Alberta limiting asymptomatic testing of COVID-19 to priority groups

Alberta limiting asymptomatic testing of COVID-19 to priority groups

Dr. Deena Hinshaw says voluntary asymptomatic tests will continue to be offered for priority groups.
Updated: Alberta won't 'micromanage' businesses as COVID-19 infections climb: Kenney

Updated: Alberta won't 'micromanage' businesses as COVID-19 infections climb: Kenney

Alberta government launching online COVID-19 map to track cases in schools
Update: Schools across Alberta report COVID-19 cases as school year starts

Update: Schools across Alberta report COVID-19 cases as school year starts

There were 619 new cases in the province over the long weekend
Updated: Alberta to dole out federal funds for COVID-safe schools on per-student basis

Updated: Alberta to dole out federal funds for COVID-safe schools on per-student basis

Funds represent about $350 per child for the upcoming school year
COVID-19 in schools inevitable, cost to reduce class sizes unrealistic: Kenney

COVID-19 in schools inevitable, cost to reduce class sizes unrealistic: Kenney

Education minister will announce Wednesday how $260 million in federal money for schools is to be spent
Positive COVID-19 tests at 2 Calgary-area schools derail start of year

Positive COVID-19 tests at 2 Calgary-area schools derail start of year

Peace River School Division, northwest of Edmonton, is delaying the start of its school year until after Labour Day
Updated: Alberta's top doctor sorry for confusion over back-to-school order

Updated: Alberta's top doctor sorry for confusion over back-to-school order

Province reported 426 new COVID-19 cases over the past three days
Alberta's top doctor says pandemic adds to back-to-school jitters as students return

Alberta's top doctor says pandemic adds to back-to-school jitters as students return

Alberta Health reported 108 new COVID-19 cases
Look after each other on COVID-19, Hinshaw tells Albertans

Look after each other on COVID-19, Hinshaw tells Albertans

Alberta reported four deaths and 258 new cases over Friday, Saturday and Sunday