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Edmonton mayor urges residents to follow COVID-19 rules despite vacation outrage

Edmonton mayor urges residents to follow COVID-19 rules despite vacation outrage

Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson is urging residents to keep following COVID-19 rules, despite growing outrage over some provincial politicians and staff ignoring advice not to travel.
Aurora hit by 'cybersecurity incident' on Christmas, doesn't say what data affected

Aurora hit by 'cybersecurity incident' on Christmas, doesn't say what data affected

EDMONTON — Aurora Cannabis Inc. says it experienced a "cybersecurity incident" over the holidays. The Edmonton-based cannabis producer says the incident took place on Dec. 25, but did not share what data was involved or how it was accessed.
Allard resigns from cabinet, other Alberta MLAs who vacationed abroad lose government roles

Allard resigns from cabinet, other Alberta MLAs who vacationed abroad lose government roles

Transportation Minister Ric McIver will serve as interim Minister of Municipal Affairs.
Usage-based auto insurance has potential problems

Usage-based auto insurance has potential problems

Auto insurance industry reforms offer the opposite of enhanced choice, says columnist.
Airdrie RCMP issues missing person report for Oral David Virtue

Airdrie RCMP issues missing person report for Oral David Virtue

Airdrie RCMP is seeking the public's assistance in locating Oral David Virtue, a 50-year-old who was was last seen in Airdrie Dec. 30, 2020. According to a press release from the detachment, e is believed to be in the Edmonton area.
CP NewsAlert: Alberta Premier Kenney issues travel order for government officials

CP NewsAlert: Alberta Premier Kenney issues travel order for government officials

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has ordered all cabinet ministers and senior government officials not to travel outside Canada unless it's for government business.
Welcome to the gig economy

Welcome to the gig economy

The gig economy can hurt the individual and society.
Update: Long term care residents roll up their sleeves as Alberta begins distributing 16,900 doses of Moderna vaccine

Update: Long term care residents roll up their sleeves as Alberta begins distributing 16,900 doses of Moderna vaccine

Moderna vaccine doses have arrived in Alberta and will be offered to residents in continuing care facilities starting before the new year.
Crocheted outfits bring tears of joy to Misericordia's neonatal intensive care unit

Crocheted outfits bring tears of joy to Misericordia's neonatal intensive care unit

All 17 tiny ones in the hospital's neonatal intensive care unit were dressed in Whoville-themed four-piece sets in time for visits by their parents during the days leading up to Dec. 25.
Great West Newspapers:  A Year in Review

Great West Newspapers: A Year in Review

Here are some of the stories that topped the charts for the Great West Newspapers family in 2020.