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Alberta asks federal government, Red Cross for field hospitals
Pandemic Response Unit

16-11-2020
Fire destroys rural bus driver's home, she still shows up for 5 a.m. school route
Robyn Gilliland

A rural Alberta bus driver's home caught fire last week, but despite the damage it caused that night, she still showed up for her 5 a.m. bus route so kids wouldn't miss school.

03-12-2020
Anti-mask organizers charged for weekend rally in Calgary
Anti mask rally/Art Pawlowski

The organizers of an anti-mask rally Saturday in Calgary have been charged for breaching public health orders — they include a downtown street preacher who was fined earlier in the pandemic for similar alleged behaviour.

02-12-2020
Most Albertans will have to wait until next summer for vaccines, premier says
Jason Kenney, Dr. Deena Hinshaw

As Alberta rolls out COVID-19 vaccines in three phases next year, most members of the public will likely have to wait until summer for their shots, Premier Jason Kenney says.

02-12-2020
CBC Calgary News at 6, December 02, 2020
CBC Calgary News at 6, December 02, 2020

Current and comprehensive news stories from around Calgary and Southern Alberta

03-12-2020
Witnesses rush to help woman in her 70s who was assaulted and robbed in city's southwest
Calgary Police

Calgary police say two Good Samaritans jumped in to help out a senior who had been assaulted and robbed in the city's southwest last week. 

02-12-2020
BMO Centre expansion on track, Corral to be demolished this month
BMO Centre expansion images

The $500-million expansion of the BMO Centre is on track for a spring groundbreaking, according to the Stampede, and that means the demolishing of the old Corral will start this month. 

02-12-2020
The Family: New details emerge about alleged leader of 500-person organized crime network in Calgary
Orubor

The man alleged to lead a 500-person criminal organization involved in selling drugs and terrorizing a vulnerable community with violence, including a homicide, was once called a career criminal with a horrendous record by a Calgary judge.

02-12-2020
Fossil fuel production far exceeds climate targets, UN says
Energy 20200716

The world's governments plan to produce more than double the amount of coal, oil and gas in 2030 than would be consistent with curbing global warming, the United Nations and research groups said on Wednesday in the latest warning over climate change.

02-12-2020
Alberta asks federal government, Red Cross for field hospitals as COVID spreads
Pandemic Response Unit

Alberta has asked Ottawa and the Red Cross to supply field hospitals to help offset the strain COVID-19 is having on the health-care system, according to a federal source with direct knowledge of the situation.

02-12-2020
COVID-19 outbreaks more than triple at Alberta continuing-care centres in 3 weeks
Clifton Manor

The number of continuing care facilities in Alberta with COVID-19 outbreaks of two or more cases has more than tripled in three weeks, causing advocates to sound the alarm.

02-12-2020
11-year-old Albertan wins national spelling bee
Muskan Jiwa

Muskan Jiwa might be too young to drink espresso, but knowing how to spell the word helped her win a national spelling bee.

02-12-2020
OPINION | Alberta's new COVID-19 message: They died because of their risk factors
primary care

The move this week to list the presence or absence of comorbidities for each COVID-19 death in Alberta was a punch to the gut for the many who’ve been living with pre-existing conditions throughout the pandemic, says Rebecca Haines-Saah.

02-12-2020
Royal historian says Season 4 of Netflix series The Crown paints unfair portrait of Royal family
TV - The Crown

Season 4 of The Crown on Netflix is turning out to be much more controversial than previous seasons, as historians and royal watchers decry the unflattering portrayal of Prince Charles and his marriage to the late Princess Diana.

02-12-2020
Albertans need to prepare themselves for smaller Christmas celebrations, top doctor says
COVID Alta 20200630

Albertans must begin preparing themselves for a non-traditional Christmas with smaller gatherings, says the province's chief medical officer of health.

01-12-2020
Most Albertans will have to wait until next summer for vaccines, premier says
Jason Kenney, Dr. Deena Hinshaw

As Alberta rolls out COVID-19 vaccines in three phases next year, most members of the public will likely have to wait until summer for their shots, Premier Jason Kenney says.

02-12-2020
Everything you need to know about COVID-19 in Alberta on Wednesday, Dec. 2
Pandemic Response Unit

CBC News has learned the province has reached out to the federal government and the Canadian Red Cross for help as COVID-19 cases surge in Alberta.

02-12-2020
New impaired driving rules kick in across Alberta
Night checkstop police RCMP

The UCP government has implemented legislation that changes how impaired drivers are penalized, how things are handled during roadside stops and how disputes are addressed.

02-12-2020
Alberta politicians unhappy with changes to federal fiscal stabilization program
Travis Toews dec 1

Changes to a program meant to help the provinces weather extraordinary drops in revenue have been given a thumbs-down by both government and opposition politicians in Alberta. 

02-12-2020
As COVID-19 cases soar, Jason Kenney's approval rating plummets
Kenney

It's a trend line that Jason Kenney can't seem to reverse. Yet another public opinion survey shows a growing number of Albertans disapprove of the job he's doing.

02-12-2020