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End of life planning a critical conversation

End of life planning a critical conversation

“We can definitely start to personalize things more – there are lots of great ideas you just have to have these conversations.”

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sept. 27

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 10:55 a.m. EDT on Sept. 27, 2020: There are 152,162 confirmed cases in Canada.

Two die after small plane crashes in field southwest of Edmonton

THORSBY, Alta. — Two people have died in a plane crash near a community southwest of Edmonton. RCMP Cpl. Deanna Fontaine says the small aircraft went down in a field near Thorsby on Saturday afternoon.
Parks Canada's new dog handler lands 'astronaut job'

Parks Canada's new dog handler lands 'astronaut job'

“I used to joke that it was an astronaut job because there’s literally more astronauts in Canada than this position."
How can I tell the difference between the flu and COVID-19?

How can I tell the difference between the flu and COVID-19?

How can I tell the difference between the flu and COVID-19? It’s impossible to tell without a test. Influenza and COVID-19 have such similar symptoms, you may need to get tested to know what's making you miserable.
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.
Bragg Creek Community Centre launching Internet access pods

Bragg Creek Community Centre launching Internet access pods

“We saw a need for a service here in our community."
Updated: COVID-19 outbreaks at three Alberta schools

Updated: COVID-19 outbreaks at three Alberta schools

"There is no evidence of transmission within the school in any of these outbreaks," says Hinshaw
Bow Valley College Cochrane Campus transitions to online-only classes

Bow Valley College Cochrane Campus transitions to online-only classes

Although COVID-19 may have affected how students are attending school this fall, enrolment numbers remain mostly the same as an average year at Bow Valley College's Cochrane Campus.