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'The warning bell is ringing:' Social gathering limits imposed in Calgary, Edmonton

'The warning bell is ringing:' Social gathering limits imposed in Calgary, Edmonton

EDMONTON — Social gatherings in Alberta's two biggest cities have been limited to 15 people after new daily COVID-19 cases reached the 500 mark on the weekend.
Unionized health care support workers stage wildcat strike

Unionized health care support workers stage wildcat strike

Workers walk the picket line in Athabasca, Barrhead and Westlock
Bragg Creek Swan Song Festival honours experience of grief and loss

Bragg Creek Swan Song Festival honours experience of grief and loss

“Your grief might be different, but we’re all grieving,” said end of life doula Julie Handrahan. “You don’t feel alone.”
Top doctor warns severe illness likely to rise, trailing spike in COVID-19 cases

Top doctor warns severe illness likely to rise, trailing spike in COVID-19 cases

Canada's top physician painted a bleak picture Saturday of the toll the COVID-19 pandemic may take on the country, expressing fears the number of pandemic-related hospitalizations and deaths could increase in the coming weeks as the second wave drive
Shooting your age? Rare but not impossible

Shooting your age? Rare but not impossible

It's uncommon--though not unheard of--to shoot your age in golf. But it's always special, say those who've done it.
Inquiry into oil and gas foes to deliver report next year: Kenney

Inquiry into oil and gas foes to deliver report next year: Kenney

CALGARY — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says an inquiry into who is funding environmental opposition to the province's oil and gas sector will be completed some time next year.
Netflix reports a summer slump in subscriber growth

Netflix reports a summer slump in subscriber growth

Netflix finished the quarter with 195.2 million worldwide subscribers
A good death: palliative care/hospices make a difference

A good death: palliative care/hospices make a difference

While Alberta lags behind eastern Canada in availability of hospice/palliative beds, advocates say it's a needed option.
Canada, Alberta agree on caribou protection deal that gives them years to take action

Canada, Alberta agree on caribou protection deal that gives them years to take action

EDMONTON — Canada and Alberta have signed a deal on caribou protection that gives them years to take action but could allow energy drilling to resume on some ranges.
Cochrane Ecological Institute concerned with Alberta Parks' plan for release of orphaned black bear

Cochrane Ecological Institute concerned with Alberta Parks' plan for release of orphaned black bear

“You want the animals you release to stay there and not get into trouble with humans again. It is possible to find places like that," Smeeton said. “We really need to think about these possibilities because we want the best for the animals."