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Athabasca schools now have 76 active COVID cases

Athabasca schools now have 76 active COVID cases

All three Athabasca schools shifting to online learning April 6-9
Officials seek to convince skeptical public of vaccine safety

Officials seek to convince skeptical public of vaccine safety

OTTAWA — Canada's deputy chief public health officer wouldn't hesitate to roll up his sleeve if the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine were offered to him tomorrow, he said this week. Dr. Howard Njoo, along with chief public health officer Dr.
Pandemic exhaustion could drive some to gather for Easter despite warnings

Pandemic exhaustion could drive some to gather for Easter despite warnings

The second Easter weekend of the pandemic has become an emblem of exhaustion over public health measures, some say, as politicians across much of Canada warn families not to gather in person for the holiday.
UPDATE: Cochrane RCMP continue search for two missing girls and adults

UPDATE: Cochrane RCMP continue search for two missing girls and adults

COCHRANE— Cochrane RCMP are continuing to investigate the disappearance of Leonine O’Driscoll-Zak, 5, and Wyatt O’Driscoll-Zak, 2.
Athabasca region breaches 100 COVID-19 cases

Athabasca region breaches 100 COVID-19 cases

Unknown if more cases at EPC have been reported
What we know about J&J's single-dose vaccine, set to arrive at the end of April

What we know about J&J's single-dose vaccine, set to arrive at the end of April

Canada will soon add another COVID-19 vaccine to its supply, with procurement minister Anita Anand announcing this week that initial shipments of Johnson & Johnson's single-dose jab are to arrive by the end of April.
Alberta physicians reject new master agreement with provincial government

Alberta physicians reject new master agreement with provincial government

EDMONTON — Alberta’s doctors have rejected a proposed new master agreement aimed at resolving a year’s worth of acrimony over pay and working conditions with the provincial government.
Governments investing in new vaccine-manufacturing plant in Toronto

Governments investing in new vaccine-manufacturing plant in Toronto

TORONTO — The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing in a new influenza vaccine manufacturing facility in Toronto, sources tell The Canadian Press.
Alberta brings in Clare's Law to allow access to intimate partner's violent history

Alberta brings in Clare's Law to allow access to intimate partner's violent history

EDMONTON — Alberta is the second province to bring in a law that could help people at risk of domestic violence learn about their intimate partner's past. The legislation, which is informally known as Clare's Law, is to come into effect Thursday.
Variant COVID-19 cases continue to grow in Alberta

Variant COVID-19 cases continue to grow in Alberta

On Tuesday, the province released new COVID-19 data showing another 576 new cases diagnosed in the past 24 hours, of which 332 were variants of concern.