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Alberta expands gatherings for outdoor audience events to 200 people

Alberta expands gatherings for outdoor audience events to 200 people

Update: Alberta cuts business tax, boosts infrastructure spending to reboot economy

Update: Alberta cuts business tax, boosts infrastructure spending to reboot economy

Kenney says ambitious, long-term Alberta economy reboot plan coming Monday

Kenney says ambitious, long-term Alberta economy reboot plan coming Monday

Stoney Nakoda secures spot for pilot project

Stoney Nakoda secures spot for pilot project

A pilot project launched in Stoney Nakoda Nation on Thursday (June 25) testing out a Swiss drone to deliver viral live test swabs to urban centres – the first of its kind in Canada
Canmore Mountain Market returns for 20th season

Canmore Mountain Market returns for 20th season

"The market will continue to help bring back our community spirit in Canmore during this difficult and unprecedented time."
Canmore Library now offering curbside pick up service

Canmore Library now offering curbside pick up service

"Despite the earlier than expected provincial ‘green light’ our library remains closed to the public for now. There is still much for us to get into place before we will be ready for public access, and due to our location, we must also wait until Elevation Place is ready to open."
Banff will 'jump on board' if masks become mandatory

Banff will 'jump on board' if masks become mandatory

“We will will continue to work collaboratively with all the agencies, particularly the health authority. If they do make the decision for certain mandatory requirements for masks in certain settings, we will absolutely be jumping on board.”
Alberta spending on blood test studies to better track spread of COVID-19

Alberta spending on blood test studies to better track spread of COVID-19

Province identifies 45 new cases of coronavirus and an outbreak has been declared at Edmonton's Misericordia Hospital
Americans facing more than $8k in fines after RCMP catch them hiking in Banff National Park

Americans facing more than $8k in fines after RCMP catch them hiking in Banff National Park

With provincial and national parks reopened and Alberta recently starting phase two of its economic relaunch strategy, officials want to remind residents and visitors there are still several public health guidelines in place
Stoney Nakoda rescinds local state of emergency

Stoney Nakoda rescinds local state of emergency

"Ending the [state of local emergency] does not mean that the pandemic is over. It recognizes that the initial efforts of Albertans and specifically the Stoney people have worked in keeping numbers low."