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Alberta doctors say COVID-19 numbers bring ‘cautious optimism’ amid rising ICU admissions

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

For three days in a row, the daily COVID-19 case count in Alberta showed a decrease, and active cases also appear to be on the decline. That’s welcome news to two Alberta doctors who say it shows, at least for now, that restrictions as well as ramped up vaccinations …

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Oilsands anti-pandemic measures boosted as COVID-19 outbreaks rise in Fort McMurray region

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Alberta oilsands companies are stepping up protective measures as a spate of COVID-19 cases sweeps through the region — at the same time thousands of workers are being brought in for spring shutdown maintenance at various plants. In Sunday’s update, Alberta reported 3,749 active cases in the North Zone …

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Kenney announcing COVID-19 vaccine partnership between Alberta and Montana

Kenney announcing COVID-19 vaccine partnership between Alberta and Montana

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney will be announcing details on a COVID-19 vaccine partnership between Alberta and Montana at a Friday morning news conference. The announcement on cross-border vaccinations will happen at 10 a.m. and will be streamed live in this article. Albertans 30 or over (born in 1991 or earlier) …

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Alberta to begin booking COVID-19 vaccines for people ages 12+ by May 10

Alberta to begin booking COVID-19 vaccines for people ages 12+ by May 10

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announced on Wednesday that the province’s vaccine rollout will expand to include anyone over the age of 12 years old by May 10. “Today I am pleased to announce that by this coming Monday, every single Albertan over the age of 12 will be eligible to …

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AHS warns Albertans over 75 of scam offering vaccine appointments for money

AHS warns Albertans over 75 of scam offering vaccine appointments for money

Albertans over the age of 75 in the general population are still waiting for their opportunity to be vaccinated against COVID-19, however some people have been getting calls telling them they can make their appointment — if they pay for it. In a tweet Wednesday evening, Alberta Health Services …

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Alberta slams federal rollout of COVID-19 vaccine as premier plans to join daily update Thursday

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After Global News learned Canada will be receiving hundreds of thousands fewer doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine than expected, Alberta’s health minister is calling the news a “failure” on the part of the federal government. “The federal government is failing Canadians,” Tyler Shandro said in a news release. …

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Alberta health minister blames feds for scarce details on Phase 2 COVID-19 vaccine plan

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Alberta’s health minister is placing blame on the federal government and vaccine shortages for the lack of detail that has been released about Phase 2 of the province’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout, but one professor said that is not an excuse. Phase 2 of the rollout will target populations at …

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Some Alberta businesses prepare to reopen as restrictions ease; 750 COVID-19 cases identified Sunday

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As Alberta added 750 additional cases of COVID-19, 1,210 new recoveries and 19 new fatalities on Sunday, some businesses are preparing to open Monday under the province’s latest round of relaxed restrictions. Last Thursday, Health Minister Tyler Shandro announced starting Jan. 18, personal and wellness services may reopen but …

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Vaccine rollout statements from Alberta government cause confusion for health-care workers

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Alberta’s chief medical officer of health is clarifying a statement she made Thursday, after concerns were raised regarding a plea for health-care workers to sign up for COVID-19 vaccine appointments. During Alberta’s COVID-19 update Thursday, Health Minister Tyler Shandro said there were still about 16,000 vaccination appointments available for …

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Alberta health minister, Dr. Hinshaw deny claims of COVID-19 vaccine waste as ‘misinformation’

Alberta health minister, Dr. Hinshaw deny claims of COVID-19 vaccine waste as ‘misinformation’

Alberta’s health minister and chief medical officer of health say there is “misinformation” circulating online about COVID-19 vaccine going to waste in the province. Tyler Shandro and Dr. Deena Hinshaw issued a joint statement Tuesday morning to “definitively address this inaccurate information.” Read more: Alberta doctors levy criticism over …

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