Jason Kenney

Kenney, Hinshaw, Yiu providing COVID-19 update Monday afternoon

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

The premier, chief medical officer of health and the president of Alberta Health Services will be speaking publicly early Monday afternoon, providing an update on measures to protect public health during the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. The news conference will be streamed live here at 1 p.m. …

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Alberta justice minister apologizes after accusing feds, provincial NDP, media of wanting COVID-19 disaster

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

Alberta’s justice minister issued an apology through social media on Tuesday afternoon days after he accused the federal government, the province’s Official Opposition and the media of wanting the health-care system to collapse under the weight of the COVID-19 pandemic. “I would like to offer an apology for my …

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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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House of Commons debate over Alberta COVID-19 outbreak sees blame, no solutions

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

An emergency House of Commons debate on the worsening COVID-19 situation in Alberta Wednesday evening saw the Liberal government voice their concern, but offer no new funding or solutions to deal with the problem. The emergency debate was called by Edmonton New Democrat MP Heather McPherson to discuss how …

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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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Jason Kenney to field questions on new COVID-19 rules on Wednesday morning

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

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and key members of his United Conservative cabinet are set to provide more details and answer questions Wednesday morning on new COVID-19 health restrictions. Kenney introduced tougher rules during a province-wide address on Tuesday night but didn’t take questions from reporters. The changes include closing …

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Kenney says new COVID-19 restrictions likely coming to Alberta on Tuesday as health crisis worsens

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

With Alberta’s rise in new COVID-19 cases significantly outpacing all other parts of the country, Premier Jason Kenney says he expects to announce new public health restrictions on Tuesday in an attempt to bend the curve. “Take this seriously,” Kenney implored Albertans on Monday, as he suggested the health-care …

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Alberta’s current COVID-19 status worse than every province and state: Former top doctor

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

While other provinces in Canada are getting a handle on the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, Alberta is heading in the wrong direction. The province reported more than 2,000 daily cases for three consecutive days last week, reaching the highest single-day total since the start of the pandemic …

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Premier condemns large gathering at weekend rodeo as Alberta sees record number of COVID-19 cases

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

Even as record COVID-19 cases are recorded in Alberta, people are continuing to gather in large numbers, defying the rules. Read more: ‘We can see it coming,’ doctor says as Alberta reports 1,731 COVID-19 cases, 3 more deaths on Sunday A rodeo near the community of Bowden drew hundreds …

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Jason Kenney defends his leadership amid calls within UCP for his resignation

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

Premier Jason Kenney said the calls within his own party for him to resign are a direct result of frustration over COVID-19 restrictions. “I lead the government and I’m ultimately responsible for those, and so, the frustration and anger gets focused on me in this position, understandably so,” Kenney …

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