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Alberta premier notes COVID-19 vaccine uptake since passport announcement

Alberta premier notes COVID-19 vaccine uptake since passport announcement

CALGARY — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says COVID-19 vaccine bookings have nearly tripled in the province since he announced a passport system.
'The boy stabbed me': Calgary care worker stabbed 19 times, client admits killing

'The boy stabbed me': Calgary care worker stabbed 19 times, client admits killing

CALGARY — A Calgary man has admitted to stabbing his care worker to death at an assisted-living facility in the city nearly two years ago.
Elks quarterback Taylor Cornelius gets first CFL start in absence of injured Harris

Elks quarterback Taylor Cornelius gets first CFL start in absence of injured Harris

EDMONTON — It's baptism by fire for Edmonton Elks quarterback Taylor Cornelius on Saturday. Cornelius makes his first CFL start at home against the league-leading Winnipeg Blue Bombers (5-1).
Enbridge fined for breaching Minnesota environmental laws during Line 3 construction

Enbridge fined for breaching Minnesota environmental laws during Line 3 construction

CALGARY — Enbridge Inc. has been fined and could face criminal charges for breaching Minnesota environmental laws during the construction of its Line 3 pipeline replacement.
'Here we go again:' Albertans react to latest slate of COVID-19 health rules

'Here we go again:' Albertans react to latest slate of COVID-19 health rules

CALGARY — As an emergency alert blared across the province notifying Albertans of another round of public health restrictions, some felt a range of emotions: anger, confusion, exhaustion.
Alberta's COVID crisis and campaign home stretch: In The News for Sept. 17

Alberta's COVID crisis and campaign home stretch: In The News for Sept. 17

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Sept. 17 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
British Columbia won't take COVID-19 patients from Alberta: Dix

British Columbia won't take COVID-19 patients from Alberta: Dix

VICTORIA — British Columbia's health minister says the province won't be taking COVID-19 patients from Alberta due to current demands on its own health-care system. Adrian Dix says the B.C.
Alberta reaches out on COVID-19 hospital crisis; talks to Ontario on taking patients

Alberta reaches out on COVID-19 hospital crisis; talks to Ontario on taking patients

EDMONTON — Alberta is getting offers of medical help from Ontario and Newfoundland and Labrador as it continues to grapple with a COVID-19 surge that could buckle its health system in a little more than a week. Dr.
Federal leaders point fingers at each other over Alberta's COVID-19 health emergency

Federal leaders point fingers at each other over Alberta's COVID-19 health emergency

OTTAWA — Federal leaders pointed fingers and fired rounds at each other Thursday over the spiralling COVID-19 crisis in Alberta, each seeking to forge a link in voters' minds between the province's dire health emergency and the others' policies.
Alberta business groups want more clarity around new COVID-19 restrictions

Alberta business groups want more clarity around new COVID-19 restrictions

Alberta businessgroups say a new program the province has launched to fight COVID-19 has been short on details while giving business owners little notice to make dramatic changes to their operations.