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Canmore Fish and Wildlife keeping close tabs on elk with Christmas lights entangled in antlers

Canmore Fish and Wildlife keeping close tabs on elk with Christmas lights entangled in antlers

Okotoks doctors make a stand for patient care

Okotoks doctors make a stand for patient care

Dr. Troy McKibbin, president of the Okotoks Urgent Care Physicians Group, submitted a letter to the UCP government requesting reconsideration of its recommendations for health care, which would include changing fee structures for doctors that could result in 10-minute, single-issue patient visits and impact care.
Environment Canada issues winter storm watch for Canmore, Kananaskis

Environment Canada issues winter storm watch for Canmore, Kananaskis

Heavy snowfall expected throughout southern Alberta beginning Thursday evening (March 12)
Widow of man who died outside Sylvan Lake clinic warns cuts to physician fees could kill

Widow of man who died outside Sylvan Lake clinic warns cuts to physician fees could kill

Now, as doctors across Alberta voice concerns over changes to the physician fee guide that could push doctors out of rural clinics, Annie Boychuk worries communities like hers may be left with less care when what they need is more.
Trudeau promises $1 billion for COVID-19 research, resilience

Trudeau promises $1 billion for COVID-19 research, resilience

Canadian, U.S. fighter jets intercept Russian aircraft off Alaskan coast

Canadian, U.S. fighter jets intercept Russian aircraft off Alaskan coast

Alberta Parks' online camping reservations open this month

Alberta Parks' online camping reservations open this month

Online reservations open for individual campsites will begin March 17, with staggered times to include 9 a.m. for the south region, 11 am. for Kananaskis Country, 1 p.m. for the central region and 3 p.m. for the north region.
Leduc school warns students of possible COVID-19 exposure

Leduc school warns students of possible COVID-19 exposure

Black Gold School Division will be turning off its water fountains and disinfecting all touch surfaces daily at the school. Fisher advised parents to have their children fill and bring their own water bottle from home and ask them not to share with their classmates.
Metro Vancouver man launches real-time coronavirus tracker app

Metro Vancouver man launches real-time coronavirus tracker app

The COVID-19 tracker makes it easier for people to get up-to-date info, broken down by province and country
Alberta now has seven coronavirus cases

Alberta now has seven coronavirus cases

“What does this mean to Albertans? It means that all of us need to be engaged in this response. We need to start thinking about what our new normal will look like over the coming months. With no vaccine for this virus likely to be available for a year or more, we need to be vaccines for each other.”