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Two complaints filed against St. Albert council members for in-country travel

Two complaints filed against St. Albert council members for in-country travel

Residents have until Monday at noon to register to speak to council on three complaints. The city did not respond to the Gazette when asked how the public could speak to two of the complaints without knowing which members of council were involved.
St. Albert COVID-19 task force adds new member, pressure for faster support rollout

St. Albert COVID-19 task force adds new member, pressure for faster support rollout

Businesses have no time to wait for supports, task force member says
U of A studying effects of pandemic on St. Albert student athletes

U of A studying effects of pandemic on St. Albert student athletes

University takes new twist on concussion study
Care home residents prioritized: Alberta begins second doses of COVID-19 vaccine

Care home residents prioritized: Alberta begins second doses of COVID-19 vaccine

EDMONTON — Alberta’s chief medical officer of health says the province has begun giving second doses of the COVID-19 vaccine with priority for residents in long-term care homes. Dr.
A family reunion 69 years in the making

A family reunion 69 years in the making

St. Albert's Rick Boyd found out about his siblings thanks to DNA test
Alberta long-term care residents remain priority in looming slowdown of COVID vaccine

Alberta long-term care residents remain priority in looming slowdown of COVID vaccine

EDMONTON — Alberta’s chief medical officer of health says residents in long-term care and supportive living facilities will remain the priority as the province grapples with a looming slowdown in COVID-19 vaccine supply. Dr.
Running out of doses: Alberta pauses appointments for first COVID-19 vaccine shots

Running out of doses: Alberta pauses appointments for first COVID-19 vaccine shots

EDMONTON — Alberta is pausing appointments for people to get their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, Premier Jason Kenney said Monday. He said the province would run out of supply for first doses by the end of the day or early Tuesday.
Alberta health minister says vaccine schedule to take hit from manufacturing delays

Alberta health minister says vaccine schedule to take hit from manufacturing delays

EDMONTON — Alberta's health minister says it will take longer than expected to start immunizing seniors over 75 outside long-term care homes due to a delay in manufacturing one of the COVID-19 vaccines.
The home grown effect has helped Albertans cope with COVID-19

The home grown effect has helped Albertans cope with COVID-19

'There is a wonderful purpose behind being a plant parent'
First COVID ticket issued by peace officers during state of emergency

First COVID ticket issued by peace officers during state of emergency

Lac La Biche resident issued $1,000 fine for New Year's party