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Alberta reports first case of COVID-19 variant that's not linked to travel

Alberta reports first case of COVID-19 variant that's not linked to travel

EDMONTON — Alberta is reporting its first case of a COVID-19 variant, first seen in the United Kingdom, that cannot be directly traced to international travel.
Calgary company begins human clinical trials for its COVID-19 vaccine candidate

Calgary company begins human clinical trials for its COVID-19 vaccine candidate

CALGARY — Human clinical trials have begun in Toronto for a proposed COVID-19 vaccine made by a Canadian company. Providence Therapeutics of Calgary says 60 subjects will be monitored for 13 months, with the first results expected next month.
UPDATE: St. Albert answers funding plea for WILDNorth

UPDATE: St. Albert answers funding plea for WILDNorth

Councillors approve $10k grant for wildlife rescue non-profit
Coun. Wes Brodhead on continuing the path forward

Coun. Wes Brodhead on continuing the path forward

Brodhead talks about the vision of St. Albert in the years ahead while keeping the identity of the community secure
Is a spring election called for? St. Albertans weigh in

Is a spring election called for? St. Albertans weigh in

St. Albert residents and Sturgeon River-Parkland MP react to the possibility of an early election this year
Lois Hole surprises students with pop-up playground

Lois Hole surprises students with pop-up playground

Students welcomed back to school with farmyard playground
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.