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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
Experts say stretching out time between COVID-19 vaccine doses in Alberta reasonable

Experts say stretching out time between COVID-19 vaccine doses in Alberta reasonable

CALGARY — Infectious disease experts say it makes sense for Alberta to stretch the amount of time between first and second doses beyond what's spelled out on the labels of the two approved COVID-19 vaccines.
Surviving Covid:  One prayer and breath at a time

Surviving Covid: One prayer and breath at a time

This story was submitted by reader Shirley Williams.
Vaccinations begin for St. Albert Chartwell residents, staff

Vaccinations begin for St. Albert Chartwell residents, staff

Jenny Maier's grandmother lives at St. Albert Chartwell, and she said the 92-year-old "can hardly wait" to get the vaccine.
Family lodges criminal complaint against Cargill in COVID-19 death

Family lodges criminal complaint against Cargill in COVID-19 death

No charges have been laid