Alberta Health Services said about 170 Citadel Mews residents were forced out by the fire, in addition to residents of the independent living area.
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She has a BA (Hons) in English from the University of Alberta, where she studied English and non-fiction writing, and also wrote for the school newspaper, The Gateway.
After graduation, she was hired as a writer for Global News in Edmonton. Since then, she has worked as an assignment editor and producer before moving into her current position as an Online Reporter/Producer.
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Alberta Health Services was granted a pre-emptive injunction Thursday against the operator of an Alberta café who has repeatedly broken COVID-19 health restrictions.
On-site COVID-19 vaccine clinics are starting to be offered at industrial camps and sites in the Fort McMurray area.
Eight days after receiving an AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, 52-year-old Lisa Stonehouse had heart palpitations, chills, nausea and a severe headache, her daughter Jordan said.
Current construction projects include bridges, LRT expansion, freeway conversions, neighbourhood renewal, new playgrounds and park upgrades.
The Edmonton Catholic School Board decided unanimously it would not pilot the Alberta government’s draft kindergarten to Grade 6 curriculum.
The Trans-Canada Highway was shut down in both directions Friday evening due to a grass fire.
He also said the government will implement a curfew where case rates are significantly high and if a municipality or region requests it.
Effective Friday, Alberta is expanding COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to those in the rest of Phase 2C and 2D, including any Albertan 50 or over and firefighters.
Charges have been laid in a road rage case from Sunday evening and the Hate Crime Unit is investigating whether it was racially motivated.
In the past, Leduc traffic enforcement has been done through a combination of automated and staffed enforcement by Leduc RCMP and MTU.
Edmonton Fire Rescue Services said crews were called just before 7:30 a.m. to an apartment fire at 87 Street and 97 Avenue.
The data shows that in the North zone, 18.8 per cent of the population has received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine.
The Black Gold School Division requested to move all Grade 7-12 schools to online learning because of COVID-19 cases but just one school met the province’s criteria.
“From his work as a member of city council, to his leadership roles with numerous civic institutions, Stanley Milner helped shape Edmonton.”