Alberta Health Services explores legal options after hundreds attend rodeo

Alberta Health Services says it is exploring its legal options after hundreds attended a rodeo in central Alberta — held to protest COVID-19 restrictions. But some have questioned how the event was allowed to proceed in the first place.Over the weekend as Alberta reported...

Albertans in their 20s, 30s, 40s and 50s are ending up in ICU with COVID-19 faster than ever before

More Albertans in their 20s, 30s, 40s and 50s are ending up in ICU with COVID-19 than ever before, according to a breakdown of data published by Alberta Health.This comes as case rates have soared among these age groups, most of...

Pharmacists complain of AstraZeneca shortage as Albertans 40 and over qualify for shots

Some Alberta pharmacies say they have little to no stock of AstraZeneca despite being included in the province's COVID-19 vaccine rollout.Alberta opened up eligibility for AstraZeneca to people between 40 and 54 on Tuesday and the uptake was swift. More...

Alberta NDP would likely form majority if election held today, new poll suggests

EDITOR'S NOTE: CBC News and The Road Ahead commissioned this public opinion research in March, just as the third wave of COVID-19 cases was building in Alberta.As with all polls, this one is a snapshot in time.  This analysis is one in...

Why comparing COVID-19 hospitalization numbers between provinces isn’t apple to apples

The number of COVID-19 patients in hospital and intensive care has been on the rise in many provinces lately, but comparing these numbers isn't exactly an apples-to-apples comparison. Not all provinces count patients the same way.The key difference is whether...

Why comparing COVID hospitalization numbers between provinces isn’t apple-to-apples

The number of COVID-19 patients in hospital and intensive care has been on the rise in many provinces lately, but comparing these numbers isn't exactly an apples-to-apples comparison. Not all provinces count patients the same way.The key difference is whether...

Alberta doctors reject tentative agreement following year-long dispute with UCP government

Alberta doctors have voted against a tentative agreement with the provincial government. View original article here Source

Why Alberta has identified more variant cases but they’re believed to be more prevalent in Ontario

Like with so many things related to COVID-19 in Canada, tallying up variants of concern is complicated — and interprovincial comparisons are especially tricky because every province measures and reports its data differently. Alberta and Ontario are a case in...

David and Collet Stephan to face 3rd trial over toddler death as appeal court overturns acquittals

David and Collet Stephan will be tried a third time in the death of their young son after the Alberta Court of Appeal set aside acquittals Monday, finding the trial judge made errors, including his comments about a Nigerian-born doctor's...

David and Collet Stephan to face third trial as appeal court overturns acquittals

David and Collet Stephan will be tried a third time after the Alberta Court of Appeal set aside acquittals Monday, finding the trial judge made errors, including his comments about a Nigerian-born doctor's manner of speaking which the province's top...
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