To complement the release of new sport fishing regulations, and in recognition of the fact many Albertans are self-isolating in light of COVID-19, the Alberta Hunter Education Instructors’ Association is making its eight-module Alberta Fishing Education Program available online for free.
To protect the health and safety of Albertans, mass gatherings will be limited to 15 people and more restrictions will be placed on available services.
The City of Brooks is working closely with local partners to implement protective health measures to limit the transmission of COVID-19. This included recently extending the State of Emergency order which only lasts seven days and just ran out.
After thirteen years, Susan Burrows-Johnson is retiring from her position as CEO/Executive Director of the Galt Museum & Archives and Fort Whoop-Up. It was announced March 26.
Apart from its major food drive each November, March is typically the month that the Medicine Hat and District Food Bank needs to put a request out for food donations. March, 2020, however is anything but typical.
With so much uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, it can take a toll on us not only physically but mentally. With the closure of services, schools and workplaces and the rising number of cases of the virus in our province, it can be hard to not become overwhelmed with anxiety and s…
It was more than a decade ago when Michael Beier left his hometown of Consort to attend university in Calgary. With dreams of a career in Engineering, Beier studied hard at the U of C and participated in clubs.
To protect the health and safety of Albertans, law enforcement agencies have been granted full authority to enforce public health orders and issue fines.In addition, it is now mandatory for travellers returning from outside of Canada to self-isolate. This legal requirement also applies to cl…
MyAlberta is now receiving emergency isolation support applications from working Albertans who are self-isolating or who are the sole caregivers for someone in self-isolation.
Avalanche Canada will issue its final forecast for the season on March 28, which is about a month earlier than normal. The final three-day forecast will remain in effect until March 30.
Forty-two additional cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 301. Aggressive public health measures continue to help limit the spread of COVID-19.
Thirty-three additional cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 259. Aggressive public health measures continue to help limit the spread of COVID-19.
Cameron Mills, the Manager of Economic and Community Development for the Town of Coaldale, says that the Town’s goal has been to proactively manage the COVID-19 outbreak in line with recommendations from Alberta's Chief Medical Officer in terms of social distancing and reducing person to per…
Since Premier Kenney declared a state of emergency for Alberta, the Town of Raymond has enacted several measures. These measures were announced in a notice distributed via social media on March 16.
Meghan Brennan, the Communications and Projects Coordinator for the Town of Taber, says that the Town of Taber has closed several facilities and increased mitigation practices within the facilities where Town staff are still working because of COVID-19.
The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is prepared to help Canadians who have been outside of Canada for an extended period and are heeding the advice of the Government of Canada to return home.
The new Premier’s Council on Charities and Civil Society will strengthen community organizations working to address social challenges. Their first task is advising on civil society’s response to COVID-19. This was announced Saturday morning.
Forty-nine additional cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 195. Aggressive public health measures continue to help limit the spread of COVID-19.
Trochu resident Alicia Erickson, who is currently serving as Miss Rodeo Canada 2020 for the Canadian Professional Rodeo Association, sang the national anthem for the South Country Co-op Showdown that was hosted by PBR Canada at the Lethbridge Enmax Centre on March 6 and 7.
The South Country Co-op Showdown hosted by Professional Bull Riders Canada at the Lethbridge Enmax Centre on March 6-7 included two riders from Southern Alberta, Logan Biever and Dayton Johnston.
Pharmacists have been working hard to help Albertans assess and screen for COVID-19. A new billing code has been created for this service.
Alberta Health Services (AHS) has developed a simple online assessment tool to help people decide whether they need to be tested for COVID-19.
School administrations from across the province are working this week to develop strategies to ensure there are sufficient learning opportunities for their students after the provincial government announced on Sunday afternoon that all classes would be stopped indefinitely. The decision by t…
Residents in Special Areas have a much better understanding of the Special Areas Water Supply Project (SAWSP) after a series of community information sessions were held recently in Oyen, Consort, and Hanna.
On March 18, the City of Brooks declared a State of Local Emergency to support the Province of Alberta's efforts to combat the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Aggressive public health measures, including additional limits to mass gatherings, are being implemented provincewide to limit the spread of COVID-19 and protect Albertans.
The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is advising travellers of the possibility for higher-than-usual traffic volumes expected at southern Alberta land crossings, including Coutts, over the next several weeks.
Please be advised that, effective immediately, Lethbridge Exhibition Park is now closed to the public. This closure is in effect until further notice.
Following is a notice sent to the University of Lethbridge community from President and Vice-Chancellor Mike Mahon on latest developments as it relates to the COVID-19 pandemic situation."Earlier this (Sunday) evening, the Government of Alberta announced that, effective immediately, in-perso…
Following Government of Alberta’s directive, the Canalta Centre will prohibit all public and private gatherings of 250 people or more.
Medicine Hat College staff have been informed of rumors circulating that Medicine Hat College (MHC) will be closed for the next two weeks. Please be advised that this information is not accurate, and that classes and operations at MHC will continue as usual unless otherwise directed by the G…
Based on recent information provided by the province of Alberta, requesting the discontinuation of gatherings over 250 people and with the health and safety of our guests, staff and partners as a top priority, we are postponing the Home & Garden Show (date tbd).
On March 12, at approximately 5:45 a.m., Oyen RCMP received a call of a semi-truck and trailer that was in the ditch with an engine on fire. The semi-truck had attempted to avoid a collision with a deer and went off the road. The driver is not injured.
Recently, the Alberta Rural Development Network (ARDN) announced more than $3.7 million of funding for 12 projects in 11 rural Albertan communities. Through the Government of Canada’s Reaching Home program, the new five-year federal homelessness prevention and reduction strategy, this fundin…
Ben Martin, executive director of the West Canadian Paranormal Society, invites southern Albertans to a unique paranormal event, "A Haunting at the Empress.”
A recently formed limited partnership between the Kainai-Blood Tribe and AltaLink delivers a valuable new revenue stream for the First Nation and highlights how relationships built on collaboration can result in a mutually beneficial solution for all parties.