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Canadian Blood Services calls for donors to step up

Canadian Blood Services calls for donors to step up

December is the season of giving, and the Canadian Blood Services (CBS) is hoping Alberta residents consider offering more than just Christmas presents, this year.
Positive rabies test in pet cat cause for concern

Positive rabies test in pet cat cause for concern

A cat that tested positive for rabies near Longview, Alta., Nov. 13 is raising public health concerns for local veterinarians. “This is a particular concern because it was a pet animal – not a wild animal – and it actually bit its human,” said Dr.
Canadian Blood Services calls for donors to step up

Canadian Blood Services calls for donors to step up

December is the season of giving, and the Canadian Blood Services (CBS) is hoping Alberta residents consider offering more than just Christmas presents, this year.
Positive rabies test in pet cat cause for concern

Positive rabies test in pet cat cause for concern

A cat that tested positive for rabies near Longview, Alta., Nov. 13 is raising public health concerns for local veterinarians. “This is a particular concern because it was a pet animal – not a wild animal – and it actually bit its human,” said Dr.
Mother of injured Humboldt player calls for mandatory bus seatbelts

Mother of injured Humboldt player calls for mandatory bus seatbelts

Watching her children board a bus is now a cause of anxiety for Michelle Straschnitzki, something she hopes a new campaign will address.
Mother of injured Humboldt player calls for mandatory bus seatbelts

Mother of injured Humboldt player calls for mandatory bus seatbelts

Watching her children board a bus is now a cause of anxiety for Michelle Straschnitzki, something she hopes a new campaign will address.
New impaired driving laws carry heavy penalties

New impaired driving laws carry heavy penalties

With the Oct. 17 legalization of recreational cannabis, penalties for impaired driving in Alberta have increased significantly. Getting behind the wheel while impaired by alcohol or drugs will now be very costly.
New impaired driving laws carry heavy penalties

New impaired driving laws carry heavy penalties

With the Oct. 17 legalization of recreational cannabis, penalties for impaired driving in Alberta have increased significantly. Getting behind the wheel while impaired by alcohol or drugs will now be very costly.
Flu vaccine protects you and others

Flu vaccine protects you and others

In 2017, there were 92 deaths among hospitalized patients with laboratory-confirmed influenza, according to a Government of Alberta release.
Applications open for provincial crime reduction grant

Applications open for provincial crime reduction grant

A provincial grant is reinvesting ill-gotten funds into communities to support local crime prevention initiatives.