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Return to heightened COVID-19 public health measures sparks discord in UCP party

Return to heightened COVID-19 public health measures sparks discord in UCP party

“Leadership requires difficult decision-making and those decisions will not always be perfect. Good leaders learn and reflect on all decisions they have made, and try to adjust to a better outcome."
Aspen View will not pilot new curriculum

Aspen View will not pilot new curriculum

Joins growing list of school divisions saying it needs work before piloting
Plans for update to EI system coming soon, Qualtrough says in budget hint

Plans for update to EI system coming soon, Qualtrough says in budget hint

OTTAWA — Employment Minister Carla Qualtrough says any changes to modernize the employment insurance system won't be done without considering the financial impact on workers and employers.
Alberta Government’s Draft K-6 Curriculum pilot will not appear in Rocky View Schools classrooms

Alberta Government’s Draft K-6 Curriculum pilot will not appear in Rocky View Schools classrooms

“While we appreciate that the government has provided flexibility in piloting, we have heard from our administration and many parents and staff requesting that the pilot does not occur in RVS classrooms for a number of reasons."
Alberta Teachers' Association demands full rewrite of draft K-6 education curriculum

Alberta Teachers' Association demands full rewrite of draft K-6 education curriculum

EDMONTON — The Alberta Teachers’ Association wants the province to immediately scrap its draft education curriculum for young students and to start over.
Ottawa's COVID-19 vaccine point man aims to ensure more predictability for shipments

Ottawa's COVID-19 vaccine point man aims to ensure more predictability for shipments

The point man for Canada's vaccine rollout is aiming to ensure provinces aren't left scrambling when doses don't arrive as planned, as Ontario reported a record number of new daily COVID-19 infections. Maj.-Gen.
Alberta coal consultation terms of reference rule out land use, water concerns

Alberta coal consultation terms of reference rule out land use, water concerns

EDMONTON — A committee that is supposed to consult Albertans on coal development in the Rocky Mountains won't be allowed to hear what people want to say about water and land use.
Lethbridge doctor becomes seventh Alberta health-care worker to die from COVID-19

Lethbridge doctor becomes seventh Alberta health-care worker to die from COVID-19

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — The Alberta Medical Association says a Lethbridge physician has died from complications related to COVID-19. Dr. Wayne John Edwards, who was 66, died Tuesday at the Chinook Regional Hospital in the southern Alberta city.
Rosin stands by opposing additional COVID-19 restrictions

Rosin stands by opposing additional COVID-19 restrictions

“My stance remains the same, but I do not believe we need to go back and close restaurants, or shutdown many of these businesses a third time. I do want to be very clear that every Albertan does need to follow those restrictions that are in place and hopefully we can have our best summer.”
Cochrane council rejects extending face-covering bylaw past May 1

Cochrane council rejects extending face-covering bylaw past May 1

"I think by the time the province decides it's time for the masks to come off I think Cochrane will be ready to," said Councillor Morgan Nagel.