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Abe's adjusts to doing business during pandemic

Abe's adjusts to doing business during pandemic

As physical distancing becomes a fact of life in an effort to limit the spread of the coronavirus, local businesses have had to adjust their operations to fit the new reality. For Abe’s Modern Diner, that has meant a complete reinvention.
Airdrie group sews bags for nurses

Airdrie group sews bags for nurses

Volunteers in Airdrie are supporting nurses by making them bags for their scrubs, which are meant to contain the spread of COVID-19 and keep their families safe.
Alberta confirms 162 new COVID-19 cases, two more deaths

Alberta confirms 162 new COVID-19 cases, two more deaths

"The scale of this pandemic means we often talk in case numbers but we must never forget every case is a person. Every death is a tragedy for the people who love them," Hinshaw said. 
84-year-old sews 50 non-medical masks

84-year-old sews 50 non-medical masks

Local businesses still open during COVID-19 outbreak

Local businesses still open during COVID-19 outbreak

3D printing to support health care workers

3D printing to support health care workers

While its facility is closed, the Airdrie Public Library (APL) is putting some of its equipment to use in an effort to support frontline workers who are battling COVID-19.
Domestic violence increases during pandemic

Domestic violence increases during pandemic

Alberta has 126 new cases of COVID-19, province experiences data disruption

Alberta has 126 new cases of COVID-19, province experiences data disruption

A total of 126 new cases of COVID-19 have been identified in the province bringing the provincial total to 1,996.
Province boosts mental health funding by $53M to help people cope during pandemic

Province boosts mental health funding by $53M to help people cope during pandemic

“Our message to Albertans today, especially to those feeling psychologically or emotionally overwhelmed, is that help is available.”
Anytime Fitness Airdrie ordered to close by AHS

Anytime Fitness Airdrie ordered to close by AHS