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Rocky View County's top rural routes stories of 2020

Rocky View County's top rural routes stories of 2020

Supreme Court declines to hear bid for injunction in flight refund case

Supreme Court declines to hear bid for injunction in flight refund case

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada won't hear a case linked to a challenge about air passenger refunds for flights cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 vaccine rolls out across the province

COVID-19 vaccine rolls out across the province

Edmonton, Calgary sites will receive new vaccine doses in coming days
Single Albertans can visit one other house over the holidays

Single Albertans can visit one other house over the holidays

"It will make a world of difference for single Albertans who otherwise would not be able to visit their families over Christmas," Kenney said.
Airdrie reaches 1,400 total COVID-19 cases

Airdrie reaches 1,400 total COVID-19 cases

As current restrictions are stil in effect, Airdrie has surpassed 1,400 total cases of COVID-19. According to airdrie.ca, there has been a total of 1,400 cases of COVID-19 reported in Airdrie throughout the pandemic, up three from Dec. 22.
Judge dismisses application for injunction against Alberta's COVID-19 rules

Judge dismisses application for injunction against Alberta's COVID-19 rules

The judge said the case had some merit and wasn't vexatious. But she also said she wasn't sure there has been irreparable harm, so there wasn't enough to persuade her to temporarily suspend restrictions.
Confirmed COVID-19 cases drop again in Airdrie

Confirmed COVID-19 cases drop again in Airdrie

Airdrie has reported another day of a drop in cases with 274 currently active, down 11 from Dec. 21.
Temporary injunction sought against Alberta COVID-19 restrictions at Christmas

Temporary injunction sought against Alberta COVID-19 restrictions at Christmas

The measures limit Christmas celebrations to individual households, restrict weddings and funerals to 10 people and prohibit outdoor gatherings.
Airdrie reports 285 active cases of COVID-19

Airdrie reports 285 active cases of COVID-19

Airdrie has reported 285 active cases of COVID-19, down 10 since Dec. 14.
"Completely unmanageable": Pandemic taking women out of the workforce

"Completely unmanageable": Pandemic taking women out of the workforce

According to the report, women's employment hit an unprecedented low with 1.5 million women in Canada losing their jobs in the first two months of the pandemic. In April, women's participation in the workforce dropped to 55 per cent, a level not seen since 1986.