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Alberta chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw Tweeted Friday that Alberta’s COVID-19 testing should be able to detect any new variants of COVID-19. (Black Press stock photo)

Alberta reports three new COVID-19 deaths, 356 new cases

Red Deer down to 129 active cases

Alberta chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw Tweeted Friday that Alberta’s COVID-19 testing should be able to detect any new variants of COVID-19. (Black Press stock photo)
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Alberta under 5,000 active cases of COVID-19, Red Deer down to 132 active cases

Alberta reported an additional 379 COVID-19 cases Thursday as the province dipped…

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Alberta has 1,910 active cases of COVID-19 as of Wednesday. Red Deer is reporting five active cases, with 108 recovered. (File photo)

Red Deer at 150 active cases of COVID-19

Five new deaths due to implications of COVID-19 have been reported in…

Alberta has 1,910 active cases of COVID-19 as of Wednesday. Red Deer is reporting five active cases, with 108 recovered. (File photo)
Red Deer Mayor Ken Johnston and Minister of Infrastructure Prasad Panda look on as Mike Ellis, Associate Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, speaks during the groundbreaking ceremony of the Red Deer recovery community Friday afternoon. A render of the facility can be seen in the background. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Construction begins at Red Deer recovery community

Construction on a new 75-bed addition and mental health challenges recovery centre…

Red Deer Mayor Ken Johnston and Minister of Infrastructure Prasad Panda look on as Mike Ellis, Associate Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, speaks during the groundbreaking ceremony of the Red Deer recovery community Friday afternoon. A render of the facility can be seen in the background. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
Alberta now has 5,384 active cases of the virus, with 498 people in hospital infected with COVID-19, including 94 in the ICU. (Black Press file photo)

Red Deer down to 151 active COVID-19 cases

Alberta reported 383 new cases of COVID-19 and a 4.3 per cent…

Alberta now has 5,384 active cases of the virus, with 498 people in hospital infected with COVID-19, including 94 in the ICU. (Black Press file photo)
Alberta has 1,910 active cases of COVID-19 as of Wednesday. Red Deer is reporting five active cases, with 108 recovered. (File photo)

Alberta identifies 1,068 new COVID-19 cases over weekend

One new death due to implications of COVID-19 is being reported in…

Alberta has 1,910 active cases of COVID-19 as of Wednesday. Red Deer is reporting five active cases, with 108 recovered. (File photo)
There are 5,745 active cases of COVID-19 in Alberta. (Black Press file photo)

Alberta gets 5,000 doses of Johnson Johnson COVID-19 vaccine

Red Deer down to 193 active cases of COVID-19

There are 5,745 active cases of COVID-19 in Alberta. (Black Press file photo)
Premier Jason Kenney says the latest investment has the potential to create 7,300 permanent jobs and 1,400 construction jobs and contribute up to $477 million to the province’s GDP every year. (Photo by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)

Kenney announces more agriculture infrastructure investments

Alberta is investing more into agriculture infrastructure across the province. Premier Jason…

Premier Jason Kenney says the latest investment has the potential to create 7,300 permanent jobs and 1,400 construction jobs and contribute up to $477 million to the province’s GDP every year. (Photo by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)
Alberta reported over 1,000 new cases of COVID-19 Friday. (Black Press file image)

Red Deer down to 535 active cases of COVID-19

Alberta reported an additional 1,051 confirmed cases of COVID-19 Friday. The province…

Alberta reported over 1,000 new cases of COVID-19 Friday. (Black Press file image)
Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre. (File photo by Advocate staff)

More Red Cross nurses coming to Red Deer hospital

COVID-19 death toll in Red Deer at 70

Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre. (File photo by Advocate staff)
About 57.4 per cent of eligible Red Deerians are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. (Black Press file image)

Red Deer up to 797 active cases of COVID-19

Province reports 1,256 new cases

About 57.4 per cent of eligible Red Deerians are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. (Black Press file image)
Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, encourages Albertans to get vaccinated. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, encourages Albertans to get vaccinated. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
A sample of what card-sized immunization record will look like. (Photo courtesy of Alberta Health)

Alberta to release printable, card-sized vaccine record Thursday

The Alberta Government will release a new way for Albertans to show…

A sample of what card-sized immunization record will look like. (Photo courtesy of Alberta Health)
Asymptomatic testing will now be available for "priority groups" who are most likely to spread the COVID-19 virus to vulnerable or at-risk populations. File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS

Red Deer rises to 393 active COVID-19 cases

Alberta identifies 1,401 new cases Friday

Asymptomatic testing will now be available for "priority groups" who are most likely to spread the COVID-19 virus to vulnerable or at-risk populations. File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS
Asymptomatic testing will now be available for "priority groups" who are most likely to spread the COVID-19 virus to vulnerable or at-risk populations. File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS

Alberta identifies 749 new COVID-19 cases Friday

Red Deer has 146 active cases

Asymptomatic testing will now be available for "priority groups" who are most likely to spread the COVID-19 virus to vulnerable or at-risk populations. File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS
Construction workers walk up a set of stairs at Union Station during the COVID-19 pandemic in Toronto on Tuesday, May 11, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

ATB: Public sector gains employees over COVID-19 pandemic

Job growth in the private sector is likely to pick up

Construction workers walk up a set of stairs at Union Station during the COVID-19 pandemic in Toronto on Tuesday, May 11, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Alberta Senator Doug Black was in Red Deer in April 2019. He stopped at the luncheon hosted by the Rotary Club of Red Deer where he gave a speech. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Elected Alberta Senator Doug Black to retire from Senate

Almost a decade of public service

Alberta Senator Doug Black was in Red Deer in April 2019. He stopped at the luncheon hosted by the Rotary Club of Red Deer where he gave a speech. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Asymptomatic testing will now be available for "priority groups" who are most likely to spread the COVID-19 virus to vulnerable or at-risk populations. File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS

Alberta identifies 369 new COVID-19 cases Friday

Central zone has 160 active cases

Asymptomatic testing will now be available for "priority groups" who are most likely to spread the COVID-19 virus to vulnerable or at-risk populations. File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS
Zeke Thurston, of Big Valley, Alta., rides Lunatic Party during saddle bronc rodeo semi-final action at the Calgary Stampede in Calgary, Sunday, July 14, 2019. Thurston is among five Canadians competing in the 2020 world championship of rodeo Dec. 3-12 in Arlington, Texas. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Big Valley’s Zeke Thurston turns in big performances over August long weekend

Lacombe’s Justine Elliot third in ladies barrel racing in Strathmore

Zeke Thurston, of Big Valley, Alta., rides Lunatic Party during saddle bronc rodeo semi-final action at the Calgary Stampede in Calgary, Sunday, July 14, 2019. Thurston is among five Canadians competing in the 2020 world championship of rodeo Dec. 3-12 in Arlington, Texas. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
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Blue-green algae found at Buck Lake

AHS has issued a health advisory for the lake until further notice

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