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Alberta RCMP have reported being threatened with COVID-19

Some members of the public are threatening RCMP by claiming to have COVID-19 and coughing on them.

  • Apr 7, 2020

25 new cases Tuesday in Alberta, provincial total at 1,373

Premier Jason Kenney to provide more information later in the evening

Wetaskiwin RCMP lay charges for an assault on police officers

Dwight Tootoosis claimed to have COVID-19 and coughed intentionally in an officer’s face.

Echo Lacombe launches openlacombe.ca to help residents during COVID-19 pandemic

Website offers up-to-date information on what businesses are currently operating

Cold spring weather makes self-isolation measures easier to follow for central Albertans

March was the 13th coldest on record, says Environment Canada

Yukon agents placed at B.C. and N.W.T. boundaries to limit spread of COVID-19

People traveling to Alaska, Northwest Territories must complete their transit within 24 hours of entry

Lacombe council meetings being conducted electronically due to COVID-19

Chief Administrative Officer and members of Council may participate in meetings via teleconferencing

Pandemic experts put ‘least weight’ on recovery stats, look to hospitalizations

The number of new positive tests and reports of how many people have recovered are less important

Alberta COVID-19 website provides more context on Lacombe-area cases

Website now reporting added geographical context, recoveries

Feds fast-tracked citizenship for researcher exploring COVID-19 supply chain

How Canada competing for scarce medical supplies has been a dominant issue

Canadian companies promise 30,000 ventilators on way, Trudeau says

Front-line medical workers remain in desperate need of personal protective equipment

Ponoka doctors looking at all options

Government cuts continue to affect mostly rural doctors

Blaze destroys home north of Bashaw

Community already stepping up to coordinate relief for couple

Lacombe seamstress sewing non-medical masks for the community

Busy Beaver Sewing Co. in Lacombe making two-layered cotton masks

Blackfalds COVID-19 update: All Community Events Cancelled until June 1, 2020

Town of Blackfalds’ priority continues to be to inform our community and employees

WATCH: Update from Prime Minister Trudeau

April 7 briefing from Ottawa

  • Apr 7, 2020

Wetaskiwin County COVID-19 confirmed cases remain within the City of Wetaskiwin

The City of Wetaskiwin has three active cases and four recovered.