Alberta Premier Jason Kenney on minister's travel abroad, COVID-19 vaccine rollout – January 1, 2021

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney on minister's travel abroad, COVID-19 vaccine rollout – January 1, 2021

At a news conference in Calgary, Jason Kenney, the premier of Alberta, addresses a recent trip abroad by Tracy Allard, Alberta’s municipal affairs minister, amid ongoing federal public-health warnings against non-essential international travel due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In his remarks, the premier also provides an update on Alberta’s response to the pandemic, including the … Read more

COVID-19 in Alberta: Dr. Hinshaw says new restrictions needed to slow spread of virus – Dec. 7, 2020

COVID-19 in Alberta: Dr. Hinshaw says new restrictions needed to slow spread of virus – Dec. 7, 2020

In Edmonton, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, provides an update on the province’s response to the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) pandemic. She is joined by Paul Wynnyk, Alberta’s deputy minister of municipal affairs and chair of the COVID-19 vaccine task force. Responding to questions from reporters, Dr. Hinshaw comments on the … Read more

Alberta update on COVID-19 – November 26, 2020

Alberta update on COVID-19 – November 26, 2020

In Edmonton, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, provides an update on the province’s response to the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) pandemic. She is joined by Tyler Shandro, Alberta’s minister of health.

Alberta update on COVID-19: shift to appointment-only testing – October 13, 2020

Alberta update on COVID-19: shift to appointment-only testing – October 13, 2020

In Edmonton, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, provides an update on the province’s response to the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. She announces that starting October 14, people can get tested for COVID-19 at the province’s assessment centres only if they have an appointment. The move to an appointment-based testing system aims … Read more

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney comments on speech from the throne – September 24, 2020

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney comments on speech from the throne – September 24, 2020

In Edmonton, Jason Kenney, the premier of Alberta, responds to the federal government’s September 23, 2020, speech from the throne.

Alberta COVID-19 update: 121 new cases reported – August 12, 2020

Alberta COVID-19 update: 121 new cases reported – August 12, 2020

In Edmonton, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, provides an update on the province’s response to the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. Alberta is reporting 121 new cases of COVID-19, the majority of which are in the Edmonton region.

Alberta update on COVID-19 and the 2020–21 school year – July 21, 2020

Alberta update on COVID-19 and the 2020–21 school year – July 21, 2020

In Edmonton, Jason Kenney, the premier of Alberta, and Adriana LaGrange, Alberta’s minister of education, deliver an update on province’s plan for the 2020–21 school year. They are joined by Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, who also provides a briefing on the province’s response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Alberta update on COVID-19 and second phase of mask-distribution plan – July 13, 2020

Alberta update on COVID-19 and second phase of mask-distribution plan – July 13, 2020

In Edmonton, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney provides an update on the province’s response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak. He is joined by Tyler Shandro, Alberta’s minister of health, and Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta’s chief medical officer of health. Shandro also announces details of Alberta’s second phase to distribute an additional 20 million free, non-medical masks … Read more