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Trudeau rejects Alberta cabinet minister accusation PM wants COVID-19 health disaster

North Shore News 11 May 2021
EDMONTON — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is rejecting an accusation from Alberta’s justice minister that the federal government is part of a trio wanting the province’s health system to collapse under the pressure of COVID-19 ... Alberta has recently had COVID-19 case rates that are the highest in North America ... Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press.
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Opposition, Ottawa, media looking for COVID-19 disaster: Alberta justice minister

Castanet 11 May 2021
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney shakes hands with Kaycee Madu after Madu was sworn into office in Edmonton on Tuesday, April 30, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson. Alberta’s justice minister says a COVID-19 disaster is what the provincial Opposition, the federal government and the media "were looking for and want" in the province.
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Trudeau rejects Alberta cabinet minister accusation he wants COVID health disaster

Castanet 11 May 2021
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau holds a press conference in Ottawa on Tuesday, May 11, 2021. Trudeau is rejecting accusations from Alberta’s justice minister that his federal government is part of a trio rooting for that province’s health system to collapse due to COVID-19.
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Oilsands producers step up anti-pandemic measures as outbreaks rise in region

North Shore News 10 May 2021
In Friday's update, Alberta reported 3,749 active cases in the North Zone that includes Fort McMurray, with outbreaks identified at several work lodges as well as at production facilities operated by oilsands producers including Suncor Energy Inc., Syncrude, Imperial Oil Ltd., Canadian Natural Resources Ltd ... The Canadian Press.
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Maiden Gha-Chick Festival

B & FT Online 10 May 2021
“The overall goal is to support women farmers and agribusinesses to recover fully from the dire effects of COVID-19; gain some stability, increase their income, enhance nutrition of households and support the livelihoods of women farmers,” the Executive Director of Agrihouse Foundation, Alberta Nana Akyaa Akosa, said in a press release.
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Montana to vaccinate Alberta truckers

Independent Record 07 May 2021
The deal was paved by a signed between Montana and Alberta in hopes of maintaining trade routes across the border, according to Friday's press release ... including by forging this innovative agreement with Montana,” Alberta Premier Jason Kenney said in the governor's press release.
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Alberta truckers delivering in Montana can get COVID-19 vaccine in the state

Castanet 07 May 2021
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney arrives at the 2021 budget in Edmonton, Thursday, Feb ... Kenney is expected to announce this morning an arrangement allowing Alberta truckers to get vaccinated against COVID-19 in neighbouring American states.
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Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for April, by province

Moosejaw Today 07 May 2021
_ Alberta 9.0 per cent (9.1) ... This report by The Canadian Press was first published May 7, 2021 and was generated automatically. The Canadian Press. .
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Missoulian editorial: Blackfeet donate to neighbors

Missoulian 07 May 2021
A generous surplus of huckleberries to the Blackfeet Tribe for donating about 1,000 extra COVID-19 vaccines to our northern neighbors in Alberta, Canada. According to the Associated Press, hundreds of First Nations members drove for hours to the border in hopes of receiving one of the doses ... Fully employed chokecherries to Gov ... .
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Kenney under fire during Commons emergency debate on Alberta's COVID-19 crisis

Castanet 06 May 2021
Alberta's legislature may have been silenced but its partisan warfare has relocated to the House of Commons as MPs hold an emergency debate tonight on the province's soaring COVID-19 cases. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson. Alberta's legislature may have been ...
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Alberta justice minister hikes fines, promises renewed effort on COVID-19 scofflaws

Castanet 06 May 2021
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney updates media on measures taken to help with COVID-19, in Edmonton on Friday, March 20, 2020. Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and key members of his United Conservative cabinet are to provide more details and answer questions this morning on new COVID-19 health restrictions.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson.
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Alberta health agency closes cafe that skirted COVID-19 public health orders

North Shore News 05 May 2021
Alberta Health Services says it has physically closed a central Alberta cafe that has been skirting COVID-19 public health orders for months ... But Alberta Health Services says the cafe's operator has decided not to follow mandatory restrictions.
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Alberta moves students online, closes patios and salons over COVID-19 surge

North Shore News 05 May 2021
EDMONTON — Premier Jason Kenney, with surging COVID-19 case rates threatening to overwhelm Alberta’s hospitals, has reintroduced stricter rules on outdoor gatherings, businesses and schools not seen since the first wave of the pandemic ... “Alberta has still not implemented the necessary measures to break the transmission of infection.".
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