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Alberta's budget promises more help for COVID-19 with a hard deficit

North Shore News 26 Feb 2021
EDMONTON — Alberta’s COVID-19-era budget made a hard landing Thursday with an $18.2-billion deficit but also a promise that good times will return. Finance Minister Travis Toews said a continued vaccine rollout and more businesses opening up should put Alberta on track to start its rebound in the back half of this year.
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Nasdaq Finishes Higher, Tech Stocks Retrace Some Losses

Yahoo Daily News 26 Feb 2021
Read full article. News1826 February 2021, 9.33 pm·3-min read. NEW YORK ... bond yields near a one-year high. The S&P 500 ended little changed, while the Dow index closed lower after earlier dropping to a three-week low ... Treasury yields ... Volume on U.S ... 1 ... Kenney’s Budget Fails Alberta Workers ... Speaker Pelosi, House Democrats holds a press conference.
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Globals Stock Slide On Inflation Fears, Dollar Gains

Yahoo Daily News 26 Feb 2021
Read full article. News1826 February 2021, 9.48 pm·4-min read. NEW YORK. The Nasdaq recovered as the bond rout retreated on Friday, but most other equity markets swooned around the world as data showing a strong rebound in U.S ... U.S ... “The U.S ... U.S ... 1 ... Speaker Pelosi, House Democrats holds a press conference ... Kenney’s Budget Fails Alberta Workers ... .
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Alberta eyes recall legislation, focuses on COVID-19 aid in spring sitting

Castanet 25 Feb 2021
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney shakes hands with Jason Nixon, government house leader and environment minister, after Nixon is sworn into office in Edmonton on April 30, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson. Alberta politicians return to the legislature Thursday for a sitting that includes a new budget and a politician recall bill.
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COVID cases tripled among Canadian health-care workers since summer: report

North Shore News 25 Feb 2021
The CIHI says almost all provinces saw an increase in COVID-19 infections in health-care workers with Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and B.C., experiencing larger percentage increases compared with the other provinces and territories ... The Canadian Press.
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'Serious concerns': Alberta First Nations oppose coal expansion in Rocky Mountains

Castanet 24 Feb 2021
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announces $43 million in repairs and improvements to provincial parks at a news conference in Calgary on Sep ... Two of Alberta's largest First Nations have written letters to coal companies ... THE CANADIAN PRESS/Todd Korol.
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Alberta seniors scramble to book vaccines, Ontario lays out timeline to immunize them

Castanet 24 Feb 2021
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn. Thousands of Alberta seniors rushed to book their COVID-19 vaccines on Wednesday, with some reporting difficulties securing a spot, as Ontario laid out its own plan for immunizing older residents.
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From hockey rinks to Canada's Wonderland, notable sites become vaccine clinics

North Shore News 24 Feb 2021
Olympic Stadium, Montreal ... Retired Gen ... The government of Alberta has chosen not to publish the locations of its vaccine sites in order to try to avoid having people show up without appointments, according to a spokesman for Alberta Health Services. This report by The Canadian Press was first published Feb. 24, 2021. Morgan Lowrie, The Canadian Press. .
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Alberta's top doctor urges patience as some seniors eligible to get COVID-19 vaccine

North Shore News 24 Feb 2021
EDMONTON — Alberta's top doctor is urging patience a day before seniors born in 1946 and earlier become eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine ... The doses will be available by appointment at 58 Alberta Health Services sites, and Hinshaw says pharmacies and doctors' offices will be added later ... This report by The Canadian Press was first published Feb.
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What's happened to our postal service? and other letters to the editors

Times Free Press 23 Feb 2021
What's happened to our postal service? ... 15, 2020 ... Joseph E. Huber. Soddy-Daisy ... "The 1,700 mile pipeline would carry roughly 800,000 barrels of oil a day from Alberta to the Texas Gulf Coast," according to a recent Times Free Press ... Kris Riefler ... A recent Free Press editorial headline states "Because of Rush Limbaugh, Conservatives Found Their Voice." ... .
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Critics ask why no details on government plan for parks management

North Shore News 22 Feb 2021
Despite repeated requests from politicians, environmental groups and The Canadian Press, Alberta Environment won't say with whom it's signed new parks management contracts, what the contracts contain or how many there are ... Many of Alberta's 473 parks and recreation areas have had some kind of third-party management for years.
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Alberta Junior Hockey League gets go ahead to return to play

Toronto Sun 19 Feb 2021
“We are grateful for the guidance provided by Alberta Health Services and our chief medical officer in developing the protocols required to safely resume the season for our athletes,” AJHL commissioner Ryan Bartoshyk said in a press release. “Thank you to the Governent of Alberta ...
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The Latest: NHL's COVID-19 list down to 13 players

Springfield News-Sun 19 Feb 2021
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world.. ___. The NHL’s COVID-19 list is now down to 13 players, marking the second-lowest total since the league first began publishing it on Jan. 13 ... 12 ... -- AP Hockey Writer John Wawrow reporting. ___ ... __ ... 19 ... 17, 2021, in Edmonton, Alberta. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP).
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