Category Archives: Alberta

Edmonton revises litter cleanup plan due to COVID-19

Edmonton’s community leagues will be key players in the city’s spring clean up efforts this year as they take on the role of distributing litter kits directly to volunteers. The city is leaning on the leagues and business improvement areas to help hand out litter kits for its Capital City Clean Up.  The kits are…

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'That finding really jumps out': Half of Canadians say mental health has worsened during COVID-19 pandemic

As job losses mount and self-isolation continues, half of Canadians say their mental health has gotten worse during the COVID-19 pandemic, with 10 per cent reporting it has deteriorated “a lot,” according to a new survey. Less than 20 per cent of Canadians polled reported being optimistic when asked to survey their life in the past…

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Rising water prompts state of local emergency and mandatory evacuations in Wood Buffalo

Mandatory evacuations and a secondary state of local emergency were declared in Wood Buffalo on Sunday after rising water levels created a high risk of flash flooding. The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo in northern Alberta declared a secondary State of Local Emergency because of high water levels along the Athabasca, Snye and Clearwater Rivers.…

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Alberta update April 26, 2020

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The latest COVID-19 numbers for Alberta show another spike in positive cases over the past 24 hours. This as the Alberta government introduces new measures to help the province’s most vulnerable. Source link…

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