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Alberta strikes team to roll out COVID-19 vaccine in three phases starting in January

Alberta strikes team to roll out COVID-19 vaccine in three phases starting in January

EDMONTON — Premier Jason Kenney says Alberta expects to start getting COVID-19 vaccines in the first week of January, and high-risk patients and health workers will get them first.
Canadian curlers prepare for prospect of a Calgary "bubble"

Canadian curlers prepare for prospect of a Calgary "bubble"

CALGARY — A potentially lengthy stay in Alberta, and trying to defend a national men's curling championship in front of zero fans, are thoughts circulating in Brad Gushue's mind.

Baytex Energy sets lower capital budget for 2021, targets positive free cash flow

CALGARY — Baytex Energy Corp. says its is budgeting for capital spending of between $225 million and $275 million next year, a reduction at the midpoint from what it expects to spend this year.

Three organizers of Calgary anti-mask rally get tickets, three more face charges

CALGARY — Police in Calgary have ticketed three organizers of an anti-mask rally held over the weekend. The province has banned outdoor gatherings of more than 10 people in order to slow the spread of the COVID-19.
Half of people living in territories assaulted at least once after age 15: survey

Half of people living in territories assaulted at least once after age 15: survey

EDMONTON — More than half of women and men living in Canada's territories reported being victims of at least one sexual or physical assault after their mid-teens.
"Beam me app:" Star Trek's Capt. Kirk urges Alberta adopt federal COVID tracer

"Beam me app:" Star Trek's Capt. Kirk urges Alberta adopt federal COVID tracer

EDMONTON — Capt. James T. Kirk of the Starship Enterprise, in violation of Starfleet’s Prime Directive, is questioning the intelligence of Alberta-based life forms over their COVID-19 contact tracing app.

Alberta RCMP say missing mother and children, 12, 10 and 5, found safe

Mounties who were looking for a woman and her three children in southern Alberta say the family has been found safe. Bow Island RCMP asked for help Tuesday in finding the 41-year-old woman and her children, who are 12, 10 and five.

Southern Alberta woman and three children missing since early November, RCMP say

RCMP in southern Alberta are asking for the public's help in finding a missing 41-year-old woman and her three children. Police say Jessie Foyston and her children were last spoken to by a family member during the first week of November.
CP NewsAlert: Calgary facility set to become curling hub during pandemic

CP NewsAlert: Calgary facility set to become curling hub during pandemic

CALGARY — Curling Canada wants Calgary's Canada Olympic Park to be a curling hub for the season's top events.
Alberta projects COVID hospitalizations could soon soar to 775

Alberta projects COVID hospitalizations could soon soar to 775

EDMONTON — Alberta Health projections released by the Opposition predict COVID-19 hospitalizations could soar to 775 by mid-December and the number of intensive care patients could reach 161.