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Town of Westlock waives utility penalty fees due to COVID-19

Town of Westlock waives utility penalty fees due to COVID-19

The amendment is in place from April to July when it’ll be revisited
Critics say 'cruel' Alberta education cuts come at the expense of students with disabilities

Critics say 'cruel' Alberta education cuts come at the expense of students with disabilities

“With every cut, directly or indirectly, it is going to impact especially those children who are struggling," said Toby Rabinovitz, executive director of the Learning Disabilities Association of Alberta.
'I don’t want to die in isolation'

'I don’t want to die in isolation'

Immunocompromised woman with leukemia feels “very cheated” her remaining days have to be spent in isolation
Handheld testing devices for COVID-19 aimed at rural and remote communities

Handheld testing devices for COVID-19 aimed at rural and remote communities

Health Canada must still give approval to use new devices, which will be delivered later in April
Ninth COVID-19 death in Alberta, 64 new cases confirmed

Ninth COVID-19 death in Alberta, 64 new cases confirmed

Alberta tracking three outbreaks in Edmonton and Calgary long-term care homes
Alberta government proposing legislation to fight COVID-19

Alberta government proposing legislation to fight COVID-19

Barrhead photographer doing window portraits

Barrhead photographer doing window portraits

Her next idea: graduation photos in June
RCMP will enforce COVID-19 rules

RCMP will enforce COVID-19 rules

Westlock Staff Sgt. says they’ll focus on education initially
Bringing businesses together to survive the global economy

Bringing businesses together to survive the global economy

TED is building a directory with resources for local businesses
All levels of government providing financial supports

All levels of government providing financial supports

COVID-19 crisis has left thousands without employment