In 1 month this Alberta town’s hospital could have no doctors, mayor fears

It was a big rally for a small town. Hundreds of cars drove through the rainy streets of Pincher Creek in southern Alberta on Tuesday, hoping to draw attention to the town’s... Read more »

‘A victory for our Black communities’: 4 best friends in Calgary all get into med school

Four Black best friends who met at the University of Calgary not only graduated together this year — each of them were also accepted into medical school. “For me, this isn’t just my... Read more »

Doctors call for Alberta to make wearing a mask mandatory in public

A group of doctors has written an open letter to the government of Alberta asking that people be required to wear masks in all indoor spaces outside the home, in crowds, and... Read more »

Babylon Health app error allowed U.K. users to watch videos of other patients’ private doctor visits

A virtual medicine app under investigation by Alberta’s privacy commissioner allowed some users in the United Kingdom to view video recordings of other patients’ visits with their doctor. But the Alberta government says the version of the... Read more »

Babylon Health app error allowed U.K. patients to watch videos of other doctor visits

A virtual medicine app under investigation by Alberta’s privacy commissioner allowed some users in the United Kingdom to view video recordings of other patients’ visits with their doctor. But the Alberta government says the version of the... Read more »

Here are the latest COVID-19 statistics for Alberta — and what they mean

Notes: Alberta Health was not able to provide full data updates on April 15 & 16 due to an electrical fire that affected its data centre. That has affected the daily numbers... Read more »

Top addictions expert calls for Calgary health centre to retract alcoholic cider campaign

A top Alberta addictions specialist is calling on a Calgary health clinic, known for its addictions work, to withdraw and apologize for its new fundraising campaign that sells alcoholic cider. Dr. Robert Tanguay,... Read more »

COVID-19 has Calgary seniors walking around province, across country but virtually

Marion Rogers says people in the southwest Calgary seniors home where she lives were getting a little squirrely after being forced to stay on the facility grounds when the COVID-19 pandemic arrived... Read more »

40 food inspectors in Canada, including 21 in Alberta, have COVID-19, union says

Forty meat plant inspectors in Canada — 21 of them in Alberta — have contracted COVID-19, according to their union, prompting a senator to call for workers and the integrity of the food... Read more »

Why this Calgary seniors’ home was seized by Alberta Health Services

It’s the note anyone with a relative in a seniors’ facility dreads: “We wish to advise you that two residents of Millrise Care Centre have tested positive for COVID-19.”  Both of Michael... Read more »