Super-spreading events linked to COVID-19 across the country

Thousands of people smiled, laughed, shook hands and conversed at one of the largest dental conferences in North America last month unaware of a deadly virus circling among them. More than 15,000... Read more »

Leading with her heart: Long before COVID-19, Deena Hinshaw was making an impression

Late Monday afternoon, Dr. Deena Hinshaw stepped up to the podium at the Federal Building for her daily COVID-19 address, speaking to thousands of Albertans who were watching from their homes.  She... Read more »

‘He didn’t get a death sentence’: Living in fear of COVID-19 behind bars

Deanna Henry panics if her husband doesn’t phone her every day at the regular time.  Jonathan Henry is serving a 10-year sentence at the Edmonton Institution.  “It’s literally consuming me every day,”... Read more »

‘An amazing man’: Young father identified as northern Alberta’s 1st fatal case of COVID-19

The first person from northern Alberta to die of COVID-19, a 34-year-old man from Big Lakes County, Alta., is being remembered as a dedicated family man with an unflappable sense of humour. Shawn Auger was among... Read more »

Young father identified as northern Alberta’s 1st fatal case of COVID-19

The first person from northern Alberta to die of COVID-19 — a man in his 30s from Big Lakes County, Alta. — is being remembered as a loving husband and father. Shawn... Read more »

Alberta health minister accused of berating Calgary physician, ‘intimidating’ citizens

Alberta Health Minister Tyler Shandro and his wife are accused of berating a Calgary doctor at his house in front of his wife and children for reposting a derogatory meme on Facebook.... Read more »

Edmonton nurses refuse to perform COVID-19 swabs without N95 masks

Roughly 30 nurses in Edmonton have refused to swab patients for the coronavirus because Alberta Health Services (AHS) won’t provide N95 masks, their union says. The United Nurses of Alberta (UNA) Local... Read more »

Alberta Health did not disclose to public or patients that Edmonton doctor infected with COVID-19

An Edmonton doctor returned from a trip to the United States late last month, saw patients in early March, and had elective surgery at a hospital just days before testing positive for... Read more »

Alberta government must overhaul committee reviewing domestic-violence deaths, experts say

This story is part of Stopping Domestic Violence, a CBC News series looking at the crisis of intimate partner violence in Canada and what can be done to end it.    It... Read more »

Alberta government to end funding for intensive opioid therapy program

The Alberta government plans to cut funding for an opioid treatment program offered as a last resort to people with severe addictions when other therapies are ineffective. The government says 65 people on injectable... Read more »