Tag: Covid-19

The Lakeland’s Royal Canadian Legion branches are reopening as conditions permit. Bonnyville Branch 183 has been opening for its Friday steak nights for a few weeks, and Cold Lake Branch 211 has just resumed modified Monday-to-Saturday hours. St. Paul Branch 100 is assessing the ongoing pandemic situation, and won’t offer their biweekly fundraising suppers until […]

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If you’re sick, stay home. If you need care, go to the hospital. The messages may seem contradictory, but they’re really not. During the first stage of stay-at-home precautions against the spread of Covid-19, Albertans were wary about burdening clinics and hospitals for fear of taking capacity away from people who “really need it.” At […]

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Shocking revelations from Canadian Armed Forces members about the state of care in five Ontario long-term care facilities during the Covid-19 crisis have Albertans wondering if the same things could happen here. Could they? Irene Martin-Lindsay, executive director of the Alberta Seniors Communities and Housing Association (ASCHA), says no. “Ontario and Quebec have very different […]

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