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Vaccine not expected until January 2021 for COVID-19, video posted on Alberta premier’s Facebook page shows

Premier Jason Kenney and Alberta’s chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw discuss vaccines

COVID-19: Third Albertan dies, 46 cases in central zone

Province total as of Sunday: 661 cases

Red Deer: Put a bear in your window so kids can count them

Red Deer woman wants kids to go on ‘bear hunt’

COVID-19: Here’s what happened this past week in Alberta

Albertans are asked to stay home

City of Red Deer asks residents to help protect the pipes

Products that can cause blockages include towel, diapers, food scraps and fat, oil and grease

Watch Prime Minister: Trudeau announces funding for kids, grandparents Sunday

“I know past weeks have been tough. No school or friends in the past days.”

Non-profits that are helping people impacted by COVID-19 can apply for relief funding

Red Deer and District FCSS can draw from a provincial pot of $30 million

No Alberta renter will be evicted for non-payment on April 1, promises the premier

No evictions during the entire Alberta public health emergency

Former Stettler resident helps to develop a potential prototype ventilator

Peter Brockley, who now lives in the West Kootenays, was a teacher at William E. Hay Secondary Campus

  • Mar 27, 2020

Blackfalds FCSS introduces Lunch Box Program

FCSS, Blackfalds Food Bank and After the Grind partner to bring families healthy lunches

Ponoka resident’s negative COVID-19 test not ‘all that reassuring’

There are no confirmed cases in Ponoka as of 12 p.m. on March 27

Play structures shut down in Ponoka

Town, schools close off access to play structures over COVID-19

Lacombe Rotary Club ends current exchange program in light of COVID-19

Rotary Clubs around Canada made the choice last Friday to end the programs

Sylvan Lake Dog Park closed to encourage social distancing

As of 6 a.m. on March 27 the dog park and west end recycling station are closed to the public.

Ponoka County waiting to decide on donation request

Rimbey Christian School plans new gym and other upgrades