OHS investigating Canada’s largest COVID-19 outbreak at meat plant after worker’s death

Alberta Occupational Health and Safety is investigating two outbreaks of COVID-19 at Alberta meat-processing plants, one of which is the largest outbreak linked to a single site in Canada. There are now... Read more »

Local heroes: Health-care workers have safe, clean temporary homes thanks to this company

Who do you feel has been a LOCAL HERO during the COVID-19 pandemic in Calgary and southern Alberta, be it on the front lines or in the community helping others?... Read more »

Cuts to Alberta health-care system trigger privatization, safety fears

A patient advocacy group is worried potential cuts to front-line health-care workers could jeopardize patient safety, while others fear they could lead to calls for privatization. The province has... Read more »

‘My biggest fear is people falling through the cracks’: Doctors sound alarm about proposed billing changes

The “severity” of proposed provincial changes to the way doctors schedule, bill, and interact with their patients has prompted outcry from some Alberta physicians. The changes would alter rates at... Read more »

‘If there’s a fire I’m dead’: Quadruple amputee battles condo board for access to her own building

Verna Marzo says she’ll never forget the embarrassment of being stuck outside her Calgary condo building — in the cold for almost two hours, waiting for someone to let... Read more »