Red Deer Advocate Staff

More than 2.8 million Albertans have been vaccinated so far, with 61.3 per cent of Albertans 12 and over fully immunized against COVID-19. (File photo)

Red Deer falls to 120 active COVID-19 cases, two new deaths reported

The number of active COVID-19 cases in Red Deer fell over the…

More than 2.8 million Albertans have been vaccinated so far, with 61.3 per cent of Albertans 12 and over fully immunized against COVID-19. (File photo)
Alberta chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw Tweeted Friday that Alberta’s COVID-19 testing should be able to detect any new variants of COVID-19. (Black Press stock photo)

Alberta reports three new COVID-19 deaths, 356 new cases

Red Deer down to 129 active cases

Alberta chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw Tweeted Friday that Alberta’s COVID-19 testing should be able to detect any new variants of COVID-19. (Black Press stock photo)
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Alberta under 5,000 active cases of COVID-19, Red Deer down to 132 active cases

Alberta reported an additional 379 COVID-19 cases Thursday as the province dipped…

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Alberta has 1,910 active cases of COVID-19 as of Wednesday. Red Deer is reporting five active cases, with 108 recovered. (File photo)

Red Deer at 150 active cases of COVID-19

Five new deaths due to implications of COVID-19 have been reported in…

Alberta has 1,910 active cases of COVID-19 as of Wednesday. Red Deer is reporting five active cases, with 108 recovered. (File photo)
Red Deer Mayor Ken Johnston and Minister of Infrastructure Prasad Panda look on as Mike Ellis, Associate Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, speaks during the groundbreaking ceremony of the Red Deer recovery community Friday afternoon. A render of the facility can be seen in the background. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Construction begins at Red Deer recovery community

Construction on a new 75-bed addition and mental health challenges recovery centre…

Red Deer Mayor Ken Johnston and Minister of Infrastructure Prasad Panda look on as Mike Ellis, Associate Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, speaks during the groundbreaking ceremony of the Red Deer recovery community Friday afternoon. A render of the facility can be seen in the background. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
Alberta now has 5,384 active cases of the virus, with 498 people in hospital infected with COVID-19, including 94 in the ICU. (Black Press file photo)

Red Deer down to 151 active COVID-19 cases

Alberta reported 383 new cases of COVID-19 and a 4.3 per cent…

Alberta now has 5,384 active cases of the virus, with 498 people in hospital infected with COVID-19, including 94 in the ICU. (Black Press file photo)
Lacombe's Rob Cookson, who had most recently coached in Switzerland, will join the Chicago Blackhawks as an assistant coach on their upcoming road trip. (Photo courtesy of Chicago Blackhawks)

Lacombe’s Rob Cookson joins Chicago Blackhawks as assistant coach

Rob Cookson will be back behind an NHL bench in the coming…

Lacombe's Rob Cookson, who had most recently coached in Switzerland, will join the Chicago Blackhawks as an assistant coach on their upcoming road trip. (Photo courtesy of Chicago Blackhawks)
Alberta has 1,910 active cases of COVID-19 as of Wednesday. Red Deer is reporting five active cases, with 108 recovered. (File photo)

Alberta identifies 1,068 new COVID-19 cases over weekend

One new death due to implications of COVID-19 is being reported in…

Alberta has 1,910 active cases of COVID-19 as of Wednesday. Red Deer is reporting five active cases, with 108 recovered. (File photo)
There are 5,745 active cases of COVID-19 in Alberta. (Black Press file photo)

Alberta gets 5,000 doses of Johnson Johnson COVID-19 vaccine

Red Deer down to 193 active cases of COVID-19

There are 5,745 active cases of COVID-19 in Alberta. (Black Press file photo)
Premier Jason Kenney says the latest investment has the potential to create 7,300 permanent jobs and 1,400 construction jobs and contribute up to $477 million to the province’s GDP every year. (Photo by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)

Kenney announces more agriculture infrastructure investments

Alberta is investing more into agriculture infrastructure across the province. Premier Jason…

Premier Jason Kenney says the latest investment has the potential to create 7,300 permanent jobs and 1,400 construction jobs and contribute up to $477 million to the province’s GDP every year. (Photo by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)
Alberta reported over 1,000 new cases of COVID-19 Friday. (Black Press file image)

Red Deer down to 535 active cases of COVID-19

Alberta reported an additional 1,051 confirmed cases of COVID-19 Friday. The province…

Alberta reported over 1,000 new cases of COVID-19 Friday. (Black Press file image)
Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre. (File photo by Advocate staff)

More Red Cross nurses coming to Red Deer hospital

COVID-19 death toll in Red Deer at 70

Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre. (File photo by Advocate staff)
About 57.4 per cent of eligible Red Deerians are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. (Black Press file image)

Red Deer up to 797 active cases of COVID-19

Province reports 1,256 new cases

About 57.4 per cent of eligible Red Deerians are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. (Black Press file image)
The City of Lacombe elected not to implement the Restrictions Exemption Program at Gary Moe Auto Group Sportsplex. (Black Press file photo)

Lacombe sportsplex decides not to implement vaccine passport system

Mandatory restrictions remain in place

The City of Lacombe elected not to implement the Restrictions Exemption Program at Gary Moe Auto Group Sportsplex. (Black Press file photo)
Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, encourages Albertans to get vaccinated. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, encourages Albertans to get vaccinated. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
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Polls for 2021 federal election have closed in Alberta

Polls for the 2021 federal election opened at 7:30 a.m. and closed…

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Photo by Elections Canada

Polls for 2021 federal election have closed in Alberta

Polls for the 2021 federal election opened at 7:30 a.m. and closed…

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Blackfalds not implementing Alberta’s vaccine program

The Town of Blackfalds has chosen not to move forward with the…

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A sample of what card-sized immunization record will look like. (Photo courtesy of Alberta Health)

Alberta to release printable, card-sized vaccine record Thursday

The Alberta Government will release a new way for Albertans to show…

A sample of what card-sized immunization record will look like. (Photo courtesy of Alberta Health)
A woman casts her vote for the federal election in a polling station on Toronto's Ward Island on Monday May 2, 2011. A discussion paper prepared for Elections Canada suggests the use of "bots" on social media to spread disinformation, amplify political messages or disparage others could be monitored and regulated in the same way as automated phone messages during federal campaigns.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Where to vote in Central Alberta: Advance polls for federal election open Friday

Advance voting for the 2021 federal election is set to open Friday.…

A woman casts her vote for the federal election in a polling station on Toronto's Ward Island on Monday May 2, 2011. A discussion paper prepared for Elections Canada suggests the use of "bots" on social media to spread disinformation, amplify political messages or disparage others could be monitored and regulated in the same way as automated phone messages during federal campaigns.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young