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Alberta imposing restrictions on restaurants, retail stores, gyms amid third COVID-19 wave
Alberta reverted back to Step 1 of its public health restriction framework in order to curb the growing spread of COVID-19 and its variants, Premier Jason Kenney announced Apr. 6 with the majority of the new restrictions taking effect at 11:59 p.m. that night.
‘Can’t wait any further’: Notley calls on province for more COVID-19 restrictions as variants spike
In not imposing tighter restrictions as COVID-19 variant cases surge, Premier Jason Kenney is playing politics and recklessly putting Albertans’ lives in jeopardy, NDP leader Rachel Notley said Monday.
Supreme Court’s carbon tax ruling ‘erodes provincial jurisdiction,’ Kenney says
Premier Jason Kenney slammed the Supreme Court of Canada’s carbon tax ruling Thursday, saying it “erodes provincial jurisdiction and undermines our constitutional federal system,” while leaving the door open to a potential made-in-Alberta levy moving forward.
More residents left Alberta for other provinces than moved there in 2020: Statistics Canada
Alberta lost more than 2,000 residents to other parts of Canada in 2020 as the province coped with economic challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic coupled with ongoing struggles in the oil patch, according to data released this week by Statistics Canada.