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Stoney Nakoda First Nation declares State of Local Emergency after rapid rise in COVID-19 cases – Cochrane Today

“So far we’ve done good and I think we’re going to beat this,” Crawford said. “Just stay home and avoid people.” STONEY NAKODA— After seeing a rapid increase of COVID-19 cases in Stoney Nakoda First Nation a State of Local Emergency has been declared. On Monday (Jan. 11), the Nation saw an increase of 17 […]

by ahnationtalk on January 14, 202110 Views

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Federal data shows Alberta First Nations hardest hit by COVID-19 – CTV News

CALGARY — Alberta’s Indigenous population has been hardest hit by COVID-19, with roughly one-third of all cases identified on First Nation reserves being in the province, according to data released by the federal government. Of the 11,229 cases identified as of Jan. 11, a total of 3,639 — 32 per cent — are in Alberta. […]

by ahnationtalk on January 13, 20218 Views

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First Nations say communication, proactivity key in successful management of COVID-19 – Calgary Herald

Fast action and a proactive approach enabled them to keep their case counts low, effectively stop outbreaks in their tracks and save lives — but their many successes didn’t come without significant challenges Jan 13, 2021 Three First Nations communities in southern Alberta that managed to stave off more severe outcomes of COVID-19 for months […]

by ahnationtalk on January 13, 202110 Views

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COVID-19 Indigenous Business Survey Phase II

Welcome In the spring of 2020, CCAB, in collaboration with the COVID-19 Indigenous Business Response Taskforce, undertook a preliminary survey to understand the impacts of the pandemic on Indigenous Businesses across Canada. The initial COVID-19 Indigenous Business Survey results have been used to inform CCAB programs and Government response plans to ensure relevant timely support […]

by pmnationtalk on January 8, 202120 Views

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TC Energy Launches Binding Open Season for the Keystone Pipeline System

CALGARY, Alberta, Jan. 06, 2021  — Media Advisory – TC Energy Corporation (TSX, NYSE: TRP) (TC Energy) today launched an open season to solicit binding commitments for crude oil transportation services on the Keystone Pipeline System from Hardisty, Alberta to Patoka, Illinois. Interested parties may submit binding bids for transportation capacity during the open season […]

by ahnationtalk on January 7, 202119 Views

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Alberta’s vaccine roll out exceeds 26,000 doses to date

Vaccines are being administered across the province, with 56.9 per cent of vaccines received to date already given to Albertans. As of Jan. 4, 26,269 doses of vaccine have been given to health-care workers and residents of continuing care facilities. At more than 56 per cent of vaccine doses in stock administered, Alberta is 61 […]

by ahnationtalk on January 6, 202119 Views

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Indigenous leaders struggle to support mental health as community access remains restricted – CTV News

FORT MCMURRAY, ALTA. — Indigenous communities in the Wood Buffalo area are facing heightened feelings of isolation after closing themselves off to all non-essential traffic in March. This strategy has already highlighted facts Indigenous leaders have raised for decades: access to a strong health care system, food security and stable housing needs improvement. But after […]

by ahnationtalk on December 21, 202026 Views

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Update 161: COVID-19 pandemic in Alberta (Dec. 17, 5:15 p.m.)

Rapid testing is expanding to reach Albertans in long-term care and supportive living facilities, as well as those in remote rural communities and the homeless. We all must continue to work to bend the curve and protect our health-care system. Latest updates Over the last 24 hours, 1,571 new cases were identified. There are 763 […]

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 202032 Views

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First Alberta health-care workers get COVID-19 vaccine

Health-care workers in Edmonton and Calgary are the first Albertans to be immunized against COVID-19. Sahra Kaahiye, a respiratory therapist at the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital in Edmonton, and Tanya Harvey, an intensive care nurse at the Foothills Medical Centre Cell in Calgary, were the first to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. “Yesterday, I was on-site to […]

by ahnationtalk on December 16, 202028 Views

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Feeling overwhelmingly privileged’: Alberta’s first health-care workers receive COVID-19 vaccine – CTV News

December 16, 2020 CALGARY — It’s an historic moment in Alberta’s battle against the COVID-19 pandemic as the province enters its second day of immunizations Wednesday. It comes after 3,900 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine were delivered to health-care workers on the frontlines, with the first vaccines administered late Tuesday afternoon in Calgary and Edmonton. […]

by ahnationtalk on December 16, 202028 Views

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