Sean McIntosh

There were six additional deaths across Alberta reported over the past 24 hours, bringing the death toll to 1,926 since the beginning of the pandemic. (File photo)

1,100 estimated COVID-19 cases identified in Alberta Saturday: Hinshaw

Alberta investigating ‘significant’ COVID-19 outbreak involving P.1 variants of concern

There were six additional deaths across Alberta reported over the past 24 hours, bringing the death toll to 1,926 since the beginning of the pandemic. (File photo)
Education Minister Adriana LaGrange released draft K-6 curriculum last week. (File photo by Advocate staff)

NDP, ATA president critical of K-6 curriculum draft

Teachers have been put on the sidelines of the curriculum redesign process…

Education Minister Adriana LaGrange released draft K-6 curriculum last week. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Alberta’s chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw says it’s possible the province may need to put additional restrictions in place. (File photo by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)
Alberta’s chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw says it’s possible the province may need to put additional restrictions in place. (File photo by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)
For the fall term, RDC students will have the option to utilize the college’s services online and in-person from Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Contributed photo)

Red Deer College prepares for in-person return in fall

Red Deer College has developed a plan that aims to safely welcome…

For the fall term, RDC students will have the option to utilize the college’s services online and in-person from Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Contributed photo)
Alberta chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw said about 900 Albertans under the age of 55 have received the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine. (photography by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta

Alberta pausing AstraZeneca vaccine for people under 55

Alberta temporarily suspended the use of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine in anyone under…

Alberta chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw said about 900 Albertans under the age of 55 have received the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine. (photography by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta
Across the province, there are 2,738 active cases of COVID-19, with 18,417 recovered cases. There have been 288 deaths from the virus in Alberta since the beginning of the pandemic. (File photo)

Red Deer’s active COVID-19 case total rises above 200

Central zone has 700 active cases

Across the province, there are 2,738 active cases of COVID-19, with 18,417 recovered cases. There have been 288 deaths from the virus in Alberta since the beginning of the pandemic. (File photo)
Central Alberta welder Earl Gallant stands next to a giant Minion lawn art piece he created recently. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Central Alberta welder creates giant Minion lawn art

A welder who lives just west of Red Deer has created a…

Central Alberta welder Earl Gallant stands next to a giant Minion lawn art piece he created recently. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
Red Deer’s Kyle Moore, 26, has been evicted from the ‘Big Brother Canada’ house. (Photo courtesy Big Brother Canada)

Red Deer’s Kyle Moore evicted from ‘Big Brother Canada’ house

A Red Deer man’s time in the Big Brother Canada house has…

Red Deer’s Kyle Moore, 26, has been evicted from the ‘Big Brother Canada’ house. (Photo courtesy Big Brother Canada)
The City of Red Deer sits at 249 active cases of the virus, after hitting a peak of 565 active cases on Feb. 22. (Black Press file image)

668 new COVID-19 cases identified in Alberta on Saturday

Central zone has 670 active cases

The City of Red Deer sits at 249 active cases of the virus, after hitting a peak of 565 active cases on Feb. 22. (Black Press file image)
About 30 people participating in a rally in Red Deer Saturday to bring awareness to missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls, 2 spirit plus, and transgender victims. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

WATCH: Rally for missing, murdered Indigenous women marches through downtown Red Deer

Chants of “no more stolen sisters” and “no justice, no peace” echoed…

About 30 people participating in a rally in Red Deer Saturday to bring awareness to missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls, 2 spirit plus, and transgender victims. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
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 up to 123 active COVID-19 cases Sunday

Central zone has 575 active cases of the virus

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’s Asim Khan and his 13-year-old son Hamdan are currently staying at a quarantine hotel in Toronto. (Contributed photo)

Red Deer man critical of quarantine hotel in Toronto

A Red Deer man says the quality of a quarantine hotel in…

Red Deer’s Asim Khan and his 13-year-old son Hamdan are currently staying at a quarantine hotel in Toronto. (Contributed photo)
The City of Red Deer sits at 249 active cases of the virus, after hitting a peak of 565 active cases on Feb. 22. (Black Press file image)

Alberta adds 556 COVID-19 cases Saturday

Red Deer has 111 active cases

The City of Red Deer sits at 249 active cases of the virus, after hitting a peak of 565 active cases on Feb. 22. (Black Press file image)
Angie Chinguwo, Central Alberta Refugee Effort public awareness co-ordinator, raises her fist during a Black Lives Matter rally in Red Deer last summer. CARE hosted its sixth CommUnity Power of One event online Saturday. (File photo by Advocate staff)

‘It’s a problem’: Central Albertans participate in conversation about racism

Continuing to talk about racism is more important than ever, says a…

Angie Chinguwo, Central Alberta Refugee Effort public awareness co-ordinator, raises her fist during a Black Lives Matter rally in Red Deer last summer. CARE hosted its sixth CommUnity Power of One event online Saturday. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Students’ Association of Red Deer College president Brittany Lausen says the government needs to be transparent about why RDC doesn’t have degrees yet. (Red Deer Advocate file photo)

Red Deer College Students’ Association pushes for degrees

The Red Deer College Students’ Association is urging the provincial government to…

Students’ Association of Red Deer College president Brittany Lausen says the government needs to be transparent about why RDC doesn’t have degrees yet. (Red Deer Advocate file photo)
Alberta’s chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw provided, from Edmonton on February 16, 2021, an update on COVID-19 and the ongoing work to protect public health. (photography by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)

Alberta identifies 364 new COVID-19 cases Monday

Central zone has 460 active cases of the virus

Alberta’s chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw provided, from Edmonton on February 16, 2021, an update on COVID-19 and the ongoing work to protect public health. (photography by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says Bill 52, the Recall Act, would allow Albertans to initiate a process that could lead to removing and replacing elected officials including members of the legislative assembly and school trustees during their term. (File photo by the Government of Alberta)

Voters can fire elected officials: Alberta introduces recall legislation

The UCP government has introduced legislation that would allow voters to “fire”…

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says Bill 52, the Recall Act, would allow Albertans to initiate a process that could lead to removing and replacing elected officials including members of the legislative assembly and school trustees during their term. (File photo by the Government of Alberta)
There were six additional deaths across Alberta reported over the past 24 hours, bringing the death toll to 1,926 since the beginning of the pandemic. (File photo)

Two new COVID-19 deaths reported in Red Deer

The Government of Alberta is reporting two more COVID-19-related deaths in Red…

There were six additional deaths across Alberta reported over the past 24 hours, bringing the death toll to 1,926 since the beginning of the pandemic. (File photo)
A memorial wall has been built at Trailhead Climbing and Fitness for Lucas Chabot, who died November 2019. (Contributed photo)

Memorial wall built in honour of Red Deer climber

Lucas Chabot died in November 2019

A memorial wall has been built at Trailhead Climbing and Fitness for Lucas Chabot, who died November 2019. (Contributed photo)
This 2020 electron microscope image provided by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases - Rocky Mountain Laboratories shows SARS-CoV-2 virus particles which cause COVID-19, isolated from a patient in the U.S., emerging from the surface of cells cultured in a lab. nbsp; (NIAID-RML via AP)

Alberta gov’t identifies 474 new COVID-19 cases Saturday

Central zone has 451 active cases

This 2020 electron microscope image provided by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases - Rocky Mountain Laboratories shows SARS-CoV-2 virus particles which cause COVID-19, isolated from a patient in the U.S., emerging from the surface of cells cultured in a lab. nbsp; (NIAID-RML via AP)