Kudos to Quiznos during flu outbreak

In this particularly vulnerable time with recent outbreaks of H1N1 and H5N1 and their resulting consequences, good sanitary practices cannot be overstated.

In this particularly vulnerable time with recent outbreaks of H1N1 and H5N1 and their resulting consequences, good sanitary practices cannot be overstated.

How refreshing it was to walk into a local Quiznos Restaurant at 5250 22nd St. (Gaetz Avenue Crossing) one day last week to be served by staff involved in the food preparation who were all adorned with hair nets and donned with gloves.

At the till was a young woman not wearing gloves; however, she did not handle any food. What’s more, she still went over to the sink and washed her hands after handling my money before she served the next paying customer.

It was very encouraging to see this local restaurant going above and beyond provisions in the Public Health Act Food Regulation and they have my appreciation and respect.

It would be my hope that other food service providers, such as Westerner Park, would follow their sterling example.

Nikki McAuley

Red Deer County

Just Posted

‘Do Indians have property rights?’ Former Alberta chief’s land dispute in court

STANDOFF, Alta. — A dispute between two families over land on Canada’s… Continue reading

Missing female found near Sundre

Local rancher finds missing female

Buyers turn to letters to snag homes in Canada’s hot real estate markets

TORONTO — Monica Martins and her husband had been looking for a… Continue reading

Spin yarn unspun: Research upends theory that Vikings taught Inuit fibre skills

New research is upending old assumptions about what the ancestors of today’s… Continue reading

Woman sues fertility clinic, says lawsuit highlights need for better regulation

TORONTO — A lawsuit filed by a Toronto woman against a fertility… Continue reading

WATCH: Gazebo groundbreaking in Waskasoo

Fifty per cent of the $100,000 project is funded by a provincial government grant

Magnus Cort Nielsen wins Stage 15 of Tour de France

CARCASSONNE, France — Magnus Cort Nielsen of Denmark sprinted away from two… Continue reading

Ryan Reynolds teases ‘Deadpool 2’ extended cut at Comic-Con

SAN DIEGO — Ryan Reynolds has made a triumphant return to San… Continue reading

‘Wonder Woman,’ ‘Aquaman’ and ‘Shazam!” thrill Comic-Con

SAN DIEGO — Warner Bros. brought out all the stops Saturday at… Continue reading

All shell, no shock: Lobster prices strong, season picks up

PORTLAND, Maine — New England’s lobster industry faces big new challenges in… Continue reading

Woman killed in collision near Olds

A woman is dead after a collision west of Olds Saturday afternoon.… Continue reading

Evacuation numbers remain at nearly 1,000 as B.C. wildfires rage on

SUMMERLAND, B.C. — Officials in British Columbia’s Okanagan region hope that fire… Continue reading

Survivors recount deadly Missouri duck boat sinking

BRANSON, Mo. — “Grab the baby!” Those were the last words Tia… Continue reading

HMCS St. John’s to return to Halifax after six-month deployment overseas

HALIFAX — The countdown is on for the homecoming of a Halifax-class… Continue reading

Most Read


Five-day delivery plus unlimited digital access for $185 for 260 issues (must live in delivery area to qualify) Unlimited Digital Access 99 cents for the first four weeks and then only $15 per month Five-day delivery plus unlimited digital access for $15 a month