Alberta mayors meet Shandro to make the case against centralized ambulance dispatch

Article content continued Municipal Affairs Minister Tracey Allard and Alberta’s chief paramedic Darren Sandbeck were also at the meeting. Calgary, Red Deer, Lethbridge and Wood Buffalo currently have the only remaining municipally run ambulance dispatch systems in the province. The rest of Alberta was consolidated into three AHS dispatch centres in 2009. Multiple provincial governments …

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With Ranchman’s closing, cowboys and cowgirls looking to get their memorabilia back

Article content continued Ranchman’s was founded by Harris Dvorkin and Kevin Baker, but after Dvorkin died in 2017 it was sold to Doug Rasberry, who has owned and operated a number of bars in town. When the bar changed hands, realtor Rob Campbell says the saddles and other memorabilia were specifically excluded from the paperwork …

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Harm reduction advocates say UCP needs to prioritize opioid crisis

Article content continued A needle drop box outside the Sheldon Chumir Health Centre Supervised Consumption Site downtown. Thursday, September 24, 2020. Photo by Brendan Miller/Postmedia Other provinces have also seen a rise in overdose deaths in recent months, Luan said in a news release Wednesday, adding that the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the struggles of …

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Stolen Skip the Dishes vehicle in hit-and-run collision

Article content A man is recovering in hospital after being run down Thursday by a thief operating a vehicle stolen from a Skip the Dishes driver in the city’s northeast. Around 1:30 p.m., the driver with the food delivery service was picking up an order at the McDonald’s restaurant at 5219 Falsbridge Dr. N.E. when …

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Questions arise over time lag, inconsistencies around informing those impacted by COVID in schools

Article content continued “The more cases we have, the more ripple effects there are,” she said. “Students who test positive are impacting all of their classmates, all of their teachers, and everyone in their families. All of those people now have to miss school or work for at least two weeks. “That is a lot …

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Second wave hasn’t arrived in Alberta yet, epidemiologists say, but surge likely coming

Article content continued “When you look at the zones, I think there are starting to be some patterns that are a little more concerning. When I look at the Edmonton zone, they’ve been on a steady increase now in July, and it’s a more persistent increase day-over-day,” Eurich said. “To me, the one hot spot …

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Husband of dayhome operator found guilty of assaulting two children

Article content continued The boy’s father recalled a shift in his attitude that summer and had noticed he had bruises, some that looked like fingerprints. Whenever he asked, the boy would say “he didn’t remember where they were from.” The five-year-old had attended the dayhome in July and August 2018. A friend reached out to …

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Five places to escape the crowds for winter play within a half-day drive from Calgary

Article content continued Just think Be a respectful roadie. Don’t forget the good ways of care, put that mask on when you are not two ski lengths away from someone, always wear it indoors, don’t gather in groups, stay with your crew, as turns are more fun shared with those you know and give a …

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Travellers report greater satisfaction at Calgary International Airport during pandemic

Article content While few people have been travelling on planes since March, those who do have to go through airports are unsurprisingly reporting higher satisfaction with that experience, according to a study from J.D. Power. The 2020 North America Airport Satisfaction Survey found airport satisfaction has risen sharply since the onset of COVID-19. At Calgary …

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Film festival safety-conscious concerts: 10 things to do in Calgary this week

Article content continued Neil Zeller captured families in socially distant portraits during the pandemic lockdown. The result is the exhibition Porchraits, on display until Oct. 31 at the Glenbow Museum. At Glenbow, glenbow.org. The fall exhibitions — three solo exhibitions by Liz Magor, Samuel Roy-Bois and Jon Sasaki — at the Esker Foundation open Friday. …

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