There’s no question that 2020 has been a tough year for many, but local businesses have been hit especially hard. That’s why business owners are hoping more than ever that Albertans will shop local this holiday season.
As the virus spreads well beyond Alberta’s largest urban centres, physicians in smaller communities are reminding the public that while their case counts may be lower, it’d be a mistake to forget about the rate of spread.
During Question Period on Wednesday, Notley went after Kenney for the fact Alberta has more active COVID-19 cases than British Columbia despite having a smaller population by approximately 700,000 people.
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney clarified his refusal to order a province-wide mask mandate Wednesday night by saying that he doesn't want to turn Albertans into "lawbreakers" or encourage people to uncover their faces in acts of defiance.