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National reporter, @CBCEdmonton (previously Calgary, Montreal). raffy.boudjikanian@cbc.ca. Author tweets here: @Raffyauthor
22 Nov 20
For those keeping track it's Alberta's third daily record in a row and fourth time we've passed the 1,000 new cases per day mark.
The two big cities account for most of the 11, 274 active cases: Calgary's @ 4,394 and Edmonton @ 4,941.
When the province was gearing up to reopen in May, Calgary had been @ 1,011 cases, Edmonton at 53.
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20 Nov 20
@CMOH_Alberta says the current context is "grim," says 1,155 new cases since yesterday. Third time in a week we've reached over 1,000 new cases threshold. Eleven new cases.
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@CMOH_Alberta says two individuals died in their 30s this week. They had co-morbidities, but not on their own "life-threatening."
@AHS_media working to increase capacity for #COVID19 patients if needed.
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12 Nov 20
Alberta Premier @jkenney will join @CMOH_Alberta today at the province's #COVID19 briefing. Not a surprise as we expect currently unspecified new public-health restrictions to be announced.
While we wait to hear from Alberta, neighbouring Saskatchewan reports 111 new #COVID19 cases, says new public health measures TBA tomorrow.
And over in Quebec, @CBCMontreal reports Premier @francoislegault saying schools may have to close this winter, extending holiday break:
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31 Jul 20
We are in court for the sentencing hearing of Matt McKnight. He was found guilty of five counts of sex assault.
Background story here:
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Also follow my colleague @cbcjanjohnston , who has bee covering much of this case from the beginning.
For count 6--McKnight is sentenced to 3 years.
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