News Updates

To help our credit unions and other partners sort through the COVID-19 news coverage, Alberta Central is sharing weekly summary reports. Today’s report includes:

  • Fake COVID notification apps and websites aim to steal money and personal data
  • International border COVID-19 testing pilot at Edmonton airport to begin February 1
  • Little fear of rate hikes despite expected economic surge: Bank of Canada
  • ‘Loneliness pandemic’: Work from home during COVID-19 takes mental toll on Canadians
  • Independent business advocates demand a COVID-19 reopening plan
  • Freeland mum on whether Canadians can start making plans for late 2021
  • ‘We’re not in a rush’: Some Edmonton-area businesses not planning to reopen for dine-in if COVID-19 restrictions loosen
  • ‘Sign me up!’ Calgary man staying in self-isolation hotel room calls COVID-19 program money well spent
  • Where the lopsided economic impact of COVID-19 goes from here
  • Minister Ng announces launch of Highly Affected Sectors Credit Availability Program
  • Alberta has identified its first COVID-19 variant case without known travel exposure. Here’s what that means

Click here to view the PDF report and find links to the full coverage.

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