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:

  • Government invests $1.9 million in COVID-19 immunity study of high-risk populations
  • COVID causing major financial stress for Canadians: surveys
  • Canada’s top doctor calls for ‘structural change’ to address COVID-19 inequities
  • No new health restrictions announced in Calgary, though spike in COVID-19 cases ‘extremely concerning’
  • New Canadian antibody study to investigate COVID-19’s spread, why it hits vulnerable
  • Rumours of superspreader wedding hurt northeast Calgary businesses as infection fears rise
  • Majority of Canadians want a national pharmacare plan: poll
  • Coronavirus: Alberta hotels, event venues not exempt from 15-person gathering limit
  • Government of Canada invests in COVID-19 border study led by McMaster HealthLabs
  • Government of Canada announces funding for research and development to address COVID-19 gaps and challenges
  • Canadians need to cut contacts by a quarter to control COVID-19 outbreak: Tam
  • Albertans wonder if restrictions may be coming as province sets record for daily coronavirus cases
  • Morneau worried about ‘rocky’ recovery as second COVID-19 wave derails the economy
  • A third in Canada feel their province is doing a worse job managing coronavirus’ second wave
  • Rapid COVID-19 testing pilot begins for international travelers arriving at Calgary airport, Coutts crossing
  • Survey shows two-in five Canadians don’t know what to do when deferrals end
  • ‘We haven’t made a final decision’ on federal COVID-19 app, Alberta premier says
  • ‘Don’t be selfish’: Kenney asks Albertans to do their part to reduce COVID-19 spread
  • Alberta premier urges people to avoid large gatherings as COVID-19 cases climb

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