· The Pulse
  • The province is deploying close to one million rapid COVID-19 tests across the province to long-term care homes, rural and remote hospitals, various industries, and more.
  • "A batch of AstraZeneca vaccine under investigation by international health authorities for possible links to blood clots is not part of Alberta's supply," reports CBC News. Dr. Deena Hinshaw assured Albertans on Thursday that the current doses being used here are safe.
  • Global News has written a piece that takes a look at the changes made to municipal election financing in Alberta, like how the UCP removed the cap on how much one person could donate to a candidate.
  • A new memorandum of understanding between Explore Edmonton and Indigenous Tourism Alberta aims to "support the development and marketing of Indigenous tourism businesses in the region."
  • The Edmonton Food Bank has launched a Mobile Food Depot, which is "equipped with shelving and supplies so we can transport hampers closer to clients in their local communities," it tweeted.
  • An old office building in downtown Edmonton has been converted into residential apartments. “When we talk about sustainability, the most sustainable building is the one you don’t have to demolish,” senior vice president Laurel Edwards told CTV News. “We saved 18,000 tons of waste from going into the City of Edmonton landfill.”