ALBERTA NEWS HEADLINES WEEK ENDING Dec 26, 2020

Scanning the web for Alberta news and views Inspired by Verna Milligan & Carol Wodak

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Alberta and Manitoba didn’t struggle in the first wave so much, and that set them up with a little bit of false self-confidence that they had it well in hand with very limited measures. “They should have been terrified about what happened in Quebec during the first wave. That’s what the Atlantic provinces did. They looked at it and they said, ‘Good God, we could be just like that’.

Colin Furness, an infection control epidemiologist at the University of Toronto.
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Secret Santa shocks west Edmonton residents with $250 gift cards and uplifting notes

Many people living in a townhouse complex in west Edmonton were surprised with a special delivery early Christmas Eve morning.

Residents awoke to find an encouraging letter and $250 gift card dropped off anonymously.

“Woke up to find this on my step with a very large gift card,” Callingwood resident Leigh-Ann MacNaughton posted on Facebook, along with a photo of the sweet letter.

“It appears my whole neighbourhood got one. I have been crying all morning.”

The typed note, written in poem form, reads:

Christmas Note Poem

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