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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.
My husband and I sat alone at Christmas dinner last night, without my 92 year old mom, my son and his girlfriend, my daughter, son in law and grandchildren. And yet a mall, filled with shoppers is a go. This is absurd! Does anyone see the logic? Because I sure don’t.
— JudithMitchell (@JudithBares) December 26, 2020
— MScott mask wearer extrordinaire (@YEGBierFrau) December 26, 2020
I really wish Jason Kenney would let Albertans retire in peace and not pull them into political games with Ottawa.
— Rachel Notley (@RachelNotley) December 26, 2020
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:
COLLECTION OF PRINTABLES