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Fort McMurray public, Catholic schools move Grades 7 to 12 online until end of April
Fort McMurray’s public and Catholic school divisions are moving Grades 7 to 12 online until the end of the month. In a joint status sent Friday evening, the schools made the request to Alberta Education on Thursday as COVID-19 cases rise locally.
Time to plan for post-pandemic economic recovery is now: Scott
Mayor Don Scott is proposing council ask administration to freeze municipal property taxes for residents and local businesses at the April 27 council meeting. Scott’s motion also asks administration study “other economic relief or stimulus measures” benefiting local residents and businesses.
Fitness centres worry about future restrictions, frustrated with current rules
After multiple shutdowns, restrictions and last year’s flooding, Leif Palsen doubts his gym—Crude Strength and Performance in downtown Fort McMurray—can survive another wave of shutdowns. Current health rules on indoor fitness means he is already barely hanging on.