January 19th, 2021

COVID-19 update: March 25

By Ryan McCracken on March 25, 2020.

A roundup of the Medicine Hat News coverage on the morning of Wednesday, March 25, current as of 9 a.m.:

Officials have set up a facility within the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital to treat any severe cases of the coronavirus that appear in the area, News health reporter, Gillian Slade has learned in this exclusive report.

A reduced number of MPs passed two measures to free up $82 billion in spending measures to help Canadians weather the economic storm caused by the COVID-19 pandemic response following negotiations between all parties. The deal forces finance officials to give bi-weekly reports among other requirements.

Alberta has recorded its second death related to the pandemic, a woman living in a Calgary senior’s facility. It was stated during the Alberta Health update on Tuesday afternoon. 

Cielo Waste Solutions and local investors have announced the location of a planned waste-to-fuel bio-diesel refinery. The $50-million facility could employ 20 full-time employees.

Public school board members held an online video conference on Tuesday to pass their capital spending plans. It prioritizes a new school in the Hamptons community as next major project and a modernization of historic Connaught School.

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