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Heat Warnings Are In Effect For Parts Of Alberta & It's Hotter Than Mexico Right Now

Albertans are being warned of dangeriously hot tempratures.

Alberta's weather is looking seriously spicy right now and as of Monday, June 14, Environment Canada has issued heat warnings for a big chunk of the province.

Stretching across the far eastern and southern parts of Alberta as well as across a huge portion of Saskatchewan, weather warnings are advising locals to schedule outdoor activities for the cooler hours of the day, drink tons of water and take breaks from the heat.

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The Last Stage Of Alberta's Reopening Could Come By Late June & Here's What That Means

Nearly 70% of the population have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose.

The province has just moved into stage two of the reopening plan and Alberta's stage three might not be that far off. According to the Government of Alberta, the third and final step of the reopening process is expected to begin "in late June or early July."

In order to move forward with this stage, it must be two weeks after 70% of Albertans who are above the age of 12 have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose.

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Alberta Just Announced When You Can Book Your Second Vaccine Dose If You've Had Your First

Some people can book right now!

On Tuesday, June 1, Jason Kenney made an announcement regarding second COVID-19 vaccine dose appointments in Alberta.

"Today I'm announcing that every Albertan who has received their first dose of vaccine will be able to book their second dose appointment by the end of June," said Kenney.

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Calgary's New Reduced Speed Limits Start Today & Here's Where You Need To Slow Down

The limit has been reduced to 40 km/h on many of the city's streets.

On Monday, May 31, a new Calgary speed limit will take effect on both residential and collector roads. As of today, the new default unposted limit will be 40 km/h.

According to the City of Calgary, this adjustment will not impact "higher classification roads" like Deerfoot Trail, Anderson Road, Bow Trail, and Memorial Drive. Playground zones won't be impacted, either.

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Here's How Many Albertans Need To Be Vaccinated To Reopen & Where The Province Is Now

Stage 1 kicks off on June 1.

The province's reopening plan was recently announced and each stage of the plan is based on vaccination rates. If you're wondering how many people are vaccinated in Alberta, the province has an updated percentage to keep you up to date.

According to the government's data, 49.7% of Albertans have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine as of May 25. Only 8% of the province is fully vaccinated.

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A Man Wanted Canadawide For Murder Has Connections To 4 Provinces & Was Just In Calgary

Calgary Police are asking if anyone has information on his whereabouts at this time.

As of Tuesday, May 11, a Canadawide warrant has been issued for an alleged suspect for a second-degree murder that took place in Calgary.

Calgary Police say the warrant has been issued for 34-year-old Christopher Mathers, who was allegedly involved in an altercation that took place at a CTrain station.

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