COVID-19 Updates

 SHIPPING DELAYS NOTICE Canada Post advises that delivery times are at least one week longer than usual--so add that time to the estimated delivery date for any Barb's Outlet Etsy orders. Canada Post is dealing with Christmas volumes of mail, due to people ordering online rather than shopping in stores. I believe the US postal system is dealing with the same situation. GIFT BOXES AND MESSAGING AVAILABLE AGAIN, but... Keep in mind that packages are handled by many people. According to a recent study, this is how long the coronavirus can surviv[...]


Barb’s Outlet is taking COVID-19 precautions

Barb's Outlet is taking COVID-19 precautions for your safety. CURBSIDE PICKUP is now available for Lacombe, AB customers. Email me for details. NO GIFT BOXES OR GIFT MESSAGING ARE AVAILABLE FOR THE FORESEEABLE FUTURE. Purchases will be packaged in ziplock bags. Please follow this procedure when you receive a shipment: 1) Put water with a little dish detergent and 1 tsp. bleach in a plastic container; 2) Put on disposable rubber or silicone gloves; 3) Open package from Barb's Outlet; 4) Open ziplock bag and slide purchase into prepared water;[...]


Alberta public healthcare

Alberta public healthcare   Commentary: What, exactly, makes the government think it’s okay: - For them to lie to the people they are supposed to be caring for and “representing” (what a joke); - Break their word; - Break the law with impunity (contracts with doctors, nurses, and teachers); - Treat healthcare workers with disdain and disregard as though they are worthless (running smear campaigns against them at the same time); - Expect said physicians, other healthcare workers, and educators to continue risking their lives during th[...]