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2 04, 2020

Expanded child care for essential workers

2020-04-02T11:44:23-06:00 April 2nd, 2020|COVID-19 Updates|

In addition to the previously eligible front-line health-care workers, critical infrastructure workers and first responders, child care is now available to anyone who works in the critical areas outlined as essential by government. A full list of those essential service positions can be found here. “Access to child care should not be a barrier for those [...]

2 04, 2020

Taking additional measures to protect Albertans

2020-04-02T11:43:26-06:00 April 2nd, 2020|COVID-19 Updates|

Two of the bills, if passed, will bring into force the public health enforcement activities and rental protections announced by Premier Jason Kenney on March 27. An additional bill is proposed to support economic activity in the energy sector in light of job losses due to COVID-19 and the recent oil price wars. “We continue [...]

27 03, 2020

Alberta’s food supply system remains strong

2020-03-27T11:42:35-06:00 March 27th, 2020|COVID-19 Updates|

In recent weeks, Albertans’ buying patterns have changed, and our food supply chain has responded. Government is in constant contact with industry partners and is monitoring the situation closely and ready to respond. Although some stores have had temporary shortages of certain items, this does not mean food supplies are running low. There is no [...]

26 03, 2020

COVID-19 pandemic in Alberta (March 25, 2020)

2020-03-26T11:35:07-06:00 March 26th, 2020|COVID-19 Updates|

Latest updates Cases have been identified in all zones across the province: 250 cases in the Calgary zone 100 cases in the Edmonton zone 23 cases in the North zone 35 cases in the Central zone 10 cases in the South zone One case where the zone is still under investigation Of these cases, 20 [...]

25 03, 2020

COVID-19 Update – Additional financial support for Albertans and employers

2020-03-25T10:35:42-06:00 March 25th, 2020|COVID-19 Updates|

Additional financial support for Albertans and employers More relief is on the way for Albertans and Alberta employers. The government has made three significant decisions that will give Albertans and Alberta employers additional supports as they deal with the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis. “Our priority is to keep our province strong while we get [...]

23 03, 2020

Update 9: COVID-19 pandemic in Alberta (March 22 at 3:30 p.m.)

2020-03-23T10:34:27-06:00 March 23rd, 2020|COVID-19 Updates|

Thirty-three additional cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 259. Aggressive public health measures continue to help limit the spread of COVID-19. Latest updates Cases have been identified in all zones across the province: 164 cases in the Calgary zone 60 cases in the Edmonton zone [...]

21 03, 2020

COVID-19 Travel Advice

2020-03-21T13:11:37-06:00 March 21st, 2020|COVID-19 Updates|

Overview Given the rapid global spread of COVID-19, it is no longer possible to assess health risks for travellers outside of Canada. Departing travellers An official global travel advisory is in effect. Avoid non-essential travel outside Canada and all cruise ship travel. Canadians abroad should return home as soon as possible. Financial help to return may be available from [...]

21 03, 2020

COVID-19 support for employers and employees

2020-03-21T13:09:26-06:00 March 21st, 2020|COVID-19 Updates|

Overview The Alberta government will provide immediate funding and supportive measures to support local businesses, employers and employees. Support for employers Corporate income tax changes Corporate income tax balances and instalment payments will be deferred from March 19 until August 31, 2020 to increase employers’ access to cash so they can pay employees, address debts [...]

21 03, 2020

COVID-19 Update – Continuing student learning

2020-03-21T12:54:45-06:00 March 21st, 2020|COVID-19 Updates|

Continuing student learning New guidelines are in place to direct how students will learn while in-school classes are cancelled due to the provincial health emergency. Government has worked with the Alberta School Boards Association, the College of Alberta School Superintendents, the Alberta Teachers’ Association and the Association of Independent Schools & Colleges of Alberta to [...]

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