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Feb 17–Jun 05

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April 7, 2021 Update

On January 29, 2021, the Government of Alberta announced A Path Forward, a roadmap developed to help Albertans understand how restrictions will be eased in the coming months. Step 1 changes were re-implemented to slow the spread with all other restrictions remaining in effect. We are working hard to bend the curve and must continue to do everything we can to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

Step 1 changes (Provincewide, Effective April 9, 2021): 

  • Retail & shopping malls
    • Retail services and shopping malls must limit customer capacity to 15% of fire code occupancy (not including staff).
  • Restaurants, pubs, bars, lounges and cafes
    • In-person service is not permitted indoors
    • Restaurants, pubs, bars, lounges & cafes can open for patio dining, takeout, curbside pick-up and delivery only.
    • Tables and dining parties must be 2 metres apart or separated by an impermeable barrier that will prevent droplet transmission.
    • Individuals must stay seated with their dining party unless using the washroom, paying, or entering/exiting the facility. Masks must be worn indoors.
    • Liquor service ends at 10:00 p.m.
    • In-person dining must close by 11:00 p.m.
    • No entertainment allowed (e.g., VLTS, pool tables, live music, etc.)
    • Tables and dining parties must be 2 metres apart or separated by an impermeable barrier that will prevent droplet transmission.
  • Entertainment and recreation facilities
    • Libraries must close
    • Facilities used for indoor recreation may open only for individual or household one-on-one fitness training and youth group physical activities.
  • Banquet halls, community halls, conference centres and hotels
    • Banquet. halls, community halls and conference centres can open for all activities. permitted under Step 1 including hosting weddings (up to 10 people) and funerals (up to 20 people).
  • Personal and wellness services
    • All personal and wellness services can open by appointment only.
    • Walk-in services are not permitted.
    • Appointments should be limited to one-on-one services.

Other mandatory restrictions still in effect include: 

  • Masks are mandatory in indoor workplaces in Calgary and surrounding area;
  • Mandatory work from home unless employee determines that physical presence is required;
  • Hotels can stay open for customers with bookings only;
  • All out-of-town travel is discouraged
  • All indoor and outdoor social gatherings - public and private - are prohibited
  • Funeral and wedding services: Maximum 10 people for weddings and 20 for funerals with no receptions;
  • Faith services: Gatherings limited to 15% of fire code occupancy

For a complete list of the new measures, and for more information, visit the Government of Alberta website.

RESOURCES & INFORMATION

Government Resources

MUNICIPAL

City of Calgary Response to COVID-19

Calgary Transit Updates

Residential Property Tax - 2020 COVID-19 Tax Relief Measures

PROVINCIAL

Updates from the Alberta Chief Medical Officer

Alberta Health Services – COVID-19 Information

Government of Alberta: COVID-19 information for Albertans 

811 Alberta Health Services

Small & Medium Enterprise Relaunch Grant

FEDERAL

Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan

Managing your business during COVID-19

Government of Canada: COVID-19 Outbreak update

Highly Affected Sectors Credit Availability Program (HASCAP)

INTERNATIONAL

Centre for Disease Control and Prevention: COVID-19 Resources

World Health Organization: COVID-19 Updates

Best Practices

COVID-19 Self-Assessment

COVID-19 Prevention & Risk

CDC: When and How to Wash Your Hands

CDC: Cleaing and Disinfecting Your Facility

CDC: Disinfecting your Vehicle

CDC: Keeping your workplace, school, and home safe

Social Distancing

Risk mitigation tool for gatherings and events

Daily Hive: Here's how "social distancing" is defined by the Government of Canada

For Businesses

Managing your business during COVID-19

Changes to Employment Insurance

COVID-19 Small Business Help Centre

Support for Entrepreneurs

Multilingual Resources

Help Prevent the Spread Posters

Google Workspace

Microsoft Teams

Microsoft, Working Remotely - The Top Remote Team Collaboration Tools

Google Hangout Meets

Facebook Workplace

Asana

Banking

Government of Canada: Mortgage deferrals

RBC Mortgage Skip a Payment

TD Flexible Mortgage Payment

BMO Coronavirus Update

National Bank of Canada Coronavirus Updates

CIBC Flexible Mortgage Payments

Scotiabank Coronavirus Updates

Mental Health

CDC: Coping with Stress

Talking to Children about COVID-19

Mental Health Resources for Albertans

Alberta 211 - Connecting Community Resources and Services to Albertans 

Taking Charge of What you Can: A COVID-19 Toolkit

Calgary Distress Centre

Things to enjoy from Home

YOUR MIND

Glenbow from Home

Calgary Public Library Digital Library

Calgary Arts Development Online Offerings

Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra

FUN

Spotted Jellyfish Cam at the Vancouver Aquarium

Parks Canada Wildlife Webcams

EXERCISE

Exercise using the Free Nike Training App

Sign up for FREE Yoga and Meditation classes with Yoga MCC

Barre Body Studio

GROCERY DELIVERY

Chef to Table

Instacart Grocery and Supplies Delivery

Spud Organic

The Organic Box

Rooted - plant based meal kit delivery service in Calgary

Cultivatr

TruLocal

FOOD DELIVERY

GoodFood

Chefs Plate

Hello Fresh

RESTAURANT DELIVERY

Skip the Dishes

Door Dash

KEEP KIDS BUSY

Alberta Distance Online Learner Support

Teaching resources K-gr. 5

Virtual Field Trip Options

Storyline Online

Kids Activities Online

Storytime from Space

A Calgary Teachers  list of great and fun education websites

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