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COVID-19 Information & Resources

Jun 01–Jul 31

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June 10, 2021 Update

The Government of Alberta has announced the Open for Summer Plan, safely easing restrictions in 3 stages as vaccination targets are reached and hospitalizations decline. If Albertans continue doing their part, all restrictions could be lifted by late June or early July. As of June 10, we are now entering Stage 2, with 60% of Albertans 12+ have received at least one dose of the vaccine, and hospitalizations are below 500 and declining. We are working hard to slow the spread and must continue to do everything we can to stay safe and healthy.

 Provincewide, Effective June 1, 2021 unless otherwise noted: 

  • Gatherings (indoors) - All indoor gatherings remain prohibited
  • Gatherings (outdoor) - up to 20 people with social distancing
  • Indoor recreation, entertainment and other settings - open at 1/3 of fire code occupancy
  • Gym and fitness studios - open for solo and drop-in activities and indoor fitness classes with 3 metre distancing 
    • Funeral services - up to 20 people, indoors and outdoors (receptions permitted outdoors only)
    • Wedding ceremonies - up to 20 people, indoors and outdoors (receptions permitted outdoors only)
    • Places of worship - 1/3 of fire code occupancy
    • Personal and wellness services - resum walk-in service
    • Post secondary - resume in-person learning
    • Restaurants - indoor dining permitted with 6 people per table max (indoors or outdoors)
    • Retail - 1/3 of fire code occupancy (must maintain ability to distance)
    • Youth activities - resume with restrictions
    • Youth and adult sports - resume with no restrictionsm indoors and outdoors
    • Outdoor public gatherings (concerts/festivals) - up to 150 people
    • Outdoor fixed seating facilities (grandstands) - 1/3 seated capacity
    • Work from home order is lifted but still recommended

    Other mandatory restrictions still in effect include: 

    • Masks are mandatory in indoor spaces and workplaces in Calgary and surrounding area;
    • Hotels can stay open for customers with bookings only;
    • All out-of-town travel is discouraged

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


    Government Resources


    City of Calgary Response to COVID-19

    Calgary Transit Updates

    Residential Property Tax - 2020 COVID-19 Tax Relief Measures


    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


    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)


    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

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    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

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    BMO Coronavirus Update

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    Scotiabank Coronavirus Updates

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    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

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