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Free non-medical masks will soon be back at A&W, McDonald’s Canada, Tim Hortons locations across Alberta

News Release Another 20 million masks ready for distribution Free non-medical masks will soon be back at A&W, McDonald’s Canada, and Tim Hortons locations across Alberta. Distribution of masks through these restaurant partners will resume on July 13. More details will be included with the official launch announcement. In June, 20 million masks were distributed … Continue reading


Total number of cases identified in Alberta rose by 94 in the last 48 hours: 30 additional cases on June 30 and 64 cases on July 1

News Release Update 100: COVID-19 pandemic in Alberta (July 2 at 4:30 p.m.) In total, 7,505 Albertans have now recovered from COVID-19. Hospitalization rates remain low with 44 people in hospital, eight of whom are in intensive care. Latest updates The total number of cases identified in Alberta rose by 94 in the last 48 … Continue reading


City of Edmonton continues safe relaunch of services

News Release City of Edmonton continues safe relaunch of services Edmontonians can safely access additional summer activities and services as the City continues its relaunch plans. “With each service, attraction or facility we relaunch, the City is taking a careful and measured approach that balances public safety with a commitment to supporting healthy and vibrant communities,” said … Continue reading


Albertans donate generously to COVID-19 campaigns

News Release Albertans donate generously to COVID-19 campaigns The province thanks Albertans for donating $5 million to charities participating in the charitable giving matching donation program. The Government of Alberta supported COVID-19 response efforts by offering to match donations up to $2 million to eight designated Alberta-based registered charities made between April 15 and May … Continue reading


More Albertans can attend outdoor community events

News Release More Albertans can attend outdoor community events The outdoor gathering limit has been increased from 100 to 200 people. The increase applies to attendees at community outdoor events such as festivals, fireworks displays, rodeos and sporting events, and outdoor performances. All public health measures, including physical distancing, remain in place. Seated outdoor events … Continue reading


Relaunch grant to help businesses recover

News Release Relaunch grant to help businesses recover Starting June 29, eligible small- and medium-sized businesses, co-ops and non-profits can apply for funding so they can open their doors and get Albertans back to work. The Small and Medium Enterprise Relaunch Grant offers financial assistance to Alberta businesses, cooperatives, and non-profit organizations that faced restrictions … Continue reading


Canadian Multiculturalism Day: Minister Aheer

News Release Canadian Multiculturalism Day: Minister Aheer Leela Sharon Aheer, Minister of Culture, Multiculturalism and Status of Women, issued the following statement on Canadian Multiculturalism Day: “This is the first time in 25 years that the Government of Alberta has a ministry dedicated to multiculturalism, because we understand that our diversity makes us stronger. Our … Continue reading