Edmonton

City unveils Economic Recovery Program to support local businesses 

News Release City unveils Economic Recovery Program to support local businesses  The City of Edmonton announced the Economic Recovery Program to assist businesses in their relaunch and support the ongoing recovery of the local economy. “Businesses are a vital part of our community and now they are facing significant challenges due to COVID-19,” said Stephanie … Continue reading

Edmonton

Relaunch approach shared with Council’s Emergency Advisory Committee

News Release Relaunch approach shared with Council’s Emergency Advisory Committee Edmonton’s Emergency Advisory Committee (EAC) voted today to extend the State of Local Emergency that has been in effect in Edmonton since April 30, 2020. “Renewing the State of Local Emergency for another seven days ensures we continue to have the flexibility to manage the delivery … Continue reading

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Food truck changes, shared streets latest City measures to protect public safety

News Release Food truck changes and shared streets latest City measures to protect public safety In addition to renewing the State of Local Emergency for seven days, the City of Edmonton is introducing new measures to ensure safe physical distancing continues for Edmontonians when they are outdoors.“As the weather warms, we know Edmontonians want to … Continue reading

Edmonton

City of Edmonton renews State of Local Emergency to continue to protect public safety

News Release City of Edmonton renews State of Local Emergency to continue to protect public safety The City of Edmonton’s State of Local Emergency has been extended another seven days as officials continue to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. As the situation continues to rapidly evolve, this measure allows the City to respond appropriately to help to … Continue reading

Edmonton

Council approves deferrals on Business Improvement Area Tax Levy payment penalties

News Release Council approves deferrals on Business Improvement Area Tax Levy payment penalties Yesterday, City Council announced relief for businesses in Business Improvement Areas. On March 30, 2020, City Council approved the deferral of Business Improvement Area (BIA) Tax Levy payment penalties until at least August 31, 2020. Businesses that are in financial hardship and cannot … Continue reading

Edmonton

City of Edmonton takes further action to protect residents and businesses from COVID-19

NEWS RELEASECity takes further action to protect residents and businesses from COVID-19 The City of Edmonton has implemented additional measures to protect the public from the spread of COVID-19 by renewing the State of Local Emergency, as well as implementing three emergency orders: That any individual with a confirmed or suspected* case of COVID-19 must … Continue reading

Edmonton

City closes playgrounds and urges residents to practice physical distancing

NEWS RELEASECity closes playgrounds and urges residents to practice physical distancing The City of Edmonton announced today that it is closing all City playgrounds, effective immediately. This move is to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. Playground equipment is not cleaned or sanitized, so this decision helps limit potential transmission of the virus from hard … Continue reading