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

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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

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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

Edmonton

City enacts further measures to protect and assist citizens

News Release City enacts further measures to protect and assist citizens March 20, 2020 The City of Edmonton is taking new measures to enhance safety and assist Edmontonians in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. These new measures will be implemented until further notice or until additional direction is provided by City Council. Suspension of Transit Fares and … Continue reading

Edmonton

Changes coming to transit service, low-income passes

NEWS RELEASEChanges coming to transit service, low-income passes Today, the City announced adjustments to the changes made yesterday to Edmonton Transit Service. These new changes are effective immediately and will respond to the unexpected demand for service during this morning’s commute. “COVID-19 brings challenging times for all of us. We have adjusted a number of … Continue reading