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

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

Edmonton

COVID-19 update: City to close its recreation facilities and attractions

NEWS RELEASECOVID-19 update: City to close its recreation facilities and attractions  The City of Edmonton is closing all City-operated recreation facilities and attractions starting Saturday, March 14, at 6 p.m.   “The safety of the public and our employees is our main priority,” said Interim City Manager Adam Laughlin.   “We don’t yet know how long the … Continue reading

Edmonton

Family Day fun in Edmonton

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTFamily Day fun in Edmonton Family-focussed fun is happening in Edmonton this Family Day, including arts and crafts, music, skating, live performances and more. Family Day at City HallCelebrate Family Day at City Hall with a variety of family-friendly entertainment and activities, including a performance by the Alberta Musical Theatre Company, magic acts, … Continue reading

Panciteria de Manila’s Bayani is new Filipino business association president
Edmonton

Panciteria de Manila’s Bayani is new Filipino business association president

Bayani Alcantara is the new president of the Philippine Business Society of Alberta (PBSA). Alcantara, owner of Panciteria de Manila Restaurant, will be serving as PBSA head for the next two years. He succeeded Celso Andrade, owner of Sunfreight Cargo. “The new executive board and directors are excited to serve our members and the Filipino … Continue reading