Edmonton

City of Edmonton plans for second wave, responds to increase in case numbers 

News Release City plans for second wave and responds to increase in case numbers  At today’s Emergency Advisory Committee meeting, Interim City Manager Adam Laughlin provided updates on the City of Edmonton’s recent actions to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and plan for a second wave. City responds to increase in case numbers Edmonton was placed on … Continue reading

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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

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ETS distributing free masks to Edmontonians

News Release ETS distributing free masks to Edmontonians Starting Monday, June 15, Edmonton Transit Service (ETS) will begin distributing free non-medical masks to all Edmontonians as part of the provincial government’s mask distribution plan. This will supplement the current distribution of masks through select Alberta drive-thrus.  A total of 500,000 masks were provided by the … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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