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

Edmonton

City of Edmonton provides updates on pandemic recovery

News Release City of Edmonton provides updates on pandemic recovery At today’s Emergency Advisory Committee meeting, Interim City Manager Adam Laughlin provided updates to Committee members on the City of Edmonton’s recent actions and plans as Edmonton continues its recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Face Covering BylawOn August 1, the Temporary Mandatory Face Coverings Bylaw came into effect, … Continue reading

Edmonton

Construction season in full swing despite COVID-19 pandemic

News Release Construction season in full swing despite COVID-19 pandemic 2020 has been a significant year for City-led construction in Edmonton. Work underway includes the Yellowhead Freeway Conversion, the Groat Road Bridge Replacement and numerous LRT projects to Neighbourhood Renewal, park restoration, pothole repair among many others. Currently, 94 per cent of the City’s construction projects … Continue reading

Alberta / Sports

Alberta thrilled after National Hockey League officially selects Edmonton as hub city

News Release Edmonton named NHL hub city: Premier Kenney Premier Kenney issued the following statement on the NHL’s selection of Edmonton as a hub city: “The Government of Alberta is thrilled that the NHL has officially selected Edmonton as one of its hub cities for the restart of the 2019-2020 NHL season, the 2020 NHL … Continue reading

Edmonton

Face coverings to be required inside all City buildings, amenities, attractions and on Edmonton Transit

News Release Face coverings to be required inside all City buildings, amenities, attractions and on Edmonton Transit The City of Edmonton will require face coverings to be worn indoors at all City-owned and operated buildings, facilities, amenities and attractions effective August 1.“Our first priority throughout the pandemic has been maintaining everyone’s safety and well-being. Taking … Continue reading

Edmonton

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

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