Province of Alberta Restrictions
The province has declared a state of public health emergency and put in place new mandatory public health measures across Alberta to protect the health system and slow the spread of COVID-19.
Updated November 25, 2020
In addition to the mandatory restrictions below, the City also asks that all Edmonton businesses consider having employees work from home for the next three weeks wherever possible.
Unless otherwise stated, the following mandatory restrictions are in effect in Edmonton as of November 24 and will be in place for at least three weeks:
- No indoor social gatherings in any setting.
- Outdoor gatherings are allowed with a maximum of 10 participants.
- Wedding and funeral services are allowed with a maximum of 10 participants, however no receptions are permitted.
- No festivals or events are permitted.
- Grades 7 to 12 begin at-home learning as of November 30 to January 11. Kindergarten to Grade 6 at-home learning will take place after the holiday break until January 11.
- Places of worship must reduce to one-third normal attendance with mandatory masking
- As of November 27, there will be restricted access to some businesses.
- A comprehensive list is available on alberta.ca.
- Albertans are encouraged to limit in-person visits to retail locations and use curbside pick up, delivery and online services.
- Businesses that are closed for in-person service include:
- Banquet halls, conference centres, trade shows, auditoria and concert venues, non-approved/licensed markets, community centres
- Children’s play places or indoor playgrounds
- All levels of sport (professional, semi-professional, junior, collegiate/universities and amateur). Exemptions may be considered.
- Masks are mandatory for all indoor workplaces.
For more information on the mandatory provincial restrictions, please visit alberta.ca/COVID19.