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City of Edmonton:

Starting Monday September 20, anyone using a discretionary City facility or service will be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test result. Following the provincial guidelines, to access public City services and programs, people ages 12 and older must provide proof of vaccination or documentation of a medical exemption or show proof of a negative test result.

Edmonton City Council has passed a Temporary Mandatory Face Coverings Bylaw to mandate the wearing of face coverings in indoor public places and public vehicles as of August 1. However, the bylaw would not apply to individuals engaging in water activities or physical exercise.

  • www.edmonton.ca/covid-19 details the City’s COVID response, including new rules and expectations of Edmontonians.

  • Look up how a specific City program, service or project has been impacted by the COVID-19 response through a new tool.

  • A handy at-a-glance resource on how people can use outdoor recreational facilities.


Government of Alberta:

On September 16, Alberta declared a state of public health emergency. New measures were implemented to protect the health care system, stop the spread, and increase vaccination rates. As of September 20, in-scope businesses, entities and events must follow one of these 2 options:

  1. Implement the Restrictions Exemption Program requiring proof of vaccination or negative test result, plus mandatory masking, to continue operating as usual, or
  2. Comply with all public health restrictions.


The Alberta Health Daily Screening Checklist was updated on October 8.

Alberta Health Services: Guidance for Parents of Children Attending School and/or Childcare


As of August 14, the following changes to ministerial orders related to COVD-19 will be in effect:

Legislated requirements to hold annual general meetings are now reinstated. Organizations must hold their AGMs sometime after August 14. Virtual meetings are permissible if set out in corporate bylaws

Government of Canada: