Alberta government has declared a state of public health emergency to combat the rapid rise of COVID-19.
- Canadian Blood Services is urging all healthy eligible blood donors to book and keep their appointments as there has been a recent spike in appointment cancellations in several cities related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Last update: Sunday, March 29, 2020 | 6:00 PM
What is Open:
- Under the Edmonton State of Emergency: “That, while in any public space that remains open in the City of Edmonton, including but not limited to parks. Individuals must take all reasonable steps to maintain a distance of at least 2 metres between themselves and any other individual, except individuals they reside with or have close personal relationships with.”
- Grocery stores, health-care facilities, airports, the legislature and other essential services are open.
- Restaurants with take-out measures are open. Edmonton Restaurants Open for Take-Out During COVID-19; Easter Brunch, Chocolates and Baskets Delivery in Edmonton; Grocery Delivery in Edmonton
- Effective March 21, parking fees for the City of Edmonton curbside and EPark zones are temporarily suspended.
- The City of Edmonton has temporarily suspended fare collection on all Edmonton Transit Service buses, LRT and DATS service. In addition, all entry (unless otherwise required) will be through the rear doors only.
- Property Tax Deferrals until September 30.
- Alberta Limits Gatherings to 15 People
- Only Essential Services are allowed.
- What is open in Malls
What is Closed in Edmonton:
- All Albertans are prohibited from attending public recreational facilities and private entertainment facilities, including gyms, swimming pools, arenas, science centres, museums, art galleries, community centres, children’s play centres, casinos, racing entertainment centres, and bingo halls.
- Under Edmonton Emergency: All Personal Services Shops providing services related to the care and appearance of the body and Body Rub Centres like hair, nail salons, tattoo shops etc.
- Under Alberta Mandate: Non-emergency and non-critical health services provided by regulated health professionals or registered professionals include any non-emergency or non-urgent
- Non-essential retail services that fall into the categories of clothing, computer and gaming stores, and services in shopping malls and shopping centres such as hobby and toys, gift and specialty items and furniture.
- All Albertans are restricted from attending bars and nightclubs, where minors are prohibited by law.
- Alberta Closes Vehicle Access to All Provincial Parks
- City of Edmonton Closes Recreation Centres, Arenas, Libraries
- City Hall is closed to the public.
- All St Albert facilities, recreation centres and libraries and city-run events (All events in Arden Theatre)
- All Strathcona facilities except wilderness centre (All events in Festival Place).
- Cineplex Theatres & Rec Rooms
- TELUS World of Science
- The Edmonton Ski Club is CLOSED
- Edmonton Valley Zoo
- Cineplex Theatres
- Landmark Theatres
- John Janzen Nature Centre
- TELUS World of Science – Edmonton
- All tours and public events are suspended and general public access to the Legislature Building and Edmonton Federal Building (EFB) is restricted.
- Dinner Theatres Closed.
- World Waterpark
- Marine Life
- Crystal Labyrinth Mirror Maze
- Ed’s Bowling
Here is a list of events across Edmonton that have been cancelled or postponed.
- All Edmonton Games Cancelled Until Further Notice – All NHL games suspended.
- All Edmonton Oil Kings Games Cancelled Until Further Notice – All WHL games suspended
- All Events at Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium – Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium closed effective immediately.
- All Events at Citadel Theatre
- All Events at River Cree Resort & Casino
- All Events in Union Hall with more than 25o people.
- All Edmonton Symphony Orchestra events are cancelled through March 31, 2020.
- All Events in Winspear Centre