Tag Archives: City of Edmonton

Mayor, city manager say most Edmontonians still complying with COVID-19 rules

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Edmonton’s mayor and city manager say while there are signs of pandemic fatigue in the city, most citizens continue to comply with public health rules as Alberta’s capital tries to get through a brutal third wave of COVID-19. “I think we have good reason to trust Edmontonians given how …

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Trudeau pledges federal supports to Calgary, Edmonton amid 3rd COVID-19 wave

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Alberta’s two biggest cities could soon be getting help from the federal government, as cases and case rates in the province reach record levels. A Thursday morning tweet from the prime minister’s account said he reached out to Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi and Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson to talk …

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City of Edmonton ramps up enforcement of COVID-19 health rules – Edmonton

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Edmonton officers have ramped up enforcement of COVID-19 health rules since tougher restrictions were announced at the end of November. Read more: Alberta’s new COVID-19 measures ban in-person dining, outdoor gatherings; retail to remain open Since those stricter measures were announced, enforcement officers have issued 225 per cent more …

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Edmonton ups COVID-19 enforcement, praises province for ‘prudent’ extension of restrictions – Edmonton

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Edmonton’s Emergency Advisory Committee heard an update on the COVID-19 situation Thursday. As of Jan. 7, the Edmonton zone had 5,465 active cases of COVID-19, 455 people were in Edmonton hospitals because of the novel coronavirus (64 of whom were in intensive care) and a total of 646 people …

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Coronavirus: Edmonton to close city-run recreation facilities Saturday night – Edmonton

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The City of Edmonton announced Wednesday it will close recreation facilities and suspend in-person services in light of the new provincial health measures to reduce transmission of COVID-19. Read more: ‘We can’t wait that long’: Edmonton, Calgary considering more COVID-19 restrictions All city recreation facilities currently open to the …

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‘We can’t wait that long’: Edmonton, Calgary considering more COVID-19 restrictions

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City councils in Edmonton and Calgary could be bringing in new measures to slow the spread of the coronavirus in the next week, independent of the Alberta government. Sunday on The West Block with Mercedes Stephenson, Health Minister Tyler Shandro said if COVID-19 case numbers don’t decrease by Dec. …

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U of A students helping Edmonton businesses go digital as part of COVID-19 recovery push – Edmonton

U of A students helping Edmonton businesses go digital as part of COVID-19 recovery push - Edmonton

As COVID-19 increases the urge for many to shop online, the University of Alberta has partnered with the City of Edmonton to help local businesses improve their presence on the web. The Making Edmonton Digital program aims to get small businesses that may not have been able to make …

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Edmonton homeless camp asks for heated trailers as drug overdose reversal medication freezes – Edmonton

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The warmer weather from the summer months made it a lot easier for people to stay at Edmonton’s Camp Pekiwewin. But now that temperatures have dropped, organizers are facing new challenges when it comes to drug overdoses at the camp in Rossdale. “The number that they have come up with …

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City of Edmonton announces new measures to address rise in COVID-19 cases – Edmonton

City of Edmonton announces new measures to address rise in COVID-19 cases - Edmonton

One week after Alberta’s chief medical officer of health made suggestions for steps people can take to address an uptick in COVID-19 cases in Edmonton, the city announced it is taking additional measures to address the situation. “We continue to be concerned by the continuing increase in case numbers,” …

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Edmonton restaurants heating things up for winter patio season – Edmonton

Edmonton restaurants heating things up for winter patio season - Edmonton

Patio season would typically be nearing its end now but that is not quite the case this year. Some Edmonton restaurants are getting ready for a new patio season, one that will require some extra layers of clothing to keep warm. “Little Brick is known for its patio in …

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