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Gatherings now restricted to 15 from 50.

This does not apply to grocery stores, shopping centers, health care facilities, airports, and other essential services.

All dine-in services are prohibited.

Take-out, delivery and drive-through service is still permitted. Not-for-profit community kitchens, soup kitchens and religious kitchens are exempt at this time, but risk mitigation strategies must be followed. Food courts can still be open, but take out only, and no seating allowed.

Personal Services

Albertans are prohibited from accessing close contact personal services, including personal services facilities, cosmetic enhancement services, wellness studios and clinics, non-emergency and non-critical health services.

Personal services facilities and cosmetic enhancement services include:

Esthetics; manicure; pedicure; body waxing; make-up; body, nose and ear piercing; tattoos; artificial tanning and spray tanning; hairstyling; barbering; facial treatments; eyebrow and eyelash treatments; laser hair and tattoo removal; cosmetic skin and body treatments; Wellness studios and clinics include: floatation tanks; colonic irrigation; massage; reflexology

Non-emergency and non-critical health services provided by regulated health professionals or registered professionals include any non-emergency or non-urgent: dentistry; physiotherapy massage; foot care and podiatry; acupuncture and acupressure; chiropractic services; naturopathy

Parks

Closing vehicle access to public parks and public lands.

Renter Protection

New protections, the province said in a news release, will mean:

  • Effective immediately, tenants cannot be evicted for non-payment of rent or utilities before May 1.
  • Effective immediately, rents will not increase while Alberta’s state of public health emergency remains in effect.
  • Effective April 1, late fees cannot be applied to late rent payments for the next three months.
  • Effective April 1, landlords and tenants must work together to develop payment plans while the state of public health emergency is in effect.

For more information visit: https://www.alberta.ca/restrictions-on-gatherings-and-businesses.aspx

Sean Chu

Sean Chu

Sean Chu arrived in Calgary from Taiwan in 1985 speaking not a word of English, and within 7 years he was a sworn officer with the Calgary Police Service. From that point on Sean worked with the Calgary Police Service as on Officer for 21 years in a number of roles until 2013.

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