New vaccine requirements and COVID-19 measures in Alberta
Alberta has declared a state of public health emergency.
in workplaces, indoor private gatherings, places of worship, schools and children’s activities, as well as mandatory masking and physical distancing in all indoor public spaces begin Sept. 16.
Restrictions on restaurants, indoor gatherings, weddings and funerals, retail, entertainment venues, and indoor sport and fitness beginning Sept. 20.
Starting September 20, discretionary businesses and events must follow one of these 2 options:
- Implement the Restrictions Exemption Program requiring proof of vaccination or negative test result to continue operating as usual, or
- Follow business capacity and operating restrictions.
New card-sized COVID-19 vaccination record
Starting on Sept. 16, Albertans will be able to print a copy of their card-sized COVID-19 proof of vaccination or show it on their phone or tablet.
Vaccination incentive launches
Eligible Albertans can now register to get a $100 debit card for receiving a first or second dose of COVID-19 vaccine.
August job numbers: Minister Schweitzer
Minister of Jobs, Economy and Innovation Doug Schweitzer issued a statement about the August 2021 Labour Force Survey.