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Your Weekly Tune Up: July 17 – 23, 2021 5 Million doses of Vaccine Administered in Alberta   As of July 18, 5,056,062 doses have been administered through Alberta Health Services, community pharmacies, physician clinics and dedicated walk-in clinics. Now 74.8 percent of eligible Albertans have received at least one dose of vaccine and 59.7 percent…

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Your Weekly Tune Up: July 10 – 16, 2021 New vaccine lottery has great outdoor adventure prizes The Outdoor Adventure Vaccine Lottery gives Albertans another incentive to get vaccinated as soon as possible. This includes fishing licences, Canmore Nordic Centre ski passes and a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for a special licence hunting tag for bighorn sheep,…

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Your Weekly Tune Up: July 3 – 9, 2021 Cabinet Changes Support Economic Recovery and Renewal Premier Jason Kenney has announced several changes to cabinet and welcomed six new members to further support Alberta’s economic recovery. Read more Diversifying Alberta’s Agricultural Sector Alberta’s government is focused on building a strong agriculture sector that creates jobs…

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Your Weekly Tune Up: June 26 – July 2, 2021 Virtually All COVID Restrictions Lifted as of July 1 As of July 1, Albertans are now free to gather indoors and outdoors, places of worship and businesses can operate at full capacity, the provincial mask mandate is repealed, and people can safely get back to…

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Your Weekly Tune Up: June 19-25, 2021 Alberta 2030: Expanding Apprenticeship Education Alberta’s government is inviting post-secondary institutions and industry groups to collaborate and submit proposals for new certificate and diploma programs that provide a majority of education through paid on-the-job mentorship. Approved program proposals will qualify for grant funding to support program design and…

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Your Weekly Tune Up: June 12-18, 2021 Alberta hits 70% threshold, triggering full reopening on July 1 With 70.2 per cent of eligible Albertans having been vaccinated with at least one dose as of June 17, Alberta will move to Stage 3 on July 1 and fully reopen, removing all mandatory restrictions. Anyone in Alberta…

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Weekly Update: June 5- June 11, 2021 Supports for Business Stage 2 of the Open for Summer Plan Began June 10 Changes Include: Outdoor social gatherings increase to 20 people, with distancing. Indoor and outdoor wedding ceremonies may occur with up to 20 attendees. Receptions are permitted outdoors. Indoor and outdoor funeral services remain unchanged…

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Weekly Update: June 1- June 4, 2021 News for Business New Canada Recovery Hiring Program The proposed Canada Recovery Hiring Program would help hard-hit businesses hire the workers they need to recover and grow as local economies reopen. The program would provide a subsidy of up to 50 per cent of eligible salary or wages.…

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Weekly Update: May 14 – May 31, 2021 Supports for Business Open for Summer Plan Alberta’s Open for Summer Plan is a three-stage road map to lifting health restrictions and safely getting back to normal as vaccine targets are met. Based on current numbers, the province will enter Stage 1 on June 1.  As of…

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Weekly Update: May 7 – May 13, 2021 Supports for Business Rapid COVID-19 testing program Employers and service providers can apply to receive free rapid test kits for use in their organization’s COVID-19 screening program. Rapid test kits are provided free of cost to successful applicants. Businesses and service providers that want to access free…

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