COVID-19 What's Happening FAQ

Answers to common questions

Arden Theatre?

  • The Arden Theatre will be offering a blend of in-person and virtual programming, where suitable. For upcoming performances, visit or call 780-459-1542. 

Updated June 10, 2021, 2:30 p.m.

Council meetings?

The next City Council meeting date can be found on our Council Events Calendar. Meetings will be conducted through electronic means via the ZOOM platform. These meetings will stream to the Live Meetings webpage and YouTube. For details on how to register and watch the meeting, visit the Meetings page.

View meeting details and other information from Council meetings.

Updated: October 28, 2021, at 11:43 am

Public Hearings?

For information on public hearings, how notice is provided and how to participate either in-person or virtually, visit the City's Public Hearings webpage. 

Updated: July 30, 2021, at 2:55 pm

Face Coverings?

The Province announced temporary health measures to reduce the impact of COVID-19 on the health care system. Effective September 4, 2021, at 8 a.m. face coverings will be mandatory for all indoor public spaces and workplaces. Employees must wear a face covering in all indoor work settings, except in work stations.

For more information, visit the Government of Alberta's Mask Requirements webpage

Updated: September 3, 2021, at 5:20 p.m.

Financial supports?

From the Federal Government

The Government of Canada has announced a number of measures to help stabilize the economy and support businesses. These measures, delivered as part of the Government of Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan, will provide direct support to Canadian workers and businesses. 

Information about these measures is available on the Government of Canada website.

From the Provincial Government

For information on Financial Supports, visit Alberta Biz Connect

Business Support during COVID-19 

To keep your business informed on the services and supports available to you, visit Business Support.

Updated: July 2, 2021, at 11:59 a.m.

Isolation and Quarantine Requirements?

For information on what to do if you tested positive, have symptoms or are exposed to COVID, visit the Government of Alberta’s Isolation and Quarantine Requirements webpage.

Updated: July 8, 2021, at 3:35 p.m.

Requirements When Travelling? 

For information on planning your travel to Alberta from outside of Canada, visit the Government of Alberta’s COVID-19 travel requirements webpage. For information on international travel for Canadians and federal regulations, visit the Government of Canada’s COVID-19: Travel, testing, quarantine and borders webpage.

Updated: July 8, 2021, at 3:35 p.m.

St. Albert Transit?

Mandatory Face Coverings

The Province announced temporary health measures to reduce the impact of COVID-19 on the health care system. Effective September 4, 2021, at 8 a.m. masking on public transit remains in effect until further notice.

Updated: September 3, at 5:20 p.m.

Suspended In-home and Business Services?

As of September 10, the City of St. Albert has temporarily suspended in-home and business services (unless provincially mandated) due to rising positive COVID-19 cases. 

Areas affected include: 

  • Occupied in-home inspections and property assessment inspections. 
    • This includes household wastewater sewer inspections, sewer maintenance and in-home wastewater back-up responses. 
    • This includes any kind of inspection related to getting a development permit, building permit, business license permit inspections. 


  • Emergency services visits such as police, fire service or ambulance. 
  • Regulated, in-home lead testing for drinking water will continue. 
  • The situation will be assessed on an ongoing basis. 

Updated: September 14, 2021, at 5:56 p.m.

Symptoms & Testing?  

For information on COVID-19 symptoms and testing, visit the Government of Alberta’s Symptoms and Testing webpage.

Updated: July 22, 2021, at 1:10 p.m.


Alberta's vaccination program continues. Everyone born in 2009 or before (turning 12+) can now get vaccinated. 

For more information on the program and how to book your appointment visit: COVID-19 vaccine program.

Updated: July 2, 2021, at 12:19 p.m.

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Last edited: October 28, 2021