COVID-19 in Edmonton

Our community has questions about Edmonton's response to and experience of the pandemic. We're keeping a running list of answers, curated from reliable sources.

Entries tagged business


What are the likely timelines for reopening?

There is a three-stage plan to relaunch Alberta’s economy.


 business, community, economy
 published on Monday, May 11, 2020
 updated


How are local businesses being affected?

Edmonton businesses are struggling, with 50% indicating they may shut down.


 business, community, economy
 published on Friday, April 17, 2020
 updated


How are grocery store clerks being protected?

Plexiglass shields, more frequent sanitization, and temporary pay increases.


 business, food, grocery
 published on Thursday, April 2, 2020
 updated


How have shopping malls been affected?

Most shopping malls in Edmonton have reopened to the public, with modified hours.


 business
 published on Saturday, March 28, 2020
 updated


What have Edmontonians done to help small businesses?

They've made shop-local directories and published resources.


 business
 published on Tuesday, March 24, 2020
 updated


What is the safest way to get groceries?

Maintain distance and go infrequently if social-distancing; get help if in isolation.


 business, safety, community
 published on Monday, March 23, 2020
 updated


What about layoffs, leaves, WCB coverage and EI?

It’s depends on your circumstances.


 business
 published on Friday, March 20, 2020
 updated


How can I support local restaurants?

Order for pickup or delivery.


 business, restaurants
 published on Thursday, March 19, 2020
 updated


For the latest updates on the COVID-19 pandemic, see edmonton.ca/covid19, alberta.ca/covid19, canada.ca/covid19, and the World Health Organization.