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

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

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

How have shopping malls been affected?

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

 published on Saturday, March 28, 2020

What have Edmontonians done to help small businesses?

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

 published on Tuesday, March 24, 2020

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

What about layoffs, leaves, WCB coverage and EI?

It’s depends on your circumstances.

 published on Friday, March 20, 2020

How can I support local restaurants?

Order for pickup or delivery.

 business, restaurants
 published on Thursday, March 19, 2020

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