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St. Albert school divisions update parents on class cancellations

St. Albert school divisions update parents on class cancellations

In a message to families, superintendent Krimsen Sumners and school board chair Glenys Edwards said children's schools will communicate with parents about how they can pick up text books, personal items, etc., within the next day or two.
St. Albert Transit limits capacity on buses

St. Albert Transit limits capacity on buses

Regular transit service will still be available. However, as of March 16, transit buses will be limited to 50 per cent capacity. For busy routes, the city will arrange a second bus.
K-12 classes, daycare cancelled in Alberta amid rise in COVID-19 cases

K-12 classes, daycare cancelled in Alberta amid rise in COVID-19 cases

Other measures include closing all licensed child care facilities, out-of-school care programs and preschool programs indefinitely; restricting mass gatherings at places of worship; cancelling post-secondary classes; and advising long-term and continuing care facilities to limit visitation to essential visitors only.
St. Albert Public Library closes until further notice

St. Albert Public Library closes until further notice

Staff will still answer answer phone calls and emails during regular downtown library hours, and online resources will remain available. Due dates for library materials have been extended and overdue fines have been suspended.
Fundraiser for Saddledome employees who will lose shifts raises over $39,000

Fundraiser for Saddledome employees who will lose shifts raises over $39,000

New guide for Alberta schools, daycares on COVID-19

New guide for Alberta schools, daycares on COVID-19

Practising good hygiene and employing preventative measures like social distancing can help prevent spread. Travel outside Canada is not recommended at this time, and anyone returning from outside of Canada should self-isolate for 14 days. 
Sturgeon County suspends meetings and activities

Sturgeon County suspends meetings and activities

All major county events paused till end of April
List of St. Albert closures, cancellations and postponements

List of St. Albert closures, cancellations and postponements

The following is a running list of events that have been cancelled or postponed, as well as facilities that have been closed, due to COVID-19. It will be updated as we learn of more developments.
University of Alberta suspends classes, moves online for rest of term

University of Alberta suspends classes, moves online for rest of term

EDMONTON — The University of Alberta says it is shutting down classes for the rest of the winter term and moving them online. It says the winter session is to end as scheduled April 8.
St. Albert closes all facilities until April 6

St. Albert closes all facilities until April 6

"Our priority is the health, safety and well-being of our patrons and staff. User groups will be contacted with more information."