The Alberta government announces measures to support individuals, families, communities and businesses amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Immediate financial relief to Alberta’s families, vulnerable populations, local businesses and employers. Read more
- New app to facilitate access to health care. Read more
- Child care for core service workers. Read more
- Education property tax freeze and additional financial support for Albertans and employers. Read more
- $50 million in financial support for self-isolating Albertans with no other source of income. Read more
- Increased security for Alberta renters. Read more
- Co-ordinated efforts to ensure all Indigenous people in Alberta have access to supplies and quality care. Read more
- K-12 education funding temporarily adjusted to match cost of at-home learning. Read more
- More than $53 million for increased mental health and addiction recovery support. Read more
- $5 million to support food banks and community organizations in their food supply efforts. Read more
- Free advice, coaching and information available for small businesses. Read more
- Targeted supports for youth and families. Read more
- Temporary rules introduced to provide job protection for workers and flexibility for employers. Read more
- $3 million to provide additional food assistance for vulnerable K-12 students and families. Read more
- Expanded eligibility for select licensed child care centres to provide child care for all essential service workers. Read more
- Call to action for COVID-19 volunteers, launch of new tool to connect Albertans with volunteer opportunities. Read more
- Response plan protects workers, food supply. Read more
- Rent relief for Alberta’s small businesses, with 50% of monthly commercial rental costs covered. Read more
- Introduction of Bill 14, the Utility Payment Deferral Program Act. Read more
- Up to $17.8 million in grants to be provided to child care centres and approved family day home agencies. Read more
- Employee training supports for agri-businesses. Read more
- Launch of new online hub to coordinate community services for older Albertans and seniors during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. Read more
- Increased funding to the Community Initiatives Program Operating grant to help front-line non-profits continue caring for vulnerable Albertans. Read more
- $30 million to be provided to emergency social services and $5 million for food banks across the province. Read more
- $26 million to support maintenance and renewal projects for seniors housing facilities. Read more
- More than $170 million to support residents and staff in long-term care, designated supportive living facilities and seniors lodges. Read more
- $21.6 million investment to expand online resources and virtual supports for mental health. Read more
No updates for June and July 2020.
- $100,000 in one-time funding for each of Alberta’s five First Nations colleges. Read more
No updates for September 2020.
No updates for October 2020.