Starting March 8, 2021, the Province of Alberta is easing restrictions under Step 2 of Alberta’s Path Forward, allowing Albertans to enjoy reduced public health restrictions. Strong measures remain in place to protect hospitals and limit the spread of COVID-19.
- Banquet halls, community halls, conference centres and hotels can now be open for all activities permitted under Step 1 and 2.
- All retail services and shopping malls must limit capacity to 25% of fire code occupancy, not including staff.
- Individuals or groups can now rehearse and perform in preparation for filming or live stream a performance, provided they adhere to public health guidance.
Step 1 restrictions around youth sports and recreation have been expanded to include members of college and university athletic programs.