Increased security for Alberta renters

The Government of Alberta is providing security for Alberta residential renters during the COVID-19 pandemic.

This is part of an overall $7.7-billion package in direct supports and deferrals designed to relieve the immediate financial burden brought on by the crisis and provide stability during these unprecedented and uncertain times.

The new protections mean:

• Effective immediately, tenants cannot be evicted for non-payment of rent and/or utilities before May 1.

• Effective immediat

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RCMP UPDATE:  Arrest of female suspect and warrant issued for shooter

Olds, Alberta - On Monday, March 23 at 12:05 PM, Jessica Nicole McClintock was located and arrested north of Trochu with the assistance of the Crime Reduction Unit. The gold coloured Infinity SUV was later located and seized from an area north-east of Wimborne. A judicial hearing was conducted for McClintock and she was released on $3000.00 no-deposit bail to attend Didsbury Provincial Court on June 24, 2020.

Investigators have also confirmed the identification of the shooter. Charges have been

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Enforcing measures to stop spread of COVID-19


To protect the health and safety of Albertans, law enforcement agencies have been granted full authority to enforce public health orders and issue fines.

In addition, it is now mandatory for travellers returning from outside of Canada to self-isolate. This legal requirement also applies to close contacts of confirmed COVID-19 cases, as well as to any individual with symptoms, such as a fever, cough, sore throat or runny nose.

“We must do everything we can to protect Albertans through this

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Apply for emergency isolation support now

MyAlberta is now receiving emergency isolation support applications from working Albertans who are self-isolating or who are the sole caregivers for someone in self-isolation.

The Government of Alberta recently announced $50 million in financial support for self-isolating Albertans with no other source of income. These temporary funds are part of government’s COVID-19 response to keep Albertans safe during this unprecedented global health crisis.

Eligibility

Working Alberta adults who hav

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