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COVID-19 - Support for community partners

Page updated: June 9, 2020

The City of Calgary has programs, services and linked resources to help community partners through the pandemic spread of COVID-19 / Coronavirus.

Stage one: Calgary and Brooks

May 14:

  • Retail businesses, (clothing, furniture and bookstores etc), all vendors at farmers markets will be able to operate.
  • Museums and art galleries, daycares and out-of-school care, with limits on occupancy, courses can be delivered.

May 25:

  • Personal services like hairstsyling and barber shops.
  • Cafes, restaurants, pubs and bars permitted to reopen for table service only at 50 per cent capacity.

June 1:

  • Additional flexibility for places of worship and funeral services.
  • Day camps and summer school, with limits on occupancy.
  • Flexibility on how in-person post-secondary courses delivered.

Other resources

Water, waste and recycling charges

The City’s bill deferral for water, waste and recycling charges ended on June 18, 2020.

Community partners who are challenged to pay the deferred amount can contact ENMAX, The City’s contracted customer care and billing provider, at 310-2010 to ask for their request to be sent to The City of Calgary.

Calgary Chamber of Voluntary Organizations (CCVO)

CCVO (Calgary Chamber of Voluntary Organizations) has a page for non-profit organizations with information and resources about the COVID-19 pandemic.

See COVID-19 resources for nonprofits

Calgary Foundation

The Calgary Foundation has established a program for non-profit and community organizations to support them during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Support for community partners townhall - May 20, 2020