Alberta Premier: Calgary and Brooks Allowed to Reopen More Businesses on May 25

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Alberta Premier: Calgary and Brooks Allowed to Reopen More Businesses on May 25

In Calgary, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announces that more public-health restrictions will be eased in Calgary and Brooks to allow restaurants, hair salons and barbershops to reopen on May 25. Restaurants, cafés and pubs will be limited to 50 per cent capacity. The premier is joined at the announcement by Alberta Health Minister Tyler Shandro. On May 14, the province proceeded to its first phase of its relaunch plan during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic with the exception of Calgary and Brooks, where cases of the coronavirus disease are more prevalent. The two cities were only allowed to reopen certain businesses and facilities such as retailers, farmers’ markets and museums. (May 22, 2020) (no interpretation)