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QR CODES/ VACCINE DOCUMENTS -WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW


We know there is a lot of confusion about what is and isn’t allowed when it comes to vaccine records and all applicable documentation.  We spoke with local government and were able to get clarity for you. Below is a breakdown of what the rules are. Alberta vaccine record with QR Code (paper or…

CALGARY EXTENDED PATIOS UPDATE


A letter was issued by The City of Calgary on September 23 in regards to temporary patios.  Below are the details: This letter is to provide you with an update with respect to the anticipated timeframes for the culmination of temporary patio permissions on public land. When winter maintenance…

RESTRICTIONS FOR HOSPITALITY OPERATORS 


RESTRICTIONS FOR HOSPITALITY OPERATORS  SEPTEMBER 16 - 19 MANDATORY RESTRICTIONS Masking at all times except when seated at a table. 10 PM liquor service curfew; 11:00 PM no liquor on tables PRIVATE SOCIAL GATHERINGS Vaccinated:  Indoor PRIVATE social gatherings are limited to a single…

AHA SEPTEMBER 2021 COVID RESTRICTIONS SURVEY


In light of the most recent restrictions imposed by the provincial government on September 4 we, The Alberta Hospitality Association (AHA), would like to garner data to confirm whether or not we, as an industry, are for or against the implementation of additional measures of a 'proof of…

Phase 2 of the Reopening Plan & What You Need To Know


Phase 2 of the Reopening Plan Takes Effect Today, June 10th. Here’s What You Need To Know Restaurants, pubs, bars, lounges and cafes can offer indoor and outdoor in-person, sit-down service as well as take-away, drive-through and delivery services. Liquor service ends at 11 pm in…

SkipTheDishes Becomes AHA Platinum Sponsor Partner


We're excited to officially welcome SkipTheDishes as an AHA Platinum Sponsor Partner. SkipTheDishes is a proud Canadian brand, working with nearly 40,000 restaurants in more than 250 cities and towns across Canada. They remain committed to supporting the industry as restaurants…

ALBERTA GOVERNMENT REOPENING PLAN


An outline of the three staged re-opening plan:   Stage 1 Effective June 1st Target of 50% of adults being vaccinated COVID-19 hospitalizations below 800 Outdoor dining reopens with a maximum of four guests per table from the same household Four guests per table Outdoor seating only Last call…

ALBERTA HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY NEEDS INFORMATION AND PROTECTION


(May 5, 2021) - We, the Alberta Hospitality Association (AHA), are extremely disappointed and frustrated that yet again restrictions have been announced without any discussions or communication of a clear plan on how our affected industry will be protected to ensure the survival of businesses…

ALBERTA HOSPITALITY ASSOCIATION OPEN LETTER TO ALBERTA GOVERNMENT March /21


(March 18, 2021) The Alberta Hospitality Association is asking that the Alberta government include hospitality workers in the next phase of vaccinations. There are approximately 100,000 Albertans working in the province’s hospitality sector; Albertans who have been working tirelessly throughout…

ALBERTA HOSPITALITY ASSOCIATION OPEN LETTER TO ALBERTA GOVERNMENT Jan 12/21


(January 12, 2021) The Alberta Hospitality Association supported the government’s decision of a temporary lock-down but with no clear end in sight and a lack of supporting data, it is difficult justifying having some industries closed while others remain open. Closed sectors of the economy such as…

AHA To Provide One Voice for Alberta’s Industry


These are unique and challenging times with information changing daily and uncertainty a commonality. Through all of this we at the Alberta Hospitality Association are committed to working towards solutions for the tough issues our industry is facing and keeping you informed with up to date data…