Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole and Premier Jason Kenney participated in a livestream on Oct. 17, 2020. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Alberta expected to announce tougher COVID safety measures this afternoon

  • Nov. 12, 2020 11:30 a.m.

Premier Jason Kenney is expected to announce new public safety measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Kenney will join chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw and other officials at 3:30 p.m. today to provide an update on COVID-19 and the ongoing work to protect public health.

Possible restrictions could include capacity limits on worship services and higher-risk activities like fitness classes, government officials have told the CBC.

They said there may also be lesser changes for businesses, such as reducing capacity or operating hours.

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