In a vote of 7-6, Edmonton city council voted Friday to deactivate the mandatory face covering bylaw on July 1 to align with the province.
Premier Jason Kenney says he and his ministers made every reasonable effort to comply with health rules during a dinner on the patio of the infamous "Sky Palace."
Provincial reopening plans were released by British Columbia and Alberta earlier this week. Two notable differences are travel rules and timing.
Following the province's "Open For Summer" announcement on Wednesday, K-Days announced Thursday planning is underway for its festival this year.
As early as Monday, Alberta businesses can reopen their doors for a third time during the COVID-19 pandemic — and they're hoping this will be the end of the uncertainty.