By Curtis Auch and Michael Solowan

On March 26, 2020, the Meeting Procedures (COVID-19 Suppression) Regulation, Alta Reg 50/2020 was approved by way of Order in Council. In light of the present COVID-19 public health emergency, and in accordance with other social distancing measures already put in place by the Government of Alberta, this Regulation is designed to allow for meetings and hearings under the Municipal Government Act (the “MGA”) to be held in a manner that avoids exposing persons to COVID-19 (Regulation, s. 2).

This article and the information herein is current as of April 7, 2020. However, the situation is rapidly changing; therefore, before relying on this article please confirm whether any additional amendments have been made by the Province.

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