Type of Intervention: Executive Order, Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Private Sector and Businesses
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Allowing gatherings, businesses, and services
Level of Jurisdiction: Alberta
Lead People/Agency: Chief Medical Officer of Health
Overview: This intervention allows the reopening of the Scotiabank Saddledome Arena (including hockey rink, training, dining, conference, technical and medical facilities in and adjacent to the location) only to these specified individuals: employees, contractors, medical professionals, executives of the Calgary Flames, broadcasters of the practices and training activities, persons who maintain the facilities, and persons whose presence is required or customary at practices and trainings held for NHL hockey teams. All identified individuals must adhere to the NHL’s Return to Play guidelines and are encouraged to maintain personal hygiene practices and physical distancing.
Full details here: https://open.alberta.ca/dataset/6b0e119e-ae12-43ca-9528-23ce41b35a3b/resource/3a27472e-0201-4fac-9fbf-7cd001f7fb51/download/exemption-cmoh-order-19-2020-calgary-flames.pdf
Type of Justification: Perceived ability to mitigate risk
Evidence/Justification: The Chief Medical Officer of Health determined that certain activities are possible for Albertans to be engaged in with limited risk of COVID-19 transmission when persons adhere to public health guidance and measures.