The provincial government announced that as of November 30, Alberta Public Service employees will be required to submit proof of Covid 19 vaccination or ongoing proof of a recent negative test. The cost of ongoing testing will be borne by the employee. Employees who refuse to comply will be placed on unpaid leave.
It also announced that the Restrictions Exemptions Program (REP) will be implemented in all eligible Government of Alberta facilities.
As of October 4, 84.5 per cent of eligible Albertans had one dose of vaccine and 75.1 per cent were fully immunized with two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine.
The legislature remains adjourned until October 25.