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Alberta Wildfires Emergency Alert

Areas of Northern Alberta remain under mandatory evacuation orders or alerts. For details on affected communities visit Alberta Emergency Alert.

Updates from Alberta Health Services will be posted on our Wildfire Resources page. Updates from the Alberta government will be posted on their emergency page.

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Special Events | Community Organization Functions | Private / Restricted Events | Bake Sales | Petting Zoos / Other Animal Events

Special Events

An event that:

  • is open to the general public
  • Includes vendors who are not volunteers
  • Examples: fairs, festivals, carnivals

Be sure to submit your notification form before requesting EPH signature on AGLC application forms.

Community Organization Functions

An event that:

  • Is organized by a not-for-profit organization for fundraising or social purposes
  • Uses ONLY volunteers to obtain, prepare and serve food (no other food vendors)
  • Examples: community sports event or day, wild game dinners

Private or Restricted Functions

An event that:

  • Isn’t open to general public
  • Is organized by community organization or individual
  • Requires a personal invitation to attend
  • Examples: employee potlucks, weddings, family reunions
  • Notification not required

Bake Sales

An event that:

  • Sells low-risk foods such as cookies, muffins and bread
  • Is organized by not-for-profit organization for a charitable purpose
  • Is not part of a special event

Petting Zoos and Other Animal Events