Construction remains an essential service and we are not aware of any additional restrictions at this time. We continue to request guidance from Alberta Health Services to determine if there have been any changes. In order to keep construction operational, it is recommended member companies undertake enhanced safety protocols. Examples of these protocols can be…

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Our understanding is that the restrictions remain as previously outlined. The guidance provided by the Government of Alberta to-date is that showhomes are treated the same as a realtor hosting an open house. We continue to monitor this item closely and will advise members should this change. The latest information we have been provided on…

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While construction remains an essential service, member company offices are considered the same as other professional office settings and subject to the following restrictions: Any workplace, except work camps and essential and critical services, with transmission of 3 or more cases will be required by health officials to close for 10 days. Any workplace that…

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Our understanding is that moving customers through the sales process would be classified as a ‘professional service’ with a requirement that in-person meetings be appointment only and subject to masking and physical distancing. Where possible, it is recommended meetings be held virtually and utilize electronic documents and signatures. General recommendations for Members: Develop formal COVID…

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Our understanding is that these would fall under home maintenance and repairs which are exempt under the current ‘gathering restrictions’. General recommendations include reverting to any additional protocols that would have been used in March / April. (Examples are listed under Member Shared Resources.): Develop formal COVID safety protocols and keep copies of this plan…

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Government of Alberta – Restrictions on businesses– Restrictions on gatherings– Essential services– Support for Albertans– Support for employers and employees Government of Canada – Current Situation– Your health– Financial & Economic Support– Safety & Security

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BILD Calgary Region CHBA Edmonton Region Calgary Construction Association Alberta Real Estate Association BC Construction Safety Alliance

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Resources available for members (login required): Government Relations This sections outlines how CHBA National is engaging with government and stakeholders to inform further responses and support you during this challenging time. Key Government Measures This section summarizes key measures taken by the federal government to support Canadians and businesses during the COVID-19 epidemic. Draft Guidelines for…

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The following documents are examples of the safety practices our builder members have implemented to reduce the spread of COVID-19 on worksites.  These are working documents and are subject to change. Mattamy Homes Reduce Exposure on SitePrevention ProtocolOffice & Site SignageSafe Return to Work Plan (Mid or High Rise)Safe Return to Work Plan (Low Rise)…

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On March 27, the Government of Alberta announced the closure of all non-essential services.  At this time, it DOES NOT include the construction industry.  It is a privilege that our members can continue to operate under strict compliance with enhanced safety and health measures. Tips for Operating Worksites During COVID-19

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