Closures, Reduced Hours, Delivery, General Updates

MARCH 30, 2020

A few more temporary International Avenue business closures to let you know about. We certainly look forward to visiting them when they re-open!

ūüíúMylees Bridal (3501-17 Ave SE)
ūüíúAllure Beauty Supplies (3505-17 Ave SE)
ūüíúNE Automotive (4205-17 Ave SE)
ūüíúAdobo Experience (4303-17 Ave SE)
ūüíúCarpet Wholesale & Flooring (5010-17 Ave SE)
ūüíúPart Source (1817-52 St SE)

 

 

MARCH 30, 2020

4909-17 Ave SE  (Mimo Portuguese Restaurant)

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From Facebook:  "Mimo Restaurant and Grocery will only be open every WEDNESDAY, FRIDAY and SATURDAY from 3-8pm for pick up only by ordering in advance.
Due to COVID-19 we are closing our doors. For the time being only by placing an order via phone, email, or Facebook messenger will you be able to purchase from our establishment.
Please call 403-235-3377; email: carladacosta_1@hotmail.com ; or Facebook message Carla Da Costa to place your order. We will combine a time for pick up during the hours listed above.
The doors will be closed until further notice. No one is to enter the premises. We will bring your order to your vehicle. PICK UP ONLY! BY ORDER ONLY!  We are not open to the public to come in.

Thank you for your continuous support.  From my family to yours, we wish that you are and stay safe and healthy."

 

 

 

MARCH 28, 2020

1717-52 St SE  (B&P Cycle and Sports)

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From Facebook: "We are still open for you to shop in-store and have implemented several new measures to comply with the new government restrictions aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19.
Learn more about these measures, how you can shop in store (our doors will be locked from now on during our open hours as we actively limit the amount of customers shopping at once to ensure the safety of our customers and staff alike), and about our online order options like curb-side pickup and home delivery, on our website."

MARCH 27, 2020

4002-17 Ave SE

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From Facebook:  "Dear Valued Customers,

Amid the outbreak of COVID-19, Nile is taking extra steps to ensure your safety and that of our staff. Following the advice of public health officials, we are implementing measures to keep everyone safer:

Increased Cleaning:
During business hours, our staff are frequently cleaning the shelves, countertops, payment console, door handles, baskets and more. Before we open and close, the entire store is once again wiped down and restocked for you.

Limiting Customers:
We are practicing physical distancing. This means that only a few people will be allowed in the store at any given time.

We continue to monitor the evolving situation and will implement further measures as needed. Please help reduce the spread of COVID-19 by staying home if you are exhibiting any symptoms. Our staff have also been asked to do the same. Thank you in advance for your help and understanding. We will get through this together.

We are open for business from 10am to 9pm and are restocking our shelves daily.

ūüíöūüíô
Nile Management"

 

 

MARCH 27, 2020

1715-52 St SE

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Krazy Jerk restaurant is dedicated to getting their delicious Jamaican food to you!

 

 

MARCH 27, 2020  (CBC NEWS)

Government Boosts Wage Subsidy to 75% for Small and Medium Businesses

 

 

MARCH 27, 2020  (CTV NEWS)

Tom Sampson, Chief of Calgary Emergency Management Agency, Halts Recreational Sports and Orders Closure of Personal Care Businesses

 

 

MARCH 27, 2020

5250-17 Ave SE

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Lube City has made changes to their daily operations and reduced their hours to Monday to Saturday 10am-5pm.

 

 

MARCH 26, 2020

3712-17 Ave SE

Discount Vacuums is still open but at reduced hours and by appointment only.  Please call Carl at (403)273-5566.

 

 

MARCH 26, 2020

218, 3515-17 Ave SE

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An email to the BRZ: "Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 and the risk associated with it, Selamta Immigration Services have decided to temporarily close its office to the public. We will be working on the essentials remotely from home. We appreciate your understanding and we hope to have our doors open after the situations get better and the local state of emergency is lifted.

We strongly advice our customers to abide by the preventive measures taken by the City of Calgary and the local state of emergency.

Stay Home!

Syn Amanuel, Selamta Immigration Services"

 

 

MARCH 25, 2020

The following are the latest of several International Avenue businesses that have decided it is in their best interest to temporarily close due to Covid-19.  We hope they're doing well and look forward to visiting them when they reopen!

*CHILLIES PAKISTAN RESTAURANT  (5020-17 Ave SE)

*WHITE NILE GROCERY  (4908-17 Ave SE)

*SALAM STORE  (4202-17 Ave SE)

*AMBASSADOR BARBERSHOP  (3464-17 Ave SE)

*DENTAL HYGIENE CARE CLINIC  (3111-17 Ave SE)

 

 

MARCH 25, 2020

102, 5430-17 Ave SE

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From Facebook: "Pick Up Orders Only *Starting March 24th
Please call Judy 403-815-4747 to place your order. We will package your products & you can pick it up at the door. No in store shopping. Let‚Äôs be safe‚̧ԳŹ"

 

 

MARCH 25, 2020

3411-17 Ave SE

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From Facebook:  "Following the recent outbreak of COVID-19 and preventive measures taken by the City of Calgary and the local state of emergency, we wanted to let you know that we have decided to temporarily close our doors to the public as of March 16, 2020.

Paradise Lanes takes the health and safety of our guests very seriously.

All leagues, tournaments, and bookings will be postponed until further notice. We will keep our patrons advised moving forward regarding when our doors will be open to the public again.

We appreciate your understanding and we hope to have our doors open once again after this local state of emergency has been lifted.

Greg Decksheimer"

 

 

MARCH 24, 2020

3462-17 Ave SE

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Emailed to Our Office: "Our offices will be temporarily closed until further notice."

 

 

MARCH 24, 2020

106, 4202-17 Ave SE

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Twinbat Sticker Co is still taking orders and offering curb side pickup or delivery.

 

 

MARCH 24, 2020

Canada Post is making a change in their delivery operations to be able to continue serving Canadians while keeping employees and communities safe!

 

 

MARCH 24, 2020

Both Dollaramas along International Avenue have reduced their hours in addition to allowing the first hour after opening to be reserved for seniors and those with chronic health conditions.

DOLLARAMA (5017-17 Ave SE)
** Mon-Sat 9am-8pm
** Sunday 9am-6pm

DOLLARAMA (1915-31 St SE)
** Mon-Sat 9am-8pm
** Sunday 10am-5pm

 

 

MARCH 23, 2020

The following are the latest of several International Avenue businesses that have decided it is in their best interest to temporarily close due to Covid-19.  We hope they're doing well and look forward to visiting them when they reopen!

*BARAKA STORES MUSLIM CLOTHING  (3409-17 Ave SE)

*PIZZA GRANDE & DONAIR  (3405-17 Ave SE)

*GLOBAL BARBERSHOP  (17, 3012-17 Ave SE)

*ARTECH PRINTING  (4600-17 Ave SE)

*SUNSHINE PIZZA  (103, 3517-17 Ave SE)

 

 

MARCH 23, 2020

4909-17 Ave SE

From Facebook: "Today we have to make a difficult decision to suspend on premise dining TEMPORARILY.  We will also adjust our hours of operation to 12-6 daily.  Take out option will be available by phone or Chownow.  Delivery option is available through Doordash/ Ubereats.
Stay safe and healthy out there. Spread love, not germs."

 

 

MARCH 23, 2020  (CTV NEWS)

Tom Sampson, Chief of Calgary Emergency Management Agency Closes City Playground

 

 

MARCH 22, 2020

Effective Monday, March 30 C-Train Service Will Be Reduced

 

 

MARCH 21, 2020

3223-17 Ave SE

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From Facebook: "To all of our valued customers, since the beginning we have been closely monitoring the COVID-19 outbreak.  The health and safety of our employees and patrons comes as a priority, that's why we have actively enhanced our cleaning protocols and social distancing policies have been put into place.  As concerns about the pandemic outbreak continuously escalate, we have to take our steps further.

Based on the guidelines of public health authorities with the additional recent government directives and the continuous rise of threat for community spread, we have made the decision of temporarily closing our dining area to the public until further notice.  Takeout and delivery will remain available.  Our bakery goods will remain available for purchase in our restaurant and select establishments.

We wish everyone safety and strength through these trying times.  With love and light, Pacific hut Restaurant Team."

 

 

MARCH 21, 2020

5016-17 Ave SE

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From Facebook: "Hey everyone, Donna and I have had a conversation(facetime)and we have decided to continue with the temporary closure. We feel that the health and safety of our staff and customers MUST come first. Hope to see everyone again soon. Thanks for the support you all have shown. Watch social media for updates. Stay safe, stay healthy and take care.... WE WILL BE BACK BETTER THAN EVER!!!!!!"

 

MARCH 21, 2020

4210-17 Ave SE

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From Facebook: "Well Folks...It's with a heavy heart we have decided that it's in our customers best interests that we close down until such time as it is safe to reopen. We worked very hard to open Tim's Cafe and struggled to make this decision not knowing when or for how long. We hope you all will stay safe and look forward to seeing you all in the not too distant future.
Tim , Don , and Henri."

 

 

MARCH 21, 2020

3714-17 Ave SE

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From Facebook: "Due to Covid-19, with the health and safety of our family friends and customers in mind, we have decided to close our doors and open by appointment only until further notice. Please call (403)207-8667. It was a very difficult decision to make, but we feel it is the right thing to do at this time. We will keep you posted as to when we will reopen. Stay safe."

 

MARCH 20, 2020

3503-17 Ave SE

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From Facebook:  "Hello Everyone, we would like to inform you that we are still open! However due to the health concerns and safety of everyone we are doing Pick Ups and Take outs Only until further notice, as well as Delivery with DoorDash and Skip The Dishes.  So you can still enjoy our food!

We have also reduced our hours to the following:

Monday: Closed
Tuesday- Saturday : 11 am to 7 pm
Sunday: 11 am to 6 pm

We appreciate your understanding and please remember to keep supporting your local small businesses at these times.

Thank you to everyone and stay safe. ūüíõ

MARCH 20, 2020

5410-17 Ave SE

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From Facebook:  "Effective march 23, 2020.  Due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, our showroom will be open by appointment only.  Please call (403)272-9845 for access. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.  Thank you for your patience during these trying times."

 

 

MARCH 19, 2020

An easy guide to help you figure out if you are eligible!

 

 

MARCH 18, 2020 (CTV NEWS)

Canadian Banks Move To Help Customers, Allow Deferral of Mortgage Payments

 

MARCH 18, 2020

3330-17 Ave SE

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From Facebook:  "Effective Monday, March 23, 2020 we will devote 8am - 9am every Monday, Wednesday and Friday especially to seniors and people living with disabilities so they have an opportunity to shop in a freshly sanitized, fully stocked store.

We will not shut our doors to others during these timeframes, however we ask all other community members to please shop outside of those hours if at all possible, so that those most in need of support are able to fulfil their needs.

Furthermore, our Pharmacies will open an hour earlier to support this."

 

 

MARCH 18, 2020 (CTV NEWS)

EI Sickness Benefits And The New Emergency Worker Fund

 

MARCH 18, 2020  (GLOBAL NEWS)

Self Assess Now!

Self Assessment and Why It's Important

 

 

MARCH 17, 2020 (CTV NEWS)

Province Taking Aggressive Measures With Social Distancing

 

MARCH 17, 2020

1825-50 St SE

From Facebook: "Due to the province’s decision to close all establishments for on site consumption, The County Line Saloon and Pyramids Lounge are complying with the regulations.
The hotel and liquor store will remain open for your service.
We will inform you of any other details to come. We look forward to seeing all of you in the near future.
Thank you from the staff and management."

 

MARCH 17, 2020

1814-36 ST SE

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From Facebook: "Hello everyone, with a very heavy heart we are officially closed. Thank you all so very much for supporting us. We will keep you posted when we know more or when we can reopen. We will miss you all very much. Let's try to keep a positive mind and keep in touch with each other and let's all be safe.... much love..."

 

MARCH 17, 2020  (NATIONAL POST)

Government Extends Tax Deadline To June 1/20

 

MARCH 17, 2020

1840-36 St SE

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From Facebook: "We at Illichmann's want to help any way that we can in this very difficult time.  In appreciation to all our valued customers, we are offering free home delivery on purchases of $75 or more (valid until March 31, 2020).  Offer extends to all items so check out our most popular freezer packs, fresh meats and specialty items at our already low prices.  All you have to do is make your meal plans and call us with your order at 403.272.1673 or email illichmannsorders@gmail.com.  Stay safe and healthy with Illichmann's Home Delivery option.  From our shop to your home, with pleasure."

 

MARCH 16, 2020

3012-17 Ave SE

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From Facebook: "Starting this week, Shoppers Drug Mart is dedicating the first opening hour of shopping at our stores to our customers who need assistance or consideration, including seniors and people living with disabilities. We encourage you to check with your local store to confirm operating hours.
Shoppers Drug Mart will also offer the 20% Seniors Day discount on regular priced items for the first hour each day every day. This is in addition to Seniors Days each Thursday."

 

MARCH 16, 2020

4020-17 Ave SE

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From Facebook:¬† "Your safety is paramount to us, followed by the safety of your loved ones and our clients, team members, and partners.¬†We know that many of you are concerned about Coronavirus (COVID-19) and we share your concerns.‚ÄĮEven though Alberta Health Services currently rates the risk of exposure to COVID-19 as low, we want to¬†be¬†proactive¬†and¬†take effective action to limit the potential spread of¬†the virus.¬†The situation is changing quickly, and we are watching closely.

We are continuing to see clients in person for consultations and other meetings however,¬†at this time,¬†we will be offering phone¬†consultations¬†for all new bookings.‚ÄĮWe will also contact anyone booked for in-person consultations and offer a phone consultation as an alternative.¬†Questionings and mediations will continue as normal so far as it is practical and possible, including practicing social distancing,¬†video and telephone options to protect the safety of our team.¬†Courts remain open, and we will be monitoring the Alberta Courts website for updates.‚ÄĮ¬†At¬†Litwiniuk¬†& Company, we have many technological options that allow our¬†team¬†to work remotely and¬†continue to¬†meet the needs of our clients. The members of our team are¬†well-prepared to work from home with little to no disruptions to¬†our¬†daily operations.¬†Currently,¬†our office remains open during regular hours¬†by appointment only, and access will only be possible with the assistance of one of¬†our¬†team members.¬†Any¬†updates¬†will be shared on our channels and posted on our website.

We will communicate openly and frequently with you about the situation and our response, as both evolve."

 

MARCH 16, 2020

1717-52 ST SE

Website

From Facebook: "Along with many local, independent businesses, B&P Cycle remains open, clean, sanitized, and practicing social distancing. We welcome you to stop by if you’re healthy/non-symptomatic - if you are feeling unwell and/or are self-isolating, we welcome you check out our brand new, live-updated website and online store!

To keep you stoked about bikes, and to do our part to flatten the curve, we’re now offering free home deliveries for online bike purchases and orders of $100 or more. We’re also offering free curb side pickup for all locally-placed online orders. Some terms and conditions apply, check out our website to learn more."

 

MARCH 16, 2020

4750-17 Ave SE & 1715-70 St SE

From Facebook: "To contribute to social distancing that has been called for by public health officials, starting tomorrow, our restaurants will focus on take-out, drive-thru and delivery service where available, and close dining room seating until further notice."

 

MARCH 16, 2020  (CTV NEWS)

Enmax Customers Granted Payment Flexibility

 

MARCH 15, 2020

4807-8 Ave SE

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From Facebook:  "All Calgary Public Library locations are temporarily closed until further notice as a precaution to help limit the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).

‚ÄĘ To help prevent the spread of this virus, external return boxes are now closed. If you have Library materials in your possession, please hold on to them until we reopen.

‚ÄĘ Don‚Äôt worry about late fees ‚ÄĒ all existing loans have been extended to April¬†30, and no late fees will accumulate during this time. This includes inter-library loans.

‚ÄĘ Have a hold ready for you to pick up at the Library? It‚Äôll still be waiting here for you when we reopen ‚ÄĒ all holds have been extended to April 30.

‚ÄĘ Keep the Library as part of your daily routine by accessing our Digital Library from home. You have free access to eBooks, audiobooks, movies, TV shows, music, and online courses with your Library card¬†https://bit.ly/2DovcmB

Times are tough, but we're going to get through this together. Not a member of the Library yet? You can sign up for free online https://bit.ly/33KDrFR " 

 

 

MARCH 13, 2020

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From Facebook:  "During this trying time, Indonesian Kitchen would like to extend a heartfelt thank you in lieu of Covid-19 precautions.  As part of the increasingly rare and intricate fabric of family owned businesses in Calgary, it truly is through the love from our regular customers that we can continue to exist, flourish and serve the greater community.  Though our restaurant holds 57 people, we are altering chair space to seat 50% of our capacity in order to comfort and reassure our customers of regulated traffic flow.  Cleanliness and quality continues to be our top priority throughout our 12+ years of service.  We will continue to provide other means of food transport via takeout and delivery options.   Safely and with many blessings.....Kartini, Wanty, Maryam, Asma, and Aeysha"