But ... it's not good enough to complain. Without these measures, we will soon have to cancel thousands of surgeries and other health services.
Kenney said Alberta workers are also being asked to work from home as outbreaks continue to happen in the workplace.
Besides, places of worship are limited to a maximum of one-third of the normal attendance per service. A more moderate split existed on school closures, with 51 per cent favouring a return to online learning and 40 per cent disapproving of such a move.
Effective Friday, retail businesses and services will remain open but are restricted to 25 per cent of occupancy limits.
"This government made a grave mistake in the spring".
Janet Reid visited Toronto's Eaton Centre on Sunday afternoon to do some last-minute shopping in the hours before non-essential retailers close their doors to in-person visitors.
The new measures, most of which are effective as of now, also include restrictions on indoor dining at restaurants, bars and lounges, which include limiting patrons to a table of no more than six, none of whom can be from outside your immediate household. Sixteen deaths were announced on Tuesday from COVID-19, and over the past two weeks 103 people died from the virus.
Hair stylists can remain open but only on an appointment basis. Temporarily closed for at least the next three weeks will be venues like banquet halls, conference centres, and concert venues.
All levels of team and individual sport in enhanced regions must be halted, though leagues may apply for exemptions.
For Alberta schools, Kenney announced grades 7-12 will begin online learning on Nov 30th for the balance of 2020. Students from K-6 will continue learning in-person until December 18. They'll return to in-person classes January 11, after the winter break.
Masks are now mandatory inside all workplaces Edmonton, Calgary and their surrounding areas.
The Alberta emergency alert system will send out a notice to all Albertans through their cell phones to ensure all residents know of these changes.
"Most Albertans have done their best to follow the targeted health measures introduced 10 days ago, however, these efforts have not slowed the growth of COVID-19 sufficiently".
"Alberta remains the only place in the country where there is no provincial mask mandate, despite having the worst per capita cases in Canada", said Notley.
"We have eight months of contact tracing data".
"From my perspective, they all are infringements but they are reasonable infringements so a court would see them that way", said Doug King, Professor of Justice Studies at Mount Royal University.
Others say the measures go too far, impacting the economy and livelihoods.
This is likely to work as well as it already has, which is to say not very well at all, so brace yourselves for a long, hard winter here in Wild Rose Country. You can read the full list of measures here. Most were allowed to reopen in May and June with restrictions.
A day earlier, Hinshaw compared the COVID-19 situation in Alberta to a snowball rolling down a hill, growing in size and speed.
Meanwhile, Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson applauded the measures in a statement.
The city is evaluating the restrictions to determine how its programs and services will be affected.
The new measures prohibit indoor public gatherings and limit outdoor gatherings to 10 people.