Friday April 4, 2020 COVID-19 UPDATE

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Calgary announced festivals & city events canceled until June 30, 2020 but funerals are still permitted

As COVID-19 continues to spread worldwide Calgary’s Mayor Nenshi and city officials work to take the necessary steps in protecting the health and safety of all residents.  In the most recent (April 3, 2020) update by Mayor Nenshi it was announced that all public events scheduled in Calgary between April 3rd and June 30th have been cancelled. Please watch the below video for a full explanation of cancellations.

This announcement also addressed events taking place on private property. As made clear by Mayor Nenshi events taking on private property with 15 people or less and following social distancing guidelines are permitted.  McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes stands in full support of the Mayor’s decision and will continue to follow the provisions in place for hosting private events.  

As detailed in the McInnis & Holloway COVID-19 update shared on March 27th our team of dedicated funeral professionals remain committed to helping families plan a private farewell following the death of a loved one. Families who entrust McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes with caring for their loved can expect modified practices at the same high level of excellent service.

Families with questions or concerns about funeral planning are encouraged to contact McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes directly by calling 403-243-8200 or emailing 


Jeff Hagel
McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes
PH: 403-243-8200

Click to view Mayor Nenshi's April 3rd announcement