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Warmer Than Usual Fall Weather In Alberta Might Stay Until December.

Usually, by now, we're pulling out our coziest sweaters and getting ready to hibernate. However, Alberta fall weather has been warmer than usual and Environment Canada is predicting it might stick around until December.

If you're loving this warm weather, there's a very good chance this trend will last until the last month of the year, according to our national weather agency's seasonal prediction system.

September was snow-free for much of Alberta and according to the ECCC Weather Alberta twitter account, Edmonton had its warmest September since 2013 with an average high of 18.8 C. 

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The pattern for Alberta isn’t changing as we begin October.

ECCC Weather Alberta

Calgary kicked off the month at 24 C, making it the hottest October day in the past decade, according to Calgary Weather Records.

But be warned, that doesn't mean we won't see a few cooler days, this is Alberta, after all.

Environment Canada's weather forecast currently shows temperatures will take a bit of a dip across parts of the province over the Thanksgiving long weekend.

ECCC climate website shows the average high for October in Calgary is 11.7 C with a low of -1.4 C. In Edmonton, the average high for the month is 10.4 C with a low of -0.2 C.

Calgary Is Making Vaccine Passports Mandatory & Here's Where You'll Need It

Otherwise you could get slapped with a $500 penalty.

It's official; vaccine passports are coming to some businesses in Calgary as the province of Alberta remains in a public health emergency.

Starting on Thursday, September 23, a bylaw will be in effect requiring that people show proof of vaccination, a negative test result or a medical exemption letter to enter places such as restaurants, nightclubs, movie theatres, and a slew of other businesses, according to the city of Calgary.

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Premier Jason Kenney has just announced that the province will be taking measures to plan for a "worst-case" scenario as Alberta's COVID-19 cases continue to rise.

During a COVID-19 update on Tuesday, September 21, the premier said that he'd been in touch with different agencies to plan what the response would be in dire circumstances.

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Alberta's cabinet just got shuffled by Premier Jason Kenney, and the province's health minister has been replaced.

On Tuesday, September 21, the premier announced that Tyler Shandro would no longer be the minister of health. He will now take over as the minister of labour and immigration, replacing Jason Copping, who will be stepping in as health minister.

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As of Monday, September 20, Alberta's new vaccine passport system is officially up and running.

Businesses in the province must now choose whether or not to opt-in to what the government has dubbed as the Restrictions Exemption Program.

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