COVID-19 Cancellations

To add a cancellation to the list, email cancellations.fredericton@bellmedia.ca.

Subject to the Public Health and WorkSafeNB COVID-19 general guidance, the following activities are allowed:

  • Frequent hand washing, surface cleaning and physical distancing (2m)
  • A single household bubble includes the people you live with.  Where required, a single household bubble can be extended to include:
    • Caregiver(s)
    • A family member that needs support from someone within the household
    • One other person who needs support (for example, someone who lives alone, or another family member). 
  • Masks are mandatory in indoor public places. Masks are required in outdoor public spaces when physical distancing of 2 metres cannot be maintained. 
  • Driving with members of your single household bubble or caregiver is permitted and masks are not required.
  • Carpooling with others for work, school, medical appointments, or to access essential services such as groceries is permitted. When carpooling, continuous masking and maintaining physical distancing is required. If possible, only transport passengers outside your single household bubble in the back seat. Drivers must screen potential passengers for signs of illness, and drivers or passengers who are ill or who have been told to self-isolate by Public Health must stay home. Maximize ventilation in the vehicle, and do not recirculate the air. Clean and disinfect all surfaces that may have been touched by the passenger.
  • Face masks are required when accessing goods though a drive-thru window. Masks are required for workers and any occupants of the vehicle who will be within 2 metres of the drive-thru window.
  • Outdoor gatherings with physical distancing of 5 people or less. Physical distancing required in all other settings.
  • Necessary travel only is recommended in and out of Red level zones, however, people can continue to travel within the province for work, school, essential errands and medical appointments. 
  • Outdoor (drive-in) religious services only.
  • Non-urgent medical procedures and elective surgeries are postponed.
  • Strict visitor restrictions in health and long-term care facilities and similar vulnerable settings.
  • Primary care providers and regulated health professionals may operate utilizing virtual whenever possible.
  • Unregulated health professionals may operate under a COVID-19 operational plan, with enhanced public health measures such as active screening of patrons, closed waiting rooms and enhanced barriers.
  • Personal services such as barbers, hair stylists or spas are closed.  
  • Daycares remain open with appropriate guidance.
  • NEW: K to 12 schools remain open with enhanced health and safety measures including:
    • Students and staff stay home if they have even one symptom of COVID-19.
    • School staff are actively screened for COVID-19 when they report to work each day.
    • If a positive case of COVID-19 is confirmed at a school in the Red level, the school will be closed for a minimum of three days to allow for contact tracing. The school would also become a testing site for school staff.
  • Post-secondary education can continue to operate in-person for all practical programs but only virtually in areas where it is possible.
  • All food and beverage will be reduced to drive-thru, take-out and delivery.
  • Gym and fitness facilities are closed, including other similar close contact sport or recreational businesses or facilities.
  • Public spaces such as casinos, amusement centres, bingo halls, arcades, cinemas and large live performance venues are closed.
  • Public Transit can operate with 2m distancing between riders AND continuous use of a mask. Ensure space is available for individuals who require 2m distancing for medical reasons (e.g. immunocompromised and those that can’t wear mask).
  • All other businesses and public services, including retail, can operate under a COVID-19 operational plan.

City of Fredericton

City Hall:

  • The City Hall Service Centre is open weekdays for the public to access a wide range of City Services and payments
    • Pre-Booking an appointment is now available here.
  • Water & Sewer Bills and By-Law Violations and Parking Tickets can be paid online.
    • During COVID-19, the City will not shut off water to residents who cannot pay their water and sewer bill. Phone Service Fredericton at 506-460-2020 to make other arrangements

What essential services continue to operate?

  • 911 Communications Centre. In the event of an emergency, the public should continue to call 9-1-1.  Medical inquiries about COVID-19 should be directed to 8-1-1.
  • Other essential services that will continue to operate include potable water, sewage treatment, police and fire services, road clearing, garbage collection, and public communications.
  • Service Fredericton. To report problems related to City services, the public should continue to call 506-460-2020 or email service@fredericton.ca. Continue to use this number for after hours calls for service.
  • To discuss applications for variances, subdivisions and rezonings, as well as requests for zoning letters please contact planning@fredericton.ca for instructions on how to proceed.
  • To discuss and submit applications for heritage development approvals, please contact juan.estepa@fredericton.ca for instructions on how to proceed.
  • To discuss and submit building, plumbing, and sign permit applications, please contact buildinginspection@fredericton.ca.
    • To schedule a building or plumbing inspection for a project under construction, please contact the inspector assigned to your project directly or buildinginspection@fredericton.ca.
  • City Council Meetings.  Regular Council and Council-in-Committee meetings, as well as Standing Committees, continue using a combination of in-person and virtual formats.  Agenda items for these meetings are currently focused on matters of governance related to keeping the City running.
  • Protective Measures.  Staff carrying out essential services will follow all provincial safety protocols to protect themselves and the public from COVID-19. This will include practicing social distancing, washing hands and/or using hand sanitizer, wearing protective gear, as appropriate, and cleaning high touch surfaces.  Employees who feel ill will immediately be asked to self-isolate.

Facilty/Program Status

What the move to the GNB COVID Red Phase (Jan 20) means to City of Fredericton Recreation facilities. Following the guidance from the Province of New Brunswick.

The follow facilities/amenities are now closed for the duration of the red phase :

• Arenas
• Fredericton Indoor Pool
• Odell & Killarney Lake Lodges
• Senior Centers/Workshop
• playgrounds
• outdoor fitness equipment
• outdoor rinks

The following facilities/amenities remain open for public use. Users are reminded they must follow all GNB COVID Red Phase protocols :
• trails
• parks,
• dog parks
• cross country ski trails