News for the Public

Edmonton Casinos will  re-open in stage 2 of Alberta’s re-opening plan expected June 10th. As such the SAMIES Club will host a casino sometime in the 3rd quarter (July, August, or September) of 2021. Once dates are confirmed all volunteers who signed up for the 2020 casino will be contacted to confirm availability to help with the 2021 casino.

Alberta Government Rules for Stage 1 Re-opening:

Effective June 1 unless stated otherwise.

  • Places of worship – 15% of fire code occupancy (effective May 28)
  • Outdoor social gatherings – up to 10 people (indoor social gatherings still not permitted)
  • Outdoor physical, performance and recreation activities – up to 10 distanced people, all ages
  • Personal and wellness services – re-open, by appointment only
  • Funeral services – up to 20 people, not including facility staff, funeral clergy or organizers not considered guests (receptions remain prohibited)
  • Wedding ceremonies – up to 10 people, including officiant, bride/groom, witnesses (receptions remain prohibited)
  • Restaurants – outdoor patio dining for up to 4 household members per table, or 3 people if diners who live alone are with their 2 close contacts
  • Retail – 15% of fire code occupancy (must maintain ability to distance)
  • Distancing and masking requirements remain in effect

If you wish to honour and acknowledge a member of your family (alive or deceased) who served or is currently serving in Canadian Armed Forces, Allied Forces, Merchant Marines, Diplomatic Corps, RCMP, Provincial or Civic Police services aiding in reconstruction of war torn countries please fill out and submit the form below.

Full details noted in this registration form.

Lest We Forget Honoree Application Form