COVID 19 Policy 

Restriction Exemption Program  

For use, activities or events taking place in the theater, banquet hall  

or conference room of   

La Cité des Rocheuses 


The Government of Alberta announced new restrictions on September 15. La Cité des Rocheuses is pleased to announce that our strict COVID-19 policy meets and exceeds the requirements to qualify for the restriction exemption program. 

We follow guidelines to ensure that we are doing everything in our power to ensure the safety of users, participants, spectators, staff and volunteers.  


This information is subject to change. Check for the latest updates before purchasing your ticket or attending one of our events.  


In accordance with the Government of Alberta's requirements for companies participating in the Restriction Exemption Program, tests from Alberta Health Services and Alberta Precision Laboratories will not be accepted as proof of a negative COVID-19 test. The Government of Alberta has released additional information on the exact nature of the test results - please see details below.   


The restriction exemption program does not apply to employees of companies participating in this program, individuals with a medical exemption document, or children under the age of 12.  





Starting September 20th, 2021, participants or spectators entering la Cité des Rocheuses will be required to show proof of having been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or proof of having tested negative for COVID-19 within 72 hours prior to entering la Cité des Rocheuses’ theater.  

You will also need to bring a government issued photo ID to verify your identity.  


  • What type of proof of vaccination will be required? 

  • You may provide the original hard copy documentation of your vaccination given to you by the health care provider who performed your vaccination, so long as your name is clearly visible and matches your government issued photo ID 

  • Photographs of your original documentation are acceptableif your name is clearly visible and matches your government issued photo ID.   

  • Immunization records on apps such as or any other provincial, territorial, or federal application.  

Please note, no information will be stored, scanned, or shared.  


  • What type of proof of a negative COVID test will be required? 

Valid test results should be a written or printed copy that clearly outlines the type of test, time of sample collection, clear indication of a negative result, and laboratory that completed the test, if applicable. 

Photos of a rapid test result taken offsite is not sufficient. 

The test documentation must indicate a negative test result for COVID-19 and be dated no more than 72 hours prior.  

PDF’s or hard copies of your test documentation are allowable, so long as the above requirements are met. As per the Alberta Government requirements for businesses participating in the Restrictions Exemption Program, this test may not be from Alberta Health Services or Alberta Precision Laboratories. 

There are two acceptable forms of test: either nucleic acid amplification tests (NAAT’s) which includes PCR tests, or antigen tests (including rapid antigen tests). Please note antibody or serology tests are not acceptable as they do not indicate if you are currently infected.   

Please note, no information will be stored, scanned, or shared.  



All staff and volunteers will be wearing face masks when not at a table, in a chair or on stage. 

All visitors are required to wear a mask to be admitted inside la Cité des Rocheuses. 

Masks may only be removed when: 

  • You are in your seat 

  • You are on stage 



We are operating at a reduced capacity to allow for space between guests.  

Two seats will be left empty on each side of each person or group, on condition that you booked your seats all together. 

All shows and screenings have assigned seating. 



A focus is put on regular cleaning of high-contact areas, such as door handles, counter tops, railings, elevator buttons, customer service barriers, etc. 

Routine cleaning of the restrooms throughout the day 



Due to limited capacity, we recommend that attendees purchase tickets in advance online at CITEDESROCHEUSES.COM   

Online ticket sales are available until show time.  


If you are not feeling well, especially if you have flu-like symptoms, we ask that you stay home. If you have purchased a ticket in advance, please contact us for a refund. You can reach us at 403-249-1749 or by email at 

We ask you to stay in your chosen seat.