Video of Earls guests breaking Alberta COVID-19 rules condemned by restaurant and Hinshaw
Earls Restaurants said it was “deeply concerned” Wednesday after a video circulating on social media appeared to show over ten guests gathered at and around a table at one of the company’s restaurants in Edmonton, despite COVID-19 relaunch rules.
The current rules in Alberta allow up to six people to be seated at one table, who must be from the same family. Those who live alone may dine with two other close contacts.
“We are deeply concerned by a video shared on social media showing a group gathered together at our Edmonton Crossroads location on the evening of Feb. 9,” said a statement from the company’s chief restaurant officer Mark Hladik.
“Earls can confirm that a group of guests did indeed gather at one table for a brief period, after initially being seated…