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No. 2021-23


Office of the Minister




Pursuant to section 74.1 of the Employment Standards Code (Code), and on application by PURE Canadian Gaming Corp. (PURE), I, Jason Copping, Minister of Labour and Immigration, hereby grant Pure, a variance respecting section 63.1(2) of the Code subject to the following terms and conditions:

1        Section 63.1(2) of the Code is varied by striking out “more than 180 consecutive days" and substituting “more than 29 consecutive days after September 1, 2021”.

2        Section 1 of this Order applies with respect to an employee who, on the effective date of this Order, is on a layoff.

3        PURE shall comply with all other applicable provisions in the Code and Employment Standards Regulation.

4        PURE shall comply with the requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Occupational Health and Safety Code, and Occupational Health and Safety Regulation.

5        Upon receipt of this Order, PURE must provide a copy of this Order to their employees as soon as possible.

6        The Minister may, at any time, amend or revoke this Order.

7        This Order comes into effect on the date set out below, and lapses October 1, 2021.   



DATED at Edmonton, Alberta this 10th day of May, 2021.






                                                                        Jason Copping

                                                                        Minister of Labour and Immigration