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The mask mandate will be in place for at least a month.

Quebec makes face masks mandatory in indoor public spaces to limit COVID-10 spread

Quebec is making face masks mandatory in indoor public spaces as efforts continue to clamp down on the novel coronavirus pandemic. Premier Francois Legault announced the measure on Monday. Wearing a face mask in public will help keep people safe during the ongoing health crisis, but there is an exemption for those who cannot wear […]

Business owners will have to enforce the rule, which applies to anyone over the age of 12. The fines will range from $400 to $6,000 for those who fail to implement the regulation.

Metro Winnipeg area moving to level Orange restrictions with mandatory masks

The Chief Public Health Officer of Manitoba stated that Winnipeg along with municipalities around the city will move to a level Orange restriction with face masks mandatory in all indoor public places. The announcement came when Dr. Brent Roussin called a last-minute press conference. He announced 54 new cases of COVID-19, 44 of which are […]

The mask mandate will be in place for at least a month.

The majority of Canadians share that wearing a face mask is a civic duty

Based on a new survey, it suggests that the recent rise in new COVID-19 cases throughout Canada comes with a similar increase in support for the mandatory face mask policies in public spaces. In the online survey by Leger and the Association for Canadian Studies, it stated that around 83% of the respondents feel that […]

Face masks not mandatory for Kindergarten to Grade 3 students

Face masks not mandatory for Kindergarten to Grade 3 students

Some Ottawa parents share that it was a mistake for Ottawa’s public school board to vote against a motion to make face masks mandatory for young students. The Ottawa Carleton District School Board trustees voted eight-to-four against a motion to make face masks mandatory for all Kindergarten to Grade 3 students. Face masks are mandatory […]

Edmonton to make face masks mandatory in city-operated facilities and public transit

Edmonton to make face masks mandatory in city-operated facilities and public transit

Edmonton has moved to make face masks mandatory in all city-owned and operated amenities, services, and attractions including public transit. The recommendation was made by the administration during the city’s emergency advisory committee meeting and the new requirement is set to come into effect on August 1. The decision was not taken lightly, but the […]

The mask mandate will be in place for at least a month.

No mandatory face mask or reduced class sizes when school resumes

Saskatchewan will send its K-12 students back to school next month without requiring them or their teachers to wear face masks. There is no plan to lessen the class sizes, although the Ministry of Education stated that it is planning to buy face masks in case the COVID-19 situation worsens. Regina Catholic Schools, Greater Saskatoon […]