Masks required on transit and in transit spaces
covid 19 / Edmonton

Masks required on transit and in transit spaces

News Release Masks required on transit and in transit spaces Face masks on transit and transit spaces, such as transit centres and LRT platforms, continue to be required after a bylaw was passed earlier today by Edmonton City Council. The decision aligns the City’s rules with the mandatory mask requirements put in place by the … Continue reading

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Philippines

Covid ‘still here,’ continue to wear face mask: President Duterte

By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos  (File photo) MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte has reminded his fellow Filipinos to continue wearing face masks, telling them that the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) remains a threat to public health. Despite the continued drop in coronavirus infections, Duterte said Covid-19 is still “alive” and “kicking.” The proper use of face mask … Continue reading

Edmonton ends masking in public spaces
Edmonton

Edmonton ends masking in public spaces

News Release Edmonton ends masking in public spaces Edmonton City Council voted to repeal the Temporary Mandatory Face Coverings bylaw (Bylaw 19408) during a special Council meeting this afternoon. Effective immediately, masks are now only mandatory in settings as required by the Government of Alberta. These locations include public transit, AHS-operated and contracted facilities, and all … Continue reading

City Council deactivates Mandatory Masking Bylaw
Edmonton

City Council deactivates Mandatory Masking Bylaw

News ReleaseCity Council deactivates Mandatory Masking Bylaw Edmonton City Council has decided to deactivate the Temporary Mandatory Face Coverings bylaw 19408. The decision means Edmontonians will not be required to wear a face covering or mask in indoor public places as of July 1. Council’s decision approved a bylaw (19783) that amends the previously adopted … Continue reading

Alberta

20 million masks to be distributed to Albertans

News Release 20 million masks to be distributed to Albertans Government’s relaunch strategy includes providing free non-medical masks to Albertans who need them. A&W, McDonald’s Restaurants of Canada Ltd. and Tim Hortons are partnering with the Alberta government to distribute non-medical masks at no cost through their drive-thru locations across the province, to help prevent … Continue reading