What's New
New Mandatory Mask Requirement

As per the November 24, 2020, Ministerial Order, masks are now mandatory for everyone 12 years and older in all public indoor settings and workplaces.

This includes public indoor settings such as all retail stores, libraries, community and recreation centres, restaurants and bars when not seated at a table, sport and fitness facilities, public transportation, places of worship, and common areas in apartment buildings and condos.  

For workplaces, this includes common areas where physical distancing cannot be maintained such as elevators, hallways, break rooms etc. 

Disposable masks are available at all facilities for anyone who does not have one. Individuals who are medically exempt, along with children under the age of two years are not required to wear a mask. Children between the ages of 2 and 11 are encouraged to wear a mask. Mask are also not mandatory while participating in a sport of fitness activity. 

Please note, masks are not required for City staff when they are working in a personal office or workstation, when behind a Plexiglas barrier and physical distancing is maintained, or when working outdoors and physical distancing is maintained. 

More information can be found on the Province of BC website.

Thank you for your cooperation. 

Date posted:November 26, 2020
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