Mixed reaction to Edmonton’s mandatory mask bylaw on Day 1

Edmonton’s mandatory face mask bylaw took effect Saturday. The bylaw is meant to help lower the spread of COVID-19 and it’s a change many are adjusting to. The crowd inside Kelly’s Pub in downtown Edmonton was thrilled to once again…

Edmonton city council debates mandatory masks in all indoor public spaces

Masks will be mandatory on public transit and in all city-owned facilities on Aug. 1 but Edmonton city council may take the mandate one step further. Mayor Don Iveson called a special meeting of council Wednesday for councillors to debate…

COVID-19: Edmonton to make masks mandatory in city-operated facilities, on public transit

Edmonton has moved to make masks mandatory in all city-owned and operated amenities, attractions and services, including on public transit. The recommendation was made by administration Thursday during the city’s emergency advisory committee meeting and the new requirement is set…

Edmonton councillors to debate mandatory masks Thursday afternoon

The topic of mandatory masks will be up for discussion at Edmonton city hall on Thursday afternoon. A special Emergency Advisory Committee meeting has been called for 1:30 p.m. Councillors will discuss city administration’s “mandatory mask decision-making model and associated…