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Mandatory Masks

Updated May 16

As of Saturday, May 15 all provinces across Canada have lifted protective measures including the requirements for face coverings or masks with the exception of high-risk settings, public transit and other continuing care facilities. Masks will not be mandatory when visiting a Chit Chats location in the provinces we operate. Continuing to wear a mask will be personal choice.

B.C.

  • As of March 11, 2022 wearing masks in public indoor settings is not required by public health. Continuing to wear a mask will be a personal choice and they will also no longer be required to visit a Chit Chat branch.

Alberta

  • On March 1, 2022, the province of Alberta will enter Step 2 of easing their COVID-19 measures. This will include the lifting of the provincial mask mandate in most public areas with the exception of high-risk settings, public transit and other continuing care facilities.
    • Masks will not be mandatory when visiting a Chit Chats location in the Alberta. Continuing to wear a mask will be personal choice.

Ontario

  • On March 1, 2022, the province of Ontario will have new public health safety measure come into effect, easing some COVID-19 restrictions. However, some protective measures including requirements for face coverings or mask will remain in place for indoor public areas including when visiting a Chit Chats branch in Ontario.

Quebec

  • Quebec: Masks mandates in Quebec have been lifted as of Saturday May 14, with the exception of public transit and other high risk public spaces. Wearing a mask is no longer mandatory when visiting a Chit Chats branch in Quebec.

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