Alberta and Saskatchewan divulge they are not planning to follow broad mask mandates announced this week by neighbouring western provinces.
Manitoba and British Columbia are reintroducing mask rules to arrest a upward thrust in COVID-19 case numbers.
Every Alberta and Saskatchewan divulge that vaccination is the finest, only route out of the pandemic and continue to urge residents who have not done so to obtain the 2-jab protection.
Alberta Health spokesman Steve Buick notes that mask rules quiet practice in successfully being-care settings and on public transit within the province.
Manitoba is requiring masks again in all indoor public locations, including colleges, whereas additionally mandating mandatory vaccinations for front-line provincial workers who work with inclined populations.
B.C. has introduced encourage an present requiring folks to wear masks in all indoor areas, akin to department outlets, grocery stores and on public transit.
This file by The Canadian Press was once first published August 25, 2021.