Starting at 12:01 a.m. on July 31, non-medical masks are mandatory in most indoor public places.

A ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ document on mandatory mask use has been created by the province, and can be viewed here or via our FAQ tab on You can also view the slide deck from the webinar with Dr. Strang: Masks and Enclosed Public Places_July 28.

Non-medical masks on public transportation:

  1. View the presentation by Dr. Strang and Fred Crooks at the transportation session (July 21)
  2. View the Transportation FAQ (July 24)
  3. View the the Mask FAQ (July 21)

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