WHO recommends wearing masks indoors if ventilation is poor

By Stephanie Nebehay Reuters Posted December 2, 2020 7:56 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ People living in areas with where … Read More

Saskatchewan brings in province-wide mask mandate, limits gatherings to 5

With coronavirus cases continuing to surge, Saskatchewan is expanding its mask mandate to cover the entire province and further restricting social gatherings, setting a new lower cap of five people. … Read More

Metro Winnipeg area moving to level Orange restrictions Monday; masks to be mandatory

Manitoba’s Chief Public Health Officer says Winnipeg, along with municipalities around the city, will move to a level Orange restriction on Monday, meaning masks will be mandatory in all public … Read More

WestJet flight from Calgary to Toronto grounded over mandatory mask dispute involving children

A red-eye flight from Calgary to Toronto was cancelled early Tuesday morning after a dispute over mandatory masks. Safwan Choudhry contacted Global News after he said his family was unfairly … Read More

B.C. school staff, middle and secondary students will be required to wear masks in high-traffic areas

The B.C. government announced Monday that school staff, middle school students and secondary students will be required to wear masks in high-traffic areas in September. This includes buses and common … Read More

Walmart Canada making masks mandatory in all stores starting Aug. 12

Walmart Canada has announced it is making masks or face coverings mandatory in all stores starting Aug. 12. In a statement, the company said this will apply in every store, … Read More

Nova Scotia reports two new cases of coronavirus Friday, ending caseless streak

The streak of days with no new novel coronavirus cases in Nova Scotia has come to an end. On Friday, the province announced two new cases of the virus, both … Read More

Mask debate reaches peak in U.S. Congress after member tests positive for coronavirus

Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Capitol officials issued broad new mask requirements Wednesday after a Republican member of Congress tested positive for the coronavirus. The member, Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert, often … Read More

3 of 4 Americans want masks to be mandatory amid coronavirus pandemic: poll

Three out of four Americans, including a majority of Republicans, favor requiring people to wear face coverings while outside their homes, a new poll finds, reflecting fresh alarm over spiking … Read More