Halton Regional Council adopts mandatory mask by-law

Fri, 17 Jul 2020

Posted on behalf of Halton Region

On July 15, Halton Regional Council approved By-law 47-20, making it mandatory to wear a face covering or non-medical mask in certain enclosed public places. The by-law is in effect at 12:01 a.m. on July 22 until November 30, 2020, unless extended by Regional Council.

“This is an important next step for our community as we continue to fight COVID-19 and ensure we keep moving forward,” said Halton Regional Chair Gary Carr. “We would not be where we are today without the incredible commitment of our residents and businesses to keep each other safe. I am confident that we will all continue to work together as we reopen our economy and community in the safest way possible.”

...Read the full Halton Region news release.