August Long Weekend 2020 - Masks Mandatory

Like so many other summer holidays, this August Long Weekend looks a little different thanks to COVID-19. Not only are the usual festivities cancelled, but as of August 1st Calgary's Mandatory Masks bylaw begins.

On the City of Calgary's official website they write, "in times of need or crisis, our city comes together to support each other. We are known for our kindness. For the safety and protection of our community, the City of Calgary will [now] require the wearing of face coverings or masks in indoor public areas and public vehicles. Our primary focus is on educating Calgarians on the importance of wearing face coverings in indoor public spaces and public vehicles, rather than enforcement.Failure to wear a face covering where required can result in a penalty of $50. The bylaw mandates that face coverings be worn in the following places: Public Transit, Public vehicles for hire, public indoor spaces, and all City of Calgary facilities."

So, when you go out to enjoy your long weekend, don't forget your mask! Looking for something fun to do? Check out for all the best suggestions! 

Posted by Ken Richter on


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