Mask mandates in Canada: A province-by-province look at the rules and exemptions – CTV

December 9, 2021

With the COVID-19 pandemic newly invigorated by emergence of the Omicron variant, Canadians are being asked to continue wearing masks and face coverings when in public settings in a bid to limit the spread of the virus.

While the majority of the population is being asked to wear face coverings, some folks are exempt.

Official guidance posted on the Public Health Agency of Canada’s website says masks are not recommended for children under the age of two, or for people who live with illnesses or disabilities that make it difficult to put on or take off a mask without assistance, and for those who have trouble breathing while wearing the mask.

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