St. Catharines is considering a mandatory face mask policy for public indoor spaces.
City council will hold a special meeting next week to discuss a temporary regulation requiring the use of masks or face coverings.
“This is not about limiting personal freedoms,” said Mayor Walter Sendzik in a statement.
“It’s about stopping the spread of COVID-19, and getting to stage 3 of the province’s reopening framework so we can open our economy even more, and more individuals can return to work.”
The meeting will be held on Monday at 4:30 p.m.
Toronto has already passed a by-law requiring masks in public indoor settings.
That will go into effect next week.
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