U of A Staff Association Calls for Return of Inner Mask Mandate on Campus – Edmonton

Talks have resumed over whether or not the University of Alberta should reinstate its mask mandate, which was scrapped eight months ago. The University’s Association of Academic Personnel is calling on the university to reinstate the indoor masking mandate requiring all employees, students, contractors and community members to wear a face mask in university-owned buildings. … Read more

Ontario Premier Doug Ford pushes for masking but stops imposing mandate

TORONTO — Ontario Premier Doug Ford is urging residents of the province to wear masks, but stopped short of requiring them. Chief Medical Officer of HealthDr. Kieran Moore will make an announcement on Monday recommending that the public wear masks. Ford did not answer repeated questions on Sunday about mandating masks in any setting, saying … Read more

COVID mask mandates for public and passenger transportation in WA end next week

WA’s transition from COVID continues with mask mandates for public and passenger transportation ending late next week. Most important points: Mask mandates persist in care facilities for the elderly and disabled Visitor restrictions in those institutions have been relaxed as of today People are urged to continue wearing masks in crowded indoor environments Prime Minister … Read more

Covid 19: Mask mandate not recommended by CMO Paul Kelly

Chief Medical Officer Professor Paul Kelly has been hounded by Sunrise host David Koch, who investigated the top doctors whether he had been “overruled” by the national cabinet over mandating face masks. During an interview on Seven’s breakfast program on Wednesday, Professor Kelly strongly urged the public to wear masks indoors, work from home and … Read more

Broadway Mask Mandate Ends July 1 – NBC New York

Broadway shoppers will be able to ditch face masks starting next month as the latest wave of COVID-19 continues to recede, the national trade association representing all 41 theaters said in a statement Tuesday. The Broadway League said in a statement that all owners and operators along The Great White Way would transition to a … Read more

Australia lifts airport mask mandate amid mounting COVID-19 cases

CANBERRA, June 15 (Xinhua) — The Australian government has recognized the recommendation that mask wearing will no longer be mandatory in airport terminals, but will still be mandatory on all flights. In a statement released Tuesday evening, the federal government announced that, on the advice of the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC), the mask … Read more

Remaining COVID-19 mask mandates in Ontario expire this week

The last remaining COVID-19 mask mandates from the Ontario government are set to expire later this week. The mandate for institutions deemed high-risk was previously slated to be lifted on April 27, but was extended to June 11, this Saturday. It applies to public transportation, health care facilities, long-term care and retirement homes, as well … Read more

Lord Mayor Sally Capp planned a $5k graffiti trip to Singapore

Melbourne Mayor Sally Capp has been forced to defend a $5,000 taxpayer-funded trip aimed at viewing the graffiti of an Asian city. Melbourne Mayor Sally Capp has been forced to defend a planned taxpayer-funded trip to Singapore, where graffiti takes center stage. On the $5,000 outing, Ms Capp is set to fly to the city-state … Read more

Ford, GM, Stellantis restore masks in facilities in ‘high’ COVID-risk areas – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) — Detroit’s Big Three automakers – Ford, General Motors and Stellantis – are restoring their corporate mask mandates in high-COVID-level counties. This comes after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended masks for those counties in the United States. READ MORE: Ferndale Schools District to restore face masks starting this week As … Read more