Update: Masking Bylaw
February 17, 2022
The Town of Hinton Masking Bylaw is reflective of the current Provincial Masking requirements.
Masks are mandatory for public areas.
Exempted from the Bylaw Are:
- persons 12 years of age and under;
- persons who are unable to place, use, or remove Face Coverings without assistance;
- persons providing care or assistance to a person with a disability where a Face Covering would hinder that caregiving or assistance;
- persons consuming food or drink in a designated seating area or as part of a religious or spiritual ceremony;
- persons engaging in aquatic activities or physical exercise; or
- persons engaging in services that require the temporary removal of a Face Covering;
- persons unable to wear a face-covering due to a mental or physical concern or limitation, or protected ground under the Alberta Human Rights Act;
- A person with a medical condition, including breathing or cognitive difficulties, or a disability, that prevents them from safely wearing a face covering;
- A person who is hearing impaired, or communicating with a person who is hearing impaired, where the ability to see the mouth is essential for communication;
- A person who is employed by, or is an agent of, the Operator of an Enclosed Public Space is not obligated to wear a Mask while:
- In an area of the premises that is not designated for public access; or
- When located either within or behind a physical barrier including but not limited to a plexiglass barrier.
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