Calgary councillor asks city to reinstate mask bylaw, as Alberta rolls back COVID measures | CBC News
A Calgary councillor is asking the city to do what it can to protect public health, as the provincial government begins to end COVID-19 health measures.
Coun. Jyoti Gondek is calling for Calgary council to hold an emergency meeting to discuss possible actions, including reinstating the city’s mask mandate.
“We are not asking a lot from our provincial government, we are simply asking them to do their job. It is not asking a lot for statistics to be made public. It is not asking a lot to be told when an active case of COVID is in a place where it can spread,” Gondek said.
Last week, Alberta Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Deena Hinshaw announced the province has largely stopped contact tracing, will soon stop testing people with mild symptoms and will end the legal…