How is it enforced?

Our primary focus is on educating residents and visitors on the importance of wearing masks. We have Safety Ambassadors working seven (7) days a week who are informing people about wearing masks and safely handing masks out to the public. Municipal Enforcement will first educate anyone not meeting the bylaw requirements and will only enforce the bylaw with a fine if there is no compliance. Fines are $150.

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1. How do people eat or drink while wearing a mask?
2. What about my toddler?
3. How is it enforced?
4. Who is exempt from this bylaw? Do they have to show proof of exemption?
5. Are businesses in the Town of Banff enforcing this bylaw?
6. Do businesses have to provide masks to customers?
7. Where do businesses get the required poster for their door/window/entrance?
8. Does this bylaw apply in Hotels and other forms of accommodation?
9. What is considered an enclosed public space?
10. Does this apply to Roam Transit and Taxis?
11. Are some of the masks that were provided by the Government of Alberta to the Town of Banff available for use by Banff businesses?
12. Where can residents get more masks from the Town?
13. Will Municipal Enforcement staff ticket people for not wearing a mask in the mandated areas?
14. Where can I buy masks in Banff?
15. Where can I dispose of masks safely in Banff?
16. What kind of mask is appropriate under this bylaw?
17. Are masks required while hiking, camping or recreating in Banff National Park?
18. Are masks required even when physical distancing can be achieved?