Reminders: Niagara's Face-Covering By-law

Posted by Niagara Region on Friday, September 4th, 2020

Niagara’s residents, businesses and visitors are asked to treat each other with kindness and respect when it comes to wearing a mask in public spaces.

If you have concerns about someone not wearing a mask or face covering, keep in mind that Niagara’s Face-Covering By-law includes a number of exemptions. Not everyone can wear a mask and many disabilities are invisible. There's no requirement for people to prove they are exempt.

Wearing masks in enclosed public spaces is one way we can prevent the spread of COVID-19. The primary objective of the by-law is to educate the public about the importance of face coverings, and gain voluntary compliance.

Who do I call?

During normal business hours, concerns around enforcement should be directed to your local municipality’s by-law office. After 4:30 p.m., please call Niagara Region’s dispatch line at 905-984-3690 or 1-877-552-5579. Do not call 911. Regional or local by-law enforcement or Niagara Regional Police Services may respond to reports of significant or ongoing non-compliance.

For more information on the Face Coverings By-law, visit niagararegion.ca/COVID19.‚Äč

 
 
 

News Archive

 
Niagara Health launches new online COVID test…
Patients can expect a quicker, easier process to book a test for COVID-19 w…
Niagara HealthWed Oct 28th, 2020
Fall Branch Collection Nov. 2 - 27, 2020
Fall branch collection starts next week on Nov. 2 and continues until Nov. …
Niagara Region Wed Oct 28th, 2020
Save lives this fall - Donate Blood
We know things are dierent now. One thing however hasnt changed
Corporate Communications Tue Oct 27th, 2020
Hydrant maintenance activities happening Wedn…
On Wednesday, October 28, the Citys Utilities department will be completing…
Corporate CommunicationsTue Oct 27th, 2020
BE A FLU FIGHTER: Get the influenza vaccine
Niagara Health is encouraging the community to be a Flu Fighter this fall b…
Niagara Health Tue Oct 27th, 2020
Port Colborne moving forward with strategic p…
Port Colborne City Council endorsed a framework presented by City staff tha…
Corporate CommunicationsTue Oct 27th, 2020
Special Council Meeting scheduled for Monday,…
Please be advised that the City of Port Colborne is holding a special Counc…
Corporate CommunicationsTue Oct 27th, 2020
NEW DATES ANNOUNCED FOR NIAGARA 2022 CANADA S…
The 28th edition of the Canada Games will take place in the Niagara Region …
Corporate Communications Mon Oct 26th, 2020
« Prev 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Next »