Dear Strata Councils,
This week was very challenging for many of you, with rising case numbers of COVID-19, increased isolation and the turning of the weather. You are no doubt weary of Strata Corporation matters being placed before you.
However, we are compelled to write to you with important information about the anticipated Order from the Provincial Health Officer. On November 19th, Dr. Bonnie Henry and Health Minister Adrian Dix held a press conference and announced a new order mandating that masks be worn by all capable individuals in all indoor public spaces. A day later, the Province formally confirmed that Strata common areas such as hallways, lobbies and elevators are subject to the Order. We have drafted the attached generic notices which you may use in your properties to advise Residents of the new Order. Many of you had already passed Rules which require guests, trades people and others to wear masks- this new mandate applies to everyone.
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