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Press Release: BC Restart Plan - Phase 3

By Wayne Robinson, Chief Administrative Officer
on Jul 01, 2021

Press Release

“I am really proud of our community and their actions to put an end to this pandemic! Have a great Canada Day, welcome to Step 3 - and Canada, welcome back to Valemount!! And please, due to dry conditions, please refrain from celebrating with fireworks.”
- Mayor Owen Torgerson, Village of Valemount

Following the direction of the Province, the Village of Valemount is pleased to communicate the details of British Columbia’s COVID19 Restart Plan – Stage 3. As per the PHO, please note the following updates:
• Masks are recommended in public indoor setting for all people over the age of 12 who are not fully vaccinated.
• Indoor organized gatherings to a maximum of 50 people, or 50% of fire rating capacity, whichever is greater.
• Outdoor organized gatherings 5,000 people or 50% capacity, whichever is greater.
• No capacity limits or restrictions on religious gatherings and worship services.
• Fairs, festivals, and trade shows return to normal with a Communicable Disease Plan.
• Restaurants, Pubs and Bars
     -No group limits for indoor and outdoor dining.
     -Events are allowed.
     -May return to normal liquor service hours.
     -However, no socializing between tables.
• All indoor fitness classes, gyms and recreation facilities are allowed to operate at normal capacity.
• BC is ready to welcome all visitors from across Canada.

The public is urged to visit for complete details on the current Public Health Orders and additional measures that have not been conveyed in this Press Release.

Wayne Robinson
Chief Administrative Officer
Village of Valemount

See the full release here:  BC Restart Plan - Phase 3
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