Several central Alberta grocery stores will require customers to wear masks.
The Real Canadian Superstore and No Frills, both owned by Loblaws Companies, will introduce mandatory mask policies for customers starting Saturday.
“We appreciate your support as we work together to stop the spread of COVID-19,” the company wrote on Facebook, with No Frills posting a similar message on its social media.
Starting Saturday August 29, 2020 masks or face coverings will be mandatory at all Real Canadian Superstore® locations. We appreciate your support as we work together to stop the spread of COVID-19.
There is one Real Canadian Superstore location in Red Deer and No Frills has outlets in Lacombe, Sylvan Lake, Innisfail, Olds, Ponoka and Stettler.
Red Deer city council recently passed a mask policy for transit, but has not made masks mandatory in public spaces.
Walmart made masks mandatory Aug. 12.