Sumary of Mask-wearing ‘prohibited’ at gift shop in Keremeos, B.C., despite public health recommendations:
- Despite provincial and federal health officials strongly recommending people wear non-medical masks in public spaces to combat the spread of COVID-19, a Keremeos, B.C., business owner is promoting the opposite advice..
- Dave Shearer, the owner of the One Eyed Budgie Gift Shop, erected signage at his shop that says mask-wearing is prohibited inside the establishment..
- bans all social gatherings, indoor group physical activities in Lower Mainland amid surging COVID cases Shearer said he posted the sign one month ago and has also converted half of his art gallery into a “truth centre,”.
- Submitted “The curious aspect to that is the information that is out there that is contradicting those public health measures,”.
- Shearer wouldn’t say what his sources of information are and disputes suggestions his actions are irresponsible..
- 2:09 Kelowna mayor says anti-COVID message spray-painted on city hall building is not only criminal but misguided Kelowna mayor says anti-COVID message spray-painted on city hall building is not only criminal but misguided – Oct 27, 2020 “We have it there to mainly open discussion because there seems to be a lot of people moving forward without asking questions on the matter, and it has come to our attention through our research, that not only are masks ineffective, but there are concerns regarding the health of the person wearing it,”.
- He said the gift shop has never undergone a public health inspection, and he has not received any warnings or fines..
- “Interior Health expects all businesses to abide by provincial health officer orders, including having a COVID-19 safety plan in place to protect customers and staff.”…