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RCMP say ‘anti-masker’ causes disturbance at Powell River Freshco

Masks must be worn in all indoor public settings.

The Powell River RCMP is issuing that reminder, after they received a report of an ‘anti-masker’ causing a ruckus at the Freshco.

Just after 8:40am on Sept. 8th, the Powell River RCMP were called to a disturbance at the grocery store on Barnett Street.

Police say a female had refused to wear a mask inside the store and was also refusing to leave. 

When officers got there, she was outside the store and in the process of leaving. 

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She was reminded that she is not welcome inside the store without a mask.

Police say that refusing to leave a business when asked to wear a mask or provide a vaccine passport could result in a fine of $230.

Meanwhile, the Powell River RCMP is also reminding everyone 12 and older will need to have proof of vaccination to access some events, services and businesses.

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