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RCR updates COVID policy, masks no longer required for indoor facilities and elevators – The Free Press

Resorts of the Canadian Rockies (RCR) has updated its COVID policy following the province’s easing of public health orders, and has mostly followed suit with the government’s announcement.

On Thursday (March 10), Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry and Health Minister Adrian Dix announced at a press conference that residents of British Columbia will no longer be required to wear masks in indoor public spaces starting Friday (March 11), and that the Vaccination Card program will end on April 8.

Matt Mosteller, vice president of the RCR, issued a press release to The Free Press on Friday morning stating that their resorts in British Columbia have updated their covid safety protocols.

As of March 11, masks will no longer be required inside their indoor public spaces. Masks will also no longer be required in lift lines or when riding lifts, although the RCR still recommends that its guests wear masks in these situations.

Proof of vaccination will continue to be required to enter their indoor public facilities until April 8, “at which time, should the Government of British Columbia’s COVID regulatory relaxation orders occur, we will follow the government restriction adjustments regarding this protocol and will end the passport. (QR Code) for entry to indoor facilities at our resorts in British Columbia. »

However, the statement goes on to state, “Proof of vaccination (QR codes) will continue to be required for skiing and riding at CPR resorts in British Columbia.”

“Please continue to respect the BC vaccination card and be courteous and kind to anyone at the station who wishes to continue wearing a mask indoors and outdoors. Please note that we may make changes and/or updates depending on the situation and/or government updates and please check the website for the latest information.

“On behalf of Resorts of the Canadian Rockies and all of our team members at our ski resorts of Fernie Alpine Resort, Kimberley Alpine Resort and Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, we would like to thank all of our guests for following the protocols of security that have been put in place. location. We are performing updates in accordance with public health orders, internal security guidelines, and industry best practices.


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