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COVID: Uber Canada abandons the wearing of masks

Uber Canada will no longer require its drivers and passengers to wear masks when using their service starting April 22.

“In accordance with provincial public health guidelines, masks will no longer be required when using Uber in Canada (except Quebec) beginning this Friday, April 22,” a spokesperson for Uber Canada said Tuesday. to in an email.

However, Uber Canada still encourages it.

“In line with Health Canada’s advice, we still strongly recommend wearing a mask based on personal risk factors and infection rates in your area,” the statement continued.

Drivers will still have the right to require their passengers to wear a mask and can cancel a ride for safety reasons if the passenger refuses.

It is not known if a runner can ask his driver to wear a mask.

“As we move forward and mask guidelines and COVID-19 protocols continue to evolve, we are committed to maintaining policies that help everyone on our platform stay as safe as possible,” Uber said. Canada in the press release.