VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) — Masks will be mandatory at Starbucks’ across Canada starting Monday.
A post on the company’s website says the move was made as part of a “continued commitment to prioritize the health and well-being of partners (employees) and customers and to control the spread of COVID-19.”
Masks, or other face coverings, will be required at all “company-owned café locations in Canada.”
Those without masks will be allowed to order at drive-thrus, or pickup curbside.
“The company is committed to playing a constructive role in supporting health and government officials as they work to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. All decisions are grounded in partner and customer care and safety, based on facts and science, and communicated with transparency,” the website says.