Customers of the Yellowknife Independent grocery stores will soon be required to wear masks, a spokesperson of Rochdi’s Your Independent Grocer confirmed – though they refused to be named until securing more details with Loblaws head office.

The spokesperson said they received notice Wednesday that customers would soon need masks upon entering the store. They couldn’t yet say when that regulation would come into effect.

Glen’s Your Independent Grocer, Yellowknife’s downtown location, has posted a sign informing shoppers of the new requirement. Staff from the downtown location could not be reached for details.
Signs at the front of Glen’s Your Independent Grocer in downtown Yellowknife states that masks are madatory upon entering the store. Brett McGarry/NNSL Photo
Masks have already been mandatory for Independent Grocer employees since the end of August.
NNSL Media will update the story as more information becomes available.

Natalie Pressman

Reporting courts and cops and general news, Natalie started with NNSL Media in 2020. Before moving to Yellowknife, Natalie worked as a community radio trainer in Iskatewizaagegan #39 Independent First...

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  1. And the insanity continues in the NWT. Ill be leaving as soon as I secure a job back to ontario. I’ll still be wearing masks and social distancing but at least the wannabe failed police candidate cops cant force me to isolate when I come back from visiting my family. Ridiculous restrictions that are way overboard for a territory that saw five cases and zero deaths