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State of Local Emergency

Declaration of State of Local Emergency


WHEREAS there is a public health safety risk due to the COVID-19 pandemic within the jurisdiction of the Village of Masset;


AND WHEREAS the COVID-19 Pandemic poses an existing or imminent threat to people and property within the area known as the Village of Masset;

AND WHEREAS this public health emergency requires prompt coordination of action or special regulation of persons or property to protect the health, safety or welfare of people or to limit damage to property;


IT IS HEREBY ORDERED pursuant to Section 12 (1) of the Emergency Program Act (RS, 1996, Chap 111) that a state of local emergency exists in the Village of Masset due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the risk to public health;

IT IS FURTHER ORDERED THAT the Village of Masset, its employees, servants and agents are empowered pursuant to Section 13 (1) of the Emergency Program Act to do all acts and implement all procedures that are considered necessary to prevent or to alleviate the effects of the emergency.


ORDERED by the Mayor this date, March 23rd, 2020, to remain in force for seven days until March 30th, 2020,  at midnight unless cancelled by the Village of Masset or the Minister responsible.


                                                            Barry Pages, Mayor

                                                            Village of Masset