“We want to ensure businesses are well supported for the July 1, 2021 implementation date. Regulating single-use bags is progress for our community and we want it to be a positive transition for everyone,” said Mayor Leonard Krog.
“The City of Nanaimo is dedicated to protecting our environment and infrastructure. We are keen to reduce the impact that single-use checkout bags have in our community and beyond,” said Coun. Ben Geselbracht.
The province approved four communities for bylaws to ban single-use plastic bags and declared Feb. 15 as plastic pollution awareness day.

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