Saskatoon's Amigos Cantina to require proof of vaccination for live show attendees

A live music institution aims to keep its show attendees safe with new protocols

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Yesterday, Saskatoon's longstanding live music venue Amigos Cantina announced that it will begin its own enforcement of pandemic-related restrictions when it resumes its live music calendar in September. 

"All fans, staff and artists must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (at least two weeks after the second dose) and provide proof of vaccination," explains the COVID-19 event protocol post on its Instagram account. It goes on to say that people unwilling or unable to provide proof of vaccination are able to request a refund for any concert tickets purchased up to 48 hours before the respective event's start time.


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Though Amigos is the first bar in Saskatchewan to announce plans for their own pandemic-related protocols, other restaurants such as Edmonton's Fleisch and Winnipeg's Academy Hospitality Group are also opting for similar procedures. Quebec will also launch a province-wide proof of vaccination mandate–limiting non-vaccinated individuals access to restaurants, bars, event venues, gyms and more– on September 1.