Fort McMurray bans Plastic Bags for James Cameron Visit
Fort McMurray, capital of the famous Alberta
Bags from fast-food restaurants, pharmacies, liquor stores and bags used to purchase bulk items like produce are exempt from the ban. Unfortunately, Fort McMurray only offers fast-food restaurants, pharmacies, liquor stores, and bulk items stores. Also not banned are the gigantic monster trucks used
Councillor Allen conceded:
"There's going to be some challenges implementing this...from my perspective when I see bags floating down the streets they're largely from fast food places."
In a related story, the Alberta government banned the smell of air fresheners in vehicles during cellphone use in order to increase road safety.