Makeshift drive-in movies get another chance in central Alberta community

The show will go on in a central Alberta hamlet where impromptu drive-in movies have been screened in a cafe’s parking lot during the COVID-19 shutdown.

Organizer Chris Scott, owner of the Whistle Stop Cafe in Mirror, says Alberta Health Services has given him the go-ahead to resume what has become a popular pastime in the area.

Earlier this week, the health agency told him his mini drive-in was a no go because it violated measures put in place to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus.

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He says on Facebook that he’s received word from a health inspector that he can continue his movie nights as long as he follows rules to be released soon.

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