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January 29, 2021 - By Elia Associates

COVID-19 Bulletin No. 35: Ontario Extends Emergency Orders

Updated on January 28, 2021

The Ontario government, has extended its second emergency order currently in force under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act.

The state of emergency and the stay-at-home order will remain in effect across Ontario until at least February 9th 2021. The stay-at-home order was originally declared on January 12th 2021 and requires everyone to remain at home with exceptions only for essential purposes, such as going to the grocery store, pharmacy, or for essential work. These measures are in effect for all of Ontario.

A state of emergency in Ontario must be legally extended by the government 14 days after it comes into effect.

For more information on the State of Emergency please click here.

What additional measures have been put in place?

As mentioned above, the Ontario Government have extended the stay-at-home order requiring everyone to remain at home. The following measures remain in place:

What businesses are deemed essential and may continue to operate?

The list of businesses that are permitted to remain open has been updated.  Those businesses that can remain open, and are of interest to the condominium industry, are as follows:

For more information, please click here.

As always, a business that remains open must operate in compliance with the advice and recommended instructions from the Chief Medical Officer of Health. This includes:

Please refer to our previous COVID-19 Bulletins on proper protocols and procedures to be implemented and followed by condominium corporations.

On February 2nd 2021 at 12 p.m., we will be holding a CondoWise Learning Session via Zoom, where we will be providing a COVID-19 update and discussing what impact this has on Condominiums. Should you wish to attend, please see the Zoom details below:

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact anyone on our team:

Richard Elia

1-866-446-0811 ext. 801

Patricia Elia

1-866-446-0811 ext. 802

Antoni Casalinuovo

1-866-446-0811 ext. 808

Ashley Winberg

1-866-446-0811 ext. 806

Megan Molloy

1-866-446-0811 ext. 805

Victor Yee

1-866-446-0811 ext. 810

Jonathan Wright

1-866-446-0811 ext. 603

Julia White

1-866-446-0811 ext. 824

All of the information contained in this article is of a general nature for informational purposes only, and is not intended to represent the definitive opinion of the firm of Elia Associates on any particular matter. Although every effort is made to ensure that the information contained in this newsletter is accurate and up-to-date, the reader should not act upon it without obtaining appropriate professional advice and assistance.

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