In response to the rise ofcases, a declaration of emergency was made on January 12, 2021 for all of Ontario.
There is a combination of measures that come into effect between Tuesday January 12, 2021 and Thursday, January 14, 2021, including a provincial declaration of emergency under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act, orders under that Act, and amendments to regulations under the Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Response to covid 19) Act, 2020.
With that, theResponse Framework (colour-coded zones) is paused.
The provincewide shutdown will continue with stronger public health and workplace safety measures.
Everyone must follow the rules (orders) under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act and the Reopening Ontario Act.
For information regarding general public health and workplace safety measures for all businesses, organizations and facilities refer to O. Reg. 82/20 for details.
The enhanced public health and workplace safety measures are in effect for all of Ontario and are anticipated to be in place until at least Thursday, February 11, 2021.