Province extends emergency order yet again, this time to July 29

"we must remain on our guard and only relax emergency orders if and when safe to do so,"

Queen’s Park has extended the COVID-19 emergency order even further.

First issued in mid-March, this province-wide emergency order has been extended now to July 29. The order allows lawmakers to bypass certain legislative red tape to allow for quick responses to the COVID crisis. It also keeps in place certain safeguards

“Although the trends in public health indicators continue to improve, we must remain on our guard and only relax emergency orders if and when safe to do so,” said Premier Doug Ford. “By following our gradual plan to reopen the province, we are seeing people get back to work and resume many activities safely. We do not want to undo the tremendous progress we have made together, so I urge everyone to stay the course and follow public health advice.”

This extension of the emergency order comes a day before most of the province will move into stage 3 of recovery.

Under this emergency order, the following measures will remain in effect.