Ontario Announces Second Stay-at-Home Order
Updated: Apr 8, 2021
In a press conference Wednesday afternoon, the Ontario government announced the second province-wide Stay-at-Home Order for Ontario.
Ontario has declared a third State of Emergency.
The Stay-at-Home Order will begin on Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 12:01 am. It is will be in effect for at least four weeks. The current Emergency Brake Shutdown will be extended until the end of the Stay-at-Home Order.
You must stay at home, unless you are going out for essential reasons such as going to the grocery store or pharmacy, accessing health care services (including vaccination appointments), for exercise or for work that can not be done from home.
Residential evictions are suspended.
All Non-Essential Retail - Curbside Pickup from 7am to 8pm and Delivery from 6am to 9pm
Big Box Stores - Groceries, Household Cleaning Supplies, Pharmacy items, Personal Care items and pet care supplies ONLY
Businesses that sell, rent or repair mobile or medical devices - 25% capacity
Cannabis Stores - Curbside Pickup 9am to 8pm and Delivery 9am-9pm
Dealerships that sell vehicles, boats or other watercraft - 25% capacity
Eyewear Stores - 25% capacity
Indoor and Outdoor Garden Centres - 7am to 8pm at 25% capacity
Libraries - Contactless Curbside, Delivery or Pick-Up ONLY
Liquor Stores (including Beer, Wine and Spirits) - 7am to 8pm at 25% capacity, 6am-9pm delivery
Restaurants - Takeout, Drive-Thru and Delivery ONLY
Retail Stores operated by Telecommunications Providers - 25% capacity
Safety Supply Stores - 25% capacity
Schools - Toronto and Peel schools are closed
Shopping Malls - Curbside Pickup and Delivery
Vehicle and Equipment Repair - 25% capacity
Weddings, funerals and other religious services, rites or ceremonies - 15% capacity
Amusement parks, water parks
Bathhouses and sex clubs
Casinos, bingo halls and gaming establishments
Concert venues, theatres and cinemas (includes drive in or drive through events)
Horse racing (open for training only, no races or spectators)
Indoor and outdoor sports and recreational amenities
Museums and cultural amenities
Personal care services
Tour and guide services
Zoos and aquariums (permitted to operate for the care of animals)
More details are available on the province's website here.