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What can I do during the stay-at-home order?

January 20, 2021
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Last week the Government of Ontario issued at stay-at-home order for the entire province, which requires everyone to stay home unless leaving for an essential purpose, such as going to work, attending a medical appointment, buying groceries or exercising.

We have received many questions on what you can and cannot do during the order.

Woman walking on forest trail in the snow

Visit What can I do during the stay-at-home order? for answers to specific questions such as:

  • How will the City enforce the stay-at-home order
  • Can I go outside to exercise?
  • What should I do if I get to a skating rink or sledding hill and there are more than 25 people?
  • Can I meet up with a group of up to five people to exercise or walk together?
  • It’s cold outside – can I visit my close friends indoors, or in their garage?
  • Can I provide care for a relative in need?
  • What types of businesses can be open right now?
  • My boss is making me come into work, even though I can do all my work from my home. Can the City intervene?
  • What if I see a neighbour or business breaking the rules? How do I make a complaint?

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