Cancellation of All Public Events
Mayor John Tory recently announced that all public events on City of Toronto property are cancelled until June 30, 2020.
• City-led major events, festivals, conferences, and cultural programs;
• All City permits issued for major events organized by eternal groups at Civic Centres, squares, parks, public spaces including road closures, City-operated museums and culture centres.
Enforcement of Closures
Municipal by-law enforcement officers and Toronto Police are actively enforcing city by-laws and provincial emergency orders during the COVID-19 pandemic. To report a potential contravention of emergency orders in the City of Toronto, please call 311.
Under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act, individuals can face a fine of $750 for failure to comply with a provincial emergency order if ticketed by a provincial offenses officer. If a summons is issued, failure to comply with an emergency order could carry punishments of up to one-year imprisonment or a fine of up to $100,000 for an individual, $500,000 for a director of a corporation, or $10,000,000 for a corporation itself.
Order Under the Health Protection and Promotion Act
Under an order issued by Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health, people who have travelled internationally, have COVID-19 or have been in close contact with someone who has COVID-19 are ordered to stay home for 14 days.
For more information: https://www.toronto.ca/home/covid-19/