O. Reg. 51/20: EMERGENCY ORDER UNDER SUBSECTION 7.0.2 (4) OF THE ACTSkip to content
Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act
EMERGENCY ORDER UNDER SUBSECTION 7.0.2 (4) OF THE ACT
Note: This Order is revoked on March 31, 2020, unless it is extended. (See s. 7.0.8 of the Act)
Historical version for the period March 23, 2020 to March 27, 2020.
This is the English version of a bilingual regulation.
WHEREAS an emergency was declared on March 17th, 2020 pursuant to Order in Council 518/2020 (Ontario Regulation 50/20);
AND WHEREAS the criteria set out in subsection 7.0.2 (2) of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act have been satisfied;
NOW THEREFORE, pursuant to subsection 7.0.2 (4), paragraph 5 of the Act,
The following establishments are hereby ordered to be closed as of the date and time of this Order until March 31st, 2020 unless this Order is terminated earlier:
1. All facilities providing indoor recreational programs,
2. All public libraries,
3. All private schools as defined in the Education Act,
4. All child care centres within the meaning of the Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014, other than a child care centre that,
i. is identified for the purposes of this paragraph by the Minister of Education or his delegate in consultation with service system managers or First Nations, as those terms are defined under the Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014,
ii. provides care only for children whose parent or guardian is an individual set out in Schedule A, and
iii. complies with Ontario Regulation 52/20 made under the Act, as if the provision of care at the child care centre were an organized public event.
5. All bars and restaurants, except to the extent that such facilities provide takeout food and delivery,
6. All theatres including those offering live performances of music, dance, and other art forms, as well as cinemas that show movies, and
O. Reg. 51/20; O. Reg. 78/20, s. 1.
1. An individual who is,
i. a regulated health care professional, or
ii. an unregulated health care provider working in health care delivery, either directly or indirectly.
2. A police officer as defined in the Police Services Act.
3. A member of a police force other than a police officer as defined in the Police Services Act.
4. An individual employed as a firefighter as defined in section 1 of the Fire Protection and Prevention Act, 1997.
5. An individual who is,
i. engaged in providing fire protection services as defined under section 1 of the Fire Protection and Prevention Act, 1997, and
ii employed in a fire department as defined under section 1 of the Fire Protection and Prevention Act, 1997.
6. A paramedic as defined in the Ambulance Act.
7. A coroner as defined in the Coroners Act.
8. A worker in a correctional institution as defined in the Ministry of Correctional Services Act.
9. An individual employed in the Institutional Services Division of the Ministry of the Solicitor General, including a person employed in a correctional institution as defined in section 1 of the Ministry of Correctional Services Act.
10. An employee of Compass Group Canada Ltd. who works at or provides services in relation to the Cook Chill Food Production Centre.
11. An individual employed in the Ministry of the Solicitor General who performs one or more of the following functions for the Institutional Services Division or Community Services Division:
i. Performing electronic monitoring services.
ii. Performing CPIC searches.
iii. Preparing community supervision orders.
12. An animal welfare inspector appointed pursuant to the Provincial Animal Welfare Services Act, 2019.
13. An individual employed in the operation of,
i. a place of secure custody designated under section 24.1 of the Young Offenders Act (Canada), whether in accordance with section 88 of the Youth Criminal Justice Act (Canada) or otherwise, or
ii. a place of secure temporary detention as defined in subsection 2 (1) of the Child, Youth and Family Services Act, 2017.
14. Persons employed in the Direct Operated Facilities Branch of the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services.
15. An individual who performs work that is essential to the delivery of core services in a municipality or First Nation community, as determined by the municipality or First Nation.
16. An individual who performs work of a critical nature in their service area or community, as determined by the Minister of Education or his delegate in consultation with the relevant service system manager or First Nation as those terms are defined under the Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014.
17. An individual who works in a child care centre authorized to operate pursuant to this Order.
O. Reg. 78/20, s. 2.