O. Reg. 6/21: RULES FOR AREAS IN STAGE 1
filed January 9, 2021 under Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Response to COVID-19) Act, 2020, S.O. 2020, c. 17Skip to content
ontario regulation 6/21
made under the
Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Response to COVID-19) Act, 2020
Made: January 9, 2021
Filed: January 9, 2021
Published on e-Laws: January 11, 2021
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: January 23, 2021
Amending O. Reg. 82/20
(RULES FOR AREAS IN STAGE 1)
1. Subsection 7 (1) of Schedule 1 to Ontario Regulation 82/20 is amended by adding the following clause:
(c.1) for the purpose of collective bargaining, so long as no more than ten people are permitted to occupy the rented space;
2. Subsection 26 (2) of Schedule 2 to the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:
(2) The conditions set out in subsection (1) do not apply with respect to campground rentals that were reserved during a period when this Order did not apply to the area in which the campground is located.
3. (1) Clause 3 (2) (a) of Schedule 3 to the Regulation, as remade by subsection 1 (2) of Ontario Regulation 789/20, is amended by striking out “or authorized recreational and skill building program”.
(2) Paragraph 1 of subsection 3 (3) of Schedule 3 to the Regulation, as remade by subsection 1 (2) of Ontario Regulation 789/20, is revoked and the following substituted:
1. They must be located in any of the following health units:
i. The District of Algoma Health Unit.
ii. North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit.
iii. Northwestern Health Unit.
iv. Porcupine Health Unit.
v. Sudbury and District Health Unit.
vi. Thunder Bay District Health Unit.
vii. Timiskaming Health Unit.
4. Schedule 5 to the Regulation is amended by adding the following paragraphs:
1.1 Individuals who work for manufacturers and distributors of pharmaceutical products and medical supplies, including medications, medical isotopes, vaccines and antivirals and medical devices.
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6.1 An individual employed by the Ministry of the Attorney General or a municipality in Ontario who is required to work on site to support the administration of the Ontario Court of Justice, the Superior Court of Justice or the Court of Appeal for Ontario, including,
i. court services representatives, court and client representatives, court clerks, court registrars, court reporters, enforcement officers and any other administrative officers and employees that are considered necessary for the administration of the courts,
ii. business professionals and Crown prosecutors of the Criminal Law Division, and
iii. employees of the Victim/Witness Assistance Program.
6.2 An individual who provides essential justice-related frontline services to Indigenous persons involved in the justice system and who is employed by an Indigenous community or Indigenous organization through a program funded by the Ministry of the Attorney General, including,
i. the Indigenous Courtwork Program,
ii. the Indigenous Bail Verification and Supervision Program, or
iii. the Indigenous Bail Beds Program.
6.3 An individual who is engaged in the delivery of frontline victim services funded by the Ministry of the Attorney General under the Ontario Victim Services program.
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21.1 Persons, other than foster parents, who deliver or directly support the delivery of residential care, treatment and supervision to children and young persons residing in residential settings licensed under the Child, Youth and Family Services Act, 2017.
21.2 An individual employed by a children’s aid society designated under section 34 of the Child, Youth and Family Services Act, 2017 to provide services necessary for the performance of a children’s aid society’s functions, as set out in section 35 (1) of that Act.
21.3 An individual employed by a service agency as defined in section 1 of the Services and Supports to Promote the Social Inclusion of Persons with Developmental Disabilities Act, 2008, to provide services and supports, within the meaning of section 4 of that Act, to adults with developmental disabilities.
21.4 An individual who is engaged in the delivery of services funded by the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services under the Violence Against Women Support Services or the Anti-Human Trafficking Community Supports programs.
21.5 A staff member of a transfer payment recipient funded by the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services who is engaged or employed to deliver interpreting or intervenor services for persons who are deaf, deafened, hard of hearing or deafblind.
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25.1 A staff member of a school as defined in the Education Act who provides in-person instruction at a school to pupils with special education needs who cannot be accommodated through remote learning.
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32. An individual who is an inspector appointed under the Food Safety and Quality Act, 2001 or a field-person or officer appointed under the Milk Act.
33. An individual employed in the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development in Radiation Protection Services.
34. An individual who is employed by any of the following entities to carry out work that is deemed by the entity to be critical to the ongoing generation, transmission, distribution and storage of electricity sufficient to meet the demands of the province of Ontario:
i. The Independent Electricity System Operator.
ii. A generator, transmitter or distributor within the meaning of the Electricity Act, 1998.
35. An individual who performs work that is essential to the operation of,
i. a municipal drinking water system as defined in section 2 of the Safe Drinking Water Act, 2002,
ii. a non-municipal year-round residential system as defined in section 1 of Ontario Regulation 170/03 (Drinking Water Systems) made under the Safe Drinking Water Act, 2002, or
iii. a wastewater treatment facility or a wastewater collection facility as those terms are defined in section 1 of Ontario Regulation 129/04 (Licensing of Sewage Works Operators) made under the Ontario Water Resources Act and to which that Regulation applies.
36. An employee of a hotel or motel that is acting as an isolation centre, health care centre, vaccine clinic or that is housing essential workers.
37. An individual working in a homeless shelter or providing services to homeless persons.
38. An individual who works for a business that processes, manufactures or distributes food or beverages.
39. Members, officers and special constables appointed under the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act who are working in Ontario.
40. Officers as defined in the Customs Act (Canada) who are working in Ontario.
41. Employees of the Canada Post Corporation who are working in Ontario.
(2) Sections 3 and 4 come into force on the later of January 11, 2021 and the day this Regulation is filed.