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Front-line and Essential Service Worker Week Act, 2021, S.O. 2021, c. 20

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current June 3, 2021 (e-Laws currency date)


Front-line and Essential Service Worker Week Act, 2021

S.o. 2021, chapter 21

Consolidation Period: From June 3, 2021 to the e-Laws currency date.

No amendments.


On March 17, 2020, an emergency was declared in Ontario under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Second and third emergencies were declared on January 12, 2021 and April 7, 2021.

Ontario’s front-line and essential service workers played a vital role in maintaining the flow and delivery of goods and services throughout each state of emergency and they continue to be a crucial part of the province’s economic recovery.

Therefore, Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario, enacts as follows:

Front-line and Essential Service Worker Week

1 The third full week of March in each year is proclaimed as Front-line and Essential Service Worker Week.

2 Omitted (provides for coming into force of provisions of this Act).

3 Omitted (enacts short title of this Act).