Front-line and Essential Service Worker Week Act, 2021, S.O. 2021, c. 20 - Bill 230Skip to content
This Explanatory Note was written as a reader’s aid to Bill 230 and does not form part of the law. Bill 230 has been enacted as Chapter 20 of the Statutes of Ontario, 2021.
The Bill proclaims the third full week of March in each year as Front-line and Essential Service Worker Week.
An Act to proclaim Front-line and Essential Service Worker Week
Assented to June 3, 2021
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.