Order in Council 518/2020
On the recommendation of the undersigned, the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, by and with the advice and concurrence of the Executive Council of Ontario, orders that:
Declaration of Emergency under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act
Whereas the outbreak of a communicable disease namely COVID-19 coronavirus disease constitutes a danger of major proportions that could result in serious harm to persons;
And whereas the criteria set out in subsection 7.0.1(3) of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act, R.S.O. 1990, chapter E.9 (the “Act”) have been satisfied;
Now therefore, an emergency is hereby declared pursuant to section 7.0.1 of the Act in the whole of the Province of Ontario.
Approved and Ordered: March 17, 2020, 7:30am
Approved and Ordered: March 17, 2020