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Ontario introduces new bill to insulate against COVID-19 liability

Canada - October 22 2020 COVID-19 has placed an unprecedented strain on employers, retailers, service providers, and our health care system. Unfortunately, at the same time…

Karima Kanani, Lisa Goodfellow.

Ontario introduces new bill to provide COVID-19 liability protection

Canada - October 21 2020 COVID-19 has placed an unprecedented strain on the health care system and has resulted in challenges for certain health service providers in service…

Karima Kanani.

Ontario passes new law to extend certain COVID-19 Emergency Orders beyond declared state of emergency

Canada - July 24 2020 On July 21, 2020, Bill 195, the Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Response to COVID-19) Act, 2020 (the “Reopening Ontario Act”) received Royal Assent and…

Karima Kanani, Kathryn M. Frelick.

Patchwork of face covering By-Laws, Orders, Directives and Instructions issued across Ontario to protect against COVID-19

Canada - July 17 2020 Wearing non-medical masks or face coverings can be an added public health measure for containing the spread of COVID-19. To date, the Government of…

Kathryn M. Frelick.

Operational requirements for health sector restart released

Canada, USA - May 29 2020 On May 26, 2020, Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health released an updated Directive #2 for health care providers which allows for a gradual…

Karima Kanani, Kathryn M. Frelick.