May 18, 2021
Ontario announces roadmap to reopening
The Ontario government announced its Roadmap to Reopen, a cautious three-step plan to gradually lift public health measures.
May 4, 2021
Ontario expands workplace inspections
The Ontario government announced it is expanding inspections of manufacturing and food processing workplaces, warehouses and distribution centres.
May 3, 2021
Ontario Extends Stay At Home Order to June 2 2021
The Ontario government announced the extension of its "Stay-At-Home" order until at least June 2, 2021.All public health and workplace safety measures under the provincewide emergency brake will also remain in effect.
May 2, 2021
Permanent residence pathway now availabe for up to 90,000 temporary workers
Applications will be accepted from May 6 to Nov. 5, 2021.
May 1, 2021
Workplace considerations for a healthy and safe landscape season
A fact sheet to help those in the workplace seek some clarity on best practices regarding the proper use of masks, cleaning and disinfecting procedures, prevention protocols and clarity on return to work for staff who have tested positive for Covid-19.
Apr 28, 2021
Covid-19 Worker Income Protection Benefit
On April 29, 2021, the Ontario Government will introduce the COVID-19 Putting Workers First Act, which would require employers to provide employees with up to three days of paid leave because of certain reasons related to Covid-19.
Apr 24, 2021
Ontario Strengthens Enforcement of Stay at Home Order
The Landscape Ontario's Covid-19 Task Force continues to monitor the details of the announcement and will provide more information on how it impacts the landscape horticulture profession as it becomes available from the government.
Apr 22, 2021
Paid Sick Leave Coming to Ontario
Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced enhanced paid sick leave is coming to Ontario at a press conference on April 22, 2021.
Apr 22, 2021
Toronto and Peel to close workplaces with outbreaks
Toronto Public Health and Peel Public Health issued updated Section 22 Order on workplaces that will direct all businesses with five or more cases of COVID-19 in the previous 14 days to close for 10 days where: