Stage 2 of Ontario’s Framework for Reopening the Province

On June 8, 2020, Premier Doug Ford announced that Ontario will be taking a regional approach to move into stage 2 of reopening the province.  Specifically, many regions at the outskirts of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) will be able to move into stage 2 as of Friday June 12, 2020.

In addition, effective June 12, 2020 all regions (regardless of entering stage 2) will be allowed to increase social gatherings from 5 to 10 people with physical distancing of 6 feet or 2 meters intact. Places of worship will also be able to reopen with physical distancing restrictions and allowing no more than 30 percent of their capacity.

The following public health regions WILL NOT move into stage 2 and remain in stage 1 until further notice:

The following public health unit regions WILL BE allowed to move into Stage 2 as of June 12, 2020:

Places that can open in stage 2 with restrictions include:

For more information  on stage 2 of Ontario’s framework for reopening the province please visit: https://www.ontario.ca/page/reopening-ontario-whats-each-stage#section-2