I hope you’re continuing to stay safe, happy, and healthy.
Earlier today, the Province announced that Peel and Toronto will be moving into a lockdown with further public health measures and restrictions coming into force on Monday, November 23rd. Essential workplaces, including grocery stores and pharmacies will remain open. Retail stores and restaurants will remain open for delivery and curbside pickup only. Places of Worship will be limited to 10 persons indoors. You can find more information about the coming measures by scrolling through this newsletter, or by clicking here.
For more information, including a full list of restrictions and recommendations, click here.
Thank you for doing your part to keep our community safe.
Mitzie in the Legislature
Mitzie has been hard at work at Queen’s Park representing Scarborough-Guildwood and advocating for further protections for the community.
Question Period – Second Wave of COVID-19
Introduction of Private Member’s Bill 232, Local Choice for Local Elections Act
Member Statement – Conservation Authorities
Question Period – Supports for COVID-19 Hotspots
Mitzie on the Move
Canadian Study of Parliament Panel on Race, Indigeneity and Canadian Politics in 2020
Electricity Distributors Association
Settlement Assistance and Family Support Services AGM
Keeping Scarborough-Guildwood Safe
Toronto and Peel move to Lockdown
Today, the Province announced that Peel and Toronto will be moving into lockdown with additional public health restrictions coming into effect on Monday, November 23rd.
Measures under Lockdown include, but are not limited to:
- Schools, before and after school programs, and child care will remain open;
- Post-secondary schools open for virtual learning with some limited exceptions for training that can only be provided in-person, such as clinical training or training related to a trade;
- No indoor organized public events or social gatherings except with members of the same household. Individuals who live alone, including seniors, may consider having exclusive, close contact with one other person;
- Outdoor organized public events or social gatherings limited to a maximum of 10 people;
- Wedding services, funeral services and religious services, rites or ceremonies where physical distancing can be maintained can have up to 10 people indoors or 10 people outdoors;
- Retail permitted to be open for curbside pick-up or delivery only, with certain exceptions such as for supermarkets, grocery stores, pharmacies, hardware stores, discount and big box retailers selling groceries, beer, wine and liquor stores, safety supply stores, and convenience stores, which will be allowed to operate at 50 per cent capacity;
- Restaurants, bars, and food and drink establishments will only be able to provide takeout, drive-through and delivery. Indoor and outdoor dining services are prohibited;
- Personal care services closed;
- Casinos, bingo halls and other gaming establishments closed; and
- Indoor sports and recreational facilities, including pools, closed with limited exceptions.
You can find more information about the measures here.
We’re working hard to serve the community. If you have any questions, concerns, or want to bring an event or special story to our office’s attention, please get in touch by phone at 416-281-2787 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.