Restaurant patios in Ontario can reopen from Friday, June 11 as part of the province’s newly outlined reopening plan. Step One of the plan begins on Friday. The most pertinent news for restaurants and bars is that all outdoor patios in the province will be able to serve up to four people per table for […]
The Ontario government has announced it will be providing a guide on how to start home-based food businesses. The move is an attempt to offer a “how-to” for food entrepreneurs during such a difficult time for the industry.
Starting on October 10, indoor dining will be prohibited in Toronto, Peel, and Ottawa for a minimum of 28 days amid a spike in cases.
Press release The Ontario government introduced on September 17 the Helping Tenants and Small Businesses Act that would, if passed, freeze rent in 2021 for most rent-controlled and non-rent-controlled residential units. The bill would provide the vast majority of Ontario’s tenants with financial relief as the province continues down the path of renewal, growth and economic recovery. […]
The Ontario government is expanding its Risk Management Program, which benefits the province’s farmers, a year earlier than planned by $50 million.
The legislation applies to businesses that are eligible for federal/provincial rent assistance for evictions from May 1, 2020 until August 31, 2020.
The addition of $15M into Ontario’s Agri-food Workplace Protection Program more than triples the previous investment by provincial and federal governments.
On June 12, outdoor dine-in service at Ontario restaurants and bars in regions that have moved into Stage 2 of the province’s relaunching will reopen.
Ontario’s outdoor patios may be temporarily extended or added by licensed establishments to ensure the safety of guests and staff.