Toronto City Council will ask the province to temporarily cap the commissions of food delivery service companies to help local businesses.
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.
Ontario now prohibits the sale of alcohol after 11 p.m. and requires bars and restaurants to close by 12 a.m. after COVID-19 case spike.
The Ontario Restaurant Hotel & Motel Association (ORHMA) has appointed a new chairman and formed three new regional chapters.
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 amending liquor laws to provide consumers with more delivery options and allow boat operators with liquor sales licences to temporarily sell and serve alcohol while their boat is docked.
Ontario municipalities will be able to quickly pass temporary bylaws for the creation and extension of patios and allow covered outdoor dining areas.
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.
Ontario’s outdoor patios may be temporarily extended or added by licensed establishments to ensure the safety of guests and staff.