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2020: COVID-19 and Re-Opening Requirements across Canada

Prepared and Updated: July 1, 2020, 11:00 pm

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Across Canada, provincial and territorial governments are emerging from months of quarantines and restrictions amid the current COVID-19 pandemic. Each province and territory has established a different plan to meet the unique needs of its population and economy. This tracking sheet summarizes the status of business and community restoration plans across all Canadian jurisdictions. It documents the local state of emergency orders and what phase of recovery each jurisdiction is in. Additionally it covers what kinds of gatherings are permitted, various travel restrictions across the country as well as linking health and safety guidance provided for businesses as people return to serving the public. This tracker will be regularly updated to provide current information as the situation across Canada changes.

Listed in the document below is the selected information that concerns Occupational Health and Safety of workplaces during the COVID-19 pandemic across the federal, provincial and territorial jurisdictions. Since legislation interpretation and enforcement varies by jurisdiction, ensure your workplace continues to follow all required occupational health and safety requirements during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. If you have any questions about whether legislative requirements are suspended or remain in force, contact your jurisdiction as listed in Canadian Governmental Occupational Health & Safety Departments (

This list is prepared by CCOHS as part of the Canadian enviroOSH Legislation service . This service is a comprehensive and easy to search compilation of the full text of Canadian health, safety and environmental legislation and critical guidelines and codes of practice from all jurisdictions. All the legislation is compiled into one convenient location and is regularly updated with amendments highlighted.

Subscribers to this service and paid learners of the CCOHS e-courses have access to the full text of the legislation listed in this document. To become a subscriber please contact Client Services .

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