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Update to Essential Construction Workplaces

As of May 4, 2020, additional construction projects will be deemed "essential" in Ontario and will be permitted to resume operations as of 12:01 am, provided that they follow the proper health and safety guidelines.
The additions to the "essential" construction project list include:
  • shipping and logistics;
  • broadband, telecommunications, and digital infrastructure;
  • any other project that supports the improved delivery of goods and services;
  • municipal projects;
  • colleges and universities;
  • child care centres;
  • schools; and
  • site preparation, excavation, and servicing for institutional, commercial, industrial and residential development.

A link to the government's press release is included here:

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