Indoor dining, fitness classes prohibited in Toronto, Peel, and Ottawa

Gyms and fitness centres will also be closed

The province has announced a modified Stage 2 for Toronto, Peel, and Ottawa which are considered hot spots.

The restrictions will be in place for 28 days.

Effective Saturday, October 10, 2020 at 12:01 a.m.:

- Reducing limits for all social gatherings and organized public events to a maximum of 10
people indoors and 25 people outdoors where physical distancing can be maintained. The
two limits may not be combined for an indoor-outdoor event;

- Prohibiting indoor food and drink service in restaurants, bars and other food and drink
establishments, including nightclubs and food court areas in malls;

Closing of:

- Indoor gyms and fitness centres (e.g., yoga studios, dance studios);

- Casinos, bingo halls and other gaming establishments;

- Cinemas;

- Performing arts centres and venues;

- Spectator areas in racing venues;

- Interactive exhibits or exhibits with high risk of personal contact in museums,
galleries, zoos, science centres, landmarks, etc.;

- Prohibiting personal care services where face coverings must be removed for the service;

Reducing the capacity limits for:

- Tour and guide services to 10 people indoors and 25 people outdoors

- Real Estate open houses to 10 people indoors, where physical distancing can be
maintained.

- In-person teaching and instruction (e.g., cooking class,) to 10 people indoors and 25
people outdoors, with exemptions for schools, child care centres, universities,
colleges of applied arts and technology, private career colleges, the Ontario Police
College, etc.

- Meeting and event spaces to 10 people indoors and 25 people outdoors, and

- Limiting team sports to training sessions (no games or scrimmages).

Schools and places of worship will remain open in these communities and must continue to follow the public health measures in place. 

Effective Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 12:01 a.m.,:

- New public health measures will apply to wedding receptions, including new gathering limits of 10 indoors and 25 outdoors at event spaces