COVID-19: UrbanToronto Industry Updates for January 11, 2021


The global COVID-19 pandemic is having far-reaching effects in Toronto, including major impacts on what has been booming in the real estate and construction industries. Many jobs and most events are currently suspended, postponed or otherwise affected, although UrbanToronto is still operating at full capacity with our team working remotely. In order to keep the public informed of shutdowns, we will regularly share information and status updates from across the industry.

In today’s report: City of Toronto records more than 2,000 total deaths from COVID-19, Porter Airlines updates provisional flight restart until March 29 and other news from the COVID front -19.

Construction of condos on Front Street East in Toronto, image by Forum contributor evandyk

Government notices and announcements:

City of Toronto creates new shelter design guidelines based on best practices and advice from those with lived experience

City of Toronto Update on COVID-19

City of Toronto records over 2,000 total deaths from COVID-19

Reminder join a virtual session to participate in the review of the boundaries of the Vaughans neighborhood

Vaughan: working from home in complete safety

Ontario Supports Redevelopment of Bowmanville Hospital

Ontario Continues To Support Businesses, Workers And Families During COVID-19 Pandemic

Statement by the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada on January 11, 2021

Private sector / other notices and announcements:

OFL calls on Ford to immediately take over Ontario legislature to deal with record-breaking COVID-19 cases and deaths

Porter Airlines Updates Temporary Flight Restart to March 29


REMINDER: Download the COVID Alert App Today

Everyone from construction workers and brokers to real estate executives are encouraged to share advice on what work and events have stopped, what is happening and how their businesses are being affected by the various closures.


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