Ontario government has extended the Provincial Emergency Break.

As of June 2, 2021, the Ontario government has extended the Provincial Emergency Break.

In a concentrated effort to reduce mobility and opportunities for transmission, the Stay-At-Home order required Ontarians to remain at home except for the purposes set out in the order, such as exercise, going to the grocery store or pharmacy, or accessing health care services. Once the Stay-at-Home order expires on June 2, these restrictions will no longer be in effect.


However, all other existing measures will remain in place provincewide, including restrictions on gatherings, businesses, services and activities.

This includes:

-limiting indoor gatherings to households only and outdoor gatherings to up to five people,

-subject to limited exceptions, maintaining a cap of 25 per cent capacity for essential retail where only certain goods are permitted to be sold,

-restricting non-essential retail to curbside pickup and delivery only, as well as limiting short-term rentals to individuals in need of housing and

-allowing Ontario Parks and campgrounds on public lands to be used for day-use only, subject to limited exceptions.

Ontarians will be able to leave home to travel within the province to a secondary residence for any reason, however, they are not be permitted to host members of another household indoors except for a person from another household who lives alone or a caregiver.

Click here for details of the public health measures and advice.

Learn more about the three-step plan to safely and gradually lift public health measures for the province.