COVID-19: UrbanToronto Updates from the Industry for May 21, 2021

The global COVID-19 pandemic is having far-reaching effects in Toronto, including major impacts on the real estate and building industries. Many jobs and most events are currently suspended, postponed, or affected in other ways, though UrbanToronto is still operating at full strength with our team working remotely. As a means to keep the public in the loop about the shutdowns, we’ll be sharing information and status updates from around the industry on a regular basis.

In today’s report; Long Weekend Dose Drive: City of Toronto opening more than 19,000 new COVID-19 vaccine appointments for this weekend, City of Toronto continues to support people experiencing homelessness through immunization, enhanced infection prevention, and safe inside space, and more news from the COVID-19 front.

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Government notices and announcements: 

Long Weekend Dose Drive: City of Toronto opening more than 19,000 new COVID-19 vaccine appointments for this weekend

Team Toronto Sprint Strategy adding seven more postal code areas for priority pop-up and mobile vaccination clinics

Team Toronto COVID-19 vaccination update (May 21)

Team Toronto COVID-19 vaccination update  (May 20)

Book now! Long Weekend Dose Drive vaccination appointments still available

City of Toronto continues to support people experiencing homelessness through immunization, enhanced infection prevention, and safe inside space

ActiveTO routes announced for May long weekend in Toronto

City of Toronto working to reopen outdoor recreational amenities

Mayor Bevilacqua welcomes York University’s plan to establish a new School of Medicine in Vaughan

Some outdoor amenities reopening in Vaughan

City of Mississauga Update: Government of Ontario Opens Recreational Amenities Provincewide

Ontario Proceeding with Second Dose Administration of AstraZeneca

Ontario Releases Three-Step Roadmap to Safely Reopen the Province

Private sector/other notices and announcements:

Dream Industrial REIT Announces $250 Million Subscription Receipt Offering in Connection With Proposed European Logistics Acquisition

ULI Toronto: CityTalk Canada – Douglas Cardinal: Architect of the Future

ULI Toronto: PropTech City: Checking in on Toronto’s tech-forward real estate companies

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How to book a COVID-19 vaccine appointment

REMINDER: Download the COVID Alert app today 

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