COVID-19: UrbanToronto Updates from the Industry for May 3, 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: City of Toronto and Team Toronto partners reporting 40 per cent of Torontonians now vaccinated, Metrolinx continues to guard against the spread of COVID-19, and more news from the COVID-19 front:

Covid-19, coronavirus, housing market, construction, GTA, TorontoConstruction in Downtown Toronto, image by Forum contributor Rascacielo

Government notices and announcements: 

Team Toronto COVID-19 vaccination update (May 1)

City of Toronto and Team Toronto partners reporting 40 per cent of Torontonians now vaccinated

Torontonians age 18 and older from hot spot postal codes eligible for vaccination at City of Toronto immunization clinics

Team Toronto COVID-19 vaccination update (May 3)

Vaughan: Virtual public meetings continue in May

Vaughan: You’re more prepared than you think!

Ontario Expands COVID-19 Vaccination Booking for More People

40 Per Cent of Ontario Adults Have Received At Least One Dose of the COVID-19 Vaccine

Minister Statement – Ontario’s Long-Term Care COVID-19 Commission Final Report

Private sector/other notices and announcements:

RE/MAX: Is Canadian Real Estate at Risk of Overheating?

RE/MAX: Toronto Real Estate “Affordability Crisis” Continues to Make Headlines

Metrolinx continues to guard against the spread of COVID-19

OFL: Damning AG report Confirms Ford’s Conservative Government Failed to Protect Long-Term Care Residents During Pandemic

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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.