COVID-19: UrbanToronto Updates from the Industry for November 11, 2020

The global COVID-19 pandemic is having far-reaching effects in Toronto, including major impacts to what have been booming 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 mandating stricter restrictions to decrease COVID-19 transmission in Toronto, Toronto launches COVID-19 Immunization Task Force to prepare for arrival of COVID-19 vaccine, and more news from the COVID-19 front.

Covid-19, coronavirus, housing market, construction, GTA, TorontoToronto’s Humber Bay Shores area, image by Craig White

Government notices and announcements: 

City of Toronto mandating stricter restrictions to decrease COVID-19 transmission in Toronto 

Public Health Measures for Red – Control Level and Toronto Public Health – Specific Enhanced Measures

City of Toronto launches COVID-19 Immunization Task Force to prepare for arrival of COVID-19 vaccine

City of Toronto seeking land and buildings appropriate for new affordable homes

Governments of Canada and Ontario, and the City of Toronto announce new partnership model with Toronto’s Higher Education Institutions, move forward research projects that support COVID-19 recovery

Twenty-ninth Virtual Press Conference: Mississauga’s COVID-19 Update for November 10, 2020

Mississauga Council & Committee Meetings – Virtual Format Only

City of Mississauga Invites Residents to Tele Town Hall

Ontario’s Action Plan: Protect, Support, Recover Promotes Job Creation by Reducing Taxes on Employers

Private sector/other notices and announcements:

Canadian Construction Continues to Rebound in Quebec, British Columbia and Ontario, While Alberta Continues to Slow: Procore Construction Activity Index

Metrolinx COVID update

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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.

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