COVID-19: UrbanToronto Updates from the Industry for November 23, 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 supports provincial lockdown measures to reduce COVID-19 transmission, Province declares Mississauga in Grey-Lockdown Level as part of Ontario’s COVID-19 Framework, and more news from the COVID-19 front:

Covid-19, coronavirus, housing market, construction, GTA, TorontoToronto skyline, image by Forum contributor everydayhim

Government notices and announcements: 

COVID-19 response framework: keeping Ontario safe and open

City of Toronto supports provincial lockdown measures to reduce COVID-19 transmission

City of Toronto services modified to adhere to provincial lockdown measures and reduce the spread of COVID-19

Vaughan: Our communications: Ready, resilient and resourceful

Stay safe throughout the second wave

Statements from Markham Mayor Frank Scarpitti in response to COVID-19

Markham Stays in CONTROL-RED Zone with New Restrictions

Province Declares Mississauga in Grey-Lockdown Level as part of Ontario’s COVID-19 Framework

November 20 – ​City of Brampton to enter Province’s Grey-Lockdown Level November 23

Mississauga: COVID-19 Lockdown: City Programs, Service changes and Facility Closures

Mississauga: COVID-19 Lockdown – Restrictions on Gatherings, City Closures Reminder

Private sector/other notices and announcements:

RE/MAX: Mississauga Real Estate: Housing and Condo Trends

Halmont Properties Corporation Third Quarter Results

ULI Toronto: New Rules of Engagement? Planning and Development in Doug Ford’s Ontario

ULI Toronto: Attainable Housing Series – Solutions that Work

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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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