Ontario Lockdown measures – from Saturday, December 26, 2020 to Saturday, January 9, 2021

Ontario Lockdown measures: the restrictions are in effect for all of Ontario from Saturday, December 26, 2020 to Saturday, January 9, 2021 and will remain in effect from Saturday, January 9, 2021 to Saturday, January 23, 2021 for regions in Southern Ontario.

In summary:

• Pet retail stores: Curbside pick-up or delivery only (in-person retail shopping not permitted). Sales must be exclusively made so patrons are not required to enter the indoor area of the business, including curbside pick-up or delivery

• Veterinary services: for services that are necessary for the immediate health and welfare of the animal only, or provided through curb-side pick-up and drop-off of the animal,

• Other businesses that provide for the health and welfare of animals, including farms, boarding kennels, stables, animal shelters, and research facilities,

• Businesses that provide pet training exclusively for service animals.

For more information, visit https://bit.ly/3rfOMt3

The Ontario government continues to provide a variety of supports to employers facing challenges as a result of COVID-19. The government will now be providing even more support to small businesses that are required to close or severely restrict their operations due to the necessary Provincewide Shutdown.

For more information, please visit: https://bit.ly/2KM6UtG