COVID-19 Update: Ontario Extends Lockdown in Northern Ontario and Online Learning for Elementary Students in Southern Ontario

On January 7, 2021, the Ontario government announced a 14 day extension to the current lockdown in Northern Ontario. This extension will apply to all seven public health unit regions located in Northern Ontario. The extension will also align the duration of the lockdown in  Northern and Southern Ontario.

The Ontario government also announced that it would be extending online learning for elementary students located in Southern Ontario until January 25, 2021, at which point they may resume in-person learning.

For additional information on the applicable restrictions under the current province-wide lockdown, see our blog here.

This update is part of our continuing efforts to keep you informed about COVID-19. If you are an employer and need assistance, please reach out to any member of our Labour & Employment Team or leaders of our Hub for Business Leaders.


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