Step One of the Roadmap to Reopening at 12:01 am on Friday, June 11th, 2021
Dear Gerrard India Bazaar BIA Business Members,
Yesterday, the Ontario government announced that Toronto will transition from the stay-at-home order to Step One of the Roadmap to Reopeningat 12:01 am on Friday, June 11th, 2021.
What is allowed to happen on Friday, June 11th?
Outdoor social gatherings and organized public events with up to 10 people;
Outdoor religious services, rites, or ceremonies, including wedding services and funeral services, capped at the number of people that can maintain a physical distance of two metres;
Indoor religious services, rites, or ceremonies, including wedding services and funeral services permitted at up to 15 per cent capacity of the particular room;
Non-essential retail permitted at 15 per cent capacity, with no restrictions on the goods that can be sold;
Essential and other select retail permitted at 25 per cent capacity, with no restrictions on the goods that can be sold;
Outdoor dining with up to four people per table, with exceptions for larger households;
Outdoor fitness classes, outdoor groups in personal training and outdoor individual/team sport training to be permitted with up to 10 people, among other restrictions;
Concert venues, theatres and cinemas may open outdoors for the purpose of rehearsing or performing a recorded or broadcasted concert, artistic event, theatrical performance or other performance with no more than 10 performers, among other restrictions;
Outdoor attractions such as zoos, landmarks, historic sites, botanical gardens with capacity and other restrictions.
We will continue to update you on the guidelines as more information becomes available.
For businesses, that are yet to apply, please do so asap to make the most of the patio season.
Digital Main street is offering free assistance to businesses that need help with Social Media, Digital Marketing, Website, Content Creation.Our new Squad Member Vipin, will be happy to meet with you to discuss your requirements.
As always, please don’t hesitate to reach out if you have any questions or require my assistance. Our BIA is committed to helping our community thrive and flourish. Not only do we actively promote our local businesses, we are also working to help connect business owners with the tools and resources they need to succeed.