The City of Toronto is cancelling all programs and closing a number of its facilities as of 12:01 a.m., March 14, 2020. This is based on recommendations from Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Eileen de Villa, to help slow the rate of COVID-19 infection in Toronto and protect vulnerable populations including seniors, people with compromised immune systems, and individuals experiencing homelessness.
The City of Toronto said that reimbursements will be issued for cancellations as soon as possible. The tentative date for services to resume is April 5, 2020. City Hall, Metro Hall, and civic centres will remain open.
CITY OF TORONTO EVENTS, PROGRAMS & FACILITIES CANCELLED AS COVID-19 PRECAUTION
- City-operated March Break camps are cancelled
- All licensed child care centres
- Community and recreation centres
- Greenhouses and conservatories
- Arenas, pools, fitness centres
- Aki hills are closed
- Libraries are closed
- City-operated museums and galleries are closed
- Public consultations are suspended
- All event permits for City facilities, including civic centres, recreation facilities, and parks are cancelled (wedding ceremony permits for civic centre Wedding Chambers will be honoured)
City has also suspended council and committee meetings are suspended for the current meeting cycle.