Stage 3: What’s Open in the GTA
Did you know Ontario has been the only place not allowing indoor dining in North America? Well not for long! As of Friday, July 16th, Ontario has officially entered Stage 3 which means the reopening of indoor dining, movie theatres, indoor operations in gyms and more. Here’s a full breakdown of the new rules during the stage:
-Sports are allowed with no restrictions on contact.
-Personal care services can now offer services where a face covering must be removed.
-Social gatherings or public events will have an indoor capacity of 25 people and an outdoor capacity of 100 people.
-Personal care services will no longer have a specific limited capacity as long as patrons can maintain a physical distance of 2 metres.
-Indoor retail, restaurants and religious services will also only be limited by the ability to maintain a distance of 2 metres between patrons. There will also no longer be a limit to the number of patrons per table. (Start booking your brunch reunions!)
-Establishments such as galleries and museums, science centres and casinos will be operating at 50 percent capacity indoors and 50 per cent outdoors, amid additional restrictions.
-Zoos, aquariums, historic sites, amusement parks and water parks will be operating at 50 percent capacity indoors and 50 percent outdoors, with additional restrictions.
-Performing arts venues such as cinemas, theatres and concerts are open at a limited capacity of 50 percent or 1000 people (whichever option is less).
-Indoor establishments such as bars and clubs will be limited to a maximum capacity of 50 percent indoors and 50 percent outdoors, as well as the ability to maintain a physical distance of 2 metres.
-Strip clubs have limited capacity by the ability to maintain a distance of 2 metres between patrons as well as other restrictions.
What are you most excited to do now that the province is in Stage 3? Let us know on our social media!
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