COVID-19: UrbanToronto Updates from the Industry for March 10, 2021

The global COVID-19 pandemic is having far-reaching effects in Toronto, including major impacts on what have been booming real estate and building industries. Many jobs and most events are currently suspended, postponed, or affected in other ways, though UrbanToronto is still operating at full strength with our team working remotely. As a means to keep the public in the loop about the shutdowns, we’ll be sharing information and status updates from around the industry on a regular basis. 

In today’s report: City of Toronto commemorates one year in the ongoing fight against COVID-19, Ontario Pharmacies and Primary Care Settings to Begin Offering COVID-19 Vaccinations, With safety at the forefront, a closer return to normal is on the horizon for construction industry in Hamilton Niagara region, and more news from the COVID-19 front.

Covid-19, coronavirus, housing market, construction, GTA, TorontoConstruction in Downtown Mississauga, image by Forum contributor Jasonzed

Government notices and announcements: 

City of Toronto commemorates one year in the ongoing fight against COVID-19

City of Toronto highlights key accomplishments over the last year in the ongoing fight against COVID-19

City of Toronto to receive enough COVID-19 vaccine to open three of its mass immunization clinics starting March 17

City of Toronto update on COVID-19

Toronto COVID-19 vaccination update – March 10 

Toronto COVID-19 vaccination update – March 9

Ontario Pharmacies and Primary Care Settings to Begin Offering COVID-19 Vaccinations

Ontario Establishes Tourism Economic Recovery Task Force

Ontario Takes Further Action to Protect Homeless Shelters during COVID-19

Virtual Press Conference: Mississauga’s COVID-19 Update for March 10, 2021

Welcome back to Vaughan’s resource libraries, pools and select fitness centres

Statements from Markham Mayor Frank Scarpitti in response to COVID-19

Waterfront Toronto Launches International Competition for Quayside Development Partner

Private sector/other notices and announcements:

With safety at the forefront, a closer return to normal is on the horizon for construction industry in Hamilton Niagara region (PDF download)

Economic Recovery Expected in All Canadian Provinces

Bird Construction Inc. Announces 2020 Fourth Quarter And Annual Financial Results

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Everyone from construction workers to brokers to real estate executives is encouraged to share tips on what work and events have stopped, what is proceeding, and how their businesses are being affected by the various shutdowns.