COVID-19 – Meetings, Events, and Weddings

Last Reviewed/Updated: January 19, 2021

In response to recent trends that show an alarming increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations, the province will return to the modified version of Step Two of the Roadmap to Reopen effective Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at 12:01 a.m. for at least 21 days (until January 26, 2022), subject to trends in public health and health system indicators. Learn more about the provincial changes here.

  • Visit COVID-19: Case and Contact Guidance for updated information on what to do if an employee tested positive or is a high risk contact.
  • Our workplace ‘letter of instruction’ (for June 10, 2021) as been repealed to align with the provincial requirements set out for Step 2. 
  • You’ve been exposed to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 on PCR, rapid molecular, or rapid antigen test. Now what? (Flow chart)
  • You’ve been exposed to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 on PCR, rapid molecular, or rapid antigen test and you work in a highest risk setting. Now what? (Flow chart)
  • You have symptoms and are concerned you may have COVID-19. Now what? (Flow chart)

What to do if you’ve been exposed to COVID-19

If you think you may have COVID-19 or were exposed to the virus, follow these steps to take care of yourself and protect others.

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Other resources:

Guidance for Facility Owners

Meeting and Event Space facility owners and operators have a responsibility to ensure that these spaces are safe for staff and all users. Use these following resources:

Guidance for Organizers of Meetings, Events, and Weddings (renters of facilities)

  • Safety Plan is required to be developed and posted before you welcome your guests to your meeting or event (I.e. how will you use the space, screen your guests, ensure capacity limits are adhered to, etc.)
  • Review the meeting and gathering limits and other associated rules for the Stage of reopening that we are in
  • Guests must be vaccinated in order to attend the indoor area of any meeting or event space

Guidance for Attendees at Meeting and Event Facilities

You are strongly advised to:

To ensure the safety of all public spaces, attendees should:

  • Stay home if you are sick
  • Not gather with people outside your household
  • Wear a face covering/mask at all times when indoors (with limited exceptions)
  • Wear a face covering/mask when it is difficult to maintain 2 metres physical distance outdoors
  • Avoid crowded places, and try to visit when the event when it is less busy
  • Step aside or pass others quickly and courteously if encountering others in the hallways, etc.
  • Wash or sanitize your hands often and avoid touching your face with unwashed hands

Meeting and Event Spaces

Current Restrictions

More information about provincial plans for Steps 1, 2, and 3 can be found here.