Ontario: relaxed restrictions for weddings and funeral ceremonies

Ontario: restrictions assouplies pour les mariages et les cérémonies funèbres

TORONTO — The restrictions for holding wedding ceremonies or funerals are now relaxed in Ontario.

“Thanks to the recent progress to curb the spread of the COVID-19, we can relax the restrictions for these special ceremonies,” said Saturday, Christine Elliott, deputy prime minister and minister of Health, press release.

The provincial government has revised upwards the number of people that can participate in a wedding ceremony or a funeral ceremony is held in a closed circuit to a maximum of 30 % of the capacity of the place of the ceremony.

The ceremonies of marriage and funeral held outside will be limited to 50 participants.

In both cases, the participants must respect the advice of relevant health and safety, including the separation physical.

“We have taken deliberate steps to increase the screening tests and our ability to track and contain this virus,” added Ms. Elliott.

The changes are effective from Friday midnight, has been provided.

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