COVID-19: UrbanToronto Updates from the Industry for November 27, 2020

The global COVID-19 pandemic is having far-reaching effects in Toronto, including major impacts to 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 helps small businesses by re-opening CurbTO registration for temporary pick-up zones, City Council unanimously approves MoveTO action plan to help manage congestion and build a more resilient and safer transportation system, GTA new home market solid in October, and more news from the COVID-19 front.

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Government notices and announcements: 

City of Toronto helps small businesses by re-opening CurbTO registration for temporary pick-up zones

Toronto City Council unanimously approves MoveTO action plan to help manage congestion and build a more resilient and safer transportation system

City of Toronto update on COVID-19

Vaughan: Virtual public meetings continue in December

#ShopVaughanLocal 

Ontario Modernizing Application Process for Social Assistance

Province Proposes Cap on Delivery Fees to Support Local Restaurants

Ontario Orders New Management at Mississauga Long-Term Care Home

Private sector/other notices and announcements:

Ontario Real Estate Prices Continue to Soar

GTA new home market solid in October

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REMINDER: Download the COVID Alert app today

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.