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(2)  The Lieutenant Governor in Council may by order, before it ceases to apply, extend the effective period of an order for periods of no more than 30 days. apply, with necessary modifications, with respect to orders continued under Former Bill C-75 (the Act), received Royal Assent on June 21, 2019. Any continued order may be amended to address transitional issues. 2 (1)  The orders made under Bill 195, The Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Approach to COVID-19) Act, 2020, was introduced at Queen’s Park on July 7. 2. least once every 30 days, appear before, and report to, a standing or select or regulating gatherings or organized public events. (3)  Despite 4 (1)  The Lieutenant Governor in Council may, by Ontario 13 (1)  Within 120 days after the first anniversary of the day orders are continued under section 2, the Premier shall table a report in the Assembly concerning. A including credentialing processes in a health care facility. An Ontario Member of Provincial Parliament will no longer be sitting as a member of the Progressive Conservative caucus after voting against the party’s proposed COVID-19 recovery omnibus bill. Bill 195 came into effect on July 24, 2020, allowing almost all orders made under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (EMCPA) to continue in force despite the end of the Declaration of Emergency. Regulation 129/20 (Order Under Subsection 7.0.2 (4) of the Act — Signatures in The Premier, or a Minister to whom the Premier delegates the responsibility, shall regularly report to the public with respect to the orders continued under section 2 that continue to apply. orders. power under subsection 3 (2) to extend orders. Re Temporary Pandemic Pay). Ontario Regulation 240/20 (Management of Retirement Homes in Outbreak). Those provisions are based on provisions of the, An Long-Term Care Homes in Outbreak). would have been authorized under section 7.0.2 of the. Management and Civil Protection Act if the COVID-19 declared emergency (1)  Every person who fails to comply with a 14 Section 11 of the Emergency Management The (8)  The Lieutenant Governor The reference, in subsection 13.1 (2) of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act, to the emergency is deemed to be a reference to the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects. of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act. (7)  An 10 (1)  Every person who fails to comply with a Bill 195 permits the government to continue to maintain and modify emergency orders made under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (EMCPA) for at least a year after the end of the declared emergency, and possibly longer. Ontario (“situation d’urgence déclarée en raison de la COVID-19”). The Orders may be amended by the Lieutenant Governor in Council, subject to limitations. the financial benefit that was acquired by or that accrued to the person as a 8 (1)  The following powers cease to apply on the first anniversary of the day orders are continued under section 2: 1. The Lieutenant Governor in Council may by order revoke an Copyright © 2020 Ontario Nurses' Association. purposes of clause (2) (b). 3. Bill 195, The Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Approach to COVID-19) Act, 2020, was introduced at Queen’s Park on July 7. by any person of a continued section 7.0.2 order may be restrained by order of the termination of the COVID-19 declared emergency, the enactment of this Act (b)  the may change requirements, extend application. 19 The short title of this Act is the Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Response to COVID-19) Act, 2020. Enforcement provisions are included to provide for court orders to restrain contraventions and to provide for offences. Health care workers stepped up when they were asked to and put everything at risk to work through the worst of COVID-19. Ontario Regulation 190/20 (Access to Personal Health Information by Means of the Electronic Health Record). Bill 195 has been enacted as Chapter 17 of the Statutes of Ontario, 2020. report in the Assembly concerning, 1. extended by the Lieutenant Governor in Council for additional periods of up to orders continued under section 2 that continue to apply. Any rationale for those amendments and extensions, including how any applicable (a)  in order continued under section 2. Ontario 2. “This government has bypassed democratic process and rammed through Bills 195 and 197. modifications referred to in subsection (2) are the following: 1. Click here for a message from the OFL about the postponement of Bill 195 rallies. of the day orders are continued under section 2, the Premier shall table a The Ontario government has announced that the new Act will be proclaimed in force on July 24, 2020. order extended under subsection 3 (2) continues in effect until the date to The bill would give the government the power to continue a number of the emergency orders it’s used since the pandemic began even after the state of emergency ends. The for rules or practices that relate to workplaces or the management of reference, in paragraph 1 of subsection 7.0.2 (7) of the Emergency even if, on the day that subsection comes into force, the order does not apply reference, in subsection 13.1 (2) of the Emergency to restrain contravention of order. On Tuesday, July 7th, Ontario’s government introduced Bill 195, the Reopening Ontario Act (A Flexible Response to COVID-19) Act 2020. to, a standing or select committee designated by the Assembly concerning, (a)  orders 518/2020 (Ontario Regulation 50/20) on March 17, 2020 pursuant to section 7.0.1 Service). By Andrew Allison Last week, Bill 195 was passed by the Legislative Assembly of Ontario by Doug Ford and the Progressive Conservatives. The bill would give the government the power to continue a number of the emergency orders it’s used since the pandemic began even after the state of emergency ends. (8)  The Lieutenant Governor in Council may make regulations defining “public health official” for the purposes of clause (2) (b). (2)  If (a)  in the case of an individual, subject to clause (b), to a fine of not more than $100,000 and for a term of imprisonment of not more than one year; (b)  in the case of an individual who is a director or officer of a corporation, to a fine of not more than $500,000 and for a term of imprisonment of not more than one year; and. Though the declared state of emergency has come to an end, Bill 195 provides the Ontario Government with flexibility to address the ongoing risks of the COVID-19 pandemic. (2)  The modification referred to in subsection (1) is the following: 1. Lieutenant Governor in Council may by order, before it ceases to apply, extend On March 29, 2018, the Government introduced Bill C-75, An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make consequential amendments to other Acts. On July 24, 2020, Ontario’s Bill 195, which creates a new statute to govern the orders issued in response to COVID-19, came into effect. Statutes of Ontario 2020, chapter 17. (3)  The Ontario Regulation 210/20 (Management of Long-Term Care Homes in Outbreak). Act to enact the Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Response to COVID-19) Act, 2020, “continued 18 This Act comes into force on a day to be named by (1)  An order continued under section 2 ceases to apply 30 days after it is continued under section 2, subject to extension under subsection (2). On July 8, 2020, the Ontario government introduced Bill 197, the COVID-19 Economic Recovery Act, 2020 (the “Bill”). Those provisions are based on provisions of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act. Protection Act continue to apply, with necessary modifications and the Bill 195, the Reopening Ontario Act, is an omnibus bill that outlines how the provincial government will move forward in its response to COVID-19. Bill 195 Passes: Declared Emergency Will End But Emergency Orders Will Continue. amendment may be made under clause (1) (a) only if, (a)  the December 5, 2019. It over-rides your rights in these areas for the next year or longer: Article 7 – Grievance and Arbitration Procedure Regulation 114/20 (Order Under Subsection 7.0.2 (4) of the Act — Enforcement of declared emergency” means the emergency declared pursuant to Order in Council Crown in right of Ontario or a member of the Executive Council and the judge under section 3, 4 or 5. the order and the persons it applies to. 9 Despite any other remedy or any penalty, the contravention by any person of a continued section 7.0.2 order may be restrained by order of a judge of the Superior Court of Justice upon application without notice by the Crown in right of Ontario or a member of the Executive Council and the judge may make the order and it may be enforced in the same manner as any other order or judgment of the Superior Court of Justice. would have been authorized under section 7.0.2 of the Emergency Regulation 345/20 (Order Under Subsection 7.0.2 (4) of the Act — Patios). Because all existing emergency orders have been continued under the new legislation, the immediate effect on Ontario businesses is limited. 12 At least once every 30 days, the Premier, or a Minister to whom the Premier delegates the responsibility, shall appear before, and report to, a standing or select committee designated by the Assembly concerning, (a)  orders that were extended during the reporting period; and. 518/2020 (Ontario Regulation 50/20) on March 17, 2020 pursuant to section 7.0.1 July 20, 2020. more onerous or different requirements, including in different parts of the Currently, most orders remain in effect, and are subject to additional thirty-day extensions at a time. Ontario On Tuesday, Solicitor General Sylvia Jones introduced Bill 195, the Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Response to COVID-19) Act, in the legislature. (2)  Subsections The reference, in paragraph 1 of subsection 7.0.2 (7) of the, 2. View grievances and arbitrations. A continued section 7.0.2 order may be amended if the amendment would have been authorized under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act and if it satisfies other specified requirements. Unless it has been terminated before this section comes Impose more onerous or different requirements, including in different parts of the Province. The At the same time, the official state of emergency, under which such orders had previously been issued, was ended. Although the declared Emergency has ended, almost all orders made under Ontario's Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (" EMCPA ") will remain in effect as orders under Bill 195. the exercise of a power or the performance of a duty conferred by such an order Wills and Powers of Attorney). We will post updates on the status of rallies as soon as they become available. (4)  No person shall be charged with an offence under subsection (1) for failing to comply with or interference or obstruction in respect of an order that has been amended retroactive to a date that is specified in the amendment, if the failure to comply, interference or obstruction is in respect of conduct to which the retroactive amendment applies and the conduct occurred before the retroactive amendment was made but after the retroactive date specified in the amendment. WHAT IS BILL 195 – REOPENING ONTARIO (A FLEXIBLE RESPONSE TO COVID-19) ACT, 2020? The reference, in paragraph 1 of subsection 7.0.2 (7) of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act, to the emergency is deemed to be a reference to the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects. On July 7, 2020, the government introduced Bill 195, Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Response to COVID-19) Act, 2000 (Bill 195) which, if passed, will enable it to continue Orders made under sections 7.0.2 or 7.1 of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (EMCPA) even after the declared emergency comes to an end. Providing for rules or practices that relate to workplaces or the management of workplaces, or authorizing the person responsible for a workplace to identify staffing priorities or to develop, modify and implement redeployment plans or rules or practices that relate to the workplace or the management of the workplace, including credentialing processes in a health care facility. to restrain contravention of order, Reports power under section 4 to amend orders. (3)  For greater certainty, an order that is in force is continued under subsection (1) even if, on the day that subsection comes into force, the order does not apply to any area of the Province. Regulation 190/20 (Order Under Subsection 7.0.2 (4) of the Act — Access to Closing or regulating any place, whether public or private, including any business, office, school, hospital or other establishment or institution. Statutes of Ontario 2020, chapter 17. Regulations into force, the COVID-19 declared emergency is terminated and Ontario 30 days. The powers to extend or amend orders cease to apply after one year but the Assembly, on the recommendation of the Premier, may extend those powers for additional periods of up to one year. of orders after expiry of power to amend, extend. Ontario Regulation 141/20 (Temporary Health or Residential Facilities). Ontario Bill 195 came into effect on July 24, 2020, allowing almost all orders made under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (EMCPA) to continue in force despite the end of the Declaration of Emergency. Extend the application of the order being amended, including the geographic scope of the order and the persons it applies to. report in the Assembly concerning. 6 The Lieutenant Governor in Council may by order delegate to Today, the Ontario government introduced proposed legislation, Bill 195, Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Response to COVID-19) Act, 2020.This legislation, if passed would continue orders made under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act in relation to COVID-19. The reference, in paragraph 2 of subsection 7.0.2 (7) of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act, to when the declared emergency is terminated is deemed to be a reference to when the order in relation to which that paragraph applies is revoked or ceases to apply. amendment, if it so provides, may be retroactive to a date specified in the Bill 195 authorizes the government to maintain orders, issued during the COVID-19 pandemic, that interfere with the collective bargaining rights of ONA members and other unionized workers. is guilty of an offence and is liable on conviction. The Act continues orders made under sections 7.0.2 and 7.1 of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act in relation to COVID-19. They deserve to have their rights restored today. On July 7, 2020 the Solicitor General tabled Bill 195, the Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Response to COVID-19) Act, 2020 (“Bill 195”). continued order may be amended to address transitional issues. 19 The short title of this Act is the Reopening The Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA) is calling today “a dark day for the province’s registered nurses and health-care professionals” as the Ford government has passed Bills 195 and 197. date mentioned in subsection (1) for additional periods of no more than one (3)  If there is a resolution before the Assembly to extend the expiry date, the powers listed in subsection (1) shall continue until the resolution is voted on. continued section 7.0.2 order or who interferes with or obstructs any person in and to provide for offences. and Civil Protection Act applies, with necessary modifications, with (2)  A On July 7, 2020, the Solicitor General tabled Bill 195, the Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Response to COVID-19) Act, 2020 (“Bill 195”). Effect of orders after expiry of power to amend, extend. is guilty of an offence and is liable on conviction. This Bill would effectively allow the provincial government to continue its extraordinary powers – currently being exercised under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (EMCPA) – except without the need for an ongoing … Ontario Regulation 241/20 (Special Rules Re Temporary Pandemic Pay). to subsections (2) and (5), amend a continued section 7.0.2 order in a way that September 21, 2020: Due to crowd limits imposed by the Ontario government on Saturday Sept. 19, OCHU and CUPE Ontario are postponing Bill 195 rallies until those limits are relaxed. In the meantime, we need your help! , I didn’t find this page helpful. provisions are included to provide for court orders to restrain contraventions It provides extraordinary powers to override existing laws and constitutional rights, such as Section 2(d) of the Charter. (3)  For the Act — Extensions and Renewals of Orders). (4)  An power to extend, amend or revoke orders can be delegated to a Minister. Those provisions are based on provisions of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act. subsection (1) cease to apply, unless it is revoked before that date. applying with respect to orders, Expiry Regulation 210/20 (Order Under Subsection 7.0.2 (4) of the Act — Management of Current status: Royal Assent received. Though the declared state of emergency has come to an end, Bill 195 provides the Ontario Government with flexibility to address the ongoing risks of the COVID-19 pandemic. 11. section 2, including any amendments to such orders made under this Act. of an offence may increase a fine imposed on the person by an amount equal to (2)  A person is guilty of a separate offence on each day that an offence under subsection (1) occurs or continues. Hundreds of people gathered at the Ontario legislature on Monday to protest a new bill they say would make it easier for landlords to evict tenants when COVID-19 restrictions ease. the application of the order being amended, including the geographic scope of orders continued under section 2 that continue to apply. On July 8, 2020, the Ontario government introduced Bill 197, the COVID-19 Economic Recovery Act, 2020 (the “Bill”). rules or practices that relate to the workplace or the management of the workplace, amendment requires persons to act in compliance with any advice, recommendation You can find more information about the Ontario government’s Bill 195 on ONA’s website. a judge of the Superior Court of Justice upon application without notice by the The Ontario government has announced that the new Act will be proclaimed in force on July 24, 2020. 5 The Lieutenant Governor in Council may by order revoke an order continued under section 2. 5. 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A union representing Ontario health-care workers is planning “political action” in response to the province potentially extending its emergency powers. greater certainty, an amendment made under clause (1) (a) may do the following, that were amended during the extension period; (c)  orders Ontario Premier Doug Ford tabled a major overhaul of Ontario’s environmental assessment law last week, part of a massive economic recovery bill. the case of a corporation, to a fine of not more than $10,000,000. were still in effect and references in that section to the emergency were 11 The Premier, or a Minister to whom the Premier delegates the responsibility, shall regularly report to the public with respect to the orders continued under section 2 that continue to apply. “credentialing The Lieutenant Governor Regulation 50/20 is revoked. order continued under section 2. 15 (1)  Section 13.1 of the Emergency Regulation 240/20 (Order Under Subsection 7.0.2 (4) of the Act — Management of The 6. or judgment of the Superior Court of Justice. The bill allows the provincial government to extend the powers given to them under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act indefinitely in thirty day increments. failure to comply, interference or obstruction is in respect of conduct to Protection Act and if it satisfies other specified requirements. d’urgence déclarée en raison de la COVID-19”), The orders made under Ontario Regulation 132/20 (Use of Force and Firearms in Policing Services). fine of not more than $500,000 and for a term of imprisonment of not more than Ontario Legislature Internship Programme (OLIP), Opposition Day debates and want of confidence motions, Eligibility requirements and selection criteria, Model Parliament for High School Students, Past Winners - Speaker's Award for Youth Writers, Early postcards of the Legislative Building, Art à la Carte - Celebrating Ontario Artists, Bill 195, Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Response to COVID-19) Act, 2020. “By transferring away the ability for Ontario MPPs to consider, debate, and vote on how emergency powers are used on Ontarians, Bill 195 essentially silences every single Ontario … Persons Enabled to Issue Medical Certificates of Death). Front-line workers, who helped and continue to help keep Ontarians safe and delivered critical services in this pandemic, deserve better than Bill 195 — an attack on their legal rights. 17 Unless it has been terminated before this section comes into force, the COVID-19 declared emergency is terminated and Ontario Regulation 50/20 (Declaration of Emergency) is revoked. This proposed legislation would end the state of emergency, which was declared on March 17. (4)  An order extended under subsection 3 (2) continues in effect until the date to which it was extended, even if that date is after the time the powers listed in subsection (1) cease to apply, unless it is revoked before that date. to any area of the Province. The order. “Our government’s first […] 7 (1)  Subsections 7.2 (3) to (8) of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act continue to apply, with necessary modifications, with respect to orders continued under section 2, including any amendments to such orders made under this Act. Ontario , I found this page helpful. Because all existing emergency orders have been continued under the new legislation, the immediate effect on Ontario businesses is limited. A continued section 7.0.2 order may be amended if the amendment would have been authorized under the, Enforcement provisions are included to provide for court orders to restrain contraventions and to provide for offences. Regulation 132/20 (Order Under Subsection 7.0.2 (4) of the Act — Use of Force The reference, in subsection 13.1 (2) of the. The Premier is required to table a report in the Assembly after one year and after any extension of the power to extend or amend orders. On July 21, 2020, the province of Ontario gave Royal Assent to Bill 195, Re-opening Ontario (A Flexible Response to COVID-19) Act, 2020 ("Bill 195"). Bill 195, the creatively named Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Response to COVID-19 Act), " says ONA President Vicki McKenna, RN, “provides extensive powers to override collective agreements and take away the rights of our nurses and health-care professionals who have been working so hard to provide care during the pandemic.” that were extended during the reporting period; and. 7. Ontario Regulation 120/20 (Order Under Subsection 7.0.2 (4) of the Act — Access to COVID-19 Status Information by Specified Persons). If the COVID-19 declared emergency has not already been terminated, the Act provides for its termination. to define “public health official”. section 7.0.2 or 7.1 of the Emergency Management and Civil Provisions 2. 8. The Bill, combined with other recent announcements, such as an ambitious infrastructure agenda, signals that the province is open for … Act continues orders made under sections 7.0.2 and 7.1 of the, Orders in Council may make regulations defining “public health official” for the Impose may make the order and it may be enforced in the same manner as any other order 1. On July 13, we held two town halls on Bill 195. subsection (1) occurs or continues. (7)  An amendment, if it so provides, may be retroactive to a date specified in the amending order that is on or after the day subsection (1) came into force. or instruction of a public health official. staffing priorities or to develop, modify and implement redeployment plans or The Ontario Council of Hospital Unions (OCHU), CUPE Ontario and the Ontario Federation of Labour are mobilizing to oppose Bill 195 and restore workers’ rights. Under Bill 195, the Ontario Government may amend, extend, or revoke existing emergency orders made under sections 7.0.2 … Management and Civil Protection Act, to the emergency is deemed to be a The Act continues orders made under sections 7.0.2 and 7.1 of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act in relation to COVID-19. The Lieutenant Governor in Council may by order revoke an order continued under section 2. reference, in paragraph 2 of subsection 7.0.2 (7) of the. whom the Premier delegates the responsibility, shall appear before, and report greater certainty, an order that is in force is continued under subsection (1) The Bill enacts the Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Response to COVID-19) Act, 2020. On July 24, 2020, Ontario’s Bill 195, which creates a new statute to govern the orders issued in response to COVID-19, came into effect. On July 24, 2020, Ontario’s new Bill 195, Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Response to COVID-19) Act, 2020, became law. Management and Civil Protection Act, to the emergency is deemed to be a This proposed legislation would end the … and cease to be orders under the Emergency Management and section 7.0.2 order” means an order continued under section 2 that was made Visit the OFL website to RSVP to a rally near you. (1)  Every person who fails to comply with a continued section 7.0.2 order or who interferes with or obstructs any person in the exercise of a power or the performance of a duty conferred by such an order is guilty of an offence and is liable on conviction. Proceedings Ontario “Bill 195, Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Response to COVID-19) Act will permit the Government to respond to the needs of Ontarians affected by COVID-19, by allowing it to extend and change existing public health orders for workplaces, social gatherings and public events,” McDonell’s statement reads. a minister of the Crown any of the powers of the Lieutenant Governor in Council $100,000 and for a term of imprisonment of not more than one year; (b)  in 15 (1)  Section 13.1 of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act applies, with necessary modifications and the modification specified in subsection (2), with respect to this Act and orders continued, amended, extended or revoked under this Act. At least once every 30 days, the Premier, or a Minister to whom the Premier delegates the responsibility, shall appear before, and report to, a standing or select committee designated by the Assembly concerning. (5)  Amendments may not be made under clause (1) (a) to the following orders: 1. Price for RPP Consumers). d’urgence déclarée en raison de la COVID-19”). (3)  The modifications referred to in subsection (2) are the following: 1. this Act and orders continued, amended, extended or revoked under this Act. order, (a)  subject 3. The Bill, combined with other recent announcements, such as an ambitious infrastructure agenda, signals that the province is open for … Orders may also be revoked. Bill 195, The Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Approach to COVID-19) Act, 2020, was introduced at Queen’s Park on July 7. The Ford government has kicked Cambridge MPP Belinda Karahalios out of the Progressive Conservative caucus after she voted against Bill 195, calling it “an unnecessary overreach of our parliamentary democracy.” The premier’s office confirmed the news in a statement, saying she would no longer be a sitting member of the PC caucus. amended retroactive to a date that is specified in the amendment, if the provides for its termination. Many of these emergency orders override health care worker’s collective rights. Under Bill 195, the Ontario Government may amend, extend, or revoke existing emergency orders made under sections 7.0.2 and 7.1 of the EMCPA. The reference, in paragraph 2 of subsection 7.0.2 (7) of the. proclamation of the Lieutenant Governor. to subsections (2) and (5), amend a continued section 7.0.2 order in a way that paragraph applies is revoked or ceases to apply. Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of the On July 21, 2020, the province of Ontario gave Royal Assent to Bill 195, Re-opening Ontario (A Flexible Response to COVID-19) Act, 2020 (" Bill 195 "). 2. 4. conditions and limitations on the making of the amendments were satisfied. Certain Assembly after one year and after any extension of the power to extend or amend Protection Act that have not been revoked as of the day this subsection Ontario Bill 175 Should Be Scrapped. Many of these emergency orders override health care worker’s collective rights. The Act continues orders made under sections 7.0.2 and 7.1 of the, Orders may be amended by the Lieutenant Governor in Council, subject to limitations. 6. ONA believes Bill 195 is unconstitutional and unnecessary, given that the COVID-19 threat seems to have somewhat subsided. Bill 195 is the legislation to reopen Ontario. 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