On May 2, 2020, Ontario’s Minister of Health proposed making some changes to clarify reporting obligations of health information custodians and also create rules with respect to Ontario Health and Electronic Health Records. Interested individuals may provide written comments regarding the proposed regulation between May 2, 2020, and July 1, 2020.
As more businesses begin to open their doors, employers must ensure that employees who return to work are trained on new safety measures and are returning to work safely.
As Canadian federal, provincial and territorial governments carefully and gradually reopen their economies, those taking public transit, returning to work or going out shopping are being urged to continue to adhere to public health advice as to the best line of defence against COVID-19. One of the recommendations being put forward is to wear a non-surgical/medical face-covering in public where physical distancing is not possible, and that may include the workplace.