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Event Planning

When planning an event, keep group sizes small; large gatherings are strongly discouraged.
Last updated: November 19, 2020 at 6:30 PM

An order of the Provincial Health Officer limits social gatherings of any size with anyone other than the people you live with. All events, included in the Gatherings and Events order are suspended such as galas, seasonal activities, and artistic performances. The order is in effect until December 7, 2020 at midnight.

Can I hold a wedding or funeral?

Funerals, weddings, baptisms and other similar events may proceed with a limited number of people and a COVID-19 Safety Plan in place. You can have a maximum of 10 people attend, including the officiant. There should be no receptions of any kind inside or outside in any venue including homes or community-based venues. 

Event organizers must keep a record of the names and contact information of the people who attend events. This record will help public health conduct contact tracing in the event an attendee tests positive for COVID-19.

Where can I find information about community-based events?

For more information on community gatherings like church services and farmers’ markets, please visit the community settings page. Places of worship are considered public spaces and are subject to PHO orders on events, gatherings, and the use of public spaces.

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