Ontario Regulation 630/21
made under the
Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Response to COVID-19) Act, 2020
Made: August 31, 2021 Filed: September 1, 2021 Published on e-Laws: September 1, 2021 Printed in The Ontario Gazette: September 18, 2021
Amending O. Reg. 364/20
(RULES FOR AREAS AT STEP 3 AND AT THE ROADMAP EXIT STEP)
1. Subsection 3.1 (5) of Schedule 1 to Ontario Regulation 364/20 is amended by striking out “and” at the end of clause (c), by adding “and” at the end of clause (d) and by adding the following clause:
(e) when in an indoor instructional space at a post-secondary institution as defined in subsection 13 (2) of Schedule 2, other than an Indigenous Institute to which paragraph 2 of subsection 13 (1) of Schedule 2 applies.
2. Subsection 13 (1) of Schedule 2 to the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:
Post-secondary institutions
(1) Post-secondary institutions may open to provide in-person teaching or instruction if they comply with the following conditions:
1. If the instructional space is outdoors,
i. the instructional space must be operated to enable students to maintain a physical distance of at least two metres from every other person in the instructional space, except where necessary for teaching and instruction that cannot be effectively provided if physical distancing is maintained, and
ii. the total number of students permitted to be in each instructional space in the institution at any one time must be limited to the number that can maintain a physical distance of at least two metres from every other person in the space, and in any event cannot exceed the lesser of 15,000 persons and 75 per cent of the capacity of the instructional space, as determined in accordance with subsection 3 (2) of Schedule 1.
2. If the instructional space is indoors and is at an Indigenous Institute prescribed for the purposes of section 6 of the Indigenous Institutes Act, 2017,
i. the instructional space must be operated to enable students to maintain a physical distance of at least two metres from every other person in the instructional space, except where necessary for teaching and instruction that cannot be effectively provided if physical distancing is maintained, and
ii. the total number of students permitted to be in each instructional space in the institution at any one time must be limited to the number that can maintain a physical distance of at least two metres from every other person in the space, and in any event cannot exceed the lesser of 1,000 persons and 50 per cent of the capacity of the instructional space, as determined in accordance with subsection 3 (3) of Schedule 1.
(1.1) Paragraph 2 of subsection (1) does not apply if the Indigenous Institute implements a COVID-19 vaccination policy consistent with any advice, recommendations and instructions issued under subsection 2 (2.1) of Schedule 1 for post-secondary institutions.
Commencement
3. This Regulation comes into force on the later of September 7, 2021 and the day it is filed.
 
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