The global COVID-19 pandemic is having far-reaching effects in Toronto, including major impacts on the 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: Team Toronto COVID-19 vaccination updates, Ontario responds to high vaccination rates and modifies restrictions in Long-Term Care homes, and more news from the COVID-19 front.

Downtown Toronto, image by Forum contributor Johnny Au

Government notices and announcements: 

City of Toronto update on COVID-19

Team Toronto COVID-19 vaccination update  (May 4)

Toronto Public Health update on COVID-19 case investigation at Crowne Plaza Toronto Airport Hotel

Team Toronto COVID-19 vaccination update (May 5)

Virtual Press Conference: Mississauga’s COVID-19 Update for May 5, 2021

Statements from Markham Mayor Frank Scarpitti in response to COVID-19

Solicitor General and Deputy Premier and Minister of Health to Provide a COVID-19 Vaccine Update

Ontario Responds to High Vaccination Rates, Modifies Restrictions in Long-Term Care Homes

Ontario Unveils $2 Billion Plan to Keep Schools Safe and Support Learning Recovery and Renewal

Private sector/other notices and announcements:

RE/MAX: Ontario Real Estate Cottage Country Trends to See Before Buying

TRREB: The Pace of GTA Home Sales Slows in April

RioCan Announces First Quarter Results for 2021

Brookfield Business Partners Reports First Quarter 2021 Results

European Residential REIT Announces First Quarter 2021 Results

Melcor REIT announces first quarter 2021 results

Colliers Reports Strong First Quarter Results

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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.