COVID-19: UrbanToronto Updates from the Industry for November 5, 2020

The global COVID-19 pandemic is having far-reaching effects in Toronto, including major impacts to what have been booming 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: City of Toronto facilities supporting COVID-19 response, Metrolinx COVID-19 update, York Region restaurants and gyms to reopen Saturday November 7, 2020, and more news from the COVID-19 front.

Covid-19, coronavirus, housing market, construction, GTA, TorontoToronto’s Entertainment District, image by Forum contributor penlasdle

Government notices and announcements: 

City of Toronto facilities supporting COVID-19 response

City of Toronto update on COVID-19

Supporting Vaughan’s economy

Vaughan: Our finances: Ready, resilient and resourceful

New framework adds much needed clarity and predictability. York Region restaurants and gyms to reopen Saturday November 7, 2020

Private sector/other notices and announcements:

Metrolinx COVID-19 update

TRREB Reports October Resale Housing Market Numbers

Choice Properties Real Estate Investment Trust Reports Results for the Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2020

GFL Environmental Reports Third Quarter 2020 Results

Webinar: On the Rise: Social Equity and Health in Real Estate


REMINDER: Download the COVID Alert app today

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.