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People have dinner under an umbrella at one of the patio restaurants at Byward Market in Ottawa, on Sunday, September 13, 2020, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. CANADIAN PRESS / Justin Tang

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The governments of Ontario and Quebec have put in place measures for individuals and companies to limit the spread of COVID-19.Different jurisdictions mean that there are different rules in effect in Ottawa and Gatineau

On Saturday, November 7, Ottawa moved to the new “Orange-Restrict” level for Ontario’s color-coding system for COVID-19 restrictions. Measures allow indoor dining in bars, restaurants, fitness centers, gyms and movie theaters to open

Since Sunday October 11, Gatineau and MRC des Collines de l’Outaouais are at the highest alert level for COVID-19 in Quebec, restricting private gatherings and shutting down dining rooms, gyms and cinemas

The Ottawa Temporary Regulations for Mandatory Mask stipulates that the face mask must be worn in all indoor public places, including shopping centers and Ottawa City buildings. Masks are mandatory in common areas of condominiums and apartment buildings.

Under the Restrict-Orange standard in Ontario, face coverings are required in indoor workplaces and indoor public spaces, with limited exceptions

Quebec says wearing a mask or face covering that covers the nose and mouth is mandatory in closed or partially closed public places for people over 10 years of age.

Wearing a mask or a face cover that covers the nose and mouth is also mandatory on public transport for people from 10 years old and over

Masks are also mandatory to get to or travel around the lobby, reception or elevator area in an office building other than an apartment building

It is recommended to wear a mask when arriving or moving around in common areas of apartment buildings and apartments

Ontario’s boundaries include social gatherings in private residences, backyards, parks, and other recreation areas; parties, dinners, gatherings, barbecues, and weddings

Private gatherings are prohibited and visitors from outside the home are not permitted, with the exception of caregivers, planned work, or a single visitor for those who live alone.

As of October 11, Gatineau and MRC des Collines de l’Outaouais are in “Level 4-Alert” (red level)

“ Level 4 – Maximum alert includes additional, targeted and more restrictive measures that could extend to prohibiting non-essential activities in situations where the risks cannot be adequately contained, while avoiding as much as possible the general confinement that occurred during the first wave of the epidemic, ” says the Quebec government / p>

Other parts of the Awais remain at “Level 3 – Alert” (orange level) and the government says: “Gatherings should be restricted to a limited number of people according to the procedures in place in your area.” “You are asked to avoid unnecessary social contact, for example: gathering with family or friends, weddings, etc.”

It is highly recommended to use a face mask or mask when it is impossible to get away from other people by two meters

As of November 7, indoor dining is permitted in bars, restaurants and other food and beverage establishments, with restrictions also allowing open patios, restaurants can offer take-out and delivery service

Starting at 12:01 or October 11, all restaurant dining rooms are closed businesses can remain open for takeout and delivery service

Starting November 7, bars and nightclubs are allowed to open for indoors, along with takeout and pick-up service

Starting at 12:01 or October 11, all pubs, bars and pubs closed microbreweries may remain open but cannot serve food and drinks inside

Here is a look at the restrictions on sports fitness and leisure facilities under Orange-Restrict level

Places of worship in Ottawa and across Ontario are permitted to open with physical spacing measures and attendance limited to no more than 30 percent of building capacity

As of October 11, Gatineau is in “Level 4 Maximum Alert” (red level) Places of worship and funerals are limited to 25 people and a record of attendance must be kept

Starting November 7, casinos, gaming establishments and performing arts centers may open up to you with a look at the stadium rules

As of October 11 at 12:01 AM, activities that are organized in a public place indoors or outdoors are prohibited, with the exception of worship services and funerals, of which no more than 25 persons

Libraries are closed, except for those in schools, but circulation offices may remain open

All organized sporting and leisure activities have been suspended Indoor sports facilities may remain open for individual activities, but locker rooms may not be used or accessed, except for use of the bathroom. Competitions are not permitted

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