LIST OF ONTARIO's EMERGENCY ORDERS TO DATE EFFECTING DAY-TO-DAY LIFE FOR RESIDENTS OF THE CITY OF KAWARTHA LAKES - LIST OF THE STEEP PENALTIES FOR NON-COMPLIANCE (INCLUDING JAIL TIME)

Ontario has extended its Declaration of Emergency to April 13, 2020 – that is likely to be extended.

Social or physical distancing is not a law to date. Neither is any requirement to stay at home, although the Ontario government, and others, regularly decry this request.

ONTARIO EMERGENCY ORDERS TO DATE (APRIL 6, 2020):

Ontario has made these emergency orders that impact the day-to-day life of residents of the City of Kawartha Lakes:

Additional emergency orders have also been made, but do not directly impact residents’ day-to-day life.

A list of all of the emergency orders made by Ontario to date is available here: https://www.ontario.ca/page/emergency-information#emergencyorders

PENALTIES FOR NON-COMPLIANCE:

Non-compliance with any emergency order made by Ontario may result in significant penalties:

(a) in the case of an individual, subject to clause (b), to a fine of not more than $100,000 and for a term of imprisonment of not more than one year;

(b) in the case of an individual who is a director or officer of a corporation, to a fine of not more than $500,000 and for a term of imprisonment of not more than one year; and

(c) in the case of a corporation, to a fine of not more than $10,000,000.


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