Architects’ Vaccination Mandates

COVID-19 SPECIAL BULLETIN #12 On March 1, 2022, updated COVID-19 public health measures come into effect, most notably, that “proof of vaccination requirements [are] lifted, with businesses being allowed to implement them voluntarily.” It is therefore important for architects considering their own vaccination policies to understand what may be included in a vaccination mandate as […]
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Client Vaccination Mandates – Before You Sign on the Dotted Line during COVID-19 – Bulletin #11

COVID-19 SPECIAL BULLETIN #11 Although mandatory government vaccination mandates seem to be ending in many jurisdictions (for example, the Ontario government has announced March 1 2022 as the date for changes to proof of vaccination requirements, project owners may still choose to have their own vaccination mandates for work on their projects. Although the original […]
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New: Excluded Services Endorsement

Effective January 1, 2022, Construction Phase Architectural Services where the Architect is also providing the Delivery of Construction Services, are no longer covered. The Excluded Services Endorsement bolsters Architects’ provision of usual and customary services.
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Changes to allowable construction activities

Prior to April 17, 2021, s.43 of the O. Reg 82/20 provided that all construction activities or projects and related services were allowed to proceed in Stage 1 areas of Shutdown due to COVID-19. As of April 17, all of Ontario is in Shutdown and s.43 has been significantly amended, with the result that construction […]
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