UPDATE: Mandatory Quarantine

April 15, 2020

There is a Mandatory Order for Quarantine that we must Watch Closely.

Whereas the Governor in Council is of the opinion that

(a) based on the declaration of a pandemic by the World Health Organization, there is an outbreak of a communicable disease, namely coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), in the majority of foreign countries;

(b) the introduction and spread of the disease has resulted in an imminent and severe risk to public health in Canada

(c) the entry of persons into Canada who have recently been in a foreign country may contribute to the spread of the disease in Canada; and

(d) no reasonable alternatives to prevent the introduction or spread of the disease are available;

Therefore, Her Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Health, pursuant to section 58 of the Quarantine Act, makes the annexed Minimizing the Risk of Exposure to COVID-19 in Canada Order (Mandatory Isolation), No. 2.