State of emergency

Provincial State of Emergency

State of emergency: coronavirus (COVID-19)

A state of emergency is in effect to help contain the spread of COVID-19.

Overview

States of emergency

Who can declare a state of local emergency and a state of emergency, why they’re used and how long they last.

Forms

Declare a state of local emergency (Form 4): for municipal councils

Municipal councils can declare a state of local emergency for a maximum of 7 days by completing this form.

Declare a state of local emergency (Form 5): for mayor or warden

Mayors or wardens can declare a state of local emergency for a maximum of 7 days if municipal councils are unable to act.

End a state of local emergency (Form 7)

Municipal councils, mayors or wardens can end the state of local emergency by completing this form.

Renew a state of local emergency (Form 6)

Municipal councils, mayors or wardens can extend the state of local emergency beyond 7 days by completing the renewal form.