12 June 2020 – Beaches and campsites to re-open at Ontario Parks

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Environment, Tourism
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Allowing gatherings, businesses, and services
Level of Jurisdiction: Ontario
Lead People/Agency: Jeff Yurek, Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks

Overview: As part of Stage 2 of the province’s reopening framework, more facilities and services will be available in provincial parks beginning June 12. Ontario Parks will gradually begin to reopen campgrounds, provide more washrooms and drinking water, roofed accommodations, rental operations, visitor centres, and sports fields over the next few weeks.
Full details here: https://news.ontario.ca/ene/en/2020/06/beaches-and-campsites-to-open-at-ontario-parks.html

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: Sub-national, Ontario’s framework for reopening
Evidence/Justification: This was justified by following the province’s framework for reopening, aligning with Stage 2 of the process. No other justification is given.