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EXPLANATORY NOTE

The Bill proclaims the third full week of March in each year as Front-line and Essential Service Worker Week.

Bill 230 2020

An Act to proclaim Front-line and Essential Service Worker Week

Preamble

On March 17, 2020, an emergency was declared in Ontario under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act because of COVID-19. The declared emergency ended on July 24, 2020. Ontario’s frontline and essential service workers played a vital role in maintaining the flow and delivery of goods and services across the province throughout the state of emergency and continue to be crucial for Ontario’s economic recovery.

Therefore, Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario, enacts as follows:

Front-line and Essential Service Worker Week

1 The third full week of March in each year is proclaimed as Front-line and Essential Service Worker Week.

Commencement

2 This Act comes into force on the day it receives Royal Assent.

Short title

3 The short title of this Act is the Front-line and Essential Service Worker Week Act, 2020.