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Lockdown Regions Designation Order (COVID-19) (SOR/2021-275)

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Lockdown Regions Designation Order (COVID-19)

SOR/2021-275

CANADA WORKER LOCKDOWN BENEFIT ACT

Registration 2021-12-24

Lockdown Regions Designation Order (COVID-19)

P.C. 2021-1061 2021-12-23

Whereas “lockdown orders”, as defined in section 2 of the Canada Worker Lockdown Benefit ActFootnote a, have been made with respect to COVID-19 outbreaks in regions set out in the annexed Order, imposing measures referred to in subparagraphs (a)(i) and (ii) of that definition that apply to those regions for at least 14 consecutive days;

And whereas the Minister of Employment and Social Development is of the opinion that it is in the public interest that an order designating those regions as lockdown regions be made for the benefit periods set out in the annexed Order;

Therefore, Her Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Employment and Social Development, pursuant to section 3 of the Canada Worker Lockdown Benefit ActFootnote a, makes the annexed Lockdown Regions Designation Order (COVID-19).

Marginal note:Lockdown regions and benefit periods

 Each region of Canada set out in column 1 of the schedule is designated as a lockdown region for the benefit period set out in column 2.

Marginal note:Coming into force

 This Order comes into force on the day on which it is registered.

SCHEDULE(Section 1)Lockdown Regions and Benefit Periods

Column 1Column 2
ItemLockdown regionBenefit period
1The region within the community boundaries of Tuktoyaktuk, Northwest TerritoriesBeginning on November 7, 2021 and ending on December 11, 2021
2The region within the community boundaries of Behchoko, Northwest TerritoriesBeginning on October 24, 2021 and ending on November 13, 2021
3The region within the boundaries of the K’atl’odeeche First Nation Reserve Lands, (Hay River Reserve) Northwest TerritoriesBeginning on October 24, 2021 and ending on November 20, 2021
4Kuujjuaq, QuebecBeginning on October 24, 2021 and ending on December 18, 2021
5Aupaluk, QuebecBeginning on November 7, 2021 and ending on the Saturday of the last week in which Red and Orange Plus alert level measures imposed by the Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services cease to apply in the region
6Kangirsuk, QuebecBeginning on October 24, 2021 and ending on December 11, 2021
7Salluit, QuebecBeginning on October 24, 2021 and ending on the Saturday of the last week in which Red and Orange Plus alert level measures imposed by the Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services cease to apply in the region
8Akulivik, QuebecBeginning on October 31, 2021 and ending on the Saturday of the last week in which Red and Orange Plus alert level measures imposed by the Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services cease to apply in the region
9Tasiujaq, QuebecBeginning on November 14, 2021 and ending on December 11, 2021
10Puvirnituq, QuebecBeginning on November 28, 2021 and ending on December 18, 2021
11OntarioBeginning on December 19, 2021 and ending on the Saturday of the week in which the lockdown measures imposed by the government of Ontario cease to apply in the region
12QuebecBeginning on December 19, 2021 and ending on the Saturday of the week in which the lockdown measures imposed by the government of Quebec cease to apply in the region
13Nova ScotiaBeginning on December 19, 2021 and ending on the Saturday of the week in which the lockdown measures imposed by the government of Nova Scotia cease to apply in the region
14New BrunswickBeginning on December 19, 2021 and ending on the Saturday of the week in which the lockdown measures imposed by the government of New Brunswick cease to apply in the region
15ManitobaBeginning on December 19, 2021 and ending on the Saturday of the week in which the lockdown measures imposed by the government of Manitoba cease to apply in the region
16British ColumbiaBeginning on December 19, 2021 and ending on the Saturday of the week in which the lockdown measures imposed by the government of British Columbia cease to apply in the region
17Prince Edward IslandBeginning on December 19, 2021 and ending on the Saturday of the week in which the lockdown measures imposed by the government of Prince Edward Island cease to apply in the region
18AlbertaBeginning on December 19, 2021 and ending on the Saturday of the week in which the lockdown measures imposed by the government of Alberta cease to apply in the region
19Newfoundland and LabradorBeginning on December 19, 2021 and ending on the Saturday of the week in which the lockdown measures imposed by the government of Newfoundland and Labrador cease to apply in the region
20NunavutBeginning on December 19, 2021 and ending on the Saturday of the week in which the lockdown measures imposed by the government of Nunavut cease to apply in the region
21YukonBeginning on December 19, 2021 and ending on the Saturday of the week in which the lockdown measures imposed by the government of Yukon cease to apply in the region
22Northwest TerritoriesBeginning on December 19, 2021 and ending on the Saturday of the week in which the lockdown measures imposed by the government of the Northwest Territories cease to apply in the region
23The region within the community boundaries of Igloolik, NunavutBeginning on March 13, 2022 and ending on the Saturday of the week in which the lockdown measures imposed by the government of Nunavut cease to apply in the region
24The region within the community boundaries of Taloyoak, NunavutBeginning on March 13, 2022 and ending on the Saturday of the week in which the lockdown measures imposed by the government of Nunavut cease to apply in the region

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