March 19, 2020 •
Ontario Lawmakers Call Emergency Sitting With Planned Social Distancing
At 1:00 p.m. on March 19, the Legislative Assembly of Ontario will meet in an emergency sitting to address the coronavirus pandemic.
The parliament is on a scheduled recess but is meeting to try and pass legislation related to dealing with the COVID-19 virus.
Following Ontario health officials’ recommendations of social distancing, lawmakers are planning on only 24 of the 124 members to actually be present in the legislative building, according to iPolitics.
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