Effective today, all unmonitored and social private gatherings in Ontario, including in York Region, are limited to 10 people for indoor gatherings and 25 people outdoor gatherings for the next 28 days.

Organizers could face fines of $10,000 and guests fines of $750. Unmonitored and private social gatherings include functions, parties, dinners, gatherings, BBQs or wedding receptions held in private residences, backyards, parks and other recreational areas.

The provincial government announced the new restriction due to the recent increase in COVID-19 cases. For more information please visit the York Region website