Toronto condo building brings in vaccine policy for amenities though province doesn’t require it – CBC

Condos don’t fall under the province’s COVID-19 vaccine passport plan

Sep 02, 2021

A condominium building in downtown Toronto has informed its residents they will now need to prove they are vaccinated against COVID-19 to use its amenities — a move a lawyer warns could be challenged in court.

Residents at Casa Condos, located at 33 Charles St East, were sent an email Thursday morning from the condo’s property management company, stating that “proof of vaccination status is required for guests and residents who wish to use all amenities,” effective immediately.

It means unvaccinated residents will not be allowed to use the 46-storey building’s outdoor facilities, such as the rooftop deck, pool and barbecue, or its indoor amenities, including a party room, cinema, visitor suites and gym.

The email, from Del Property Management Inc., said the move was due to the “provincial government’s vaccine certificate program,” which requires proof of vaccination to “use non-essential businesses.”

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