PLEASE NOTE: The OBOA offices are closed temporarily. We are still responding to emails and telephone calls from 10 am – 3 pm Monday to Friday.

The OBOA wants to keep you updated on the provincial state of emergency that may impact you, your family and/or your workplace. See below for some resources that provides information on a day by day basis:

Government websites: 

Updates from the Ontario Ministry of Health including tips on how to protect yourself and recognize symptoms.

A list of essential workplaces in Ontario that includes the construction sector.

Construction site health and safety during Covid-19 from

Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development home page

Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing home page

Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility home page

Public Health Ontario

Government of Canada website


Industry partners: 

Conservation Authorities in Ontario

ESA (Electrical Safety Authority) updates on Covid-19

PEO (Professional Engineers of Ontario) response to Covid-19

OAA (Ontario Association of Architects) updates on Covid-19 including a Q&A  for industry professionals

OGCA (Ontario General Contractors Association) updates on Covid-19 

OHBA (Ontario Home Builders Association) updates on Covid-19, impacts to job sites, resources and building industry information 

Best practices guide for construction employers from OHBA

PEO (Professional Engineers of Ontario) response to Covid-19

RESCON (Residential Construction Council of Ontario) updates on Covid-19  

TSSA (Technical Standards & Safety Authority)  response to Covid-19 including inspections 

TSSA Legislation and Regulatory information