COVID-19 Update: Central Manitoulin Halls and Arenas to be Closed January 5th Until January 26th 2022

Monday, January 3, 2022

In response to rising COVID-19 cases, the province will return to the modified version of Step Two of the Roadmap to Reopen effective Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at 12:01 a.m. for at least 21 days (until January 26, 2022), subject to trends in public health and health system indicators.

Provincial Government announcement:

Further detailed information:

In accordance with the new regulations all Municipality of Central Manitoulin Arenas and Halls will be closed effective Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at 12:01 a.m. for at least 21 days (until January 26, 2022).


Excerpt from the public health measures in relation the municipality's decision:

Meeting and event spaces, including conference centres and convention centres must operate under the following conditions:

indoor areas closed with exceptions, such as child care, court and government services, social services, health services, collective bargaining and mental health/addiction services up to 10 people, in-person exams for limited fields/occupations up to 50 people
Sports and recreational fitness activities
Indoor areas of facilities used for sports and recreational fitness activities, including gyms, sporting events and personal training must operate under the following conditions:
indoor closed with limited exceptions and conditions (such as athletes training for Olympics and Paralympics, select professional and elite amateur sport leagues who will operate via an approved framework from the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health and persons with disabilities for physical therapy)

A Little About Central

The Municipality of Central Manitoulin is located in the centre of Manitoulin Island with an abundance of lakes, rivers, and beaches. The Municipality includes the villages and hamlets of Mindemoya, Providence Bay, Spring Bay, Sandfield and Big Lake. We offer diverse attractions and unique landmarks such as our sandy beach in Providence Bay or access to Lake Manitou, the largest lake on the island. We invite you to visit our community in the "heart" of Manitoulin Island. 

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