Contractor COVID-19 Update

Pursuant to Ontario’s Phase 2, Stage 1, Reopening Framework effective May 19th, 2020, the Province is permitting all construction projects to resume, without limitation. 

The University of Waterloo is committed to contractor safety and the safety of all UW staff, external consultants, building inspectors, suppliers, and any other parties engaged in support of construction projects. 

Projects will resume based on our collective ability to provide enhanced site safety measures, and prioritized based on the following criteria:

  • construction projects that were active prior to the pandemic declaration
  • construction projects that support life safety infrastructure, research, or classrooms

Please download this memo for further details required to support the resumption of construction projects on any of the UW campuses.