While Toronto deals with winter weather and a pandemic lockdown, Ontario's MPPs are begging the province's Premier to re-instate a pause on COVID-19 evictions.\nSuze Morrison, the MPP for Toronto Centre and the NDP's Tenants Right Critic, put forward a motion on Tuesday, December 8, that called on Ford to stop residential evictions until the province is past the pandemic.\nThe motion passed in the Legislature, but Ford would need to sign an emergency order before any eviction pause is enacted.\n\n\nEditor's Choice: Canada Is Planning To Have Every Canadian Vaccinated By The End Of 2021\n\n\nBREAKING NEWS: the motion for #NoCovidEvictions was passed unanimously by the house! Now we need Doug Ford to sign an emergency order to implement the eviction moratorium. The ball is in your court @fordnation - the Legislature has spoken, now you need to get it done. https://t.co/niNsn8Pg3w— Suze Morrison (@SuzeMorrison) December 8, 2020\n\n\nMorrison's motion calls for Ford to pause evictions "until Ontario has entered a post-pandemic recovery period and by prohibiting evictions for nonpayment of rent for the period of the COVID-19 pandemic."\nThe motion passed unanimously in Ontario's legislature.\nOntario did have an eviction moratorium in place during the first wave of the pandemic.\nBut it ended on August 1, and plenty of evictions have happened since then — enough for tenants' rights organizations to call it an "eviction blitz."\nNarcity has reached out to Premier Ford's office for comment.