For people who said they'll continue to telecommute once the pandemic is over, 69% responded that they would occasionally work from a third space, a location that's not their home or office. That number is even higher in specific cities at 77% in Toronto and 73% in Montreal.
About 30% of Canadians said they'd pay dish out money to work from a third space like a café, bar or hotel but that rises to 40% in Toronto and 49% in Montreal.
Toronto and Peel recently issued Section 22 Orders that requires businesses with five or more COVID-19 cases among staff to close for a duration of ten days, if those cases span over the course of two weeks and may have been reasonably acquired in the workplace — however, some critical businesses are exempt from these closures.
None of these hotels have had to undergo full closures, despite the Crowne Plaza recording 13 cases, as officials claim the hotels are providing an essential service, according to reports by City News.