COVID-19

Updates and Resources

Baseball Ontario remains committed to the safety of the baseball community. While the COVID-19 situation remains fluid, we are continuing to monitor the situation so that we can plan, prepare and respond accordingly.

The Return to Baseball Protocols and all resources are available in our OnDeck platform, that can be accessed online at  https://ondeck.baseballontario.com/ or through the Mobile App, which is free on Google Play or Apple App Store!

Local Access to Return to Sport Intranet Team Site Request Form 

 
   

Communication to Government Officials:

Letter to the Premier - June 2, 2021

Letter to the Premier - May 27, 2021

Letter to the Premier - May 17, 2021

Letter to Chief Medical Officer - April 1, 2021

Letter to Minister MacLeod - July 14, 2020

Letter to the Premier - June 17, 2020

 


Recent media coverage:

"Sport organizations want clear answers from province", Bill Kelly Show, Global News Radio, June 2, 2021

"Orillia sporting groups cry foul over province's regulations", Orilliamatters.com, May 31, 2021

"'We just want clarity' PSO's want clear answers from the province on Return to Play", CTV May 29, 2021

"Kids have suffered enough, let them play", CTV May 25, 2021

"Ford government gets it exactly wrong on sports. Again.", Toronto Sun, May 22, 2021

"Golf courses, other outdoor amenities reopen in Ontario", Global News, May 22, 2021

"Nothing will dissuade Ford from continuing with sports lockdown", Toronto Sun, May 7, 2021

 

We are asking everyone who believes that a return to baseball (a safe, socially distanced outdoor sport) is essential write to their local MPP asking them to support the changes to the clauses pertaining to limits of 50 players. We have created a template you can use. 

If you're not sure who is, or how to contact, your local MPP, use the link below, and enter your postal code. That will take you to the contact page for your MPP. Please address your communication to their Constituency office. Either email or mail letter to the addresses listed in that section are acceptable.

Find your MPP

Letter Template to MPP's re: removing restrictions on bubbles of 50 (.htm file)

Letter Template to MPP's re: removing restrictions on bubbles of 50 (.docx file)

 

Provincial Regulations under the Emergency Management & Civil Protection Act

available on the Government of Ontario website:

2020 Ontario Summer Games postponed to 2021

Announcement: Canada Games postponed to 2022 (9-16-2020)
Baseball Ontario Town Hall April 8, 2021 Video

COVID-19 and Ontario’s Human Rights Code – Questions and Answers

Baseball Ontario Town Hall, April 5, 2020 Video Series

Memo to Locals (June 19, 2020) highlighting Checklist, Insurance, RTS Team Site, and FAQs.

Legislation re: Liability Protection (December 2, 2020)

 Statement for Return to Sport May 22, 2021

List of Local Public Health Units