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Public and Private Gatherings


1. Public and Private Gatherings

Private Gatherings

Effective April 13, 2021: Indoor Private Gatherings Prohibited

  • All private indoor gatherings are prohibited immediately. Residents may not expand their household “bubble”. 
  • All indoor gatherings are restricted to immediate household members only.
  • Persons who live alone and single parents of minor children are permitted to meet with one, consistent household of less than five individuals.  Co-parenting arrangements are permitted to continue.
  • Caregivers, support personnel and tradespersons who are not a member of the household are not included in the maximum number of people allowed in that household. 

Public Gatherings

As of December 17th, people may meet and greet outdoors with up to 10 people only, provided physical distancing between households can be maintained. 

Indoor public banquets, conferences, wedding and funeral receptions in public venues will be limited to 30 people. Food or beverages may not be present or served.

While fishing is an allowable activity, it is recommended that ice shacks (i.e., enclosed shelters for use in ice fishing) only be used by occupants who are members of the same immediate household (i.e., people you currently live with).  However, if people from different immediate households are in the same shack, they must have room to be at least two metres apart and must wear masks.  

Public gatherings of any size beyond your immediate household are strongly discouraged at this time.

The gathering size restriction does not apply to:

  • Settings where people are distributed into multiple rooms or buildings, workplaces and home-based businesses while they are operating as a business (including in-home daycares).  Home-based businesses are considered a workplace for the time the service is being provided, and not a private indoor gathering.  As such, owners/operators of these facilities should be following guidance available in the Re-Open Saskatchewan Plan applicable to their place of business.  
  • Home-based businesses should be following Indoor Mandatory Masking Requirements.
  • Critical public service or an allowable business service.
  • Events and activities to the extent that the guidelines applicable to those events or activities found in the Re-Open Saskatchewan Plan explicitly permits or requires an alternative gathering size for a specific event or activity. In such a case, the gathering size explicitly permitted or required shall not be exceeded and specified physical distancing shall be maintained.

Drive-In Events (Parades, Graduations, Gatherings)

Guidance on Car-based Drive-In Events

This guidance is intended for car parades and drive-in events such as graduations and fireworks. It excludes drive-in religious services and drive-in theatres as they have specific guidance.

See current and long-term restrictions in place in Saskatchewan.


2. Family Presence and Visitor Restrictions at Health Care Facilities

For more information on Family Presence and Visitor Restrictions, Personal Items and Virtual Visiting, visit Guidance for Health Care Facilities.


3. Guidance for Drive-In or Remote Worship Services

Places of Worship Guidelines are found in the Re-Open Saskatchewan Plan.


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