Ontario

Ontario – No Win Situation

Ontario will enter strict lockdown on Dec. 26, nearly all non-essential businesses to close Ontario will go into a strict province-wide lockdown on Dec. 26, forcing nearly all non-essential businesses to close. The lockdown will begin at 12:01 a.m. on Dec. 26 and will last until Jan. 23 for all regions in southern Ontario, the […]

Ontario - More Lockdowns Won't Change Anything

Ontario – More Lockdowns Won’t Change Anything

As Ontario’s COVID-19 cases keep rising, calls grow for tighter holiday lockdown COVID-19 is spreading more rapidly in Ontario’s biggest cities than at any point in the pandemic, prompting calls to strengthen and expand the province’s lockdown measures through the holidays. The calls come as Ontario’s second wave of COVID-19 hits new heights: the average […]

Ontario – With Great Power Should Come No Responsibility

Ontario PCs want to make it next to impossible to sue the government Legislation buried in budget bill would make many government actions immune to civil suits Premier Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservatives are moving to make it harder to sue the Ontario government. The PCs plan to repeal and replace the long-standing Ontario Proceedings Against the Crown […]

Ontario – Province Alters Child Screening Rules

Province alters classroom, child-care screening rules Ontario has revised the list of symptoms that require a COVID-19 test before students can return to the classroom or child-care centre. Parents will now be asked two sets of questions at the province’s online screening tool, which is mandatory for any student exhibiting potential COVID-19 symptoms. The first […]

Ontario – Facsim Continues To Rear Its Ugly Head Once More

OPP stepping up COVID-19 enforcement Those flouting Ontario’s stricter gathering limits could face the consequences, Ontario Provincial Police are warning. The OPP says it will enforce new social gathering limits of 10 people indoors and 25 outdoors introduced Sept. 19, including through the use of new powers. Police officers now have the authority to temporarily close any […]

Ontario – Positive Test Results On The Rise. So What? We Need More Information.

Rising number of COVID-19 cases in Ontario ‘cause for concern’ says Ford With the number of COVID-19 cases steadily rising in Ontario, the provincial government is reminding the public to continue to follow public health guidelines in order to weather an inevitable second wave. “Today’s numbers are a cause for concern for all of us,” […]

Ontario – We Need To Know The Whole Story. What Happens To The Infected?

New COVID-19 cases in Ontario surge to highest number in more than a month Ontario is reporting a surge in the number of new COVID-19 cases, recording the highest number of infections in more than a month. Health officials confirmed 148 new infections on Saturday. The last time Ontario reported a number this high was on […]

Ontario – You Reap What You Sow – It Did Not Have To Be Like This

Ford stands firm amid growing calls to revise Ontario’s back-to-school plan Politicians and teachers are calling on the Ontario government to revisit its back-to-school plan as the premier continued to assert the strategy to reopen classrooms does enough to keep students and staff safe from the COVID-19 pandemic. Doug Ford stood firm in the face […]

Ontario – Let Your Grass Grow

Why ‘No Mow May’ could be a boon for Toronto’s bumble bee populations Like the hair on our heads during coronavirus lockdowns, conservationists are encouraging people to let their lawns grow a little wilder than usual this month. That’s the idea behind the burgeoning “No Mow May” movement, which, as you might have guessed, is […]

Ontario – Do As I Say, Not As I Do

Doug Ford appears to contradict official health advice by having daughters over Premier Doug Ford revealed Monday he recently had two of his daughters visit him, in apparent contradiction of official provincial advice.here Asked Monday if the concept of two-household “bubbles” would come to Ontario soon, as it has to other provinces beginning to reopen, […]