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"There has to be, as of right, paid sick days for every worker in the province of Ontario -- not some process where you have to make applications," Andrea Howarth said on Tuesday."There has to be, as of right, paid sick days for every worker in the province of Ontario -- not some process where you have to make applications," Andrea Howarth said on Tuesday.

Additional paid sick leave, eviction ban left out of Ontario’s latest coronavirus restrictions | Globalnews.ca

The Ontario government has unveiled new public health restrictions in the face of growing COVID-19 case numbers and deaths throughout the province.The Ontario government has unveiled new public health restrictions in the face of growing COVID-19 case numbers and deaths throughout the province.

Full list of new COVID-19 lockdown restrictions in Ontario | CTV News

Canada's largest province plans to administer the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine in all nursing and high-risk retirement homes by the middle of next...Canada's largest province plans to administer the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine in all nursing and high-risk retirement homes by the middle of next...

I’d like to have an honest conversation about COVID-19 with the sane people of Ontario.

LILLEY: Let's have a sane conversation on COVID without the fringe | Toronto Sun

LILLEY: Let's have a sane conversation on COVID without the fringe

LILLEY: Let's have a sane conversation on COVID without the fringe | Toronto Sun

The “stay-at-home order” kicks in concurrently with a new rule limiting the number of people who can gather outdoors in public — i.e., not at home — to five.…

Chris Selley: Ontario's Pandemic Theatre Festival is wearing thin — but it could be worse | National Post

Chris Selley: Ontario's Pandemic Theatre Festival is wearing thin — but it could be worse | National Post

People are looking for problem-solving leaders, not just leaders who tell them how big the problem is

Randall Denley: Don’t expect Doug Ford’s new stay-at-home lockdown to solve COVID-19 in Ontario | National Post

Randall Denley: Don’t expect Doug Ford’s new stay-at-home lockdown to solve COVID-19 in Ontario | National Post

Not long ago, the political narrative in Canada was all about vaccine deliveries and whether this country was keeping up with its peers. But the dire new projections out of Ontario demonstrate once again that getting vaccines lined up isn't even half the battle — and the battle is going badly.Not long ago, the political narrative in Canada was all about vaccine deliveries and whether this country was keeping up with its peers. But the dire new projections out of Ontario demonstrate once again that getting vaccines lined up isn't even half the battle — and the battle is going badly.

The Ontario government is expected to provide more details today regarding its newly issued stay-at-home order, which takes effect tomorrow.The Ontario government is expected to provide more details today regarding its newly issued stay-at-home order, which takes effect tomorrow.

Ontario government to explain how it will enforce new emergency coronavirus stay-at-home order today | CP24.com

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The Ontario government announced that 8.5 million people will be vaccinated before the end of phase two in the province’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan, expected to begin in March.The Ontario government announced that 8.5 million people will be vaccinated before the end of phase two in the province’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan, expected to begin in March.

Who is next in line to get a COVID-19 vaccine in Ontario? 8.5 million to be vaccinated in second phase of plan

On Wednesday, the provincial government attempted to clarify some of the rules in the stay-at-home order going into effect at 12:01 a.m. ThursdayOn Wednesday, the provincial government attempted to clarify some of the rules in the stay-at-home order going into effect at 12:01 a.m. Thursday

Stay-at-Home Questions Answered

The Ford government issued a state of emergency and stay-at-home order that will be in effect starting Thursday morning for at least 28 days.The Ford government issued a state of emergency and stay-at-home order that will be in effect starting Thursday morning for at least 28 days.

Doug Ford, Toronto officials echo simple, brief sentiment: 'Stay home' - 680 NEWS

Order comes into effect at 12:01 a.m. on ThursdayOrder comes into effect at 12:01 a.m. on Thursday

A look at Ontario's new stay-at-home order - SooToday.com

Ontario's health care system in dire circumstances because of pandemic, dean of U of T School of Public Health saysRead the full story and comment on BayToday

WATCH: ‘There will be choices’: Data suggests hospitals might have to decide who gets care and who doesn’t - BayToday.ca

Experts say there is a need for greater urgency to vaccinate residents and staff, as long-term care facilities continue to see outbreaks.Experts say there is a need for greater urgency to vaccinate residents and staff, as long-term care facilities continue to see outbreaks.

Coronavirus vaccine a ‘light at the end of the tunnel’ for LTC homes | Globalnews.ca

Doug Ford is warning that residents won't get away with not following Ontario's COVID-19 rules.  In a press conference on Tuesday, it was announced that a stay-at-home order and other measures will be put in place as of this Thursday.  Editor's Choice: Ontario Is About To Get Slammed With A Heaping 10 cm Of Snow & Freezing Rain “ Bad actors who are caught, they will get fined.  Doug Ford Under this new order, everyone must remain at home unless leaving for essential trips.   Ford states that when it comes to the enforcement of these new rules, the government will be cracking down.  "Enforcement and inspections will increase," Ford warned. He also hints that provincial and local police and well as by-law officers will all be working together to catch "bad actors." "They will have powers to disperse people and issue tickets," the premier continues.  A press release from the government also states that these officers will have the power to "disperse people who are gathering, regardless whether a premise has been closed or remains open such as a park or house."  Officers will also be cracking down on fining those who are caught not wearing masks indoors."Bad actors who are caught, they will get fined."

Ontario COVID-19 Rules Will Be Enforced & Anyone Not Following Will Be Fined - Narcity

Ottawa Public Health is reporting a spike of 179 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday as the number of people with the virus in the city's intensive care units grows.Ottawa Public Health is reporting a spike of 179 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday as the number of people with the virus in the city's intensive care units grows.

Coronavirus: Ottawa adds 179 new COVID-19 cases, ICU patients rising - Ottawa | Globalnews.ca

Ottawa Public Health is reporting a spike of 179 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday as the number of people with the virus in the city's intensive care units grows.

Coronavirus: Ottawa adds 179 new COVID-19 cases, ICU patients rising - Ottawa | Globalnews.ca

Long-term care homes have been hit hard during the pandemic, with 3,063 residents dying of COVID-19 since March.Long-term care homes have been hit hard during the pandemic, with 3,063 residents dying of COVID-19 since March.

Ontario plans to provide 1st COVID-19 vaccine shot in all nursing homes by Feb. 15 - National | Globalnews.ca

Ontario reported the highest number of COVID-19 fatalities in almost week on Tuesday with 74 more people dying from the virus. The new deaths bring the provincial death toll to 5,127. Most of those deaths (3,063) were people living in long-term care. On Tuesday, the province released new modelling numbers that project daily deaths could […]

Ontario reports 74 new COVID-19 deaths, with long-term care deaths topping 3,000 - CityNews Toronto

A message from the government of Ontario In response to a doubling in COVID-19 […]

Province issues stay-at-home order - Huntsville Doppler

New modelling predicts that Ontario could see more than 20,000 new cases a day by the middle of next month

Ontario orders residents to stay at home and declares state of emergency amid COVID-19 spike | National Post

Amid a major announcement about new, stricter COVID-19 restrictions being introduced to help stop the spread of the virus, Premier Doug Ford reveal...Amid a major announcement about new, stricter COVID-19 restrictions being introduced to help stop the spread of the virus, Premier Doug Ford reveal...

Doug Ford says a residential eviction ban is in the works for Ontario

Here are the latest developments on the coronavirus pandemic in the Greater Toronto Area for Tuesday.Here are the latest developments on the coronavirus pandemic in the Greater Toronto Area for Tuesday.

Coronavirus: Latest developments in the Greater Toronto Area on Jan. 12 | Globalnews.ca

Here's your daily update with everything you need to know on the novel coronavirus situation in B.C.

COVID-19 update for Jan. 12: Here's the latest on coronavirus in B.C. | Vancouver Sun

COVID-19 update for Jan. 12: Here's the latest on coronavirus in B.C.

COVID-19 update for Jan. 12: 446 new cases, 9 new deaths | Ontario to close some schools until Feb. 10 | Vancouver Sun

Muskoka area Mayors say they are in favour of the stay-at-home order that was announced Tuesday by Premier Doug Ford. The initial ... more ›

Muskoka Mayors comment on Ontario’s stay-at-home order | My Muskoka Now

Premier Doug Ford declared Tuesday an immediate province-wide state of emergency for 28 days, the second such action since the first emergency declaration was…

Ontario issues stay-at-home order province wide to curb virus | Belleville Intelligencer

Daily COVID-19 deaths are expected to double in Ontario from 50 to 100 between mid-January and the end of February, public health officials saidDaily COVID-19 deaths are expected to double in Ontario from 50 to 100 between mid-January and the end of February, public health officials said

Ontario could hit 20,000 daily COVID-19 cases by February: officials

Ontario is reporting 2,961 new cases of COVID-19 Wednesday and 74 more deaths linked to the virus.

Ontario reports 2,961 new COVID-19 cases, 74 deaths | Toronto Sun

Ontario reports 2,961 new COVID-19 cases, 74 deaths

Ontario reports 2,961 new COVID-19 cases, 74 deaths | Toronto Sun

The government has released new information about vaccine doses, capacity, and distribution. Read the full update.The government has released new information about vaccine doses, capacity, and distribution. Read the full update.

Here’s Ontario’s latest vaccination update | TVO.org

Provincial modelling currently suggests there will be more long-term care resident deaths in Ontario's second wave than the first.Provincial modelling currently suggests there will be more long-term care resident deaths in Ontario's second wave than the first.

COVID-19 deaths in Ontario’s 2nd wave to exceed 1st if contacts aren’t reduced, modelling suggests | Globalnews.ca

Ontario declared an emergency on Tuesday after latest modelling put Canada's most populous province on track to have more than 20,000 new COVID-19 cases per day by the middle of February, a nearly ten-fold increase from the current count.Ontario declared an emergency on Tuesday after latest modelling put Canada's most populous province on track to have more than 20,000 new COVID-19 cases per day by the middle of February, a nearly ten-fold increase from the current count.

Ontario declares emergency amid surging COVID-19 cases as Canada buys more vaccines | Reuters

Mark Kaluski says the province needs to crack down on big-box retailers such as Costco and Walmart if it really wants to get the virus under control.  Mark Kaluski says the province needs to crack down on big-box retailers such as Costco and Walmart if it really wants to get the virus under control.  

Ottawa business coalition boss blasts 'unfairness' of new COVID-19 restrictions | Ottawa Business Journal

Watch three important COVID-19 updates today from Ontario health officials, Premier Doug Ford and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.Watch three important COVID-19 updates today from Ontario health officials, Premier Doug Ford and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

In response to a doubling in COVID-19 cases over the past two weeks, the real and looming threat of the collapse of the province's hospital system and alarming

Ontario Declares Second Provincial Emergency to Address COVID-19 Crisis – Wawa-news.com

Canada’s most populous province is extending COVID-19 restrictions in a new stay-at-home order.Canada’s most populous province is extending COVID-19 restrictions in a new stay-at-home order.

Ontario issues stay-at-home order, extends school closure

Quebec reports 1,934 cases, 47 deaths as hospitalizations continue to rise. Another 7,058 doses of vaccine have been administered, bringing the total to 99,510.

COVID-19 updates, Jan. 12: Ottawa locks in more vaccine doses; Quebec hospital situation grows more grim | Montreal Gazette

COVID-19 updates, Jan. 12: Ottawa locks in more vaccine doses; Quebec hospital situation grows more grim

COVID-19 updates, Jan. 12: Ottawa locks in more vaccine doses; Quebec hospital situation grows more grim | Montreal Gazette

Premier Doug Ford announced new public-health measures aimed at slowing COVID-19, which includes restrictions to the construction industry. Premier Doug Ford announced new public-health measures aimed at slowing COVID-19, which includes restrictions to the construction industry. 

What Ford’s New COVID Measures Mean for the Construction Industry