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York Region joins Toronto, Ottawa and Peel Region on Friday as Ontario imposed tighter COVID-19 restrictions as cases surge, reverting the region to a modified Stage 2.York Region joins Toronto, Ottawa and Peel Region on Friday as Ontario imposed tighter COVID-19 restrictions as cases surge, reverting the region to a modified Stage 2.

York Region business owners call tighter COVID-19 restrictions 'unfair' | CTV News

The tighter measures take effect Monday and will be in place for 28 days

No gyms, no indoor dining: Ontario pushes York Region back into Stage 2 | National Post

No gyms, no indoor dining: Ontario pushes York Region back into Stage 2 | National Post

Halton, Eastern Ontario, Hamilton and Durham — as well as York Region — have been seeing more than 25 new cases per week per 100,000 residents.Halton, Eastern Ontario, Hamilton and Durham — as well as York Region — have been seeing more than 25 new cases per week per 100,000 residents.

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

Coronavirus: Latest developments in the Greater Toronto Area on Oct. 16 | Globalnews.ca

Thursday, Oct. 15: It's not just about 'bad apples,' says one reader. But viruses don't spread themselves, notes another. You can write to us too, at…

Today's letters: Who's responsible for the spread of COVID-19? | Ottawa Citizen

Today's letters: Who's responsible for the spread of COVID-19?

Today's letters: Who's responsible for the spread of COVID-19? | Ottawa Citizen

The way Alberta and Ontario are experiencing the COVID-19 pandemic is very similar in some respects and very different in others.

EDITORIAL: A tale of two provincial approaches to COVID-19 | Toronto Sun

EDITORIAL: A tale of two provincial approaches to COVID-19 | Toronto Sun

The restrictions introduced over the weekend only address a small facet of our underlying vulnerability to another wave. They may offer a temporary solution,…

Opinion: A roadmap out of lockdown for Ontario | National Post

Opinion: A roadmap out of lockdown for Ontario | National Post

A government town made up largely of bureaucrats dutifully working from home since the start of this pandemic, we generally respect process and authority. Then how is it we have the highest COVID-19 rate in the province?A government town made up largely of bureaucrats dutifully working from home since the start of this pandemic, we generally respect process and authority. Then how is it we have the highest COVID-19 rate in the province?

Gyms, indoor dining rooms, and movie theatres will be closed in York Region for 28 days starting Monday as the area joins Toronto, Peel Region, and Ottawa in a modified version of Stage 2.Gyms, indoor dining rooms, and movie theatres will be closed in York Region for 28 days starting Monday as the area joins Toronto, Peel Region, and Ottawa in a modified version of Stage 2.

York Region moving to modified version of Stage 2 starting on Monday, Premier Doug Ford announces | CP24.com

“I hate doing this my friends,” said Ontario Premier Doug Ford as he announced he was plunging York Region into a modified version of Stage 2 lockdown,…

FUREY: Fact-free Ford strikes again with York Region restrictions | Toronto Sun

FUREY: Fact-free Ford strikes again with York Region restrictions | Toronto Sun

Premier Doug Ford says that York Region will be moving back into a "modified" Stage 2 as COVID-19 cases continue to rise. On Friday, 712 cases of COVID-19 we

York Region moving back into Stage 2 amid surge in COVID-19 cases | Durham Radio News

It's official, new restrictions apply to long-term care homes in Ontario's COVID-19 hotspots, including Toronto, Peel, and Ottawa.It's official, new restrictions apply to long-term care homes in Ontario's COVID-19 hotspots, including Toronto, Peel, and Ottawa.

Long-term care home residents in COVID-19 hotspots not allowed to go out - 680 NEWS

TORONTO -- Ontario is reporting 712 new cases of COVID-19 today, along with nine new deaths related to the novel coronavirus.Health Minister Christine Elliott says 213 of the new cases are in Toronto, 135 are in Peel Region, 108 are in Ottawa and 62 are in York Region.

Ontario reports 712 new cases of COVID-19, 135 new cases in Peel | insauga.com

York Region's medical officer of health, Dr. Karim Kurji, told regional council on Thursday that there's a "very high probability" and that restrictions could be announced Friday and take effect Sunday at midnight.York Region's medical officer of health, Dr. Karim Kurji, told regional council on Thursday that there's a "very high probability" and that restrictions could be announced Friday and take effect Sunday at midnight.

New restrictions coming for York and Halton?

Announcements come as concerns about spread of COVID-19 rise in York, Halton regionsAnnouncements come as concerns about spread of COVID-19 rise in York, Halton regions

WATCH: Ford makes COVID-19 announcement - Sudbury.com

Ford announced on Friday that York Region has two days left before it enters a modified Stage 2. The closures, which will take place as of 12:01 a.m. on Monday, will include indoor dining in restaurants and bars, gyms, theatres, and more.When asked why the premier is giving York Region a weekend's worth of notice, while Toronto, Peel, and Ottawa only got approximately 11 hours, Ford spoke on the livelihoods of small businesses. Editor's Choice: Ontario Is Getting Its First Big Snow Storm Of The Season This Weekend “ Everyone’s stuck with food, millions and millions of dollars of inventory, in their freezer and fridges. Premier Doug Ford He expressed concern about the impact of the closures on small businesses, especially all of the wasted food. Ford encouraged York residents to order takeout this weekend to help them "clear out their fridges." "I hate doing this,' he said, "But you know what really kills me? That [these restaurants] only get two days' notice to deplete their inventories." The closure will last 28 days, at which point the provincial government will re-evaluate the restrictions."Help these folks deplete their inventories."

York Region Restaurants Allowed To Stay Open All Weekend So They Can Clear Their Fridges - Narcity

Halton Region could face new restrictions as early as today in response to the second wave of COVID-19.Ontario Premier Doug Ford hinted at the possibility yesterday as the number of active cases in Halton grew to 223 and as those in neighbouring communities flow into the region to escape restrictions in Mississauga and Brampton.

Halton could face further COVID-19 restrictions as early as today | inhalton.com

The tighter measures kick in on Monday.The tighter measures kick in on Monday.

Ontario's York Region Shifts Back To Stage 2 As COVID-19 Cases Surge | HuffPost Canada

Premier Doug Ford said that the measure takes effect Monday at 12:01 a.m. and will last for a period of 28 days. Premier Doug Ford said that the measure takes effect Monday at 12:01 a.m. and will last for a period of 28 days. 

York Region moving to ‘modified Stage 2’ amid spike in coronavirus cases | Globalnews.ca

Ontario is ordering 26,000 public servants to download the COVID Alert app onto their government phones.

Ford urges COVID Alert app download | Toronto Sun

Ford urges COVID Alert app download | Toronto Sun

The latest COVID-19 news from around Canada on Oct. 16, 2020.The latest COVID-19 news from around Canada on Oct. 16, 2020.

COVID-19 in Canada: Winnipeg faces harsh five-person bubble, while Ontario's York Region rolls back to modified Stage 2 as numbers head in 'wrong direction'

By kawarthaNOW. Five new deaths and hospitalizations jump by 22, but ICU admissions and ventilated patients decrease.By kawarthaNOW. Five new deaths and hospitalizations jump by 22, but ICU admissions and ventilated patients decrease.

Ontario reports 783 new COVID-19 cases, including another new case in Peterborough | kawarthaNOW

Announcements come as concerns about spread of COVID-19 rise in York, Halton regionsRead the full story and comment on GuelphToday.

WATCH: Ford makes COVID-19 announcement at 1 p.m. - GuelphToday.com

There is clear evidence mental health crisis has gotten worse as a result of COVID-19 lockdowns, and gym owners like Christison are seeing this first hand.There is clear evidence mental health crisis has gotten worse as a result of COVID-19 lockdowns, and gym owners like Christison are seeing this first hand.

'Lives are on the line,' says Ontario gym owner who started petition to declare gyms essential | The Post Millennial

There is clear evidence mental health crisis has gotten worse as a result of COVID-19 lockdowns, and gym owners like Christison are seeing this first hand.There is clear evidence mental health crisis has gotten worse as a result of COVID-19 lockdowns, and gym owners like Christison are seeing this first hand.

'Lives are on the line,' says Ontario gym owner who started petition to declare gyms essential | The Post Millennial - News, Politics, Culture, and Lifestyle

Ontario announced stricter health measures for York Region on Friday in an effort contain what the province is calling an "alarming" surge in COVID-19 cases.

Ontario's York Region latest to face stricter COVID-19 restrictions as cases rise - BNN Bloomberg

Ontario reports an additional 783 cases of COVID-19 while the premier issues a warning to food delivery companies to lower commission rates.Ford also warned food delivery companies about unfair rates

The premier issues a warning to food delivery companies

York Region has been ordered to join hotspots Toronto, Peel and Ottawa in a modified Stage 2 on Monday, closing indoor dining and beverage service in…

York Region joining Toronto, Peel and Ottawa in modified Stage 2 | Toronto Sun

York Region joining Toronto, Peel and Ottawa in modified Stage 2 | Toronto Sun

Indoor dining, gyms and cinemas will close in York Region, including Markham, Vaughan and Richmond Hill, for 28 days starting October 19Indoor dining, gyms and cinemas will close in York Region, including Markham, Vaughan and Richmond Hill, for 28 days starting October 19

York Region to enter modified Stage 2 on Monday - NOW Magazine

Two new cases in Algoma this weekTwo new cases in Algoma this week

COVID-19: Here's the situation in the Sault this week - SooToday.com

Premier Doug Ford told residents in provincial COVID-19 hotspots they should work out at home and not travel to other regions for fitness classes or gyms.Premier Doug Ford told residents in provincial COVID-19 hotspots they should work out at home and not travel to other regions for fitness classes or gyms.

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

Coronavirus: Latest developments in the Greater Toronto Area on Oct. 15 | Globalnews.ca

The Ontario government moved Toronto, Peel and Ottawa back into modified versions of Stage 2 amid a rise in coronavirus cases, which meant gyms would be closed for 28 days effective last Saturday at 12:01 a.m.The Ontario government moved Toronto, Peel and Ottawa back into modified versions of Stage 2 amid a rise in coronavirus cases, which meant gyms would be closed for 28 days effective last Saturday at 12:01 a.m.

Ontario fitness chains ask members from COVID-19 hotspots to not travel to other regions to workout | Globalnews.ca

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York Region will enter a modified Stage 2 next week, as COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the jurisdiction, Premier Ford said on Friday.York Region will enter a modified Stage 2 next week, as COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the jurisdiction, Premier Ford said on Friday.

York Region, Halton Region and other areas close to COVID-19 hot spots could soon be facing new restrictions.

Ford looks at expanding COVID closures to new areas | Toronto Sun

Ford looks at expanding COVID closures to new areas | Toronto Sun

Ontario COVID-19 update for October 16: Toronto, Ottawa and Peel continue to lead the province in new casesOntario COVID-19 update for October 16: Toronto, Ottawa and Peel continue to lead the province in new cases

Ontario reports 712 new cases of COVID-19, nine deaths - NOW Magazine