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The Canadian government has announced tougher measures aimed at international travelers to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Those measures come into effect this week. However, Ontario Premier Doug Ford said he won’t wait and is implementing measures Monday.

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Ontario Premier Doug Ford visited Toronto's Pearson Airport Monday, as he urged the federal government to bolster travel restrictions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 variants.

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The Ford government is facing criticism over its stay-at-home order. Many people in Ontario say the directives aren’t clear and even some health care professionals say they’re disappointed.

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Ontario Premier Doug Ford has issued a stay-at-home order to people in the province and declared a state of emergency. They are the latest measures to curb the increasing number of cases of COVID-19.

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New modeling for the coronavirus in Ontario is expected to be unveiled early this week. It comes as the province is averaging well over 3,000 new cases a day and officials expect the numbers to continue to rise.

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The Ontario government is taking criticism for the slow rollout of COVID-19 vaccines. It comes as the province surpasses 200,000 total cases of the coronavirus.

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The number of coronavirus cases in Ontario continues to climb, reaching a new record over the past two days of nearly 4,500. There’s also been criticism of the slowness of the vaccine rollout.

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Ontario will going into a province-wide lockdown beginning the day after Christmas. Premier Doug Ford says the decision was necessary because the numbers of COVID-19 infections are accelerating at an alarming rate.

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The Ontario Hospital Association is calling on the province to move all regions in the so-called "red zone" of the coronavirus into an enforced shutdown. The call comes as Ontario logs more than 2,000 new COVID-19 cases for the third day in a row.

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Ontario has again shattered its record for the number of daily new cases of the coronavirus, posting 1,575 cases on Thursday. New modeling suggests the province could see explosive growth as it continues into the second wave of the pandemic.

It’s the Thanksgiving Holiday in Canada today, and across the country people are being asked to stay home and celebrate because of the increasing number of cases of COVID-19.


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A spike in the number of coronavirus cases in Ontario is leading some experts to say the province is close to a second wave of the pandemic. The upward trend began more than a week ago and the Ontario government is scrambling to introduce measures to combat the spread, including hefty fines for people who refuse to follow the health guidelines.

No more reopening in Ontario for another 28 days

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Ontario Premier Doug Ford said the province is putting the brakes on its reopening plans until October. The announcement comes after officials announced a spike in the number of COVID-19 cases over the long weekend.

Indigenous demonstrators have returned to the site of a housing development at the center of a land dispute in southern Ontario, the day after nine people were arrested following a violent clash with police.

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Ontario Premier Doug Ford has announced that most of his province will move to the next stage of reopening at the end of the week. Toronto and a few other areas will have to wait.

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There was sharp criticism from Ontario Premier Doug Ford of the United States' handling of the coronavirus pandemic, with Ford describing some states' quick reopening as "reckless."


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Beginning Friday, more restrictions put in place in Ontario because of COVID-19 will begin to be relaxed. The province's premier has also announced a cautious restart of family visits to long-term care and retirement homes.

Ontario enters Phase 2 of reopening, except for the GTA

Jun 12, 2020

Ontario is finally entering Phase 2 of its reopening plan, meaning more businesses can open and the limit on gatherings is doubled. But the Toronto area will have to wait.


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Ontario has again extended the state of emergency because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The four-week extension follows another spike in coronavirus cases.


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Four of the five Ontario long-term care homes that were the subject of a Canadian Armed Forces report detailing cockroach infestations, aggressive feeding and bleeding infections are being taken over by the provincial government.

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There was shock and anger in Ontario Tuesday after a Canadian military report threw a spotlight on deplorable conditions at five long-term care homes in the province during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Ontario Premier Doug Ford has extended the province's state of emergency for another two weeks. At the same time, however, he also announced the slight easing of some restrictions.


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Across Canada this week, provincial governments will begin to relax the restrictions from the COVID-19 lockdown. Ontario is allowing some businesses to reopen Monday.

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Ontario Premier Doug Ford's office confirms his 95-year-old mother-in-law -- who is in a long-term care home -- has tested positive for COVID-19.

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Ontario Premier Doug Ford has asked Ottawa to send military personnel to help stop the spread of the coronavirus in the province’s long-term care homes. Ford said in a fight like this, nothing is left off the table.

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Ontario Premier Doug Ford said he is facing pressure to ease restrictions in the province and reopen the economy. The pressure comes after new data suggests that the community spread of COVID-19 cases may have peaked in the province.


Ontario has passed a new law extending the state of emergency from COVID-19, for another four weeks. Premier Doug Ford says his government is taking other actions, as well.


With the number of COVID-19 cases in Ontario passing the 5,000 mark, premier Doug Ford says the province needs to start testing everyone possible. Ontario is last among all the provinces for the number of people tested.

 


 Ontario premier Doug Ford says half a million N95 masks are to arrive in the province later this week. They were part of a shipment that was blocked from export by a White House order. 

Ontario premier Doug Ford is condemning the practice of price gouging during the COVID-19 pandemic and says individuals or businesses who price gouge could face staggering fines.


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