Ontario will order all strip clubs in the province to shut down temporarily by Saturday and require all restaurants, bars and nightclubs to close by midnight each night as part of new measures to control a surge in coronavirus cases this month.
The minority Liberal government has reached a deal with the New Democrats over legislation to support workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, securing the backing needed to survive a confidence vote on the throne speech.
Two more nooses were found at a construction site at Michael Garron Hospital on Thursday, prompting its president and CEO to release a statement expressing her shock and anger at what she says is clearly “a systematic problem.”
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Chief Public Health Officer Theresa Tam issued a joint plea for Canadians to remain vigilant against COVID-19 spread Friday, as the country passed a grim milestone in recording 150,000 confirmed cases.
This weekend marks the final ActiveTO closures of 2020 and while it remains unclear whether the program will return next year, new data is suggesting that it has become a popular attraction for tens of thousands of Torontonians each weekend.