Tag: reopening

Canada Covid-19 Updates English Featured News Updates Ontario Quebec

Ontario, 64 dead. Two years ago the first case. Quebec announces slow reopening

TORONTO – Exactly two years ago, on January 25, 2020, the first case of Covid-19 in Canada was identified at Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto. Since then, the virus has “pulled straight” despite protective gear, restrictions and even vaccines. Today, the second sad “anniversary” of Covid-19 in Canada, another 64 deaths were recorded in Ontario, bringing the total, from that fateful day that marked the beginning of the pandemic in Canada, to 11,068. (more…)

Canada Covid-19 Updates English Featured News Updates Ontario Toronto

Ontario’s reopening plan: restaurants, gyms, cinemas at 50% capacity on January 31

TORONTO – “The worst is behind us”. Word of Doug Ford. With this ‘motto’, Ontario’s premier today announced the reopening plan: first step on January 31, when restaurants, gyms, cinemas and other indoor environments will be able to reopen with 50% capacity, as part of a broader plan to gradually lift most of the Covid-19 restrictions by mid-March.  (more…)

Business & Economy English News Updates Ontario

Reopening, Step 2 starts in Ontario tomorrow

We missed being able to dine outside, we missed coffee with friends, we missed the mall. But we also missed – and our uncultivated hairstyles bear witness to this – the hairdresser. From tomorrow, with Ontario entering Step 2, it will be possible to do all this and more. The long-awaited relaxation of some of the restrictions with reopening non-essential shops, albeit at 25% of capacity, bodes well after so many difficult months. (more…)

English Health & Medicine News Updates

Ontario to enter Step 1 of reopening Friday

TORONTO – Turning point on the reopening front. The Ontario government announced today that starting Friday the province will enter Step 1 of the roadmap for the reopening of the economy. Doug Ford and Christine Elliott had previously planned to loosen the restrictions from Monday, June 14, but in recent days the premier and health minister had hinted that flattening the epidemiological curve could accelerate the start of Step 1. (more…)

Business & Economy English

Covid restrictions, government at the crossroads on reopening the economy

TORONTO – Start with a gradual process of reopening the economy or move forward with the harsh anti-Covid restrictions? This is the crux of the matter that the provincial government will have to untie in the coming days, in view of the expiry of the current obligation to stay at home – which ends in Ontario on May 20 – and the parallel long list of restrictive measures put in place in April to cope with the surge in cases. (more…)

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