Ontario Stay-at-home order

COVID-19: Doug Ford extends Ontario’s stay-at-home order until June 2

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Premier Doug Ford has officially extended Ontario’s stay-at-home order another two weeks to June 2 as the province tries to control the spread of COVID-19. Ford made the announcement on Thursday. The order was set to expire on May 20 ahead of the Victoria Day long weekend. “That is …

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Ontario businesses bristle at potential COVID-19 stay-at-home order extension

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

The light at the end of the tunnel may not be as bright as businesses had been expecting as Ontario’s COVID-19 stay-at-home order, scheduled to expire on May 20, may be extended. The provincewide restrictions have forced businesses, like personal care services and most gymst, to stay closed. Other …

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COVID-19: Ontario government looking to extend provincewide stay-at-home order into June

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

The Ontario government is looking to extend the provincewide stay-at-home order past its scheduled end date of May 20 and into June amid the third wave of COVID-19, sources tell Global News. The Ford government cabinet is working to finalize the date, however, sources said the province is looking …

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More charges pending following latest Church of God gathering: Aylmer Police

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Aylmer Police say charges are pending following the latest large gathering at the Church of God Restoration on Sunday. Officers monitored the property on John Street on Sunday in anticipation of breaches of the current emergency orders. Read more: COVID-19: Already ‘fragile’ Ontario camps industry facing uncertain summer According …

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COVID-19: Some Ontario gym owners exploiting exception to stay open

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Ontario gyms are closed because of the province’s stay-at-home order amid the COVID-19 pandemic, right? Wrong, at least in some cases. Some gyms, likeHUF Boxing Gym in Mississauga, openly defied the government’s orders in April and reopened to clients, a story reported by Global News at the time. The …

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Group of active, retired police officers file constitutional challenge over Ontario’s COVID-19 rules

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

TORONTO — A group of active and retired police officers from several forces has launched a legal challenge over Ontario’s COVID-19 pandemic orders, alleging that enforcing the rules requires officers to breach their oath to uphold the constitution. Notice of the constitutional challenge was filed late last month on …

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8 charged after trespassing, violating stay-at-home order in Adjala-Tosorontio: police

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Three men and five boys have been charged after trespassing at a vacant residence in Adjala-Tosorontio, Ont., and violating the province’s stay-at-home order on Thursday. The order was put in place earlier in the month in an effort to curb the COVID-19 health crisis. Just before 4 a.m, OPP …

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COVID-19: 2 Toronto police officers charged after attending large church gathering in Aylmer, Ont.

COVID-19: 2 Toronto police officers charged after attending large church gathering in Aylmer, Ont.

A Toronto police spokesperson tells Global News the service is reviewing a video posted on Facebook that appears to show two of its officers engaged in a verbal dispute with police in Aylmer, Ont., after officers in the town charged them and two others for violating COVID-19 orders at …

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Coronavirus: Ontario mother fined $880 for allegedly violating provincial stay-at-home order

Coronavirus: Ontario mother fined $880 for allegedly violating provincial stay-at-home order

A Simcoe, Ont., mother says she is in shock after being slapped with an $880 fine for allegedly breaking the province’s coronavirus stay-at-home order. Natasha Kohl said she was simply dropping her children off at her father-in-law’s home for child care while she ran a few errands. “I think …

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Ongoing construction projects in Ontario allowed to finish, new projects put on hold under new rules

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TORONTO — Ontario homeowners who haven’t started work on their renovation projects as of Jan. 12 will have to put their plans on hold under the province’s new construction rules. The rules are part of tightened COVID-19 restrictions filed Wednesday in the Reopening Ontario Act, after Ontario entered a state of emergency to try …

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