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Golf community livid about Ontario extending ban on sport

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

Chris Barber can’t help but think Ontario Premier Doug Ford has something against golf. Barber, the executive professional/GM at The Landings Golf Course and Teaching Centre in Kingston, Ont., can’t understand why Ford has extended the ban on golf in Ontario until at least June 2. It was part …

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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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Premier Doug Ford renews calls for tighter border controls to rein in COVID-19 variants

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

TORONTO — Ontario Premier Doug Ford is renewing his calls for tighter controls on domestic travellers and those who arrive through land crossings, saying Ottawa has yet to respond to his requests on these issues. The premier has issued another letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, arguing additional measures …

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COVID-19: Trudeau pushes back on border closures after Ontario Progressive Conservative ad

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

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says finger-pointing won’t help Ontarians as the province grapples with the third wave of COVID-19. Trudeau made the comment in response to an ad issued Thursday by Ontario’s Progressive Conservative Party, which accuses him of failing to appropriately restrict travel into the province. The prime …

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’Too slow, too late’: Ford gov. received months of warnings about long-term care before second wave

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

When Dr. Kate Greenaway entered Tendercare nursing home amid a COVID-19 outbreak in December she was stunned. “We’ve been in a pandemic for quite a number of months, at that point, it was pretty shocking to me that it was possible to seem so unprepared for an outbreak,” she …

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Youth soccer clubs urge safe return to play amid mental health concerns

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

A local soccer organization is part of a provincewide effort urging the Ontario government to allow kids to get back on the field as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to play out. Soccer Ontario initiated the effort to reduce the mental health impacts the lack of physical activity has had …

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Freelance and gig workers left out of Ontario COVID-19 sick day program

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

Ontario politicians passed a bill Thursday afternoon that will provide employees three paid sick days in the event of illness, isolation, or any other work absence related to COVID-19. The measure, which was announced a day earlier, will be in place until Sept. 25 and will be administered through …

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Waterloo police hand out 9 tickets for $750 after Woolwich church opens doors again

Click to play video: '2 Toronto police officers charged in relation to gathering at Aylmer church'

Waterloo Regional Police say officers handed out nine tickets outside of the Trinity Bible Chapel after people gathered for Sunday service once again at the church. “Members of our COVID Integrated Response Team (CIRT) attended the church yesterday and observed Reopening of Ontario Act (ROA) violations,” police spokesperson Cherri …

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Doug Ford confirms paid sick leave program for workers coming, apologizes for backtracking

Doug Ford confirms paid sick leave program for workers coming, apologizes for backtracking

Premier Doug Ford confirmed the province is working on a paid sick-leave program for Ontario workers after months of refusal, however, did not say when it will actually be announced. Ford said people forced into quarantine should not have to worry about their jobs or income, while speaking from …

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Woolwich pastor faces fine of up to $100,000 for Sunday service ignoring COVID-19 lockdown

Woolwich pastor faces fine of up to $100,000 for Sunday service ignoring COVID-19 lockdown

Waterloo Region issued nine tickets to members of the Trinity Bible Chapel in Woolwich, Ont., for holding services on Sunday in spite of the COVID-19 lockdown, according to Waterloo Region. Waterloo Region spokesperson TJ Miller told Global News in an email that five elders, pastor Jacob Reaume and the …

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