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Toronto cancels all major events and festivals until October

Just hours after the provincial government confirmed that “nearly all businesses and public spaces” will soon be allowed to reopen in Ontario, the City of Toronto has announced the extension of a ban on all major events for at least 12 more weeks. “To continue the progress made in reducing the spread …

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Ontario’s Stage 3 Opening This Friday Will Include Gyms, Bars & Movie Theatres

Ontarians, get ready to see parts of the province return to normal this Friday. In a press conference on Monday, Doug Ford announced that multiple areas will be entering stage three in Ontario. Some businesses that will be allowed to open under these new rules include gyms, bars and dine-in restaurants.  …

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Ottawa’s New Mandatory Mask Bylaw Calls For Fines Of Up To $400

Those refusing to wear a mask could start facing hefty fines. Refusing to wear your face mask could get expensive! The City of Ottawa’s mandatory mask bylaw proposes fines of up to $400 for those who continue to refuse to wear a face covering. While the objective of the bylaw will be …

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This beach in Canada was so packed this weekend it was like there’s no pandemic going on

Scenes from a beach in Alberta have people shocked and worried after thousands flocked to Sylvan Lake over the weekend and gathered in huge crowds to enjoy a day by the water. The popular beach was packed over the weekend with people coming from different parts of the province, including …

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American Politicians Want To Reopen The Border & Canadians Are Not Having It

Canada is slowly but surely making progress in dealing with the current pandemic. Part of that includes keeping the Canada-US Border closed. Now there are some American politicians who are asking for it to open, and Canadians are taking a hard pass. Democratic Representative Brian Higgins and Republican Representative Elise Stefanik, both …

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Most people in Canada want the U.S. border to remain closed for a lot longer

Eight out of ten Canadians—or 81 per cent—are standing firm that the Canada-U.S. border should remain closed, according to a new poll. A poll conducted by Nanos Research finds that reopening the border gets a big no from Canadians right now, or at least until the U.S. gets a handle on its COVID-19 situation.  …

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Toronto is now under a tornado watch

Conditions are currently favourable in Toronto for the development of tornadoes, according to meteorologists, as a severe thunderstorm rips through the region. Environment Canada issued a tornado watch for the City of Toronto just before 3 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon, warning all residents and visitors to “be prepared for severe weather” and …

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Sweltering Toronto heat is expected to stick around all summer long

Waiting for the current heat wave to break before getting off the couch, going outside, and actually doing all of those things on your summer 2020 bucket list? I wouldn’t.  This sweaty sauna of a city that we call Toronto won’t be cooling off anytime soon, according to meteorologists.  In fact, if Environment Canada senior climatologist Dave …

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Man goes on racist rant over having to wear mask at Mississauga T&T Supermarket

This week in entitled white boomers going viral, a man has been caught on video making unbelievably racist remarks at a Mississauga T&T Supermarket to employees who asked him to wear a mask while shopping. While face coverings in indoor public spaces are technically not yet mandatory in Peel Region — though they will be shortly — T&T, …

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Service Canada is opening locations across the country for walk-in service

Service Canada will be opening up to 90 locations across the country for in-person service beginning Wednesday, according to a press release from the government. The agency closed all in-person services in late March and redirected customers to the eServiceCanada portal throughout the pandemic. Now, Service Canada locations will reopen with a number of …

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