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Ontarians’ mental health has continued to deteriorate throughout COVID-19 pandemic: poll

The Canadian Mental Health Association is urging Ontario to prioritize the sector in its upcoming budget as a new poll suggests the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic has eroded residents’ already fragile emotional well-being. The plea comes after the third round of polling from… Read More »Ontarians’ mental health has continued to deteriorate throughout COVID-19 pandemic: poll

Live performance venues could soon reopen across Quebec, but COVID -19 curfew concerns remain – Montreal

Live theatre and music could soon return to Montreal for the first time since the fall but promoters say they are worried that the nighttime curfew in the city will dampen their plans. Still, representatives of Quebec’s cultural industries say they’re optimistic after meeting earlier this week… Read More »Live performance venues could soon reopen across Quebec, but COVID -19 curfew concerns remain – Montreal

Simcoe Muskoka to move back to Ontario’s red-control zone 1 week after lockdown takes effect

The region that falls under the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit will move back to the red-control zone of Ontario’s COVID-19 response framework on Monday — just one week after a third lockdown took effect in the area. The third lockdown for Simcoe Muskoka was… Read More »Simcoe Muskoka to move back to Ontario’s red-control zone 1 week after lockdown takes effect

Toronto, Peel Region moving to grey lockdown restrictions under Ontario’s COVID-19 framework

The Ontario government has announced Toronto and Peel Region will be reentering the province’s COVID-19 response framework of restrictions at the grey lockdown level. According to an update issued by the government on Friday, the change in restrictions comes into effect at 12:01 a.m. on… Read More »Toronto, Peel Region moving to grey lockdown restrictions under Ontario’s COVID-19 framework

Boredom, stress during pandemic behind rise in alcohol, cannabis use for some Canadians: survey

The ongoing health crisis has played a role in Canadians’ use of drugs and alcohol, with boredom and stress driving a boost in consumption for some adults during the pandemic, according to a new survey. Statistics Canada, which released its findings Thursday, looked into how… Read More »Boredom, stress during pandemic behind rise in alcohol, cannabis use for some Canadians: survey

York Region moving to red control restrictions under Ontario’s coronavirus response framework

The Ontario government has announced York Region will be reentering the province’s COVID-19 response framework of restrictions at the red control level. According to an update issued by the government Friday afternoon, the change in restrictions comes into effect at 12:01 a.m. on Feb. 22.… Read More »York Region moving to red control restrictions under Ontario’s coronavirus response framework

19 new coronavirus cases in London and Middlesex, 12 new cases in Elgin and Oxford – London

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Schools – Outbreaks – Testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton For the second day in a row, the Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) reported 19 new coronavirus cases in the region on Sunday.… Read More »19 new coronavirus cases in London and Middlesex, 12 new cases in Elgin and Oxford – London