Lockdown

Ontario’s province-wide lockdown began at 12:01 a.m. Here’s what the restrictions look like

Boxing day shopping is a lot different this year for Ontario residents after the province went into a pandemic lockdown at 12:01 a.m. While restrictions were already in effect in areas such as Toronto, Peel and York Region, the rest of southern Ontario is now… Read More »Ontario’s province-wide lockdown began at 12:01 a.m. Here’s what the restrictions look like

Retailers ask Ontario government to lift COVID-19 restrictions in Toronto, Peel Region

TORONTO — A coalition of about 50 retailers is calling on the Ontario government to lift COVID-19 restrictions for non-essential stores it claims is making things worse. In an open letter to Premier Doug Ford and Health Minister Christine Elliott, the retailers argue that shutting… Read More »Retailers ask Ontario government to lift COVID-19 restrictions in Toronto, Peel Region

Adamson Barbecue arrestee must take a COVID-19 test as a bail condition. Several lawyers say the requirement is outrageous and ‘likely unlawful’

A man arrested after allegedly spitting at police during a fracas outside Adamson Barbecue must undergo a COVID-19 test and disclose the results as a condition of his bail — a requirement several lawyers said is “unreasonable” and “likely unlawful.” Michael Belito Arana was arrested… Read More »Adamson Barbecue arrestee must take a COVID-19 test as a bail condition. Several lawyers say the requirement is outrageous and ‘likely unlawful’

Coronavirus: Cannabis retailers plead with Ontario to allow reopening in lockdown zones

They’re considered essential but you will not find anyone inside pot shops in Toronto and Peel Region, the provinces two lockdown zones. “All we’re asking for is an opportunity to do right by our customers in the community, have a consistent playing field and, you… Read More »Coronavirus: Cannabis retailers plead with Ontario to allow reopening in lockdown zones