Could there be an extended winter break in Ontario to stop the current COVID-19 cycle?

The Quebec provincial government is considering extending winter break for schools as COVID-19 cases continue to rise. To date, more than 1,100 classrooms in Quebec have been shut down due to COVID-19, officials noted at a press conference on Thursday. Students and staff typically enjoy two weeks off in the winter, usually beginning around Christmas

Some Ontario restaurants are barring out-of-towners from COVID-19 hotspots

Rising COVID case counts in Toronto are driving business owners in neighbouring towns to consider new measures to keep their staff and local patrons safe. Restaurants in areas like Cobourg, Stratford and Niagara are now placing restrictions on out-of-town visitors coming from COVID-19 “hotspots” like Toronto. The Ale House in Coburg and Romby’s Tavern and

Ontario reports an additional 783 cases of COVID-19 while the premier issues a warning to food delivery companies

Ontario reported an additional 783 cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, with an increase of 779 resolved cases for a total of 53,291 recoveries to date. The death toll increased by five to 3,022. New cases are concentrated in the usual four public health units: Toronto: 239 Peel Region: 136 York Region: 127 Ottawa: 89 While

COVID-19 cases cause Quetzal, Sotto Sotto and several other Toronto restaurants to temporarily close

As COVID-19 cases continue to climb in the city, several Toronto restaurants have made the difficult decision to temporarily close their establishment, after one or more of their employees have tested positive for the virus. Sotto Sotto, a high-end Italian trattoria loved by celebrities like Drake and DJ Khaled, voluntarily closed its doors on Sept.

Chef Susur Lee closes his restaurant after an employee tests positive for COVID-19

Over the last couple of days, a number of bars and restaurants in Toronto have had to shut shop for reported exposures to COVID-19 within their premises. The latest to join the list is Lee Restaurant on King West, owned by celebrity Canadian chef Susur Lee. The popular hangout declared its temporary closure on Thursday

Toronto extends ActiveTO road closures into October as COVID-19 cases spike in the city

The City of Toronto’s ActiveTO major road closures have been extended into October. From Oct. 3 at 6 a.m. until Oct. 4 at 11 p.m., the following three major road closures will be in place: Lake Shore Boulevard West (eastbound lanes only) from Windermere Avenue to Stadium Road. As a result, the eastbound Gardiner Expressway

Limit in-person contact with those you do not live with to slow COVID-19, Toronto health officials warn

Toronto Public Health announced 251 new cases of COVID-19 as of Sept. 28, a moderate drop from the 344 cases recorded the previous day, but enough for health officials to suggest further restrictions to curb the spread of the virus. In a report presented to Toronto City Council this week, Toronto Public Health is suggesting