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Ontario to Resume Family Visits in Long-Term Care Homes, Retirement Homes, and Other Residential Care Settings by June 18.

TORONTO — In consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, the Ontario government announced the gradual resumption of visits to long-term care homes, retirement homes, and other residential care settings.  Family and friends will be allowed access to these settings beginning June 18, 2020. Long-term care homes will allow outdoor visits of one person...

More COVID-19 restrictions being lifted across the country
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More COVID-19 restrictions being lifted across the country

Some Quebec schools were reopening and more Ontario retailers were offering curbside pickup on Monday as Ottawa promised to help some of the country’s biggest employers stay afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic. Quebec, which accounts for more than half of the country’s roughly 69,000 novel coronavirus cases, was reopening elementary schools and daycares outside the Montreal area. Quebec students...

Ontario Enacts Declaration of Emergency to Protect the Public
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Ontario Enacts Declaration of Emergency to Protect the Public

We are facing an unprecedented time in our history," said Premier Ford. "This is a decision that was not made lightly. COVID-19 constitutes a danger of major proportions. We are taking this extraordinary measure because we must offer our full support and every power possible to help our health care sector fight the spread of COVID-19. The health and well-being of every Ontarian must be our number one priority."