Calgary’s mayor is warning citizens “don’t be like Toronto” and congregate in large numbers in parks. Naheed Nenshi made the comment in reference to thousands of people who squeezed into a downtown Toronto park on Saturday, despite calls from public health officials to avoid large gatherings. Ontario Premier Doug Ford has called the behaviour “reckless” and suggested those who...
Toronto officials say crowds eased at park flooded by thousands on Saturday
Toronto remains one of the hardest hit cities by COVID-19 and the total number of confirmed cases in the city topped 10,000 on Sunday.
Philippine malls enforcing strict guidelines on physical distancing and foot traffic
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Some businesses wary about reopening as more provinces ease COVID restrictions
Some stores, however, said they’re holding off on reopening their doors for now despite the provincial permission, citing health and financial concerns.
Spread of COVID-19 slows down, but projections show more deaths expected: Tam
The government expects to see between 3,227 and 3,883 deaths by May 5 according to its latest projection
Do as we say, not as we do? Trudeau, Scheer forced to defend family trips
OTTAWA — Both Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer are fighting off criticism that they’re asking Canadians to do more to stop the spread of COVID-19 than they’re willing to do themselves. Both men were forced Tuesday to defend trips they took with their families that appear to flout the physical distancing measures...
City of Toronto continues enforcement blitz over the holiday weekend
10-Apr-2020–The City of Toronto continues to respond to the COVID-19 emergency. This weekend, the City’s COVID-19 enforcement team will continue to conduct coordinated enforcement efforts, targeting busy parks across the city. Residents are urged to stay at home and keep their distance from others during this weekend’s holidays, leaving only for essential reasons. All residents...
‘Dynamic’ physical distancing could help balance COVID-19 fight, economy: study
The mathematical modelling predicts the course of the disease in Ontario with 56 per cent of the province’s population would become infected with the novel coronavirus over the next two years.
Physical distancing is an effective tool to curb the spread of the disease.
COVID cases surge past 19,000 with 501 deaths; Quebec has most fatalities
“Job numbers will come out tomorrow,” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Wednesday. “It’s going to be a hard day.”