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Ontario's COVID-19 infections soar, Premier to impose severe fines to those ignoring health guidelines

Ottawa/IBNS: The failure of Ontario's Public health officials to trace roughly half of the city's latest rising COVID-19 infections has caused great concerns to the experts in hampering efforts to contain the spread of the virus in Canada, media reports said.

Canada: Dough Ford, Christine Elliott defend Ontario's Chief Medical Officer amid growing calls of resignation

Ottawa/IBNS: Dr. David Williams, Ontario's Chief Medical Officer of Health has been widely criticized for six straight months over his lack of leadership and lack of clear communication as Ontarians crave for new leadership during the province's entering a critical new stage of the COVID-19 pandemic, media reports said. 

Vibrant Brampton’s first virtual South Asian Festival draws over half a million audience

Brampton(ON)/IBNS: South Asian digital festival in Brampton launched as the largest #VibrantBramptonFest and biggest digital festival in Canada, presented by National Bank and supported by Lazeez Canada, concluded its successful virtual buzz on Aug 12. 

Canada: Ontario gives green signal to Toronto, Peel Region to move to Stage 3 of Covid-19 recovery plan

Ottawa/IBNS:  With Ontario's fewest number of new cases since March 23,  and in consultation with its health officials and experts, Ontario administration gave a green signal this morning to Toronto and Peel Region to move into Stage 3 of Ontario's COVID-19 recovery plan this Friday, media reports said.

Canada: Ontario Provincial Police charge Florida couple for not self-isolating after entering Canada

North Bay,Ontario/IBNS: A senior couple from Florida, United States (U.S.) has been charged for failing to self-isolate after entering Canada, Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) told media. 

Canada: Vast majority of Ontario to enter Stage 3 of reopening, Premier Doug Ford announces

Ottawa/IBNS:  In his daily news briefings, Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced that the vast majority of Canada's Ontario, which include twenty-four regions, would be able to enter Stage 3 of reopening this Friday.

Canada: RCMP arrest an armed man who gained access to Rideau Hall grounds in Ottawa

Ottawa/IBNS: Police on Thursday morning arrested an armed man who had gained access to the grounds at Rideau Hall, the Governor General's official residence in Canada's Ottawa, media reports said.

With focus on safe relaunching of Phase 2, Ontario extends its Declaration of Emergency to July 15

Ottawa/IBNS: The Ontario government, in consultation with the Ontario's Chief Medical Officer of Health, on Wednesday extended the provincial Declaration of Emergency to July 15 media reports said.

Canada Border Service Agency seizes over 1,400 kg of suspected cannabis

Ottawa/IBNS: Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) said it has seized more than 1,400 kilograms of suspected cannabis from two locations in the Greater Toronto Area, CBSA reports said.

Lack of safety upgrades in Ontario nursing homes made them more vulnerable to deadly COVID-19

Ottawa/IBNS: Absence of safety upgrades in Ontario's long-term-care homes for the past two decades has increased their vulnerability to the deadly spread of COVID-19, media reports said.

Canada: Ontario's reopening phase 2 to allow gathering of upto ten people, resumption of more business activities

Ottawa/IBNS: The second phase of reopening in Canada's Ontario will allow gathering of up to ten people besides resumption of more business activities later this week.

Canada: Ontario considering Stage 2 of reopening despite surge in COVID-19 cases

Ottawa/IBNS: Ontario Premier Doug Ford said during his daily brief conference on Thursday that he might announce the reopening of Ontario's Stage 2 as early as next week, despite a recent surge in new cases of COVID-19, media reports said.

Ontario observes National Indigenous History Month, takes steps to protect indigenous women

Ottawa/IBNS: June 2020 is being observed as a National Indigenous History Month (NIHM) all over Canada, media reports said.

Quebec, Ontario report highest Covid-19 cases in Canada

Ottawa/IBNS: Quebec and Ontario have reported the largest number of Covid-19 cases nationwide in Canada, media reports said.

Ontario passes an emergency order allowing school staff to work in hospitals

Toronto, May 9 (Canadian-Media): Owing to the shortage of staff in many congregate care settings, the government of Ontario issued an emergency order to allow school board employees to be voluntarily redeployed to hospitals, long-term care homes, retirement homes, and women's shelters during the COVID-19 pandemic, media reports said.