Ontario golfers have been pushing the province to reopen courses ordered closed while the province is under stay-at-home orders, but some observers say access to outdoor recreational facilities serving a wider population should be just as high on the agenda.
As several provinces suspend the first dose of AstraZeneca, and questions remain about whether a second shot will be green-lighted, the researcher who oversaw the development of the vaccine says the move is not only flawed but may lead to serious consequences.
Inspectors with the Ministry of Long-Term Care highlighted concerns of dehydration and malnutrition at Downsview Long Term Care home as far back as June 2020, raising fresh questions about when the provincial government was made aware of the apparent neglect in the nursing home.
Ontario's Progressive Conservative government says the province will require 11 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine in July and August in order to meet Premier Doug Ford's promise of a fully vaccinated population by the end of this Summer.
With the May long-weekend approaching and summer on the horizon, some Ontario municipalities are taking extra measures at its beaches and waterfronts that officials hope will discourage large gatherings and visitors from other regions.
The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) has issued preliminary guidelines detailing what Canadians can expect to do this summer and fall with fewer pandemic restrictions, all dependent on whether the country can meet its vaccine targets.
Historically, Ontario has a troubled past with long weekends in the context of COVID-19. Even with a stay-at-home order in place through the upcoming Victoria Day long weekend, experts say we could still see a spike.
The city has announced a series of interconnected moves that will allow it to relocate a downtown fire station and use the sale of the land that it stands on to help pay for a much needed new park nearby.