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Ontario provides full transparency by releasing COVID-19 modelling

TORONTO-Today, the Ontario government released extensive COVID-19 modelling, revealing several scenarios that project the potential number of cases and deaths. In doing so, the province is providing the public with full transparency about the consequences should everyone but non-essential workers fail to stay home and practise physical distancing.

Ontario extends business closures to stop the spread of COVID-19

TORONTO—Following the advice of the Chief Medical Officer of Health, the Ontario government is reducing the list of businesses classified as essential and ordering more workplaces to close. This measure is necessary to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and protect the health of the people of Ontario, while ensuring that necessary goods and services remain available.

Open air burning banned

Open air burning is not permitted. Our current BYLAW 27/12 requires a fire permit for any open-air burning associated with burning wood, brush, leaves and grass.

The Fire Code, Ontario Regulation 213/07, as amended, and BYLAW 27/12 gives the Chief Fire Official the authority to NOT APPROVE any OPEN-AIR BURNING, and to cancel all previously issued burning permits.