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.
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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 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.
Koochiching County, Minn. has received notification of our first positive case of Covid-19 in the County. MDH is identifying and contacting anyone that has been in close contact with the positive case. Due to patient privacy laws, Koochiching County will not be releasing where the individual resides in the county.
Devlin, ON - Last week, the Emergency Control Group of the Corporation of the Township of La Vallee has declared an emergency to the Province of Ontario due to Public Health Concerns.
Toronto, ON - The Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario (ETFO) understands the need for a plan and process for continuous learning for students in Ontario's public education system during the temporary situation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
THUNDER BAY, Ont.—The SIJHL announced last Wednesday its first and second all-star teams for the 2019-20 season.
Kenora, Ont. - Greg Rickford, MPP for Kenora-Rainy River, is calling on seasonal residents of Kenora-Rainy River to stay home and refrain from visiting their cottages in Northwestern Ontario.
TORONTO — In an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19 and keep people home, the Government of Ontario has extended the Declaration of Emergency and associated emergency measures, including the closure of non-essential workplaces and restrictions on social gatherings.