Tag: lockdown

Ontario’s new lockdown is confusing. A big question remains: Will it work?

An epidemiologist who sits on the provincial government’s scientific advisory table says it’s clear what needs to be done in Ontario to stop the spread of COVID-19. Number one: Implore the one-quarter to one-third of Ontarians who are not following the rules to do so. “Two-thirds to three-quarters of people are adhering,” said Peter Juni,…

Lockdown crusader Piers Morgan admits he flew to Antigua for the holidays after telling Britons to cope with ‘virtual’ Christmas

‘Good Morning Britain’ host Piers Morgan has been accused of Tier 4 hypocrisy after confessing that he spent Christmas in the Caribbean, despite lecturing people about the evils of non-essential travel during the Covid-19 crisis. Read more Morgan, who has used his television platform to champion the government’s lockdown measures, and issue scathing rebukes to…

Province-wide lockdown coming Dec. 26 as health officials warn ability to control COVID-19 cases ‘precarious’

Ontario will move into lockdown starting at 12:01 a.m. on Boxing Day, as COVID-19 numbers continue to rise and health officials warn the province’s “ability to control case growth is still precarious.” With cases and deaths increasing, and growing public weariness with restrictions also a worry, Premier Doug Ford announced stricter measures — like those…

Doug Ford: No decision on NHL games with Ontario primed for lockdown

TORONTO – Ontario Premier Doug Ford says a decision has yet to be made on whether or not the Toronto Maple Leafs and Ottawa Senators will be permitted to play home games with the province set to go into lockdown amid soaring COVID-19 numbers. The NHL and NHL Players’ Association announced over the weekend the…