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Oshawa mayor concerned for economic future

Oshawa Mayor Dan Carter says he is “very concerned” about the future of local businesses as Oshawa and the rest of the province begin a stay-at-home order amidst the ongoing fight to stop the spread of COVID-19. The recent state of emergency called by the province, as well as the stay-at-home order means even more…

‘We’re heading to a place that is very bad’: Ontario announces 29 COVID-19 deaths as Mayor John Tory warns of increased restrictions

Ontario announced 29 COVID-19 deaths in one day on Sunday, as Mayor John Tory warned of possible increasing restrictions and epidemiological experts launched a social media campaign to bring case counts down to zero. “We are working with health officials and the provincial government to determine what further action is needed to help stop the…

‘Not comfortable having them in our space’: Portland mayor orders feds to be kicked out of police incident HQ as riots grip city

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler said he has banned federal officers, who were deployed to the city to protect federal property, from sharing headquarters with police amid claims they whisk “peaceful protesters” away in unmarked cars. “Earlier today I directed that staff who are part of federal agency operations are no longer allowed to co-locate with…