Tag: Ontario

Several Ontario gyms are reopening. They’re citing a ‘physical therapy’ exception intended for people with disabilities

Several Ontario gyms have recently reopened under an exception in the province’s lockdown regulations intended to serve people with disabilities — raising concerns that they are exploiting a legal loophole and creating a public health risk. The exception in the Reopening Ontario Act allows a fitness facility to open solely for use by persons with…

Northern Ontario airline testing all passengers for COVID-19 before boarding

People flying to more than a dozen remote First Nations in Northern Ontario are being screened for COVID-19 with rapid antigen testing prior to boarding as one airline ramps up its safety protocols on passenger flights. North Star Air provides passenger, cargo and charter service to 54 remote locations in Northern Ontario, Manitoba and Nunavat.…