Ontario Premier Ford officially announces 4-week provincewide “shutdown”

Ontario Premier Doug Ford officially announced this afternoon that the whole province of Ontario will be heading into Grey-Lockdown zone for four weeks starting the morning of Saturday, April 3rd at 12:01 a.m.

LOCKDOWN: Ontario reportedly heading towards another month-long lockdown

Ontario is reportedly heading into another 4-week lockdown starting this weekend “to try and curb the rise in COVID-19 cases across the province,” several sources told 680 News, who first reported this Wednesday.

Every region of the province will be placed into Grey-Lockdown zone beginning 12:01 a.m. Saturday morning.

It’s time the government rip off the bandaid that is “caring for our health”

With lockdowns causing rising mental health issues, missed cancer screenings and life-saving surgeries — it’s time we rip off the government bandaid that is “caring for our health.”

Doug Ford gets sidetracked and plugs Tim Hortons’ real eggs during press conference

Near the end of today’s Ontario press conference Ontario Premiere Doug Ford got sidetracked and promoted Tim Hortons’ new real eggs after talking about a senior couple’s good deeds leaving Tim Hortons’ gift cards on public benches for people in need.

VISSER: How much are we willing to abandon for the sake of security?

Are workplace inspections becoming the movie “Pre-Crime” but with today’s COVID twist?

How much are we willing to abandon for the sake of security?

For Diverge writer Broderick Visser, It’s nothing.

“Looming drug shortages,” Ontario’s doctors warn due to COVID

Ontario’s doctors are warning of drug shortages due to “COVID cases skyrocketing and hospital admissions rising.”

The Ontario Medical Association is suggesting ways governments can fix these problems before they get worse.

Lockdown incoming for Boxing Day – 2.38 hospitalized patients with Covid per hospital in Ontario

Currently, there are 915 hospitalized in Ontario with Covid. There are roughly 384 hospitals in Ontario. This means that per hospital (numbers vary at each hospital) there are an estimated 2.38 patients in Ontario with Covid per hospital – where’s this number in the media reporting? In addition, Ontario has long struggled with having enough hospital beds. Ford even ran on ending hallway medicine…

London shouldn’t “Defund The Police,” — they should be given additional funding

With the lowest capita of police officers in Southern Ontario and the second-lowest cost per capita in a study amongst 16 municipal governments, London Ontario is needing anything but being defunded.

I mean c’mon — even the ex-police union chief says reducing the London police budget is dangerous.

ANALYSIS: Ontarians pay almost 55% more for on-peak winter electricity than ten years prior

When compared to ten years earlier, in 2010, Ontarians paid 9.9¢/kWh or 11.8¢/kWh less than they will this year for on-peak winter hours. That’s a 54.4 per cent increase in ten years for on-peak hours.

On Nov. 1, 2020 Ontarians began paying winter time-of-use rates for electricity. The new on-peak rate this year is 21.7 ¢/kWh on weekdays between 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Federal isolation camps coming soon across Canada?

The federal government is looking for people to build quarantine facilities across the country. The buy and sell government ad states the following;

“The Government of Canada is considering engaging a third party service provider for federal quarantine/isolation sites that will be used to house and care for people for public health and other related federal requirements associated with the COVID-19 pandemic response.”