Gyms and fitness studios have been given the go-ahead to reopen, with safety measures in place, after the Ontario government’s announcement that Toronto and Peel Region can move to Stage 3. Those safety measures include maintaining six feet of physical distance between members. For those looking to get back to gyms in Stage 3 —
It’s another big week for Toronto restaurants as the city prepares to move into Stage 3 of its reopening plan on Friday, allowing indoor dining to resume for the first time since mid-March. Each step of reopening has posed a new learning curve for the city’s restaurants, as they implement new best practices for safely
As of Friday July 31, at 12:01 a.m., additional businesses and public spaces will be reopening in Toronto and Peel Region as the Ontario government allows them to move into Stage 3 of their reopening plan. This decision was based on positive local trends of key public health indicators, such as increased testing, a lower
Toronto mayor John Tory is asking the province to put additional safeguards into effect for the Stage 3 reopening of bars and restaurants in the city. In a letter to Ontario Premier Doug Ford, Tory provided six recommendations that he says would help protect Toronto from further spread of COVID-19, and would help ensure the
On Monday, Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced reopening plans for Stage 3 as part of the province’s framework to restart the economy post-COVID. As part of the reopening, 24 of 34 public health units within Ontario will move forward to the next stage as of Friday, July 17 at 12:01 a.m. The following regions will
Ontario Premier Doug Ford is expected to announce reopening plans for Stage 3 as part of the province’s framework to restart the economy post-COVID. Ford is expected to make the announcement Monday afternoon during a news conference at Queen’s Park. The news comes as the daily case numbers having steadily declined over the last month.
This Saturday, Hollerado will headline the side stage at Edgefest, but don’t count on seeing them play side stages for very long. Their infectious blend of upbeat pop-rock, quirky lyrics and solid songwriting have made them one of Canada’s most noticeable up-and-coming acts. How can you say no to a band with a hit single about a wise, unapologetic, older woman’s final day on Earth? Bassist Dean Baxter was kind enough to drizzle his brain’s weird juices over our questions.
With the four-day sonic celebration known as Canadian Music Fest rolling in to town this month, we catch up with Toronto’s most talented troubadours and loudest noisemakers, plus a few friends from afar
“When I got the script I was like, ‘Oh, shoot, I really like this,’ which I realized might be a problem if I didn’t get the part,” says Oyin Oladejo of the new play Is God Is, in which she will soon appear at Toronto’s Berkeley Street Theatre. Oladejo, who originally hails from Nigeria, moved
Family-owned restaurant Jacques Bistro du Parc was a Yorkville staple for over four decades, offering guests the opportunity to step into a “corner of France in Toronto.” Located at 129A Cumberland St., the second-floor restaurant served up traditional French cuisine courtesy of Chef Jacques Sorin for 43 years. But, with big changes coming in Yorkville,
Ontario is reporting 2,938 cases of COVID-19 on Monday, a decrease from the 3,041 cases reported Sunday, 3,009 cases reported on Saturday, and 3,089 cases reported on Friday. Monday’s numbers include 906 new cases in Toronto, 533 in Peel, 391 in York Region, 230 in Ottawa, and 140 in Durham. Nearly 36,600 tests were completed
Ontario reported 1,050 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, marking a new single-day high for the province. The province also reported an increase of 14 deaths and an increase of 837 resolved cases. Regions that saw double digit increases include: Toronto, 408 new cases Peel, 212 new cases Halton, 86 new cases York, 76 new
For the fifth straight day, Ontario reported more than 700 new COVID-19 cases. On Oct. 16, Ontario reported an increase of 712 confirmed cases and nine new deaths in the province, although there was a higher amount of resolved cases (713). Friday’s number is also a decrease from the 783 cases logged the previous day.
Ontario reported an additional 783 cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, with an increase of 779 resolved cases for a total of 53,291 recoveries to date. The death toll increased by five to 3,022. New cases are concentrated in the usual four public health units: Toronto: 239 Peel Region: 136 York Region: 127 Ottawa: 89 While
Ontario has reported an increase of 700 confirmed COVID-19 cases — a major jump from the 491 cases reported Sunday. The number represents a new record for daily cases in the province, surpassing the previous record of 640 cases reported on April 24 during the peak of the first wave. One new death and an
As of Wednesday, there were 45,383 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ontario reported to date. Compared to the previous day, this represents an increase of 315 confirmed cases (77 in Toronto), an increase of two deaths, and an increase of 154 resolved cases. In an effort to further flatten the curve, Ontario Premier Doug Ford
Toronto museums can now move into Stage 2 of the province’s reopening plan. Along with museums, galleries and other popular attractions in the city are part of this stage, and many are ready to welcome visitors with new protocols in place and special exhibits ready to roll. Here’s a closer look at what visitors can
With custom touches and unobstructed views of Toronto’s skyline, the lower penthouse at 1602 – 77 Charles St. W. is listed for a cool $3.9 million. This residence has two bedrooms, three bathrooms and spans 1,969 square feet. The property radiates elegance from the foyer to the master suite, thanks to its neutral colour palette
Toronto and Peel Region will enter Stage 2 of Ontario’s reopening plan this Wednesday at 12:01 a.m. as part of the province’s framework to restart the economy post-COVID. This will allow more closed businesses to reopen, including malls, restaurant patios, and hair and nail salons. Premier Doug Ford made the announcement Monday afternoon, along with
As more businesses across Ontario begin to open their doors for the first time since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, many are having to adjust to a new normal. On Tuesday, Premier Doug Ford released a tool kit for businesses to help ensure their safe reopening in a post-COVID world. Although Toronto has not
Toronto is one of just three regions in the entire province of Ontario that are not allowed to move to stage two of reopening, said Premier Doug Ford during a press conference on June 15. The economic red light was also put on for Peel Region and Windsor/Essex in southwestern Ontario. “With the public health
Ontario is officially entering stage one in the reopening of the province on Tuesday, May 19, as announced by the premier during his daily COVID-19 update this afternoon. Additionally, as of 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, May 16, private parks, campgrounds, marinas, boat clubs, golf courses and businesses that board animals will be allowed to reopen.
Ontario is planning for the next phase of responding to the coronavirus (COVID‑19) outbreak by reopening the province, but it is doing so in a slow and methodical fashion over three stages. Details were provided by Premier Doug Ford, Rod Phillips, Minister of Finance, Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, and
Real estate market activity in Toronto is off by 60-65 per cent, according to realtor Barry Cohen, of Barry Cohen Homes. But that doesn’t mean things have fallen off a cliff. Most buyers and sellers have pulled back to wait it out, but others cannot or will not. And those people are looking for creative
Hamilton After premiering off-Broadway in 2015, becoming the hottest ticket in New York City and garnering a slew of awards along the way, the song-and-rap musical Hamilton is set to make its Toronto debut on Feb. 11, 2020. Hamilton is a musical about Alexander Hamilton, one of the founding fathers of America. The production drew