They were abandoned in Ontario after 2014 on the grounds they were racist and disproportionately targeted Blacks. "We're anxiously awaiting (that)".
"The Conservative government led by Doug Ford consistently voted down opposition motions, both ours and those of the NDP today, to provide the kind of science-based supports that will help the people of this province get through this third wave", Del Duca said.
After health care experts said that outdoor activities were not the problem and that in fact, people are safer outdoors than they are indoors, the government withdrew the parks measure. "(It was) poorly communicated, poorly executed, and ultimately, I think we made the right decision in turning back on that".
Authorities in Ontario, the most populated Canadian province, recently enacted pandemic-related restrictions that are so strict that not even law enforcement agencies are willing to enforce them.
The federal government is now requesting assistance from other provinces in their battle against the COVID-19 virus. But by Saturday, more than a dozen police forces across the province had said there will be no random stops of people or cars. "We may as well focus on areas where the virus is actually being transmitted, which is indoor venues, predominantly among essential workers that don't have the luxury of locking down or staying at home". Businesses are already on the brink and more will go under without help. "So it's not a clear-cut answer in some people's minds".
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Waters' remarks caused outrage among prominent Republicans, many of whom have already called for her' impeachment. The attorney said he didn't know how the jury could be "free from the taint of this".
Ontario says 66,897 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine were administered in the province since Sunday's report for a total of 3,904,778 given out so far. "We are all going through a horrific year of COVID-19 and all associated with it together. We need to do more to stop other, even deadlier variants from getting into Canada", he said. "He should resign now before he makes things any worse".
Ontario reported over 4400 COVID-19 cases on Monday.
Ontario, Canada's most populous province with 14 million people, has for the past few days been battling record coronavirus case numbers, hospitalisations and intensive care patients, all of which are threatening to overwhelm its health system.
The Office of the Premier says he was notified Monday to "be prepared" for delays to the two shipments of AstraZeneca vaccine that were expected from the federal government later this month and next month.