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Province halts most construction projects, shuts down cannabis shops

Province halts most construction projects, shuts down cannabis shops

'Lives are on the line and we must take this action now,' says premier, as province announces revised list of essential businesses
Regional COVID-19 modelling predicts 15-20 deaths by April 30

Regional COVID-19 modelling predicts 15-20 deaths by April 30

Simcoe Muskoka's medical officer of health anticipates 185 to 2,000 deaths; 'Had we not put in place these controls, it could be as much as 20 times as great as that'
Community support for OSMH lifts soldiers' spirits <b>(10 photos)</b>

Community support for OSMH lifts soldiers' spirits (10 photos)

In this week's Spirit of Soldiers, those who are stepping up to support the troops are recognized and thanked for their efforts
Why empty shelves don't mean we're out of food: How Canada's supply chain works

Why empty shelves don't mean we're out of food: How Canada's supply chain works

Experts say If there was a supply-based shortage, shelves would remain empty because manufacturers can't produce the products or farmers can't grow or raise the food
Security checkpoints now in place for Christian Island

Security checkpoints now in place for Christian Island

Cottagers who have land/property leases on BFN Territory will be turned away and not allowed to enter at this time
<b>BREAKING NEWS:</b> Health unit investigating two sudden deaths at Spencer House

BREAKING NEWS: Health unit investigating two sudden deaths at Spencer House

It was revealed Wednesday that a staff member worked at the long-term care home while infectious with COVID-19; Cause of deaths are being investigated
<b>LETTER:</b> City's layoffs run 'counter' to others' rescue efforts

LETTER: City's layoffs run 'counter' to others' rescue efforts

The 'saving' is just a shift from the left pocket to the right pocket for the taxpayer, laments letter writer
Ontario closing more businesses effective Saturday to limit spread of COVID-19

Ontario closing more businesses effective Saturday to limit spread of COVID-19

Ontario shortens list of essential services; places some on modified business orders
OPP warn about possible charges for those who don't obey COVID restrictions

OPP warn about possible charges for those who don't obey COVID restrictions

Officers will apply discretion to lay charges under the provincial Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act 
First responders parade past OSMH in 'overwhelming' salute to workers <b>(10 photos and a video)</b>

First responders parade past OSMH in 'overwhelming' salute to workers (10 photos and a video)

Front-line health-care staff and volunteers honoured for work during pandemic; 'It’s motivation for the work that we need to do,' says hospital president