Ford To Announce A Province Wide Lockdown Starting Saturday – Full COVID-19 Update

Multiple reports say today Premier Ford will announce a province-wide lockdown, lasting a month. Internal government sources told Global News that all regions of Ontario will move into the Grey Zone starting at 12:01am on Saturday. It will mean that restaurants are shutting down for in-person service and will only be able to offer takeout and delivery. Essential retail stores … Read more

You Can Now Get Emotional Support Beer

Thanks to Woodstock Brewing company, people can now get emotional support beer.  The New York-based microbrewery has created a Citra IPA that comes in a colorful can and features the words “Emotional Support Beer” in bold font. Even better, a portion of the proceeds earned from this limited-time brew will go to Operation At Ease, which is a … Read more

Spring Break Is Still On

Education Minister Stephen Lecce says spring break in the province’s schools will go ahead as scheduled for the week of April 12th. Lecce says the government continues to follow advice from the province’s top doctor and the break originally set for March will not be postponed again. He adds safety protocols will be stepped up when students and staff return … Read more

Woman Asking For Advice After New Boyfriend Sends Her A Spreadsheet Breaking Down The Cost Of Their Weekend Trip

A woman has posted a story on Reddit’s Relationships channel about her first romantic weekend away with her new boyfriend. As they were planning, he sent her a spreadsheet, “literally breaking down the cost of everything to the cent . . . telling me I owed him $167.99.  The noted that she would, “happily have just given him $200 Read more

The Caucus Club Says Guests Who Smell Like Marijuana Aren’t Welcome

A restaurant in Michigan is making it known that requirements for “proper attire” include certain limitations on “odours,” specifically those of the marijuana kind.  The Caucus Club in Detroit recently reiterated its dress code on Facebook, stating in no uncertain terms that the “smell” of marijuana is not welcome inside the business.  “Seriously Read more

Police Say Last Month’s Fire In Georgetown Was A Double Homicide

A 27-year-old man from Mississauga has been arrested in a double homicide in Georgetown last month. Police say Harrison Brown has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder and arson in the deaths of a couple whose bodies were found following a fire at their home. Police say the deaths of 56-year-old Krystyna (Emilia) Rerak, and her 59-year-old husband … Read more

AstraZeneca No Longer Recommended For Those Under 55 – Full COVID-19 Update

Multiple provinces are suspending their use of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine in younger patients. The National Advisory Committee on Immunizations is recommending against administering the shot in anyone under the age of 55. However, the vaccine regulators are not pulling AstraZeneca’s approval in Canada, although the committee says regulatory changes could still be made. Health Canada is demanding the drugmaker … Read more

Dr. Fauci Claims He Gave The Go-Ahead For COVID Vaccine And Gives No Credit To Trump’s Operation Warp Speed

Dr. Anthony Fauci has appeared to claim credit for the decision to quickly develop vaccines against COVID-19, in remarks that are sure to anger Donald Trump.  Fauci made the comment in an interview with CNN for a special last night, diving into the details of America’s pandemic response.  “When I saw what happened in New York City, almost over-running Read more

Just 8 Percent Feel Fully Rested After A Night Of Sleep

A new study reveals less than one in 10 people (8%) actually feel fully rested after sleeping.  A survey of 2,000 respondents finds that, on average, we only get five hours of sleep every night.  More than six in 10 people (61%) cannot remember the last time they felt truly well-rested.  Just over one in five (22%) say they can … Read more

Van Gogh Painting, Hidden For A Century, Sells For $15 Million

For $15.4 million, a newly unearthed Vincent Van Gogh masterpiece that was kept hidden by a French family for more than 100 years now has a new home.  The painting, titled “A Street Scene in Montmartre,” sold Thursday during an auction livestreamed from Paris.  It trafficked high phone and online bids from art enthusiasts in the French capital, … Read more

OHA Claims ICU Capacity Is Reaching Critical Level

A hospital group says Ontario’s intensive-care capacity is reaching a critical level. The Ontario Hospital Association says the number of severely ill patients is approaching a previous peak. The record for ICU patients being treated in Ontario hospitals for COVID-19 is 420 people. This comes as provincial health officials say more contagious variants of the virus now make up half … Read more

Several Million More Vaccines Are On The Way

More Canadians may soon be getting their COVID-19 vaccinations as health officials across the country prepare for the single-largest week of vaccine shipments since the start of the pandemic. Moderna is playing catch-up, sending 600,000 shots this Thursday — part of a shipment of 846,000 that was due last week. The other two approved vaccines, Pfizer/BioNTech and Oxford-AstraZeneca, are expected … Read more

Government House Leader Will Testify About The WE Scandal

Liberal Government House Leader Pablo Rodriguez has agreed to appear before the Commons ethics committee today, and sparks could fly. He will testify about the now-dead WE charity deal, rather than Prime Minister Justin Trudeau or members of his staff. The Conservatives have tried to call staff members to appear, but the Liberals say staff do not testify to committees … Read more

Restrictions Are A Little Lighter In The Grey Zone Starting Today – Full COVID-19 Update

Hair salons and outdoor fitness classes are being allowed to reopen in Ontario regions under lockdown. The province will allow gyms to offer outdoor fitness classes, training and personal training in regions under Grey zone restrictions as of today. Personal care services like hair and nail salons can open with capacity limits starting April 12th. Personal care services and gyms … Read more

Bill Gates Predicts That The World Won’t Return To Normal Until The End Of 2022

Bill Gates said the world won’t return to normal, with no traces of the COVID-19 pandemic, until the end of 2022.   The billionaire philanthropist made the prediction yesterday during an interview with Polish newspaper Gazeta Wyborcza and television broadcaster TVN24.   “This is an incredible tragedy.  We can measure the economic cost but we probably can’t even measure the loss Read more

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