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Toronto restaurants, gyms ordered to stay closed

Posted: 10 Nov 2020 22:16
by mvadmin
Looks like there won't be any indoor dining or working out until December in Toronto this year. There goes the Christmas rush a lot of restaurants were looking forward to save them. At this rate, they might as well close until March :(
Those restrictions include the prohibition of all indoor dining at bars and restaurants as well as all indoor group fitness and exercise classes for at least the next 28 days.

De Villa said that she will also use her powers to require the continued closure of meeting and event spaces, casinos, bingo halls and other gaming establishments.

Gyms that have been shuttered since last month will be allowed to reopen but will be required to adhere to a capacity limit of 10 people or less, as per the restrictions outlined by the province for red zones.

Movie theatres, meanwhile, will be required to remain closed as they are not permitted to operate in red zones.
https://www.cp24.com/news/toronto-to-ex ... -1.5182816

Re: Toronto restaurants, gyms ordered to stay closed

Posted: 18 Nov 2020 21:24
by mvadmin
More closures probably going to be announced soon
Ontario Premier Doug Ford said he expects to announce new measures “in the coming days” to help curb the spread of COVID-19 amid a rising number of infections and deaths.

Speaking at Queen’s Park on Wednesday, the premier said the continued rise in COVID-19 cases in the province’s hot spots of Toronto, Peel Region and York Region is “extremely troubling.”
https://www.cp24.com/news/ontario-premi ... -1.5193772

Re: Toronto restaurants, gyms ordered to stay closed

Posted: 21 Nov 2020 16:20
by mvadmin
Update Friday: looks like restaurants (including patios) will be closed Monday the 23rd.

Gym, pretty much everything except grocery stores and pharmacies will be closed for a month.
Starting Monday at 12:01 a.m., in-person shopping will be prohibited in Toronto and Peel with exceptions for essential retailers such as supermarkets, hardware stores, convenience stores, pharmacies and beer and liquor stores, all of which will now face a 50 per cent capacity limit.
https://www.cp24.com/news/toronto-and-p ... -1.5197335

Re: Toronto restaurants, gyms ordered to stay closed

Posted: 22 Nov 2020 20:00
by robi22
Yep, was going to try to get out for a drink before Monday, but this snow has made sitting on a patio a lot less attractive - even if it wasn't almost zero lol

Just hope we're going to be able to at least sit outside in December.

Re: Toronto restaurants, gyms ordered to stay closed

Posted: 01 Dec 2020 09:32
by mvadmin
Yes, getting pretty depressing in Toronto after the sun goes down lol.

Cases in Ontario seem to be holding steady: https://toronto.ctvnews.ca/ontario-logs ... -1.5210046