Sumary of After spending to navigate coronavirus, Toronto-area businesses face uncertain future with lockdown:
- Curbside retail, restaurants move to takeout only During a news conference Friday afternoon, Premier Doug Ford and Ontario government officials announced a lockdown would begin at 12:01 a.m..
- Here what you can and can’t do in Toronto, Peel Region during coronavirus lockdown stage Colin Furness, an infection control epidemiologist at the University of Toronto, said the new measures are likely to slow community spread of the virus, but will not be enough to dramatically lower surging case counts..
- However, grocery stores, supermarkets, convenience stores, hardware stores, alcohol providers, pharmacies, safety supply stores will be exempt from in-person shopping restrictions 3:06 Ontario government announces lockdown of Toronto, Peel Region Previous Video Next Video The Canadian Federation of Independent Business called the choice to keep big-box retailers open during the lockdown while closing smaller shops a “gut punch.”.
- Ford and Ontario Finance Minister Rod Phillips announced $600 million (part of the total is new funding) in relief measures to help businesses with fixed costs during closure periods…