Premier Doug Ford may implement stricter pandemic restrictions on Halton region, as soon as Monday. PLUS: A home in Scarborough has serious damage after an early morning crash. Your 680 NEWS TO GO with @680BizCarl and @leahjohansenLISTEN LIVE:
Premier Doug Ford defended Ontario's response to COVID-19 Friday as a Canadian restaurant industry association launched a PR blitz blasting indoor dining closures that, they say, could cost 40,000 jobs.
BREAKING: Premier Doug Ford has ordered the mandatory closure of all non-essential workplaces in the province. The order will take effect at 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday and will last for 14 days. “We must get ahead of this virus to beat this virus," he says.
Premier Doug Ford booed by crowd gathered for @Raptors parade and fan rally at Nathan Phillips Square. Mayor John Tory and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau enjoy warmer reception from #Toronto crowd #WeTheNorth #ONpoli #Canpoli #TOpoli
Doug Ford is turning something that he didn't run on, that serves no urgent purpose, that his base wasn't clamouring for, and that seems to be based mostly on personal beefs from his days as a municipal politician into his defining issue as premier.