Laura Stone

Laura Stone

Canadian politics, based at Queen’s Park in Toronto. I like to lunch. Find me @globeandmail; @YourMorning Tuesday am; former @ctvqp and @ctv_powerplay

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-Anyone else in the province who got a shot anytime after May 10 and not in a Delta region, eligible to book second dose the week of June 28 -Youth will able to get a second shot before scheduled date of Aug. 9, but specific week not confirmed yet. #onpoli 

75% of adults in Ontario have received one dose; 19% of adults are now fully immunized #onpoli 

The 10 Delta variant regions are now: -Halton, Peel, Porcupine, Toronto, Waterloo, Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph, York - the new additions are Hamilton, Simcoe-Muskoka, and Durham#onpoli 

Does anyone have any questions #onpoli 

"The best vaccine for your second dose is the one that's available first," Health Minister@celliottability  says. #onpoli 

Solicitor General @SylviaJonesMPP  , on mixing mRNA vaccines: If you received Pfizer or Moderna for your first dose, you can safely receive Pfizer or Moderna for your second. #onpoli 


#BREAKING : Police in Ontario can now stop and ask anyone on street or in cars as to why they are not at home, and ask for their address. #onpoli 

"I would normally go to the Premier, but he's on his 10th paid sick day," NDP leader @AndreaHorwath  says in her opening QP statement. #onpoli 

NEW: Health Minister@PattyHajdu  says provinces and territories are “free to use AstraZeneca” in any age range they choose, it’s approved by Health Canada 18+. Says NACI reviewing 55+ recommendation. “There is nothing stopping the province of Ontario.” #onpoli  #cdnpoli 

#BREAKING : Doug Ford’s top staffers knew Rod Phillips would be away and and “not available in person” ahead of St. Barts vacation, e-mails show - The Globe and Mai #onpoli 

We're still blaming people in parks?

#BREAKING : Peel Public Health is ordering Amazon Canada to close all shifts at its Brampton facility and have workers self-isolate for 14 days starting 12:01 am tomorro #onpoli 

Dozens of Ontario nursing home patients died of dehydration and neglect not COVID-19, military reports find, via @kahowlett ⁩ #onpoli 

WELP. The Ontario legislature is returning TOMORROW at 3 pm so the government can introduce legislation invoking the notwithstanding clause that allows the government to override yesterday's court decision about third-party political advertising. #onpoli