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  • January 14: Downtown reconstruction - Lindsay accelerates plans given stay-at-home order
    Benns, Roderick, Lindsay Advocate (Lindsay, Ontario: Roderick Benns, 201804), 14 Jan 2021     The reconstruction of the second section of Kent Street West in downtown Lindsay from Cambridge Street to Victoria Street, originally scheduled for Fall 2021, was started early in January due to the provincial stay-at-home order allowing essential construction to continue and crews wanted to take advantage of the quieter roads.
    Benns, Roderick, Lindsay Advocate (Lindsay, Ontario: Roderick Benns, 201804), 14 Jan 2021   The reconstruction of the second section of Kent Street West in downtown ...
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  • January 26: Ontario government extends state of emergency until February 9
    Taylor, Jeannine, kawarthaNOW.com ( Jeannine Taylor, 1996), 26 Jan 2021     The Ontario government extended the province's state of emergency on January 26, 2021. This second state of emergency was first declared on January 12, 2021. All emergency orders were extended for 14 days, including the stay-at-home order, the prohibition on residential evictions, and the enforcement of COVID-19 measures such as ...
    Taylor, Jeannine, kawarthaNOW.com ( Jeannine Taylor, 1996), 26 Jan 2021   The Ontario government extended the province's state of emergency on January 26, ...
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  • December 21: COVID-19 numbers on the rise, but the province-wide lockdown is days away. Why the delay?
    Henry, Michelle, Toronto Star ( TorStar), 21 Dec 2020     Confusion was noted about the mixed message sent by implementing the provincial lockdown on December 26, 2020 instead of December 24, 2020 while still strongly encouraging citizens to celebrate Christmas with only their households. Some public health officials agreed that is was a confusing scenario where people are urged caution ...
    Henry, Michelle, Toronto Star ( TorStar), 21 Dec 2020   Confusion was noted about the mixed message sent by implementing the provincial ...
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  • February 8: Ontario’s COVID-19 stay-at-home order extended for another week except in three public health units
    Taylor, Jeannine, kawarthaNOW.com ( Jeannine Taylor, 1996), 8 Feb 2021     The Ontario government extended its stay-at-home order for another week for all public health regions in Ontario, except for three in eastern Ontario. As other health units gradually moved back into the previous colour-coded COVID-19 response framework, the province implemented a new “emergency brake” system to respond to outbreaks of ...
    Taylor, Jeannine, kawarthaNOW.com ( Jeannine Taylor, 1996), 8 Feb 2021   The Ontario government extended its stay-at-home order for another week for all ...
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  • January 6: What are the fines for social gatherings, breaking COVID-19 rules in Ontario?
    Appia, Veronica, Kawartha Lakes This Week (Kawartha Lakes, ON: Kawartha Media Group, 2004), 6 Jan 2021     12 days into Ontario's lockdown and a number of residents and business owners across the province experienced the repercussions of not complying with the most recent legislation. The minimum fine started at $750.
    Appia, Veronica, Kawartha Lakes This Week (Kawartha Lakes, ON: Kawartha Media Group, 2004), 6 Jan 2021   12 days into Ontario's lockdown and a number of residents and business ...
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  • January 13: Premier’s office attempts to address confusion around stay-at-home order
    Taylor, Jeannine, kawarthaNOW.com ( Jeannine Taylor, 1996), 13 Jan 2021     In an acknowledgement of the confusion resulting from Tuesday’s announcement about the stay-at-home order, Premier Doug Ford’s office released a statement and a summary of frequently asked questions on Wednesday morning. (January 13)
    Taylor, Jeannine, kawarthaNOW.com ( Jeannine Taylor, 1996), 13 Jan 2021   In an acknowledgement of the confusion resulting from Tuesday’s announcement about the ...
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  • January 13: Residents of Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland, and Haliburton urged to adhere to stay-at-home order
    Abrahamse, Hannah, kawarthaNOW.com ( Jeannine Taylor, 1996), 13 Jan 2021     The acting medical officer of health for the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit expected every person to adhere to the stay-at-home order, apart from “logical, necessary,and approved reasons.” During a virtual media briefing on Wednesday (January 13), Dr. Ian Gemmill said he was “fully supportive” of the restrictions ...
    Abrahamse, Hannah, kawarthaNOW.com ( Jeannine Taylor, 1996), 13 Jan 2021   The acting medical officer of health for the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge ...
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  • January 14: Police Chief Mark Mitchell reminds people of obligations under stay-at-home order
    Lindsay Advocate, Lindsay Advocate (Lindsay, Ontario: Roderick Benns, 201804), 14 Jan 2021     Kawartha Lakes Police Chief Mark Mitchell asked that the public comply with the province's stay-at-home order as much as possible due to the ongoing pandemic, but assured people that the police will not randomly ask people for personal details in the streets.
    Lindsay Advocate, Lindsay Advocate (Lindsay, Ontario: Roderick Benns, 201804), 14 Jan 2021   Kawartha Lakes Police Chief Mark Mitchell asked that the public comply with ...
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  • January 22: Health unit offers clarity on COVID-19 restrictions on businesses
    Whitnall, Catherine, Kawartha Lakes This Week (Kawartha Lakes, ON: Kawartha Media Group, 2004), 22 Jan 2021     Businesses were urged to continue to maintain the regulations imposed by the province in order to reduce and contain the spread of the coronavirus.
    Whitnall, Catherine, Kawartha Lakes This Week (Kawartha Lakes, ON: Kawartha Media Group, 2004), 22 Jan 2021   Businesses were urged to continue to maintain the regulations imposed by the ...
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  • December 24: What Kawartha Lakes residents need to know about lockdown
    Kawartha Lakes This Week, Kawartha Lakes This Week (Kawartha Lakes, ON: Kawartha Media Group, 2004), 24 Dec 2020     The local newspaper provided a list of what services were still going to be available and which were closed during the lockdown.
    Kawartha Lakes This Week, Kawartha Lakes This Week (Kawartha Lakes, ON: Kawartha Media Group, 2004), 24 Dec 2020   The local newspaper provided a list of what services were still going ...
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  • December 21: Ontario to impose province-wide COVID-19 shutdown on Boxing Day
    Taylor, Jeannine, kawarthaNOW.com ( Jeannine Taylor), 21 Dec 2020     The Ontario government announced that they will impose a province-wide shutdown effective 12:01 AM on Boxing Day (Saturday December 26, 2020), for 14 days in northern Ontario and for 28 days in southern Ontario. The shutdown for southern Ontario would take place from December 26, 2020 to January 23, 2021. ...
    Taylor, Jeannine, kawarthaNOW.com ( Jeannine Taylor), 21 Dec 2020   The Ontario government announced that they will impose a province-wide shutdown effective ...
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  • December 20: Ontario to impose province-wide lockdown
    The Canadian Press, Kawartha Lakes This Week (Kawartha Lakes, ON: Kawartha Media Group, 2004), 20 Dec 2020     Premier Doug Ford was expected to announce new lockdown measures on Monday December 21, 2020 that took effect on December 24, 2020.
    The Canadian Press, Kawartha Lakes This Week (Kawartha Lakes, ON: Kawartha Media Group, 2004), 20 Dec 2020   Premier Doug Ford was expected to announce new lockdown measures on Monday ...
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  • November 27: Kawartha Lakes businesses, mayor talk risks of hot spot holiday shoppers
    Sobanski, Sarah, Kawartha Lakes This Week (Kawartha Lakes, ON: Kawartha Media Group, 2004), 27 Nov 2020     Kawartha Lakes businesses owners and the mayor talk about not stigmatizing out-of-town visitors coming from high-COVID-19 areas as "sick" as restricted holiday shoppers head out of lockdown areas for less-restricted areas.
    Sobanski, Sarah, Kawartha Lakes This Week (Kawartha Lakes, ON: Kawartha Media Group, 2004), 27 Nov 2020   Kawartha Lakes businesses owners and the mayor talk about not stigmatizing out-of-town ...
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  • November 26: DriveTest in Lindsay must now forbid residents from other regions from taking road tests
    Lindsay Advocate, The Lindsay Advocate (Lindsay, Ontario: Roderick Benns), 26 Nov 2020     In a press release issued today (November 26, 2020), the Ontario government cancelled all in-vehicle road tests in region in the Grey (Lockdown) level effective immediately. DriveTest centres such as in Lindsay were no longer allowed to take any road tests from outside of the area. All cancelled tests were ...
    Lindsay Advocate, The Lindsay Advocate (Lindsay, Ontario: Roderick Benns), 26 Nov 2020   In a press release issued today (November 26, 2020), the Ontario government ...
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  • December 26: What’s allowed and not allowed during Ontario’s province-wide COVID-19 shutdown
    Taylor, Jeannine, kawarthaNOW.com ( Jeannine Taylor), 26 Dec 2020     Ontario’s province-wide shutdown — intended to slow the community transmission of COVID-19 and to prevent the health care system from being overwhelmed by COVID-19 hospitalizations in the new year — began at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday (December 26, 2020) and remained in effect until at least Saturday, January 23, 2021 ...
    Taylor, Jeannine, kawarthaNOW.com ( Jeannine Taylor), 26 Dec 2020   Ontario’s province-wide shutdown — intended to slow the community transmission of COVID-19 ...
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  • January 13: City services affected during the Second Lockdown
        The City of Kawartha Lakes issued a press release outlining those city services affected by the province's second lockdown in January 2021. Services affected included closing all municipal buildings except landfills, keeping open libraries and parks with restrictions, continued waste collection and emergency services, limited access to Victoria Manor, waste ...
      The City of Kawartha Lakes issued a press release outlining those city ...
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  • February 8: Businesses in Kawartha Lakes could reopen on February 16th depending on coronavirus numbers
    VanMeer, Pamela, Kawartha411.ca (20150713), 8 Feb 2021     The Ontario government announced that it is moving to a regional approach and maintaining the shutdown in the majority of the public health regions in Ontario, including the Stay-at-Home order and all existing public health and workplace safety measures. When it is safe to do so, the province will gradually ...
    VanMeer, Pamela, Kawartha411.ca (20150713), 8 Feb 2021   The Ontario government announced that it is moving to a regional approach ...
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  • January 8: Some parents and caregivers frustrated as online learning extended
    Walker, Jennifer, Kawartha411.ca (20150713), 8 Jan 2021     Many working parents and caregivers are feeling pressure and anxiety after the government announced at home learning has been extended until January 25.
    Walker, Jennifer, Kawartha411.ca (20150713), 8 Jan 2021   Many working parents and caregivers are feeling pressure and anxiety after the ...
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  • January 6: Health units urged to delay elementary students' Jan. 11 return to school
    Whitnall, Catherine, Kawartha Lakes This Week (Kawartha Lakes, ON: Kawartha Media Group, 2004), 6 Jan 2021     The Elementary teachers' union said sending students, teachers and education workers back to school while the province is locked for another two to three weeks doesn't make sense.
    Whitnall, Catherine, Kawartha Lakes This Week (Kawartha Lakes, ON: Kawartha Media Group, 2004), 6 Jan 2021   The Elementary teachers' union said sending students, teachers and education workers back ...
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  • COVID-19: The Kawartha Lakes Pandemic Time Capsule
        A collection of local and general news articles, photographs, experiences shared by citizens of the City of Kawartha Lakes during the COVID-19 global pandemic shutdown, March 17, 2020 to the present day. The COVID-19 pandemic made the world reconsider standards of public health care, childcare, and debate on the future ...
      A collection of local and general news articles, photographs, experiences shared by ...
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