Ontario to enter four-week, provincewide shutdown: Watch Ford’s full update

Ontario to enter four-week, provincewide shutdown: Watch Ford's full update 1

 

Ontario will go into a four-week, provincewide shutdown on Saturday as the government pulls its “emergency brake” in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19 variants.

Premier Doug Ford announced on Thursday afternoon that the shutdown will begin on April 3. As a result, in-person dining will be shuttered yet again and further gathering restrictions will go into effect across Ontario

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85 Comments on "Ontario to enter four-week, provincewide shutdown: Watch Ford’s full update"

  1. Wayne Szalinski | April 1, 2021 at 4:07 PM | Reply

    The true definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.

    • SO TRUE, lockdowns DON’T WORK. PERIOD.

    • @TrEverEvoy i though that was misaytributed to him. I don’t believe he said that

    • ziggy marley | April 1, 2021 at 8:22 PM | Reply

      @Eyad nice 2021 dictionary

    • @Jam Jam Think you’re right. He also didn’t say “When you sit with a nice girl for two hours you think it’s only a minute, but when you sit on a hot stove for a minute you think it’s two hours. That’s relativity.” And I always really liked that one

    • mark Edwards | April 1, 2021 at 9:17 PM | Reply

      virus doesn’t really care about quotes though, but hey you know what lets open everything up because that worked? lol.

  2. This is never going to end. It’s not just on you buddy it’s called democracy for a reason

  3. Brad Stevens | April 1, 2021 at 4:17 PM | Reply

    My friends folks. April is drunk and so we all must go home immediately and lockdown for one month until she is sober. 😆😆😆

  4. Antonietta Maddaloni | April 1, 2021 at 4:18 PM | Reply

    YOU ARE THE DANGEROUS VARIANT THAT BELONGS IN INTENSIVE CARE!!!

  5. Canadia Gamer | April 1, 2021 at 4:20 PM | Reply

    i love how he calls this making a tough decision like you have done made this “tough decision” 3 times now

  6. Tell your family at the cottage I said hello this Easter, Doug

  7. Yea but i still have to go to work… I get to see my co workers more than my family

  8. this is like opening the fridge over and over again, expecting different contents.

  9. knight sword | April 1, 2021 at 4:51 PM | Reply

    can’t wait for elections at every level and see them all pack

  10. ArmoredJesse | April 1, 2021 at 5:17 PM | Reply

    remember when ontario had small businessess

  11. I remember when they “ended” the last lockdown I was saying. “Perfect, just in time to enact another harsher lockdown for Easter.”

  12. This is going to go on for ever

    • dar Living Life | April 1, 2021 at 9:00 PM | Reply

      next will be climate lockdowns…..

    • The hell it is! get out and do your thing. No police are enforcing this, just like last time. Some opportunistic bullies may try to overstep, just put them in their place. We need to end this and we do it by not playing along.

    • Kelly Careless | April 1, 2021 at 9:30 PM | Reply

      @Ron R We need to enforce the lockdown! I agree! Start up the heavy fines for non maskers. Shut down any store that doesn’t comply, no warnings! Time to get serious and get this virus done with!

    • Linda Carmichael | April 1, 2021 at 9:33 PM | Reply

      True they have power like never before and they don’t want to give it up ever😫

    • @Kelly Careless You guys have been locking down forever, what’s gonna change this time?

  13. Momo Fighter | April 1, 2021 at 5:37 PM | Reply

    This is why they always do lockdown drills in highschool

  14. Mario Teston | April 1, 2021 at 5:46 PM | Reply

    Conveniently for easter weekend!!!! Spend spend spend!!!! The only thing waving is my 3rd finger… just a home honestly!

  15. If only this ended with, April Fool’s.

  16. Next month

    “Today I will have to make once again, another tough decision. We will go into a province wide lock down…. the fourth wave is here”

  17. Wayne Payne98 | April 1, 2021 at 5:54 PM | Reply

    In 2026 “Due to the 18th wave, we must have a four week lockdown.”

  18. Jon Christiansen | April 1, 2021 at 6:22 PM | Reply

    LOL I love how he pretends to be so sincere, how long do we all put up with this before we start fighting back?

  19. Blinding Cloud | April 1, 2021 at 7:15 PM | Reply

    “We just need two weeks to beat the curve.” A year and 3 months later …

  20. Missing your loved ones for Easter? Just have your family get-together at Wal-Mart, a public school, a Golf Course, at a Church, or at a construction site. All perfectly okay apparently.

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