Ford to make announcement after Toronto enters modified Stage 2

Oct 13 2020, 6:09 am

Premier Doug Ford is set to make an announcement after Toronto entered its modified Stage 2 restrictions to stop the spread of COVID-19.

Ford will be joined by Prabmeet Sarkaria, Minister of Small Business and Red Tape Reduction.

On Friday, the premier announced that Toronto, Peel, and Ottawa would have more restrictions to curb the rise in cases.

Now indoor dining, gyms, and cinemas will be closed for at least 28 days.

There will also be a reduction in social gatherings and organized public events to a maximum of 10 people indoors and 25 people outdoors when physical distancing can’t be maintained.

In an update this morning, it was announced that Finance Minister Rod Phillips will no longer be joining the announcement.

The daily briefing will be held at 1 pm from Queen’s Park.

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