The regions that will not move onto Stage 2 are Durham, York, Toronto, Peel, Halton, Hamilton and Niagara, border regions Windsor-Essex and Lambton, as well as Haldimand-Norfolk, which has seen an outbreak among migrant workers.
With guidance from Peel Public Health, the City of Brampton will reopen all 500+ parks on Thursday, June 11. This includes open shade and picnic shelters, benches, leash-free dog parks, White Spruce Park disc golf course, and skate parks (excluding at Chinguacousy Park). Parks will close at 10 PM every night. Tennis and pickleball courts, Peel Village Golf Course and Brampton Cemetery also remain open.
Scheer said most Canadians have been respecting public health directives meant to stop the spread of the deadly virus behind COVID-19 — by staying home and avoiding large crowds and by complying with rules that make hospital visitations and funerals all but impossible.
Speaking to Media on Monday morning, the mayor said the implementation of body-worn cameras will likely be discussed at next month's Toronto Police Services Board meeting and pending approval, at least some officers could begin wearing cameras later this summer.
Today, the Ontario government announced the Premier's Council on Equality of Opportunity, a new advisory group that will provide advice on how young people can overcome social and economic barriers and achieve success. The council will also advise government on long-term actions that can be taken to support youth during the COVID-19 outbreak.
The strategy will address the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on Brampton’s tourism sector and identify opportunities to increase local tourism, where residents can travel in and explore their own city. According to the Tourism Information Association of Ontario, local and regional tourism is expected to be a crucial contributor to the Ontario tourism sector’s short-term economic recovery.
Brampton Mayor Patrick Brown is urging residents to stop the "reckless" behaviour after more than a dozen charges were laid in relation to "backyard parties" over the past week. He said between May 26 and June 1, a total of 56 charges were laid against people not following municipal and provincial orders put in place to slow the spread of COVID-19.
June is proclaimed as Filipino Heritage Month, Italian Heritage Month, and Portuguese Heritage Month in Brampton. Each of these communities will be honoured with special video messages from Mayor Patrick Brown and Councillors this year. The videos will be made available on the City’s YouTube and social media channels throughout the month.