Schools Will Be Closed Until May

Ontario Premier Doug Ford and Education Minister Stephen Lecce will be making an announcement this afternoon at 1:00 pm. The Toronto Sun is reporting they will announce that schools will be closed until at least May.

ONTARIO - Ontario Premier Doug Ford and Education Minister Stephen Lecce will be making an announcement this afternoon at 1:00 pm. 

According to a report from the Toronto Sun, they will be announcing that Ontario schools will be closed until at least May. 

Last night the Province extended the Emergency Declaration until April 13th, meaning all non essential businesses will be closed until then. Here is the entire list from the Province. 

The following declaration and orders have been extended and will be in effect until April 13, 2020:

- Declaration of a provincial emergency
- Closure of public places and establishments with exemption for emergency child care for health care and front line essential service workers
- Prohibiting events and gatherings of more than five people
- Enforcement of emergency orders
- Work deployment f or health service providers
- Work deployment for long-term care homes
- Electronic service of documents
- Electricity pricing
- Drinking water and sewage
- Closure of non-essential workplaces
- Traffic management
- Prohibiting unconscionable pricing for necessary goods
- Streamlining requirements for long-term care homes

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