Looks like Halloween in Ontario won't involve trick-or-treating in some spots. \nDr. David Williams, Chief Medical Officer of Health, announced on Monday that the provincial government would be taking a firm stance against trick-or-treating this year. \nAnyone in Toronto, Peel, York or Ottawa regions are being told to do other activities instead. \n\nEditor's Choice: Parts Of Ontario Will Be Hit By More Snow & Strong Winds This Week\n\n\n“\n\n\nI'd like to remind everyone to take extra precautions to ensure you are keeping yourself and your families safe.\n\n\nDr. David Williams\n\n\n"Given the high transmission of COVID-19 in the modified Stage 2 public health unit regions of Ottawa, Peel, Toronto, and York Region, traditional door-to-door trick or treating is not recommended and people should consider alternative ways to celebrate," Williams added.\nOntario's top doctor released a list of safer alternatives that residents are recommended to try, to avoid spreading COVID-19 in their communities.\nRecommended activities include virtual Halloween parties, movie nights, and decorating. \n\nThe new development comes as parts of Ontario enter into a modified stage two of its reopening plan. \nThe province has seen an increase in cases of COVID-19 over the past few weeks with experts warning of a second wave.