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Longo's Is Giving Employees In Ontario A Raise During The Stay-At-Home Order

The company will also be offering additional benefits.
Ontario Longo's Stores Give Employees Raise During Stay-At-Home Order

Ontario Longo's stores are now offering their employees a temporary pay raise during the stay-at-home order.

The grocery chain announced on Thursday that its frontline workers would earn an additional $2 per hour alongside other benefits, starting April 8.

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Longo's team members will also receive paid days off for self-isolation and be granted more flexible scheduling.

"This latest stay-at-home order will hit everyone a little harder, but we know our Team Members will continue to rise to the challenge as essential workers during this pandemic," Anthony Longo, CEO and president, said.

The benefits are set to stay in place for 28 days to coincide with the province's stay-at-home order.

Toronto Police Are Setting Up New Teams For Cracking Down On Large Gatherings In The City

Focusing their efforts at short-term rental parties, bars and restaurants.

New "dedicated enforcement teams" are launching in all 16 Toronto Police Service divisions at 5 p.m. on Thursday in order to crack down on large gatherings in the city.

"Our divisional teams will focus on large gatherings that fail to comply with the emergency orders, with a particular focus on indoor gatherings such as parties at short-term rentals or at bars and restaurants,” said TPS Staff Superintendent Randy Carter in a press release announcing the change on Wednesday.

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Toronto Has Upped Its Cherry Blossom Fences Game To Stop People From Knocking Them Down

The city is already using cops to prevent cherry blossom crowding.

The City of Toronto is learning just how desperate people are to see the cherry blossoms in Toronto this year.

Andrea Gonsalves, a spokesperson for the City, confirmed to Narcity that "additional, sturdier" fences have been installed around the cherry blossoms in Trinity Bellwoods Park after the original orange snow fencing was knocked over by park users.

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Trudeau Reached Out To 3 Atlantic Premiers About How To 'Help' Ontario Right Now

The PM said Ontario's COVID-19 cases are "rapidly rising."

In response to the “rapidly rising” number of cases of COVID-19 in Ontario, Justin Trudeau reached out to provincial leaders from across the country.

In a tweet on Saturday, April 17, the PM revealed he’d spoken with three Atlantic premiers about how they could help Ontarians “get through this third wave.”

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Doug Ford Is Now Reversing Some Aspects Of Ontario’s Stay-At-Home Order

Playgrounds can reopen and police will no longer be able to stop people at random.👇

Just days after details about Ontario’s latest stay-at-home order were announced, the provincial government is walking back some of its restrictions.

By Sunday, April 18, the government had revealed it would be reversing some aspects of the restrictions on outdoor spaces and altering the newly announced policing powers.

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