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York Region is officially heading out of lockdown next week, but one of the cities is already calling for tighter restrictions.

Frank Scarpitti, the mayor of Markham, asked York Region on Friday to implement additional COVID-19 measures before moving into the red zone on Monday. 

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A Nova Scotia woman allegedly called 911 multiple times for non-emergency reasons before being arrested by police. 

In a Facebook statement released Tuesday, the RCMP said they arrested a 46-year-old woman on New Years Day after she called police six times. 

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With CERB repayments just around the corner for thousands of Canadians, a petition has been set up online calling on the government to scrap the repayment plan.

In November, the Canada Revenue Agency revealed that up to 213,000 Canadians may be asked to repay the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB), ideally before December 31.

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As cases of COVID-19 continue to climb in the city, Mayor Jim Watson is calling for a crackdown. He wants to lower Ottawa’s indoor gathering limit to 10 people and is calling for the outdoor limit to be reduced to just 20. “We're not fooling around,” he said.

As Ottawa’s number of COVID-19 cases continues to spike, the mayor is proposing a new set of rules that he hopes will flatten the curve.

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The premier got an early wake-up call this morning. Protestors in Toronto arrived at Doug Ford's house at "the crack of dawn" Tuesday morning and they brought megaphones. The group was confronting Ford about rent relief and other tenants rights issues. 

The protest comes two weeks after the province promised a rent freeze going into 2021. Activists are now calling for further amendments to be made.

Protestors from Toronto ACORN and ACORN Canada organized the event, and shared photos online.

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