Doug Ford Is Already Begging You Not To Panic Buy As Toronto & Peel Head Into Lockdown

It's official. Toronto and Peel region are headed back into lockdown on Monday and Doug Ford is already worried about panic buying.

Ford pleaded with residents to avoid buying more than they need during a press conference on Friday. 

The next time you go on a food trip, the premier is asking you to only buy what you need for "a week or two."

Editor's Choice: Doug Ford Is Officially Putting Toronto & Peel Into Lockdown

Please avoid panic buying right now. There is no need to buy more than you need. Doug Ford

"By avoiding the panic buying, we can make sure that supply chains are not impacted and there is enough for everyone," Ford stated. 

While multiple venues will be closing their doors, grocery stores will remain open during the lockdown. 

At the beginning of the year, stores were stripped bare after Ford's government announced the province's first lockdown.

Everything from toilet paper to ground beef became temporarily unavailable to residents, thanks to worried Ontarians' panic buying. 

Ford's government assured residents the new lockdown measures were necessary to stop the second wave of COVID-19.

China Locked 33K Visitors In At Disneyland & It Was All Because Of One Person

Trapped in an amusement park on Halloween. What could go wrong?

There are worse places to get locked in than Disneyland — except when it happens on Halloween and there's an invisible virus potentially locked in there with you.

Chinese officials closed the doors to Shanghai Disneyland and reportedly held more than 33,000 people inside the park on Sunday after one person who may have been a guest tested positive for COVID-19.

Keep Reading Show less

Ontario Lockdown Is 'Unavoidable' This Fall If You Don't Limit Who You See, Says Doc

"If we fail now, a lockdown will be unavoidable later in the Fall."

One top doctor is telling residents that another Ontario lockdown is "unavoidable" this fall if you don't start limiting the people that you see.

In a tweet, Dr. Beate Sander, the co-chair of Ontario's modelling table, revealed that with the long weekend, as well as schools and workplaces reopening this September, the number of contacts will increase. This also means that transmission of COVID-19 is also set to rise.

Keep Reading Show less

Yorkdale Shoppers Describe Being Stuck Inside Mall During 'Scary & Confusing' Lockdown

Shots were heard inside the mall on Sunday and a 21-year-old has now been charged.

Toronto Police have charged a 21-year-old man after gunshots were fired at Yorkdale Mall on Sunday afternoon.

On August 29 at 3:38 p.m., police were called to Yorkdale Mall after numerous people reported hearing gunshots, TPS confirmed in a news release today. Toronto Police confirmed to Narcity that the shots were fired inside the mall.

Keep Reading Show less

Bumble Says That Most Of Its Canadian Singles Are Hornier Now That They're Out Of Lockdown

But more users are apparently looking for something more long-term than just a hook-up!

The pandemic didn't just change the way Canadians live — it's apparently changed the way they love, too. According to a recent survey of almost 1,000 Canadians who use the dating app Bumble, Canucks are leaving their lockdowns with more lust than before.

Bumble says that 56% of surveyed Canadians are looking to be more sexually active when dating during COVID-19, one of several changes in how single people in the country are now approaching their love lives.

Keep Reading Show less