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Three Ontario regions are going to be slowly opening back up this weekend. 

In a press conference on Tuesday, Doug Ford announced that Ontario's closures of restaurants and gyms will be lifted from Ottawa, Peel and York regions. 

Establishments will be able to reopen as of this Saturday, November, 7 at 12:01 a.m. 

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November 7 When restaurants and gyms will reopen. 

Ford stated that these venues will face restricted hours and capacity limits to help continue to stop the spread of COVID-19. 

Toronto will remain in the modified stage two until November 14. 

"We can start to transition regions away from modified stage two restrictions, which were always intended as short term measures," said Ford. 

Ford stated that they will continue to provide updates on the status of regions each week. 

On October 10, Toronto, Peel and Ottawa all reverted back to a modified stage two of Ontario's reopening plan. 

Doug Ford was quick to also add York region to these modified rules. 

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