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Ontario Permits More Businesses and Services to Reopen in the Coming Days

BIG news from the province yesterday, with the announcement of Phase 2 of reopening Ontario coming at 12:01 Friday morning.  Not all public health regions will move into the second phase at the same time, but Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph IS among those moving into Phase 2 come Friday. 

Stage 2 will expand the limit on social gatherings from 5 to 10 people no matter what region your in.  Additionally, all places of worship in Ontario are allowed to open with physical distancing in place and attendance limited to no more than 30 per cent of the building capacity.  Shopping malls, barbers and restaurant patios are among the other things included in Stage 2.  To see the WHOLE list, head over to Ontario.ca and navigate to COVID-19 and then Reopening Ontario.