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Fully vaccinated tourists able to visit Canada again starting Aug. 9

Kids too young to be vaccinated can skip quarantine but are advised to avoid group settings. The federal government announced today it plans to let fully vaccinated tourists visit Canada again soon. Ottawa now says that — starting Aug. 9 at 12:01 a.m. ET. — fully vaccinated U.S. citizens and …

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HUMAN REMAINS FOUND IN LAKE NIPISSING AND NEAR MATTAWA TODAY

(NORTH BAY, ON) – On July 17, 2021 at approximately 12:30 p.m., members of the North Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the OPP Marine Unit were called regarding a body floating in Lake Nipissing near Goose Island. The investigation is continuing with the assistance of the …

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NIPISSING WEST OPP ARRESTS FOUR AS A RESULT OF ROBBERY

STURGEON FALLS, ON) – On July 15, 2021, shortly before 11:00 p.m. members of the Nipissing West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), and the Forensics Identification Services Unit (FIS), responded to a call of an assault with a weapon in West Nipissing (Sturgeon Falls). Further investigation revealed that …

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COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Booked on or After August 3 Have Been Cancelled

NIPISSING & PARRY SOUND, ON – The province has shortened the time between first and second doses for both adults and youth. Therefore, anyone who received their first COVID-19 vaccine at least 28 days ago is now eligible for their second dose. To support individuals to access their second dose …

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Ontario Moving to Step Three of Roadmap to Reopen on July 16

Continuing Improvements in Key Indicators Allowing Province to Safely Expand Indoor Settings and Capacity Limits TORONTO — With key public health and health care indicators continuing to improve and the provincewide vaccination rate surpassing the targets outlined in the province’s Roadmap to Reopen, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer …

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All Ontarians Aged 18+ Becoming Eligible for Accelerated Second Doses

Province Continuing to Expand Second Dose Coverage in Delta Hot Spots TORONTO — With more than 76 per cent of Ontarian adults having received a first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and over 30 per cent fully immunized, Ontario is accelerating second dose eligibility to all individuals aged 18 and …

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Health Unit Provides Update on North Bay Jail Outbreak

NORTH BAY, ON – As of June 16, 13 members of the North Bay Jail community have tested positive for COVID-19. The outbreak has been upgraded to facility wide, due to further spread of COVID-19 within the North Bay Jail. No COVID-19 infections have resulted in serious illness requiring hospitalization. …

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ITS OFFICIAL – Ontario to Move to Step One of Roadmap to Reopen on June 11

Improvements in Key Indicators Allowing Province to Begin the Safe and Gradual Lifting of Public Health Measures TORONTO — Based on the provincewide vaccination rate and continuing improvements in key public health and health system indicators, the Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, will move …

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Ontario could enter first stage of reopening plan as early as Friday: Elliott

Ontario could enter the first stage of its reopening plan by this weekend, allowing non-essential retail stores to reopen and bars and restaurants to begin serving customers on their patios. Health Minister Christine Elliott told CTV News Toronto on Monday that the province is considering formally entering the first stage …

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Individuals 80 years of age and older are now eligible to book their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine

NIPISSING & PARRY SOUND, ON – Individuals 80 years of age and older are now eligible to book their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at a shortened time interval. Individuals can change their appointment online at Ontario.ca/bookvaccine or by calling the provincial booking line at 1-833-943-3900.?Based on vaccine supply, …

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