Ontario extends orders within the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act until July 10th


The Ford government has extended the orders within the province's Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act, set to expire June 30th, through July 10th.

In a release Saturday morning,Premier Doug Ford thanked front line workers, but added the province must remain vigilant. 

"While we have made truly incredible progress in our fight against COVID-19, thanks to the collective efforts of our frontline heroes and the people of Ontario, we know that we must remain vigilant,"

The state of Emergency for Ontario, which allows the government to issue and amend orders, was recerntly extended until July 15th.

"These emergency orders will allow us to take action, if necessary, to ensure our continued success as we reopen our province and get more people back to work."

The province has also eased restrictions on indoor recreational sports and facilities, for both amateur and professional athletes,provided public health guidelines are followed.

This as the Blue Jays await word on whether they'll be able to hold spring training and their home games for the abbreviated 60 game season in Toronto.

The NHL is also looking at Toronto as a hub city for the resumption of the NHL season set to resume next month.