Provincewide lockdown begins in Ontario on Boxing Day

CBC News published this video item, entitled “Provincewide lockdown begins in Ontario on Boxing Day” – below is their description.

All of Ontario will move into a lockdown on Boxing Day in a bid to curb climbing COVID-19 case numbers. The lockdown will remain in place until at least Jan. 23, 2021, in southern Ontario and until Jan. 9 in the province’s north.  

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