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Watch live: Ontario Premier Doug Ford makes an announcement [Video]

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TORONTO –Ontario Premier Doug Ford is making an announcement, one day after saying that new health measures may be coming for COVID-19 hotspots like Ottawa and the Greater Toronto Area.

The daily-reported case counts have steadily risen over the last week, with Monday marking a 14-week high in new infections.

Most of the new novel coronavirus infections are within those hotspots, with the majority of other local public health units reporting less than five cases of the disease.

On Tuesday, despite seeing the COVID-19 case count dip to 251, the premier said that an announcement would be coming shortly about measures to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in the province's hotspots.

Sources told CTV News Toronto that the mayors of Toronto, Brampton and Ottawa raised concerns about the current gathering limits and that has led to the provincial government considering changes.

As it stands, gatherings of 100 people are allowed outside and gatherings of 50 people are allowed inside as long as physical …

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Ontario tightens private gathering restrictions to 10 indoors, 25 outdoors in Toronto, Peel and Ottawa [Video]

Ontario Premier Doug Ford said starting Friday private gathering limits will be reduced to 10 people indoors and 25 people outdoors in Toronto, Peel Region and Ottawa.

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Ontario is now in the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. How bad will it get? [Video]

Ontario Premier Doug Ford says the province is now experiencing a second wave of COVID-19, and that it may be worse than the first.

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A new "gravity thrill ride" is coming to a North Shore Mountain and with construction underway, the attraction is expected to open next spring or summer.

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According to the college, the teacher shortage has been magnified by smaller class sizes since the start of the school year.