Ontario Puts Reopening On Hold As Vaccination Rate Declines

On August 17, 2021, Chief Medical Officer of Health Kieran Moore said that vaccination rates saw a “sudden drop-off” in the last few weeks. He also explained that the Delta variant accounts for more than 90% of detected virus samples in Ontario. Hospitalizations and transmissions are on the rise. At the moment, the province has administered at least a single dose to eligible people twelve years and above.
This is why Ontario has stayed in Step 3 of its reopening plan. It involves the enforcement of physical distancing rules and mandatory masking indoors. There is a cap of 100 people at outdoor public events and social …

The Giant Rubber Duck Makes A Virtual Comeback To Toronto

Four years ago, the giant rubber duck on the Toronto waterfront took the city by storm. If you failed to snap a selfie with it then, you are in luck. After all, you can now fake one with the help of augmented reality technology. The duck in question stands six stories high and weighs 30,000 pounds.
Its return is here, thanks to the Redpath Waterfront Festival. It was supposed to return last year, but the original plan was canceled to prevent the formation of crowds. Held by Waterfront BIA, the annual festival has instead turned to augmented reality to bring the duck to us.
There are five stops between the HTO Park and Keating…

Kitchener Holds An Exhibition To Celebrate The Pop Culture Impact Of The Rolling Stones

For more than six decades, The Rolling Stones have ruled rock ‘n’ roll. The band’s original members are none other than Keith Richards, Mick Jagger, Bill Wyman, Charlie Watts, and Brian Jones. Not many musical acts have reached the same level of success and fame they have attained.
Thanks to their musical gifts and stage antics, the band now has a huge global following. You still hear “Paint It Black,” “Satisfaction,” and “Start Me Up” on the radio even in this day and age. The members might have changed over time, but their music has never strayed from its bluesy rock roots. …

What To Do In Toronto This Labour Day Weekend

Here are our top picks on what to do during the long weekend in Toronto from September 3 to September:
Electric Island
The electronic music party has returned with a solid lineup made up of Maceo Plex, Addy, Nathan Barato, Karim Olen Ash, and more. The event will not take place on the island this time, but the name still works since the venue is West Island at Ontario Place. It will run from September 4-5. Tickets start at $85.
Fragments Of Epic Memory
Head on to the Art Gallery of Ontario to see this stunning exhibition about Caribbean art and history. The museum first got …