OH: All News Stories found on OurHometown.ca http://www.ourhometown.ca/news/ Here you will find a listing of all News stories found on OurHometown.ca Five places you didn't know you could spend eChecks in Canada in 2024http://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2306.phphttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2306.phpCanadian gamers have a number of avenues to deposit their funds in their favorite casinos. Payment methods have become important over the last few years, especially as providers seek ways to stand out among their rivals. Sun, 28 Jan 2024 13:06:56 +0000Tesla Arcade: How good is it for gaming?http://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2305.phphttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2305.phpTesla was always about „Easter eggs“ and hidden gimmicks for geeks buried deep inside the car’s menu. After all, the company was founded by, according to the Internet council of geeks (yes, that's a real thing), the ultimate geek there is – Elon Musk. Fri, 31 Dec 2021 08:03:37 +0000Most disruptive European fintech companieshttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2304.phphttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2304.phpIf there’s one thing that can be said with certainty, it’s that the financial market is constantly growing, and Fintech innovations are replacing traditional ways of paying. As you may already know, Europe is one of the pioneers in the technological revolution. With that said, the question that most people want an answer to is which are the most disruptive European fintech companies? Thu, 30 Sep 2021 16:33:58 +0000Ontario Moves Schools to Remote Learning Following Spring Breakhttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2303.phphttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2303.phpThe Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, has made the difficult decision to move elementary and secondary schools to remote learning following the April break. This move has been made in response to the rapid increase in COVID-19 cases, the increasing risks posed to the public by COVID-19 variants, and the massive spike in hospital admissions. Mon, 12 Apr 2021 14:21:46 +0000Ontario Enacts Provincial Emergency and Stay-at-Home Orderhttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2302.phphttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2302.phpEffective Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 12:01 a.m., the government is issuing a province-wide Stay-at-Home order requiring everyone to remain at home except for essential purposes, such as going to the grocery store or pharmacy, accessing health care services (including getting vaccinated), for outdoor exercise , or for work that cannot be done remotely. As Ontario's health care capacity is threatened, the Stay-at-Home order, and other new and existing public health and workplace safety measures will work to preserve public health system capacity, safeguard vulnerable populations, allow for progress to be made with vaccinations and save lives. Wed, 07 Apr 2021 15:28:52 +0000Ontario Moving to Phase Two of COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Planhttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2301.phphttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2301.phpThe Ontario government is moving into Phase Two of its COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan, with a focus on reaching individuals in "hot spot" communities where COVID-19 has disproportionately impacted certain neighbourhoods. In addition, this phase will prioritize individuals with the highest-risk health conditions in April 2021. With a steady supply of the COVID-19 vaccine expected from the federal government, over nine million Ontarians will be offered their first vaccination between April and end of June 2021. Tue, 06 Apr 2021 14:37:09 +0000Can you game on an Apple Watch?http://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2300.phphttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2300.phpSince its original release in 2015, the Apple Watch can become an essential fashion-piece and tech gadget. Apart from notifying you of messages and calls, it can monitor your health vitals and even double as a walkie talkie. What you might not already know is that there is a thriving gaming niche dedicated to the device. Tue, 06 Apr 2021 14:05:56 +0000Ontario Implements Provincewide Emergency Brakehttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2299.phphttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2299.phpThe Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and other health experts, is imposing a provincewide emergency brake as a result of an alarming surge in case numbers and COVID-19 hospitalizations across the province. The provincewide emergency brake will be effective Saturday, April 3, 2021, at 12:01 a.m. and the government intends to keep this in place for at least four weeks. Thu, 01 Apr 2021 13:05:15 +0000Lakeshore to offer modified recreation programs in Level Orangehttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2298.phphttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2298.phpLakeshore Recreation will begin to offer modified recreational programs, and use of its recreation facilities once the region officially enters Orange-Restrict of the response framework. Activities that may become available will include the indoor walking track, ice sports, open skating, shuffleboard, instructional classes at the Atlas Tube, Libro Centre in Woodslee and the Comber Community Centre, as well as a potential re-opening of the WFCU Pools at the Atlas Tube Recreation Centre. Fri, 19 Feb 2021 13:38:46 +0000Ontario postpones March break until mid-Aprilhttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2297.phphttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2297.phpToday, Stephen Lecce, Ontario's Minister of Education, issued the following statement regarding March break: "In support of our collective efforts to keep schools safe, we are postponing March break until April 12-16, 2021. This decision was made with the best advice of Ontario's Chief Medical Officer of Health and public health officials, including consultations with many local Medical Officers of Health. Thu, 11 Feb 2021 13:20:09 +0000Windsor-Essex to remain in Level Redhttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2296.phphttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2296.php The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, local medical officers of health, and other health experts, is moving three public health regions to new levels with stronger public health measures as set out in the Keeping Ontario Safe and Open Framework. Windsor Essex to remain in Level Red. Fri, 04 Dec 2020 11:51:00 +0000Ontario’s return to school plan fails to meet legal health and safety requirements -Education unionshttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2295.phphttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2295.phpOntario’s four major education unions have requested an immediate meeting with the Minister of Labour and representatives from the Ministry of Education, contending that the government’s “Guide to Re-Opening Ontario’s Schools” fails to meet the requirements set out in the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act. Fri, 14 Aug 2020 07:30:56 +0000Windsor Orders Use of Masks inside Public Spaceshttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2294.phphttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2294.phpAs Windsor-Essex enters Stage 3 of the provincial reopening framework this week, Mayor Drew Dilkens is taking action to clarify and standardize the rules regarding masks and face coverings to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our community. Effective August 19, 2020, a mask that covers the nose and mouth will be required in all indoor public spaces Thu, 13 Aug 2020 14:07:36 +0000Windsor-Essex to Join the Rest of Province in Stage 3http://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2293.phphttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2293.phpOn the advice of the Chief Medical Officer Health and the local medical officer of health, Windsor-Essex will be allowed to move into Stage 3 on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 12:01 a.m. The decision was based on positive local trends of key public health indicators, including lower transmission of COVID-19, ongoing hospital capacity, public health capacity to conduct rapid case and contact management, and a significant increase in testing. Mon, 10 Aug 2020 08:45:40 +0000COVID Update - Windsor-Essex to remain in Stage 2http://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2292.phphttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2292.php In consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, the local medical officer of health, other health experts, and local authorities, Windsor-Essex County Health Unit will remain in Stage 2 as the province continues to monitor local transmission of COVID-19 and support efforts to contain its spread. Tue, 04 Aug 2020 08:12:31 +0000Water over Road Warning - Lighthouse Covehttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2291.phphttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2291.phpSeveral roads in Lighthouse Cove currently have water over the road. North West winds along with high lake levels have caused this surge. Lakeshore crews have been dispatched and road barricades are erected. These barricades are to ensure local traffic only pass along the roads as driving through water covered sections of roads can exacerbate flood water conditions for area residents. Mon, 03 Aug 2020 08:50:01 +0000Customers of Chuck’s Roadhouse Bar and Grill Advised to Monitor for COVID-19 Symptomshttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2290.phphttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2290.phpThe Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) received a report late Thursday that an employee of the Chuck’s Roadhouse Bar and Grill, located at 6675 Tecumseh Road East in Windsor, has tested positive for COVID-19. The employee worked between Friday, July 24 and Saturday, July 25. Restaurant management has advised the WECHU that a thorough cleaning and sanitization has taken place. Sun, 02 Aug 2020 11:21:54 +0000COVID Alert Available for Download Beginning Todayhttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2289.phphttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2289.phpAs Ontarians continue to do their part to help stop the spread of COVID-19, the Ontario government is encouraging everyone to download the new COVID Alert app on their smart phone from the Apple and Google Play app stores. This app, which is available beginning today, lets users know if they may have been exposed to the virus. It is free, easy and safe to use. The more people who download the app, the more effective it will be in stopping the spread of COVID-19. Fri, 31 Jul 2020 14:09:05 +0000Ford’s low-budget school scheme increases risk to save moneyhttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2288.phphttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2288.phpThe Ford government’s back-to-school scheme stacks kids in overcrowded classrooms, while forcing many high school students to do half their education alone at home with little to no help — putting students’ health and academic success at risk so that Ford can save money on the backs of students, again. Thu, 30 Jul 2020 14:58:43 +0000Ontario schools to re-open September 8thhttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2287.phphttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2287.phpToday, the Ontario government announced its plan to allow licensed child care centres across Ontario to open at full capacity starting September 1, 2020. This decision was made in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and the COVID-19 Command Table. As a result, parents will be able to return to work knowing their children are in a safe and supportive care setting. Thu, 30 Jul 2020 12:39:39 +0000