EDITORIAL: Outdoor rules and enforcement – Post Media

It’s about to be May. It’s getting warmer across Canada.

This usually means several things: Patio season. Outdoor sports. Backyard gatherings with friends.

And yet, depending on where you reside in Canada, some or all of these things may be against the law.

For the second summer in a row, Canadians stand to be denied, well, a summer.

While many Canadians embrace the winter there are just as many others who do not and look forward to the summer as a welcomed — albeit much too short — reprieve from the cold weather.

How should Canadians deal with this inherent contradiction that many are faced with? Yes, we want summer activities. No, many such activities are not allowed — or at least not allowed to the degree we may wish.

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Corona Canada launches “Rediscover the Outdoors” travel auction program to support local tourism – CNW


Sep 08, 2020, 07:47 ET

New Ipsos survey for Corona Canada reveals that amid pandemic travel fears, Canadians are eager to explore Canada on vacation

TORONTO, Sept. 8, 2020 /CNW/ – Vacations are a little closer to home this year, but the good news is that eight in ten Canadians (83%) believe that there is a lot to see and do from coast to coast. Today, Corona Canada announces the launch of “Rediscover the Outdoors,” a travel auction program that provides an immediate investment into the Canadian tourism industry with pre-purchased experience packages from Travelzoo that will be available for consumers to browse and bid. From weekend wilderness excursions to an afternoon spent paddle boarding, local travel packages available on the website encourage Canadians to reconnect with the outdoors safely, while supporting local tourism.

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Face masks also beneficial outdoors, says Canada’s top doctor – 660 News

OTTAWA  – Canada’s top doctor is encouraging Canadians to use face masks more frequently–not just when you’re in crowded indoor spaces.

Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Theresa Tam says physical distancing is still the most effective way to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

But with more and more Canadians taking advantage of the summer weather–hitting hiking trails, camping, or heading to the cabin or cottage–Tam says physical distancing might not always be all that practical.

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5 ways to get awesome outdoor workouts this summer – The Daily Hive

As summer continues to hit high gear, many are choosing to work out at home or outdoors amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Working out at home has its benefits, from an easily accessible fridge for cold water to having a bathroom nearby.

But outdoor workouts can add sunshine to your day, giving you some Vitamin D during your exercise routine.

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COVID-19 Outdoors: Toronto Health Officials See No Signs Of Rising Cases From Outdoor Contact – HUFF Post

When Torontonians were spotted crowding beaches this past weekend, the public shaming followed. Ontario Premier Doug Ford said the photos that came out of Cherry Beach looked more like South Beach, Florida.

“And you’ve seen what happened down in Florida,” said Ford during a Monday briefing. “There [were] 4,000 cases in one day the other day.


Your guide to summer: How to enjoy outdoor activities despite the pandemic – Arti Patel, Global News

As Canada slowly starts to reopen amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, it’s no surprise Canadians may feel like they’re getting the shorter end of the stick this season.

READ MORE: How many Canadians have the new coronavirus? Total number of confirmed cases by region

From cancelled vacations, events and music festivals to restrictions at patios and restaurants, the summer of 2020 just doesn’t feel the same.